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  • Page 2 Nokia Corporation. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks or tradenames of their respective owners. Reproduction, transfer, distribution, or storage of part or all of the contents in this document in any form without the prior written permission of Nokia is prohibited.
  • Page 3 WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. Reverse engineering of any software in the Nokia device is prohibited to the extent permitted by applicable law. Insofar as this user guide contains any limitations on Nokia's representations, warranties, damages and liabilities, such limitations shall likewise limit any representations, warranties, damages and liabilities of Nokia's licensors.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Accessibility solutions...19 Additional applications...19 Software updates...20 Application Update...20 Settings...21 Access codes...21 Prolong battery life...22 Free memory...23 Your device...24 Welcome...24 Nokia Switch...24 Transfer content...24 Synchronise, retrieve, or send content...25 Display indicators...26 Shortcuts...27 Lock the keypad...28 Navi™ wheel...28 Multimedia menu...29 Mobile Search...29 Headset...30 Volume and loudspeaker control...31...
  • Page 5 Podcasts...66 Home network with music player...66 Transfer music to your device...67 Transfer music from PC...67 Transfer with Windows Media Player...67 Nokia Music Store...68 FM transmitter...69 About the FM transmitter...69 Play a song using FM transmitter...69 FM transmitter settings...70 Nokia Podcasting...70 Podcasting settings...70...
  • Page 6 Play and manage podcasts...73 Radio applications...73 FM radio ...73 Listen to the radio...74 View visual content...75 Saved stations...75 FM radio settings...75 Nokia Internet Radio...75 Listen to internet radio stations...75 Favourite stations...76 Search for stations...76 Station directory...77 Internet radio settings...77 Camera...78 About the camera...78...
  • Page 7 View and share media files...102 Copy media files...103 Home synchronisation...103 Synchronise media files...103 Synchronisation settings...104 Define incoming files...104 Define outgoing files...105 Nokia Video Centre...106 View and download video clips...106 Video feeds...107 My videos...107 Transfer videos from your PC...108 Video centre settings...108 N-Gage...110 About N-Gage...110...
  • Page 8 Web service message settings...127 Cell broadcast settings...127 Other settings...128 Make calls...129 Voice calls ...129 Options during a call...129 Voice and video mailboxes...130 Answer or decline a call...130 Make a conference call...130 1-touch dial a phone number...131 Call waiting...131 Voice dialling...131 Make a video call...132 Options during a video call...133 Answer or decline a video call...134...
  • Page 9 Packet data settings...173 Wireless LAN settings...173 SIP settings...174 Configurations...174 Access point name control...174 Application settings...174 Troubleshooting...175 Enhancements...179 Battery and charger information...180 Battery and charger information...180 Nokia battery authentication guidelines...181 Authenticate hologram...181 What if your battery is not authentic?...182 Care and maintenance...183 Disposal...184...
  • Page 10 Additional safety information...185 Small children...185 Operating environment...185 Medical devices...185 Implanted medical devices...185 Hearing aids...186 Hearing aids...186 Vehicles...186 Potentially explosive environments...187 Emergency calls...187 CERTIFICATION INFORMATION (SAR)...188 Index...190...
  • Page 11: Safety

    Safety Read these simple guidelines. Not following them may be dangerous or illegal. Read the complete user guide for further information. SWITCH ON SAFELY Do not switch the device on when wireless phone use is prohibited or when it may cause interference or danger.
  • Page 12: Network Services

    You may also access other third-party sites through your device. Third-party sites are not affiliated with Nokia, and Nokia does not endorse or assume liability for them. If you choose to access such sites, you should take precautions for security or content.
  • Page 13 as changes in menu names, menu order, and icons. Contact your service provider for more information. This device supports WAP 2.0 protocols (HTTP and SSL) that run on TCP/IP protocols. Some features of this device, such as MMS, web browsing, and e-mail, require network support for these technologies.
  • Page 14: Get Started

    — Numeric keypad — Microphone — Navi™ wheel; hereafter referred to as the scroll key. — End key — Clear key C — Secondary camera — Light sensor — Power key — Nokia AV Connector for compatible headsets and headphones...
  • Page 15: Keys And Parts (Back And Sides)

    — Key lock switch for locking and unlocking the keys Keys and parts (back and sides) 1 and 9 — Stereo speaker with 3-D sound effect — Zoom/Volume key — 2-stage capture key for auto-focus, still image capture, and video recording —...
  • Page 16: Switch The Device On

    The factory setting for the lock code is 12345. If you forget the code and your device is locked, your device will require service and additional charges may apply. For more information, contact a Nokia Care point or your device dealer.
  • Page 17: Charge The Battery

    Charge the battery Connect a compatible charger to a wall outlet. Connect the power cord to the device. If the battery is completely discharged, it may take a while before the charging indicator starts scrolling. When the battery is fully charged, the charging indicator stops scrolling.
  • Page 18: Get Connected

    Bluetooth connectivity — to transfer files and ● connect to compatible enhancements. "Bluetooth connectivity", p. 43. Nokia AV connector (3.5 mm) — to connect to ● compatible headsets, headphones, or home stereo sets USB data cable — to connect to compatible ●...
  • Page 19: Find Help

    > Help. To Tools > Accessibility solutions Nokia is committed to making mobile phones easy to use for all individuals, including those with disabilities. For more information, visit the Nokia website at shows a link...
  • Page 20: Software Updates

    Nokia website. Software updates Nokia may produce software updates that offer new features, enhanced functions, and improved performance. You may be able to request these updates through the Nokia Software Updater PC application.
  • Page 21: Settings

    If you forget the code and your device is locked, your device will require service and additional charges may apply. For more information, contact a Nokia Care point or your device dealer. Personal unblocking key (PUK) code and PUK2 ●...
  • Page 22: Prolong Battery Life

    WLAN on your Nokia device switches off when you are not trying to connect, not connected to an access point, or not scanning for available networks.
  • Page 23: Free Memory

    ● have installed. Transfer the installation files to a Options compatible PC. > Images and video clips in Photos. Back up the ● files to a compatible PC using Nokia Nseries PC saving. To turn Suite. File mgr., > Details >...
  • Page 24: Your Device

