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  • Page 1 START HERE >...
  • Page 3 Welcome Welcome to the world of Motorola digital wireless communications! We are pleased that you have chosen the Motorola 120e wireless phone. Antenna Menu Key Power Key Voice Key Record voice notes, Headset Jack phonebook and Insert headset shortcut names.
  • Page 4: Software Copyright Notice

    1-800-461-4575 (Canada) (United States) (Canada) MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office. TrueSync, Sidekick, Starfish and the Stylized Starfish Logo are registered trademarks of Starfish Software, Inc., a wholly owned independent subsidiary of Motorola, Inc.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety and General Information....5 Getting Started ....... . 11 What’s in the Box?.
  • Page 6 Adjusting the Backlight ......38 Hiding or Showing Location Information ... . . 38 Calling Features .
  • Page 7: Safety And General Information

    RF energy. When you communicate with your phone, the system handling your call controls the power level at which your phone transmits. Your Motorola phone is designed to comply with local regulatory requirements in your country concerning exposure of human beings to RF energy.
  • Page 8: Phone Operation

    Motorola-supplied or approved clip, holder, holster, case, or body harness for this phone, if available. Use of accessories not approved by Motorola may exceed RF energy exposure guidelines. If you do not use one of the...
  • Page 9: Medical Devices

    Aircraft When instructed to do so, turn off your phone when on board an aircraft. Any use of a phone must be in accordance with applicable regulations per airline crew instructions. Medical Devices Pacemakers Pacemaker manufacturers recommend that a minimum separation of 6 inches (15 centimeters) be maintained between a handheld wireless phone and a pacemaker.
  • Page 10: Operational Warnings

    • Pull off the road and park before making or answering a call if driving conditions so require. Responsible driving best practices may be found in the “Wireless Phone Safety Tips” at the end of this manual and at the Motorola website: Operational Warnings...
  • Page 11 (short circuit) and become quite hot. Exercise care in handling any charged battery, particularly when placing it inside a pocket, purse, or other container with metal objects. Use only Motorola original batteries and chargers. Your battery or phone may contain symbols, defined as follows:...
  • Page 12: Repetitive Motion Injuries

    If you have experienced seizures or blackouts, or if you have a family history of such occurrences, please consult with your doctor before playing video games on your phone or enabling a blinking-lights feature on your phone. (The blinking-light feature is not available on all products.) Parents should monitor their children's use of video game or other features that incorporate blinking lights on the phones.
  • Page 13: Getting Started

    To obtain the More Here guide for your phone, or another copy of this guide, see the Motorola Web site at: (U.S.A.) (Canada) or contact the Motorola Customer Call Center at 1-800-331-6456 in the United States or 1-800-461-4575 in Canada.
  • Page 14: Installing The Battery

    Installing the Battery You must install and charge the battery to use your phone. Your phone is designed to be used only with Motorola Original batteries and accessories. We recommend that you store batteries in their protective cases when not in use.
  • Page 15: Charging The Battery

    Action 3 Insert the battery, printed arrows first, into the top of the battery compartment and push down. 4 Replace the battery door. Charging the Battery New batteries are shipped partially charged. Before you can use your phone, you need to install and charge the battery as described below.
  • Page 16: Battery Use

    Caution: To prevent injuries or burns, do not allow metal objects to contact or short-circuit the battery terminals. To maximize your battery’s performance: • Always use Motorola Original™ batteries and battery chargers. The phone warranty does not cover damage caused from using non-Motorola batteries and/or battery chargers.
  • Page 17: Turning Your Phone On

    • When you do not intend to use a battery for a while, store it uncharged in a cool, dark, dry place, such as a refrigerator. • Over extended periods of time, batteries gradually wear down and require longer charging times. This is normal.
  • Page 18: Adjusting Volume

    Adjusting Volume Press the up and down volume keys to: Volume • increase and keys decrease earpiece volume during a call • increase and decrease the ringer volume setting when the idle display is visible Making a Call Press 1 keypad keys dial the phone number Tip: If you make a mistake, press DELETE (...
  • Page 19: Answering A Call

    Answering a Call When you receive a call, your phone rings and/or vibrates and displays an incoming call message. Press answer the call ANSWER end the call and “hang up” the phone when you are finished Note: If the phone is locked, you must unlock it to answer the call.
  • Page 20: Learning To Use Your Phone

