Samsung | SGH-C120 | Samsung SGH-C120 User Manual

Installing the battery
User’s Guide
Charging the battery
1. Remove the battery cover, remove the battery and insert the SIM
Phone layout and key functions
1. Plug the supplied travel adapter.
To AC wall outlet
2. When charging is finished, unplug the adapter.
2. Install the battery and replace the cover.
• 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.
4-way navigation keys
In Menu mode, scroll
through menu options.
In Idle mode, access your
favourite menus directly.
Menu/Confirm key
In Idle mode, access
Menu mode. Select the
highlighted option or
confirm input in a
Soft keys
Perform functions
indicated by the text
above the key.
Dial key
Make and answer a
call. In Idle mode,
retrieve the most
recent calls.
Power/End key
Turn the phone on or
off when pressed and
held. Also end a call.
Cancel/Clear key
Delete characters from
the display. Return the
display to the previous
menu level.
Silent mode key
Alphanumeric keys
Keypad lock key
Printed in Korea
Code No.: GH68-11904A
English. (EU) 08/2006. Rev.1.0
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Note: Do not remove the battery from the phone without unplugging the
adapter first. Otherwise, the phone may be damaged.
Switching on or off the phone
Disable all sounds on the phone, when pressed and held
mode. To exit, press and hold this key again.
in Idle
lock mode
Lock the keypad, when pressed and held , to ignore accidental
key pressing. To unlock, press the left soft key and then this key.
Your phone displays the following status indicators on the top of the
Received signal strength
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.
Out of your service area; you cannot make or receive calls.
2. Select Phone settings → Language.
Silent mode or the call ringer set to vibrate
3. Select a language.
Call diverting feature active
Soft key indicators
2. To end the call, press
Alarm set
Battery power level
1. In Idle mode, press the Menu soft key.
2. Select Phone settings → Security → Change password.
to enter the main menu.
2. Select Phone settings → Security → PIN check → Enable.
3. Enter a supplied 4- to 8-digit PIN code and press the OK soft key.
4. Select Change PIN.
5. Enter the current PIN code and press the OK soft key.
6. Enter a new 4- to 8-digit PIN code and press the OK soft key.
7. Enter the new code again and press the OK soft key.
To select and modify menu or feature:
If the selected menu contains additional submenus, repeat this step.
To return to the
previous menu
level, press the
soft key or c.
To exit the menu
without changing
the menu
settings, press
this key.
Use the 4-way navigation keys (
as shortcuts to access your favourite menus.
2. Press Up or Down to scroll to the number you want.
3. Press
3. If the menu contains any submenus, locate the one you want by
to enter
pressing the Navigation keys. Press the Select soft key or
the submenu.
7. Enter the password and press the OK soft key.
1. In Idle mode, press the Menu soft key.
to answer a call.
2. Press the Navigation keys to reach the desired menu and then press
the Select soft key or
6. Select Phone lock → Enable.
Locking the SIM card
1. In Idle mode, press
1. In Idle mode, press the Menu soft key.
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.
5. Enter the new password again and press the OK soft key.
3. Select a ringtone.
to dial the number.
Menu map
3. Enter the default password, 00000000, and press the OK soft key.
4. Enter a new 4- to 8-digit password and press the OK soft key.
4. Press the OK soft key.
While a call is in progress, press Up or Down to adjust the earpiece
Redialling recent numbers
Using the menus
In Idle mode, press the Menu soft key or
3. Press Up or Down to adjust the volume level.
2. Select Sound settings → Ring tone.
Answering a call
2. To end the call, press
2. Select Sound settings → Ring volume.
Changing a ringtone for calls
1. In Idle mode, enter the area code and phone number,
and press
New SMS message
1. In Idle mode, press the Menu soft key.
1. In Idle mode, press the Menu soft key.
1. When the phone rings, press
Locking the phone
for more than two
Making a call
New voicemail
2. To switch off the phone, press and hold
1. In Idle mode, press the Menu soft key.
Call in progress
Text and
graphic area
for more than one second to switch on the phone.
Changing the display language
Key lock mode
1. Press and hold
Adjusting the volume
In Idle mode, press the Menu soft key.
Select Phone settings → Short cut.
Select a key.
Select a menu to be assigned to the key.
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.
