User’s Guide
Vision-enabled PCS Phone
Model PCS Vision Picture Phone VGA1000
LMa620_070103_D3
Table of Contents
Welcome to Sprint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ii
Section 1: Getting Started. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
1A.Setting Up Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Getting Started With PCS Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Setting Up Your Voicemail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Getting Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Section 2: Understanding Your PCS Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
2A.Your PCS Phone: The Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Front View of Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Key Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Viewing the Display Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Features of Your PCS Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Turning Your Phone ON and OFF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Using the Battery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
Displaying Your Phone Number. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
Making and Answering Calls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
Making Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
Answering Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
Missed Call Notification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Calling Emergency Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Using One/Two/Three Touch Speed Dialing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Dialing Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
In-Call Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
End-of-Call Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
Saving a Phone Number . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
Finding a Phone Number. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Dialing and Saving Phone Numbers With Pauses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
Dialing From the Internal Phone Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
2B.Controlling Your Phone’s Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Sound Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
Adjusting the Phone’s Volume Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
Ringer Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
Selecting Key Tones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30
Selecting Tone Length . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31
Alert Notification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
Silence Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
Display Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
Changing the Text Greeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
Changing the Backlight Time Length . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
Changing the Display Screen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
Changing the Phone’s Menu Style. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35
Location Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35
Airplane Mode. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36
TTY Use With PCS Service From Sprint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36
Phone Setup Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
Shortcut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
Call Answer Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
Auto-Answer Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
Display Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
2C. Setting Your Phone’s Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Accessing the Security Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42
Locking Your Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42
Unlocking Your Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42
Changing the Lock Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42
Calling in Lock Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43
Restricting Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43
Using Special Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44
Erasing the Internal Phone Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44
Erase Content . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44
Erase Pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45
Resetting Your Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45
Reset Picture Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45
Security Features for PCS VisionSM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46
Automating Your PCS Vision Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46
Enable/Disable Vision . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46
Net Guard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47
Update Data Profile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47
2D.Controlling Your Roaming Experience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Understanding Roaming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49
Setting Your Phone’s Roam Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51
Controlling Roaming Charges Using Call Guard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52
2E. Navigating Through Menus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Menu Navigation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55
Menu Structure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55
Viewing the Menus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56
2F. Managing Call History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
Viewing History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69
Call History Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69
Making a Call From Call History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70
Saving a Phone Number From Call History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70
Prepending a Phone Number From Call History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71
Erasing Call History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71
2G.Using the Internal Phone Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Internal Phone Book Entry Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73
Entering Text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73
Selecting a Character Input Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73
Entering Characters Using T9 Text Input . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74
Entering Characters by Tapping the Keypad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74
Entering Numbers and Symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75
Adding a New Internal Phone Book Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75
Finding Internal Phone Book Entries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76
Adding a Phone Number to an Internal Phone Book Entry. . . . . . . . . . . .77
Editing an Internal Phone Book Entry’s Phone Number . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77
Selecting a Ringer Type for an Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78
Secret Internal Phone Book Entries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78
Dialing PCS Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .79
2H.Personal Organizer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
Adding an Event to the Scheduler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82
Event Alerts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82
Viewing Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83
Erasing a Day’s Events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83
Going to Today’s Scheduler Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84
Purging Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84
Purging All Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84
Using the Calculator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85
Using the Alarm Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85
Using the Memo Pad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .86
World Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87
Countdown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87
2I. Using Your Phone’s Voice Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89
Activating Voice Recognition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90
Digit Dial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90
Enabling/Disabling Digit Dial Choice Lists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .92
Adapting Digit Dial. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .92
Using Name Dial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94
Enabling/Disabling Name Dial Choice Lists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95
Using Name Lookup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95
Enabling/Disabling Name Lookup Choice Lists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96
Recording Memos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96
2J. Using Your Phone’s Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Taking Pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100
Creating Your Picture MailSM Password. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101
Camera Mode Options. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101
Sharing Picture Mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .103
Sharing Picture Mail from Review/Share Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .103
Sharing Picture Mail from Messaging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .104
Storing Pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .104
Review/Share Mode. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .104
Picture Mail Wallet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .105
Managing Picture MailSM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .106
Using the Picture Mail Web Site . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .106
Managing Online Picture Mail From Your PCS Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . .107
Sharing Online Picture Mail. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .107
Accessing Online Picture Mail Options From Your PCS Phone . . . . . .108
Section 3: Using PCS Service Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110
3A.PCS Service Features: The Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111
Using Voicemail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .112
Setting Up Your Voicemail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .112
Voicemail Notification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .112
New Voicemail Message Alerts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .112
Retrieving Your Voicemail Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .113
Voicemail Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .114
Clearing the Message Icon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116
Voicemail Menu Key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .117
Using Caller ID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .118
Responding to Call Waiting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .118
Making a Three-Way Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119
Using Call Forwarding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .120
3B.PCS VisionSM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121
Getting Started With PCS Vision. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .122
Your User Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .122
Launching a PCS Vision Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .123
Net Guard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .124
PCS Vision Connection Status and Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .124
Navigating the Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125
Picture MailSM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .127
Sharing Picture Mail From Your PCS Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .127
Accessing the Picture Mail Web Site From Your Computer. . . . . . . . .129
Messaging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .130
Message Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .130
Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .130
Erasing All Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .130
Signing Up for Updates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131
PCS Mail. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131
Using PCS Mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131
Accessing PCS Mail Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131
Composing PCS Mail Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .132
PCS Short Mail. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .132
Using PCS Short Mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .132
Chat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .134
Downloading Games, Ringers, and Screen Savers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135
Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138
Ringers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .140
Screen Savers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .142
Web . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .144
Using the Browser Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .145
PCS Business ConnectionSM Personal Edition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149
PCS Vision FAQs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .150
3C. PCS Voice CommandSM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152
Getting Started With PCS Voice Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153
Creating Your Own Address Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153
Making a Call With PCS Voice Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .154
Section 4: Safety Guidelines and
Warranty Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
4A.Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156
Getting the Most Out of Your Reception. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .157
Maintaining Safe Use of and Access to Your Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158
Caring for the Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .161
Acknowledging Special Precautions and the FCC Notice . . . . . . . . . . . .162
Owner’s Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .164
User Guide Proprietary Notice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .164
4B.Manufacturer’s Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165
Manufacturer’s Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .166
Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171
Welcome to Sprint
print built the largest all-digital, all-PCS nationwide network
with advanced multimedia services, reaching more than
230 million people for clarity you can see and hear. We built
our network to give you what we believe you really want from a
wireless phone: clear sound, private conversations, and
time-saving features.
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But with Sprint, you can do something even more far-reaching:
simplify your life. Our advanced technology is designed to grow
with your communications needs, so that one day you'll be able to
rely entirely on your PCS Phone to stay connected.
This guide will familiarize you with our technology and your new
Vision-enabled PCS Phone through simple, easy-to-follow
instructions. If you have already reviewed the Start Here Guide,
which was packaged with your new phone, then you're ready to
explore the advanced features outlined in this guide.
If you have not read your Start Here Guide, go to Section One –
Getting Started. This section provides all the information you need
to quickly activate your phone, set up your voicemail, and much
more. It also contains information on how to contact Sprint if you
have any questions about your service, wish to check your account
balance, or want to purchase additional products or services.
Thank you for choosing Sprint.
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Introduction
T
his User’s Guide introduces you to PCS Service and all the
features of your new phone. It’s divided into four sections:
Section 1: Getting Started
Section 2: Understanding Your Phone
Section 3: Using PCS Service Features
Section 4: Safety and Warranty Information
Throughout the guide, you'll find tips that highlight special
shortcuts and timely reminders to help you make the most of your
new phone and service. The Table of Contents and Index will help
you locate specific information quickly.
You'll get the most out of your phone if you read each section.
However, if you'd like to get right to a specific feature, simply turn
to that page. Follow the instructions in that section, and you'll be
ready to use your phone in no time.
Tip: You can print this guide to keep on hand or to view it online. If you're
viewing it online, simply click on a topic in the Table of Contents or Index or on
any page reference. The PDF will automatically display the appropriate page.
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Section 1
Getting Started
Section 1A
Setting Up Service
In This Section
Getting Started With PCS Service
Setting Up Voicemail
Getting Help
T
his section walks you through setting up service for your
PCS Phone, unlocking your phone, setting up your voicemail,
and contacting Sprint for assistance with your PCS Service.
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Getting Started With PCS Service
Determine if Your Phone is Already Activated
If you received your phone in the mail or purchased it at a
Sprint Store, it probably has already been activated. All you
need to do is unlock your phone.
If your phone is not activated, please refer to the Start Here
Guide included with your phone.
Unlocking Your Phone
Follow these steps to unlock your phone:
1. Press and hold
On.
for a few seconds to turn the phone
2. Highlight Unlock and press
.
3. Enter your four-digit lock code. For security purposes, the
code is not visible as you type.
Note: To select a softkey, press the softkey button directly below the
softkey text, which appears at the bottom left and bottom right of your
phone’s display screen. Softkey actions change according to the screen
you’re viewing and will not appear if there is no corresponding action
available.
Tip: If you can’t recall your lock code, try using the last four digits of either
your Social Security number or PCS Phone Number or try 0000. If none of
these work, call PCS Customer SolutionsSM at 1-888-211-4PCS (4727).
Activating Your Phone
To activate your phone, follow the directions in the Start Here
Guide included with your phone. You can also visit
http://activate.sprintpcs.com and activate your phone online.
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Setting Up Your Voicemail
All unanswered calls to your PCS Phone are automatically
transferred to voicemail, even if your phone is in use or turned
off. Therefore, you will want to set up your voicemail and
personal greeting as soon as your PCS Phone is activated.
To set up voicemail:
1. Press and hold
.
2. Follow the system prompts to create your passcode, record
your greeting, record your name announcement, and choose
whether to activate One-Touch Message Access (a feature
that lets you access messages simply by pressing and holding
, bypassing the need for you to enter your passcode).
Note: The voicemail setup process may vary in certain Affiliate areas.
For more information about using your voicemail, see
“Using Voicemail” on page 112.
Getting Help
Visit Our Web Site
Stop by www.sprintpcs.com and log on to get up-to-date
information on PCS Services, options and more.
You can also:
Review coverage maps
Learn how to use voicemail
Access your account information
Purchase accessories
Add additional options to your service plan
Check out frequently asked questions
And more
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Reaching PCS Customer Solutions
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You can reach PCS Customer Solutions by:
Dialing
on your PCS Phone
Logging on to your account at www.sprintpcs.com
Calling us toll-free at 1-888-211-4727 (Consumer customers),
1-877-CLEARPY (253-2779) (Clear Pay customers), or
1-888-788-4727 (Business customers)
Writing to us at PCS Customer Solutions, P.O. Box 8077,
London, KY 40742
Receiving Automated Invoicing Information
For your convenience, your phone gives you access to invoicing
information on your PCS Account. This information includes
balance due, payment received, invoicing cycle, and the
number of minutes used since your last invoicing cycle.
(Normal airtime usage will apply.)
To access this information:
Press
.
Note: This service may not be available in all Affiliate markets.
PCS Directory Assistance
PCS Directory Assistance provides a variety of services,
including residential, business, and government listings;
assistance with local or long-distance calls; movie listings; hotel,
restaurant, shopping, and major local event information. There
is a per-call charge and you will be billed for airtime.
Press
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PCS Operator Services
PCS Operator Services can provide assistance in placing collect
calls or calls billed to a local telephone calling card or third party.
Press
.
For more information or to see the latest in products and
services, visit us online at www.sprintpcs.com.
Note: PCS Operator Services may not be available in all Affiliate markets.
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Section 2
Understanding Your
PCS Phone
Section 2A
Your PCS Phone: The Basics
In This Section
Front View of Phone
Viewing the Display Screen
Features of Your Phone
Turning Your Phone On and Off
Using the Battery and Charger
Displaying Your Phone Number
Making and Answering Calls
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our PCS Phone is packed with features that simplify your life
and expand your ability to stay connected to the people and
information that are important to you. This section will guide you
through the basic functions and calling features of your phone.
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Front View of Phone
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Key Functions
1. Speaker: The speaker allows you to hear the other caller and
the different ring tones and sounds offered by your phone.
2. Signal Strength Indicator: This icon represents the signal
strength by displaying bars. The more bars displayed, the
better the signal strength.
3. Display Screen: The display screen displays all the information
needed to operate your phone.
4. OK/Voicemail Key: Pressing
when navigating through a
menu accepts the highlighted choice in the menu. Pressing
for two seconds automatically dials your voicemail.
5. One Touch Camera Key: Allows you to access the integrated
digital camera with the press of a button. When pressed, the
camera menu is automatically displayed.
6. Volume Keys: Allows you to adjust the ringer volume in
standby mode (with the flip open) or adjust the voice volume
during a call. The volume keys can also be used to scroll up
or down to navigate through the different menu options. To
mute the ringer during an incoming call, press the Volume
Key up or down.
7. TALK Key: Place or receive a call. In standby mode, press the
key once to access the Outgoing call log. If you press and
hold the key down you will initiate the Voice Recognition
feature.
8. Numeric Keypad: Use these keys to enter numbers, letters,
and characters.
9. Shift/Asterisk Key: Enters the asterisk [*] character for calling
features. In text entry mode, press to change the character
input type.
10.Accessory Interface Connector: This connector is used to
connect any available accessory cables to your phone.
11.Power Interface Connector: The power interface connector is
used to plug in the charging accessories.
12.Microphone: The Microphone allows the other caller to hear
you clearly when you are speaking to them.
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13.Space/Pound Key: Enters the pound [#] character for calling
features. In text entry mode, press to enter a space.
14.BACK Key: Deletes characters from the display. When in a
menu, press to return to the previous menu. This key also
allows you to return to the previous screen in a PCS Vision
session.
15.END Key: Ends a call. Press and hold this key for a few
seconds to turn your phone On or Off. While in the main
menu, it returns the phone to standby mode and cancels your
input.
16.Side Camera Button: This button is also used to launch the
integrated digital camera. When pressed, the camera is
activated.
17.Navigation Key: This key allows you to scroll through the
phone menu options, and provides a shortcut to phone
functions from Standby Mode.
18.MENU Key: Displays the first level or Main Menu of options.
Press
again to view the next menu page.
19.Ringer Indicator: This icon indicates that a ringer is set.
20.Battery Indicator: The battery indicator displays the amount of
remaining battery charge currently available in your phone.
When all bars are displayed in the battery icon, the phone’s
battery is fully charged. When no bars are displayed, the
phone’s battery is completely discharged or empty.
21.Position Location: This icon indicates that the position
location feature is active.
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Viewing the Display Screen
This list identifies the symbols you’ll see on your display screen.
Main LCD
displays your current signal strength.The more
lines you have, the stronger your signal.
means your phone cannot find a signal.
tells you a call is in progress.
indicates you have voicemail, text, numeric pages,
or PCS Web Alert messages waiting. Press
briefly
to see a list of pending messages or press and hold
to dial voicemail box.
indicates that 3G functionality is active.
indicates that 3G functionality is dormant or
inactive.
indicates that you are receiving information.
indicates that you are sending information.
indicates your phone is in vibrate mode.
shows your current battery charge strength.
(Icon shown fully charged.)
indicates that position location is active.
indicates that position location is inactive.
indicates that TTY option is On.
indicates that your phone is roaming.
indicates that your phone is in security mode.
indicates that an alarm is set on your phone.
indicates that the ringer is set at a level
between 1-8 or 1-Beep is selected.
Indicates that the ringer is turned Off.
indicates that something has been
downloaded to your phone.
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Tip: Display indicators let you know when you’re off the enhanced
Sprint Nationwide PCS Network and whether you’re operating in digital
or analog mode.
External LCD:
Time/Date is displayed.
shows your current signal strength.The
more lines you have, the stronger your
signal.
means your phone cannot find a signal.
tells you a call is in progress.
shows your current battery charge
strength. (Icon shown fully charged.) Icon
is animated while charging.
indicates you have voicemail, text,
numeric pages, or PCS Web Alert messages
waiting.
indicates that an alarm is set on your
phone.
indicates that the ringer is set at a level
between 1-8.
indicates your phone is in vibrate mode.
indicates that TTY option is On.
indicates that your phone is in security
mode.
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Features of Your PCS Phone
Congratulations on the purchase of your Samsung PCS Vision
Picture Phone VGA1000 . This phone is lightweight, easy-to-use,
and reliable. It also offers many significant features and service
options:
Dual-band/Tri-Mode capability provides access to other PCS
Digital and Analog Networks where Sprint has implemented
roaming agreements (page 48).
PCS Vision provides access to the wireless Internet in
digital mode (page 121).
PCS Mail and PCS Short Mail provide quick and convenient
text messaging capabilities (page 130).
PCS Voice Command lets you dial phone numbers by
speaking someone’s name or the digits in their phone
number (page 152).
Downloadable games, ringers, screen savers, and more
allow you to turn down time into fun time and to
personalize your phone (page 135).
The built-in organizer lets you schedule alerts to remind you
of important events (page 81).
One hundred ninety nine internal phone book entries store
up to five phone numbers each (page 72).
The built-in camera allows you to take full-color digital
pictures, view your pictures using the phone’s display,
and instantly share them with family and friends using
Picture Mail service (page 99).
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SM
SM
Voice Signal/Voice Command.
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Turning Your Phone ON and OFF
Turning Your Phone ON
Press
for approximately two seconds to turn your
phone On.
Once your phone is ON, it displays “Searching for Service” or
“Entering PCS Service” which indicates that your phone is
searching for a signal. When your phone finds a signal, it
automatically enters standby mode – the phone’s idle state. At
this point, you are ready to begin making and receiving calls.
If your phone is unable to find a signal after 15 minutes of
searching, a Power Save feature is automatically activated.
When a signal is found, your phone automatically returns to
standby mode.
In Power Save mode, your phone searches for a signal
periodically without your intervention. You can also initiate a
search for PCS Service by pressing any key (when your phone is
turned ON).
Tip: The Power Save feature helps to conserve your battery power when
you are in an area where there is no signal.
Turning Your Phone OFF
Press
for two seconds until you see the powering
down animation on the display screen.
Your screen remains blank while your phone is off (unless the
battery is charging).
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Using the Battery
Battery Capacity
Your PCS Phone is equipped with a Lithium Ion (LiIon) battery.
It allows you to recharge your battery before it is fully drained.
The battery provides approximately 3.4 hours of continuous
digital talk time (1.7 hours in analog) or approximately 192
hours of continuous digital standby time (19 hours in analog).
When the battery reaches 5 % of its capacity, the battery icon
blinks. When there are approximately two minutes of talk time
left, the phone sounds an audible alert and then powers down.
Note: Long backlight settings, searching for service, vibrate mode, and
browser use affect the battery’s talk and standby times.
Tip: Be sure to watch your phone’s battery level indicator and charge the
battery before it runs out of power.
Installing the Battery
Your PCS Phone comes with a LiIon battery. Follow these steps
to install it:
1. Insert the battery into the opening on the back of the
phone, making sure the plastic tab on the back is inserted
into the matching slot in the phone.
2. Press up until the latch snaps into place.
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Removing the Battery
To remove your battery, follow these easy steps:
1. So that no stored messages or numbers are lost, power
off your phone by pressing and holding the
key.
2. Push the battery release latch down completely. The
battery will separate slightly from the phone.
3. Slide the battery down and remove.
Charging the Battery
Your PCS Phone comes with a rechargeable battery. You should
charge the battery as soon as possible so you can begin using
your phone.
Keeping track of your battery’s charge is important. If your
battery level becomes too low, your phone automatically turns
off. For a quick check of your phone’s battery level, glance at
the battery charge indicator located in the upper-right corner of
your phone’s display screen. If the battery charge is getting too
) blinks and the phone sounds a
low, the battery icon (
warning tone.
Always use a Sprint-approved desktop charger, travel charger, or
vehicle power adapter to charge your battery.
Warning! Using the wrong battery charger could cause damage to your
phone and void the warranty.
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Using the Desktop Charger
To use the desktop charger provided with your phone:
1. Plug the round end of the AC adapter into the charger
holder and the other end into the electrical outlet.
2. Insert the phone (with the battery installed) into the slot.
A red light on the charger lets you know the battery is
charging.
A green light indicates that the battery is at least
90 percent charged.
A yellow light indicates that there is a problem charging
the phone.
