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Nokia 5160i Owner's Manual

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  • Page 2 Keys Earpiece See p. 15. Current function of Navi™ key Navi™ key See p. 6. Clear key See p. 7. Voice mail key See p. 23. Power key See p. 6. 0HQX 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 Answering a call ......16 Silencing an incoming call ....17 5.
  • Page 6 8. Phone book Saving names and numbers ....36 Finding names and numbers ....37 Editing names and numbers.
  • Page 7 14. Accessories Nokia Xpress-on™ colour covers ... .55 Batteries....... .58 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

    Updates The latest version of this Owner’s Manual may be found on Nokia’s World Wide Web site at
  • 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: Removing The Battery

    while; charging will automatically resume after the battery is restored to its normal operating state. If charging still fails, contact your dealer. When is charging complete? When the charge indicators stop scrolling, your phone is considered fully charged. However, a slight increase in charge may occur if you leave your phone connected to the charger.
  • Page 12: Important Battery Information

    Important battery information • Note that a new battery’s full performance is achieved only after two or three complete charge and discharge cycles! • The battery can be charged and discharged hundreds of times but it will eventually wear out. When the operating time (talk time and standby time) is noticeably shorter than normal, it is time to buy a new battery.
  • 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 Voice privacy 442 Network feature setting...
  • 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

    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 39). If you remove the battery for longer than a couple of seconds, the time will be lost.
  • Page 28: Lights

    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.). For information about turning your phone’s lights on at any time, see page 7.
  • Page 29: Ringing Tone

    Ringing tone Your phone plays a ringing tone when someone calls you and the ringing option is set to Ring, Ascending, or Ring once. Use Menu 8 2 to choose one of 30 ringing tones. Scroll to a tone to hear how it sounds. Note: If the ringing option is set to Silent or Beep once, the phone won’t play sample tones.
  • Page 30: Quick Alert Settings

    Quick alert settings You can quickly adjust your phone’s sound settings when you go into a meeting, go outdoors, etc. To choose a quick alert setting, briefly press the key, scroll to the setting you want, then press OK. Tip: Instead of using the scroll keys, you can press the key repeatedly to scroll through this menu.
  • Page 31: Voice Privacy

    For more information on voice mail, see ‘Voice messages’ on page 42. Voice privacy Available only in digital networks, voice privacy encrypts the voice channel so it is more difficult for anyone to eavesdrop on your conversations. Use Menu 4 4 1 to turn voice privacy on or off.
  • 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 Press to scroll to the first item in the menu, or scroll to the last item in the menu.
  • 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 the Menu 4 4 4 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: 1-Touch Dialing

    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. 1-touch dialing This feature allows you to make phone calls quickly and easily with the touch of a button.
  • Page 39: Choosing Your Phone Number (Nam Selection)

    Choosing your phone number (NAM selection) Your service provider can set up your phone to have two phone numbers that are activated in different service areas—for example, one number for the Toronto area and one number for the Montreal area. A number assignment module, or NAM, consists of a phone number and network information that the service provider programs into your phone.
  • Page 40: Calling Card Calls

    Menu method You can save the feature code given by your service provider so that Send own number appears in your phone’s menu, and then use Menu 4 4 5 to use this feature. See ‘Network feature setting’ on page 27. This feature must be activated before each call.
  • Page 41: Automatic Answer

    If you choose Manual, your phone displays a list of available and unavailable networks. (You can’t use unavailable networks.) Scroll through the choices and press OK when you reach the one you want. If you choose New Search, your phone begins a new search for new private and residential systems.
  • Page 42: 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 43: 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 44: 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 45: Editing Names And Numbers

    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 46: 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 47: 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 48: 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 49: 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 50: 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...
  • Page 51: 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. icon indicates that a message has not been read.
  • Page 52: Writing And Sending Text Messages

    Note: The availability of writing and sending text messages may vary according to your wireless service provider, and you must subscribe to the text messaging network service. Please contact your service provider for details. The phone allows you to write a text message using your keypad.
  • Page 53: Forwarding And Replying To A Message

