How to Set Up an Acer One 10 Tablet

Introduction

Whether you’re working or watching videos with friends, the Acer One 10 has a mode for it. Choose from four modes — Notebook mode for typing, Pad mode for using touch and Tent and Display modes for entertainment.

An acer one 10 system showing the orientation

First, let's unbox your new Acer One 10 and remove all plastic and packaging.

Now connect your keyboard to your tablet and make it a Notebook!
An acer one 10 system showing the keyboard clipping together

The keyboard and tablet will snap into place.

1 Power On

  1. Plug your provided power cable into your Acer One 10.
    The acer one 10 power connector
  2. Once plugged in, you can turn your computer on using the power switch on the top.
    The acer one 10's power button

2 First Time Setup

  1. When your Windows 10 system boots for the first time you will see this screen:
    Windows 10 initial setup screen
  2. On this screen you will need to choose:
    • Your home country.
    • Your language.
    • Your keyboard layout.
    • Your time zone.
  3. The next screen will ask you to Accept the EULA. This is not optional. You will have to Accept to continue.
  4. You'll then be able to choose your System name and Start Menu color.
    Windows 10 initial personalization screen.

3 First Time Wi-FI Setup

  1. The first time you turn on your WIndows 10 System it will ask you to set up Wi-Fi.
  2. A list of Networks will be shown.
    A list of networks
  3. If your network is unlisted, you can type in your Network Name (SSID).
  4. You will be asked for your password.
    Windows 10 network password
  5. You should be connected at this point. If you are having issues, you can click Skip this step and we'll revisit this later.

4 Customization Options

  1. You can either choose to use the express settings or customize the settings yourself.
    Windows 10 get going fast screen
  2. If you choose to customize the settings yourself you will be brought to this screen to select your various settings.
    Windows 10 customize settings screen

5 Microsoft Account and Pin

  1. If you already have a Microsoft Account, you'll enter your credentials here.
    Windows 10 prompting the user to sign into or create a Microsoft account.
  2. If you do not have a Microsoft Account you can make one!
    Windows 10 create a Microsoft account screen.
  3. You'll use this account to log into Windows 10 unless you choose to use a PIN. The next screen will ask you if you wish to use a PIN.
    Windows 10 prompting the user to create a login PIN.

6 Cortana Setup

Cortana is Microsoft's Intelligent Personal Assistant. It can be used to search, open apps, and personalize your experience with Windows 10.

To enable Cortana, simply tap Yes.
Windows 10 set up Cortana screen.

7 First Time Desktop Setup

Welcome to your Windows 10 Desktop!

Your system may have started in Tablet Mode. To change this:

  1. Tap the Notifications icon in the bottom right.
    Windows 10 system tray highlighting the notifications icon.
  2. Tap the Tablet Mode icon to disable Tablet Mode.
    Windows 10 notifications menu highlightig the tablet mode button.

Next, we'll want to double check your network.

  1. Tap or click the Wi-Fi icon on the bottom right.
    Windows 10 system tray highlighting the Wi-Fi icon.
  2. A list of networks will appear.
  3. If you are connected to a Wi-Fi network, it will say Connected beneath the network.
    Windows 10 displaying the network it is currently connected to.
  4. If not, it will ask you to connect. Tap Connect to input your password and connect to the network.
    Windows 10 network connection menu highlighting the connect button for the selected network.

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Whether you’re working or watching videos with friends, the Acer One 10 has a mode for it. Choose from four modes — Notebook mode for typing, Pad mode for using touch and Tent and Display modes for entertainment.

An acer one 10 system showing the orientation

First, let's unbox your new Acer One 10 and remove all plastic and packaging.

Now connect your keyboard to your tablet and make it a Notebook!
An acer one 10 system showing the keyboard clipping together

The keyboard and tablet will snap into place.

  1. Plug your provided power cable into your Acer One 10.
    The acer one 10 power connector
  2. Once plugged in, you can turn your computer on using the power switch on the top.
    The acer one 10's power button
  1. When your Windows 10 system boots for the first time you will see this screen:
    Windows 10 initial setup screen
  2. On this screen you will need to choose:
    • Your home country.
    • Your language.
    • Your keyboard layout.
    • Your time zone.
  3. The next screen will ask you to Accept the EULA. This is not optional. You will have to Accept to continue.
  4. You'll then be able to choose your System name and Start Menu color.
    Windows 10 initial personalization screen.
  1. The first time you turn on your WIndows 10 System it will ask you to set up Wi-Fi.
  2. A list of Networks will be shown.
    A list of networks
  3. If your network is unlisted, you can type in your Network Name (SSID).
  4. You will be asked for your password.
    Windows 10 network password
  5. You should be connected at this point. If you are having issues, you can click Skip this step and we'll revisit this later.
  1. You can either choose to use the express settings or customize the settings yourself.
    Windows 10 get going fast screen
  2. If you choose to customize the settings yourself you will be brought to this screen to select your various settings.
    Windows 10 customize settings screen
  1. If you already have a Microsoft Account, you'll enter your credentials here.
    Windows 10 prompting the user to sign into or create a Microsoft account.
  2. If you do not have a Microsoft Account you can make one!
    Windows 10 create a Microsoft account screen.
  3. You'll use this account to log into Windows 10 unless you choose to use a PIN. The next screen will ask you if you wish to use a PIN.
    Windows 10 prompting the user to create a login PIN.

Cortana is Microsoft's Intelligent Personal Assistant. It can be used to search, open apps, and personalize your experience with Windows 10.

To enable Cortana, simply tap Yes.
Windows 10 set up Cortana screen.

Welcome to your Windows 10 Desktop!

Your system may have started in Tablet Mode. To change this:

  1. Tap the Notifications icon in the bottom right.
    Windows 10 system tray highlighting the notifications icon.
  2. Tap the Tablet Mode icon to disable Tablet Mode.
    Windows 10 notifications menu highlightig the tablet mode button.

Next, we'll want to double check your network.

  1. Tap or click the Wi-Fi icon on the bottom right.
    Windows 10 system tray highlighting the Wi-Fi icon.
  2. A list of networks will appear.
  3. If you are connected to a Wi-Fi network, it will say Connected beneath the network.
    Windows 10 displaying the network it is currently connected to.
  4. If not, it will ask you to connect. Tap Connect to input your password and connect to the network.
    Windows 10 network connection menu highlighting the connect button for the selected network.
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