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Samsung 31016082329234 User Manual

Portable tri-mode telephone
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SPH-a600 Series
T r i - M o d e
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  • Page 1 SPH-a600 Series P O R T A B L E T r i - M o d e T E L E P H O N E User Guide Please read this manual before operating your phone, and keep it for future reference.
  • Page 2: Intellectual Property

    All Intellectual Property, as defined below, owned by or which is otherwise the property of Samsung or its respective suppliers relating to the SAMSUNG Phone, including but not limited to, accessories, parts, or software relating thereto (the “Phone System”), is proprietary to Samsung and protected under federal laws, state laws, and international treaty provisions.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Getting Started ....... . 1 Closed View of Phone ........2 Front View of Phone .
  • Page 6 Changing the Text Greeting ....... .28 Changing the Backlight Time Length ......29 Changing the Display Screen .
  • Page 7 Managing Call History ......65 Viewing History ......... .66 Call History Options .
  • Page 8 Using the Calculator ........91 Countdown .
  • Page 9 Clearing the Message Icon .......126 Using Caller ID ......... .126 Responding to Call Waiting .
  • Page 10 Caring for the Battery ........163 Acknowledging Special Precautions and Industry Canada Notice .
  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Getting Started Closed View of Phone Front View of Phone Viewing the Display Screen Features of Your Phone Turning Your Phone On and Off Using the Battery and Charger Displaying Your Phone Number Making and Answering Calls Getting Started 1...
  • Page 12: Closed View Of Phone

    Closed View of Phone Getting Started...
  • Page 13: Front View Of Phone

    Front View of Phone Getting Started 3...
  • Page 14: Key Functions

    Key Functions 1. Speaker: The speaker allows you to hear the other caller and the different ring tones and sounds offered by your phone. 2. Signal Strength Indicator: This icon represents the signal strength by displaying bars. The more bars displayed, the better the signal strength.
  • Page 15 9. Headset Jack: (located in the upper left side of the phone.) Allows you to plug in an optional headset for safe and convenient hands-free conversations. 10. Navigation Key: This key allows you to scroll through the phone menu options, and provides a shortcut to phone functions from Standby Mode.
  • Page 16 16. Accessory Interface Connector: This connector is used to connect any available accessory cables to your phone. 17. Microphone: The Microphone allows the other caller to hear you clearly when you are speaking to them. The microphone is also used in recording. 18.
  • Page 17: Viewing The Display Screen

    24. Battery Indicator: The battery indicator displays the amount of remaining battery charge currently available in your phone. When all bars are displayed in the battery icon, the phone’s battery is fully charged. When they are not displayed, the phone’s battery is completely discharged or empty.
  • Page 18 indicates your phone is in vibrate mode. shows your current battery charge strength. (Icon shown fully charged.) If the battery is discharged,there are no bars displayed and the battery icon flashes. indicates that position location is active. indicates that position location is inactive. indicates that your phone is roaming.
  • Page 19: Features Of Your Phone

    Features of Your Phone Congratulations on the purchase of your Samsung SPH-a600 Phone. This phone is lightweight, easy-to-use, and reliable. It also offers many significant features and service options: Dual-band/Tri-Mode capability provides access to other Digital Networks where roaming agreements are established (page 45).
  • Page 20: Turning Your Phone On And Off

    Turning Your Phone ON and OFF Turning Your Phone ON Press phone On. Once your phone is ON, it displays “Looking for Service” which indicates that your phone is searching for a signal. When your phone finds a signal, it automatically enters standby mode – the phone’s idle state.
  • Page 21 standard battery provides approximately 3 hours of continuous digital talk time (1.5 hours in analog) or approximately 216 hours of continuous digital standby time (15 hours in analog). The extended battery provides approximately 4 hours of continuous digital talk time (2 hours in analog) or approximately 288 hours of continuous digital standby time (20 hours in analog).
  • Page 22 Removing the Battery To remove your battery, follow these easy steps: 1. So that no stored messages or numbers are lost, power off your phone by pressing and holding the 2. Push the battery release latch down completely. The battery will separate slightly from the phone.
  • Page 23 If the battery charge is getting too low, the battery icon ( ) blinks and the phone sounds a warning tone. Always use a Samsung approved desktop charger, travel charger, or vehicle power adapter to charge your battery. Warning! Using the wrong battery charger could cause damage to your phone and void the warranty.
  • Page 24: Displaying Your Phone Number

    It takes approximately 4 hours to fully recharge a completely rundown standard battery. With the Samsung approved LiIon battery, you can recharge the battery before it becomes completely run down. If a Travel Charger is used to charge the battery, multi-colored lights are displayed when the flip is closed.
  • Page 25: Answering Calls

