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    Nokia N96 User Guide Issue 1 Cyan Cyan Magenta Magenta Yellow Yellow Black Black...

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    Nokia Corporation. Nokia tune is a sound mark of Nokia Corporation. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks or tradenames of their respective owners. Reproduction, transfer, distribution, or storage of part or all of the contents in this document in any form without the prior written permission of Nokia is prohibited.

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    Reverse engineering of any software in the Nokia device is prohibited to the extent permitted by applicable law. Insofar as this user guide contains any limitations on Nokia's representations, warranties, damages and liabilities, such limitations shall likewise limit any representations, warranties, damages and liabilities of Nokia's licensors.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Network services..............7 Activate the camera............23 Image capture..............23 Find help............8 Video recording..............26 Instructions inside - In-device help........8 Photos............27 Get started................8 Nokia support and contact information......8 About Photos...............27 Extended user guide.............9 View images and videos............27 Additional applications............9 Active toolbar..............28 Your device.............10 Positioning (GPS)..........29 Transfer content..............10...

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    How to get warranty service..........66 Predictive text input............49 What is not covered?............67 Tips on text input...............49 Other important notices............68 Limitation of Nokia's liability..........69 Write and send messages......50 Statutory obligations............69 Make calls............52 How to obtain an English User Guide.....71 Calls ..................52 Index..............72...

  • Page 6: Safety

    Safety Read these simple guidelines. Not following them may ENHANCEMENTS AND BATTERIES be dangerous or illegal. Read the complete user guide Use only approved enhancements and for further information. batteries. Do not connect incompatible SWITCH ON SAFELY products. Do not switch the device on when wireless WATER-RESISTANCE phone use is prohibited or when it may cause Your device is not water-resistant.

  • Page 7: Network Services

    Third-party sites are not involves transmission of data. Check with your service affiliated with Nokia, and Nokia does not endorse or provider for details about fees in your home network and assume liability for them. If you choose to access such when roaming on other networks.

  • Page 8: Find Help

    Get started For more information on access codes, settings, battery power, and freeing memory, see the extended user guide on the product support pages of the Nokia See the get started guide for keys and parts website. information, instructions for setting up the device and for other essential information.

  • Page 9: Extended User Guide

    Extended user guide An extended version of this user guide is available on the product support pages of the Nokia website. Some applications or functions are explained only in the extended user guide. This is explained in the relevant sections. The extended user guide also contains a troubleshooting section.

  • Page 10: Your Device

    You are the model of the device from which you want to asked to enter a code on your Nokia N96. Enter a transfer content. If that device supports code (1-16 digits), and select OK. Enter the same synchronisation, you can also synchronise data code on the other device, and select OK.

  • Page 11: Find Items

    Content is transferred from the memory of the other the multimedia key. device to the corresponding location in your Nokia To browse the tiles, scroll N96. The transfer time depends on the amount of data left or right. to be transferred. To scroll up or down in a...

  • Page 12: N-gage

    N-Gage is a mobile gaming platform programmed into your device. To make calls, you must available for a range of compatible Nokia mobile first activate the phone function by changing profiles. devices. To access N-Gage games, players, and content, If the device has been locked, enter the lock code.

  • Page 13: Personalise Your Device

    Options Personalise > > the Nokia website. caller's name > On. The caller’s name must be found in Contacts. Set tones in Profiles To create a new profile, select...

  • Page 14: Modify The Main Menu

    Modify the main menu theme. The active standby display shows application shortcuts, and events from applications such as calendar To change the main menu view, in the main menu, and player. press and select Tools Settings General > > > Personalisation Themes Menu...

  • Page 15: Tv And Video

    Nokia Video Centre Tip: You can access the With Nokia Video Centre (network service), you can video services on the download and stream video clips over the air from & video tile in the compatible internet video services using packet data.

  • Page 16: Video Feeds

    Downloads continue in the background if you exit the To refresh the content of all feeds, select Options > application. The downloaded video clips are saved in Refresh feeds. videos. To stream a video clip or view a To subscribe to new feeds, select Options >...

  • Page 17: Transfer Videos From Your Pc

    playing, use the media keys. To adjust the volume, Video service selection — Select the video services ● press the volume key. you want to appear in Video centre. You can also view the details of a video service. To copy or move video clips to the mass memory or a Default access points —...

