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Gigaset A58H
Issued by
Siemens Home and Offi ce Communication Devices GmbH & Co. KG
Schlavenhorst 66
D-46395 Bocholt
© Siemens Home and Offi ce Communication Devices GmbH & Co. KG 2008
All rights reserved. Subject to availability.
Gigaset
Rights of modifi cation reserved.
www.siemens.com/gigaset

Summary of Contents

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    Siemens Home and Offi ce Communication Devices GmbH & Co. KG Schlavenhorst 66 D-46395 Bocholt © Siemens Home and Offi ce Communication Devices GmbH & Co. KG 2008 All rights reserved. Subject to availability. Gigaset Rights of modifi cation reserved.

  • Page 2: The Handset At A Glance

    The handset at a glance Ð 01.10.08 07:15 Þ Menu 1 Display in idle status (example) 2 Charge status of the batteries ( ¢ 3 Display keys ( ¢ 4 Message key ( Access to calls and message lists; Flashes: new message or new call 5 End call key, On/Off key End call, cancel function, go back one menu level (press briefly), back to idle status...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents The handset at a glance ........1 Safety precautions .

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Service (Customer Care) ....... . 26 Questions and answers ......... 26 Authorisation .

  • Page 5: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions Warning Read the safety precautions and the user guide before use. Explain their contents and the potential hazards associated with using the telephone to your children. Only use the mains adapter supplied, as indicated on the underside of the charger.

  • Page 6: First Steps, Check The Package Contents, Setting Up The Charging Cradle

    First steps Check the package contents one Gigaset A58H handset, one charging cradle, one mains adapter, two batteries, one battery cover, one user guide. Setting up the charging cradle The charging cradle is designed to be operated in enclosed, dry areas at temperatures ranging from +5 °C to +45 °C.

  • Page 7: Connecting The Charging Cradle

    For instructions on how to mount the charging cradle to a wall, please see ¢ page 32. Please note: Never expose the telephone to the influence of heat sources, direct sunlight or other electrical devices. Protect your Gigaset from moisture, dust, corrosive liquids and vapours. Connecting the charging cradle...

  • Page 8: Setting Up The Handset For Use

    Warning Use only the rechargeable batteries ( Siemens. Never use conventional (non-rechargeable) batteries as this could result in significant health risks and personal injury. For example, the outer casing of the batteries could be destroyed or the batteries could explode.

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    First steps Registering the handset to the base station Before you can use the phone, you must first register the handset to the base station. The actual registration procedure will depend on the type of base sta- tion. Automatically register the A58H handset to the Gigaset A580/A585 base station Place handset into base Menu...

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    On the handset: ¢ ¢ Settings Handset §Menu§ (If you require further information on the illustration of these operating steps, ¢ please see page 17.) Enter the system PIN of the base station (the default is 0000) and press §OK§ The registration screen is displayed.

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    First steps Initial charging and discharging of the batteries The correct charge level can only be displayed if the batteries are first fully charged and discharged. Please note After the first battery charge and discharge you may replace your hand- set in its base station or charging cradle after every call.

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    Setting the date and time Set the date and time so that the correct date and time can be assigned to incoming calls, and so that the alarm can be used. Þ Menu Settings Ç Date/Time Ç ¤ Press the key below §Menu§...

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    First steps Enter Date: [01.10.2008] Ç Ç Enter Time: [07:15] Ç Saved ¤ The active line is marked [...]. Enter day, month and year as an 8-digit number via the handset, e.g. Q Q2QQN for 01/10/2008. If you want to correct an entry, press the top or bottom of the control key to toggle between fields.

  • Page 14: What Would You Like To Do Next

    Display in idle status Once the phone is registered and the time set, the idle display is shown as in this exam- Your phone is now ready for use. Please note The range icon is only displayed in idle status if Eco Mode+ is deactivated (depending on the base station, see your phone's user guide).

  • Page 15: Using The Phone, Control Key, Display Keys

    Using the phone Using the phone Control key In the following description the side of the control key you need to press for each operation is indicated accordingly, e.g. t for "press the top of the control key". The control key has a number of different functions: When the handset is in idle status Open the directory.

  • Page 16: Keys On The Keypad, Correcting Incorrect Entries, Menu Guidance

    (flashing) character when entering the time and date etc. Menu guidance Your telephone's functions are accessed using a menu that has a number of lev- els. Main menu (first menu level) ¤...

  • Page 17: Activating/deactivating The Handset, Activating/deactivating The Keypad Lock

    Using the phone Activating/deactivating the handset With the phone in idle status, press and hold the end call key (con- firmation tone) to switch off the handset. Press and hold the end call key again to switch the handset on. Activating/deactivating the keypad lock The keypad lock prevents any inadvertent use of the phone.

  • Page 18: Illustration Of Operating Steps In The User Guide

    Illustration of operating steps in the user guide The operating steps are shown in abbreviated form. Example: The illustration: ¢ Settings §Menu§ means: Þ Settings Ç Handset Ç Auto Answer Ç ¢ ¢ Handset Auto Answer Menu ¤ Press the display key open the main menu.

