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SGH-E690
User’s Guide
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Drive safely at all times


Do not use a hand-held phone while driving. Park
the vehicle first.
Switch off the phone when refuelling
Do not use the phone at a refuelling point (service
station) or near fuels or chemicals.

Important Switch off in an aircraft


Wireless phones can cause interference. Using

safety them in an aircraft is both illegal and dangerous.


Switch off the phone near all medical

precautions
equipment
Hospitals or health care facilities may be using
equipment that could be sensitive to external radio
frequency energy. Follow any regulations or rules
Failure to comply with the following in force.
precautions may be dangerous or illegal.
Interference
All wireless phones may be subject to interference,
which could affect their performance.
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Be aware of special regulations Accessories and batteries


Meet any special regulations in force in any area Use only Samsung-approved batteries and

Important safety precautions


and always switch off your phone whenever it is accessories, such as headsets and PC data cables.
forbidden to use it, or when it may cause Use of any unauthorised accessories could damage
interference or danger. you or your phone and may be dangerous.
Water resistance • The phone could explode if the battery is replaced
Your phone is not water-resistant. Keep it dry. with an incorrect type.
• Dispose of used batteries according to the
Sensible use manufacturer’s instructions.
Use only in the normal position (held to the ear).
Avoid unnecessary contact with the antenna when
the phone is switched on. At very high volumes, prolonged listening
to a headset can damage your hearing.
Emergency call
Key in the emergency number for your present
location, then press . Qualified service
Only qualified service personnel may repair your
Keep your phone away from small children phone.
Keep the phone and all its parts, including
For more detailed safety information, see "Health
accessories, out of the reach of small children.
and safety information" on page 123.

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About this Guide • Camera and camcorder


Use the camera module on
your phone to take a photo or
This User’s Guide provides you with condensed record a video.
information about how to use your phone. To
quickly learn the basics for your phone, please refer
to “Get started” and “Step outside the phone.”
In this guide, the following instruction icons
Special features of your phone
appear:
Indicates that you need to pay careful attention • Music player
to the subsequent information regarding safety Play music files using your
or phone features. phone as a music player.
 Indicates that you can get more information on
the referenced page.
→ Indicates that you need to press the Navigation • Bluetooth
keys to scroll to the specified option and then Transfer media files and
select it. personal data and connect to
other devices using free,
[ ] Indicates a key on the phone. For example,
wireless Bluetooth technology.
[ ]
< > Indicates a soft key, whose function is displayed
on the phone screen. For example, <Menu>
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• FM radio • Multimedia Message


Listen to your favourite radio Service (MMS)

Special features of your phone


stations anytime, anywhere. Send and receive MMS
messages with a combination
of text, images, video, and
• Name card audio.
Create name cards with your
number and profile. Whenever • E-mail
introducing yourself to others, Send and receive e-mails with
use this convenient electronic images, video, and audio
name card. attachments.

• Java • SOS message


Enjoy Java™-based embedded Send SOS messages to your
games and download new family or friends for help in an
games. emergency.

• Digital data printing • Offline mode


Print images, messages, and Switch your phone to offline to
other personal data directly use its non-wireless functions
from your phone. in an airplane.

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Listen to the FM radio ......................................... 20


Contents Browse the web ................................................. 21
Use Phonebook.................................................. 22
Unpack 6 Send messages ................................................. 23
View messages .................................................. 25
Make sure you have each item
Send SOS messages........................................... 26
Your phone 6 Use Bluetooth.................................................... 27
Use a memory card ............................................ 29
Keys, features, and locations
Enter text 32
Get started 7
ABC, T9, Number, and Symbol modes
First steps to operating your phone
Call functions 35
Install and charge the phone ................................. 7
Power on or off.................................................... 9 Advanced calling features
Keys and display................................................ 10
Access menu functions ....................................... 13 Menu functions 40
Customise your phone ........................................ 14
All menu options listed
Make/Answer calls ............................................. 17
Solve problems 121
Step outside the phone 18
Help and personal needs
Begin with your camera, the music player, and other
special features Health and safety information 123
Use the camera ................................................. 18
Play music ........................................................ 19 Index 133
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Overview of menu functions


To access Menu mode, press <Menu> in Idle mode.
1 Call log p. 40 3 Applications (continued) 5 Messages (continued) 8 Camera p. 99
1 Recent contacts p. 40 3 Image editor p. 53 7 Broadcast messages p. 85 1 Take photo p. 99
2 Missed calls p. 41 4 Decision maker p. 54 8 Memory status p. 85 2 Record video p. 103
3 Dialled calls p. 41 5 Bluetooth p. 55 3 Go to My photos p. 107
4 Received calls p. 41 6 Java world p. 58 6 My files p. 86 4 Go to My video clips p. 107
5 Delete all p. 42 7 FM radio p. 59 1 Images p. 86
6 Call time p. 42 8 SIM-AT1 p. 61 9 Settings p. 107
2 Videos p. 87
7 Call costs1 p. 42 3 Music p. 89 1 Time and date p. 107
4 Browser p. 61
2 Phonebook p. 43 4 Sounds p. 89 2 Phone settings p. 108
1 Home p. 61 5 Other files p. 90 3 Display settings p. 111
1 Contact list p. 43 2 Bookmarks p. 63 6 Memory card2 p. 90 4 Sound settings p. 113
2 FDN contacts1 p. 44 3 Enter URL p. 63 7 Memory status p. 91 5 Light settings p. 114
3 Create contact p. 45 4 Clear cache p. 63 6 Network services p. 115
4 Group p. 46 5 Profile settings p. 63 7 Planner p. 91 7 Security p. 117
5 Speed dial p. 47 6 Current profile p. 65 1 Alarm p. 91 8 Memory status p. 120
6 My namecard p. 47 2 Calendar p. 92 9 Reset settings p. 120
7 Own number p. 48 5 Messages p. 65
3 Memo p. 96
8 Management p. 48 1 Create new message p. 65 4 World time p. 97
9 Service number1 p. 49 2 My messages p. 70 5 Calculator p. 97
3 Templates p. 75 6 Convertor p. 98 1. Shows only if supported by
3 Applications p. 49 your SIM card.
4 Delete all p. 77 7 Timer p. 98
1 Music Player p. 49 5 Settings p. 77 8 Stopwatch p. 99 2. Shows only if a memory card
2 Voice recorder p. 52 6 SOS message p. 84 inserted.
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Unpack Your phone


Make sure you have each item Keys, features, and locations
• Phone
Camera lens
• Travel Adapter
• Battery External display
Earpiece
• User’s Guide Camera key
You can obtain various Headset/Adapter
accessories from your local Main display jack
Samsung dealer.
Navigation keys
The items supplied with your Web access/ (Up/Down/Left/Right)
phone and the accessories Confirm key
Right soft key
available at your Samsung
Left soft keys Power on/off/
dealer may vary, depending Menu exit key
on your country or service Volume keys
provider. Dial key Delete key
Alphanumeric keys
Memory card
slot
Microphone
Special
function keys

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Get started Install the SIM card.


First steps to operating your phone
Make sure that the
SIM card information gold-coloured
contacts on the card
When you subscribe to a cellular network, you
are face down.
receive a plug-in SIM (Subscriber Identity
Module) card loaded with your subscription
details, such as your PIN, and available optional
Install the battery.
services.

Install and charge the phone


Remove the battery
cover.
Reattach the cover.
If the phone is
already on, first turn
it off by pressing and
holding [ ].

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Get started

Plug the travel Remove the adapter


adapter into the from the phone.
phone.

Plug the adapter into a standard AC wall


outlet.
Low battery indicator
When the battery is low:
When the phone is completely charged (the • a warning tone sounds,
battery icon becomes still), unplug the • the battery low message displays, and
adapter from the wall outlet. • the empty battery icon blinks.
If the battery level becomes too low, the phone
automatically turns off. Recharge your battery.

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Power on or off Offline mode


You can switch the phone to Offline mode, in

Get started
Switch on 1. Open the phone. which the phone functions requiring network
connection are deactivated. This mode is helpful
when you want to use your phone in a place
2. Press and hold [ ]. where you are not allowed to use mobile
devices, such as in an airplane and at a
hospital.
Do not turn on
the phone when 3. If necessary, enter the To switch to Offline mode, press <Menu> and
mobile phone PIN and press <OK>. select Settings → Phone settings → Offline
use is prohibited. mode → On.
In Offline mode, you can use non-wireless
functions, such as games, calendar, camera,
Switch off 1. Open the phone. and music player.

2. Press and hold [ ].

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Get started
Keys and display Make or answer a call.
Keys In Idle mode, retrieve the numbers
recently dialled, missed, or received.
Perform the function indicated on
the bottom line of the display. Delete characters from the display
or items in an application.
In Idle mode, access your favourite
menus directly.p. 108 Press and hold to switch the phone
In Menu mode, scroll through menu on or off.
options. End a call.
In Menu mode, cancel input and
In Idle mode, launch the web
return the phone to Idle mode.
browser.
In Menu mode, select the Enter numbers, letters, and some
highlighted menu option or confirm special characters.
input. In Idle mode, press and hold [1] to
access your voicemail. Press and
hold [0] to enter an international
call prefix.

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Enter special characters.


Display

Get started
In Idle mode, press and hold [ ] to Layout
activate or deactivate Silent mode. Icons
display various icons.
Press and hold [ ] to enter a pause
between numbers. Text and graphics
display messages,
Adjust the phone volume. instructions, and
information you enter.
In Idle mode, with the phone open,
adjust the key tone volume. With Soft key function
the phone closed, press and hold to Menu Contacts indicators
show the current
turn on the external display. functions assigned
to the soft keys.
In Idle mode, access the Camera
menu. Press and hold to turn on the
Icons1 Received signal strength
camera.
Call in progress
In Camera mode, take a photo or
record a video. Out of your service area; you
cannot make or receive calls
Alarm setp. 91
New text message

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Get started

New voicemail Memory card inserted


New multimedia message p. 29
New e-mail Ringer typep. 113
One of the message Inboxes • None: Melody
is full • : Vibration
SOS message feature active • : Melody and
p. 84 vibration
Call diverting feature active • : Vibration then
p. 115 melody
• : Melody then
Bluetooth activep. 56
vibration
Synchronised with a PC
Silent mode (Vibration)
GPRS network
Silent mode (Mute)p. 114
EDGE network
Battery power level
Home Zone, if registered for
the appropriate service 1. Depending on your country or service provider, the
icons shown on the display may vary.
Office Zone, if registered for
the appropriate service

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Access menu functions Select an 1. Press a desired soft key.

Get started
option
Use the The roles of the soft keys vary 2. Press the Navigation keys to
soft keys depending on the function you move to the next or previous
are using. The bottom line of the option.
display indicates their current
role. 3. Press <Select> or [ ] to
confirm the function displayed
Select Back or option highlighted.

4. To exit, choose either of the


following methods:
• Press <Back> to move up
one level.
• Press [ ] to return to Idle
mode.

Press the left soft Press the right Use Press the number key
key to select the soft key to return
highlighted option. to the previous shortcuts corresponding to the option you
menu level. want.
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Get started
Customise your phone
You can set wallpaper for the
Idle mode
idle screen on each display.
1. In Idle mode, press wallpaper
Display For the main display:
<Menu> and select
language
Settings → Phone 1. In Idle mode, press
settings → Language. <Menu> and select
2. Select a language. Settings → Display
settings → Wallpaper →
Main display.
1. In Idle mode, press
Call ringer 2. Select an image category.
<Menu> and select
melody
Settings → Sound 3. Scroll to an image.
settings → Incoming call
4. Press <Save>.
→ Ring tone.
For the external display:
2. Select a ringtone category.
1. In Idle mode, press
3. Select a ringtone. <Menu> and select
4. Press <Save>. Settings → Display
settings → Wallpaper →
Cover display.

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2. Select an image type. You can set [Left], [Right], and

Get started
Menu
3. For Clock, scroll to a clock [Down] to function as
shortcuts
type and press <Save>. shortcuts to access your
favourite menus.
For Cover title, enter a
greeting and press [ ]. 1. In Idle mode, press
For Wallpaper images, <Menu> and select
select an image category Settings → Phone
and then an image. settings → Shortcuts.
2. Select a key.
You can change the colour for 3. Select a menu to be
Menu mode
the display components, such assigned to the key.
skin color
as title bars and highlight bars.
1. In Idle mode, press
<Menu> and select
Settings → Display
settings → Skin.
2. Select a colour pattern.

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Get started

You can set up a menu of your You can switch the phone to
My menu Silent mode
own using your favourite menu Silent mode to avoid disturbing
mode
items. other people.
To set a My menu item: Press and hold [ ] in Idle
1. In Idle mode, press mode.
<Menu> and select
Settings → Phone You can protect the phone
settings → My menu. Phone lock
against unauthorised use with
2. Select an item to be a phone password. The phone
changed. will require the password on
power-up.
3. Select the menu item you
want. 1. In Idle mode, press
<Menu> and select
To access a My menu item:
Settings → Security →
1. In Idle mode, press [Up]. Change password.
2. Scroll to an item. 2. Enter the default password,
3. Press [ ]. 00000000, and press
<OK>.

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Make/Answer calls
3. Enter a new 4- to 8-digit

Get started
password and press <OK>.
1. Enter an area code and
4. Enter the new password Make a call
phone number.
again and press <OK>.
2. Press [ ].
5. Select Phone lock.
3. To end the call, press [ ].
6. Select Enable.
7. Enter the password and 1. When the phone rings,
press <OK>. Answer
press [ ].
a call
2. To end the call, press [ ].

Press [ / ].
Adjust the
volume
during a call

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Step outside the phone 1. In Idle mode, press


View a photo
Begin with your camera, the music player, and <Menu> and select My
other special features files → Images → My
photos.
Use the camera 2. Select the photo you want.

1. In Idle mode, press and 1. In Idle mode, press and


Take a photo Record
hold [ ] to turn on the hold [ ] to turn on the
a video
camera. camera.
2. Aim the lens at the subject 2. Press [1] to switch to
and make any desired Record mode.
adjustments. 3. Press [ ] or [ ] to start
3. Press [ ] or [ ] to take a recording.
photo. The photo is saved 4. Press [ ], < >, or [ ]
automatically. to stop recording. The video
4. Press <Back> to take is saved automatically.
another photo. 5. Press < > to record
another video.
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1. In Idle mode, press • Receive via Bluetooth

Step outside the phone


Play a video
<Menu> and select My p. 55
files → Videos → My video • Copy to a memory card and
clips. insert the card into the
2. Select the video clip you phone. p. 29
want.
1. In Idle mode, press
Create a
Play music <Menu> and select
play list
Applications → Music
Player.
Use these methods: 2. Press <Options> and
Copy music
• Download from the wireless
files to the select Add music from →
webp. 61 Phone or Memory card.
phone
• Download from a computer
using the optional Samsung 3. Press [ ] to select the files
PC StudioSamsung PC you want and press <Add>.
Studio User’s Guide 4. Press <Back> to return to
the Music player screen.