    3. Press 4. When you’re finished, close the flip or press Tip: To redial your last outgoing call, press Answering Calls 1. Make sure your phone is on. (If your phone is off, incoming calls go to voicemail). 2. Press your phone’s settings, you may also answer incoming calls by opening the phone or by pressing any digit.) Your phone notifies you of incoming calls in the...
  • Page 26: Missed Call Notification

    Answering a Roam Call With Call Guard Enabled To answer a call when you are roaming and Call Guard is enabled: Press Note: If your phone is off, incoming calls go to voicemail. Ending a Call To disconnect a call when you are finished: Close the phone or press Missed Call Notification When an incoming call is not answered, the Missed Call Info is...
  • Page 27: Abbreviated Dialing

    To use Two-Touch Dialing for Speed Dial locations 10-99: 1. Press the first digit. 2. Press and hold the second digit for a few seconds. The display confirms that the number has been dialed when it shows “Calling”. To use Three-Touch Dialing for Speed Dial locations 100-300: 1.
  • Page 28: Dialing Options

    5. Press the navigation key up or down to select On and press 6. Input the six digit prefix and press Making an Abbreviated Dial Call To make a call: 1. Enter the last four digits of the prefix phone number. 2.
  • Page 29: In-Call Options

    In-Call Options During a call, your phone displays menu options in addition to the main menu. To select an option, highlight it and press (1) Mute or UnMute: Select Mute to mute your phone’s microphone. Select Unmute to reactivate the microphone. (2) Call History: checks your call log for missed, outgoing, and incoming calls.
  • Page 30: End-Of-Call Options

    End-of-Call Options After receiving a call from or making a call to a phone number that is not in your Internal Phone Book, the phone number, the duration of the call and the following menu options are displayed for 10 seconds. During this time you can press internal phone book.
  • Page 31: Finding A Phone Number

    Finding a Phone Number You can search Internal Phone Book entries for phone numbers that contain a specific string of numbers. To find a phone number: 1. Enter one to three numbers of the last four digits of a phone number and press 2.
  • Page 32: Dialing From The Internal Phone Book

    4. Press Save to save the number in your Internal Phone Book. When dialing a number with a hard pause, select Talk to send the next set of numbers. Dialing From the Internal Phone Book To dial directly from an Internal Phone Book entry: 1.
  • Page 33: Controlling Your Phone's Settings

    Controlling Your Phone’s Settings Sound Settings Display Settings Location Settings Airplane Mode Phone Setup Options Controlling Your Phone’s Settings 23...
  • Page 34: Sound Settings

    Reminder: To access the phone’s main menu, press ( standby mode. Menu items may be selected by highlighting them with the navigation key and pressing corresponding to the menu item on your keypad. Sound Settings Adjusting the Phone’s Volume Settings To adjust the ringer or key beep volume: 1.
  • Page 35 Selecting Ringer Types for Voice Calls Your phone provides a variety of ringer options which allow you to customize your ring and volume settings. To select a ringer type for voice calls so you recognize when a certain type of call is coming in by the ringer: 1.
  • Page 36 7. Press the navigation key left or right to select Ring Tones, Melodies, or Downloaded ringers. 8. Press the navigation key down and then left or right to select the desired Ringer. 9. Press Selecting Ringer Types for Data/Fax In 1.
  • Page 37: Selecting A Key Tone

    7. Press the navigation key down and then left or right to select the desired Ringer. 8. Press Selecting a Key Tone Your phone offers a number of options for selecting the audible tones accompanying a key press. Longer tone lengths may be better for tone recognition when dialing voicemail or other automated systems, or you may choose from other more entertaining options.
  • Page 38: Silence Mode

    5. Press: for Minute Beep. for Service Alert. for Connect. for Disconnect. for Fade. for Roam. Select On or Off using the navigation key and press Save Silence Mode There may be times when you need to silence your phone entirely. The phone’s Silence All option allows you to mute all sounds without turning your phone off.
  • Page 39: Changing The Backlight Time Length

    3. Press 4. Press 5. Press and hold 6. Use the numeric keypad to enter a new custom greeting. 7. Press Changing the Backlight Time Length The backlight setting lets you select how long the display screen and keypad are illuminated after any key press is made. To change the backlight setting: 1.
  • Page 40: Changing The Display Screen

    Changing the Display Screen Your new phone offers options for what you see on the display screen while powering on or off and when in standby mode. To change the display images: 1. Press 2. Press 3. Press 4. Press 5.
  • Page 41: Location Settings

    Location Settings Your phone is equipped with a Location feature for use in connection with location-based services that may be available in the future. The Location feature allows the network to detect your position. Turning Location off will hide your location from everyone except 911.
  • Page 42: Airplane Mode

