Contents Switch between uppercase and lowercase 1 Important safety instructions 7 Phonebook Direct keys Direct access memories 2 Your phone View the phonebook What is in the box Search a record Overview of the phone Call from the phonebook Overview of the base station Access the phonebook during a call Add a record 3 Get started...
12 Telephone answering machine Turn the answering machine on or off Family notes Set the answering machine language Set the answer mode Announcements Incoming messages Remote access 13 Services Call list type Auto conference Call barring Call blocking Network type Auto prefix Select the recall duration Dial mode...
1 Important safety • Handsfree activation could suddenly increase the volume in the earpiece to a very high level: make sure instructions the handset is not too close to your ear. • This equipment is not designed to make emergency calls when the power fails.
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• Press and hold to switch the handset Overview of the phone on or off. e m1/m2/m3 Store the emergency phone numbers or numbers you call frequently. • Press to enter a space during text editing. • Press and hold to lock/unlock the keypad in standby mode.
Loudspeaker Skip backward/forward during playback. r Battery door • Play messages. • Stop messages playback. Overview of the base station XL490 • Press to find handsets. • Press and hold to enter the registration mode. XL495 • Press to find handsets.
3 Get started Caution • Make sure that you have read the safety instructions in the 'Important safety instructions' section before you connect and install your handset. Connect the base station Warning • Risk of product damage! Ensure that the power supply voltage corresponds to the voltage printed on the back or the underside of the phone.
Note • The country/language setting option is country dependent. If no welcome message is displayed, it means the country/language setting is preset for your country. Then you can set the date and time. To re-set the language, see the following steps. Select [Menu] >...
Enter the old PIN, then press [OK] to When the handset is off the confirm. base station, the bars indicate the Enter the new PIN code, then press [OK] battery level (full, medium and to confirm. low). When the handset is on the base Enter the new PIN code again, then press station/charger, the bars flash until [Save] to confirm.
It remains steadily on when browsing Check the signal strength incoming calls in the call log. It remains steadily on when browsing The number of bars indicates outgoing calls in the redial list. the connection status between It flashes when there is a new missed the handset and base station.
4 Calls Call through the direct key You can make a quick call from the record pre- saved in the direct key in the following ways: Note Press m1, m2 or m3 in standby mode, then • press to dial out the number. •...
Make a second call • When there is a missed call, a notification message is displayed. Note • Select [Silent] to turn off the ringer of the current incoming call. • This service is network dependent. Press during a call. »...
Make a conference call with the external callers Note • This service is network dependent. Check with the service provider for additional charges. When you are connected to two calls, you can make a conference call in these ways: • Press , then ;...
5 Intercom and » For multi-handset versions, the handsets available for intercom are conference calls displayed, then go to step 2. Select a handset, then press [OK] to confirm. » Wait for the other side to answer your call. Note •...
Note • Press to join an ongoing conference with another handset if [Services] > [Conference] is set to [Auto]. During the conference call Press [Int.] to put the external call on hold and go back to the internal call. » The external call is put on hold. Press [Conf] to establish the conference call again.
6 Text and numbers You can enter text and numbers for handset name, phonebook records, and other menu items. Enter text and numbers Press once or several times on the alphanumeric key to enter the selected character. Press [Clear] to delete a character. Press and hold [Clear] to delete all characters.
7 Phonebook on the key in standby mode, the saved phone number is dialed automatically. Note This phone has a phonebook that stores up to 50 records. Each record can have a name up to • The availability of direct access memory is country dependent.
Press the alphanumerical key that matches » Your new record is saved. the character. » The first record that starts with this character is displayed. • Press and hold to insert a pause. • Press once or several times on the alphanumeric key to Call from the phonebook enter the selected character.
Delete all records Select [Menu] > [Phonebook] > [Delete all], press [OK] to confirm. » A confirmation request is displayed on the handset. Press [OK] to confirm. » All records (except the 2 direct access memory records) are deleted.
8 Call log Select the call list type Select [Menu] > [Services] > [Call list type], then press [OK] to confirm. The call log stores the incoming call history Select an option, then press [OK] to of all missed, received or blocked calls. The confirm.
Delete a call record Press » The incoming call log is displayed. Select a record, then press [Option]. Select [Delete], then press [OK] to confirm. » A confirmation request is displayed on the handset. Press [OK] to confirm. » The record is deleted. Delete all call records Press »...
9 Redial list Access the redial list during a call The redial list stores the call history of dialed Press [Option] and select [Redial]. calls. It includes the names and/or numbers you Press [OK] to confirm. have called. This phone can store up to 20 redial records.
10 Phone settings Select [Menu] > [Phone setup] > [Sounds] > [MySound], then press [OK] to confirm. Select [Earpiece]/[Loudspeaker]. You can customize the settings to make it your Select a profile, then press [OK] to own phone. confirm. » The setting is saved. Sound settings Access the sound profile during a call Press [Sound] for once or several times to...
