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Panasonic Allure EB-TX310 Operating Instructions Manual

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  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction... vii About This Manual ... vii Icons Used in This Manual ... viii Chapter 1: Safety First ... 1 Batteries... 1 Charging Devices... 1 General... 1 Availability of Service ... 2 Emergency (911) Service ... 2 Safety Tips... 2 Chapter 2: Getting Started...
  • Page 4 Setting Ring Volume ... 13 Selecting a Ring Alert ... 13 Vibration Alert ...14 Restoring Default Values... 14 Using the Private Handsfree Headset ... 15 Personalizing Your Phone... 16 Chapter 3: Everyday Operations ... 17 Placing Calls... 17 Dialing from the Keypad ...17 Dialing from the Phonebook ...17 Dialing a Phonebook Entry from the Menu ...18 Super Dial ...18...
  • Page 5 Chapter 4: Text Entry Operations ... 27 Letter Entry... 27 Using Letter Entry (ABC) Mode... 27 Word Entry (Word T9) Mode ... 28 Using Word Entry (Word T9) Mode... 28 Numbers (NUM) Mode ... 29 Symbols (SYM) Mode ... 29 Key Entry Table...
  • Page 6 Tone Settings ... 45 Ring Volume ...45 Key Volume ...46 Ring Alert ...46 Selecting a Ring Alert ...46 Message Alert...47 Selecting a Message Alert ...47 Vibration...48 Warning Tone ...48 Voice Ring ...48 Recording a Voice Ring ...49 Custom Melodies ...49 Selecting a Custom Melody ...49 Editing the Title of a Custom Melody ...49 Editing or Creating a Custom Melody ...50...
  • Page 7 Power-On Lock ... 62 Activating the Power-On Lock ... 62 Deactivating the Power-On Lock from Standby ... 62 Disabling the Power-On Lock ... 62 Chapter 7: Service Provider Features ... 63 Caller ID ... 63 Call Waiting ... 63 Three-Way Calling... 63 Text Messaging ...
  • Page 8 Appendix A: Before Requesting Help ... 75 Problems and Solutions ... 75 Appendix B: Phone Accessories... 79 EB-TX310 Accessories ... 79 EB-HF300EZ Handsfree Car Kit ... 80 Appendix C: Consumer Update ... 81 Index... 85...
  • Page 9: Introduction

    Congratulations on your purchase of one of the world’s most technologically advanced mobile communications systems! Your new Panasonic phone combines the advantages of digital and analog coverage with a variety of time-saving and easy-to-use features. The result: a phone that offers real convenience, dependability, and mobility—in digital and analog service areas.
  • Page 10: Icons Used In This Manual

    Many accessories are available for your phone. Appendix B lists and illustrates each of these accessories. Please contact your wireless service provider to purchase Genuine Panasonic accessories. Appendix C: Consumer Update Appendix C contains a recent report published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about the safety of mobile phones.
  • Page 11: Chapter 1: Safety First

    • Do not use any accessories other than those designed for use with your phone. • Use of attachments not recommended or sold by your wireless service provider may result in fire, electrical shock, or injury. • Panasonic cannot be held responsible for damages caused by using non- Panasonic accessories. Safety First...
  • Page 12: Availability Of Service

    Safety Tips Following the suggestions in this section will help ensure safe and efficient operation of your Panasonic phone. This Model Phone Meets The Government's Requirements For Exposure To Radio Waves. Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed and manufactured not to exceed the emission limits for exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy set by the Federal Communications Commission of the U.S.
  • Page 13: Antenna Care

    To maintain compliance with FCC RF exposure guidelines, if you wear your wireless phone on your body while on a voice or data call, always place the phone in a Panasonic supplied or approved carry accessory. Use of non- Panasonic approved accessories may exceed FCC RF exposure guidelines.
  • Page 14: Blasting Areas

    Chapter 1 Persons with pacemakers: • Should ALWAYS keep the phone more than six inches from their pacemaker when the phone is turned ON; • Should not carry the phone in a breast pocket; • Should use the ear opposite the pacemaker to minimize the potential for interference;...
  • Page 15: Chapter 2: Getting Started

    Getting Started This chapter gets you started using your phone and learning its basic features and functions. Note: Do not modify or disassemble the handset. Do not pull or twist the antenna as doing so may loosen the connection and/or damage the antenna. Battery Use Note: The battery must be fully charged before using your phone for the first time.
  • Page 16: Recharging Tips

    Chapter 2 Recharging Tips • Recharge batteries in a well-ventilated area between 41°F (5°C) and 95°F (35°C). Temperature may slightly affect charging time. In extreme temperature conditions, the battery will stop charging and the indicator light and battery charging icon will turn off. If this happens, remove the charger, return the phone to an acceptable temperature level, and connect the charger to restart charging.
  • Page 17: Phone Description

