Mitsubishi Electric iMode M342i Owner's Manual

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This guide describes the operation of the GSM telephone M342i.
Edition 1, 2003. © Melco Mobile Communications Europe S.A., 2003
Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the instructions contained in this guide, Melco Mo-
bile Communications Europe S.A. reserves the right to make improvements and changes to the product de-
scribed in this guide and/or to the guide itself, without prior notice.
Melco Mobile Communications Europe S.A. is a Mitsubishi Group Company.


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  • Page 1 This guide describes the operation of the GSM telephone M342i. Edition 1, 2003. © Melco Mobile Communications Europe S.A., 2003 Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the instructions contained in this guide, Melco Mo- bile Communications Europe S.A. reserves the right to make improvements and changes to the product de- scribed in this guide and/or to the guide itself, without prior notice.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Page 4 Page 8 Page 11 Page 14 Page 20 Page 28 Introduction SAR _______________________________________ 4 Declaration of conformity _______________________ 5 General safety _______________________________ 5 Vehicle safety _______________________________ 5 Emergency calls _____________________________ 6 Care and maintenance ________________________ 6 AC/DC adaptor charger ________________________ 6 Battery use _________________________________ 6 PC cable ___________________________________ 7...
  • Page 3 Page 32 Page 38 Page 42 Page 48 Page 48 Page 49 Page 59 Page 70 Page 75 Page 77 Phonebook Storing names and telephone numbers ___________ 32 Editing a phonebook or a SIM name card _________ 33 Viewing and calling phonebook numbers __________ 34 Voice dialling _______________________________ 34 Free space in the phonebook ___________________ 35 Creating a group of cards ______________________ 35...
  • Page 4: Sar

    INTRODUCTION hank you for purchasing the M342i (GSM, DCS) mobile telephone. The mobile telephone described in this guide is approved for use on all GSM 900/1800 networks. Some of the messages displayed on your mobile may be different according to your subscription type and/ or service provider.
  • Page 5: Declaration Of Conformity

    Diamant Building, 80 Blvd. A. Reyers Declaration of conformity Melco Mobile Communications Europe S.A. hereby declares that this M342i (VGM07B) is in com- pliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. A copy of the full Declaration of Conformity may be found on our website :
  • Page 6: Emergency Calls

    Emergency calls You can make emergency calls by dialling the European standard emergency number 112 even if there is no SIM card in your phone. Emergency calls can even be made if the phone is PIN or electronically locked or call barred. In some countries local emergency numbers can still be used for emergency purposes but the phone may have to contain a valid SIM card.
  • Page 7: Pc Cable

    Battery disposal In compliance with European environmental protection directives, used batteries must be returned to the place of sale, where they are collected free of charge. Don't dispose of your batteries within household waste. PC cable The PC cable allows you to connect the GSM mobile telephone to a Personal Computer in order to exchange data.
  • Page 8: Using This Guide

    USING THIS GUIDE lease carefully read this user guide. It contains information about your phone and the way that it operates on the network. Some of the features described in this user guide are net- work dependent. Do not forget to check with your service provider which of these you can use. You may need to take out additional subscriptions to activate certain features.
  • Page 9: Call Diverting

    The list of elements to be entered is displayed. Scroll down to the field(s) you want to fill in and press OK. Enter the requested information or select the requested item and select Fill in as many fields as necessary and select The arrow keys displayed at the bottom of the screen show the scrolling possibilities.
  • Page 10 Multitap edition mode. New event This is displayed on power saver mode to indicate that a new event has occurred. Arrow keys . These icons are displayed during menu operation to indicate that more items in the menu can be access by pressing Secured connection .
  • Page 11: Getting Started