It takes approximately 4 hours to fully recharge a completely
rundown battery. With the Sprint-approved LiIon battery,
you can recharge the battery before it becomes completely
run down.
If a Travel Charger is used to charge the battery, a red light is
displayed when the flip is closed. When the flip is open, an
animated battery icon is displayed on the screen. When the
battery is completely charged, a green light is displayed
continuously.
Displaying Your Phone Number
Just in case you forget your phone number, your PCS Phone can
remind you.
To display your phone number:
1. Press
2. Press
3. Press
for Main Menu.
for Phone Book.
for My Phone #.
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Making and Answering Calls
Making Calls
Your PCS Phone offers many different ways to make calls,
including PCS Voice Command (page 152), Speed Dialing
(page 21) and using Call History (page 70).
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To make a call using your keypad:
1. Make sure your phone is on.
2. Enter a phone number. If you make a mistake while
dialing, press
to erase one digit at a time. Or, press
and hold
to erase the entire number.
3. Press
.
4. When you’re finished, close the flip or press
Tip: To redial your last outgoing call, press
.
twice.
Tip: When making calls off the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network,
always dial using 11 digits (1 + area code + phone number).
Answering Calls
1. Make sure your phone is on. (If your phone is off,
incoming calls go to voicemail).
2. Press
to answer an incoming call. (Depending on
your phone’s settings, you may also answer incoming
calls by opening the phone or by pressing any digit.)
Your PCS Phone notifies you of incoming calls in the
following ways:
The phone rings or vibrates.
The LED flashes.
The backlight illuminates.
The screen displays an incoming call message.
If available, the phone number of the caller is displayed.
If the phone number is in your Internal Phone Book, the
Phone Book entry’s name is displayed.
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The following options are also displayed. To select an option,
press the corresponding softkey button.
END to mute the ringer.
Answering a Roam Call With Call Guard Enabled
To answer a call when you are roaming and Call Guard is
enabled:
Press
and then
to answer the call. (See “Call
Guard” on page 52 for additional information.)
Note: If your phone is off, incoming calls go to voicemail.
Ending a Call
To disconnect a call when you are finished:
Close the phone or press
.
Missed Call Notification
When an incoming call is not answered, the Missed Call Info is
to return the call.
displayed on your screen. Press
To place a call from the Missed Call log:
1. Highlight the entry and press
2. Press
.
to dial the phone number.
Calling Emergency Numbers
Your can place calls to 911 (dial
and press
even if your phone is locked or your account is restricted.
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Using One/Two/Three Touch Speed Dialing
With this feature, you can automatically call Speed Dial entries
using one key press for locations 1-9, two key presses for
locations 10-99, or three key presses for locations 100-300.
To use One-Touch Dialing for Speed Dial locations 1-9:
Press and hold the appropriate key for a few seconds. The display
confirms that the number has been dialed when it shows “Calling”.
To use Two-Touch Dialing for Speed Dial locations 10-99:
1. Press the first digit.
2. Press and hold the second digit for a few seconds. The
display confirms that the number has been dialed when it
shows “Calling”.
To use Three-Touch Dialing for Speed Dial locations 100-300:
1. Press the first digit.
2. Press the second digit.
3. Press and hold the third digit for a few seconds. The
display confirms that the number has been dialed when it
shows “Calling”.
Dialing Options
Dialing options are displayed when you enter numbers using the keypad.
To select an option press and the number on the keypad that
corresponds with the desired choice.
(1) Talk is used to dial the phone number. (If you are
roaming and have the Call Guard feature activated, you must
. See "To Place Roaming Calls With Call
then press
Guard On:" on page 53.
(2) Save to save the phone number in your Internal
Phone Book. See "Finding Internal Phone Book Entries" on
page 76.
(3) Find is used to locate and display Internal Phone Book
entries that contain the numbers entered. See "Finding
Internal Phone Book Entries" on page 76.
(4) Hard Pause is used to insert a hard pause.
(5) 2 Second Pause to insert a 2-second pause.
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In-Call Options
During a call, your phone displays menu options in addition to
the main menu.
To select an option, highlight it and press .
(1) Mute or UnMute Select Mute to mute your phone’s microphone.
Select Unmute to reactivate the microphone.
(2) Call History checks your call log for Missed, Outgoing, and
Incoming calls. You can also erase the logs from this menu.
(3) Phone Book accesses the Phone Book menu options.
(4) 3-Way Call allows you to talk to two different people at the same
time. (For more information, see "Making a Three-Way Call" on
page 119.)
(5) Messaging allows you to check for voicemail and notifications.
(6) Voice Memo allows you to record the current conversation. For
more information, see "Reviewing and Erasing Memos" on page 98.
(7) Tools accesses the Tools menu options.
(8) Phone Info displays the hardware/software version, Vision
Username, and PRL being used.
End-of-Call Options
After receiving a call from or making a call to a phone number
that is not in your Internal Phone Book, the phone number, the
duration of the call and the following menu options are
to
displayed for 10 seconds. During this time you can press
add this number to your internal phone book. (See “Saving a
Phone Number” on page 22.)
Note: The End-of-Call options are not displayed for calls identified as
Unknown, No ID, or Restricted.
Saving a Phone Number
Your PCS Phone can store up to five phone numbers in
each of 299 Internal Phone Book entries. Each entry’s name
can contain 20 characters. Your phone automatically sorts the
Internal Phone Book entries alphabetically.
To save a number from standby mode:
1. Enter a phone number.
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2. Press
for Save.
3. Select a label and press
.
4. Enter a name for the new entry and press
to Save.
Finding a Phone Number
You can search Internal Phone Book entries for phone numbers
that contain a specific string of numbers.
To find a phone number:
1. Enter one to four numbers of the last four digits of a
phone number and press .
2. Press
or
for Find.
Note: If you enter more than four digits, press
for Find.
3. A list of possible matches is displayed. Select the desired
entry and press .
4. To dial the number, press
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Dialing and Saving Phone Numbers With Pauses
You can dial or save phone numbers with pauses for use with
automated systems, such as voicemail or credit card billing
numbers. If you select a hard pause, the next set of numbers are
. If you select a 2-second pause, your
sent when you press
phone automatically sends the next set of numbers after two
seconds.
Note: You can have multiple pauses in a phone number and combine
2-second and hard pauses.
To dial or save phone numbers with pauses:
1. Enter the phone number.
2. Press
and select Hard pause or 2-sec pause. Hard
pauses are displayed as a “P” and 2-second pauses as a
“T”.
3. Enter additional numbers.
4. Press
to dial the number or Press
for Save
to save the number in your Internal Phone Book.
When dialing a number with a hard pause, select Talk to send
the next set of numbers.
Dialing From the Internal Phone Book
To dial directly from an Internal Phone Book entry:
1. Press the navigation key down to display your Internal
Phone Book.
2. Scroll left or right to search by Name, Entry, or Group.
3. Highlight the desired option and press the navigation key
down.
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4. Enter the first few letters or the entry number to locate
the desired entry.
or
Enter the entry number using the keypad.
or
Press the navigation key left or right to select the desired
group.
5. Scroll to highlight the name and press
call.
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Section 2B
Controlling Your Phone’s Settings
In This Section
Sound Settings
Display Settings
Location Settings
Airplane Mode
TTY Access
Phone Setup Options
T
his section describes how you can change your phone’s
settings to best suit your needs. Take a few moments to review
these options and add or adjust the settings that are right for you.
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Reminder: To access the phone’s main menu, press (Menu) from standby
mode. Menu items may be selected by highlighting them with the
navigation key and pressing , or you can press the number
corresponding to the menu item on your keypad.
Sound Settings
Adjusting the Phone’s Volume Settings
To adjust the ringer volume:
1. Press
2. Press
3. Press
for Settings.
for Sounds.
for Ringer Volume.
Tip: You can adjust the ringer volume in Standby mode or the earpiece
volume during a call by using the volume keys on the side of your phone.
Ringer Types
Ringer types help you identify incoming calls and messages.
You can assign ringer types to individual phone book entries,
types of calls, and types of messages.
Ring Tones include a variety of standard ringer types.
Melodies includes a variety of standard musical melodies.
Downloaded are ringers that have been downloaded right to
your phone.(See “Downloading Ringers, Screen Savers and
Games” on page 135 and “Ringers” on page 140.)
Vibrate alerts you to calls or messages without disturbing
others. To select vibrate mode, press the volume key down
while your phone is in idle mode until Vibrate is selected.
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Selecting Ringer Types for Voice Calls
Your PCS Phone provides a variety of ringer options which
allow you to customize your ring and volume settings.
To select a ringer type for voice calls so you recognize when a
certain type of call is coming in by the ringer:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Sounds.
3. Press
for Ringer Type.
4. Press
for Voice Calls.
5. Press
for With Caller ID or
for No Caller ID.
6. Press the navigation button left or right to select Ring
Tones, Melodies, or Downloaded ringers.
7. Press the navigation button down and then left or right to
select the desired Ringer.
8. Press
to Save to exit.
Selecting Ringer Types for Messages
To select a ringer type for messages:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Sounds.
3. Press
for Ringer Type.
4. Press
for Messages.
5. Press
for Voicemail or
for Notification.
6. Press the navigation button left or right to select Ring
Tones, Melodies, or Downloaded ringers.
7. Press the navigation button down and then left or right to
select the desired Ringer.
8. Press
to Save.
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Selecting Ringer Types for Schedule
To select a ringer type for schedules:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Sounds.
3. Press
for Ringer Type.
4. Press
for Schedule.
5. Press the navigation button left or right to select Ring
Tones, Melodies, or Downloaded ringers.
6. Press the navigation button down and then left or right to
select the desired Ringer.
7. Press
to Save.
Selecting Key Tones
Key tones are played when the keypad or menu buttons are
pressed on your phone. There are three different tones
available, they are:
Normal - Normal key beeps are heard when a button is
pressed.
Piano - Piano polyphonic tones are heard when a key is
pressed.
Beep - Polyphonic beep tones are heard when you press
a key.
To select a key tone:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Sounds.
3. Press
for Key Tone.
4. Press
for Tone Type.
5. Press the navigation key up or down to select the desired
tone type.
6. Press
to Save.
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Key Tone Volume
To adjust the key tone volume:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Sounds.
3. Press
for Key Tone.
4. Press
for Tone Level.
5. Press the navigation key right to increase, or left to
decrease the volume.
6. Press
to Save.
Selecting Tone Length
Your phone offers a number of options for selecting the audible
tones accompanying a key press. Longer tone lengths may be
better for tone recognition when dialing voicemail or other
automated systems, or you may choose from other more
entertaining options.
To select a key tone:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Sounds.
3. Press
for Tone Length.
4. Select Short or Long using the navigation key.
5. Press
to Save.
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Alert Notification
You can set up several different alert tones for your phone.
They allow you to be notified when a action occurs without
looking at the screen. The different actions available are:
Minute Beep - An alert tone is sounded every minute that
you are connected.
Service - An alert tone is sounded when you come in or
out of your coverage area.
Connect - An alert tone is sounded when you are initially
connected.
Signal Fade - An alert tone is sounded when the signal
fades and the connection is lost.
Power On/Off - An alert tone is sounded when your
phone is powered On or Off.
Flip Sound - An alert is sounded when the flip is opened
or closed.
To enable or disable alert sounds:
1. Press
for Main Menu.
2. Press
for Settings.
3. Press
for Sounds.
4. Press
for Alerts.
5. Press:
for Minute Beep.
for Service.
for Connect.
for Sig. Fade Tone.
for Power On/Off.
for Flip Sound.
6. Select On or Off using the navigation key and press
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Silence Mode
There may be times when you need to silence your phone
entirely. The phone’s Silence All option allows you to mute all
sounds without turning your phone off.
To activate Silence Mode:
Press and hold the volume key down in standby mode.
(The screen will display “Ringer Off.”)
To deactivate Silence Mode:
Press the volume key up and select a desired volume level.
Display Settings
Changing the Text Greeting
The text greeting can be up to 14 characters and is displayed on
your phone’s screen in standby mode. You may choose to
display a custom greeting or you may display your PCS User
Name on the phone’s screen (the default setting).
To display or change your custom greeting:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Display.
3. Press
for Greeting.
4. Select Custom using the navigation key and press
5. Press and hold
.
to clear the existing greeting.
6. Use the numeric keypad to enter a new custom greeting.
7. Press
to save and exit.
To display your PCS User Name as your greeting (the default
setting):
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Display.
3. Press
for Greeting.
4. Select User Name using the navigation key and
press .
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Changing the Backlight Time Length
The backlight setting lets you select how long the display
screen and keypad are backlit after any key press is made.
To change the backlight setting:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Display.
3. Press for
Backlight.
4. Press
for Main Display,
Save Mode.
for Keypad,
for Pwr
5. Use the navigation key to select Flip Open, 30 seconds,
15 seconds, 8 seconds for the LCD or Flip Open, 30 seconds,
15 seconds, 8 seconds, or Off for Keypad or On/Off for Pwr
Save Mode.
6. Press
to Save.
Note: Long backlight settings affect the battery’s talk and standby times.
Changing the Display Screen
Your new PCS Phone offers options for what you see on the display
screen while powering on or off and when in standby mode.
To change the display images:
1. Press
2. Press
3. Press
for Settings.
for Display.
for Screen Saver.
4. Press
for Local Image,
Picture Wallet.
for Download, or
for
5. Press the navigation key left or right to display Eagle,
World Time, Calendar, Launch Pad, or Digital Clock in local
image mode.
6. Press
to Save.
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Changing the Phone’s Menu Style
To select the display’s menu style:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Display.
3. Press
for Menu Style.
4. Press the navigation key up or down to select Camera or
Nature.
5. Press
to Save.
Location Settings
Your PCS Phone is equipped with a Location feature for use in
connection with location-based services that may be available
in the future.
The Location feature allows the network to detect your
position. Turning Location off will hide your location from
everyone except 911.
Note: Even if the Location feature is enabled, no service may use your
location without your expressed permission.
To enable your phone’s Location feature:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Others.
3. Press
for Location.
4. Press the navigation key up or down to select On or Off.
5. Press
to Save.
When the Location feature is on, your phone’s standby screen
icon. When Location is turned off, the
will display the
icon will display.
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Airplane Mode
When your phone is in Airplane Mode, it cannot send or receive
any calls or access online information. You may still use the
phone’s other features, such as Games, Notepad, Voice Memos,
etc., while you are in Airplane Mode.
To set your phone to Airplane Mode:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Airplane Mode.
3. Press
to continue.
4. Press the navigation key up or down to select On or Off and
press
.
While in Airplane Mode, your phone’s standby screen will
display “Phone off.”
TTY Use With PCS Service From Sprint
A TTY (also known as a TDD or Text Telephone), is a
telecommunications device that allows people who are deaf or
hard of hearing, or who have speech or language disabilities, to
communicate by telephone.
Your phone is compatible with select TTY devices. Please
check with the manufacturer of your TTY device to ensure that
it supports digital wireless transmission. Your phone and TTY
device will connect via a special cable that plugs into your
phone's headset jack. If this cable was not provided with your
TTY device, contact your TTY device manufacturer to purchase
the connector cable.
When establishing your PCS Service, please call PCS Customer
Solutions via the state Telecommunications Relay Service
. Then provide the state
(TRS) by first dialing
TRS with this number: 866-727-4889.
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To turn TTY Mode on or off:
1. Press
2. Press
again to continue.
3. Press the navigation key up or down to select Enable TTY
or Disable TTY and press .
Note: In TTY Mode, your phone will display
.
Note: If TTY mode is enabled, the audio quality of non-TTY devices
connected to the headset jack may be impaired.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: 911 Emergency Calling
Sprint recommends that TTY users make emergency calls by other means
including Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS), analog cellular, and
landline communications. Wireless TTY calls to 911 may be corrupted
when received by public safety answering points (PSAPs) rendering some
communications unintelligible. The problem encountered appears related
to TTY equipment or software used by PSAPs. This matter has been
brought to the attention of the FCC, and the wireless industry and PSAP
community are currently working to resolve this.
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Phone Setup Options
Shortcut
Your phone offers you the option of assigning a shortcut key to
a favorite or often-used function. Pressing the navigation key
left in standby mode will launch your user-defined shortcut.
To assign your shortcut key:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Launch Pad.
3. Press
for Up Key,
or
for Right Key.
for Down Key,
for Left Key,
4. Press the navigation key up or down to select one of the
following functions:
Phone Book
Voice Memo
Scheduler
Messaging
Voice Dial
Ringer Type
Downloads
Display
Alarms
Calculator
5. Press to
Save.
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Call Answer Mode
To set the actions required to answer an incoming call:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Others.
3. Press
for Call Answer and select one of the following:
Any Key
Talk Key
Flip Open
4. Press
to Save.
Auto-Answer Mode
To answer calls when your phone is connected to an optional
hands-free car kit:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Others.
3. Press
for Auto Answer.
4. Press the navigation key up or down to select Yes or No.
5. Press
to Save.
Display Language
To assign a language for the phone’s display:
1. Press
2. Press
3. Press
for Settings.
for Others.
for Language.
4. Press the navigation key up or down to select English or
Español.
5. Press
to Save.
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Section 2C
Setting Your Phone’s Security
In This Section
Accessing the Security Menu
Locking Your Phone
Unlocking Your Phone
Using Special Numbers
Security Features for PCS Vision
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y using the security settings on your PCS Phone, you receive
peace of mind without sacrificing flexibility. With several
options available, you can customize your phone to meet your
personal needs.
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Accessing the Security Menu
You must enter your lock code to view the Security menu.
To access the Security menu:
1. Press
2. Press
for Settings.
for Security.
3. Enter your lock code.
4. The security menu is displayed.
Tip: If you can’t recall your lock code, try using the last four digits of either
your Social Security number or PCS Phone Number or try 0000. If none of
these work, call PCS Customer Solutions at 1-888-211-4PCS (4727).
Locking Your Phone
When your phone is locked, you can only receive incoming
calls or make calls to 911, PCS Customer Solutions, or special
numbers.
To lock your phone:
1. From the Security menu, press
for Lock Phone.
2. Using the navigation key, select Lock Now and press
.
Unlocking Your Phone
To unlock your phone:
1. From the Security menu, press
for Lock Phone.
2. Enter your lock code.
3. Using the navigation key, select Unlocked and press
.
Changing the Lock Code
To change your lock code:
1. From the Security menu, press
for Change Lock.
2. Enter your new lock code and press
3. Re-enter your new lock code and press
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Calling in Lock Mode
You can place calls to 911 and to your special numbers when in
lock mode.
To place an outgoing call in lock mode:
To call an emergency number, special number, or
PCS Customer Solutions, enter the phone number and
press
.
To place normal outgoing calls, press
to display the
lock code screen. Enter your lock code. Enter the desired
phone number and press
.
Restricting Calls
You can restrict the phone numbers your phone can dial. (The
Restrict Calls setting does not apply to 911 or PCS Customer
Solutions.)
You can select between the following options:
Allow All - Allows all calls to be made without any
restrictions. (Default Setting).
PBook Only - Allows you to call only the entries saved in the
phone book. You can receive incoming calls from anyone.
Special# Only - Allows you to call only the three numbers
stored in the Special# section in the Security menu. You can
receive incoming calls from anyone.
To restrict calls:
1. Press
2. Press
for Settings.
for Others.
3. Press
for Restriction and enter the lock code using
the keypad.
4. Press
for Outgoing Call.
5. Press the navigation key up or down to select Allow all, PBook
Only, or Special# Only and Press .
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Note: Restricted incoming calls are forwarded to voicemail.
Using Special Numbers
You can save up to three special numbers in addition to your
Internal Phone Book entries (the same number may be in both
directories). You can make and receive calls from special
numbers even when your phone is locked.
To add or replace a special number:
1. From the Security menu, press
for Special #.
2. Select entry one, two, or three and press
.
3. Enter the number using the keypad.
4. Press
to Save.
Note: There are no Speed Dial options associated with special numbers.
Erasing the Internal Phone Book
To erase all the names and phone numbers in your Internal
Phone Book:
1. From the Security menu, press
for Erase Pbook.
2. Press the navigation key up and select Yes.
3. Press
.