1. Call records
1.1 Missed calls
1.2 Received calls
1.3 Dialled calls
1.4 Delete all
1.5 Call time
1.6 Call cost*
3. Organiser
2. Phonebook
2.1 Search
2.2 New entry
2.3 Group search
2.4 Edit group
2.5 Speed dial
2.6 Delete all
2.7 Memory status
2.8 SDN*
5. Messages
5.1 Inbox
5.2 Outbox
5.3 Write new
5.4 Templates
5.5 Settings
5.6 Delete all
5.7 Memory status
5.8 Voice mail
5.9 Broadcast
3. Organiser
3.1 Alarm
3.2 Calendar
3.3 Time & Date
3.4 Calculator
* Shows only if supported by
your SIM card.
3.5 To do list
3.6 Voice memo
3.7 Currency exchange
6. Network services
6.1 Call diverting
6.2 Call barring
6.3 Call waiting
6.4 Network selection
6.5 Caller ID
6.6 Closed user group
7. Display settings
7.1 Wallpaper
7.2 Auto key lock
7.3 Contrast
7.4 Brightness
7.5 Backlight
8. Sound settings
8.1 Ring tone
8.2 Ring volume
8.3 Alert type
8.4 Keypad tone
8.5 Keypad volume
8.6 Message tone
8.7 Extra tones
9. Phone settings
9.1 Greeting message
9.2 Own number
9.3 Language
9.4 Security
9.5 Extra settings
9.6 Short cut
9.7 Reset settings
Entering text
Press the keys labelled with the letter you want:
Changing the text input mode
: T9 mode
: ABC mode
: Number mode
View recent
View and dial the most recent
calls you have dialled, received,
or missed.
Menu > Call
records > Missed
calls, Received
calls, Dialled calls
Delete recent
Delete the contents of each of the
three call records, or all numbers
at once.
Menu >
Call records >
Delete all
Call time
View the duration and number of
recent calls you have dialled and
received. Also reset the time
Menu >
Call records >
Call time
Call cost
View the cost of your calls.
Menu > Call
records > Call cost
Find an entry
Search for numbers in
Menu > Phonebook
> Search
• To delete letters one by one, press C. To delete all of the letters, press
and hold C.
Add a new
Add a new entry to Phonebook.
Menu > Phonebook
> New entry
• To insert a space between letters, press
Search group
Search entries in Phonebook in
caller groups.
Menu > Phonebook
> Group search
3. Enter the message text.
- and so on.
Symbol mode
Press the number keys corresponding to the symbol you want. You can
press Up or Down to display more symbols.
6. If you selected Save and send or Save only, select a memory
7. Enter a destination number and press the OK soft key.
Tips for entering text
• To move the cursor, press the Navigation keys.
Example: To enter “Hello” in T9 mode, press 4, 3, 5, 5, and 6.
If the word is not correct, press 0 to display alternative word choices
for the keys that you have pressed.
2. When the word displays correctly, insert a space after it by pressing
4. Press the Options soft key and add items using the following options:
5. Press the Options soft key and select Save and send, Send only or
Save only.
T9 (English) mode
Finish entering the word before editing or deleting any keystrokes.
• Add phonebook: retrieve a Phonebook entry.
Press the keys corresponding to the digits you want.
The word you are entering appears on the display. It may change with
each keypress.
To change case, press
• Add templates: retrieve a text template.
Number mode
1. Press keys 2 to 9 to start entering a word. Press each key only once
for one letter.
This section provides brief explanations of features on your phone.
2. Select Messages → Write new.
- twice for the second letter
For example, you press 2 three times to enter the letter “C” and 5 two
times to enter the “K.”
• None: Symbol mode
Quick feature reference
1. In Idle mode, press the Menu soft key.
- once for the first letter
In a text input field, press the right soft key until the input mode indicator
you want appears:
Sending a message
ABC mode
• To change case in T9 or ABC mode, press
• To enter punctuation marks in T9 or ABC mode, press 1.
properties of
a caller group
Select a ringtone for incoming
calls and messages from
members of a group. Also change
the name of each group.
Menu >
Phonebook >
Edit group
Perform basic arithmetic
Menu > Organiser
> Calculator
Delete messages in each
message box.
Menu > Messages
> Delete all
Alert type
Set how you are informed of
incoming calls.
Task list
Create a list of tasks and assign a
deadline to each task.
Menu > Organiser
> To do list
Check the memory status for
messages in each memory type.
Menu > Messages
> Memory status
Keypad tone
Speed dial
Assign speed dial numbers (2 to
9) to eight of your most
frequently called numbers.
