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Philips E-GSM 900/1800 Owner's 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: The Carousel

    Use the Browse the list by moving Contacts call the selected name. Access the Press Call list Go to previous menu Press Quickly return to idle Press when browsing menus hold Launch Press and hold Open the menu Press Open the Press Sound Album Lock/Unlock the keypad...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    1. Getting started ...1 Insert the SIM card ...1 Set date and time ...2 Copy the SIM phonebook ...2 Switch on the phone ...2 Charge the battery ...2 2. Main features ...4 Access and view the phonebook ...4 Make a call ...4 Answer and end a call ...4 Adjust the earpiece volume ...4 Mute/Unmute the microphone ...4...
  • Page 5 ... 24 Call settings ... 24 Call list ... 25 Counters ... 25 10. Operator ... 26 WAP ... 26 Handling several calls ... 28 Icons & symbols ... 30 Precautions ... 31 Troubleshooting ... 34 Philips authentic accessories ... 37...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    1 • Getting started Read the safety instructions in the “Precautions” section before use. To use your phone, you must insert a valid SIM card supplied by your operator or retailer. The SIM card contains your subscription and a memory in which you can store phone numbers and messages.
  • Page 7: Set Date And Time

    Switch on the phone To switch on the phone, long press PIN code if required (i.e. the 4- to 8-digit secret code of your SIM card). It is preconfigured and communicated to you by your operator or retailer. To personalise the PIN code, see “Change codes” page 14.
  • Page 8: Getting Started

    plug it into a main AC power socket with easy access to the other end. Getting started The battery symbol indicates the state of charge: - During charging the 4 charge indicators scroll; it takes around 2.30 hours to fully recharge your mobile phone.
  • Page 9: Main Features

    2 • Main features Access and view the phonebook In idle mode, press . Depending on the selected phonebook (in SIM or in phone, see page 8), the content that appears on the screen may vary. To view the phonebook during a call, press select Names List.
  • Page 10: Change The Ringer

    microphone, press , select Unmute by pressing Change the ringer Select Settings > Sounds > Ringtone, press move to select a ringer. Press Activate the vibra alert If you want your phone to vibrate when you receive a call, activate the vibra alert by selecting >...
  • Page 11: Text Or Number Entry

    3 • Text or number entry Text can be entered in editing screens in two different ways: by using T9 ® predictive text input, or basic text input. Two other modes for numbers and punctuation marks are also available. Icons appearing on the screen indicate the active text mode.
  • Page 12: Basic Text Input

    Basic text input If you wish to access the basic text input, press This method requires multiple key presses to reach the desired character: the letter "h" is the second letter on key, so you must press it twice to enter "h". Example: how to enter the word "home": Press (GHI)
  • Page 13: Contacts

    4 • Contacts 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 99 names). When entering new names, they will only be added to the selected phonebook. 99 is the maximum number of name cards, provided that other features (sounds, pictures, etc.) are not using a significant amount of the phone’s memory.
  • Page 14: Fotocall: See & Hear Who's Calling

    and press to store this name in your phonebook. A number is limited to 40 digits, depending on your SIM card. Entering international prefix, country & area codes allows you to dial a number from any location. In the phone phonebook Press when in idle mode and select <New>.
  • Page 15: Edit And Manage Contacts

    > > Contacts Settings Groups a group to be identified. Rename the group and select the to be associated to this group. Picture Back to idle mode, press phonebook. Select a contact you wish to link to this group, then choose Select group the group of your choice.
  • Page 16 Show To display the details of the selected field. Change To change or to define the field type of the selected number. type Alphanumeric fields can only be changed or deleted. Contacts...
  • Page 17: Settings

    5 • Settings This menu allows you to customise your phone and change the settings related to each available option (sounds, time and date, security, etc.). Sounds Ringer volume Press to select the volume of your ringer from Silent to Increasing. This setting also applies to the messages ringer.
  • Page 18: Hotkeys

    > and selected. Use to select the pictures of your choice, then press to activate the screen saver. Economic mode When On, this mode displays the current time on a background when the phone is in idle. It increases battery life. Backlight Backlight is activated when receiving incoming calls or messages, browsing menus, etc.
  • Page 19: Language

    Set time Allows you to set the time by pressing the appropriate numeric keys. You can also use decrease the time minute by minute. Set date Allows you to set the date by pressing the appropriate numeric keys. You can also use Language Allows you to select a language for all menu texts.
  • Page 20: Network

    Call barring Network dependent. This requires a specific call barring password supplied by your service provider. Allows you to limit the use of your phone to specific calls by letting you bar both Outgoing calls. In all cases, the option of these menus Cancel applies to all calls at once.
  • Page 21 GSM Settings To change the GSM settings: Login, Password, needed to establish the number connection and provided by your operator, Inactivity time of over 30 seconds after which phone automatically if a connection was in progress). Phone (a value disconnects Settings...
  • Page 22: Messages

