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Philips E-GSM 1800 User Manual

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  • Page 2: 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 3: Main Menu

    Access Press QuickCall Access the Names list Press > Access the Press Sound Album < Access the Press Picture album Access the Press Call list Call list missed, dialled and received. Access the Press idle mode. Main Menu Go to previous menu Press available.
  • Page 4: How To Use This Manual

    These chapters treat each element of one at a time. Main Menu After Chapter 12 appear the sections for Icons & Symbols, Precautions, Philips authentic accessories, SAR information available publication, otherwise included as a separate document), and finally the Declaration of Conformity.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    1. Getting Started ...1 Inserting the SIM card ...1 Switching on the phone ...2 Charging the battery ...3 Setting Hotkeys ...3 2. Calling ...4 Make a call ...4 Answer and end a call ...4 Adjust the earpiece volume ...4 Call handsfree ...5 Options during a call ...5 Quickcall ...6 Handling multiple calls ...6...
  • Page 6 ... 56 Counters ... 56 Settings ... 57 Call list ... 58 Icons & symbols ... 59 Troubleshooting ... 60 Philips Authentic Accessories Precautions ... 64 SAR Information - EU (RTTE) SAR Information - International (ICNIRP) ... 70 ... 62...
  • Page 7: Getting Started

    1. Getting Started Please read the safety instructions in the "Precautions" section before use. To use your phone, you must insert a valid SIM card supplied by a GSM operator or retailer. The SIM card contains your subscription information, your mobile telephone number, and a memory in which you can store phone numbers and messages (for more information, see “Address book”...
  • Page 8: Switching On The Phone

    Replace the battery as shown below, connectors downwards. Replace the back cover as shown below: hook the housing into the hindge on the top of the phone, then press the bottom down until the latch catches. Remove the protective film covering the screen, the camera and the infrared lenses before using the phone.
  • Page 9: Charging The Battery

    Charging the battery Your phone is powered by a rechargeable battery. A new battery is partially charged and a sound alert will warn you when the battery reaches low, if the battery alert in (see “Sounds alerts” on page 42). Once the battery and battery cover are back in place you can charge the phone.
  • Page 10: Calling

    2. Calling Make a call From the idle screen In idle mode, enter the phone number using the keypad. To correct an error, press R <C. Press ( to dial. Press ) or R End call to hang up. For an international call, long press * to enter the "+"...
  • Page 11: Call Handsfree

    Call handsfree For your own comfort and safety, ensure you move the phone away from your ear when calling handsfree, especially when increasing the volume. In idle mode, enter the phone number using the keypad or select a contact in the phonebook. Press , or L Options and press,or L Select.
  • Page 12: Quickcall

    Notepad allows you to note down a number. You can then store it in the phonebook, call it, or send a message to this number. Quickcall feature, press + when in idle To access the Quickcall mode. It allows you to set your four most frequently dialled numbers.
  • Page 13: Conference Call

    Answering a second call When you receive a second call while being already in communication, the phone emits a beep alert and the screen displays waiting. You can then: Call Press( To answer the call (the first one is put on hold). Press) To reject the call.
  • Page 14 private call with this member only (other members are put on hold). Press ) to disconnect all calls at once. If there is an incoming call during the conference call and there are less than five members, you can accept this new call and add this member to the call (if five members are already connected, you can answer the call, but not add it to the conference).
  • Page 15: Text Entry

    3. Text Entry Text can be entered in editing screens in two different ® ways: by using T9 Predictive Text Input or basic text input. The techniques for using these two methods are discussed below. ® text input ® Predictive Text Input is an intelligent editing mode for entering text on a mobile phone.
  • Page 16: Basic Text Input

    Press R to open a basic text editing screen. Spell Enter the new word without spaces using the methods described below and press L are then returned to the message you were composing and the new word is inserted. Language You can switch input language while writing a message by long-pressing the # key.
  • Page 17: Business

    4. Business This menu contains features and options designed to help you keep you organised and informed while on the move. Calculator Your phone has a built-in calculator that you can use to perform basic calculations. Numbers are entered with the keypad and operators with the navigation keys as indicated in the table below: Press>or the * key.
  • Page 18: World Clock

    Enter the starting and ending date and time of the event and name it (e.g. "Meeting with Smith"). Set a reminder and a frequency: alerts will be triggered at the chosen time. The reminder only applies to Meeting and To Do events.
  • Page 19: Sound Recording

    Local settings Allows you to set the time by Set time pressing the appropriate keys. Own time zone Move+or-to select the time zone corresponding to your area. Allows you to set the daylight Daylight saving saving option local time zone. World clock Activate this option if you want to display both the local time and the time of another time zone on the...
  • Page 20: Alarm Clock

