ZTE S191 User manual

ZTE S191 User manual

ZTE-C S1XX Series CDMA 1X Digital Mobile Phone Quick Start Guide

ZTE CORPORATION NO. 55, Hi-tech Road South, ShenZhen, P.R.China

Postcode: 518057 Tel: +86-755-26779999 URL: http://www.zte.com.cn E-mail: [email protected]



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All rights reserved.

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.

The manual is published by ZTE Corporation. We reserve the right to make modifications on print errors or update specifications without prior notice.

Version No. : R1.0

Edition Time : 2011.04

Manual No. : 079584503099 2

Explanation for phone with/without UIM card

There are two types of ZTE CDMA mobile phone, one needs UIM card inserted and another does not need. Sections or functions in this guide are for the phone with UIM card. If your phone could be used without UIM card, please pay attention to the following items: 1. The phone can be used without the UIM card.

2. Some functions are only available concerning with UIM and won't display, such as:  The new contact can be saved only in Phone, not in UIM card.

 The new message can be saved only in Phone, not in UIM card.

 The message(s) in Inbox can not be moved to UIM card.

 There is no PIN Lock function in Security Setting.

Knowing your phone


Key instruction

Key Call key End key

• End an active call or reject a call.

• Press and hold to power on/power off.

• Exit from any interface to standby mode.

Left soft key

• Enter main Menu in standby mode.

• Switch to the options of left bottom submenu.

Right soft key OK key Function Description

• Make or answer a call.

• Press

Call key

in standby mode to view All Calls list.

• Press

Call key

twice directly to redial the last number.

• Enter All lists in Contacts in standby mode.

• Switch to the options of right bottom submenu.

• Erase character(s) while editing.

• Cancel operation, exit to previous pop up window.

• Enter main Menu in standby mode.

• Confirm the commands and options selected.

• Confirm the character chosen while character inputting.


Navigation keys

• Move the cursor up, down, left and right.

• In standby mode, Used as hot keys to enter the designated functions.

• In Contacts list, press the

Left key


Right key

to switch groups.

• Press the

Left key


Right key

to adjust volume in conversation.

• Used as direction keys in games.

0 ~ 9 Number keys * key # key

• Key in numbers or characters.

• Make a Speed Dial call.

• Press and hold

0 key

to input + in standby mode.

• Press and hold • Press

* key * key

in standby mode to lock phone’s keypad.

once to enter Symbols mode in text input mode.

• Press and hold • Press

# key # key

in standby mode to enable/disable vibration.

to select text mode when edit text.

Installing UIM card and battery

1. Remove the battery cover.

Notes: The correct way to remove the battery cover varies with the model of the phone. Please refer to the following diagrams.

5 2. Insert UIM card into UIM card slot in the phone.

3. Place the battery into the battery slot, to be noted that the lower end of the battery firstly inserted.

Notes: For the first three times, please use up the power and charge it fully for a new battery to perform well.

4. Replace the battery cover.


Charging the battery

1. Plug out rubber away from the jack on the bottom of the phone and connect the lead from the charger to the socket on the bottom of the phone.

Notes: The side with arrow should be upright while connecting.

2. Connect the charger to a standard wall AC socket.

3. When the charging animation on the screen stops, the charging is completed. The charging takes usually up to 2 battery, phone and charger may get hot.

from the phone and AC socket.

~ 3 hours. During charging, it is a normal phenomenon that the 4. After the completion of charging, disconnect the charger

Switching On/Off

Make sure that your UIM card is in your phone and that the battery is charged.

1. Press and hold

End key

Indicators and Icons

to power on/off the phone. 2. The phone will automatically search for the network.

Icon Indication

Signal strength New message Ring + Vibration 7 Vibration Silence all Alarm Power indicator

Keypad Lock

Press and hold the

* key

to lock the keypad in standby mode. If you activate

Auto Keypad Lock

, the keypad will be locked automatically according to your settings.

If you want to unlock the keypad, please press first the

Right soft key

, and then the

* key.

Notes: If the call is coming when the keypad is locked, you can press the

Call key

to answer.

When the keypad is locked, calls may be possible to the official emergency number programmed into your device.

Phone Code

Phone could prevent your phone from illegal use. The default phone code is 0000. Please change it to your own as soon as possible.

Notes: Please remember the code; otherwise some service expense may happen.


PIN Code

PIN code could prevent your UIM card from illegal use. When 8 PIN lock is on, you should enter the PIN code when powering on the handset again. The network provider offers you PIN code (four to eight digits). You should change PIN code as soon as possible for security.

PUK Code

Consecutive inputting wrong PIN code for three times can cause locking of UIM card. To unlock, you need PUK code.

Notes: PIN code and PUK code may be offered together with the UIM card. If not, please contact your network service provider. Please change default PIN code to your own as soon as possible.

Text input

Your phone offers text input modes:








, and




Input letters Input words




mode, press corresponding letter key till the letter appears.



mode, press any key once to key in any word. Predictive text input is based on a built-in dictionary. When you have finished writing the word and it is correct, confirm it by pressing

OK key

. If the word is incorrect, press the

Up key


Down key

to view other matching words found in the dictionary.