    Learning to Use Your Phone See page 1 for a basic phone diagram. Using the Display The idle display (shown below) is the standard display you see when you are not on a call or using the menu. You must be in the idle display to dial a phone number. è...
  • Page 21 Status indicators are grouped at the top of the display: ➌ In Use ➍ Roam ➎ Location Indicator Indicator Information Indicator ➋ Digital/ ➏ Message Analog Waiting è Signal Indicator 12:00am Indicator ➐ Battery ➊ Signal Level Strength Indicator PH.BOOK MESSAGE Indicator ➑...
  • Page 22 ➏ Message Waiting Indicator Appears when you receive a text message. When you receive a voicemail message, your phone displays the (voice message waiting) indicator. & ➐ Battery Level Indicator Vertical bars show the battery charge level. Recharge the battery when you see Low Battery and hear the low battery alert.
  • Page 23: Using Menus

    Using Menus From the idle display, press to go to the main menu. Menu Key Enter menu system, or open a sub-menu. Left Soft Key Right Soft Key Main Menu Perform left Perform right Recent Calls Phonebook function. function. EXIT SELECT End Key Scroll Keys...
  • Page 24: Selecting A Feature Option

    scroll, and the left/right soft keys to select the functions listed in the bottom left and right corners of the display. Selecting a Feature Option Some features require you to select an item from a list: Highlighted item Press Dialed Calls BACK ) to 10) John Smith...
  • Page 25: Entering Feature Information

    Entering Feature Information Some features require you to enter information: Entry Details Press Name:John Smith Highlighted scroll down to item No.:2125551212 other items. CANCEL CHANGE Press CANCEL ( Press ) to exit without CHANGE making changes. DONE ( ) to ) appears enter or edit when you enter or edit information.
  • Page 26: Entering Text

    The message center lets you compose and send text messages. A flashing cursor shows where text will appear: Flashing Msg: cursor Press indicates BROWSE insertion to insert quick point. note. CANCEL BROWSE Press CANCEL ( Press to open ) to exit without sub-menu.
  • Page 27: Choosing A Text Mode

    Choosing a Text Mode Most text entry screens let you enter letters, numbers, and/ or symbols as required. Press from a text entry screen to select a text mode: iTAP Let the phone predict each word as you enter it. See page 28. Tap Method Enter letters, numbers, and symbols by pressing a key one or more times.
  • Page 28: General Text Entry Rules

    Press 2 Number keys enter the remaining characters 3 OK ( store the text when you are finished General Text Entry Rules Press a number key repeatedly to cycle through its characters. See the “Character Chart” on page 27. Press a number key as many times as necessary to...
  • Page 29 • The first character of every sentence is capitalized. (Press down to force the character to lowercase while it is highlighted by the block cursor). • Your phone may support multiple languages. The current language setting determines whether a new message begins on the left or right side of the display.
  • Page 30: Entry Method

    Using iTAP™ Software Predictive Text Entry Method iTAP™ software is a predictive text entry method that lets you enter a word using a single keypress per letter. from any text entry screen and select the iTAP Press menu option. Entering Words Action 1 Press a number key one time to enter the first letter of the word...
  • Page 31 2 7 8 For example, to spell the word “art,” press The display shows: Press Flashing to scroll cursor and see indicates additional Apt Cpu Cst insertion word choices. point. DELETE SELECT Press DELETE ( Press SELECT ( ) to ) to insert clear last letter.
  • Page 32: Entering Numbers

    Entering Punctuation Press enter punctuation or other characters as shown in the “Character Chart” on page 27 Using Capitalization The first word of a sentence is automatically capitalized, with following words in lowercase. Press change the words to initial character capitalized, all uppercase characters, or all lowercase characters Entering Numbers...
  • Page 33: Using Symbol Mode

    Deleting Letters and Words Place the cursor to the right of the text you want to delete, and then do the following: Action Press DELETE ( ) to delete one letter at a time Hold DELETE ( ) to delete the entire message Using Symbol Mode Your phone provides an alternate way to enter symbol characters in a message.
  • Page 34: Locking And Unlocking Your Phone

    Symbol Chart Use this chart as a guide for entering characters in symbol mode. space . ? ! , @ _ & ~ : ; " - ( ) ' ¿ ¡ % £ $ ¥ @ _ \ / : ; "...
  • Page 35: Locking Your Phone Manually

    Locking Your Phone Manually > Settings > Security Find the Feature > Phone Lock > Lock Now Press 1 keypad keys enter your unlock code 2 OK ( lock the phone Unlocking Your Phone Tip: Your phone’s unlock code is originally set to 1234 at the factory.
  • Page 36: Changing A Code Or Password

    Changing a Code or Password Your phone’s four-digit unlock code is originally set to 1234, and the six-digit security code is originally set to 000000 at the factory. Your service provider may reset these numbers before you receive your phone. If your service provider has not reset these numbers, we recommend that you change them to prevent other users from accessing your personal information.
  • Page 37: Locking And Unlocking The Keypad

