Samsung | SGH-C180 | Samsung SGH-C180 Quick Guide

User’s Guide
Phone Layout
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Step outside the phone
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• Use the camera module on your phone to take a photo or record a video.
Music player
• Play music files using your phone as a music player. You can use other phone functions while listening
to music.
02 Features
Camera and camcorder
FM radio
• Listen to your favourite radio stations anytime, anywhere.
Image editor
• Edit or decorate your photos.
Photo printing
• Print your photos to preserve your best moments forever.
Phone to TV
• View photos and video clips captured with the phone onyour TV screen.
Offline mode
• Switch your phone to Offline mode to use its non-wireless functions while on an airplane.
• Transfer media files and personal data, and connect to other devices using wireless Bluetooth technology.
SOS message
• Send SOS messages to your family or friends for help in an emergency.
Drive safely at all times
Do not use a hand-held phone while driving. Park your vehicle first.
03 Precautions
Read these guidelines before using your wireless phone. Failure to comply with them
may be dangerous or illegal.
Switch off when refuelling
Do not use the phone at a refuelling point (service station) or near fuels or chemicals.
Switch off in an aircraft
Wireless phones can cause interference. Using them in an aircraft is both illegal and dangerous.
Switch off the phone near all medical equipment
Hospitals 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 performance.
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03 Precautions
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
the call until given permission to do so.
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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.
Qualified service
Only qualified service personnel may repair your phone.
Phone Layout
Navigation keys
Soft keys
Dial key
server key
Soft keys
Power/End key
Cancel/Clear key
SOS mode
04 Phone Layout
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 exit the menu without
changing the menu
settings, press this key.
To return to the previous
menu level, press the
Back soft key or C.
Use the navigation keys
to scroll up or down
through the menu system, highlight menu
items, and change feature settings.
Voicemail server
Alphanumeric keys
Keypad lock key
Keypad lock mode
Silent mode key
Silent mode
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Insert the SIM card.
Replace the battery cover.
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First steps to operating your phone
Insert the battery.
Plug the travel adapter into the phone.
To AC wall outlet
Step outside the phone
T9 mode
1. Press 2 to 9 to start entering a word. Press each key
once for one letter.
word you are entering appears on the display. It may
1. In Idle mode, enter an area code and phone number,
with each keypress. Finish entering the word
and press [
before editing or deleting any keystrokes.
2. press [
] to end the call.
Example: To enter “Hello” in T9 mode, press 4, 3, 5, 5,
and 6.
Making a call
Answering a Call
1. When the phone rings, press the Accept soft key or
] to answer a call
To reject the call, press [
2. Press [
] to end the call.
2. Press # to insert a space and enter the next word.
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Make or answer calls
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.”
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Make sure you have each item
• Phone
• Travel adapter
• Battery
• User’s Guide
You can obtain various accessories from your local Samsung dealer.
Note: • The items supplied with your phone and the accessories available at your Samsung
dealer may vary, depending on your country or service provider.
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08 Solving Problem
When you switch your phone on, the following messages may appear
“Insert SIM”
• Make sure that the SIM card is correctly installed
“Phone Lock”
• The automatic locking function has been enabled.
You must enter the phone’s password before you can use the phone.
Enter PUK
• The PIN code was entered incorrectly three times in succession and the phone is now blocked.
Enter the PUK supplied by your service provider.
Enter PIN
• You are using your phone for the first time.
You must enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN) supplied with the SIM card.
• The PIN Check feature is enabled. Every time the phone is switcshed on,
the PIN has to be entered. To disable this feature, use the PIN check menu.
“No Service,” “Network Failure,” or “Not Done” displays
• The network connection has been lost. You may be in a weak signal area. Move and try again.
• You are trying to access an option for which you have not taken out a subscription
with your service provider. Contact the service provider for further details.
You have entered a number but it was not dialled
• Make sure that you have pressed SEND
• Make sure that you have accessed the right cellular network.
• Make sure that you have not set an outgoing call barring option.
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08 Solving Problem
A caller cannot reach you
• Make sure that your phone is switched on. (Press END for more than one second.)
• Make sure that you are accessing the correct cellular network.
• Make sure that you have not set an incoming call barring option.
Your voice is not heard at the other end
• Make sure that you have switched on the microphone.
• Make sure that you are holding the phone close enough to your mouth.
The microphone is located at the bottom of the phone.
The phone starts beeping and “Battery Low” flashes on the display
• Your battery is insufficiently charged. Recharge the battery.
The audio quality of the call is poor”
• Check the signal strength indicator on the display ( ).
The number of bars indicates the signal strength from strong (
) to weak(
• Try moving the phone slightly or moving closer to a window if you are in a building.
No number is dialled when you re-call a Address entry
• Use the Phonebook feature to ensure the number has been stored correctly.
• Store the number again, if necessary.
The battery doesn’t charge properly or the phone sometimes turns itself off
• Wipe the charging contacts both on the phone and on the battery with a clean soft cloth.
If the above guidelines do not help you to solve the problem, take note of
• The model and serial numbers of your phone
• Your warranty details
• A clear description of the problem
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