    If the other device cannot be switched on without a SIM card, you can insert your SIM card in it. When your Nokia N79 is switched on without a SIM card, the offline profile is automatically activated, and transfer can be done.
  • Page 25: Synchronise, Retrieve, Or Send Content

    Nokia N79. With retrieval, content is transferred from the other device to your Nokia N79. You may be asked to keep or delete the original content in the other device, depending on the device model.
  • Page 26: Display Indicators

    Use shortcuts to repeat a transfer After a data transfer, you can save a shortcut with the transfer settings to the main view to repeat the same transfer later. To edit the shortcut, scroll to it, and select Options Shortcut settings.
  • Page 27: Shortcuts

    A compatible text phone is connected to the device. A data call is active (network service). A GPRS packet data connection is active (network service). indicates the connection is on hold and that a connection is available. A packet data connection is active in a part of the network that supports EGPRS (network service).
  • Page 28: Lock The Keypad

    > When the Navi wheel setting is switched on in the settings, you can scroll quickly through Photos, Music Player, Nokia Video Centre, Contacts, and Messaging lists, or the multimedia menu. Move the tip of your finger gently around the rim of the scroll key clockwise or anticlockwise.
  • Page 29: Multimedia Menu

    Multimedia menu With the multimedia menu, you can access your most frequently used multimedia content. The selected content is shown in the appropriate application. To open or close the multimedia menu, press the multimedia key. To browse the tiles, scroll left or right, or, if the Navi wheel setting is set on, slide your finger on the rim of the...
  • Page 30: Headset

    To use the headphones with a remote control unit, connect the unit to the Nokia AV Connector (3.5 mm) in the device, then connect the headphones to the unit.
  • Page 31: Volume And Loudspeaker Control

    Nokia AV Connector. When connecting any external device or any headset, other than those approved by Nokia for use with this device, to the Nokia AV Connector, pay special attention to volume levels. Volume and loudspeaker control Warning: Listen to music at a moderate level.
  • Page 32: Fast Downloading

    comply with any applicable safety requirements when establishing and using a wireless LAN connection. You can also use Bluetooth connectivity while in the offline profile. To leave the offline profile, press the power key briefly, and select another profile. The device re- enables wireless transmissions (providing there is sufficient signal strength).
  • Page 33: Web Browser

    Web browser With the Web browser, you can view hypertext markup language (HTML) web pages on the internet as originally designed. You can also browse web pages that are designed specifically for mobile devices, and use extensible hypertext markup language (XHTML), or the wireless markup language (WML).
  • Page 34: Browser Toolbar

    (available if History list is set on in the browser settings and the current page is not the first page you visit). Select the page you want to go to. To save a page while browsing, select Tools Save page. >...
  • Page 35: Navigate Pages

    Navigate pages Mini Map and page overview help you navigate web pages that contain a large amount of information. When Mini Map is set on in the browser settings and you scroll through a large web page, Mini Map opens and shows an overview of the web page you browse.
  • Page 36: Content Search

    The default access point for widgets is the same as in the web browser. When active in the background, some widgets may update information automatically to your device. Using widgets may involve the transmission of large amounts of data through your service provider's network.
  • Page 37: Empty The Cache

    or from a collection of bookmarks in the visited pages folder. You can also enter the URL address of the web page you want to visit directly into the field ( indicates the starting page defined for the default access point. You can save URL addresses as bookmarks while browsing on the internet.
  • Page 38: Connection Security

    Connection security If the security indicator ( ) is displayed during a connection, the data transmission between the device and the internet gateway or server is encrypted. The security icon does not indicate that the data transmission between the gateway and the content server (or the place where the requested resource is stored) is secure.
  • Page 39 Recently visited pages — Enable or disable ● automatic bookmark collecting. If you want to continue saving the addresses of the visited web pages into the Recently visited pages but hide the folder from the bookmarks view, select Hide folder. Form data saving —...
  • Page 40: Connections

    Connections Your device offers several options to connect to the internet or to another compatible device or PC. Wireless LAN Your device supports wireless local area network (WLAN). With WLAN, you can connect your device to the internet and compatible devices that have WLAN.
  • Page 41: Wlan Wizard

    WLAN access point device at a time, but several applications can use the same internet access point. When the device is in the offline profile, you can still use WLAN (if available). Remember to comply with any applicable safety requirements when establishing and using a WLAN connection.
  • Page 42: Operating Modes

    Edit access point — Edit the details of an ● existing IAP. You can also use connection manager to create internet access points. See "Active data connections", p. 42. Operating modes There are two operating modes in WLAN: infrastructure and ad hoc. The infrastructure operating mode allows two kinds of communication: wireless devices are connected to each other through a WLAN access...
  • Page 43: Bluetooth Connectivity

    Access Profile, Synchronization Profile, Serial Port Profile, and Phonebook Access Profile. To ensure interoperability between other devices supporting Bluetooth technology, use Nokia approved enhancements for this model. Check with the manufacturers of other devices to determine their compatibility with this device.
  • Page 44: Security Tips

    My phone's name — Edit the name shown to ● other devices with Bluetooth wireless technology. Remote SIM mode — To enable another device, ● such as a compatible car kit enhancement, to use the SIM card in your device to connect to the network, select On.
  • Page 45: Pair Devices

    Pair devices To pair with compatible devices and view your paired devices, in the main view of Bluetooth connectivity, scroll right. Before pairing, create your own passcode (1 to 16 digits), and agree with the owner of the other device to use the same code. Devices that do not have a user interface have a factory-set passcode.
  • Page 46: Block Devices

    Block devices Press , and select Tools To block a device from establishing a Bluetooth connection to your device, scroll right to open Paired devices. Select a device you want to block Options > Block. To unblock a device, scroll right to devices, select a device, and unblock all blocked devices, select Delete...
  • Page 47: Pc Connections

    PC connections You can use your device with a variety of compatible PC connectivity and data communications applications. With Nokia Nseries PC Suite you can, for example, transfer images between your device and a compatible PC. For information on Apple Macintosh support and connecting your device to an Apple Macintosh device, visit
  • Page 48: Personalise Your Device