    Locking and Unlocking the Keypad You can lock your phone keypad to prevent accidental keypresses (for example, when carrying your phone in a purse or pocket). Press lock or unlock your keypad Note: Incoming calls and messages unlock the keypad.
  • Page 38: Setting Up Your Phone

    Setting Up Your Phone Storing Your Name and Phone Number To store or edit user name and phone number information on your phone: > Settings Find the Feature > Phone Status > My Tel. Number Setting the Time and Date You must set the time and date to use the datebook.
  • Page 39: Setting Answer Options

    The ring style indicator in the display shows the current ring style (see page 19). To set a ring style: > Settings Find the Feature > Ring Styles > Style Press scroll to the ring style 2 SELECT ( select the ring style Each ring style contains settings for specific event alerts, ringer ID, and ringer and keypad volume.
  • Page 40: Setting Display Contrast

    You can also zoom in and out from the menu: > Settings Find the Feature > Other Settings > Initial Setup > Zoom Setting Display Contrast > Settings Find the Feature > Other Settings > Initial Setup > Contrast Adjusting the Backlight You can set the amount of time that the display backlight remains on, or turn off the backlight to extend battery life.
  • Page 41 Your phone prompts you when the network or a service asks for your location. You can refuse at this point. When ALI is set to 911 Only , your phone displays the (ALI off) indicator, and the phone does not send location information unless you call the emergency phone number (such as 911).
  • Page 42: Calling Features

    Calling Features For basic instructions on how to make and answer calls, see page 16. Changing the Active Line Change the active phone line to make and receive calls from your other phone number. > Settings Find the Feature > Phone Status >...
  • Page 43: Using Caller Id

    With automatic redial, your phone automatically redials the number for four minutes. When the call goes through, your phone rings or vibrates one time, displays Redial Successful , and then connects the call. You must turn on automatic redial to use the feature. To turn automatic redial on or off: >...
  • Page 44: Turning Off A Call Alert

    Depending on your phone settings and/or service subscription, the call may be forwarded to another number, or the caller may hear a busy signal. Turning Off a Call Alert You can turn off your phone’s incoming call alert before answering the call. Press either volume key turn off the alert...
  • Page 45 sorted from newest to oldest entries. The oldest entries are deleted as new ones are added. Shortcut: Press to go directly to the dialed calls list from the idle display. > Recent Calls Find the Feature Press scroll to Received Calls or Dialed Calls 2 SELECT ( select the list...
  • Page 46: Returning An Unanswered Call

    The Last Calls Menu can include the following options: Option Description Store Create a phonebook entry with the number in the No. field. Delete Delete the entry. Delete All Delete all entries in the list. Send Message Open a new text message with the number in the To field.
  • Page 47: Using The Notepad

    Press select a call to return make the call Using the Notepad Your phone stores the most recent string of digits entered on the keypad in a temporary memory location called the notepad. This can be a phone number that you called, or a number that you entered but did not call.
  • Page 48: Attaching A Number

    Attaching a Number While dialing (with digits visible in the display): Press attach a number from the > Attach Number phonebook or recent call lists Calling With Speed Dial Each entry you store in your phonebook is assigned a unique speed dial number. To speed dial a phonebook entry: Press 1 keypad keys...
  • Page 49: Using Voicemail

    voicemail phone number. Usually, your service provider has already done this for you. If necessary, see your reference guide for information on how to store your voicemail number as a phonebook entry. Using Voicemail Voicemail messages that you receive are stored on the network.
  • Page 50: Storing Your Voicemail Phone Number

    The phone calls your voicemail phone number. If no voicemail number is stored, your phone prompts you to store one. Storing Your Voicemail Phone Number If necessary, use the following procedure to store your voicemail phone number on your phone. Usually, your service provider has already done this for you.
  • Page 51: Muting The Phone

    Muting the Phone To mute your phone during a call, press MUTE ( ) (if > Mute . available) or Using Call Waiting When you are on a call, an alert tone sounds to indicate that you have received a second call. Press answer the new call switch back to the first call...
  • Page 52: Phone Features

    Phone Features Main Menu This is the standard main menu layout. Menu organization and feature names may vary on your phone. Not all features may be available for all users. For example, the Radio feature is available only when the optional FM Stereo Radio Headset accessory is plugged into your phone (see phone illustration, page 1).
  • Page 53: Feature Quick Reference

