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ZTE R222 User manual
To protect your mobile phone from illegal use, take the
security measures as follows:
 Set PIN codes of the SIM card.
 Set handset lock code.
 Set call restrictions.
Version No. : R1.0
Edition Time : 2012.04.27
Safety Precautions
This section includes some important information on safe and
efficient operation. Please read this information before using the
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 f ive 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 needed.
 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
Mobile Phone
 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.
 Turn off your phone before you clean it. Use a damp or
anti-static 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
 Do not expose your mobile phone to direct sunlight or store it in
hot areas. High temperatures can shorten the life of electronic
 Keep your phone dry. Any liquid may damage your phone.
 Do not drop, knock or harshly treat the phone. Rough
handling can break internal circuit boards.
 Do not connect the phone with any incompatible enhancement.
 Do not attempt to disassemble the mobile phone or battery.
 Do not store the phone with flammable or explosive articles.
 Do not charge the mobile phone without battery.
Keep the phone out of the reach of small children. The phone
may cause injury if used as a toy.
Precautions While Driving
Please pay attention to the traff ic safety. Check the laws and
regulations on the use of your phone in the area where you
drive. Always obey them.
 Use hands-free function of the phone, if available.
 Pull off the road and park before making or answering a call if
conditions require.
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.
Safety and General Use in Vehicles
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.
Precautions for Medical Devices and Facilities
 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.
 Some phones may interfere with some hearing aids. In the event
of such interference, you may consult your hearing aids
manufacturer to discuss alternatives.
 If you use any other personal medical device, please
consult the manufacturer of your device to determine if it is
adequately shielded from RF(radio frequency) energy.
 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 required.
Precautions for Potentially Explosive Atmospheres
 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
fire resulting in bodily injury or even death.
 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.
Some electronic devices are susceptible to electromagnetic
interference sent by phone if inadequately shielded. Please use
phone at least 20 cm or as far away as you can from TV set,
radio and other automated office equipment so as to avoid
electromagnetic interference.
Operating phone may interfere with medical devices like
hearing aides and pacemakers, or other medical devices in
hospital. Consult a physician or the manufacturer of the medical
device before using phone.
Be aware of the usage limitation when using phone at places
such as oil warehouses, or chemical factories, where there are
explosive gases or explosive products being processed,
because even if your phone is in idle state, it still transmits
radio frequency (RF) energy. Therefore, power off your phone
if required.
Do not touch the antenna while calling. Otherwise it will
affect the quality of calling and waste battery energy. The
damaged antenna will cause slight burn while touching your
Keep phone out of the reach of small children. Phone may
cause injury if used as a toy.
Do not put other things on the terminal to avoid overlaying
Keep the antenna free from obstructions and position the
antenna straight up. This will ensure best call quality.
Please stop using the charger and battery when they are
damaged or show evidence of aging.
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,
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.
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 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.
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 exist 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 at a refueling point, and the
same to the place where the use of two-way radio is
Left soft key
Performs the function indicated at the left
bottom of the screen.
The lithium ion battery of the mobile phone can be immediately used
after unpacking.
Right soft key
Performs the function indicated at the right
bottom of the screen.
Center key
Press to confirm actions and make
Navigation keys
These keys (UP, DOWN, LEFT and RIGHT)
allow for navigation through menu options
and quick access to some function menus.
Send key
Press to dial a phone number or answer a
call, or view the call history in the standby
Installing the battery
1. Pull the battery cover downward and remove it.
2. Insert the battery by aligning the metal contacts with the
contacts in the battery slot.
3. Push down the upper section of the battery until it clicks into
4. Replace the battery cover and close it gently until you hear a
End/Power key
Press to exit to the standby mode.
Hold to switch on/off the phone.
Alpha numeric
Press to enter characters 0-9 and the
alphabets from a-z.
In the standby mode, press the Left soft key or Center key and
then press the * key within two seconds to lock the keypad.
Press 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
Battery Use
 Do not short-circuit the battery, as this can cause the unit to
overheat or ignite.
 Do not store battery in hot areas or throw it into f ire.
Otherwise, it will cause explosion.
 Do not disassemble or refit the battery. Otherwise, it will cause
liquid leakage, overheating, explosion and ignition of the
 Please store the battery in a cool dry place if you don’t use it
for a long period.
 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.
Push down the battery
Replace the battery cover
Locking and Unlocking the Keypad
Key Functions
Remove the battery cover
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.
Aircraft Safety
 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.
 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.
What it
What it
Signal strength
Missed call
Call diverting
New SMS,
message full
when blinking
Battery status
Alarm clock
Removing the battery
1. Make sure that your mobile phone is switched off.
2. Remove the battery cover.
3. Pull the battery up and remove it from the mobile phone.
Remove the battery cover
Pull up the battery from here
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Inserting the SIM card
Insert the SIM card as follows:
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.