    Personalise your device You can personalise your device by changing the standby mode, main menu, tones, themes, or font size. Most of the personalisation options, such as changing the font size, can be accessed through the device settings. Change the look of your device Press , and select...
  • Page 49: Audio Themes

    Note that activating an audio theme changes all your previous sound settings. If you want to return to using the default tones, select audio theme 'Nokia'. You can change the sounds for different events individually by selecting one of the sound groups,...
  • Page 50: 3-D Tones

    standby mode. Scroll to the profile you want to activate, and select OK. Tip: To switch between the general and silent profiles in the standby mode, press and hold To modify a profile, scroll to the profile, and select Options >...
  • Page 51: Modify The Standby Mode

    tones but do not select any 3-D effect, stereo widening is applied to the ringing tone. To adjust the ringing tone volume, select Profiles Options Personalise > > volume. Modify the standby mode To change the look of the standby mode, press , and select Tools Settings...
  • Page 52: Positioning (Gps)

    Positioning (GPS) You can use applications such as Maps and GPS data to find out your location, or measure distances and coordinates. These applications require a GPS connection. About GPS The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a worldwide radio navigation system that includes 24 satellites and their ground stations that monitor the operation of the satellites.
  • Page 53: Hold Your Device Correctly

    With the help of assisted data, your device can obtain the GPS position faster. Your device is preconfigured to use the Nokia A-GPS service, if no service provider-specific A-GPS settings are available. The assistance data is retrieved from the Nokia A-GPS service server only when needed.
  • Page 54: Position Requests

    Ensure that your hand does not cover the GPS ● antenna of your device. See "Hold your device correctly", p. 53. If the weather conditions are bad, the signal ● strength may be affected. Some vehicles have tinted (athermic) windows, ●...
  • Page 55: Gps Data

    your saved landmarks in compatible applications, such as GPS data and Maps. GPS coordinates are expressed in degrees and decimal degrees format using the international WGS-84 coordinate system. To create a new landmark, select landmark. To make a positioning request for your current location, select Current position.
  • Page 56: Retrieve Position Information

    Route guidance uses a rotating compass on the device display. A red ball shows the direction to the destination, and the approximate distance to it is shown inside the compass ring. Route guidance is designed to show the straightest route and the shortest distance to the destination, measured in a straight line.
  • Page 57: Maps

    You can download more maps to your device using Nokia Map Loader PC software. maps", p. 59. Tip: You can also download maps by using a wireless LAN connection.
  • Page 58: Browse Maps

    To receive a note when your device registers to a network outside your home cellular network, select Options Tools Settings > > Roaming warning (shown only when you > are online). Contact your network service provider for details and roaming costs. Almost all digital cartography is inaccurate and incomplete to some extent.
  • Page 59: Download Maps

    more information on data transmission charges, contact your service provider. The maps are automatically saved on a compatible memory card (if inserted and set as the default maps storage). To zoom in or out, press * or #. Use the scale bar to estimate the distance between two points on the map.
  • Page 60: Find A Place

    The saved maps data can be deleted using Nokia Map Loader PC software. Nokia Map Loader Nokia Map Loader is PC software that you can use to download and install maps from the internet to a compatible memory card. You can also use it to download voice files for turn-by-turn navigation.
  • Page 61: Extra Services For Maps

    > Traffic and guide information and related services are generated by third parties independent of Nokia. The information may be inaccurate and incomplete to some extent and is subject to Add to availability. Never rely solely on the aforementioned information and related services.
  • Page 62 You can also download voice guidance files using Nokia Map Loader. See "Download maps", p. 59. To change the language later, in the Maps main...
  • Page 63: Traffic Information

    Traffic information To purchase a licence for a real-time traffic information service, select Options Traffic info. The service provides information about traffic events that may affect your travel. Downloading extra services may involve the transmission of large amounts of data through your service provider’s network.
  • Page 64: Music Folder

    Music folder Music player Warning: Listen to music at a moderate level. Continuous exposure to high volume may damage your hearing. Do not hold the device near your ear when the loudspeaker is in use, because the volume may be extremely loud. Music player supports files formats such as AAC, AAC +, eAAC+, MP3, and WMA.
  • Page 65: Music Menu

    To fast forward or rewind, press and hold the scroll key to the right or left. To go to the next item, scroll right. To return to the beginning of the item, scroll left. To skip to the previous item, scroll left again within 2 seconds after a song or podcast has started.
  • Page 66: Podcasts

    Home network with music player You can play content stored in your Nokia device remotely on compatible devices in a home network. You can also copy files from your Nokia device to other devices that are connected to the home Options network.
  • Page 67: Transfer Music To Your Device

    Player application. You can get more detailed information about Windows Media Player compatibility from your device's product pages on the Nokia website. Nokia Nseries PC Suite 2.1 or later ● Windows Media Player 10 may cause playback delays to WMDRM technology protected files after they have been transferred to your device.
  • Page 68: Nokia Music Store

    To purchase music, you first need to register for the service. To check the Nokia Music Store availability in your country, visit To access the Nokia Music Store, you must have a valid internet access point in the device.
  • Page 69: Fm Transmitter

    To open Nokia Music Store, press Music Music store. > To find more music in different categories of the music menu, select Options Find in Music > store. Nokia Music Store settings The availability and appearance of the music store settings may vary.
  • Page 70: Fm Transmitter Settings

    Podcasting settings Before using Nokia Podcasting, set your connection and download settings. The recommended connection method is WLAN. Check with your service provider for terms and data Options >...
  • Page 71: Search Podcasts

    — Define the time of next ● automatic update. Automatic updates only occur if a specific default access point is selected and Nokia Podcasting is running. If Nokia Podcasting is not running, the automatic updates are not activated. Download limit (%) —...
  • Page 72: Directories

    Directories Directories help you to find new podcast episodes to which to subscribe. To open directories, press Podcasting > Directories. Contents of the directories change. Select the desired directory folder to update it (network service). The colour of the folder changes, when the update is complete.
  • Page 73: Play And Manage Podcasts

