10. To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not disassemble this product, but take it to a Important Safety Instructions qualified service personnel when service or repair work is required. Opening or removing covers may expose you to Some of the following information may not apply to your particular product;...
IF YOUR PRODUCT UTILIZES 11. Do not store this product, or the battery(ies) BATTERIES, THE FOLLOWING provided with or identified for use with this ADDITIONAL PRECAUTIONS SHOULD product, in high-temperature areas. BE OBSERVED: Batteries that are stored in a freezer or 1.
Table of Contents Environment Environment...................... 2 Environmental Safety ........................ 3 Remember to observe local regulations regarding the disposal of your packaging What’s in the Box? .................... 5 materials, exhausted batteries and old equipment. Promote their recycling where Welcome......................6 possible. About your phone.....................
Safety Telephone connections Safety The voltage on the network is classified as TNV-3 (Telecommunication Network Voltages, as defined in the standard EN 60950). Following a power cut, the call in IMPORTANT progress as well as the date and time settings is lost. This product is not designed for making emergency telephone calls when the Hearing aid power fails.
What’s in the Box? Welcome Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from This user guide provides you with the information and instructions you need to get the support that Philips offers, register your product at www.philips.com/welcome.
About Your Phone About your phone THE BASE AND ANSWERING MACHINE THE HANDSET Call Log/Up key Scroll up menu Increase earpiece volume Enter call log Left soft key Confirm selection Enter options menu Right soft key Delete text or digit(s) Cancel operation View more record information Talk/Recall key...
About Your Phone About Your Phone THE ICONS Taking a glance at the menus Each icon gives you a visual message of what is happening on your handset. Main menu Other menus Phonebook Advanced set Answer machine Call log Battery level Signal strength New entry Easy call...
Getting Started Getting Started WALL MOUNTING THE BASE CONNECTING YOUR PHONE The base is designed to support wall mounting. To wall mount the base, follow 1. Connect the output plug of the mains the instructions below. adapter to the bottom of the base station.
Getting Started Getting Started CHARGING YOUR HANDSET CHECKING THE BATTERY LEVEL WARNING: RISK OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS REPLACED BY AN INCORRECT TYPE. The battery icon displays the current battery level. Never use non-rechargeable batteries. Use recommended type supplied with this product.
Getting Started Getting Started SETTING THE CLOCK CHECKING THE SIGNAL STRENGTH Your phone has a digital clock. Set the clock before initial use of the phone. The signal icon displays the link status between your handset and the base Setting the date and time station.
Call Call Redialing the last number Press NOTE: Emergency Call. This telephone is not designed for making Press . The last number displays on screen and is dialed out. emergency telephone calls when the power fails. Alternative arrangements should be made for access to emergency services. Calling from the redial list Press MAKING A CALL...
Call Call Caller ID service enabled, ANSWERING A CALL Press to view the Caller ID when your phone is ringing. When you receive a call, your phone rings. Press to answer the call. Press to answer the call. NOTE: Ringer. When the handset rings during an incoming call, do not Caller ID service disabled, put the handset too close to your ear as the ringer volume may damage your hearing.
Call MAKING A SECOND CALL Intercom and Conference Calls NOTE: 2nd Call Service. Subscribe from your service provider. An intercom call is a call to another handset that shares the same base station. A conference call involves a conversation between another handset and outside During a call, caller(s).
Intercom and Conference Calls Intercom and Conference Calls TRANSFERRING A CALL During the conference call, Press during a call. Press to put the external call on hold and go back to the Select or press the target handset number. Press internal call.
Text and Numbers Phonebook You can enter text and numbers for handset name, phonebook records, and Your phone has a phonebook that can store up to 100 records. You can access others menu items. the phonebook from your handset. Each record can have a name up to 14 characters long and a number up to 24 digits long.
Phonebook Phonebook CALLING FROM THE PHONEBOOK SETTING VIP MELODIES See Calling from the phonebook on page 18. You can assign different ringer melodies for each phonebook contacts. Your phone will ring the selected melody when the caller ID matches the number in ADDING A RECORD your phonebook.
Phonebook Call Log Assigning a quick dial key Press The call log stores the call history of all incoming (missed or received). The incoming call history includes the caller name, number, call time and date. This Select Phonebook Direct memory. Press feature is available if you have registered to the Caller ID service (CLI) with your Select an available key from the list.
Call Log Redial List SAVING A CALL RECORD TO YOUR PHONEBOOK Enter the call log. The redial list stores call history of dialed calls. The dialed call history includes the name and number called. Your phone can store up to 10 redial records. Select the record you want while browsing the log.
Redial list Custom Options DELETING ALL REDIAL RECORDS Enter the redial list. Make this your phone – change the look and sound of the handset to suit your Press to enter the options menu while browsing the list. needs and tastes. Select Delete all.
