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Nokia 3155i User Manual

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  • Page 2 Nokia 3155i User Guide...
  • Page 3 Includes RSA BSAFE cryptographic or security protocol software from RSA Security. Java™ is a trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc. The information contained in this user guide was written for the Nokia 3155i product. Nokia operates a policy of ongoing development. Nokia reserves the right to make changes to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    C o n t e n t s Contents For your safety... 4 Welcome... 7 1. Phone at a glance... 9 2. Set up your phone ... 14 3. Text entry... 21 4. My account... 23 5. Call history... 24 6.
  • Page 5: For Your Safety

    F o r y o u r s a f e t y For your 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 phone on when wireless phone use is prohibited or when it may cause interference or danger.
  • Page 6: About Your Device

    BACK-UP COPIES Remember to make back-up copies or keep a written record of all important information stored in your phone. CONNECTING TO OTHER DEVICES When connecting to any other device, read its user guide for detailed safety instructions. Do not connect incompatible products. EMERGENCY CALLS Ensure the device is switched on and in service.
  • Page 7: Shared Memory

    F o r y o u r s a f e t y ■ Shared memory This device has 12 MB of internal memory. The following features in this device may share memory: contacts; text messages; photos, images, tones, and applications Stuff;...
  • Page 8: Welcome

    W e l c o m e Welcome Congratulations on your purchase of the Nokia 3155i mobile phone. Your phone provides many practical functions for daily use, such as a hands-free loudspeaker, alarm clock, calculator, calendar, and more. Your phone can also connect to a PC, laptop, or other device using a data cable.
  • Page 9: Accessibility Solutions

    W e l c o m e Updates From time to time, Nokia updates this guide to reflect changes. The latest version of this guide and an interactive tutorial for this product may be available at Check for additional information, downloads, and services related to the use of Nokia products and services.
  • Page 10: Phone At A Glance

    1. Phone at a glance • Earpiece port (1) • Display screen (2) • Left selection key (3) • Call key (4) • Keypad (5) • Four-way scroll and selection key (6) • Right selection key (7) • Power key/end key (8) •...
  • Page 11: Standby Mode

    P h o n e a t a g l a n c e ■ Standby mode The standby mode is home base and indicates your phone is in the idle state. Signal strength (1)—A higher bar indicates a stronger network signal. Menu (2)—Press the center selection key to select this option.
  • Page 12: Phone Menus

    The timed profile is selected. See "Profiles," p. 45. An enhancement is connected to the phone. See "Enhancements," p. 71. Voice privacy encryption is active (or is not active) in the network. Location info sharing is set to emergency or on. See "Location info sharing,"...
  • Page 13: Security Feature

    P h o n e a t a g l a n c e 2. When you arrive at a menu, press the center selection key to select submenus. • Select Back (the right selection key) to return to the previous menu. •...
  • Page 14: Organize Functions

    Choose or remove Go to functions You can choose the functions you want listed under 1. In the standby mode, select 2. Scroll up or down to highlight the desired function. 3. Select Mark to add a function or 4. Select Done when you have added all desired functions.
  • Page 15: Set Up Your Phone

    ■ Antenna Your device has two antennas: the fixed antenna is active unless the extendable antenna is fully extended. In the Nokia 3155i phone, the GPS antenna is internal and is activated when placing emergency calls or when from the Location info sharing feature).
  • Page 16: Change The Battery

    Always store and use the device with the cover attached. 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.
  • Page 17: Replace The Battery

    S e t u p y o u r p h o n e Replace the battery 1. Insert the battery, gold colored contact end first, into the battery slot. 2. Push down on the other end of the battery to snap the battery into place.
  • Page 18: Turn Your Phone On Or Off

    ■ Turn your phone on or off 1. To turn your phone on or off, press and hold the end key for at least 4 seconds. 2. Enter the lock code, if necessary, and select OK. See "Change lock code," p. 56. Warning: Do not switch the phone on when wireless phone use is prohibited or when it may cause interference or danger.
  • Page 19: Contacts List

    S e t u p y o u r p h o n e Contacts list 1. In the standby mode, scroll down to display your contacts list and highlight your desired entry. 2. Select Details to highlight your desired number, then Call. Last outgoing number 1.
  • Page 20: Adjust The Earpiece Volume