    Message settings are located in the Write new options menu as Settings. You may select or deselect the following settings by pressing Mark or Unmark. Urgent notify recipient that your message is important Read receipt notify you that the recipient has opened your message Callback no.
  • Page 54: Replying To A Text Message

    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 55: 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 56: 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 57 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 key.
  • Page 58: 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 59: 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 60: 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 61 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 62: Accessories

    Use only batteries, chargers and accessories approved by the phone manufacturer for use with this particular phone model. The warranty does not cover defects or damages caused by a product which is not a Nokia Original Accessory. Nokia Xpress-on™ colour covers Your phone’s Xpress-on™...
  • Page 63: 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 coloured tab on the top of the phone and slide the colour cover forward.
  • Page 64 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 65: Batteries

    Batteries Several batteries are available for your phone: • 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 66: Chargers And Other Accessories

    Also, refer to any accessory options manual that may have been included in your sales package for the entire line of Nokia Original Accessories. Note: When a charger is not in use, disconnect it from the power source.
  • Page 67 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 68 LCH-9 Rapid Cigarette Lighter Charger The multivoltage Rapid Cigarette Lighter 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 69 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 70: 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 71: Posted Facilities

    Persons with pacemakers: • Should always keep the phone more than 6 inches (20 cm) from their pacemaker when the phone is switched on; • Should not carry the phone in a breast pocket; • Should use the ear opposite the pacemaker to minimize the potential for interference.
  • Page 72: Emergency Calls

    on the use of radio equipment in fuel depots (fuel storage and distribution areas), chemical plants or where blasting operations are in progress. Areas with a potentially explosive atmosphere are often but not always clearly marked. They include below deck on boats; chemical transfer or storage facilities;...
  • Page 73: Radio Frequency (Rf) Signals

    Making an emergency call 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 74: 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 75: Technical Information

    The right to make changes and improvements to any of the products described in this guide without prior notice is reserved. Issue No. 1 Phase 3 © Nokia Mobile Phones. All rights reserved. These commodities are authorized by the U.S. Government for export only to Canada, Mexico, or the United States.
  • Page 76: Nokia 1-Year Limited Warranty

    3. Fuses are not covered by the warranty; 4. This warranty does not cover defects or damages caused by a product which is not approved by NOKIA to be connected to its wireless phone; 5. This warranty does not cover defects or damages caused by improper or defective function of the carrier system or by inadequate signal reception by the antenna;...
  • Page 77 NOKIA Service Centre with transportation charges prepaid (Shipping of the repaired unit may be paid by NOKIA, in which case NOKIA shall have risk of loss or damage during this shipment). The proof of date of purchase will be required before in- warranty service is rendered.
  • Page 78 NOKIA PRODUCTS LIMITED 575 Westney Road South Ajax, Ontario L1S 4N7 For products being returned to NOKIA or its authorized service centres, the service provider/retailer/dealer shall prepay shipping charges, taxes, duties, insurance. NOKIA shall have no risk for loss or damage during this shipment.
  • Page 79: Index

    18. Index ABC mode 11 access codes 51 accessories 55 batteries 58 chargers 59 covers 55 alarm clock 48 answering a call 16 automatic answer 34 antenna 14 external jack 7 automatic answer 34 automatic redial 18 batteries 58 attaching 3 charging 3 discharging 4 removing 4...
  • Page 80 editing names/numbers 38 emergency calls 25, 65 emergency key 9 26 erasing names/numbers 38 external antenna jack 7 factory settings, restoring 35 game tones 22 games 49 help text 8 Inbox 44 in-call menu 28 Keyguard 13 keypad lock 13 keypad tones 22 keys clear key 7...
  • Page 81 phone lock 53 phone number, choosing see NAM selection power key 6 profiles see quick alert settings quick alert settings 23 reading text messages 43 received calls 40 redial automatic 18 last number 16 restore factory settings 35 restricting calls 51 ringing option 21 ringing tone 22 ringing volume 22...

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