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Step outside the phone


Listen to the FM radio
1. From the Music player
Play music
screen, press [ ].
files 1. Plug the connecter of the
2. During playback, use the Listen to
supplied headset into the
following keys: the radio
jack on the right side of the
• : pauses or resumes phone.
playback. 2. In Idle mode, press
• Up: opens the current <Menu> and select
play list. Applications → FM radio.
• Left: returns to the
3. Press <Options> and
previous file. Moves
select FM radio on.
backward in a file when
held down. 4. Press [Left] or [Right] to
• Right: skips to the next find available radio stations.
file. Moves forward in a 5. To turn off the radio, press
file when held down. <Options> and select FM
• / : adjusts the radio off.
volume.
3. Press [Down] to stop
playback.
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1. From the station list, scroll In Idle mode, press [ ], or

Step outside the phone


Store a Launch the
to an empty location. press <Menu> and select
radio web browser
station 2. Press <Options> → Add. Browser → Home.
3. Enter the frequency of the
station and press <Save>. • To scroll through browser
Navigate
items, press [Up] or
4. Select a location in which the web
[Down].
you want to store the
station. • To select an item, press
< > or [ ].
• To return to the previous
Browse the web page, press <Back> or [C].
Using a built-in web browser, you can easily • To return to the homepage,
access the wireless web to get a variety of up- press and hold [C].
to-date services and information and to • To access browser menu
download web content. options, select or press
[ ].
• To access other phone
menus, press [ ].

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Step outside the phone


Use Phonebook
To the SIM card:
To the phone’s memory: 1. In Idle mode, enter a phone
Add a number and press [ ].
contact 1. In Idle mode, enter a phone
number and press [ ]. 2. Select SIM → New.
2. Select Phone → New → a 3. Enter a name.
number type. 4. Press <Options> and
3. Specify contact information: select Save or [ ] to save
First name, Last name, the contact.
Mobile, Home, Office, Fax,
Other, Email, Graphic ID, 1. In Idle mode, press
Alert, Group, and Notes. Find a
<Contacts>.
contact
4. Press <Options> and 2. Enter the first few letters of
select Save or <Save>. the name you want.
3. Select a contact.
4. Scroll to a number and
press [ ] to dial, or press
[ ] to edit contact
information.
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Send messages
1. In Idle mode, press

Step outside the phone


Create and
<Menu> and select
send a 1. In Idle mode, press
Phonebook → My Send a text
name card <Menu> and select
namecard. message
Messages → Create new
2. Specify your contact (SMS) message → Text
information. message.
3. Press [ ] to save the name 2. Enter the message text and
card. press [ ].
4. To send the name card, 3. Enter destination numbers.
press <Options> and
4. Press [ ] to send the
select Send via → a
message.
sending method.

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Step outside the phone

1. In Idle mode, press 6. Select Text.


Send a
<Menu> and select 7. Enter the message text and
multimedia
Messages → Create new press [ ].
message message → Multimedia
(MMS) message. 8. Press <Options> and
select Send.
2. Select Subject.
9. Enter destination numbers
3. Enter the message subject or e-mail addresses.
and press [ ].
10.Press [ ] to send the
4. Select Image or video or message.
Sound.
5. For Image or video, select
1. In Idle mode, press
Add image or Add video Send an
<Menu> and select
and add an image or a video e-mail
Messages → Create new
clip.
message → Email.
For Sound, select Add
sound and add a sound 2. Select Subject.
clip.

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View messages
3. Enter the e-mail subject

Step outside the phone


and press [ ].
When a notification appears:
4. Select Message. View a text
message 1. Press <View>.
5. Enter the e-mail text and
2. Select the message from
press [ ].
the Inbox.
6. Select File attach. From the Inbox:
7. Add image, video, sound, 1. In Idle mode, press
music files, or document <Menu> and select
files. Messages → My
8. Press <Options> and messages → Inbox.
select Send. 2. Select an SMS message
9. Enter e-mail addresses. ( ).
10.Press [ ] to send the
e-mail.

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Step outside the phone

When a notification appears: 1. In Idle mode, press


View a View an
<Menu> and select
multimedia 1. Press <View>. e-mail
Messages → My
message 2. Select the message from messages → Email inbox.
the Inbox.
2. Select Check new mail.
From the Inbox:
3. Select an e-mail or a
1. In Idle mode, press header.
<Menu> and select
Messages → My 4. If you selected a header,
messages → Inbox. press <Options> and
select Retrieve to view the
2. Select an MMS message body of the e-mail.
( ).

Send SOS messages


You can send an SOS message to your family or
friends for help in an emergency.

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Use Bluetooth
1. In Idle mode, press Your phone is equipped with Bluetooth

Step outside the phone


Set up SOS
<Menu> and select technology, enabling you to connect the phone
message
Messages → SOS wirelessly to other Bluetooth devices and
options message. exchange data with them, talk hands-free, or
2. Select Yes on the Message control the phone remotely.
sending field.
3. Select Recipients. 1. In Idle mode, press
Turn on
4. Enter the phone numbers to <Menu> and select
Bluetooth
which you want to send the Applications → Bluetooth
SOS message. → Activation → On.

5. Press [ ] to save your 2. Select My phone’s


settings. visibility → On to allow
other devices to find your
phone.
In Idle mode, with the phone
Send the
closed, press [ / ] 4 times.
SOS
message The phone sends the SOS
message.

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Step outside the phone

1. In Idle mode, press 1. Access an application,


Search for Send data
<Menu> and select Phonebook, My files,
and pair with
Applications → Bluetooth Calendar, or Memo.
a Bluetooth → My devices → Search
device 2. Select the item you want to
new device.
send.
2. Select a device.
3. Press <Options> and
3. Enter a Bluetooth PIN or the select Send via →
other device’s Bluetooth Bluetooth.
PIN, if it has one, and press
4. Select a device.
<OK>. When the owner of
the other device enters the 5. For Phonebook, select
same code, the pairing is which data you want to
complete. send.
6. If necessary, enter the
Bluetooth PIN and press
<OK>.

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Use a memory card


1. When a device attempts to
Receive data

Step outside the phone


You can use a memory card to increase your
access your phone, press
phone’s memory capacity.
<Yes> to permit the
connection.
• Frequent erasing and
2. If necessary, press <Yes> Important
writing will shorten a card’s
to confirm that you are memory
lifespan.
willing to receive. card
• Do not remove a card from
When an incoming call comes information
the phone or turn off the
in while receving data via
phone while data is being
Bluetooth, the Bluetooth
connection is ended. accessed or transferred.
This could result in loss of
data and/or damage to the
card or phone.
• Do not subject cards to
strong shocks.

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Step outside the phone

• Do not touch card terminals 1. Insert the card into the card
Important Insert a
with your fingers or metal slot, with the label side face
memory memory
objects. If dirty, wipe the up.
card card
card with a soft cloth.
information
• Keep cards away from small
(continued)
children or pets.
• Do not expose cards in a
place subject to
electro-static discharge
and/or electromagnetic
interference.
2. Press the card until it locks
into place.

1. Press the card so that it is


Remove the
disengaged from the phone.
memory
card 2. Remove the card from the
slot.

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Using a card adapter and a

Step outside the phone


Use a card
USB card reader/writer, you
adapter
can read the card on a
computer.
1. Insert a memory card into a
card adapter, and then the
adapter into a card reader/
writer.
2. Plug the USB connecter of
the card reader/writer into
the USB port on your
computer.
3. Access the appropriate
memory disk and copy to
and from the card.

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Enter text Using ABC mode


Press the appropriate key until the character
ABC, T9, Number, and Symbol modes
you want appears on the screen.
You can enter text in some features such as
Characters in order displayed
Messages, Phonebook, or Calendar, using ABC Key
mode, T9 mode, Number mode, and Symbol Upper case Lower case
mode.

Changing the text input mode


• Press the right soft key to change the text
input mode. Or, press and hold the right soft
key and select the mode you want.
: ABC mode : T9 mode
: Number mode : Symbol mode

• Press and hold [ ] to switch to Number (creating an SMS message with GSM-alphabet
mode or back to the previous mode. encoding)
• Press and hold [ ] to switch to Symbol
mode.
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Other ABC mode operations Using T9 mode


• To enter the same letter twice or to enter a

Enter text
T9 is a predictive text input mode that allows
different letter on the same key, wait for the you to key in any character using single
cursor to move to the right automatically or keystrokes.
press [Right]. Then, enter the next letter.
• Press [ ] to change case. Lower case (No Entering a word in T9 mode
indicator), Initial capital ( ), and Capital 1. Press [2] to [9] to start entering a word.
lock ( ) are available. Press each key once for each letter.
• Press [ ] to insert a space. For example, press [4], [3], [5], [5], and
• Press the Navigation keys to move the [6] to enter Hello in T9 mode.
cursor. T9 predicts the word that you are typing,
• Press [C] to delete characters one by one. and it may change with each key that you
Press and hold [C] to clear the display. press.
2. Enter the whole word before editing or
deleting characters.
3. When the word displays correctly, go to step
4. Otherwise, press [0] to display alternative
word choices for the keys that you have
pressed.

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Enter text
For example, Of and Me use [6] and [3]. Adding a new word to the T9 dictionary
4. Press [ ] to insert a space and enter the This feature may not be available for some
next word. languages.
Other T9 mode operations 1. Enter the word that you want to add.
• Press [1] to enter periods or apostrophes 2. Press [0] to display alternative words for
automatically. your key presses. When there are no more
alternative words, Spell displays on the
• Press [ ] to change case. Lower case (No
bottom line.
indicator), Initial capital ( ), and Capital
lock ( ) are available. 3. Press <Spell>.
• Press [ ] to insert a space. 4. Enter the word you want using ABC mode
• Press [Left] or [Right] to move the cursor. and press <OK>.
• Press [C] to delete characters one by one.
Press and hold [C] to clear the display. Using Number mode
Number mode enables you to enter numbers.
Press the keys corresponding to the digits you
want.

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Using Symbol mode Call functions


Symbol mode enables you to insert symbols.
Advanced calling features
To Press
scroll to a symbol the Navigation keys. Making a call
set 1. In Idle mode, enter the area code and phone
select a symbol the corresponding number.
number key. • Press [C] to delete the last digit or press
and hold [C] to clear the whole display.
clear the entered [C]. • Press and hold [ ] to enter a pause
symbols between numbers.

insert the symbols <OK>. 2. Press [ ].


3. When you want to end the call, press [ ].

Making an international call


1. In Idle mode, press and hold [0]. The +
character appears.
2. Enter the country code, area code, and
phone number, then press [ ].
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Call functions
Redialling recent numbers 3. Press <Dial> or [ ] to dial the number you
want.
1. In Idle mode, press [ ] to display the list of
recent numbers.
2. Scroll to the number you want and press Answering a call
[ ]. When you receive an incoming call, the phone
rings and displays the incoming call image.
Making a call from Phonebook
Press <Accept> or [ ] to answer the call.
Once you have stored a number in Phonebook,
you can dial the number by selecting it from Tips for answering a call
Phonebook.p. 43 • When Anykey answer is active, you can
You can also use the speed dial feature to press any key to answer a call, except for
assign your most frequently dialled numbers to <Reject> and [ ].p. 111
specific number keys.p. 47 • When Active folder is active, you can
You can quickly dial a number from the SIM simply open the phone.p. 111
card using the location number assigned when • Press <Reject> or [ ] to reject a call.
stored.
• Press and hold [ / ] to reject a call or mute
1. In Idle mode, enter the location number for the ringer, depending on the Volume key
the phone number you want and press [ ]. setting.p. 110
2. Scroll through other numbers, if necessary.

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Viewing missed calls To Press

Call functions
If you have missed calls, the screen displays redial the last call the button and then
how many calls you have missed.
press and hold it again.
1. Press <View>.
answer a call the button and hold.
2. If necessary, scroll through the missed calls.
3. Press [ ] to dial the number you want. end a call the button and hold.

Using the headset Options during a call


Use the headset to make or answer calls You can access a number of functions during a
without holding the phone. call.
Connect the headset to the jack on the right Adjusting the volume during a call
side of the phone. The button on the headset Use [ / ] to adjust the earpiece volume during
works as follows:
a call.
Press [ ] to increase the volume level and [ ]
to decrease the volume level.

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Call functions
Placing a call on hold/Retrieving Answering a second call
Press <Hold> to place the call on hold, or press You can answer an incoming call while already
<Retrieve> to retrieve the call. on the phone, if your network supports this
function and you have activated the call waiting
Making a second call feature.p. 116
You can make another call if your network 1. Press [ ] to answer the call. The first call is
supports this function. automatically put on hold.
1. Press <Hold> to put the call on hold. 2. Press <Swap> to switch between the calls.
2. Make the second call in the normal way.
3. Press <Swap> to switch between the calls. Using the speakerphone feature
4. Press <Options> and select End held call Use the speakerphone feature to talk and listen
to end the call on hold. with the phone a short distance away.
5. To end the current call, press [ ]. Press [ ] and then <Yes> to activate the
speakerphone feature. Press [ ] again to
switch back to the earpiece.

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Using In-call options To communicate with answering machines


or computerised telephone systems, Send

Call functions
Press <Opt.> to access the following options
keys must be selected.
during a call:
• Switch to headset/Switch to phone: • Phonebook: access the contact list.
switch the call to a Bluetooth headset or • Send DTMF: send the DTMF (Dual tone
hands-free car kit or back to the phone. To multi-frequency) tones as a group. The
use this feature, you first need to connect DTMF tones are the tones used in phones for
your headset or car kit to the phone. tone dialling, sounding when you press the
p. 55 number keys. This option is helpful for
• Voice clarity on/Voice clarity off: remove entering a password or an account number
extraneous noise and increase call quality so when you call an automated system, like a
that the person with whom you are speaking banking service.
can hear you clearly even if you are in a • Message: read an incoming message and
noise place. send a new message.p. 65
• Mute/Unmute: switch off the phone's • Join: set up a multi-party call by adding a
microphone so that the other person on the caller on hold to a currently active call. You
phone cannot hear you, or switch it back on. can include up to five people on a
• Mute keys/Send keys: switch the key multi-party call.
tones on or off.

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• Split: have a private conversation with one Menu functions


multi-party call participant. The other
participants can converse with each other. All menu options listed
After the private conversation, select Join to
return both private participants to the multi-
party call. Call log (Menu 1)
• Transfer: transfer the currently active call Use this menu to view the calls you have
to a caller on hold. The two callers can talk dialled, received, or missed, and the length of
to each other, but you are disconnected from the calls. You can also check the cost of your
the call. calls, if the SIM card supports this function.
• Remove: disconnect the selected To access this menu, press <Menu> in Idle
participant. mode and select Call log.
• End held call: disconnect the call currently
on hold. Recent contacts (Menu 1.1)
• SIM service: access special services, such
This menu displays the most recent calls
as news, weather forecasts, entertainment,
dialled, received, or missed.
and location services, provided by your SIM
card. This option is available when you use a Accessing a call log
SIM card supporting SIM AT menus.
1. Press [Left] or [Right] to move to another
• Conv. record: record your conversation.
call type.
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2. Press [Up] or [Down] to scroll through the • Add to reject list: add the number to the
call list. Reject list.

Menu functions
3. Press [ ] to dial a number, or press [ ] to • View contact details: access contact
view the details of a call. information, if the caller is saved in
Phonebook.
Using call log options
From the call list, press <Options> to access Missed calls (Menu 1.2)
the following options:
This menu displays the most recent received
• Details: access the call details.

Call log (Menu 1)


calls that you did not answer.
• Call: make a call to the number.
• Add to Phonebook: save the number in Dialled calls (Menu 1.3)
Phonebook.
This menu displays the most recent calls you
• Send message: send an SMS or MMS
have dialled.
message.
• Delete: delete the selected call log or all call
Received calls (Menu 1.4)
logs.
• Reject list: specify numbers from which you This menu displays the most recent calls you
do not want to accept calls. have received.