    Fully downloaded podcasts can be found in the Podcasts folder, but are not shown until the library is refreshed. Play and manage podcasts To display the available episodes from the selected podcast, in Podcasts, select Open. Under each episode, you see the file format, the size of the file, and time of the upload.
  • Page 74: Listen To The Radio

    attempts to scan for an alternative frequency for the currently playing station, if the reception is weak. The radio supports radio broadcast data system (RBDS) functionality. Radio stations supporting RDS may display information, such as the name of the station. If activated in the settings, RDS also attempts to scan for an alternative frequency for the currently playing station, if the reception is weak.
  • Page 75: View Visual Content

    Nokia Internet Radio Options > With the Nokia Internet Radio application (network service), you can listen to available radio stations on the internet. To listen to radio stations, you must service. have a WLAN or packet data access point defined in >...
  • Page 76: Favourite Stations

    To view only stations beginning with particular letters or numbers, start entering the characters. Matching stations are displayed. Search for stations To search for radio stations in the Nokia Internet Options Radio service by their name, do the following: >...
  • Page 77: Station Directory

    Internet radio > Station directory. The station directory is maintained by Nokia. If you want to listen to internet radio stations outside the directory, add station information manually or browse for station links on the internet with the Web application.
  • Page 78: Camera

    Camera About the camera Your Nokia N79 has two cameras. The main, high- resolution camera, is on the back of the device. The secondary, lower resolution camera is on the front. You can use both cameras to capture images and record videos.
  • Page 79: Active Toolbar

    — Capture mode indicator — Active toolbar (not displayed during image capture). See "Active toolbar", p. 79. — Battery charge level indicator — Image resolution indicator — Image counter (the estimated number of images you can capture using the current image quality setting and memory) —...
  • Page 80: Capture Images

    to adjust the exposure compensation (images only) to adjust sharpness (images only) to adjust contrast (images only) to adjust light sensitivity (images only) The icons change to reflect the current setting. Saving the captured image may take longer if you change the zoom, lighting, or colour settings.
  • Page 81: Location Information

    Location information You can automatically add capture location information to the file details of the captured material. For example, in the Photos application you can then view the location where an image was captured. To add location information to all captured material, in Camera, select Options Record location...
  • Page 82: Flash

    To return to the viewfinder to capture a new image, press the capture key. Flash The flash is available only in the main camera. Keep a safe distance when using the flash. Do not use the flash on people or animals at close range. Do not cover the flash while taking a picture.
  • Page 83: You In The Picture-Self-Timer

    The captured images are shown in a grid on the display. To view an image, press the scroll key. If you used a time interval, only the last captured image is shown on the display. You can view the other images in the Photos application.
  • Page 84: Video Recording

    foreground. If the foreground object is too close to the camera, it may be blurred. Lighting conditions Changing the source, amount, and direction of light can change photographs dramatically. Here are some typical lighting conditions: Light source behind the subject. Avoid placing ●...
  • Page 85: Record Videos

    display only the video status indicators, and during the recording, the time remaining, zoom bar when zooming, and the selection keys. Record videos If the camera is in the image mode, select the video mode from the active toolbar. To start recording, press the capture key. The red record icon ( ) is displayed and a tone sounds.
  • Page 86: Camera Settings

    an account for a compatible online album). Share images and videos online ", p. 96. To return to the viewfinder to record a new video ● clip, press the capture key. Camera settings There are two kinds of settings for the camera: setup settings and main settings.
  • Page 87: Colour And Lighting Settings

    Colour and lighting settings In the active toolbar, select from the following: Flash mode ( ) (image only) — Select the ● desired flash mode. Colour tone ( ) — Select a colour effect. ● Switch video light on Switch video light off ●...
  • Page 88 Audio recording — Select whether to record ● sound. Add to album — Add the recorded video clip to ● an album in Photos. Show captured video — Select to view the first ● frame of the recorded video clip after the recording stops.
  • Page 89: Photos

    Files stored on your compatible memory card (if inserted) are indicated with To open a file, press the scroll key. Video clips open and play in Video centre. See "Nokia Video Centre", p. 106. To copy or move files to another memory location, select a file,...
  • Page 90: View And Edit File Details

    The images and video clip files are in a loop and ordered by date and time. The number of files is displayed. To browse the files one by one, scroll left or right. To browse files in groups, scroll up or down.
  • Page 91: Active Toolbar

    To create an album to store items, select ● Albums Options album. > > To add an image or a video clip to an album in Photos, select the item and Add to album active toolbar. See "Albums", p. 91. To delete an image or video clip, select the image Delete from the active toolbar.
  • Page 92: Slide Show

    TV-out mode Start Play > > to start the slide To view the captured images and video clips on a compatible TV, use a Nokia Video Connectivity Cable. Mark/Unmark Mark to mark > > Options Slide show Start >...
  • Page 93 All audio, including the active calls, stereo video clip sound, key tone, and ringing tone is routed to the TV when the Nokia Video Connectivity Cable is connected to the device. You can use the device microphone normally. For all applications other than the folders in Photos, the TV screen displays what is displayed on the screen of your device.
  • Page 94: Edit Images

    Edit images Image editor To edit the pictures after taking them or the ones already saved in Photos, select image editor opens. To open a grid where you can select different edit options indicated by small icons, select Apply effect .
  • Page 95: Edit Videos

    Edit videos The video editor supports .3gp and .mp4 video file formats, and .aac, .amr, .mp3, and .wav audio file formats. It does not necessarily support all features of a file format or all the variations of file formats. To edit video clips in Photos, scroll to a video clip, select Options >...
  • Page 96: Print Preview

    The available products depend on the service provider. For more information on the application, see the guides available at the Nokia product support pages or your local Nokia website. Share images and videos online...
  • Page 97 For more information on the application and compatible service providers, see the Nokia product support pages or your local Nokia website.
  • Page 98: Gallery

    Gallery To access your images, video clips, and songs, or store and organise sound clips and streaming links, press , and select Applications Gallery. Main view Press , and select Applications Gallery, and from the following: Photos — to view images and videos in ●...
  • Page 99: Streaming Links

