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Motorola i870 User Manual

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Digital Multi-service Data-capable Phone
i870 Phone User's Guide


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  • Page 1 Motorola iDEN Digital Multi-service Data-capable Phone i870 Phone User’s Guide @NNTN6896A@ NNTN6896A...
  • Page 3 For more information on SIM card compatibility, go to Defects or damage to your Motorola phone that result from the use of non-Motorola branded or certified Accessories, including but not limited to replacement housings and or other peripheral accessories, are excluded from warranty coverage.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Using Speakerphone........23 Using Mute ............24 Making Emergency Phone Calls .....24 Getting Started........... 1 Locating Your SIM Card ........3 MOTOtalk ..........25 Battery ...............4 Switching to MOTOtalk ........25 Activating Service..........6 Exiting MOTOtalk ..........26 Powering On and Off.........6 Channels and Codes........26 Phone Programming .........8 Private MOTOtalk Calls........28 Finding Your Phone Number......8 Making Emergency Calls While in MOTOtalk...
  • Page 6 Advanced Calling Features .....50 Deleting Items ..........36 Making Calls From the Recent Calls List ..36 Call Waiting .............50 Switching Between Calls .........50 Contacts ........... 38 Putting a Call on Hold ........51 Accessing Contacts.........39 Calling 2 People ..........51 Creating Entries..........39 Creating Pauses and Waits While Dialing..52 Storing Numbers Faster ........41 Making International Calls .......52 Editing Entries ..........42...
  • Page 7 Assigning Ring Tones to Contacts ....69 Receiving a Message ........80 Viewing Ring Tone Assignments.....70 Reading from the Message Center ....80 Downloading More Ring Tones .......70 Creating and Sending Messages ....81 About DRM Ring Tones ........70 Quick Notes.............83 Managing Memory...........70 Drafts...............84 Deleting Custom Ring Tones ......71 Text Outbox.............84 Sorting Messages ...........86...
  • Page 8 Using a Memory Card......111 Pictures ............130 Ensuring Files on the Memory Card Are Videos ............131 Compatible With Your Phone ....111 Audio Recordings ..........132 Using the Memory Card With Renaming Items ..........133 Your Phone..........113 Locking Items ..........133 Using the Memory Card With Deleting Items ..........134 Your Computer .........115 Copying and Moving Items......134...
  • Page 9 Digital Rights Management....146 Customizing Datebook Setup......161 Installing Items ..........146 Java Applications ........163 Understanding DRM Status Icons ....146 Installing Applications........163 Sharing Items ..........146 Running Applications ........163 Managing DRM Items........147 Suspending Applications .......163 Using Send via PTT ....... 149 Resuming Applications........164 Sending a Picture ..........149 Ending Applications........164 Receiving a Picture ........150...
  • Page 10 GPS Enabled .......... 178 Using Settings ..........192 IMPORTANT: Things to Keep in Mind ..178 Profiles ............198 Making an Emergency Call ......180 Viewing Profiles..........198 Viewing Your Approximate Location .....181 Switching Profiles ..........198 Enhancing GPS Performance .......182 How Changing Settings Affects Profiles..198 Updating Satellite Almanac Data....183 Temporary Profiles ........199 Setting Privacy Options .........184...
  • Page 11 Understanding Status Messages ..207 MOTOROLA LIMITED WARRANTY ..221 Safety and General Information ... 210 Limited Warranty Motorola Communication Products RF Operational Characteristics .....210 (International)........225 Portable Radio Product Operation and EME Exposure...........210 Patent and Trademark Information ..229 Electromagnetic Interference/Compatibility...213 Index ............230 Medical Devices ..........213...
  • Page 12 Responsible Party Name: Motorola, Inc. communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur Address: 8000 West Sunrise Boulevard in a particular installation.
  • Page 13: Getting Started

    Getting Started retractable camera antenna lens quick flip button spotlight mirror volume controls light sensor audio player keys Push-to-Talk external camera key (PTT) button display speaker (in back) audio jack memory card slot power button microphone accessory connector...
  • Page 14 Getting Started Acts like s when the flip is closed; turns Navigation key — press the arrows to speaker on; used with voice names and scroll through menus and lists. voice records. OK key — selects highlighted item; Acts like e when the flip is closed; answers calls.
  • Page 15: Locating Your Sim Card

    SIM card When an audio file is playing, rewinds and skips to the previous audio file. To start using your i870 phone: • Make sure your SIM card is in place. • Charge the battery. If your SIM card is not in the SIM card holder, it •...
  • Page 16: Battery

    Getting Started Battery Inserting the Battery Your phone comes with a High Performance Removing the Battery Door Lithium Ion Battery. 1 Make sure the phone is powered off. See 1 Remove the battery door. “Powering On and Off” on page 6. 2 Insert the battery into the battery area.
  • Page 17: Charging The Battery

    Battery Charging the Battery Charger Attached or Device Attached appears on the internal display. Your phone comes with a rapid travel charger. Tip: To remove the charger from the accessory 1 Plug the charger into an electrical outlet. connector: Press the buttons on the sides 2 Open the connector cover.
  • Page 18: Activating Service

    Battery Use and Maintenance may appear asking you to update your browser information. This means you must enable security. • The Motorola iDEN Approved Lithium Ion chargers provide optimum performance. Other To power your phone on: chargers may not fully charge the iDEN Lithium 1 Open the flip.
  • Page 19 Powering On and Off Note: When powering on, if you press p for As your phone connects to the network, you will more than 5 seconds, you will turn off see a welcome message and a connecting calls and other transmissions. See message.
  • Page 20: Phone Programming

    Getting Started 3 You are prompted to enable security. Press A Finding Your Phone Number under Yes. A series of screens appears. If you subscribe to your service provider’s plan, your My Info lets you view your phone number, Private home page appears.
  • Page 21: Display Options

    Phone Basics The external display shows a shortened version of Menus and Lists the internal display. To see more information, open Your phone’s features are arranged in menus, the flip. submenus, and lists. status icons To access the items in a menu or list, scroll using text area the navigation key at the top of your keypad.
  • Page 22: Menu Key

    Getting Started Menu Key Messages Access messages. See page 75. Many features provide context-sensitive menus that let you access related features and actions. Call Forward Set call forwarding options. This icon S appears any time a context-sensitive See page 48. menu is available.
  • Page 23: Status Icons

    Phone Basics Quick Access to Main Menu Items Bluetooth Connect to a device with Bluetooth. See page 169. Each arrow in the navigation key and O can be used to access a main menu item from the idle Find your approximate screen.
  • Page 24 Getting Started Private In Use — Your phone is Speaker Off — Sounds associated active on a Private call. with Private calls and group calls are set to come through the Talkgroup In Use — Your phone is earpiece rather than through the active on a group call.
  • Page 25: Using A Memory Card

    * Depending on your service provider, the memory card, memory phone outside your carrier's card adaptor, and memory card reader may not be include with your phone. Your i870 phone can be used with a Transflash or network. MicroSD memory card.
  • Page 26: Entering The Pin

    Getting Started Entering the PIN 6 At the Re-enter New SIM PIN screen, re-enter the new SIM PIN to confirm. You may be required to enter a SIM PIN when you 7 Press A under Ok. first use your phone. Turning the PIN Requirement On and When you receive your phone, the SIM PIN is 0000.
  • Page 27: Unblocking The Pin

    SIM Card Security Unblocking the PIN Inserting and Removing Your SIM Card If you enter your PIN incorrectly 3 times, your SIM card is blocked. To unblock your SIM card, you Important: Do not touch the gold-colored areas of must contact your service provider to get a PIN your SIM card.
  • Page 28 Getting Started • Voice records 3 Open the SIM card holder. • Voice names • Datebook events • Options set using the Personalize menu Inserting Your SIM Card 1 With your phone powered off, remove the battery door and battery. 2 Slide the latch away from the SIM card holder.
  • Page 29 SIM Card Security 5 Close the SIM card holder. 2 Slide the latch away from the SIM card holder. latch 3 Open the SIM card holder. 6 Slide the latch toward the SIM card holder. Removing Your SIM Card Important: To avoid loss or damage, do not remove your SIM card from your phone unless absolutely necessary.
  • Page 30: Antenna

    Antenna 4 Carefully slide your SIM card out of the SIM card holder. The retractable antenna on your i870 phone is designed to be extended during calls and is essential to attain the hearing aid compatibility rating on applicable models.
  • Page 31: Accessories

    Accessories To order accessories, log on to our Web site at or contact your Motorola Authorized Retailer. For More Information If you have questions about your i870 phone, contact your sales representative or your service provider.
  • Page 32: Making Calls