    GETTING STARTED Preparing the phone for operation Please refer to the Getting started with your M342i booklet. Basic operations Turning the phone on Press and hold the On/Off key. A beep sounds at mobile activation. When switching the mobile on for the first time or if the phone has been incorrectly switched off If your SIM card is PIN protected, Enter the PIN code and select OK.
  • Page 12 Ending a call: Press the On/Off key. Holding your phone (while making or receiving a call) How to hold the phone. When using the hands free mode, do not put the phone to your ear. The standby display When switched on, the mobile searches for connection with the network. Once the connection has been established, a beep sounds and the network and/or service provider name or logo are displayed together with the time and date, the signal strength and the battery charge level.
  • Page 13 Turning the phone off Press and hold the On/Off key. A tone sounds to confirm your action. A Goodbye screen is displayed whilst the mobile switches off (you can set a Goodbye melody and/or picture to be played/displayed at mobile switch off (please see "Setting an image as an Standby display, a Welcome screen or a Goodbye screen from the pictures folder", page 43 and "Melodies", page 44).
  • Page 14: Tools

    TOOLS hen scrolling to the Tools menu from the main icons menu, direct access to the Infrared port section is possible by selecting Infrared on the left side of the display. The Tools menu allows access to a diary, a calculator, a currency converter, an alarm clock and the infrared port opening.
  • Page 15 The following actions are available: ACTIONS PURPOSE To move down to the next event or loop back to the first one To move up to the previous event or loop to the last one To move to the previous day To move to the next day An Options list is available.
  • Page 16 Tasks list This feature allows you to store up to 100 tasks to be done (To do), scheduled with a start and a due date, with or without a reminder alarm. To enter a new task: Press OK. Select Tools. Select Diary.
  • Page 17: Calculator

    Storage used This feature displays the number of Diary registered events and tasks. The following actions are available in the Options menu: ACTIONS PURPOSE Delete events To delete the events of the defined time period. Delete tasks To delete the tasks of the defined time period. Delete all events To delete all the events stored in Calendar.
  • Page 18: Alarm Clock

    Currency converter. Select Select Settings. Enter the first currency name (e.g. Euro). Press OK. Enter the second currency name (e.g. Dollar). Press OK. Enter the exchange rate using Press to validate the entry. Press To calculate the conversion between the selected currencies: Press OK.
  • Page 19: Using Your Mobile As A Modem

    - Stop Bit: 1 stop Bit - Speed: 115200b/s 1. The PC cable may not be supplied with your mobile. Please ask your retailer for an M342i compatible PC cable. 2. The compatibility between GPRS and i-mode features is operator dependent.
  • Page 20: Messages

    MESSAGES his section describes the contents of the Messages menu and contains full information on the Short Message Service. Other types of messages can be sent and received via your mobile. Please refer to the i-mode section (page 49) for full information on E-mail and MMS. The Short Message Service (SMS) allows to send or receive text messages to or from other mobile phones.
  • Page 21: Forwarding Messages

    Forwarding messages You can forward a received message to other people/number(s): Press OK. Select Messages. Select Inbox SIM archive/Received Select the message to be forwarded and select Options. Select Forward. Press OK. Select the want to send your message to another mobile number (directly enter the number). Press to validate.
  • Page 22: Entering Text

    Entering text Some features and functions (storing names in the phonebook or typing SMS text messages, Tools, Settings,...) require you to know how to enter and edit text in the display. Three modes are available. They are indicated by mode and by in numeric mode.
  • Page 23 Multitap method: Example To type Card: Press OK and select Select Write new. Fill in the To field (see “Sending a new SMS message”, page 24). In the Text field, press the times, C is displayed. Press until three times, r is displayed Press once, d is displayed.
  • Page 24: Creating Text Models

    Creating text models You can create a set of messages to be used as models. These texts can contain up to 50 char- acters and allows you to add text when you want to use them. These templates are stored in the mobile memory.
  • Page 25: Signature

    Signature You can register a signature to be automatically added to your text messages. The signature is not displayed when typing the message text but it is displayed on message reception by the addressee. The maximum size for the signature is 30 characters. If the message text to be sent already 918 characters, the signature cannot be added.
  • Page 26: Storage Consumption