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Menu functions
Delete all (Menu 1.5) • Reset timers: reset the call timers. You
need to enter the phone password.
Use this menu to delete all of the records in
The password is preset to 00000000. You
each call type.
can change this password.p. 118
1. Press [ ] to select the call types to be
cleared. Call costs (Menu 1.7)
2. Press <Delete>.
This network feature displays the cost of calls.
3. Press <Yes> to confirm the deletion.
This menu is available only if your SIM card
supports this feature. Note that this is not
Call time (Menu 1.6) intended to be used for billing purposes.
This menu displays the time log for calls made • Last call cost: check the cost of your last
and received. The actual time invoiced by your call.
service provider will vary. • Total cost: check the total cost of all your
• Last call time: check the length of your last calls. If the total cost exceeds the maximum
call. cost set in Set max cost, you must reset
• Total sent: check the total length of all the the counter before you can make another
calls you have dialled. call.
• Total received: check the total length of all • Max cost: check the maximum cost limit set
the calls you have received. in Set max cost.

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• Reset counters: reset the cost counters. You can quickly access this menu by pressing
• Set max cost: set the maximum cost <Contacts> in Idle mode.

Menu functions
authorised for your calls.
• Price/Unit: set the price per unit that is Finding a contact
applied when the cost of your calls is 1. Enter the first few letters of the name that
calculated. you want to find.
2. Select the name you want from the list.
Phonebook (Menu 2) 3. Scroll to a number and press [ ] to dial, or

Phonebook (Menu 2)
press [ ] to edit contact information.
You can store phone numbers on your SIM card
and in your phone’s memory. The SIM card and Using Phonebook options
phone’s memory are physically separate, but
While viewing contact details, press
they are used as a single entity called
<Options> to access the following options:
Phonebook.
• Edit: edit contact information.
To access this menu, press <Menu> in Idle
• Send message: send an SMS or MMS
mode and select Phonebook.
message to the selected number, or send an
MMS message or e-mail to the selected
Contact list (Menu 2.1) e-mail address.
Use this menu to search for contacts in • Copy: copy the number to the phone’s
Phonebook. memory, to the SIM card, or to the FDN list.
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Menu functions
• Copy to phone: copy the e-mail address Adding a contact
with the name to a new contact.
1. From the FDN contacts screen, press
• Send via: send the contact via SMS, MMS, <Options> and select Add.
e-mail, or Bluetooth.
2. Enter your PIN2 supplied with the SIM card
• Delete: delete the selected contact. and press <OK>.
• Print via Bluetooth: print the contact by 3. Enter information about the contact:
connecting the phone to a printer via
• Name: assign a name.
Bluetooth. Some printers may not be
compatible with the phone. • Phone number: add a number.
• Location: assign a location number.
• Mark as default number: set the selected
number as the default for the contact. 4. Press <Save> to save the contact.

Using contact options


FDN contacts (Menu 2.2)
You can access contact options by pressing
Use this menu to create a list of contacts to be <Options> in the FDN list.
used in FDN (Fixed Dialling Number) mode, in
which the phone allows outgoing calls only to
the specified phone numbers, if your SIM card
supports this feature. You can activate FDN
mode in the FDN mode menu.p. 119

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Create contact (Menu 2.3) • Email: assign an e-mail address.


You can set domain name extensions and

Menu functions
Use this menu to add a new contact to
Phonebook. retrieve one by pressing <Options> and
selecting Common address.
Storing a contact to the phone’s
• Graphic ID: assign a caller ID image to
memory
alert you to a call from the person.
1. Select Phone. Depending on the ringtone format, the
2. Change the settings or enter information phone may display a still image for the

Phonebook (Menu 2)
about the contact: caller ID image.
• First name/Last name: assign a name.
• Alert: assign a ringtone to alert you to a
• Mobile/Home/Office/Fax/Other: add a call from the person.
number in any category.
The settings specified in Graphic ID and
You can change the number type, or set Alert are given priority over group
the number as the default for the contact settings.
by pressing <Options> and selecting
Change type or Mark as default • Group: assign the number to a caller
number. group.
• Notes: add a memo about the person.
3. Press <Options> and select Save to save
the contact.
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Menu functions
Storing a contact to the SIM card 2. Press <Add>.
1. Select SIM → New. 3. Press [ ] to select the contacts you want.
2. Enter information about the contact. 4. Press <Add>.
• Name: assign a name
Managing caller groups
• Phone number: add a number.
• Location: assign a location number. While viewing the group list, press <Options>
to access the following options:
To assign a caller ID image, ringtone, or
• View: display the members of the selected
group, the contact must be saved to the
group.
phone’s memory.
• Add: add a new group.
3. Press <Save> to save the contact. • Edit: change the properties of the selected
group.
Group (Menu 2.4) • Send message: send an SMS, MMS, or
Use this menu to organise your contacts in e-mail to the members you want.
caller groups. • Delete: delete the selected group. Group
members, however, will not be deleted from
Adding members to a caller group Phonebook.
1. Select a group.

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Speed dial (Menu 2.5) • View: check the name and number assigned
to the key.

Menu functions
Use this menu to assign speed dial numbers (2
• Change: assign a different number to a key.
to 9) for 8 of your most frequently dialled
numbers. • Remove: clear the speed dial setting for a
key.
Assigning speed dial numbers
Dialling speed dial numbers
1. Scroll to a key location from 2 to 9. Key 1 is
reserved for your voicemail server. In Idle mode, press and hold the appropriate
key.

Phonebook (Menu 2)
2. Press <Options> and select Add → Contact
or FDN contact.
My namecard (Menu 2.6)
3. Select a contact from the list.
4. Select a number, if the contact has more Use this menu to create a name card and send
than one number. it to other people.

Managing speed dial entries Saving your name card


From the Speed dial screen, press <Options> The procedure for creating your name card is
to access the following options: the same as the one for saving a number in the
phone’s memory.p. 45
• Add: assign a number to an unassigned key.
You can select a contact from Phonebook or
the FDN list.
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Menu functions
Using name card options Management (Menu 2.8)
After saving your name card, press <Options> Use this menu to manage contacts in
to access the following options: Phonebook.
• Edit: edit the name card. • Save new contacts to: select a default
• Send via: send the name card via SMS, memory location for saving contacts. If you
MMS, e-mail, or Bluetooth. select Always ask, the phone will ask you to
• Exchange namecard: exchange the name select a memory location each time you save
card with another person via Bluetooth. a number.
• Remove: delete the name card. • Copy all: copy all of the contacts stored on
• Print via Bluetooth: print the name card the SIM card to the phone’s memory, or vice
by connecting the phone to a printer via versa.
Bluetooth. Some printers may not be • List by: sort your contacts by the first name
compatible with the phone. or last name.
• Delete all: delete all of the contacts from
Own number (Menu 2.7) your phone’s memory, your SIM card, or the
FDN list.
Use this feature to check your phone numbers,
• Search by initials: search for a contact
or to assign a name to each of the numbers.
with the initial letters of the first name and
Changes made here do not affect the actual
last name in the contact list.
subscriber numbers on your SIM card.

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• Memory status: display the number of Music Player (Menu 3.1)


contacts you have stored in Phonebook.

Menu functions
Use this menu to enjoy music. First, you need
Service number (Menu 2.9) to save music files in your phone’s memory. To
enjoy high quality music, you can use an
Use this menu to view the list of Service Dialling optional Bluetooth stereo headset.
Numbers (SDN) assigned by your service Normal headsets and Bluetooth mono headsets
provider, including emergency numbers and are not compatible with the music player.
numbers for directory enquiries. This menu is
available if your SIM card supports SDN.

Applications (Menu 3)
Downloading or receiving music files
1. Scroll to the number you want. Use the following methods to save music files to
2. Press <Dial> or [ ]. your phone:
• Download from the wireless webp. 61
• Download from a computer using the
Applications (Menu 3)
optional Samsung PC Studio programme
Use this menu to play Java applications, play Samsung PC Studio User’s Guide
music files, or edit photos. • Receive via Bluetoothp. 55
To access this menu, press <Menu> in Idle • Copy to a memory card and insert the card
mode and select Applications. into the phone. p. 29

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Menu functions
Creating a play list During playback, use the following keys:
Add the music files to the play list so you can Key Function
play them.
Pauses or resumes playback.
1. From the Music Player screen, press
<Options> and select Add music from → Left Returns to the previous file. Moves
Phone or Memory card. backward in a file when held down.
2. Press [ ] to select the files you want and
Right Skips to the next file. Moves
press <Add>.
forward in a file when held down.
Playing music files Up Opens the current play list.
1. From the Music Player screen, press
Down Stops playback.
<Options> and select Play via.
2. Select Phone to use the phone speaker. / Adjusts the volume.
Select Bluetooth stereo headset to use a
1 Changes the repeat mode.
Bluetooth stereo headset and then search for
and connect the phone to the headset. 2 Changes the playback animation.
3 Sets the music player to play
tracks in random order.

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Using music player options • Settings: change the default settings for
playing music files.
From the music player screen, press

Menu functions
<Options> to access the following options: Repeat mode: select a repeat mode.
• Play via: play the selected file via the phone Shuffle: set the music player to play tracks
speaker or a Bluetooth stereo headset. in random order.
• Play/Pause: begin or pause playback. Visualisation: change the playback
animation.
• Transfer to Bluetooth stereo headset/
Transfer to phone: switch the sound Volume: select a volume level.
• Details: access the file properties.

Applications (Menu 3)
output to a Bluetooth headset or the phone
speaker. • Shortcuts: view the functions of the keys
• Open playlist: access the current play list you can use during playback.
or all play lists.
Accessing the play list
• Remove from playlist: remove the
selected file from the play list. From the Music Player screen, press [Up].
• Send via: send the file via e-mail or Press <Options> to access the following
Bluetooth. options:
• Set as: set the file as your ringtone, as a • Play via: play the selected file via the phone
ringtone for a phonebook entry, or as a speaker or a Bluetooth stereo headset.
ringtone for alarms. • Add music from: add files to the play list.

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Menu functions
• Move track in playlist: move the selected 3. When you have finished, press <Save> or
file to the position you want within the play [Down]. The voice memo is automatically
list. saved.
• Go to all playlists: access all play lists. 4. Press [ ] to review the voice memo, or
• Move to: move the selected file to another press [Up] to record additional memos.
play list.
Playing a voice memo
• Copy to: copy the selected file to another
play list. 1. From the Voice recorder screen, press
• Remove: remove the selected file or all files <Options> and select Go to My voice
from the play list. clips.
2. Select a voice memo. The memo plays.
Voice recorder (Menu 3.2) During playback, use the following keys:
Use this menu to record voice memos. A voice Key Function
memo can be up to one hour long.
Pauses or resumes playback.
Recording a voice memo
Left Moves backward in a file.
1. Press [ ] to start recording.
2. Speak into the microphone. Right Skips forward in a file.
Press [ ] to pause or resume the recording.

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Key Function - 1 hour: record a voice memo of up to one


hour.

Menu functions
Down Stops playback. Volume: select a volume level.
/ Adjusts the volume. Default name: change the default prefix of
file names.
Using voice recorder options Visualisation: change the playback
animation.
From the Voice recorder screen, press
<Options> to access the following options:
Image editor (Menu 3.3)

Applications (Menu 3)
• Record: record a new voice memo.
• Go to My voice clips: access the voice Use this menu to edit your photos using an
memo list. assortment of editing tools.
• Settings: customise the default settings for Applying an effect
the voice recorder:
Recording time: select a recording time. 1. Press <Options> and select New image →
Open or Take photo.
- Limit for multimedia messages: record
a voice memo for adding to an MMS 2. Select a photo or take a new photo.
message. 3. Press <Load>, or press <Options> and
- Limit for emails: record a voice memo for select Load.
adding to an e-mail. 4. Press <Options> and select Effects → an
effect option.
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Menu functions
5. Press <Done>. 5. Adjust the position of the inserted item and
6. Press <Options> and select Save as. press <Done>.
7. Press <Yes>. 6. Press <Options> and select Save as.
8. Enter a new file name and press [ ]. 7. Press <Yes>.
8. Enter a new file name and press [ ].
Adding visual features
You can decorate photos by adding a frame or Decision maker (Menu 3.4)
an image.
This menu helps you make decisions when you
1. Select a photo or take a new photo. are not sure what to do in given situations.
2. Press <Load>, or press <Options> and
select Load. Adding a decision category
3. Press <Options> and select Insert → a 1. Press <Create> to create a new category.
feature type. 2. Enter the title for the category and press
• Frame: add a decorative frame. [Down].
• Clip Art: add an image. 3. Select the number of the alternatives you
• Emoticon: add an emoticon. want and press [Down].
4. Select an item. 4. Enter content for each alternative and press
[ ].

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Making a decision Bluetooth (Menu 3.5)


1. From the Decision maker screen, select a

Menu functions
Using Bluetooth, you can connect the phone
decision category. wirelessly to other Bluetooth devices and
2. Press <Options> and select Try to make a exchange data with them, talk hands-free, or
decision for the category. control the phone remotely.
3. The phone displays the decision result. Bluetooth technology allows free wireless
4. If you are not satisfied with the results, connections between all Bluetooth-compliant
press <Options> and select Retry. devices within a range of 10 metres. Since the

Applications (Menu 3)
To view the statistics for the results of your devices communicate using radio waves, they
decision category, press <Options> and do not need to be in line of sight to each other.
select View statistics. • If there are obstacles between the devices,
the maximum operating distance may be
Using decision category options reduced.
• It is recommended that you do not use the
From the Decision maker screen, press
Bluetooth feature while using multimedia
<Options> to access the following options: features such as voice recorder, camera, and
• Select: access the selected category. music player, or vice versa, for better
• Create: add a new category. performance.
• Delete: delete the selected category or all • Some devices, especially those are not tested
categories. or approved by SIG, may be incompatible with
your phone.
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Menu functions
Setting up the Bluetooth feature Searching for and pairing with a
The Bluetooth menu provides the following Bluetooth device
options: 1. From the Bluetooth menu, select My
• Activation: activate or deactivate the devices.
Bluetooth feature. 2. Select Search new device.
• My devices: search for connectable After searching, a list of devices to which you
Bluetooth devices. can connect displays. The following icons
• My phone’s visibility: allow other indicate the kind of device:
Bluetooth devices to connect to your phone. • Stereo headset
• My phone’s name: assign a Bluetooth • Mono headset/Hands-free car kit
device name to your phone, which is then • Mobile phone
displayed on other devices. • Computer
• Secure mode: determine if the phone asks • PDA
for your confirmation when other devices • Unknown device
access your data. • Printer
• Bluetooth services: display available The colour of the icon indicates the status of
Bluetooth services. the device:
• Grey for unpaired devices
• Blue for paired devices

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• Orange for devices that are currently • Browse files: search for data from the
connected to your phone device and import data directly to your

Menu functions
3. Select a device. phone.
4. Enter a Bluetooth PIN and press <OK>. This • Service list: access the Bluetooth service
code is used just once and you do not need to list of the device.
memorise it. • Rename: rename the paired device.
When the owner of the other device enters • Authorise device/Unauthorise device:
the same code, pairing is complete. determine whether or not the phone asks
you to permit connection when other devices

Applications (Menu 3)
Some devices, especially headsets or hands-free
car kits, may have a fixed Bluetooth PIN, such try to connect to your phone.
as 0000. If the other device has a code, you • Delete: remove the selected device or all
must enter it. devices from the list.