    Airplane Mode When your phone is in Airplane Mode, it cannot send or receive any calls or access online information. You may still use the phone’s other features, such as Games, Notepad, Voice Memos, etc., while you are in Airplane Mode. To set your phone to Airplane Mode: 1.
  • Page 43: Call Answer Mode

    3. Press 4. Press Key, or 5. Press the navigation key up or down to select one of the following functions: Phone Book Voice Memo Scheduler Mail Kit Voice Dial Ringer Type Downloads Display Alarms Calculator Tools 6. Press to Call Answer Mode To set the actions required to answer an incoming call: 1.
  • Page 44: Auto-Answer Mode

    4. Press following: Any Key - allows you to press any key on the keypad to answer incoming calls. Talk Key - You can only press incoming calls. Flip Open - When you open the flip the incoming call is automatically connected.
  • Page 45: Display Language

    Display Language Your phone is capable of communicating with you in either English or French. Selecting a language changes all menus and voice message settings. To assign a language for the phone’s display: 1. Press 2. Press 3. Press 4. Press 5.
  • Page 46 36 Controlling Your Phone’s Settings...
  • Page 47: Setting Your Phone's Security

    Setting Your Phone’s Security Accessing the Security Menu Locking Your Phone Unlocking Your Phone Using Special Numbers Security Features for Mobile Web Security 37...
  • Page 48: Accessing The Security Menu

    Accessing the Security Menu You must enter your lock code to view the Security menu. To access the Security menu: 1. Press 2. Press 3. Press 4. Enter your lock code. 5. The security menu is displayed. Tip: If you can’t recall your lock code, try using the last four digits of either your Social Security number or Phone Number or try 0000.
  • Page 49: Changing The Lock Code

    Note: If Lock on Power Up was selected under Locking Your Phone and you would like to change the setting back to Unlocked proceed using the steps listed below. 2. Press 3. Press 4. Press 5. Using the navigation key, select Unlocked and press Changing the Lock Code To change your lock code: 1.
  • Page 50: Restricting Calls

    Restricting Calls You can restrict the phone numbers that your phone can call. (The Restrict Calls setting does not apply to 911 or Customer Service.) You can select between the following options: Allow All - Allows all calls to be made without any restrictions. (Default Setting).
  • Page 51: Using Special Numbers

    To restrict calls: 1. Press 2. Press 3. Press keypad. 4. Press 5. Press the navigation key up or down to select Allow all, PBook Only, or Special# Only and Press Note: Restricted incoming calls are forwarded to voicemail. Using Special Numbers You can save up to three special numbers in addition to your Internal Phone Book entries (the same number may be in both directories).
  • Page 52: Erasing The Internal Phone Book

    Erasing the Internal Phone Book To erase all the names and phone numbers in your Internal Phone Book: 1. From the Security menu, press 2. Press the navigation key up and select Yes. 3. Press 4. Press the navigation key up again to confirm and select Yes. 5.
  • Page 53: Resetting Your Phone

    Resetting Your Phone Resetting the phone restores all the factory defaults, including the ringer types and display settings. The Internal Phone Book, Call History, Scheduler, and Messaging are not affected. To reset your phone: 1. From the Security menu, press 2.
  • Page 54 4. Press the navigation key up or down to select None, To Start, To End or Both. 5. Press to Save. 44 Security...
  • Page 55: Controlling Your Roaming Experience

    Controlling Your Roaming Experience Understanding Roaming Setting Your Phone’s System Mode Roaming 45...
  • Page 56: Understanding Roaming

    Understanding Roaming Recognizing Icons on the Display Screen Your phone’s display screen always lets you know when you’re off the network. The following chart indicates what you’ll see depending on where you’re using your phone. Network Other Digital Networks Note: You will pay a higher per-minute rate for roaming calls.
  • Page 57 Roaming on Analog Networks When you roam on analog networks, you will experience a similar quality provided by other analog carriers today. Although some features, such as Mobile Web services and Voice Command, will be unavailable, you can still make and receive calls and access voicemail. You will experience a few differences: You are more likely to experience static, cross-talk, fade-out, and dropped calls.
  • Page 58: Setting Your Phone's System

    Setting Your Phone’s System Your phone allows you to control your ability to roam. By using the Roaming menu option, you can determine which signals your phone accepts. Set System Choose from three different settings on your phone to control your roaming experience: 1.
  • Page 59: Set Nam

    Set NAM This setting allows you to associate your mobile identification number (MIN) to your phone’s electronic serial number (ESN). 1. Press 2. Press the navigation key up or down to select NAM 1 or NAM 2. 3. Press to Save. for Set NAM.
  • Page 60 50 Roaming...
  • Page 61: Navigating Through Menus

