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Sony Ericsson P900 User Manual

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P900
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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. P900 User Guide...

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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Letters Lowercase letters are written below the arrow and uppercase letters in line with the arrow. Note Start each stroke at the dotted end. Accented letters Write the character as described above, then write the accent above the arrow.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    SIM card ... 11 Battery ... 11 Care instructions ... 12 First time start-up... 13 Turning your P900 on and off ... 13 Importing phone book entries... 13 Operational modes... 14 Flip closed mode ... 15 Flip open mode ... 16 Flip removed...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Music player... 69 Playing sound files... 69 Managing sound files... 70 Internet ... 73 Using the browser view ... 74 Using the bookmark view... 77 Preferences...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Viewing PowerPoint presentations and PDFs ... 119 File manager ... 120 Online services ... 122 DVANCED UNCTIONS PC Suite and multimedia for P900 ... 123 PC Suite for P900 ... 123 Multimedia for P900... 124 Installing applications ... 125 Installing applications on your P900 ... 125 Removing applications from your P900...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Automatically set up service provider and messaging ... 165 Manually set up service provider... 166 Manually set up Messages ... 166 Setting up WAP accounts ... 167 Using your P900 as a modem ... 168 GPRS - connection information... 169 EFERENCE Troubleshooting ... 171 Guidelines for safe and efficient use...

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    Sony Ericsson does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of any additional content or any other third-party content. Under no circumstances will Sony Ericsson be liable in any way for your improper use of additional content or other third party content.

  • Page 8: Introduction

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. VERVIEW Introduction For ease of reference the ‘Getting to know your P900’ chapter gives a quick overview of the main functions of the phone, shortcuts and general information.

  • Page 9: Getting To Know Your P900, P900 Package

    Note If your package does not include all the listed items above, please contact your retailer. Note Before you can use your P900 you need to insert the SIM card, and insert and charge the battery. Always detach the charger before you insert or remove the SIM card.

  • Page 10: P900 Overview

    G Slot for Sony Memory Stick Duo A Stylus B External antenna connector C CommuniCorder D Battery compartment E Connector for accessories and charger F Connector for stereo headset G Jog Dial H Infrared port On/Off button Getting to know your P900...

  • Page 11: Sim Card, Battery

    SIM card’ on page 101. Getting to know your P900 Battery Before you use your P900 for the first time, charge the battery provided for at least 4 hours. Use the supplied charger. See ‘Charging the battery’ on page 12.

  • Page 12: Care Instructions

    30 minutes before the battery charging icon appears on the screen. 4. Wait approximately 4 hours or until the battery meter on the screen is full and the indicator on the top of the P900 shows a steady green light. 5. Remove the charger by tilting the plug upwards.

  • Page 13: First Time Start-up, Turning Your P900 On And Off, Importing Phone Book Entries

    48. the phone and Bluetooth functions are switched Flight mode off, but you can still use the other functions. Set your P900 in Getting to know your P900 where the use of mobile phones is not allowed. You...

  • Page 14: Operational Modes

    The Flip can also be removed, which makes the organizer applications easier to access. When the Flip is removed, the P900 works in Flip open operational mode. Note Turn off the P900 before you remove the flip to avoid to damage your phone. Getting to know your P900...

  • Page 15: Flip Closed Mode

    The standby view shows shortcuts to the most commonly used applications. Choose which shortcuts you want to use in standby. See ‘Personalizing your P900’ on page 137. Selecting and starting applications Rotate the Jog Dial to select an application. Press the Jog Dial or to start the application.

  • Page 16: Flip Open Mode, Flip Removed

    File manager Remote Sync Flip removed Online services Demo You can use your P900 without the physical Flip. When the Flip GPRS data log Chess is removed, the P900 works in Flip open mode. Solitaire To remove and attach the Flip, refer to the separate instructions.

  • Page 17: Screen Areas

    11:03 Internet Edit Chat Edit John Smith +4613244500 (h) End call Getting to know your P900 Item A Application picker B Menu bar checkbox in C Application...

  • Page 18: Jog Dial

    Press and hold takes you to the Applications list. Flip open: toggles the Application, Edit and Category menus. Press and hold takes you to the Application launcher. Down Inward in Flip closed. Backward Forward in Flip Getting to know your P900...

  • Page 19: Keypad Functions

    • Mute the ring signal during an incoming call. • Pause/play the medody when the Music player is open. • Press and hold to put the P900 into silent mode, when in the standby view. P T I O N S •...

  • Page 20: Indicators And Status Bar Icons

    Divert all calls notification Calls screened Icon Function SMS notification MMS notification E-mail notification SMS overflow Time Time, alarm set Key lock Magic word Keyboard Multimedia volume Speakerphone Muted microphone Silent mode Home network Voicemail notification Getting to know your P900...

  • Page 21: Memory StickĀ® Duo

    Duo™ The Memory Stick Duo provides a convenient way of increasing the storage space in your P900. You can save still images, video clips, music, and voice recordings as well as computer data and applications on a Memory Stick Duo and use it to store or transfer the contents for many different purposes.

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    Other devices must access the same folder structure to interact with the P900 files. If you are using a PC, this is easily done by Control browsing to the required folder on the Memory Stick.

  • Page 23: Connecting The Accessories

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Connecting the accessories Getting to know your P900 A The travel charger is connected to the desk stand or to the P900. Note The design of the charger will differ depending on the market.

