Cisco Cius User Guide, Release 9.2(3)
Quick Reference
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Quick Reference


Quick Reference


  • To turn on your Cius, press Power.
  • To view a menu for the current application, press Menu.
  • To view the home screen, press Home.
  • To go to a previous page, make the on-screen keyboard disappear, or exit an application, press Back.
  • To increase the volume, press Volume Up.
  • To decrease the volume, press Volume Down.
  • To mute the volume, press Mute.

Tips and Tricks

Here are some tips to help you familiarize yourself with your Cisco Cius.


To charge the battery, insert the power cable into the power port on the right side.

The Battery Charging icon is displayed on the notification bar while the battery is charging.

Lock Screen

The Lock screen displays the number of missed phone calls, upcoming appointments, and new voice messages that you have.

Quick Launch Bar

  • Launch the Applications menu
  • Launch the Phone application
  • Launch the Add to Cius Home Screen menu
  • Launch the Google Search application

Notification Bar

The notification bar is at the top of the screen.

Slide the notification bar down to see your notifications.

The notification bar can include notifications for applications, as well as status icons for network connections and battery power.

You can tap a notification for an application such as Phone, Email, or Chat, to open that application.

Home Screen

Cisco Cius home screen has five work spaces that you can customize with widgets and shortcuts.

Navigate Between Work Spaces

  • Tap the bottom left or bottom right corner to navigate between work spaces.
  • Tap and hold the Applications menu icon to view a menu of all five work spaces. Tap a work space on the menu to go to that work space.

Customize the Home Screen

  • To add widgets, shortcuts to applications, or folders to the home screen, or to change the wallpaper on the home screen, tap the Add to Cius Home Screen icon , or tap and hold an open space on the home screen.
  • To add an application to the home screen, tap the Applications menu icon , and then tap and hold an application icon.
  • To remove an icon or widget from the home screen, tap and hold an icon or widget on the home screen, and drag it to the trash can at the bottom of the screen.

Quick Contact Badge

Tap the contact picture of one of your contacts to display the Quick Contact Badge.

From the Quick Contact Badge, you can:

  • Place a call
  • View contact details
  • Send an email message
  • Start a chat
  • Start a Cisco WebEx meeting

Contact Pictures

Contact pictures appear only for contacts that you have added manually, or that you have synced from your Chat application contact list.

To download contact pictures for your email contacts:

  1. From the Settings application , tap Accounts & Sync.
  2. Tap Manage Accounts.
  3. Select your email account.
  4. Tap Account Settings.
  5. Check Download Pictures.

Direct Dial Shortcut

Add a direct dial shortcut to a home screen to use as a speed dial for that contact.

  1. Tap the Add to Cius Home Screen icon , or tap and hold an open space on the home screen.
  2. Tap Shortcuts.
  3. Tap Direct Dial.
  4. Select a contact.

Enable Auto-Rotation

You can enable auto-rotation so that your Cius displays applications properly whether you are holding your Cius horizontally or vertically.
  1. From the Settings application , select Display.
  2. Select Auto-Rotate Screen.

Keyboard Shortcuts

When you are using your Cisco Cius with a media station and USB keyboard, you can use these keyboard shortcuts:

  • Menu: Shift-Ctrl-[
  • Home: Shift-Ctrl-]
  • Back: Shift-Ctrl-\

When you are using a USB mouse, right-click to make the Menu, Home, and Back keys appear on screen.