ZTE Optik


ZTE Optik is combined with Sprint Tablet Connection plans, customers can easily keep their personal and professional lives organized, stay connected with their social networks and get things done while on the go. Powered by Android 3.2, Honeycomb, the version of Android designed specifically for tablets, ZTE Optik is a dynamic e-reader, media player and portable computing device. It features a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm® Snapdragon® processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of storage and 7-inch capacitive touchscreen that allows the user to get work done or stay entertained surfing the web, playing games and watching videos with Adobe® Flash® enabled websites. It has two cameras – a rear-facing 5-megapixel camera and front-facing 2-megapixel camera that enables video chat.

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Key Features

  • Large Tablet Display
  • Wi-Fi® (802.11 b/g)
  • Swype™
  • Integrated GPS


Customer Reviews

It looks nice. Review by K K
I purchase zte zmax, l admire the size and its smartness.This is my first big size phone l have.
I hope it will be quality too.
(Posted on 11/15/2014)

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Tablet Design Type Tablet
Form Factor Candy Bar
Height 7.63"
Width 4.72"
Depth 0.45"
Weight 14.1 oz
Color Black and Grey
Display Physical Size 7"
Resolution: Height 1280
Resolution: Width 800
Technology WXGA
Platform OS Android 3.2 (Honeycomb)
Camera Main Resolution 5.0 MP
Features Digital Zoom
Video Capture Camcorder
Front-Facing Resolution 2.0 MP
Processor CPU 1.2 GHz Qualcomm
Battery Capacity 4000mAh
Standby Time* Up to 100 hours

*Actual times vary because some features & applications may use more power

Memory Internal 16 GB Flash/RAM 1 GB
Expandable Micro SD, Up to 32 GB
Networks Frequencies CDMA 1X: 800, 1900MHz Data: EVDO Rev. A
Connectivity Bluetooth 2.1
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot No
GPS GPS (turn by turn navigation)
Headset Jack 3.5mm

Support Overview

Check out the latest support materials here for your device.

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How do I set the language of the Optik CDMA Tablet?

Touch Settings > Language & input > Language settings > Select Language, you can view the available language list of the Optik CDMA Tablet, and then you can choose the language.

How can I check for information about the Optik CDMA Tablet?

TouchSettings, chooseAbout tablet, you can see information about Optik CDMA Tablet here.

How to add accounts

  1. Open theAccounts & syncsettings
  2. TouchAdd account.
  3. Touch the kind of account to add.
  4. Follow the on screen steps to enter the required and optional information about the account.
  5. Configure the account.

How to remove an account

  1. Open theAccounts & syncsettings.
  2. Touch the account to delete.
  3. TouchRemove account.
  4. Confirm that you want to remove the account.

What does each button on the Home screen mean?

The home screen is the starting point for your device’s applications, functions, and menus. You can customize your home screen by adding application icons, shortcuts, folders, widgets, and more. Your home screen extends beyond the initial screen. Swipe the screen left or right to display additional screens.

How to add a bookmark shortcut to Home screen

  1. Open the Home screen where you want to add the item.
  2. Touch the Customize button+at the top-right of the screen.
  3. TouchMore.
  4. TouchBookmark.
  5. Touch a bookmark in the scrolling list of your bookmarks.
  6. The bookmark icon is added to the Home screen.

Does the Optik CDMA Tablet support IE Explorer?

Because IE explorer is only for Windows OS, it doesn’t support Android OS, so Optik CDMA Tablet doesn’t support IE explorer.

If my Optik CDMA Tablet doesn’t respond, what should I do?

You can hold the power key for about 10s to turn off the tablet by forced, and then turn it back on again.
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How to lighten up the screen after the Optik CDMA Tablet goes into standby mode?

Press the Power key to lighten up your screen.

How can I customize the arrangement of the home screen and wallpaper?

During normal standby mode in an empty section of the home screen, please tap and hold for about 2s. Then an option list will appear, such as: Widgets, Apps, Wallpapers and More.

How to drag items on the screen

Touch & hold an item for a moment and then, without lifting your finger, move your finger on the screen until you reach the target position. For example, you drag items on the Home screen to reposition them.
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What kind of audio formats does the Optik CDMA Tablet support?

AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, XMF, MIDI (SMF), SP-Midi, i-Melody, WAV, QCELP.

Does the Optik CDMA Tablet support Voice Recording?

Yes, the format is AMR-NB.
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How can I extend my tablet’s battery life, so that I can use it longer?

You can extend your battery’s life between charges by turning off features that you don’t need. You can also monitor how apps and system resources consume battery power.

How can I check my battery level?

TouchSettings>About tablet>Status. The battery status (charging, discharging) and level (as a percentage of fully charged) are displayed at the top of the screen.
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Does Optik CDMA Tablet support FM?