  • Page 18: Music Folder

    Music folder Play a song or a podcast episode For more information on Music player, radio and Nokia Podcasting, see the extended user guide on the To open Music player, press , and select Music > product support pages of the Nokia website.

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    To return to the standby mode and leave the player To fast forward or rewind, press and hold playing in the background, press the end key, or to switch to another open application, press and hold To go to the next item, press .

  • Page 20: Radio Applications

    > connection mode. For more information on the radio, see the extended user guide on the product support pages of the Nokia Transfer with Windows Media Player website. Music synchronisation functions may vary between different versions of the Windows Media Player application.

  • Page 21: Nokia Internet Radio

    The radio is muted when there Nokia Internet Radio is an active call. To start a station search, select With the Nokia Internet Radio application (network service), you can listen to available radio stations on To change the frequency manually, select Options >...

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    To listen to a radio station on the internet, do the following: Select a station from your favourites or the station directory, or search stations by their name from the Nokia Internet Radio service. To add a station manually, select Options >...

  • Page 23: Camera

    About the camera capture key. Your Nokia N96 has two cameras. The main, high- To close the main camera, select Exit. resolution camera (up to 5 megapixels), is on the back of the device.

  • Page 24: Active Toolbar

    — Active toolbar (not displayed during image In the active toolbar, select from the following: capture). See "Active toolbar", p. 24. to switch between the video mode and the image — Battery charge level indicator mode — Image resolution indicator to select the scene —...

  • Page 25: Location Information

    Location information Use both hands to keep the camera still. ● The quality of a digitally zoomed image is lower ● You can automatically add capture location than that of a nonzoomed image. information to the file details of the captured material. The camera goes into the battery saving mode if ●...

  • Page 26: Video Recording

    Text — Available recording time. When you are recording, ● the current video length indicator also shows the elapsed and remaining time. Note: Text — The location to which the video clip is saved. Title: Text — GPS signal indicator. See "Location Video recording information", p.

  • Page 27: Photos

    Press , select Photos and one of the following: support pages of the Nokia website. See also the — View all images and videos. ● Gallery application in the extended user guide. Captured —...

  • Page 28: Active Toolbar

    To open a file, press the scroll key. When an image to add the selected item to an album opens, to zoom in the image, press the zoom keys to manage tags and other properties of the selected under the slide. The zooming ratio is not stored item permanently.

  • Page 29: Positioning (gps)

    GPS data, see the extended user guide on the product and quality of GPS signals may be affected by your support pages of the Nokia website. location, buildings, natural obstacles, and weather conditions. The GPS receiver should only be used About GPS outdoors to allow reception of GPS signals.

  • Page 30: Hold Your Device Correctly

    GPS position faster. geographical environment may take longer. Your device is preconfigured to use the Nokia A-GPS service, if no service provider-specific A-GPS settings The GPS receiver draws its power from the device are available. The assistance data is retrieved from the battery.

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    Some vehicles have tinted (athermic) windows, ● which may block the satellite signals. Check satellite signal status To check how many satellites your device has found, and whether your device is receiving satellite signals, press , and select Tools Connectivity >...

  • Page 32: Maps

    GPS or a maximum extent permitted by the applicable law, compatible external GPS receiver. Nokia disclaims any and all warranty with respect to When you use Maps for the first time, you may need to the availability, accuracy, correctness or update of define an internet access point for downloading map maps.

  • Page 33: Browse Maps

    Settings Internet Go online at start-up attempting to establish a GPS connection, the attempt > > > Yes. is interrupted. A GPS indicator is shown on the display. To receive a note when your device registers to a One bar is one satellite. When the device tries to find a network outside your home cellular network, select satellite, the bar is yellow.

  • Page 34: Download Maps

    > > Settings. card is inserted. When the memory is full, the oldest map data is deleted. The saved maps data can be deleted using Nokia Map Loader PC software. Cyan Cyan Cyan Cyan Magenta...

  • Page 35: Extra Services For Maps

    Drive & Walk navigation To use Nokia Map Loader, you must first install it to a service with voice guidance, and a traffic information compatible PC. You can download the PC software from service to use it in Maps.

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    To purchase and download extra services for Maps, select Options Extras and the desired service. > Downloading and using extra services may involve the transmission of large amounts of data through your service provider’s network. Contact your service provider for information about data transmission charges.

  • Page 37: Web Browser

    For more information on the web browser, see the page are not shown. extended user guide on the product support pages of To browse web pages without graphics to save the Nokia website. memory, select Options Settings Page Load >...