    With the Flip Closed You can make phone calls with the flip closed Your i870 phone makes two types of calls: digital using a voice name or the recent calls list to select cellular phone calls and Private calls. With Private the number you want to call.
  • Page 33: Receiving Calls

    Receiving Calls Press e. -or- Tip: To let someone know you want to talk to him or her on a Private call, send a call Press A under No. alert. See “Call Alerts” on page 31. Ending Receiving Calls If the flip is closed, press .
  • Page 34: Choosing A Number To Call

    Making Calls Choosing a Number to Call • Select the number in an MOSMS message you have received. See “Receiving a Message” on You can choose the number you want to call in page 80. many ways: • Select the number in an MMS message you have received.
  • Page 35: Missed Phone Calls

    Missed Phone Calls Using Speed Dial and Turbo Dial ® With the Flip Open If you want to dismiss the missed call message, Each phone number stored in Contacts is assigned press A under Back. -or- a Speed Dial number, which you can use to call that number.
  • Page 36: Using Mute

    Making Calls With the Flip Closed When you make an emergency call, your phone’s GPS Enabled feature can help emergency service When you make a call with the flip closed, personnel find you, if you are in a location where speakerphone is always on.
  • Page 37: Mototalk

    Switching to MOTOtalk MOTOtalk • Data transmission • Incoming message notification Note: This feature may not be offered by your • Musical ring tones service provider. • Datebook With MOTOtalk, you can make and receive 2-Way • Audio player Radio calls without network coverage. If you are travelling outside your service provider's coverage •...
  • Page 38: Exiting Mototalk

    MOTOtalk Exiting MOTOtalk MOTOtalk opens to the last code and channel used on your phone. You can view the code and To switch to network mode: channel your phone is currently set to on the MOTOtalk idle screen. 1 From the MOTOtalk idle screen, press m. 2 Scroll to MT Options and press O.
  • Page 39 Channels and Codes 4 Select a code. Note: An incoming MOTOtalk call can be terminated at any time by pressing e. 5 When you are finished, press A under Back to return to the MOTOtalk idle screen. Receiving All MOTOtalk Calls Making Code Calls If you set the code to Receive All, your phone can receive MOTOtalk transmissions from any phone...
  • Page 40: Private Mototalk Calls

    MOTOtalk Private MOTOtalk Calls To set the code to Pvt Only: 1 From the MOTOtalk idle screen, press A under If you want to have a private conversation without Edit. other parties listening in, you can make a private 2 Scroll to Code. MOTOtalk call.
  • Page 41: Making Emergency Calls While In Mototalk Mode

    Making Emergency Calls While in MOTOtalk Mode Setup Options Ending Code Calls and Private MOTOtalk Calls You can set up MOTOtalk options on the MT Code calls and private MOTOtalk calls will end Options screen. You can access this screen in both automatically after 6 seconds of inactivity.
  • Page 42 MOTOtalk Note: If Direct Launch is set to On, the MOTOtalk setup options will be unavailable from the main menu. However, you can still access setup options while in MOTOtalk by pressing m and selecting MT Options. To turn off Direct Launch: 1 From the Setup screen, scroll to Direct Launch and press O.
  • Page 43: Call Alerts

    Call Alerts Receiving Call Alerts When you receive a call alert, you must answer, Sending a call alert lets the recipient know you queue, or clear it. You cannot receive phone calls want to talk to him or her on a Private call. or Private calls until you do.
  • Page 44 Call Alerts Viewing Call Alerts 4 Press the PTT button until Alert Successful appears on the display. 1 From the main menu, select Call Alert. Deleting Call Alerts 2 Scroll through the list. To delete a call alert from the queue: Viewing Date and Time 1 From the call alert queue, scroll to the call alert To view the date and time a call alert was received:...
  • Page 45: Recent Calls

    Recent Calls The Private ID Contacts type icon appears when you receive a Private call or call alert, even if the number is not stored in Contacts. The recent calls list displays information associated with calls you have made and received Call alerts you have received appear as Private and call alerts you have received.
  • Page 46: Contact Information From Other Phones

    Recent Calls • The Contacts type icon associated with the This icon appears with My Info from other number or address contained in the contact phones on the recent calls list, along with the information. If the item contains more than one Private ID of the person who sent the information.
  • Page 47: Storing Items To Contacts

    Storing Items to Contacts 2 Press A under Store. -or- To view the details of an item o the list: If Store is not one of your options: Press m. From the recent calls list, select the item you want information on. Select Store or Update Contacts.
  • Page 48: Deleting Items

    Recent Calls Deleting Items • If you scroll to My Info from another phone, you can make a call to the Private ID of the To delete an item from the recent calls list: phone that sent the information. • If you scroll to contact information from 1 From the recent calls list, scroll to or select the another phone, you can make a call to any of item you want to delete.
  • Page 49 Making Calls From the Recent Calls List With the Flip Closed 1 Press to display the most recent call. 2 Press the volume controls to scroll to the name or number you want to call. • If you scroll to a call, you can make a call to the number that made the call.
  • Page 50: Contacts

    Contacts • A Contacts type — Each number or address stored must be assigned a Contacts type: Contacts stores up to 600 numbers or addresses. Mobile phone number Each Contacts entry can store several numbers or addresses. Private Private ID Information stored in Contacts is saved on your SIM card.
  • Page 51: Accessing Contacts

    Accessing Contacts Creating Entries • A number or address — Each Contacts entry must contain a number or address. This may be any type of phone number, Private ID, SDG list A number or address and a Contacts type are number, Talkgroup number, email address, or IP required for all Contacts entries.
  • Page 52: Assigning A Ring Tone Or Picture

    Contacts 3 If you want to assign a ring tone or picture to the 7 If you want to add more numbers or addresses entry, select [Ring Tone/Picture]. See to the entry: “Assigning a Ring Tone or Picture”. Scroll past the information you already entered. 4 To assign a Contacts type to the number or Enter the additional information for the entry address being stored:...
  • Page 53: Storing Numbers Faster

    Storing Numbers Faster Tip: If an entry has a picture assigned and you If you want to assign the phone number to a want the entry to have no picture, select different Speed Dial location: [No Picture] or press A under Unassign. With the Speed # field highlighted, press O.
  • Page 54: Editing Entries

    Contacts Viewing Entries 3 Select Store Number. 4 To store the number as a new entry, select [New When you view Contacts entries, you can choose Contact]. -or- how much detail you want to see. To store the number to an existing entry, select the entry.
  • Page 55 Viewing Entries Selecting an Entry If you select a phone number, you can view its Speed Dial number and see whether it has a In this view, each entry shows: voice name. • The name assigned to the entry To return to the entry, press A under Back or press O.
  • Page 56: Deleting Entries

    Contacts 3 Select List View to show the Contacts list To set Contacts to show all entries: without pictures. -or- 1 From the Contacts list, press m. Select Picture View to show the picture 2 Select Filter. assigned to each entry. 3 Set this option to Show All.
  • Page 57: Checking Capacity

    Checking Capacity Note: If an entry contains only one number or If you want a pause longer than 3 seconds, press and hold * more than once. Each P represents a address, deleting the number or address deletes the entry. 3-second pause.
  • Page 58: Making Calls From Contacts

    Contacts Note: The network translates the “+” into the If you are making a phone call: appropriate international access code • Your phone places the call to the phone number needed to place the call. assigned to the Contacts type displayed. 2 Enter the country code, city code or area code, •...
  • Page 59: Accessing Contacts With Gsm Phones

    Contacts with an i2000, i2000plus, or any other GSM phone, download iDEN Phonebook Manager. Go to for more information. You can use iDEN Phonebook Manager to make the Contacts information saved to your i870 phone’s SIM card accessible in this type of phone.
  • Page 60: Call Forwarding

    Call Forwarding To forward all calls: 1 From the main menu, select Call Forward > Call forwarding sends calls to the phone numbers Forward > All Calls. you specify. You can forward all calls to one 2 Select To. number or forward missed calls to different If you specified a forwarding number for all calls numbers depending on the reason you missed the before, this number displays.
  • Page 61: Forwarding Missed Calls

    Forwarding Missed Calls All your calls are now sent to your phone. 2 Select If Busy to specify a forwarding number for calls received when your phone is busy. Calls you miss are forwarded according to the 3 If you specified a forwarding number for this type options set for missed calls.
  • Page 62: Advanced Calling Features

    Advanced Calling Turn Off Call Waiting To turn off Call Waiting during a call: Features 1 Press m. 2 Select In Call Setup > Call Waiting. Call Waiting 3 Set this option to Off. Call Waiting lets you receive a second call while on Tip: To turn Call Waiting back on while still on an active call.
  • Page 63: Putting A Call On Hold

