Installing the SIM card and battery SGH-B300 User’s Guide 1. Remove the battery cover and insert the SIM card. Charging the battery Phone layout and key functions 1. Plug the supplied travel adapter. Web access/ Confirm key In Idle mode, accesses the web browser. In Menu mode, selects the highlighted option or confirms input. Battery cover With the triangle facing up 2. Install the battery and reattach the cover. 2. When charging is finished, unplug the adapter. Dial key Makes and answers a call. In Idle mode, retrieves the most recent calls. • Depending on the software installed or your service provider or country, some of the descriptions in this guide may not match your phone exactly. • Depending on your country, your phone and accessories may appear different from the illustrations in this guide. Silent mode Printed in Korea Code No.:GH68-17977A English (SEA). 03/2008. Rev. 1.0 Press and hold in Idle mode to disable all sounds on the phone. To exit, press and hold this key again. Your phone displays the following status indicators on the top of the screen: Description Signal strength Call in progress Your phone is in Idle mode when you are not on a call or using a menu. You must be in Idle mode to dial a phone number. Icons Text and graphics Switching on or off the phone 1. Press and hold Menu Phonebook for more than one second to switch on the phone. 2. Select Sound settings → Ring volume. for more than two seconds to switch off the phone. 3. Press Up or Down to adjust the volume level. Changing the display language Roaming network Call ringer set to vibrate 1. In Idle mode, press the Menu soft key. Silent mode 2. Select Phone settings → Language. Mute mode, during a call 3. Select a language. Call diverting feature active 4. Press the OK soft key. While a call is in progress, press Up or Down to adjust the earpiece volume. Changing a ringtone for calls Making a call 1. In Idle mode, press the Menu soft key. New multimedia message 1. In Idle mode, enter an area code and phone number, and press New voice mail message 2. Press . Redialling recent numbers 1. When the phone rings, press the Accept soft key or call. Press the Reject soft key or Using the menus 2. Press the Navigation keys to reach a desired menu and then press the Select soft key or . 3. If the menu contains any submenus, locate the one you want by to pressing the Navigation keys. Press the Select soft key or enter the submenu. To return to the previous menu level, press the soft key or C. to answer a to reject the call. To exit this menu without changing the menu settings, press this key. Use the 4-way navigation keys as shortcuts to access your favourite menus. 1. In Idle mode, press the Menu soft key. 2. Select Phone settings → Short cut. 3. Select a key. 4. Select a menu to be assigned to the key. If the selected menu contains additional submenus, repeat this step. 4. Press the Navigation keys to find the setting of your choice. 5. Press the Select soft key or to confirm your chosen setting. Shortcut numbers You can quickly access the menu you want by using shortcut numbers. The shortcut number displays in front of the menu name in Menu mode. 4. Sound settings 7. Applications 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 4.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 Search New entry Group search Edit group Speed dial Delete all Copy all to Memory status SDN Ringtone Ring volume Alert type Keypad tone Keypad volume Message tone Alert on call Folder tone Power on/off Extra tones Alarm Calendar Time & Date Calculator To do list Voice memo Currency exchange SIM AT 8. FM radio 5. Messages 9. Phone settings 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.8 9.9 9.0 Text messages Multimedia messages Push messages Configuration messages 3. Network services 6. Funbox 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 Call diverting Call barring Call waiting Network selection Caller ID Closed user group . 2. Press Up or Down to scroll to the number you want. to dial the number. Entering text 1. Call log 2. Phonebook 1. In Idle mode, press 3. Press Menu map Missed calls Received calls Dialled calls Delete all Call time Call cost* 2. Select Sound settings → Ringtone. 3. Select a ringtone. to end the call. Answering a call 1. In Idle mode, press the Menu soft key. Adjusting the volume 3. Press and hold Battery power level Labels at the bottom corners of the display show the current soft key functions. Press the left soft key ( ) or right soft key ( ) to perform the function indicated. to end the call. 1. In Idle mode, press the Menu soft key. GPRS network To select or modify a menu or feature: Alphanumeric keys 2. Press Alarm set In Idle mode, press the Menu soft key to enter the main menu. Silent mode key X Silent mode 2. If the time & date message appears, press the Yes soft key and set the time and date by following the onscreen instructions. New text message Soft key function indicators Cancel/Clear key Deletes characters from the display. Returns the display to the previous menu level. Note: Do not remove the battery from the phone without unplugging the adapter first. Otherwise, the phone may be damaged. Icon Display Power/End key Turns the phone on or off when held down. Also ends a call. Voice mail server key In Idle mode, accesses your voice mail server when held down. Battery World Wide Web http://www.samsungmobile.com 4-way navigation keys In Idle mode, access your favourite menus directly. In Menu mode, scroll through menu options. Soft keys Perform functions indicated by the text above the key. Browser Games Sounds Images Delete all Memory status Display settings Greeting message Own number Language Security Extra settings Short cut Auto answer Connection settings Reset settings * Shows only if supported by your SIM card. Changing the text input mode In a text input field, press the right soft key until the input mode indicator you want appears. T9 mode 1. Press 2 to 9 to start entering a word. Press each key once for one letter. The word you are entering appears on the display. It may change with each keypress. Finish entering the word before editing or deleting any keystrokes. Example: To enter “Hello” in T9 mode, press 4, 3, 5, 5, and 6. 