Menu >
Phonebook >
Speed dial
Voice memo
Record voice memos.
Menu > Organiser
> Voice memo
Menu >
Sound settings >
Alert type
Select the sound that will occur
when a key is pressed.
Voice mail
Menu >
Phonebook >
Delete all
Menu > Organiser
> Currency
CB message
Change the settings for the
service and access CB messages.
Menu > Messages
> Broadcast
Adjust the keypad volume.
Delete all Phonebook entries
stored in the phone’s memory or
on the SIM card.
Do currency conversions.
Menu > Messages
> Voice mail
Receive and listen to voicemails
stored on the network.
Menu >
Sound settings >
Keypad tone
Menu >
Sound settings >
Keypad volume
View the total number of
Phonebook entries in the phone’s
memory or on the SIM card.
Menu >
Phonebook >
Memory status
Use the SIM
Use a variety of additional
services offered by your service
Menu > SIM AT
Access network services offered
by your service provider.
Menu >
Network services
Message tone
Access the list of service numbers
assigned by service provider.
Menu >
Phonebook >
Menu > Messages
> Inbox, Outbox
Menu >
Display settings
Extra tones
SDN (Service
Read received, sent, or saved
Change settings for the display
and backlight.
Menu >
Sound settings >
Message tone
Change the alert sound settings
for incoming SMS and CB
Ring tone
Set an alarm to ring at a specific
Menu > Organiser
> Alarm
Create a text message and send
it to other mobile phones.
Menu > Messages
> Write new
Menu >
Sound settings >
Ring tone
Menu >
Sound settings >
Extra tones
Select a ringtone for incoming
Set additional tones for the
Adjust the ringtone volume.
Menu > Organiser
> Calendar
Menu > Messages
> Templates
Set time and date manually.
Menu > Organiser
> Time & Date
Set options for using messaging
Menu > Messages
> Settings
Check own
Check your phone numbers or
assign a name to them.
Time and
Menu >
Sound settings >
Ring volume
Menu >
Phone settings >
Greeting message
Keep track of daily or monthly
Preset frequently used messages
stored as templates.
Enter the greeting to be displayed
when the phone is switched on.
Menu >
Phone settings >
Own number
Select a language to be used for
the text display.
Menu >
Phone settings >
Protect the phone against
unauthorised use.
Menu >
Phone settings >
Extra settings
Turn the automatic redialling or
answering feature on or off.
Menu >
Phone settings >
Extra settings
Set the Navigation keys as
shortcuts to access your favourite
menus directly.
Menu >
Phone settings >
Short cut
Reset the
Reset the phone to the factory
default settings.
Menu >
Phone settings >
Reset 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 the vehicle first.
Switching off when refuelling
Do not use the phone at a refuelling point (service station) or near fuels or
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.
All wireless phones may be subject to interference, which could affect their
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 the 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
Accessories and batteries
Use only Samsung-approved accessories and batteries. Use of any unauthorised
accessories could damage your phone and may be dangerous.
Use only Samsung-approved batteries and recharge your battery only with
Samsung-approved chargers.
Qualified service
Only qualified service personnel may repair your phone.
Risk of explosion if a battery is replaced by an incorrect type.
Dispose used batteries according to the instructions.
At very high volume, prolonged listening to a headset can damage
your hearing.
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 organizations through periodic and through
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 2.0 W/
kg. The highest SAR value for this model phone was 0.977W/kg.
Declaration of Conformity (R&TTE)
Model name: SGH-C120 (GSM 900/1800)
Manufactured at:
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, 94-1, Imsoo-Dong, Gumi City, Kyung-Buk, Korea,
Network :
301 489-01 v1.4.1 (2002-08)
301 489-07 v1.2.1 (2002-08)
301 511 v9.0.2 (2003-03)
The conformity assessment procedure referred to in Article 10 and detailed in
Annex[IV] of Directive 1999/5/EC has been followed with the involvement of the
following Notified Body(ies):
BABT, Balfour House, Churchfield Road,
Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12 2TD, UK
Identification mark: 0168
The technical documentation kept at:
Samsung Electronics QA Lab.
which will be made available upon request.
Place and date of issue:
Samsung Electronics Euro QA Lab.
Blackbushe Business Park, Saxony Way,
Yateley, Hampshire, GU46 6GG, UK
2005. 08. 31
Yong-Sang Park/S.Manager
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