    Putting a Call on Hold Putting a Call on Hold Merging 2 Calls Into a 3-Way Call 1 While on an active call, press m. After you put a call on hold and place a second call, you can combine these calls into a 3-way call: 2 Select Hold.
  • Page 64: Creating Pauses And Waits While Dialing

    Advanced Calling Features Making International Calls Note: You cannot make any other calls after you have joined a 3-way call, even if one party disconnects. Note: This feature may not be offered by your service provider. Creating Pauses and Waits Plus Dialing lets you place an international call to While Dialing most countries without entering the local...
  • Page 65: Quick Ptt

    Quick PTT Quick PTT To A Private ID 1 From the main menu, select Settings > 2-Way Note: This feature may not be offered by your Radio > One Touch PTT > Assigned Number. service provider. 2 To enter the Private ID you want your phone to Quick PTT lets you quickly access any Private IDs call every time you press the PTT button: on your phone so that you can make a Private call,...
  • Page 66: Setting Flip Actions

    Advanced Calling Features 3 If you want to assign a name to the SDG list, 2 Set this option to On. enter the name. To set your phone not to end calls when you close Note: If you do not assign a name, the SDG list the flip: is named “SDG”...
  • Page 67: Using Your Phone As A Modem

    Using Your Phone as a Modem Using Your Phone as a • Circuit Reset — keeps a running total of all of your circuit data use, until you reset it. Modem • Circuit Lifetime — displays the total minutes of all of your circuit data use.
  • Page 68: Features For The Hearing Impaired

    Wireless Data Services software (available separately). For more information on setting up 3 Insert the data plug into the data port of the your computer and your i870 phone for packet and other device. circuit data calls, refer to the Wireless Data Services User’s Guide or contact your service...
  • Page 69 Features for the Hearing Impaired 2 Make sure that your phone’s TTY feature is on • VCO (Voice-Carry-Over) — You speak into your and select the TTY mode you want to use. phone and read text replies on your TTY device. 3 Use your phone to enter phone numbers and •...
  • Page 70: Using Your Phone With A Hearing Aid

    Advanced Calling Features Important: When you are using HCO, the sound Using Your Phone With a Hearing Aid coming from your phone speaker may Setting your phone for use with a hearing aid be uncomfortably loud. Use caution affects sounds from the phone’s earpiece when when putting the phone to your ear.
  • Page 71 Features for the Hearing Impaired Approximate telecoil location is within 6-13 mm of this location. Off - Shut off M - Microphone T - Telecoil Approximate telecoil location, check hearing aid user guide for specific location. Optimize Your Handset Orientation for Telecoil Slide your phone up and down, left and right, then rotate for the best coupling alignment of the telecoil in the hearing aid with the telecoil in the phone.
  • Page 72: Group Calls And Selective Dynamic Group Calls

    Activated • Selective Dynamic Group calls — calls to a SDG Dialing list Note: In order to store SDG lists to your i870, you must use a SDG-capable SIM card. Group Calls For more information about SDG-capable SIM cards, contact your service provider.
  • Page 73: Making Group Calls

    Group Calls Joining a Talkgroup The Private ID or name of the person who is speaking will appear on the display below the Your sales representative or your service provider Talkgroup number. establishes Talkgroups for you and assigns each Talkgroup a Talkgroup number. You can choose a Turning Off Group Calls name for each of your Talkgroups when you create To set your phone to prevent you from hearing...
  • Page 74: Selective Dynamic Group (sdg) Calls

    Group Calls and Selective Dynamic Group Calls Selective Dynamic Group Note: If you do not assign a name, the SDG list is named “SDG” followed by the number (SDG) Calls of members in the SDG list. For example, “SDG (8)” for a SDG list with 8 members. Note: This feature may not be offered by your service provider.
  • Page 75 Selective Dynamic Group (SDG) Calls 2 Press A under Edit. To add members from Contacts, the recent calls list, or Memo: 3 Scroll to the member you want to remove. 4 Press m. 1 While creating a SDG list, select [Add Member]. -or- 5 Select Remove Member.
  • Page 76 Group Calls and Selective Dynamic Group Calls From an Active SDG Call With the Flip Closed 1 During an active SDG call, press m. To make a SDG call from the recent calls list with the flip closed: 2 Select Store SDG. 1 Press ..
  • Page 77 Selective Dynamic Group (SDG) Calls 5 If you want to save the SDG list you have In the SDG Call Details view, these icons appear created: Press m. Select Store SDG. -or- next to member names or Private IDs: If you do not want to save the SDG list, press A under Done.
  • Page 78 Group Calls and Selective Dynamic Group Calls 2 Press m. 3 Select Send SDG via PTT. 4 To include yourself in the list, press A under Yes. -or- To exclude yourself from the list, press A under Note: If you choose to include yourself and the list already contains 20 members, you will be prompted that the list is full.
  • Page 79: Memo

    Memo To store the memo number to Contacts: 1 From the main menu, select Memo. Memo lets you store a number, make a call to that 2 Press m. number, and save it to Contacts. 3 Select Store to Contacts. To create a memo: 4 To store the number as a new entry, select [New Contact].
  • Page 80: Ring Tones

    Ring Tones Setting Your Phone to Vibrate You can set your phone to vibrate instead of To set the ring tone your phone makes when you making a sound when you receive all phone calls, receive phone calls, call alerts, message Private calls, group calls, SDG calls, call alerts, notifications, pictures sent using Send via PTT, or messages notifications, pictures sent using Send...
  • Page 81: Ring And Vibrate

    Ring and Vibrate To set your phone to vibrate instead of making a 3 Scroll through the list of ring tones and highlight sound for some features but not others: the one you want to assign. 4 Press m. 1 From the main menu, select Ring Tones. 2 Make sure Vibrate All is set to Off.
  • Page 82: Viewing Ring Tone Assignments

    Ring Tones Viewing Ring Tone For more information about DRM items, see “Digital Rights Management” on page 146. Assignments Managing Memory 1 From the main menu, select Ring Tones. 2 Make sure Vibrate All is set to Off. To view the amount of memory available for custom ring tones: 3 Highlight any ring tone.
  • Page 83: Deleting Custom Ring Tones

    Deleting Custom Ring Tones Deleting Custom Ring Tones Deleting a ring tone from the list of ring tones deletes it from all parts of your phone, including the media center and Contacts. Except for DRM ring tones, if you delete a ring tone that you purchased from your phone, you will have to purchase it again.
  • Page 84: Entering Text

    Entering Text Using Word Mode In Word mode, T9 Text Input analyzes the letters You can enter text, numbers, and symbols into on the keypad button you press and arranges them your phone using Alpha, Word, Numeric, or to create words. As you type, T9 Text Input Symbol text input modes.
  • Page 85: Special Function Keys

    Special Function Keys Adding Words to the Database Capitalization When you press and hold the # key, it acts as a 1 Select Alpha as your text input mode. 3-way toggle. Press and hold # to make the next 2 Type the word using Alpha mode. letter typed uppercase (shift), to make all 3 Select Word as your text input mode.
  • Page 86: Using Numeric Mode

    Entering Text Note: Additional punctuation symbols are available in Symbols mode. Deleting Characters Press * or press A under Delete. Using Numeric Mode 1 Select Numeric as your text input mode. 2 Press the number buttons on your keypad to enter numbers.
  • Page 87: Messages

    Messages Message Center Options You can receive the voice mail messages of The message center manages your messages. messages on your phone, All your messages are stored in the message Depending on your service provider, you may have center. The message center shows how many the option to send or receive any of the following messages you have of each type.
  • Page 88: Message Notifications

    Messages MMS and MOSMS • Text Outbox — access MOSMS messages you have created and sent. • [Create Message] — begin creating an MMS or • Quick Notes— access MOSMS quick notes. MOSMS message. • Inbox — access MMS and MOSMS messages Message Notifications you have received.
  • Page 89 Message Notifications • Message Mail Only — Tones sound during calls for SMS messages; tones for all other types of messages are held until you end calls. • Delay All — Tones for all types of messages are held until you end calls. Tip: To set notification options during a call: Press m.
  • Page 90: Voice Mail Messages

    Voice Mail Messages Sending Unanswered Calls to Voice Mail Note: To receive voice mail messages, you must first set up a voice mail account with your To send a phone call to voice mail instead of service provider. answering it: If the flip is closed, press ..
  • Page 91: Mosms Messages

    MOSMS Messages 5 Select Signature. Enter your signature. It may be up to 11 Note: This feature may not be offered by your characters long. When you are finished, press service provider. If your service provider offers MOSMS, your phone 6 Select Dlvy Rpt Default.
  • Page 92: Receiving A Message

    MOSMS Messages Reading from the Message 9 Select Auto Clean Up. Set this option to On if you want your phone to delete sent messages. Center If you set Auto Clean Up to On, select Clean Up After to set the number of days after which 1 From the main menu, select Messages.
  • Page 93: Creating And Sending Messages