Using device options Sending data via Bluetooth


From the device list, press <Options> to 1. Activate the Bluetooth feature.
access the following options: 2. Select the application in which the item you
• Connect: connect to a headset or want to send is stored.
hands-free car kit. 3. Select the item you want.
• Disconnect: end the connection with the 4. Press <Options> and select Send via →
connected device. Bluetooth.
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Menu functions
5. Select a device. Playing a game
6. If necessary, enter the Bluetooth PIN needed Select a game from the game list and follow the
for pairing and press <OK>. onscreen instructions. The procedure may differ
from game to game.
Receiving data via Bluetooth
To receive data via Bluetooth, your phone’s Using Java application options
Bluetooth feature must be active and its From the application list, press <Options> to
visibility must be enabled. access the following options:
1. If an unauthorised Bluetooth device sends • Start: launch the selected application.
data to your phone, press <Yes> to allow • Delete: delete the selected application.
the device to access your phone. • Details: access the application properties.
2. Press <Yes> to receive data. • Permission: set permission settings for
When an incoming call comes in while receving services charging you additional costs, such
data via Bluetooth, the Bluetooth connection is as network access and SMS.
ended. • Lock/Unlock: lock the application to
prevent it from being deleted, or unlock the
Java world (Menu 3.6) application.
• Upgrade: upgrade the application to the
Use this menu to access the embedded Java latest version, except for embedded games.
games and downloaded Java applications.
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• Send information via text message: send When the proxy is set to Disable:
the URL containing the application via SMS, - DNS1: enter the primary address.

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except for embedded games. - DNS2: enter the secondary address.
• Memory status: access memory
information for applications. FM radio (Menu 3.7)
• Network settings: customise a connection
profile to be used for applications requiring Use this menu to listen to music or news via the
network access. The following options are FM radio on your phone.
available: Turning on and listening to the radio

Applications (Menu 3)
APN: enter the access point name of the
network gateway. First, you must connect your phone with the
headset, which serves as a radio antenna.
Login ID: enter the user ID.
Password: enter the password. 1. Plug the connecter of the supplied headset
Proxy: select whether or not the phone uses into the jack on the right side of the phone.
a proxy server to launch the web browser. 2. From the radio screen, press [ ] or, press
Proxy settings: customise the following <Options> and select FM radio on.
proxy settings: 3. Press [Left] or [Right] to find the radio
When the proxy is set to Enable: station you want.
- IP address: enter the gateway address. You can also press and hold [Left] or [Right]
- Port: enter the port number. to scan through available radio stations.

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4. To exit the FM radio menu without turning 4. Select a location in which you want to store
off the radio, press [ ]. This enables you to the station.
access other functions while listening to the 5. Repeat from step 2 to store other stations.
radio.
To listen to the stored stations, press [Up] or
Turning off the radio [Down] from the FM radio screen.
From the radio screen, press <Options> and Using radio options
select FM radio off or press [ ].
From the FM radio screen, press <Options> to
Setting up a radio station list access the following options:
• FM radio on/FM radio off: turn the radio
You can store your favourite radio stations to
on or off.
quickly access them without searching through
noisy frequencies. • Add: store a radio station.
• Edit: edit the frequency for a saved radio
1. Connect the headset to the phone and turn station.
on the radio.
• Self-tuning: let the phone automatically
2. Scroll to an empty location and press scan through and save available radio
<Options> → Add. stations.
3. Enter the frequency of the station and press • Remove: remove the selected station or all
<Save>. stations.

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• Pop-up alert: set the phone to alert you to Browser (Menu 4)


listen to the radio at a specified time. When

Menu functions
the pop-up notification appears on the The Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) on
screen, press <Listen> to turn on the your phone allows you to access the wireless
specified radio station. web. Using the web browser, you can access
up-to-date information and a wide variety of
• Speaker on/Earphone on: change sound
media content, such as wallpapers, ringtones,
output to the phone speaker or headset.
and music files.
SIM-AT (Menu 3.8) To access this menu, press <Menu> in Idle

Browser (Menu 4)
mode and select Browser.
This menu is available if you use a SIM-AT card
that supports SIM Application Toolkit menus Home (Menu 4.1)
and provides additional services, such as news,
weather, sports, entertainment, and location Use this menu to connect your phone to the
services. Available services may vary, network and load the homepage of the wireless
depending on your service provider’s plans. For web service provider. You can also press [ ] in
details, see your SIM card instructions or Idle mode.
contact your service provider.

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Navigating the web browser • Show URL: display the URL address of
the current web page.
To Press • About ...: access version and copyright
scroll through browser [Up] or [Down]. information about the browser.
items
Accessing other phone menus
select a browser item < > or [ ]. From any web page, press [ ] to access the
return to the previous <Back> or [C]. following options:
page • Enter URL: enter a URL address manually.
• Bookmarks: switch to the Bookmarks
return to the homepage and hold [C]. menu.
• Messages: check the messages stored in
Using browser menu options
the My messages folder. You can also
1. Select or press [ ]. create and send a new SMS message.
2. Select one of the following browser options: • My files: switch to the My files menu.
• Back: go back to the previous page.
• Home: go back to the homepage. Exiting the browser
• Exit: exit the web browser. Press [ ] to end the network connection and
• Reload: reload the current page. exit the browser.

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Bookmarks (Menu 4.2) • Edit: edit the URL address and title of the
bookmark.

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Use this menu to save URL addresses in order
• Delete: delete the selected bookmark or all
to quickly access web pages, or access ones
bookmarks.
you have bookmarked while navigating the
wireless web.
Enter URL (Menu 4.3)
Adding a bookmark Use this menu to manually enter a URL address
1. Select an empty location. and access the associated web page.

Browser (Menu 4)
2. Enter a title for the bookmark and press
[Down]. Clear cache (Menu 4.4)
3. Enter a URL address and press [ ]. Use this menu to clear the cache, which is a
temporary memory site that stores recently
Accessing a bookmarked page accessed web pages.
Selecting a bookmark item launches the web
browser and accesses the associated web page. Profile settings (Menu 4.5)
Using bookmark options Use this menu to set up servers for the web
From the bookmark list, press <Options> to browser. Contact your service provider for
access the following options: details about your setting options.
• Open: access the bookmarked web page.
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For each server, the following options are When the proxy is set to Disable:
available: DNS1: enter the primary address.
• Profile name: assign a name to the server DNS2: enter the secondary address.
profile. APN: enter the access point name of the
• Home URL: enter the address of your GPRS network gateway.
homepage. Login ID: enter the user ID.
• Bearer: select a bearer for each type of Password: enter the password.
network address accessed. • GSM settings: customise the following GSM
• Proxy: select whether or not the phone uses network settings:
a proxy server to launch the web browser. When the proxy is set to Enable:
• GPRS settings: customise the GPRS Proxy IP: enter the web gateway address.
network settings: Proxy port: enter the port number.
When the proxy is set to Enable: Dial number: enter the PPP server phone
Proxy IP: enter the web gateway address. number.
Proxy port: enter the port number. Login ID: enter the user ID.
APN: enter the access point name of the Password: enter the password.
GPRS network gateway. Data call type: select a data call type.
Login ID: enter the user ID. When the proxy is set to Disable:
Password: enter the password. DNS1: enter the primary address.

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DNS2: enter the secondary address. Create new message (Menu 5.1)
Dial number: enter the PPP server phone

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number. Use this menu to create and send text
messages, multimedia messages, or e-mails.
Login ID: enter the user ID.
Password: enter the password. Text message (Menu 5.1.1)
Data call type: select a data call type. Short Message Service (SMS) allows you to
send or receive text messages including
Current profile (Menu 4.6) pictures, audio clips, and animated images.

Messages (Menu 5)
Use this menu to activate one of the proxy Creating and sending an SMS message
servers you have set up.
1. Enter your message and press [ ].
• The maximum number of characters
Messages (Menu 5) allowed in a message varies by service
Use the Messages menu to send and receive provider. If your message exceeds the
maximum number of characters, the
short messages, multimedia messages, and
phone will split the message.
e-mails. You can also access push messages,
• You can use various options by pressing
broadcast messages. <Options>.next section
To access this menu, press <Menu> in Idle
mode and select Messages.

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2. Enter a destination number. • Save in: save the message in another
To send the message to more than one message folder.
recipient, fill in additional destination fields. • Language select: change the language to
3. Press [ ] to send the message. be used in T9 input mode.
• Text style: change the text attributes.
Using options while composing an SMS
message Multimedia message (Menu 5.1.2)
While composing a message, press <Options> Multimedia Message Service (MMS) delivers
to access the following options: messages containing a combination of text,
• Send only: just send the message. image, video, and audio, from phone to phone
• Save and send: send the message and then or from phone to e-mail.
save it in the Sentbox folder.
Creating and sending an MMS message
• Insert: add a text template, Phonebook
entry, or bookmark. 1. Select the Subject line.
• Add picture/Add animation/Add melody: You can use various options by pressing
attach a simple image, an animated image, <Options> in each field.next section
or a melody.
2. Enter the message subject and press [ ].
• Attach: add a name card or a calendar item
as a data format attachment. 3. Select the Image or video line.

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4. Select Add image or Add video and add an Using options while composing an MMS
image or a video clip. message

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• The maximum size allowed for a message While composing a message, press <Options>
can differ, depending on your service to access the following options:
provider. • Add: add the message subject or message
• Depending on the file type or DRM (Digital text.
Rights Management) system, some files
• Add image/Add video/Add sound: add an
may not be able to be forwarded.
image, a video clip, or a sound clip.
5. Select the Sound line. • Edit: edit the subject or text.

Messages (Menu 5)
6. Select Add sound and add a sound clip. • Preview: view the message as it will be
7. Select the Text line. shown on the recipient’s phone.
8. Enter the message text and press [ ]. • View: open the selected attachment.
9. When you have finished, press <Options> Attached files from the Other files folder
cannot be opened in your phone.
and select Send.
10.Enter a phone number or an e-mail address. • Send: send the message.
To send the message to more than one • Save in: save the message in another
recipient, fill in additional destination fields. message folder.
11.Press [ ] to send the message. • Add page: add pages. Move to each page
by pressing [Left] or [Right].
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• Delete page: delete an added page. Creating and sending an e-mail
• Edit page: change the duration of page You can create and send e-mails.
display or move the page between the other 1. Select the Subject line.
pages.
You can use various options by pressing
• Attach: attach a Phonebook entry as a
<Options> in each field.next section
name card or a calendar item as a data
format attachment, or a document file 2. Enter the subject of your e-mail and press
stored in the Other files folder. [ ].
• Change image/Change video/Change 3. Select the Message line.
sound: replace an added item.
4. Enter the e-mail text and press [ ].
• Remove subject/Remove text/Remove
media/Remove sound/Remove: remove 5. Select the File attach line.
an added item. 6. Add media files, document files stored in the
Other files folder, or Phonebook entries as
Email (Menu 5.1.3) name cards or calendar item as data format
You can create and send e-mails that include attachments.
text, audio, and images. To use this feature, Depending on the file type or DRM (Digital
you need to subscribe to an e-mail service and Rights Management) system, some files
set up your e-mail account and profile. may not be able to be forwarded.
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7. When you have finished, press <Options> • Add from memory card: add media files,
and select Send. or document files stored on the memory

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8. Enter an e-mail address. card.
9. To send the e-mail to more than one • View/Play: open the selected attachment.
recipient, fill in additional destination fields. Attached files from the Other files folder
10.Press [ ] to send the e-mail. cannot be opened in your phone.

Using options while composing an e-mail • Send: send the e-mail.


While composing an e-mail, press <Options> • Save in: save the e-mail in another

Messages (Menu 5)
to access the following options: message folder.
• Add: add the subject of your e-mail or • Attach: attach Phonebook entries as name
e-mail text. cards or calendar item as data format
attachments.
• Edit: edit the subject or text.
• Remove subject/Remove message: clear
• Add image/Add videos/Add sounds/Add
the subject or text.
music: add media files stored in the phone’s
memory or on the memory card. • Remove: delete the selected attachment or
all attachments.
• Add other file: add document files stored in
the Other files folder or on the memory • Remove all attachments: delete all
card. attachments.

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My messages (Menu 5.2) Using message options
Use this menu to access messages you have While viewing a message, press <Options> to
received, sent, or which have failed in sending. access the following options:
SMS messages
Inbox (Menu 5.2.1)
• Reply via: send a reply to the sender via
This folder stores all of the messages you have SMS or MMS.
received, except for e-mails.
• Forward: forward the message to other
Viewing a message people.
The following icons may appear on the message • Delete: delete the message.
list to show the message type: • Move to phone/Move to SIM: move the
• SMS message between the SIM card and the
• MMS phone’s memory.
• MMS notification • Add to block list: add the sender’s number
• Push message to the Block list to reject the messages from
the sender.
A ! icon next to a message means that the
• Cut address: extract URL addresses, e-mail
message is of high priority. A grey-coloured
addresses, or phone numbers from the
message icon indicates low priority.
message.

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• Attached items: save media content from • Add to block list: add the sender’s number
the message into your phone’s memory. to the Block list to reject the messages from

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• Print via Bluetooth: print the message by the sender.
connecting the phone to a printer via • Cut address: extract URL addresses, e-mail
Bluetooth. Some printers may not be addresses, or phone numbers from the
compatible with the phone. message.
• Lock/Unlock: lock the message to prevent • Attached items: save media contents from
it from being deleted, or unlock the the message to your phone’s memory.
message. • Lock/Unlock: lock the message to prevent

Messages (Menu 5)
it from being deleted, or unlock the
MMS messages
message.
• Retrieve: retrieve the MMS message from
• Details: access the message properties.
the server.
• Reply via text message: send a reply to Push messages
the sender via SMS. • Go to URL: connect to the URL address
• Reply via multimedia message to: send a specified in the message.
reply via MMS to the sender or all recipients. • Delete: delete the message.
• Forward: forward the message to other • Cut address: extract URL addresses, e-mail
people. addresses, or phone numbers from the
• Delete: delete the message. message.

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Configuration messages Outbox (Menu 5.2.3)
• Install: apply the configuration value in the This folder stores messages that the phone is
message to the phone. attempting to send or has failed to send.
• Cut address: extract URL addresses, e-mail While viewing a message, press <Options> to
addresses, or phone numbers from the access the following options:
message. • View/Play: open the selected file.
• Delete: delete the message.
Attached files from the Other files folder
• Lock/Unlock: lock the message to prevent cannot be open in your phone.
it from being deleted, or unlock the
message. • Register: save the attached name cards
and calendar items to the phone.
Draft (Menu 5.2.2) • Save to My files: save the selected file.
This folder stores messages you have saved to • Send again: retry sending the message.
send at a later time. • Forward: forward the message to other
When you select an SMS message or e-mail, it people.
opens in Edit mode so that you can edit and/or • Delete: delete the message.
send the message.
• Move to SIM/Move to phone: move the
When you select an MMS message, it opens in message between the SIM card and the
Preview mode as in the Inbox. To edit the MMS phone’s memory.
message, press <Options> and select Edit.
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• Print via Bluetooth: print the message by • Save to My files: save the selected file.
connecting the phone to a printer via • Forward: forward the message to other

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Bluetooth. Some printers may not be people.
compatible with the phone. • Cut address: extract URL addresses, e-mail
• Lock/Unlock: lock the message to prevent addresses, or phone numbers from the
it from being deleted, or unlock the message.
message. • Delete: delete the selected message.
• Details: access the message properties. • Move to phone/Move to SIM: move the
message between the SIM card and the

Messages (Menu 5)
Sentbox (Menu 5.2.4)
phone’s memory.
This folder stores messages that you have sent • Print via Bluetooth: print the message by
successfully. connecting the phone to a printer via
While viewing a message, press <Options> to Bluetooth. Some printers may not be
access the following options: compatible with the phone.
• View/Play: open the selected file. • Lock/Unlock: lock the message to prevent
Attached files from the Other files folder it from being deleted, or unlock the
cannot be open in your phone. message.
• Details: access the message properties.
• Register: save the attached name cards
and calendar items to the phone.

