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ZTE S518M User manual
Precautions for Medical Devices and Facilities
 To protect your mobile phone from illegal use, take
the security measures as follows:
 When using your phone near pacemakers, please always
keep the phone more than eight inches (about twenty
centimeters) from the pacemaker when the phone is
switched on. Do not carry the phone in the breast pocket.
Use the ear opposite the pacemaker to minimize the
potential for interference. Switch off the phone
immediately if necessary.
Edition Time: 2012.11.14
Version No.: R1.0
 Set PIN codes of the SIM card.
 Set handset lock code.
 Set call restrictions.
Safety Precautions
This section includes some important information on safe
and efficient operation. Please read this information before
using the phone.
Operational Precautions
 Please use your phone properly. When making or
receiving a call, please hold your phone as holding a
wireline telephone. Make sure that the phone is at least
one inch (about two point five centimeters) from your
body when transmitting.
 Do not touch the antenna when the phone is in use.
Touching the antenna area affects call quality and may
cause the phone to operate at a higher power level than
 In those facilities with special demand, such as hospital or
health care facilities, please pay attention to the restriction
on the use of mobile phone. Switch off your phone if
Mobile Phone
 Switch off your phone prior to entering any area with
potentially explosive atmospheres, such as fueling areas,
fuel or chemical transfer or storage facilities.
 Do not remove, install, or charge batteries in such areas.
Spark in a potentially explosive atmosphere can cause
an explosion or f ire resulting in bodily injury or even
 To avoid possible interference with blasting operations,
switch off your phone when you are near electrical
blasting caps, in a blasting area, or in areas posted “Turn
off electronic devices.” Obey all signs and instructions.
Precautions for Electronic Devices
 Some electronic devices are susceptible to electromagnetic
interference sent by mobile phone if inadequately shielded,
such as electronic system of vehicles. Please consult the
manufacturer of the device before using the phone if necessary.
 Please use original accessories or accessories
approved by the phone manufacturer. Using any
unauthorized accessories may affect your mobile
phone’s performance, damage your phone or even cause
danger to your body and violate related local regulations
about telecom terminals.
The manual is published by ZTE Corporation. We reserve the
right to make modifications on print errors or update
specifications without prior notice.
No part of this publication may be excerpted, reproduced,
translated or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic
or mechanical, including photocopying and microfilm, without
the prior written permission of ZTE Corporation.
All rights reserved.
Copyright © 2012 ZTE CORPORATION.
 Some people may be susceptible to epileptic seizures or
blackouts when exposed to flashing lights, such as when
watching television or playing video games. If you have
experienced seizures or blackouts, or if you have a
family history of such occurrences, please consult your
doctor before playing video games on your phone or enabling
a flashing-light feature on your phone. (The flashing-light
feature is not available on all products.)
 Turn off your phone before you clean it. Use a damp or antistatic cloth to clean the phone. Do not use a dry cloth or
electrostatically charged cloth. Do not use chemical or
abrasive cleaners as these could damage the phone.
 As your mobile phone can produce electromagnetic field, do
not place it near magnetic items such as computer disks.
 Using the phone near electrical appliances such as TV,
telephone, radio and personal computer can cause
 Keep your phone dry. Any liquid may damage your phone.
Aircraft Safety
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 Do not charge the mobile phone without battery.
User Manual
4-Way Navigation
keys and Centre key
Left/Right soft keys
 The battery can be recharged for hundreds of times, but it will
eventually wear out. When the operating time (talk time
and standby time) is noticeably shorter than normal, it is
time to replace it with a new one.
Send key
End/Power key
Charger/USB Jack
Alpha numeric keys
 Please stop using the charger and battery when they are
damaged or show evidence of aging.
* key
# key
 Return the worn-out battery to the provider or dispose of it in
accordance with environment regulations. Do not dispose of
it in household rubbish.
 Please use original batteries or batteries approved by
the phone manufacturer. Using any unauthorized battery
may affect your handset performance or may cause danger
of explosion, etc.
ZTE shall not be liable for any loss of profits or indirect, special,
incidental or consequential damages resulting from or arising
out of or in connection with using this product, whether or not
ZTE had been advised, knew or should have known the
possibility of such damages. The user should refer to the
enclosed warranty card for full warranty and service information.
 Do not drop, knock or harshly treat the phone. Rough
handling can break internal circuit boards.
 Do not attempt to disassemble the mobile phone or battery.
 Please store the battery in a cool dry place if you don’t use it
for a long period.
Limitation of Liability
 Please pay attention to the traffic safety. Check the laws and
regulations on the use of your phone in the area where you
drive. Always obey them.