    Creating and Sending Messages Press A under Concts. Scroll to the entry Creating and Sending containing the phone number you want to send Messages the message to. If the entry has more than one phone number stored, scroll left or right to view From the Message Center the Contacts types until you see the icon for the phone number you want to send a message to...
  • Page 94 MOSMS Messages To delete the message without sending it, press From the Recent Calls List A under Cancel. -or- 1 From the recent calls list, scroll to the name you If you want to change the delivery report setting want to send a message to. for this message only, save the message as a 2 If the entry has more than one phone number draft, or set the sending method, press m.
  • Page 95: Quick Notes

    Quick Notes 4 If you have MMS as well as MOSMS, select If you have MMS as well as MOSMS: [Create Text Msg]. 1 From the main menu, select Messages. 5 Follow step 4 through step 5 of “Creating and 2 Scroll to any item that causes the Sending Messages”...
  • Page 96: Drafts

    MOSMS Messages Text Outbox Beginning a Message With a Quick Note MOSMS messages you have sent are stored in the 1 Access quick notes. text outbox. 2 Select the quick note you want to send in your These icons appear next to messages in the text message.
  • Page 97: Deleting Sent Messages

    Text Outbox 3 Scroll to the message you want to resend. -or- 4 Select Delete All. 5 Press A under Yes to confirm. Press the number of the message you want to resend. Locking and Unlocking Sent 4 Press s. -or- Messages Press m.
  • Page 98: Sorting Messages

    MOSMS Messages 3 Scroll to the message you want to lock or The text inbox holds 20 messages. If the text inbox unlock. is full, you cannot receive messages until you delete some. 4 Press A under Unlock. The outbox and drafts folder share memory space. Sorting Messages Together they can hold 30 messages.
  • Page 99 Managing Memory Viewing Available Memory Available in the Outbox and Drafts Folder If you have MOSMS only: 1 From the main menu, select Messages. 2 Scroll to Text Outbox or Drafts. 3 Press A under Memory. If you have MMS as well as MOSMS: 1 From the main menu, select Messages.
  • Page 100: Multimedia Messages

    Multimedia Messages • To go to the MMS Inbox: • If you have MMS only, select Inbox. Note: This feature may not be offered by your • If you have MOSMS as well as MMS, select service provider. Inbox > MMS Inbox. Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) lets you send •...
  • Page 101: Creating And Sending Messages

    Creating and Sending Messages To open a message on the current page: • Report — lets you receive a report confirming that your message was delivered. Select the message you want to open. -or- • Valid Until — sets a date after which no more Press the number on the keypad corresponding to attempts are made to deliver the message.
  • Page 102: Creating A Message

    Multimedia Messages Sending or Canceling Begin creating a message from Contacts, the recent calls list, or the idle screen. See “More To send the message at any time after it has been Ways to Begin a Message” on page 93. -or- addressed: Reply to a received message.
  • Page 103 Creating and Sending Messages Note: If you have created a signature, the Enter text from the keypad. -or- signature automatically appears in this field. Select a Quick Note. See “Quick Notes” on page Text you enter appears before your signature. See “Customizing MMS” on page When you are finished, press O.
  • Page 104: Replying To A Message

    Multimedia Messages Select a Quick Note. See “Quick Notes” on page Replying to a Message You can reply to a received message while you are When you are finished creating your list of replies, viewing it. If you have already viewed a message, press A under Back.
  • Page 105 Creating and Sending Messages To reply to a message: More Ways to Begin a Message 1 View the message you want to reply to. -or- In addition to beginning a message from the message center, you can begin a message from If you have already viewed the message, scroll to Contacts, the recent calls list, the idle screen, the camera, or the media center.
  • Page 106 Multimedia Messages 2 If the entry has more than one phone number 2 Create and send the message. The picture or stored, view the phone number you want to send video is automatically included as an attachment. the message to. For information on taking pictures or recording 3 Press A under Create.
  • Page 107 Creating and Sending Messages From Contacts Private calls are displayed only if the Private ID is stored in Contacts and its Contacts entry also When you select recipients from Contacts, Contacts contains a phone number or email address. entries containing phone numbers or email addresses are displayed.
  • Page 108 Multimedia Messages When you are filling in the Message and Subject Note: For information on how items inserted into message fields, you can add ready-made words or the body of a message appear when a short phrases called Quick Notes. After you add message is received, see “Embedded these words or phrases, you can edit them as you Objects and Attachments”...
  • Page 109 Creating and Sending Messages Attaching Pictures, Videos, and Audio Attaching New Pictures, Videos, and Recordings From the Media Center Voice Records You can attach one or more pictures, videos, and While you are creating a message, you can take audio recordings from the media center. pictures, record videos, or create voice records and attach them to the message.
  • Page 110 Multimedia Messages 7 When you are finished, press A under Done if 8 To save the video, press c or press O. -or- Done is one of your options. To view the video without saving it, press A under The picture is attached to the message and saved to Review.
  • Page 111: Drafts

    Drafts 4 Press m. Removing an Attachment 5 Select Send. To remove an attachment in a message you are creating: Editing a Draft 1 While you are creating a message, select Attach. 1 From the main menu, select Messages > Drafts. 2 Scroll to the attachment you want to remove.
  • Page 112: Mms Outbox

    Multimedia Messages Drafts Icons Resending If a message was not sent from your handset, you Draft. can resend it. High priority. 1 From the main menu, select Messages. 2 If you have MMS only, select Sent Items. -or- Attachment. If you have MOSMS as well as MMS, select High priority with an attachment.
  • Page 113: Receiving A Message

    Receiving a Message Deleting If your phone is set to download new messages automatically, the message is downloaded from 1 Scroll to the message you want to delete. -or- the message server now. View the message you want to delete. 2 If your phone is set prompt you before downloading new messages, press O or press A 2 Press m.
  • Page 114: Viewing Received Messages From The Message Center

    Multimedia Messages If a message contains pictures, videos, or audio To view a slide show in a message: recordings in the body of the message, highlight each 1 View the message. picture, video, or audio recording to view or play it. 2 Highlight the slide show.
  • Page 115: Actions For Received Messages

    Actions for Received Messages Actions for Received Messages 4 If the message fills more than one screen, scroll to read it. Deleting MMS Inbox Icons Unread Messages 1 Scroll to the message you want to delete. u Unread message. 2 Press A under Delete. 3 Press O or press A under Yes to confirm.
  • Page 116 Multimedia Messages 4 Create and send your message. Making a Private Call Embedded objects and attachments are included 1 View the message. when you forward a message. 2 Highlight the Private ID you want to call. 3 Press the PTT button. Locking and Unlocking Sending a Call Alert When you lock a message, it cannot be deleted until...
  • Page 117 Actions for Received Messages These numbers may appear in the From field, the To 4 Select Go To Website. field, the Cc field, the subject line, or the body of the Note: The entire URL must appear in the message. message.
  • Page 118 Multimedia Messages 2 Highlight the picture, video, or audio recording you Saving Slide Shows want to delete. When viewing a slide show in a message you have 3 Press m. received, you can save the parts of the slide show. 4 Select Delete Picture, Delete Video, or Delete If the slide show contains pictures, you can save Audio.
  • Page 119: Message Transmission

    Message Transmission Message Transmission • Download Options — controls whether your phone automatically downloads new messages After you start to send a message you have created when they arrive, or only after you respond to a or start to download a message you have been sent, prompt or read the message from the Inbox.
  • Page 120 Multimedia Messages New Quick Notes and Reply Phrases To delete a Quick Note or reply phrase: 1 From the MMS Setup menu, select Quick Notes Note: These Quick Notes are not the same as the or Replies. quick notes used with MOSMS messages. Each messaging service has its own quick 2 Scroll to the Quick Note or reply phrase you want notes feature.
  • Page 121 Customizing MMS Clean-up Options For the Outbox • Off — Messages are never automatically deleted. 1 From the MMS Setup menu, select Cleanup > Sent Items. • 5 Messages — If you have more than 5 2 Choose a clean-up option. messages, messages are deleted in the order they 3 To automatically delete messages now, press O were received, starting with the oldest, until 5 are...
  • Page 122: Managing Memory

    Multimedia Messages Managing Memory Note: Messages are stored in your handset using the same memory space used to store Java All messages in the MMS Inbox, the MMS drafts applications data, items accessible through folder, and the MMS Outbox share the same memory the media center, and voice records created space.
  • Page 123: Using A Memory Card

