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Philips SE245 User Manual

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  • Page 1 Register your product and get support at SE245 EN Telephone Answering Machine Warning Use only rechargeable batteries. Charge the handset for 24 hours before use.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Conformity Using GAP standard compliance Recycling and disposal 6 Electric, Magnetic and Electromagnetic Fields (“EMF”) Your SE245 Digital Cordless Telephone 8 What’s in the box? What you will also need 8 Overview of the handset Handset display Overview of the base 12...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    View an entry Edit an entry Delete an entry Delete all entries 5.10 One-touch keys 5.10.1 Dial a one-touch number 5.10.2 Store a phonebook entry as a one touch number (direct memory) 5.10.3 Delete a one touch number Caller ID and Call log Call log 6.1.1 View the call log...
  • Page 5 9.5.3 Unregister a handset Reset 9.7.1 Default settings Auto prefi x Country setting Using your answering machine 40 10.1 SE245 base answering machine control keys 40 10.2 Switch on/off 10.3 Play messages 10.4 Delete all messages 10.5 Record a memo 10.6 Outgoing messages 10.6.1 Answer &...
  • Page 6: Important

    1 Important Take time to read this user manual before you use your telephone. It contains important information and notes regarding operating your telephone. 1.1 Power requirements • This product requires an electrical supply of 220–240 volts, alternating monophased power, excluding IT installations defi...
  • Page 7: Conformity

    • Refer also to the Cautions in chapters and subchapter sections. 1.2 Conformity Hereby, Philips Consumer Electronics, declares that this SE245x is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.
  • Page 8: Recycling And Disposal

    Disposal instructions for batteries Batteries should not be disposed of with general household waste. Packaging information Philips has marked the packaging with standard symbols designed to promote the recycling and appropriate disposal of your eventual waste. A fi nancial contribution...
  • Page 9: Electric, Magnetic And Electromagnetic Fields ("Emf")

    • Philips is committed to develop, produce and market products that cause no adverse health effects. Important • Philips confi rms that if its products are handled properly for their intended use, they are safe to use according to scientifi c evidence available today.
  • Page 10: Your Se245 Digital Cordless Telephone

    2 Your SE245 Digital Cordless Telephone Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to Philips! To fully benefi t from the support that Philips offers, register your product at 2.1 What’s in the box? SE245 handset Power adaptor SE245 base User manual 2.2 What you will also need...
  • Page 11: Overview Of The Handset

    2.3 Overview of the handset Your SE245 Digital Cordless Telephone 1 Earpiece 2 Display See page 11 for an overview of the display icons. 3 Menu key Enter the main menu. Select the option displayed on screen. Confi rm a menu option – OK is displayed on screen.
  • Page 12 Clear/Mute Open the redial list. Scroll to the right. Delete characters on screen when entering names and numbers. Mute/unmute the microphone during a call. Go back to previous menu level – BACK displayed on screen. Your SE245 Digital Cordless Telephone...
  • Page 13: Handset Display

    Handset ringer is off. Answering machine on. Off when answering machine is off. Flashes when you have new messages. Your SE245 Digital Cordless Telephone Flashes fast when the memory is full. Steady when the handset is registered and within range of the base.
  • Page 14: Overview Of The Base

    2 Play/Stop 3 Answering machine On/Off 4 Delete 5 Skip back 6 Skip forward 7 Speaker volume up/down 8 Paging key (see next page) Action Answering machine on Answering machine off New message(s) Recording Memory Full Your SE245 Digital Cordless Telephone...
  • Page 15: Menu Navigation

    Press to return to standby. Your SE245 Digital Cordless Telephone Standby mode If you do not press any button on the handset for 15 seconds the display will automatically return to standby. It will also...
  • Page 16: Getting Started

    3 Getting started 3.1 Position the base Place the base within reach of the telephone line and electricity sockets. The position in which you place the base can have an effect on the range and performance of your product. Avoid placing the base too close to large metal objects such as fi...
  • Page 17: Install And Charge The Handset Batteries

    • Never use any battery type other than the one supplied. There is a risk of explosion if the batteries are replaced by an incorrect type. Your SE245 is supplied with two rechargeable batteries. Getting started Slide off the battery door (if fi tted).
  • Page 18: Using Multipacks

    If you need to select your country • Press The country name is shown on the display. • Press your country then press The screen language and other important settings are set for the country selected. • Press to go back to the previous screen.
  • Page 19: Using Your Se245

    4 Using your SE245 4.1 Calls 4.1.1 Make a call Press Dial the telephone number. 4.1.2 Pre-dial Enter the phone number (maximum 24 digits). If you make a mistake press Press to dial the phone number entered. 4.1.3 Dial one-touch...
  • Page 20: Call From The Call Log