    Navigating Through Menus Menu Navigation Menu Structure Viewing the Menus Navigating Through Menus 51...
  • Page 62: Menu Navigation

    Menu Navigation The navigation key on your phone allows you to scroll through menus quickly and easily. The scroll bar at the right of the menu keeps track of your position in the menu at all times. To navigate through a menu, simply press the navigation key up or down.
  • Page 63: Viewing The Menus

    Viewing the Menus Menu Diagram The following list outlines your phone’s menu structure. 1: Call History 1: Outgoing Calls 2: Incoming Calls 3: Missed Calls 4: Erase History 1: Outgoing Calls 2: Incoming Calls 3: Missed 4: All Calls 5: Air Time 1: Last Call 2: Total Call 2: Phone Book...
  • Page 64 7: Erase MSG 1: Voice 2: Old Inbox 3: New Inbox 4: Outbox 5: Filed 6: Web Alert 7: All Messages 8: MSG Setup 1: General 1: Scroll Timer 1: Off 2: 1 second 3: 2 seconds 4: 3 seconds 5: 4 seconds 6: 5 seconds 2: MSG Reminder...
  • Page 65 2: Alphabet 4: Delivery Ack 1: Off 2: On 5: Canned MSG 1: Yes 2: No 3: Call Me 4: Need Directions 5: Where are you? 6: Will call later 7: Busy 8: On my way 9: Will arrive in 15 minutes 0: Thank you 3: Alerts Setup 1: Yes...
  • Page 66 1: Flash 2: Self Timer 3: Brightness 4: Fun Frames 5: Multi Shot 6: Color Tones 7: White Balance 2: Review/Share 1: Options 1: Camera 2: Save to Wallet 3: Upload 4: Erase 5: Edit Caption 6: Picture Info 7: Expand/Thumbnail 3: Picture Wallet 1: Options 1: Screen Saver...
  • Page 67 3: Quality 1: Fine 2: Normal 4: Auto Connect 1: Yes 2: No 5: Help 7: Tools 1: Voice Memo 1: Record 2: Review 3: Erase All 1: Yes 2: No 2: Today 3: Scheduler 4: World Time 5: Alarm Clock 1: Alarm #1 2: Alarm #2 3: Alarm #3...
  • Page 68 4: Launch Pad 5: Digital Clock 2: Downloads 3: Picture Wallet 3: Incoming Call 1: With Caller ID 1: No Image 2: Downloads 3: Picture Wallet 2: No Caller ID 1: No Image 2: Downloads 3: Picture Wallet 4: Greeting 5: Backlight 1: LCD 1: Flip Open...
  • Page 69 2: Ringer Type 1: Voice Calls 1: With Caller ID 2: No Caller ID 2: Messages 1: Voicemail 2: Page 3: Text 4: Web Alerts 3: Data/Fax In 4: Schedule 3: Alerts 1: Minute Beep 1: On 2: Off 2: Service Alert 1: On 2: Off 3: Connect...
  • Page 70 7: Power On/Off 1: On 2: Off 3: Data Setting 1: Data/Fax In 1: Voice Only 2: Fax in Only 3: Data in Only 4: Fax in Once 5: Data in Once 2: Set Data Rate 1: Automatic 2: Standard 4: Voice Dial 1: Adapt Digits 2: Reset Digits...
  • Page 71 2: Change Lock 3: Restriction 1: Allow all 2: PBook Only 3: Special# Only 4: Special # 1: 911 2: *911 3: #911 5: Erase Pbook 1: Yes 2: No 6: Erase Content 1: Yes 2: No 7: Erase Pictures 1: Yes 2: No 8: Reset Phone...
  • Page 72 6: Ringer Type 7: Downloads 8: Display 9: Alarms 10: Calculator 11: Tools 2: Down Key 3: Left Key 4: Right Key 8: Others 1: Abbrev. Dial 1: On 2: Off 2: Call Answer 1: Any Key 2: Talk Key 3: Flip Open 3: Auto Answer 1: Yes...
  • Page 73 1: Cursor Key 1: Up Key Note: These 24 options are also available for Down, Left, Right, Fire A, Fire B, Fire C, Fire D, and Other keys. 1: Up Key 2: Down Key 3: Left Key 4: Right Key 5: Camera Key 6: WEB Key 7: OK Key...
  • Page 74 3: Other Key 1: Start Key 2: Menu Key 9: Phone Info InUse Menu 1: Mute/Unmute 2: Call History 3: Phone Book 4: 3-Way Call 5: Mail Kit 6: Voice Memo 7: Tools 8: Phone Info 64 Navigating Through Menus...
  • Page 75: Managing Call History