  • Page 24: Services, Applications - Overview

    The Demo application can be launched also when the P900 is started without a SIM card inserted. When the P900 asks you to insert the SIM card, just press OK. If the Flip is closed, open it.

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    Jog Dial to get more information about a selected entry or to change days. Tasks Keeps track of your tasks. Set due date, alarm, priority, and so on, for all your tasks and let your P900 remind you in time.

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    Set the way you communicate with your PC or other devices. Select between infrared, Bluetooth wireless technology and cable. In the cable menu, you can also select whether the P900 synchronizes with a PC or acts as a wireless modem.

  • Page 27: General Functions

    Memory Stick Duo. As you may notice, if you connect your P900 to a PC and view the contents of your P900 in , it is easier to get an...

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    Using the File Manager, you can handle the content and and choose Name organisation of media, both in the P900 and on the Memory Stick Duo. See ‘File manager’ on page 120. You can also use the Storage Manager in the Control Panel. See ‘Storage manager’...

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    Sorting your files You can sort the files you have stored in your P900. By sorting your files, you choose in which order you want the files to be displayed on the screen. You can choose between sorting by, for example type, size, date, or name.

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    Beamed Messages. Methods for storing data Your P900 can store data in different ways: • Internal memory. Up to 16 MB of capacity for storing pictures, messages, music, applications, and so on, depending on applications in use.

  • Page 31: Entering Text

    • Abc – initial uppercase letter, the rest lowercase. Default for each new text edit field. • 123 – numeric entry only Getting to know your P900 • ABC – uppercase entry • abc – lowercase entry Edit > Preferences...

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    , to switch the Hide suggestion list , to switch between T9 text input and , adds symbols and punctuation marks. , to copy all text to the clipboard, and for located at the bottom of the Getting to know your P900...

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    The keyboard top bar also contains a drop-down menu with When copying or cutting, the text Copy Paste. must be selected first. Getting to know your P900 Handwriting recognition Handwriting recognition translates stylus gestures Unfiled into letters, digits or...

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    Other such characters, for example, ö and ü, follow the same principle. « Note Start each stroke at the dotted end. Numbers Numbers are written above the arrow. & " Note Start each stroke at the dotted end. Getting to know your P900...

  • Page 35: P900 Locks

    P900 on, or to have the SIM card unlocked. Your PIN (Personal Identification Number) code consists of four to eight digits. If you activate the SIM card lock, the P900 will ask for the PIN code every time you turn it on. You unlock the SIM card by entering the PIN code.

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    P900 asks you to enter the code to unlock the P900 before you can use it. This means that if someone steals your P900 and puts another SIM card into it, they will not be able to use it.

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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Automatic key lock This option locks the keys on your P900. This is to protect the device if the keys are accidentally pressed. When this setting is active, the Flip closed keypad will become automatically locked after a period of inactivity.

  • Page 38: Phone

    Flip is open, making it easy to access applications such as Calendar and Jotter while talking. • Flight mode which enables the P900 to be used as a PDA in situations where radio transmitters may not be used. The GSM and Bluetooth transmitters (and receivers) are switched off.

  • Page 39: Call Handling With The Flip Closed

    , if you want to show it. Show my number If a call is not successfully connected, the P900 can be set to automatically retry to connect the call. When a retry is successful, the P900 alerts you with a single ring signal.

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    52. The P900 will connect you with the matching contact. You can use voice control when the P900 is handheld, used with a handsfree set (car or portable), or with a Bluetooth wireless technology headset. Magic word cannot be used together with a Bluetooth wireless technology headset.

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    – Turn the microphone on or off. – Copy a phone number for exchange with other – Paste a copied number into a field. – You can use the P900 as a – Open another application, and, for example, to mute the microphone. Press...

  • Page 42: Call Handling With The Flip Open

    , if you want to show it. Show my number If a call is not successfully connected, the P900 can be set to automatically retry to connect the call. When a retry is successful, the P900 alerts you with a single ring signal.

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    52. The P900 will connect you with the matching contact. You can use voice control when the P900 is handheld, used with a handsfree set (car or portable), or with a Bluetooth wireless technology headset. Magic word cannot be used together with a Bluetooth wireless technology headset.

  • Page 44: Handling Two Or More Calls

    Jog Dial. • – All sound ring signals will be turned off. Silent mode • – Activate the P900 as a speakerphone. Speakerphone • – Turn the microphone on or off. Mute microphone Handling two or more calls During a call, you can make a second call, or answer an incoming call.

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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. – – End the active call, the held call becomes End active call active. – – Switch between the active and held call. Switch calls –...

  • Page 46: Call List And Call Log, Hints And Smart Functions

    The currently selected view is not shown in the options menu. Tip With the Flip closed you can press call list. Press twice to call the last number used in the P900. To view the Call list with the Flip open: 1.

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    You can set a ‘Power menu’ to ask you if you want to start the P900 in normal mode or flight mode each time you turn on the P900. See ‘Flight mode’ on page 142 on how to activate this function.

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    Flight mode now / Phone on now 4. Tap Done Controlling tone-based services You can use your P900 to control phone banking services or other tone-based services that use DTMF (Dual Tone Multi Frequency). The P900 provides different ways of sending tones during a call: •...