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Email inbox (Menu 5.2.5) 3. Press [ / ] to view other pages in the
e-mail.
This folder stores e-mails that you have
received. Press and hold [ / ] to move to the first or
last page in the e-mail.
Viewing an e-mail 4. Press [ ] or [ ] to view the next or
1. Press <Select> when Check new mail previous e-mail.
displays. The phone checks the e-mail server
Using e-mail options
and downloads new e-mails.
The following icons may appear on the list to While viewing the e-mail or header, press
show the e-mail status: <Options> to access the following options:
• Being retrieved • Retrieve: retrieve the body of the e-mail
• Failed to be retrieved from the e-mail server.
• View/Play: open the selected file.
A ! icon next to a message means that the
e-mail is of high priority. A grey-coloured Attached files from the Other files folder
e-mail icon indicates low priority. cannot be open in your phone.

2. Select an e-mail or a header. • Register: save the attached name cards


and calendar items to the phone.
• Save to My files: save the selected file.

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• Reply to: send a reply to the sender or all • Lock/Unlock: lock the e-mail to prevent it
recipients. from being deleted, or unlock the e-mail.

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• Forward: forward the e-mail to other • Details: access the e-mail properties.
people.
• Delete: delete the e-mail from the phone’s My folder (Menu 5.2.6)
memory or from both the phone’s memory Use this menu to view the messages you have
and the e-mail server. moved to this folder using the Move to my
• Add to block list: add the sender’s e-mail folder option while viewing a message list.
address or subject to the Block list to reject

Messages (Menu 5)
e-mails from that address or containing that Templates (Menu 5.3)
subject.
Use this menu to make and use templates of
• Cut address: extract URL addresses, e-mail frequently used messages.
addresses, and phone numbers.
• Attached items: save the selected Text template (Menu 5.3.1)
attachment or all attachments from the You can create SMS templates with the
e-mail to your phone’s memory. sentences you use frequently so that you can
• Print via Bluetooth: print the e-mail by retrieve and insert them when composing an
connecting the phone to a printer via SMS message.
Bluetooth. Some printers may not be
compatible with the phone.

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Creating a template Creating a template
1. Select an empty location. 1. Press <Options> and select Add new.
2. Enter a message and press [ ]. 2. Create a template as you would when
creating an MMS message.
Using template options
3. Press <Options> and select Save in →
From the template list, press <Options> to Templates.
access the following options:
• Edit: edit the template. Using template options
• Send: create and send a new message via From the template list, press <Options> to
SMS, MMS, or e-mail. access the following options:
• Delete: delete the selected template. • View: open the selected template.
• Send: send the selected template via MMS.
Multimedia message templates • Edit: edit the selected template.
(Menu 5.3.2)
• Add new: add a new template.
You can access embedded MMS templates or • Delete: delete the selected template or all
ones you have saved so that you can use them templates. You cannot delete the embedded
in composing an MMS message. templates.

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Delete all (Menu 5.4) Request delivery receipt: set the network
to inform you when messages have been

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Use this menu to delete all messages in each delivered.
message type at once. Validity period: set the length of time your
1. Press [ ] to select the message folders to messages are stored in the SMS server.
be cleared. Message type: set the default message
2. Press <Delete>. type. The network can convert messages
3. Press <Yes> to confirm the deletion. into the selected format.
Service centre: store or change the

Messages (Menu 5)
Settings (Menu 5.5) number of SMS server.
• Block number: store the phone numbers
Use this menu to set up various options for from which you want to reject SMS
using the messaging service. messages.
Text messages (Menu 5.5.1) Multimedia messages (Menu 5.5.2)
You can configure SMS settings. You can configure MMS settings.
• Sending options: set up the options for • Sending options: set up the options for
sending SMS messages: sending MMS messages:
Request read receipt: send a read-reply Request delivery receipt: set the network
request along with your messages. to inform you when your messages have
been delivered.
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Address hiding: set your address to be Home network: determine if your phone
hidden from the recipient’s phone. retrieves new messages automatically when
Request read receipt: send a read-reply you are in your home service area.
request along with your messages. Network when abroad: determine if your
Priority: set the priority level of your phone retrieves new messages automatically
messages. when you are roaming on another network.
Expiry date: set the length of time your Reception within home network or abroad
messages are stored in the MMS server. has the following options:
Delivery after: set a time delay before - Automatic: the phone automatically
messages are sent. retrieves messages from the server.
• Receiving options: set up the options for - Reject: the phone rejects all messages.
receiving MMS messages: - Manual: the phone displays notifications.
Anonymous reject: reject messages from Use the Retrieve option to manually
unknown senders. download new messages.
Advert allowed: accept advertisements. • Multimedia message profile: set up an
Report allowed: set the network to inform MMS profile and select a profile to be used.
the sender when a message has been Current profile: select a profile.
delivered to you. Profile settings: configure MMS profiles
using different MMS servers:

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- Profile name: assign a name to the MMS APN: enter the access point name used for
profile. the address of the GPRS network.

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- Server URL: enter the address of your Login ID: enter the user ID.
MMS server. Password: enter the password.
- Proxy: connect to the GPRS network using - Version: select an available OMA version
the proxy server. and maximum size limit for sending or
- GPRS settings: customise the settings receiving messages.
required for connecting to the GPRS Depending on your service provider, it
network. may not be possible to support the

Messages (Menu 5)
When the proxy is set to Enable: maximum limit 300KB. In this case, try
IP address: enter the gateway address. again after changing the setting to 100KB.
Port: enter the port number.
• Block number: specify phone numbers
APN: enter the access point name used for from which messages will not be accepted.
the address of the GPRS network. Numbers specified here are also included in
Login ID: enter the user ID. the SMS blocking list.
Password: enter the password. • Message class: select the type of message
when the proxy is set to Disable: content you will add or the message size.
DNS1: enter the primary address. Text only: you can add only text of up to 30
DNS2: enter the secondary address. KB.

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Small imaging: you can add any type of Emails (Menu 5.5.3)
item, except for video, of up to 30 KB.
You can configure e-mails settings.
Moderate imaging: you can add any type
You cannot change e-mail profile and account
of item, except for video, of up to 100 KB.
settings while an e-mail is being sent or
Small video: you can add any type of item retrieved.
of up to 100 KB.
Moderate video: you can add any type of • Sending options: set up the options for
items of up to 300 KB. sending e-mails:
• Creation mode: select an MMS creation Send copy to self: send a copy of your
mode. e-mail to your e-mail account.
Warning: you can create a message with Request delivery receipt: set the network
any type of content and of any size, but the to inform you when e-mails have been
phone will inform you when the content and delivered.
size have exceeded the maximum. Request read receipt: send a read-reply
Free: you can create a message with any request for a reply along with e-mails.
type of contents and of any size. Priority: select the priority level of your
Restricted: you can create a message with e-mail.
the type of content and size specified in Add signature: attach your name, phone
Message class. number, or a simple memo to e-mails.
Edit name: edit the name in your signature.

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Edit telephone number: edit the phone Delete option: determine whether e-mails
number in your signature. are deleted immediately or the next time

Menu functions
Edit note: edit the tag line in your you connect to the server.
signature. Download limit: determine the maximum
• Receiving options: set up the options for size for incoming e-mails. Your phone will
receiving e-mails: reject e-mails that exceed the specified size.
Check interval: determine how often the Keep in server: leave copies of e-mails on
phone checks the server for incoming the e-mail server after retrieving.
e-mails. If you select Not used, you can use • Email accounts: set up an e-mail account

Messages (Menu 5)
the Check new mail feature to receive new and select an account to be used:
e-mails manually. Current account: select an account.
Send read receipt: determine whether or Account settings: configure e-mail
not the phone sends a read-reply for accounts using different e-mail servers.
incoming e-mails. If you select Announce, Press <Create>, or press <Options> and
the phone asks you to send a read-reply. select Create, if one has already been
Retrieve option: set whether the phone saved.
downloads e-mail headers only or both - In use: select this option to use the
e-mail headers and bodies. account and to display the account in
Email inbox.

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- Account name: enter a name for the - Secure connection (SMTP): use a secure
currently selected account. connection for the e-mail service.
To access the following options, press - Retrieve server type: select the protocol
<Options> and select Next, or press [ ]. for the incoming e-mail server. The
- User name: enter a user name. remaining options depend on the protocol
- Email address: enter your e-mail type setting.
address. When the protocol type is POP3:
- Reply address: enter your e-mail address - POP3 server: enter the IP address or host
to be used when the recipient sends a name of the server that receives your
reply. e-mail.
To access the following options, press - POP3 port: enter the POP3 port number.
<Options> and select Next, or press [ ]. - Same ID and password: select if you
- SMTP server: enter the IP address or host want to have the same user ID and
name of the outgoing e-mail server. password with the outgoing e-mail server.
- SMTP port: enter the SMTP port number. - POP3 user ID: enter the POP3 user name.
- SMTP user ID: enter the SMTP user - POP3 password: enter the POP3
name. password.
- SMTP password: enter the SMTP - Secure connection (POP3): use a secure
password. connection for the e-mail service.

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- APOP login: connect to the server by - Email retrieval limit: set the number of
using the APOP login scheme when this headers you will retrieve from the server.

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option is selected. • Email profiles: set up an e-mail profile and
When the protocol type is IMAP4: select a profile to be used.
- IMAP4 server: enter the IP address or Current profile: select a profile.
host name of the server that receives your Profile settings: configure e-mail profiles
e-mail. using different e-mail servers. Set the
- IMAP4 port: enter the IMAP4 port options for each profile:
number. - Profile name: enter a name for the e-mail

Messages (Menu 5)
- Same ID and password: select if you profile.
want to have the same user ID and - APN: enter the access point name used for
password with the outgoing e-mail server. the GPRS network address.
- IMAP4 user ID: enter the IMAP4 user - Login ID: enter the user ID.
name. - Password: enter the password.
- IMAP4 password: enter the IMAP4 - DNS1: enter the primary address.
password.
- DNS2: enter the secondary address.
- Secure connection (IMAP4): use a
• Block list: specify e-mail addresses or
secure connection for the e-mail service.
subjects you want to reject.
- Include attachments: select this option
to receive attachments with e-mails.

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Push message (Menu 5.5.4) • Message sending: activate or deactivate
the SOS message feature. To send an SOS
You can change the settings for receiving push
message, press [ / ] 4 times in Idle mode,
messages from the wireless web server.
with the phone closed.
• Receive: set how your phone receives push
messages. While the phone is attempting to send an
• Service centre: enter the address of the SOS message, turns to red and you
cannot access menu functions in this mode.
server from which you want to receive push
To use the phone as normal, press [ ]
messages, if the Receive option is set to
when the icon turns to blue.
Text message-C specific.
• Recipients: specify the phone numbers to
SOS message (Menu 5.6) which you want to send SOS messages.
In an emergency, you can send SOS messages • Repeat sending: set the number of times
to your family or friends for help. You can also the phone repeats sending SOS messages.
receive SOS messages from other people who • Incoming SOS alert: set whether or not
are in an emergency. Use this menu to specify the phone uses the preset alert type (siren
options for sending and receiving SOS and alert message) for incoming SOS
messages. messages. If you select No, the phone uses
the message ringer setting.

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• Text: check the preset SOS message text. • Receiving channels: indicate the channels
You can view the onscreen help by pressing from which you wish to receive broadcast

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<Options> and selecting Help. messages. Please contact your service
provider for further details.
Broadcast messages (Menu 5.7) • Language: select the preferred languages
in which broadcast messages display.
The broadcast service delivers short messages
on various topics such as the weather or traffic. Memory status (Menu 5.8)
Use this menu to change the settings for the

Messages (Menu 5)
Use this menu to view the amount of memory
service and to access broadcast messages.
currently in use in each message folder.
• Read: open received broadcast messages.
You can access a message folder by selecting it
The Temporary box saves network from this menu.
messages until the phone is switched off.
The Archive box saves network messages
indefinitely. Press <Options> and select
Save when a text notification appears to
save to the Archive box.
• Activation: select to receive broadcast
messages, or not.

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My files (Menu 6) Viewing an image
The My files menu allows you to access 1. Select an image folder.
images, videos, music files, and sound files 2. Select an image.
stored in the phone’s memory or on the
memory card. Viewing a slide show
To access this menu, press <Menu> in Idle You can view your images as a slide show, a
mode and select My files. sequential presentation of each image in the
As a result of the Digital Rights Management current folder.
(DRM) system, some of the media items you 1. Select an image folder.
download from the Internet or receive by MMS
may require a license key to access them. 2. Press <Options> and select Create slide
show.
3. Select a time interval. The slide show begins.
Images (Menu 6.1)
4. Press <Back> to stop the slide show.
This menu displays photos you have taken and
images you have downloaded, received in Using image options
messages, or imported from a computer. While viewing an image, press <Options> to
access the following options:
• List: return to the image list.

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• Send via: send the file via MMS, e-mail, or • Print via: print the file by connecting the

Menu functions
Bluetooth. phone to a printer via USB or Bluetooth.
• Set as: set the file as your wallpaper for the • To print via USB, you first need to set the
displays or as a caller ID image for a USB mode to Pictbridge.p. 110
Phonebook entry. • Some printers may not be compatible with
• Edit: edit the image using the Image editor the phone.
if it is a photo taken by the camera on the
phone.p. 53 • Lock/Unlock: lock the file to prevent it from
being deleted, or unlock the file.

My files (Menu 6)
• Move to: move the file to another folder or
to a memory card. • Details: access the file properties.
• Copy to card: copy the selected file or all
files to a memory card. This option is only
Videos (Menu 6.2)
available if a memory card inserted. This menu displays video clips you have
• Delete: delete the selected file. recorded, downloaded, received in messages,
• Rename: change the file name. or imported from a computer.
• Create slide show: view all image as a Video clips recorded on other devices, such as
slide show. camcorders, may not play correctly.
• Bluetooth visibility: share the file with
other Bluetooth devices.

