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SCH-W531
User’s Guide
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Drive safely at all times
Do not use a hand-held phone while driving. Park
your vehicle first.
Important safety
precautions
Failure to comply with the following
precautions may be dangerous or illegal.
Copyright information
• Bluetooth® is a registered trademark of the
Bluetooth SIG, Inc. worldwide.
• JavaTM is a trademark or registered trademark
of Sun Microsystems, Inc.
• Picsel and Picsel ViewerTM are trademarks of
Picsel Technologies, Inc.
Switch off the phone when refuelling
Do not use the phone at a refuelling point (service
station) or near fuels or chemicals.
Switch off in an aircraft
Wireless phones can cause interference. Using
them in an aircraft is both illegal and dangerous.
Switch off the phone near all medical
equipment
Hospitals or health care facilities may be using
equipment that could be sensitive to external radio
frequency energy. Follow any regulations or rules in
force.
Interference
All wireless phones may be subject to interference,
which could affect their performance.
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Accessories and batteries
Meet any special regulations in force in any area
and always switch off your phone whenever it is
forbidden to use it, or when it may cause
interference or danger.
Use only Samsung-approved batteries and
accessories, such as headsets and PC data cables.
Use of any unauthorised accessories could damage
you or your phone and may be dangerous.
Water resistance
Your phone is not water-resistant. Keep it dry.
Sensible use
Use only in the normal position (held to your ear).
Avoid unnecessary contact with the antenna when
the phone is switched on.
Important safety precautions
Be aware of special regulations
• The phone could explode if the battery is
replaced with an incorrect type.
• Dispose of used batteries according to the
manufacturer’s instructions.
At very high volumes, prolonged listening
to a headset can damage your hearing.
Emergency calls
Key in the emergency number for your present
location, then press
.
Keep your phone away from small children
Keep the phone and all its parts, including
accessories, out of the reach of small children.
Qualified service
Only qualified service personnel may repair your
phone.
For more detailed safety information, see "Health
and safety information" on page 89.
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About this Guide
This User’s Guide provides you with condensed
information about how to use your phone. To
quickly learn the basics for your phone, please refer
to “Get started” and “Step outside the phone.”
In this guide, the following instruction icons
appear:
Indicates that you need to pay careful
attention to the subsequent information
regarding safety or phone features.
Indicates that you need to press the
Navigation keys to scroll to the specified
option and then select it.
→
[
]
< >
2
Indicates that you can get more
information on the referenced page.
Indicates a key on the phone.
For example, [TALK]
Indicates a soft key, whose function is
displayed on the phone screen. For
example, <Favourites>
• GSM and CDMA networks
Switch back and forth between
GSM and CDMA networks.
Special features of your phone
• Camera and camcorder
Use the camera module on your
phone to take a photo or record
a video.
• Music player
Play music files on your phone.
You can use other phone
functions while listening to
music.
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• Bluetooth
Connect to a headset or handsfree car kit using wireless
Bluetooth technology.
• Email
Send and receive emails with
image, video, and audio
attachments.
• File viewer
Open documents in various
formats on the phone without
corruption.
• Offline mode
Switch your phone to Offline
mode to use its non-wireless
functions while on an airplane.
Special features of your phone
• Photo studio
Add a frame or apply special
effects to decorate your photos.
• Web browser
Access the wireless web to get
up-to-the-minute information
and a wide variety of media
content.
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Contents
Unpack
6
Make sure you have each item
Your phone
6
Keys, features, and locations
Get started
7
First steps to operating your phone
Assemble and charge the phone ...................... 7
Power on or off.............................................. 9
Keys and icons .............................................. 9
Access menu functions .................................. 12
Customise your phone ................................... 12
Make/Answer calls ........................................ 16
Step outside the phone
16
Begin with the camera, web browser, and other
special features
Use the camera ............................................ 16
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Browse the web ...........................................
Use Contacts ...............................................
Send messages ............................................
View messages ............................................
Use Bluetooth ..............................................
Use My favourites.........................................
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Enter text
24
T9, Alphabet, Symbol, and Number modes
Call functions
26
Advanced calling features
Menu functions
31
All menu options listed
Solve problems
87
Help and personal needs
Health and safety information
89
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Overview of menu functions
To access Menu mode, press [MENU OK] in Idle mode.
1 Web
p. 31
5 Missed Alerts
p. 39
8 Messaging (continued)
* Pictures (continued)
5
6
7
8
5 Photo Studio
6 Settings
p. 72
p. 76
0 Contacts
p. 76
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3
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2 Call History
p. 32
6 Bluetooth
p. 39
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1 Bluetooth
2 Settings
p. 39
p. 40
7 My Content
p. 41
Games
Ringers
Screen Savers
Applications
Caller Tunes
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8 Messaging
p. 44
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Outgoing Calls
Incoming Calls
Missed Calls
Recent Calls
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3 Music Player
p. 34
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Music Player
My Play List
Music Files
Music Settings
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4 Voice services
p. 38
1 Voice Memo
2 Services
p. 38
p. 38
Send Message
Picture Msg
Text Message
Go to Email
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Voice Mail
Premium Msg
Settings
SOS Message
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9 Tools
p. 53
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Planner
Memo Pad
World Time
Alarm
Calculator
User Memory
Set Time
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* Pictures
p. 63
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3
4
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p.
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Take Photo
My Album
Online Albums
Picture Msg
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Find
Add New Entry
My Phone #
Speed Dial #s
Group
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# Settings
p. 79
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Display
Sounds
Internet
Security
Launch Pad
Network Selection
Others
Phone Info
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Unpack
Your phone
Make sure you have each item
Keys, features, and locations
• Phone
• Travel Charger
• Battery
• User’s Guide
You can obtain various accessories from your
local Samsung dealer.
With the phone open
The items supplied with your phone and the
accessories available at your Samsung dealer
may vary, depending on your country or service
provider.
Earpiece
Main display
Menu access
key
Left soft key
Volume keys
Dial key
Special
function keys
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Navigation keys
(Up/Down/Left/
Right)
Right soft key
Power/
Menu exit key
Cancel/
Delete key
Alphanumeric
keys
Mouthpiece
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With the phone closed
Get started
First steps to operating your phone
Camera lens
External
display
Headset jack
Camera key
Assemble and charge the phone
Insert the battery.
Reattach the battery
cover.
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Get started
Plug the travel
charger into the
phone.
Plug the adapter into a standard AC power
outlet.
The LED on the charger indicates the
charging progress.
• Red: the battery is being charged.
• Green: the battery is completely charged.
• Orange: the battery is not correctly
plugged in or is at a too high or too low
temperature.
When the phone is completely charged,
unplug the charger from the power outlet
and from the phone.
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Inserting a SIM card
Your phone can only recognise SIM cards that are
supplied by your service proivder. For further details,
contact your service provider.
Make sure that the gold-coloured contacts on
the card are face down.
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Switch on
Do not switch on
the phone when
mobile phone use
is prohibited.
Switch off
1. Open the phone.
2. Press [END].
3. If necessary, enter the
PIN and press <OK>.
1. Open the phone.
2. Press and hold [END].
Your phone is set up by default for operating in
CDMA network. If you insert a SIM card, you
can switch between GSM and CDMA tnetworks
by using Network Selection.p. 85
Keys and icons
Get started
Power on or off
Keys
Perform the function indicated on
the bottom line of the display.
In Idle mode, access the following
menus directly:
• Up: Missed Alerts
• Down: My Content
• Left: Music Player
• Right: Bluetooth
In Menu mode, scroll through
menu options.
In Idle mode, access Menu mode.
In Menu mode, select the
highlighted menu option or
confirm input.
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Get started
Make or answer a call.
In Idle mode, retrieve the
numbers recently dialled, missed,
or received.
Delete characters from the display
or items in an application.
Press and hold to switch the
phone on or off.
End a call.
In Menu mode, cancel input and
return the phone to Idle mode.
Enter numbers, letters, and some
special characters.
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Enter special characters or
perform special functions.
Adjust the phone volume.
In Idle mode, with the phone
open, adjust the ringer volume.
With the phone closed, press and
hold to turn on the backlight.
In Idle mode, press and hold to
turn on the camera.
In Camera mode, take a photo or
record a video.
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Icons
Bluetooth activep. 39
New text message
New voicemail
Received signal strength
Urgent message
Call in progress
Alarm setp. 58
Out of your service area or
Airplane mode; you cannot make
or receive calls
Ringer type settingp. 81
•
: Level 1~8 or 1 Beep
•
: Level 1~8 or 1 Beep
with vibration
•
: Ringer Off or Silent All
•
: Ringer Off with
vibration
•
: Vibration All
Transferring data in 1X network
Restriction onp. 86
SOS message feature active
p. 52
Lock modep. 83
Get started
The following icons may appear on the top line
of the screen to indicate your phone’s status.
Depending on your country or service provider,
the icons shown on the display may vary.
Battery power level
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Get started
Access menu functions
Select an
option
1. Press a desired soft key.
2. Press the Navigation keys to
move to the next or
previous option.
3. Press <Select>, <OK>, or
[MENU OK] to confirm the
function displayed or option
highlighted.
4. To exit, choose either of the
following methods:
• Press [BACK] to move up
one level.
• Press [END] to return to
Idle mode.
Use menu
numbers
Press the number key
corresponding to the
option you want.
Use favourite
menus
You can set up a menu of
your own using your
favourite menu.p. 23
Customise your phone
Call ringer
melody
1. In Idle mode, press [MENU
OK] and select Settings →
Sounds → Ringer → Voice
Calls.
2. Select With Caller ID or
No Caller ID.
3. Select a ringtone category.
4. Select a ringtone.
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You can set wallpaper for the
idle screen displays.
1. In Idle mode, press [MENU
OK] and select Settings →
Display → Screen Saver →
Main LCD or Sub LCD.
2. Select an image or video
category.
3. Scroll to an image or video
clip and press <Select>.
Menu mode
appearance
You can customise the
appearance of the Menu.
For Menu Style:
Get started
Idle mode
wallpaper
1. In Idle mode, press [MENU
OK].
2. Press <Options> and
select Menu Style.
3. Select a menu style.
To set a theme:
1. In Idle mode, press [MENU
OK].
2. Press <Options> and
select Theme.
3. Press [Left] or [Right] to
select a theme.
4. Press <Assign>.
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Get started
Menu mode
appearance
(Cotinued)
For Focus Effect:
1. In Idle mode, press [MENU
OK].
2. Press <Options> and select
Focus Effect.
3. Select an effect.
For Background:
1. In Idle mode, press [MENU
OK].
2. Press <Options> and select
Background.
3. Select an image.
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Silent mode
or Vibration
mode
You can switch the phone to
Silent mode or Vibration mode
to avoid disturbing other
people.
To activate Silent mode:
1. In Idle mode, press [ / ]
and select Silence All.
2. Press <Done>.
To activate Vibration mode:
1. In Idle mode, press [ / ]
and select Vibrate All.
2. Press <Done>.
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You can set the Navigation
keys to function as shortcuts to
access your favourite menus.
Phone lock
You can protect the phone
against unauthorised use with
a phone password.
1. In Idle mode, press [MENU
OK] and select Settings →
Launch Pad.
1. In Idle mode, press
[MENU OK] and select
Settings → Security.
2. Select a key.
2. Enter the default password,
the last 4-digits of your
phone number and press
<OK>.
3. Select a function to be
assigned to the key.