4. Press the navigation key up again to confirm and select
Yes.
5. Press
to permanently delete.
Erase Content
Erase Content deletes all saved downloaded content from the
phone including games, ringers, screen savers, and
applications. To erase:
1. From the Security menu, press
for Erase Content.
2. Press the navigation key up and select Yes.
3. Press
.
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Erase Pictures
Erase Pictures deletes all pictures currently saved in your
phone. To erase:
1. From the Security menu, press
for Erase Pictures.
2. Press the navigation key up and select Yes.
3. Press
.
Resetting Your Phone
Resetting the phone restores all the factory defaults, including
the ringer types and display settings. The Internal Phone Book,
Call History, Scheduler, and Messaging are not affected.
To reset your phone:
1. From the Security menu, press
for Reset Phone.
2. Press the navigation key up and select Yes.
3. Press
.
4. Press the navigation key up again to confirm and select
Yes.
5. Press
to reset.
Reset Picture Account
This option erases the token information for your Sprint Vision
picture account. To erase:
1. From the Security menu, press
Picture Account.
for Reset
2. Press the navigation key up and select Yes.
3. Press
to reset.
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Security Features for PCS Vision
Automating Your PCS Vision Password
Your phone comes equipped with a password that enables it to
connect to PCS Vision services automatically. This way, you can
access PCS Vision services without having to type a password.
You can change your password by logging on to www.sprintpcs.com.
Then, when you enter your new password on the phone, you
can choose whether the phone should ask for that password
each time it connects to PCS Vision services.
Enable/Disable Vision
You can sign in or out of PCS Vision services without turning
off your phone; however you will not have access to all PCS
Vision services, including Web and messaging if you disable
vision. Signing out will avoid any charges associated with PCS
Vision services. While signed out, you can still place or receive
phone calls, check voicemail, and use other voice services. You
may sign in again at any time.
To sign out of PCS Vision services:
1. Press
2. Press
for Main Menu.
for Settings.
3. Press
for Vision.
4. Press
for Enable/Disable Vision.
5. Press
to Save.
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Net Guard
The Net Guard option allows you to be prompted each time
you connect to PCS Vision services. When you access vision, a
screen is displayed with the following two choices:
Connect
Always Auto-Connect
If you select Connect, you are connected to PCS vision services
and you are prompted again the next time you sign in. If you
select Always-Auto-Connect, you are connected automatically
each time you sign in to PCS vision services. To set net guard:
1. Press
2. Press
3. Press
for Settings.
for Vision.
for Net Guard.
4. Press the navigation key up or down to select On or Off.
5. Press
to Save.
Update Data Profile
The data profile keeps all your username and login information
which allows you to connect to PCS vision services. It may
become necessary to update the profile to maintain peak
efficiency. To update your profile:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Vision.
3. Press
for Update Data Profile.
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Section 2D
Controlling Your Roaming
Experience
In This Section
Understanding Roaming
Setting Your Phone’s Roam Mode
Controlling Roaming Charges Using Call Guard
oaming is the ability to make or receive calls when you’re off
the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network. Your new
dual band/tri mode PCS Phone works anywhere on the enhanced
Sprint Nationwide PCS Network and allows you to roam on other
networks where we’ve implemented roaming agreements with
other carriers and in limited areas where 1900 MHz digital
networks are available.
This section explains how roaming works as well as special
features that let you manage your roaming experience.
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Understanding Roaming
Recognizing Icons on the Display Screen
Your phone’s display screen always lets you know when you’re
off the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network and whether
your phone is operating in analog or digital mode. The following
chart indicates what you’ll see depending on where you’re using
your phone.
Roaming Indicator
Sprint Nationwide PCS Network
Other Digital Networks
Tip: Remember, when you are using your phone off the Sprint Nationwide
PCS Network, always dial numbers using 11 digits (1 + area code + number).
Note: You will pay a higher per-minute rate for roaming calls.
Roaming on Other Digital Networks
When you’re roaming on digital networks, your call quality and
security will be similar to the quality you receive when making
calls on the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network. You may
not be able to access certain features, such as PCS Vision.
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Roaming on Analog Networks
When you roam on analog networks, you will experience a
similar quality provided by other analog carriers today. Although
some features, such as PCS Vision and PCS Voice Command, will
be unavailable, you can still make and receive calls and access
voicemail. You will experience a few differences:
You are more likely to experience static, cross-talk, fade-out,
and dropped calls.
Some features which are standard on the enhanced
Sprint Nationwide PCS Network, such as call waiting,
PCS Vision, and direct international dialing, are unavailable.
Though callers can leave voicemail messages while you are
roaming, you will not receive notification until you return to
the Sprint Nationwide PCS Network. While roaming, you
can periodically check your voicemail for new messages by
dialing 1+area code+your PCS Phone Number. Press
when you hear your greeting and enter your passcode at the
prompt.
There are security and privacy risks (eavesdropping and
cloning) that exist with conventional analog services today.
Your battery needs recharging sooner when you use your
phone for analog roaming.
Note: If you’re on a call when you leave the Sprint Nationwide PCS Network
and enter an area where roaming is available (whether digital or analog),
your call is dropped. If your call is dropped in an area where you think
PCS Service is available, turn your phone off and on again to reconnect to
the Sprint Nationwide PCS Network.
Note: When using your phone in analog mode, the handset may feel warm.
This behavior is normal for analog operation.
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Setting Your Phone’s Roam Mode
Your PCS Phone allows you to control your ability to roam.
By using the Roaming menu option, you can determine which
signals your phone accepts.
Set Mode
Choose from three different settings on your phone to control
your roaming experience:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Others.
3. Press
for Roaming.
4. Press
for Set Mode.
5. To select an option, highlight it and press
.
Automatic: This setting seeks PCS Service. When
PCS Service is unavailable, the phone searches for an
alternate system.
Analog: This setting forces the phone to seek an analog
roaming system. The previous setting (Sprint Only or
Automatic) is restored the next time the phone is
turned on.
Sprint: This setting allows you to access the enhanced
Sprint Nationwide PCS Network only and prevents
roaming on other networks.
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Controlling Roaming Charges Using
Call Guard
In addition to the roaming icon, Call Guard alerts you when
roaming charges apply. This feature makes it easy to manage
your roaming charges by reminding you when you make or
receive roaming calls. It also requires you to take an additional
step before placing or answering a roaming call. This additional
step is not required when you make or receive calls while on
the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network.
To Turn Call Guard On or Off:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Others.
3. Press
for Roaming.
4. Press
for Call Guard. Wait briefly until a message
prompt displays and then disappears from the display
screen.
5. Press the navigation key up or down to select On or Off.
6. Press
to Save.
If active, an extra step is required to make or take
roaming calls.
If inactive, no extra step is required to make or take
roaming calls.
Note: Voice Dialing and Speed Dialing are not available when you are
roaming with Call Guard enabled.
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To Place Roaming Calls With Call Guard On:
1. From standby mode, dial 1 + area code + the seven-digit
number and press
. (You can also initiate a call from
the Internal Phone Book, Call History, or Messaging.)
2. A message is displayed indicating that roaming rate
applies. Press
to place the call.
To Answer Incoming Roaming Calls With Call Guard On:
1. Press
or open the flip to answer the incoming call.
2. A message is displayed notifying you that roaming charges
apply. Press
to accept and answer the call.
Remember if the Call Guard feature is set to On, you need to
take extra steps to make and receive roaming calls even if you
have selected the Analog setting (see page 50).
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Section 2E
Navigating Through Menus
In This Section
Menu Navigation
Menu Structure
Viewing the Menus
T
his section is a road map to using your PCS Phone. Every
function and feature can be accessed through an onscreen
menu. Take a few moments to learn your way around and you’ll
find your phone easier to use.
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Menu Navigation
The navigation key on your PCS Phone allows you to scroll
through menus quickly and easily. The scroll bar at the right of
the menu keeps track of your position in the menu at all times.
To navigate through a menu, simply press the navigation key up
or down. If you are in a first-level menu, such as Settings, you
may also navigate to the next menu by pressing the navigation
key.
Menu Structure
Selecting Menu Items
As you navigate through the menu, menu options are
highlighted. Select any numbered option by simply pressing the
corresponding number on the phone’s keypad. You may also
.
select any item by highlighting it and pressing
For example, if you want to view your last incoming call:
1. Press
for Call History.
2. Press
for Incoming Calls.
Backing Up Within a Menu
To go to the previous menu:
Press
.
To return to standby mode:
Press
.
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Viewing the Menus
Menu Diagram
The following list outlines your phone’s menu structure.
1: Call History
1: Missed Calls
2: Outgoing Calls
3: Incoming Calls
4: Erase History
1: Missed Calls
2: Outgoing Calls
3: Incoming Calls
4: All Calls
2: Phone Book
1: Find
1: By Name
2: By Group
3: By Entry
2: Add New Entry
3: Group Setting
1: Family
2: Friends
3: Colleague
4: VIPs
4: My Phone #
5: Services
1: Account Info
2: Customer Care
3: Dir Assist
3: Messaging
1: Share Picture
1: Picture Review
2: Take New Picture
2: Voicemail
3: Shortmail
4: PCS Mail
5: Notifications
4: Web
5: Downloads
1: Games
1: Get New
2: JAMDAT Bowling
3: CongoCube
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4: Ms. PAC-MAN Demo
2: Ringers
3: Screen Savers
4: Applications
1: Get New
2: 1KTV Trial
3: The Weather Channel
6: Pictures
1: Camera
1: Options
1: Self Portrait
2: Flash
3: Self Timer
4: Brightness
5: Fun Frames
6: Multishot
7: Color Tones
8: White Balance
2: Review/Share
1: Options
1: Camera
2: Save to Wallet
3: Upload
4: Erase
5: Edit Caption
6: Picture Info
7: Expand/Thumbnail
3: Picture Wallet
1: Options
1: Screen Saver
2: Picture ID
3: Incoming Call
4: Erase
4: Online Pictures
5: Settings
1: Picture Lock
1: On
2: Off
2: Shutter Sound
1: Shutter 1
2: Shutter 2
3: Say Cheese
4: Shutter 4
5: Shutter 5
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6: Shutter 6
7: Shutter 7
8: Shutter 8
9: Off
3: Quality
1: Fine
2: Normal
4: Help
1: Flip Open
2: Flip Face Out
7: Tools
1: Voice Memo
1: Record
2: Review
3: Erase All
1: Yes
2: No
2: Today
3: Scheduler
4: World Time
5: Alarm Clock
1: Alarm #1
2: Alarm #2
3: Alarm #3
6: Task List
7: Memo Pad
8: Calculator
9: Countdown
8: Settings
1: Display
1: Menu Style
1: Camera
2: Nature
2: Screen Saver
1: Local Image
1: Eagle
2: World Time
3: Calendar
4: Launch Pad
5: Digital Clock
2: Downloads
3: Picture Wallet
3: Incoming Call
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1: With Caller ID
1: No Image
2: Downloads
3: Picture Wallet
2: No Caller ID
1: No Image
2: Downloads
3: Picture Wallet
4: Greeting
1: User Name
2: Custom
5: Backlight
1: Main Display
1: Flip Open
2: 30 seconds
3: 15 seconds
4: 8 seconds
2: Keypad
1: Flip Open
2: 30 seconds
3: 15 seconds
4: 8 seconds
5: Off
3: Pwr Save Mode
1: On
2: Off
6: External LCD
1: Contrast
1: Lowest
2: Low
3: Med
4: High
5: Highest
2: Style
1: Digital
2: Analog 1
3: Analog 2
4: Picture Wallet
7: Service Light
1: On
2: Off
2: Sounds
1: Ringer Volume
1: Calls
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2: Messages
3: Alarms
2: Ringer Type
1: Voice Calls
1: With Caller ID
2: No Caller ID
2: Messages
1: Voicemail
2: Notifications
3: Schedule
4: Roam Ringer
1: Normal
2: Distinctive
3: Alerts
1: Minute Beep
1: On
2: Off
2: Service
1: On
2: Off
3: Connect
1: On
2: Off
4: Signal Fade Tone
1: On
2: Off
5: Power On/Off
1: On
2: Off
6: Flip Sound
1: On
2: Off
4: Key Tone
1: Tone Type
1: Normal
2: Piano
3: Beep
2: Tone Level
5: Tone Length
1: Short
2: Long
6: App. Volume
1: Sound
2: Vibrator
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1: On
2: Off
3: Vision
1: Enable/Disable Vision
2: Net Guard
1: On
2: Off
3: Update Data Profile
4: Voice Dial
1: Adapt Digits
2: Reset Digits
1: Yes
2: No
3: Set Active
1: Talk Only
2: Talk and Flip
4: Choice List
1: Digit Dial
1: Yes
2: No
2: Name Dial
1: Yes
2: No
3: Name Lookup
1: Yes
2: No
5: Help
5: Messaging
1: On
2: Off
6: Security
1: Lock Phone
1: Unlocked
2: On Power-Up
3: Lock Now
2: Change Lock
3: Special #
1: Empty
2: Empty
3: Empty
4: Erase Pbook
1: Yes
2: No
5: Erase Content
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1: Yes
2: No
6: Erase Pictures
1: Yes
2: No
7: Reset Phone
1: Yes
2: No
8: Reset Picture Account
1: Yes
2: No
7: Airplane Mode
1: On
2: Off
8: Launch Pad
1: Up Key
1: Phone Book
2: Voice Memo
3: Scheduler
4: Messaging
5: Voice Dial
6: Ringer Type
7: Downloads
8: Display
9: Alarms
10: Calculator
2: Down Key
1: Phone Book
2: Voice Memo
3: Scheduler
4: Messaging
5: Voice Dial
6: Ringer Type
7: Downloads
8: Display
9: Alarms
10: Calculator
3: Left Key
1: Phone Book
2: Voice Memo
3: Scheduler
4: Messaging
5: Voice Dial
6: Ringer Type
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7: Downloads
8: Display
9: Alarms
10: Calculator
4: Right Key
1: Phone Book
2: Voice Memo
3: Scheduler
4: Messaging
5: Voice Dial
6: Ringer Type
7: Downloads
8: Display
9: Alarms
10: Calculator
9: Others
1: Abbrev. Dial
1: On
2: Off
2: Restriction
1: Outgoing Call
1: Allow all
2: PBook Only
3: Special# Only
3: Call Answer
1: Any Key
2: Talk Key
3: Flip Open
4: Auto Answer
1: Yes
2: No
5: Language
1: English
2: Español
6: Roaming
1: Set Mode
1: Automatic
2: Analog
3: Sprint
2: Call Guard
1: On
2: Off
7: Location
1: On
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2: Off
8: Game Pad
1: Get Device
2: Key Remap
1: Cursor Key
1: Up Key
2: Down Key
3: Left Key
4: Right Key
2: Fire Key
1: Fire A Key
1: Up Key
2: Down Key
3: Left Key
4: Right Key
5: Camera Key
6: WEB Key
7: OK Key
8: Talk Key
9: Back Key
10: End Key
11: Menu Key
12: #1 Key
13: #2 Key
14: #3 Key
15: #4 Key
16: #5 Key
17: #6 Key
18: #7 Key
19: #8 Key
20: #9 Key
21: #0 Key
22: Star Key
23: Pound Key
24: Launching
2: Fire B Key
1: Up Key
2: Down Key
3: Left Key
4: Right Key
5: Camera Key
6: WEB Key
7: OK Key
8: Talk Key
9: Back Key
10: End Key
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11: Menu Key
12: #1 Key
13: #2 Key
14: #3 Key
15: #4 Key
16: #5 Key
17: #6 Key
18: #7 Key
19: #8 Key
20: #9 Key
21: #0 Key
22: Star Key
23: Pound Key
24: Launching
3: Fire C Key
1: Up Key
2: Down Key
3: Left Key
4: Right Key
5: Camera Key
6: WEB Key
7: OK Key
8: Talk Key
9: Back Key
10: End Key
11: Menu Key
12: #1 Key
13: #2 Key
14: #3 Key
15: #4 Key
16: #5 Key
17: #6 Key
18: #7 Key
19: #8 Key
20: #9 Key
21: #0 Key
22: Star Key
23: Pound Key
24: Launching
4: Fire D Key
1: Up Key
2: Down Key
3: Left Key
4: Right Key
5: Camera Key
6: WEB Key
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7: OK Key
8: Talk Key
9: Back Key
10: End Key
11: Menu Key
12: #1 Key
13: #2 Key
14: #3 Key
15: #4 Key
16: #5 Key
17: #6 Key
18: #7 Key
19: #8 Key
20: #9 Key
21: #0 Key
22: Star Key
23: Pound Key
24: Launching
3: Other Key
1: Start Key
1: Up Key
2: Down Key
3: Left Key
4: Right Key
5: Camera Key
6: WEB Key
7: OK Key
8: Talk Key
9: Back Key
10: End Key
11: Menu Key
12: #1 Key
13: #2 Key
14: #3 Key
15: #4 Key
16: #5 Key
17: #6 Key
18: #7 Key
19: #8 Key
20: #9 Key
21: #0 Key
22: Star Key
23: Pound Key
24: Launching
2: Menu Key
1: Up Key
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2: Down Key
3: Left Key
4: Right Key
5: Camera Key
6: WEB Key
7: OK Key
8: Talk Key
9: Back Key
10: End Key
11: Menu Key
12: #1 Key
13: #2 Key
14: #3 Key
15: #4 Key
16: #5 Key
17: #6 Key
18: #7 Key
19: #8 Key
20: #9 Key
21: #0 Key
22: Star Key
23: Pound Key
24: Launching
0: Phone Info
InUse Menu
1: Mute/Unmute
2: Call History
3: Phone Book
4: 3-Way Call
5: Messaging
6: Voice Memo
7: Tools
8: Phone Info
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Section 2F
Managing Call History
In This Section
Viewing History
Call History Options
Making a Call From Call History
Saving a Phone Number From Call History
Erasing Call History
he Call History keeps track of incoming calls, calls made from
your PCS Phone, and missed calls. This section guides you
through accessing and making the most of your Call History.
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Viewing History
You’ll find the Call History feature very helpful. It is a list of the
last 20 phone numbers (or Internal Phone Book entries) for
calls you placed, accepted, or missed. Call History makes
redialing a number fast and easy. It is continually updated as
new numbers are added to the beginning of the list and the
oldest entries are removed from the bottom of the list.
Each entry contains the phone number (if it is available) and
Internal Phone Book entry name (if the phone number is in
your Internal Phone Book). Duplicate calls (same number and
type of call) may only appear once on the list.
To view a Call History entry:
1. Press
for Call History.
for Missed Calls
Press
Press
for Outgoing Calls
Press
for Incoming Calls
Call History Options
For additional information and options on a particular call,
highlight a Call History entry and press . This feature displays
the time and date of the call and, by pressing , gives you the
option of selecting:
Talk
Save, Show Entry
Prepend
Erase
Tip: You can also view the next Call History entry by pressing the
navigation key right or view the previous entry by pressing the navigation
key left.
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Making a Call From Call History
To place a call from Call History:
1. Press
2. Press
for Main Menu.
for Call History.
3. Highlight the desired entry in the Missed, Outgoing, or
Incoming call history and press .
4. Press
to dial the number
Note: You cannot make calls from Call History to entries identified as
Unknown or Restricted. Calls labeled Data or Fax can only be dialed
through a personal computer.
Saving a Phone Number From Call History
Your PCS Phone can store up to 300 Internal Phone Book
entries. Phone Book entries can store up to a total of six phone
numbers and each entry’s name can contain 20 characters.
To save a phone number from Call History:
1. Press
2. Press
for Main Menu.
for Call History.
3. Highlight the desired entry in the Missed, Outgoing, or
Incoming call history and press
.
4. Press
to save the number.
After you have saved the number, the new Internal Phone Book
entry is displayed. (See “Internal Phone Book Entry Options” on
page 73.)
Note: You cannot save phone numbers already in your Internal Phone
Book or from calls identified as No ID or Restricted.
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Prepending a Phone Number From
Call History
If you need to make a call from Call History and you happen to
be outside your local area code, you can add the appropriate
prefix by following these steps:
1. Press
2. Press
for Main Menu.
for Call History.
3. Highlight the desired entry in the Missed, Outgoing, or
Incoming call history and press
.