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Playing a video clip From a file list, press <Options> to access the
following options:
1. Select a video folder.
• Play: play the selected file.
2. Select a video clip.
• View by: select the view mode of the file
During playback, use the following keys: list.
Key Function • Send via: send the selected file via MMS,
e-mail, or Bluetooth.
Pauses or resumes playback.
• Move to: move the file to another folder or
Left Returns to the previous file. Moves to a memory card.
backward in a file when held down. • Copy to card: copy the file to a memory
card. This option is only available if a
Right Skips to the next file. Moves
memory card inserted.
forward in a file when held down.
• Delete: delete the selected file or all files.
Up Opens the file list. • Rename: change the file name.
Down Stops playback. • List by: change the sort order of the file list.
• Bluetooth visibility: share the selected file
/ Adjusts the volume. or all files with other Bluetooth devices.
• Lock/Unlock: lock the file to prevent it from
being deleted, or unlock the file.
• Details: access the file properties.
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Music (Menu 6.3) Using sound options


While playing a sound clip, press <Options> to

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This menu displays mp3 music files you have
downloaded, or imported from a computer. access the following options:
• List: return to the sound list.
1. Select Music.
• Send via: send the selected file via MMS,
2. Select a file. The music player opens. e-mail, or Bluetooth.
p. 50
• Set as: set the file as your ringtone, alarm
tone, or as a ringtone for a Phonebook entry.
Sounds (Menu 6.4)

My files (Menu 6)
• Move to: move the file to another folder or
This menu displays the voice memos you have to a memory card.
recorded, and sound files you have • Copy to card: copy the file to a memory
downloaded, received in messages, or imported card. This option is only available if a
from a computer. memory card inserted.
Playing a sound clip • Delete: delete the file.
• Rename: change the file name.
1. Select a sound folder.
• Bluetooth visibility: share the selected file
2. Select a sound clip. For a voice memo, see or all files with other Bluetooth devices.
Voice recorder.p. 52
• Lock/Unlock: lock the file to prevent it from
being deleted, or unlock the file.
• Details: access the file properties.
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Other files (Menu 6.5) • To print via USB, you first need to set the
USB mode to Pictbridge.p. 110
Files that you have received but which are not
• Some printers may not be compatible with
supported by your phone are stored in this the phone.
folder. You cannot open these files on the
phone. • Lock/Unlock: lock the file to prevent it from
From the file list, press <Options> to access being deleted, or unlock the file.
the following options: • Details: access the file properties.
• Send via: send the file via e-mail, or
Bluetooth. Memory card (Menu 6.6)
• Move to card: move the file to a memory Use this menu to access the files stored on a
card. memory card. This menu is only available when
• Copy to card: copy the file to a memory you insert a memory card into the phone.
card. • Your phone is preset to use FAT16-formatted
• Delete: delete the selected file or all files. memory cards. If you insert a
• Rename: change the file name. FAT32-formatted memory card, the phone will
• List by: change the sort order of the file list. ask you to reformat the memory card. If you
do not, you will not be able to access the card
• Bluetooth visibility: share the selected file from the phone.
or all files with other Bluetooth devices. • Your phone can recognise only the Image,
• Print via: print the image file by connecting Videos, Music, Sounds, and Other files
the phone to a printer via USB or Bluetooth. folders in a memory card.
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Memory status (Menu 6.7) Alarm (Menu 7.1)

Menu functions
You can check the total amount of memory and Use this menu to set alarms. The alert type for
the amount of memory currently in use in each a normal alarm corresponds to the call alert
media box. type settings. A wake-up alarm is not affected
You can also access a media box by selecting it by your sound settings.
from this menu.
Setting an alarm
1. Select the type of alarm.
Planner

Planner (Menu 7)
(Menu 7) 2. Set each alarm option.
Use this menu to keep track of your schedule. • Alarm: activate the alarm.
You can also use convenient features, such as • Alarm time: enter the time for the alarm
an alarm clock, a memo pad, calculator, to sound.
convertor, timer, and stopwatch. • AM/PM: select AM or PM in 12-hour
To access this menu, press <Menu> in Idle format.
mode and select Planner. • Alarm day: select days of the week to
ring the alarm.
• Alarm tone: select an alarm tone.
3. Press <Save>.

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Menu functions
Stopping an alarm Calendar (Menu 7.2)
• For a non-wake-up alarm, press any key. Use this menu to keep track of your schedule.
• For a wake-up alarm, press <OK> or [ ].
Press any key, except for <OK> and [ ], to Selecting a day on the calendar
cause it to sound again after 5 minutes. You When you access the Calendar menu, the
can do this a maximum of 5 times. calendar in Month view appears with today’s
date indicated by a grey box.
Deactivating an alarm • Press [Left] or [Right] to move by day.
1. Select the alarm you want to deactivate. • Press [Up] or [Down] to move by week.
2. Select Off on the Alarm line and press • Press [ / ] to move by month.
<Save>.
Creating an item
Setting alarms to sound when the
You can store appointments, anniversaries,
phone is off
miscellaneous items, and tasks on the calendar.
From the Alarm screen, select Auto power-up More than one item per day can be stored.
→ On.
Entering an appointment or a
If the phone is off when it is time for the alarm
miscellaneous item
to sound, the phone switches on and sounds
the alarm. 1. Select a date on the calendar.

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2. Press <Options> and select Create → • Repeat: (for Appointment) select to set
Appointment or Miscellany. the item to recur and select a repeat unit.

Menu functions
3. Enter information or change the settings: • until: (for Appointment) set the ending
• Subject: enter a title for the item. date, if the item will recur.
• Details: enter item details. 4. Press <Save> to save the item.
• Start date and Start time: enter the Entering an anniversary
starting date and time for the item.
• AM/PM: select AM or PM in 12-hour 1. Select a date on the calendar.
time format. 2. Press <Options> and select Create →

Planner (Menu 7)
• End date and End time: enter the Anniversary.
ending date and time for the item. 3. Enter information or change the settings:
• AM/PM: select AM or PM in 12-hour • Occasion: enter information about the
time format. anniversary.
• Location: (for Appointment) enter • Date: enter the date.
information about the item location. • Alarm: set an alarm for the anniversary.
• Alarm: set an alarm for the item. • before: set how long before the
• before: set how long before the item the anniversary the alarm is to alert you.
alarm is to alert you. • Alarm time: enter the time for the alarm
• Alarm tone: select an alarm tone. to sound.

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• AM/PM: select AM or PM in 12-hour • Alarm time: enter the time for the alarm
time format. to ring.
• Alarm tone: select an alarm tone. • AM/PM: select AM or PM in 12-hour
• Repeat every year: set the phone to time format.
remind you of the anniversary every year. • Alarm tone: select an alarm tone.
4. Press <Save> to save the anniversary. 4. Press <Save> to save the task.
Entering a task Consulting the calendar
1. Select a date on the calendar. Once you have created items, the item icons
2. Press <Options> and select Create → and the number of items for a specific day
Task. appears at the bottom of the calendar.
3. Enter information or change the settings: • Appointment
• Task: enter information about the task. • Anniversary
• Start date: enter the starting date. • Task
• Miscellaneous item
• Due date: enter the ending date.
• Priority: select a priority level. Viewing an item
• Alarm: set an alarm for the task. 1. Select a date on the calendar to display the
• before: set how long before the task the items for that day.
alarm is to alert you. 2. Select an item to view its details.

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3. Press [Left] or [Right] to access the other Using calendar options


items scheduled for the selected day. On the calendar, press <Options> to access

Menu functions
While viewing an item, press <Options> to the following options:
access the following options: • View by: change the view mode of the
• Edit: edit the item. calendar.
• Create: add a new item. • Create: add a new item.p. 92
• Send via: send the item via SMS, MMS, • Go to: select today’s date or enter a specific
e-mail, or Bluetooth. date.

Planner (Menu 7)
• View by: change the view mode of the • Event list: sort items by type of item.
calendar. • Delete: delete items stored on the calendar
• Done/Not done: change the status of the by using various deleting options.
task item. • Settings: change the default settings for
• Delete: delete the item. the calendar:
• Print via Bluetooth: print the item details Starting day: select which day of the week
by connecting the phone to a printer via the calendar starts with.
Bluetooth. Some printers may not be Default view by: select the default
compatible with the phone. calendar view mode.
• Missed alarm events: access items whose
alarms you have missed.

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Menu functions
• Memory status: access memory Week view
information for the items stored on the You can view items for the selected week. A cell
calendar. on the timetable indicates the presence of item
information. Select a cell in the day you want.
Viewing items in a different mode
You can change the calendar display to Day Memo (Menu 7.3)
view or Week view. Press <Options> and
select View by → a view mode. You can create a list of memos.

Day view Creating a memo


You can view items for the selected date. Select 1. Press <Options> sand select Create.
an item to view its details. 2. Enter the memo contents.
The following icons may display to indicate the 3. Press <Options> and select Save.
item status:
• Alarm set Viewing a memo
• Recurring item Select a memo from the list.
• Completed task While viewing a memo, press <Options> to
• Task priority ( : high, : normal, access the following options:
: low) • Edit: edit the memo.
Select an item to view its details. • Send via: send the memo via SMS, MMS,
e-mail, or Bluetooth.
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• Delete: delete the selected memo. Applying daylight saving time


• Print via Bluetooth: print the memo by 1. From the world map, press <Options> and

Menu functions
connecting the phone to a printer via select Set daylight saving time.
Bluetooth. Some printers may not be
2. Press [ ] to select the time zones you want.
compatible with the phone.
• Memory status: check the number of 3. Press <Save>.
memos stored in the phone’s memory.
Calculator (Menu 7.5)
World time (Menu 7.4) Use this menu to perform basic arithmetic

Planner (Menu 7)
functions, such as addition, subtraction,
Use this menu to find out the current time in
multiplication, and division.
another part of the world.
1. Enter the first number.
Setting the local time zone • Press [ ] to insert a decimal point.
1. From the world map, press [Left] or [Right] • Press [ ] to insert a bracket.
to scroll to the city you want on the upper or • Press [ / ] to move to the cursor.
lower line. As the time line moves, the time • Press <Options> to use additional
and date of the given zone displays. arithmetic functions or switch to the
2. Press [ ] to save the time zone. Convertor screen.

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2. Press one of the Navigation keys to access • Press [ ] to change the temperature to
the math function you want. above zero (+) or below zero (-).
3. Enter the second number. 4. Press [Left] or [Right] to select the unit to
4. Press [ ] to view the result. which you want to convert.
5. If necessary, repeat from step 2 to continue The equivalent value for the amount you
the calculation. entered displays.

Using convertor options


Convertor (Menu 7.6)
Press <Options> to access the following
Use this menu for common conversions, such options:
as currency and temperature. • Clear: clear the current values.
Performing a conversion • Reverse: reverse the conversion.
• Exchange rate: edit the currency rate list.
1. Select a convertor.
2. Press [Left] or [Right] to select the original Timer (Menu 7.7)
unit and press [Down].
3. Enter the value to be converted and press Use this menu to set a period of time for the
[Down]. phone to count down. The phone sounds an
alarm when the specified period of time has
• Press [ ] to insert a decimal point.
expired.

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Starting the timer Camera (Menu 8)


1. Press <Set>.

Menu functions
You can use the camera module embedded in
2. Enter the length of time you want to count your phone to take photos and record videos.
down and press <OK>. To access this menu, press <Menu> in Idle
3. Press [ ] to start counting down. mode and select Camera, or press [ ] in Idle
mode.
Stopping the timer • Do not take photos of people without their
• Press any key when the timer sounds. permission.

Camera (Menu 8)
• Press [ ] on the Timer screen to stop the • Do not take photos in a place where cameras
are not allowed.
timer before it sounds.
• Do not take photos in a place where you may
interfere with another person’s privacy.
Stopwatch (Menu 7.8)
Use this menu to measure elapsed time. The Take photo (Menu 8.1)
maximum time is 10 hours.
The camera produces jpeg photos.
1. Press [ ] to start the stopwatch.
When you take a photo in direct sunlight or in
2. Press [ ] to check an interval. You can bright conditions, shadows may appear on the
repeat this step for a total of 4 intervals. photo.

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Menu functions
Taking a photo with the phone open Using camera options in Capture mode
1. Access the Take photo menu or press and In Capture mode, press < > to access the
hold [ ] in Idle mode to turn on the following options:
camera. • Record video: switch to Record mode.
2. Make any desired adjustments. • Shooting mode: take a photo in the
• Press < > to access camera options. following modes:
next section Single shot: take a photo in Normal mode.
• Use the keypad to change the camera You can select whether or not the camera
settings or switch to other modes. automatically saves a photo.
p. 101 Multi shot: take a series of action stills. You
3. Press [ ] or [ ] to take a photo. The can select the number of photos the camera
photo is saved in the My photos folder. will take and the shooting speed.
Mosaic shot: take several stills and save
4. To Press them in one frame. You can select the
layout.
access photo options <Options>.p. 102
• Effects: change the colour tone or apply a
delete the photo [C] and then <Yes>. special effect.
• Frames: apply a decorative frame.
return to Capture <Back> or [ ].
mode
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• Timer: set a time delay before the camera Preferences: change the following camera
takes a photo. settings:

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• Go to My photos: access the My photos - Shutter sound: select the sound that you
folder. hear when you press the shutter.
• Camera settings: change the default - Zoom sound: turn the sound effect for
settings for taking a photo. zooming on or off.
Photo settings: change the following image - Brightness sound: turn the sound effect
settings: for brightness adjustment on or off.
- Size: select an image size. - Default name: change the default prefix

Camera (Menu 8)
- Quality: select an image quality. of file names.
- Viewfinder mode: select a preview • Camera shortcuts: view the functions of
screen. the keys you can use in Capture mode.
- Scene program: set whether or not to use Using the keypad in Capture mode
Night shot mode.
- Exposure metering: select a method to You can use the keypad to customise your
determine the exposure of an image, camera settings in Capture mode.
based on a specific area of the image. Key Function
- White balance: adjust the colour balance
of the photo. You can make your photo Left/Right Adjusts the brightness.
appear warmer or cooler. Up/Down Zooms in or out.
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Key Function Key Function
Flips the image vertically. 8 Sets the timer.
Shows the mirror image. 0 Goes to the My photos folder.
1 Switches to Record mode. Changes the preview screen.
p. 103
Using photo options
2 Changes the image size.
After saving a photo, press <Options> to
3 Changes the image quality. access the following options:
• Viewfinder: return to Capture mode.
4 Changes the shooting mode.
• View: access one of the multi-shot photos.
5 Changes the colour tone or • Send via: send the file via MMS, e-mail, or
applies a special effect. Bluetooth.
6 Changes the white balance • Set as: set the photo as your wallpaper for
setting. the displays or as a caller ID image for a
Phonebook entry.
7 Selects a decorative frame.
• Edit: edit the image using the Image editor.
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• Delete: delete the file. Taking a photo with the phone closed
• Multi shot delete all: delete the multi-shot 1. Press and hold [ ].

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photos you want.
2. Make any desired adjustments.
• Rename: change the file name.
• Press [ ] to flip the image vertically.
• Go to My photos: access the My photos • Press [ ] to show the mirror image.
folder. p. 86
3. Press [ ] to take a photo. The photo is
• Bluetooth visibility: share the selected file
with other Bluetooth devices. saved automatically.

Camera (Menu 8)
• Print via: print the file by connecting the
phone to a printer via USB or Bluetooth. Record video (Menu 8.2)
• To print via USB, you first need to set the You can record a video of what is displayed on
USB mode to Pictbridge.p. 110 the camera screen and save it.
• Some printers may not be compatible with
the phone. Recording a video with the phone open
1. Access the Record video menu.
• Lock/Unlock: lock the file to prevent it from
being deleted, or unlock the file. 2. Make any desired adjustments.
• Details: access the file properties. • Press < > to access camera options.
next section

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• Use the keypad to change the camera Using camera options in Record mode
settings or switch to other modes.
In Record mode, press < > to access the
p. 105 following options:
3. Press [ ] or [ ] to start recording. • Take photo: switch to Capture mode.
4. Press [ ], < >, or [ ] to stop • Effects: change the colour tone or apply a
recording. The video is automatically special effect.
saved in the My video clips folder. • Timer: set a time delay before the camera
starts recording a video.
5. To Press
• Go to My video clips: access the My video
play back the video clip [ ]. clips folder.
• Camcorder settings: change the following
access video options < >.p. 106
settings for recording a video:
delete the video [C] and then Recording mode: select a video recording
<Yes>. mode.
Select Normal to record a video within the
return to Record mode < >.
limit of the currently available memory. The
video clip is saved in mp4 format.

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Select Limit for multimedia messages or Using the keypad in Record mode
Limit for emails to record a video suitable
You can use the keypad to customise your

Menu functions
for an MMS message or e-mail. The video camera settings in Record mode:
clip is saved in 3gp format.
Size: select a frame size. Key Function
Quality: select an image quality. Left/Right Adjusts the brightness.
Record audio: record a video with audio.
White balance: adjust the colour balance of Up/Down Zooms in or out.
the video. You can make your video appear

Camera (Menu 8)
Flips the image vertically.
warmer or cooler.
Zoom sound: turn the sound effect for Shows the mirror image.
zooming on or off.
1 Switches to Capture mode.
Brightness sound: turn the sound effect p. 99
for brightness adjustment on or off.
Default name: change the default prefix of 2 Changes the frame size.
file names.
3 Changes the image quality.
• Camcorder shortcuts: view the functions
of the keys you can use in Record mode. 4 Changes the video recording
mode.

