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Philips 191 User Manual

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Philips continuously strives to improve its products.
Therefore, Philips reserves the rights to revise this user
guide or withdraw it at any time without prior notice.
Philips provides this user guide "as is" and does not
accept, except as required by applicable law, liability for
any error, omission or discrepancy between this user
guide and the product described. The device is meant to
be connected to GSM/GPRS networks.
How to ...
Switch the phone
Store numbers in
Make a call
Hang up and
on/off key
Answer a call
End a call
Reject a call
Adjust earpiece
Access main menu
Access to SMS
Access to date and
time settings
Long press ).
Enter the phone number and
press L to save.
Enter the phone number
using the keypad and press
( to dial.
Press ( when your phone
Press ).
Press ) when your phone
Press + or - during a call.
Press - or R in idle mode.
Press L in idle mode.
Press > in idle mode.
Press < in idle mode.



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  • Page 1: Discover Your Phone

    Therefore, Philips reserves the rights to revise this user guide or withdraw it at any time without prior notice. Philips provides this user guide “as is” and does not accept, except as required by applicable law, liability for any error, omission or discrepancy between this user guide and the product described.
  • Page 2 Press + in idle mode. Access to volume Press ( in idle mode. The Access to Call list call list displays the calls missed, the incoming calls and outgoing calls. Long press * key in idle Switch to silent mode mode to toggle between the silent mode and normal mode.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    1. Getting Started ... 4 Insert the SIM card ... 4 Switch on the phone ... 5 Charge the battery ... 6 2. Calling ... 7 Make a call ... 7 Make an Emergency call ... 7 Answer and end a call ... 7 Options during a call ...
  • Page 4 Icons & symbols ...25 Precautions ...26 Troubleshooting ...31 Philips Authentic Accessories ...33 SAR Information - International (ICNIRP) ...34 Limited warranty ...35 Declaration of conformity ...38...
  • Page 5: Getting Started

    1. Getting Started Please read the safety instructions in the “Precautions” section before using your phone. To use your phone, you must insert a valid SIM card supplied by your GSM operator or retailer. The SIM card contains your subscription information, your mobile phone number and a memory in which you can store phone numbers and messages.
  • Page 6: Switch On The Phone

    Insert the SIM card Make sure the clipped corner of the SIM card is facing the correct direction and the metallic contacts facing downwards. Slide the SIM card into the SIM card slot until it stops. Replace the battery Slide the battery back to its slot, with the gold contacts facing downwards until it stops.
  • Page 7: Charge The Battery

    Charge the battery Your phone is powered by a rechargeable battery. A new battery is partially charged and an alarm will warn you when the battery level is low. If the battery is empty, it needs to be charged for 2 or 3 minutes before the battery symbol indicators flash.
  • Page 8: Calling

    2. Calling Make a call From idle screen 1. In idle mode, enter the phone number using the keypad. To correct an error, press R. 2. Press ( to dial the number. 3. Press ) to hang up. To make an international call, long press 0 to insert the international prefix “+”.
  • Page 9: Adjust Earpiece Volume

    Adjust earpiece volume During a call, press + or - navigation key to increase or decrease the volume. Handle multiple calls You can handle two or more calls at the same time, as well as make conference calls using your phone. The availability of this feature is dependent on your network operator and/or subscription.
  • Page 10: Text Or Number Entry

    3. Text or number Entry Input Method Your phone supports 3 types of input methods: Multitap ABC/Abc/abc Numeric Symbols During text editing, short press # to switch between multitap and numeric mode. The status bar at the top of the screen will display the current input method. represent Multi-tap upper, Smart Multi-tap and Multi-tap lower case English input and represents numeric input.
  • Page 11: Symbol Input

    g h i 4 ì í j k l 5 £ m n o 6 ö ø ò ñ ó p q r s 7 β $ t u v 8 ù ü ú w x y z 9 Numeric input 1.
  • Page 12: Messaging

    4. Messaging This menu allows you to send text messages using Short Messaging Service (SMS), as well as manage the messages you have sent and received. New SMS To compose and send an SMS, select When you finish writing your message, press L Options access the next options: Send...
  • Page 13: Message Settings

    When you are in the Outbox list, select a message and press L to read it. Then press L access the following options: Send Send the selected SMS. Forward Edit and forward the selected message. Call Call the recipient. Store Number Save the number of the sender.
  • Page 14 Autosave SMS When this automatically save the SMS sent under Outbox. Delivery Report When On, this option will notify you via SMS whether your recipient has received your SMS. This feature dependent. Alert Period Allows you to select the duration you will receive the alert for the incoming messages.
  • Page 15: Contacts

    5. Contacts Contacts are stored in one of the two available phonebooks: SIM phonebook (located on your SIM card, by which the number of entries you can store depends on the card capacity) or the Smart Phonebook (located on your phone, which allows you to store up to 100 names).
  • Page 16: Special Numbers

    Special Numbers My Numbers My Numbers The option should contain your own phone number. If not, we recommend that you enter your own mobile phone number and other relevant information. Voice mail This menu allows you to view voice mail server number and listen to voice mail.
  • Page 17: Memory Status

    Default Contact List SIM Only Phone Only Select as the default memory. Contacts, all of your contacts stored in If you select your SIM and phone will be displayed under Contacts. Select Phone as default memory. Copy to phone/SIM You can copy all the contacts in your phonebook to your SIM card and vice-versa.
  • Page 18: Calls

