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  • Page 2 Earpiece See p. 15. Current function of Navi™ key Navi™ key See p. 6. Clear key See p. 7. Voice mail key See p. 24. Power key See p. 6. Menu Menu Menu Menu Emergency 9 key See p. 26. Fixed-length antenna See p.
  • Page 3: Indicators And Icons

    Indicators and icons You have an active call. You have one or more new voice messages. You have one or more new text messages. Keyguard is on. Your phone will not accept any keypresses. To turn it off, press Unlock, then The alarm clock is set.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Power key ....... 6 Nokia Navi™ key ......6 Scroll keys .
  • Page 5 5. Settings Automatic redial ......18 Calling card set-up ..... . .18 Clock .
  • Page 6 8. Phone book Saving names and numbers ....37 Finding names and numbers ....38 Editing names and numbers .
  • Page 7 14. Accessories Nokia Xpress-on™ color covers ... . .56 Batteries .......59 Chargers and other accessories .
  • Page 8: For Your Safety

    1. For your safety Read these simple guidelines before using your phone. Failure to comply with these guidelines may be dangerous or illegal. Road Safety Comes First Don’t use a hand-held phone while driving; park the vehicle first. Switch Off In Hospitals Follow any regulations or rules.
  • Page 9: Fcc/Industry Canada Notice

    Nokia’s World Wide Web site at Interactive manual Now, Nokia has a great new way for you to learn how to use all of your phone features. Go to to access the Nokia Interactive Owner’s Manual. It provides an interactive way to get step-by-step instructions for any of your phone’s features.
  • Page 10: Battery Installation And Charging

    2. Battery installation and charging Before you can use your new phone, you need to attach and charge the battery. Attaching the battery To attach the battery, place it on the back of the phone as shown and slide it toward the top of the phone until it clicks into place.
  • Page 11: When Is Charging Complete

    Problems charging If your phone displays Not charging, charging is suspended. Check that the battery is connected to an approved charging device. If the battery is very hot or cold, wait for a while; charging will automatically resume after the battery is restored to its normal operating state.
  • Page 12: Removing The Battery

    Note: Switch off the phone before removing the battery! 1 Press and hold the button at the top of the battery. 2 Slide the battery toward the bottom of the phone. 3 Lift the battery off the phone. Important battery information •...
  • Page 13: About The Phone, Keys And Menu

    • silence the ringing of an incoming call Nokia Navi™ key Your phone’s Navi™ key below the display. Its current function is indicated by the word that appears above it (for example, Menu).
  • Page 14: Clear Key

    Use the clear key • delete a character to the left of the cursor • clear all characters from the display (press and hold) • return to the previous menu level • return from the menu to the start screen (press and hold) •...
  • Page 15: Menu

    To get to the start screen, press and hold (If there are characters on the display this clears the characters, then you must press and hold Menu Your phone’s menu allows you to easily access the many powerful features in your phone. Scroll bar When you use your phone’s menu, a scroll bar appears at the far right of the screen.
  • Page 16: Menu Shortcuts

    Menu shortcuts When you select a menu item, numbers appear on the display above the scroll bar. If you become familiar with these numbers, you can use them as shortcuts for accessing different menu items. For example, to access the Phone settings menu, you can simply press Menu 4 2.
  • Page 17 4 Settings Call settings 411 Emergency key 9 412 Automatic redial 413 Calling card 414 Automatic answer Phone settings 421 Touch tones 422 Language 423 Restore factory settings 424 Lights Security settings 431 Restrict calls 432 Access codes Network services 441 Digital/analog selection 442 Public system...
  • Page 18: Entering Letters And Numbers

    Entering letters and numbers Cursor The cursor is a blinking vertical line that appears on the screen when you are entering text or numbers. Characters you enter appear to the right of the cursor. Pressing the key deletes the character to the left of the cursor. Use the scroll keys to move the cursor to the right ABC mode When your phone is ready for you to enter text, such as a...
  • Page 19: Special Characters In Names

    Special characters in names In ABC mode you can press the characters below. You can use these characters when saving names in your phone book. Simply press highlight the one you want, then press Use. . , ? ! : ; - + # * ( ) ‘ “ _ @ & $ % / < > ¿ ¡ = Tip: To choose a character that appears near the end of the list, immediately press the list.
  • Page 20: Keyguard (Locking The Keypad)