    Press R to access the list of all recordings. Back When you select a sound file, it is played automatically in a loop. Press options. You can Play recording, Rename Set as ringer, As SMS/MMS ringer can also send it by Email, IrDA or MMS. A flashing warning sign indicates that your recording will soon reach the maximum authorized length.
  • Page 21: Receiving Data

    Files that are copyright protected cannot be sent. When connecting with a PC, make sure you have activated its infrared option. Position of devices Before transmitting data between two devices, they must be correctly positioned in relation to one another. Make sure that: •...
  • Page 22: Auto Switch On / Off

    Auto Switch On / Off These two separate menus allow you to set your mobile phone to switch itself on or off at pre-set times. This lets you extend your phone’s battery life (e.g. during the night), not be disturbed at given times and have your phone switch back on automatically.
  • Page 23: Multimedia

    5. Multimedia Memory status This menu allows you to display the percentage of memory available in your phone. Various features share the memory capacity: pictures, sounds, recorded memos and voice tags for voice commands, stored messages, phonebook and organiser entries, games, etc. Press to check the memory status.
  • Page 24: Picture Album

    Once in a list, you can then select a sound file and press to access the menu options listed below. To send the selected sound file via Send by... (see page 31), via E-mail page 14) or Note that sound folder cannot be sent via Recordings MMS.
  • Page 25: Demo Mode

    Send by... To send the selected file via (see page 31), via page 14) or Note that you cannot send pictures that are protected by copyright. To set the selected picture as Set as wallpaper. wallpaper Use this menu to access the Modify picture following options:...
  • Page 26: Tv Slideshow

    TV screen via the TV Link accessory. TV Link may not supplied with your product. In this case, you must purchase it separately. See “Philips Authentic Accessories” on page 62 for details. Manual This menu allows you to display the pictures manually.
  • Page 27: Entertainment

    Your mobile phone may have been pre-configured. If not, settings can be configured "over the air", via the club Philips website. Connect to, select your country, then Mobile content > Other services > WAP. Note that this service isn’t available if your country and/or mobile doesn’t appear in the list.
  • Page 28 Select and start entering the new name Add bookmark for the edit screen to appear. Press,, then proceed the same way to enter the URL address. menu allows you to Manage bookmarks Edit the selected bookmark. Go to URL This menu allows you to enter a WAP site address and to connect directly when selecting it (a quick way to access WAP addresses without saving them as bookmarks).
  • Page 29 • allow you to define a Proxy address Proxy port gateway address and port number to be used when launching a WAP connection using the selected profile. • Security: to display the list of installed security (then display its details or delete it), the Certificates or the Session info...
  • Page 30: Brick Game

    Brick game The goal of this game is to destroy bricks by hitting them with a ball. Destroying all bricks give you access to the next level. Keys used are the following: 4 and 6 To move the racket left or right. * and # To start the game by throwing the ball left or right.
  • Page 31 Network access To select the type of network used when Bearer launching a connection and to configure the corresponding settings. • or GPRS: your mobile will only use the GSM or the GPRS network for e-mail connections. • first: your mobile will first try to GPRS connect to the GPRS network, then to the GSM network if the GPRS...
  • Page 32: Wap

    Your mobile phone may have been pre-configured. If not, settings can be configured "over the air", via the club Philips website. Connect to, select your country, then Mobile content > Other services > WAP. Note that this service isn’t available if your country and/or mobile doesn’t appear in the list.
  • Page 33: Messages

    8. Messages Settings My dictionnary This feature allows you to enrich the T9 dictionary used for writing messages. For detailed information on entering with T9, please see “T9® text input” on page 9). Select to create and store a new word, <New>...
  • Page 34 phone may have been pre-configured. To change the settings, choose an MMS profile in the list and select to access the settings described below. Modify Application settings Retrieval Allows you to choose from: • Manual: you connect manually to mode server notification in the Inbox, selecting to download, then Play.
  • Page 35 Network settings To choose a connection profile from Network access the ones you have set (see “Access settings” on page 43). To select the type of network used Bearer when launching a connection: GSM, GPRS GPRS first. To enter the MMS address of the MMS center server you will connect to.
  • Page 36 GPRS settings If using GSM is like a dial-up internet connection, a GPRS connection would be the equivalent of broadband. GPRS (or Global Packet Radio Service) is a protocol for sending data rapidly using a radio signal. To configure a GPRS connection, you may need to provide a a user name and password, although some GPRS connections function without them.
  • Page 37: Create Message