    Phone Description You can enter up to 32 characters by pressing the number keys. The keypad is also used to enter text as described in “Text Entry Operations”, Chapter 4. Phone Specifications Size (with standard battery) Weight (with standard battery) Maximum RF Output 4.6”...
  • Page 18: Function Keys

    Chapter 2 Function Keys The following table describes how each function key works. Left Softkey/Key Lock: Press to use the function displayed above the key. From standby mode, press and hold to turn on Key Lock. Right Softkey: Press to use the function displayed above the key.
  • Page 19: Display Icons

    Display Icons Icons that appear on the display depend on what features you are using and the options you have selected. Master Display and Icons Icon Charged battery. Low battery (flashes). New text message received. When icon is darkened, indi- cates that text message storage is full.
  • Page 20: Phonebook Icons

    In menu displays, an asterisk next to a menu item indicates the current setting. Phonebook Icons The following icons appear next to Phonebook entries to indicate whether a phone number is a work number, home number, cell phone number, etc. Icon Indicates Home phone number.
  • Page 21: Standby Display

    Standby Display The standby display appears when your phone is on and in an “idle” state. You can return to the standby display at any time (except during a call) by pressing or by pressing and holding automatically for 15 seconds when you power up the phone or when you press any key.
  • Page 22: Setting Date And Time

    Chapter 2 Setting Date and Time The standby display shows the current date and time, as well as the day of the week. You can adjust these settings if necessary. Note: You also have the option of turning the Date/Time display On or Off.
  • Page 23: Setting Ring Volume

    Setting Ring Volume You can adjust the volume of your phone’s ring. (See “Alert Mode” on page 53 for more information about using your phone in special situations such as meetings and theaters.) From standby, press (MENU) to enter the Main Menu. Scroll to Tone Settings and press Press (OK) to select Ring Volume.
  • Page 24: Vibration Alert

    Chapter 2 • If you select Custom Melody, you can choose from five melodies that you can customize and name. As you scroll through the list, the melodies are played. You also have the option of composing or editing a melody and editing the title of the melody.
  • Page 25: Using The Private Handsfree Headset

    Using the Private Handsfree Headset When the Private Handsfree Headset is plugged into the phone, you can have a phone conversation without holding the phone to your ear. The other person’s voice is heard through the Private Handsfree Headset’s earpiece. When you speak, your voice is picked up by the Private Handsfree Headset’s microphone.
  • Page 26: Personalizing Your Phone

    These pictures and melodies let you create unique rings and displays for your phone. In addition to importing pictures and melodies from the Panasonic website, you can access other sites on the web with graphics and music files. Note: Read the complete downloading information on the website before attempting to download to your phone.
  • Page 27: Chapter 3: Everyday Operations

    Everyday Operations Your phone comes with a variety of features. In most cases, however, you will use only some of these features on a daily basis. This chapter will familiarize you with most of those “everyday” operations. Descriptions of more advanced features are covered in additional chapters. Placing Calls To place a call, power on your phone and confirm that you have a strong signal indication.
  • Page 28: Dialing A Phonebook Entry From The Menu

    Chapter 3 When the arrow points to the entry you want, press the Phonebook entry. Press to scroll to the appropriate phone number and press to place the call. Dialing a Phonebook Entry from the Menu From standby, press Press (OK) to select Search.
  • Page 29: Speed Dial

    Speed Dial To call a Speed Dial number directly from standby (without going to a menu), enter the memory location number that contains the phone number you want to call, and press Note: If Emergency Call is set to On (see “Emergency Call” on page 57) and you press 911 will be called.
  • Page 30: In-Call Features

    Chapter 3 In-Call Features While you are in a call, several useful features are available: • Adjusting Voice Volume (see below) • Viewing Your Own Phone Number During a Call (see below) • Muting the Mouthpiece (see below) • Using the Display as a Scratchpad (see page 21) •...
  • Page 31: Using The Display As A Scratchpad

    Using the Display as a Scratchpad This feature allows you to enter a phone number on your phone’s display during a call. You can enter up to 32 digits. After ending the call, you can dial the number on the display or save the entry in the Phonebook. During a call, enter numbers by pressing the keys on your keypad.
  • Page 32: Missed Calls

    Chapter 3 Missed Calls If an incoming call is not answered, Missed Call is displayed. Press (VIEW) to view the phone number and the time of the missed call. • If the caller’s phone number matches an entry in the Phonebook, the corresponding name is also displayed (unless the call was placed through a PBX).
  • Page 33: Voice Mail