    Keyguard (locking the keypad) The Keyguard feature allows you to “lock” your phone’s keypad so that accidental keypresses have no effect. This is handy when your phone is in a pocket or purse. Note: Keyguard is not a security feature and will not prevent unauthorized use of your phone.
  • Page 21: Basic Functions

    WARNING! Do not switch on the phone when wireless phone use is prohibited or when it may cause interference or danger. About the antenna Your Nokia phone has a fixed-length antenna. Do not attempt to extend or remove it. Normal position Hold the phone as you would any other telephone, with the antenna pointed up and over your shoulder.
  • Page 22: Making A Call

    Get a strong signal When you are at the start screen (see page 7) or in a call, the strength of the radio signal is indicated by the signal indicators on the left side of your phone’s display. These indicators scroll as the signal strength increases and decreases.
  • Page 23: Last Number Redial

    Last number redial The last 10 numbers you dialed are stored in the dialed calls list. Use this list to redial a number you have called recently. 1 From the start screen, press calls list. 2 Scroll to the desired number. 3 Press Call.
  • Page 24: Silencing An Incoming Call

    Caller ID Caller ID is a network service that can display the name and phone number of the person calling you, if the information is available. Contact your service provider for details. If the caller can be identified, the phone may display the caller's name and phone number.
  • Page 25: Settings

    5. Settings This section describes some phone settings that allow you to customize your phone to suit your preferences and that you probably won’t change very often. Automatic redial Use Menu 4 1 2 to turn this feature on or off. When this feature is on and the wireless network is busy, your phone will redial a number up to three times.
  • Page 26 Dialing sequence Access no. Dial 1-800 access number, + phone no. then phone number, then + card no. card number (+ PIN if required) Access no. Dial 1-800 access number, + card no. then card number (+ PIN + phone no. if required), then phone number Prefix...
  • Page 27: Clock

    Clock Your phone has an internal clock that can be displayed on the start screen. The clock must be set in order for call times to be recorded (see ‘Call log’ on page 40). If you remove the battery for longer than a couple of seconds, the time will be lost.
  • Page 28: Language

    Language Use Menu 4 2 2 to set the language of your phone’s display. You can choose from English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, and Hebrew. The shortcut for choosing English is to press Menu 4 2 2 1. Lights If you’re using your phone with a car kit, use Menu 4 2 4 to set your phone’s lights to On (lights stay on) or Automatic (after 15 seconds, lights turn off until the next key is pressed, phone rings, etc.).
  • Page 29: Ringing Tone

    Ascending The phone rings using the currently selected ringing tone. The ringing volume starts low and increases with successive rings. Ring once The phone rings once using the currently selected ringing tone. Beep once The phone beeps once. Silent The phone makes no sound when you receive a call. icon appears at the start screen.
  • Page 30: Quick Alert Settings

    Warning and game tones Use Menu 8 6 to turn your phone’s warning and game tones on or off. Warning tones are created by events such as con- firmations, errors, power on, battery low, and recharge battery. Vibrating alert If your phone has a vibrating battery attached, use Menu 8 7 to set your phone to vibrate when you receive a voice call.
  • Page 31: Voice Mailbox Number

    Car Automatically selected when your phone is connected to a car kit. Remembers any changes you make to settings in Menu 8, My tones, and uses them the next time you connect the phone to a car kit. Note: If the Silent, Quiet, or Loud quick alert setting is chosen and you change a setting in Menu 8, My tones, the phone switches the current quick alert setting to My tones.
  • Page 32: Emergency Calls

    6. Emergency calls 1 If the phone is not on, switch it on. 2 Press and hold the ready the phone for calls. 3 Key in the emergency number for your present location (e.g. 911 or other official emergency number). Emergency numbers vary by location.
  • Page 33: Emergency Key 9

    Emergency key 9 Use Menu 4 1 1 to turn on this feature. When this feature is on, the phone attempts to make an emergency call when you: • press and hold the 9 key, or • press 9, then press Call. Note: When Keyguard is active, the only way to make an emergency call is to dial the emergency number, then press Call.
  • Page 34: Advanced Functions

    7. Advanced functions Network feature setting Call forwarding, call waiting, and send own number are network services available through your service provider. These features do not appear in your phone’s Network services menu until you save the related feature code(s) given to you by your service provider.
  • Page 35: In-Call Menu

    In-call menu When you are in a call, the function of the Navi™ key is End. However, your phone has an in-call menu that allows you to perform several functions while in a call. To use the in-call menu, press Options.
  • Page 36: Ending Calls

