LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Unpacking ... 5 For Your Safety ... 6 Your Phone ... 10 Phone Components ... 10 Your Phone’s Features ... 11 Display Information ... 12 Getting Started ... 14 Installing the SIM Card ... 14 Charging the Battery ...
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Unit Converter ... 51 Infrared ... 51 Address Book ... 53 Contacts ... 53 New Contact ... 53 Speed Dial List ... 54 Caller Groups ... 54 Copy All Contacts ... 55 Delete All Contacts ...55 Settings ...55 Information ...56 Settings ...57...
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM ˘ Unpacking Check to make sure that you have all the parts shown below. Memory card adapter / User Guide Standard Battery Memory card Travel Adapter USB Data cable Stereo headset Handset /LG Mobile Suite...
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM For Your Safety Important Information This user guide contains important information on the use and operation of this phone. Please read all theinformation carefully for optimal performance and to prevent any damage to or misuse of the phone. Any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this user guide could void your warranty for this equipment.
Only use the batteries, antennas, and chargers provided by LG. The warranty will not be applied to products provided by other suppliers. Only authorized personnel should service the phone and its accessories.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM For Your Safety Do not hold or let the antenna come in contact with your body during a call. An emergency call can be made only within a service area. For an emergency call, make sure that you are within a service area and that the phone is turned on.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM maintained between the user s body and the back of the phone. Third-party belt-clips, holsters, and similar accessories containing metallic components should not be used. Body-worn accessories that cannot maintain 0.6 inches(1.5cm) separation distance between the user s body and the back of the phone, and have not been tested for typical body-worn operations may not comply with FCC RF exposure limits and should be avoided.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Your Phone’s Features 1. Earpiece 2. Navigation key: Use for quick access to phone functions. 3. Send key: You can dial a phone number and answer incoming calls.Press this key in standby mode to quickly access the most recent incoming, outgoing and missed calls.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Your Phone Ear-microphone jack Antenna Camera Flash Backlight A backlight illuminates the display and the keypad. When you press any key or open the flip, the backlight turns on. It turns off if no key is pressed within a given period of time, depending on the Backlight Timer menu option.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM On-Screen Icons The table below describes various display indicators or icons that appear on the phone’s display screen. Icon Description Indicates the strength of the network signal. Indicates a call is in progress. Indicates that GPRS service is available. Indicates the alarm has been set and is on.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Getting Started Installing the SIM Card When you subscribe to a cellular network, you are provided with a plug-in SIM card loaded with your subscription details, such as your PIN and any optional available services. Important! The plug-in SIM card and its contacts can be easily damaged by scratches or bending, so be careful when...
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM 4. Position the lugs on the down of the battery into the retaining holder. Then push the bottom of the battery into position until it clicks. 5. Attach back cover by sliding up into position until it clicks.
˘ ` 16 Memory card LG 500 is equipped on the side with Memory card with a maximum of 512MB capacity. You can use this card to save data files such as MP3 songs. Note Always insert/remove the memory card with the handset power off.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM The gold contacts of the Memory card must be facing up Removing the memory card 1. Push in memory card with the tip of your finger into the slot to unlock the card. 2. Carefully pull the memory card out of slot. ˘...
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM ˘ ` 18 Getting Started Access Codes You can use the access codes described in this section to avoid unauthorized use of your phone.The access codes can be changed by using the Change Codes feature (Menu 9.5.5). Security code (4 to 8 digits) The security code protects the unauthorized use of your phone.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM General Functions Making a Call 1. Make sure your phone is powered on. 2. Enter a phone number including the area code. To edit a number on the display screen, simply press the C key to erase one digit at a time. Press and hold the C key to erase the entire number.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM General Functions Adjusting the Volume During a call, if you want to adjust the earpiece volume, use the side keys of the phone. In idle mode, you can adjust the ring volume using the side keys.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM T9 Mode This mode allows you to enter words with only one keystroke per letter. Each key on the keypad has more than one letter. The T9 mode automatically compares your keystrokes with an internal linguistic dictionary to determine the correct word, thus requiring far fewer keystrokes than the traditional ABC mode.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM General Functions 2. Enter the whole word before editing or deleting any keystrokes. 3. Complete each word with a space by pressing the To delete letters, press C. Press and hold down C to erase the letters continuously. Notice To exit the text input mode without saving your input,press Using the ABC Mode...