    Managing Call History Viewing History Call History Options Making a Call From Call History Saving a Phone Number From Call History Erasing Call History Managing Call History 65...
  • Page 76: Viewing History

    Viewing History You’ll find the Call History feature very helpful. It is a list of the last 20 phone numbers (or Internal Phone Book entries) for calls you placed, accepted, or missed. Call History makes redialing a number fast and easy.
  • Page 77: Making A Call From Call History

    Tip: You can also view the next Call History entry by pressing the navigation key right or view the previous entry by pressing the navigation key left. Making a Call From Call History To place a call from Call History: 1.
  • Page 78: Prepending A Phone Number From Call History

    After you have saved the number, the new Internal Phone Book entry is displayed. (See “Internal Phone Book Entry Options” on page 72.) Note: You cannot save phone numbers already in your Internal Phone Book or from calls identified as Unknown ID or Restricted. Prepending a Phone Number From Call History If you need to make a call from Call History and you happen to be...
  • Page 79: Erasing Call History

    Erasing Call History To erase individual Call History entries, see “Call History Options” on page 66. To erase Call History: 1. Press 2. Press 3. Press Press Press Press Press 4. Using the navigation key, highlight Yes and press Air Time Air time allows you to check the time of the last call or the total air time since your phone was activated on the network.
  • Page 80 Managing Call History...
  • Page 81: Using The Internal Phone Book

    Using the Internal Phone Book Internal Phone Book Entry Options Adding a New Internal Phone Book Entry Finding Internal Phone Book Entries Selecting a Ringer Type Internal Phone Book 71...
  • Page 82: Internal Phone Book Entry Options

    Internal Phone Book Entry Options When you display an Internal Phone Book entry, the following options are displayed when you press Talk to dial the phone number. (If you are roaming and have Call Guard activated, press Edit allows you to modify or add information to the entry. Prepend allows you to add a series of numbers before the phone number is dialed.
  • Page 83: Entering Characters Using T9 Text Input

    Symbol to enter symbols (see page 75). Number to enter numbers (see page 75). The Shortcut option is displayed when you are creating an email or entering a URL. The following options are available: www. automatically enters “www.” .com automatically enters “.com”. .org automatically enters “.org”.
  • Page 84: Entering Characters By Tapping The Keypad

    Entering Characters by Tapping the Keypad To enter characters by tapping the keypad, select the Alpha mode (see “Selecting a Character Input Mode” on page 72). Press the corresponding key until the desired character appears. By default, the first letter of a word is capitalized and following letters are lowercase. Characters scroll in the following order: .
  • Page 85: Entering Numbers And Symbols

    Entering Numbers and Symbols To enter numbers, select the Number mode and press the appropriate key. (See “Selecting a Character Input Mode” on page 72). To enter symbols, select the Symbols mode. (See “Selecting a Character Input Mode” on page 72.) To enter a symbol, press the appropriate key indicated on the display.
  • Page 86: Finding Internal Phone Book Entries

    Finding Internal Phone Book Entries There are several ways to display your Internal Phone Book entries. Follow the steps outlined in the sections below to display entries from the Internal Phone Book menu. Finding Names You can review all the entries stored in your Internal Phone Book or find an entry quickly by following these simple steps: 1.
  • Page 87: Adding A Phone Number To An Internal Phone Book Entry

    4. Press the navigation key to the right until By Entry is highlighted. 5. Enter the entry or speed dial location number. Finding Group Entries To find entries designated as part of a group: 1. Press 2. Press 3. Press 4.
  • Page 88: Editing An Internal Phone Book Entry's Phone Number

    6. Press the navigation key down until the desired label is selected and press 7. Enter the phone number using the keypad and press 8. Press Note: Phone numbers labeled Fax or Data can only be dialed through a personal computer. Editing an Internal Phone Book Entry’s Phone Number To edit an entry’s phone number:...
  • Page 89: Selecting A Ringer Type For An Entry

    Selecting a Ringer Type for an Entry You can assign a ringer type to an Internal Phone Book entry so you can identify the caller by the ringer type. (See “Ringer Types” on page 24.) To select a ringer type for an entry: 1.
  • Page 90: Secret Internal Phone Book Entries

    Secret Internal Phone Book Entries You can hide an entry’s phone number(s) and require your lock code to edit the entry by making it secret. The entry name is still displayed, but the entry’s phone numbers are replaced by “(SECRET)”. To make an entry secret: 1.
  • Page 91: Changing The Group Name