    Ending calls Press End or select End from the in-call menu. Note: The wireless network does not support ending individual calls when more than one call is in progress. Call waiting Call waiting is a network service that allows you to receive an incoming call when you’re already in a call.
  • Page 37: Call Forwarding

    Cancelling call waiting: menu method You can save the code for cancelling call waiting given by your service provider and then use Menu 4 4 6 2 to cancel call waiting. See ‘Adding feature cancellation codes to the menu’ on page 27. Call forwarding Call forwarding is a network service that lets you forward your incoming calls to another phone number.
  • Page 38: Digital/Analog Selection

    Menu method You can save the code for cancelling call forwarding and then use the menu to cancel call forwarding. See ‘Adding feature cancellation codes to the menu’ on page 27. Digital/analog selection Use Menu 4 4 1 to choose a mode for your phone. Digit.
  • Page 39: Choosing Your Phone Number (Nam Selection)

    Making calls using one-touch dialing Press and hold a number key (2 through 8) for a few seconds to call the number assigned to it. Your phone finds the phone number, displays it briefly, then dials it. You can also enter the number of the 1-touch dialing key (for example, 2) and press Call.
  • Page 40: Calling Card Calls

    Standard method 1 Dial the feature code followed by the number you want to call. 2 Press Call. Example: If the feature code to hide your number is *67 and the number you want to dial is (214) 555-1234, dial *672145551234, then press Call.
  • Page 41: System Selection

    System selection Your phone is capable of working in residential, private, and public systems. You can choose how your phone selects a network to use. This feature is Menu 5 in your phone. The default is Automatic, which means your phone automatically searches for networks available to you and chooses the appropriate one.
  • Page 42: Automatic Answer

    Also, your service provider has programmed a list of preferred systems into your phone. These are systems with which your service provider has roaming agreements. Use Menu 4 4 2 to tell your phone how to choose a public system (network). Your selection remains active until you change it.
  • Page 43: Restore Factory Settings

    Setting manual touch tone length Use Menu 4 2 1 1 to set the length of touch tones created when you press a key: Continuous means the tone sounds for as long as you press and hold the key. Fixed sets the tone length to one tenth of a second, regardless of how long you press and hold the key.
  • Page 44: Phone Book

    8. Phone book Your phone allows you to save 100 phone numbers and associated names so they are right at your fingertips for easy dialing. Saving names and numbers Saving a name and number is easy! Just enter the phone number, press , then press Save.
  • Page 45: Finding Names And Numbers

    Notes about saving names • A name may appear only once in memory. If you try to save a name that already exists in memory, the phone asks if you want to replace the existing name. • If you try to save a phone number and your phone book is full, you are given the option to replace an existing entry.
  • Page 46: Editing Names And Numbers

    To edit phone book entries, press Menu 1 3, scroll to the entry you want to edit, then press Edit. Edit the name and number as needed. Erasing names and numbers Use Menu 1 4 to erase entries from your phone book. One by one lets you select one entry at a time to be erased.
  • Page 47: Call Log

    9. Call log For your convenience, the call log (Menu 3) saves a list of phone numbers you have dialed, and can show you how much time you have spent on the phone. If you subscribe to the caller ID network service, the call log also records the phone numbers of missed calls and received calls.
  • Page 48: Received Calls

    Viewing the missed calls list at any time Use Menu 3 1 to view the missed calls list at any time. To dial a number, press Options, then choose Call. Received calls If you subscribe to the caller ID network service, your phone automatically stores the phone numbers of the 10 most recent calls you’ve answered.
  • Page 49: Viewing Call Timers

    Viewing call timers Use Menu 3 5 to view the various call timers. Last call is the duration of the last call, or current call if applicable. All calls is the duration of all calls since the timers were last reset.
  • Page 50: Voice Messages

    10. Voice messages Voice mail is a network service that allows callers to record a message when you cannot be reached. You can then call your voice mailbox and retrieve your messages. Saving your voice mailbox number When you subscribe to voice mail, your service provider will give you a voice mailbox number.
  • Page 51: Text Messages

    11. Text messages The text message network service allows you to receive text messages from a variety of sources, such as a Web page set up by your service provider. Contact your service provider for more information. Reading messages When you receive a text message, the phone displays the indicator, either Message received or New emergency message (if an emergency message has been received), and makes a sound (depending on the message alert tone;...
  • Page 52: Storage Of Incoming Messages