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• Rename: change the file name.
Key Function
• Go to My video clips: access the My video
5 Changes the colour tone or clips folder. p. 87
applies a special effect. • Bluetooth visibility: share the file with
6 Changes the white balance other Bluetooth devices.
setting. • Lock/Unlock: lock the file to prevent it from
being deleted, or unlock the file.
7 Mutes or unmutes the audio.
• Details: access the file properties.
8 Sets the timer.
Recording a video with the phone
0 Goes to the My video clips closed
folder. If you close the phone while in Record mode,
you can continue recording videos.
Using video options
1. Press and hold [ ].
After saving a video clip, press < > to access
the following options: 2. Make any desired adjustments.
• Viewfinder: return Record mode. Press [ ] to view the image vertically, or
• Send via: send the file via MMS, e-mail, or press [ ] to show the mirror image.
Bluetooth. 3. Press [ ] to start recording.
• Delete: delete the file.
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4. Press [ ] to stop recording. The video clip Settings (Menu 9)


is saved automatically.

Menu functions
The Settings menu provides you with various
setting options to customise the phone to your
Go to My photos (Menu 8.3)
preferences and needs. You can also reset the
Use this menu to access a list of photos you settings to their default values.
have taken.p. 86 To access this menu, press <Menu> in Idle
mode and select Settings.
Go to My video clips (Menu 8.4)

Settings (Menu 9)
Time and date (Menu 9.1)
Use this menu to access a list of videos you
have recorded.p. 87 Use this menu to set the current time and date
on your phone.
• Home zone: set the home time zone. Select
the city that corresponds to your home zone.
To set the daylight saving time, select Set
daylight saving time.
• Time: enter the current time.
• AM/PM: select AM or PM in 12-hour time
format.
• Time format: select the time format.
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• Date: enter the current date. Greeting message (Menu 9.2.2)
• Date format: select the date format. Use this menu to enter the greeting that is
• Auto update: activate the auto time update displayed briefly when the phone is switched
feature. Your phone will read the MCC on.
(Mobile Country Code) from the network and
automatically update the current time for the Shortcuts (Menu 9.2.3)
country that you are in when you travel You can use the Navigation keys as shortcuts to
abroad. access specific menus directly from Idle mode.
Time information may not be updated when Use this menu to change the shortcut
you move to one time zone to another within assignments for [Left], [Right], and [Down].
a country.
Assigning a shortcut menu

Phone settings (Menu 9.2) 1. Select a key to be used as a shortcut key.


2. Select a menu to be assigned to the key.
Many different features of your phone’s system
can be customised to suit your preferences. Using shortcut options
Press <Options> to access the following
Language (Menu 9.2.1) options:
Use this menu to select a language for the • Change: assign or change a shortcut menu
display text. assignment.

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• Remove: deactivate the shortcut Advanced shortcuts (Menu 9.2.5)


assignment to the selected key.
Use this menu to activate the Advanced

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• Remove all: deactivate all shortcut shortcut feature. You can quickly access the
assignments. text message, alarm, calendar, convertor, and
calculator applications from the dialling screen.
My menu (Menu 9.2.4)
You can set up a menu of your own using your Launching menus by number
favourite menu items, which can be easily 1. From the Advanced shortcuts menu, select
accessed by pressing [Up] in Idle mode. On and press <Save>.

Settings (Menu 9)
Setting up My menu item 2. In Idle mode, enter the number for the
action you want.
1. Select an item to be changed.
For example, enter time as 4-digit to set an
2. Select the menu item you want. alarm or date as 4-digits to enter your
Using item options schedule.
Press <Options> to access the following 3. Press one of the Navigation keys.
options: You can access the following applications by
default:
• Assign: assign an item.
• Up: Alarmp. 91
• Change: change the selected item.
• Down: Convertorp. 98
• Remove: remove the selected item.
• Left: Text messagep. 65
• Remove all: remove all items.
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• Right: Calendarp. 92 Volume key (Menu 9.2.6)
Changing an Advanced shortcut key Use this menu to change the volume key
settings.
1. From the Advanced shortcuts menu, Press
• Volume key function: set whether the
[Down] and select a key to be used as a
phone mutes the call ringer or rejects a call
shortcut key.
if you press and hold [ / ] when a call
2. Select a menu to be assigned to the key. comes in. You can also set whether the
Using Advanced shortcut options phone sends an SMS message to the caller
when a call is rejected.
Press <Options> to access the following
options: • Text message: enter a message to be sent
to the caller when a call is rejected.
• Change: assign or change a shortcut menu.
• Remove: deactivate the shortcut USB settings (Menu 9.2.7)
assignment to the selected key.
Use this menu to select a USB mode that will be
• Remove all: deactivate all shortcut used when you connect your phone to a PC or
assignments. printer via USB interface.
• Modem: use your phone as a modem for PC
network connections.
• Mass storage: access a memory card from
your PC, if a memory card is inserted.
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• Pictbridge: connecting your phone to a Offline mode (Menu 9.2.9)


PictBridge-compatible printer enables you to
Use this menu to switch the phone to Offline

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directly print images stored in your phone.
mode or back to Online mode.
Extra settings (Menu 9.2.8)
Display settings (Menu 9.3)
You can turn the automatic redialling or
answering features on or off. Use this menu to change settings for the display
• Auto redial: set the phone to make up to and light.
ten attempts to redial a phone number after

Settings (Menu 9)
an unsuccessful call. Wallpaper (Menu 9.3.1)
• Anykey answer: answer an incoming call You can change the background image that is
by pressing any key, except for <Reject> displayed on each display.
and [ ]. • Main display: select an image to be
• Voice clarity: remove extraneous noise and displayed on the main display.
increase call quality so that the person with • Cover display: select an image or text to be
whom you are speaking can hear you clearly displayed on the external display.
even if you are in a noisy place. Clock: select a clock type.
• Active folder: answer an incoming call by Cover title: enter the text you want.
opening the phone. Wallpaper images: select an image.

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Menu style (Menu 9.3.2) Brightness (Menu 9.3.5)
Use this menu to change the settings for the You can adjust the brightness of the display for
main menu screen. varying lighting conditions.
• Main menu: select a display style for the
main menu screen. Dialling display (Menu 9.3.6)
• Roll-up menu: set whether or not to show Use this menu to select a font size and colour
the submenus in the main menu as a pop-up for the numbers entered and the background
window. colour of the display while dialling.

Text display (Menu 9.3.3) Calendar (Menu 9.3.7)


You can change the display settings for the text Use this menu to display the calendar of the
displayed on the idle screen. current month on the idle screen.
• Text position: select a position. If you do
not want to display text in Idle mode, select
Show caller ID (Menu 9.3.8)
Off. Use this menu to set whether or not your phone
• Text style: select a font style. displays the caller’s information when you have
• Text colour: select a font colour. missed a call.
• On: the phone displays the most recently
Skin (Menu 9.3.4) missed caller’s information. To set the
external display to show the caller’s
You can select a skin colour pattern for Menu
information, select Also on cover display.
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• Off: the phone displays missed call You can adjust the key tone volume using
notifications without the callers’ information. [ / ] in Idle mode.

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Sound settings (Menu 9.4) Message tone (Menu 9.4.3)
Use this menu to customise various sound Use this menu to set up the ringtone for
settings. incoming messages and e-mails.
• Tone: select one of the several message
Incoming call (Menu 9.4.1) tones.
• Alert type: specify how you are to be

Settings (Menu 9)
Use this menu to select a volume level and alert
type for incoming calls. informed when a message comes in.
• Alert type: specify how you are to be • Repetition: specify how often the phone
informed of incoming calls. informs you of a new message.
• Ring tone: select a ringtone for the call
Power-on/off tone (Menu 9.4.4)
ringer.
• Volume: select a ringtone volume. Use this menu to select the melody that the
phone sounds when it is switched on or off.
Keypad tone (Menu 9.4.2)
Folder tone (Menu 9.4.5)
Use this menu to select the tone that the phone
sounds when you press a key. Use this menu to select the tone that the phone
sounds when you open or close the phone.
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Silent mode (Menu 9.4.6) Light settings (Menu 9.5)
Use this menu to set how the phone acts to Use this menu to change settings for light.
alert you to a specific event in Silent mode.
Backlight (Menu 9.5.1)
Extra tones (Menu 9.4.7)
You can select the length of time the backlight
Use this menu to customise additional tones for or display stays on when the phone is not used.
the phone. • Main display on: select the length of time
• Minute minder: set the phone to beep the backlight stays on.
every minute during an outgoing call to keep
• Main display dim: select the length of time
you informed of the length of your call.
the display stays on in Dim mode after the
• Connection tone: set the phone to beep backlight turns off. After a specified time,
when an outgoing call is connected to the the display turns off.
system.
• Alerts on call: set the phone to beep when Keypad light (Menu 9.5.2)
you receive a new message or when the time Use this menu to set how the phone controls
for an alarm comes during a call. the use of the keypad light.
• Indicative tone: set the phone to beep • Any time: the keypad light is always used.
when a pop-up window displays. • Night time: the keypad light is used only
between 5:00 PM and 9:00 AM.

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• Custom time: you can specify the time • Unreachable: divert calls when you are
period that the keypad light is used. not in a service area or when your phone

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is switched off.
Network services (Menu 9.6) • Cancel all: cancel all call diverting
options.
Use this menu to access network services.
Please contact your service provider to check 2. Select the type of calls to be diverted.
their availability and subscribe to them, if you 3. Select Activate. To deactivate call diverting,
wish. select Deactivate.

Settings (Menu 9)
4. Move to the Divert to line.
Call diverting (Menu 9.6.1)
5. Enter the number to which calls are to be
This network service reroutes incoming calls to diverted and press <Select>.
a phone number that you specify.
6. If you selected No reply, move to the sec
1. Select a call diverting option: line and select the length of time the
• Divert always: divert calls. network delays before diverting a call.
• Busy: divert calls when you are on
another call. Call barring (Menu 9.6.2)
• No reply: divert calls when you do not This network service allows you to restrict your
answer the phone. calls.
1. Select a call barring option:

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Menu functions
• All outgoing: prohibit outgoing calls. 4. Enter the call barring password supplied by
• International: prohibit international your service provider and press <Select>.
calls.
• International except home: only allow
Call waiting (Menu 9.6.3)
calls to numbers within the current This network service informs you when
country when you are abroad, and to your someone is trying to reach you while you are on
home country. another call.
• All incoming: prohibit incoming calls. 1. Select the type of calls to which the call
• Incoming while abroad: prohibit waiting option will apply.
incoming calls when you use your phone 2. Select Activate. To deactivate call waiting,
outside of your home service area. select Deactivate.
• Cancel all: cancel all call barring
settings, allowing to be sent and received Network selection (Menu 9.6.4)
normally. This network service allows you to manually
• Change barring password: change the select the network to be used while roaming
call barring password obtained from your outside of your home area, or to let the network
service provider. be chosen automatically.
2. Select the type of calls to be barred. You can select a network other than your home
3. Select Activate. To deactivate call barring, network only if there is a valid roaming
select Deactivate. agreement between the two.
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Caller ID (Menu 9.6.5) Band selection (Menu 9.6.7)


This network service allows you to hide your For the phone to make and receive phone calls,

Menu functions
phone number from the person you are calling. it must register with an available network.
However, some networks do not allow the user Your phone can handle any of the following
to change this setting. If you select Default, types of networks: Combined GSM 900/1800,
the phone will use the default setting provided GSM 1900, and Tri band (GSM 900/1800/
by the network. 1900).
Voice mail server (Menu 9.6.6) The country where you purchased your phone

Settings (Menu 9)
determines the default band that it uses. When
Use this menu to store the number of the you travel abroad, you must remember to
voicemail server and access your voicemails. change to an appropriate band.
You must store the voicemail server number
before accessing the server. Your service Security (Menu 9.7)
provider can give you the number.
Use this menu to protect the phone against
• Connect to voice server: connect to the unauthorised use by managing the several
voicemail server to allow you to listen to access codes of your phone and SIM card.
your messages.
• Voice server number: enter the voicemail
server number.

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Menu functions
If you enter an incorrect PIN/PIN2 three times, Phone lock (Menu 9.7.3)
the SIM card is blocked. To unblock it, you need The Phone lock feature locks the phone from
to enter your PUK/PUK2 (Personal Unblocking unauthorised use.
Key). The codes are supplied by your network
operator. When this feature is enabled, you must enter a
4- to 8-digit phone password each time the
PIN check (Menu 9.7.1) phone is switched on.
The 4- to 8-digit PIN (Personal Identification The password is preset to 00000000. To
Number) protects your SIM card against change the password, use the Change
unauthorised use. When this feature is enabled, password menu.
the phone requires your PIN each time it is
Change password (Menu 9.7.4)
switched on.
Use this menu to change your phone password.
Change PIN (Menu 9.7.2)
Privacy (Menu 9.7.5)
Use this menu to change your PIN. The PIN
check feature must be enabled to use this Use this menu to lock access to call logs,
feature. Phonebook entries, messages, or files stored in
the phone’s memory. When a privacy options
enabled, you must enter the phone password to
access the locked items or functions.

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SIM lock (Menu 9.7.6) Mobile tracker (Menu 9.7.9)


The SIM lock feature allows your phone to work When someone tries to use your phone with

Menu functions
only with the current SIM by assigning a SIM another SIM card, the phone will automatically
lock code. You must enter the SIM lock code to send the preset tracking message to your
use a different SIM card. family or friends. You can check the phone
number from which the messages are sent and
FDN mode (Menu 9.7.7) then track your phone. This feature is useful
If supported by your SIM card, Fixed Dialling when the phone is stolen or lost.
Number (FDN) mode restricts your outgoing Sending of the tracking message will be billed to

Settings (Menu 9)
calls to a limited set of phone numbers. When the user of the unauthorised SIM card. To use
this feature is enabled, you can make calls only your phone with any other SIM card, you must
to phone numbers stored on the SIM card. first deactivate the Mobile tracker feature.

Change PIN2 (Menu 9.7.8) 1. Enter the phone password and press <OK>.
If supported by your SIM card, the Change PIN2 2. Specify the following options:
feature changes your current PIN2. • Mobile tracker: activate the Mobile
tracker feature.
• Recipients: specify phone numbers to
which you want to send the tracking
messages.

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• Sender: enter the sender’s name. Reset settings (Menu 9.9)
• Message: check the preset tracking
message text. Use this menu to reset the phone’s settings you
have changed.
3. When you have finished, press <Save>.
1. Press [ ] to select the setting categories to
4. Press <Accept> if you agree to the terms
be reset.
and conditions of service listed on the
screen. 2. Press <Reset>.
3. Press <Yes> to confirm the reset.
Memory status (Menu 9.8) 4. Enter the phone password and press
Use this menu to check the amount of memory <OK>.
being used for storing data in Messages, My The password is preset to 00000000. You
files, Calendar, Phonebook, JAVA world, and can change this password.p. 118
Memo. You can also view the amount of shared
memory.

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Solve problems “Enter PIN”


• You are using your phone for the first time.
Help and personal needs You must enter the PIN supplied with the
SIM card.
To save the time and expense of an
unnecessary service call, perform the simple • The PIN check feature is enabled. Every time
checks in this section before contacting a the phone is switched on, the PIN has to be
service professional. entered. To disable this feature, use the PIN
check menu.
When you switch on your phone, the “Enter PUK”
following messages may appear: • The PIN code has been entered incorrectly
“Insert SIM” three times, and the SIM card is now
• Be sure that the SIM card is correctly blocked. Enter the PUK supplied by your
installed. service provider.
“Phone lock” “No network,” “Network unavailable,” or
• The automatic locking function has been “Not done” displays
enabled. You must enter the phone’s
• The network connection has been lost. You
password before you can use the phone.
may be in a weak signal area. Move and try
again.

