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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 startup ... 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 ... 118 File manager ... 119 Online services ... 121 DVANCED UNCTIONS PC Suite and multimedia for P900 ... 122 PC Suite for P900 ... 122 Multimedia for P900... 123 Installing applications ... 124 Installing applications on your P900 ... 124 Removing applications from your P900...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Automatically set up service provider and messaging ... 164 Manually set up the service provider... 164 Manually set up Messaging ... 165 Setting up WAP accounts ... 166 Using your P900 as a modem ... 166 GPRS - connection information... 168 EFERENCE Troubleshooting ... 170 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 provides 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 must insert the SIM card, and insert and charge the battery. Always detach the charger before inserting or removing 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 100. Getting to know your P900 Battery Before using 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. Insertion and removal To insert the battery 1.

  • 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 upward.

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

    Getting to know your P900 the phone and Bluetooth functions are switched Flight mode off, but you can still use the other functions. Set your P900 to in locations where the use of cellphones is Flight mode prohibited. You can also use other functions but do not want to receive incoming calls.

  • Page 14: Operational Modes

    The P900 works in different operational modes: Flip closed With the keypad Flip closed, the P900 can be used like a conventional cellphone using the keypad to dial and Jog Dial to navigate. For more information, please see ‘Jog Dial’ on page 18 and ‘Keypad functions’...

  • 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 136. Selecting and starting applications Rotate Jog Dial to select an application. Press 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 I nternet E dit Chat Edit John Smith +4613244500 (h) End call Getting to know your P900 Item A Application picker B Menu bar checkbox in C Application area...

  • 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 ringtone 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

    Forward all calls notification Calls screened Icon Function SMS notification MMS notification Email notification SMS overflow Time Time, alarm set Keylock 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

    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 varies according to the market. B The USB connector from the desk stand is connected to a PC.

  • 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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    The Calendar view displays entries for the current day. Use 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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    Contains all settings that are systemwide and affect more than one application. This is the main view to use when initially setting up your P900. Note Settings for Flight mode and P900 locks are located under Control panel > Device Calculator (Flip open only) A standard 10-digit calculator.

  • 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 select a Name organization of media, both in the P900 and on the Memory Stick Duo. See ‘File manager’ on page 119. 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 Messaging. 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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    • Use the onscreen keyboard screen. • Write directly on the screen using the stylus. , to switch the Hide suggestion list , to switch between T9 text input and 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 must Copy Paste. 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. Screen lock This option locks the screen of your P900. This is to protect the device if the screen is accidentally pressed in Flip open mode or with the Flip removed.

  • Page 38: Phone, Call Handling With The Flip Closed

    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.

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    , 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 ringtone.

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    51. The P900 connects you with the matching contact. You can use voice control when the P900 is handheld, used with a hands-free set (car or portable), or with a Bluetooth wireless technology headset. Magic word cannot be used together with a Bluetooth wireless technology headset.

  • Page 41: Call Handling With The Flip Open

    • – Paste a copied number into a field. Paste number Phone • – You can use the P900 as a Speakerphone On/Off speakerphone. See ‘Speakerphone’ on page 46. • – Open another application, and, for example, Applications paste a copied phone number into a Jotter entry.

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

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    – Adjust the volume in the phone. This is easier to Call volume do with Jog Dial. • – All audible ringtones are turned off. Silent mode • – Activate the P900 as a speakerphone. Speakerphone • – Turn the microphone on or off. Mute microphone...

  • Page 44: Handling Two Or More Calls

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Handling two or more calls During a call, you can make a second call, or answer an incoming call. The ongoing call is put on hold and the new call becomes active.

  • Page 45: Call List And Call Log

    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.

  • Page 46: Hints And Smart Functions

    If you open the Flip during a call, the speakerphone function is activated and the volume increases. This lets you continue the conversation while using other functions of the P900. Close the Flip or tap to switch off the speakerphone.

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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 140 on how to activate this function.

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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 hands-free will not work properly. Do not open the Flip during a TTY call. This will impair the quality of the connection.

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    Switch to line 1 depending on the previously preset line. to line 2 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 50: Preferences

    Speak a ‘magic word’ and then the name of the person you want to call, and the P900 attempts to call the person. Instead of the magic word, you can also press and hold Jog Dial or press the hands-free set call button.