Input digits In


mode, press

Number key

once. In


mode, press the digit key, and select the number by pressing

Navigation keys

. 9

Input symbol Input space Press

1 key * key

to enter the symbols mode and press corresponding digit key. Or press till the symbol (common symbols) appears except for



Erase character Press

Right soft key


Move cursor Press

0 key

, except for Press

Navigation keys




Change input mode Press

# key

to select another text mode.

Basic Function

Herein after are basic functions of the phone.


Add Name

: Add a new contact to your phone or UIM card.

• • • •

All List

: View all contacts in all list, press the

Left key


Right key

to view different groups. In all list, you can search for a contact by entering the key words, press the

OK key

to view the details. Select


to do more operations.


: View/edit groups and set group ringer.

Speed Dials

: View speed dial list, and you can set speed dial. In standby mode, hold the number key to dial the corresponding call.

Memory Status

: View Number of entries saved and maximum number of entries capacity in phone and UIM card.


New Message

: Send a new message to other mobile phones’ number. The message could be send to multi receivers. See “Text” for more instructions of writing text and character. Select


to insert contact details and 10 • • • • • message template when you edit a message.


: Read messages in Inbox/Drafts/ Outbox/Sent.

Message Settings

: Change the general, SMS settings.

Message Template

: Some common used messages preformatted in phone. You can edit or send them.

Delete Message

: You can choose to delete the messages in the inbox, drafts, outbox, sent or delete them together.

Memory Status

: Check the storage status of the phone/UIM card.

Call History

Call History

: View call’s log. Select


, you can move it to black list.

Call Duration

: Check the call duration.


Select or edit the profile.


Display Settings

: You can change the settings of screen/ banner/keypad light.

• • • •

Phone Settings


: Set the shortcut/auto keypad lock/power save/auto power on/off of the phone and view the version

Call Settings

: Set the call/answer/call information reminder /black list/voice privacy/international dial settings.

Time & Date Settings

: Set time and date format of your phone.

Security Settings

: Change the settings about the phone code and PIN code, restore factory settings and clear user data.

Other Facility


: Select one game and play it.

11 •


: Set alarm alert time.

• • •

Voice Recorder

: Make a voice record.


: Various services in UTK. For details, please consult with service provider.

• •


: View calendar and schedule events.


: Execute basic math calculation.


: Stopwatch timing.


: Create note as memos.

Safety Information

General Care

Your handset contains delicate electronic circuitry, magnets and battery systems. You should treat it with care and give particular attention to the following points: • Do not allow the handset, battery or accessories to come into contact with liquids or moisture at any time. Do not immerse the handset in any liquid.

• Do not place the handset alongside computer disks, credit cards, travel cards and other magnetic media. The information contained on disks or cards may be affected by the handset.

• Do not paint the handset.

• Do not leave the handset or the battery in places where the temperature could exceed 60 °C, e.g. on a car dashboard or a windowsill, behind glass in direct sunlight, etc.

• Do not remove the handset’s battery while the handset is switched on.

• Take care not to allow metal objects, such as coins or key rings to contact or short-circuit the battery terminals.

• Do not dispose of battery in a fire. The handset’s Li-ION batteries may be safely disposed of at a Li-ION recycling 12 point. Follow local requirements for recycling.

• Do not put the handset’s battery in your mouth, as battery electrolytes may be poisonous if swallowed.

• Do not attempt to dismantle the handset or any of its accessories.

• Do not put a battery into a microwave oven, dryer, or high pressure container.

• Do not contact battery directly to an electric outlet or cigarette lighter charger. Use only approved charger units.

• Do not pierce battery with a sharp object such as a needle.

• Do not disassemble or modify the battery.

• Do not use a damaged or deformed battery.

• Do not drop, throw, or subject the handset to rough treatment.

• Do not solder the battery directly.

• Stop using the battery if abnormal heat, odor, discoloration, deformation, or abnormal condition is detected during use, charge, or storage.

• Remove the battery whose life cycle has expired from equipment immediately.

• This equipment is fitted with an internal battery. Take it to a qualified service engineer when the replacement of the battery is required.

• The earpiece may become warm during normal use. Also, the handset itself may become warm while the battery is being charged.

• When a handset is in vibration mode, the vibration can sometimes cause the handset to move.

• Be careful not to place the handset near heat sources (such as a heater) or too close to the edge of the table.

13 • Power off your phone before you clean it. Use a damp or anti-static cloth to clean the handset. Do not use an ordinary dry cloth or electrostatic cloth. Do not use chemical or abrasive cleaners as these could damage the casing.

• Remember to make backup copies of all important data on your handset.

• Remember to recycle: the cardboard packing supplied with this handset is ideal for recycling.

Warning: In the unlikely event of a battery leak, take care to keep the battery discharge away from your eyes or skin. If the leakage does come into contact with the eyes or skin, please flush thoroughly in clean water and consult with a doctor.

