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Nokia 918 Owner's Manual

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    Used to enter the menu facility. Used to switch between alpha and numeric modes. Used to delete characters or clear the entire display. Also used to exit the menu functions. Used to dial a phone number and answer a call. MENU SEND pqrs...

  • Page 3: Quick Guide, Memory Functions

    Quick Guide Making a call Receiving a call Switching on/off Activate Keyguard Deactivate Keyguard Activate PINCALL Deactivate PINCALL Adjust Volume Calling Card Call Clear a digit Clear display Ending a Call Last number redial Last 10 dialed numbers Ensure the display is clear and press Memory Functions 9 Key Emergency Call Press and hold the (Note: Emergency dialing menu must be set to on)

  • Page 4: The Menu Facility

    Search for a number Speed dialing The Menu Facility Enter menu facility Enter function Exit menu facility Menu shortcut (For Menus 1-9) Scroll Select option To Activate Calling Card (Menu 13) Card Includes these cards Type Sprint PacBell AT&T Sprint PacBell AT&T10 Sprint...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1. For Your Safety ... . . 1 Making Calls ......2 Emergency Calls .

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Troubleshooting ....56 Technical Information ....57 Nokia 1-Year Limited Warranty . . 58...

  • Page 7: 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. For more detailed safety information, see “Important Safety Information” on page 52. Road Safety Comes First Don't use a hand-held phone while driving; park the vehicle first.

  • Page 8: Making Calls, Emergency Calls, Regulations

    Making Calls 1) Switch the phone on and make sure it is in service. 2) Enter the phone number including area code then press answer a call press Emergency Calls 1) Switch the phone on. Make sure it is on and in service.

  • Page 9: Battery And Signal, To Install The Battery, To Remove The Battery

    2. Battery and Signal Your phone is powered by a rechargeable battery. Use only batteries approved by the phone manufacturer and recharge your battery only with the chargers approved by the manufacturer. See “Important Battery Information” on page 6. A new battery must be fully charged before being used for the first time.

  • Page 10: To Charge The Battery

    To Charge the Battery Plug the charger into a standard AC wall outlet then connect the connector to the bottom of your phone. When charging starts the battery segments scroll and the phone beeps once. You can use the phone during the charging, but the charging will be reduced for the duration of the call.

  • Page 11: To Discharge The Battery

    Talk and Standby Times Battery operation times depend greatly on how you use the batteries, as well as on the coverage of the network and network parameters set by the cellular service provider. Battery Slim 800 mAh NiMH (BMT-1L) Extended 800 mAh NiCd (BKL-2S) To Discharge the Battery A battery lasts longer and performs better if you fully...

  • Page 12: Important Battery Information

    Important Battery Information • Use only batteries and chargers approved by the phone manufacturer. • 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; overcharging may shorten its life.

  • Page 13: Signal Strength Indication

    • The battery can be charged and discharged hundreds of times but it will eventually wear out. When the operating time is noticeably shorter than normal, it is time to buy a new battery. • Do not dispose of a battery in a fire! •...

  • Page 14: The Basics, Switching On/off, Making A Call

    3. The Basics Switching On/Off Press and hold the power key for one second to switch the phone on or off. IMPORTANT! Do not switch on the phone when cellular phone use is prohibited or when it may cause interference or danger. Making a Call If your phone has an extendable antenna, extend the antenna fully.

  • Page 15: Ending A Call, Answering A Call

    To make a call while you have a call in progress: Enter the phone number or recall the number from the memory and press . This puts the current call on hold and dials the new call. Note: You can do this only if you have subscribed to this network service.

  • Page 16: Adjusting The Earpiece Volume, Last Number Redial

    If you have set Ringing Volume to SILENT SERVICE, the phone’s lights flash and the phone makes a short beep. You can answer a call any time, even while using the Keyguard, memory or menu functions. If you don't answer a call, the message 1 CALL MISSED or n CALLS MISSED will remain on the display until you press any key (except the on/off key) to clear the display.

  • Page 17: Speed Dialing, Touch Dialing, Using Your Voice Mailbox

    Last 10 Dialed Numbers . Press W until you Clear the display then press see the number you want. Then press to dial it. The phone stores the last 10 phone numbers you called or attempted to call. This list remains in the phone's memory when the phone is switched off.

  • Page 18: Key Emergency Dialing, Keyguard

    If you have stored your voice mailbox number in location 1, you can simply press and hold voice mailbox. Otherwise, dial your voice mailbox number to listen to your messages. 9 Key Emergency Dialing Press and hold The phone dials the emergency number programmed into your phone and displays the message EMERG.