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM ˘ ` 23 General Functions Using the 123 (Numbers) Mode The 123 Mode enables you to enter numbers in a text message (a telephone number, for example). Press the keys corresponding to the required digits before manually switching back to the appropriate text entry mode.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Selecting Functions and Options Your phone offers a set of functions that allow you to customize the phone. These functions are arranged in menus and sub-menus, accessed via the two soft keys marked < and >. Each menu and sub-menu allows you to view and alter the settings of a particular function.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM In-Call Menu Your phone provides a number of control functions that you can use during a call. To access these functions during a call, press the left soft key [Options]. During a Call The menu displayed on the handset screen during a call is different than the default main menu displayed when in idle screen, and the options are described below.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM In-Call Menu Conference Calls The conference service provides you with the ability to have a simultaneous conversation with more than one caller, if your network service provider supports this feature. A conference call can only be set up when you have one active call and one call on hold, both calls having been answered.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Menu Tree The following illustration shows the available menu structure and indicates the: Number assigned to each menu option. Page where you can find the feature description. 1. Multimedia (see page 29) 1.1 Camera / Video 1.1.1 Take Photo 1.1.2 Record Video 1.1.3 Photo Gallery...
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Menu Tree 7. Tools (see page 49) 7.1 Alarm Clock 7.2 Calendar 7.3 Voice Memo 7.3.1 Record 7.3.2 View List 7.4 Calculator 7.5 Notepad 7.6 World Clock 7.7 Unit Converter 7.8 Infrared 8. Address Book (see page 53) 8.1 Contacts 8.2 New Contact 8.3 Speed Dial List...
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Multimedia Camera / Video The integrated camera allows you to take pictures at a maximum resolution 640X480 pixels (also known as VGA). Taking pictures will be more fun thanks to the additional functions such as the 4X Zoom (depending on the resolution), Brightness control, White Balance and Color Effect.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Multimedia Self Timer: Determines the delay time. Flash: Allows you to turn the flash on or off. For one touch access, press , while in Camera (or Video) mode. Color Effect: Allows you to apply special effect to the picture.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Note Press the left soft key [Photo]: Camera application enables you to take a still picture. Resolution: Sets the image size to one of Low (128X96), Hi (176X144). Quality: Determines the quality of a video clip. White Balance: This adjusts the light effect level and you can select from the following options: Auto / Daylight / Incandescent / Cloudy / Fluorescent.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Multimedia Edit: (Shown in the normal view) After selecting the normal view of an image, you can edit it as follows. After editing, the changed image can be saved by pressing the left soft key [Save]. And the original image is retained. •...
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Check Memory (Menu 1.1.6) You can check the current memory status on the phone. MP3 Player All Songs: This menu allows to view the whole play list in the external memory. My Playlist: You can create the own play list with the selected song that you want in the list of All songs menu.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Color: You can select Color of the foreground and background. Alignment: You can make the message contents aligned Left, Center or Right. T9 Languages: Select a T9 input mode. Cancel: If you press Cancel while writing a message, you will exit the message section without saving any of the content.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Messaging Note If you select the photo on writing multimedia message, loading duration will take about 5 seconds. Please wait until the picture is uploaded before continuing. Inbox You will be alerted when you have received messages. They will be stored in the Inbox.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Information: You can view information about outbox messages; Recipient’s address, Subject, Message date & time, Message type, Message size. Delete all: You can delete all messages in the Outbox. ❈ When you didn’t send the message: View: You can preview multimedia messages you wrote.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Messaging Voice Mail Number (Menu 2.5.2) Allows you to change the voice mail server number, if necessary. Note Voice Mail is a network feature. Please contact your service provider for further information. Info Messages Info service messages are text messages sent by the network to GSM phone users.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Edit Subject: You can edit subject. Move to: You can move to previous or next slide. Delete Slide: You can delete current slides. Set Slide Format • Set Timer: You can set timer for slide, text, picture and sound.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Messaging Note The last 4 items (Message Types, Validity Period, Delivery Report, Reply Via Same Message Center) might not be visible dependent on SIM. Multimedia Messages (Menu 2.8.2) Priority: You can set the priority of the message you choose.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Each type of information is associated with a number, which can be obtained from the service provider. When you receive an info service message, a popup message will indicate a new message receipt or the info service message will be displayed directly.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Internet You can access various WAP(Wireless Application Protocol) services such as banking, news, weather reports and flight information. These services are specially designed for mobile phones and they are maintained by the WAP service providers. Check the availability of WAP services, pricing and tariffs with your network operator and/or the service provider whose service you wish to use.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Access Point A profile is the network information used to connect to the Internet. The options are: Homepage: This setting allows you to enter the address (URL) of a site you want as a homepage. You do not need to type http:// at the front of each URL as the WAP Browser will automatically add it.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Internet Allow Cache (Menu 3.3.2) Set a value whether a connection attempt is made through cache or not. Note A cache is a buffer memory, which is used to store data temporarily. Cookie Settings The user information you have accessed is stored in the cookie.