Philips ID555 User Manual

Philips ID555 User Manual

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Register your product and get support at
EN Telephone Answering Machine
Use only rechargeable batteries.
Charge the handset for 24 hours before use.


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  • Page 1 Register your product and get support at ID555 EN Telephone Answering Machine Warning Use only rechargeable batteries. Charge the handset for 24 hours before use.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Important Power requirements Safety Information Conformity Using GAP standard compliance Recycling and disposal Electric, Magnetic and Electromagnetic Fields (“EMF”) Your phone What’s in the box Overview of your phone Display icons Overview of the base station Getting started Connect the base station 11 Install your phone Welcome mode...
  • Page 4 (TAM) 10.1 Play 10.2 Delete all messages 10.3 Set the Answer mode 10.4 Personalised Outgoing Message 10.5 Switch the Answering Machine On/Off via handset 10.6 Answering Machine settings 10.7 Call Screening Technical data Frequently asked questions Index Table of contents...
  • Page 5: Important

    Important Take time to read this user manual before you use your phone. It contains important information and notes regarding your phone. Power requirements • This product requires an electrical supply of 100-240 volts AC. In case of power failure, the communication can be lost.
  • Page 6: Conformity

    The advanced features may not be available if you use another handset than an ID555 with your base station. To register and use your ID555 handset with a GAP standard base station of a different make, first follow the procedure described in the manufacturer’s instructions, then...
  • Page 7: Electric, Magnetic And Electromagnetic Fields ("Emf")

    Inform yourself about the local separate collection system for electrical and electronic products marked by this symbol. Use one of the following disposal options: • Dispose of the complete product (including its cables, plugs and accessories) in the designated WEEE collection facilities. •...
  • Page 8: Your Phone

    Your phone Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the support that Philips offers, register your product at What’s in the box Handset 1 Li-ion rechargeable battery User manual Note *You may find in the box the line adaptor delivered separately from the line cable.
  • Page 9: Overview Of Your Phone

    Overview of your phone Earpiece Display See page 9 for an overview of the display icons. Left Softkey Select the function displayed on the handset screen directly above it. During a call: Initiate a second call, consult phonebook or transfer a call. Switch on the backlight.
  • Page 10 Redial key In idle mode: Access the Redial list. Keypad lock key In idle mode: Insert *. Long press to lock/unlock the keypad. During a call: Insert *. Mute key During a call: Mute/Unmute the handset microphone. Call transfer key & Intercom/ Conference key In idle mode: Initiate an internal call.
  • Page 11: Display Icons

    Your phone Indicates that the telephone answering machine is activated. Icon blinks when the memory for answering machine messages is full. Indicates that the handset is registered and within range of the base station. Icon blinks when the handset is out of range or...
  • Page 12: Overview Of The Base Station

    Delete key Delete current message during message playback. Long press to delete all messages when the answering machine is in idle mode (unread messages will not be deleted). Previous message/ Replay message key Go to previous message if pressed twice during message playback.
  • Page 13: Getting Started

    Getting started Connect the base station Place the base station in a central location near the telephone line socket and electricity socket. Connect the line cord and the power cable to their corresponding connectors at the bottom of the base station as shown.
  • Page 14: Welcome Mode

    3.2.1 Install battery Warning Always use Li-ion rechargeable battery supplied with your unit. There could be risk of battery leakage if you use other battery types. Slide out the battery cover. Place the batteries and replace the cover. 3.2.2 Charge battery Warning The handset must be charged for at least 24 hours before using it for the...
  • Page 15 • The default line settings and menu language for the selected country will be automatically configured. • To set date/time, see “Set date and time” on page 29. Your phone is now ready for use. Note You can still make outgoing calls or receive incoming calls without first defining your country selection.
  • Page 16: Menu Structure

    Menu structure The table below describes the menu tree of your phone. Press mode to enter the main menu. Use navigation keys menus and press left softkey PHONEBOOK NEW ENTRY LIST EDIT ENTRY SELECT MELODY DELETE ENTRY DELETE ALL DIRECT MEMORY PERSONAL SET HANDSET NAME HANDSET TONES...
  • Page 19: Using Your Phone

    Using your phone Make a call 4.1.1 Predialling Dial the number (maximum 24 digits). Press • The call is initiated. You may insert a prefix number to the beginning of your predial number, see “Set Auto Prefix” on page 35 for more information.
  • Page 20: Answer A Call

    Answer a call When the phone rings, press • The call is established. Note Incoming call has priority over other events. Whenever there is an incoming call, other status in progress such as phone setting, menu navigation, etc will be aborted. Danger When the handset rings during an incoming call, please do not hold the...
  • Page 21: Use More Of Your Phone