  • Page 38: Web Feeds And Blogs

    Web feeds and blogs settings and the current web page is not the first web page you visit). Select the web page you want. Web feeds are xml files on web pages that are used by To save a web page while browsing, select Options >...

  • Page 39: Empty The Cache

    You can download widgets using the Download! end the connection and close the browser, select application or from the web. Options > Exit. The default access point for widgets is the same as in To take the browser to the background, press the end the web browser.

  • Page 40: Connections

    Connections At Nokia, we understand how important it is that your For more information on different connection mobile phone or device operates reliably and that your methods, such as Bluetooth and Data cable, see the personal content is saved safely.

  • Page 41: Security Tips

    Remote SIM mode — To enable another device, ● technology, use Nokia approved enhancements for this such as a compatible car kit enhancement, to use model. Check with the manufacturers of other devices the SIM card in your device to connect to the to determine their compatibility with this device.

  • Page 42: Pair Devices

    Send data using Bluetooth interface have a factory-set passcode. The passcode is used only once. connectivity To pair with a device, select Options > Several Bluetooth connections can be active at a time. paired device. Devices that are within range are For example, if you are connected to a compatible displayed.

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    If you want to cancel all pairings, select Options > Delete all. Cyan Cyan Cyan Cyan Magenta Magenta Magenta Magenta Yellow Yellow Yellow Yellow Black Black Black Black...

  • Page 44: Write Text

    Write text Switch input methods The input methods provided in the device may vary according to different sales markets. Press * to select desired input method from the selection list (the currently the active input method is Input method indicators not listed).

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    corresponding to the highlighted Pinyin. The Pinyin Input Chinese character: You can press the scroll key letters displayed on the screen are changing or number key to input a candidate. frequently during your inputting process. Ignore Press scroll key to input: Scroll to left or right to ●...

  • Page 46: Stroke Input Method

    When you do not need the predictive list or you "yin" is shown in the predictive list. You could use could not find your desired Chinese character in the the same method described in item 4 to input this predictive list, while the predictive list is not character.

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    Each category corresponds to a number key closed and the predictive list will be shown at the respectively 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. same time. When the candidate list exceeds one line, there will be up and down arrows showing at You could press the number keys to input the the right end of the candidate list, you could scroll strokes according to the standard stroke order.

  • Page 48: Insert Special Characters And Punctuation Marks In Chinese Input Mode

    Insert special characters and then continue to input the strokes for next Chinese character. punctuation marks in Chinese Stroke input example: To input input mode characters for "birthday" First close the Chinese input window, and then Enter into the text editing window for writing text press and hold * to open a list of special characters message or any other possible position for and punctuation marks.

  • Page 49: Predictive Text Input

    For example, to traditional text input, press 1 repeatedly. If you use write "Nokia" when the English dictionary is predictive text input, press 1, and then * repeatedly. selected, press 6 for N, 6 for o, 5 for k, 4 for i, and To open a list of special characters, press and hold *.

  • Page 50: Write And Send Messages

    In the To field, press the scroll key to select settings, see the extended user guide on the product recipients or groups from contacts, or enter the support pages of the Nokia website. recipient’s phone number or e-mail address. To add a semicolon (;) that separates the recipients, press Press , and select Messaging.

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    Note: The message sent icon or text on your device screen does not indicate that the message is received at the intended destination. Your device supports text messages beyond the limit for a single message. Longer messages are sent as two or more messages.

  • Page 52: Make Calls

    Nokia website. Calls In the standby mode, enter the phone number, including the area code.

  • Page 53: Nokia Original Enhancements

    Warning: Use only batteries, chargers, and the dealer to issue a separate invoice listing the enhancements approved by Nokia for use with this price and model number, which is helpful in particular model. The use of any other types may safeguarding your own rights.

  • Page 54: Why Use Original Enhancements

    Why use original Nokia warranty does not apply to handset failures ● attributable to the use of non-original Nokia enhancements? enhancements. False: Handset battery is a simple product that As key components of your handset, batteries and combines a group of linked cells within a single chargers play a critical role in making sure the handset package.

  • Page 55: Battery

    True: Unapproved batteries and chargers are not only of time that the device is turned on and in the standby of short lifetime and poor performance, but will mode will affect its talk time. noticeably undermine the handset's performance and reduce its lifetime.

