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  • Page 1 Nokia 6555 User Guide 9204348 EN Issue 2...
  • Page 2 Nokia, Nokia Connecting People, Navi, and Nokia Original Enhancements logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nokia Corporation. Nokia tune is a sound mark of Nokia Corporation. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks or tradenames of their respective owners.
  • Page 3 The third-party applications provided with your device may have been created and may be owned by persons or entities not affiliated with or related to Nokia. Nokia does not own the copyrights or intellectual property rights to the third-party applications. As such, Nokia does not take any responsibility for end-user support, functionality of the applications, or the information in the applications or these materials.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    5. Navigate the menus ... 27 6. Messaging ... 28 Text messages... 28 Multimedia messages ... 29 Flash messages ... 30 Nokia Xpress audio messaging... 31 Memory full ... 31 Folders ... 31 E-mail application ... 32 Instant messaging... 34 Voice messages...
  • Page 5 Service inbox ... 75 Cache memory ... 76 Browser security... 76 17. PC connectivity ... 77 Nokia PC Suite ... 78 Packet data, HSCSD, and CSD ... 78 Bluetooth... 78 Data communication applications ... 78 18. Battery information ... 79 Charging and discharging...
  • Page 6: 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 7 F o r y o u r s a f e t y WATER-RESISTANCE Your device is not water-resistant. Keep it dry. BACK-UP COPIES Remember to make back-up copies or keep a written record of all important information stored in your device. CONNECTING TO OTHER DEVICES When connecting to any other device, read its user guide for detailed safety instructions.
  • Page 8: General Information

    G e n e r a l i n f o r m a t i o n General information ■ About your device The wireless device described in this guide is approved for use on the WCDMA 850 and 2100, EGSM 850 and 900, and GSM 1800 and 1900 networks. Contact your service provider for more information about networks.
  • Page 9: Enhancements

    ■ Enhancements A few practical rules about accessories and enhancements • Keep all accessories and enhancements out of the reach of small children. • When you disconnect the power cord of any accessory or enhancement, grasp and pull the plug, not the cord. •...
  • Page 10: Configuration Settings Service

    For more information on availability, contact your network operator, service provider, nearest authorised Nokia dealer, or visit the support area on the Nokia Web site, support. When you have received the settings as a configuration message, and the settings are not automatically saved and activated, Configuration sett.
  • Page 11: Download Content

    Nokia product. On the website, you can get information on the use of Nokia products and services. If you need to contact customer service, check the list of local Nokia Care contact centres at
  • Page 12: Get Started

    See Nokia battery authentication p. 80. 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. The SIM card and its contacts can easily be damaged by scratches or bending, so be careful when handling, inserting, or removing the card.
  • Page 13 G e t s t a r t e d Remove the battery as shown. To open the SIM card holder, press slightly (1) and lift the holder (2). Insert the SIM card properly into the holder. Close the SIM card holder.
  • Page 14: Insert A Microsd Card

    If you delete, reload, or replace this card, these functions and features may not function properly. Use only microSD cards approved by Nokia for use with this device. Nokia uses approved industry standards for memory cards, but some brands may not be fully compatible with this device.
  • Page 15: Memory Card

    1. Remove the back cover and the battery of the phone. Slide the microSD memory card holder down (1) and flip the card holder up (2). 2. Insert the card into the memory card holder with the gold-coloured contact area facing down (3).
  • Page 16: Charge The Battery

    AC-3, AC-4, or AC-5 charger. 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: Open And Close The Phone

    (network service). Confirm or decline the query. See Configuration settings service p. 10. ■ Connect a headset You can connect a Nokia 2.5 mm headset to your device. Connect the headset to the device as shown. G e t s t a r t e d...
  • Page 18: Antenna

    Nokia PC Suite to use with your device. Go to for more information. 1. Connect the lead from the CA-101 to the micro USB socket on the lower left side of your phone. 2. Connect the CA-101 to your PC or laptop. USB data cable connected. Select mode.
  • Page 19: Your Phone

    2. Your phone ■ Keys and parts 1) Earpiece 2) Main display 3) Navi 4) Right selection key 5) End key and power key 6) Key pad 7) Camera key or PTT key if PTT is activated Y o u r p h o n e 8) Volume key 9) USB connector 10) Charger connector...
  • Page 20: Standby Mode