2. Press to insert a space and enter the next word. ABC mode Press the keys labelled with the letter you want once for the first letter, twice for the second letter, and so on. For example, press 2 three times to enter “C” and 5 two times to enter “K.” Number mode 4. Press the Options soft key and add items using the following options: • Add objects: add sounds, images, or animated images. Press the keys corresponding to the digits you want. • Add templates: add text templates. Symbol mode • Add emoticon: add emoticons. Press the number keys corresponding to the symbol you want and press the OK soft key. You can press Up or Down to display more symbols. • Add phonebook: add Phonebook contacts. Menu Description Menu Description Menu > Call log > Call time View the duration of recent calls you have dialled and received. Also reset the time counter. Menu > Network services Access network services offered by your service provider. Menu > Call log > Call cost View the cost of your calls. Menu > Sound settings > Alert type Select an alert type for the call ringer. Search for Phonebook contacts in caller groups. Menu > Sound settings > Keypad tone or Keypad volume Select a tone which the phone sounds when you press a key or a volume level. Phonebook > Edit group Select a ringtone and image for incoming calls and messages from members of a group. Also change the group name. Menu > Sound settings > Message tone Select the alert ringtone for incoming SMS, MMS, and broadcast messages, or set how often you are informed of a new message. Phonebook > Speed dial Assign speed dial numbers (2 to 9) for eight of your most frequently dialled numbers. Phonebook > Delete all Delete all Phonebook contacts stored in the phone’s memory, on the SIM card, or both. Menu > Sound settings > Alert on call Set the phone to alert you when you receive a new message or when the time for an alarm comes during a call. Phonebook > Copy all to Copy all of the contacts stored on the SIM card to the phone’s memory, or vice versa. Menu > Sound settings > Folder tone Select the tone that the phone sounds when you open or close the phone. Phonebook > Memory status View the total number of Phonebook contacts in the phone’s memory or on the SIM card. Menu > Sound settings > Power on/off Set the phone to sound when it is switched on or off. Phonebook > SDN Access the list of service numbers assigned by your service provider. Menu > Sound settings > Extra tones Set additional tones for the phone. Phonebook > Search Search for contacts in Phonebook. Add a new contact to Phonebook. 5. Press the Options soft key and select Send only or Save and send. Phonebook > New entry • To move the cursor, press the Navigation keys. 6. If you select Save and send, select a memory location. Phonebook > Group search • To delete characters one by one, press C. To clear the display, press and hold C. 7. Enter destination numbers. Tips for entering text • To insert a space between characters, press . • To change case in T9 mode or ABC mode, press . • To enter punctuation marks in T9 mode or ABC mode, press 1. Sending an SMS message 1. In Idle mode, press the Menu soft key. 2. Select Messages → Text messages → Write new. 3. Enter the message text. • Add bookmark: add bookmark items. 8. Press the Options soft key and select Send message to send the message. Quick feature reference This section provides brief explanations of features on your phone. Menu Description Menu > Call log > Missed calls, Received calls, or Dialled calls View the most recent calls you have dialled, received, or missed. Menu > Call log > Delete all Delete the call logs in each call type or all logs at once. Menu Select a ringtone for incoming calls or a volume > Sound settings level. > Ringtone or Ring volume Menu Description Menu Description Menu Description Menu Description Menu > Messages > Text messages or Multimedia messages > Inbox, Outbox, or Draft Read received, sent, or saved messages. Menu > Messages > Text messages > Voice mail Access your voice mail server and listen to messages on the network. Menu > Applications > Calendar Keep track of daily or monthly schedule. Menu > Phone settings > Own number Check your phone numbers or assign a name to them. Menu > Messages > Text messages or Multimedia messages > Write new Create and send messages to other mobile phones. Menu > Messages > Text messages > Broadcast Change settings for the service and access broadcast messages. Menu > Applications > Time & Date Set the current time and date manually and set your local time zone. Menu > Phone settings > Language Select a language to be used for the display text. Perform basic arithmetic functions. Menu > Messages > Text messages or Multimedia messages > Templates or Emoticon templates Preset templates of frequently used messages or emoticons. Select or configure a connection profile to be used for MMS. Menu > Phone settings > Security Protect the phone against unauthorised use. Menu > Messages > Multimedia messages > MMS profile Menu > Applications > Calculator Menu > Applications > To do list Create a list of tasks and assign a deadline to each task. Menu > Messages > Push messages Change the settings for the service and access or delete push messages. Menu > Applications > Voice memo Record voice memos and listen to them. Menu > Phone settings > Security > Mobile