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  • Page 1 MA357 Cordless Phone Start Here>...
  • Page 3 Welcome Congratulations! Experience the freedom of your Motorola MA357 cordless phone. Adjust volume during a call Format phone number to include/omit area code or 1+ area code Turn handset ringer on (up) or off (down) Mute/unmute microphone, delete phone numbers...
  • Page 4 For a copy of a large-print version of this guide, or for product-related questions, please contact: 1-800-353-2729 U.S.A. 1-800-461-4575 Canada 1-888-390-6456 TTY (Text Telephone) On the web, please refer to: Congratulations on your purchase of a Motorola product! Product registration is an important step toward enjoying your new Motorola product.
  • Page 5 provide a copy of your dated sales receipt to confirm warranty status. MOTOROLA, the Stylized M Logo, and all other trademarks indicated as such herein are trademarks of Motorola, Inc. ® Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. Wildlife sounds provided by Wildlife Technologies™ Inc. ©...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    FCC and Interference Information ... . . 6 Important Safety Instructions ... . 13 Installing the Belt Clip ..18 Battery Safety Instructions .
  • Page 7 Reviewing Caller ID Calls . . 39 Dialing a Number from Caller ID....39 Deleting a Number from the Caller ID List ..40 Deleting All Numbers from the Caller ID List .
  • Page 8: Fcc And Interference Information

    FCC and Interference Information This equipment complies with Parts 15 and 68 of the FCC rules and the requirements adopted by the Administrative Council for Terminal Attachments (ACTA). A plug and jack used to connect this equipment to the premises wiring and telephone network must comply with applicable FCC Part 68 rules and requirements adopted by the ACTA.
  • Page 9 The digits represented by ## in the product identifier indicate the Ringer Equivalency Number (REN) for this equipment. The REN is useful in determining the number of devices you may connect to your telephone line and still have all of these devices ring when your telephone number is called.
  • Page 10 • If your home has specially wired alarm equipment connected to the telephone line, ensure the installation of this cordless phone does not disable your alarm equipment. If you have questions about what will disable alarm equipment, consult your telephone company or a qualified installer. •...
  • Page 11 notice is not practical and the circumstances warrant such action, the telephone company may temporarily disconnect service immediately. In case of such temporary discontinuance, the telephone company must: (1) Promptly notify you of such temporary discontinuance; (2) Afford you the opportunity to correct the situation; (3) Inform you of your right to bring a complaint to the Commission pursuant to procedures set forth in Subpart E of Part 68, FCC Rules and Regulations.
  • Page 12 Interference Information This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: • This device may not cause harmful interference; and • This device must accept any interference received, includ- ing interference that may cause undesired operation. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 13 communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment on and off, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference with one or more of the following measures: •...
  • Page 14 If these measures do not eliminate the interference, please consult your dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for additional suggestions. Also, the Federal Communications Commission has prepared a helpful booklet, “How to Identify and Resolve Radio/TV Interference Problems.” This booklet is available from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.
  • Page 15: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Follow these safety precautions when using your cordless phone to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury to persons or property: Reduce risk of fire and shock by 1. Keep all slits and openings of the phone unblocked. Do not set the phone on a heating register or over a radia- tor.
  • Page 16 5. Never insert objects of any kind into the product slits as that may result in fire or shock. 6. Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning. 7.
  • Page 17 Unplug this cordless phone immediately from an outlet • The power cord or plug is damaged or frayed. • Liquid has been spilled into the product. • The product has been exposed to rain or water. Do not retrieve the handset or base until after you have unplugged the power and phone from the wall.
  • Page 18 Installation Guidelines 1. Read and understand all instructions and save them for future reference. 2. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product. 3. Do not install this product near a bath tub, sink or shower. 4. Operate this phone using only the power source that is indicated on the marking label.
  • Page 19 6. Adjust only those controls that are covered by the oper- ating instructions. Improper adjustment of other controls may result in damage and will often require extensive work to restore the product to normal operation. 7. Clean this product with a soft, damp cloth. Do not use chemicals or cleaning agents to clean this phone.
  • Page 20: Installing The Belt Clip

    Getting Started Before you can make or answer calls, you need to install and set up your cordless phone. The next few pages walk you through the installation and setup process. Installing the Belt Clip Insert the tabs of the belt clip into the slots on the handset.
  • Page 21: Battery Safety Instructions

    Battery Safety Instructions • Do not burn, disassemble, mutilate, or puncture the battery. The battery contains toxic materials that could be released, resulting in injury. • Caution: There is a risk of explosion if you replace the battery with an incorrect battery type. Use only the battery that came with your phone or an authorized replacement recommended by the manufacturer.
  • Page 22: Charging The Battery