 Do not store the phone with flammable or explosive
 Do not disassemble or refit the battery. Otherwise, it will
cause liquid leakage, overheating, explosion and ignition of
the battery.
 Safety airbag, brake, speed control system and oil eject
system shouldn’t be affected by wireless transmission. If
you do meet problems above, please contact your
automobile provider. Do not place your phone in the area
over an airbag or in the airbag deployment area. Airbags
inflate with great force. If a phone is placed in the
airbag deployment area and the airbag inflates, the phone
may be propelled with great force and cause serious injury
to occupants of the vehicle.
 Please turn off your mobile phone at a refueling point, and
the same to the place where the use of two-way radio is
 Do not connect the phone with any incompatible
 Do not store battery in hot areas or throw it into fire.
Otherwise, it will cause explosion.
Safety and General Use in Vehicles
Precautions While Driving
 Pull off the road and park before making or answering a call if
conditions require.
Key Functions
Battery Use
Warning: If the battery is damaged, do not discharge it. If
the leakage does come into contact with the eyes or skin,
wash thoroughly in clean water and consult a doctor.
 Do not expose your mobile phone to direct sunlight or
store it in hot areas. High temperatures can shorten the
life of electronic devices.
 Use hands-free function of the phone, if available.
 If you use any other personal medical device, please
consult the manufacturer of your device to determine if it
is adequately shielded from RF energy.
 Keep the phone out of the reach of small children. The
phone may cause injury if used as a toy.
 Some phones may interfere with some hearing aids. In
the event of such interference, you may consult your
hearing aids manufacturer to discuss alternatives.
Precautions for Potentially Explosive
Note: The pictures and icons shown in the manual are just
schematic drawings for function demonstration. If they are
inconsistent with your handset, please take your handset as
the standard. If the inconsistency exits in the manual
because of the handset function updating, please refer to
the follow-up public information from ZTE CORPORATION.
 Please turn off your mobile phone before the airplane
takes off. In order to protect airplane’s communication
system from interference, it is forbidden to use mobile
phone in flight. Safety regulations require you to have
permission from a crew member to use your phone while
the plane is on the ground.
Left soft key
Performs the function indicated at the left
bottom of the screen.
Right soft
Performs the function indicated at the right
bottom of the screen.
Centre key
Press to confirm actions and make
These keys (UP, DOWN, LEFT and RIGHT)
allow for navigation through menu options
and quick accessing to some function
Send key
Press to dial a phone number or answer a
call, or view the call history in the idle
Press to exit to the standby mode.
Hold to switch on/off the phone.
Press to enter characters 0-9 and the
numeric keys alphabets from a-z.
 If the mobile phone has the function of automatic
timing power-on, please check your alarm setting to make
sure that your phone will not be automatically turned on
during flight.
Note: In this User Manual, “press a key” means to press
the key and release it immediately, while “hold a key”
means to press the key for at least two seconds and then
release it.
Locking and Unlocking the Keypad
In the standby mode, press the Left soft key and then
press the * key within two seconds to unlock the keypad.
Locking the keypad can prevent unintentional operations on it.
You can answer an incoming call with the regular operation
when the keypad is locked.
Interface icons
Inserting the SIM/SD card
Charging the battery
How to add contact to the Phonebook
How to receive messages
SIM card (Subscriber Identity Module) is a micro-chip that
holds your personal information such as names and phone
numbers. Your phone won’t work without it. If you already
have contacts on your SIM card, they can be transferred in
most cases.
Insert the SIM and memory card as follows:
Your phone is powered by a rechargeable battery. For
maximum battery performance, it is recommended that you
first use up the battery power and then charge it completely.
A new battery’s full performance is achieved only after three
complete charge and discharge cycles.
There are some numbers that you may want to call again and
again, so it makes sense to add these numbers to your
Phonebook. You can then access these numbers quickly and
Upon receiving a message, the mobile phone will alert you with
a ringtone, prompt, or a new message icon.
1. Connect your travel adapter to the right of your mobile
1. Go to Menu>Contacts>Options>New
2. Edit the information and save it.
2. Use the Up/Down keys to view the message.
1. Make sure that the phone is switched off and the charger is
disconnected from the phone.
2. Turn the phone over and remove the battery cover.
Signal strength
3. Hold your SIM card with the cut corner oriented as shown
and then slide it into the card holder with the metal
contacts facing downward.
Battery status
Missed Call
Alarm clock set
The lithiumion battery of the mobile phone can be
immediately used after unpacking.
4. Insert the memory card with the metal contacts facing
down until it clicks to the right position.
2. Insert the battery by aligning the metal contacts with the
contacts in the battery slot. And then Push down the
upper section of the battery until it clicks into place.
To remove the battery, pull it up and remove from mobile
Push down the battery
To delete someone from your Phonebook list, first select
the name, then select Options>Delete.