    Y o u r p h o n e ■ Standby mode When the phone is ready for use, and you have not entered any characters, the phone is in the standby mode. Mini display 1 Network mode indicator 2 Signal strength of the cellular network 3 Battery charge status 4 Indicators 5 Network name or the operator logo...
  • Page 21: Active Standby

    9 The middle selection key mode is Menu. 10 The right selection key may be Names to access the list of contacts in the Contacts menu, an operator-specific name to access an operator-specific website, or a shortcut to a function you selected. See Right selection key p. 46. Active standby In the active standby mode there is a list of selected phone features and information on the screen that you can directly access in the standby mode.
  • Page 22: Flight Mode

    Y o u r p h o n e The phone is registered to the GPRS or EGPRS network. A GPRS or EGPRS connection is established. The GPRS or EGPRS connection is suspended (on hold). A Bluetooth connection is active. Push-to-talk connection is active or suspended.
  • Page 23: Keypad Lock (Keyguard)

    ■ Keypad lock (keyguard) Select Menu or Unlock (1), and press * (2) within 1.5 seconds to lock or unlock the keypad. If the security keyguard is activated, enter the security code if requested. To answer a call when the keyguard is on, press the call key or open the phone.
  • Page 24: Answer Or Decline A Call

    C a l l f u n c t i o n s 3. To end the call or to cancel the call attempt, press the end key, or close the phone. To search for a name or phone number that you have saved in Contacts, see Search for a contact p.
  • Page 25: Options During A Voice Call

    To mute the ringing tone, press a volume key when the phone is closed, or select Silence when the phone is open. Call waiting To answer the waiting call during an active call, select Answer. The first call is put on hold.
  • Page 26: Predictive Text Input

    W r i t e t e x t indicates predictive text input with Word suggestions. The phone predicts and completes the word before you enter all the characters. , or appears next to the text input indicator, indicating the character case.
  • Page 27: Traditional Text Input

    ■ Traditional text input To set traditional text input on, select Options > Prediction options >Prediction > Off. Press a number key, 1 to 9, repeatedly until the desired character appears. Not all characters available under a number key are printed on the key. The characters available depend on the selected writing language.
  • Page 28: Messaging

    M e s s a g i n g 6. Messaging You can read, write, send, and save text, multimedia, e-mail, audio, and flash messages. All messages are organised into folders. Note: Your device may indicate that your message was sent to the message center number programmed into your device.
  • Page 29: Multimedia Messages

    Read and reply to a message 1. To view a received message, select Show. To view it later, select Exit. To read the message later, select Menu > Messaging > Inbox. 2. To reply to a message, select Reply. Write the reply message. 3.
  • Page 30: Flash Messages

    M e s s a g i n g If an interruption occurs while the message is being sent, the phone tries to resend the message a few times. If these attempts fail, the message remains in the Outbox folder. To cancel the sending of the messages in the Outbox folder, scroll to the desired message, and select Options >...
  • Page 31: Nokia Xpress Audio Messaging

    ■ Nokia Xpress audio messaging You can use the MMS to create and send an audio message in a convenient way. MMS must be activated before you can use audio messages. Create a message 1. Select Menu > Messaging > Create message > Audio message. The recorder opens.
  • Page 32: E-Mail Application

    M e s s a g i n g Your phone has templates. To create a new template, save a message as a template. To access the template list, select Menu > Messaging > Saved items > Templates. ■ E-mail application The e-mail application uses a packet data connection (network service) to allow you to access your e-mail account.
  • Page 33: Download E-Mail

    2. If more than one e-mail account is defined, select the account from which you want to send the e-mail. 3. Enter the recipient’s e-mail address, write the subject, and enter the e-mail message. To attach a file from Gallery, select Options > Insert. 4.
  • Page 34: Instant Messaging

    M e s s a g i n g E-mail folders Your phone saves e-mail that you have downloaded from your e-mail account in the Inboxes folder. The Outboxes folder contains the following folders: “Account name” for incoming e-mail, Archive for archiving e-mail, Custom 1—Custom 3 for sorting e-mail, Junk where all spam e-mail is stored, Drafts for saving unfinished e-mail, Outbox for saving e-mail that has not been sent, and Sent items for saving e-mail that has been sent.
  • Page 35 Connect. settings — to edit the settings needed for messaging and presence connection Connect To connect to the service, access the instant messages menu, select the IM service, if needed, and select Login. To disconnect from the IM service, select Options > Logout. Sessions When connected to the service your status as seen by others is shown in a status line: Status: Online, My status: Busy or Status: App.
  • Page 36: Accept Or Reject An Invitation