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    It may be necessary to use an adapter between the TTY device and the P900. You can still make normal calls with the P900 in TTY mode but other accessories such as handsfree will not work properly. Do not open the Flip during a TTY call. It will impair the quality of the connection.

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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Corporate phone services in P900 The P900 can be used as a corporate phone in an Ericsson ® ® MD110 or Business Phone PBX, if this is equipped for mobile extensions.

  • Page 51: Preferences

    Say a ‘magic word’ and then the name of the person you want to call, and the P900 will try to call the person. Instead of the magic word you can also press and hold the Jog Dial or press the handsfree set call button.

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    , you are asked if you would like to Contacts add it. Set the function Handsfree , or and tap Busy Specify how to manage calls when the P900 is used with a handsfree kit connected. • Answering mode – – Answer calls as normal. Normal –...

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    • – The P900 sends a busy tone to the calling party. Restrict calls You can set restrictions for calls made from or to your P900. You can, for example, protect it from being used for long- distance calls. To restrict incoming calls list can 1.

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    P900 starts sending tones. Some international calling card services instruct their users to select a language by pressing a digit. When using the P900 calling card feature, you can insert such a digit in one of these places: •...

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    6. Activate the card by setting the Calling Card Mode to either Always use calling card Prompt before call TTY Accessory Select the check box when you want to use the P900 together with a TTY accessory. Teletype (TTY) accessory, text phone, is an aid for deaf and speech-impaired people. Phone...

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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. ALS settings If the user is not subscribed to ALS, these dialogues and settings are hidden. Some of the phone settings are used on a per line basis. In most cases, the settings displayed apply to the selected line.

  • Page 57: M Edia Communicorder, Recording Video Clips

    PC. It is also possible to exchange video clips and pictures between the P900 and the Web. The pictures in your P900 can be set as background or they can be added to the contacts in your phone book. See ‘Personalizing your P900’...

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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. By default the video clips you record are stored internally in the folder. Tap the folder menu to the right in the menu bar to Unfiled change the storage location to another location, for example, on a Memory Stick Duo.

  • Page 59: Taking Pictures

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Taking pictures You can take a picture with the Flip open as well as closed. To take a picture 1. Press the camera button to activate the CommuniCorder application.

  • Page 60: Camera Settings

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. To take a picture with delay timer 1. Select > 2. Tap CommuniCorder > Delay timer. 3. Press the camera button. The timer beeps for the set time and a timer icon is shown before the picture is taken.

  • Page 61: Pictures And Image Editor, Pictures

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Pictures and Image editor In Pictures you can manage all pictures saved in your P900. The pictures can be taken using the CommuniCorder, received via e-...

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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Tip Use the function to organise your pictures. Read Folder more about organising files in ‘Folders’ on page 27. At the bottom of the screen you can see the picture information, for example, the size of the picture and the date the picture was taken.

  • Page 63: Image Editor

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. To copy, delete or move multiple pictures • In the thumbnail and list views, select the pictures you want to delete, move or copy, by selecting the check boxes beside the picture names.

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    When you lift the stylus, the picture will be resized. Sony Image Station You can exchange pictures between your P900 and Sony Image Station on the Web. Use the browser in your P900 to go to the relevant Internet site and sign up: • For Europe: http://www.sonystyle-imaging.com •...

  • Page 65: Video Player, Video Clips

    Playing video clips The Video player opens in the list view. In this view, you get an overview of all the MPEG-4 video clips in your P900. You can search for specific video clips, zoom the video clip names and sort them by name, date, or size.

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    In this view you can send, rename, delete or move your video clips. Only the video clips saved in your P900 or on the Memory Stick Duo (that is not streamed) can be handled in the detail view. To rename a video clip 1.

  • Page 67: Streaming

    When you play video clips that you have received via e-mail or multimedia messaging, or that you have downloaded to your P900 from the Web, the viewer detail view is automatically launched. From the viewer detail view you can then save the video clip to your P900.

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    3. Select Custom setting When you download a video clip to your P900, it is saved in the download cache memory. When this memory is full, you have to empty it to be able to download new video clips to your P900.

  • Page 69: Music Player, Playing Sound Files

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Music player Your P900 has mobile music in the form of a stereo music player. With the music player you can listen to single music tracks or entire folders with tracks.

  • Page 70: Managing Sound Files

    Beautiful Night Rooster following tracks in the folder. Song for you Use the slider to move Sony Ericsson theme forwards and backwards in Standing Still the track. Select Music > to move to the Manage tracks file list view.

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    Music > Rename track 2. Enter a track name and tap Done Two or more tracks cannot have the same name. Music player To delete a track from the P900 1. Select Music > Delete track 2. Select Viewer If you play sound tracks remotely, for example music on an Internet site, a view similar to the Detail view displays.

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    When you receive sound files in other applications, such as e-mail and multimedia messages, you activate the viewer in your P900. From the viewer you can then save the sound file to your P900. To save a track from another application 1.

  • Page 73: Internet

    Java script in the Web page will not work properly. You can save bookmarks to viewed pages, to be able to access them easily. You can also save pages in the P900 for off-line viewing. The browser uses folders for categorising information. The folders used are bookmarks, saved pages, signed documents, and Push messages.

  • Page 74: Using The Browser View

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Using the browser view The P900 can display the Internet page in normal view or full screen view. Use the Internet button to Internet Edit...

