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Motorola MD760 Series User Manual

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MD760 Series User Guide
Digital 5.8GHz
Expandable Cordless Telephone System


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    MD760 Series User Guide Digital 5.8GHz Expandable Cordless Telephone System...

  • Page 3: Welcome

    Welcome Congratulations on your purchase of a Motorola product! Your Motorola handset at a glance:...

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    Product registration is an important step toward enjoying your new Motorola product. Registering helps us facilitate warranty service, and permits us to contact you should your Motorola product require an update or other service. Registration is not required for warranty coverage.

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    Motorola may make improvements or changes in the product(s) described in this manual at any time. MOTOROLA, the Stylized M Logo, and PhoneWrap are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. All other product or service names are the property of their...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Welcome ........i Important Safety Instructions .

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    Using the Handset ......21 Making a Call ....... 21 Adjusting the Volume During a Call .

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    Screening Calls ......46 Motorola Limited Warranty ..... 47...

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  • Page 11: Important Safety Instructions

    Use a damp cloth for cleaning. 7. Do not disassemble this product. If service or repair work is required, contact the Motorola address found in the back of this user’s guide. 8. Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords.

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    Unplug this cordless phone immediately from an outlet if: • 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.

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    8. Use only the power supply that came with this unit. Using other power supplies may damage the unit. 9. Because cordless phones operate on electricity, you should have at least one phone in your home that isn’t cordless, in case the power in your home goes out.

  • Page 15: Fcc Information

    FCC 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.

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    Connection to party line service is subject to state tariffs. Contact the state public utility commission, public service commission or corporation commission for information. 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.

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    • 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. The telephone company may make changes in its facilities, equipment, operations, or procedures that could affect the operation of the equipment.

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    The FCC requires this product to be serviced only by Motorola or its authorized service agents. CAUTION / WARNING: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Motorola could void not only the user's authority to operate the equipment, but also the limited warranty.

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    Hearing Aid Compatibility This telephone system meets the FCC standards for hearing aid compatibility. xvii...

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  • Page 21: Getting Started

    Getting Started Before you can use your telephone to make or answer calls, you must charge the battery. This section provides the step-by-step instructions you will need. Battery Safety Instructions • Do not burn, disassemble, mutilate, or puncture the battery. The battery contains toxic materials that could be released, resulting in injury.

  • Page 22: Charging The Battery

    Charging the Battery Remove the battery door. Insert the battery into the battery compartment. Plug the battery connector into the receptacle in the battery compartment and replace the battery door. Plug the power cord into the back of the base and into an outlet.

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    Rest the handset in the base so the charging LED lights. For the initial charge, charge the battery for at least 16 hours. Charging Note: Every time a battery is plugged in, the phone must be charged in the base for at least 10 seconds for the phone to properly restart.

  • Page 24: Installing Backup Batteries

    Installing Backup Batteries Four AAA alkaline batteries (not included) can be installed into the base as backup in case of a power outage. With the back of the base facing you, press the cover latch to remove the battery compartment cover.

  • Page 25: Using The Handset

    Using the Handset The handset display, soft keys, and navigation keys are used to select the various features and functions of the handset. This section describes how to use these components so you can set up your preferences. For step-by-step instructions on setting personal preferences, see “Setting Up.”...

  • Page 26: Using The Soft Keys

    The menu display: In a menu display, points to the currently selected item, and b indicates there are more items above and below the currently selected item. Using the Soft Keys Two soft keys are used to select the functions shown above them on the display.

  • Page 27: Using The Navigation Key

    Using the Navigation Key The navigation key is used to scroll up and down through menu items, lists of settings, caller ID and redial lists, and the phonebook.

  • Page 29: Installation

    Installation Once your MD760 is fully charged and ready for use, you can install it on a desktop or mount it to a wall. This section provides the step-by-step instructions you will need to install the phone. Installing the Phone on a Desk...

  • Page 30: Installing The Phone On The Wall

    Turn the wall mount over so the key slot is facing upward. Align the holes of the wall mount with the feet of the base and push gently until the wall mount fits snugly into place. MD760 is located in the base of the...

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    3 Plug the power cord into the back of the base and into an electrical outlet. 4 Plug one end of the telephone line cord into the jack on the back of the base. Line up the tabs on the wall mount bracket with the holes on the back of the wall mount.

  • Page 33: Setting Up

    Setting Up Once your expansion handset has been fully charged, you can set your own preferences. Personalizing Your Handset You can personalize each handset by setting unique ring tones, adjusting the ringer volume for day and night, and naming each handset so you can distinguish one from another.