    M e s s a g i n g conversation. When you have successfully joined the group conversation, you can start a group conversation. You can create a private group. See Groups p. 37. Search > Users or Groups — to search for other IM users or public groups on the network by phone number, screen name, e-mail address, or name.
  • Page 37: Voice Messages

    M e s s a g i n g Block or unblock messages When you are in a conversation and want to block messages, select Options > Block contact. To block messages from a contact in your contacts list, scroll to the contact in Conversations, Online or Offline and select Options >...
  • Page 38: Info Messages

    M e s s a g i n g ■ Info messages You can receive messages on various topics from your service provider (network service). For more information, contact your service provider. Select Menu > Messaging > Info messages. ■ Service commands Write and send service requests (also known as USSD commands), such as activation commands for network services, to your service provider.
  • Page 39 M e s s a g i n g Text messages The text message settings affect the sending, receiving, and viewing of text and SMS e-mail messages. Select Menu > Messaging > Message settings > Text messages and from the following options: Delivery reports >...
  • Page 40 M e s s a g i n g Img. size — to set the image size in multimedia messages Default slide timing — to define the default time between slides in multimedia messages Allow MMS receptn. — to receive or block the multimedia message, select Yes or No.
  • Page 41: Contacts

    7. Contacts You can save names and phone numbers (contacts) in the phone memory and in the SIM card memory. The phone memory may save contacts with additional details, such as various phone numbers and text items. You can also save an image for a limited number of contacts.
  • Page 42: Edit Contact Details

    C o n t a c t s To move or copy contacts one by one, select Menu > Contacts > Names. Scroll to the contact, and select Options > Move contact or Copy contact. To move or copy marked contacts, select Menu > Contacts > Names. Scroll to a contact, and select Options >...
  • Page 43: Settings

    ■ Settings Select Menu > Contacts > Settings and from the following options: Memory in use — to select the SIM card or phone memory for your contacts. Select Phone and SIM to recall names and numbers from both memories. In that case, when you save names and numbers, they are saved in the phone memory.
  • Page 44: Log

    L o g 8. Log The phone registers missed, received, and dialed calls if the network supports it, the phone is switched on, and within the network service area. To view the information on your calls, select Menu > Log > Missed calls, Received calls, or Dialed numbers.
  • Page 45: Themes

    ■ Themes A theme contains elements for personalizing your phone. Select Menu > Settings > Themes and from the following options: Select theme — to set a theme. A list of folders in Gallery opens. Open the Themes folder, and select a theme. Theme downloads —...
  • Page 46: Mini Display

    S e t t i n g s Operator logo — to set your phone to display or hide the operator logo Cell info display > On — to display the cell identity, if available from the network ■ Mini display Select Menu >...
  • Page 47: Connectivity

    S e t t i n g s Navigation key To assign other phone functions from a predefined list to the navigation key (scroll key), select Menu > Settings > My shortcuts > Navigation key. Active standby key To assign the navigation keys used to access the active standby, select Menu > Settings >...
  • Page 48: Set Up A Bluetooth Connection

    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 49: Bluetooth Wireless Connection

    S e t t i n g s device for the first time. Your phone connects to the device, and you can start data transfer. Bluetooth wireless connection Select Menu > Settings > Connectivity > Bluetooth. To check which Bluetooth connection is currently active, select Active devices.
  • Page 50: Data Transfer

    You can set the EGPRS dial-up service settings (access point name) on your PC using the Nokia Modem Options software. See Nokia PC Suite p. 78. If you have set the settings both on your PC and on your phone, the PC settings are used.
  • Page 51: Call

    Printing & Media — to connect the phone to a PC to synchronise it with Windows Media Player (music, video) Data storage — to connect to a PC that does not have Nokia software and use the phone as a data storage To change the USB mode, select Menu >...
  • Page 52: Phone

    S e t t i n g s Call divert — to forward your incoming calls (network service). You may not be able to forward your calls if some call restriction functions are active. See Call barring in Security p. 54. Anykey answer >...
  • Page 53: Enhancements

