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IMPORTANT
Late-Breaking Information
If you have a MessagePad, MessagePad 100, or MessagePad
110 and want to transfer data from the Name File,
Notepad, and Date Book to your MessagePad 120, please
follow these instructions. You'll need the Newton
Connection Kit 2.0 and a Macintosh or Windows computer.
WARNING
If you transfer information from your older MessagePad to
your MessagePad 120 using the Restore feature in Newton
Connection Kit or in the Card application in your Newton's
Extras Drawer, you will delete applications and data
installed on your MessagePad 120.
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If you want to transfer data from the Name File, Notepad, and
Date Book only, and you have the Newton Connection Kit 2.0
for Macintosh or Windows, follow the instructions in the next
section, "Transferring Names, Date Book, and Notepad
Information Using the Newton Connection Kit 2.0."
If you do not have Newton Connection Kit 2.0, or would like
to transfer applications and applications data, please call
1-800-SOS-APPL. They can provide instructions necessary for
the transfer. You will be asked the following questions to make
sure you get the correct disk and instructions:
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Do you have a Macintosh or Windows computer?
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Does your MessagePad 120 have 1 MB or 2 MB of RAM?
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What is the serial number of your MessagePad 120? (The
number is located inside the battery compartment, next to the
backup battery.)
Transferring Name File, Date Book,
and Notepad information using
the Newton Connection Kit 2.0
Before you begin, you must synchronize your older
MessagePad device using Newton Connection Kit.
If you have a Macintosh, see "Macintosh Users." If you have a
Windows PC, see "Windows Users."
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Macintosh users
Follow these steps to transfer information:
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Connect your older MessagePad to your Macintosh.
You can use either a serial cable or LocalTalk cables.
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To use a serial cable, plug one end of a serial cable to the
communication port on your Newton and the other end into
the printer or modem port on your Macintosh. (A serial cable
comes with your Newton Connection Kit.)
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To connect using a LocalTalk kit, see the
Newton Connection
Kit 2.0 for Macintosh User's Guide.
2
Turn your MessagePad on.
3
On your computer, double-click the Newton Connection icon
to open it.
4
Click the Synchronize button.
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On your MessagePad, tap Extras
to open the Extras
Drawer, then tap Connection k.
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Tap the kind of connection you made in the list of options,
then tap Connect.
Synchronizing begins, and a status window on your Macintosh
keeps you informed of the progress.
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When a message appears on your computer saying
synchronization was successful, click OK.
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On your computer, the Newton Applications window, press x-
A to select all applications.
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Select Export from the File menu, then select the Newton
Connection Format from the pop-up window.
A dialog box appears asking you where to store the file.
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Select your Macintosh hard disk as the destination.
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Type a file name where the applications and data will be
stored, then click Export.
Newton Connection stores all of the information from Names,
Date Book, and Notepad in that file on your Macintosh. A
message appears, telling you how many entries were exported.
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Click OK.
13
Turn off your older MessagePad and disconnect it from
your Macintosh.
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Follow steps 1-7 to connect your MessagePad 120 to your
Macintosh and create a synchronized file.
15
On your computer, select Import from the File menu,
then select the Newton Connection Format from the
pop-up window.
A window appears asking you to locate the file you want
to import.
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Select the file you just exported from your older MessagePad
and click Import.
Newton Connection imports the contents of that file into your
MessagePad 120. A message appears telling you how many
entries were imported.
Note
If importing the contents of the files was unsuccessful,
you will have to transfer your information using the restore
feature. This will delete applications installed on the
MessagePad 120. To recover the applications installed on
the MessagePad 120, please call 1-800-SOS-APPL.
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Click OK.
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Follow steps 47 to synchronize your MessagePad 120 again.
The information from your older MessagePad device is now on
your MessagePad 120.
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Windows users
Follow these steps to transfer information:
1
Connect your older MessagePad to your Windows computer.
Use the cable that came with your Newton Connection Kit. For
more information, see the
Newton Connection Kit 2.0 for
Windows User's Guide.
2
Turn your MessagePad on.
3
On your computer, double-click the Newton Connection icon
to open it.
4
On your MessagePad, tap Extras
to open the Extras
Drawer, then tap Connection k.
5
Tap DOS or Windows PC in the list of options, then
tap Connect.
Synchronizing begins. When synchronizing is finished, a
message appears saying that synchronization was successful.
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On your computer, choose Export from the File menu, then
click Select All.
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Click OK.
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Type a file name where the applications and data will be
stored and make sure the translation type shown is Newton
Text Format.
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Click OK.
Newton Connection stores your applications in the file you
created. A message displays the results of the export.
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Click OK.
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Turn off your older MessagePad and disconnect it from
your computer.
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12
Follow steps 1-5 to connect your MessagePad 120 to your
computer and synchronize it.
13
On your computer, select Import from the File menu.
A window appears asking you to locate the file you want
to import.
14
Select the file you just exported from your older MessagePad
and make sure the translation type shown is Newton Text
Format.
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Click OK.
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Choose Select All, then click OK.
Newton Connection imports the contents of that file into your
MessagePad 120. When importing is finished, a message
appears telling you what items were imported.
Note
If importing the contents of the files was unsuccessful,
you will have to transfer your information using the restore
feature. This will delete applications installed on the
MessagePad 120. To recover the applications installed on
the MessagePad 120, please call 1-800-SOS-APPL.
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Click OK.
18
On your MessagePad 120, tap Extras
to open the Extras
Drawer, then tap Connection k.
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Tap DOS or Windows PC in the list of options, then tap
Connect to synchronize your MessagePad 120 again.
The information from your older MessagePad device is now on
your MessagePad 120.
If you have additional questions about transferring data
and applications from your older MessagePad to your
MessagePad 120, please call 1-800-SOS-APPL.
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