    Use more of your phone Switch the handset on/off Press and hold key for 3 seconds to switch on/off the handset in idle mode. Keypad lock/unlock Press and hold key for 2 seconds to lock/unlock the keypad in idle mode. Text or number entry When you select a field in which you can enter text, you can enter the...
  • Page 22: Call Waiting

    5.4.3 Activate/Deactivate loudspeaker mode Danger Handsfree activation can suddenly increase the volume in the earpiece to a very high level. Make sure the handset is not too close to your ear. During a call, press activate the loudspeaker mode. Press key again to return to normal mode.
  • Page 23: Using Your Phonebook

    Using your Phonebook Your phone can store up to 200 phonebook memories, including 10 direct access memories . Depending on your country, Key 1 and Key 2 may be preset to the voice mail number and information service number of your network operator respectively.
  • Page 24 5.7.4 Set melody With this function you can personalize the melody played when someone in the phonebook calls you. Note You need to subscribe to Caller Line Identification service to be able to benefit from this feature. Press in idle mode, press to enter SELECT , scroll...
  • Page 25: Using The Redial List

    Scroll to the entry you wish to store as direct access memory and press to view the details. Press SELECT • A validation tone is emitted. Delete Direct Access Memory Press in idle mode, press to enter SELECT , scroll PHONEBOOK DIRECT MEMORY SELECT...
  • Page 26: Using The Call Log

    is displayed on the DELETE ALL? screen. Press again to confirm deletion. • A validation tone is emitted. Using the Call log The call log offers quick access to the CALL LIST ANSWER MACHINE events. If you have subscribed to Caller Line Identification service, the identity of the caller (caller’s number or name) will be displayed together...
  • Page 27: Using The Intercom

    5.10.1 Intercom another handset Note If the handset does not belong to ID555 range, this function may not be available. Press key in idle mode. • Intercom is established immediately if there are only 2 registered handsets.
  • Page 28: Paging

    To put the internal call on hold and answer the incoming external call, press key. 5.10.4 Switch between an internal and external call To switch between an internal or external call, press 5.10.5 Establish a three-party conference call The conference call feature allows one external call to be shared with two handsets (in intercom).
  • Page 29: Personal Settings

    Personal settings Change the Handset Name You can name the handset and display the handset name in idle mode. The default handset name of your handset PHILIPS Press in idle mode, scroll PERSONAL SET press SELECT to enter SELECT HANDSET NAME Edit the handset name (maximum 12 characters) and press...
  • Page 30: Change The Display Language

    However, it will not change the language of the predefined outgoing message of your answering machine. , scroll and press There are 5 contrast level options LEVEL 1...
  • Page 31: Clock And Alarm Settings

    Clock and Alarm settings This feature allows you to set the date, time and alarm settings for your phone. The default date and time is respectively. 01/01 00:00 Set date and time Press in idle mode, scroll CLOCK & ALARM press , press to enter...
  • Page 32: Set Alarm

    Set alarm Press in idle mode, scroll CLOCK & ALARM press , scroll and press ALARM Scroll and press ON DAILY SELECT If you select ON ONCE , enter the time (HH:MM) DAILY for the alarm and press select (am) or (pm) if the time is in 12 hours format.
  • Page 33: Advanced Settings

    Advanced settings Easy Call When activated, the Easy Call feature enables you to dial a number by pressing any key on your handset. This feature is very useful for direct access to emergency services. You can enter up to 24 digits for easy call number.
  • Page 34: Call Barring

    The master PIN is used for setting call barring, registration/unregistration of to confirm. handsets and for accessing the answering machine remotely. The default master PIN number is 0000. The maximum length of the master PIN is 4 digits. Your handset will prompt you whenever the PIN is required.
  • Page 35: Registration

    This is the procedure for registering ID555 handsets.The procedures may vary according to the handset you want to register. In this case, please refer to the manufacturer of the additional handset.
  • Page 36: Unregister A Handset

    15 seconds, the unregistration procedure will be aborted and the handset returns to idle mode. To unregister a handset that does not belong to the ID555 range, you can only use the ID555 handset to unregister it. Country Selection The availability of this menu is dependent on your country.
  • Page 37: Default Settings

    You can enter up to a maximum of 5 digits for the detect string and 14 digits for the auto prefix number. Note The use of your ID555 cannot be guaranteed with all types of PABX. Press in idle mode, scroll...
  • Page 38: Change Recall Time