    Changing the Group Name You can associate a preset group name to your entries to help you sort them easier in the phone book. The preset group names already programmed into your phone are: Family Friends Colleague VIPs No Group To associate an existing number located in your phone book: 1.
  • Page 92 Internal Phone Book...
  • Page 93: Personal Organizer

    Personal Organizer Adding an Event to the Scheduler Event Alerts Viewing Events Using the Calculator Using the Alarm Clock Using the Memo pad Using Your Phone’s Tools Personal Organizer 83...
  • Page 94: Adding An Event To The Scheduler

    Adding an Event to the Scheduler Your Scheduler helps organize your time and reminds you of important events. To add an event: 1. Press 2. Press 3. Press for 4. Press 5. Enter the event description using the keypad and press 6.
  • Page 95: Viewing Events

    By flashing the LED. To select the ringer: 1. Press 2. Press 3. Press 4. Press 5. Press 6. Press the navigation key left or right to select the desired ringer category. 7. Press the navigation key down and then left or right to select the desired ringer or melody.
  • Page 96: Going To Today's Scheduler Menu

    5. Highlight Yes using the navigation key and press to confirm. Going to Today’s Scheduler Menu If you are viewing the Scheduler menu and wish to go to the Scheduler menu for today’s date: 1. From the Scheduler menu, highlight the current date and press Purging Events To delete events scheduled before a specific time and date:...
  • Page 97: Purging All Events

    Purging All Events To delete all scheduled events: 1. Press 2. Press 3. Press 4. Highlight the desired day of the event being deleted. 5. Press 6. Press the navigation key up or down to select the desired event. 7. Press 8.
  • Page 98: Using The Alarm Clock

    Note: A sun icon is displayed on-screen if DST is selected for a time zone. Using the Alarm Clock Your phone comes with a built-in alarm clock with multiple alarm capabilities. To use this feature, follow these easy steps: 1. Press 2.
  • Page 99: Task List

    Task List 1. Press 2. Press 3. Press 4. If there are no existing memo’s, the New Task screen is automatically displayed. If there is a memo already saved, press 5. Enter up to 32 characters in the memo and press 6.
  • Page 100: Using The Memo Pad

    To erase a saved Task: 1. Press 2. Press 3. Press 4. Highlight the desired task using the navigation key and press 5. Select Yes and press Note: Press Using the Memo Pad Your phone comes with a memo pad you can use to compose and store reminders and notes to help keep you organized.
  • Page 101: Using The Calculator

    2. Press 3. Press 4. Highlight the desired memo using the navigation key and press To erase saved notes: 1. Press 2. Press 3. Press 4. Highlight the desired memo using the navigation key and press 5. Select Yes and press Using the Calculator Your phone comes with a built-in calculator function.
  • Page 102: Countdown

    - Decimal - To change the -/+ sign. 6. Enter the next number using the keypad. Note: For more complex equations, enter all the numbers and mathematical signs before pressing OK. 7. Press Countdown Countdown allows you to enter a future date and time into the phone and then see the amount of days, hours, and minutes until that time is reached.
  • Page 103 4. Press the navigation key up or down to highlight the desired countdown and press Tip: When viewing an existing countdown, press the navigation key left or right to cycle between the other countdown entries. Note: No audible alert is sounded when the countdown is reached. Personal Organizer 93...
  • Page 104 Personal Organizer...
  • Page 105: Voice Services

    Voice Services Using Voice-Activated Dialing Voice Memos Voice Services...
  • Page 106: Activating Voice Recognition

    Activating Voice Recognition Voice recognition allows you to say commands to perform common functions supported by your phone. There is no voice training required to use the voice recognition feature. You simply say the pre- designated command displayed on your screen in a normal tone of voice to perform the desired function.
  • Page 107 Tips for using Digit Dial: Digit Dial works best in quieter environments. When saying a number, speak at a normal speed and say each digit clearly. There is no need to pause between digits. The phone recognizes the digits one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, zero, and oh.
  • Page 108: Enabling/Disabling Digit Dial Choice Lists

    5. If the phone asks you, "Did You Say," followed by an incorrect number, say "No." If there are other alternatives, the phone will prompt you with the next one. You can also press the navigation key up or down to select the correct number from the Choice List, and then press Note: In some cases, the phone might ask you to repeat a number.
  • Page 109 voice characteristics may find difficulty in achieving high accuracy with speaker independent digit dialing, so the Adapt Digits feature allows users to dramatically improve the digit accuracy through adaptation. Users who get acceptable digit recognition accuracy will find no additional benefit to performing the Adapt Digit adaptation. After you adapt Digit Dial, your phone will be customized to your voice.
  • Page 110 4. The phone displays the first digit sequence. When you are ready to start recording, press you to say the first sequence of digits. 5. Wait for the beep, and then repeat the digits using a normal tone of voice. The phone plays back your recording and asks you if the recording sounds "OK."...
  • Page 111: Using Name Dial