3. Remove the battery if it is already installed.
4. Hold your SIM card with the cut corner oriented as shown and
then slide it into the card holder with the metal contacts facing
5. Replace the battery first.
6. Replace the battery cover.
Charging the battery
Your phone is powered by a rechargeable battery. For optimum
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.
1. Connect your travel adapter to the left side of your mobile
phone as shown in the diagram below.
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.
2. Connect the other end of the travel adapter to the mains socket.
3. When you charge the battery, the battery charging indicator
4. When the battery is fully charged, disconnect the charger.
Inserting the Memory Card
You can use a memory card to expand the storage of the phone.
You can store or copy files such as pictures, music and so on.
Do not take out the card or switch off the phone while transmitting or
saving data, which may cause data loss or damage to the phone
or the card.
Insert the memory card as follows:
1. Open the battery cover and remove the battery.
2. Follow the OPEN arrow to push the metal slot, and flip it up.
3. Insert the card into the metal slot with the metal contacts
facing downwards until it clicks to the right position.
4. Flip the metal slot back and follow the LOCK arrow to lock it.
Powering your phone on/off
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.
Turning the torch on/off
In the standby mode, hold the * key to turn on or off the torch.
Writing Text
Push the metal slot
Insert the memory card
Flip up the metal slot
Change input mode: Press the # key to change the input
mode. (input modes: eZi ABC, eZi abc, ABC, abc, 123)
Input letters: In ABC/abc mode, constantly press the
corresponding letter key till the letter appears. In eZi ABC/eZi
abc mode, press the corresponding letter key, then select
the letter you want.
Input words: In eZi ABC/eZi abc mode, input any letter with a
single key press. Press each key only once for every letter. The
word changes after each key stroke. 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 the Left
soft key, Center key or 0 key. If the word is incorrect,
press the Navigation keys to view other matching word
found in the dictionary.
You can use your mobile phone to send and receive messages.
1. Go to Menu > Messages > SMS/MMS > Write message.
2. Write your message. For more information on input
method, see section ‘Writing Text’. When you write an SMS,
press Options > Send to, and edit the recipient. When you
write an MMS, you can edit To, Cc, Bcc, Subject and content.
In content field, you can select Options and then select to add
pictures, audio, attachments, slides and bookmark texts.
3. When you finish writing an SMS, select Options to send or
save the message. When you finish writing an MMS, press
Done in MMS editing interface, and then select to send or
How to view call history
Go to Menu > Call center > Call history. You can select to
view SIM1 call history or SIM2 call history.
Missed calls, dialed calls and received calls are saved in Call
history. If the records are full, the earliest saved records will be
deleted automatically.
Also, you can view call timers, call cost, SMS counter, and GPRS
counter in Call history. (Call cost need network support.)
How to configure call settings
Go to Menu > Call center > Call settings.
Select to set SIM1/SIM2 call settings.
You can set call waiting, call divert and call barring.
In Advance settings, you can set blacklist, auto redial, call time
display, call time reminder and auto quick end.
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
1. Go to Menu > Phonebook > Options > Add new contact.
2. Select to save the number to SIM1/SIM2 or phone.
3. Edit the information and save it.
You can also save a number after you’ve made or received a
phone call or a message from someone who is not yet in
your Phonebook list.
To delete someone from your Phonebook list, first select the
name, and then select Options > Delete.
How to make and receive calls
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.
 To call someone: Go to Menu > Phonebook. Use the
Up/Down Navigation 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 Right soft key or 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 receive messages
Upon receiving a message, the mobile phone will alert you with a
ringtone, prompt, or a new message icon.
1. Press View to open the new message. You can also go to
Inbox to read the message.
2. Use the Up/Down Navigation keys to view the message.
3. While the message is open, press Options to Reply, Delete, or
Forward the message. You can also call back the sender or save
the sender’s number.
If you want to save the sender’s number, just highlight the message in
Inbox interface, then select Options > Save to Phonebook.
While reading messages, you can select Options > Advanced >
Use number to save the number that contained in the message.
You can also receive Broadcast messages by using this mobile
Go to Menu > Messages > Voicemail server>SIM1/SIM2
Voicemail server, you can call the voicemail or edit the
voicemail’s name or number.
How to set User profiles
Go to Menu > Organizer
 Calendar
Enter 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.
You can choose a certain day, view the events of that day. You
can also add events to a certain day.
 Tasks
You can add tasks in menu.
 Alarm
You can view, and edit the alarm clock settings. You can also
enable or disable the alarms. By taping Edit, you can set the
corresponding features of the alarm according to instructions.
