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Answer to: How can I conserve the battery life of my AlphaSmart Pro?There are many useful methods in order to conserve the battery life of your AlphaSmart Pro device. (1) One of the most effective methods to conserve battery life is to power off your AlphaSmart Pro, located on the back of the device. If you are not using the device or simply walking away for second, by turning off the device you can drastically improve the overall life of your battery. The amazing thing about the AlphaSmart Pro is that when the device is switched off, the file will automatically be saved. When you turn the unit back on, you will not only be taken back to the original file you were working on, but also to the precise place in the file you left off. (1) If you have an AC adapter for your device, connect it to your AlphaSmart Pro. By having the adapter connected, there is an alternative energy source supplying power to your device. This method relieves the strain on the main battery, which can help prolong the life of your battery. (1) Nothing wears on a battery like extended exposure to high te...
Answer to: Why is nothing showing on the screen when I start typing?(1) If the screen is blank and you cannot see the cursor on the screen, then your batteries may be too low. Check your batteries to make sure they are properly inserted and oriented as indicated in the battery cavity. If problem still persists, connect your AC adapter into your AlphaSmart Pro to power on the device. If the device turns on, your batteries are discharged and need replacing. (1) If the file appears empty, press the Clear File key to erase the file. This should clear space in your file and allow you to input text. Sometimes the file recovery command (Option-3€-R) gets hit by mistake. This command recovers all data, including any unnecessary text in your memory and places the data at the end of your files. If you have any text you would like to save , go to the end of the file by pressing the End key and erase any unwanted text by using the Delete key.