    Streaming links To open streaming links, press Applications Media Gallery > > links. Select a link, and press the scroll key. To add a new streaming link, select link. Presentations With presentations, you can view SVG (scalable vector graphics) files, such as cartoons and maps. SVG images maintain their appearance when printed or viewed with different screen sizes and resolutions.
  • Page 100: Home Network

    You can play music stored in your Nokia N79 using a DLNA certified home stereo system, controlling the playlists and volume levels directly from your Nokia N79. You can...
  • Page 101: Important Security Information

    PC, you must install the related software. You get the software from the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM supplied with your device, or you can download it from the device support pages on the Nokia website. Configure settings To configure the settings for home network, select...
  • Page 102: Set Sharing On And Define Content

    Home access point — Select ● want the device to ask for the home access point every time you connect to the home network, Create new to define a new access point that is used automatically when you use the home network, or None.
  • Page 103: Copy Media Files

    Select a compatible device in which the media file is shown. The images are shown both in the other home network device and your device, and the video clips and sound clips are played only in the other device. To stop sharing, select Options showing.
  • Page 104: Synchronisation Settings

    that your mobile device is within range of your home WLAN and the home network has been set up. To set up home synchronisation, select Tools Connectivity Home media > > sync, and complete the wizard. To run the wizard later, in Home synchronisation main view, select Options To manually synchronise content in your mobile...
  • Page 105: Define Outgoing Files

    To create a predefined or customised list for incoming files, select Options > To change the priority order of the lists, select Options Change priority. Select the list you > want to move andGrab, move the list to the new location, and select Drop to place it there.
  • Page 106: Nokia Video Centre

    Nokia Video Centre With Nokia Video Centre (network service), you can download and stream video clips over the air from compatible internet video services using packet data or WLAN. You can also transfer video clips from a compatible PC to your device and view them in Video Centre.
  • Page 107: Video Feeds

    Download. Downloads continue in the background if you exit the application. The downloaded video clips are saved in videos. To stream a video clip or view a downloaded one, select Play. When the video clip is playing, to control the video player, use the scroll key and the selection keys.
  • Page 108: Transfer Videos From Your Pc

    is playing, use the scroll key and the selection keys. To adjust the volume, press the volume key. To turn sound on or off, select Unmute. To view file details, select Options details. To play a downloaded video clip in the home network, select Options >...
  • Page 109 Parental control — Activate the parental lock ● for video services, if the service provider has set age limits for videos. Thumbnails — Select whether to download and ● view thumbnail images in video feeds.
  • Page 110: N-Gage

    N-Gage About N-Gage N-Gage is a mobile gaming platform available for a range of compatible Nokia mobile devices. You can access N-Gage games, players, and content through the N-Gage application on your device. You can also download games and access some features on your computer at
  • Page 111: Get Started

    In My friends, you can invite other N-Gage players to your friends list, and see if they are online and available to play. You can also send messages to your N-Gage friends. In Showroom, you can find information about N-Gage games, including screenshots and player reviews.
  • Page 112: Track Your Progress

    Track your progress To view your current N-Gage points, go to Home, and select Track My Progress. Play with friends To connect with N-Gage players on your friends list and to invite them to a game, select Friends. N-Gage suggests a friend to play with based on your previous gaming history and the availability of your N-Gage friends.
  • Page 113: Edit Profile Details

    Edit profile details To edit your public profile details, select Edit Profile, open the public tab, and select from the following: Icon — Add an image to represent you. When ● you change the icon, N-Gage shows a list of all the images in your device Gallery that can be used as the icon.
  • Page 114: Sort The Friends List

    Sort the friends list To sort your friends by availability, player name, or N-Gage points, select Options Rate a player To rate a player, scroll to the player on your friends list, and select Options Rate > a player a rating from one to five stars. The rating you give affects the player’s reputation in the community.
  • Page 115 Account Details — Your purchase preferences. ● When you purchase a game, you are asked if you want to save your billing details, including your credit card number, for faster purchasing in the future.
  • Page 116: Messaging

    Messaging Only devices that have compatible features can receive and display multimedia messages. The appearance of a message may vary depending on the receiving device. Messaging main view Press , and select Messaging To create a new message, select Messaging contains the following folders: Inbox —...
  • Page 117: Write Text

    To write the desired word, press the keys 2–9. Press each key only once for one letter. For example, to write "Nokia" when the English dictionary is selected, press 6 for N, 6 for o, 5 for k, 4 for i, and 2 for a.
  • Page 118: Tips On Text Input

    Start writing the next word. Tips on text input To insert a number in the letter mode, press and hold the desired number key. To switch between the different character modes, press #. To delete a character, press C. To delete more than one character, press and hold C.
  • Page 119 The wireless network may limit the size of MMS messages. If the inserted picture exceeds this limit the device may make it smaller so that it can be sent by MMS. Check the size limit of e- mail messages with your service provider.
  • Page 120: Messaging Inbox

    Your device supports text messages beyond the limit for a single message. Longer messages are sent as two or more messages. Your service provider may charge accordingly. Characters with accents or other marks, and characters from some language options, take up more space, and limit the number of characters that can be sent in a single message.
  • Page 121: Data, Settings, And Web Service Messages

    Data, settings, and web service messages Your device can receive many kinds of messages that contain data, such as business cards, ringing tones, operator logos, calendar entries, and e-mail notifications. You may also receive settings from your service provider or company information management department in a configuration message.
  • Page 122: Open The Mailbox

    are prompted to do so. To start creating the e-mail settings with the mailbox guide, select Start. When you create a new mailbox, the name you give to the mailbox replaces New mailbox Messaging main view. You can have up to six mailboxes.
  • Page 123: Delete E-Mail Messages

    Setting the device to retrieve e-mail automatically may involve the transmission of large amounts of data through your service provider's network. Contact your service provider for information about data transmission charges. Delete e-mail messages Press , and select Messaging and a mailbox. To delete the contents of an e-mail message from the device while still retaining it in the remote mailbox, select...
  • Page 124: Text Message Settings

    and you may not be able to change, create, edit, or remove them. Text message settings Press , and select Messaging Settings Text message. > Select from the following: Message centres — View a list of all text ● message centres that have been defined. Message centre in use ●...
  • Page 125: E-Mail Settings