    Storage consumption The storage status for SMS messages can be consulted. To view the number of messages stored, the total available space on the Phone memory and on the SIM card: Press OK. Select Messages. Storage used. The Select archive. Select Details for more information on the Phone and SIM stored messages (use up and...
  • Page 27 Activating/deactivating the alert tone An alert tone can be set to beep every time a new or updated broadcast message is received. Press OK. Select Messages. Select Settings. Select Broadcast. Reception alert Select Save Select to store your setting. Broadcast language All the broadcast messages can be displayed in several languages.
  • Page 28: Calls & Times

    CALLS & TIMES ccess the Calls & Times outgoing calls, the duration of the last call, the total call time for all sent and received calls or to play the recorded calls. Calls log This feature stores details (identity, time and date and call duration) about the last 10 numbers dialled, the last 10 unanswered calls and the last 10 received calls.
  • Page 29: Call Costs - Management

    The call type and the accumulated times of outgoing and incoming calls are dis- played. Selecting Details displays information on calls made on your home network, on National roaming and on International roaming. If Line 2 is active too, 'All Calls' for Line 1 and Line 2 are displayed separately. Balance information (subscription dependent) This service may be supplied by your service provider.
  • Page 30 To set a currency value per unit: Press OK. Select Calls & Call costs. Select Select Display cost type. Select Currency. The current currency unit value is displayed. Select Modify. Enter your PIN 2 code and press OK. Enter the currency name (up to 3 letters). Press Enter the unit cost (e.g.: 0.15 Euro per minute).
  • Page 31: Recorded Call

    Alternate line service - selecting line 2 (subscription dependent) Some operators support the use of a second line. You may then have two mobile phone numbers (e.g. a business line plus a personal line). To use them you need to select the line to be used. Press OK.
  • Page 32: Storing Names And Telephone Numbers

    PHONEBOOK hone numbers can be stored in the phone and in the SIM card memories (= phonebook). The phone memory can store up to 255 'extended' cards (called 'phonebook cards'). These cards allow you to store different types of information: family name, first name, home number, mobile number, two E-mail addresses, postal address, business information, voice tag, group and a related icon or picture.
  • Page 33: Editing A Phonebook Or A Sim Name Card

    SIM names card From the standby display: Enter the number. Select Store. Select SIM names Fill in the available fields and select Select Save to store the card. Via the menu: Press OK. Select Phonebook. Select Add name SIM names Select Enter the name and select OK.
  • Page 34: Viewing And Calling Phonebook Numbers

    Via the menu: Press OK. Select Phonebook. Read Select Select one of the stored cards. Select Options. Select View. Scroll down to the field(s) you want to modify and amend it/them. Select You can create a voice dialling pattern on phonebook cards. This voice dialling pattern can only be recorded in edition mode.
  • Page 35: Free Space In The Phonebook

    To view the voice dialling numbers list: Press Select Phonebook. Select Voice dialling. Select List. Use the up and down arrow keys to view the requested entry. Press Options to play the voice pattern, select voice dialling list, select Erase, or to create a new voice pattern select Record. To remove all phone numbers from the voice dialling list: Select Phonebook.
  • Page 36: My Card

    My card My Card is a specific storage location where you can enter personal data. You can easily access My card and send its contents to another device via the infrared port or SMS. My Card contents is identical to the phone cards contents except for the Groups and Voice dialling fields.
  • Page 37: Export

    To activate or deactivate FDN operation: Phonebook Press Select Fixed dialling. Select Status. Select Select or Off. Enter the PIN2 number. Select to validate. The Fixed dialling sub-menu may not be available on your mobile. Please contact your service provider for further details.
  • Page 38: Camera

