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Making Calls; Operating The Handset; Using The Directory And Lists; Handsfree Talking - Siemens Gigaset A260 Manual

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Making calls

Making external calls and ending a call
External calls are calls using the public telephone
network.
~
(Enter the phone number)
The number is dialled. (Or you can first press and
c
hold
[dial tone] and then enter the number.)
During the call you can adjust the earpiece volume
u
using
.
End the call/cancel dialling:
Press the end call key
You can automatically insert a network provider
dialling code before any phone number
(see "Preselection" Menu tree, page 11).
Answering a call
An incoming call is indicated by ringing, by a flash-
d
ing handsfree key
(Gigaset A260/A265) and a
display on the screen.
You can answer the call by:
Pressing the talk key
Press the handsfree key
A265).
When Auto Answer is activated (see Menu tree,
page 11), simply remove the handset from the
base station/charging cradle.
Displaying the caller's phone number
When you get a call, the caller's phone number will
be displayed on your handset; or the caller's name
will be displayed if it is stored in the directory or if
CNIP has been requested.
Requirements:
1 You have asked your network provider for the
caller's phone number (CLIP) or name (CNIP) to
be displayed on your handset screen.
2 The caller has asked the network provider for
his phone number to be identified (CLI).
®
appears in the display if you have not
requested Calling Line Identification, Withheld
appears if the caller has withheld CLI, and Unavail-
able if CLI has not been requested by the caller.

Handsfree talking

(only Gigaset A260/A265)
Once you have entered the phone number you can
immediately call in handsfree mode by pressing
d
(the
key lights up continuously). During a call
and when playing back the answering machine
(if available) you can switch between earpiece and
handsfree mode by pressing
u
volume with
.
¢
c
.
a
.
c
.
d
(Gigaset A260/
d
. Set the handsfree
4

Operating the handset

Activating/deactivating the handset
Press and hold the end call key
If you place a deactivated handset in the base sta-
tion or charging cradle, it will automatically acti-
vate.

Using the directory and lists

Directory
To open the directory: press
v
A165) or
(Gigaset A260/A265).
You can save up to 40 phone numbers (max. 32
digits) with corresponding names (max. 14 charac-
ters).
Note:
You can assign a number from the directory to a
key for speed dial (page 5).
Saving the first number in the directory
¢
h
v
or
New Entry?
~
Enter number and press OK.
~
Enter name and press OK.
Saving a number in the directory
¢
h
v
or
MENU
~
Enter number and press OK.
~
Enter name and press OK.
Selecting a directory entry
Open the directory with
lowing options:
u
Use
to scroll to the entry until the required
name is selected.
Enter the first character of the name or scroll to
the entry with
Dialling with the directory
¢
v
u
(Select entry)
Using other functions
¢
v
v
(Select entry)
d
a
.
h
(Gigaset A160/
¢
OK
¢
¢
OK
New Entry
h
v
. You have the fol-
or
u
, if required.
¢
c
¢
MENU

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