  • Page 19: Calling Card Call

    Answering a call with Keyguard active Press During the call, the keypad remains unlocked and the phone can be used normally. After the call is ended, Keyguard automatically becomes active again. The phone cannot be switched off when Keyguard is active.

  • Page 20: Pin Call

    CARD CALL remains on the display until the access number has been sent to the network. The phone asks you to WAIT FOR PROMPT. 3) After the tone or voice prompt, press CARD CALL remains on the display; the phone asks you to again WAIT FOR PROMPT.

  • Page 21: What Is Prepaid Mode

    The phone displays PIN CALL. 2) After you hear a tone, press Wait for your call to be connected. Note: If you’re in a network that doesn’t support PIN Calls, but your phone has PIN Call On, the phone tries to send a PIN anyway. To stop this, make the call as usual, then press PIN Call attempt.

  • Page 22: The Phone Directory, Alpha Mode

    4. The Phone Directory Your phone can store: • up to 40 names and numbers in its directory • one additional number in a “notepad”, which is erased whenever you switch off the phone Stored names can be up to 16 characters long and numbers can have up to 32 digits.

  • Page 23: To Store Numbers And Names

    press Enter another letter from the same key without waiting for the cursor to move to the next space. Space between letters The identical name may be used only once in memory. REPLACE NAME? appears when you try to store a name already in memory.

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    Menu Method 1) Press The phone prompts you for a name: 2) Enter a name then press . If you don’t want to store a name, just press The phone prompts you for a number: 3) Enter the area code and phone number then The phone prompts you to store the number in the...

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    For more information on the use of “pause” and “wait” characters, see “Automatically Sending Touch Tones” on page 40. Notes about Storing Numbers REPLACE NAME? This appears if the name is already in use. The phone displays the number (in the upper right hand corner) of the location where it is stored.

  • Page 26: To Erase Stored Names And Numbers

    3) Press and hold The phone gives you the prompt shown. 4) Press REPLACE NAME? prompt. See “To Recall Stored Numbers” on page 21 for more information. Memory Location 40 Memory Location 40 is special. If you store a number in Memory Location 40 (you would do this in Step 4 of “Menu Method”...

  • Page 27: To Recall Stored Numbers, To Recall Stored Names

    2) Press phone asks, LOCATION?. 3) Press Wýuntil you see the number you want to erase, or enter a location number. At the ERASE? prompt, press your mind. The phone displays ERASED or NOT ERASED. Note: The notepad memory is automatically erased when you switch the phone off.

  • Page 28: The Menu, Accessing Menus By Number

    5. The Menu When you press , you get this screen. Press W or V to scroll through the menus. Each menu allows you to see and change specific phone settings. When you’re scrolling through the menus, press when you see the menu you want. Use the WýorýV key to scroll through the setting options of a menu.

  • Page 29: List Of Menu Functions

    List of Menu Functions 1 Store to Memory Stores information in memory 2 Find Name Recalls memory entries 3 Erase Name Erases memory entries 4 Restrict Calls Sets call restriction level: Allow All Incoming Only Memory Only 5 System Select Sets the roaming option: Home Type A or B Non-Home Type A or B...

  • Page 30: Menu 1, Store To Memory, Menu 2, Find Name, Menu 3, Erase Name

    Some menu functions described below can be operated in several different ways. Only one alternative is described here, with references to alternative methods. Menu 1, Store To Memory You can store names and phone numbers in the phone with this menu. See “Menu Method” on page 18 for details on storing names and numbers with Menu 1.

  • Page 31: Menu 5, System Select

    can also make calls to the emergency number preprogrammed into your phone. Note: You can’t store any numbers in the phone directory when this setting is INCOMING ONLY or MEMORY ONLY. To Set the Call Restriction 1) Press (Or press 4).

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    With Menu 5, you tell the phone which system to choose when you roam (that is, try to use your phone in an area other than your “home” network). Your phone must choose which system to use (A or B) so it takes the information from your choice in Menu 5.

  • Page 33: Menu 6, Call Timers

    Depending on the programmed information, and the actual network availability in the area where you are using the phone, selecting the PREFER’D option has the effects described below. Note: The PREFER’D option appears only if your service provider has programmed a list of preferred networks into your phone.

  • Page 34: Menu 7, Lights

    1) Press . (Or press The phone shows how long you were on the last call in minutes and seconds. 2) Press Wýto scroll through the other timers (TOTAL 1, TOTAL 2, LIFE, and CLEAR TIMERS). 3) To clear timers, press is on the display.