    Outside your home cellular network, sending and receiving multimedia messages may cost you more. If you select Multimedia retrieval automatic, your device automatically makes an active packet data connection to retrieve the message both in and outside your home cellular network.
  • Page 126: User Settings

    Incoming mail server ● or host name of the mail server that receives your e-mail. Access point in use — Select an internet access ● point (IAP). See "Access points", p. 170. Mailbox name — Enter a name for the mailbox. ●...
  • Page 127: Automatic Retrieval Settings

    E-mail retrieval — Define which parts of the e- ● mail are retrieved: Headers only, (POP3), or Msgs. & attachs. (POP3). Retrieval amount — Define how many new e- ● mail messages are retrieved to the mailbox. IMAP4 folder path (for IMAP4 only) —...
  • Page 128: Other Settings

    and saves the new numbers without a name to the topic list. Other settings Press , and select Messaging Settings > Other. Select from the following: Save sent messages — Select whether you ● want to save a copy of the text messages, multimedia messages, or e-mail that you send to Sent folder.
  • Page 129: Make Calls

    Make calls Voice calls In the standby mode, enter the phone number, including the area code. To remove a number, press C. For international calls, press * twice for the + character (which replaces the international access code), and enter the country code, area code (omit the leading zero if necessary), and phone number.
  • Page 130: Voice And Video Mailboxes

    Tip: When you have only one active voice call, to put the call on hold, press the call key. To activate the call, press the call key again. During an active call, to route the sound from the handset to the loudspeaker, select Activate loudspeaker.
  • Page 131: 1-Touch Dial A Phone Number

    When the new call is answered, to join the first participant in the conference call, select Options > Conference. To add a new person to the call, repeat step 2, and select Options Conference > conference. Your device supports conference calls between a maximum of six participants, including yourself.
  • Page 132: Make A Video Call

    tags in advance. The device creates a voice tag for the entries in contacts, and compares the spoken voice tag to it. The voice recognition in the device adapts to the main user’s voice to recognise the voice commands better. The voice tag for a contact is the name or nickname that is saved on the contact card.
  • Page 133: Options During A Video Call

    You are not receiving video (the recipient is not sending video or the network is not transmitting it). You have denied video sending from your device. To send a still image instead, select Settings Phone Call Image in video > >...
  • Page 134: Answer Or Decline A Video Call

    Answer or decline a video call When a video call arrives, To answer the video call, press the call key. video image to be sent to caller? start sending live video image, select Yes. If you do not activate the video call, you only hear the sound of the caller.
  • Page 135: Share Live Video Or Video Clips

    Person-to-person connection settings A person-to-person connection is also known as a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) connection. The SIP profile settings must be configured in your device before you can use video sharing. Ask your service provider for the SIP profile settings, and save them in your device.
  • Page 136: Accept An Invitation

    to adjust the brightness (available for sender only) to mute or unmute the microphone to switch the loudspeaker on and off to switch to full screen mode (available for receiver only) To end the sharing session, select Stop. To end the voice call, press the end key.
  • Page 137: Call Duration

    Call duration Press , and select Tools > Log. To view the approximate duration of received and dialled calls, select Call duration. Note: The actual invoice for calls and services from your service provider may vary, depending on network features, rounding off for billing, taxes, and so forth.
  • Page 138 To view how much data is transferred and how long a certain packet data connection lasts, scroll to an incoming or outgoing event indicated by Pack., and select Options View details. >...
  • Page 139: Internet Calls

    Internet calls About internet calls With the internet call service (network service), you can make and receive calls over the internet. Internet calls can be established between computers, between mobile phones, and between a VoIP device and a traditional telephone. To be able to use the service, you must subscribe to the service, and have a user account.
  • Page 140: Blocked Contacts

    switch the device from the number mode to the letter mode. Enter the internet address, and press the call key. Blocked contacts Blocked contacts are prevented from seeing your online status. To add contacts to your blocked contacts list, select the contact and Options >...
  • Page 141: Contacts (Phonebook)

    Contacts (phonebook) In Contacts, you can save and update contact information, such as phone numbers, home addresses, or e-mail addresses of your contacts. You can add a personal ringing tone or a thumbnail image to a contact card. You can also create contact groups, which allow you to send text messages or e-mail to many recipients at the same time.
  • Page 142: Add Ringing Tones For Contacts

    message to the contact to a certain number or address. The default number is also used in voice dialling. In the contacts list, select a contact. Select Options > Defaults. Select a default to which you want to add a number or an address, and select Assign.
  • Page 143: Fixed Dialling

    The numbers you save in Contacts are not automatically saved to your SIM card. To save numbers to the SIM card, in Contacts, select a contact and Options Copy > > Fixed dialling To restrict calls from your device to selected phone numbers, in Contacts, select Options contacts.
  • Page 144: Media Folder

    Media folder RealPlayer With RealPlayer, you can play video clips or stream media files over the air without saving them to the device first. RealPlayer supports files with extensions such as . 3gp, .mp4, or .rm. However, RealPlayer does not necessarily support all file formats or all the variations of file formats.
  • Page 145: Realplayer Settings

    the site and starts loading the content. The content is not saved in your device. RealPlayer settings Press , and select Applications RealPlayer. You may receive RealPlayer settings in a special message from the service provider. For more information, contact your service provider. Select Options Settings...
  • Page 146: Recorder

    If your device has OMA DRM-protected content, to back up both the activation keys and the content, use the backup feature of Nokia Nseries PC Suite.Other transfer methods may not transfer the activation keys which need to be restored with the...
  • Page 147: Time Management

    Time management Clock Alarm clock Press , and select Applications To view your active and inactive alarms, scroll right to the alarm tab. To set a new alarm, select Options alarm. Define the repetition, if > needed. When an alarm is active, To turn off the sounding alarm, select Stop.
  • Page 148: Calendar Views