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    – Add the active link URL to the Add to bookmarks bookmark list. • Loaded picture (with or without link) – – Save the picture in the P900. Save image – – Copy the picture to the clipboard. Copy image –...

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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. • Not loaded picture (with or without link) – – Load the picture. Load image • Voice call link – – Place a call according to the link. Call –...

  • Page 77: Using The Bookmark View

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. To view information on the open page 1. Select Internet > Page information 2. Select the tab to view the page information. Content 3. Select the tab to view information on the Connection connection.

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    – Categorise your contacts in folders (business, Edit folders personal and so on). The contents in the Folders menu can change depending on the pages and bookmarks stored in the P900. Icons Bookmark Saved page Push message from the WAP service provider...

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    Internet service provider to send you an auto setup message containing the required setup information. The accounts will then be set up automatically on your P900. To guarantee the integrity of the settings, a PIN may be used. For security reasons, some WAP pages and services, for example on-line banking, can only be accessed from a particular WAP account.

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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Advanced settings – Select if you want to be able to receive messages from your WAP service provider. – Select if you want to automatically open the URL in WAP Push messages.

  • Page 81: Games, Chess

    P900 box. You can also install games from other developers, see ‘Installing applications’ on page 125. Chess You can play Chess against the P900, or against another P900 user via SMS. Please read the help texts for detailed information on how to set up and play Chess.

  • Page 82: Solitaire

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Solitaire Solitaire is a card game played with a standard deck of 52 cards and up to 4 Jokers. The purpose of Solitaire is to remove all the cards from the piles to the layout card whilst scoring as many points as possible.

  • Page 83: B Usiness Messages

    When you set up a synchronization with your PC, an account for synchronized e-mails is automatically created on your P900. With the Flip closed, text and multimedia messages can be sent and received using the Jog Dial and the keypad.

  • Page 84: Folders In Messages

    A simple way of setting up an Internet or e-mail account is to ask your service provider to send you a message that contains the required information to create an account automatically on your P900. You can also use the Web configurator on www.SonyEricsson.com. Received auto-configuration messages are stored in the inbox.

  • Page 85: The Accounts In Messages, Handling Text Messages

    The delivery report arrives on your P900 as a text message. If you leave the message before sending it, it will automatically be stored in the...

  • Page 86: Handling Multimedia Messages

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. To format the text in the message using EMS features 1. Highlight the text you want to format. 2. Tap Edit > Format text. 3. Tap tab to change the General Alignment...

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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. To forward an MMS 1. Open the message. 2. From the menu, select Message Forward 3. On the address tab, select and enter the recipient’s mobile number or e-mail address.

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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. To enter the recipient’s phone number 1. Select the address tab. 2. Select and select the recipient from Contacts. Select the line beside and enter the recipient’s mobile number or e-mail address.

  • Page 89: Handling E-mails

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. 3. Set the , which is the number of seconds before the Start time item appears after the start of the page. The default is 0, meaning show or play immediately.

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    Select Send > Send immediately If your P900 is connected to the Internet when you send an e- mail, it will be sent immediately and your P900 will remain connected to the Internet. If not, your P900 will connect to the Internet and then send the e-mail.

  • Page 91

    The icon next to an attachment in the list identifies the type of attachment. To view an attachment you need a viewer for that type of file.Your P900 comes with pre-installed viewers for Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat (PDF) files. More viewers are available from the...

  • Page 92: More About Messages

    4. Set time or interval for scheduled download and select Disconnecting and connecting If your P900 is already connected to the Internet when you send an e-mail, it will remain connected after sending it. If your P900 is not connected before sending an e-mail, it will connect and send the message.

  • Page 93

    4. Select If your service provider or network is unavailable Sometimes a message cannot be sent because your P900 cannot connect to a network. Please check that the Messaging Account and Internet Account information in the Control Panel is correct.

  • Page 94

    When you set up a synchronization with your PC, an account for synchronized e-mail messages is automatically created on your P900 and indicated by . You can have more than one account for synchronized e-mails. If you send an e-mail as PC mail, the mail will be sent via the PC when you have synchronized your P900 with the PC.

  • Page 95: Contacts, Using Contacts With The Flip Closed

    These numbers are useful for service and information, and are accessible from the SIM within Contacts. You can synchronize the contents in Contacts with one of the PIM applications in your PC supported by the P900. See ‘Synchronization and backup’ on page 133. Using Contacts with the Flip...

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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Menu options in detail view Menu options in detail view: (availability depends on the type of contact detail, for example mobile number, that is highlighted.) •...

  • Page 97: Using Contacts With The Flip Open

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. To send a text message 1. Select a phone number. 2. Select from the options menu. Send SMS To send a multimedia message 1. Select a phone number. 2.

  • Page 98: Creating And Editing Contacts

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. To make a call 1. If required, change folder from the Folders 2. Scroll down to the desired contact. If the contact list is long, first select a tab at the bottom of the view.

  • Page 99

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. To send a DTMF tone sequence during a call 1. During a call, open the contact’s detail view. 2. Tap at the tone sequence. Read more about DTMF tones in ‘Controlling tone-based services’...

  • Page 100: Managing Contacts

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Note If the ring melody selected for this contact is later deleted or moved, the Default Melody will be played. To change the details of a contact 1.