4. Press
to Prepend the number.
5. Use the keypad to enter the desired numbers.
6. Press
to call.
Note: Prepending allows you to enter a series of numbers before the
actual phone number.
Erasing Call History
To erase individual Call History entries, see “Call History
Options” on page 69.
To erase Call History:
1. Press
for Main Menu.
2. Press
for Call History.
3. Press
for Erase History.
to erase Missed Calls
Press
Press
to erase Outgoing Calls
Press
to erase Incoming Calls
Press
to erase All Calls.
4. Using the navigation key, highlight Yes and press
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Section 2G
Using the Internal Phone Book
In This Section
Internal Phone Book Entry Options
Adding a New Internal Phone Book Entry
Finding Internal Phone Book Entries
Selecting a Ringer Type
Dialing PCS Services
ow you know the basics that make it easier to stay in touch
with people and information. This section helps you make
the most of your contacts and time when you are trying to
connect with the important people in your life.
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Internal Phone Book Entry Options
When you display an Internal Phone Book entry, the following
options are displayed when you press . To select an option,
highlight it and press
or press the corresponding number on
the keypad.
Talk to dial the phone number. (If you are roaming and have
Call Guard activated, press
to complete the call.) See
"To Place Roaming Calls With Call Guard On:" on page 53)
Edit allows you to modify or add information to the entry.
Prepend allows you to add a series of numbers before the
phone number is dialed.
Erase allows you to permanently delete the entry.
Tip: You can view the next entry by pressing the navigation key right or
view the previous entry by pressing the navigation key left.
Entering Text
Selecting a Character Input Mode
Your PCS Phone provides convenient ways to enter words,
letters, punctuation, and numbers whenever you are prompted
to enter text (for example, when adding an Internal Phone
Book entry).
To change the character input mode:
1. Before you start entering text, press
.
2. To select a character input mode, highlight it and
press .
T9 (English) to enter characters using T9 Text Input (see
page 74).
Alpha to enter characters by tapping the keypad (see
page 74).
Symbol to enter symbols (see page 75).
Number to enter numbers (see page 75).
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The Shortcut option is displayed when you are creating an
email or entering a URL. The following options are available:
www. automatically enters “www.”
.com automatically enters “.com”.
.org automatically enters “.org”.
.net automatically enters “.net”.
.edu automatically enters “.edu”.
.wap automatically enters “.wap”.
https:// automatically enters “https://”.
Entering Characters Using T9 Text Input
T9 Text Input lets you enter text in your PCS Phone by pressing
keys just once per letter. (To select the T9 Word mode when
entering text, see "Selecting a Character Input Mode" on
page 73.)
T9 Text Input analyzes the letters you enter using an intuitive
word database and creates a suitable word. (The word may
change as you type.) If the word you want does not display after
to scroll through
you have entered all the letters, press
additional word selections. To accept a word and insert a space,
.
press
If you make a mistake, press
to erase a single character.
Press and hold
to delete an entire entry.
Entering Characters by Tapping the Keypad
To enter characters by tapping the keypad, select the Alpha
mode (see “Selecting a Character Input Mode” on page 73).
Press the corresponding key until the desired character
appears. By default, the first letter of a word is capitalized and
following letters are lowercase.
Characters scroll in the following order:
.,-?!’@:/1
ABC2
DEF3
GHI4
JKL5
MNO6
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PQRS7
TUV8
WXYZ9
0
Space
Shift
After a character is entered, the cursor automatically advances
to the next space after two seconds or when you enter a
character not on the same key.
Note: If you press and hold a numeric key for a few seconds, it will
automatically display the number.
Entering Numbers and Symbols
To enter numbers, select the Number mode and press the
appropriate key. (See “Selecting a Character Input Mode”
on page 73).
To enter symbols, select the Symbols mode. (See “Selecting a Character Input Mode” on page 73.) To enter a symbol, press the appropriate key indicated on the display.
Adding a New Internal Phone Book Entry
Your PCS Phone can store up to 300 Internal Phone Book
entries. Phone book entries can store up to a total of six phone
numbers and the entry’s name can contain 20 characters.
To add a new entry:
1. Enter a new phone number and press
2. Press
.
for Add New Entry.
3. Select the Type using the navigation key.
4. Enter the name using the keypad and press
5. Press
.
to Save.
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Finding Internal Phone Book Entries
There are several ways to display your Internal Phone Book
entries. Follow the steps outlined in the sections below to
display entries from the Internal Phone Book menu.
Finding Names
You can review all the entries stored in your Internal Phone
Book or find an entry quickly by following these simple steps:
1. Press
2. Press
for Phone Book.
for Find.
3. Press the navigation key left or right to search by Name,
Entry, or Group.
4. Once the desired option is highlighted, press the
navigation key down.
5. Enter the first few letters or entry # to locate the desired
entry.
6. Scroll to highlight the name and press
call.
to make the
Shortcut: From standby mode, press the navigation key down to display
the Find feature.
Finding Speed Dial Numbers
To find phone numbers you have stored in speed dial locations:
1. Press
2. Press
3. Press
for Main Menu.
for Phone Book.
for Find.
4. Press the navigation key to the right until By Entry is
highlighted.
5. Enter the entry or speed dial location number.
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Finding Group Entries
To find entries designated as part of a group:
1. Press
for Phone Book.
2. Press
for Find.
3. Press the navigation key to the right until By Group is
highlighted.
4. Press the navigation key down once to highlight the group
selection. Press the navigation key left or right to select
the desired group.
Adding a Phone Number to an Internal Phone
Book Entry
To add a phone number to an entry:
1. Press
for Phone Book.
2. Press
for Find.
3. Select the desired entry and press
4. Press
.
to edit the entry.
5. Press the navigation key down until the desired label is
selected and press
to edit.
6. Enter the phone number using the keypad and press
7. Press
.
to Save.
Note: Phone numbers labeled Fax or Data can only be dialed through a
personal computer.
Editing an Internal Phone Book Entry’s
Phone Number
To edit an entry’s phone number:
1. Press
2. Press
for Phone Book.
for Find.
3. Select the desired entry and press
4. Press
.
to edit the entry.
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5. Press the navigation key down until the desired phone
number is selected and press
to edit.
6. Press and hold
to erase the entire number or press
once to erase just the last number.
7. Enter the new number using the keypad and press
8. Press
.
to Save.
Selecting a Ringer Type for an Entry
You can assign a ringer type to an Internal Phone Book entry so
you can identify the caller by the ringer type. (See “Ringer
Types” on page 28.)
To select a ringer type for an entry:
1. Press
2. Press
for Phone Book.
for Find.
3. Select the desired entry and press
4. Press
.
to edit the entry.
5. Press the navigation key down until Name Ringer is
selected and press
to edit.
6. Press the navigation key to the right and highlight the
desired Ringer Category.
7. Press the navigation key down.
8. Press the navigation key to the left or right to highlight
and listen to the desired Ringer and press .
9. Press
to Save.
Secret Internal Phone Book Entries
You can hide an entry’s phone number(s) and require your lock
code to edit the entry by making it secret. The entry name is
still displayed, but the entry’s phone numbers are replaced by
“(SECRET)”.
To make an entry secret:
1. Press
2. Press
for Phone Book.
for Find.
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3. Select the desired entry and press
4. Press
.
to edit the entry.
5. Press the navigation key down until Secret is selected.
6. Press the navigation key left or right until On is displayed
in the Secret field and press
to Save.
To make an entry public:
1. Display an Internal Phone Book entry.
2. Press
to edit the entry.
3. Enter your lock code.
4. Press the navigation key down until Secret is selected.
5. Press the navigation key left or right until Off is displayed
in the Secret field and press
to Save.
Tip: If you can’t recall your lock code, try using the last four digits of either
your Social Security number or PCS Phone Number or try 0000. If none of
these work, call PCS Customer Solutions at 1-888-211-4PCS (4727).
Dialing PCS Services
You must be in digital mode to access PCS Services.
To dial a service:
1. Press
2. Press
for Phone Book.
for Services.
Press
for Account Info.
Press
for Customer Care.
Press
for Dir Assist.
3. Press
.
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Section 2H
Personal Organizer
In This Section
Adding an Event to the Scheduler
Event Alerts
Viewing Events
Using the Calculator
Using the Alarm Clock
Using the Notepad
Using Your Phone’s Tools
our PCS Phone is equipped with several personal information
management features that help you manage your busy
lifestyle. These features turn your phone into a time management
planner that helps you keep up with your contacts, schedules,
and commitments. It takes productivity to a whole new level.
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Adding an Event to the Scheduler
Your Scheduler helps organize your time and reminds you of
important events.
To add an event:
1. Press
for Tools.
2. Press for
Scheduler.
3. Press
for Add New.
4. Enter the event description using the keypad and
press .
5. Enter the Start Time and Date using the keypad. Press
for AM and
for PM.
6. Enter the End Time and Date using the keypad.
7. Press the Navigation key left or right and select one of the
following:
No Alarm
On Time
10min before
30min before
1Hr before
8. Press to
Save.
Event Alerts
There are several ways your PCS Phone alerts you of scheduled
events:
By playing the assigned ringer type.
By illuminating the backlight.
By flashing the LED.
To select the ringer:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Sounds.
3. Press
for Ringer Type.
4. Press
for Schedule.
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5. Press the navigation key left or right to select the desired
ringer category.
6. Press the navigation key down and then left or right to
select the desired ringer or melody.
7. Press
to Save.
Viewing Events
To view your scheduled events:
1. Press
for Tools.
2. Press for
Today.
3. A list of the events scheduled for the day are displayed.
Erasing a Day’s Events
To erase a scheduled day’s events:
1. Press
2. Press for
for Tools.
Today.
3. Highlight the desired event and press
to Erase.
4. Highlight Yes using the navigation key and press
confirm.
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Going to Today’s Scheduler Menu
If you are viewing the Scheduler menu and wish to go to the
Scheduler menu for today’s date:
1. From the Scheduler menu, highlight the current date and
press
.
Purging Events
To delete events scheduled before a specific time and date:
1. Press
2. Press
for Tools.
for Scheduler.
3. Highlight the desired day of the event being deleted.
4. Press
for View.
5. Press the navigation key up or down to select the desired
event.
6. Press
to Erase the event.
7. Highlight Yes with the navigation key and press
confirm.
to
Purging All Events
To delete all scheduled events:
1. Press
2. Press
for Tools.
for Scheduler.
3. Highlight the desired day of the event being deleted.
4. Press
for View.
5. Press the navigation key up or down to select the desired
event.
6. Press
to Erase All events.
7. Highlight Yes with the navigation key and press
confirm.
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Using the Calculator
Your phone comes with a built-in calculator function. To use
this feature, follow these easy steps:
1. Press
for Tools.
2. Press
for Calculator
3. Enter a number with the keypad. (Press
to insert a
decimal point and/or
to make the number negative or
positive.)
4. Press the navigation key:
Left - Subtract
Right - Multiply
Up - Add
Down - Divide
5. Enter the next number using the keypad.
Note: For more complex equations, enter all the numbers and
mathematical signs before pressing OK.
6. Press
to view the results.
Using the Alarm Clock
Your phone comes with a built-in alarm clock with multiple
alarm capabilities. To use this feature, follow these easy steps:
1. Press
for Tools.
2. Press
3. Press
for Alarm Clock.
,
, or
to select an Alarm.
4. Press the navigation key left or right and select On.
5. Press the navigation key down once and enter the alarm
time.
6. Press the navigation key down once to select the desired
ringer. Cycle through the ringers by pressing the
navigation key left or right.
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7. Press the navigation key down once to select the alarm
frequency. Press the navigation key left or right and select
one of the following options:
Daily
Once
Mon to Fri
Sat & Sun
8. Press
to Save.
Using the Memo Pad
Your PCS Phone comes with a memo pad you can use to
compose and store reminders and notes to help keep you
organized.
To compose a note:
1. Press
for Tools.
2. Press
for Memo Pad.
3. If there are no existing memo’s, the New Memo screen is
automatically displayed. If there is a memo already saved,
press
for Add New.
4. Enter up to 64 characters in the memo and press
Save.
to
To read a saved note:
1. Press
for Tools.
2. Press
for Memo Pad.
3. Highlight the desired memo using the navigation key and
to view.
press
To erase saved notes:
1. Press
for Tools.
2. Press
for Memo Pad.
3. Highlight the desired memo using the navigation key and
press
for Erase.
4. Select Yes and press
to confirm the deletion.
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World Time
World Time displays what time it is in twenty-four different time
zones around the world together with one or more major cities,
states, regions, or countries in a time zone.
To access world time:
1. Press
for Tools.
2. Press
for World Time.
3. Press the navigation key left, right, up, or down to display
the different time zones.
4. Press
Off.
to turn DST (Daylight Savings Time) On or
Countdown
Countdown allows you to enter a future date and time into the
phone and then see the amount of days, hours, and minutes
until that time is reached.
To setup a new countdown:
1. Press
for Tools.
2. Press
for Countdown.
3. If there are no existing countdowns, the New Countdown
screen is automatically displayed. If there is already a
countdown entered, press
for Add New.
4. Enter a name using the keypad and press
.
5. Enter the Input time and date values and press
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To view a countdown:
1. Press
for Tools.
2. Press
for Countdown.
3. Press the navigation key up or down to highlight the
desired countdown and press
.
Tip: When viewing an existing countdown, press the navigation key left or
right to cycle between the other countdown entries.
Note: No audible alert is sounded when the countdown is reached.
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Section 2I
Using Your Phone’s
Voice Services
In This Section
Using Voice-Activated Dialing
Voice Memos
T
his section explains the features associated with your phone’s
Voice Services. The easy-to-follow instructions explain how
to use voice-activated dialing and how to record and manage
voice memos.
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Activating Voice Recognition
Voice recognition allows you to say commands to perform
common functions supported by your phone. There is no voice
training required to use the voice recognition feature. You
simply say the pre-designated command displayed on your
screen in a normal tone of voice to perform the desired
function.
To activate voice recognition:
1. Press the navigation key left.
2. The phone prompts you to say a voice command. Wait for
the beep and then say one of the following commands:
Digit Dial
Name Dial
Voice Memo
Phonebook
Browser
Play Games
When it recognizes one of these commands, the phone
launches the associated application. If the phone does not hear
a command within approximately eight seconds, it de-activates
voice recognition without taking any action.
Note: If you want to use a different button to activate voice recognition,
press
for Launch Pad. On this menu, you can change button
assignments, including the button used to launch "Voice Dial," which is the
voice recognition application.
Digit Dial
Digit Dial allows you dial any valid 7 or 10 digit North American
phone number by speaking the number naturally, without
pausing between the digits.
Tips for using Digit Dial:
Digit Dial works best in quieter environments.
When saying a number, speak at a normal speed and say
each digit clearly. There is no need to pause between digits.
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The phone recognizes the digits one, two, three, four, five,
six, seven, eight, nine, zero, and oh. The phone does not
recognize numbers such as "one eight hundred" for "1-800."
Instead, say "one-eight-zero-zero."
The phone recognizes only valid 7 or 10 digit North
American phone numbers.
If your phone does not usually recognize you correctly
when you are using Digit Dial, try adapting Digit Dial to
your voice, which can significantly improve accuracy for
some speakers. See the section "Adapting Digit Dial" for
details.
To place a call using Digit Dial:
1. Activate voice recognition by pressing the navigation key
left. The phone prompts you for a command.
2. Say Digit Dial. The phone prompts you to say the number.
3. Say a valid 7 or 10 digit North American phone number
naturally and clearly.
Note: If desired, you can say the number "1" before the number. This is not
required, the call is made both ways.
4. If the phone asks you, "Did You Say," followed by the
correct number, say "Yes." You can also select the correct
number from those displayed on the screen by pressing
on the correct number. The phone will then dial the
number.
5. If the phone asks you, "Did You Say," followed by an
incorrect number, say "No." If there are other alternatives,
the phone will prompt you with the next one. You can
also press the navigation key up or down to select the
correct number from the Choice List, and then press
to
dial.
Note: In some cases, the phone might ask you to repeat a number. Make
sure that the number is a valid 7 or 10 digit North American phone number,
and then say the number again. If the number isn't valid, or if the phone still
doesn't understand the number on the second try, it will not place a call.
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Enabling/Disabling Digit Dial Choice Lists
You can customize whether the Digit Dial feature displays the
list of top voice recognition choices or automatically dials the
first number, without displaying a choice list.
To enable or disable choice lists for Digit Dial:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Voice Dial.
3. Press
for Choice List.
4. Press
for Digit Dial.
5. Press the navigation key up or down to select Yes or No
and press .
Adapting Digit Dial
Digit Dialing is speaker independent, which means that no
training or adaptation is required. Some users with heavy
accents or unusual voice characteristics may find difficulty in
achieving high accuracy with speaker independent digit
dialing, so the Adapt Digits feature allows users to dramatically
improve the digit accuracy through adaptation. Users who get
acceptable digit recognition accuracy will find no additional
benefit to performing the Adapt Digit adaptation.
After you adapt Digit Dial, your phone will be customized to
your voice. Other people will not be able to use Digit Dial on
your phone unless they reset the phone to factory defaults.
Important: ONLY adapt Digit Dial if the system is frequently misrecognizing
your speech. You can always restore the system to its original factory
setting.
Adaptation involves recording several digit sequences to teach
the system your voice. The adaptation process takes about 3
minutes.
Tips for adapting Digit Dial:
Adapt digits in a quiet place.
Make sure you wait for the beep before starting to speak.
Speak clearly, but say each digit sequence naturally.
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If you make a mistake while recording a sequence of digits,
or if there is an unexpected noise that spoils the recording,
you can say or select No when the prompt asks, “Did the
recording sound OK?”. You will then be prompted to rerecord the sequence.
To adapt Digit Dial to your voice:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Voice Dial.
3. Press
for Adapt Digits.
4. The phone displays the first digit sequence. When you are
ready to start recording, press . The phone prompts
you to say the first sequence of digits.
5. Wait for the beep, and then repeat the digits using a
normal tone of voice. The phone plays back your
recording and asks you if the recording sounds "OK."
6. If the recording sounds ok (no mistakes, and no
background noises), say "Yes." If you need to re-record the
digits to fix any problems, say "No." The phone then
prompts you to say the digits again. Wait for the beep, and
then record the digits again. Repeat this step until you are
satisfied with the recording.
7. After confirming that the recording sounds ok, repeat the
recording process with the next set of digits. After six sets
of digits, the phone will ask you whether you want to do
more adaptation. Answer "Yes."
8. Repeat steps 4-8 for another six sets of digits. After the
sixth set of digits, you will be half way through the session
and the phone asks “More Adapatation?”. Select OK to
continue for six more sets of digits, or press
for
partial adapation. When you are finished with a full
session, you will reach a screen that reads, “Adaptation
Complete”.
Note: It is recommended that you perform the complete adaptation of Digit
Dial at least once to achieve the maximum benefit of this feature. If a
partial adaptation is performed, you can always return later and resume
the process from the half way point.
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Resetting Digit Dial Adaptation
To erase any adaptation and reset Digit Dial to its original state:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Voice Dial.
3. Press
for Reset Digits.
4. Press the navigation key up or down button to select Yes
and press
.
Using Name Dial
For best results with Name Dial, enter first and last names in
your phone book, avoid using abbreviations, and make sure the
names are spelled correctly. Name Dial automatically voiceactivates every contact in your Phonebook without the need to
record or "train" names before using them. With Name Dial you
can dial any person in your Phonebook by saying that person's
name.
To place a call using Name Dial:
1. Activate voice recognition by pressing the navigation key
left. The phone prompts you for a command.
2. Say Name Dial. The phone prompts you to say a name.
3. Say the full name of the person you want to call, exactly as
it is entered in your Phonebook. The phone plays the
name through the earpiece and displays it on the screen. If
the Phonebook contains only one number for the name,
the phone automatically dials that number.
4. If the name that you spoke has more than one number
associated with it, the phone displays the different
locations (home, work, etc.) and asks you which one to
dial. Say one of the following locations:
Home
Work
Mobile
Pager
Fax
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5. The phone dials the number for the location you
specified.