    To add a new calendar entry, scroll to the desired date, and select Options > entry and one of the following: Meeting — to ● remind you of an appointment that has a specific date and time Meeting request ● —...
  • Page 149: Manage Calendar Entries

    To mark a task as completed, scroll to it in the to-do view, and select Options Mark as done. > You can synchronise your calendar with a compatible PC using Nokia Nseries PC Suite. When creating a calendar entry, set the desired synchronisation option.
  • Page 150: Office Folder

    Office folder Quickoffice With the Quickoffice applications, you can view .doc, .xls, .ppt, .pps, and .txt documents and download software. Not all file formats or features are supported. Apple Macintosh is not supported. To view a file, press , and select Office >...
  • Page 151: Quickmanager

    Quickpoint supports presentations saved in .ppt and .pps formats created with Microsoft PowerPoint 2000, XP, and 2003. Not all variations or features of the file formats are supported. To upgrade to a version of Quickpoint that supports editing, when you have a file open, select Options Updates and upgrades.
  • Page 152: Zip Manager

    In the next Unit field, select the unit to which you want to convert. In the first Amount field, enter the value you want to convert. The other Amount field changes automatically to show the converted value. Convert currency Select Type >...
  • Page 153: Applications Folder

    Other applications and software suitable for the ● Symbian operating system with the extension .sis or .sisx Only install software specifically designed for your device: Nokia N79. Software providers will often refer to the official model number of this product: Options Last >...
  • Page 154: Install Applications And Software

    Bluetooth connectivity. You can use Nokia Application Installer in Nokia PC Suite to install an application to your device. Icons in Application manager indicate the following: .sis or .sisx application...
  • Page 155: Remove Applications And Software

    The files may use large amounts of memory and prevent you from storing other files. To maintain sufficient memory, use Nokia Nseries PC Suite to back up installation files to a compatible PC, then use the file manager to remove the installation files from the device memory.
  • Page 156 Some Java applications may require that a message be sent or a network connection be made to a specific access point to download extra data or components. In the Application manager main view, scroll to an application, and select Options >...
  • Page 157: Tools Folder

    Tools folder File manager Press , and select Tools File > About File manager With File manager, you can browse, manage, and open files on your device, memory card, or a compatible external drive. To map or delete drives, or to define settings for a compatible remote drive connected to your device, select Options...
  • Page 158: Sync

    To activate enhanced voice commands to start applications and profiles, press and hold the right selection key in the standby mode. To use enhanced voice commands, press and hold the right selection key in the standby mode, and speak a voice command. The voice command is the name of the application or profile displayed in the list.
  • Page 159: Device Manager

    Device manager Press , and select Tools Utilities > mgr.. Use Device manager to connect to a server and receive configuration settings for your device, to create new server profiles, or to view and manage existing server profiles. You may receive server profiles and different configuration settings from your service providers and company information management department.
  • Page 160 Audio source — select whether you want to ● listen to the message through the loudspeaker or the device.
  • Page 161: Settings

    Settings Some settings may be preset for the device by your service provider, and you may not be able to change them. General settings In general settings, you can edit the general settings of your device or restore the device to original default settings.
  • Page 162: Enhancement Settings

    If the active standby is set off, you can assign keypad shortcuts for the different presses of the scroll key. Change Menu view — Select ● to view a horizontal toolbar and the content from different applications on the screen. Select Vertical icon bar to view a vertical toolbar on the screen.
  • Page 163: Navi Wheel Settings

    Default profile — Set the profile that you want ● activated each time you connect a Nokia Video Connectivity Cable to your device. TV screen size — Select the aspect ratio of the ● Normal Widescreen for widescreen TVs. TV system —...
  • Page 164: Certificate Management

    0 to 9. If you forget the PIN or the PIN2 code, contact your service provider. If you forget the lock code, contact a Nokia Care point or your service provider. See "Access codes", p. 21. Avoid using access codes similar to the emergency numbers to prevent accidental dialling of the emergency number.
  • Page 165 malicious software and be sure of the authenticity of software when downloading and installing software. Important: Even if the use of certificates makes the risks involved in remote connections and software installation considerably smaller, they must be used correctly in order to benefit from increased security.
  • Page 166: Security Module

    Security module Press , and select Tools General Security Security > > To view or edit a security module (if available), scroll to it, and press the scroll key. To view detailed information about a security module, scroll to it, and select details.
  • Page 167 (No) the person to whom you are calling, or the value may be set by your service provider when you make a subscription (Set by (network service). Send my internet call ID — You can set your ● internet caller ID to be displayed to or hidden from the person to whom you are calling.
  • Page 168: Call Divert

    Call divert Press , and select Tools Call divert. Call divert allows you to divert incoming calls to your voice mailbox or another phone number. For details, contact your service provider. To activate call divert, select Activate. To check whether the option is active, select Several diverting options can be active at the same time.
  • Page 169: Connection Settings

    A roaming agreement is an agreement between two or more service providers to enable the users of one service provider to use the services of other service providers. Operator selection — Select Automatic ● the device to search for and select one of the available networks, or Manual select the network from a list.
  • Page 170: Access Points

    Access points Create a new access point Press , and select Tools Connection > Destinations. You may receive access point settings in a message from a service provider. Some or all access points may be preset for your device by your service provider, and you may not be able to change, create, edit, or remove them.
  • Page 171: Packet Data Access Points

    connects to the internet through WLAN if available and through packet data if not. To create a new access point group, select Options Manage destination. > > To add access points to an access point group, select the group and Options New access >...
  • Page 172: Wlan Internet Access Points

    WLAN internet access points Press , and select Tools Connection Destinations > point, and follow the instructions on the screen. Or, open one of the access point groups, select an access point marked with Follow the instructions from your WLAN service provider.
  • Page 173: Packet Data Settings

    Advanced WLAN settings Select Options Advanced settings > following: IPv4 settings — Enter the IP address of your ● device, the subnet IP address, the default gateway, and the IP addresses of the primary and secondary DNS servers. Contact your internet service provider for these addresses.
  • Page 174: Sip Settings