 Calculator
You can perform simple calculations. Press digit key to enter
the number. Press Navigation keys to select the
operational character. Press Left soft key or Center key to
get the result.
Note: This calculator has limited accuracy and rounding errors
may occur especially in long division.
 Stopwatch
Use it to record the time.
How to set your phone
You can adjust various settings of your phone. Go to Menu >
 Dual SIM settings: Select dual SIM open, only SIM1/SIM2 open
or flight mode.
 Phone settings: select Language, set Time and date, Schedule
power on/off, Pref. input methods, Display, Greeting text, LCD
backlight and KeyBacklight.
 Network settings: Set to automatically or manually select
network, and set the preferred networks.
 Security settings: Set security features to protect you from
unauthorized use of your phone and SIM card. You can also set
Auto keypad lock and Change password.
 Connectivity: View Conn. management and set Data account.
 Restore factory settings: Enter the phone lock code to restore
to the factory settings. Some personal information might be
lost if you use this function, so be careful.
Note: You may be required to input the phone lock code in some
of the security setting interfaces. The default phone lock code is 1234.
Go to Security settings > Change password > Phone
password to change the phone lock code.
Go to Menu > User profiles. You can select Options > Activate
to activate a profile. Or you can select Options > Customize to
edit a profile.
Note: The Silent mode can be only set Activate or not. And the
Headset mode can only be activated with the headset connected.
Flip the metal slot back and lock it
How to send messages
How to add contact to the Phonebook
Input digits: In 123 mode, press digit key once to input a digit.
In eZi ABC/eZi abc mode, press the digit key, and select the
number by pressing the Navigation keys. You cannot input 0
in eZi ABC/eZi abc mode. In ABC/abc mode, constantly press
the digit key until the number appears.
Input symbol: Press the * key to enter the symbol mode,
then use Navigation keys to choose different symbols. In
eZi ABC/eZi abc mode, press the 1 key, and select the
required symbol (common symbols) by pressing the Navigation
keys. In ABC/abc mode, constantly press the 1 key until the
required symbol (common symbols) appears.
Input space: Press the 0 key to input space. It does not work
in 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
Move cursor to left or right: Among the text, press the
Left/Right navigation keys to move the cursor to left or
File manager
Go to Menu > File manager. You can check all the folders in the
phone or memory card, create new ones or rename, delete and sort
the folders, etc. The files you download from the internet will be
stored in these folders.
Note: When you select Format, the data will be lost, so please be
careful with this function.
Go to Menu > Multimedia.
 Camera.
 Take a Photo
Go to Camera to take a photo.
Aim the camera at the object and press the Center key to
take the shot.
 Configure your camera
Go to Camera. Press Left soft key to configure your
 Image viewer
The images you want to view in Image viewer must be put in the ..\
Photos folder in the phone or memory card, and in Options >
Storage, the storage must be set to phone or card
You can select an image and view it.
 Audio player
You can play the audio files in your phone or memory card.
The music you want to play in Audio player must be put in the ..\ My
Music folder in the phone or memory card, and in List >
Options > Settings > Pre. playlist, the storage must be set
to phone or memory card correspondingly.
In List > Options, you can refresh your playlist or make personal
 FM radio
With the radio, you can search for radio channels and listen to
them. 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 Navigation keys to
adjust volume, press the Left/Right Navigation keys to tune
the frequency, and press the Center key to pause. Select
Options to enter the submenu.
 Games
Your mobile phone has classic games. Select a game and start it,
you can view Help to see the rules of the game.
How to use Services
Go to Menu > Services. Services allows you to view internet
content. In Services you can use STK and WAP.
SIM card Toolkit (STK) services are value-added services provided
by your network provider.
Your mobile phone supports STK service, but if your SIM card and
network provider do not support the service, these functions can’t
be used.
Select Homepage to go into your homepage.
Select Bookmarks to view the list of saved website addresses.
Select Recent pages to view the list of saved pages.
Select Input address to go to a page by directly inputting the
Go to Service inbox to view the service messages.
Go to Settings > Select SIM to select a SIM card which you wish
to use to connect GPRS.
Go to Settings > Profiles to select a profile or add a new one.
Go to Settings > Browser options. Select Timeout to set
timeout. If the timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the
operation or the server is not responding, your phone will show
“Connection Failed”. During the timeout period, it will keep
trying to connect until expired. Select Show images to set
whether or not to show the images. Select whether or not to
enable Cache and Cookies.
Go to Settings > Service message settings to set options for
receiving service messages.
Go to Settings > Clear cache to clear cache.
Go to Settings > Clear cookies to clear cookies.
Go to Settings > Trusted certificates to view the certificate list.
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