06.04.03_C300_EN_REV00.indd 1 USER’S MANUAL C300 Thank you for choosing the Pantech C300, our latest tri- band GSM mobile phone. The C300 has many features that will enhance your mobile experience. From its light weight and reliability, to the built- in camera with flash, we know you will enjoy all the features the C300 has to offer.
Phone specifications Design Clamshell phone with internal and external TFT displays. Displays •1.52” internal LCD •1.0” external LCD •True TFT color display •Supports up to 262K colors within 128 x 128 pixels •6 lines for text in basic mode with 16-pixel font •Two programmable (“Soft”) selection keys [ and ];...
Using a mobile phone while driving may be prohibited. Please check local laws and regulations with regard to the prohibition of mobile phone use while driving, and comply with them. Use of your phone while you are driving may disturb your concentration and so cause an accident.
Safety precautions Mobile phones and other electronic devices Mobile phones emit electromagnetic waves that may affect nearby electronic devices. When it is switched on, do not place your phone close to delicate electronic equipment. WARNING • This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer.
Quick & easy Keys Perform the functions shown at the bottom line of the display by using these Soft keys. Left Right Scroll through the menu options in Menu mode. In Standby mode: Left key [l]: Access My Stuff menu Up key [u]: Access Write New message menu Right key [r]: Access Instant Messaging menu Down key [d]: Access Address Book list menu...
Keys Enters numbers, letters or special characters. If pressed in Standby mode, displays the dialing screen. If pressed and held in Standby mode, enters or exits from Vibrate mode. If pressed and held in Text input mode, displays the Symbol input screen. If pressed in Predictive text input mode, switches to Word search mode.
Contents Getting started Package contents ...16 SIM card...17 About your SIM card...17 Installing/Removing your SIM card...17 Battery ...17 Inserting your battery...17 Removing your battery ...17 Charging your battery ...17 Internal & external displays...19 Internal display ...19 Internal display icons ...19 Automatic display off ...21 Selecting functions and options ...22 Selecting functions and options when your phone is open...22...
•To switch your phone’s microphone back on ...30 To put a call on hold, and return to a held call ...30 •To put a call on hold ...30 •To return to a held call...30 •To make a call while you are on a call ...30 •To switch between two calls...30 •To end a call...30 Transferring a call...30...
Shop Tones...58 Shop Games...58 Shop Graphics...58 Shop Multimedia...58 Shop Applications ...58 MEdia Net Home ...58 Camera ...59 Take a Photo...59 •Taking photos when your phone is open...59 Using your Camera Options ...60 •The Preview mode ...60 Photo Album ...61 •Viewing the saved photos ...61 •Using the Photo Options ...61 Settings...62 My Stuff ...63...
Contents Speed Dial ...72 •To set Speed Dial...72 •To add to Speed Dial...72 •To edit Speed Dial...73 •To remove from Speed Dial ...73 •To set Speed Dial in Name Search ...73 Group...73 Memory in Use ...74 Delete All ...74 Copy All ...74 My Phone Number...74 Memory Info...74 Service Numbers ...75...
About your SIM card When you subscribe to your network operator, you receive a SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) card containing your registration information, PIN code, etc. Like a credit card, it should be kept secure and handled carefully. Do not bend, scratch or expose it to moisture. Avoid static electricity.
Battery When your battery is fully charged, remove the adapter connection from the outlet, then disconnect the adapter from your phone by pressing the adapter’s side buttons and pulling the adapter away from your phone, as shown below. Your phone is powered by a Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) battery. This means that, unlike other forms of battery technology, you can recharge your battery while some charge remains without reducing your phone’s autonomy due to the “battery memory effect”...
Your phone has two displays (internal and external). Icons at the top of the internal display indicate your phone’s status. Internal display Icon area Text and graphic area Displays the following information in Standby mode: Textural and graphical information showing Network Name, Time and Date, or a Greeting put in by the user.
Internal & external displays Icon(s) WAP is connected. You have received one or more text,multimedia or e-mail messages. is displayed if the text message memory is full. A GPRS signal is available. is displayed when there is an active GPRS session. Call-forwarding feature is activated.
Icon(s) You have set the alert type for incoming call to vibrate then ring. You have set the alert type for incoming call to silent. You have set the alert type for incoming call to vibrate only. Headset is connected. Battery level.The bar indicates the available battery charge.If your battery charge is low, displayed.
