Siemens Gigaset A260 Manual

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Gigaset A160/A260/A165/A265
Handset for A260/A265
1 Charge status of the
battery pack
2 Internal number
of the handset
3 Display keys
4 Message key
5 Directory key
6 Control key
7 Talk key
8 End call and
On/Off key
9 Ringtone on/off (press
and hold in idle status)
10 Key lock on/off
(press and hold)
11 Recall key
- Confer (flash)
- Dialling pause
(press and hold)
12 Microphone
13 Alarm clock key
14 Handsfree key
(only Gigaset A260/A265)
Base station with answering
machine at a glance
1 Registration/Paging key:
Page handsets (press briefly, "Paging", page 7).
Register handsets (press and hold, page 7).
2 On/Off key: activate and deactivate answering
Lights up: answering machine is activated.
Flashes: there is at least one new message or
message is in the process of being recorded.
Flickers for about four seconds: memory is full.
Handset for A160/A165
Base station without answering
Registration/Paging key
(page 7/page 7)
Display keys:
Pressing the keys launches whichever function
that appears above them in the display.
During message playback:
3 Delete current message.
4 Skip to previous message.
5 Adjust volume (
During message playback: adjust volume.
While an external call is being signalled: adjust
ringtone volume.
6 Playback/stop key:
Play back messages from the answering ma-
chine, or cancel playback.
7 Skip to next message.
Please note:
If the answering machine is being operated
from a handset or if it is recording a message, it
cannot be operated from the base station.
If the On/Off key flashes although the answer-
ing machine is switched off, it means that there
is still at least one new message that has not
been played back yet.
Function when pressed
Call all registered handsets.
Open main/submenu
(see Menu tree, page 11).
Go back one menu level.
Scroll up/down or adjust volume
Move cursor to left/right with
Backspace deletes one character at
a time.
Confirm menu function or save
= quieter;
= louder):



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  • Page 1 Backspace deletes one character at a time. 13 Alarm clock key 14 Handsfree key Confirm menu function or save entry. (only Gigaset A260/A265) Base station with answering During message playback: 3 Delete current message. machine at a glance 4 Skip to previous message.
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions Setting up the telephone for use Step 1: Connecting the base station Read the user guide and the safety precautions carefully before use. Explain their contents to your children, and the potential hazards associated with using the telephone. Only use the mains unit supplied.
  • Page 3: Step 2: Setting Up The Handset

    ◆ Use only the rechargeable battery pack rec- Automatic registration can take up to 5 minutes. ommended by Siemens (page 9), i.e. never use a While this is happening, Registering flashes in the conventional (non-rechargeable) battery pack as screen. The handset is assigned the lowest unas- this may cause significant damage to health and signed internal number (1–4).
  • Page 4: Making Calls

    An incoming call is indicated by ringing, by a flash- Note: ing handsfree key (Gigaset A260/A265) and a display on the screen. You can assign a number from the directory to a key for speed dial (page 5). You can answer the call by: ◆...
  • Page 5: Last Number Redial List

    The following functions can be selected with You can select the following functions: Display the phone number. (as in the directory, page 5) Show Number Use Number Edit or add to a saved number. Copy an entry to the directory Use Number Copy to Dir.
  • Page 6: Additional Functions For Devices With Answering Machines

    ± ö Icon appears in the display. The key lights up © Siemens Home and Office on the base station. Communication Devices GmbH & Co. KG 2006 The telephone is supplied with a pre-recorded All rights reserved. Subject to availability.
  • Page 7: Registering Corresponding Handsets

    Registering corresponding Deleting an individual message ˜ While playback is paused, press the display key. handsets Deleting all old messages You can register up to four handsets on your base During playback or pause: ¢ ¢ station. OK (Confirm the secu- MENU Delete all old For automatic registration of handsets to...
  • Page 8: Handset Settings

    Resetting the handset key; you are reconnected to the external partic- ipant. You can reset any individual settings and changes Listening in to an external call that you have made. Entries in the directory, the calls list and the handset's registration on the base You are conducting an external call.
  • Page 9: Specifications

    < If you have any queries about the use of & Abc--> 123--> your phone, you can contact us any time at Specifications The table below contains a list of common problems and possible solutions. Recommended battery pack Problem...
  • Page 10: Service (Customer Care)

    You can get assistance easily when you have technical questions or questions about how to use your device by using our online support service on the Internet at: This site can be accessed at any time wherever you are. It will give you 24/7 support for all our products. It also provides interactive troubleshooting, a list of FAQs and answers plus user guides for you to download.
  • Page 11: Alarm Clock

    Menu tree Your phone has an extensive range of features. To return to idle status: press and hold key These are offered in the form of menus. There are two ways in which you can access a func- tion: With the phone in the idle status, press MENU ◆...
  • Page 12 Voice Mail Set Key 1 4-1-1 Netw. Mailbx Assign key with answering machine or network mailbox (in idle (all devices) status, press and hold to dial). Netw. Mailbx: your network provider's answering machine; must be requested separately. The network mailbox can be dis- played if your network provider supports this function and if key has been assigned with the network mailbox.

This manual is also suitable for:

Gigaset a165Gigaset a160Gigaset a265