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    Set the function , or and tap Hands-free Busy Specify how to manage calls when the P900 is used with a hands-free kit connected. • Answering mode – – Answer calls as normal. Normal –...

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    • – You will be alerted by incoming calls. • – The P900 sends a busy signal to the calling party. – Only people on the list can Accepted callers address book can...

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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Restrict calls You can set restrictions for calls made from or to your P900. You can, for example, prevent it from being used for long- distance calls.

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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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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. When the credit runs out, is displayed and ongoing, Credit expired chargeable calls are stopped. Please refer to the onboard help for detailed information about Call meter settings.

  • Page 56: 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 wallpaper 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 58: 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 59: Camera Settings

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. In this dialog box, you can also set the picture freeze time. This specifies the time the picture stays unchanged on the screen after you have taken it. To take a picture with delay timer 1.

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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. To restore the default CommuniCorder preferences 1. Tap CommuniCorder > Preferences 2. Tap Default 3. Tap CommuniCorder...

  • Page 61: Pictures And Image Editor, Pictures

    Bluetooth wireless technology or infrared communication, downloaded via the browser or transferred from your PC via a cable. Your P900 supports JPEG, GIF, PNG, WBMP and BMP picture formats. In the Image editor, you can perform basic editing of your pictures.

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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Tip Use the function to organize your pictures. Read Folder more about organizing 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 checkboxes 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 Web site and sign up: • For Europe: http://www.sonystyle-imaging.com •...

  • Page 65: Video Player, Video Clips

    At the bottom of the screen, you can see how many video clips you have saved in your P900. To view a video clip 1.

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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.

  • Page 67: Streaming

    Saving video clips When you play video clips you have received via email or multimedia messaging, or 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

    With the music player you can listen to single music tracks or entire folders containing tracks. You can download tracks to your P900 from a PC, the Web or a Memory Stick Duo, and create different folders with tracks. Your P900 supports a number of different sound files, including the popular MP3 format.

  • Page 70: Managing Sound Files

    Beautiful Night Rooster tracks in the folder. Use the Song for you slider to move forward and Sony Ericsson theme backward in the track. Select Standing Still to move Music > Manage tracks to the 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 email 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

    Javascript 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 offline viewing. The browser uses folders for categorizing 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 Web page in normal view or full-screen view. Use the Internet button to change 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. – – Send an SMS message according to the link. New SMS – – Send an MMS message according to the link. New MMS – –...

  • Page 77: Using The Bookmark View

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. 3. Select the tab to view information on the Connection connection. 4. Select the Certificates button to view the information on: – Server – User To disconnect from the Internet 1.

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    – Categorize your contacts into folders Edit folders (business, 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 online 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 whether you want to be able to receive messages from your WAP service provider. – Select whether you want to automatically open the URL in WAP Push messages.

  • Page 81: Games, Chess, Solitaire

    P900 box. You can also install games from other developers, see ‘Installing applications’ on page 124. 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.

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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Points are awarded for playing pile cards and bonus points are awarded for unbroken, ascending or descending runs of four or more rank cards. When you cannot play any more cards and cards still remain in the piles, the game is over.

  • Page 83: B Usiness Messaging

    MMS (Multimedia Message Service) messages. A multimedia message can contain text, graphics, animations, photographic images, audio clips and ringtones. Email messages. Your P900’s mail client supports POP3 and IMAP4 mail servers, MIME attachments and SMTP for sending mail. You also use...

  • Page 84: Folders In Messaging

    A simple way of setting up an Internet or email 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 Messaging, 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 phone number or email 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 phone number or email address.

  • Page 89: Handling Emails

    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 email, 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 email.

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    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 preinstalled viewers for Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat (PDF) files. More viewers are available on the...

  • Page 92: More About Messaging

    Done Disconnecting and connecting If your P900 is already connected to the Internet when you send an email, it will remain connected after sending it. If your P900 is not connected before sending an email, it will connect and send the message.

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    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.

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    When you set up a synchronization with your PC, an account for synchronized email messages is automatically created on your P900 and indicated by . You can have more than one account for synchronized emails. If you send an email 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 132. Using Contacts with the Flip...