    Charging the Battery 1. Remove the battery door. 2. Insert the battery into the battery compartment. 3. Plug the battery connector into the receptacle in the battery compartment and replace the battery door. Slide battery door down to remove Black...
  • Page 23 4. Plug the power cord into the back of the phone and into an outlet.
  • Page 24 5. Rest the handset in the base so the charge/page LED lights. 6. Charge the battery for at least 12 hours. Do not plug the phone into the phone jack until the battery is fully charged.
  • Page 25: Installing The Phone On A Desk

    Installing the Phone on a Desk...
  • Page 26: Installing The Phone On A Wall

    Installing the Phone on a Wall 1. Remove the twist-tie from the phone cord. Do not unfold the cord. 2. Untuck both ends of the cord. 3. Hold the folded cord at the center and insert it into the back of the bracket.
  • Page 27 4. Plug the phone cord into the phone jack on the wall. 5. Hang the bracket on the phone wall plate.
  • Page 28 6. Plug the other end of the phone cord into the jack on the back of the base. 7. Plug the power cord into a power outlet if it is not already plugged in.
  • Page 29 8. Insert the four tabs on the wall mount into the four slots on the back of the base then push down.
  • Page 30: Setting A Wildlife Ring Sound On The Base

    Setting a Wildlife Ring Sound on the Base Hear the sounds of the wild right in your own home on your cordless phone -- the screech of a red-tailed hawk, the howl of a coyote, the growl of a bear or cougar. These are just a few of the wildlife sounds that come with your phone.
  • Page 31 Press to select the base ring sound. Keep pressing to scroll through the sounds. Stop when you hear the sound you want to use. The available sounds are: Duck Quack Turkey Gobble Elk Bugle Canada Goose Honk Coyote Howl Bear Growl Cougar Growl 020658-O Red Tailed Hawk Screech...
  • Page 32: Setting The Base Ring Volume

    Setting the Base Ring Volume Use the slide switch on the side of the base to set the volume for the base ring sound. Note: You cannot control the volume level of the handset ring sound, but you can turn it on or off. See page 1 for the location of the on/off switch for the handset ring sound.
  • Page 33 3. Press flash. 4. If you live in an area with 7-digit dialing: enter your 3-digit area code and press flash. If you live in an area with 10-digit dialing (3-digit area code + 7-digit phone number): press flash to go to the next prompt (do not enter your area code).
  • Page 34 handset is on or off the base. See page 28 for instructions on how to set the base ring sound. \ Ring tone 1 ] Ring tone 2 ^ Musical tone 6. Press flash. 7. Press: \ for tone operation or ] for pulse operation 8.
  • Page 35 9. At the Set to Default prompt, press: ] (no) to save the settings you just entered. Your settings will be retained after you turn the phone off. \ (yes) to restore the factory default settings. 10. Press flash. Now that you have set up your phone, read the next section of this guide for information on how to use your phone.
  • Page 36 Using Your Phone Adjust volume during a call Format phone number to include/omit area code or 1+ area code Turn handset ringer on (up) or off (down) Mute/unmute microphone, delete phone numbers Chan: Use if you hear interference or static Talk: Make/answer calls, hang up Scroll up/down...
  • Page 37: How To Find A Lost Handset

    How to Find a Lost Handset 1. Press the page button on the side of the base. 2. Follow the sound to locate the handset. 3. Press page again to stop the beeping. Storing a Number in Memory You can store 10 phone numbers in memory with up to 20 digits each.
  • Page 38 5. Enter the name you want to store. Use the letters on the keypad to write the name. For example, to create a letter “E”, press ^ twice. Press \ for a space. Press mute to delete a letter. Also, most keys have a punctuation mark as the fourth press.
  • Page 39: Storing A Caller Id Number In Memory

    Storing a Caller ID Number in Memory 1. Using ò and ú, scroll to the number you want to store. 2. Press mem. 3. Press any number key (Ñ through É) to select the memory location. 4. Press mem. Dialing a Number from Memory 1.
  • Page 40: Reviewing And Deleting Numbers From Memory

    You can use memory numbers to simplify calling card calls and other calls that require multiple strings of numbers. For example, if you stored your calling card number in memory location 1, your calling card password in location 2, and the phone number you want to call in location 3, you would press the following keys to call the number in location 3: â...
  • Page 41: Reviewing Caller Id Calls