    Advanced The port number on the POP3 Port POP3 server. This is usually port 110. The port number on the SMTP Port SMTP server. This is usually port 25. The IP address of your Domain address Name Server. SMTP SMTP authentication is usually set to Off.
  • Page 38: New Sms

    such as a JPEG picture. Once received, your messages can be forwarded and the attachments visualised with the appropriate software. If you exit the Send e-mail menu before sending your e-mail or if you cancel the sending while it takes place, the e-mail content is deleted without being stored.
  • Page 39 Create To design your message. Enter your text and press options: Save To store the current message and its attachments in the To send the current message. Send now To attach a melody. Add sound To attach an image or an animation. Add graphic To change the language for typing.
  • Page 40: Inbox

    Delete slide To delete the selected page (if there is more than one in the message). Save To save your message as a draft that you can edit, complete and send as draft later on. To save your message as a template, Save that you can use as a basis for other as template...
  • Page 41 If the e-mail you have received contains attachments (an image, a text file, or another e-mail), they are identified by a specific icon: Contains the details of the e-mail header (date and time, sender’s e-mail address, etc.), press , to display these details. The text of the e-mail itself can be viewed as an attachment, press , to read it (no advanced options in this case).
  • Page 42 Delete To mark the e-mail to be deleted (select this option again to unmark it). When you exit the E-mail menu, you will be asked to confirm deletion of the selected item(s) from the e-mail server. To reply to the sender (whose address will Reply be automatically added to the list).
  • Page 43 Store graphic To save the graphic and/or animation that was sent together with the SMS. This menu is only visible if there is an image to extract. If someone sends you an MMS, an icon and a sound alert will inform. If the sender of the message has asked for a Read report, a prompt will ask you to send...
  • Page 44: Mms Outbox

    Do NOT delete notifications before you have retrieved the MMS, or you will not be able to retrieve the MMS. Notifications are automatically deleted once you have received the full MMS. Drafts Lists all messages automatically saved if you quit the MMS or SMS menu before saving or sending your message.
  • Page 45: Settings

    9. Settings This menu allows you to change the settings related to each available option (sounds, time and date, security, etc.) and to customise your phone. Time and date Summer time Allows you to set the daylight saving to summer time) or (in winter time).
  • Page 46: Pin Protection

    Change codes Allows you to change your well as the call Barring code. Depending on your SIM card, some features or options may require a PIN2 secret code given to you by your operator. If you enter a wrong PIN2 code 3 times, your SIM card is blocked.
  • Page 47: Profiles

    Home). In both cases, International calls Intl. Exc. Cancel option applies to all calls at once. The Status option allows you to know whether a type of call is barred or not. This feature is network dependent and requires a specific call barring password supplied by your service provider.
  • Page 48: Display

    Scroll through the list and wait a few seconds to hear the difference. Auto switch on & off sound Allows you to set the sounds of your mobile phone when you switch it on or off. Key tones Allows you to switch the key tones Sounds alerts Allows you to set alert sounds for the following items: •...
  • Page 49: Network

    Screen saver Allows you to set the Screen saver On, it will run a slide show in idle mode, by using the jpeg file(s) you have stored in your phone and selected. Settings the Screen saver Off automatically activates the Economy mode, i.e., the current time displayed on a white background.
  • Page 50 the selected profile will be used to connect to the GSM or GPRS network. Options described below are operator and/or subscription dependent. Error messages during connections are mainly due to incorrect parameters: contact your operator before first use, in order to have the appropriate settings, which you may receive by SMS in some cases.
  • Page 51: Shortcuts

    network you want to register with and press , to confirm. Preferred list Allows you to build a network list in order of preference. Once defined, the phone will try to register on the network, according to your preferences. Shortcuts This feature allows you to configure shortcuts to the features and options you access most frequently.
  • Page 52: Language

    The next menu gives you access to Delete, Play, Change function Change voice to create another voice tag. Back To use the voice command, press and hold , when in idle mode, then say the recorded voice tag. To reprogram a voice command: select it, press and select function.
  • Page 53: Camera

    10. Camera Your mobile phone features a built-in digital camera. You can take pictures, store them in your phone or transfer them to your PC via Infrared, use them as wallpaper or send them to your friends via MMS or Email.
  • Page 54 Store To save the picture in your personal photos folder using the default numbering (you can then rename it from the folder itself). To send the picture by MMS, E-mail or Send Infrared. by... To save the picture and modify it (see Modify “Picture album”...
  • Page 55: Camera Menu