Get started
Menu
shortcuts
3. Select Change Lock.
4. Enter a new 4-digit
password and press <OK>.
5. Enter the new password
again and press <OK>.
6. Select Lock Phone.
7. Select Lock Now or On
Power-Up.
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Make/Answer calls
Make a call
1. In Idle mode, enter an area
code and phone number.
2. Press [TALK].
3. To end the call, press
[END].
Step outside the phone
Begin with the camera, web browser, and other
special features
Use the camera
Take a photo
Answer
a call
Adjust the
volume
during a call
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1. When the phone rings,
press [TALK].
2. To end the call, press
[END].
Press [ / ].
1. Open the phone.
2. In Idle mode, press and
hold [
] to turn on the
camera.
3. Aim the lens at the subject
and make any desired
adjustments.
4. Press [MENU OK], or [
to take a photo.
5. Press <Save>. The phone
returns to Capture mode
automatically.
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1. In Idle mode, press [
]
and select My Album →
Gallery.
Play a video
2. Select an album.
2. Scroll to a video clip and
press <Expand>.
3. Scroll to the photo you want
and press <Expand>.
Record
a video
1. In Idle mode, press and hold
[
] to turn on the camera.
2. Press [1] three times to
select the
icon.
3. Press < > to start
recording.
4. Press < > to stop
recording.
5. Press <Save>. The phone
returns to Camcorder mode
automatically.
1. In Idle mode, press [
]
and select My Album →
Gallery.
Step outside the phone
View a photo
3. Press <Play>.
Browse the web
Using a built-in web browser, you can easily
access the wireless web to get a variety of upto-date services and information and to
download web content.
Launch
the web
browser
In Idle mode, press [MENU OK]
and select Web.
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Step outside the phone
Navigate
the web
• To scroll line by line, press
[Up] or [Down].
• To scroll the page, press
[ / ].
• To select a browser item,
press <GO> or [MENU
OK].
• To return to the previous
page, press [BACK].
• To access options, press the
right soft key.
Use Contacts
Add a
contact
To save as a new contact:
1. In Idle mode, enter a
phone number.
2. Press <Options> and
select Save.
3. Select New entry → a
number type.
4. Press [Down] to scroll to
Storage, and press [Left] or
[right] to select the saving
location.
5. Specify other contact
information.
6. Press <Done> to save the
contact.
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1. In Idle mode, enter a phone
number and press [MENU
OK].
Find a
contact
1. In Idle mode, press
<Contacts>.
Step outside the phone
To add to an existing contact:
2. Enter the first few letters of
the name you want.
2. Select Existing entry.
3. Select an entry.
3. Enter the first few letters of
the name you want.
4. Scroll to a number and
press [TALK] to dial.
4. Select a contact from the
list.
5. Select a number type.
6. Press <Done> to save the
contact.
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Step outside the phone
Send messages
Send a text
message
(SMS)
1. In Idle mode, press [MENU
OK] and select Messaging
→ Send Message → Text.
2. Enter a phone number or email address or select it
from your Contacts or
recent message log.
3. Press <Next>.
4. Enter your message and
press <Next>.
5. Press <Send> to send the
message.
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Send a
multimedia
message
(MMS)
1. In Idle mode, press [MENU
OK] and select Messaging
→ Send Message →
Picture Msg.
2. Enter a phone number or email address or select it
from your Contacts or
recent message log.
3. Press <Next>.
4. Select a photo or video clip
from your phone’s memory,
online album.
5. Press <Next>.
6. Scroll to Subj and press
<Add>.
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8. Scroll to Text and press
<Add>.
9. Enter a message text and
press <Done>.
10.Scroll to the box next to
Audio and press
<Record>.
11.Press the left soft key to
record a voice memo, and
save it.
12.Select a priority level of the
message.
13.Press the left soft key to
send the message.
View messages
View a text
message
Step outside the phone
7. Enter a subject and press
<Done>.
When a notification appears:
Press <Select> to display the
message.
When you have any missed
alerts:
The message displays with a
missed alert list.
1. Scroll to a message.
2. Press <View>. The
message displays.
From the Inbox:
1. In Idle mode, press [MENU
OK] and select Messaging
→ Text Message → Inbox.
2. Select a text message.
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Step outside the phone
View a
multimedia
message
When a notification appears:
The message displays.
When you have any missed
alerts:
The message displays with a
missed alert list.
Press <View>. The message
displays.
From the Inbox:
1. In Idle mode, press [MENU
OK] and select Messaging
→ Picture Msg → Inbox.
2. Select a multimedia
message.
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Use Bluetooth
Your phone is equipped with Bluetooth
technology, enabling you to connect the phone
wirelessly to a Bluetooth headset or hands-free
car kit.
Turn on
Bluetooth
Search for
and pair with
a Bluetooth
device
In Idle mode, press [MENU
OK] and select Bluetooth →
Settings → Enable → On.
1. In Idle mode, press [MENU
OK] and select Bluetooth
→ Bluetooth → Search.
2. Scroll to a device and press
<Add List>.
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Use My favourites
Set up
favourite
menu access
Step outside the phone
3. Enter a Bluetooth PIN or the
other device’s Bluetooth
PIN, if it has one, and press
<OK>.
When the owner of the
other device enters the
same code, pairing is
complete.
1. In Idle mode, press
<Favourites>.
2. Scroll to a location and
press <Replace> or
<Add>.
3. Select a menu.
Access
favourite
menu
1. In Idle mode, press
<Favourites>.
2. Select a menu.
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Enter text
T9, Alphabet, Symbol, and Number modes
You can enter text for some features such as
Messaging, Contacts, or Calendar, using T9
mode, Alphabet mode, Symbol mode, and
Number mode.
Changing the text input mode
Press <Mode> and select the input mode you
want.
Using T9 mode
T9 is a predictive text input mode that allows
you to key in any character using single
keystrokes.
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Entering a word in T9 mode
1. Press [2] to [9] to start entering a word.
Press each key once for each letter.
For example, press [4], [3], [5], [5], and
[6] to enter Hello in T9 mode.
T9 predicts the word that you are typing,
and it may change with each key that you
press.
2. Enter the whole word before editing or
deleting characters.
3. When the word displays correctly, go to step
4. Otherwise, press [0] to display alternative
word choices for the keys that you have
pressed.
For example, Of and Me use [6] and [3].
4. Press [ ] to insert a space and enter the
next word.
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Other T9 mode operations
• Press [ ] to change case.
• Press [ ] to insert a space.
• Press the Navigation keys to move the
cursor.
• Press [BACK] to delete characters one by
one. Press and hold [BACK] to clear the
display.
Using Symbol mode
Press the appropriate key until the character
you want appears on the screen.
Symbol mode enables you to insert symbols.
• To display more symbols, press [Left] or
[Right].
• To select a symbol, press the corresponding
number key.
Other Alphabet mode operations
Using Number mode
Using Alphabet mode
• To enter the same letter twice or to enter a
different letter on the same key, wait for the
cursor to move to the right automatically.
Then enter the next letter.
Enter text
• Press [1] to enter periods or apostrophes
automatically.
• Press [ ] to change case.
• Press [ ] to insert a space.
• Press the Navigation keys to move the
cursor.
• Press [BACK] to delete characters one by
one. Press and hold [BACK] to clear the
display.
Number mode enables you to enter numbers.
Press the keys corresponding to the digits you
want.
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Call functions
Advanced calling features
Making a call
1. In Idle mode, enter an area code and phone
number.
Press [BACK] to clear the last digit or press
and hold [BACK] to clear the whole display.
You can move the cursor to edit an incorrect
digit.
2. Press [TALK].
3. When you want to end the call, press [END].
Making an international call
1. In Idle mode, press and hold [0]. The +
character appears.
2. Enter the country code, area code, and
phone number, then press [TALK].
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Redialling recent numbers
1. In Idle mode, press [TALK] to display the
list of recent numbers.
2. Scroll to the number you want and press
[TALK].
Making a call from Contacts
Once you have stored a number in Contacts,
you can dial the number by selecting it from
Contacts.p. 76
You can also use the speed dial feature to
assign number keys to your most frequently
called numbers.p. 78
• For 1-digit locations, press and hold the
corresponding number key.
• For 2-digit locations, press the first number
key and press and hold the last number key.
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Pause dialling
DTMF tones allow you to communicate with
computerised telephone systems for example,
voicemail or telebanking systems.
1. In Idle mode, enter the phone number you
want to dial, such as a bank’s teleservice
number.
2. Press <Options> and select Hard Pause or
2sec Pause to insert a pause.
• Hard Pause: insert a hard pause.
Numbers after the “P” pause will be sent
when you press [TALK].
3.
4.
5.
6.
• 2sec Pause: insert a 2-second pause.
Numbers after the “T” pause will be sent
automatically.
Enter a number to be sent after the pause,
such as your account number, PIN, etc.
Repeat steps 2 and 3 to add more pauses
and numbers, if necessary.
Press [TALK] to make a call.
After connecting, wait for a prompt from the
system, and then press [TALK] at each
prompt, if applicable.
The DTMF tones are sent.
Call functions
When you call an automated system, like a
banking service, you are required to enter a
password or account number. Instead of
manually entering the numbers each time, you
can enter the necessary DTMF tones separated
by pauses before dialling.
Answering a call
When you receive an incoming call, the phone
rings and displays the incoming call image.
Press <Answer> or [TALK] to answer the call.
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Call functions
Tips for answering a call
• When By Any Key in Answer Mode is
active, you can press any key, except for
[END], [ / ], [
], [BACK], or
<Ignore>.
• When By Talk Key in Answer Mode is
active, you must press <Answer> or
[TALK].
• When By Folder Open in Answer Mode is
active, you can simply open the phone.
• Press <Ignore> to reject a call.
] to
• Press [ / ], [BACK], [END], or [
mute the call ringer.
Viewing missed calls
If you have missed calls, the screen displays
how many calls you have missed.
1. Press [MENU OK].
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2. If necessary, scroll through the missed calls.
3. Press [TALK] to dial the number you want.
Using the headset
Use the headset to make or answer calls
without holding the phone.
Connect the headset to the jack on the left side
of the phone. The button on the headset works
as follows:
To
Press
redial the last call
and hold the button.
answer a call
and hold the button.
end a call
and hold the button.
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Making a three-way call
You can access a number of functions during a
call.
If you have activated three-way calling service,
you can have a conversation with two people
simultaneously.
Adjusting the volume during a call
1. During a call, press <Options> and select
3-Way Call.
2. Enter a phone number and press [TALK] to
make another call.
The first caller is placed on hold.
3. When the other person answers, press [3]
and then [TALK] to begin the three-way call.
Use [ / ] to adjust the earpiece volume during
a call.
Press [ ] to increase the volume level and [ ]
to decrease the volume level.
Answering a second call
You can answer an incoming call while already
on the phone, if your network supports it and
you have activated the call waiting feature.
1. Press [TALK] to answer the call. The first
call is automatically put on hold.
2. Press [TALK] to switch between the calls.
3. To end the current call, press [END].
Switching your microphone off or on
You can temporarily switch off your phone’s
microphone so that the person on the phone
cannot hear you.
During a call, press <Mute>. To switch the
microphone on, press <Unmute>.
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Call functions
Options during a call
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Call functions
Using In-call options
Press <Options> to access the following
options during a call:
• Private Loud Speaker: activate the
speakerphone feature to talk and listen with
the phone a short distance away.