  • Page 101: Making An Owner Card

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Copying contacts to and from the SIM card You can also copy information between the contacts list and the SIM card. To copy contacts from the SIM card 1.

  • Page 102

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Preferences Contacts tab To sort the contact list and show the preferred phone number 1. Select Edit > Preferences 2. Select the desired sorting option (first name, last name or company) and tap Done.

  • Page 103: Calendar, Creating Calendar Entries

    - Specify a location or select a location you have Location used before. – - Select the check box if you want your P900 to alert Alarm you about the entry with a sound. Select the time and date that appears for your settings.

  • Page 104: Managing Calendar Entries

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. – - Select the check box to prevent the item from Private being viewed by others than yourself if you synchronize your calendar with, for example, your PC. 4.

  • Page 105: Sending And Receiving Calendar Entries, Preferences

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. To move a Calendar item to Tasks 1. Open the entry and select Calendar > Move to Tasks 2. The entry is moved, not copied. If you move an entry with an alarm, the alarm will also sound in Tasks.

  • Page 106: Tasks, Creating Task Entries

    Select the date that appears to get a calendar where you can set a due date. – – Select the check box if you want your P900 to Alarm alert you about the task. Select the time and date that appears for your settings.

  • Page 107: Managing Task Entries, Moving Task Entries

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Managing task entries To open an existing entry Select the entry in the Tasks list. To mark an entry as completed Select the check box to the left of the entry in the Tasks list. To sort the entries Select Edit >...

  • Page 108: Sending And Receiving Task Entries, Preferences

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. If you do not set a due date for the tasks entry, the current date will be used for the new Calendar entry. If you move or copy an entry with an alarm, the alarm will also be moved to the Calendar.

  • Page 109: Jotter, Creating And Editing Notes

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Jotter The Jotter works as a notebook where you can write notes and draw pictures. The folders help you to separate different types of notes. A Jotter entry consists of two pages.

  • Page 110: Drawing Pictures, Managing Notes, Sending And Receiving Notes

    Tap the eraser again to re-activate the pen. All jotter files (both text and drawings) are automatically stored in the P900. The list view will be presented to you as soon as you start the Jotter application. Managing notes To delete a note 1.

  • Page 111: T Ools Sound Recorder, Making Sound Recordings

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. OOLS Sound recorder In Sound recorder you can record and listen to your own sound recordings. You can also send your recordings to other devices via Bluetooth wireless technology, infrared communication, e- mail or multimedia message, and use a sound recording as a ring signal.

  • Page 112: Using Sound Recordings As Ring Signals, Sending Sound Recordings

    2. Select how you want to send the sound recording. See ‘To send an item using Send as’ on page 29 for more information. Note All other sound media on your P900 is handled via the application. You can send sound items from Music player...

  • Page 113: Calculator

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Calculator The Calculator is a standard 12-digit calculator. You can add, subtract, multiply, divide, calculate square roots and percentages. It also has a memory function. To use the calculator 1.

  • Page 114: Time, Setting Time And Date

    The time and date are always displayed on the Flip closed standby screen. You can customise the display of times and dates throughout your P900. You can set your current location and another location of your choice. It is also possible to set three different alarms.

  • Page 115: Specifying Workdays, Setting Locations, Setting Number Formats

    Setting number formats You can choose how you want the measurements and numbers in your P900 to be displayed in all your applications. Distances can be displayed using the imperial or the metric system and different punctuation marks can be used as separators.

  • Page 116: Setting Alarms

    5. Tap Done Setting alarms You can set up to three different alarms in your P900. You can choose to activate one of the preset alarms, or set a new alarm with your own definitions. You can choose to set a silent alarm, where only a message is displayed when it goes off, or you can set a sound alert.

  • Page 117: Viewer, Common Viewer Functions

    To open a document from an e-mail or Internet page Select the document link. The document viewer is started, showing the detail view of the document. To save the document in the P900 1. Select from the menu. Document > Save 2.

  • Page 118: Viewing Word Documents, Viewing Excel Spreadsheets

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Viewing Word documents To copy text from the document 1. Select the text to be copied. To select all text in the document, select Edit > Select all. 2.

  • Page 119: Viewing Powerpoint Presentations And Pdfs

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. To show/hide the spreadsheet headings Select Edit > Show headings. To navigate in the workbook 1. To go to the next sheet in the workbook, select sheet 2.

  • Page 120: File Manager

    File manager delete files and folders on the P900. You can also add folders, send files and rename and format the Memory Stick Duo. Initially, the root view is shown, with the sub folders: •...

  • Page 121

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. To delete one or more folders or files Note Only empty folders can be deleted. 1. Select the folders or files to delete. 2. Select File >...

  • Page 122: Online Services

    This function is network- or subscription-dependent. Online services provides a mechanism that allows applications that exist on the SIM to interact and operate with the P900. It may provide services ranging from weather forecasts to the latest information from the stock market.

  • Page 123: Pc Suite For P900

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. DVANCED UNCTIONS PC Suite and multimedia for P900 PC Suite for P900 CD delivered with your P900 contains a set PC Suite for P900 of useful applications to install applications and manage your P900: •...

  • Page 124: Multimedia For P900

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Multimedia for P900 CD contains a number of applications Multimedia for P900 and files to be installed in, or downloaded to, your P900 and used together with its applications. • Games. • Audio files.