    1. Press 2. Press 3. Press 4. Press the navigation key up or down button to select Yes and press Using Name Dial For best results with Name Dial, enter first and last names in your phone book, avoid using abbreviations, and make sure the names are spelled correctly.
  • Page 112: Enabling/Disabling Name Dial Choice Lists

    4. If the name that you spoke has more than one number associated with it, the phone displays the different locations (home, work, etc.) and asks you which one to dial. Say one of the following locations: Home Work Mobile Pager 5.
  • Page 113: Using Phonebook

    one. If there are no more names, the phone will say "Sorry, No Match Found," and will not place a call. You can also choose a name from the choice list manually. Use the Launch Pad up and down buttons to highlight the name, and then press to select it.
  • Page 114: Recording Memos

    When choice lists are enabled for Phonebook, after you say the name, the phone will display one or more names on the screen and prompt you to confirm the name you spoke. "If the phone says, "Did You Say," followed by the correct name, say "Yes."...
  • Page 115 5. To pause the memo, press press 6. To finish recording, press When you have finished recording, the phone offers you the option of reviewing the memo, re-recording the memo, saving it, or quitting without saving the memo. To listen to the memo again, select Review and press To discard the current recording and make a new one, select Rerecord and press...
  • Page 116 4. Select a memo and press corresponding to the memo you want to review. The phone replays the memo. To pause the memo during replay, press . Press To erase an individual memo: 1. Follow the steps above to display the list of saved memos. 2.
  • Page 117: Using Your Phone's Camera

    Using Your Phone’s Camera Taking Pictures Sharing Picture Messaging Storing Pictures Managing Picture Messaging Camera 107...
  • Page 118: Taking Pictures

    Taking Pictures Taking pictures with your phone’s built-in Digital Camera is as simple as choosing a subject, pointing the lens, and pressing a button. You can activate Camera mode and take pictures whether the phone is open or closed. To Take a Picture With the Phone Open: 1.
  • Page 119: Picture Settings

    display. Select Inversion using the volume keys and navigating the icon settings on the bottom of the display to make the image display correctly. 3. Press Side Camera button to take the picture. 4. Press the Side Camera button again to return to the camera mode.
  • Page 120 Picture Lock: This setting allows you to password protect the images that are saved in memory. No one can review the images without entering a password. Shutter Sound: The shutter sound allows you to select between 8 different shutter sounds or turn off the sound completely.
  • Page 121 The available settings are: Inversion: allows you to change the image display to match the viewing angle of the lens. If the image is upside down, you can make it display right side up by using inversion. Inversion can also be done by pressing the volume keys located on the side of the phone.
  • Page 122: Creating Your Picture Messaging Password

    Creating Your Picture Messaging Password The first time you use any of the Picture Messaging management options involving the Picture Messaging Web site you will need to establish a Picture Messaging password through your phone. This password will also allow you to log in to the Picture Messaging Web site.
  • Page 123 Flash - Allows you to turn the flash always on or off when taking a picture. Also allows you to turn the flash on for just one picture. Self Timer - Allows you to configure a timer for 5 or 10 seconds.
  • Page 124: Sharing Picture Messaging

    screen. to deactive the self timer press self timer icon in the top right corner of the camera screen disappears and the camera mode is returned to normal shooting mode. 4. Press lower left portion of the main LCD during the self-timer countdown.) 5.
  • Page 125: Sharing Pictures From The Pictures Menu

    3. Select the desired image by pressing the navigation key left or right. 4. Press 5. Enter up to 10 mobile phone numbers or email addresses and press 6. Press continue. 7. Use your keypad to enter up to 128 characters in a text message and press 72.) You may also choose to leave the message area blank;...
  • Page 126: Storing Pictures

    Storing Pictures Your phone can store pictures in two ways: Review/Share Mode (see below) Picture Messaging Wallet (see page 117) Review/Share Mode Once a picture is taken, it is automatically saved to Review/Share mode. Your phone enters Review/Share mode from the Pictures menu by selecting Review/Share.
  • Page 127: Picture Wallet

    Expand/Thumbnail - Changes the display to thumbnail or expanded view, which allows you to see several images at once or the whole image on screen. Picture Wallet To save a picture to the Picture Wallet: 1. Press 2. Press 3. Press 4.
  • Page 128: Image Icons

    Incoming Call to display the selected picture for all incoming calls. Erase to select Erase This or Erase All to erase a single picture or all pictures saved in the Picture Messaging Wallet. Note: Pictures may be assigned to more than one task. Note: Press the navigation key up to view a picture’s file name and picture count at the bottom or top of the display screen.
  • Page 129: Managing Online Picture Messaging From Your Phone