  • Page 35: Menu 8, Keypad Tones

    2) Press Wýto LIGHTS ON or LIGHTS OFF then press With Lights On If the phone is in hand-portable mode or connected to a charger, the lights come on when you press a key, and stay on for 15 seconds. The lights also come on when the phone rings and stay on for 15 seconds after the phone rings.

  • Page 36: Menu 9, Ringing Volume, Menu 10, Ringing Type

    Menu 9, Ringing Volume With this menu you choose the ringing volume. As you scroll through the options RINGING HIGH and RINGING LOW, the phone rings so you can hear what each setting sounds like. 1) Press phone shows the current setting.

  • Page 37: Menu 11, Emergency Key 9, Menu 12, Nam Select

    Menu 11, Emergency Key 9 This menu lets you set the 9 key one-touch emergency dialing on or off. The default setting for the feature is EMERG. 9 ON. With EMERG. 9 ON, your phone dials the emergency number programmed into your phone when you press and hold page 12.

  • Page 38: Menu 13, Calling Card

    2) Press Wýto the NAM you want (if there are two available) then press Note: If only one NAM is programmed into your phone, only that number can be selected from this menu. Note: The phone cannot use both numbers at the same time and you cannot change the number during a call.

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    3) Select whether your calling card is Card Type A, B, C, D, or E (described below). Card Includes these Type Sprint PacBell AT&T Sprint PacBell AT&T10 Sprint Ameritech Press Wýto the option you want then press If you select NO CARD, previously stored calling card data is erased and the phone exits the menu facility.

  • Page 40: Menu 14, Change Lockcode, Menu 15, Call Register

    Menu 14, Change Lockcode This lets you change your phone’s four-digit lockcode. 1) Press until you get to CHANGE LOCKCODE then press . The phone asks you for your lockcode. 2) Enter the lockcode and press If you enter an incorrect lockcode, the phone displays CODE ERROR and exits the menu.

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    If you don't answer a call, the message 1 CALL MISSED or n CALLS MISSED will remain on the display until you press any key (except the on/off key) to clear the display. 1) When your phone alerts you that you have missed calls, you can view the numbers by scrolling to the CALL REGISTER menu, or by simply pressing W or V.

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    then press V To access the Debit menu, press to go immediately to the Debit menu. Press W or V to scroll through the menu options. TIMETANK INFO shows you the amount of prepaid airtime units you have left in your phone. At the TIMETANK INFO screen, press , and your phone displays the number of units remaining (indicated...

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    Making a Call For complete information on making a call, refer to “Making a Call” on page 8. Once you have placed a call your phone displays the charge rate of units per minute as well as a timer which tracks the duration of the call expressed in minutes and seconds.

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    When you answer a call your phone displays the charge rate of units per minute as well as a timer which tracks the duration of the call expressed in minutes and seconds. After three seconds the charge rate of units per minute is replaced by only the number of units remaining in your phone (indicated as U).

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    NAM Select If your phone is in prepaid mode, you cannot change the NAM programming. For complete information on NAM selection, refer to “Menu 12, NAM Select” on page 31.

  • Page 46: Additional Features, Sending Dtmf ("touch") Tones

    6. Additional Features Sending DTMF (“Touch”) Tones Your phone is a “Touch Tone” phone. Touch Tones are the sounds your phone makes when you press the keys. Touch Tones can be used for many automated phone services such as checking your bank balance and using voice mailbox options.

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    2) “Waits” for you to press do, the phone sends the numbers 1234. 3) “Waits” for you to press the numbers 3434. Here is an example that uses both “waits” and “pauses”: 18005551212w1234p3434 When you recall this number from memory and press , the phone: 1) Dials 18005551212 (the stored number), then 2) “Waits”...

  • Page 48: Accessories

    7. Accessories An extensive range of accessories is available for your phone. You can select the accessories that best accommodate your specific communication needs. For availability of the accessories, please check with your local dealer. A few practical rules for accessory operation: •...

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    ACH-8U Standard Travel Charger Use this durable and economical charger to charge all battery options. Simply 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. The charging time is approximately 6 hours for both battery options.

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    The Rapid Travel Charger can also be used with the Compact Desktop Charging Stand CGH-9. CGH-9 Compact Desktop Charging Stand The Compact Desktop Charging Stand provides mounting for both the phone and a spare battery. Connect your charger to the back of the Compact Desktop Charging Stand, and then plug the charger...