• Key Mute/Key Unmute: mute the key
tones so that the person you are talking to
cannot hear any keypresses, or unmute
them to allow the person to hear the key
tones.
To communicate with answering machines or
computerised telephone systems, Key
unmute must be selected.
• Contacts: access the Contacts menu.
• Messaging: access the Messaging menu.
• 3-Way Call: converse with two people
simultaneously.
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• Call History: access the Call History
menu.
• Voice Memo: access the Voice Memo
menu.
• Tools: access the Tools menu.
• Phone Info: access your phone
information.
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Menu functions
All menu options listed
Web
(Menu 1)
The Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
browser on your phone allows you to access the
wireless web. From the wireless web, you can
access up-to-date information and a wide
variety of media content, such as games,
wallpapers, ringtones, and music files.
To access this menu, press [MENU OK] in Idle
mode and select Web.
Launching the web browser
Selecting this menu launches the web browser
and accesses the homepage of your service
provider.
Navigating the web browser
To
Press
scroll line by line
[Up] or [Down].
scroll the page
[ / ].
select a browser item
<GO> or [MENU OK].
return to the previous
page
[BACK].
Using page options
From any web page, press the right soft key to
access the following options:
• Home: return to the homepage.
• Forward: move forward through pages in
history.
• Mark this Page: bookmark the current
page.
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Menu functions
• View Bookmarks: access the bookmark
list.
• Search: launch a Google search.
• Send page to...: send the URL of the
current page via SMS.
• Go to URL: enter a URL address manually.
• History: access the list of web pages you
have accessed.
• Refresh this page: reload the current page
with updated information.
• More: change the various settings for the
browser.
Show URL: display the URL address of the
current web page.
Restart Browser: restart the browser
without exiting it.
About Browser: access version and
copyright information about the browser.
Preferences: change the browser display
and sound settings.
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Exiting the web browser
Press [END] to end the network connection and
exit the browser.
Call History (Menu 2)
Use this menu to view the calls you have
dialled, received, or missed.
To access this menu, press [MENU OK] in Idle
mode and select Call History.
Outgoing Calls (Menu 2.1)
This menu displays the most recent calls you
have dialled.
Accessing a call history
1. Press [Left] or [Right] to move to another
call type.
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Using call history options
This menu displays the most recent calls you
have received.
Missed Calls (Menu 2.3)
This menu displays the most recent calls you
did not answer.
Call History (Menu 2)
While viewing call details, press <Options> to
access the following options:
• Send msg.: send a message to the selected
number.
• Show Contacts: access the contact
information, if the caller is saved in
Contacts.
• Save: save the number in Contacts, if not
saved.
• Prepend: add an area code or service
number before dialling the selected number.
• Erase: delete the call history entry.
Incoming Calls (Menu 2.2)
Menu functions
2. Press [Up] or [Down] to scroll through the
call list.
3. Press [MENU OK] to view the details of a
call, or press <Call> or [TALK] to dial a
number.
Recent Calls (Menu 2.4)
This menu displays the most recent calls
dialled, received, or missed.
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Menu functions
Music Player
(Menu 3)
Use this menu to play music files.
To access this menu, press [MENU OK] in Idle
mode and select Music Player.
Music Player (Menu 3.1)
You can play MP3 files. First, you need to save
MP3 files in your phone’s memory.
Downloading MP3 files
You can copy MP3 files to your phone's memory
directly from a PCp. 60
Creating a play list
Before playing MP3 files, you need to add them
to the play list. If the play list is empty, the list
of the MP3 files stored in your phone’s memory
displays.
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1. Press <Options> and select Add to Play
List.
2. Press <Check> to select the files you want.
3. Press <Add>.
4. To play the music files, press <Play>.
Playing MP3 files
From the music player screen, press [MENU
OK] to begin playback.
Even if the phone is in Silent mode, it will play
the sound.
During playback, use the following keys:
Key
Function
MENU OK Pauses or resumes playback.
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Key
Function
Changes the repeat mode.
•
: repeats all files.
•
: repeats the current file.
•
: plays the files at random.
• No icon: plays the selected file.
A-B
Down
Opens the play list.
Left
Skips to the previous file. Skips
backward in a file when held down.
Repeats a section of your choice.
Pressing this key begins a search
for the starting point. To search for
the end point, press <A → B>. To
stop repeating, press <A ↔ B>. If
the MP3 file supports lyrics, the
phone recognises entire lyrics
displayed on the player screen as a
starting point or ending point.
Right
Skips to the next file. Skips
forward in a file when held down.
/
Music Player (Menu 3)
Function
Up
Menu functions
Key
Adjusts the volume.
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Menu functions
Using music player options
During playback, press <Options> to access
the following options:
• Go to File List: access the file list.
• Timer: set the length of time the music
player stays on. The timer appears to show
you the time remaining.
• Set to Ringer: set the music file as a
ringtone for incoming calls, alarms, or
scheduler alarms.
• Visual Effect: change the playback
animation.
• File Info: access the file properties.
• Backlight: select the length of time the
backlight remains on while playing an MP3
file.
Default: the backlight turns off after the
period of time set in the Backlight menu.
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Always on: the backlight of the display
does not turn off.
• Find By Name: access the Find menu.
p. 76
• Text: access the New message menu.
p. 44
My Play List (Menu 3.2)
Use this menu to access the play list you have
created.
Press <Options> to access the following
options:
• Add to Play List: add files to the play list.
• Remove: remove the selected files from the
play list.
• Visual Effect: change the playback
animation.
• Go to File List: access the file list.
• File Info: access the file properties.
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Music Files (Menu 3.3)
• Sort: change the sort order of the file list.
• File Info: access the file properties.
Music Settings (Menu 3.4)
Use this menu to customise settings for using
the music player feature.
• Skip Length: select the interval by which
the phone skips forward or backward
through a music file when you press [Left] or
[Right].
• Load Default: restore the default settings
for the music player.
• Clock View: set whether the music player
to display the current time.
Music Player (Menu 3)
Do not use special characters for a file name,
such as /, :, *, ?, ”, <, >, or \.
Menu functions
Use this menu to access MP3 files stored in the
phone’s memory.
Press <Options> to access the following
options:
• Open Files: access the file list and create a
play list.
• Add to Play List: add the MP3 files in the
selected folder or the selected MP3 file to the
play list.
• Move: move the file to another folder.
• Copy: copy the file to another folder.
• Rename: change the file name.
• Set to Ringer: set the music file as a
ringtone for incoming calls or scheduler
alarms.
• Erase: erase the selected files.
• Create Folder: add a new folder.
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Menu functions
Voice services
(Menu 4)
Use this menu to access voice-related features.
To access this menu, press [MENU OK] in Idle
mode and select Voice services.
Voice Memo (Menu 4.1)
Use this menu to record voice memos. A voice
memo can be up to one minute long.
Record (Menu 4.1.1)
You can record voice memos and save them in
the phone’s memory.
1. Speak into the microphone.
• Press <Pause> to pause recording.
• Press <Resume> to resume recording.
2. When you have finished, press <Finish> or
[MENU OK].
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Review (Menu 4.1.2)
You can access the voice memos you have
recorded. Select the voice memo you want.
While viewing the voice memo list, press
<Options> to access the following options:
• Edit Caption: change the file name.
• Erase: delete the selected file.
• Erase All: delete all files.
• Info: access the file properties.
Services (Menu 4.2)
Your phone is pre-programmed with contact
numbers for various services. Use this menu to
dial your customer service centre or service
representative for direct assistance.
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Missed Alerts
(Menu 5)
(Menu 6)
Use this menu to connect your phone to other
compatible devices wirelessly using Bluetooth
technology.
To access this menu, press [MENU OK] in Idle
mode and select Bluetooth.
Using Bluetooth wireless, you can connect the
phone wirelessly to a Bluetooth headset or
hand-free car kit to talk hands-free.
Bluetooth technology allows free wireless
connections between all Bluetooth-compliant
devices within a range of 10 meters. Since the
devices communicate using radio waves, they
do not need to be in line of sight to each other.
Missed Alerts (Menu 5)
Bluetooth
Bluetooth (Menu 6.1)
Menu functions
When you are unable to acknowledge an alarm
for scheduled items or alarm alerts, or when
you have missed a call or an alert for a
message, the phone stores the alarm or alert
until you confirm it.
To access this menu, press [MENU OK] in Idle
mode and select Missed Alerts.
• Your Bluetooth service does not support data
transmission.
• If there are obstacles between the devices,
the operating distance may be reduced.
• It is recommended that you don’t use the
Bluetooth feature while using multimedia
features, such as voice recorder camera or
camcorder, and music player, or vice versa,
for better performance.
• Some devices, especially those that are not
tested or approved by Bluetooth SIG, may be
incompatible with your phone.
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Menu functions
Searching and pairing with a Bluetooth
device
1. Press <Search>.
After searching, a list of devices to which you
can connect displays.
2. Scroll to the device and press <Add List>.
3. Enter a Bluetooth PIN and press < OK>. This
code is used just once and you do not need
to memorise it.
When the owner of the other device enters
the same code, pairing is complete.
Some devices, especially headsets or handsfree car kits, may have a fixed Bluetooth PIN,
such as 0000. If the other device has a code,
you must enter it.
Using device options
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From the device list, press <Options> to
access the following options:
• Add New: search for a device.
• Edit name: rename the paired device.
• Erase: remove the selected device from the
list.
• Erase All: remove all the devices from the
list.
• Info: access the selected device
information.
• Settings: change the Bluetooth settings.
next sextion
Settings (Menu 6.2)
Use this menu to change the Bluetooth settings.
• Enable: activate or deactivate the Bluetooth
feature.
• Visibility: allow other Bluetooth devices to
locate your phone, or not.
• Device Name: assign another Bluetooth
device name to your phone name.
• Device Info: access your phone information
for using Bluetooth services.
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My Content
(Menu 7)
Games
Use this menu to access and download games.
Accessing a game
Select a game from the game list and follow the
onscreen instructions. The procedure may differ
from game to game.
From the game list, press <Options> to access
the following options:
• Run: launch the selected game.
• Erase: delete the selected game.
• Erase All: delete all games.
• Settings: set permission settings for
services charging you additional costs, such
as network access and GPS service.
• Properties: access the game properties.
My Content (Menu 7)
The My Content menu allows you to access
games, ringtones, screensavers, and various
applications stored in your phone’s memory.
To access this menu, press [MENU OK] in Idle
mode and select My Content.
Using game options
Menu functions
• Network Service: activate the dial-up
profile to use your phone as a modem for
dial-up networking.
Downloading games
1. Select Get New Games. You are connected
to the website preset by your service
provider.
2. Search for the game you want and follow the
onscreen instructions to download it.
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Menu functions
Ringers
Use this menu to access ringtones and sound
clips you have downloaded from the wireless
web.
Using ringtone options
From the ringtone list, press <Options> to
access the following options:
• Listen: play the ringtone.
• Set As..: set the ringtone as your call ringer
or alert tone.
• Erase: delete the selected file.
• Erase All: delete all files.
• Properties: access the file properties.
Downloading ringtones
1. Select Get New Ringers. You are connected
to the website preset by your service
provider.
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2. Search for the ringtone you want and follow
the onscreen instructions to download it.
Screen Savers
Use this menu to access screensavers you have
downloaded from the wireless web.