    Reviewing Caller ID Calls When you receive a call, the caller ID screen displays NEW for new calls that you have not yet reviewed, or REPT for calls that you have received on caller ID before. To scroll through the list of caller ID calls, press ò or ú. Dialing a Number from Caller ID 1.
  • Page 42: Deleting A Number From The Caller Id List

    Deleting a Number from the Caller ID List 1. Using ò and ú, scroll to the number you want to delete. 2. Press mute. 3. When Delete Call ID? is displayed, press mute to delete the entry, or c to cancel the delete operation and keep the number in the caller ID list.
  • Page 43: Storing And Calling Emergency Numbers

    Storing and Calling Emergency Numbers When storing an emergency number (such as 911) into memory or making a test call to an emergency number stored in memory, remain on the line and briefly explain to the dispatcher the reason for the call. This should be performed in off-peak hours, such as early morning or late evening.
  • Page 44: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting What to do if... The phone • Check doesn’t work at connections. Is the power cable all (no lights, plugged in at both ends? Phone cable? no dial tone) • Check the battery. Is it charged? Does it fit properly? No dial tone •...
  • Page 45 You can’t • Check the battery. Is it charged? Does receive calls it fit properly? • Verify that the handset and base ringers are turned on. • Move closer to the base. • Unplug other phones. You may have too many phones on your telephone line to allow all of them to ring.
  • Page 46 • Press chan to select a different The signal is weak or has channel. noise or static • Check the battery and power. • Move closer to the base. • Move the base to a different power outlet (especially if the phone is sharing an outlet with an appliance).
  • Page 47 The battery • Check won’t charge connected? Are its contacts clean and dry? • Check the battery contacts. Make sure the battery is connected properly. • Is it an old battery? Replace the battery. The battery • Is it a new battery? A new battery needs loses charge to be charged at least 12 hours before faster than...
  • Page 48: Warranty

    Warranty Motorola Limited Warranty for Consumer Products, Accessories, and Software Purchased in the United States or Canada What Does this Warranty Cover? Subject to the exclusions contained below, Motorola, Inc. warrants its telephones, pagers, and consumer two-way radios that operate via Family Radio Service or General Mobile Radio Service (“Products”), Motorola-branded or certified accessories sold for use with these Products (“Accessories”) and Motorola software contained on CD-Roms...
  • Page 49 Products, Accessories and Software purchased by consumers in the United States or Canada, which are accompanied by this written warranty: Products and Accessories as defined above, unless otherwise provid- ed for below. Length of coverage: one (1) year from the date of purchase by the first consumer purchaser of the product unless otherwise provid- ed for below.
  • Page 50 • Consumer Two-Way Radio Accessories. Length of coverage: Ninety (90) days from the date of purchase by the first consumer purchaser of the product. • Products and Accessories that are Repaired or Replaced. Length of coverage: The balance of the original warranty or for ninety (90) days from the date returned to the consumer, whichever is longer.
  • Page 51 Batteries. Only batteries whose fully charged capacity falls below 80% of their rated capacity and batteries that leak are covered by this limited warranty. Abuse & Misuse. Defects or damage that result from: (a) improper operation, storage, misuse or abuse, accident or neglect, such as physical damage (cracks, scratches, etc.) to the surface of the product resulting from misuse;...
  • Page 52 Unauthorized Service or Modification. Defects or damages resulting from service, testing, adjustment, installation, maintenance, alteration, or modification in any way by someone other than Motorola, or its authorized service centers, are excluded from coverage. Altered Products. Products or Accessories with (a) serial numbers or date tags that have been removed, altered or obliterated;...
  • Page 53 operation of the software products will be uninterrupted or error free, or that all defects in the software products will be corrected. Software NOT Embodied in Physical Media. Software that is not embodied in physical media (e.g. software that is downloaded from the internet), is provided “as is”...
  • Page 54 games and ringer tones, will be reinstalled. To avoid losing such data, software and applications please create a back up prior to requesting service. How to Get Warranty Service or Other Information Phones 1-800-331-6456 Pagers 1-800-548-9954 Two-Way Radios 1-800-353-2729 TTY 1-888-390-6456 For accessories and software, please call the telephone number designated above for the product with which they are used.
  • Page 55 receive instructions on how to ship the Products, Accessories or Software, at your expense, to a Motorola Authorized Repair Center. To obtain service, you must include: (a) a copy of your receipt, bill of sale or other comparable proof of purchase; (b) a written description of the problem;...
  • Page 57 legal rights, and you may also have other rights that vary from state to state or from one jurisdiction to another. Laws in the United States and other countries preserve for Motorola certain exclusive rights for copyrighted Motorola software such as the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute copies of the Motorola software.
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