  • Page 34: Setting The Ring Tone

    Setting the Ring Tone If you subscribe to a caller ID service, you can set a specific ring tone for numbers stored in your handset’s phonebook and another for all other incoming calls. 1 Select MENU. 2 Scroll to Ringer and select SELECT. 3 Scroll down to Ring Tone, which sets the ring tone for incoming calls.

  • Page 35: Setting The Charging Led

    4 Select CHANGE to scroll through the options (ON, OFF, or LINKED to RINGER). When your choice displays, select SELECT. Note: For the LINKED to RINGER option, key beeps are on when the ringer is on, and off when the ringer is off.

  • Page 36: Naming A Handset

    Naming a Handset When you register a handset, it is assigned a default name of Handset(x), where x can be 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8. You can change the name to something more useful, for example a location (Kitchen) or someone’s name (Evan).

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    The following table shows how many times to press each button on the handset to enter letters and special characters. Button space The first letter of the entry is an uppercase letter. To change the entry from uppercase to lowercase, press .

  • Page 38: Storing Area Codes For Caller Id

    Storing Area Codes for Caller ID You can store up to 5 area codes to make it easy to dial numbers from your list of caller ID calls. For example, if you store 954 in 10-digit format, when you receive a call from that area code, the phone number is stored in your call list with all 10 digits.

  • Page 39: Setting The Handset Date And Time

    4 Select FORMAT to scroll through the formats. Stop at the format you want to set for the area code, then scroll down to move to the next area code. 5 Repeat steps 3 and 4 to store up to 4 more area codes.

  • Page 40: Setting The Language

    Setting the Language 1 Select MENU. 2 Scroll to Language and select SELECT. 3 Scroll until 4 Select DONE. 5 Select EXIT to return to the standby screen, or scroll to a different menu option. Setting Touch Tone or Pulse Dialing Your handset uses touch tone dialing by default.

  • Page 41: Using The Handset

    Using the Handset Making a Call Press ON. When you hear the dial tone, dial the number. Enter the phone number, then press ON. This lets you see the phone number on the display before the number is dialed. During a call, a timer on the display shows the length of the call.

  • Page 42: Inserting Pauses In A Number

    Inserting Pauses in a Number When you call a number featuring a pause, the phone waits 3 seconds before transmitting the next digits in the dialing sequence. This is useful, for example, when you have to dial 9 to get a dial tone or for accessing a voicemail system.

  • Page 43: Using Automated Dialing

    Using Automated Dialing You can retrieve numeric information (like a PIN or credit card number) from the phonebook during a phone call. This feature is useful when using automated response system. For example, if you frequently access your bank account information over the phone, you can store your account number and PIN in the phonebook, and then access them during the call instead of entering them manually each time.

  • Page 44: Using The Speakerphone

    Using the Speakerphone To make a call using the speakerphone, press HANDSFREE and dial the number. For optimal speakerphone sound quality, make sure the belt clip is on. This raises the handset up so it is not lying flat (the speakerphone is on the back of the handset).

  • Page 45: Redialing A Number

    When a call is on hold, you can use the intercom features (see the “Using the Intercom” section). Redialing a Number To redial the last number dialed, press ON and then press REDIAL. To redial one of the last 5 numbers you dialed: 1 Press REDIAL 2 Scroll until points to the number you want...

  • Page 46: Using The Phonebook

    Using the Phonebook Storing numbers in the phonebook makes it easy to dial numbers you call frequently. You can enter numbers directly into the phonebook or add them from the caller ID or redial list. Each handset has its own phonebook, which can hold 50 names and numbers.

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    The following table shows how many times to press each button on the handset to enter letters and special characters. Button space The first letter of the entry is an uppercase letter. To change the entry from uppercase to lowercase, press .

  • Page 48: Storing A Recently Called Number

    Storing a Recently Called Number 1 Press REDIAL. The display shows the last five numbers you dialed, with the most recent number at the top. 2 Scroll until to store. 3 Press STORE. 4 Enter the name (up to 12 characters). The flashing underline shows the input cursor position.

  • Page 49: Editing A Phonebook Entry

    3 Scroll down until the Number field is displayed. If changes need to be made, select DELETE to erase characters to the left of the input cursor. 4 Scroll down. 5 To set the tones of incoming calls for this number, select CHANGE.

  • Page 50: Deleting A Phonebook Entry

    8 Select DONE. Deleting a Phonebook Entry 1 Select PHONEBK. 2 Scroll down until you want to delete. 3 Select OPTIONS. 4 Scroll down to DELETE and select SELECT. Sorting the Phonebook Phonebook entries are stored in the order in which they were saved by default.

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    When in the shared phonebook, to copy an entry to your private phonebook, select COPY TO PRVT.