Using screensaver options
From the screensaver list, press <Options> to
access the following options:
• View: open the screensaver file.
• Set As..: set the screensaver as wallpaper
for the idle screen, a contact picture or for
an incoming call.
• Erase: delete the selected file.
• Erase All: delete all files.
• Properties: access the file properties.
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Downloading screensavers
Use this menu to access various applications
you have downloaded from the wireless web.
Using Java application options
From the application list, press <Options> to
access the following options:
• Run: launch the selected application.
• Erase: delete the selected application.
• Erase All: delete all applications.
Downloading various applications
1. Select Get New Applications. You are
connected to the website preset by your
service provider.
2. Search for the application you want and
follow the onscreen instructions to download
it.
My Content (Menu 7)
Applications
• Settings: access the application settings.
• Properties: access the application
properties.
Menu functions
1. Select Get New Screen Savers. You are
connected to the website preset by your
service provider.
2. Search for the screensaver you want and
follow the onscreen instructions to download
it.
Caller Tunes
Use this menu to access caller tunes you have
downloaded from the wireless web. The caller
tunes service changes the ringing tone people
hear when they call you before you answer your
mobile phone.
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Menu functions
Messaging
(Menu 8)
Use the Messaging menu to send and receive
text messages, multimedia messages.
To access this menu, press [MENU OK] in Idle
mode and select Messaging.
Send Message (Menu 8.1)
Use this menu to create and send messages.
Creating and sending a text message
Short Message Service (SMS) allows you to
send or receive text messages that may include
pictures, animated images, and melodies.
1. Select Send Message then Text.
2. Enter a destination phone number or e-mail
address manually in the Mobile # or Email
box.
You can also select Contacts to retrieve a
phone number or e-mail address from your
Contacts, or press <Recent List> to
retrieve it from the list of destinations to
which you have sent messages.
3. Press <Next>.
4. Enter your message and press <Next>.
The maximum number of characters allowed
in a message varies by service provider.
Telecom’s maximum allowance for sent
messages is 160 characters. If a received
message exceeds the maximum number of
characters, the phone will split the message.
5. Press <Send> to send the message.
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1. Select Picture Msg.
2. Enter a destination phone number or e-mail
address manually in the Mobile # or Email
box.
3. You can also select Contacts to retrieve a
phone number or e-mail address from your
Contacts, or press <Recent List> to
retrieve it from the list of destinations to
which you have sent messages.
4. Press <Next>.
Messaging (Menu 8)
Multimedia Message Service (MMS) delivers
messages containing a combination of text,
image, video, and audio, from phone to phone
or from phone to e-mail. To use the Picture
messaging service, you need to register for the
picture message server.
5. Select one of the following options and select
a photo you want to send:
• In Phone: select a photo from your
phone’s memory.
• Online Albums: select a photo from your
online album.
• Take New Picture: take a new photo.
• Take New Video: record a new video
clip.
• Text Only: enter a message text without
attaching a photo to the message.
6. Press <Next>.
7. Scroll to Subj and press <Add>.
8. Enter a subject and press <Done>.
9. Scroll to Text and press <Add>.
10.Enter a message text and press <Done>.
11.Scroll to the box next to Audio and press
<Record>.
Menu functions
Creating and sending a multimedia
message
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Menu functions
12.Press the left soft key to record a voice
memo, and save it.
13.Select a priority level of the message.
14.Press the left soft key to send the message.
Picture Msg (Menu 8.2)
Use this menu to access multimedia messages
you have received, sent, or saved.
Inbox
This folder stores multimedia messages you
have received.
While viewing a message, press <Options> to
access the following options:
• Reply all: reply to the sender and all
recipients.
• Reply Via: reply to the sender via SMS or
MMS.
• Call: dial the selected number.
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• Launch URL: connect to the URL specified
in the message.
• Forward: forward a message to other
people.
• Save..: extract URLs, e-mail addresses, or
phone numbers from the message and save
it in your Contacts. You can also save the
message in the Saved Mail folder.
• Print Media: extract an image from the
message and send it to a destination preset
by your service provider. This function is
dependent on your service provider.
• Erase: delete the message.
• Assign Media: set an image as a caller ID
image for a Contacts entry or an incoming
call, or set an image or video clip as
wallpaper for the idle screen.
• Message Info: access the message
properties.
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Sent Mail
• Assign Media: set an image as a caller ID
image for a Contacts entry or an incoming
call, or set an image or video clip as
wallpaper for the idle screen.
• Message Info: access the message
properties.
Menu functions
Saved Mail
Messaging (Menu 8)
This folder stores multimedia messages you
have sent.
While viewing a message, press <Options> to
access the following options:
• Forward: forward the message to other
people.
• Call: dial the selected number.
• Launch URL: connect to the URL specified
in the message.
• Save..: extract URLs, e-mail addresses, or
phone numbers from the message and save
it in your Contacts. You can also save the
message in the Saved Mail folder.
• Print Media: extract an image from the
message and send it to a destination preset
by your service provider. This function is
dependent on your service provider.
• Erase: delete the message.
This folder stores multimedia messages you
have saved to send at a later time.
While viewing a message, press <Options> to
access the following options:
• Call: dial the selected number.
• Launch URL: connect to the URL specified
in the message.
• Forward: forward the message to other
people.
• Save..: extract URLs, e-mail addresses, or
phone numbers from the message and save
it in your Contacts.
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Menu functions
• Print Media: extract an image from the
message and send it to a destination preset
by your service provider. This function is
dependent on your service provider.
• Erase: delete the message.
• Assign Media: set an image as a caller ID
image for a Contacts entry or an incoming
call, or set an image or video clip as
wallpaper for the idle screen.
• Message Info: access the message
properties.
Pending
This folder stores multimedia messages that the
phone is attempting to send or has failed to
send.
Text Message (Menu 8.3)
Use this menu to access messages you have
received, sent, or which have failed in sending.
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Inbox (Menu 8.3.1)
This folder stores all of the text messages you
have received.
While viewing a message, press <Options> to
access some or all of the following options:
• Call/Save: dial the number or save it in
your Contacts.
• Reply: reply to the sender.
• Forward: forward the message to other
people.
• Lock/Unlock: lock the message to prevent
it from being deleted, or unlock the
message.
• Erase: delete the message.
• Erase Multiple: delete the messages you
select.
• Mark as SPAM: add the number to the
SPAM message list.
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Outbox (Menu 8.3.2)
Drafts (Menu 8.3.3)
This folder stores messages you have saved to
send at a later time.
While viewing a message, press <Options> to
access some or all of the following options:
• Call/Save: dial the number or save it in
your Contacts.
• Edit: edit the message.
• Send: send the message.
• Compose New: create a new text message.
• Erase: delete the message.
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Messaging (Menu 8)
This folder stores messages that the phone is
attempting to send or has failed to send.
While viewing a message, press <Options> to
access some or all of the following options:
• Call/Save: dial the number or save it in
your Contacts.
• Forward: forward the message to other
people.
• Resend: resend the message.
• Compose New: create a new text message.
• Lock/Unlock: lock the message from being
deleted, or unlock the message.
• Erase: delete the message.
• Erase Multiple: delete the messages you
select.
• Copy: copy the number.
• Move: move the number.
Menu functions
• Copy: copy the sender's phone number from
phone to SIM card. This option is available
only in GSM mode.
• Move: move the sender's phone number
from phone to SIM card. This option is
available only in GSM mode.
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Menu functions
• Erase Multiple: delete the messages you
select.
Spam Message (Menu 8.3.4)
This folder stores messages you have received
from numbers, or messages containing subjects
specified in the SPAM Message option in
Settings.
Send Text (Menu 8.3.5)
Use this menu to create and send text
messages.p. 44
Go to Email (Menu 8.4)
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Your service provider will provide the correct
voicemail number.
• Call Voicemail: access and listen to your
voicemail messages.
• Clear Envelope: remove the voicemail icon
from the screen.
Premium Msg (Menu 8.6)
Use this menu to access premium messages
including images, videos, and audio received
from your service provider, or a third party
provider. For further details on receiving this
message, contact your service provider.
Use this menu to access the website, for the email service, supplied by your service provider.
Settings (Menu 8.7)
Voice Mail (Menu 8.5)
Use this menu to set up various options for
using the messaging services.
Use this menu to connect and access your
voicemail.
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General (Menu 8.7.1)
• SPAM Message: block unwanted message
by setting up the SPAM message filters.
SPAM Settings: activate or deactivate the
SPAM message blocking feature.
SPAM Number: store the phone numbers
from which you want to reject messages.
SPAM String: specify the message subjects
you want to reject.
• Voice Mail Centre: set the number of your
voicemail centre. Please contact your service
provider for further details.
Menu functions
Messaging (Menu 8)
You can set up the options for sending and
receiving messages.
• Notification: set how the phone informs
you of new messages.
• Preset Messages: access preset messages
you frequently use.
• Edit Signature: set your signature to be
added to the end of messages and enter
your signature.
• Message Alert: change the message alert
settings.
• Auto-Erase: set what will happen if new
messages arrive when the Inbox is full.
Yes: the phone automatically erases old
messages in order to receive new messages.
No: the phone alerts you that new messages
are being rejected because the Inbox is full.
Text Message (Menu 8.7.2)
You can set up the options for sending text
messages:
• Save in Outbox: set to save messages in
Outbox after sending.
• Priority: select a priority level of messages.
• Call Back #: set the callback number to be
added to outgoing text messages.
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Menu functions
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GSM Settings (Menu 8.7.3)
SOS Message (Menu 8.8)
You can customise the settings for your
outgoing messages in a GSM network:
• Service Centre: set the number of your
message centre.
• Validity Period: set the length of time your
messages are stored in the SMS server.
• Message Type: set the default message
type. The network can convert the messages
into the selected format.
• Reply Path: allow the recipient to reply to
you through your message centre.
• Delivery Report: set the network to inform
you when your message has been delivered.
• Voice Mail Centre: set the number of your
voicemail centre. Please contact your service
provider for further details.
In an emergency, you can send SOS messages
to your family or friends for help. Use this menu
to specify options for sending SOS messages.
This function will not alert emergency services
automatically and will only send a text message
to a self chosen recipient.
Activating the SOS message feature
1. Select SOS On/Off → On to activate the
SOS message feature.
2. Specify the phone numbers to which you
want to send SOS messages and press
<Save>.
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Sending an SOS message
Tools
When your phone is closed, press [ / ] 4
times. The phone switches to Emergency mode
and sends the preset SOS message. To exit
Emergency mode, press [END].
Use this menu to keep track of your schedule,
create tasks, make memos, or set alarms. You
can also use your phone as a countdown timer,
world clock, and calculator.
To access this menu, press [MENU OK] in Idle
mode and select Tools.
To change the alert type for incoming SOS
messages, access Set SOS Alarm and select
the option you want.
Tools (Menu 9)
Changing the SOS message ringer
Menu functions
You can view the onscreen help by selecting
Help from the SOS message screen.
(Menu 9)
Planner (Menu 9.1)
Use this menu to keep track of your schedule
and make your task list. You can also use your
phone as a countdown timer.
Today (Menu 9.1.1)
Use this menu to access Planner items stored
for the current day.
Press [Left] or [Right] to display your schedule
item list, task list, or countdown timers.
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For further details about storing items, see the
Schedule, Task, or Count menu.
Scheduler (Menu 9.1.2)
Use this menu to manage your monthly, weekly,
or daily schedule.