    CAMERA he camera application allows you to take pictures with your mobile. These pictures can then be used to: - personalise your standby display, your Welcome or your Goodbye screen (please see "Setting an image as an Idle screen, a Welcome screen or a Good- bye screen from the pictures folder", page 43), - be sent to other devices (mobile phones, pc) by E-mail (see "Mail system", page 52), MMS (see "Composing an MMS", page 53) or infrared port (see "Infrared port", page...
  • Page 39 Once it has been captured, the picture is displayed. You can then access the following options sub menu: OPTIONS DESCRIPTION Send by... To send the picture via the Infrared port, by Mail or by MMS. Rename To change the name of the picture Set as...
  • Page 40: Adjusting Your Picture

    Adjusting your picture You can adjust 4 types of settings before taking a picture: Resolution, Exposure, Brightness and Zoom. These settings must be entered from the preview screen. To select the picture size: Use the left or right arrow keys to select the Large (VGA), Normal or Portrait mode. Press To select the exposure mode: These modes allow you to optimise the picture quality according to the context.
  • Page 41: Self Timer

    Self timer The camera application offers the possibility of taking delayed pictures, thereby enabling the user to be on the picture. Press key and then Press Options. Select Self timer capture. Press or the side key. The capture is performed after 10 seconds. The 10 second countdown is displayed.
  • Page 42: Fun & Media Box

    FUN & MEDIA BOX his menu groups and manages all the images, melodies, speech notes, Games and applications contained in the mobile as well as all the files re- ceived via the i-mode browser, the infrared port, Mail, MMS or SMS. Pictures The Pictures sub-menu allows you to view and set pre-set, stored (via the Camera and the In- frared port) and downloaded images as a stanby display, a Welcome or a Goodbye screen in...
  • Page 43 1. Album 1 and Album 2 are sub-folders of the Pictures menu. 2. The Album 1 and Album 2 Options list only contains View and My preferences. 3. The sending of an image may not be allowed if it is exportation (copyright) protected (the ’File protected’ message is then displayed).
  • Page 44: Melodies

    Melodies Melodies sub-menu groups Downloaded and Predefined melodies. Melodies Select a ringtone from among the list of melodies available on your mobile. Press OK. Select Fun & Media Select Melodies. Scroll up or down and select a melody. The melody is played within 2 seconds. The Play menu allows you to alarm,...
  • Page 45: Games & Applications

    Games & applications This sub-menu allows you to activate games and various applications that may be stored on your mobile, download new games and applications via the i-mode browser, upgrade or delete the stored games and applications. Your mobile may contain pre-set games or applications (operator dependent). You can store/download up to 10 games and/or applications on your mobile.
  • Page 46: Others

    To play a speech note: Press OK. Select Fun & Media Select Speech note. Scroll up or down to the required speech note. Press Contents of the options menu : OPTIONS DESCRIPTION Play To play the recorded speech note(s). Record new To record a new speech note.
  • Page 47: Storage Used

    Storing a received vcalendar Select Options (left softkey) on the information screen when you have received the file. Select View. The received file is displayed. Select Store. A received file may contain several vcalendars. Select the one(s) you want to keep, then select Store. Sending a vcard or a vcalendar by SMS Select the vCard or the vCalendar you wish to transfer as explained in "Diary", page 14, "Cal- endar", page 14 and "Tasks list", page 16 or select it from Others.
  • Page 48: Calendar Network Services

    CALENDAR he availability of this menu is network dependent. If your SIM card does not contain an access to the Network services the Calendar menu is accessible from the Menu icons. Please see "Calendar", page 14 for full details. NETWORK SERVICES he availability of this menu is network dependent (it may not be available or be named Network services, Network,...).
  • Page 49: User Interface

    i-mode Compact NetFront is a registered trademark or trademark of Access Co. Ltd. in Japan and selected countries worldwide. Copyright © 1998-2001 ACCESS CO. LTD. our mobile allows you to access dedicated i-mode web sites and webpages thanks to the i-mode standards. You can for instance send and receive e-mails and MMS, connect to i-mode sites and download images and 32 tone melodies for your mobile (see "Setting an image as an Standby display, a Welcome screen or a Goodbye screen from the pictures folder", page 43, "Welcome screen", page 60,...
  • Page 50: I-Mode Applications