Selecting functions and options Your phone offers several convenient ways for you to select the phone function you want. You can access all of your phone’s functions when it is open. Selecting functions and options when your phone is open Your phone offers many phone operating and customization functions arranged in menus and sub-menus.
• Turns the camera capture mode on/off, if pressed and held. •Press to adjust the earpiece volume down. • Press once to turn off the ring for an incoming call. •Press and hold to reject an incoming call. • Press once to turn the backlight on, while the Side Down flip is closed.
Basic functions 1. Switching your phone on or off 2. Making and ending a call 3. Answering a call 4. Options during a call 5. Using your headset 6. Selecting menu functions 7. Entering text 06.04.03_C300_EN_REV00.indd 25 2006.4.4 11:53:18 AM...
Switching your phone on or off & Making and ending a call To switch your phone on ❶ Open the phone. ❷ Press and hold the power on/off key until your phone switches on. ❸ If you are asked to input your PIN (Personal Identification Number), enter your SIM card’s PIN and press the [o] key.
If you dial the same number more than once, only the latest occurrence is saved. ❶ Press the [s] key to display the Call Logs list of dialed, received or missed call numbers in reverse chronological order. ❷ Press the [z/x] key or the [u/d] key to select a number. ❸...
Answering a call To speed‐dial from Entry Press and hold the Speed Dial number to make a call using the number you have saved. For example, press and hold the  key to dial a number which you have saved as “5” in your Speed Dial list.
To reject a call •If your phone is open, press the [e] key or the [Reject] Soft key. •If your phone is closed, press and hold the [z/x] key during the incoming call. The caller hears a Voice mail. To answer a second call You can answer an incoming call while you have a call in progress, if your network service provider supports this service and you have activated the Call Waiting option.
Options during a call To switch your phone’s microphone back on Press the [Unmute] Soft key, or press [Options] then select [Unmute]. To put a call on hold, and return to a held call You can put a call on hold whenever you want. You can make another call while you have a call in progress if your network service provider supports this service.
Multi‐party calls A multi-party call feature is a network service that allows up to six people to take part in a multi-party or conference call simultaneously. For further details, contact your service provider. To make a multi‐party call ❶ Call the first participant in the normal way. ❷...
Options during a call that person. ❹ The other participants can continue the conversation with each other. ❺ To return to the multi-party call, press the [Options] Soft key then select the [Join All] option. ❻ Press the [o] key. All of the multi-party call participants can now hear each other.
Using DTMF tones You can turn the DTMF key tones off or on during a call. When the [DTMF Off] option is selected, your phone does not transmit the key tones. It allows you to press keys without hearing any key tones during calls. To communicate with answering machines or computerized telephone systems, you must select the [DTMF On] option.
Selecting menu functions Displaying your phone’s menu functions. To display your phone’s menu functions, press the [Menu] Soft key ([) in Standby mode. Moving within your phone’s menu and submenu functions To move within your phone’s functions and select the function or value you want, press the following keys.
Menu selected if  key [*] key Entering text Input mode On many occasions you need to input text in your phone such as: storing the name in your Address Book, writing a new message, creating a greeting, or scheduling events on your calendar.
Entering text ← The page number icon and the number of remaining characters that you can type. ← Editing area ↑ ↑ Editing area The current text input mode ❶ Press the Soft key ] that indicates the current Text- input mode.
Using T9 mode In the T9 alphabet Editor, most commonly used words appear as you input the text. ❶ Press the keys numbered  to  to input text. For example, press  in sequence to input ‘hello’. The word you are typing appears on the display.
Entering text Characters, in displayed order m n o 6 p q r s 7 t u v 8 w x y z 9 Changing case To change the case of the next letter that you type, press the [#] key. There are three cases: •Lowercase (no indicator) •Initial capital ( )
Applications 1. IM 2. Messaging 3. Recent Calls 4. MEdia Net 5. Cingular Mall 6. Camera 7. My Stuff 8. Address Book 9. Settings See the appendix for information about the menu tree. 06.04.03_C300_EN_REV00.indd 39 2006.4.4 11:53:26 AM...
IM & Messaging Use Instant Messenger (IM) to send and receive short, simple messages that are delivered immediately. Starting Instant Messenger ❶ Press the [Menu] Soft key and select 1.IM. ❷ Highlight your established IM application and press the [Select] Soft key ([) or the [o] key. ❸...
Multimedia Message Multimedia Message Service (MMS) is a messaging service similar to Short Message Service (SMS). It provides asynchronous delivery of personal multimedia messages. In addition to the familiar text content of text messages, multimedia messages can contain images, graphics, and/or sound.