    Settings Menu • Ring Styles • Other Settings • Style • Personalize • Style Detail • Main Menu • My Tones • Keys • Phone Status • Greeting • My Tel. Number • Banner • Active Line • Initial Setup •...
  • Page 54 Use this chapter to locate features on your phone that are not described in this guide. For more detailed information, see the More Here guide. Calling Features Feature Description Three-Way During a call: Call Dial third party’s number, press to call, press again to connect Restrict Restrict outgoing or...
  • Page 55 Feature Description Receive Read a new text message Message that you have received: Press READ ( Download Highlight a ring tone in a Ring message, then: > Store Tones Phonebook Feature Description Create Create a new phonebook entry: > Phonebook Entry >...
  • Page 56: Personalizing Features

    Personalizing Features Feature Description Ring Alert Change the ring alert for an event: > Settings > Ring Styles > Style Detail > event name Ring Set ringer volume: > Settings > Ring Styles Volume > Style Detail > Ring Volume Keypad Set keypad keypress volume: >...
  • Page 57: Menu Features

    Menu Features Feature Description Language Set menu language: > Settings > Other Settings > Initial Setup > Language Master Reset all options except unlock code, Reset security code, lifetime timer: > Settings > Other Settings > Initial Setup > Master Reset Master Reset all options except unlock code, Clear...
  • Page 58: Dialing Features

    Dialing Features Feature Description Auto PIN Automatically dial an Dial authenticating PIN code for outgoing calls: > Settings > Initial Setup > Auto PIN Dial DTMF Activate DTMF tones: > Settings > Other Settings Tones > Initial Setup > DTMF Send DTMF tones during a call: Press number keys Send stored numbers as DTMF tones...
  • Page 59: Handsfree Features

    provider. For billing information, please contact your service provider directly. Feature Description Call Times View call timers: > Recent Calls > Call Times In-Call Display time or cost Timer information during a call: > Settings > In-Call Setup > In-Call Timer Handsfree Features Note: The use of wireless devices and their accessories may be prohibited or restricted in certain areas.
  • Page 60 Feature Description Auto Automatically route calls to a Hands- car kit when connected: > Settings Free > Other Settings (car kit) > Car Settings > Auto Handsfree Power-Off Set the phone to stay on for a Delay period of time after the ignition (car kit) is switched off: >...
  • Page 61: Data And Fax Calls

    Data and Fax Calls Feature Description Send Data Connect your phone to the or Fax device, then place the call through the device application Receive Connect your phone to the Data or device, then: > Settings > Connection > Incoming Call > Next Call >...
  • Page 62: Personal Organizer Features

    Personal Organizer Features Feature Description Add an event to the datebook: > Datebook > day Datebook > New Event View View or edit event details: > Datebook > day > event name Datebook Event Event View event reminder: VIEW Reminder Dismiss event reminder: EXIT Record...
  • Page 63: News And Entertainment

    Play a game on your phone: > Games My Tones Compose your own ring tones, manage ring tones that you have composed or downloaded: > Settings > Ring Styles > My Tones Radio Use the optional Motorola Original™ FM Stereo Radio Headset accessory: > Radio...
  • Page 64: Specific Absorption Rate Data

    Specific Absorption Rate Data The model wireless 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 limits for exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of the U.S.
  • Page 65 2. The SAR information includes the Motorola testing protocol, assessment procedure, and measurement uncertainty range for this product.
  • Page 66: Additional Health And Safety Information

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Center for Devices and Radiological Health Consumer Update on Mobile Phones Additional Health and Safety Information FDA has been receiving inquiries about the safety of mobile phones, including cellular phones and PCS phones. The following summarizes what is known—and what remains unknown—about whether these products can pose a hazard to health, and what can be done to minimize any potential risk.
  • Page 67 the primary source of the RF—and the person's head. The exposure to RF from mobile phones in which the antenna is located at greater distances from the user (on the outside of a car, for example) is drastically lower than that from hand-held phones, because a person's RF exposure decreases rapidly with distance from the source.
  • Page 68 sheath). No statistically significant association was found between mobile phone use and acoustic neuroma. There was also no association between mobile phone use and gliomas when all types of types of gliomas were considered together. It should be noted that the average length of mobile phone exposure in this study was less than three years.
  • Page 69: Mobile Phones