    New mail alert This sub-menu allows you to define the alert melody that is played on new incoming mail or MMS. To select a melody: Press OK. Select i-mode. New mail alert. Select Select Alert and select Select Melody and select one of the available ring tones. Select Save to store the settings.
  • Page 51 To go back to a page you have previously visited: From the Standby display select i-mode. Go to webpage Select Select Address history Scroll to the required page address and select Saved pages You can view pages that you have previously saved without having to connect to the i-mode. From the Standby display select Select Saved pages...
  • Page 52: Mail System

    Adjusting text The text on webpages may not automatically fit the size of your mobile display. This setting allows you to wrap the text and adjust it so that it fits the screen of your mobile. Wrap text Select or press Select or No.
  • Page 53 Once in the Mail sub-menu: Composing an e-mail Compose mail Select or press Highlight Subject. Press Press OK. Highlight To1. Press select More... then enter the required mail address or phone number. Press OK. Message Highlight Press Attachment Highlight the Press then select Pictures or Melodies and select one of the available files.
  • Page 54 Highlight SMIL Press OPTION DESCRIPTION 1. Add text To write your message text. 2. Add image To add one of your Pictures folder images 3. Add audio To attach a MIDI Melody or a Speech note from the Fun & Media box menu. 4.
  • Page 55 5. Forward To forward the current mail. 6. Protect on/off To protect/unprotect the current mail (this feature allows you to protect the mail from unauthorised deletion). 7. Copy message To forward the mail message by SMS. Edit menu 2/2 1. Save address To store the sender’s address in the phonebook.
  • Page 56: Mail System Settings

    Check new mail This allows you to view new incoming mails and MMS. Select Check new mail The mobile connects to the network and plays any new mail(s) or MMS if any. Select view it/them. Depending on your operator you may be allowed to select whether you want All, mails only or MMS only to be checked.
  • Page 57: Quick Access To I-Mode Basic Features

    Auto play When contained in a mail or MMS, you can choose whether or not a melody should play or an image should be shown on opening mail. Auto play Select or press Select iMail and/or Scroll down as many times as necessary until Auto reception Your mails and/or MMS can automatically be received on your mobile.
  • Page 58 To save a webpage: Whilst visiting a webpage, select Save page. Select Confirm your choice by selecting pages list. To display a saved page: i-mode Select from the standby display. Press Select the required page name and press OK. To download a melody: Whilst visiting a webpage containing melodies, select one and press OK.
  • Page 59: Settings

    SETTINGS his menu allows you to adjust the features on your mobile to your own convenience and to ensure the security of the phone. Tones Alert mode You can set the ring, alert and alarm tone types via the Mode menu. If you select the 'Vibrate' or 'Vibrate then ring' option, the vibrating option replaces all the alert and alarm tones.
  • Page 60: Display

    Press OK. Select Settings. Select Tones Select Volume. Select Ring, Ramping, Keys, Scroll up or down to adjust the settings. You can also use the numeric keys to set the required audio level: pressing pressing sets the volume to the minimum value Press to validate the setting.
  • Page 61: Keypad

    Goodbye screen On switching off your mobile, a Goodbye screen is displayed. This screen is a default one but it can be customised by selecting any of the Pictures folder images - see "Pictures", page 42. Press OK. Select Settings. Select Display.
  • Page 62: Voice Mail

    To assign phonebook numbers to the speed dialling keys: Press OK. Select Settings. Select Keypad. Select Speed Dial. The Key number and the attached name (if any) are displayed. Select Names then if a number has already been attached to the key) to select a name from the names list.
  • Page 63 Auto features Auto-answer This feature is only operational when the phone is connected to a headset. The phone answers the call automatically after about 5 seconds without the need to press a key. Press OK. Select Settings. Select Phone settings. Select Auto features.
  • Page 64: Gsm Services