    Enter the prefix number (maximum 14 digits) and press to confirm. • A validation tone is emitted and the screen returns to previous menu. Note If no detect string (blank) is entered, the prefix number will be automatically added to the predial number after key is pressed.
  • Page 39 Press in idle mode, scroll ADVANCED SET press SELECT and press FIRST RING SELECT Scroll press to confirm. • A validation tone is emitted and the screen returns to previous menu. Advanced settings , scroll...
  • Page 40: Network Services

    Network Services This menu provides a convenient means for you to access, activate or deactivate some network services that are country/subscription dependent. Contact your network provider for more information about these services. The default numbers and values that are preset in your phone should be the best suited for your country network and therefore you should not need to change them.
  • Page 41: Voicemail

    Press to confirm. Voice Mail This feature allows the caller to leave a voice message when you are unable, or do not wish to take a call yourself. The availability of this feature is dependent on your country and your subscription with your network provider.
  • Page 42: Cancel Call Back

    9.4.2 Activate Call Return Press in idle mode, scroll NETW. SERVICES press SELECT CALL RETURN SELECT Press SELECT • The number for that selected service will be dialled. When the number has been dialled, press idle mode. Cancel Call Back 9.5.1 Set up Cancel Call Back Press...
  • Page 43: Telephone Answering Machine (Tam)

    10 Telephone answering machine (TAM) Your phone features an answering machine that records unanswered calls when it is activated. The answering machine can store up to 99 messages. The maximum recording time is 30 minutes (including all your personalised outgoing messages).
  • Page 44 10.1.2 Playback of new messages via handset The last recorded message is played first via the loudspeaker. When all new messages have been played, the answering machine will stop and the stops blinking. Press in idle mode, scroll , press...
  • Page 45: Delete All Messages

    This can be changed to ONLY correspond cannot leave any messages on the answering machine. Depending on the answer mode you have selected, the appropriate default outgoing message is played once the answering machine picks up an incoming call.
  • Page 46: Switch The Answering Machine On/Off Via Handset

    10.4.3 Delete your Personalised and press to save your 10.5 , scroll and press to enter Telephone answering machine (TAM) • The previously recorded outgoing message (if any) is played, and then the screen returns to previous menu. Outgoing Message Press...
  • Page 47: Answering Machine Settings

    10.6.1 Ring Delay This is the number of rings before the answering machine answers and starts playing your greeting message. You can set the answering machine to start playing your greeting message after rings or ECONOMY default ring delay is...
  • Page 48: Call Screening

    Note If there are no new messages, the answering machine will not play any messages. The following table indicates how to access the below features during remote access procedure:...
  • Page 49 SETTINGS , scroll SELECT VOICE LANGUAGE SELECT • The current selected language is highlighted. Telephone answering machine (TAM) , scroll , scroll and press Scroll to your preferred language and press to confirm. • A validation tone is emitted and the screen returns to previous menu.
  • Page 50: 11 Technical Data

    11 Technical data Display • Progressive LCD backlight General telephone features • Dual mode caller name & number identification • 15 polyphonic ringer melodies Phonebook list, Redial list and Call log • Phonebook list with 200 entries • Redial list with 20 entries •...
  • Page 51: Frequently Asked Questions

    12 Frequently asked questions In this chapter, you will find the most frequently asked questions and answers about your phone. Connection The handset does not switch on! • Charge the battery: Put the handset on the base station to charge. After a few moments, the phone will switch on.
  • Page 52 Caller cannot hear me at all! Microphone may be muted: During a call, press There’s no dialling tone! • No power: Check the connections. • Battery is empty: Charge the battery. • Move closer to the base station. • Wrong line cable used: Use the line cable provided.
  • Page 53 PIN code (see “Reset Unit” in chapter 8.8). The answering machine does not record messages! • Memory is full: Delete your old messages. • The ANSWER ONLY been activated.
  • Page 54: 13 Index

    13 Index Accessories 6 Alarm 30 Alarm tone 30 Answer a call 18 Answer an external call 25 Answering Machine mode 43 Auto Answer 28 Call Barring 32 Call Forward 38 Call in progress 19 Call log 17 Call Return 39...
  • Page 55 Ring Melody 27 Ring Volume 27 Save a redial number 23 Store a contact 21 Switch calls 26 Switch handset on/off 19 Telephone answering machine 41 Text or number entry 19 Unmute 19 Unregister 34 Voice Language 47 Voice Mail 39...
  • Page 56 © 2008 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. All rights reserved Reproduction in whole or in part is prohibited without the written consent of the copyright owner Printed in China Document number: 3111 285 48571...

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