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Solve problems
• You are trying to access an option for which Your correspondent cannot hear you
you have no subscription with your service speaking
provider. Contact the service provider for • Be sure that your microphone is switched on.
further details.
• Be sure that you are holding the phone close
You have entered a number but it was not enough to your mouth. The microphone is
dialled located at the bottom of the phone.
• Be sure that you have pressed [ ]. The phone starts beeping and “Battery
• Be sure that you have accessed the right low” flashes on the display
cellular network. • Your battery is insufficiently charged.
• Be sure that you have not set an outgoing Recharge the battery.
call barring option.
The audio quality of the call is poor
Your correspondent cannot reach you • Check the signal strength indicator on the
• Be sure that your phone is switched on. display ( ). The number of bars indicates
([ ] pressed for more than one second.) the signal strength from strong ( ) to
• Be sure that you have accessed the right weak ( ).
cellular network. • Try moving the phone slightly or moving
• Be sure that you have not set an incoming closer to a window if you are in a building.
call barring option.

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No number is dialled when you re-call a Health and safety information


Phonebook entry
• Use the Contact list menu to ensure the SAR certification information
number has been stored correctly.
• Re-store the number, if necessary. This phone meets European Union (EU)
requirements concerning exposure to radio
The battery does not charge properly or waves.
the phone sometimes turns itself off Your mobile phone is a radio transmitter and
• Wipe the charging contacts both on the receiver. It is designed and manufactured to not
phone and on the battery with a clean soft exceed the limits for exposure to radio-
cloth. frequency (RF) energy, as recommended by the
EU Council. These limits are part of
If the above guidelines do not help you to
comprehensive guidelines and establish
solve the problem, take note of:
permitted levels of RF energy for the general
• The model and serial numbers of your phone population. The guidelines were developed by
• Your warranty details independent scientific organisations through
• A clear description of the problem the periodic and thorough evaluation of
Then contact your local dealer or Samsung scientific studies. The limits include a
after-sales service. substantial safety margin designed to ensure
the safety of all persons, regardless of age and
health.
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Health and safety information


The exposure standard for mobile phones This is because the phone is designed to
employs a unit of measurement known as operate at multiple power levels so as to use
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR). The SAR limit only the power required to reach the network.
recommended by the EU Council is 2.0W/kg.1 In general, the closer you are to a base station,
The highest SAR value for this model phone was the lower the power output of the phone.
0.714 W/kg. Before a new model phone is available for sale
SAR tests are conducted using standard to the public, compliance with the European
operating positions with the phone transmitting R&TTE Directive must be shown. This directive
at its highest certified power level in all tested includes as one of its essential requirements the
frequency bands. Although the SAR is protection of the health and safety of the user
determined at the highest certified power level, and any other person.
the actual SAR level of the phone while
operating can be well below the maximum Precautions when using batteries
value.
• Never use a charger or battery that is
damaged in any way.
1. The SAR limit for mobile phones used by the public is
• Use the battery only for its intended
2.0 watts/kilogram (W/kg) averaged over ten grams of
body tissue. The limit incorporates a substantial margin purpose.
of safety to give additional protection for the public and • If you use the phone near the network’s
to account for any variations in measurements. The SAR base station, it uses less power. Talk and
values may vary, depending on national reporting standby time are greatly affected by the
requirements and the network band.
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signal strength on the cellular network and • Extreme temperatures will affect the
the parameters set by the network operator. charging capacity of your battery: it may

Health and safety information


• Battery charging time depends on the require cooling or warming first.
remaining battery charge, the type of • Do not leave the battery in hot or cold places
battery, and the charger used. The battery because the capacity and lifetime of the
can be charged and discharged hundreds of battery will be reduced. Try to keep the
times, but it will gradually wear out. When battery at room temperature. A phone with a
the operation time is noticeably shorter than hot or cold battery may not work
normal, it is time to buy a new battery. temporarily, even when the battery is fully
• If left unused, a fully charged battery will charged. Li-ion batteries are particularly
discharge itself over time. affected by temperatures below 0°C (32°F).
• Use only Samsung-approved batteries, and • Do not short-circuit the battery. Accidental
recharge your battery only with Samsung- short-circuiting can occur when a metallic
approved chargers. Disconnect the charger object like a coin, clip or pen causes a direct
from the power source when it is not in use. connection between the + and – terminals of
Do not leave the battery connected to a the battery (metal strips on the battery). For
charger for more than a week, since example, do not carry a spare battery in a
overcharging may shorten its life. pocket or bag where the battery may contact
metal objects. Short-circuiting the terminals
may damage the battery or the object
causing the short-circuiting.
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• Dispose of used batteries in accordance with Operating environment
local regulations. Always recycle. Do not
dispose of batteries in a fire. Remember to follow any special regulations in
force in the area you are in, and always switch
Road safety off your phone whenever it is forbidden to use
it, or when it may cause interference or danger.
Your wireless phone gives you the powerful When connecting the phone or any accessory to
ability to communicate by voice, almost another device, read its user’s guide for
anywhere, anytime. But an important detailed safety instructions. Do not connect
responsibility accompanies the benefits of incompatible products.
wireless phones, one that every user must
As with other mobile radio transmitting
uphold.
equipment, users are advised that for the
When driving a car, driving is your first satisfactory operation of the equipment and for
responsibility. When using your wireless phone the safety of personnel, it is recommended that
while driving, follow local regulations in the the equipment should only be used in the
country or region you are in. normal operating position (held to your ear with
the antenna pointing over your shoulder).

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Electronic devices Hearing aids


Some digital wireless phones may interfere with

Health and safety information


Most modern electronic equipment is shielded
from radio frequency (RF) signals. However, some hearing aids. In the event of such
certain electronic equipment may not be interference, you may wish to consult your
shielded against the RF signals from your hearing aid manufacturer to discuss
wireless phone. Consult the manufacturer to alternatives.
discuss alternatives.
Other medical devices
Pacemakers If you use any other personal medical devices,
Pacemaker manufacturers recommend that a consult the manufacturer of your device to
minimum distance of 15 cm (6 inches) be determine if it is adequately shielded from
maintained between a wireless phone and a external RF energy.
pacemaker to avoid potential interference with Your physician may be able to assist you in
the pacemaker. These recommendations are obtaining this information.
consistent with the independent research and Switch off your phone in health care facilities
recommendations of Wireless Technology when regulations posted in these areas instruct
Research. If you have any reason to suspect you to do so.
that interference is taking place, switch off your
phone immediately.

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Health and safety information


Vehicles Users are advised to switch off the phone while
RF signals may affect improperly installed or at a refuelling point (service station). Users are
reminded of the need to observe restrictions on
inadequately shielded electronic systems in
the use of radio equipment in fuel depots (fuel
motor vehicles. Check with the manufacturer or
storage and distribution areas), chemical
its representative regarding your vehicle.
plants, or where blasting operations are in
You should also consult the manufacturer of any progress.
equipment that has been added to your vehicle.
Areas with a potentially explosive atmosphere
Posted facilities are often but not always clearly marked. They
include the areas below decks on boats,
Switch off your phone in any facility where chemical transfer or storage facilities, vehicles
posted notices require you to do so. using liquefied petroleum gas, such as propane
or butane, areas where the air contains
Potentially explosive environments chemicals or particles, such as grain, dust or
Switch off your phone when in any area with a metal powders, and any other area where you
potentially explosive atmosphere, and obey all would normally be advised to turn off your
signs and instructions. Sparks in such areas vehicle engine.
could cause an explosion or fire resulting in
bodily injury or even death.

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Emergency calls 3. Press [ ].


Certain features like Call Barring may need to

Health and safety information


This phone, like any wireless phone, operates
be deactivated before you can make an
using radio signals, wireless, and landline
emergency call. Consult this document and
networks as well as user-programmed
your local cellular service provider.
functions, which cannot guarantee connection
in all conditions. Therefore, you should never
rely solely on any wireless phone for essential Other important safety information
communications like medical emergencies. • Only qualified personnel should service the
To make or receive calls, the phone must be phone or install the phone in a vehicle.
switched on and in a service area with adequate Faulty installation or service may be
signal strength. Emergency calls may not be dangerous and may invalidate any warranty
possible on all wireless phone networks or when applicable to the device.
certain network services and/or phone features • Check regularly that all wireless phone
are in use. Check with local service providers. equipment in your vehicle is mounted and
To make an emergency call: operating properly.
1. Switch on the phone. • Do not store or carry flammable liquids,
gases, or explosive materials in the same
2. Key in the emergency number for your
compartment as the phone, its parts, or
present location. Emergency numbers vary
accessories.
by location.

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Health and safety information


• For vehicles equipped with an air bag, Care and maintenance
remember that an air bag inflates with great
force. Do not place objects, including Your phone is a product of superior design and
installed or portable wireless equipment, in craftsmanship and should be treated with care.
the area over the air bag or in the air bag The suggestions below will help you fulfill any
deployment area. Improperly installed warranty obligations and allow you to enjoy this
wireless equipment could result in serious product for many years.
injury if the air bag inflates. • Keep your phone and all its parts and
• Switch off your phone before boarding an accessories out of the reach of small children
aircraft. It is dangerous and illegal to use and pets. They may accidentally damage
wireless phones in an aircraft because they these things or choke on small parts.
can interfere with the operation of the • Keep the phone dry. Precipitation, humidity,
aircraft. and liquids contain minerals that corrode
• Failure to observe these instructions may electronic circuits.
lead to the suspension or denial of telephone • Do not use the phone with a wet hand. Doing
services to the offender, or legal action, or so may cause an electric shock to you or
both. damage to the phone.
• Do not use or store the phone in dusty, dirty
areas, as its moving parts may be damaged.

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• Do not store the phone in hot areas. High • Do not put the phone in or on heating
temperatures can shorten the life of devices, such as a microwave oven, stove, or

Health and safety information


electronic devices, damage batteries, and radiator. The phone may explode when
warp or melt certain plastics. overheated.
• Do not store the phone in cold areas. When • When the phone or battery gets wet, the
the phone warms up to its normal operating label indicating water damage inside the
temperature, moisture can form inside the phone changes colour. In this case, phone
phone, which may damage the phone’s repairs are no longer guaranteed by the
electronic circuit boards. manufacturer's warranty, even if the
• Do not drop, knock, or shake the phone. warranty for your phone has not expired.
Rough handling can break internal circuit • If your phone has a flash or light, do not use
boards. it too close to the eyes of people or animals.
• Do not use harsh chemicals, cleaning This may cause damage to their eyes.
solvents, or strong detergents to clean the • Use only the supplied or an approved
phone. Wipe it with a soft cloth slightly replacement antenna. Unauthorised
dampened in a mild soap-and-water antennas or modified accessories may
solution. damage the phone and violate regulations
• Do not paint the phone. Paint can clog the governing radio devices.
device’s moving parts and prevent proper
operation.

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Health and safety information


• If the phone, battery, charger, or any
accessory is not working properly, take it to
your nearest qualified service facility. The
personnel there will assist you, and if
necessary, arrange for service.

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Index
A Bluetooth holding • 38
ABC mode, text input • 32 receiving, data • 58 making • 35
Active folder • 111 sending, data • 57 redialling • 36
Alarm • 91 settings • 56 rejecting • 36
Answering Broadcast messages • 85 transferring • 40
call • 36 Browser, web • 61 waiting • 116
second call • 38 Camera
C photos • 99
Anykey answer • 111
Calculator • 97 videos • 103
Auto redial • 111
Call cost • 42 CB (Cell Broadcast) messages •
B Call log 85
Background image • 111 dialled • 41 Characters, enter • 32
Backlight, set missed • 41 Configuration messages • 72
display • 114 received • 41 Connection tone • 114
keypad • 114 Call time • 42 Convertor • 98
Band selection • 117 Caller groups • 46 Creating messages
Barring, calls • 115 Caller ID • 117 e-mail • 68
Battery Calls MMS • 66
charging • 7 answering • 36 SMS • 65
low indicator • 8 barring • 115
precautions • 124 diverting • 115
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Index
D E I
Date, set • 108 E-mails Icons, description • 11
Deleting creating/sending • 68 Image editor • 53
call log • 42 deleting • 75 Images, downloaded • 86
e-mail • 75, 77 setting • 80 Inbox, messages
MMS • 71, 72, 77 viewing • 74 e-mail • 74
phonebook • 48 Emergency calls • 129 MMS/SMS • 70
scheduled items • 95 International calls • 35
SMS • 70, 72, 77 F Internet • 61
Dialled calls • 41 FDN (Fixed Dialling Number)
Dialling display, set • 112 mode • 119 K
Display File manager • 86 Key tones
brightness • 112 FM radio • 59 selecting • 113
icons • 11, 12 Folder tone • 113 sending/muting • 39
language • 108 volume • 113
G
layout • 11 Games • 58 L
settings • 111 Greeting message • 108 Language, select • 108
Diverting, calls • 115 Last number, redial • 36
Document files • 90 H Light settings • 114
DRM (Digital Rights Management) Health and safety • 123 Locking
• 86 Holding, call • 38 menu functions • 118
DTMF tones, send • 39 phone • 118
SIM card • 119
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Low battery indicator • 8 MMS messages O


creating/sending • 66 Offline mode • 9, 111
M

Index
deleting • 71 Outbox, messages • 72
Memory card setting • 77
acccessing files 90 viewing • 70 P
installing • 30 Mobile tracker • 119 Password
Memory status Multiparty-call • 39 call barring • 116
file manager • 91 Music player • 49 phone • 118
messages • 85 Music, downloaded • 89 Phone
phone • 120 My files • 86 care and maintenance •
phonebook • 49 My menu • 109 130
Menu style • 112 display • 11
Messages N Icons • 11
cell broadcast • 85 Name card • 47 locking • 118
configuration • 72 Names password • 118
e-mail • 68 entering • 32 resetting • 120
greeting • 108 searching • 43 switching on/off • 9
MMS • 66 Network band, select • 117 unpacking • 6
push • 71 Network selection • 116 Phonebook
SMS • 65 Network services • 114 adding • 45
SOS • 84 Numbers deleting • 48
Minute minder • 114 searching • 43 editing • 43
Missed calls • 41 storing • 44 finding • 43

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Index
managing • 48 Redialling Skin colour • 112
options • 43 automatically • 111 SMS messages
speed dialling • 47 manually • 36 creating/sending • 65
Photos Resetting phone • 120 deleting • 70
editing • 53 Ringer setting • 77
taking • 99 incoming calls • 113 viewing • 70
viewing • 86 messages • 113 Sound settings • 113
PIN, change • 118 Road safety • 126 Sounds, downloaded • 89
PIN2, change • 119 Roaming • 116 Speakerphone • 38
Power on/off tone • 113 Speed dial • 47
Privacy • 118 S Stopwatch • 99
Problems, solve • 121 Safety Switching on/off
Push messages • 71, 84 information • 123 microphone • 39
precaution • 1 phone • 9
R Security, calls • 117
Received calls • 41 Sent messages • 73 T
Received messages Shortcut • 108, 109 T9 mode, text input • 33
e-mail • 74 Silent mode Templates, message • 75
MMS/SMS • 70 entering • 16 Text, enter • 32
Recording setting • 114 Time, set • 107
videos • 103 SIM card Timer • 98
voice memos • 52 inserting • 7
locking • 119 U
USB setting • 110
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V
Videos

Index
playing • 88
recording • 103
Voice recorder
playing • 52
recording • 52
Voicemail server • 117
W
Waiting call • 116
Wallpaper • 111
Web browser
access • 61
bookmarks • 63
World time • 97

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* 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.

Printed in Korea
World Wide Web Code No.:GH68-11806A
http://www.samsungmobile.com English (SEA). 10/2006. Rev. 1.1