Select [On]/[Off], then press [OK] to Silent mode confirm. » The setting is saved. You can set your phone to silent mode and enable the silent mode for a specified duration. When the silent mode is turned on, your phone Set the battery tone does not ring or send any alerts or sound.
• Make sure that all the handsets registered to the base For information, see 'Set the date and time (see station are XL490/XL495 in order to have the ECO+ 'Set the date and time' on page 9)'. feature functioning properly.
Set the handset LED indicator behavior You can set the LED indicator behavior on your handset for different events or charging status. Select [Menu] > [Phone setup] > [LED status] > [Events status]/[Charge status ], then press [OK] to confirm. »...
11 Alarm clock Your phone has a built-in alarm clock. Check the information below to set your alarm clock. Set the alarm Select [Menu] > [Alarm], then press [OK] to confirm. Select [On once] or [On daily], then press [OK] to confirm. Enter an alarm time, then press [OK] to confirm.
12 Telephone Through the base answering Press to turn the answering machine on or off in standby mode. machine Note • When the answering machine is switched on, it answers incoming calls after a certain number of rings based on Note the ring delay setting.
Press [OK] to stop recording or the Set the answer mode recording stops after 3 minutes. » You can listen to the newly recorded You can set the answering machine and select if announcement on the handset. the callers can leave messages. Select [Record also]if you allow the callers to leave messages.
message indicator flashes on the answering Delete an incoming message machine and the handset. From the base Press when you listen to the message. Note » The current message is deleted. • If you pick up the phone when the caller leaves a From the handset message, the recording stops and you can talk to the caller directly.
Select [Activate]/[Deactivate], then press Set the ring delay [OK] to confirm. » The setting is saved. You can set the number of times the phone rings before the answering machine picks up the call. Change the PIN code Select [Menu] > [Answ. Machine] > [Ring delay], then press [OK] to confirm.
Remote access commands Function Listen to the previous message. Listen to messages. Skip to the next message. Delete the current message. Switch the answering machine on (not available when you listen to the messages). Stop listening to the message. Switch the answering machine off. (not available when you listen to the messages).
13 Services Call barring You can block outgoing calls to numbers, such The phone supports a number of features that as overseas calls or undesirable hotlines by help you handle and manage the calls. barring calls that start with certain digits. You can create 4 sets of numbers with 4 digits at maximum for each set of numbers.
Enter the call barring PIN/passcode. The Blacklist default PIN is 0000. Then press [OK] to confirm. You can put numbers into the blacklist to block incoming calls from certain undesirable Select [Change PIN], then press [OK] to numbers. You can create 4 sets of numbers with confirm.
Select [Change PIN], then press [OK] to Set auto prefix confirm. Enter the old PIN/passcode. The default Select [Menu] > [Services] > [Auto PIN is 0000. Then press [OK] to confirm. prefix], then press [OK] to confirm. Enter the new PIN/passcode, then press Enter the detect number, then press [OK] [OK] to confirm.
pulse (rotary) dial. Consult the service provider Auto registration for detailed information. Extra handsets of the same model can be auto- registered. Place the unregistered handset on Set the dial mode the base station. » The handset detects the base station Select [Menu] >...
Select the handset number to be unregistered. Press [OK] to confirm. » The handset is unregistered. • The handset name is displayed beside the handset number in standby mode. Restore default settings You can reset your phone settings to the original factory settings.
Directive 1999/5/EC. You can find the Declaration of Conformity on www.p4c.philips. com. This product has been designed, tested and manufactured according the European R&TTE This symbol on a product means that the directive 1999/5/EC.
polystyrene foam (buffer) and polyethylene (bags, protective foam sheet.) Your system consists of materials which can be recycled and reused if disassembled by a specialized company. Please observe the local regulations regarding the disposal of packaging materials, exhausted batteries and old equipment.
17 Frequently Réglages > Langue Phone setup > Language asked questions Telefon-Setup > Sprache Config. telef. > Lingua No signal bar is displayed on the screen. Select it to access the language options. • The handset is out of range. Move it closer to the base station.
• Make sure the handset is placed properly on the charger. The battery icon animates when charging. Note • Make sure the docking tone setting is • If the above solutions do not help, disconnect the turned on. When the handset is placed power supply from both the handset and base station.
18 Index ECO mode ECO+ mode additional handsets alarm announcements answer a call family note answering machine find handsets/paging answering machine language auto answer auto clock auto conference base station incoming message intercom installation internal call overview battery 8, 10, 39 blacklist language setting answering machine...
phonebook 18, 21, 23 answering machine 9, 32 call barring call blocking registration power adapter redial register/unregister remote access to the answering machine ring delay ringtone safety save a number signal strength silent mode sounds docking keytone sound profile speaker phone standby mode text entry time setting...