    * Depending on your service provider, the memory card, memory Audio folder, pictures to the Images folder, and card adapter, and memory card reader may not be include with your phone. Your i870 phone can be used with a Transflash or videos to the Video folder. MicroSD memory card.
  • Page 124 Using a Memory Card File Name Rules File Formats When naming files stored on the memory card, the Audio Player following rules apply: These MP3 file formats are compatible with your • The file name can contain both ASCII and phone’s audio player: Unicode characters.
  • Page 125: Using The Memory Card With Your Phone

    Using the Memory Card With Your Phone These types of audio files and picture files are 2 Slide in the memory card. Push the memory compatible with the media center: card into the slot until it clicks into place. File Type Task Formats Audio...
  • Page 126: Removing The Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card To format a memory card: 3 Push the memory card to release it from the slot. 4 Pull out the memory card. From the main menu, select Settings > Memory Card > Format Card. Removing the Memory Card Important: Do not remove the memory card before selecting the Remove Card option.
  • Page 127: Using The Memory Card With Your Computer

    These instructions refer to the memory card reader media items to the phone’s memory. -or- that came with your i870 phone. If you are using a different memory card reader, follow the Select Prefer On Card to set your phone to...
  • Page 128 If you have Microsoft Windows 98SE, download and install the Windows 98SE driver from this website before setting up the memory card reader: Ddrivers.html Setting Up the Memory Card Reader 1 To connect the memory card reader, insert its USB connector into the USB port on your computer.
  • Page 129 More information, Hints, and Tips For more information on the memory card reader, go to to find the USB 2.0 SD Card Reader manual in Product Manuals. Using the USB Mass Storage Feature...
  • Page 130 You cannot use the USB cable provided with the memory card reader that came with your 1 Ensure that your phone is powered on and not i870 phone. set to MOTOtalk, the memory card is inserted in your phone, and USB Connection is set to You cannot use this feature while using MOTOtalk.
  • Page 131: Memory Cards Compatible With Your Phone

    USB port of your computer. Your memory card can now be accessed by your computer. Memory Cards Compatible With Your Phone If you want to purchase and use additional memory cards, TransFlash and MicroSD memory cards are compatible with your i870 phone.
  • Page 132: Camera

    Access the camera from the media center. See “Accessing the Camera” on page 135. -or- The camera in your i870 phone takes pictures and Access the camera during a Private call. See records videos. You can save these pictures and “Starting a Call by Sending a Picture”...
  • Page 133 Taking Pictures To discard the picture without saving it, press A Zoom under Discard. -or- The Zoom option lets you choose a closer view. To choose another action, see “More Actions for The values are: Captured Pictures” on page 122. •...
  • Page 134: More Actions For Captured Pictures

    Camera More Actions for Captured Pictures taken with this option set to Fine use more memory space. Pictures Picture Size After you capture a picture as described in “Taking The Picture Size option lets you choose the size Pictures” on page 120, you can send it in a Private the picture will have after it is captured.
  • Page 135: Recording Videos

    Recording Videos Only entries that include phone numbers or 5 Aim the camera lens on the flip. Use the internal Private IDs are displayed. This icon g appears display as the viewfinder. next to entries that have pictures assigned. 6 If you want to zoom in or out, scroll up or down. If you want to change the image size, scroll left 4 If you selected an entry with a picture assigned, or right.
  • Page 136: Changing Storage Preference

    Camera Tip: You can also set zoom from the viewfinder The values are: by scrolling up and down and set picture • Short (for messages) — limits the video length size by scrolling left and right. to 8 seconds. Zoom •...
  • Page 137: Accessing The Media Center

    Accessing the Media Center The location that you choose becomes the Store Note: The volume of the shutter sound is Media option in Settings. controlled by your phone’s speaker volume.To set your phone’s speaker Accessing the Media Center volume, see “Setting the Volume” on page 190.
  • Page 138: Managing Memory

    Camera Managing Memory While you are taking pictures, the percentage of free memory in the default storage location appears on the screen. To view details about memory on either the memory card or your phone, access the Memory Usage screen. To view your used memory, free memory, and memory capacity on your phone and the memory card:...
  • Page 139: Media Center

    Media Center For information on determining whether the files on the memory card can be accessed through the media center, see “Ensuring Files on the Memory The media center lets you access pictures, videos, Card Are Compatible With Your Phone” on page and audio recordings stored in your phone’s 111.
  • Page 140 Media Center 1 Access the media center. • Phone: Pictures — all pictures in your phone’s 2 Press m. memory. • Phone: Audio — all audio recordings in your 3 Select Set View. phone’s memory that are accessible through the 4 Select Plain List View or Thumbnail List View.
  • Page 141: Forward Locked Items

    Forward Locked Items Keeping the Last Filter Setting 3 Select Setup. 4 Select Sort. You can set the media center to show all items every time you access it or to keep the filtering 5 Select By Time or By Name. setting you had when you last viewed it.
  • Page 142: Drm Items

    Media Center DRM Items Pictures Except for Java applications, which download to The media center lets you view pictures, send Java Apps, the default location for any DRM items them in MMS messages or via Private calls or that you download is the media center. Depending Bluetooth, assign them to Contacts entries, or set on the storage preference you have chosen, these them as your phone’s wallpaper.
  • Page 143: Videos

    Videos 3 Select Set As Caller ID. Pictures Stored on the Memory Card 4 To store the picture to a new entry, select [New When you assign a picture stored on the memory Contact]. -or- card to a Contacts entry or set it as wallpaper, your To store the picture to an existing entry, select phone copies or moves the picture file to your the entry.
  • Page 144: Audio Recordings

    Media Center To stop the video before it has finished playing, To fast forward, scroll right. To rewind, scroll left. press O or scroll down. The longer you hold the scroll key, the faster the audio recording fast forwards or rewinds. To restart the video, press O.
  • Page 145: Renaming Items

    Renaming Items Renaming Items • Typically, ring tones purchased from your service provider can be assigned as ring tones. Other audio files may not be supported as ring 1 Access the media center. tones. 2 Scroll to or select the item you want to rename. 3 Press m.
  • Page 146: Deleting Items

    Media Center 4 Press O or A under Yes to confirm. Deleting Items Copying and Moving Items Deleting items from the media center means they can no longer be accessed anywhere in your If you have the memory card in your phone, you phone, including the list of ring tones, the list of can copy and move items in the media center from voice records, and Contacts.
  • Page 147: Changing Storage Preference

    Accessing the Audio Player While you are using the media center, you can Your i870 phone includes an audio player that you choose whether media items are saved to your can use to play MP3 audio files stored on the phone’s memory or to the memory card.
  • Page 148 Media Center Note: Items accessible through the media center that are stored in your phone’s memory use the same memory space used to store messages, Java application data, and voice records created when your phone is in a call. Deleting some of these other items frees memory.
  • Page 149: Audio Player

    Audio Player Playing Audio Files With the Flip Closed Your i870 phone includes an audio player that you can use to play MP3 audio files stored in your The controls on the front of your phone enable you phone’s memory or on the memory card inserted in to use the audio player with your phone’s flip...
  • Page 150: Playing Audio Files With The Flip Open

    Audio Player Playing Audio Files With the Tip: The Songs folder contains all the audio files on the memory card in a single list. Flip Open 3 To play the first audio file in the folder, press A When your phone’s flip is open, you have more under Play.
  • Page 151: Adjusting The Volume

    Adjusting the Volume Skip to Next and Skip to Previous Since you will probably want to use the audio player primarily to play songs, the audio player To skip to the next audio file, press and release the treats the MP3 audio files on the memory card as right side of the navigation key, as if scrolling right.
  • Page 152: Searching By First Letter

    Audio Player • Genres — Songs grouped by genre. The genres If you are not using the repeat or shuffle features, are listed alphabetically by name. Within each the audio player plays the audio file you select and genre folder, the songs are listed alphabetically then plays the rest of the files in the list or folder, in by title.
  • Page 153: Working With Playlists

    Working With Playlists To turn off the repeat feature, select Off. 3 Select [Create New]. 4 If you want to give the playlist a name, enter the Setting Shuffle name. See “Entering Text” on page 72. When you are finished, press A under OK. 1 While viewing a list, viewing the details of the audio file currently playing, or viewing visuals, Note: If you do not assign a name, the playlist is...
  • Page 154: Editing A Playlist

    Audio Player Editing a Playlist 7 Repeat step 3 through step 6 for all the items you want to move. After you have created a playlist, you can change 8 Press A under Done. its name, add audio files, remove audio files, and 9 Press A under Save.
  • Page 155 Working With Playlists Reordering Playlists Deleting All Playlists 1 Access the audio player. To change the order of the playlists in the Playlists folder: 2 Select Playlists. 3 Press m. 1 Access the audio player. 4 Select Delete All Playlists. 2 Select Playlists.
  • Page 156: Deleting Audio Files