  • Page 19: Menu Tree

    Instead of scrolling to locate a menu function, you can select a function more quickly by opening the menu and keying in a digit combination (or shortcut). M 2 2 for "Set ringer volume". Example: §Menu§ With the telephone in idle status, press î (Menu dependent on base station) ì Alarm Clock ¢...

  • Page 20: Making Calls, Making An External Call, Ending A Call, Answering A Call, Handsfree Talking, Muting

    Making calls Making an external call External calls are calls using the public tel- ephone network. Enter the number and press the talk key. Press and hold the talk key c and then enter the number. You can cancel the dialling operation with the end call key a.

  • Page 21: Making Internal Calls, Using The Directory And Lists, Directory

    Using the directory and lists Making internal calls Internal calls to other handsets registered on the same base station are free. Calling other handsets Start internal call. The display shows Insert INT Enter the internal number of the receiving handset. The handset is called.

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    Managing directory entries ¢ q (Select entry) Editing an entry ¢ Edit Entry §Menu§ Edit the number if required, and press §OK§ Edit the name if required, and press §OK§ Using other functions Press the display key. §Menu§ The following functions can be selected with q: Use Number Save or modify a saved number and...

  • Page 23: Last Number Redial List, Opening Lists With The Message Key, Eco Dect

    If you press the message key f, you access the lists that contain new mes- sages. ECO DECT You are helping to protect the environ- ment with your Gigaset A58H. Reduced energy consumption Your telephone has an energy-saving adapter plug and uses less energy. Reduced transmission power...

  • Page 24: Setting The Alarm Clock, Handset Settings, Changing Date And Time, Changing The Display Language

    Setting the alarm clock Precondition: The date and time have ¢ already been set ( page 11). Activating/deactivating the alarm clock ¢ ¢ Alarm Clock Activation §Menu§ After you activate the alarm clock, the menu for setting the wake up time opens ¢...

  • Page 25: Changing The Handsfree/earpiece Volume, Changing Ringer

    Handset settings ¢ ¢ Settings Handset §Menu§ ¢ (‰ = on) Auto Answer Press and hold (idle status). Changing the handsfree/ earpiece volume You can adjust the volume for handsfree talking to one of five settings (1-5, e.g. Š volume 3 = ) and the earpiece volume to one of three (1-3, e.g.

  • Page 26: Advisory Tones, Restoring The Handset Default Settings

    Advisory tones Your handset uses advisory tones to tell you about different activities and statuses. The following tones can be activated and deactivated independently of each other: Advisory tones: – Key click: every key press is con- firmed. – Confirmation tone (rising tone sequence): at the end of an entry/ setting, when replacing the handset in the charging cradle and when an...

  • Page 27: Service (customer Care), Questions And Answers

    We offer you support that is fast and tai- lored to your specific needs! Our Online Support on the Internet can be reached any time from anywhere. http://www.siemens.com/gigasetcustom- ercare It provides you with 24/7 support for all our products. It also provides a list of FAQs...

  • Page 28: Authorisation, United Kingdom

    24 months of pur- chase, Siemens shall, at its own option and free of charge, either replace the device with another device reflecting the current state of the art, or repair the said device.

  • Page 29: Guarantee Certificate Ireland

    24 months of pur- chase, Siemens shall, at its own option and free of charge, either replace the device with another device reflecting the current state of the art, or repair the said device.

  • Page 30: Environment

    Environment Our environmental mission statement We at Siemens Home and Office Commu- nication Devices GmbH & Co. KG carry social responsibility and are actively engaged in the interests of a better world. Our ideas, technologies and actions serve people, society and the environment.

  • Page 31: Appendix, Care, Contact With Liquid, Specifications

    800 mAh were available and had been tested in the system. Due to the constant progression in battery development, the list of recommended batteries in the FAQ section of the Gigaset Customer Care pages is regularly updated: www.siemens.com/gigasetcustomercare Capacity (mAh) approx. 1000...

  • Page 32: Writing And Editing Text

    Writing and editing text The following rules apply when writing text: Use t s to move the cursor to the left or right. Characters are inserted to the left of the cursor. The first letter of the name of directory entries is automatically capitalised, fol- lowed by lower case letters.

  • Page 33: Accessories, Mounting The Charging Cradle To The Wall

    Accessories Accessories Ordering Gigaset products You can order Siemens Gigaset products from your specialist retailer. Only use original accessories. This will avoid possible health risks and damage to property, and also ensure that all the relevant regulations are complied with.

  • Page 34: Index

    ..... internal ..... Care of the telephone ... . Changing earpiece volume .

  • Page 35

    Index Handset activating/deactivating ..advisory tones ....contact with liquid ... . . display language .

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    Screen protection, see Screensaver Screensaver ....Searching in directory ... . Sending directory entry to handset Service...

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  • Jude Aug 20, 2014 12:40:
    I have Siemens Gigaset A58H phones. Recently the street cables went down and phones went off. After being restored we lost our recorded message and the message now is a factory one and not suitable. I have read your manual and can not work out how to record my own message. Can you help please. Thank you.
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