    Camera menu This section describes in detail the options when pressing L Menu mode, before taking a picture. My photos When you take a picture and save it, the file is stored in your folder. When you open the menu, My photos your photos are displayed as thumbnails.
  • Page 56 When the camera is finished processing the images, they are displayed on screen as thumbnails. You may then press L to access the options described Options below. Save To save the selected image. Save all To save all the images in the group. To send the selected image by MMS, Send by...
  • Page 57: Help

    Settings Use this menu option to choose the size Resolution of the photos you take. The options are: • VGA (640 x 480) • Medium (320 x 240) • Screensize (128 x 160) Please note that the higher the resolution, the larger the file size. This menu allows you to adjust the Picture quality...
  • Page 58: Address Book

    11. Address book Contacts are stored in one of the two available phonebooks: in your SIM card (number of entries depending on capacity) or in your phone (up to 999 names). When entering new names, they will only be added to the phonebook you have selected. Copy to phone This option will copy the content of your SIM card into your phone.
  • Page 59 The number of the selected contact will appear in a highlighted line, at the bottom of the screen. To search for a given name: 1 to 9 Press the key for the letter that you and # want to go to in the list (e.g. press 8 twice to access the letter "U").
  • Page 60 Voice dial To set a voice tag that will call the contact when page 46). To set a direct access to this contact by Flash dial linking to a key (see page 45). The first number you enter becomes Make default number default...
  • Page 61: Add A Contact

    Add a contact To the SIM phonebook contact, then press L Select Add a , OK. 2. Enter the name and press L OK. 3. Enter the relevant number, then select the type of number allocated to the name (Phone, Data) and press to store this name in your phonebook.
  • Page 62: Call Info

    12. Call Info The menus described in this section are used for managing how your mobile phone handles calls and their related costs. Counters This menu allows you to track the cost and duration of your calls. Most options mentioned below dependent.
  • Page 63: Settings

    • Show balance to check the remaining credit (based on the Cost limit). • Cancel cost limit • to enter the cost limit Cost limit used in the Show balance menu. • Charge rate to set the rate per unit. First enter the currency used (3 characters maximum), then enter the cost per unit.
  • Page 64: Call List

    Conditional Allows you to choose when you want to divert incoming calls: reply, If not reachable Each option independently. Will display the status of all call Status forwarding. Before activating this option, you must enter your voice mailbox number (see next section). This feature is subscription dependent, and different from the call transfer, which takes place when one/several calls are in progress.
  • Page 65: Icons & Symbols

    Icons & symbols In idle mode, several symbols can be displayed simultaneously on the main screen. If the network symbol isn’t displayed, the network is not currently available. You may be in a bad reception area, moving to a different location may help. - Your phone will not ring when Silent receiving a call.
  • Page 66: 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 67 You can’t receive and/or store pictures A picture may not be accepted by your mobile phone if it is too large, if its name is too long, or if it doesn’t have the correct file format. You have the feeling that you miss some calls Check your call divert options.
  • Page 68: 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 69 with these applications (refer to their respective user guides for detailed information). TV Link This data cable allows you to display a slide show on your TV. Simply connect the data end of the cable to the headset connector, then connect the video end to the video IN connector of your TV or VCR.
  • Page 70: 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 71: Always Switch Off Your Phone

    Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directive 1999/5/EC. 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 72: Improved Performance

    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...
  • Page 73: Your Mobile Phone And Your Car

    Philips has marked the battery and packaging with standard symbols designed to promote the recycling and appropriate disposal of your eventual waste. The battery should not be disposed of with general household waste.
  • Page 74 JAVA is a trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc. ® is a trademark of Tegic Communications Inc. Tegic Euro. Pat. App. 0842463 In-Fusio and the games engine Exen trademarks of In-Fusio France.
  • Page 75: Sar Information - Eu (Rtte)

    The highest SAR value for this Philips 362 / CT 3622 model phone when tested for compliance against the standard was 0.124 W/kg. While there may be differences between the SAR levels of various phones and at various positions, they all meet the EU requirements for RF exposure.
  • Page 76: Sar Information - International (Icnirp)

    The highest SAR value for this Philips 362 / CT 3622 model phone when tested for use at the ear is 0.124 W/kg. While there may be differences between the SAR levels of various phones and at various positions, they all meet the relevant international guidelines for RF exposure.
  • Page 77: Declaration Of Conformity

    KT12 4RQ, UK Identification mark: 0168 Le Mans, 22nd June, 2005 In case your Philips product is not working correctly or is defective, please return your phone to the place of purchase or to the Philips National Service Center.

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