    Audio Player 7 Press O or A under Yes to confirm. Add Any Audio File 1 Access the audio player. Deleting an Album, Artist, or Genre 2 Select Songs. 1 Access the audio player. 3 Scroll to the audio file you want. 2 Select the folder containing the audio files you 4 Press m.
  • Page 157: Setting Audio And Visual Options

    Setting Audio and Visual Options If you scroll to an audio file that is expired and try to 3 Select Themes. play it, a message saying you cannot play it A checkmark appears next to the theme that is appears. If you play a list containing an expired in use.
  • Page 158: Digital Rights Management

    Digital Rights Management Digital Rights To send the DRM installation to the background, press e. Management Understanding DRM Status When you download multimedia content available Icons online, such as audio, images, or Java applications, these items may be subject to DRM Depending on how a given third-party vendor has restrictions.
  • Page 159: Managing Drm Items

    Managing DRM Items Tell-A-Friend that contains the link for purchasing the item. The friend can then purchase the item quickly and 1 Go to the location on your phone that contains easily. Sending this type of message is called the item you want. Tell-A-Friend.
  • Page 160 Digital Rights Management To view the license of a DRM item: Under certain conditions, third-party vendors will let you download an item multiple times within a given 1 Go to the location on your phone that contains time frame, even if you deleted the item. Please the item you want.
  • Page 161: Using Send Via Ptt

    Using Send via PTT Taking a Picture to Send Note: For more information on taking pictures, Send via PTT lets you exchange pictures, My Info, see “Taking Pictures” on page 120. and contact information with other phones that 1 While in a Private call, press c or press A under have this capability.
  • Page 162: Receiving A Picture

    Using Send via PTT 4 Wait while the picture is transmitted. The Private A list of names from Contacts appears. These call is temporarily interrupted while a picture is names have Private IDs and IP addresses transmitted. stored. 5 When prompted, press the PTT button to 5 Select the name of the person you want to send resume the Private call.
  • Page 163 Receiving a Picture When you receive a picture, it appears every time Clearing a Picture From The Display you are in a Private call with the person who sent it If you want to remove a picture from your phone’s unless you delete the picture from the media display while still in the Private call in which you center.
  • Page 164: Sending My Info And Contact Information

    Using Send via PTT Sending My Info and Contact Starting a Call by Sending Information Information 1 From the main menu, select My Info. 2 Press m. When you send My Info or contact information 3 Select Send My Info via PTT. using Send via PTT, the information you sent 4 Use the keypad to enter the Private ID you want appears on the display of the phone you are...
  • Page 165 Sending My Info and Contact Information 2 Select Contacts or Recent Calls. Receiving My Info or Contact 3 Scroll to the Contacts entry or item in the recent Information calls list you want to send. When you receive My Info or contact information 4 Press m.
  • Page 166: My Info

    My Info • IP1 Address and IP2 Address — the IP addresses you use to access the Internet with your phone. My Info lets you view information about your phone. Depending on your service provider, you • Circuit Data — the number you use if you want may also be able to send this information to other to use your phone to transfer circuit data.
  • Page 167: Setting Sending Options

    Setting Sending Options 4 Enter the name you want to appear. See To change which fields are sent: “Entering Text” on page 72. When you are 1 From the main menu, select My Info. finished, press O. 2 Press m. You can also edit the information in Line 1, Line 2, 3 Select Send My Info Setup >...
  • Page 168: Datebook

    Datebook • A repeat — lets you store the event as a recurring event. Datebook stores up to 250 events. You can store • A reminder — If an event has a start time, you events over a 13 month period — 12 months after can set Datebook to remind you that the event is and 1 month before the current date.
  • Page 169: Creating Events

    Creating Events Creating Events To view an event: 1 Select the day the event occurs. Every Datebook event must have a subject and be 2 Select the event. stored to a date. Other information is optional. To change the current view: You may enter the information in any order by 1 While viewing Datebook, press m.
  • Page 170 Datebook 3 If you want to assign a location to the event: Enter the date you want. Select Location. 7 If you want to make the event a recurring event: Enter the location. -or- Select Repeat. Enter a phone number, Private ID, or Talkgroup Select the repeat cycle you want.
  • Page 171: Editing Events

    Editing Events Editing Events Assigning More Options To assign more options before storing an event: To change the details of an event: 1 If you have created a reminder for the event and 1 Select the day the event occurs. want to set the ring tone for that reminder: 2 Select the event.
  • Page 172: Receiving Reminders

    Datebook 5 If the event is not a recurring event, press O or For Events With Java Applications press A under Yes to confirm. -or- If you assigned a Java application to start when the If the event is a recurring event: event starts, you can start the application when you get the reminder.
  • Page 173: Customizing Datebook Setup

    Customizing Datebook Setup Making Calls From Datebook Making Calls From Datebook Reminders To make a phone call: To make a phone call: 1 Highlight or select the event containing the number you want to call. Press s. -or- 2 Press s. -or- Press m.
  • Page 174 Datebook • Daily Begin — sets the beginning of your day. This is the earliest time of day displayed in week view, if you have a 12-hour day view. • Delete After — sets the amount of time Datebook waits to delete an event after it occurs.
  • Page 175: Java Applications

    Java Applications Running Applications To run an application that has a shortcut on the Your phone arrives with Java applications main menu: preloaded. These preloaded applications autoinstall the first time you open them. 1 From the main menu, select the application or suite of applications you want to run.
  • Page 176: Resuming Applications

    Java Applications To view your suspended applications: To end all applications: From the Java menu, select Suspended Apps. 1 From the main menu, select Java Apps. 2 Scroll to Suspended Apps. You can have up to 3 applications running at one 3 Press m.
  • Page 177: Deleting Applications

    Deleting Applications Deleting Applications Managing Memory Note: Under certain conditions, some DRM To view the amount of memory available for Java vendors will not charge you if you applications: download an item multiple times within a 1 From the main menu, select Java Apps > Java given time frame.
  • Page 178: Java Applications And Gps Enabled

    Java Applications 4 Press O. To create a shortcut to an application that is already installed: 5 Press A under Done. 1 From the main menu, select Settings > Java Applications and GPS Personalize > Menu Options > Add/Remove Apps. -or- Enabled From the main menu: Press m.
  • Page 179 Java Applications and GPS Enabled • Unrestricted — All Java applications may To deny this request: access the location of your phone, without 1 Press A under Deny. The application does not notifying you. access the location of your phone. •...
  • Page 180 Java Applications • Only Once — If the application requests • Never — When the application requests access to the location of your phone again, access to the location of your phone, the you are prompted to grant or deny request is denied without notifying you.
  • Page 181: Bluetooth

    Automatic or Ask. You can use your i870 phone to send Contacts entries, Datebook events, or audio files, pictures, If you set a device to Automatic, then that device...
  • Page 182: Setting Your Phone For Bluetooth

    Renaming Your Phone Bluetooth ® Bluetooth devices are listed by their Bluetooth addresses unless you name them. Your i870 You can configure the following aspects of phone comes with a default device name of Bluetooth: “Motorola Phone”. Renaming your i870 phone with a unique device name makes it easier for you to •...
  • Page 183: Accessing Bluetooth

    Accessing Bluetooth ® Making a Bluetooth Setting a Find Me Duration ® Connection You can change how long your phone remains discoverable to other devices. The default duration The following sections cover how to connect your is 1 minute. See “Sharing Your Phone’s Bluetooth ®...
  • Page 184 To have your phone search for Bluetooth devices: the bond. From the main menu, select Bluetooth > Hands Your i870 requires that you create a bond in order Free > [Find Devices]. to connect with another device. However, you can A list of hands free devices displays.
  • Page 185 Making a Bluetooth ® Connection Some Bluetooth devices ship with Bluetooth PINs. 7 Select Bond if you are prompted to do so. Please refer to your Bluetooth device’s user guide Connecting to a Stored Device to locate this information. If a device ships without a Bluetooth PIN, then you If you have previously connected to a device, the can enter any PIN for that device.
  • Page 186: Setting Device Details

    Bluetooth ® Disconnecting From a Device Viewing Device Details To disconnect from a device: To view the name and the access setting of a device: 1 From the main menu, select Bluetooth > Hands Free. 1 From the main menu, select Bluetooth > 2 Press A under Drop.
  • Page 187: Sending Contacts, Datebook Events, And Media Center Items

    Sending Contacts, Datebook Events, and Media Center Items 4 Select Access. Search for the device you want to transfer to by selecting [Find Devices]. 5 Select the setting you want. 7 If prompted, bond with the device. Deleting Devices Your phone connects to the device and transfers 1 From the main menu, select Bluetooth >...
  • Page 188: Receiving Items