When you enter the Scheduler menu, the
calendar in Month view appears with today’s
date indicated by a blue box.
Selecting a day
• Press [Left] or [Right] to move by day.
• Press [Up] or [Down] to move by week.
• Press [ / ] to move by month.
Using calendar options
Press <Options> to access the following
options:
• Add New: add a new Planner item.
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• View Type: change the view mode of the
calendar.
• Jump to Date: enter the specific date you
want to access.
• Assign: set the current calendar to be
displayed in Idle mode.
• Erase All: delete all items on the calendar.
Creating an item
1. Select a date on the calendar.
2. Select Add New.
3. Enter the item information and press
<Next>.
4. Press [Left] or [Right] to select the item type
and press [Down].
5. Press [Left] or [Right] to set how long before
the alarm alerts and press [Down].
6. Press [Left] or [Right] to select a repeat
option and press [Down].
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2. Select an item to view its details.
Personal
•
Business
•
Birthday
•
Appointment
Task List (Menu 9.1.3)
•
Vacation
Viewing an item
Once you have scheduled items, the following
icons and the number of items for a specific day
appear at the bottom of the calendar.
1. Select a date on the calendar to display the
items for the day.
Tools (Menu 9)
•
Using item options
While viewing an item, press <Options> to
access the following options:
• Add New: add a new item.
• Erase: delete the selected item.
While viewing the item list, press <Options>
to access the following options:
• Jump to Date: enter the specific date you
want to access.
• Assign: set the Planner items for the
current day to be displayed in Idle mode.
• Erase: delete the selected item.
• Erase All: delete all items on the calendar.
Menu functions
7. Select the Melody line and select an alarm
tone and press [Down].
8. Enter the starting date and time for the item
and press [Down].
9. Enter the ending date and time for the item
and press [Down].
10.If necessary, select a phone number for the
item.
11.Press <Done> to save the item.
Use this menu to create a list of tasks that need
to be done.
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Creating a new task
1. Enter the task information. If there is any
task already stored, press <Add New>.
2. Press <Next>.
3. Select a priority and press [Down].
4. Enter a due time and press [Down].
5. Enter the due date.
6. Press <Done> to save the task.
Viewing a task
From the task list, select the task you want.
Using task options
While viewing a task, press <Options> to
access the following options:
• Add New: add a new item.
• Erase: delete the selected item.
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While viewing the task list, press <Options> to
access the following options:
• Add New: add a new task.
• Set state: change the task status.
Forward: set the task forward.
In Process: set the task in the process.
Completed: set the task completed.
• Assign: set the task to be displayed in Idle
mode.
• Erase: erase the selected task.
• Erase All: delete all of the completed tasks
or all tasks from the list.
Countdown (Menu 9.1.4)
Use this menu to set a time and date for a
future event and then check to see how many
days, hours, and minutes remain before that
event. You can also check how much time has
passed since an event has passed.
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Creating a countdown timer
Memo Pad (Menu 9.2)
Tools (Menu 9)
Using timer options
While viewing timer details, press <Options>
to access the following options:
• Add New: add a new timer.
• Erase: delete the selected timer.
While viewing the timer list, press <Options>
to access the following options:
• Assign: set the timer to be displayed in Idle
mode.
• Erase: delete the selected timer.
• Erase All: delete all timers.
Menu functions
1. Enter the details for the countdown timer. If
there is already an existing timer, press
<Add New>.
2. Enter text and Press <Next>.
3. Enter the time to/from which you want to
count down.
4. Press [Down].
5. Enter the date to/from which you want to
count down.
6. Press <Done> to save the timer.
Use this menu to make memos of important
things you need to remember.
Creating a new memo
1. Enter a memo. If there is any memo already
stored, press <Add New>.
2. Press [MENU OK] or <Save> to save the
memo.
Viewing a memo
From the memo list, select a memo.
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Using memo options
Viewing a world time
While viewing a memo, press <Options> to
access the following options:
• Skin: change the background image for the
memo text. Press [Left] or [Right] to select
an image and press <Assign>.
• Add New: add a new memo.
• Erase: delete the selected memo.
• While viewing the memo list, press
<Options> to access the following options:
• Erase: delete the selected memo.
• Erase All: delete all memos.
From the world map, press [Left] or [Right] to
scroll to the city you want. As the time line
moves, the time and date of the given zone
display.
World Time (Menu 9.3)
Use this menu to find out what time it is in
another part of the world.
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Applying daylight savings time
From the world map, press <DST> and select
On.
Alarm (Menu 9.4)
Use this menu to set alarms to sound at specific
times.
Setting an alarm
1. Select an alarm.
2. Set each alarm option:
• Alarms: activate the alarm.
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• Press any key.
• Press <Snooze> to stop the alarm and
cause it to sound again after the length of
time specified in Snooze has elapsed.
Deactivating an alarm
1. Select the alarm you want to deactivate.
2. Select Off on the Alarms line.
3. Press <Done>.
Use this menu to perform basic arithmetic
functions, such as addition, subtraction,
multiplication, and division.
1. Enter the first number.
• Press [ ] or the left soft key to insert a
decimal point.
• Press [ ] to change the number to a
negative sign (-) or positive sign (+).
2. Press one of the Navigation keys to access
the math function you want.
3. Enter the second number.
4. Press [MENU OK] to view the result.
5. If necessary, repeat from step 2 to continue
the calculation.
Tools (Menu 9)
Stopping an alarm
Calculator (Menu 9.5)
Menu functions
• Time: enter the time for the alarm to
ring.
• Alarm: select an alarm tone.
• Repeat: select a repeat option.
• Snooze: select the snooze interval.
3. Press <Done>.
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User Memory (Menu 9.6)
Use this menu to connect your phone to a PC
and copy media files from/to a PC, as you would
use an external memory disk.
Connect PC (Menu 9.6.1)
Use this menu to connect your phone to a PC.
1. Connect a PC data cable to the jack at the
bottom of the phone and the USB port of the
PC.
2. Access the Connect to PC menu.
Your phone switches to Memory Disk mode
and the removable disk window
automatically opens on the PC.
If not, open My computer on your Windows
desktop and double-click the corresponding
removable disk to open the phone’s file
directory.
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3. Select Open folder to view files from the
removable disk window.
4. Copy files from the phone to the PC, or vice
versa.
5. Press <Exit> to exit Memory Disk mode.
6. Press <Yes> to confirm the exiting.
• When the phone is in Memory Disk mode, all
calls, messages, and alarm sets are blocked.
• Use the Safely Remove Hardware programme
from the Windows task bar for removing the
USB cable from the PC; otherwise, the files
may be corrupted and, thus, may not be
played properly.
File Manager (Menu 9.6.2)
Use this menu to manage files stored on the
phone’s memory. You can access the folders of
your phone’s memory and manage media files.
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Create Folder: add a new folder.
Sort: sort files by name, time or size.
File Info: access the file properties.
Set to Ringer: set the MP3 file as a ringtone
for incoming calls, or scheduler alarms.
• Assign: set an image as a caller ID image
for a Contacts entry or an incoming call, or
set an image or video clip as wallpaper for
the idle screen.
•
•
•
•
Memory Info (Menu 9.6.3)
Use this menu to check the amount of memory
currently in use in each media folder.
Format (Menu 9.6.4)
Tools (Menu 9)
Do not use special characters for a file name,
such as /, :, *, ?, ”, <, >, or \.
• Lock/Unlock: lock the file so that other
people cannot access it without your
password, or unlock the file.
Menu functions
While accessing a file, press <Options> to
access some or all of the following options:
• Erase: erase the file.
• Move: move the file to another folder.
• Copy: copy the file to another folder.
• Rename: change the file name.
Use this menu to format the phone’s memory.
Created folders and saved files in each folder
will be erased.
File Viewer (Menu 9.6.5)
Use this menu to view various document files
and image files stored in the Others folder in
the phone’s memory.
The following file formats are available:
• Documents: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe PDF, Plain text,
HTML
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• Images: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, WMF, EMF
Viewing a file
1. Select Internal Memory to view the various
files imported from your PC.
2. Select the file you want.
While viewing the document or image, use the
following keys:
Key
Function
Left/Right/
Up/Down
Pans around the page.
/
Zooms in or out.
MENU OK
Rotates the page.
1
Returns to the previous page.
2
Rotates the page.
Key
Function
3
Moves to the next page. Moves to
the last page when held down.
4
Fits the page to the screen width.
5
Fits the page to the screen height.
6
Displays or hides a map of the
current page.
Using file options
From the file list, press <Options> to access
the following options:
• Erase: erase the selected file.
• Rename: change the file name.
Do not use special characters for a file name,
such as /, :, *, ?, ”, <, >, or \.
• File Info: access the file properties.
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• Help: view key information you can use.
Pictures
(Menu *)
You can use the camera module embedded in
your phone to take photos and record videos.
To access this menu, press [MENU OK] in Idle
mode and select Pictures, or press [
].
Take Photo (Menu *.1)
Pictures (Menu *)
You can set the current time and date. Enter
the time in 12-hour format and the date in the
order of day, month, and year.
While in a service area, you are not allowed to
change the time and date setting since the
phone receives time information from the
network. If your phone do not receive time
information from the network when you turn it
on, you can use this menu.
Menu functions
Set Time (Menu 9.7)
• Do not take photos of people without their
permission.
• Do not take photos in a place where cameras
are not allowed.
• Do not take photos in a place where you may
interfere with another person’s privacy.
Use this menu to take a photo in various modes
or record a video. The camera produces JPEG
photos and MP4 video clips.
When you take a photo in direct sunlight or in
bright conditions, shadows may appear on the
photo.
Taking a photo
1. Access the Take Photo menu or press and
hold [
] in Idle mode.
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2. When you use the camera for the first time,
press [2] to change the preview screen.
3. Press [1] to select the camera mode until
the mode icon you want appears:
• Single shot ( ): take a photo. After
taking a photo, press <Send> to send
the photo as part of an e-mail.p. 45
• Serial shot ( ): take a serial of action
stills.
• Divided shot ( ): take several stills and
save them in one frame.
• Video cam ( ): record a video clip.
p. 66
• Mms cam ( ): record a video clip for
adding to an e-mail. After recording a
clip, press <Send> to send the clip as
part of an e-mail.p. 45
You can record a video for up to 30 seconds.
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4. Make any desired adjustments.
• Press the left soft key or <Options> to
access camera options.p. 65
• Use the keypad to change the camera
settings or switch to other camera
modes.p. 66
] to take a photo.
5. Press <Capture> or [
When you are taking serial shot images, the
camera takes photos successively.
6. To
Press
rotate the image
[MENU OK].
view one of the
series shot photos
<Expand>.
save the photo
<Save>. The photo is
saved in the My
Album folder.
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return to Capture
mode
Press
[BACK].
Reviewing a photo immediately after
saving
In Capture mode, press the left soft key or
<Options> to access the following options:
• Mode: use the following camera modes:
Single shot: take a photo in normal mode.
Series shot: take series of action stills. You
can select the number of photos the camera
will take.
Divided shot: take several stills and save
them in one frame. You can select the
layout.
Video cam: record a video clip.
Mms cam: record a short video clip for
creating a multimeida message.
Pictures (Menu *)
After saving a photo, you can view the photo in
Quick view mode by pressing [0] in Capture
mode. The captured image displays on the
screen.
• To access the file properties, press
<Options> and select Info.