Powering your phone on/off
3. While the message is open, use Options to reply, delete, or
Go to Menu>Application
How to set User profiles
Enter the Calendar, the calendar of the current month will be
displayed on the screen and the current date will be marked
by a background box in a special colour.
forward the message. You can also call back the sender.
Go to Menu>Settings>Profiles. You can select
Options>Settings to edit a profile.
Make sure that your SIM card is in your mobile phone and that
the battery is charged.
Hold the End/Power key to power on/off the phone. The
phone will automatically search for the network when
switched on.
How to view Call history
Turning the torch on/off
Also, you can delete call logs in Call logs and view call timers
in Call history.
Go to Menu>Call logs.
Dialled calls, Received calls and Missed calls are saved in Call
logs. If the records are full, the earliest saved records will be
Insert the memory card
5. Fix the battery cover till you hear the click sound.
Note: You can use memory card to expand the storage of the
phone. You can store or copy files such as music and so on.
Do not take out the card or switch off the phone while
transmitting or storing data, which may cause data loss or
damage to the phone or the card.
Writing text
Change input mode: Press the # key to change the input
Input Letters: press the corresponding letter to enter
desired characters. It does not work in numeric (123) mode.
Input Digits: In numeric mode, press digit key once to
input a digit.
Input Symbol: Press the * key to enter symbol mode,
select the required symbol (common symbols) by pressing
the Navigation keys and then press the Left soft key
or Centre key to confirm it.
Input Space: Press the 0 key to input space. It does not
work in numeric (123) mode.
Delete Character: Press the Right soft key to clear a
character. Hold the Right soft key to delete all characters
and clear the display.
Move Cursor to Left or Right: Among the text, press the
Left/Right navigation keys to move the cursor to left
or right.
File manager
Go to Menu> Application>My files. You can check all the
folders in the memory card, create new ones or rename,
delete the folders, etc.
Note: When you select Format, the data will be lost, so
please be careful with this function.
How to play music
Go to Menu>Multimedia>Audio. You can play the audio in
the memory card.
How to make and receive calls
How to configure Call settings
How to use FM radio
The most basic way to make a call is to input the number in
the standby mode and press the Send key. You can also
make a call from the Phonebook list.
Go to Menu>Settings>Call settings.
You can set call divert, call waiting, and call barred and so on.
Go to Menu>FM radio.
To call someone: Go to Menu>Contacts. Use the Up/Down
keys to find the name of the person you want to call. You can
also type in the first letter of the name of the person you
want to call to find the right name, and press the Send key.
To receive a call, press the Send key.
To end a call, press the End/Power key.
To reject a call, press the End/Power key.
Make sure that you are in an area with sufficient coverage to
make calls. The strength of the network signal is indicated on
the Status Bar of the screen.
How to send messages
You can use your mobile phone to send and receive messages.
1. Go to Menu>Message>Write message.
2. Write your message, and, edit the recipient. For more
information on input method, see section ‘Writing text’.
When you write an SMS, press Options>Send, and then
send it.
How to set your phone
You can adjust various settings of your phone. Go to
Phone settings: Select language, set auto power on/off,
Date and time,etc.
Connections>Network selection: Set to automatically or
manually select network.
Security settings: Set security features to protect you from
unauthorized use of your phone and SIM card.
Phone settings>Restore factory settings: Enter the phone
password to restore to the factory settings. Some personal
information might be lost if you use this function, so be
With the radio, you can search for radio channels, listen to
them, and save them on your device. Note that the quality
of the radio broadcast depends on the coverage of the radio
station in that particular area. In the FM radio interface, you
can press the Up/Down keys to adjust volume, press the
Left/Right keys to tune the frequency, and press the
Centre key to pause. Select Options to enter the submenu.
Note: please take your handset as the standard.
Note: You may be required to input the phone password in
some of the security settings interfaces. The default
password is 1234. You also can change the password in
3. When you finish writing an SMS, select Options to send or
save the message.
Pull up the battery from here
You can also save a number right after you’ve made or
received a phone call or a text message from someone
who is not yet in your Phonebook list.
Center key to reply the message.
You can view, and edit the alarm clocks settings. You can also
enable or disable the alarms, or set the corresponding
features of the alarm according to instructions.
Insert the SIM card
1. Make sure that your phone is off and remove the battery
3. Replace the battery cover and close it gently until you hear a
In the standby mode, hold the 0 key can turn on or off the
Installing and removing the battery
Replace the battery cover
3. When the battery is fully charged, disconnect the charger.
Remove the battery cover
2. Connect the other end of the travel adapter to the mains
1. Press Read to enter the Inbox directly and then press the
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