    About the Inbox The Inbox holds text messages that have not been deleted or saved. Use Menu 2 1 1 to access the Inbox at any time. You will see a list of message headers. The of the header indicates that a message has been read. The icon indicates that a message has not been read.
  • Page 53: Additional Features For The 5120I

    Additional features for the 5120i If you have the Nokia 5120i, you have the capability to write, send, forward and reply to text messages. Your phone must be a 5120i to perform these functions, and you must subscribe to the text messaging network service.
  • Page 54: Forwarding And Replying To A Message

    Message settings This network feature allows you to mark your text message as urgent, place your number within the text message, or request a read receipt. This is a network feature. Contact your service provider for more information. Message settings are located in the Write new options menu as Settings.
  • Page 55: Forwarding A Text Message

    Forwarding a text message 1 Highlight the message that you want to forward 2 Press Read, then press Options 3 Scroll to Forward, press OK 4 Send the message as you normally would Replying to a text message 1 Highlight the message that you want to reply to 2 Press Read, then press Options 3 Scroll to Reply, press OK 4 Send the message as you normally would...
  • Page 56: Extra Features

    12. Extra features Alarm clock The alarm clock feature is based on your phone’s internal clock and sounds an alert at a time you specify. Setting the alarm clock Use Menu 7 1 to turn the alarm clock on or off. Note that when you’re entering the alarm time, use two digits for both hours and minutes (for example, enter 1:30 as 0130).
  • Page 57: Games

    • To shut off the alarm, press any key except Snooze. The phone displays Keep the phone on? Press Yes to keep it on or • If you press Snooze, the phone turns itself off for 10 minutes, then the alarm sounds again. REMEMBER! Do not switch on the phone when wireless phone use is prohibited or when it may cause interference or danger.
  • Page 58 Logic Find the secret combination of figures in a column. Possible figures are shown at the top of the display. Press the 5 key repeatedly to select a figure and the 2, 4, and 8 keys to move the cursor. Once you think you have the right combination, press the of marks above the column.
  • Page 59: Security Features

    13. Security features Access codes overview Access codes consist of the lock code and security code. When you get your phone, you should change these codes from their defaults, write down the new codes, and keep them in a safe place away from the phone. Avoid using access codes that are similar to emergency numbers, such as 911, to prevent accidental dialing of the emergency number.
  • Page 60: Restricting Incoming Calls

    Restricting incoming calls Choose Restrict incoming calls to prevent your phone from receiving incoming calls. Enter your security code, then press OK. Press Mark, then press this change (or Note: This feature requires the caller ID network service, and the caller’s ID must be available to the phone in order for the restriction to work.
  • Page 61: Phone Lock

    3 If you want, give a name of up to 10 characters to the restriction (such as Joey, Long dist, or 1-800 #s), then press OK. The entry is added to your list of restricted numbers. Allowing calls to a number on the list If you later decide to allow calls to a restricted number, press Select to see your list of numbers.
  • Page 62 Answering a call when the phone is locked Press Answer. Saving the unlocked phone number Use Menu 4 3 2 2 to save a number that may be called even when your phone is locked. You will be required to enter the lock code.
  • Page 63: Accessories

    You can select the accessories that best suit your specific communication needs. For availability, see your local authorized Nokia dealer. A few practical rules for accessory operation: • Keep accessories out of small children's reach.
  • Page 64: Changing Covers

    Changing covers When changing covers, don’t use the phone’s antenna as leverage! 1 Switch off the power and disconnect the phone from the charger or any other device. 2 Using a coin, depress the colored tab on the top of the phone and slide the color cover forward.
  • Page 65 5 Place the bottom of the cover against the bottom of the phone. Make sure all three sets of plastic tabs line up with their respective slots, as shown at left. Close the cover and snap it shut all the way around the edge of the phone.
  • Page 66: Batteries

    Batteries Several batteries are available for your phone: • BPS-1 Ultra Slim Li-Polymer 600 mAh • BLS-2N Extended Li-Ion 900 mAh • BMS-2S Extended NiMH 900 mAh • BMS-2V Vibrating NiMH 900 mAh • BLS-4 Ultra Extended Li-Ion 1500 mAh Charging times The table below displays approximate battery charging .
  • Page 67: Chargers And Other Accessories