• To delete the file, press <Options> and
select Delete.
• To return to Capture mode, press [0] or
[BACK].
Using camera options in Capture mode
Menu functions
6. To
You can record a video for up to 30 seconds.
• Size/Quality: select an image size or image
quality.
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• White balance: adjust the colour balance of
the photo. You can make your photo appear
warmer or cooler.
• Self timer: set a time delay before the
camera takes a photo.
• Revision: apply a special effect or
decorative frame.
• Preview layout: select the default preview
mode. When you select Actual ratio, the
phone shows the image in actual ratio.
• Quick view: switch to Quick view mode.
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Key
Function
Up/
Down
Adjusts the brightness.
Shows the mirror image.
1
Changes the camera mode.
2
Switches the display between No icon
view (
), Icons view (
),
Guideline view (
), and Actual ratio
view (
).
Using the keypad in Capture mode
3
Sets the timer.
You can use the keypad to customise your
camera settings in Capture mode.
0
Accesses Quick view mode.
Key
Function
Left/
Right
Zooms in or out. (Not available for
the maximum resolution)
Recording a video
1. In Capture mode, press [1] to select the
icon.
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Press
review the video clip
[MENU OK].
save the video clip
<Save>. The video
is saved in the My
Album folder.
return to Camcorder
mode
<Cancel> or
[BACK].
After saving a video clip, you can play the video
clip in Quick view mode by pressing [0] in
Camcorder mode. Pressing < > initiates
playing of the video clip.
• To access file properties, press <Options>
and select Info.
• To delete the file, press <Options> and
select Delete.
• To return to Camcorder mode, press [0] or
[BACK].
Pictures (Menu *)
5. To
Reviewing a video immediately after
saving
Menu functions
2. Make any desired adjustments.
• Press the left soft key or <Options> to
access camera options.p. 67
• Use the keypad to change the camera
settings or switch to other camera
modes.p. 68
3. Press < > to start recording.
Press < > to pause recording and then
press < > to resume.
4. When you are finished, press < >.
Using camera options in Camcorder
mode
In Camcorder mode, press the left soft key or
<Options> to access the following options:
• Mode: use the following camera modes:
Single shot: take a photo in normal mode.
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Series shot: take series of action stills. You
can select the number of photos the camera
will take.
Divided shot: take several stills and save
them in one frame. You can select the
layout.
Video cam: record a video clip.
Mms cam: record a short video clip for
creating a multimeida message.
You can record a video for up to 30 seconds.
• Size/Quality: select a frame size or image
quality.
• White balance: adjust the colour balance of
the video. You can make your video appear
warmer or cooler.
• Self timer: set a time delay before the
camera records a video.
• Revision: apply a special effect.
• Voice Rec: turn on or off the audio.
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• Preview layout: select the default preview
mode. When you select Actual ratio, the
phone shows the image in actual ratio.
• Quick view: switch to Quick view mode.
Using the keypad in Camcorder mode
You can use the keypad to customise your
camera settings in Camcorder mode.
Key
Function
Left/
Right
Zooms in or out.
Up/
Down
Adjusts the brightness.
Shows the mirror image.
1
Changes the camera mode.
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2
Switches the display between No icon
view (
), Icons view (
),
Guideline view (
), and Actual ratio
view (
).
3
Sets the timer.
2. Scroll to the photo you want and press
<Expand>.
3. Press [Left] or [Right] to view other photos.
4. Press <Multi> to return to the thumbnail
list.
Press <Enlarge> to view the photo on a full
screen.
0
Accesses Quick view mode.
Creating a new folder
My Album (Menu *.2)
Use this menu to review the photos you have
taken and the video clips you have recorded.
Photos captured on other devices, such as
digital cameras, may not display correctly.
Viewing a photo
Pictures (Menu *)
Function
Menu functions
Key
1. On the My album screen, press <Create>.
2. Enter a name for the folder and press
<Save>.
Using photo options
From the thumbnail list, scroll to a photo and
press <Options> to access the following
options:
1. Select Gallery.
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• Print: print the photo by connecting the
phone to a printer via USB. Some printers
may not be compatible with the phone.
• Upload: upload the file to your online
album.
• Assign: set the image for different
functions.
• Erase: erase the file.
• Move: move the file to another folder.
• Copy: copy the file to another folder.
• Photo studio: access the Photo studio
menu.p. 72
• Rename: change the file name.
Do not use special characters for a file name,
such as /, :, *, ?, ”, <, >, or \.
• Lock/Unlock: lock the file so that other
people cannot access it without your
password, or unlock the file.
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• Grid(4)/Grid(9): view 4 photos or 9 photos
on each screen.
• Sort: change the sort order of the file list.
• File Info: access the file properties.
Playing a video clip
1. Select Gallery.
2. Scroll to the video clip you want and press
<Expand> and then press <Play>.
Even if the phone is in Silent mode, it will play
the sound.
During playback, use the following keys:
Key
Function
MENU OK
Pauses or resumes playback.
Left
Moves back to the previous file.
Moves backward in a file when
held down.
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Function
Right
Skips to the next file. Moves
forward in a file when held down.
Up
Changes the repeat mode.
Down
Returns to the thumbnail list.
STOP
Adjusts the volume.
Stops playback and opens the
video clip list.
Using video options
From the thumbnail list, scroll to a video clip
and press <Options> to access the following
options:
• Set wallpaper: set the video clip as your
wallpaper for the idle screen.
• Upload: upload the file to your online
album.
Erase: erase the file.
Move: move the file to another folder.
Copy: copy the file to another folder.
Rename: change the file name.
Do not use special characters for a file
name, such as /, :, *, ?, ”, <, >, or \.
• Lock/Unlock: lock the file so that other
people cannot access it without your
password, or unlock the file.
• Grid(4)/Grid(9): view 4 photos or 9 photos
on each screen.
• Sort: change the sort order of the file list.
• File Info: access the file properties.
Pictures (Menu *)
/
•
•
•
•
Menu functions
Key
Online Albums (Menu *.3)
Use this menu to upload your pictures and
videos saved on your phone to the provided
web based online album. You can retrieve the
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files to attach them to your multimedia
messages at anytime.
4. Enter a name for the photo and press
<Save>.
Picture Msg (Menu *.4)
Basic Effect (Menu *.5.2)
Use this menu to access multimedia messages
you have received, sent, or saved.p. 46
Wizard Effect (Menu *.5.1)
1. Select a photo.
2. Press [Left] or [Right] to select a colour
tone.
You can compare the photo with the original
one by pressing <Compare>.
3. Press <Save>.
4. Enter a name for the photo and press
<Save>.
You can apply a special effect to a photo.
Decoration (Menu *.5.3)
Photo Studio (Menu *.5)
Photo studio is a great tool for managing
photos. Use this menu to edit photos by
applying special effects or adding comments.
1. Select a photo.
2. Press [Left] or [Right] to select an effect.
You can compare the photo with the original
one by pressing <Compare>.
3. Press <Save>.
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You can change the colour tone of a photo.
You can add a decorative frame, clip, or photo
cut-out to a photo. You can also add text to the
photo.
1. Select a photo.
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You can make a photo cut-out using a photo.
Pictures (Menu *)
Photo Sticker (Menu *.5.4)
1. Select a photo.
2. Scroll to a photo cut-out type using [Left] or
[Right] and press <Select>.
3. Press [Left] or [Right] to adjust the photo
cut-out size and press <Next>.
4. Move the photo cut-out to the position you
want using the Navigation keys and press
<Save>.
The part of the photo is saved as a photo
cut-out.
Menu functions
2. Press <Options> to access one of the
following editing options:
• Fun frame: select a decorative frame
using [Left] or [Right].
• Clip: select an image. You can move it to
the position you want by pressing the
Navigation keys.
• Photo sticker: select a photo cut-out.
Photo sticker
• Text: enter text. After entering text, you
can change the font size and colour, and
the brightness of the font colour. You can
move text to the position you want by
pressing the Navigation keys.
3. After adding decorations, press <Save>.
4. Enter a name for the photo and press
<Save>.
Video Capture (Menu *.5.5)
You can save a single video clip frame as a
photo.
1. Select a video clip.
2. When the part of the video clip you want to
capture appears, press <Capture>.
The video clip frame displays.
3. Press <Save>.
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4. Enter a name for the video clip frame and
press <Save>.
Composition (Menu *.5.6)
You can make a new image by combining two
photos.
1. When the Main field highlights, press
<Import>.
2. Select a photo.
The photo is inserted into the Main field.
3. When the BG field highlights, press
<Import>.
4. Select a photo.
5. Press <Next>.
6. Press [Left] or [Right] to adjust the image
brightness and press <Save>.
7. Enter a name for the photo and press
<Save>.
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Revision (Menu *.5.7)
You can change the image properties of a
photo, such as the sharpness, brightness,
saturation, or blur.
1. Select a photo.
2. Press <Options> to access the following
options:
• Sharpness: adjust the image sharpness.
• Brightness: adjust the image
brightness.
• Saturation: adjust the degree of the
grey of the image colour.
• Blur: adjust the clarity of the image.
3. After changing the properties, press <OK>.
You can compare the photo with the original
one by pressing <Compare>.
4. Press <Save>.
5. Enter a name for the photo and press
<Save>.
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Resize (Menu *.5.8)
Flip (Menu *.5.9)
You can change the orientation of a photo.
1. Select a photo.
2. Select a direction icon by pressing [Left] or
[Right].
3. Select an orientation for the photo using
[Up] or [Down].
4. Press <Save>.
Text Composition (Menu *.5.0)
You can extract text from a photo and add it to
another photo.
It may not be possible to extract text from a
non-mono colour background photo.
Pictures (Menu *)
1. Select a photo.
2. Press <Change> and select the size you
want.
3. Press <Save>.
4. Enter a name of the photo and press
<Save>.
5. Enter a name for the photo and press
<Save>.
Menu functions
You can change the size of a photo. To resize,
the original photo must be at least 320*240.
1. When the Main field highlights, press
<Import>.
2. Select a photo.
The photo is inserted into the Main field.
3. When the Char field highlights, press
<Import>.
4. Select a photo.
5. Press <Next>.
6. Press <Save>.
7. Enter a name for the photo and press
<Save>.
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Menu functions
Settings (Menu *.6)
Contacts
Use this menu to change the default camera
settings.
• Photo Sound: select a sound to indicate a
shutter release sound and a self timer
sound.
• Interruption: set whether to accept calls,
messages, or alarm alerts while in Capture
mode or Camcorder mode.
• Reset: restore the default settings for the
camera.
• Auto Saving: turn the auto saving feature
on or off.
• Album Lock: lock the photos so that no one
can view your photos and video clips without
your permission.
You can store contacts both in your phone’s
memory and on a SIM card. However, the
phone’s memory is considered to be the major
location for saving contacts, as you can save
more detailed information of your contacts.
To access this menu, press [MENU OK] in Idle
mode and select Contacts.
(Menu 0)
Find (Menu 0.1)
Use this menu to search for numbers in
Contacts.
Press <Contacts> in Idle mode to quickly
access this menu.
Finding an entry
1. Enter the first few letters of the name that
you want to find.
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Add New Entry (Menu 0.2)
Use this menu to add a new contact to
Contacts.
While viewing contact details press <Options>
to access some or all of the following options:
• Set main #: set the number as the default
number for the contact.
• Release main #: cancel the default number
setting.
• Edit: edit the selected contact.