    Adjust the earpiece volume Whether in or out of a call, you can scroll the volume key up or down to adjust the volume of the earpiece. When you adjust the volume, a bar chart indicates the volume level. Answer with locked keypad To answer a call with the keypad locked, press the call key with the fold open.
  • Page 21: Lock The Keypad

    S e t u p y o u r p h o n e Add to contact—Add a phone number to an existing contact in your contacts list while in a call. This option is available only when entering numbers during a call.
  • Page 22: Text Entry

    T e x t e n t r y 3. Text entry You can use two methods for entering text and numbers — standard mode and predictive text mode. • Select Clear to backspace the cursor and delete a character. •...
  • Page 23: Change Case And Mode

    Text entry The illustration below simulates your display each time a key is pressed. For example, to write ’Nokia’ with predictive text on and the English dictionary selected, press each of the following keys: • Press 0 to enter a space, and begin writing the next word.
  • Page 24: My Account

    M y a c c o u n t 4. My account You can access your Virgin Mobile account to check or increase your balance. To access your account, select Menu > Account.
  • Page 25: Call History

    C a l l h i s t o r y 5. Call history Call history stores information about your last 30 missed, incoming, and outgoing calls. When the number of calls exceeds the maximum, the most recent call replaces the oldest. Whether viewing missed, incoming, or outgoing calls, select from the following options: Time of...
  • Page 26: View Call Times

    ■ View outgoing calls Outgoing calls are previous numbers you have dialed from your device: 1. In the standby mode, press the call key; or select Outgoing calls. 2. Scroll to a name or number, and select to view or activate. ■...
  • Page 27: Messages

    M e s s a g e s 6. Messages If you have subscribed to a message network service, you can send and receive messages to compatible phones also subscribed to a message service. You can make distribution lists that contain phone numbers and names from your contacts list. When composing text messages, check the number of characters allowed in the top right corner of the message.
  • Page 28: Read Message

    Exit editor—Exits the message editor. template—Insert a predefined template into your message. Insert smiley—Insert a smiley into your message. Insert word—Enter a word and insert it into your message. This option is available if predictive text is turned on. Insert symbol—Insert a special character into your message.
  • Page 29: Message Folders

    M e s s a g e s 2. Select your desired template. 3. Select Send to > Send to distrib. list (if a distribution list is created). 4. Enter the recipient’s phone number or e-mail, or select number from your contacts list; select Send. The following canned messages are available: •...
  • Page 30: Distribution List

    Drafts—Stores messages created as drafts Archive—Stores messages that you choose to archive, including unread ones Templates—Stores prewritten templates. Preloaded templates can be edited and customized. folders—Allows you to organize your messages by creating custom folders and saving some of your messages here. Select folder, or rename or delete a folder you have created.
  • Page 31: Message Settings

    M e s s a g e s 4. Select Options > Delete. 5. Select to delete the message or Delete messages in a folder 1. In the standby mode, select Delete messages. 2. Select the messages you want to delete: All—Deletes all messages in all of the folders read—Deletes any messages that have been read in all of the folders unread—Deletes any messages that have not been read in all of the folders...
  • Page 32: Change Message Settings

    Callback no.—Enter your desired phone number to send to the recipient as a callback number, and select OK. Signature—Create a signature to send with text messages. Change message settings You can change the settings of a message. In the standby mode, select Messages >...
  • Page 33: Set Up Your Voice Mail

    To listen to voice messages from a phone other than the Nokia 3155i: 1. Dial your cell phone number. 2. When your voicemail answers, press and hold 1.
  • Page 34: Minibrowser Messages

    Set up voice mail with dialing codes 1. Write down your voice mailbox number. 2. Call and check your voice mail as you normally would. 3. Write down your interaction with the recorded prompts step-by-step. Keep in mind that each voice mail service may vary. However, it should be similar to the following: Dial 2145551212, pause 5 seconds, press 1, pause 2 seconds, press 1234, press #.
  • Page 35: Contacts

    C o n t a c t s 7. Contacts The contacts list can hold up to 500 contacts with multiple numbers and text notes for each contact. The amount of numbers and text entries you can save may vary, depending on the length and total number of entries in the contacts list.
  • Page 36: Change Default Number