  • Page 56: Enhancements

    Enhancements Warning: Use only batteries, chargers, and enhancements approved by Nokia for use with this particular model. The use of any other types may invalidate any approval or warranty, and may be dangerous. For availability of approved enhancements, please check with your dealer. When you disconnect the power cord of any enhancement, grasp and pull the plug, not the cord.

  • Page 57: Battery

    If left unused, a fully charged are noticeably shorter than normal, replace the battery will lose its charge over time. battery. Use only Nokia approved batteries, and recharge your battery only with Nokia approved Always try to keep the battery between 15°C and 25°C chargers designated for this device.

  • Page 58: Nokia Battery Authentication Guidelines

    In the event of a battery leak, do not allow the liquid to come in contact Always use original Nokia batteries for your safety. To with the skin or eyes. In the event of such a leak, flush...

  • Page 59: Authenticate Hologram

    What if your battery is not authentic? If you cannot confirm that your Nokia battery with the hologram on the label is an authentic Nokia battery, please do not use the battery. Take it to the nearest authorised Nokia service point or dealer for assistance.

  • Page 60: Care And Maintenance

    Care and maintenance Your device is a product of superior design and Do not drop, knock, or shake the device. Rough ● craftsmanship and should be treated with care. The handling can break internal circuit boards and fine following suggestions will help you protect your mechanics.

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    To reset the device from time to time for optimum ● performance, power off the device and remove the battery. These suggestions apply equally to your device, battery, charger, or any enhancement. If any device is not working properly, take it to the nearest authorised service facility for service.

  • Page 62: Additional Safety Information

    Additional safety information Small children Medical devices Your device and its enhancements may contain small Operation of any radio transmitting equipment, parts. Keep them out of the reach of small children. including wireless phones, may interfere with the functionality of inadequately protected medical devices.

  • Page 63: Vehicles

    Not carry the wireless device in a breast pocket. Only qualified personnel should service the device or ● install the device in a vehicle. Faulty installation or Hold the wireless device to the ear opposite the ● service may be dangerous and may invalidate any medical device to minimise the potential for warranty that may apply to the device.

  • Page 64: Emergency Calls

    cause an explosion or fire resulting in bodily injury or To make an emergency call: even death. Switch off the device at refuelling points If the device is not on, switch it on. Check for such as near gas pumps at service stations. Observe adequate signal strength.

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    Use of device accessories and enhancements may result in different SAR values. SAR values may vary depending on national reporting and testing requirements and the network band. Additional SAR information may be provided under product information at Cyan Cyan Cyan Cyan...

  • Page 66: Manufacturer's Limited Warranty

    Nokia warrants to you that during the warranty period b) six (6) months for the following consumable parts Nokia or a Nokia authorised service company will in a and accessories: batteries, chargers, desk stands, commercially reasonable time remedy defects in headsets, cables and covers;...

  • Page 67: What Is Not Covered

    You must return your Product or the affected part (if it 2. This Limited Warranty does not cover a) normal wear is not the entire Product) to a Nokia care center or and tear (including, without limitation, wear and tear...

  • Page 68: Other Important Notices

    Product. from chemical products. All parts of the Product or other equipment that Nokia has replaced shall become the property of Nokia. If the Other important notices...

  • Page 69: Limitation Of Nokia's Liability

    Nokia is able to do so, its liability under those of the Product. provisions will be limited, at its option to, in the case...

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    All warranty information, product features and specifications are subject to change without notice. Nokia Corporation Keilalahdentie 2-4 FIN-02150 Espoo Finland Cyan Cyan Cyan...

  • Page 71: How To Obtain An English User Guide

    English User Guide. In consideration of this and to help conserve natural resources, Nokia has selected to not to include the English User Guide in the Sales Package. To obtain a User Guide in English, please kindly download it from:

  • Page 72: Index

    39 help application 8 widgets 38 N-Gage 12 internet connection 37 navigation tools 29 cache memory 39 See also browser news feeds 38 calls 52 Nokia contact information 8 Cyan Cyan Cyan Cyan Magenta Magenta Magenta Magenta Yellow Yellow...

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    Nokia original Video centre 17 enhancements 53 SMS (short message web connection 37 service) 50 web logs 38 songs 18 widgets 38 offline mode 12 special characters, text entry 48, 49 standby mode 13 zooming 25, 26 photographs support 8...

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