    4.1.8 Adjust volume During a call, press to answer or loudspeaker volume. The volume level is shown in the handset display. to answer a call. to adjust the earpiece Using your SE245...
  • Page 21: Mute

    Press Note until the If the handset does not belong to the SE240/SE245 range, this again to function may not be available. . Enter the INT 2345 to hang up.
  • Page 22: Transfer An External Call To Another Handset

    Press 4.4 Voicemail If you have subscribed to your network’s voicemail service (if available) your SE245 displays when you have new messages. Depending on your country and network services, the voicemail number may be...
  • Page 23: Dial Your Network Voicemail Service

    You can turn off the When viewing the calls log, press and hold Phonebook 5 Phonebook The SE245 handset phonebook can store up to 100 names and numbers. Note Numbers can be up to 24 digits long and names up to 12 characters long.
  • Page 24: Store An Entry

    The display shows the fi rst entry beginning with N. If required, scroll to the exact entry. Press to dial the entry displayed. 5.2 Store an entry Press is displayed. PHONEBOOK Press is displayed. NEW ENTRY Press is displayed. ENTER NAME Enter a name and press Enter a number.
  • Page 25: Enter A Pause

    5.5 Enter a pause If your SE245 is connected to a switchboard, you may need to enter a pause in a stored number. This gives the switchboard time to get an outside line. A pause is normally stored after the switchboard access code (e.g.
  • Page 26: One-Touch Keys

    Press to confi rm or to return to standby. 5.10 One-touch keys keys have pre-stored phone numbers for one-touch dialling. Note The pre-stored numbers usually give you access to services offered by your network, but this depends on your country and network.
  • Page 27: Caller Id And Call Log

    Press again to open the options menu. Press to select and press Display shows CONFIRM? Press to confi rm. is displayed. NO ENTRY Caller ID and Call log 6 Caller ID and DELETE Call log If you have subscribed to Caller Line Identifi...
  • Page 28: View The Call Log

    network provider. Entries are displayed in chronological order with the most recent call at the top of the list. Note • The call log holds details of up to 20 calls. • When the call log is full, a new call replaces the oldest in the list.
  • Page 29: Save A Number From The Call Log To The Phonebook

    DELETE ALL to the Display shows Press standby. 6.2 Redial The SE245 lets you redial the last fi ve numbers called. Numbers can be up to 24 digits long. 6.2.1 Redial the last number Press The last number dialled is displayed.
  • Page 30: Copy A Redial Number To The Phonebook

    6.2.2 Copy a redial number to the phonebook Press , scroll to the entry you want to copy and press Display shows SAVE . Press NUMBER Enter a name and press Edit the number if required and press is displayed. SAVED Press to return to...
  • Page 31: Clock & Alarm

    7 Clock & Alarm If you subscribe to your network’s Caller Identifi cation service, the time on your SE245 may be set automatically each time you receive a call, depending on your network provider. You can also set or adjust the time using the Clock &...
  • Page 32: Set Alarm Ringer Melody

    7.3 Set alarm ringer melody There are three alarm ringer melodies. Press , scroll and press CLOCK/ALARM Scroll ALARM TONE and press Melodies are played. Scroll MELODY 1 8 Personal settings 8.1 Handset tones Warning When the phone is ringing, avoid holding the earpiece too close to your ear as it may damage your hearing.
  • Page 33: Ringer Melody

    Press is displayed. standby. 8.1.4 First ring Your SE245 will automatically to select detect the Caller Identifi cation (subscription dependent). Your phone will not ring until this information is displayed. If you wish to hear the ring before the Caller Identifi...
  • Page 34: Handset Name

    8.2 Handset name Personalise your handset, for example, with a name or location – Peter or Bedroom. Press , scroll PERSONAL SET Scroll HANDSET and press NAME The current name is displayed. Press to delete the current name. Enter the name you want –...
  • Page 35: Display Language

    It is unlikely that you should need to change this setting unless advised to do so. Note The use of your SE245 cannot be guaranteed on all PABX. Press KEYS ADVANCED SET RECALL TIME again.
  • Page 36: Dial Mode

    9.2 Dial mode The default SE245 dialling mode is suitable for your country and network. It is unlikely that you should need to change this setting unless advised to do so. Press , scroll and press ADVANCED SET Scroll DIAL MODE...
  • Page 37: Baby Call

    Enter the master PIN (default setting 0000) and press Scroll NUMBER press is displayed. NUMBER 1 You can scroll next number, if needed. Press and enter the digits you want to bar. Press to confi rm Press to return to standby.
  • Page 38: Dial A Baby Call Number