    Security keyguard — to set the phone to ask for the security code when you unlock the keyguard. Enter the security code, and select On. Welcome note — to write the note that is shown when the phone is switched on Phone updates —...
  • Page 54: Security

    S e t t i n g s Default config. sett.— to view the service providers saved in the phone. To set the configuration settings of the service provider as default settings, select Options > Set as default. Activ. def. in all apps. — to activate the default configuration settings for supported applications Preferred access pt.
  • Page 55: Restore Factory Settings

    G a l l e r y Closed user group — to specify a group of people whom you can call and who can call you (network service) Security level > Phone — to set the phone to ask for the security code whenever a new SIM card is inserted into the phone.
  • Page 56: Print Images

    ■ Print images Your device supports Nokia XPressPrint. To connect it to a compatible printer use a data cable or send the image via Bluetooth to a printer supporting Bluetooth technology. See Connectivity p. 47.
  • Page 57: Switch Ptt On And Off

    Create a channel To add a channel, select Menu > Push to talk > Add channel and enter the settings in the form fields: Channel name: — Enter a name for the new channel. Channel status: — Select Active to set the channel active, or Inactive to disable the channel.
  • Page 58: Make And Receive A Ptt Call

    P u s h t o t a l k You may assign a default function to the PTT key to open the channel list, the contacts list or a single channel or contact. See PTT settings p. 60. To disconnect from the PTT service, select Switch PTT off. ■...
  • Page 59: Callback Requests

    P u s h t o t a l k Make a PTT call to multiple recipients You can select multiple PTT contacts from the contact list. The recipients receive an incoming call and need to accept the call in order to participate. If supported by your network operator, you also may select contacts with a phone number but without PTT number.
  • Page 60: Add A One-To-One Contact

    P u s h t o t a l k To send a callback request from the callback request list in the Push to talk menu, select Callback inbox. Scroll to a contact, and select Options > Send PTT callback. Respond to a callback request When someone sends you a callback request, Callback request received is displayed in the standby mode.
  • Page 61: Configuration Settings

    channel and select a channel. When you press and hold the PTT key, the selected function will be performed. Show my login status — to enable or disable the sending of the login status PTT status in startup > Yes or Ask first— to set the phone to automatically connect to the PTT service when you switch the phone on Push to talk when roaming —...
  • Page 62: Camera

    M e d i a format. The camera lens is on the front of the phone. The colour display works as a viewfinder. ■ Camera When taking and using images or video clips, obey all laws and respect local customs as well as privacy and legitimate rights of others, including copyrights. The camera produces pictures in jpeg format and video clips in 3gpp format.
  • Page 63: Video

    Nokia Audio Manager application, which is part of Nokia PC Suite. See Nokia PC Suite p. 78. Music files stored in a folder in the phone memory or in a folder of the memory card, will automatically be detected and added to the default track list.
  • Page 64: Other Options

    M e d i a When you open the Music player menu, the details of the first track on the default track list are shown. To play, select To adjust the volume level, use the volume keys on the side of the phone. To pause the playing, select To stop the playing, press and hold the end key To skip to the next track, select...
  • Page 65: Voice Recorder

    Downloads— to download music through web. Web page — to go the browser Mute audio — to mute the audio Play via Bluetooth — to connect and play music through a Bluetooth enabled audio accessory using Bluetooth connection. ■ Voice recorder You can record pieces of speech, sound, or an active call, and save them in Gallery.
  • Page 66: Stereo Widening

    O r g a n i s e r To view, edit, or rename a selected set, select Options > View, Edit, or Rename. Not all sets can be edited or renamed. ■ Stereo widening Stereo widening enhances the audio output of the phone by enabling a wider stereo sound effect.
  • Page 67: To-Do List

    The current day is indicated by a frame. If there are any notes set for the day, the day is in bold type, and the beginning of the note is shown below the calendar. To view the day notes, select View. To view a week, select Options > Week view. To delete all notes in the calendar, select the month or week view, and select Options >...
  • Page 68: Calculator

    O r g a n i s e r ■ Calculator The calculator in your phone provides basic arithmetic and trigonometric functions, calculates the square and the square root, the inverse of a number, and converts currency values. Note: This calculator has limited accuracy and is designed for simple calculations.
  • Page 69: Applications