    Voice Mail Note: You must subscribe to voice mail through your wireless service provider before you can retrieve voice mail messages. To check if voice mail has been programmed, press and hold . If the display indicates that the Voice Mailbox number is empty, voice mail has not been programmed.
  • Page 34: Automatic Redial

    Chapter 3 Automatic Redial If a call cannot be completed because of a system busy error (or other system problem), your phone can automatically redial the number for you. If your call cannot be completed because of a system error, wait until Automatic Redial? is displayed.
  • Page 35: Voice Memo

    NOTICE TO CONSUMER This cellular telephone is equipped with a Memo Feature that allows the user to record portions of a telephone conversation. In many states (including California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, New Hampshire, Carolina, Washington), communications without the consent of all parties to the conversation. To avoid violating the Wiretapping Acts, prior to invoking the Memo Feature during a telephone call, you should obtain consent of the other party(ies), especially for calls in, or to parties in, the aforementioned states.
  • Page 36: Recording A Voice Memo During A Call

    Chapter 3 Recording a Voice Memo During a Call Note: Even though a startup tone sounds when recording starts, you should also notify the other person that they are being recorded. Also, keep in mind that this feature will not work if you are in an analog service area.
  • Page 37: Chapter 4: Text Entry Operations

    Text Entry Operations Whenever you store an entry in your Phonebook, compose or reply to a message, or create reminders, you use the phone’s keypad to enter the text. There are two methods for entering text: • Letter Entry (ABC) ®...
  • Page 38: Word Entry (Word T9) Mode

    Chapter 4 Word Entry (Word T9) Mode Word Entry (Word T9) mode allows you to quickly type text with the aid of a built-in dictionary. When you press each key that corresponds to the character needed just once, the built-in dictionary suggests probable word choices.
  • Page 39: Numbers (Num) Mode

    Numbers (NUM) Mode You are in Numbers mode when corner. Use Numbers mode to insert numbers in a text entry. To select Numbers mode, press until number. Symbols (SYM) Mode You are in Symbols mode when corner. To select Symbols mode, press Each number key is associated with several symbols.
  • Page 40 Chapter 4 Text Entry Operations...
  • Page 41: Chapter 5: Phonebook Features

    Accessories” on page 79 for information on ordering a data cable and other accessories.) From the Panasonic website, http://w w w.panasonic-club.com , you can download the Mobile Media Manager which provides additional picture alerts and special rings for Phonebook entries. These pictures and melodies let you create unique rings and displays for your phone.
  • Page 42: Creating A Phonebook Entry

    Enter the last name here. Enter the home phone number here. Enter the work phone number here. Enter the cell phone number here. Enter an alternate phone number here. Select the source to be used as the speed dialing number. See “Speed Dial” on page 19.
  • Page 43 Enter the required information. • To enter text or symbols, refer to Chapter 4, “Text Entry Operations”. • To delete an entered character, press • To delete an entire line, press and hold • “----,----” indicates that you did not enter a name for that phone number. Press (OK) when you complete the information.
  • Page 44: Creating A Super Dial Entry

    (OK). are listed as Not Assigned. key as the emergency call number “Emergency for instructions on how to do this. (ASSIGN). Home Cell phone, and so on). through (BACK). ) to enter the Phonebook. (OK). (OK). (OK). (YES), or cancel it by pressing...
  • Page 45: Programming Pauses Or Waits

    Programming Pauses or Waits This feature is useful when you are placing a call that requires entry of additional digits once the call connects (for example, you may have to enter a password or PIN to access your voice mail). Enter the phone number.
  • Page 46: Selecting A Phonebook Search Method

    Chapter 5 Note: If you do not enter anything for the first or last name, the display goes to the first letter of the alphabet for which you have a Phonebook entry. Press to scroll to the entry you want to edit or delete. Press (OPTION).
  • Page 47: Displaying Your Own Number

    Displaying Your Own Number Your phone can have up to two cellular phone numbers (programmed by your wireless service provider). You can select either phone number to make or receive a call. From standby, press ) to enter the Phonebook. Press to scroll to Own Number and press •...
  • Page 48 Chapter 5 Phonebook Features...
  • Page 49: Chapter 6: Additional Operations

    Additional Operations Many features and settings are accessible only through the phone’s Menu. This chapter will show you how to use your phone’s Menu to get the most from these more advanced features. For an overview of how to move through the Menu and how to use the shortcut keys, see “Moving through the Menu”...
  • Page 50: Received Calls

    Chapter 6 Press to scroll through the last 10 missed calls. When the number you want to call is displayed, press Press (OPTION) to add a prefix, to delete a number, to save a number, or to delete all entries in the list. See “Call History Options” on page 40 for instructions.