    Notes • The instructions described below apply specifi cally to your Philips SE245 handset. If you wish to register another manufacturer’s handset, the instructions may vary. In this case, please refer to the manufacturer of the additional handset.
  • Page 39: Select A Base

    (shown in the handset display). 9.5.2 Select a base You can register your SE245 handset with up to 4 bases. Once registered, you can switch between bases, for example, bases at home and at work.
  • Page 40: Pin

    Note Make a note of your PIN. If you forget your PIN you will need to reset your handset. 9.7 Reset This will reset your SE245 to its default settings. Note Entries stored in the phonebook and new answering machine messages are retained.
  • Page 41: Auto Prefi

    Remote Access Handset screening Base screening 9.8 Auto prefi x You can set the SE245 to detect a dialling number and replace it with another number. You can enter up to a 5 digit number to be detected and replace it with a number of up to 10 digits.
  • Page 42: Using Your Answering Machine

    10 Using your answering machine Your SE245 answering machine records unanswered calls when it is activated. It can store up to 59 messages within the maximum recording time of 12 minutes. Each message can be up to 3 minutes long. Your personal outgoing messages can be up to 1 minute long.
  • Page 43: Delete All Messages

    Press to display the callers identifi cation. Press again to see the date and time of the call. Note If you have not subscribed to the Caller Line Identifi cation this option is not available. This also applies for memo recordings. During playback press to display a list of options.
  • Page 44: Outgoing Messages

    Speak your message. Press to end recording. 10.6 Outgoing messages This is the message your callers hear on the answering machine. There are two pre-recorded outgoing messages, or you can record your own. 10.6.1 Answer & Record The caller can leave a message. The pre-recorded message is “This is an answering machine, please leave your message after...
  • Page 45: Answer Machine Settings

    Press scroll and press ANSW MACHINE Scroll ANSWER and press MODE Scroll ANSWER & RECORD and press ANSWER ONLY Use the select PERSONALISED press is displayed. Press PLAY Current message is played back. • Scroll to select – press RECORD MESS Display shows RECORDING and a beep is emitted.
  • Page 46: Remote Access

    10.8 Remote access Remote access allows you to operate your answering machine and listen to your messages by calling your SE245 from another phone. The default setting is activated. Call your SE245. When you hear your outgoing message, press #.
  • Page 47: Switch Handset Call

    At the base : When a caller is leaving a message, press to adjust the volume to listen to your caller. To interrupt and take the call on the handset, press 10.9.1 Switch handset call screening on/off Press scroll and press ANSW MACHINE Scroll ANSW...
  • Page 48: Maintenance And Replacement

    11 Maintenance and replacement 11.1 Cleaning • Simply clean the handset and base with a damp(not wet) cloth, or an anti-static wipe. • Never use household polish as this will damage the product. • Never use a dry cloth as this may cause a static shock.
  • Page 49: Technical Data

    Partially charged. Running low. Technical date Battery type The batteries that are used on your SE245 are AAA NiMh 550mAh. Out of range warning In ideal conditions the range of the phone is up to 50 metres indoors and 300 metres outdoors.
  • Page 50: Frequently Asked Questions

    13 Frequently asked questions Charging icon is not blinking when the handset is placed on the base • Bad battery contact – move the handset slightly. • Dirty contact – Clean the battery contact with a cloth moistened with alcohol.
  • Page 51 Caller Line Identifi cation (CLI) service does not work Check your subscription with your network operator. Phonebook A phonebook entry cannot be stored The phonebook is full. Delete an entry to free memory. Display No display • Try recharging or replacing the batteries.
  • Page 52 • Answer mode may be set to Answer Only. Change the mode to Answer & Record. Cannot access messages remotely • Remote access may be switched off. • If wrong PIN is entered a beep is played. You can enter the PIN once again.
  • Page 53: Index

    14 Index Access the redial list 10, 27 Add entry to phonebook 22 Adjust earpiece volume 9, 18 Answer a call 9, 18 Base overview 12 Box contents 8 Caller identifi cation 25 Call another handset 19 Call a number from the call log 18 Call from the phonebook 17 Call network voicemail 20...
  • Page 54 Listen to your message 40 Lock the keypad 9, 33 Loudspeaker volume 12, 18, 44 Make a call 17 Memory full 45 Menu navigation 13 Navigate the menu 13 New message 12, 40 One-touch keys 9, 17, 24 Outgoing message 42 Page a handset 13 Pre-dial a number 17 Put a caller on hold to answer...
  • Page 55 View a call log 26 View phonebook entries 21, 23 Index...
  • Page 56 © 2007 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part is prohibited without the written consent of the copyright owner. Document order number : 3111 285 38022 Printed in China...

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