    Change default number You can also change which phone number is the default (primary) number for the contact entry. 1. In the standby mode, scroll down to select the contact entry you want to change, and select Details. 2. Scroll to the number you want to set as default, and select Set as default.
  • Page 37: Access The Contacts Menu

    C o n t a c t s Access the contacts menu 1. In the standby mode, select Names—View the entries in your contacts list, and select Search, new, or Delete contact Settings—Change the contacts list view or check the memory status of your device.
  • Page 38: Configure Settings

    ■ Settings Configure settings You can select how the contacts appear in your contacts list and view the amount of memory used or available in your device. In the standby mode, select change view of name list or and remaining. ■...
  • Page 39: Dial A Number

    C o n t a c t s • Very short names are not accepted. Use long names and avoid similar names for different numbers. Note: Using voice tags may be difficult in a noisy environment or during an emergency, so you should not rely on voice dialing in all circumstances. Assign a voice tag to an entry Before you can use voice dialing, you must first assign a voice tag to the number.
  • Page 40: Delete All Contacts

    2. Scroll to an (empty) speed dialing slot, and select Assign. 3. Enter the number (including the area code) and a name for the number, and select OK; or select Search If speed dialing is off, the device displays a prompt and asks if you want to turn speed dialing on.
  • Page 41: My Stuff

    M y s t u f f 8. My stuff You can use My Stuff to store downloaded games, tones, images, and applications. Your device has a limited amount of memory for storing files in This memory is not shared with other functions, such as contacts. If the device displays a message that the memory is full, delete some existing files before proceeding.
  • Page 42 M y s t u f f ■ Themes Use themes to customize the appearance of your phone display screen. Themes control the display background, the wallpaper, and the colors and appearance of menus and submenus. In the standby mode, select Menu >...
  • Page 43: Tunes

    T u n e s 9. Tunes ■ Radio Your phone has an FM radio that also functions as an alarm clock radio. To listen to the FM radio on your phone, connect a compatible music stand or stereo headset to the connector on the bottom of the phone. The FM radio uses the wire of the headset as an antenna.
  • Page 44: Voice Recorder

    Mono output Stereo output—Listen to the radio in monaural mode (default) or in stereo. Stereo output is available through a stereo enhancement. Loudspeaker or Headset—Listen to the radio through the speakerphone or through the headset. frequency—Manually enter the frequency of a known radio station. To set the radio frequency, press * and use the keypad to enter the frequency of a known radio station.
  • Page 45 T u n e s Options After you have saved the recording to the and select Listen to listen to the recording using the earpiece; or select and one of the following. Delete—Erase the recording. Rename—Change the name of the recording. as—Use your recording as a ringtone (Add to contact), incoming message tone...
  • Page 46: Settings

    10. Settings Use this menu to change profiles, themes, main display settings, mini display settings, tone settings, time and date settings, call settings, phone settings, voice commands, enhancement settings, security settings, application settings, network settings, network services, and restore factory settings. ■...
  • Page 47: Main Display

    S e t t i n g s ■ Tones You can adjust the ringing volume, keypad tones, and more for the active profile. See "Customize a profile," p. 45 for more information on profile settings. Select Menu > Settings >...
  • Page 48: Screen Saver

    Screen saver In the standby mode, select Off, Screen savers (Image, Slide Power saver You can turn the power saver on and off on the main display. In the standby mode, select Menu > Settings Color schemes You can change the color of some display components in your device, such as indicators and signal bars.
  • Page 49: Right Selection Key

    S e t t i n g s Date In the standby mode, select Menu > Settings > Time and date > Date > Show date Hide date, Set the date, Date format, or Date separator. Auto-update date and time Auto-update is a network service.
  • Page 50: Anykey Answer

    In the standby mode, select Select More to read the disclaimer, then select OK. Select from the options: Emergency—This is the default profile. The device location information is shared only during an emergency call to the official emergency number programmed into your device.
  • Page 51: International Prefix

    S e t t i n g s Answer when fold is open By default, your phone answers an incoming call when you open the fold. You can change the default setting to have your phone not answer calls with the fold open. In the standby mode, select opened >...
  • Page 52: Touch Tones