    6. Calls Your mobile phone can provide you with a list of outgoing and incoming calls, attempts at auto re- dialling, as well as call details. The different types of calls, Outgoing calls, calls (Incoming Call Duration) are displayed in chronological order with the most recent call on top.
  • Page 19: Tools

    7. Tools This menu contains features and options designed for your personal use. Alarm Your mobile phone has a built-in alarm clock. You can set up to three separate alarms. To set an alarm, follow the steps below. 1. Select an alarm and press L OK. 2.
  • Page 20: Creating A New Event

    Creating a new event 1. Select in the calendar the date of the event you want to create. Options Add new 2. Select L > 3. Enter the subject and the location. Press L and L to confirm 4. Enter the starting and ending time of the event and set a frequency.
  • Page 21: Settings

    8. Settings This menu allows you to change the settings associated with each available option in your phone. General Language Allows you to select a language for all the menu texts. Press + or - to browse the list of languages and press L OK.
  • Page 22: Display

    Phone Lock Allows you to set the phone protection to prevent the unauthorized use of your phone. When On, you will be asked to select Power-On Verify with New SIM. Then you will be asked to enter the phone lock password. The default phone lock password is 0000.
  • Page 23: Sounds

    Sounds This menu allows you to set the ring of the incoming call, new message and so on. It also allows you to set the ringtone, volume of the ring and the alert type so that your phone fits all kinds of environments. Select Sounds to access the following options: Ringtones...
  • Page 24: Network Setup

    Caller ID Hide Identity Allows you to show your phone number to your correspondent). You can Set by also select to have this option Network Setup This menu allows you to select the service network. You can select: Automatic Your phone will automatically select and register to an available network.
  • Page 25: Stk Applications

    9. STK Applications The structure and name under this menu are configured by your network operator and stored in the SIM card. The services differ according to the STK provider. This menu provides value-added services which differ according to the operator. Please check with your operator for details.
  • Page 26: Icons & Symbols

    Icons & symbols In idle mode, several symbols can be displayed simultaneously on the main screen. If the network symbol is not displayed, the network is currently not available. You may be in a bad reception area; moving to a different location may help. Silent - Your phone will not ring when when receiving a call.
  • Page 27: Precautions

    Precautions Radio Waves Your cellular mobile phone is a low power radio transmitter and receiver. When it is operating, it sends and receives radio waves. The radio waves carry your voice or data signal to a base station that is connected to the telephone network.
  • Page 28: Always Switch Off Your Phone

    Always switch off your phone... Inadequately protected or sensitive electronic equipment may be affected by radio energy. This interference can lead to accidents. Before boarding an aircraft and/or when packing the phone in your luggage: the use of mobile phones in an aircraft may be dangerous for the operation of the aircraft, disrupt the mobile phones network and may be illegal.
  • Page 29: Battery Information

    You should only use Philips Authentic Accessories, as the use of any other accessories may damage your phone and will make all guarantees for your Philips phone null and void. Make sure damaged parts are replaced immediately by a qualified technician and that they are replaced with genuine Philips replacement parts.
  • Page 30: Environmental Care

    Philips has marked the battery and packaging with standard symbols designed to promote the recycling and appropriate disposal of your eventual waste. The labelled packaging material is recyclable.
  • Page 31 When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached to a product it means the product is covered by the European Directive 2002/96/EC Please inform yourself about the local separate collection system for electrical and electronic products. Please act according to your local rules and do not dispose of your old products with your normal household waste.
  • Page 32: Troubleshooting

    Your battery seems to over heat You might be using a charger that was not intended for 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 33 When attempting to use a feature in the menu, the mobile displays NOT ALLOWED Some features are network dependent. They are only available, therefore, if the network or your subscription supports them. Contact your operator for detailed information on this subject. Your phone is not charging If your battery is completely flat, it might take several minutes of pre-charge (up to 5 minutes in some cases)
  • Page 34: Philips Authentic Accessories

    Additional accessories may also be provided or sold separately. Package contents may therefore vary. To maximise the performance of your Philips mobile phone and not to void the warranty, always purchase Philips Authentic Accessories that are specially designed for use with your phone.
  • Page 35: Sar Information - International (Icnirp)

    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 191 when tested for compliance against the standard was 1,37 W/kg for ICNIRP recommendation.
  • Page 36: Limited Warranty

    The limited warranty for original Philips rechargeable battery extends for six (6) months from the date of purchase. 3. What Will Philips Do if The Product is Not Free From Material Defects in Materials and Workmanship During The Limited Warranty...
  • Page 37 Normal wear and tear or Force Majeure. 5. How Do You Get Warranty Service? Return the Product to an authorized service center of Philips. You may contact the local Philips office for the location of the nearest authorized service center.
  • Page 38 OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY. This limited warranty represents the complete and exclusive agreement between the Consumer and Philips with respect to this cellular Product and it supercedes all prior agreements between the parties, oral or written, and all other communications between the parties relating to the subject matter of this limited warranty.
  • Page 39: Declaration Of Conformity

    11 Science and Technology Road, Shenzhen Hi-tech Industrial Park, Nanshan District, Shenzhen 518057 China declare under our sole responsibility that the product Philips 191 Cellular Mobile Radio GSM 900/1800 TAC: 35377702 to which this declaration relates, is in conformity with the following Standards:...

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