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Games & Apps Java is a technology developed by Sun Microsystems. Similar to the way you would download the Java Applet using the standard Netscape or MS Internet Explorer browsers, Java MIDIet can be downloaded using the WAP enabled phone.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Media Services Games & Apps For further details, see page 45. Ringtones / Audio Download Ring Tune (Menu 5.2.1) For further details, see page 57 (Menu 9.1.1). My Sounds (Menu 5.2.2) The left soft key [Options] will bring up the following options.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Recent Calls You can check the record of missed, received, and dialed calls only if the network supports the Calling Line Identification (CLI) within the service area. The number and name (if available) are displayed together with the date and time at which the call was made.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Tools Alarm Clock You can set up to 5 alarm clocks to go off at a specified time. 1. Select On and enter the alarm time you want. 2. Select the repeat period: Once, Mon~Fri, Mon~Sat, Everyday.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Tools Voice Memo The voice memo feature you to record up to 10 voice messages and each memo is up to 20 Seconds. Record (Menu 7.3.1) 1. You can record voice memo in Voice recorder menu and also holding down in the standby mode.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Notepad You can make up to maximum 10 memos. 1. Select a Notepad entry you would like to use. 2. If it is empty, use the left soft key [Write] to add or change information. 3.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Tools Configure and activate an IrDA-compliant infrared • port on your PC. Activate the infrared feature on the phone; the • symbol appears on the right side at the bottom of the display. Dial the network service number given to you by the •...
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Address Book You can store phone numbers and their corresponding names in the memory of your SIM card. In addition, you can store up to 250 numbers and names in the phone memory. The SIM card and phone memories, although physically separate, are used as if they were a single entity, called the Address Book.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Address Book • Adding new entries into SIM memory You can enter a name and number, and select the required group. (Depends on the SIM) • Adding new entries into phone memory You can enter a name, numbers, E-mail address and memo, and select the required group.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Copy All Contacts You can copy or move entries from the SIM card memory to the phone memory and vice versa. SIM to Phone (Menu 8.5.1) You can copy the entry from the SIM card to phone memory.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Address Book Information Service Dial Number (Menu 8.8.1) You can view the list of Service Dialing Numbers (SDN) assigned by your network provider (If supported by the SIM card). Such numbers include the emergency, directory assistance and voice mail numbers.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Settings Sounds Download Ring Tune (Menu 9.1.1) Allows you to download ring tunes. Ringtones (Menu 9.1.2) Shows your list of pre-loaded and downloaded ringtones. You can also play from your ringtone list. Volume (Menu 9.1.3) Allows you to control the ringer, key tone, earpiece, headset and handsfree volume.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Settings Banner (Menu 9.2.5) If you select On, you can edit the text which is displayed in standby mode. Theme (Menu 9.2.6) You can choose 3 kinds of color schemes. Information Box (Menu 9.2.7) You can preview the current state of the selected menu before the menu is selected.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM All Fax Calls: Diverts to a number with a fax connection unconditionally. • Activate: Activates the corresponding service. - To Voice Mail Center: Forwards to voice mail center. This function does not include All Data Calls and All Fax Calls menus.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Settings Select Line (Menu 9.4.7) This setting is shown only if the SIM card supports two subscriber numbers, that is, two phone lines. Select which phone line (Line 1 or Line 2) you want to use for making calls and sending short messages.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Call Barring Service (Menu 9.5.3) Call barring allows you to restrict from making and receiving calls with your phone. For this function, you need the barring password, which you can obtain from your service provider. The following options are available: All Outgoing Calls: Calls cannot be made.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Settings Note PIN: Personal Identification Number. Connection Depending on ENS (Enhanced Network Selection) function and “PLMN Mode” in SIM, Network Selection menu appears or disappears. Network (Menu 9.6.1) The Network Selection feature allows you to indicate how the network you will use is selected when roaming outside your home area.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM The default setting is “America (850/1900)” so in order to switch to the European frequency, simply select the “Europe (1800)” option from the World Phone Setting menu. After the selection, turn the phone off and on again to begin using the new frequency setting.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Q&A Please check to see if any problems you have encountered with the phone are described in this section before taking the phone in for a service or calling a service engineer. How do I view the list of outgoing calls, incoming calls and missed calls? Press the S key.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Why does the battery life get shorter in standby mode? The battery is worn out. As time passes, the battery life gradually becomes shorter. If the battery lasts about half the amount of time as when first purchased, it’s time to purchase a new battery.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Safety Guidelines TIA Safety Information Provided herein is the complete TIA Safety Information for Wireless Handheld phones. Inclusion of the text covering Pacemakers, Hearing Aids, and Other Medical Devices is required in the owner’s manual for CTIA Certification.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM pointed up and over your shoulder. Tips on Efficient Operation For your phone to operate most efficiently: Do not touch the antenna unnecessarily when the phone is in use. Contact with the antenna affects call quality and may cause the phone to operate at a higher power level than otherwise needed.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Safety Guidelines If you have any reason to suspect that interference is taking place, turn your phone OFF immediately. Hearing Aids Some digital wireless phones may interfere with some hearing aids. In the event of such interference, you may want to consult your service provider.