  • Page 125: Installing Applications, Installing Applications On Your P900

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Installing applications It is possible to install new applications in your P900. These applications can be obtained in several ways, for example: • from the Internet.

  • Page 126

    From the P900 Program packages, for example, games, can also be downloaded to your P900 from the Internet or from a Memory Stick Duo. When downloading a file from the Internet, the installation will start automatically when the file is completely downloaded to your P900.

  • Page 127: Removing Applications From Your P900

    Tip See also ‘Master reset’ on page 161 and ‘Storage manager’ on page 162 in for more options regarding removal Control Panel of applications and user data. Some removed applications could be reinstalled from the PC Suit for the P900 and the multimedia CD. Installing applications...

  • Page 128: Connecting To Other Devices, Connection Via Syncstation

    Suite for P900 Put your P900 in the SyncStation. A new wizard starts which helps you to connect your P900 if this is the first time. appears in the status area to the right on the taskbar when the P900 is connected.

  • Page 129: Connection Via Infrared Port

    Both your P900 and the device you connect to must have their infrared ports activated before communication can begin.

  • Page 130: Connection Via Bluetooth Wireless Technology

    P900 and the other device. This process is called pairing (other documentation may refer to it as bonding). The paired devices are remembered by your P900 even after you have turned it off so you do not need to repeat the process for every connection with those devices.

  • Page 131

    – Devices that are within range but unknown are shown with a preset name. 4. Select the device you want your P900 to pair with, and enter a passcode when asked for it. When the passcode is accepted, the pairing process is complete, see ‘Passcodes’ on page 132.

  • Page 132

    5. When asked for a passcode, enter the headphone’s passcode on your P900. 6. If in the future you want to allow the headphone to connect to your P900 without you explicitly approving each connection, you should select Control panel > Connections > Bluetooth >...

  • Page 133: Synchronization And Backup, Local Synchronization

    Note If you have imported SIM phone book entries into in your P900, these entries will not be synchronized with the corresponding entries in your PC when synchronising your P900 and PC. You will instead get duplicates in your P900.

  • Page 134: Remote Synchronization

    128. 2. Synchronization starts automatically. 3. After a short time, the PC application you want to synchronize with might ask you to allow the P900 access to it. Answer and the synchronization continues. To make a manual synchronization 1.

  • Page 135: Backing Up Data

    P900 to your computer. Keeping backups of your P900 contents on your computer means that you have a separate copy of the contents of the P900, which can be restored into the P900. Backups should be made on a regular basis.

  • Page 136: Restoring Data

    Note Backup and restore does not work via infrared or Bluetooth wireless technology. Performing a backup To make a backup 1. Turn on your P900 and connect it to the PC via cable. 2. In the PC, click on on the PC taskbar and select and restore 3.

  • Page 137: S Ettings Personalizing Your P900, Themes, Changing Your Application Shortcuts, Setting A Background Picture

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. ETTINGS Personalizing your P900 There are a number of ways you can give your P900 a personal touch and change its settings to suit your requirements. Themes Themes control the colour of screen and text, the icons, and the background picture.

  • Page 138: Setting A Screen Saver, Adding Images To Your Contacts, Ring Signals

    Your P900 can play both iMelody format and polyphonic ring signals in WAV, AU, AMR, MIDI, RMF, and MP3 sound file formats. When you choose a ring signal, your P900 will scan the 11:03 internal and Memory Stick storage and present you with a list of ring signals that are in these formats.

  • Page 139: Alarm Tones And Sound Notification

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. signals can be found on the Multimedia for P900 CD-ROM. You can add as many ring signals as desired, subject only to available storage space.

  • Page 140: Control Panel

    The Control Panel is the location for all the main settings on your P900 that are system-wide and affect more than one application. This is the main place to go to initially set up your P900, and to change settings at any point thereafter. To access it, select Applications >...

  • Page 141: Display

    1. Select if the Flip closed or Flip open background should be changed. 2. Tap the image showing the current picture. 3. Browse to see picture files available on your P900. 4. Select a picture and tap Select Read more about background in ‘Personalizing your P900’ on page 137.

  • Page 142: Flight Mode, International, Locks

    Use these settings to turn the flight mode on or off and also to activate the Power menu. When activated, the Power menu will ask you if you want to start the P900 in normal mode or flight mode each time you turn on the P900. Also, when you press the On/Off button when your P900 is on, the Power menu will ask you if you want to turn off the P900, or switch to another mode.

  • Page 143: Sounds And Alerts

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Sounds and alerts Use these settings to control sounds and alerts of your P900. • – Sets ring tones and volume. Calls tab • – Sets notification alerts for messages.

  • Page 144: Text Input, Themes

    – Select the default alarm sound. Default alarm sound Text input There are several standard ways of entering text in your P900. See ‘Entering text with the Flip closed’ on page 31 and ‘Entering text with the Flip open’ on page 32.

  • Page 145: Time & Date

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Time & date Adjusting the time and date here sets these throughout your P900. The dialogue has three tabs. You can set: Time & date The current time and date.

  • Page 146: User Greeting

    Week and Month views in Calendar. User greeting Your P900 can show a user greeting on the standby screen when you turn it on. Use this dialogue to turn this function on or off. You can define your own user greeting text (up to 32 characters).

  • Page 147: Cable

    • Set the baud rate, parity, number of stop bits, character length and type of flow control required for the connection. When connecting your P900 via the desk stand to a USB port on your PC, use the following (default) settings:...