    Nokia accessories. Note: When a charger is not in use, disconnect it from the power source. Do not leave the battery connected to a charger for longer than a week, since overcharging may shorten its life.
  • Page 68 ACP-7U Standard Travel Charger Use this durable and economical charger to charge all battery options. Plug the charger into a wall outlet and connect the connector to the bottom of your phone. Check the charging status on the phone display. Calls can be made during charging, but charging will stop for the duration of the call.
  • Page 69 LCH-8 Rapid Mobile Charger The multivoltage Rapid Mobile Charger allows you to charge your phone when you travel. The small charger's functional design fits well with most car lighters and interiors. Charging times are the same as for the Rapid Travel Charger ACP-9U.
  • Page 70 When the phone is charging, no lights are displayed on the stand; check the charging status of the phone battery on the phone display. Charging moves to the rear slot once the front battery is 100% charged. When the spare battery is charging, check the status indicator on the left side of the charging stand.
  • Page 71: Reference Information

    15. Reference information Important safety information Traffic safety Do not use a hand-held telephone while driving a vehicle. If using a hand-held phone park the vehicle before conversing. Always secure the phone in its holder; do not place the phone on the passenger seat or where it can break loose in a collision or sudden stop.
  • Page 72: Posted Facilities

    Hearing aids Some digital wireless phones may interfere with some hearing aids. In the event of such interference, you may want to consult your service provider. Other medical devices Operation of any radio transmitting equipment, including cellular phones, may interfere with the functionality of inadequately protected medical devices.
  • Page 73: Emergency Calls

    Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases or explosive materials in the same compartment as the phone, its parts or accessories. For vehicles equipped with an air bag, remember that an air bag inflates with great force. Do not place objects, including both installed or portable wireless equipment, in the area over the air bag or in the air bag deployment area.
  • Page 74: Radio Frequency (Rf) Signals

    Radio frequency (RF) signals THIS MODEL PHONE MEETS THE GOVERNMENT’S REQUIREMENTS FOR EXPOSURE TO RADIO WAVES. Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed and manufactured not to exceed the emission limits for exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy set by the Federal Communications Commission of the U.S.
  • Page 75: Care And Maintenance

    Care and maintenance Your phone is a product of superior design and craftsmanship and should be treated with care. The suggestions below will help you to fulfill any warranty obligations and allow you to enjoy this product for many years. When using your phone, battery, charger, OR any accessory: •...
  • Page 76: Technical Information

    The right to make changes and improvements to any of the products described in this guide without prior notice is reserved. Phase 3 Issue No. 4 © 1999–2001 Nokia Inc. All rights reserved. These commodities are authorized by the U.S. Government for export only to Canada, Mexico, or the United States.
  • Page 77: Nokia One-Year Limited Warranty

    No charge will be made to the Consumer for any such parts. Nokia will also pay for the labor charges incurred by Nokia in repairing or replacing the defective parts.
  • Page 78 Nokia. c) Nokia was not advised by the Consumer in writing of the alleged defect or malfunction of the Product within fourteen (14) days after the expiration of the applicable limited warranty period.
  • Page 79 Consumer. If the estimate is refused, the Product will be returned freight collect. If the Product is returned to Nokia after the expiration of the limited warranty period, Nokia's normal service policies shall apply and the Consumer will be responsible for all shipping charges.
  • Page 80 14. This limited warranty allocates the risk of failure of the Product between the Consumer and Nokia. The allocation is recognized by the Consumer and is reflected in the purchase price of the Product. 15. Any action or lawsuit for breach of warranty must be commenced within eighteen (18) months following delivery of the Product.
  • Page 81: Index

    18. Index ABC mode 11 accessories 56 batteries 59 chargers 60 covers 56 alarm clock 49 answering a call 16 automatic answer 35 antenna 14 external jack 7 automatic answer 35 batteries 59 attaching 3 charging 3 discharging 4 removing 5 blocking calls see restricting calls call block see restricting...
  • Page 82 editing names/numbers 39 emergency calls 25, 66 emergency key 9 26 erasing names/numbers 39 external antenna jack 7 factory settings, restoring 36 games 50 help text 8 Inbox 45 in-call menu 28 Keyguard 13 keypad lock 13 keys clear key 7 Navi key 6 power key 6...
  • Page 83 reading text messages 44 received calls 41 redial automatic 18 last number 16 restore factory settings 36 restricting calls 52 ringing see tones safety guidelines 1, 64 safety information 64 Saved folder 45, 47 scroll keys 6 scrolling view 39 security code 52 security features 52 send own number 32...
  • Page 84 NOTES...
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