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Philips Xenium x331 User Manual

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Micro USB port
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Philips continuously strives to improve its products. Due to software
upgrading, some contents in this user guide may be different from your
product.Philips reserves the rights to revise this user guide or withdraw it
at any time without prior notice. Please take your product as standard.
Headphone jack
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Power on/off key



  Summary of Contents for Philips Xenium x331

  • Page 1: Your Phone

    Philips continuously strives to improve its products. Due to software upgrading, some contents in this user guide may be different from your product.Philips reserves the rights to revise this user guide or withdraw it at any time without prior notice. Please take your product as standard.
  • Page 2: Shortcut Menu

    Home screen Your phone’s home screen consists of the following areas: Status Bar Shortcut Keys Learn about the main keys. Icons Definition Function Dial Make or answer a call. Home key Enter the home menu. Hang-up/ End a call; Power/ Hold to turn on/off the phone;...
  • Page 3 Icons & symbols Learn about the icons and symbols on the screen. Icons Definition Function Silent Your phone will not ring when receiving a call. Vibration Your phone will vibrate when receiving a call. only Battery The bars indicate the battery level. You have a new message.
  • Page 4: Getting Started

    Getting started Insert SIM card and Charge the battery Learn about installing SIM card and charging the battery for the first use. Insert SIM card Remove the back cover. Take out the battery. Insert the SIM card 1/2. Install the battery. Replace the back cover.
  • Page 5: Insert A Micro Sd Card (Memory Card)

    Charge the battery A new battery is partially charged. The battery icon in the upper-right corner shows the battery level of charging status. Tips: • You can use the phone while it is charging. • Keeping the charger plugged to the mobile phone when the battery is fully charged will not damage the battery.
  • Page 6: Using Your Phone

    Using your phone Use basic call functions Learn to make or answer a call and use basic call functions. Make a call in the home screen, or tap in the home menu to display the dial pad. Enter the phone number. Press to dial the number.
  • Page 7 Send a SMS message Press to go to home menu. Select > Messages Create Message Write your text message. to send the message. Send Send a MMS message Press to go to home menu. Select > Messages Create Message Edit contents, and press\ to add multimedia contents Options (picture, sound etc.).
  • Page 8: Enter Text

    Enter text Your mobile phone supports different virtual keypads for inputing. Introduction of input methods: Input method Function English input Press the keys that are marked with the letter you wish to enter. Press once to get the first letter on the key, press twice quickly to get the second letter and so on until the letter you want is displayed on the screen.
  • Page 9: Media Player

    Set group You can group your contacts as different groups, you can send messages to a group. Add contacts to a group: Select > , tap Add to add a group and edit the Contacts Group group name, picture and ringtone, tap OK to save it. , tap to add members for the group.
  • Page 10 Camera Learn about camera function. Let you take photos as desired by using your phone. Take a photo Press to go to home menu. Go to , select camera mode. Camera Aim the lens at the subject. Tap + or - to zoom in /zoom out, adjust the brightness. Press side camera key to take a photo.
  • Page 11: Video Recorder

    White balance Remove the effects on colors by surroundings. Effects Add special effects to the photos. Adv.settings Go to advanced settings. Storage Select default storage location. Image Quality Set image quality. Time stamp Select to show the taking time of photo.
  • Page 12 Video recorder settings While using the video recorder, tap to select settings: Icon Option Function View video View the videos you have recorded. Record limit Select time and size limit for the file. Record audio Select to record the voice or not. Other settings, see Camera settings.
  • Page 13: Business Applications

    Business applications Manage your calendar You can create your to-do list and make a plan on your calendar. Create your to-do list Press to go to home menu. Go to select a date, and then tap > Calendar Options Add event Edit reminder settings.
  • Page 14 Select : The alarm stops. Stop Select : The alarm will sound again after the set interval, Snooze Snooze you can set snooze interval in menu. Edit Bluetooth Your phone can connect to a compatible Bluetooth device for exchanging data. Connect to a Bluetooth device Go to >...
  • Page 15: File Management

    buildings or simply a wall between rooms, the Wi-Fi signal has to pass through. Turn on Wi-Fi and connect to a WLAN Go to > , tap Yes to turn on the WLAN first, Connectivity WLAN then the detected networks will be listed in the Available networks section.
  • Page 16: Use Blacklist

    Use blacklist Learn about how to set the blacklist; you can reject the incoming calls or messages from those included in the blacklist. Activate blacklist Go to > Blacklist Blacklist switch Tap it to activate blacklist function. Add a phone number to blacklist Go to >...
  • Page 17: Currency Converter

    Select the file need to be restored, tap Use UDX file to finish restore. Check your backup your messages Go to find .txt files on the SMS_Backup folder, you can read My Files, the backup messages. Currency converter Go to , enter the rate.
  • Page 18: Phone Setting

    Tap to start playing the game. Note: • To run some Java applications (entrusted third party software) on your phone, you may need to adjust the Java settings. Tap Settings. Java settings Go to > Applications Java settings Function Definition Java audio Set the volume level Java vibration...
  • Page 19 Memory Check the memory occupancy of information of status different memory storage. Auto keypad lock Set an time span for the keypad to be locked. automatically. Pen calibration To calibrate the touch screen. Widget Set the widget menu. This menu allows you to use passwords to protect Security settings your SIM card, phone, and information stored on the phone.
  • Page 20: Display Setting

    Display setting Function Definition Wallpaper Select an image as the wallpaper of your phone. Themes Define the theme for your phone. Backlight Select the brightness of backlight. level Backlight duration Select the duration of backlight. Font settings Set the font of List and Soft key. Greeting text Select whether to show greetings when your phone is turned on.
  • Page 21: Call Setting

    Call setting Function Definition Predictive dial Quick search and list your phone number while entering a number on the home screen. Headset answer Use headset to answer an incoming call. Any key answer Answer an incoming call by tapping any keys (except H).
  • Page 22: Safety & Precaution

    You should only use Philips Authentic Accessories, as the use of any other accessories may damage your phone and may be dangerous, and will make all guarantees for your Philips phone null and void. The use of an unspecified type of battery may also cause an explosion.
  • Page 23: Troubleshooting

    battery and packaging with standard symbols designed to promote the recycling and appropriate disposal of your eventual waste. :The labeled packaging material is recyclable. :A financial contribution has been made to the associated national packaging recovery and recycling system. :The plastic material is recyclable (also identifies the type of plastic). WEEE Marking in the DFU: “Information to the Consumer”...
  • Page 24 Your battery seems to over heat You might be using a charger that was not intended for use with your phone. Make sure you always use the Philips authentic accessory shipped with your phone. Your phone doesn’t display the phone numbers of incoming calls This feature is network and subscription dependent.
  • Page 25: Trademark Declaration

    While there may be differences between the SAR levels of various phones and at various positions, they all meet the international protection standards for exposure to radio waves. The highest SAR value for this Philips Xenium X331 model phone when tested for compliance against the standard was 0.553 W/kg for ICNIRP recommendation.
  • Page 26 Shenzhen Hi-tech Industrial Park, Nanshan District, Shenzhen 518057 P.R.China declare under our sole responsibility that the product Xenium X331 Philips GSM/GPRS 900/1800/1900 TAC number: 8635 4601 to which this declaration relates, is in conformity with the following Standards: SAFETY : EN 60950-1:2006+A11:2009+A1:2010...
  • Page 27: Tips And Tricks

    Tips & tricks Optimizing your Philips Xenium battery performance Here are some steps to help you optimize your Philips Xenium’s battery performance. How to optimize the standby and talk time of your phone? Always ensure that your phone profile is appropriately set to meet •...