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    DTK-12 Compact Desktop Charger Kit This kit provides all you need to make the use of your phone as convenient as possible in both home and office environments. It provides you with rapid charging and discharging facilities as well as a place to keep your phone in a convenient ready-to-use upright position.

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    HDXK-7 Headset Kit The compact and functional Headset Kit (Headset Adapter HDA-3 and Headset HDC-2) provides you with a convenient handsfree facility that you can use anywhere. Connect the Headset Adapter HDA-3 to the bottom of your phone, and plug the Headset HDC-2 to the adapter.

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    Charging times are the same as those for ACH-6U. The charging time is approximately 90 minutes for both battery options. Calls can be made during the charging. A green light indicates that the Rapid Cigarette Lighter Charger is ready to charge. Check the charging status on the phone display.

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    MBT-9 Mobile Holder Designed to fit and complement your car’s interior, the Mobile Holder holds your phone firmly in place by its three-point hold and sturdy structure. buttons on both sides of the holder loosens the bottom lock. You can now pick up the phone from the holder and take it with you.

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    AAE-1 Antenna Coupler The optional Antenna Coupler AAE-1 provides your phone with access to an external antenna while the phone is mounted in its holder. To enjoy optimum reception quality, fasten the coupler onto the top of the Mobile Holder MBT-9. Please note that you will need one of the following combinations to truly benefit from the improved reception:...

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    CARK-80 Mini Car Kit The Mini Car Kit provides you with a quick charging facility and holds your phone firmly in place. It is comprised of the Mobile Holder MBT-9 and the Rapid Cigarette Lighter Charger LCH-6, snap on swivel mount HHS-6 and mounting plate MKE-7.

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    • The Mobile Holder MBT-9 keeps your phone firmly in place. • The Compact Handsfree Unit PHF-5 with its internal speaker and HF Microphone HFM-7 offers you a seamless handsfree function. • The Antenna Coupler AAE-1 can be attached directly to the Mobile Holder MBT-9 to provide connection to an external antenna for optimum reception quality.

  • Page 58: Reference Information, Important Safety Information

    8. Reference Information Important Safety Information Traffic Safety Do not use a hand-held phone 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.

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    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.

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    Check regularly that all wireless phone equipment in your vehicle is mounted and operating properly. 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.

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    For body worn operation, to maintain compliance with FCC RF exposure guidelines, use only Nokia approved accessories. When carrying the phone while it is on, use the specific Nokia belt-clip that has been tested for compliance. Use of non-Nokia-approved accessories may violate FCC RF exposure guidelines and should be avoided.

  • Page 62: Care And Maintenance, Troubleshooting

    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 fulfil any warranty obligations and allow you to enjoy this product for many years. Keep the phone and all its parts and accessories out of small children's reach.

  • Page 63: Technical Information

    Nokia, Connecting People and the Original Accessories logos are trademarks of Nokia Corporation and/or its affiliates. The information contained in this User Guide was written for Nokia phone NHA-5NA. The right to make changes and improvements to any of the products described in this guide without prior notice is reserved.

  • Page 64: Nokia 1-year Limited Warranty

    9. Nokia 1-Year Limited Warranty Nokia Mobile Phones, Inc. ("NMP") warrants that this cellular phone ("Product") is free from defects in material and workmanship that result in Product failure during normal usage, according to the following terms and conditions: 1. The limited warranty for the Product extends for ONE (1) year beginning on the date of the purchase of the Product.

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    If "a" is not convenient because of distance (more than 50 miles) or for other good cause, the Consumer shall ship the Product prepaid and insured to: Nokia Mobile Phones, Inc. Attn: Repair Department 795 West Nasa Blvd. Melbourne, FL 32901...

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    e) NMP will repair or authorize the repair of the Product under the limited warranty within 30 days after receipt of the Product by NMP or an NMP authorized service center. If NMP cannot perform repair covered under this limited warranty within 30 days, or after a reasonable number of attempts to repair the same defect, NMP at its option, will provide a replacement Product or refund the purchase price of the Product less a...

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    Teléfono: 1-888-NOKIA2U (1-888-665-4228) Usuarios de TTY : 1-800-24NOKIA (1-800-246-6542) Fax.: (1) 813-249-9619 17. The limited warranty period for NMP supplied attachments and accessories is specifically defined within their own warranty cards and packaging. © Nokia is a registered trademark of Nokia Corporation.

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    Para obtener un manual del usuario en español favor de llamar o enviar un fax al teléfono 1-888-NOKIA2U, fax 813-249-9619.

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