Enabling/Disabling Name Dial Choice Lists
You can customize whether the Name Dial feature displays a list
of choices for names that sound alike, or brings up information
for the first recognized name, without displaying a choice list.
To enable or disable choice lists for Name Dial:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Voice Dial.
3. Press
for Choice List.
4. Press
for Name Dial.
5. Press the navigation key up or down to select Yes or No
and press
.
When choice lists are enabled for Name Dial, after you say the
name, the phone will display one or more names on the screen
and prompt you to confirm the name you spoke.
"If the phone says, "Did You Say," followed by the correct name,
say "Yes."
"If the phone asks you, "Did You Say," followed by an incorrect
name, say "No." The phone then prompts you with the next
name, if there is one. If there are no more names, the phone
will say "Sorry, No Match Found," and will not place a call.
You can also choose a name from the choice list manually. Use
the Launch Pad up and down buttons to highlight the name,
to select it.
and then press
Using Name Lookup
Name Lookup lets you retrieve contact information for any
person in your Phonebook by saying the full name of the
person.
To retrieve information using Name Lookup:
1. Activate voice recognition by pressing the navigation key
left. The phone prompts you for a command.
2. Say Phonebook. The phone prompts you to say the name.
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3. Say the full name of the person, exactly as it is entered in
your Phonebook. The phone plays the name it recognized
through the earpiece, and then opens the contact
information for that name.
Enabling/Disabling Name Lookup Choice Lists
You can customize whether the Name Lookup feature displays
a list of choices for names that sound alike, or brings up
information for the first recognized name, without displaying a
choice list.
To enable or disable choice lists for Name Lookup:
1. Press
for Settings.
2. Press
for Voice Dial.
3. Press
for Choice List.
4. Press
for Name Lookup.
5. Press the navigation key up or down to select Yes or No
and press
.
When choice lists are enabled for Name Lookup, after you say
the name, the phone will display one or more names on the
screen and prompt you to confirm the name you spoke.
"If the phone says, "Did You Say," followed by the correct name,
say "Yes."
"If the phone asks you, "Did You Say," followed by an incorrect
name, say "No." The phone then prompts you with the next
name, if there is one. If there are no more names, the phone
will say "Sorry, No Match Found."
You can also choose a name from the choice list manually. Press
the navigation key up or down to highlight the name, and then
press
to select it.
Recording Memos
You can use your phone to record memos that you can listen to
later. You can record yourself speaking into the phone's built-in
microphone, or record the person at the other end of a phone
call.
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Note: You can store up to 10 minutes of memos at a time, in up to 10
separate memos. Individual memos can be up to 60 seconds long.
To record a memo using the phone's built-in microphone:
1. Press
for Tools.
2. Press
for Voice Memo.
3. Press
for Record. The phone prompts you to start
recording after the beep.
4. Wait for the beep and then start speaking. As it is
recording, the phone displays a countdown timer that
shows how many seconds are left for recording.
5. To pause the memo, press . When a memo is paused,
press
again to resume recording.
6. To finish recording, press
.
When you have finished recording, the phone offers you the
option of reviewing the memo, re-recording the memo, saving
it, or quitting without saving the memo.
To listen to the memo again, select Review and
press
.
To discard the current recording and make a new one,
select ReRecord and press
.
To save the memo and return to the home screen, select
Save and press
. The phone prompts you to enter a
name for the memo. Enter a name. Use the Menu to enter
letters, numbers, or symbols. When you are done,
press
.
To quit the memo feature without saving the memo, select
Quit and press
.
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Reviewing and Erasing Memos
To review (replay) a memo you have recorded earlier:
1. Press
for Tools.
2. Press
for Voice Memo.
3. Press
for Review. The phone displays a list of saved
memos, with the first one selected.
4. Select a memo and press , or press the number
corresponding to the memo you want to review. The
phone replays the memo. To pause the memo during
replay, press . Press
again to resume replaying the
memo.
To erase an individual memo:
1. Follow the steps above to display the list of saved memos.
2. Select the memo to erase.
3. Press
for Erase.
4. Press the navigation key up to select Yes and press
5. Press
.
.
To erase all existing voice memos in a single step:
1. Press
for Tools.
2. Press
for Voice Memo.
3. Press
for Erase All. The phone asks you if you want to
erase all voice memos.
4. Select Yes and press
.
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Section 2J
Using Your Phone’s Camera
In This Section
Taking Pictures
Sharing Picture Mail
Storing Pictures
Managing Picture Mail
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our PCS Phone gives you the ability to take full-color digital
pictures, view your pictures using the phone’s display, and
instantly share them with your family and friends. It’s fun and as
easy to use as a traditional point-and-click camera – just take a
picture, view it on your phone’s display, and send it to up to ten
people, right from your phone. Your pictures may also be
uploaded to a Picture Mail Web site for storage or sent to another
Web site for your personal use. Picture quality is similar to what
you see on your computer screen.
This section explains the features and options of your phone’s
built-in PCS Vision Camera.
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Taking Pictures
Taking pictures with your phone’s built-in PCS Camera is as
simple as choosing a subject, pointing the lens, and pressing a
button. You can activate Camera mode and take pictures
whether the phone is open or closed.
To Take a Picture With the Phone Open:
1. Press
for Main Menu.
2. Press
for Pictures.
3. Press
for Camera.
Shortcut: To activate Camera mode, you can also press
or the Side
Camera button twice (see illustration on page 9). You can also press and
hold either button to activate the camera.
4. Using the phone’s main LCD as a viewfinder, aim the
camera lens at your subject.
5. Hold the camera steady. To take the picture, press
the Side Camera button until the shutter sounds.
or
To Take a Picture With the Phone Closed:
1. With the flip closed, press and hold the Side Camera button to
activate Camera mode.
2. Using the outside LCD screen as a viewfinder, point the
camera lens at your subject.
3. Press Side Camera button to take the picture.
4. Press the Side Camera button again to return to the
camera mode.
5. To exit the camera mode with the flip closed, press and
hold the outside Camera button until the screen returns to
idle mode.
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Creating Your Picture Mail Password
The first time you use any of the Picture Mail management
options involving the Picture Mail Web site you will need to
establish a Picture Mail password through your PCS Phone. This
password will also allow you to log in to the Picture Mail Web
site at picturemail.sprintpcs.com to access and manage your
uploaded pictures and albums.
To create your Picture Mail password:
1. Press
for Main Menu.
2. Press
for Pictures.
3. Press
for Online Pictures.
Tip: Write down your Picture Mail password in a secure place.
4. Please wait while the system creates your account.
Once you have received confirmation that your account has
been successfully registered, you may upload and share pictures
and access the Picture Mail Web site.
Camera Mode Options
When the phone is open and in Camera mode, several user
options are available.
Review: Press
to enter the Review mode. From there you
can view the captured pictures, see a running count of stored
pictures, and more. (See “Review/ShareMode” on page 104.)
Camera Options
Camera options allow you to set up options associated with
taking the picture. When you are in the camera mode, press
to display the following options:
Flash - Allows you to turn the flash always on or off when
taking a picture. Also allows you to turn the flash on for just
one picture.
Self Timer - Allows you to configure a timer for 5 or 10
seconds. This feature can also be turned Off.
Brightness - Allows you to set the brightness level
automatically or manually. If manually, press the navigation
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key left or right to increase or decrease the desired
brightness.
Fun Frames - Allows you to select a frame around the image
before the picture is taken. Press the navigation key left or
to select and
right to select the desired frame. Press
return to the camera mode.
Multi-Shot - Allows you to configure the camera to take
three quick pictures when you press
.
Color Tones - Allows you to select between several different
color tones by pressing the navigation key left or right.
When you find the desired tone, press
.
White Balance - Allows you to set up the white balance of
the camera automatically or manually using the different
preset modes.
Setting the Self-timer
To take a picture of yourself using the self-timer:
1. With the phone open and in Camera mode, press
select Options.
2. Press
to
for Self-timer.
3. Using the navigation key, highlight the length of delay you
want the timer to use (5 or 10 seconds) and press
. To
deactivate the Self-timer, highlight (Off) and press
.
4. Press
to start the timer. (A timer is displayed in the
lower left portion of the main LCD during the self-timer
countdown.)
5. Get ready for the picture. When the timer is down to two
seconds, the Self-timer icon will turn red and the phone
will begin to beep.
To cancel the Self-timer after it has started:
Press
to Cancel.
Note: While the Self-timer is active, all keys are disabled except Back,
End, and the right softkey button (Cancel).
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Sharing Picture Mail
Once you’ve taken a picture, you can use the messaging capabilities
of your PCS Phone to instantly share it with family and friends. You
can send a picture to up to ten people at a time using their email
addresses or their Vision-enabled PCS Vision Phone numbers.
Sharing Picture Mail from Review/Share Mode
1. Press
for Camera.
2. Press
for Review/Share.
Tip: To enter the Review/Share mode from the Pictures menu, press
.
3. Select the desired image by pressing the navigation key
left or right.
4. Press
to enter Share.
5. Enter up to 10 mobile phone numbers, email addresses, or
phonebook entries and press .
Note: Use the navigation key to select between Phone #, Email: and From
Phone Book to enter the desired recipients.
6. Press
to record a Voice Memo or press
and continue.
to skip
7. Use your keypad to enter up to 128 characters in a text
and select from Canned Messages or
message (or press
Recent Messages) and press . (See “Entering Text” on
page 73.) You may also choose to leave the message area
blank; just press
to continue.
8. Press
to Send the picture or
information.
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Sharing Picture Mail from Messaging
You can also share your pictures from your phone’s
Messaging menu.
1. Press
2. Press
for Main Menu.
for Messaging.
Shortcut: Press the navigation key up from standby mode to access the
Messaging menu.
3. Press
for Share Picture.
4. Press the navigation key up or down to select Picture
Review or Take New Picture and press .
5. Take the new picture or select the desired image saved in
memory.
6. To complete and send the Picture Mail, follow steps 5-8 in
“Sharing Picture Mail From Review/Share Mode” on page
103.
Storing Pictures
Your phone can store pictures in two ways:
Review/Share Mode (see below)
Picture Mail Wallet (see page 105)
Review/Share Mode
Once a picture is taken, it is automatically saved to Review/
Share mode. Your phone enters Review/Share mode from the
Pictures menu by selecting Review/Share. You may also enter
Review/Share mode from Camera mode by selecting Review. In
Review/Share mode you can view all the pictures you have
taken, store selected images in your phone, send pictures to the
Picture Mail Web site, delete images and access additional
picture options.
Picture Options
Picture options allow you to set up different options associated
with the images saved on your phone. When reviewing your
pictures, press
to display the following options:
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Camera - Allows you to go back to the live camera mode
from review mode.
Save to Wallet - Allows you to save the image to a wallet
picture. Wallet pictures can be used on the idle screen or in
address book entries to identify incoming callers by
displaying the wallet image on screen.
Upload - Allows you to upload your image to the web.
Erase - Removes the image for memory.
Edit Caption - Allows you to edit the caption of the image. Up
to 32 characters can be entered to identify the image.
Picture Info - This option displays the caption, time and date,
resolution, size and quality of the image.
Expand/Thumbnail - Changes the display to thumbnail or
expanded view, which allows you to see several images at
once or the whole image on screen.
Picture Mail Wallet
To save a picture to the Picture Mail Wallet:
1. Press
for Pictures.
2. Press
for Review/Share.
3. Using the navigation key, highlight the desired image.
4. Press
for Save to Wallet. (A message is displayed
that says “A screen size copy of this picture has been saved
to Picture Wallet”.)
5. Press
to return to the Pictures menu.
To view pictures stored in the Picture Mail Wallet:
1. Press
for Pictures.
2. Press
for Picture Wallet.
Tip: To display a thumbnail/expanded view of the wallet pictures, press
.
3. Using your navigation key, highlight the desired picture.
4. Press
to view the following options:
Screen Saver to display the picture as an LCD
screen saver.
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Picture ID - assigns the wallet image to an address book
entry. The image is then displayed when the entry calls
you.
Incoming Call to display the selected picture for all
incoming calls.
Erase to select Erase This or Erase All to erase a single
picture or all pictures saved in the Picture Mail Wallet.
Note: Pictures may be assigned to more than one task.
Note: Press the navigation key up to view a picture’s file name and picture
count at the bottom or top of the display screen.
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Managing Picture Mail
Using the Picture Mail Web Site
Once you have uploaded pictures from your phone to your
online Picture Mail account (see “Review/Share Mode” on
page 104), you can use your personal computer to manage your
pictures. From the Picture Mail Web site you can share pictures,
edit album titles and picture captions, organize and move
images, and do much more.
You will also have access to picture management tools to
improve and customize your pictures. You’ll be able to lighten,
darken, crop, antique, add comic bubbles and cartoon effects,
and use other features to transform your pictures.
To access the Picture Mail Web site:
1. From your computer’s Internet connection, go to
picturemail.sprintpcs.com.
2. Enter your PCS Phone Number and Picture Mail password to
register. (See “Creating Your Picture Mail Password” on page
101.)
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Managing Online Picture Mail From Your PCS Phone
You can use your phone to manage, edit, or share pictures you
have uploaded to the Picture Mail Web site. (See “Review/Share
Mode” on page 104 for information about uploading.)
To view your online Picture Mail from your PCS Phone:
1. Press
for Pictures.
2. Press
for Online Pictures. Depending on your settings
you may be prompted to accept a PCS Vision connection.
(Your Picture Mail Inbox and your albums appear.)
Shortcut: Instead of steps 1 and 2 above, press
.
3. Highlight Inbox or an album title and press
to
display. (Thumbnail pictures, up to four per screen, are
displayed.)
4. Use your navigation key to select a picture.
Tip: To expand a selected picture from thumbnail to full-screen, press
for Expand.
Sharing Online Picture Mail
1. From the online Picture Mail display, select a picture you
wish to share and press
for Share. (See “Managing
Online Picture Mail From Your PCS Phone”
on page 107.)
2. Enter a phone number, email address or select from your
Phone Book.
Note: Press
3. Press
to select Online Address Book or Recent List.
.
4. To complete and send the Picture Mail, follow steps 5-8 in
“Sharing Picture Mail From Review/Share Mode” on page
103.
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To share an album from online mode:
1. From the online Albums display, select an album you wish
to share and press
for Share. (See “Managing Online
Picture Mail From Your PCS Phone” on page 107.)
2. Follow steps 3-6 in “Sharing Online Picture Mail” on
page 107 to complete and send your Picture Mail.
Accessing Online Picture Mail Options From Your PCS Phone
1. Select a picture from your online Picture Mail (see “Managing
Online Picture Mail From Your PCS Phone” on page 107).
2. Press
for Options.
3. To select an option, highlight it and press
.
Expand/Thumbnail displays the picture on screen either
expanded or in thumbnail view.
Save to Wallet to copy the selected picture to the Picture
Mail Wallet. (See “Picture Mail Wallet” on page 105.)
Erase to select Erase This or Erase All to erase a single
picture or all pictures saved in the current album
(or Inbox).
Edit Caption to edit the picture’s caption.
Copy/Move to copy or move pictures to a selected album:
Copy This to copy the selected picture to the album.
Copy All to copy all pictures in the current album
(or Inbox) to the target album.
Move This to move the selected picture to the album.
Move All to move all pictures in the current album
(or Inbox) to the target album.
Album List displays a list of all the albums.
Picture Info to display information on the selected
picture, such as title, time/date, size, etc.
Goto Picture automatically displays the image after you
enter the desired picture number.
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To access your online Albums options from your PCS Phone:
1. Display the album list in the Online Picture Mail menu.
2. Use your navigation key to select an album (or Inbox).
3. Press
for Options.
4. To select an option, highlight it and press
.
Select Album to select the desired album.
Create Album to create a new album. Enter a new album
name and select Save (left softkey).
Erase Album to delete the selected album.
Rename Album to rename the selected album. Enter a
new name and select Save (left softkey).
Album Info displays detailed information about the
album.
Note: The Inbox cannot be erased or renamed.
Next to display the next 20 albums (if applicable).
Previous to display the previous 20 albums (if applicable).
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Section 3
Using
PCS Service Features
Section 3A
PCS Service Features:
The Basics
In This Section
Using Voicemail
Using Caller ID
Responding to Call Waiting
Making a Three-Way Call
Using Call Forwarding
N
ow that you’ve mastered your phone’s fundamentals, it’s time
to explore the calling features that enhance your PCS Service.
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Using Voicemail
Setting Up Your Voicemail
All unanswered calls to your PCS Phone are automatically
transferred to voicemail, even if your phone is in use or turned
off. Therefore, you will want to set up your PCS Voicemail and
personal greeting as soon as your PCS Phone is activated.
To set up voicemail:
1. Press and hold
.
2. Follow the system prompts to create your passcode, record
your greeting, record your name announcement, and
choose whether to activate One-Touch Message Access (a
feature that lets you press one key to access messages and
bypasses the need for you to enter your passcode).
Note: The voicemail setup process may vary in certain Affiliate areas.
Voicemail Notification
There are several ways your PCS Phone alerts you:
By displaying a message on the screen.
By sounding the assigned ringer type.
By the LED blinking red.
By displaying
at the top of your screen.
New Voicemail Message Alerts
When you receive a new voice message, your phone alerts you and
prompts you to call your voicemail. To call your voicemail, press
.
and hold . To display your Missed Log, press
Important: When you are roaming off the enhanced Sprint Nationwide
PCS Network, you may not receive notification of new voicemail
messages. It is recommended that you periodically check your voicemail
by dialing 1 + area code + your PCS Phone Number. When your voicemail
answers, press
and enter your passcode. You will be charged
roaming rates when accessing voicemail while roaming off the enhanced
Sprint Nationwide PCS Network.
Note: Your phone accepts messages even when it is turned off. However,
you are only notified of new messages when your phone is turned on and
you are in a PCS Service Area.
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Retrieving Your Voicemail Messages
You can review your messages directly from your PCS Phone or
from any other touch-tone phone. To dial from your PCS Phone,
you can either speed dial your voicemail or use the menu keys.
Using One-Touch Message Access:
Press and hold
. Follow the system prompts.
Using the Menu Keys on Your PCS Phone to Access Your Messages:
1. Press
for Messaging.
2. Press
for Voicemail.
3. Press
for Listen.
Note: You are charged for airtime minutes when you are accessing your
voicemail from your PCS Phone.
Using a Phone Other Than Your PCS Phone to Access Messages:
1. Dial your PCS Phone Number.
2. When your voicemail answers, press
.
3. Enter your passcode.
Tip: When you call into voicemail you first hear the header information
(date, time, and sender information) for the message. To skip directly to the
message, press
during the header.
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Voicemail Button Guide
Here’s a quick guide to your keypad functions while listening to
voicemail messages. For further details and menu options, see
“Voicemail Menu Key” on page 117.
Date/Time
Send Reply
Advance
Replay
Rewind
Forward
Erase
Call Back
Save
Cancel
Help
Skip
Voicemail Options
Your PCS Phone offers several options for organizing and
accessing your voicemail.
Using Expert Mode
Using the Expert Mode setting for your personal voicemail box
helps you navigate through the voicemail system more quickly
by shortening the voice prompts you hear at each level.
To turn Expert Mode on or off:
1. Press and hold
to access your voicemail. If your
voicemail box contains any new or saved messages,
press
to access the main voicemail menu.
2. Following the system prompts, press
Personal Options.
3. Press
for Expert Mode.
4. Press
to turn Expert Mode On or Off.
to change your
Setting Up Group Distribution Lists
Create up to 20 separate group lists, each with up to 20 customers.
1. Press and hold
to access your voicemail. If your
voicemail box contains any new or saved messages,
press
to access the main voicemail menu.
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2. Following the system prompts, press
Personal Options.
3. Press
for Administrative Options.
4. Press
for Group Distribution Lists.
to change your
5. Follow the voice prompts to create, edit, rename or delete
group lists.
PCS Callback
Return a call after listening to a message without disconnecting
from voicemail.
1. After listening to a message, press
.
2. Once the call is complete, you’re returned to the
voicemail main menu.
Voicemail-to-Voicemail Message
Record and send a voice message to other PCS Voicemail users.