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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. • – Send the active contact using infrared or Bluetooth Send as wireless technology. • – Delete the active contact. Delete contact • – Will access the application list view. # Applications Menu options in SIM •...

  • Page 97: Using Contacts With The Flip Open

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. To add a contact You can create a new contact using information from a recently received voice call or message. See also ‘Add to contacts’ on page 51.

  • Page 98: Creating And Editing Contacts

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. – Select or the URL to open a Web page. – Select to send a multimedia message. – Select to send a text message. Using service and information numbers To call an Information number or Service number on the SIM card 1.

  • Page 99

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. 3. Tap the button and record a voice command after the Record tone. 4. Tap to check the quality of the recording. Play • To remove a voice command, select the To add a note to a contact 1.

  • Page 100: Managing Contacts, Making An Owner Card

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Managing contacts You can use to move contacts between the Contacts manager folders, send contacts as a Vcard to another device, or to delete them. You can also send or delete contacts on the SIM card with Contacts manager See ‘Sending and receiving items’...

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    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. To create your owner card 1. Select and enter your details. Contacts > New 2. Select Contacts > Set as owner card Tip You can also create an owner card by viewing the detail view of a contact and selecting the menu option To send your owner card 1.

  • Page 102: Calendar, Creating Calendar Entries

    - Specify a location or select a location you have Location used before. – - Select the checkbox 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 103: Managing Calendar Entries

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

  • Page 104: 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 105: Tasks, Creating Task Entries

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

  • Page 106: 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 checkbox to the left of the entry in the Tasks list. To sort the entries Select Edit >...

  • Page 107: 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 108: 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 notepad 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 109: Drawing Pictures, Managing Notes, Sending And Receiving Notes

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

  • Page 110: 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, email or multimedia message, and use a sound recording as a ringtone.

  • Page 111: Using Sound Recordings As Ringtones, 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 112: 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 113: Time, Setting Time And Date

    The time and date are always displayed on the Flip closed standby screen. You can customize 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 114: 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 metric system, and different punctuation marks can be used as separators.

  • Page 115: Setting Alarms

    5. Tap Done Setting alarms You can set up to three different alarms on 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 an audible alert.

  • Page 116: Viewer, Common Viewer Functions

    To open a document from an email or Web 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 117: 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 118: 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 119: 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 subfolders: •...

  • Page 120

    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 121: 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 stock price information.

  • Page 122: 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 123: 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 124: 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 125

    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 126: Removing Applications From Your P900

    Tip See also ‘Master reset’ on page 159 and ‘Storage manager’ on page 160 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 127: Connecting To Other Devices, Connection Via Syncstation

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

  • Page 128: Connection Via The Infrared Port

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

  • Page 129: Connection Via Bluetooth Wireless Technology

    The Bluetooth wireless technology operation mode can also be changed with the Flip closed, using the When the Bluetooth wireless technology is activated, appears on the screen and the left indicator on top of your P900 flashes blue. Pairing To make your P900 initiate pairing with another device, such as a headset 1.

  • Page 130

    – 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 requested. When the passcode is accepted, the pairing process is complete; see ‘Passcodes’ on page 131.

  • Page 131

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. 6. If, in the future, you want to allow the headphone to connect to your P900 without your explicit approval of each connection, you should select Control panel >...

  • Page 132: 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 synchronizing your P900 and PC. You will instead get duplicates on your P900.

  • Page 133: Remote Synchronization

    127. 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 134: 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 135: Restoring Data

    Memory Stick can only be restored to a Memory Stick. To restore a backup 1. Turn on your P900 and connect it to the PC via a cable. 2. In the PC, click on and restore 3.

  • Page 136: S Ettings Personalizing Your P900, Themes, Changing Your Application Shortcuts, Setting A Wallpaper 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 color of screen and text, the icons, and the wallpaper picture.

  • Page 137: Adding Images To Your Contacts, Ringtones

    Bluetooth wireless technology file transfer from a PC or using a Memory Stick. Extra ringtones can be found on the Multimedia for P900 CD-ROM. You can add as many ringtones as desired, subject only to available storage space.