Messaging Only the Inbox can use the SIM memory to store text messages (SMS). When you try to save more than 50 messages in the Inbox, a full icon ( ) appears. When a full icon appears, you cannot receive any new messages.
see the [ ] icon. ❷ While you are entering a text message, press the [Options] Soft key ([) for more editing options. Use [u/d] key to select an item and press the [o] key. • Add template: Obtain a template. •...
Messaging your message has been read. (if your carrier’s network supports this functionality) • Priority: Set Normal, High, or Low. • Cc (Carbon copy): Sends the message to both the recipient and the third party. • Bcc (Blind carbon copy): Sends the message to the third party but does not notify the other recipient.
• Slide Timing: Sets how long the received message is displayed. The display automatically scrolls to the next slide page after the specified time. • Page Layout: Arranges the image and text display position in the slide page. You can set Image at Top or Text at Top.
Messaging NOTE If the size of the Multimedia Message exceeds the transmission limit (100 Kb), a warning information message will appear. It is automatically saved in the Sent folder if transmission is successful. Inbox Press the [Menu] Soft key, select 2.Messaging, select 2.Inbox, and press the [o] key to display the received messages one by one.
message view to select one of the following options. • Reply All: Replies to the message sender and the 3 party who received the message. (Shown only on the Multimedia Message.) • Delete: Deletes the selected message. • Forward: Sends the received message to another recipient.
Messaging ❷ Select the [Options] Soft key on the bottom of the message list to select one of the following functions. • Delete: Deletes the selected message. •Delete All: Deletes all messages in Sent. •Forward: Sends the Sent message to another recipient. Outbox Outbox contains all messages you have not yet sent.
Templates A template contains a block of text for quick insertion into text messages and multimedia messages. Press the [Menu] Soft key, select 2.Messaging, and then select 6.Templates. If no user-created template exists, only the Create New menu appears in the list. ❶...
Messaging your message center that is required when sending a message. •E-mail Gateway: Stores or changes the number of your e-mail gateway required when sending an e-mail. •Save to: Sets the text message storage to SIM or phone. •Message Format: Sets the message type to Normal, Fax, Voicemail, ERMES, National Paging, X.400, or Internet.
·Ignore: Deletes the received message. 2. Press the [Options] Soft key (]) on the Browser Message Alerting screen. ·Exit: Saves and exits the Browser Message service. • Acknowledge 1. Press the [Options] Soft key ([) on the Browser Message Alerting screen. ·Accept: Shows the information for the selected message.
Recent Calls This function displays missed calls, received calls, and dialed calls. You can delete a call log and see the information for the Call Time and GPRS info in this menu. Press the [s] key to see the recent calls in Standby mode or select the [Menu] Soft key and then select 3.Recent Calls.
Press the [Message] Soft key (]) to send a message to the person who called you. Dialed Calls This function displays the dialed calls list showing the time and date of dialed calls as well as the number or name of the recipient.
Recent Calls & MEdia Net GPRS Info This function displays the following information on the volume of GPRS data transmitted. Press the [Menu] Soft key, select 3.Recent Calls, and then select 6.GPRS Info. • Current Info.: Displays the total volume of GPRS data transmitted in the current session, in Kbytes.
WAP setting information on the phone. Note that you need to follow some on-screen steps to save and activate the settings. Also note that the compatibility to Nokia WAP Provisioning OTA has been established. Bookmarks This function allows you to bookmark an Internet address using the MEdia Net just as you do with a PC Internet browser.
MEdia Net • Profile Name: Press the [o] key to change the profile name. • Home URL: Press the [o] key to edit the Homepage URL provided by your service provider. • Connection Type: Select either WAP or HTTP. • GSM Settings: This function allows you to set the GSM network proxy by inputting the following information.
• Reset Profile: Press the [o] key to reset the settings of the selected profile. Press the Left or Right scroll key to select Yes or No. Cache This function sets up your phone’s cache. This feature is used to store WAP pages directly on your phone, so they display rapidly when you return to them.
Cingular Mall Shop Tones Selecting this menu launches the Web browser to Cingular’s Tones menu. Press the [Menu] Soft key, select 5.Cingular Mall, and then select 1.Shop Tones. Shop Games Selecting this menu launches the Web browser to Cingular’s Arcade menu. Press the [Menu] Soft key, select 5.Cingular Mall, and then select 2.Shop Games.