    Clock setting To set the clocks: Press OK. Select Settings. Select Phone settings. Time & date. Select Select the Origin clock. Scroll through the panels and enter fill in the required information. Select Save to store the data. Select the Secondary clock. Scroll through the panels and enter the required information. Save Select to store the data.
  • Page 65 DIVERT OPTIONS ACTION Always To divert all incoming voice calls. When not To divert all voice calls when the phone cannot be reached (out of service). reachable On no reply To divert all voice calls when the call is not answered. When busy To divert all voice calls when the line is engaged.
  • Page 66 Caller line identity - showing/hiding your mobile number (network dependent) Most networks have Caller Line Identity feature (CLI). This feature allows the phone number or the identity of the caller to be displayed on incoming calls. Standard network setting To reset the standard network setting and send your mobile ID: Press OK.
  • Page 67 Your SIM card may contain a forbidden list of networks which cannot be used. To view this or show your home network: Press OK. Select Settings. Services. Select Select Network. Forbidden Select either view the name of your usual network. Selecting manual search You may need to select a specific network (e.g.
  • Page 68: Security Features

    Select Activate. Enter the password and press OK. The network then confirms the selection. To remove call barring or check its status: Press OK. Select Settings. Services. Select Call barring. Select Scroll up or down to select the barring type to be deactivated (Cancel) or checked and follow the instructions displayed.
  • Page 69 PIN code Your SIM card was provided with a 4 to 8 digit PIN code for protection against unauthorised use. When enabled, the PIN code is required each time you turn your mobile on. If an incorrect PIN code is entered three times in succession, your SIM card will be blocked. The 8 digit PUK code is then require to unblock your phone.
  • Page 70: Glossary

    APPENDIX Glossary EXPRESSION MEANING AC/DC charger Alternating Current/Direct Current charger Active call The call currently in progress Alternate Line (Line 2) Service Advise of Charge - subscription service Cell Broadcast Caller Line Identity - displays caller’s telephone number Data Encryption Standard Diverting Diverts incoming calls to the phone to another number Desk Top Charger...
  • Page 71: Trouble Shooting

    Trouble shooting PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE AND SOLUTION Phone does not Check that the battery is fully charged and correctly connected to the phone. switch on No flashing There may be no mains supply. Try a different electrical socket. battery icon The AC/DC charger may be faulty.
  • Page 72: Error Messages

    Error messages PROBLEM Allowed credit reached! An internal error has occured An error occured in a game execution. Busy Call failed Cancelled. No type selected Cell broadcast activation has been requested but no message type Cannot execute command Can't display message Charge error Check battery! Check SIM!
  • Page 73 Low battery! Network busy Network not allowed New PIN2 incorrect. Try again Changing PIN2: the new PIN2 code values differ (value control). New PIN incorrect. Try again Changing PIN: the new PIN code values differ (value control). No connection No match! No response Not allowed Not allowed fixed dialling...
  • Page 74: Guarantee

    Guarantee PAN EUROPEAN SERVICE Should you experience any difficulty, please contact your nearest Mitsubishi Electric represent- ative in the list below for information on service centres. UNITED KINGDOM Tel: (0800) 912 00 20 Tel: (0800) 75733 FRANCE Tel: (0825) 86 82 83 Tel: (800) 23552 Tel: (0800) 880264 Important : to obtain the Mitsubishi Electric warranty service, the original purchase invoice from...
  • Page 75: Index

    INDEX AC/DC adaptor charger ... 6 Adjusting your picture ... 40 Alarm clock ... 18 Alert mode ... 59 Answering a call ... 11 Any key answer ... 61 Auto Switch Off ... 63 Auto Switch On ... 63 Automatic search ... 67 Auto-Retry ...
  • Page 76 Pictures Album ... 42 Browser ... 42 Phonebook ... 58 Resolution ... 40 Size ... 38 Pictures list ... 32 Recorded call ... 31 Rejecting a call ... 11 Reminder - call duration ... 29 Ring ... 59 Ring tone ... 59 Safety information ...
  • Page 77 NOTES Notes...
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