    Bluetooth ® Receiving Items 8 If prompted, bond with the device. Your phone connects to the device and transfers You receive a prompt when your phone has an the event. incoming transfer. You must either accept or reject the transfer. Sending Audio Files, Pictures, and Videos Audio files, pictures, and videos you receive must...
  • Page 189 Receiving Items You can choose to either store or discard the item. Items are stored as follows: • Contact entries are stored to Contacts. • Audio files, pictures, and videos are saved to your phone’s memory or to the memory card inserted in your phone and are accessible through the media center.
  • Page 190: Gps Enabled

    GPS Enabled Java applications loaded on your phone can also request your location. If your phone is connected to a laptop computer or similar device, software Your phone’s GPS Enabled feature uses running on that device can request your location. information from Global Positioning System (GPS) To protect your privacy, you can control whether satellites orbiting the Earth to determine the...
  • Page 191 IMPORTANT: Things to Keep in Mind • Some radios, entertainment equipment and Even where adequate signals from multiple other electronic devices may generate satellites are available, your GPS feature will signals that can block or interfere with the only provide an approximate location, often GPS receiver ability to receive the distant within 150 feet (45 meters) but sometimes satellite signals, particularly when such...
  • Page 192: Making An Emergency Call

    GPS Enabled The satellites used by the GPS feature of your In some cases, your local 911 emergency phone are controlled by the U.S. government and response center may not be equipped to are subject to changes implemented in accordance receive GPS location information.
  • Page 193: Viewing Your Approximate Location

    Viewing Your Approximate Location See “Enhancing GPS Performance” on page 182 It may take your phone several minutes to for information on how to help your phone complete the process of determining your location. determine your location. During this time, a message usually appears on your phone’s display saying your phone is Viewing Your Approximate scanning for satellites.
  • Page 194: Enhancing Gps Performance

    GPS Enabled Enhancing GPS Performance • Hold your phone to enhance reception. Signals from GPS satellites are transmitted to your GPS Sometimes the GPS feature of your phone may be antenna, which is in your phone antenna. Hold unable to complete a location calculation your phone away from your body, giving the successfully.
  • Page 195: Updating Satellite Almanac Data

    Updating Satellite Almanac Data Updating Satellite Almanac • Stand still. If possible, stand still until your phone is finished determining your location. Moving Data your phone at a walking pace while your phone is calculating your approximate location may Note: This feature may not be offered by your substantially decrease GPS performance.
  • Page 196: Setting Privacy Options

    GPS Enabled If your satellite almanac data is out of date, your • Unrestricted — All applications may view the phone may prompt you to update it. Follow the location of your phone, without notifying you. instructions that appear on the phone’s display. •...
  • Page 197: Using Gps With Map Software

    Using GPS with Map Software To change your GPS PIN: software, which displays your location on a map. Your phone provides an updated location every 1 From the main menu, select Settings > second and the map software displays your Security >...
  • Page 198 GPS Enabled Getting Started Make sure no other application is using the COM port selected. To connect your phone to your laptop or other Make sure the COM port settings of your laptop or device with a data cable: other device are set to the following: 1 Open the connector cover.
  • Page 199: Voice Records

    Voice Records Filtering by Voice Record Type You can set your phone to show all voice records, A voice record is a recording you make with your only voice records created when your phone was in phone and can play back. You can record notes to a call, or only voice records created when your yourself when your phone is not in a call or record phone was not in a call.
  • Page 200: Playing Voice Records

    Voice Records Labeling Voice Records 2 Say the message you want to record into the microphone. When you create a voice record, it is labeled with 3 When you are finished recording, press O. the time and date it was recorded. You can then Phone in a Call rename it with a custom label.
  • Page 201: Deleting Voice Records

    Deleting Voice Records 2 With [New VoiceRec] highlighted, press A Deleting Voice Records under Memory. -or- Deleting a voice record from the voice record list With any voice record highlighted, press m. deletes it from all parts of your phone, including the Select Memory.
  • Page 202: Customizing Your Phone

    Customizing Your Phone To set your phone to vibrate instead of making a sound when you receive Private calls, group calls, and SDG calls, even if you want your phone to ring Setting the Volume for other features: 1 From the main menu, select Settings > 2-Way Of the Earpiece and Speaker Radio >...
  • Page 203: Setting The Menu View

    Changing the Look of Your Phone Choosing a Wallpaper 2 Select the option you want: • Zoom — 11 characters per line 1 From the main menu, select Settings > Display/Info > Wallpaper > Wallpaper. • Standard — 14 characters per line •...
  • Page 204: Temporarily Turning Off Transmissions

    Customizing Your Phone To control how long the backlight stays on: To set your phone so that it cannot make or receive phone calls, Private calls, group calls, or Talkgroup 1 From the main menu, select Settings > calls; or transfer data: Display/Info >...
  • Page 205 Using Settings Note: Because your phone’s audio player is • Contrast Ext — sets the contrast of the external actually a Java application that you display. access from the main menu, the settings • Language — sets the language that your phone described here will not affect the audio displays.
  • Page 206 Customizing Your Phone • Call Duration — causes the duration of a call to • Alert Type — controls how your phone notifies appear on the display when the call ends. you when you receive Private calls, group calls, and SDG calls. •...
  • Page 207 Using Settings • Down Key — sets the main menu item you • Messages — sets the volume of message access when you scroll down from the idle notifications and Datebook reminders. screen. • Earpiece — sets the volume of sound coming •...
  • Page 208: Advanced Features

    Customizing Your Phone • USB Connection — sets your phone’s ability to • SIM PIN — enables and disables your phone’s use the USB mass storage feature. Enable SIM PIN security feature. See “Turning the PIN Reader turns on your phone’s ability to use the Requirement On and Off”...
  • Page 209 Using Settings • Reset Defaults — Reset Settings returns all settings to their original defaults; Reset All returns all settings to their original defaults and erases all stored lists. Use only under the direction of your service provider. • Return to Home — After Phone controls how long the recent calls list displays after phone calls;...
  • Page 210: Profiles

    Profiles Viewing Profiles To view the profiles stored in your phone: A profile is a group of settings saved together so that you can apply them to your phone easily. 1 From the main menu, select Profiles. 2 Scroll to the profile you want to view. A profile contains these settings: Tip: The profile that is currently in effect on your •...
  • Page 211: Temporary Profiles

    Temporary Profiles Temporary Profiles When you do this, your phone either: • Updates the profile in effect to reflect these If your phone is set to create temporary profiles, a changes, without notifying you -or- temporary profile is created when you make •...
  • Page 212: Creating Profiles

    Profiles Storing a Temporary Profile 3 Enter the name you want to give the profile. When you are finished, press O. To store a temporary profile as a new profile: 4 If you want to base this profile on an existing 1 From the main menu, select Profiles.
  • Page 213: Setting Call Filtering

    Setting Call Filtering Note: A temporary profile is automatically • All Contacts sets your phone to notify you deleted when the profile it is based on is only of phone calls from numbers stored in deleted. Contacts. 3 Press m. •...
  • Page 214: Setting A Profile For Use With A Car Kit

    Profiles 7 To set filtering options for message notifications, When you attach your phone to a non-Bluetooth select Notifications. car kit that is authorized for use with your phone, the profile you chose automatically becomes the • Off sets your phone to notify you of all profile in effect.
  • Page 215: Shortcuts

    6 Press O. Shortcuts 7 If you want to record a voice name for the shortcut: Select Voice. As directed by the Shortcuts lets you access most menu options by screen prompts, say and repeat the name you pressing a number on your keypad (1 through 9) or want to assign to the number.
  • Page 216: Editing A Shortcut

    Shortcuts 4 With Key or Voice highlighted, press O to If you assigned a voice name to the shortcut: Press and hold t. Say the voice name into change assignments. your phone. The shortcut with that voice name is Deleting Shortcuts then highlighted.
  • Page 217: Using A Headset

    Using a Headset Using a Bluetooth Headset You can use your i870 wirelessly with a Bluetooth If you use a headset or similar device with your headset. This type of wireless headset lets you phone, you can set your phone to send incoming connect quickly to devices that are within range.
  • Page 218 Using a Headset For phone calls, use the remote PTT button to answer calls, switch between calls, and end calls. Hold the remote PTT button for less than 2 seconds to answer calls and switch between calls. Hold the remote PTT button for more than 2 seconds to end calls.
  • Page 219: Understanding Status Messages

    Understanding Status Status Message Description Messages Messages The system is experiencing heavy System Busy traffic. Please try again later. You may receive status messages under certain conditions. Before contacting Customer Care, note Service Conflict This service cannot be enabled the message, numeric code, and the conditions because an incompatible service has already been turned on.
  • Page 220 Understanding Status Messages Status Message Description Status Message Description Messages Messages The incorrect PIN was entered 3 Searching for GPS satellites. PIN Blocked Scanning for consecutive times. You will be unable Call Your Satellites to place or receive calls on your Provider phone.
  • Page 221 Status Message Description Messages Unable to Bond Bonding has timed out. Please try again. A new device is trying to bond with Bluetooth Bond your phone, but the device history is at Failed: List Full its maximum of 20 devices. An error with the Bluetooth device Bluetooth database has occurred.
  • Page 222: Safety And General Information