  • Page 52: Calling A Number From The Phonebook

    Calling a Number from the Phonebook 1 Select PHONEBK. 2 Scroll down until you want to call. To search numerically, press the numbers of the phonebook entry that you want to dial. 3 Press ON or HANDSFREE. To speed dial, select PHONEBK, enter the location number, and then press ON.

  • Page 53: Using Caller Id

    Using Caller ID If you subscribe to caller ID service, the caller’s name and/or number are displayed when you receive an incoming call. If information on the caller is not available, or if you do not subscribe to caller ID service, INCOMING CALL is displayed.

  • Page 54: Multihandset Functions

    2 (up to 8) handsets registered to the base station. You can expand your phone system by adding Motorola MD Series expansion handsets (up to 8). Expansion handsets do not require connection to a phone line. You can place the handset and its charging base anywhere a standard electrical outlet is available.

  • Page 55: Enabling Auto-answer

    If you have multiple handsets, a list of handsets is displayed. 2 Scroll to and select the handset you want to page. 3 Select PAGE. The other phone is paged. To answer a page, press OK. If your page is not answered after two minutes, or if the person you are paging selects EXIT or presses OFF, NO ANSWER is displayed on your handset and paging stops.

  • Page 56: Transferring Calls To Other Handsets

    Transferring Calls to Other Handsets 1 Select HOLD. 2 Press INTERCOM. If you only have one additional handset, pressing INTERCOM automatically pages the handset. Continue to step 5. 3 Scroll to and select the handset to which you want to transfer the call. 4 Select PAGE.

  • Page 57: Monitoring A Room

    Monitoring a Room Room monitoring allows you to place a handset in a room and listen to the sounds in that room from another handset. 1 Place a handset in the room to be monitored. 2 On that handset, select MENU. 3 Scroll to MONITOR ROOM and select SELECT.

  • Page 59: Using The Answering Machine

    Using the Answering Machine The answering machine stores up to 15 minutes of messages and/or memos. You can listen to your messages from the base station, from the handset, or remotely. You can also set your phone to automatically forward answering machine messages to another phone number.

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    2 Scroll to and select ANSWER ON/OFF. 3 Scroll to and select ON or OFF and then select DONE.

  • Page 61: Setting The Date And Time

    Setting the Date and Time To set the date and time, press and the DAY/CHECK, HOUR, and MINUTE buttons on the base until the correct setting is heard. Setting Up Your Outgoing Message You can record a personal outgoing message (OGM) that plays when you receive a call but cannot answer.

  • Page 62: Setting The Number Of Rings Before The Answering Machine Picks Up

    4 Select YES. To erase an outgoing message from the base, press ANNCE to play the message. As the message plays, press DEL. Setting the Number of Rings Before the Answering Machine Picks Up You can specify how many times you want your phone to ring before the answering machine picks up the call.

  • Page 63: Setting Voice Prompts

    Setting Voice Prompts If you have a Canadian model MD760, you can set your voice mail prompts to either English or French. 1 Select MENU and then scroll to and select ANS MACH SETUP. 2 Scroll to and select VOICE PROMPT.

  • Page 64: Checking Messages Remotely

    4: ANSWER ON/OFF 5: MEMO 7: REPEAT MENU 0: ERASE Checking Messages Remotely If you have a touch-tone phone, you can access your messages remotely. 1 Call your home. 2 When the answering machine picks up the call, press and then enter your security ID number. A synthesized voice prompts you with instructions.

  • Page 65: Message Forwarding

    Message Forwarding Your Motorola phone can be set to automatically forward answering machine messages to another phone number. To set up the phone number: 1 Select MENU and then scroll to and select ANS MACH SETUP. 2 Scroll to and select FORWARD MSGS.

  • Page 66: Screening Calls

    Screening Calls You can screen a call by allowing the answering machine to pick up and listening to the message as it is being recorded. 1 When RECORDING INCOMING MESSAGE is displayed, select SCREEN. 2 To answer the call, press ON. To stop listening to the incoming message, press OFF.

  • Page 67: Motorola Limited Warranty

    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 cordless telephones ("Products"), Motorola- branded or certified accessories sold for use with these Products ("Accessories"), and Motorola software contained...

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    Product or Accessory to abnormal usage or conditions; or (d) other acts which are not the fault of Motorola, are excluded from coverage. Use of Non-Motorola Products and Accessories. Defects or damage that result from the use of Non-...

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    This warranty extends to the first end-user purchaser, only. What will Motorola Do? Motorola, at its option, will at no charge repair, replace or refund the purchase price of any Products, Accessories or Software that does not conform to this warranty. We may use functionally equivalent reconditioned/refurbished/pre- owned or new Products, Accessories or parts.

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