    Split timing — to take intermediate times. To start the time observation, select Start. Select Split every time that you want to take an intermediate time. To stop the time observation, select Stop. To save the measured time, select Save. To start the time observation again, select Options >...
  • Page 70: Download An Application

    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 71: Sim Services

    details, refer to the PC component documentation and Set up a Bluetooth connection p. 48. 3. Open the slide presentation, or start the application you want to control remotely from your phone. Select Applications > Collection > Presenter > Open > Connect and the device you want to connect.
  • Page 72: Web

    W e b 16. Web You can access various mobile internet services with your phone browser. Important: Use only services that you trust and that offer adequate security and protection against harmful software. Check the availability of these services, pricing, and instructions with your service provider.
  • Page 73: Browse

    • To select the last URL, select Menu > Web > Last web address. • To enter the address of the service, select Menu > Web > Go to address. Enter the address of the service, and select OK. ■ Browse pages After you make a connection to the service, you can start browsing its pages.
  • Page 74: Appearance Settings

    W e b ■ Appearance settings While browsing, select Options > Other options > Appear. settings; or in the standby mode, select Menu > Web > Settings > Appearance settings and from the following options: Text wrapping — to select how the text shall appear on the display Font size —...
  • Page 75: Download Settings

    While browsing, to allow the scripts, select Options > Other options > Security > WMLScript sett.; or in the standby mode, select Menu > Web > Settings > Security settings > WMLScripts over secure connection > Allow. ■ Download settings To automatically save all downloaded files in Gallery, select Menu >...
  • Page 76: Cache Memory

    W e b ■ Cache memory A cache is a memory location that is used to store data temporarily. If you have tried to access or have accessed confidential information requiring passwords, empty the cache after each use. The information or services you have accessed is stored in the cache.
  • Page 77: Pc Connectivity

    Authority certificates and user certificates may also be saved in the security module by the service provider. To view the list of the authority or user certificates downloaded into your phone, select Menu > Settings > Security > Authority certificates or User certificates. is displayed during a connection, if the data transmission between the phone and the content server is encrypted.
  • Page 78: Nokia Pc Suite

    With Nokia PC Suite you can synchronise contacts, calendar, notes, and to-do notes between your phone and the compatible PC or a remote internet server (network service). You may find more information and PC Suite on the Nokia website at or your local Nokia website.
  • Page 79: Battery Information

    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 80: Nokia Battery Authentication

    ■ Nokia battery authentication 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, look for the Nokia Original Enhancements logo on the packaging, and inspect the...
  • Page 81 • Keep the device dry. Precipitation, humidity and all types of liquids or moisture can contain minerals that will corrode electronic circuits. If your device does get wet, remove the battery and allow the device to dry completely before replacing it. •...
  • Page 82: Additional Safety Information

    Collection information is available from the product retailer, local waste authorities, national producer responsibility organizations, or your local Nokia representative. For more information, see product Eco-Declaration or country-specific information at
  • Page 83: Medical Devices

    ■ Medical devices Operation of any radio transmitting equipment, including wireless phones, may interfere with the functionality of inadequately protected medical devices. Consult a physician or the manufacturer of the medical device to determine if they are adequately shielded from external RF energy or if you have any questions.
  • Page 84: Potentially Explosive Environments

    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 Only qualified personnel should service the device, or install the device in a vehicle.
  • Page 85 Additional SAR information may be provided under product information at 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...
  • Page 86: Index

    access codes 9 accessories. See enhancements. active standby 21 active standby key 47 alarm clock 66 analog clock Mini display 20 antenna 18 applications 69 audio messages 31 barring password 10 battery authentication 80 charging 16 charging, discharging 79 installation 12 blacklist 34 Bluetooth 47 bookmarks 73...
  • Page 87 63 settings 64 navigation 27 navigation key 47 network name on display 20 services 8 network mode 20 Nokia contact information 11 notes 67 numbers 43 offline mode 23 organiser 66 pacemakers 83 packet data 49 parts 19...
  • Page 88 codes 9 module 76 settings 54 service commands 38 inbox 75 messages 75 numbers 43 services 72 settings active standby 45 call 51 camera 62 clock 46 configuration 53 connectivity 47 data transfer 50 date 46 downloads 75 enhancements 53 fold animation 45 GPRS, EGPRS 49 main display 45...

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