The battery does not need to be fully discharged before recharging. Use only LG-approved chargers specific to your phone model since they are designed to maximize battery life. Do not disassemble or impact the battery as it may cause electric shock, short-circuit, and fire.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Safety Guidelines Replace the battery when it no longer provides acceptable performance. The battery can be recharged several hundred times before replacement. Recharge the battery after long periods of non-use to maximize battery life. Battery life will vary due to usage patterns and environmental conditions.
Do not immerse your phone in water. If this happens, turn it off immediately and remove the battery. If the phone does not work, take it to an LG Authorized Service Center. The power cord on this product will expose you to...
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Safety Guidelines also emit very low levels of RF when in the standby mode. Whereas high levels of RF can produce health effects (by heating tissue), exposure to low level RF that does not produce heating effects causes no known adverse health effects.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Environmental Protection Agency Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Administración de la seguridad y salud laborales) Occupational Safety and Health Administration National Telecommunications and Information Administration The National Institutes of Health participates in some interagency working group activities, as well. The FDA shares regulatory responsibilities for wireless phones with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Safety Guidelines 4. What are the results of the research done already? The research done thus far has produced conflicting results, and many studies have suffered from flaws in their research methods. Animal experiments investigating the effects of radiofrequency energy (RF) exposures characteristic of wireless phones have yielded conflicting results that often cannot be...
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM time of exposure to a cancer-causing agent and the time tumors develop - if they do- may be many, many years. The interpretation of epidemiological studies is hampered by difficulties in measuring actual RF exposure during day-to-day use of wireless phones.Many factors affect this measurement, such as the angle at which the phone is held, or which...
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Safety Guidelines exposure from wireless telephones is set at a Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg). The FCC limit is consistent with the safety standards developed by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE) and the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM But if very small. you are concerned about avoiding even potential risks, you can take a few simple steps to minimize your exposure to radiofrequency energy (RF). Since time is a key factor in how much exposure a person receives, reducing the amount of time spent using a wireless phone will reduce RF exposure.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Safety Guidelines (EMI) of implanted cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators from wireless telephones. This test method is now part of a standard sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Medical instrumentation (AAMI). The final draft, a joint effort by the FDA, medical device manufacturers, and many other groups, was completed in late 2000.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Consumer Information on SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) This Model Phone Meets the Government’s Requirements for Exposure to Radio Waves. Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed and manufactured not to exceed the emission limits for exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of the U.S.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Safety Guidelines The FCC has granted an Equipment Authorization for this model phone with all reported SAR levels evaluated as in compliance with the FCC RF emission guidelines. SAR information on this model phone is on file with the FCC and can be found under the Display Grant section of http://www.fcc.gov/oet/fccid after searching on FCC ID BEJCE500.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM Glossary To help you understand the main technical terms and abbreviations used in this booklet and take full advantage of the feature on your mobile phone, here are a few definitions.. Call Barring Ability to restrict outgoing and incoming calls. Call Divert Ability to reroute calls to another number.
LG500 ENG Rogers_1026 2005.11.7 10:26 AM ˘ ` 82 Glossary Phone Password Security code used to unlock the phone when you have selected the option to lock it automatically each time it switches on. Roaming Use of your phone when you are outside your home area (when traveling for example).