This function enables you to take a photo in various ways using the built-in camera. The photo can be saved and sent with a multimedia message. Take a Photo Taking photos when your phone is open ❶ Press the [Menu] Soft key, 6.Camera, and then select 1.Take a Photo to enter your phone’s photo capture mode.
Camera Using your Camera Options The Preview mode Press the [Options] Soft key ([) in the preview mode to select the following information which will be applied to the image. Its setting value is temporary, so if you want to save its value, press the [Menu] Soft key, select 6.Camera, and then select 3.Settings.
7.Entering Text on page 35.) • Go to Album: Moves to the Photo Album. ❷ Press the [Send] Soft key (]) to transmit the photo with the multimedia message. Taking photos when your phone is closed ❶ Press and hold the side [z] key on the left side of your phone with the folder closed to enter or escape from the preview mode.
Camera • Set as: •Wallpaper: Adds a photo to Wallpaper in Display. The photo is set as the background image of the main screen. •Address Book: Assigns a specific photo image to Address Book Entry. • Rename: Renames a photo. (For further details about renaming a photo, see 7.Entering Text on page 35.) •...
DRM/Forward Lock Your phone supports a Digital Rights Management (DRM) system to protect acquired content. A piece of content (for example, ringtones, wallpapers) can be protected by using Forward Lock, which means the protected contents cannot be forwarded to other devices including other phones and desktops.
My Stuff NOTE Unless you have set your ring type to vibration or silent mode. Press the [Options] Soft key ([) to apply the options to the sound concerned. The [Options] Soft key is active when the downloaded sound is selected. •...
• Set as Wallpaper: Adds an image to ‘Wallpaper’ in the ‘Display settings’. The image is set as the background image of the main screen. (For further details about renaming a file, see 7.Entering Text on page 35.) • Rename: Renames an image. (For further details about renaming a file, see 7.Entering Text on page 35.) •...
My Stuff 7.Entering Text on page 35.) • Delete: Deletes a photo. • Delete All: Deletes all photos in the album. • File Info: Views the information on a photo. Tools Tools provides various functions such as Alarm, Calendar, Memo, Voice Memo, World Time, Calculator, Converter, Stopwatch, and SIM Tool Kit.
Calendar is displayed as the following views: Monthly View, Daily View, and Event View & Edit. Press the [Menu] Soft key, select 7.My Stuff, select 5.Tools, and then select 2.Calendar. Monthly View Calendar is displayed in this view by default. Press the [Menu] Soft key, select 7.My Stuff, select 5.Tools, and then select 2.Calendar from the menu to display the Monthly View.
My Stuff • Delete: Deletes an event. • Delete All: Deletes all events. Event View & Edit This function displays the events individually and edits the schedule or creates a new schedule. To create a new event in Event View & Edit ❶...
When the memory is full, the “Not Enough Memory” message appears and you return to the menu. To manage voice memos: To manage voice memos, press the [Option] Soft key ([) to select from the following functions. • Send as Multimedia Message: Attach the AMR file and send as multimedia message.
My Stuff reset the formula. Press the [c] key briefly to delete the text of a formula and press and briefly hold the [c] key to delete the whole formula. Converter Converter converts a figure between different units, i.e. length, area, volume, weight and temperature. ❶...
Memory Status This function displays the information of the memory usage status for Photo, Image, Sound, Voice, Games, Messages, and System. NOTE System memory refers to the total memory used for reserved objects, user defined wallpapers, etc. Press [Menu] Soft key, select 7.My Stuff, and then select 6.Memory Status.
Address Book NOTE When you copy memory to phone, select the “Change Type”- Mobile, Home, or Office. •Send Message: Sends a message to a selected recipient. •Add to Speed Dial: Adds the selected number to speed dial. •Language: Selects Spanish or French. English is the default selection.
To edit Speed Dial ❶ If you want to edit a particular item in the speed dial list, move the cursor to the item and press the [Edit] Soft key (]) to update the item. ❷ Press the [Options] Soft key ([) to select the language and search for Spanish or French.
Address Book Memory in Use This function enables you to specify whether you want to save your entry information on your Phone, on your SIM Card, or on either Phone or SIM. Press the [Menu] Soft key, select 8.Address Book, and then select 5.Memory in Use.
Service Numbers This feature might not be available depending on your SIM card. The list of numbers in the SDN (Service Dial Number) appears. Press the [Menu] Soft key, select 8.Address Book, and then select 10.Service Numbers. If necessary, scroll to a number by pressing the [z/x] key or the [u/d] key and press the [s] key to dial the number.