    recommendations and scientific oversight of new CTIA-funded research based on such recommendations. Two other studies of interest have been reported recently in the literature: 1 Two groups of 18 people were exposed to simulated mobile phone signals under laboratory conditions while they performed cognitive function tests.
  • Page 70 mobile phones (a number increasing at a rate of about 1 million per month), about 4800 cases of brain cancer would be expected each year among those 80 million people, whether or not they used their phones. Thus it is not possible to tell whether any individual's cancer arose because of the phone, or whether it would have happened anyway.
  • Page 71 • cooperate in providing mobile phone users with the best possible information on what is known about possible effects of mobile phone use on human health At the same time, FDA belongs to an interagency working group of the federal agencies that have responsibility for different aspects of mobile phone safety to ensure a coordinated effort at the federal level.
  • Page 72 • a hand-held phone with a built-in antenna connected to a different antenna mounted on the outside of the car or built into a separate package • a headset with a remote antenna to a mobile phone carried at the waist Again, the scientific data do not demonstrate that mobile phones are harmful.
  • Page 73 1. Muscat et al. Epidemiological Study of Cellular Telephone Use and Malignant Brain Tumors. In: State of the Science Symposium;1999 June 20; Long Beach, California. 2. Tice et al. Tests of mobile phone signals for activity in genotoxicity and other laboratory assays.
  • Page 74: Warranty

    This limited warranty is a consumer's exclusive remedy, and applies as follows to new Motorola Products, Accessories and Software purchased by consumers in the...
  • Page 75 Products or Accessories for commercial purposes or subjecting the 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...
  • Page 76: Who Is Covered

    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 77: What Will Motorola Do

    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.
  • Page 78 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.
  • Page 79: Product Registration

    Product registration is an important step toward enjoying your new Motorola phone. Registering helps us facilitate warranty service, and permits us to contact you should your phone require an update or other service. Registration is for U.S. residents only and is not required for warranty coverage.
  • Page 80: Index

    Index extending battery life 14, accessories 11, 12, 52 installing 12 accessory connector port 1 level indicator 14, 19, 20 active line indicator 19, 20 block cursor 24, 26 alert browse text mode 25 creating 61 defined 36 downloading 53 calculator 60 setting 54 call...
  • Page 81 call (continued) deleting a call 42 restricting 52 dialed calls list 42 speakerphone 57 dialing a number 16 storing 42 digital signal indicator 19 three-way call 52 display timers 57 backlight 38 unanswered call 44 contrast 38 Call Failed message 40 description 18 call waiting 49 idle display, defined 18...
  • Page 82 missed call 44 ring style 19 games 61 roam 19 signal strength 19 silent ring style 20, 36 hands-free use soft ring style 20, 36 automatic answer 57 vibrate and ring style 20, automatic call routing 58 charger time 58 vibrate style 20, 36 power-off delay 58 voicemail message 20,...
  • Page 83 microphone 1 missed call indicator 44 language, setting 55 Missed Calls message 44 left soft key muting a call 49 functions 1, 18, 21 my telephone number 17, personalizing 54 36, 50 location, sending to network my tones 61 lock application 61 network settings 59 keypad 35...
  • Page 84 phone (continued) phonebook automatic location attaching two numbers information 38 44, 46 clear stored information dialing a number 53 one-touch dial 46 codes 34 speed dial number 46 date, setting 36 storing an entry 53 keypad, answering calls voice dialing 53 PIN code, dialing keypad, locking and automatically 56...
  • Page 85 ring style indicators 19, 20, storing a call 42 symbol chart 32 ring tone symbol text entry 31 creating 61 downloading 53 ringer volume, setting 16, tap method text entry 25 telephone number roam indicator 19 storing your number 36 viewing your number 17, scroll keys 1, 21 text...
  • Page 86 unlock warranty 72 application 61 Web pages 61 keypad 35 phone 32 unlock code zooming in/out 37 bypassing 34 changing 34 default 15, 33, 34 entering 15, 33 forgetting 34 vibrate alert setting 54 turning off 42 vibrate ring alert, setting 36 voice dial 53 voice key dialing a number 53...
  • Page 87: Wireless Phone Safety Tips

    1 Get to know your Motorola wireless phone and its features such as speed dial and redial. If available, these features help you to place your call without taking...
  • Page 88 2 When available, use a hands-free device. If possible, add an additional layer of convenience to your wireless phone with one of the many Motorola Original™ hands- free accessories available today. 3 Position your wireless phone within easy reach. Be able to access your wireless phone without removing your eyes from the road.
  • Page 89 8 Use your wireless phone to call for help. Dial 9-1-1 or other local emergency number in the case of fire, traffic accident or medical emergencies.* 9 Use your wireless phone to help others in emergencies. If you see an auto accident, crime in progress or other serious emergency where lives are in danger, call 9-1-1 or other local emergency number, as you would want others to do for you.*...
  • Page 90 Check the laws and regulations on the use of wireless telephones and their accessories in the areas where you drive. Always obey them. The use of these devices may be prohibited or restricted in certain areas. For more information, please call 1-888-901-SAFE or visit the CTIA Web site at...
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