    3. Enter the delay time (in mm:ss format), and select OK. When keyguard is on, it may be possible to dial the emergency number programmed into your device. Touch tones Touch tones or DTMF tones are the tones that sound when you press the keys on your device keypad.
  • Page 53: Activate A Voice Command

    S e t t i n g s ■ Voice navigation Before using voice tags, note the following: • Voice tags are not language-dependent, but depend on the speaker’s voice. • You must say the name exactly as you said it when you recorded it. •...
  • Page 54: Phone Details

    Options After you have associated a voice tag to a command, you can select one of the following options: Playback—Listen to the voice command tag. Options > Change—Change the voice command. Options > Delete—Erase the voice command tag. ■ Phone details From the standby mode, select version, system and icon details of your phone.
  • Page 55: Application Settings

    S e t t i n g s Icon details Scroll to Icon details, to view a list of your phone’s icons and descriptions. ■ Application settings 1. In the standby mode, select 2. Select one of the following submenus to activate options for preset or downloaded games or applications.
  • Page 56: Phone Lock

    Off. TTY/TDD Check with the manufacturer of the TTY/TDD device for a connecting cable that is compatible with the Nokia device. TTY/TDD communications depend on network availability. Check with your wireless service provider for availability and description of services.
  • Page 57: Allow Numbers

    S e t t i n g s 3. Select Phone lock and one of the following options: Off—Immediately turns off the device lock feature. Lock now—Immediately turns on the device lock feature. power-up—Turns on the device lock feature the next time you turn the device on.
  • Page 58: Call Restrictions

    1. In the standby mode, select 2. Enter the lock code, and select OK. 3. Select Change lock code. 4. Enter the new lock code (must be 4 characters in length). 5. Reenter the new lock code for verification, and select OK. When changing your lock code, make sure you store it in a safe place, away from your device.
  • Page 59: Roaming Options

    S e t t i n g s ■ Network Network menu enables you to customize the way your device chooses a network in which to operate while you are within or outside of your primary or home system. Your device is set to search for the most cost-effective network. If your device cannot find a preferred network, it selects a network automatically based on the option you choose in the Network...
  • Page 60: Network Feature Setting

    Activate The following options may not all appear in the display. Contact your wireless service provider for more information. 1. In the standby mode, select forwarding > Forward all 2. Select Activate, enter the number or select your contacts list, and select OK. Cancel In the standby mode, select forwarding...
  • Page 61: Tools

    T o o l s 11. Tools Your device contains features to help organize your everyday life, including an alarm clock, calendar, notes, to-do list, calculator, countdown timer, and stopwatch. ■ Alarm clock You can set the alarm to sound at the time you want just once or repeatedly (for example, every working day).
  • Page 62: Alarm Conditions

    Alarm conditions When the alarm is set, Alarm on displayed in the standby mode. When the alarm sounds, your device beeps, vibrates (if vibrating alert is on for currently active profile), or plays the radio, and the display lights up. With the device on, select Stop selected, the phone snoozes for the number of minutes you selected for the...
  • Page 63: Options While Viewing A List Of Notes

    T o o l s 1. Go to the date for which you want to set a reminder. See "Go to a date," p. 61. 2. From the monthly view (with the go-to date highlighted), select Make a note and one of the following note types: Meeting—Enter a subject, location, and a start and end date and time.
  • Page 64: Receive Notes

    Send a note 1. In the standby mode, select 2. Scroll to the date that appears in bold type, containing the note you want to send, and select View. 3. Scroll to the note you want to send, and select message (Text message) or 4.
  • Page 65: Add A To-Do Note

    T o o l s Add a to-do note 1. In the standby mode, select 2. If there are no notes, select 3. Enter the subject of the to-do note, and select Save. 4. Select High, Medium, or 5. Enter the due date and time to set the alarm. View a to-do note 1.
  • Page 66: Currency Converter

    ■ Calculator The calculator in your device adds, subtracts, multiplies, divides, calculates the square and the square root, changes the sign of the number entered, and converts currency values. Note: This calculator has limited accuracy and is designed for simple calculations. 1.
  • Page 67: Set The Timer

    T o o l s 5. If you do not enter an exchange rate, the device will prompt you to do so. Select OK. You can edit the exchange rate at anytime. ■ Timer The countdown timer in your device enables you to enter a specific time (up to 99 hours and 59 minutes).
  • Page 68: Measure Time