Settings Greeting This function allows you to set the greeting message displayed in Startup or Idle mode. Press the [Menu] Soft key, select 9.Settings, select 1.Display, and then select 3.Greeting. Contrast This function allows you to set the backlighting level from 1 to 8 for your phone’s main display.
Silent. •Sound: Sound is composed of several groups such as Melody Sound, MP3 Sound, Bell Sound, and User Sound. Each group has multiple tones. User Sound presents the melody that results when you press the [Menu] Soft key, select 7.My Stuff, and then select 2.Audio.
Settings turned on or off. • Ring Volume: Controls the volume in eight levels. • Sound: Specifies the flip open tone. You can choose from Bell 1, Bell 2, or Bell 3. Sound Effects This function allows you to turn the default sound effect on or off for various events.
•Deactivate: Cancels Call Forwarding Always. •Status: Informs the setup condition. • By Service: Sets up Call Forwarding Always for each service (All Services, Voice calls, Data and Fax). When Busy This function forwards only those calls that receive a busy connection or that otherwise would have returned the busy indication to the caller.
Settings the [o] key to save. • Send key: Incoming calls are answered by pressing the [s] key. • Any Key: Incoming calls are answered by pressing any key except the [e] key and the [Reject] Soft key. • Flip Open: Incoming calls are answered by opening your phone’s flip.
Phone Language This function allows you to select which language is displayed on your phone. Press the [Menu] Soft key, select 9.Settings, select 4.Phone, and then select 1.Language to select a language for the display. NOTE Select Automatic to set the language as English. Time &...
Settings PIN1 Check Press the scroll [l/r] key and [o] key for setup. If you input the incorrect PIN1 code three consecutive times, you will be prompted to input the PUK1 number. The default is Disabled. • Enabled: Input PIN1 whenever the power is turned on. •...
• Off • Fixed Dial List: Display the numbers recorded in the Fixed Dialing list. Change PIN2 This function allows you to change your phone’s PIN2 code. Network Barring This function is available only if the service provider provides such a function and you have subscribed to it. You can set limitations for making certain types of calls: •...
Settings Reset This function allows you to delete all user settings and data from your phone and returns it to factory-default settings. Press the [Menu] Soft key, select 9.Settings, and then select 7.Reset. Input the phone password and press the [o] key to reset. The default password is 1234.
Name Search 9.2.5 Add Entry 9.2.6 Speed Dial 9.2.7 Groups Memory in Use 9.3.1 Delete All 9.3.2 Copy All 9.3.3 My Phone Number 9.3.4 Memory Info 9.3.5 8.10 Service Numbers* 9.4.1 9 Settings 9.4.2 9.4.3 Display 9.1.1 Shop Graphics 9.1.2 Main Screen 9.5.1 9.5.2...
Access codes The following section describes various security codes used on your phone. PIN1 code (4 to 8 digits) The PIN1 (Personal Identification Number) code protects your SIM card against unauthorized use. The PIN1 code is usually supplied with the SIM card. If you input the incorrect PIN1 code entry three times in a row, the PIN1 code will be blocked.
If you experience any problem while using your mobile phone, please refer to the following checklist. If the problem still persists, contact your dealer or nearest service carrier. When the “Insert SIM Card” message appears: Make sure the SIM card is correctly installed. Check to see if the SIM card is working properly.
Troubleshooting checklist & Performance and safety When you are unable to charge the battery: This may be the result of one of the following three cases. ❶ Your charger may be out of order. Contact your nearest dealer. ❷ You may be attempting to use the phone in an overly hot/cold temperature.
•Ensure that the earthing points of the battery and battery charger do not come in contact with conductive objects. Glossary To help you understand the main technical terms and abbreviations used in this booklet and take full advantage of the features of your mobile phone, here are a few definitions.
Glossary polyphonic ringtones. Multiparty Calling Ability to establish a conference call involving up to five additional parties. PIN (Personal Identification Number) Security code that protects the phone/SIM against unauthorized use. The PIN is supplied by the service provider with the SIM card. It may be a four to eight-digit number and can be changed, as required.
FCC & Industry Canada Regulatory Compliance FCC & Industry Canada Regulatory Compliance This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
FCC & Industry Canada Regulatory Compliance of 15mm (0.6 inches) to the body. Use of other accessories may violate FCC RF exposure guidelines and should be avoided. This device and its antenna must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.