  • Page 148: Gsm Networks, Infrared, Internet Accounts

    Web site address that your P900 automatically uses to access the Internet. You need to set up an Internet account before you can: • Access Web pages and download multimedia messages.

  • Page 149

    Internet, select the This may be useful if you use different Internet accounts for Internet Whenever you connect to the Internet, your the account that your P900 prompts you to use. To create a new Internet account 1. On the Accounts 2.

  • Page 150

    The DNS address uniquely identifies your Internet Service Provider (ISP)'s computers, which your P900 uses to connect to the Internet. Your P900 can normally fetch these addresses automatically from most ISPs. If, after setting up an Internet account, you cannot...

  • Page 151

    , and their Username Password Phone number P900 dials to connect to the Internet. If you have a High-Speed Control panel Dial-Up account with your network operator you can increase the speed of your connection by making settings on the...

  • Page 152

    Preferred Mode (bearer preference) Please note that your P900 can be used for either voice (or GSM data) calls or transferring GPRS data, but not both at the same time. It may, however, still be connected to GPRS. As an tab, select the account in the list.

  • Page 153: Messaging Accounts

    , your P900 will not be connected to the GSM only GPRS network. If you choose to download e-mail or browse the Web, your P900 will connect to GPRS only as long as is needed for the data connection. • If you select...

  • Page 154

    You can choose one of your e-mail accounts as will be the e-mail account that your P900 uses when you use to send an entry as e-mail directly from one of your P900 Send as...

  • Page 155

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. E-mail account Advanced tab settings Secure Your Internet Service Provider (ISP) will tell you connections whether you can use either a Secure connection Secure password authentication Outgoing mail Normally 25.

  • Page 156

    Select the check boxes to provide the function you want: Hide number number. Read report your messages. Delivery report receivers of your messages. Reply with history to make settings about how your P900 will send Validity period for your messages, that is, is the default. Priority Normal High Conformance...

  • Page 157

    Information services. The availability of Cell and Area Information Services is operator-dependent. Your network may broadcast the area code as cell information. Your P900 can to display it below the network name in the Flip closed standby view. Control panel...

  • Page 158: Wap Accounts

    WAP account. The dialogue has two tabs: Basic Preferred. Basic tab The dialogue shows a list of all the WAP accounts on your P900. You can add a account to the list and Edit existing account. Note You access WAP pages through an Internet Service...

  • Page 159

    If the manager certificates do not match, your P900 informs you, and gives you the following choices: • Prevent the page being loaded or the software being installed.

  • Page 160: Flip Removed, Format Disk, Ip Security Manager

    • certificates contain server details. This Certificate Authority type of certificate is handled by your P900 when the server only requires server authentication. This means that your identity remains anonymous. Flip removed This dialogue lets you enable the use of the Virtual flip when the flip of your P900 has been removed, see ‘Virtual flip’...

  • Page 161: Language Selection, Master Reset, Secure Tokens

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Language selection Use this list of all languages stored on your P900 to change language. The highlighted entry is the language presently in use. You can delete all languages except English.

  • Page 162: Storage Manager

    Each token is associated with one vendor/system and may be associated with one or more Internet accounts (or none, when you use your P900 as a Hard Token). You can configure as many tokens as needed. Tip Dialogue details when using secure access are vendor, system and network-specific.

  • Page 163: Wim Pin Settings

    2. Select the application to uninstall. 3. Select Uninstall. Note You cannot uninstall the standard applications that came with your P900. WIM PIN settings WIM (WAP Identity Module) is used for performing security functions, especially to store and process information needed for user identification and authentication.

  • Page 164: Getting Started With Internet And Messages, Introduction

    • A private service provider such as your company or your bank. You will need to enter specific service provider details into your P900 to set up an Internet account. It can hold the details of multiple service providers, for example, you may have separate Internet and corporate accounts.

  • Page 165: Automatically Set Up Service Provider And Messaging

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Automatically set up service provider and messaging The easiest way to set up your P900 is automatically, through your service provider. settings your P900 supports automatic setup Messages •...

  • Page 166: Manually Set Up Service Provider, Manually Set Up Messages

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Manually set up service provider As an alternative to setting up an Internet account automatically, you can enter the settings manually from Connections > Internet accounts. First collect all the information you will need.

  • Page 167: Setting Up Wap Accounts

    WAP, and another to access your bank's WAP service. The easiest way to set up a WAP account on your P900 is automatically, through your service provider. Check your service provider's Web site for information or contact their Getting started with Internet and Messages support desk and ask about automatic setup.

  • Page 168: Using Your P900 As A Modem

    P900 appears to the laptop like a normal modem. You link the laptop to your P900 using Bluetooth wireless technology, infrared, or cable (USB or serial).The connection over the air can be by any of the bearers that your P900 supports: • GPRS •...

  • Page 169: Gprs - Connection Information

    Connecting To connect using a DUN entry created by the wizard 1. If you are connecting by cable, set your P900 to connection mode, see ‘Cable’ on page 147. Getting started with Internet and Messages 2. Use any conventional method to make a connection: –...

  • Page 170

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Connection information When you select the data connection icon, during an active data connection, a menu appears with the choices Disconnect • Select to view information on the connection. Information •...