    ■ Stopwatch You can use the stopwatch in your device to track time. The stopwatch displays time in hours, minutes, seconds, and fractions of a second in format. Using the stopwatch or allowing it to run in the background when using other features increases the demand on battery power and reduces the battery life.
  • Page 69 T o o l s Options You can choose the following options when you use the stopwatch: Continue—Appears when the stopwatch is working in the background. Show last time— Appears when you have saved a split or lap time and displays the last time saved.
  • Page 70: Vxl

    V X L 12. VXL Your device has access to VXL, which includes selected services on the mobile Internet. You can access popular features, exclusive music, entertainment, information services, and much more. VXL is updated frequently. Check the Virgin Mobile web site at, for availability and pricing.
  • Page 71: Make An Emergency Call While Online

    V X L Make an emergency call while online You can end your data connection, then make an emergency call. 1. To close your connection, press the end key. 2. Press the end key as many times as needed to clear the display and ready the device for calls.
  • Page 72: Enhancements

    AC-3 or AC-4 charger. Warning: Use only batteries, chargers, and enhancements that are approved by Nokia for use with this particular model. The use of any other type may invalidate any approval or warranty, and may be dangerous.
  • Page 73: Battery Information

    The battery can be charged and discharged hundreds of times, but it will eventually wear out. When the talk and standby times are noticeably shorter than normal, replace the battery. Use only Nokia approved batteries, and recharge your battery only with Nokia approved chargers designated for this device.
  • Page 74: Nokia Battery Authentication Guidelines

    If you have any reason to believe that your battery is not an authentic original Nokia battery, you should refrain from using it, and take it to the nearest authorized Nokia service point or dealer for assistance. Your authorized Nokia service point or dealer will inspect the battery for authenticity.
  • Page 75: Hearing Aid Compatibility

    You should receive a message indicating whether the code can be authenticated. 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 authorized Nokia service point or dealer for assistance.
  • Page 76: Care And Maintenance

    14. Care and maintenance Your device is a product of superior design and craftsmanship and should be treated with care. The suggestions below 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 77: Additional Safety Information

    A d d i t i o n a l s a f e t y i n f o r m a t i o n 15. Additional safety information Your device and its enhancements may contain small parts. Keep them out of the reach of small children.
  • Page 78: Hearing Aids

    A d d i t i o n a l s a f e t y i n f o r m a t i o n • Hold the device to the ear opposite the pacemaker to minimize the potential for interference.
  • Page 79: Emergency Calls

    A d d i t i o n a l s a f e t y i n f o r m a t i o n often but not always clearly marked. They include below deck on boats, chemical transfer or storage facilities, vehicles using liquefied petroleum gas (such as propane or butane), and areas where the air contains chemicals or particles such as grain, dust, or metal powders.
  • Page 80: Technical Information

    SAR values may vary depending on national reporting and testing requirements and the network band. Additional SAR information may be provided under product information at 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.
  • Page 81: Talk And Standby Times

    Check the battery 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. Check the model number of any charger before use with this device. This device...
  • Page 82: Index

    25 care and maintenance 75 change time 66 charger 55 connect 16 clock 47 color schemes 47 conference calling 18 contact Nokia 7 contacts 34 caller group 37 delete 39 edit 35 names 34 search 36 settings 37...
  • Page 83 I n d e x contacts list add 34 send 36 countdown timer 66 currency converter 65 customer care 7 date setting 48 delete call logs 25 dialing codes 32 dimensions 79 display language 50 distribution list 29 emergency calls 78 while using wireless Internet 70 with keypad locked 51 enhancement settings 54...
  • Page 84 network feature setting 59 network menu 58 network services 5 no caller ID ring tone 50 notes 63 number save 34 operating environment 76 organize functions 13 – organizer 60 pacemakers 76 phone at a glance 9 phone details 53 phone label 7 phone lock 55 change lock code 56...
  • Page 85 I n d e x text messages 26 folders 28 read 27 reply 27 templates 27 write and send 26 themes 41 time and date settings 47 timed profiles 45 timer 66 to-do list 63 to-do note add 64 view 64 tones 40 tools 60 touch tones 51...