1. From the main voicemail menu, press
message.
to send a
2. Follow the voice prompts to enter the phone number.
3. Follow the voice prompts to record and send your voice
message.
Voicemail-to-Voicemail Message Reply
Reply to a voice message received from any other
PCS Voicemail user.
1. After listening to a voice message, press
.
2. Follow the voice prompts to record and send your reply.
Voicemail-to-Voicemail Message Forwarding
Forward a voice message, except those marked “Private,” to
other PCS Voicemail users.
1. After listening to a message, press
.
2. Follow the voice prompts to enter the phone number.
3. Follow the voice prompts to record your introduction and
forward the voice message.
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Voicemail-to-Voicemail Receipt Request
Receive confirmation that your voice message has been listened
to when you send, forward, or reply to other PCS users.
1. After you have recorded a message, press
to indicate
you are satisfied with the message you recorded.
2. Press
to mark receipt requested.
3. Press
to send your voicemail message.
Continue Recording
Before pressing
to indicate you are satisfied with the
message you recorded, press
to continue recording.
Extended Absence Greeting
When your phone is turned off or you are off the enhanced
Sprint Nationwide PCS Network for an extended period, this
greeting can be played instead of your normal personal greeting.
1. From the main voicemail menu, press
Personal Options.
for
2. Press
for Greetings.
3. Press
to record an Extended Absence Greeting.
Clearing the Message Icon
Your phone may temporarily continue to display the message
icon after you have checked your voice and text messages.
To clear the icon from the display screen:
1. Press
2. Press
3. Press
for Messaging.
for Voicemail.
for Clear Icon.
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Voicemail Menu Key
Listen
Envelope Information
Reply
Advance 8 Seconds
Replay
Rewind
Forward Message
Erase
Callback
Save
Options
Send a Message
Personal Options
Notification Options
Phone Notification
Numeric Paging to a PCS Phone
Return to Personal Options Menu
Administrative Options
Skip Passcode
Autoplay
Message Date & Time On/Off
Change Passcode
Group Distribution List
Return to Personal Options Menu
Greetings
Personal Greetings
Name Announcement
Extended Absence Greeting
Return to Personal Options Menu
Expert Mode
On/Off
Place a Call
Disconnect
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Using Caller ID
Caller ID lets people know who’s calling by displaying the
number of the person calling.
To block your phone number from being displayed for a
specific outgoing call:
1. Press
.
2. Enter the number you want to call.
3. Press
.
To permanently block your number, call PCS Customer Solutions.
Responding to Call Waiting
When you’re on a call, Call Waiting alerts you to incoming calls
by sounding two beeps. Your phone’s screen informs you that
another call is coming in and displays the caller’s phone
number (if it is available and you are in digital mode).
To respond to an incoming call while you’re on a call:
Press
. (This puts the first caller on hold and answers
the second call.)
To switch back to the first caller:
Press
again.
Tip: For those calls where you don’t want to be interrupted, you can
temporarily disable Call Waiting by pressing
before placing
your call. Call Waiting is automatically reactivated once you end the call.
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Making a Three-Way Call
With Three-Way Calling, you can talk to two people at the same
time. When using this feature, the normal airtime rates will be
charged for each of the two calls.
1. Enter a number you wish to call and press
.
2. Once you have established the connection, press
for 3-Way Call.
3. Dial the second number and press
.
4. When you’re connected to the second party, press
again to begin your three-way call.
If one of the people you called hangs up during your call, you
and the remaining caller stay connected. If you initiated the call
and are the first to hang up, all three callers are disconnected.
Tip: You can also begin a Three-Way Call by displaying a phone number
stored in your Internal Phone Book, Call History, or Messaging. To call the
third party, press
.
Note: Call Waiting and Three-Way Calling are not available while roaming
off the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network.
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Using Call Forwarding
Call Forwarding lets you forward all your incoming calls to
another phone number – even when your phone is turned off.
You can continue to make calls from your phone when Call
Forwarding is activated.
To Activate Call Forwarding
1. Press
.
2. Enter the area code and phone number to which your
future calls should be forwarded.
3. Press
. You will see a message and hear a tone to
confirm the activation of Call Forwarding.
To Deactivate Call Forwarding
1. Press
.
2. Press
. You will see a message and hear a tone to
confirm the deactivation.
Note: You are charged a higher rate for calls you have forwarded.
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Section 3B
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PCS Vision
In This Section
Getting Started
Picture Mail
Messaging
Games
Ringers
Screen Savers
Web
PCS Business Connection
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CS Vision brings you clarity you can see and hear with
always-on, advanced multimedia services. These features,
including Picture Mail, PCS Mail and PCS Short Mail, chat, games,
downloadable ringers and screen savers, always-on Web access,
and PCS Business Connection, are easy to learn and use and the
rich, colorful graphic experience is visually comparable to your
home or office computer. Clearly, it’s a whole new way to look at
wireless.
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Getting Started With PCS Vision
With your Vision-enabled PCS Phone and PCS Service, you are
ready to start enjoying the advantages of PCS Vision. This
section will help you learn the basics of using your PCS Vision
services, including managing your User Name, launching a
Vision connection, and navigating the Web with your Visionenabled PCS Phone.
Your User Name
When you buy a Vision-enabled PCS Phone and sign up for
service, you're automatically assigned a User Name. Then, when
you use PCS Vision services, your User Name is submitted to
identify you to the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network.
The User Name is also useful as an address for PCS Mail, as a way
to personalize Web services, and as an online virtual identity.
A User Name is typically based on the customer's name and a
number, followed by "@sprintpcs.com." For example, the third
John Smith to sign up for PCS Vision services might have
jsmith003@sprintpcs.com as his User Name. If you want a particular
User Name, you can visit www.sprintpcs.com and get the name
you want – as long as nobody else has it.
Note: If you already have a PCS Mail User Name, that will automatically
become your PCS Vision User Name.
Your User Name will be automatically programmed into your
PCS Phone. You don't have to enter it.
Finding Your User Name
If you aren't sure what your PCS Vision User Name is, you can
easily find it online or on your PCS Phone:
At www.sprintpcs.com: Log on to your account using your
PCS Phone Number and password. Your User Name appears
in the top banner, next to your phone number.
On your PCS Phone: Your User Name should appear on your
phone's display screen in standby mode. You can also find it
under the Phone Info option in your phone's main menu.
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Launching a PCS Vision Connection
To launch a PCS Vision connection:
1. Press
2. Press
for Main Menu.
for Web.
3. Your PCS Vision connection will launch and the PCS
Vision Home page will display.
The PCS Vision Home Page
Shortcut: You can also press the navigation key right to launch the Web.
Note: If Net Guard is enabled and displayed (see below), select OK (right
softkey) to continue and launch the Web.
While connecting, the following will appear on the screen:
Internet - Connecting as jsmith003@sprintpcs.com....
If you had a previous PCS Vision connection, the last page you
visited will display when you launch your browser, for example,
PCS Short Mail or ESPN Top News. When this occurs, you may
not see the "Connecting as..." message when you launch the
session. Though the browser is open, you are not currently in
an active data session - that is, no data is being sent or received.
As soon as you navigate to another page, the active session will
launch and you will see the "Connecting as..." message.
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Net Guard
When you first connect to the Internet, the Net Guard will
appear to confirm that you want to connect. This feature helps
you avoid accidental connections. You can disable the Net
Guard in the future by selecting Always Auto-Connect when the
Net Guard is displayed.
To change your Net Guard settings:
1. Press
2. Press
3. Press
for Settings.
for Vision.
for Net Guard
4. Press the navigation key up or down to select On or Off.
5. Press
to Save.
Note: When enabled, the Net Guard appears only once per session.
The Net Guard does not appear if the phone is merely re-connecting due
to a time-out.
PCS Vision Connection Status and Indicators
Your phone's display lets you know the current status of your
PCS Vision connection through indicators which appear at the
top of the screen. The following symbols are used:
Your PCS Vision connection is active (data is being
transferred). Incoming voice calls go directly to voicemail;
outgoing voice calls can be made, but the PCS Vision
connection will terminate.
Your PCS Vision connection is dormant (no data is being
sent or received). Though not currently active, when
dormant the phone can restart an active connection
quickly; voice calls can be made and received.
Your phone is not currently able to access PCS Vision
service features.
If no indicator appears, your phone does not have a current
PCS Vision connection. To launch a connection, see “Launching
a PCS Vision Connection” on page 123.
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Navigating the Web
Navigating through menus and Web sites during a PCS Vision
session is easy once you've learned a few basics. Here are some
tips for getting around:
Softkeys
When browsing the Web, the bottom line of your phone's
display contains one or more softkeys. These keys are shortcut
controls for navigating around the Web, and they correspond to
the softkey buttons directly below the phone’s display screen.
Depending on which Web sites you visit, the labels on the
softkeys may change to indicate their function.
To use softkeys, simply press the desired softkey button. If an
additional pop-up menu appears when you press the softkey
button, select the menu items using your keypad (if they’re
numbered) or by highlighting the option and pressing .
Scrolling
As with other parts of your phone's menu, you'll have to scroll
up and down to see everything on some Web sites.
Press the navigation key up and down to scroll line by line
or press the volume buttons on the side of the phone to
scroll one page at a time.
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Selecting
Once you've learned how to use softkeys and scroll, you can
start navigating Web sites.
Select on-screen items by using the navigation key to highlight
the desired item, then press the desired softkey button (or
press ).
You'll find that the left softkey is used primarily for selecting
items. This softkey is often labeled “OK.”
If the items on a page are numbered, you can use your
keypad (number keys) to select an item.
Links, which appear as underlined text, allow you to jump to
different Web pages, select special functions, or even place
phone calls.
Select links by highlighting the link and then selecting the
appropriate softkey.
Tip: The tenth item in a numbered list may be selected by pressing
the
key on your phone’s keypad, even though the number 0 doesn’t
appear on the screen.
Going Back
To go back one page, press
on your phone. (Note that
is also used for deleting text (like a BACKSPACE key)
when you are entering text.)
Going Home
To return to the PCS Vision Home page from any other Web
page, press and hold
.
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Picture Mail
Your phone gives you the ability to take pictures, view them
using the phone's display, and instantly send them to your
friends and family. It's as easy to use as a traditional point-andclick camera. In addition to sending your pictures to friends and
family, you can also send them to a Picture Mail Web site for
storage or upload them to a personal Web site. Cameras can
take and store pictures and the image quality is similar to what
you see on your computer screen. This service requires a
special camera phone or a PCS Vision Camera (purchased
separately); see your PCS Representative for further details or
visit www.sprintpcs.com to view a list of Vision-enabled
PCS Phones with Picture Mail capability.
Sharing Picture Mail From Your PCS Phone
Creating Your Picture Mail Password
The first time you use any of the Picture Mail management
options involving the Picture Mail Web site you will need to
establish a password through your PCS Phone. This password
will also allow you to log in to the Picture Mail Web site at
picturemail.sprintpcs.com to access and manage your uploaded
pictures.
To create your password:
1. Press
2. Press
for Pictures.
for Review.
Shortcut: Instead of steps 1 and 2 above, press
to enter the Pictures
menu.
3. Press
for Upload. (You will be prompted to create a
pictures password.)
4. Enter a four-digit, alpha-numeric password and press
(You will be prompted to confirm your password.)
.
Tip: Write down your Picture Mail password in a secure place.
5. Please wait while the system creates your account.
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Once you have received confirmation that your account has
been successfully registered you may upload and share pictures
and access the Picture Mail Web site.
Sending Picture Mail to Others From Your PCS Phone
1. Press
2. Press
picture.
3. Press
for Pictures.
for Review and scroll to select the desired
for Share.
4. Enter a Vision-enabled PCS Phone Number and press
.
Note: You can add up to 10 recipients.
5. When you are finished entering recipients, press
.
6. Add a voice memo and/or text message to the Picture Mail
and press . If you do not wish to enter a voice memo,
press
for No.
7. Enter a message using the keypad and press
not wish to include a message, press .
8. Press
. If you do
to Send.
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Accessing the Picture Mail Web Site From Your Computer
From your computer, log on to picturemail.sprintpcs.com.
(You will first need to register through your PCS Phone to
view the Picture Mail Web site; see “Creating Your Picture
Mail Password” on page 127.)
From the Web site, you can share pictures, edit album titles and
picture captions, organize and move images, and much more.
Picture management tools are also available to improve or
customize your pictures. You'll be able to lighten, darken, crop,
antique, add comic bubbles and cartoon effects, and use other
features to transform your pictures.
Note: See your PCS Service Plan for Picture Mail billing details.
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Messaging
Now you can send and receive email and text messages and
participate in Web-based chatrooms right from your PCS Phone.
Messaging allows you to stay connected to friends, family, and
co-workers 24 hours a day with always-on text capabilities
anywhere on the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network.
Message Types
There are many types of text messaging available on your
phone. (PCS Voicemail provides voicemail-to-mailbox
messaging. For information on using your phone’s voicemail
feature, see “Using Voicemail” on page 112.)
Messages
These appear on your screen as Page/Text and include numeric
messages (pages), Messages, Updates, and Mail.
Erasing All Messages
To erase all messages:
1. Press
for Messaging.
2. Press
for Notifications.
3. Press
for Erase.
4. Press the navigation key up or down to select one of the
following options:
Erase This - Deletes the message that is highlighted.
Erase Old - Deletes all read messages.
Erase All - Deletes all messages.
5. Press
.
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Signing Up for Updates
With Updates, you can have news and information sent directly
to your PCS Phone at the times you choose.
To select the information you want to send to your PCS Phone:
1. From your computer, log on to the Internet.
2. Go to the site from which you want to receive
information. A few of the sites you can visit are America
Online®, Yahoo!®, MSN® and eBay®. (The location where
you request updates within each site will vary.)
3. Where indicated on the site, input your 10-digit PCS
Phone Number followed by “@messaging.sprintpcs.com.”
For example: 5551234567@messaging.sprintpcs.com.
Upon completing the registration process, you should begin
receiving updates on your PCS Phone as requested.
PCS Mail
Using PCS Mail
With PCS Mail, you can set up an account at no additional
charge and perform many of the typical email functions from
your PCS Phone that you can from your personal computer.
You can manage your PCS Mail account from your PCS Phone or
from your personal computer at www.sprintpcs.com. You can also
access other select email providers from the Web through your
PCS Mail.
Accessing PCS Mail Messages
To access PCS Mail messages:
1. Press
for Messaging.
2. Press
for PCS Mail. (If you’re a first-time user, your
phone will prompt you to set up your PCS Mail account by
establishing a User Name and password.)
3. To view your messages, select Inbox and select the OK
softkey.
4. Scroll to select the message you wish to read and
press .
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5. Once you’ve read a message, use the quick actions at the
end of each message (Erase, Reply, Reply All, or Next
Message) or select Menu for a full list of options.
Composing PCS Mail Messages
To compose a PCS Mail message:
1. From the PCS Mail menu (see steps 1-3 above), select
Compose.
2. Select Add Name to enter the address of the person to
whom you’re sending a message and press
.
3. Select Next to enter the subject and your message.
4. Select Send when your message is ready to be delivered.
PCS Short Mail
Using PCS Short Mail
With PCS Short Mail, you can use a person’s wireless phone
number to send instant text messages from your Vision-enabled
PCS Phone to their messaging-ready phone – and they can send
messages to you. When you receive a new message, you’ll
automatically be notified with a one-way text message.
In addition, PCS Short Mail includes a variety of pre-set messages,
such as “I’m running late, I’m on my way,” that make composing
messages fast and easy. You can also customize your own pre-set
messages (up to 100 characters) from your PCS Phone or at
www.sprintpcs.com.
To send a PCS Short Mail message:
1. Press
for Messaging.
2. Press
for Short Mail. (The browser will launch and go
to the Short Mail page.)
3. Select Compose.
4. Select To, enter the wireless phone number of the person
to whom you wish to send a message (you can also scroll
down to select an existing recipient), and select Add.
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Note: You must use the right softkey to select the 123 character input
mode to enter the recipient’s phone number.
5. Select Done (or add additional recipients and select Done).
6. Compose a message or use the pre-set messages or icons.
To type a message, highlight the Message box and use
your keypad to type a message. Use the right softkey to
select a character input mode.
To use a pre-set message or “emoticon,” highlight
Insert and select Pre-set Msgs or Icons. Select Go, then
select the message or emoticon you’d like to insert
and select OK.
7. Review your message and select Send.
To read a PCS Short Mail message:
1. When you receive a short mail, you will see “New Page/
Text Message Arrived” on your display screen. Select View
(right softkey).
2. You will then see “New Short Mail. Select ‘Go’ to read it.”
Select Go (left softkey). (The browser will launch.)
3. Scroll to the new short mail message and press . Unread
short mail messages will be marked with an asterisk (*).
Note: The last four digits from the PCS Phone Number of the person who
sent you a short mail message appear before the message text. If the sender
is on your short list, their nickname will appear instead of their number.
To reply to a PCS Short Mail message:
1. While the message is open, select Reply.
2. Compose your reply or use the pre-set messages or icons.
To type a reply, highlight the Message box and use your
keypad to type a message. Use the right softkey to select
a character input mode.
To use a pre-set message or “emoticon,” highlight Insert
and select Pre-set Msgs or Icons. Select Go, then select
the message or icon you’d like to insert and select OK.
3. Review your reply and select Send.
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To add and/or edit Pre-Set Messages:
1. Press
2. Press
3. Press
for Messaging.
for Short Mail.
for Menu.
4. Select Pre-set Messages.
5. From the Pre-set Messages menu, select (Add New) or the
message you wish to edit.
6. Enter your new message or changes and select Save.
Note: You may also add or edit Pre-Set Messages in the “Manage My
Account” area at www.sprintpcs.com.
Chat
PCS Vision gives you the ability to join wireless chatrooms from
your PCS Phone. Send text messages and icons to chatroom
participants or launch a one-on-one (private) chatroom.
To access a chatroom from the browser:
1. Launch the browser.
2. Select Messaging.
3. Select CHAT.
4. Select Enter. You will see a disclaimer for Wireless Chat.
Select I Agree to enter the Chat menu.
5. Select a chatroom from the menu (for example, “Friends”
or “Singles”).
6. Use your keypad to enter a nickname and select Enter.
Once in the chatroom, you may scroll through the
postings to read messages from other chatroom
participants.
Note: To avoid inadvertent data usage charges, you should log out of
chatrooms when you are ready to exit.
To post a message:
1. Select Add text.
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2. Enter your message.
3. Select Send.
To set up a private chatroom:
1. Select 1->1.
2. Select a chatter with whom you’d like to launch a private
chatroom.
To exit a chatroom:
Select Leave Room.
Downloading Games, Ringers, and
Screen Savers
With PCS Vision and your new Vision-enabled PCS Phone, you
have access to a dynamic variety of Premium Service content
such as downloadable Games, Ringers, and Screen Savers.
While each type of download involves a different file type, the
basic method for accessing and downloading files is the same.
Accessing the Download Menus
To access the PCS Vision download menus:
1. Press
for Downloads.
2. Select the type of file you wish to download (Games,
Ringers, Screen Savers or Applications) and press .
3. Select Get New and press . The browser will launch and
take you to the corresponding download menu.
To access the PCS Vision download menus from the Web browser:
From the home page, select Games, Ringers, Screen Savers
or Applications to go to the corresponding download
menu. (For more information on navigating the Web, see
“Navigating the Web” on page 125.)
Selecting an Item to Download
From the download menus, items available for download may
be searched in a number of ways:
Featured displays a rotating selection of featured items.
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Browse Category allows you to narrow your search to a
general category, such as Movie/TV Themes for Ringers or
College Logos for Screen Savers. (There may be several
pages of available content in a list. Select Next 9 to view
additional items.)
Search allows you to use your keypad to enter search
criteria to locate an item. You may enter an entire word or
title or perform a partial-word search (for example, entering
“goo” returns “Good Ol’ Boy,” “The Good, the Bad, and the
Ugly,” and “Goofy - Club”).
Downloading an Item
Once you’ve decided on an item to download, highlight it and
press
or select OK (left softkey). You will see a summary
page for the item including its title, the vendor, the download
detail, the file size, and the cost. Links allow you to view the
License Details page, which outlines the price, license type, and
length of license for the download, and the Terms of Use page,
which details the Premium Services Terms of Use and your
responsibility for payment.