  • Page 171: Troubleshooting

    EFERENCE Troubleshooting This chapter consists of a selection of suggestions for solving possible problems with your P900. If this does not help, please try the Solution Finder on www.sonyericsson.com/support. There you can also find other information that can be helpful.

  • Page 172

    Check your display signal strength indicator. Move outdoors or up from the ground to obtain a sufficiently strong signal. • Make sure the P900 is not set into Flight mode. • Your P900 might be busy sending or receiving data or e-mail.

  • Page 173

    Cannot transfer Place the P900 in the Sync Station. In the PC, open pictures My P900 and browse through the P900 file system to find the picture.

  • Page 174

    Move the switch in the other direction. • The Memory Stick Duo might be full. Delete some files on it. Cannot change • The first time you start the P900 you select a language except language. All other languages are then deleted, in to the language order to free memory.

  • Page 175: Guidelines For Safe And Efficient Use

    Antenna Only use an antenna that has been specifically designed by Sony Ericsson for your mobile phone. Use of unauthorised or modified antennas could damage your mobile phone and may violate regulations, causing loss of performance and SAR levels above the recommended limits (see below).

  • Page 176

    • Warning! May explode if disposed of in fire. • Use only Ericsson or Sony Ericsson branded original batteries and chargers intended for use with your mobile phone. Other chargers may not charge sufficiently or may produce excessive heat.

  • Page 177: Limited Warranty

    Guidelines for safe and efficient use Sony Ericsson and its service partners reserve the right to charge a handling fee if a returned Product is found not to be under warranty according to the conditions below.

  • Page 178: Fcc Statement, Environmental Information, Declaration Of Conformity

    EU country where an identical Product is sold by an authorised Sony Ericsson distrib- utor. To find out if your Product is sold in the EU country you are in, please call the local Sony Ericsson Customer Care Centre.

  • Page 179: Terms And Definitions

    A version of HTML optimised for small devices. Calling Line Identity. Shows the number of the person calling you in your mobile phone display. Your P900 will also display the name and photograph of the caller if they are in Contacts.

  • Page 180

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Cascading Style Sheet. A feature of browsers. DTMF Dual Tone Multi Frequency. A method of coding digits as a combination of two audible tones. Dial-Up Networking. The dial-up networking capability in Windows.

  • Page 181

    IrDA The Infrared Data Association is dedicated to developing standards for wireless, infrared transmission systems between devices. With IrDA ports, a device such as your P900 can exchange data with other devices without a cable connection. IrDA requires line-of-sight transmission.

  • Page 182

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group, best known for the .JPG format for still image compression. Multiple Bit Map. Symbian OS bitmap format. Mobile Electronic Transactions. An initiative founded by Ericsson, Nokia and Motorola to establish a secure and consistent framework for mobile transactions.

  • Page 183

    Post Office Protocol 3 is a standard client/server protocol for receiving e-mail. The e-mail is received and held for you by your POP server. Periodically, the P900 Messages application can check your mail-box on the server and download any mail.

  • Page 184

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. QVGA Quarter VGA size, typically refers to a portrait oriented screen 240 pixels wide x 320 pixels high. RS232 A standard for serial transmission between computers and peripheral devices Service Centre (for SMS).

  • Page 185

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Universal Serial Bus. A plug-and-play interface between a computer and add-on devices (such as audio players, joysticks, keyboards, phones, scanners, and printers). With USB, a new device can be added to your computer without having to add an adapter card or even having to turn the computer off.

  • Page 186

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. The Wireless Identity Module is a data module for electronic identity certificates. It can contain both trusted and client certificates, private keys and algorithms needed for WTLS handshaking, encryption, decryption, and signature generation.

  • Page 187: Technical Data

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Technical data General Product P900 standard version, Latin character set Size 115 x 57 x 24 mm Weight 150 grams with battery and Flip. System and power class E-GSM 900 Class 4...

  • Page 188

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Infrared transceiver Data transmission rate Max speed between phone and IrDA device (that is a PC or another phone) SIR: up to 115,200 bps GPRS Maximum Data Rates (kbps) CS-1 CS-2 CS-3...

  • Page 189

    Adobe® Acrobat® (PDF) Supplied on CD-rom Support for additional file types can be installed from the Multimedia for P900 CD. Note The pre-installed viewer for Microsoft Word documents cannot be used to view files in Rich Text format (.RTF) A...

  • Page 190: Index

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Index Battery Accented letters - charging 12 - handwriting 2 - information 176 Accepted callers 53 - inserting 11 Accessories 23 - removing 11 Add to contacts 52 Bluetooth wireless Alarm tones 139 technology 130...

  • Page 191

    - bookmarks 77 - browser view 74 - browsing 73 - signing documents 77 - user authentication request 77 Introduction to P900 8 IP security manager 159 Jog Dial 18 Jotter 109 - creating and editing notes 109 - drawing pictures 110...

  • Page 192

    P900 overview 10 Multimedia for P900 124 P900 package 9 Multimedia messages 83 PC connectivity Music player 69 software 128 PC Suite for P900 123 PDF files Navigation 16 - viewing 119 Networks 148 Personalizing your P900 137 Notes 109...

  • Page 193

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Speed dial Time & date settings 159 - making a call 42 Tone based services 48 - set-up 47 Touchscreen lock 37 Spreadsheets Transfer items with - viewing 118 Send As 29 Standby view 15...

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