Tracker Do currency conversions. Set options for using messaging services. Access or delete messages containing network parameters from your service provider. Menu > Applications > Currency exchange Menu > Messages > Text messages or Multimedia messages > Settings or Setup Menu > Messages > Configuration messages Track your phone when it is stolen or lost. When someone tries to use your phone with other SIM card, the phone will automatically send the preset tracking message to your family or friends. This feature may be unavailable due to certain features supported by your service provider. Menu > Funbox > Browser Launch and configure the web browser. Menu > Applications > SIM AT Use a variety of additional services offered by your service provider. Menu > Phone settings > Extra settings Set the automatic redialling feature or the answering method. Menu > Messages > Text messages or Multimedia messages > Delete all Delete messages in each message box or all messages at once. Menu > Funbox > Games, Sounds, or Images Access games, sounds, or images in your phone’s memory. Menu > FM Radio Menu > Phone settings > Short cut Set the Navigation keys as shortcuts to access your favourite menus directly. Menu > Funbox > Delete all Delete games, sounds, or images in each media box, or all media files at once. Listen to music or news via the FM radio on your phone. First, you must connect your phone with the headset, which serves as a radio antenna. Menu > Phone settings > Auto answer Set the phone to automatically answer after a specified time when you use the headset. Menu > Messages > Text messages or Multimedia messages > Memory status Check memory information for messages. Menu > Funbox > Memory status Check the amount of memory in use for games, sounds, and images. Menu > Phone settings > Connection settings Create and customise the profiles containing the settings for connecting your phone to the network. Menu > Applications > Alarm Set an alarm to sound at a specific time. Menu > Phone settings > Reset settings Reset the phone to the factory default settings. Important safety precautions Read these guidelines before using your wireless phone. Failure to comply with them may be dangerous or illegal. Drive safely at all times Do not use a hand-held phone while driving; park your vehicle first. Switching off when refuelling Do not use the phone at a refuelling point (service station) or near fuels or chemicals. Switching off in an aircraft Wireless phones can cause interference. Using them in an aircraft is both illegal and dangerous. Switching off near all medical equipment Hospitals and health care facilities may be using equipment that could be sensitive to external RF energy. Follow any regulations or rules in force. Interference All wireless phones may be subject to interference, which could affect their performance. Special regulations Follow any special regulations in force in any area and always switch off your phone whenever it is forbidden to use it. Water resistance Your phone is not water-resistant. Keep it dry. Sensible use Use only in the normal position (held to your ear). Avoid unnecessary contact with the antenna when the phone is switched on. Emergency calls Key in the emergency number for your present location, then press end the call until given permission to do so. . Do not Small children and your phone Keep the phone and all its parts including accessories out of reach of small children. Accessories and batteries Use only Samsung-approved batteries and accessories, such as headsets and PC data cables. Use of any unauthorised accessories could damage your phone and may be dangerous. CAUTION Risk of explosion if a battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries according to the instructions. At very high volume, prolonged listening to a headset can damage your hearing. Qualified service Only qualified service personnel may repair your phone. Correct disposal of this product (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This marking shown on the product or its literature, indicates that it should not be disposed with other household wastes at the end of its working life. Menu > Phone settings > Display settings Change settings for the display and backlight. Menu > Phone settings > Greeting message Enter the greeting message to be displayed when the phone is switched on. To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate this from other types of wastes and recycle it responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of material resources. Household users should contact either the retailer where they purchased this product, or their local government office, for details of where and how they can take this item for environmentally safe recycling. Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms and conditions of the purchase contract. This product should not be mixed with other commercial wastes for disposal. SAR information Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed and manufactured not to exceed the emission limits for exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy set by the European Union (EU) Council. These limits are part of comprehensive guidelines and establish permitted levels of RF energy for the general population. The guidelines are based on the safety standards that were developed by independent scientific organisations through periodic and thorough evaluation of scientific studies. The standards include a substantial safety margin designed to assure the safety of all persons, regardless of age and health. The exposure standard for wireless phones employs a unit of measurement known as Specific Absorption Rate (SAR). The SAR limit set by the EU Council is 2.0W/kg. The highest SAR value for this model phone was 0.729 W/kg.