  • Page 138: Alarm Tones And Sound Notification

    You may change the default ringtone that is played in all other cases. To do this, see ‘Sounds and alerts’ on page 141. Note If your P900 finds that you have renamed, moved or deleted a ringtone, it will play the default instead.

  • Page 139: Control Panel, Display

    The Control Panel is the location for all the main settings on your P900 that are systemwide 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 140: Flight Mode

    Use these settings to turn 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 141: International, Locks, Sounds And Alerts

    Locks contains options for activating the locks on the device, the SIM card and the keys on the keypad, and for changing the lock codes, see ‘P900 locks’ on page 35. Sounds and alerts Use these settings to control sounds and alerts of your P900. as well Time, •...

  • Page 142

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. To change the default ringtone or alert 1. Tap the drop-down menu. 2. Select Default Melody for the P900 default or Find Melody to select a new one. 3. If required, change the folder.

  • Page 143: Text Input, Themes, Time & Date

    – 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 144: User Greeting

    User greeting select the Your P900 can show a user greeting on the standby screen when you turn it on. Use this dialog to turn this function on or off. You can define your own user greeting text (up to 32 characters).

  • Page 145

    Control panel Tip You will probably find that the preset name of your P900, and of devices you pair it with, are not very meaningful or easily recognizable. It is a good idea to change these names to something more useful.

  • Page 146: Cable, Gsm Networks, Infrared

    • 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 147: 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 148

    If you select the Username and password required checkbox, but do not enter a username and password, you will be prompted to enter these when the P900 connects. Address Enter the Internet address of your access point. This address is supplied by your service provider.

  • Page 149

    Your Internet Service Provider (ISP) supplies you with your , your , and their Username Password Phone number P900 dials to connect to the Internet. If you have a High-Speed Header Peak rate , and Mean , which is set as...

  • Page 150

    1. Select the Enable secure access checkbox. To create or delete Secure Tokens on your P900, select Control panel > Other >Secure tokens 2. Select the vendor and token names of the Secure Token that you want to link to this account from the drop-down lists.

  • Page 151: Messaging Accounts

    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...

  • Page 152

    You can select one of your email accounts as be the email account that your P900 uses when you use to send an entry as an email directly from one of your P900 applications To create a new email account 1.

  • Page 153

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Email account Inbox tab settings Username Your Internet Service Provider (ISP) supplies you Password with your username and password, and its Incoming server incoming server address, which identifies the address computer where your incoming email messages are stored.

  • Page 154

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. To delete an email account 1. On the tab, select the account in the list. Email 2. Select Delete 3. Select Done SMS tab Use these settings to set up text message and EMS messaging: Messaging accounts SMS tab settings SMS Service Service center address...

  • Page 155

    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. Play full screen...

  • Page 156: Wap Accounts

    WAP account. The dialog has two tabs: Basic Preferred. Basic tab The dialog displays a list of all the WAP accounts on your P900. You can add a account to the list and Edit existing account. Delete...

  • Page 157

    • Prevent the page being loaded or the software being installed. Internet • Continue at your own risk. The certificates on your P900 have been created and issued by an independent organization that ensures their authenticity. to ensure the Certificate manager...

  • Page 158: Flip Removed, Format Disk

    P900 has been removed, see ‘Virtual flip’ on page 17. Format disk This dialog primarily lets you rename and format any Memory Stick Duo that you install in your P900. Your P900 comes with one Memory Stick Duo. Control panel...

  • Page 159: Ip Security Manager, Language Selection, Master Reset

    Language selection Use this list of all languages stored on your P900 to change the language. The highlighted entry is the language presently in use. You can delete all languages except English.

  • Page 160: Secure Tokens, 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 Dialog details when using secure access are vendor, system and network-specific.

  • Page 161: Wim Pin Settings

    • Throughout your P900, use folders as you create and receive information to speed up maintenance later. Deleting or copying general files to see lists of all stored general file types on your P900 Files and the Memory Stick Duo. You can copy files to a specified folder, delete unwanted files, and launch the appropriate application to view or play a file in the list.

  • Page 162

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. • Enable PIN A PIN code that is enabled is requested for authorization of an operation. To proceed with the operation, you must enter the PIN code. •...