To download a selected item:
1. From the information page, select Buy (or Get It in the case
of a free item). If you have not previously purchased an
item, you will be prompted to enter your account
password and create your purchasing profile.
2. You will see a Confirmation screen confirming your
purchase and informing you that the charge will be added
to your next PCS Invoice. You will also be informed that
the downloaded item has been stored in the My Vault
page.
3. Select Download to initiate the download of the item. (You
will see a series of browser screens, ending with the
Download screen, which lists the item name, vendor,
version, size, and type.)
4. Select Next (right softkey) to download the item.
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5. You will see another series of screens detailing the
download initiation, progress (in kilobytes), and saving
process. When the Completed screen appears, the item has
been successfully downloaded to your phone.
Select Use (left softkey) to assign the downloaded item (or
to play, in the case of a game).
– or –
Select Shop (right softkey) to look for other items to
download.
– or –
Press
to quit the browser and return to standby
mode.
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Games
You can play a variety of entertaining and graphically-rich
games on your PCS Phone. New games are easy to download
and play.
Tip: For complete instructions on downloading, see “Downloading Games,
Ringers, and Screen Savers” on page 135.
Downloading Games
1. Press
for Downloads.
2. Highlight Games and press.
3. Highlight Get New and press . The browser will launch
and take you to the Games download menu.
4. Use your navigation key to highlight and select a game you
wish to download. (For more information on navigating
the Web, see “Navigating the Web” on page 125.)
5. From the item information page, select Buy. If you have
not previously purchased an item, you will be prompted to
enter your account password and create your purchasing
profile.
6. A confirmation page will notify you that the Game has
been purchased and is stored in the My Vault folder. To
download the game, select Download.
7. From the Download screen, select Next (right softkey) to
download the game. When the Completed screen
appears, the game has been successfully downloaded to
your phone.
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Playing Games
To play a downloaded game on your PCS Phone:
1. Press
for Downloads.
2. Highlight Games and press
.
3. Select the game you wish to play.
4. If applicable, a prompt will display the days remaining
on the game license and ask if you want to continue.
Select Yes.
5. Follow the onscreen instructions to play the game. When
you are finished, select Exit (or Quit) or press
.
6. A prompt will display: “Really terminate this application?”
Select Yes to exit or No to cancel.
Game Controller
The optional Game Controller accessory allows you to insert
your phone into a convenient handheld gaming device to
control the action of downloaded games. Large buttons and
navigation controls allow you to navigate easily through the
phone’s menu system. When your phone is inserted correctly
into the Game Controller, a “Digital Game Controller is
Attached” message is displayed on-screen.
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Ringers
Tip: For complete instructions on downloading, see “Downloading Games,
Ringers, and Screen Savers” on page 135.
Downloading Ringers
To download an available ringer to your phone:
1. Press
for Downloads.
2. Highlight Ringers and press
.
3. Highlight Get New and press . The browser will launch
and take you to the Ringers download menu.
4. Use your navigation key to highlight and select a
ringer you wish to download. (For more information on
navigating the Web, see “Navigating the Web” on
page 125.)
5. From the item information page, select Buy. If you have
not previously purchased an item, you will be prompted to
enter your account password and create your purchasing
profile.
6. A confirmation page will notify you that the ringer has
been purchased and is stored in the My Vault folder. To
download the ringer, select Download.
7. From the Download screen, select Next (right softkey) to
download the ringer. When the Completed screen
appears, the ringer has been successfully downloaded to
your phone.
Note: You may store10 downloaded ringers on your phone. Additional
downloads will be stored in your personal vault.
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Assigning Downloaded Ringers
Downloaded ringers may be assigned directly from the
Downloads menu and are also available through the
Settings menu.
To assign a downloaded ringer through the Settings menu, see
“Selecting Ringer Types for Voice Calls” on page 29 or
“Selecting Ringer Types for Messages” on page 29.
To assign a downloaded ringer from the Downloads menu:
1. Press
for Downloads.
2. Highlight Ringers and press
3. Highlight a ringer and press
4. Press
5. Press
to play the ringer.
to return to the Ringers menu.
for Set as.
6. Press
for Voice Calls.
7. Press
for With Caller ID or
8. Press
.
for No Caller ID.
to exit.
Note: You may assign a ringer to more than one type of call.
Purchasing Ringers
You can purchase ringers directly from your phone by
following the instructions on page 135 or through
www.sprintpcs.com.
Note: Your personal vault saves items for up to 90 days. Once an item
has been downloaded to your phone, you may keep the file for as long as
you like.
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Screen Savers
Tip: For complete instructions on downloading, see “Downloading Games,
Ringers, and Screen Savers” on page 135.
Downloading Screen Savers
To download an available Screen Saver to your phone:
1. Press
for Downloads.
2. Highlight Screen Savers and press
.
3. Highlight Get New and press . The browser will launch
and take you to the Screen Savers download menu.
4. Use your navigation key to highlight and select a
Screen Saver you wish to download. (For more
information on navigating the Web, see “Navigating the
Web” on page 125.)
5. From the item information page, select Buy. If you have
not previously purchased an item, you will be prompted to
enter your account password and create your purchasing
profile.
6. A confirmation page will notify you that the Screen Saver
has been purchased and is stored in the My Vault folder. To
download the Screen Saver, select Download.
7. From the Download screen, select Next (right softkey) to
download the Screen Saver. When the Completed screen
appears, the Screen Saver has been successfully
downloaded to your phone.
Note: You may store a limited number of downloaded Screen Savers on
your phone, depending on the file sizes. Additional downloads will be
stored in your personal vault.
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Assigning Downloaded Screen Savers
Downloaded Screen Savers may be assigned directly from
the Downloads menu and are also available through the
Settings menu.
To assign a downloaded Screen Saver through the Settings
menu, see “Changing the Display Screen” on page 34.
To assign a downloaded Screen Saver from the Downloads menu:
1. Press
for Downloads.
2. Highlight Screen Savers and press
3. Highlight a Screen Saver and press
4. Press
to view.
to return to the Screen Savers menu.
5. Press
for Set as.
6. Press
for Screen Saver.
7. Press
.
to exit.
Note: You may assign a Screen Saver to more than one task.
Purchasing Screen Savers
You can purchase Screen Savers directly from your phone by
following the instructions on page 135 or through
www.sprintpcs.com.
Note: Your personal vault saves items for up to 90 days. Once an item
has been downloaded to your phone, you may keep the file for as long as
you like.
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Web
With Web on your Vision-enabled PCS Phone, you can browse
full-color graphic versions – not just text versions – of your
favorite Web sites, making it easier than ever to stay informed
while on the go. Check sports scores, trade stocks, and shop on
your PCS Phone anywhere within the enhanced Sprint
Nationwide PCS Network.
In addition to the features already covered in this section, the
PCS Vision Home page offers always-on access to these colorful,
graphically rich Web categories. Many sites are available under
more than one menu – choose the one that's most convenient
for you.
News: Get up-to-the-minute news regarding finance,
business, sports, and entertainment at sites like CNN,
Bloomberg, USA Today, and Forbes.
Weather: Access The Weather Channel to get current
weather conditions and forecasts.
Entertainment: Get the latest buzz on your favorite stars as
well as movie and music reviews at Web sites like E! Online,
Pocket BoxOffice , and TastNtalk.
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Sports: Enjoy current news, statistics, and sports scores, as
well as updates of events in progress at ESPN.com and other
sports sites.
Finance: Use Web sites like Bloomberg, Fidelity, and Forbes
to get stock quotes, make trades, and check your bank
account online.
Travel: Access flight information and make dining
arrangements from travel Web sites like Saber and Fodors.
Shopping: Browse or purchase from popular shopping Web
sites like Amazon.com or Edmunds.
Tools: Use tools like Switchboard to access yellow pages,
white pages – even reverse phone number look-up or use
Google to search for other Web sites or images.
Business Links: Access your PCS Business Connection
Personal or Enterprise Edition along with links to many
business-related sites.
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My Account: Check minutes and PCS Vision usage, view
your current invoice, or make a payment.
Google Search: Launch a Google search in one of three
classes: PCS Web, Images, or Internet.
Using the Browser Menu
Navigating the Web from your phone using the PCS Vision
Home page is easy once you get the hang of it. For details on
how to navigate the Web, select menu items, and more, see
"Navigating the Web” on page 125.
Although the PCS Vision Home page offers a broad and
convenient array of sites and services for you to browse, not all
sites are represented, and certain functionality, such as going
directly to Web sites and creating bookmarks is not available. For
these and other functions, you will need to use the browser
menu. The browser menu is a drop-down menu which offers
additional functionality to expand your use of the Web on your
PCS Phone.
Opening the Browser Menu
The browser menu may be opened anytime you have an active
Vision session, from any page you are viewing. To open the
browser menu:
Press and hold
. The browser menu will open.
Options available under the browser menu include:
Home: Returns the browser to the PCS Vision Home page.
Forward: Moves forward on page in memory.
Mark this page: Adds the current page to the list of
bookmarks.
View Bookmarks: Allows you to view and access
bookmarked sites and bookmark new sites.
Search: Launches a Google search.
History: Displays a list of pages that you have recently
visited.
Go to URL: Allows you to navigate directly to a Web site by
entering its URL (Web site address).
Show URL: Displays the URL (Web site address) of the site
you're currently viewing.
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Refresh this page: Reloads the current Web page.
About Browser: Displays technical information about the
browser, its version, and the encryption version, and
provides links to Certificate Information for the various
components.
Restart Browser: Restarts the browser application.
Preferences: Allows you to configure and manage your
browser settings.
Creating a Bookmark
Bookmarks allow you to store the address of your favorite Web
sites for easy access at a later time.
To create a bookmark:
1. Go to the Web page you want to mark.
2. Access the browser menu by pressing the voice services
key on the side of your phone.
3. Select Bookmarks.
4. Select Mark Site.
5. Use your keypad to edit the bookmark title and URL (if
necessary) and select Save to save the bookmark.
Note: Bookmarking a page does not store the page contents, just
its address.
Note: Some pages cannot be bookmarked. Whether a particular Web
page may be marked is controlled by its creator.
Accessing a Bookmark
To access a bookmark:
1. Access the browser menu by pressing the voice services
key on the side of your phone.
2. Select Bookmarks.
3. Select View.
4. Highlight the bookmark you’d like to access and press
go to the Web site.
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Deleting a Bookmark
1. Access the View menu as outlined above in steps 1–3.
2. Select Delete and press
.
Going to a Specific Web Site
To go to a particular Web site by entering a URL (Web site address):
1. Access the browser menu by pressing and holding
.
2. Select Go to URL.
3. Use your keypad to enter the URL of the Web site you
wish to go to.
4. Select Go to go to the Web site.
Note: Not all Web sites are viewable on your phone.
Reloading a Web Page
1. Access the browser menu by pressing and holding
.
2. Select Refresh.
Restarting the Web Browser
If the Web browser appears to be malfunctioning or stops
responding, you can usually fix the problem by simply
restarting the browser.
1. Access the browser menu by pressing and holding
2. Select Settings.
3. Select Restart Browser.
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Using Special Features During a Web Call
Your phone gives you the ability to use special features while
you’re on a Web call. They are outlined below:
Call Waiting: If someone tries to reach you while you’re
connected to the Web, your phone behaves like it is turned
OFF. Depending on your service, callers may get your
voicemail. Call Waiting is automatically deactivated whenever
you place or receive a Web connection call.
Accessing Features: You can still access most of your phone’s
features while you’re connected on a Web connection call.
You can navigate the phone’s menu system to change or view
your phone’s features or Internal Phone Book entries. You
can also read messages or view the Caller ID records that you
received before placing the call.
Ending a Web Call
It’s important to note that some of the normal ways to end a call
won’t work with Web connection calls. You should always
close the connection through the application on your
computer. Your phone will then return to standby mode.
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PCS Business ConnectionSM
Personal Edition
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PCS Business Connection Personal Edition gives you secure,
real-time mobile access to your Microsoft Outlook or Lotus
Notes company email, calendar, business directory, and
personal contacts. You’ll have the features and functions of
your Microsoft Outlook and Lotus Notes so you can view,
create, reply to, and delete email; schedule appointments; and
look up phone numbers in real time, anywhere on the
enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network.
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PCS Business Connection Personal Edition delivers the
following features:
Business email access: Read, reply to, forward, delete, and
compose your company email.
Company directory and contacts: Search, view, call, and email
contacts from your company's directory. Do all this and add/
edit your personal contacts.
Work calendar: Accept and decline meetings, view daily
summaries and details, and navigate to various dates.
Files/information on your PC: Browse folders, download, and
view documents from any device using a PC browser or
Pocket Internet Explorer.
PCS Business Connection Personal Edition requires no
hardware or software installation on your company’s network.
Just install the PCS Business Connection Personal Edition
software on your work PC. This allows data to be securely
retrieved in real-time by your wireless device when connected
to the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network. There is a
monthly charge for PCS Business Connection and usage charges
will also apply.
When your work PC isn't on, you can share connections with
your co-workers so that you always have access to your email,
calendar, and contacts. Your data remains secure behind the
corporate firewall and any changes you make on your wireless
device are instantly updated on your company server without
the need to synchronize.
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Additional PCS Business Connection solutions are available
for your company. For more details, visit
businessconnection.sprintpcs.com.
Note: See your PCS Service Plan for PCS Business Connection billing details.
PCS Vision FAQs
How will I know when my phone is ready for PCS Vision
service?
Your User Name (for example, bsmith001@sprintpcs.com) will
display on your phone's screen.
How do I sign-in for the first time?
You are automatically signed in to PCS Vision services when
you turn on your phone.
How do I know when my phone is connected to PCS Vision
services?
Your phone automatically connects when PCS Vision service is
used or an incoming message arrives. Your phone will also
icon. (Connecting takes about 10-12 seconds.)
display the
Can I make calls and use PCS Vision services at the same
time?
You cannot use voice and PCS Vision services simultaneously. If
you receive a call while PCS Vision service is active, the call will be
forwarded to voicemail. You can place an outgoing call anytime,
but it will interrupt any in-progress PCS Vision session.
When is my data connection active?
Your connection is active when data is being transferred.
Outgoing calls are allowed; incoming calls go directly to
voicemail. When active, the
indicator flashes on your
phone’s display screen.
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When is my data connection dormant?
If no data is received for 10 seconds, the connection goes
dormant. When the connection is dormant, voice calls are
allowed. (The connection may become active again quickly.)
If no data is received for an extended period of time, the
connection will terminate.
Can I sign out of data services?
You can sign out without turning off your phone, however you
will not be able to browse the Web or use other PCS Vision
services. While signed out, you can still place or receive phone
calls, check voicemail, and use other voice services. You may
sign in again at any time. To sign out, go to Settings/Internet/
Sign Out in your phone’s menu.
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Section 3C
SM
PCS Voice Command
In This Section
Getting Started with PCS Voice Command
Creating Your Own Address Book
Making a Call with PCS Voice Command
SM
W
ith Sprint, the first wireless provider to offer innovative
PCS Voice Command technology, reaching your friends,
family, and co-workers has never been easier – especially when
you’re on the go. Your voice does it all with PCS Voice Command.
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Getting Started With PCS Voice Command
With PCS Voice Command:
You can store all your contacts’ phone numbers, so you can
simply say the name of the person you want to call.
There’s no need to punch in a lot of numbers, memorize
voicemail passwords, or try to dial while you’re driving.
You can call anyone in your address book – even if you don’t
remember their phone number.
It’s Easy to Get Started
Just dial
from your PCS Phone to activate the
service and listen to brief instructions directly from your
phone. There is a monthly charge for PCS Voice Command.
Creating Your Own Address Book
You can program up to 500 names into your personal address
book, with each name having up to five phone numbers. That’s
2,500 phone numbers – and with the advanced technology of
PCS Voice Command – you can have instant access to all of them.
There are four ways to update your address book:
Use Voice Recordings: Simply dial
and say, “Add
name.” You will then be asked to say the name and number
you want to add to your personal address book. Your address
book can store up to 20 voice recorded names at once.
On the Web: Go to www.talk.sprintpcs.com and receive a fully
functional Web-based address book to create and update
your contacts.
Use an Existing Address Book: Automatically merge address
books from desktop software applications with Sprint SyncSM
Services for no additional charge. Simply click on the “Click
to synchronize” button within your PCS Voice Command
personal address book at www.talk.sprintpcs.com.
Call Directory Assistance: If you don’t have a computer or
Internet access handy, you can have PCS Directory
Assistance look up phone numbers for you and
automatically add them to your address book. Just say “Call
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operator” and we’ll add two names and numbers to your
address book for our standard directory assistance charge.
Making a Call With PCS Voice Command
1. Once you’ve signed up for PCS Voice Command and
created your address book, all you do is press
You’ll hear a tone followed by the prompt “Ready.”
.
2. After the “Ready” prompt, simply say, in a natural voice,
“Call” and the name of the person or the number you’d
like to call. For example, you can say, “Call Jane Smith at
work,” “Call John Baker on the mobile phone,” “Call 5551234,” or “Call Bob Miller.”
3. Your request will be repeated and you will be asked to
verify. Say “Yes” to call the number or person. Say “No” if
you wish to cancel.
4. The number will automatically be dialed. Keep in mind
that PCS Voice Command recognizes not only your voice,
but any voice, so that others can experience the same
convenience if they use your phone.
For more helpful hints on PCS Voice Command, including a list
of recognized commands and an interactive tutorial, visit
www.talk.sprintpcs.com.
Note: PCS Voice Command is not available while roaming off the
enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network.
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Section 4
Safety Guidelines and
Warranty Information
Section 4A
Safety
In This Section
Getting the Most Out of Your Reception
Maintaining Safe Use of and Access to Your Phone
Caring for the Battery
Acknowledging Special Precautions and the FCC Notice
art of getting the most out of your PCS Phone is learning how
the phone works and how to care for it. This section outlines
performance and safety guidelines that help you understand the
basic features of your phone’s operation.
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Getting the Most Out of Your Reception
Keeping Tabs on Signal Strength
The quality of each call you make or receive depends on the
signal strength in your area. Your phone informs you of the
current signal strength by displaying a number of bars next to
the signal strength icon. The more bars displayed, the stronger
the signal. If you’re inside a building, being near a window may
give you better reception.
Understanding the Power Save Feature
If your phone is unable to find a signal after 15 minutes of
searching, a Power Save feature is automatically activated. If your
phone is active, it periodically rechecks service availability or
you can check it yourself by pressing any key. Anytime the
Power Save feature is activated, a message displays on the screen.
When a signal is found, your phone returns to standby mode.
Understanding How Your Phone Operates
Your phone is basically a radio transmitter and receiver. When
it’s turned on, it receives and transmits radiofrequency (RF)
signals. When you use your phone, the system handling your
call controls the power level. This power can range from 0.006
watts to 0.2 watts in digital mode.
Knowing Radiofrequency Safety
The design of your PCS Phone complies with updated NCRP
standards described below.
In 1991-92, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
(IEEE) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
joined in updating ANSI’s 1982 standard for safety levels with
respect to human exposure to RF signals. More than 120
scientists, engineers and physicians from universities,
government health agencies and industries developed this
updated standard after reviewing the available body of research.
In 1993, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
adopted this updated standard in a regulation. In August 1996,
the FCC adopted hybrid standard consisting of the existing
ANSI/IEEE standard and the guidelines published by the
National Council of Radiation Protection and Measurements
(NCRP).
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Maintaining Your Phone’s Peak Performance
There are several simple guidelines to operating your phone
properly and maintaining safe, satisfactory service.
Hold the phone with the antenna raised, fully-extended, and
over your shoulder.
Try not to hold, bend, or twist the phone’s antenna.
Don’t use the phone if the antenna is damaged.
Speak directly into the mouthpiece.
Avoid exposing your phone and accessories to rain or liquid
spills. If your phone does get wet, immediately turn the
power off and remove the battery. If it’s inoperable, return
it to a Sprint Store or call PCS Customer SolutionsSM for
service.
Note: For the best care of your phone, only Sprint authorized personnel
should service your phone and accessories. Faulty service may void
the warranty.