    9 kHz and 300 GHz." Operation and EME Exposure "Attachment to Resolution 303 from July 2, 2002." Your Motorola radio product is designed to comply with the following national and international standards and guidelines regarding exposure of human beings to radio frequency electromagnetic...
  • Page 223: Phone Operation

    Two-way radio operation product in a Motorola approved clip, holder, holster, case or body harness for this product. Your radio product has been designed and tested...
  • Page 224 The SAR information reported to the FCC includes the must be tested and certified to the FCC that is does not FCC-accepted Motorola testing protocol, assessment exceed the limit established by the government-adopted procedure, and measurement uncertainty range for this requirement for safe exposure.
  • Page 225: Electromagnetic Interference/compatibility

    Any use of a Approved Accessories radio product must be in accordance with applicable regulations per airline crew instructions. For a list of approved Motorola accessories call 1-800-453-0920, or visit our website at Medical Devices
  • Page 226: Operational Warnings

    Safety and General Information • Not carry the radio product in a breast pocket. • Pull off the road and park before making or answering a call if driving conditions so require. • Use the ear opposite the pacemaker to minimize the potential for interference.
  • Page 227: Operational Cautions

    Operational Cautions Operational Cautions Note: The areas with potentially explosive atmospheres referred to above include fueling areas such as below decks on Batteries boats, fuel or chemical transfer or storage facilities, areas where the air All batteries can cause property damage and/or contains chemicals or particles, such bodily injury, such as burns if a conductive material as grain, dust or metal powders, and...
  • Page 228: Accessory Safety Information

    Safety and General Information 2 Remove Battery and SIM card (if so equipped) • Before using any battery or battery charger, read from radio product. all the instructions for and cautionary markings on (1) the battery, (2) the battery charger, which 3 Shake excess liquid from radio product.
  • Page 229 Accessory Safety Information • Use of a non-recommended attachment to a • Maximum ambient temperature around the battery charger may result in a risk of fire, power supply or transformer of any battery electric shock, or injury to persons. charger should not exceed 40°C (104°F). •...
  • Page 230: Hearing Aid Compatibility

    Hearing Aid Compatibility Hearing Aid Results will vary depending on the user’s hearing device and individual type and degree of hearing Compatibility loss. If a hearing device is particularly vulnerable to interference noise, even a mobile phone with a higher rating may still cause unacceptable noise When some mobile phones are used with certain levels in the hearing device.
  • Page 231 Be sure to evaluate your personal needs by trying out this mobile phone with your specific hearing device, using both antenna positions if equipped with a retractable antenna. More information about hearing aid compatibility may be found at: accessibility/default.html,,, and
  • Page 232: Caring For The Environment By Recycling

    Environment electrical accessories to any Motorola Approved Service Centre in your region. by Recycling This symbol on a Motorola product means the product should not be disposed of with household waste. Disposal of your Mobile Telephone and Accessories...
  • Page 233: Motorola Limited Warranty

    What Does this Warranty Cover? product. Subject to the exclusions contained below, Accessories as One (1) year from the Motorola, Inc. warrants its Motorola iDEN Digital defined above. date of purchase by the Mobile and Portable Handsets ("Products"), first consumer...
  • Page 234 Product or may subscribe to or use with the Products, Accessory to abnormal usage or conditions; or (d) Accessories or Software is excluded from other acts which are not the fault of Motorola, are coverage. excluded from coverage.
  • Page 235: Limited Warranty

    (b) a written description of the What will Motorola Do? Motorola, at its option, problem; (c) the name of your service provider, if will at no charge repair, replace or refund the applicable;...
  • Page 236: Limited Warranty

    FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR disassembly of such Motorola software or exercise CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR of the exclusive rights reserved for Motorola, is LOSS OF REVENUE OR PROFITS, LOSS OF permitted. BUSINESS, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR DATA,...
  • Page 237: Limited Warranty Motorola Communication Products (international)

    Communication b. the battery develops leakage. Products (International) MOTOROLA, at its option, will at no charge either repair the Product (with new or reconditioned Note: This Warranty applies in Singapore and parts), replace it (with a new or reconditioned the Philippines.
  • Page 238 Limited Warranty Motorola Communication Products (International) MOTOROLA cannot be responsible in any way for TIME, INCONVENIENCE, COMMERCIAL LOSS, any ancillary equipment not furnished by LOST PROFITS OR SAVINGS OR OTHER MOTOROLA which is attached to or used in INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL...
  • Page 239 1.Any of the seals on the battery enclosure of extent that it is based on a claim that the Product or cells are broken or show evidence of parts infringe a patent, and Motorola will pay those tampering. costs and damages finally awarded against the end user purchaser in any such suit which are 2.The damage or defect is caused by...
  • Page 240 MOTOROLA software. that such purchaser will permit MOTOROLA, at MOTOROLA software may be used in only the its option and expense, either to procure for Product in which the software was originally...
  • Page 241: Patent And Trademark Information

    Laws in the United States and other trademarks indicated as such herein are countries preserve for Motorola and third party trademarks of Motorola, Inc. ® Reg. U.S. Pat. & software providers certain exclusive rights for Tm. Off. © 2006 Motorola, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Page 242: Index

    Index Index Audio recordings 132 discoverable mode 171 playing 132 during an active call 173 Numerics headset 205 icons 11 2-way radio 194 Backlight 192, 193 PINs 172 see also Private calls, group Battery calls, SDG calls, and call reassigning a device name care 6 alerts charging 5...
  • Page 243 queue 31 from recent calls 36 setting up 125 receiving 31 group, see Group calls storing pictures 120 responding 31, 32 international 52 taking pictures 120 sending 31 making 20 Circuit data 56 sorting 32 on hold 51 Clock 193 viewing 32 phone calls 20 Contact information...
  • Page 244 38 definition 146 receiving 56 voice name 41 deleting items 71, 134, 148, sending 56 with non-i870 phones 47 Flip action 20, 21, 54 expired items 148 gifting 130, 147 Data transfers 56 GPS Enabled 178 installing items 146...
  • Page 245 GPS, see GPS Enabled Idle screen 9 audio recordings 132 Group calls 60, 194 creating MMS messages 94 creating MMS messages 94 making 61 creating Text messages 82 deleting 134 off 61 storing to Contacts 41 DRM items 130, 144 receiving 61 Inbox 88, 103 forward locked 129...
  • Page 246 Index audio player 137 messages data transfer modes 56 copying items 134 receiving 76 with a data cable 55 folders and files 112 MMS messages 88 with Bluetooth 56 inserting 113 attachments 101, 102, 106 MOSMS messages 79 moving items 134 calling from 104 icons 84 removing 114, 195...
  • Page 247 MP3 files 11, 111, 114, 135, Patent information 229 taking 120 137, 144 Pauses Profiles 198 see also audio player dialing 52 call filtering 201 Mute 24 storing 45 changing settings 198 My Info 154 Phone 1, 8 creating 200 editing 154 active line 193 Datebook 159...
  • Page 248 Index Quick PTT 53 off 68 lists, storing faster 63 setting 68 making 64 setting in Contacts 69 Quick PTT 53 Radio frequency 210 vibrate 68, 69 receiving 65 Recent calls 33 viewing assigned 70 settings 194 addressing MMS messages Ringer 190 starting 64 see also Ring tones...
  • Page 249 61 inserting 16 baud rate 58 Text display area 9 removing 17 making 56 Text entry 72 with non-i870 phones 47 mode 57 database 72, 73 SIM PIN 13, 196 on 57 icons 72 changing 14 Turbo Dial 23...
  • Page 250 Index Voice records 187 creating 187 deleting 189 icons 187 labelling 188 locking 188 memory 189 playing 188 viewing 187 Volume, setting 190, 195 Waits dialing 52 storing 45 Wallpaper 123, 131 Warranty 225 Word mode 72...
  • Page 251: Driving Safety Tips

    — driving safely. • Get to know your Motorola wireless phone and • Dial sensibly and assess the traffic; if possible, its features such as speed dial and redial. If place calls when you are not moving or before available, these features help you to place your pulling into traffic.
  • Page 252 Driving Safety Tips • Your phone can perform many other functions besides allowing you to make and receive calls. Do not let these features distract you from driving. Use them only when it is safe to do so. • Use your wireless phone to call for help. Dial 9-1-1 or other local emergency number in the case of fire, traffic accident or medical emergencies.

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