• Copy: copy the number to another memory
location.
• Move: move the number to another memory
location.
• Speed dial: assign a speed dial number to
the selected number.
• Erase: erase the contact. If you select a
number, only the number is erased.
1. Change the settings or enter information
about the contact.
• Add Photo: assign one of the photos you
have taken using the camera or one of
the default icons as a caller ID image.
• Name: assign a name.
• Storage: select a memory location.
• Mobile/Home/Office/Pager/Fax: add a
number for each type.
• E-mail: assign an e-mail address.
• URL: enter a homepage address.
• Nickname: assign a nickname.
• Memo: add a memo about the person.
• Group: assign the contact to a caller
group.
Contacts (Menu 0)
Using Contacts options
Menu functions
2. Select the name from the list.
3. Scroll to a number and press [TALK] to dial.
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Menu functions
• Ring: assign a ringtone to alert you to a
call from the person.
2. Press <Done> to save the contact.
My Phone # (Menu 0.3)
Use this menu to check your phone number.
Speed Dial #s (Menu 0.4)
Once you have stored phone numbers in
Contacts, you can set up to 98 speed-dial
entries and then dial them easily by pressing
the associated one or two number keys.
Assigning speed dial numbers
1. Enter a key location number you want or
select an empty location from the list. Key 1
is reserved for your voicemail server.
2. Press <Assign>.
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3. Enter the first few letters of the name you
want.
4. Scroll to an entry.
5. Press [Left] or [Right] to select a number, if
the contact has more than one number.
6. Press <OK>.
Managing speed dial entries
From the Speed dial list, scroll to an entry and
press <Options> to access the following
options:
• Erase: clear the selected speed dial setting
for a key.
• Erase All: clear all speed dial settings.
Dialling speed dial entries
• For 1-digit locations, press and hold the
corresponding number key in Idle mode.
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Group (Menu 0.5)
Use this menu to organise your contacts in
caller groups.
1. Select a group.
2. Press <Menu> and select Add member.
3. Scroll to the contact you want and press
[MENU OK] and then <Done>.
Managing caller groups
While viewing the group list, press <Menu> to
access the following options:
• Rename group: change the group name.
Settings
(Menu #)
Settings (Menu #)
Adding members to a caller group
• Erase group: delete the selected group or
all group members from Contacts.
• Set Ringer: assign a ringtone to alert you to
a call from the group members.
• Add member: add members to the selected
group.
Menu functions
• For other locations, press the first number
key and press and hold the last number key
in Idle mode.
The Settings menu provides you with various
setting options to customise the phone to your
preferences and needs. You can also reset the
settings to their default status.
To access this menu, press [MENU OK] in Idle
mode and select Settings.
Display (Menu #.1)
Use this menu to change settings for the display
and backlight.
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Menu functions
Screen Saver (Menu #.1.1)
Incoming Call (Menu #.1.3)
You can set up the idle screen on both displays.
• Main LCD: select an image or video clip to
be displayed on the main display.
• Sub LCD: select an image to be displayed
on the external display.
Use this menu to select an image to be
displayed on the screen when you have
incoming calls. Using the selected image, you
can distinguish calls from a person in your
Contacts or from a person who is not saved in
you Contacts.
Set Foreground (Menu #.1.2)
Use this menu to set the phone to display a
function screen in Idle mode.
• Digital Clock: display the current date and
time with a digital clock. You can change the
item placement by pressing [Left] or [Right].
• Calendar: display a calendar. You can
change the item placement by pressing
[Left] or [Right].
• Others: display your schedule items for the
current date or on the task list, none,
countdown timer, scheduler, today or speed
dial screen.
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Dialing Font (Menu #.1.4)
Use this menu to select a font colour and size
for the numbers entered while dialing.
Greeting (Menu #.1.5)
Use this menu to set a greeting message to be
displayed on the idle screen.
Backlight (Menu #.1.6)
You can select the length of time the backlight
or display stays on.
• Main Display: select the length of time the
main display backlight stays on.
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Text Entry (Menu #.1.7)
Volume (Menu #.2.2)
Use this menu to set the phone to anticipate the
word you are entering in T9 text input mode
and display the alternative word list.
Use this menu to select a ringer volume for
incoming calls, message alert, alarms, or
application alerts. You can also set the phone to
vibrate the sound effect while playing a game.
• Use Ringer volume: select this option to
use a volume used in Ringer.
• Separate volume: select this option to
change a ringer volume:
Ringer Off: the phone does not ring.
1 Beep: the phone sounds a beep.
Level 1~8: select a volume for the call
ringer. The more bars, the louder the
volume.
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Auto Timezone (Menu #.1.8)
Use this menu to activate the auto time update
feature. Your phone will read the MCC (Mobile
Country Code) from the network and
automatically update the current time for the
country that you are in when you travel abroad.
Time information may not be updated when you
move to one time zone to another within a
country.
Ringer (Menu #.2.1)
Use this menu to select a ringtone for incoming
calls, message alert, scheduler alarm, or
roaming alert.
Settings (Menu #)
Sounds (Menu #.2)
Menu functions
• Keypad: select the length of time the
keypad backlight stays on.
• Pwr Save Mode: set whether or not the
phone switches to Save mode when not use.
• Brightness: adjust the brightness of the
main display for varying lighting conditions.
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Menu functions
• Always Vibrate: select this option to set
the phone to vibrate.
Alerts (Menu #.2.3)
Use this menu to have the phone alert (beep)
you to inform you that certain things have
happened.
• Minute Beep: set the phone to beep every
minute during a call to keep you informed of
the length of your call.
• Service: set the phone to beep when you
exit a service area or return to a service
area.
• Connect: set the phone to beep when an
outgoing call is connected to the system.
• Sig.Fade Tone: set the phone to beep when
a dropped call occurs during conversation in
response to fading signal strength.
• Power On/Off: set the phone to beep when
you turn it on or off.
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• Simple Smart Ringtone Mode On/Off:
set the phone to beep and vibrate
simultaneously at its highest volume for
incoming calls, regardless of previous
settings.
Key Tone (Menu #.2.4)
Use this menu to select the type and volume of
tones that the keypad sounds each time you
press a key.
• Tone Type: select the keypad tone type.
• Tone Level: select the volume level of the
keypad tone.
• Tone Length: set short or long DTMF (dualtone multi-frequency) tones to be sent to
access teleservices, such as a bank account.
If the service is digital, as most are, short
DTMF tones will almost always work.
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Internet (Menu #.3)
Security (Menu #.4)
Lock Phone (Menu #.4.1)
Use this menu to lock your phone.
• Unlocked: deactivate Lock mode.
Settings (Menu #)
Use this menu to protect the phone against
unauthorised use.
To access the Security menu, you must enter
the phone password. The password is preset to
the last 4-digit of your phone number.
Menu functions
Using the Net Guard option, you can set your
phone to alert you each time the phone
connects to the wireless web. This helps you
avoid connecting accidentally to the web.
• On Power-Up: lock the phone. Each time
turning on the phone, you need to enter the
lock code to use the phone.
• Lock Now: lock the phone just one time.
Once the lock code is entered, the phone
unlocks.
In Lock mode, you can only make calls to
numbers on your Special #’s list or emergency
calls. All other calls, or use of the phone’s menu
functions are prohibited.
Lock Pic/Video (Menu #.4.2)
Use this menu to lock access to the photos and
video clips in the My Albums menu.
Change Lock (Menu #.4.3)
Use this menu to change your phone password.
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Menu functions
Special # (Menu #.4.4)
Reset Phone (Menu #.4.8)
Use this menu to set up the list of phone
numbers to which you can make calls when
outgoing calls are restricted to the Special # list
or in Lock mode.
Use this menu to reset the phone to its default
settings.
Erase Contacts (Menu #.4.5)
1. Select Yes.
2. Select Yes again. The phone automatically
turns itself off and then back on.
Use this menu to delete all entries in Contacts.
Card Slot Setup (Menu #.4.9)
Erase My Content (Menu #.4.6)
Use this menu to access the security options for
the currently used card.
• PIN check: activate the PIN check feature.
You must enter the PIN assigned to your
card each time you switch on the phone.
• Change PIN: change the PIN of your card
to a new one, provided that the PIN check
feature is enabled.
Use this menu to delete all files and applications
in the My Content menu.
Erase Pic/Video (Menu #.4.7)
Use this menu to delete all photos and video
clips in the My Albums menu.
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Launch Pad (Menu #.5)
1. Select a key to be used as a shortcut key.
2. Select the menu to be assigned to the key.
Network Selection (Menu #.6)
You can quickly switch between GSM and CDMA
networks.
• Telecom CDMA: switch to CDMA network.
Settings (Menu #)
You can use the Navigation keys as shortcuts to
access specific menus directly from Idle mode.
Use this menu to assign a shortcut to a key.
• Card x (Where x is the service provider’s
name): switch to GSM network.
• Setting: set how to select a network type
the next time the phone turns on. The
following options are available:
Default: the phone operates in CDMA
network.
Menu Type: the phone displays a menu
window to allow you to select a network
manually.
Menu functions
• FDN mode: activate FDN (Fixed Dialling
Number) mode, in which you can dial only
the numbers stored on the card.
• Change PIN2: change the PIN2 of your
card to a new one.
Others (Menu #.7)
You can customise various phone settings.
Call Setup (Menu #.7.1)
Use this menu to set up the call options.
• CDMA Network Services: access network
services in a CDMA network, such as call
forwarding and call waiting.
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Menu functions
• GSM Network Services: access network
services available in a GSM network: call
forwarding and call waiting, such as call
diverting, call barring, and call waiting.
• Restriction: set the phone to restrict all
outgoing calls.
• Answer Mode: set how to answer incoming
calls.
• Auto Answer: set the phone to
automatically answer calls after a specified
time when you use the headset or an
optional hands-free car kit.
Airplane Mode (Menu #.7.2)
Use this menu to switch the phone to Airplane
mode, in which the phone functions requiring
network connections are deactivated.
You can use non-wireless functions, such as,
scheduler, games, contacts, and voice recorder
on an airplane during flight.
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Audio Routing (Menu #.7.3)
Use this menu to change the sound output. If
you select Headset Only, you need to plug the
headset into your headset jack to make or
receive calls.
Phone Info
(Menu #.8)
Use this menu to access your phone
information.
• Phone Number: check your phone number.
• Help: view the icon information.
• Version: view the software version on your
phone.
• Advanced: access the advanced information
of your phone.
• Memory Status: access memory
information within your phone.
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Solve problems
Help and personal needs
To save the time and expense of an
unnecessary service call, perform the simple
checks in this section before contacting a
service professional.
When you switch on your phone, the
following messages may appear:
“Phone lock”
• The automatic locking function has been
enabled. You must enter the phone’s
password before you can use the phone.
“PIN lock”
• You are using your phone for the first time.
You must enter the PIN supplied with the
SIM card.
• The PIN locking feature is enabled. Every
time the phone is switched on, the PIN has
to be entered. To disable this feature, use
the PIN lock menu.
“PUK lock”
• The PIN code was entered incorrectly three
times, and the SIM card is now blocked.
Enter the PUK supplied by your service
provider.
“No service” or “Network unavailable”
displays
• The network connection has been lost. You
may be in a weak signal area. Move and try
again.
• You are trying to access an option for which
you have no subscription with your service
provider. Contact the service provider for
further details.
