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Philips Xenium X2566 User Manual

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Side volume key
Side volume key
Navigation key
Left soft key
M key
Pick-up key
confirm key
Philips continuously strives to improve its products. Due to software
upgrading, some contents in this user guide may be different from your
product.Philips reserves the rights to revise this user guide or withdraw it
at any time without prior notice. Please take your product as standard.
SOS key
Mini USB port/
Headphone jack
Torch switch
Right soft key
Lock/Unlock switch
Hang up key,
Power on/off key



  Summary of Contents for Philips Xenium X2566

  • Page 1: Your Phone

    Philips continuously strives to improve its products. Due to software upgrading, some contents in this user guide may be different from your product.Philips reserves the rights to revise this user guide or withdraw it at any time without prior notice. Please take your product as standard.
  • Page 2: Home Screen

    Home screen Your phone’s home screen consists of the following areas: Status Bar Shortcuts Keys Learn about the main keys. Definition Function Dial Make or answer a call. Press to view All calls/Dialed calls/Missed calls/ Received calls. Confirm Confirm an option. Navigation Select an option.
  • Page 3 Torch Turn on/off the torch. Lock/Unlock Slide down to lock/unlock the home screen. Long press to call the preset SOS number. Magnifier Flip the switch down/up to turn on/off digital magnifier. Icons & symbols Learn about the icons and symbols on the screen. Icons Definition Function...
  • Page 4: Getting Started

    Getting started Insert SIM card and Charge the battery Learn about installing SIM card and charging the battery for the first use. Insert SIM card Remove the back cover. Take out the battery. Insert the SIM card. Install the battery. Replace the back cover.
  • Page 5: Insert A Micro Sd Card (Memory Card)

    Charge the battery A new battery is partially charged. The battery icon in the upper-right corner shows the battery level of charging status. Tips: • You can use the phone while it is charging. • Keeping the charger plugged to the mobile phone when the battery is fully charged will not damage the battery.
  • Page 6: Customize Your Phone

    Customize your phone Customize your phone to match your preferences. Set time & date On the home screen, go to Settings> Date & Time Select : Select the desired digits. Set time date SIM settings Go to to set reply call/ Settings>General>Primary SIM Setting message or transfer data by SIM1/SIM2.
  • Page 7: Using Your Phone

    Using your phone Use basic call functions Learn to make or answer a call and use basic call functions. Make a call Enter the phone number. Press ( dial the number. Press ) to hang up. Tips: • For international calls, long press "0" to enter the "+" sign for the international prefix. Answer and end a call Press ( to answer the call.
  • Page 8: Receive And Send Messages

    Press to activate blacklist function. Add a phone number to blacklist Go to Blacklist>Blacklist numbers Edit the blacklist, add contacts by entering a phone number or select a contact from phonebook. Receive and send messages You can use the menu to send text message, multimedia Messages message.
  • Page 9: Manage Your Phonebook

    Virtual keypad: Keys/Virtual Function keypad Short press to select input method and language. Enter symbols and punctuations. Delete the previous symbol. Select the symbol. Confirm the selection. Note: • Depending on the language you select for your phone, the supported input methods may vary.
  • Page 10 Search for a contact Go to Contacts. Enter the first few letters of the name in the search bar. Select the contact from the list. Tips: • You can also use the navigation keys to view the contacts. Manage your contacts Go to , select a contact you want to edit, press to edit the...
  • Page 11: Manage Your Calendar

    Note: • Alarms, reminders, programmed events are time zone independent. Manage your calendar You can add schedules on your calendar. Create your schedule Go to Tools>Calendar, use the navigation keys to select a date, and then press > Options Add event Edit the schedule and press to save it.
  • Page 12: Audio Player

    Play an audio file Go to Tools>Voice recorder. Press >List, select the audio file you want to play and Options press to start playback. Press to exit. Note: • Please insert a memory card before recording. Bluetooth Your phone can connect to a compatible Bluetooth device for exchanging data.
  • Page 13: Video Player

    Play music Go to >Music player, press , select your desired song Tools List in the list. Using the following keys to control playback: Function Definition Start or Pause playing. Press navigation key to select previous track. Press navigation key to select next track.
  • Page 14: File Management

    Note: • Please insert a memory card before recording. Tips: • All the videos recorded are saved to My files>Memory card>Videos. File management Learn about how to use and manage your files and folders. Use your files Set a photo as contact picture: Go to Tools>...
  • Page 15 Manage your FM radio Go to Menu> , press to manage your FM: Options : View the channel list. Channel list • : Input a channel and save it as preset channel. Manual input • : Start scanning channels automatically and select Auto search •...
  • Page 16: Digital Magnifier

    Digital magnifier You can use your phone as a digital magnifying glass, it is very useful when you read small print books, newspaper, magnizes etc.. To use your phone as a digital magnifier: Flip the Z switch down to turn on the digital magnifier. Aim the lens at the text, press to zoom in/ zoom out.
  • Page 17: Sos Settings

    General Function Definition Primary SIM Select the primary SIM card. setting Language Select a language for your phone. Speed dials Turn on/off speed dial function. Set numbers for speed dial. M key settings Set the function can be accessed directly by pressing M key.
  • Page 18: Data&Time

    Ring volume Set the ring volume, message volume, keytone volume. Keypad sound Select whether the key sounds when tapped. Battery low warning Select whether a warning tone is emitted when the battery is low. Data&Time Set time/date, format of time and date. Call settings Function Definition...
  • Page 19: Network Settings

    Network settings Function Definition Network selection Select the network and search mode. GPRS transfer pref.Select data prefer or call prefer.
  • Page 20: Safety & Precaution

    You should only use Philips Authentic Accessories, as the use of any other accessories may damage your phone and may be dangerous, and will make all guarantees for your Philips phone null and void. The use of an unspecified type of battery may also cause an explosion.
  • Page 21: Troubleshooting

    battery and packaging with standard symbols designed to promote the recycling and appropriate disposal of your eventual waste. :The labeled packaging material is recyclable. :A financial contribution has been made to the associated national packaging recovery and recycling system. :The plastic material is recyclable (also identifies the type of plastic). Hearing Protection When listening to music, adjust the volume to a moderate level.
  • Page 22 Your battery seems to over heat You might be using a charger that was not intended for use with your phone. Make sure you always use the Philips authentic accessory shipped with your phone. Your phone doesn’t display the phone numbers of incoming calls This feature is network and subscription dependent.
  • Page 23: Trademark Declaration

    While there may be differences between the SAR levels of various phones and at various positions, they all meet the international protection standards for exposure to radio waves. The highest SAR value for this Philips X2566 model phone when tested for compliance against the standard was 0.993 W/kg for ICNIRP recommendation.
  • Page 24 Nanshan District, Shenzhen 518057 P.R.China declare under our sole responsibility that the product Philips X2566 Philips GSM/GPRS 900/1800/1900 TAC number: 86298202 to which this declaration relates, is in conformity with the following Standards: SAFETY : EN 60950-1:2006/A12:2011 HEALTH: EN 62209-1:2006, EN 62209-2:2010...
  • Page 25: Tips And Tricks

    Tips & tricks Optimizing your Philips Xenium battery performance Here are some steps to help you optimize your Philips Xenium’s battery performance. How to optimize the standby and talk time of your phone? Always ensure that your phone profile is appropriately set to meet •...