Custom Options Custom Options Press PERSONALIZING YOUR PHONE’S SOUNDS Select Advanced set XHD sound. Press Setting your handset’s ringer melody Select the new setting. Press . The setting is saved. You can choose from 12 different ringer melodies. During a call Press Press to enter the options menu.
Calling Features Calling Features TIP: Temporary Tone. If your phone is in pulse dialing, press and hold Your phone supports a number of call-related features to help you handle and during a call for temporary tone mode. ‘d’ displays. Digits entered manage your calls.
Calling Features Calling Features Setting barred numbers CARRIER CODE You can set up to 4 numbers of 1 – 4 digits long. Outgoing calls starting with one This feature only applies to model(s) with carrier code support. of the 4 programmed numbers will be blocked from dialing out. For some telephone service providers, you may need to add the carrier code when making a call outside of your local area.
Calling Features Network Services Press Select Advanced set Auto prefix. Press The network services feature allows you to listen to information provided by your Enter the Detect number. Press network provider. The availability of this feature is dependent of your country and Enter the Prefix number.
Network Services Network Services Select Settings. Press Editing the activation/deactivation codes Enter or edit the voicemail number. Press . The setting is saved. You can make changes to the prefix and suffix to the call forward codes. INFO CENTRE Press Your phone supports 2 info centre numbers.
Network Services Select Netw. services Call return Settings. Press Extra Features Enter or edit the number. Press . The setting is saved. Discover and explore the additional features your phone offers! Find out how CANCEL CALL BACK these features can benefit you and help you make the most of your phone. The call back service notifies you when a party you have tried to call becomes available.
Extra Features Extra Features Setting the alarm melody KEYPAD LOCK Press You can lock the keypad to prevent accidental presses on the handset while you Select Clock & alarm Alarm tone. Press are carrying it around. Select the new setting. Press .
The System The System DELETING A HANDSET Use one handset to unregister another handset that shares the same base REGISTERING ADDITIONAL HANDSET(S) station. The procedures described below are the procedures you will find in your handset. The procedures may vary according to the handset you want o register. In this Press case, refer to the manufacturer’s instruction of the additional handset.
The System CHANGING THE COUNTRY SETTING The Answering Machine This feature only applies to model(s) with multiple-country support. Your SE455 includes a telephone answering machines that records unanswered NOTE: The availability of this menu is dependent on your country. calls when it is on. Once switched on, your answering machine is ready to be used.
The Answering Machine The Answering Machine OUTGOING MESSAGES (OGM) TURNING OFF THE ANSWERING MACHINE The outgoing message is the message your caller hears when the answering You can turn off the answering machine either through the base or the handset. machine picks up the call.
The Answering Machine The Answering Machine • Skip backward. Deleting an outgoing message • During message playback, press to replay the Press message from the beginning. Select Answer machine Record OGM Press • During the first second of the current message, press Select Answer &...
The Answering Machine The Answering Machine Deleting all old incoming messages During call screening, use to adjust the screening volume. From the base Press and hold during standby. All old messages are TIP: Handset Call Screening. Your handset automatically turns on the permanently deleted.
The Answering Machine The Answering Machine Remote access commands REMOTE ACCESS Key Function You can operate your answering machine when you are away from home by calling your phone from a touch tone phone and entering your 4-digit PIN code. Repeat current or play previous message Play messages...
Appendix TECHNICAL DATA Appendix General telephone features DEFAULT (PRE-PROGRAMMED) SETTINGS • Caller name & number identification General Setting • 9 phonebook memories with direct access Language Handset Name • Conference call and voicemails Date Time • Intercom Date Format Time Format Alarm Network Services Battery...
Appendix FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS www.philips.com/support Problem(s) Tip(s) No dialing tone • Check your phone connections. • The handset may be out of range. Move closer. Signal icon flashing • The handset may be out of range. Move closer. • If the handset displays Unregistered, register the handset. See page 15.
own telephone equipment if you are on a party line. Check with your local telephone company. Appendix • Notice must be given to the telephone company upon permanent disconnection of your telephone from your line. • If your home has specially wired alarm 11.1 Equipment approval Information equipment connected to the telephone line, Your telephone equipment is approved for...
(1) this device may not cause harmful interference; and (2) this device must accept any 11.6 Noise interference received, including interference that Electrical pulse noise is present at one time or may cause undesired operation. another. This is most intense during electrical This equipment has been tested and found to storms.
Industry Canada battery recycling and disposal bans/restrictions in technical specifications RSS-213 and ICES-003 your area. Philips’s involvement in this program is were met. Operation is subject to the following part of its commitment to protecting our two conditions : (1) this device may not cause environment and conserving natural resources.