    6 • Messages This menu allows you to send short messages (SMS) with sounds, animations or pictures, as well as manage the ones you receive. Send SMS This menu allows you to send an SMS to one or several contacts. Choose from three different types of messages: <New>...
  • Page 23 Outbox When the option is Auto Save SMS messages you sent are stored in this menu. Inbox This menu allows you to read your SMS. The number indicates the number of unread message(s). When a message is displayed, press following options: Delete all To delete all the messages at once.
  • Page 24: Broadcast Sms

    Delivery When On, this option will inform you report via SMS whether your own SMS was received or not. This feature is subscription dependent. When this Auto save automatically save messages sent in the menu. Outbox Archive This menu allows you to consult all stored messages in the phone’s memory.
  • Page 25: Multimedia

    7 • Multimedia Sound album This menu allows you to manage and listen to the sounds stored in your mobile phone. Select a sound and press to access the following options: To delete all sounds at once. Delete all Copyright protected melodies cannot be deleted.
  • Page 26: Memory Status

    Memory status This menu allows you to display the percentage of memory available in your phone. Several features share the mobile capacity: pictures and sound albums, archive messages, phonebook entries, etc. Multimedia Press to check the general memory status (in Kilobytes, KB).
  • Page 27: Games & Applications

    8 • Games & Applications Calculator This menu provides the following functions: Press once or press Addition Press twice or press Substraction Multiplication Press 3 times or press Division Press 4 times or press Press Equals Enter the figures using the keypad. Calculator accuracy is to 2 decimal places and is rounded up to the higher decimal figure.
  • Page 28: Games

    Games Your phone is supplied with 3 games: Brick, Snake and Master mind. Brick Goal: destroy the bricks by hitting them with a ball. To move the racket left or right. To throw the ball. To pause/resume the game. Snake Goal: feed the snake without it touching the wall.
  • Page 29: Call Information

    9 • Call information Call settings This menu allows you to set all the call options (call forward, waiting, etc.). Call forward To divert incoming calls to your mailbox or to a number (whether in your Contacts Data calls, Voice calls calls.
  • Page 30: Call List

    Any key answer When this option is active, you can accept a call by pressing any key, except (which is used to reject a call). Call waiting When this option is active, you hear a beep if someone tries to call you while already on a call. Select the Status option to check whether the call waiting is active or not.
  • Page 31: Operator

    "over the air", via the club Philips website. then select your country. Note that this service isn’t available if your country and/or mobile doesn’t appear in the list. In this case, contact your operator for information.
  • Page 32 Press while browsing, then select Bookmarks: the Name and URL fields will be automatically filled in with the information of the page you are browsing. Select and start entering the new name Add bookmark for the edit screen to appear. Press the same way to enter the URL address.
  • Page 33: Handling Several Calls

    quick access to WAP services: press to the WAP site. If your push inbox is full, a message will ask you to delete some messages in WAP > Push Inbox. Options While browsing, press the key to access: Homepage To access the homepage of the WAP site you are browsing.
  • Page 34: Conference Call

    Answering a second call When you receive a second call while already in communication, the phone emits a beep alert and the screen displays Call waiting. You can then: Press To answer the call (the first one is put on hold). Then press •...
  • Page 35: Icons & Symbols

    Icons & symbols In idle mode, several symbols can be displayed simultaneously on the 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 Silence receiving a call.
  • Page 36: 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. The network controls the power at which the phone transmits.
  • Page 37: Performance Improvement

    In areas with a potentially explosive atmosphere (e.g. petrol stations and also areas where the air contains dust particles, such as metal powders). In a vehicle transporting flammable products (even if the vehicle is parked) or a vehicle powered by liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), check first that the vehicle complies with the applicable safety rules.
  • Page 38: En 60950 Norm

    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 39: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting The phone does Remove and reinstall the battery (see page 1). Make sure not switch on you plugged the jack of the charger into connector (see page 2). Then charge the phone until the battery icon scrolling. Finally, unplug from the charger and try to switch the mobile on.
  • Page 40 Your phone Press and hold doesn’t return to off the phone, check that the SIM card and the battery are the idle screen installed correctly and switch it on again. This feature is network and Your phone subscription dependent. If the doesn’t display the phone numbers of network doesn’t send the...
  • Page 41 When attempting Some features are network to use a feature in dependent. They are only available, therefore, if the the menu, the network or your subscription mobile displays supports them. Contact your NOT ALLOWED operator information on this subject. The display shows Check that the SIM card has INSERT YOUR been inserted in the right...
  • Page 42: Philips Authentic Accessories

    As a consequence, the package content may vary. To maximise the performance of your Philips phone and not to void the warranty, always purchase Philips Authentic Accessories that are specially designed for use with your phone. Philips Consumer Electronics cannot be held liable for any damage due to use with non authorised accessories.
  • Page 43 The highest SAR value for this Philips 162 / CT 1628 model phone when tested for compliance against the standard was 0.506 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 44 The highest SAR value for this Philips 162 / CT 1628 model phone when tested for use at the ear is 0.506 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 45: Declaration Of Conformity

    Identification mark: 0168 Le Mans, December 23 , 2004 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. Refer to the International Guarantee shipped in the box for information on Service centers and technical documentation relevant to your equipment.