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Solve problems
You have entered a number but it was not
dialled
• Be sure that you have pressed [TALK].
• Be sure that you have accessed the right
mobile network.
• Be sure that you have not set an outgoing
call barring option.
Your caller cannot reach you
• Be sure that your phone is switched on.
([END] pressed for more than one second.)
• Be sure that you have accessed the right
mobile network.
• Be sure that you have not set an incoming
call barring option.
Your caller cannot hear you speaking
• Be sure that he microphone is switched on.
• Be sure that you are holding the phone close
enough to your mouth. The microphone is
located at the bottom of the phone.
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The phone starts beeping and “Low
battery” flashes on the display
• Your battery is insufficiently charged.
Recharge the battery.
The audio quality of the call is poor
• Check the signal strength indicator on the
display (
/
). The number of bars
indicates the signal strength from strong to
weak.
• Try moving the phone slightly or moving
closer to a window if you are in a building.
No number is dialled when you re-call a
Phonebook entry
• Use the Search contact feature to ensure
the number has been stored correctly.
• Re-store the number, if necessary.
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The battery does not charge properly or
the phone sometimes turns itself off
• Wipe the charging contacts both on the
phone and on the battery with a clean soft
cloth.
If the above guidelines do not help you to
solve the problem, take note of:
• The model and serial numbers of your phone
• Your warranty details
• A clear description of the problem
Then contact your local dealer or Samsung
after-sales service.
Health and safety information
SAR certification information
This phone meets European Union (EU)
requirements concerning exposure to radio
waves.
Your mobile phone is a radio transmitter and
receiver. It is designed and manufactured to not
exceed the limits for exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy, as recommended by the
EU Council. These limits are part of
comprehensive guidelines and establish
permitted levels of RF energy for the general
population. The guidelines were developed by
independent scientific organisations through
the periodic and thorough evaluation of
scientific studies. The limits include a
substantial safety margin designed to ensure
the safety of all persons, regardless of age and
health.
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Health and safety information
The exposure standard for mobile phones
employs a unit of measurement known as
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR). The SAR limit
recommended by the EU Council is 1.6 W/kg.1
The highest SAR value for this model phone was
0.912 W/kg.
SAR tests are conducted using standard
operating positions with the phone transmitting
at its highest certified power level in all tested
frequency bands.
1. The SAR limit for mobile phones used by the public is
1.6 watts/kilogram (W/kg) averaged over ten grams of
body tissue. The limit incorporates a substantial margin
of safety to give additional protection for the public and
to account for any variations in measurements. The SAR
values may vary, depending on national reporting
requirements and the network band.
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Although the SAR is determined at the highest
certified power level, the actual SAR level of the
phone while operating can be well below the
maximum value. This is because the phone is
designed to operate at multiple power levels so
as to use only the power required to reach the
network. In general, the closer you are to a
base station, the lower the power output of the
phone.
Precautions when using batteries
• Never use a charger or battery that is
damaged in any way.
• Use the battery only for its intended
purpose.
• If you use the phone near the network’s
base station, it uses less power. Talk and
standby time are greatly affected by the
signal strength on the mobile network and
the parameters set by the service provider.
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• Do not leave the battery in hot or cold places
because the capacity and lifetime of the
battery will be reduced. Try to keep the
battery at room temperature. A phone with a
hot or cold battery may not work
temporarily, even when the battery is fully
charged. Li-ion batteries are particularly
affected by temperatures below 0°C (32°F).
• Do not short-circuit the battery. Accidental
short-circuiting can occur when a metallic
object like a coin, clip or pen causes a direct
connection between the + and – terminals of
the battery (metal strips on the battery). For
example, do not carry a spare battery in a
pocket or bag where the battery may contact
metal objects. Short-circuiting the terminals
may damage the battery or the object
causing the short-circuiting.
• Dispose of used batteries in accordance with
local regulations. Always recycle. Do not
dispose of batteries in a fire.
Health and safety information
• Battery charging time depends on the
remaining battery charge, the type of
battery, and the charger used. The battery
can be charged and discharged hundreds of
times, but it will gradually wear out. When
the operation time is noticeably shorter than
normal, it is time to buy a new battery.
• If left unused, a fully charged battery will
discharge itself over time.
• Use only Samsung-approved batteries, and
recharge your battery only with Samsungapproved chargers. Disconnect the charger
from the power source when it is not in use.
Do not leave the battery connected to a
charger for more than a week, since
overcharging may shorten its life.
• Extreme temperatures will affect the
charging capacity of your battery: it may
require cooling or warming first.
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Health and safety information
Road safety
Your mobile phone gives you the powerful
ability to communicate by voice, almost
anywhere, anytime. But an important
responsibility accompanies the benefits of
mobile phones, one that every user must
uphold.
When you are driving a car, driving is your first
responsibility. When using your mobile phone
while driving, follow local regulations in the
country or region you are in.
Operating environment
Remember to follow any special regulations in
force in the area you are in, and always switch
off your phone whenever it is forbidden to use
it, or when it may cause interference or danger.
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When connecting the phone or any accessory to
another device, read its user’s guide for
detailed safety instructions. Do not connect
incompatible products.
As with other mobile radio transmitting
equipment, users are advised that for the
satisfactory operation of the equipment and for
the safety of personnel, it is recommended that
the equipment should only be used in the
normal operating position (held to your ear with
the antenna pointing over your shoulder).
Electronic devices
Most modern electronic equipment is shielded
from radio frequency (RF) signals. However,
certain electronic equipment may not be
shielded against the RF signals from your
mobile phone. Consult the manufacturer to
discuss alternatives.
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Other medical devices
Pacemaker manufacturers recommend that a
minimum distance of 15 cm (6 inches) be
maintained between a mobile phone and a
pacemaker to avoid potential interference with
the pacemaker. These recommendations are
consistent with the independent research and
recommendations of Mobile Technology
Research. If you have any reason to suspect
that interference is taking place, switch off your
phone immediately.
If you use any other personal medical devices,
consult the manufacturer of your device to
determine if it is adequately shielded from
external RF energy.
Your physician may be able to assist you in
obtaining this information.
Switch off your phone in health care facilities
when regulations posted in these areas instruct
you to do so.
Hearing aids
Some digital mobile phones may interfere with
some hearing aids. In the event of such
interference, you may wish to consult your
hearing aid manufacturer to discuss
alternatives.
Health and safety information
Pacemakers
Vehicles
RF signals may affect improperly installed or
inadequately shielded electronic systems in
motor vehicles. Check with the manufacturer or
its representative regarding your vehicle.
You should also consult the manufacturer of any
equipment that has been added to your vehicle.
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Health and safety information
Posted facilities
Switch off your phone in any facility where
posted notices require you to do so.
Potentially explosive environments
Switch off your phone when in any area with a
potentially explosive atmosphere, and obey all
signs and instructions. Sparks in such areas
could cause an explosion or fire resulting in
bodily injury or even death.
Users are advised to switch off the phone while
at a refuelling point (service station). Users are
reminded of the need to observe restrictions on
the use of radio equipment in fuel depots (fuel
storage and distribution areas), chemical
plants, or where blasting operations are in
progress.
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Areas with a potentially explosive atmosphere
are often but not always clearly marked. They
include the areas below decks on boats,
chemical transfer or storage facilities, vehicles
using liquefied petroleum gas, such as propane
or butane, areas where the air contains
chemicals or particles, such as grain, dust or
metal powders, and any other area where you
would normally be advised to turn off your
vehicle engine.
Emergency calls
This phone, like any mobile phone, operates
using radio signals, mobile, and landline
networks as well as user-programmed
functions, which cannot guarantee connection
in all conditions. Therefore, you should never
rely solely on any mobile phone for essential
communications like medical emergencies.
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1. Switch on the phone.
2. Key in the emergency number for your
present location. Emergency numbers vary
by location.
3. Press [TALK].
Certain features like Call Barring may need to
be deactivated before you can make an
emergency call. Consult this document and
your local cellular service provider.
Other important safety information
• Only qualified personnel should service the
phone or install the phone in a vehicle.
Faulty installation or service may be
dangerous and may invalidate any warranty
applicable to the device.
• Check regularly that all mobile phone
equipment in your vehicle is mounted and
operating properly.
• Do not store or carry flammable liquids,
gases, or explosive materials in the same
compartment as the phone, its parts, or
accessories.
• For vehicles equipped with an air bag,
remember that an air bag inflates with great
force. Do not place objects, including
installed or portable mobile equipment, in
the area over the air bag or in the air bag
deployment area. Improperly installed
mobile equipment could result in serious
injury if the air bag inflates.
Health and safety information
To make or receive calls, the phone must be
switched on and in a service area with adequate
signal strength. Emergency calls may not be
possible on all mobile phone networks or when
certain network services and/or phone features
are in use. Check with local service providers.
To make an emergency call:
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Health and safety information
• Switch off your phone before boarding an
aircraft. It is dangerous and illegal to use
mobile phones in an aircraft because they
can interfere with the operation of the
aircraft.
• Failure to observe these instructions may
lead to the suspension or denial of telephone
services to the offender, or legal action, or
both.
Care and maintenance
Your phone is a product of superior design and
craftsmanship and should be treated with care.
The suggestions below will help you fulfill any
warranty obligations and allow you to enjoy this
product for many years.
• Keep your phone and all its parts and
accessories out of the reach of small children
and pets. They may accidentally damage
these things or choke on small parts.
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• Keep the phone dry. Precipitation, humidity,
and liquids contain minerals that corrode
electronic circuits.
• Do not use the phone with a wet hand. Doing
so may cause an electric shock to you or
damage to the phone.
• Do not use or store the phone in dusty, dirty
areas, as its moving parts may be damaged.
• Do not store the phone in hot areas. High
temperatures can shorten the life of
electronic devices, damage batteries, and
warp or melt certain plastics.
• Do not store the phone in cold areas. When
the phone warms up to its normal operating
temperature, moisture can form inside the
phone, which may damage the phone’s
electronic circuit boards.
• Do not drop, knock, or shake the phone.
Rough handling can break internal circuit
boards.
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• Use only the supplied or an approved
replacement antenna. Unauthorised
antennas or modified accessories may
damage the phone and violate regulations
governing radio devices.
• If the phone, battery, charger, or any
accessory is not working properly, take it to
your nearest qualified service facility. The
personnel there will assist you, and if
necessary, arrange for service.
Health and safety information
• Do not use harsh chemicals, cleaning
solvents, or strong detergents to clean the
phone. Wipe it with a soft cloth.
• Do not paint the phone. Paint can clog the
device’s moving parts and prevent proper
operation.
• Do not put the phone in or on heating
devices, such as a microwave oven, stove, or
radiator. The phone may explode when
overheated.
• When the phone or battery gets wet, the
label indicating water damage inside the
phone changes colour. In this case, phone
repairs are no longer guaranteed by the
manufacturer's warranty, even if the
warranty for your phone has not expired.
• If your phone has a flash or light, do not use
it too close to the eyes of people or animals.
This may cause damage to their eyes.
Licensed by QUALCOMM Incorporated under one or
more of the following Patents.
U.S Patent No. 4,901,307 5,056,109 5,099,204
5,101,501 5,103,459 5,107,225
5,109,390
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* Depending on the software installed or your service provider or country, some of the descriptions in
this guide may not match your phone exactly.
* Depending on your country, your phone and accessories may appear different from the illustrations in
this guide.
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English. 11/2006. Rev. 1.0