How many Bluetooth devices can Optik CDMA Tablet transfer data with at the same time?

The tablet can transfer data with only one Bluetooth device at the same time.

What can I do if I cannot log into the Internet via Optik CDMA Tablet normally?

Please check whether the data business of the tablet is enabled; otherwise please enable the data business.

How to use Wi-Fi

Please refer to the following operation for using Wi-Fi:
  1. AccessSettings>Wireless & networks>Wi-Fi;
  2. Click √ for turning on Wi-Fi, and then click Wi-Fi Settings to set up & manage access points;
  3. Click the SSID of Wi-Fi network that you want to connect with;
  4. Input the password if it is needed;
  5. The tablet prompts connected, and Wi-Fi icon displays on the bottom of the screen, which means that you can use Wi-Fi to access into Internet.

Why does the tablet produce network traffic when I enable the data connection of the ANDROID tablet?

The data traffic will be produced when you open data connection, because tablet will automatically connect to network server and they’re interrelated. When you open the data connection, the tablet needs to send a request to the network server first, and only when the network server gets a confirmation can it build a connection with the tablet. This interaction will result in producing data flow. But the data flow will not be too much; generally it’s only a few KB or scores of KB.

How do I change the password and network settings of a Wi-Fi network that is listed under Wi-Fi settings?

  1. Connect a network first.
  2. Touch & hold the network you've connected.
  3. TouchModify networkin the dialog that opens.
  4. Change the settings you want.
  5. TouchSave.

How to configure proxy settings for a Wi-Fi network

  1. Connect a network first.
  2. Touch & hold a network in the list of Wi-Fi networks you’ve added.
  3. TouchModify networkin the dialog that opens.
  4. If the network has no proxy settings, touch theNoneproxy setting and in the menu that opens, touchManual.
Enter the proxy settings required for your network: · The hostname of the proxy server · The port on which the proxy server listens for connections · Any domains you want to connect to directly, bypassing the proxy server You may need to refer to your network administrator for details about these settings.
  1. TouchSave.

How to turn on/off Bluetooth

  1. Open theSettings.
  2. TouchWireless & networks.
  3. Turn on/offBluetooth.

How to modify tablet’s Bluetooth name

  1. Open theSettings.
  2. TouchWireless & networks>Bluetooth settings.
  3. CheckBluetoothto turn it on.
  4. TouchDevice name, enter a name, and touchOK.

How to add VPN

  1. Open theSettings.
  2. TouchWireless & networks>VPN settings.
  3. TouchAdd VPN.
  4. Touch the type of VPN to add.
  5. In the screen that opens, follow the instructions from your network administrator to configure each component of the VPN settings.
  6. Touch the Menu button in the top-right of the Application bar and touchSave.
The VPN is added to the list on the VPN settings screen.

How to delete VPN

  1. Open theSettings.
  2. TouchWireless & networks>VPN settings.
The VPNs you’ve added are listed on the VPN settings screen.
  1. Touch & hold the VPN you want to delete.
  2. In the dialog that opens, touchDelete network.
  3. TouchOKin the dialog that asks you to confirm you want to delete the VPN.
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Software & Apps

How do I install applications on my Optik CDMA Tablet?

Download the application that you want onto your Optik CDMA Tablet, or you can copy the application onto your Optik CDMA Tablet with a data cable, and then you can install it on your Optik CDMA Tablet. Notes: The applications you want to install on your Optik CDMA Tablet should be in .APK format.

How to update my Device Firmware

You can update your device's software using the System Updates option.
  1. Settings > About tablet > System Updates > Update Firmware
  2. Settings > About tablet > System Updates > Update Android

How do I uninstall an app

  1. TouchSettings>Applications>Manage Applications.
  2. Touch theDownloadedtab.
  3. Touch the app you want to uninstall.
  4. Touch theUninstallbutton.
  5. TouchOKin the screen that asks you to confirm you want to uninstall the app.

How can I view files that I’ve downloaded?

  1. Open Browser,
  2. Touch Menuand touchDownloads. The Downloads application opens, with a list of the files you’ve downloaded in Browser and other applications.

I can’t install applications downloaded from the web or email, what should I do?

Applications downloaded from the web can be from unknown sources. To protect your tablet and personal data, you have to do some setting to allow this installation.
  1. OpenSettings.
  2. TouchApplications.
  3. CheckUnknown sources.
  4. TouchOKin the dialog, to confirm you want to allow downloading applications from sources other than Market.
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What should I do if I forget my Google account password?

If you have a Google Account but forgot your password, you must reset it before you can sign in. Gotohttp://www.google.com,click Sign In, click “Can’t access your account?” in the sign-in box, and then follow the instructions for resetting your password.


ZTE Optik User Manual (English - PDF - 2.98MB)

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