Maintaining Safe Use of and Access to
Your Phone
FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS OUTLINED MAY
LEAD TO SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY AND POSSIBLE
PROPERTY DAMAGE
Using Your Phone While Driving
Talking on your phone while driving (or operating the phone
without a hands-free device) is prohibited in some jurisdictions.
Laws vary as to specific restrictions. Remember that safety
always comes first.
When using your phone in the car:
Get to know your phone and its features, such as speed dial
and redial.
When available, use a hands-free device.
Position your phone within easy reach.
Let the person you are speaking to know you are driving; if
necessary, suspend the call in heavy traffic or hazardous
weather conditions.
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Do not take notes or look up phone numbers while driving.
Dial sensibly and assess the traffic; if possible, place calls
when stationary or before pulling into traffic.
Do not engage in stressful or emotional conversations that
may divert your attention from the road.
Dial 911 to report serious emergencies. It’s free from your
wireless phone.
Use your phone to help others in emergencies.
Call roadside assistance or a special non-emergency wireless
number when necessary.
Tip: Purchase an optional hands-free car kit at your local Sprint Store.
You may also call the PCS Accessory Hotline at 1-800-974-2221 or by
dialing
on your PCS Phone.
Following Safety Guidelines
To operate your phone safely and efficiently, always follow
any special regulations in a given area. Turn your phone off in
areas where use is forbidden or when it may cause interference
or danger.
Using Your Phone Near Other Electronic Devices
Most modern electronic equipment is shielded from
radiofrequency (RF) signals. However, RF signals from wireless
phones may affect inadequately shielded electronic equipment.
RF signals may affect improperly installed or inadequately
shielded electronic operating systems and/or entertainment
systems in motor vehicles. Check with the manufacturer or
their representative to determine if these systems are
adequately shielded from external RF signals. Also check with
the manufacturer regarding any equipment that has been added
to your vehicle.
Consult the manufacturer of any personal medical devices, such
as pacemakers and hearing aids, to determine if they are
adequately shielded from external RF signals.
Note: Always turn off the phone in health care facilities and request
permission before using the phone near medical equipment.
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Turning Off Your Phone Before Flying
Turn off your phone before boarding any aircraft. To prevent
possible interference with aircraft systems, the U.S. Federal
Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations require you to have
permission from a crew member to use your phone while the
plane is on the ground. To prevent any risk of interference,
FCC regulations prohibit using your phone while the plane is in
the air.
Turning Off Your Phone in Dangerous Areas
To avoid interfering with blasting operations, turn off your
phone when in a blasting area or in other areas with signs
indicating that two-way radios should be turned off.
Construction crews often use remote-control RF devices to
set off explosives.
Turn off your phone when you’re in any area that has a
potentially explosive atmosphere. Although it’s rare, your
phone or its accessories could generate sparks. Sparks could
cause an explosion or a fire resulting in bodily injury or even
death. These areas are often, but not always, clearly marked.
They include:
Fueling areas such as gas stations.
Below deck on boats.
Fuel or chemical transfer or storage facilities.
Areas where the air contains chemicals or particles such as
grain, just or metal powders.
Any other area where you would normally be advised to
turn off your vehicle’s engine.
Note: Never transport or store flammable gas, liquid or explosives in the
compartment of your vehicle that contains your phone or accessories.
Restricting Children’s Access to your Phone
Your PCS Phone is not a toy. Children should not be allowed to
play with it because they could hurt themselves and others,
damage the phone or make calls that increase your phone bill.
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Caring for the Battery
Protecting Your Battery
The guidelines listed below help you get the most out of your
battery’s performance.
Use only Sprint-approved batteries and desktop chargers.
These chargers are designed to maximize battery life. Using
other batteries or chargers voids your warranty and may
cause damage.
In order to avoid damage, charge the battery only in
temperatures that range from 32º F to 113º F (0º C to 45º C).
Don’t use the battery charger in direct sunlight or in high
humidity areas, such as the bathroom.
Never dispose of the battery by incineration.
Keep the metal contacts on top of the battery clean.
Don’t attempt to disassemble or short-circuit the battery.
The battery may need recharging if it has not been used for
a long period of time.
It’s best to replace the battery when it no longer provides
acceptable performance. It can be recharged hundreds of
times before it needs replacing.
Don’t store the battery in high temperature areas for long
periods of time. It’s best to follow these storage rules:
Less than one month:
4º F to 140º F (-20º C to 60º C)
More than one month:
4º F to 113º F (-20º C to 45º C)
Disposal of Lithium Ion (LiIon) Batteries
For safe disposal options of your LiIon batteries, contact your
nearest Sprint-authorized service center.
Special Note: Be sure to dispose of your battery properly. In
some areas, the disposal of batteries in household or business
trash may be prohibited.
Note: For safety, do not handle a damaged or leaking LiIon battery.
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Acknowledging Special Precautions and the
FCC Notice
FCC Notice
The phone may cause TV or radio interference if used in close
proximity to receiving equipment. The FCC can require you to
stop using the phone if such interference cannot be eliminated.
Vehicles using liquefied petroleum gas (such as propane or
butane) must comply with the National Fire Protection
Standard (NFPA-58). For a copy of this standard, contact the
National Fire Protection Association, One Batterymarch Park,
Quincy, MA 02269, Attn: Publication Sales Division.
Cautions
Any changes or modifications to your phone not expressly
approved in this document could void your warranty for this
equipment, and void your authority to operate this equipment.
Only use approved batteries, antennas and chargers. The use of
any unauthorized accessories may be dangerous and void the
phone warranty if said accessories cause damage or a defect to
the phone.
Although your phone is quite sturdy, it is a complex piece of
equipment and can be broken. Avoid dropping, hitting,
bending or sitting on it.
Body-Worn Operation
To maintain compliance with FCC RF exposure guidelines, if
you wear a handset on your body, use the Sprint supplied or
approved carrying case, holster or other body-worn accessory.
If you do not use a body-worn accessory, ensure that the
antenna is at least 7/16 inch (1.5 centimeters) from your body
when transmitting. Use of non-Sprint approved accessories may
violate FCC RF exposure guidelines.
For more information about RF exposure, please visit the FCC
Web site at www.fcc.gov.
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Specific Absorption Rates (SAR) for Wireless Phones
The SAR is a value that corresponds to the relative amount of RF
energy absorbed in the head of a user of a wireless handset.
The SAR value of a phone is the result of an extensive testing,
measuring and calculation process. It does not represent how
much RF the phone emits. All phone models are tested at their
highest value in strict laboratory settings. But when in
operation, the SAR of a phone can be substantially less than the
level reported to the FCC. This is because of a variety of factors
including its proximity to a base station antenna, phone design
and other factors. What is important to remember is that each
phone meets strict federal guidelines. Variations in SARs do not
represent a variation in safety.
All phones must meet the federal standard, which incorporates
a substantial margin of safety. As stated above, variations in SAR
values between different model phones do not mean variations
in safety. SAR values at or below the federal standard of 1.6 W/
kg are considered safe for use by the public.
The highest reported SAR values of the [VGA1000] are:
AMPS mode (Part 22) - Head: xx W/kg; Body-worn: xx W/kg
PCS mode (Part 24) - Head: xx W/kg; Body-worn: xx W/kg
FCC Radiofrequency Emission
This phone meets the FCC Radiofrequency Emission
Guidelines. FCC ID number: A3LSPHA620. More information on
the phone's SAR can be found from the following FCC Web
site: http://www.fcc.gov/oet/fccid.
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Owner’s Record
The model number, regulatory number and serial number are
located on a nameplate inside the battery compartment. Record
the serial number in the space provided below. This will be
helpful if you need to contact us about your phone in the future.
Model: PCS Phone VGA1000
Serial No.:
User Guide Proprietary Notice
CDMA Technology is licensed by QUALCOMM Incorporated
under one or more of the following patents:
4,901,307 5,109,390 5,267,262 5,416,797
5,506,865 5,544,196 5,657,420 5,101,501
5,267,261 5,414,796 5,504,773 5,535,239
5,600,754 5,778,338 5,228,054 5,337,338
5,710,784 5,056,109 5,568,483 5,659,569
5,490,165 5,511,073
T9 Text Input is licensed by Tegic Communications and is
covered by U.S. Pat. 5,818,437, U.S. Pat. 5,953,541, U.S. Pat.
6,011,554 and other patents pending.
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Section 4B
Manufacturer’s Warranty
In This Section
Manufacturer’s Warranty
his section contains the manufacturer’s warranty for your
PCS Phone.
For information about the Terms and Conditions of your
PCS Service, please see the Start Here guide included with your
phone. For the most recent version of the Terms and Conditions,
please visit www.sprintpcs.com.
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Manufacturer’s Warranty
STANDARD LIMITED WARRANTY
What is Covered and For How Long?
SAMSUNG TELECOMMUNICATIONS AMERICA, L.P.
("SAMSUNG") warrants to the original purchaser ("Purchaser")
that SAMSUNG's Phones and accessories ("Products") are free
from defects in material and workmanship under normal use
and service for the period commencing upon the date of
purchase and continuing for the following specified period of
time after that date:
Phone
1 Year
Batteries
1 Year
Leather Case/Pouch
90 Days
Holster
90 Days
Other Phone Accessories
1 Year
What is Not Covered?
This Limited Warranty is conditioned upon proper use of
Product by Purchaser. This Limited Warranty does not cover:
(a) defects or damage resulting from accident, misuse, abuse,
neglect, unusual physical, electrical or electromechanical
stress, or modification of any part of Product, including
antenna, or cosmetic damage; (b) equipment that has the serial
number removed or made illegible; (c) any plastic surfaces or
other externally exposed parts that are scratched or damaged
due to normal use; (d) malfunctions resulting from the use of
Product in conjunction with accessories, products, or ancillary/
peripheral equipment not furnished or approved by SAMSUNG;
(e) defects or damage from improper testing, operation,
maintenance, installation, or adjustment; (f) installation,
maintenance, and service of Product, or (g) Product used or
purchased outside the United States or Canada. This Limited
Warranty covers batteries only if battery capacity falls below
80% of rated capacity or the battery leaks, and this Limited
Warranty does not cover any battery if (i) the battery has been
charged by a battery charger not specified or approved by
SAMSUNG for charging the battery, (ii) any of the seals on the
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battery are broken or show evidence of tampering, or (iii) the
battery has been used in equipment other than the SAMSUNG
phone for which it is specified.
What are SAMSUNG's Obligations?
During the applicable warranty period, SAMSUNG will repair or
replace, at SAMSUNG's sole option, without charge to
Purchaser, any defective component part of Product. To obtain
service under this Limited Warranty, Purchaser must return
Product to an authorized phone service facility in an adequate
container for shipping, accompanied by Purchaser's sales
receipt or comparable substitute proof of sale showing the date
of purchase, the serial number of Product and the sellers' name
and address. To obtain assistance on where to deliver the
Product, call Samsung Customer Care at 1-888-987-4357. Upon
receipt, SAMSUNG will promptly repair or replace the defective
Product. SAMSUNG may, at SAMSUNG's sole option, use
rebuilt, reconditioned, or new parts or components when
repairing any Product or replace Product with a rebuilt,
reconditioned or new Product. Repaired/replaced leather
cases, pouches and holsters will be warranted for a period of
ninety (90) days. All other repaired/replaced Product will be
warranted for a period equal to the remainder of the original
Limited Warranty on the original Product or for 90 days,
whichever is longer. All replaced parts, components, boards
and equipment shall become the property of SAMSUNG. If
SAMSUNG determines that any Product is not covered by this
Limited Warranty, Purchaser must pay all parts, shipping, and
labor charges for the repair or return of such Product.
What Are the Limits On SAMSUNG's Liability?
EXCEPT AS SET FORTH IN THE EXPRESS WARRANTY
CONTAINED HEREIN, PURCHASER TAKES THE PRODUCT "AS
IS," AND SAMSUNG MAKES NO WARRANTY OR
REPRESENTATION AND THERE ARE NO CONDITIONS,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, OF ANY
KIND WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCT,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
·THE MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRODUCT OR ITS FITNESS
FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE;
·WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT;
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·DESIGN, CONDITION, QUALITY, OR PERFORMANCE OF THE
PRODUCT;
·THE WORKMANSHIP OF THE PRODUCT OR THE
COMPONENTS CONTAINED THEREIN; OR
·COMPLIANCE OF THE PRODUCT WITH THE REQUIREMENTS
OF ANY LAW, RULE, SPECIFICATION OR CONTRACT
PERTAINING THERETO.
NOTHING CONTAINED IN THE INSTRUCTION MANUAL
SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO CREATE AN EXPRESS WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE
PRODUCT. ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS
THAT MAY ARISE BY OPERATION OF LAW, INCLUDING IF
APPLICABLE THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE, ARE HEREBY LIMITED TO THE SAME DURATION
OF TIME AS THE EXPRESS WRITTEN WARRANTY STATED
HEREIN. SOME STATES/PROVINCES DO NOT ALLOW
LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY
LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO
YOU. IN ADDITION, SAMSUNG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR
ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM THE
PURCHASE, USE, OR MISUSE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE THE
PRODUCT OR ARISING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM
THE USE OR LOSS OF USE OF THE PRODUCT OR FROM THE
BREACH OF THE EXPRESS WARRANTY, INCLUDING
INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SIMILAR
DAMAGES, OR LOSS OF ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR BENEFITS,
OR FOR DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY TORT (INCLUDING
NEGLIGENCE OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE) OR FAULT
COMMITTED BY SAMSUNG, ITS AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES, OR
FOR ANY BREACH OF CONTRACT OR FOR ANY CLAIM
BROUGHT AGAINST PURCHASER BY ANY OTHER PARTY.
SOME STATES/PROVINCES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION
OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY
NOT APPLY TO YOU.
THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND
YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS, WHICH VARY FROM
STATE TO STATE/PROVINCE TO PROVINCE. THIS LIMITED
WARRANTY SHALL NOT EXTEND TO ANYONE OTHER THAN
THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER OF THIS PRODUCT AND STATES
168
PURCHASER'S EXCLUSIVE REMEDY. IF ANY PORTION OF
THIS LIMITED WARRANTY IS HELD ILLEGAL OR
UNENFORCEABLE BY REASON OF ANY LAW, SUCH PARTIAL
ILLEGALITY OR UNENFORCEABILITY SHALL NOT AFFECT
THE ENFORCEABILITY FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS
LIMITED WARRANTY WHICH PURCHASER ACKNOWLEDGES
IS AND WILL ALWAYS BE CONSTRUED TO BE LIMITED BY ITS
TERMS OR AS LIMITED AS THE LAW PERMITS.
THE PARTIES UNDERSTAND THAT THE PURCHASER MAY USE
THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE OR EQUIPMENT IN CONJUNCTION
WITH THE PRODUCT. SAMSUNG MAKES NO WARRANTIES
OR REPRESENTATIONS AND THERE ARE NO CONDITIONS,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, AS TO
THE QUALITY, CAPABILITIES, OPERATIONS, PERFORMANCE
OR SUITABILITY OF ANY THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE OR
EQUIPMENT, WHETHER SUCH THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE OR
EQUIPMENT IS INCLUDED WITH THE PRODUCT
DISTRIBUTED BY SAMSUNG OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING
THE ABILITY TO INTEGRATE ANY SUCH SOFTWARE OR
EQUIPMENT WITH THE PRODUCT. THE QUALITY,
CAPABILITIES, OPERATIONS, PERFORMANCE AND
SUITABILITY OF ANY SUCH THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE OR
EQUIPMENT LIE SOLELY WITH THE PURCHASER AND THE
DIRECT VENDOR, OWNER OR SUPPLIER OF SUCH THIRDPARTY SOFTWARE OR EQUIPMENT, AS THE CASE MAY BE.
This Limited Warranty allocates risk of Product failure between
Purchaser and SAMSUNG, and SAMSUNG's Product pricing
reflects this allocation of risk and the limitations of liability
contained in this Limited Warranty. The agents, employees,
distributors, and dealers of SAMSUNG are not authorized to
make modifications to this Limited Warranty, or make
additional warranties binding on SAMSUNG. Accordingly,
additional statements such as dealer advertising or
presentation, whether oral or written, do not constitute
warranties by SAMSUNG and should not be relied upon.
Samsung Telecommunications America, L.P.
1130 East Arapaho Road
Richardson, Texas 75081
Phone: 1-800-SAMSUNG
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Phone: 1-888-987-HELP (4357)
©2002-2003 Samsung Telecommunications America. All rights
reserved.
No reproduction in whole or in part allowed without prior
written approval.
Specifications and availability subject to change without notice.
Copyright © 2003 Sprint Spectrum L.P. All rights reserved. No reproduction in whole or in part without
prior written approval. Sprint and the diamond logo design are trademarks of Sprint Communications
Company L.P. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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Index
A
Adjusting the Phone’s Volume
Settings 28
Airplane Mode 36
Alarm Clock 85
Alert Notification 32
Answering Calls 19
B
Backlight 34
Battery
Capacity 16
Charging 17
Disposal 161
Installing 16
Removing 17
Dialing Options 21
Digit Dial 90
Directory Assistance 5
Display Screen Symbols 12
Display Settings 33–35
E
Email 131
Entering Text
ABC Mode 74
Selecting a Character Input
Mode 73
Symbols and Numbers 75
T9 Text Input 74
Erase Content 44
Erase Pictures 45
F
FCC Notice 162
C
G
Calculator 85
Call Forwarding 120
Call Guard 52
Call History
Erasing 71
Making a Call From 70
Options 69
Saving a Phone Number From
70
Viewing 69
Call Waiting 118
Caller ID 118
Camera 99
Camera Mode Options 101
Managing Picture Mail 106
Review Mode Options 104
Sharing Picture Mail 103
Taking Pictures 100
Chat 134
Customer Solutions 5
Getting Started With PCS Service
3
Greeting 33
D
Data Profile - Updating 47
Desktop Charger 18
Index
I
Internal Phone Book
Adding an Entry 75
Calling a Number From 24
Editing Entries 77
Erasing 44
Finding Entries 76
Options 73
Secret Entries 78
Introduction ii
K
Key Tones 30
L
Location Settings 35
Locking Your Phone 42
M
Making Calls 19
Manufacturer’s Warranty 166
Memo Pad 86
171
Menus
Diagram 56
Navigation 55
Structure 55
Viewing 56
Missed Call Notification 20
N
Name Dial 94
Name Lookup 95
Navigating Menus 55
Net Guard 47, 124
P
PCS Business Connection 149
PCS Mail 131
PCS Services
Call Forwarding 120
Call Waiting 118
Caller ID 118
Customer Solutions 5
Directory Assistance 5
Operator Services 6
PCS Short Mail 132
PCS Vision 121–151
Chat 134
Downloading Items 135
FAQs 150
Games 138
Messaging 130
Password 46
PCS Mail 131
Picture Mail 127
Ringers 140
Screen Savers 142
Security Features 46
Short Mail 132
User Name 122
PCS Voice Command 152–154
Phone Number
Displaying 18
Phone Numbers
Finding 23
Saving 22
Index
With Pauses 24
Picture Mail 127
Managing 106
Password 101
Sharing 103
Wallet 105
Picture Mail Web Site 106
R
Recording Memos 96
Reset Picture Account 45
Resetting Your Phone 45
Restricting Calls 43
Ringer Types 28
Ringer Types for Schedule 30
Roaming
Analog Networks 50
Other Digital Networks 49
Roam Mode 51
S
Scheduler 82
Screen Savers 142
Security Menu 42
Setting Up Your Voicemail 4
Sharing Picture Mail 103
Short Mail 132
Silence Mode 33
Special Numbers 44
T
T9 Text Input 74
Three-Way Calling 119
TTY Use 36
Turning Your Phone On and Off 15
U
Unlocking Your Phone 3, 42
Using One/Two/Three Touch
Speed Dialing 21
V
Voice Recognition 90
Voicemail
Clearing 116
Expert Mode 114
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Menu 117
Notification 112
Options 114
Retrieving 113
Setting Up 4, 112
W
Web 144–147
Bookmarks 146
Launching 123
Navigating 125
Welcome i
Index
173