General Guidelines

• In some countries, national law prohibits private copying of copyrighted material. Please check the national legislation of the applicable country concerning the use of such material.

• Many jurisdictions have laws and regulations about taking pictures in public or private areas and regarding the processing and further use of such pictures. The manufacturer encourages its customers to obey all laws and to respect the personal rights of others.

• Please check roaming agreement availability with your service provider.

• The use of mobile phones is not allowed in some radiation sensitive areas, such as hospitals, research centers and airplanes. The user is responsible to power-off the device. If there is any uncertainty, you should remove the battery from the handset.

• Observe any signs that indicate powering off handsets, such 14 as those near gas stations, or explosives, and power off the handset immediately.

• If you have a heart condition, be careful with the settings of call vibration or tone volume.

• Do not allow children to play with the handset, charger or batteries.

• Do not use the handset where blasting is in progress.

• Do not try to make a call or conversation while the temperature of charging battery is above 50°C.

• Take care not to put your handset in the back pocket of your trousers or skirt and then sit on it. Also, do not put your phone at the bottom of bag where it may subject to excessive weight or pressure. Doing so may damage the LCD.

• The operation of some medical electronic devices, such as hearing aids and pacemakers, may be affected if a handset is used next to them. Observe any caution signs and the manufacturer’s recommendations.

• Do not leave the handset discharged or without a battery for a long time, otherwise some data may be erased.

• Your phone contains metal, which may cause you an itch, a rash or eczema depending on your physical condition.

Road Safety

• You must exercise proper control of your vehicle at all times. Give your full attention to driving.

• Observe all of the recommendations contained in your local traffic safety documentation.

• Pull off the road and park before making or answering a call, if driving conditions require so. Check if local laws and/or regulations restrict the use of handsets while driving • You must not stop on the hard shoulder of a motorway to 15 answer or make a call, except in an emergency.

• Power off your handset at a refueling point, such as a gas station, even if you are not refueling your own car.

• Do not store or carry flammable or explosive materials in the same compartment as the handset.

• Electronic systems in vehicle, such as anti-lock brakes, speed control and fuel injection systems are not normally affected by radio transmissions. The manufacturer of such equipment can advise if it is adequately shielded from radio transmissions. If you suspect vehicle problems caused by radio transmissions, consult your dealer and do not power on the handset until it has been checked by a qualified technician.

Hospital Safety

• Power off your phone and remove the battery in areas where the use of handsets is prohibited.

• Follow the instructions given by the respective medical facility regarding the use of handsets on their premises.

Emergency Service

To make an emergency call in any country: 1. Ensure that your handset is on and in service.

2. Press the number).

4. Press the

End key

as many times as needed to clear the display and ready the device for calls.

3. Enter the official emergency number for your present location, for example, 112 (the international emergency

Call key

to dial the number. Follow instructions received and do not end the call until told to do so.

When the UIM card is not inserted or when the phone code/ PIN code function is on, Press


and then enter the official 16 emergency number for your present location. Press the

Call key

to dial the number.

Notes: • Tell the operator which service you require: Police, Ambulance, Fire Brigade, Coastguard or Mountain Rescue Service. Tell them where you are and remain stationary to maintain contact if possible.

• Due to the nature of the cellular system, the connection of emergency calls cannot be guaranteed. You should never rely solely on any wireless device for essential communications like medical emergencies.

Third Party Equipment

The use of third party equipment, cables or accessories, not made or authorized by ZTE, may invalidate the warranty of your handset and also adversely affect the phone’s safety/operation.

Vehicles Equipped with an Airbag

An airbag inflates with great force. Do not place objects, including either installed or portable wireless equipment, in the area over the airbag or in the airbag deployment area. If in-vehicle wireless equipment is improperly installed and the airbag inflates, serious injury could result.

Aircraft Safety

• Power off your phone before the airplane takes off. In order to protect airplane’s communication system from interference, it is prohibited to use mobile phone in flight. If you want to use mobile phone before the airplane takes off, you should get aircrew’s permission according to safety regulations.

• If the mobile phone has the function of automatic timing power-on, please check your alarm setting to ensure that your phone will not be automatically powered on during the flight.


Warranty Terms

The warranty does not apply to defects or errors in the product caused by: • Reasonable abrasion.

• Misuse including mishandling, physical damage, improper installation, unauthorized disassembly of the product.

• Water or any other liquid damage.

• Any unauthorized repair or modification.

• Power surges, lightning damage, fire, flood or other events outside ZTE’s reasonable control.

• Use of the product with any unauthorized third party products such as generic chargers.

• Any other cause beyond the range of normal usage for products.

End User shall have no right to reject, return, or receive a refund for any product from ZTE under the above-mentioned situations.

This warranty is end user’s sole remedy and ZTE’s sole liability for defective or nonconforming items, and is in lieu of all other warranties, expressed, implied or statutory, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, unless otherwise required under the mandatory provisions of the law.

Limitation of Liability

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 has been advised, knew or should have known the possibility of such damages. Refer to the enclosed warranty card for full warranty and service information.


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