    SIP settings Press , and select Tools Connection settings. > Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) settings are needed for certain network services using SIP. You may receive the settings in a special text message from your service provider. You can view, delete, or create these setting profiles in SIP settings.
  • Page 175: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Q: What is my password for the lock, PIN, or PUK codes? A: The default lock code is 12345. If you forget the lock code, contact your device dealer. If you forget a PIN or PUK code, or if you have not received such a code, contact your network service provider.
  • Page 176 Q: How do I switch wireless LAN (WLAN) off on my Nokia device? A: The WLAN on your Nokia device switches off when you are not connected or trying to connect to another access point, or not scanning for available networks.
  • Page 177 WLAN networks as usual. Q: How can I save my data before deleting it? A: To save data, use Nokia Nseries PC Suite to synchronise with or to make a back-up copy of all data to a compatible computer. You can also send data using Bluetooth connectivity to a compatible device.
  • Page 178 Q: Why do I have problems connecting the device to my PC? A: Ensure that you have the latest version of Nokia Nseries PC Suite and that it is installed and running on your compatible PC. For further information on...
  • Page 179: Enhancements

    Enhancements Warning: Use only batteries, chargers, and enhancements approved by Nokia for use with this particular model. The use of any other types may invalidate any approval or warranty, and may be dangerous. For availability of approved enhancements, please check with your dealer. When you disconnect the power cord of any enhancement, grasp and pull the plug, not the cord.
  • Page 180: Battery And Charger Information

    Your device is powered by a rechargeable battery. The battery intended for use with this device is BL-6F . Nokia may make additional battery models available for this device. This device is intended for use when supplied with power from the following chargers: AC-5, AC-8, DC-1, DC-8, DC-9 .
  • Page 181: Nokia Battery Authentication Guidelines

    Nokia battery authentication guidelines Always use original Nokia batteries for your safety. To check that you are getting an original Nokia battery, purchase it from an authorised Nokia dealer, and inspect the hologram label using the following steps: Successful completion of the steps is not a total assurance of the authenticity of the battery.
  • Page 182: What If Your Battery Is Not Authentic

    What if your battery is not authentic? If you cannot confirm that your Nokia battery with the hologram on the label is an authentic Nokia battery, please do not use the battery. Take it to the nearest authorised Nokia service point or dealer for assistance.
  • Page 183: Care And Maintenance

    Care and maintenance Your device is a product of superior design and craftsmanship and should be treated with care. The following suggestions will help you protect your warranty coverage. Keep the device dry. Precipitation, humidity, and ● all types of liquids or moisture can contain minerals that will corrode electronic circuits.
  • Page 184: Disposal

    More detailed information is available from the product retailer, local waste authorities, national producer responsibility organizations, or your local Nokia representative. For the product Eco-Declaration or instructions for returning your obsolete product, go to country-specific information at...
  • Page 185: Additional Safety Information

    Additional safety information Small children Your device and its enhancements may contain small parts. Keep them out of the reach of small children. Operating environment This device meets RF exposure guidelines when used either in the normal use position against the ear or when positioned at least 1.5 centimetres (5/8 inch) away from the body.
  • Page 186: Hearing Aids

    Always keep the wireless device more than 15.3 ● centimetres (6 inches) from the medical device when the wireless device is turned on. Not carry the wireless device in a breast pocket. ● Hold the wireless device to the ear opposite the ●...
  • Page 187: Potentially Explosive Environments

    vehicle is mounted and operating properly. Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases, or explosive materials in the same compartment as the device, its parts, or enhancements. For vehicles equipped with an air bag, remember that air bags inflate with great force.
  • Page 188: Certification Information (Sar)

    If the device is not on, switch it on. Check for adequate signal strength. Depending on your device, you may also need to complete the following: Insert a SIM card if your device uses one. ● Remove certain call restrictions you have ●...
  • Page 189 Your mobile device is also designed to meet the requirements for exposure to radio waves established by the Federal Communications Commission (USA) and Industry Canada. These requirements set a SAR limit of 1.6 W/kg averaged over one gram of tissue.
  • Page 190: Index

    Index Symbols/Numerics 1-touch dialing 131 access codes 21 access points 41, 170 groups 170 accessories enhancements active standby mode 51, active toolbar 81 in camera 79 in Photos 91 address book contacts alarm clock 147 alarm, calendar note 148 albums, media 91 anniversary notes 147 answering calls 130 antennas 17...
  • Page 191 settings 166 camera colour 87 flash 82 image quality 86 imaging mode 80 indicators 78 lighting 87 location information 81 options 81 scenes 82 self-timer 83 sequence mode 82 settings 86 video mode 85 video quality 87 cell broadcast messages 116 certificates 164 character encoding 118 charts...
  • Page 192 streaming links 99 games 110 general information 19 position requests 54 GPS (Global Positioning System) 52 grid view of menus 51 headset 30 help application 19 home network 66, 100 copying files 103 sharing content 102 home synchronisation incoming files 104 setting up 103 settings 104 HSDPA (high-speed downlink...
  • Page 193 web cache 37 message reader 121 selecting voice 159 messages e-mail 121 folders for 116 icon for incoming 120 multimedia 120 settings 123 voice 130 Mini Map 35 MMS (multimedia message service) 118, 120 multimedia menu 29 multimedia messages 118, music player 64 playlists 65 transferring music 67...
  • Page 194 Quickmanager 151 Quickpoint 150 Quicksheet 150 Quickword 150 Radio settings 75 radio 73 RBDS (Radio Broadcast Data System) 73 RDS (Radio Data System) 73 RealPlayer 144 recording calls 146 sounds 146 recording video clips 85 red-eye removal 94 redial feature 167 rejecting calls 130 remote mailbox 121 remote SIM mode 46...
  • Page 195 SMS (short message service) 118 software applications 153 software update 20 songs 64 sounds 49 speaker phone 31 special characters, text entry 118 Speech 159 standby mode 51, 161 streaming links 99 streaming media 144 Symbian applications 153 synchronisation settings 104 synchronisation of data 158 text entry 117 text messages...

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