  • Page 163: Getting Started With Internet And Messaging, Introduction

    • A private service provider such as your company or 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 164: Automatically Set Up Service Provider And Messaging, Manually Set Up The Service Provider

    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 the automatic...

  • Page 165: Manually Set Up Messaging

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. First collect all the information you require. You can obtain this information from your ISP (Internet Service Provider), or if you are connecting to a corporate network, your information services department.

  • Page 166: Setting Up Wap Accounts, Using Your P900 As A Modem

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

  • Page 167

    Because Bluetooth is wireless and requires no line-of-sight alignment, you can place the laptop in a comfortable position and let your P900 remain in your pocket, briefcase, or even be placed up to 10 meters away. If you wish to use an infrared link, the range is typically up to 1 meter.

  • Page 168: Gprs - Connection Information

    5. Confirm the selection. A new DUN connection is created. 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 146. 2. Use any conventional method to make a connection: –...

  • Page 169

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. The GPRS data log shows a list of GPRS Internet accounts. Where one account is active or suspended, the relevant status icon is displayed to the left of the account. To view information on an account 1.

  • Page 170: 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 171

    Check your display signal strength indicator. Move outdoors or up from the ground to obtain a sufficiently strong signal. • Ensure the P900 is not set in Flight mode. • Your P900 might be busy sending or receiving data or email.

  • Page 172

    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 173

    Move the switch in the other direction. • The Memory Stick Duo might be full. Delete some files from 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 up memory.

  • Page 174: 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 unauthorized 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 175

    Please check if local laws and regulations restrict the use of mobile phones while driving or require drivers to use handsfree solutions. We recommend that you use only Ericsson or Sony Ericsson handsfree solutions intended for use with your product. Please note that because of possible interference with other equipment, some vehicle manufacturers forbid the use of mobile phones in their vehicles unless a handsfree kit with an external antenna supports the installation.

  • Page 176: Limited Warranty

    Product, will, at their option, either repair or replace the Product in accordance with the terms and conditions stipulated herein. 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 177

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. 2. If Sony Ericsson repairs or replaces the Product, the repaired or replaced Product shall be warranted for the remaining time of the original warranty period or for ninety (90) days from the date of repair, whichever is longer.

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

    S-221 88 Lund, Sweden declare under our sole responsibility that our product Sony Ericsson type FAB 1021011-BV and FAB 1021011-CN and in combination with our accessories, to which this declaration relates is in con- formity with the appropriate standards 3GPP TS 51.010-1, EN 301489-7,...

  • Page 179: Terms And Definitions

    A version of HTML optimized for small devices. Caller Line Identification. Shows the number of the person calling you in your cellphone display. Your P900 will also display the name and photograph of the caller if they are in Contacts. You can then make an informed choice as to whether or not to take the call.

  • Page 180

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Cascading Stylesheet. A feature of browsers. DTMF Dual-Tone Multifrequency. A method of coding digits as a combination of two audible tones. Dialup Networking. The dialup 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 email. The email is received and held for you by your POP server. Periodically, the P900 Messaging application can check your mailbox on the server and download any emails.

  • 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 Center (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- Support for additional file types can be installed from the Multimedia for P900 CD. Note The preinstalled 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 52 - inserting 11 Accessories 23 - removing 11 Add to contacts 51 Bluetooth wireless Alarm tones 138 technology 129...

  • Page 191

    - bookmarks 77 - browser view 74 - browsing 73 - signing documents 77 - user authentication request 77 Introduction to P900 8 IP security manager 157 Jog Dial 18 Jotter 108 - creating and editing notes 108 - drawing pictures 109...

  • Page 192

    P900 overview 10 Multimedia for P900 123 P900 package 9 Multimedia messages 83 PC connectivity Music player 69 software 127 PC Suite for P900 122 PDF files Navigation 16 - viewing 118 Networks 146 Personalizing your P900 136 Notes 108...

  • Page 193

    This is the Internet version of the user’s guide. © Print only for private use. Speed dial Time & date settings 157 - making a call 42 Tone based services 47 - set-up 46 Touchscreen lock 37 Spreadsheets Transfer items with - viewing 117 Send As 29 Standby view 15...

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