    You will also have access to picture management tools to improve and customize your pictures. You’ll be able to lighten, darken, crop, antique, add comic bubbles and cartoon effects, and use other features to transform your pictures. To access the Picture Messaging Web site: 1.
  • Page 130: Sharing Online Picture Messaging

    Tip: To expand a selected picture from thumbnail to full-screen, press for Expand. Sharing Online Picture Messaging 1. From the online Picture Messaging display, select a picture you wish to share and press “Managing Online Picture Messaging From Your Phone” on page 119.) 2.
  • Page 131: Accessing Online Picture Messaging Options From Your Phone

    Accessing Online Picture Messaging Options From Your Phone 1. Select a picture from your online Picture Messaging (see “Managing Online Picture Messaging From Your Phone” on page 119). 2. Press 3. To select an option, highlight it and press Expand/Thumbnail displays the picture on screen either expanded or in thumbnail view.
  • Page 132 To access your online Albums options from your Phone: 1. Display the album list in the Online Picture Messaging menu. 2. Use your navigation key to select an album (or Inbox). 3. Press 4. To select an option, highlight it and press Select Album to select the desired album.
  • Page 133: The Basics

    The Basics Using Voicemail Using Caller ID Responding to Call Waiting Making a Three-Way Call Using Call Forwarding The Basics 123...
  • Page 134: Using Voicemail

    Using Voicemail Setting Up Your Voicemail All unanswered calls to your phone are automatically transferred to voicemail, even if your phone is in use or turned off. Therefore, you will want to set up your Voicemail and personal greeting as soon as your phone is activated.
  • Page 135: Retrieving Your Voicemail Messages

    Important: When you are roaming off the network, you may not receive notification of new voicemail messages. It is recommended that you periodically check your voicemail by dialing 1 + area code + your Phone Number. When your voicemail answers, press passcode.
  • Page 136: Clearing The Message Icon

    Using a Phone Other Than Your Wireless Phone to Access Messages: 1. Dial your wireless phone number. 2. When your voicemail answers, press 3. Enter your passcode and press Clearing the Message Icon Your phone may temporarily continue to display the message icon after you have checked your voice and text messages.
  • Page 137: Making A Three-Way Call

    call is coming in and displays the caller’s phone number (if it is available and you are in digital mode). To respond to an incoming call while you’re on a call: Press the second call.) To switch back to the first caller: Press Tip: For those calls where you don’t want to be interrupted, you can...
  • Page 138: Using Call Forwarding

    Tip: You can also begin a Three-Way Call by displaying a phone number stored in your Internal Phone Book, Call History, or Messaging. To call the third party, press Note: Call Waiting and Three-Way Calling are not available while roaming off the network.
  • Page 139: Data/Fax

    Data/Fax Your phone is capable of sending and receiving digital data and fax calls when connected to a computing device (laptop, desktop, hand held, palmtop, etc.) running the Windows or Windows NT operating system. Your phone functions similar to a typical modem on your PC, enabling you to use wireless data involving a wide variety of Windows applications.
  • Page 140: Receiving A Fax

    Data in Once: No voice calls can be received. Only allows one incoming data transmission. Receiving a fax 1. Press 2. Press 3. Press 4. Press 5. Press the navigation key up or down and select Fax in Only. 6. Press In the Fax program on your PC, configure the Answer Mode.
  • Page 141: Changing Your Phone Back To Voice Calling

    Changing your phone back to voice calling 1. Press 2. Press 3. Press 4. Press 5. Press the navigation key up or down and select Voice Only. 6. Press Note: “No incoming data/fax calls can be received.” appears on the display.
  • Page 142 132 The Basics...
  • Page 143: Mail Kit

    Mail Kit Message Types Text Messaging Mail Kit 133...
  • Page 144: Mail Kit

    Mail Kit Now you can exchange text and email messages right from your phone and stay connected without saying a word. Within the Mail Kit you can also view the number of voicemail messages you have waiting for you. For more information on using your phone’s voicemail feature, see “Using Voicemail”...
  • Page 145: Text Messaging

    5. Press the navigation key up or down to select one of the following options: No - Cancels the deletion. Yes - Deletes all messages. 6. Press Text Messaging Using Text Messaging With Text Messaging, you can use a person’s wireless phone number to send instant text messages from your web enabled phone to their messaging-ready phone –...
  • Page 146: Sending Options

    Sending Options When you are sending a new text message, there are options associated with the new message. These options allow you to configure the following: Priority - allows you to set the priority level between Normal and Urgent. Validity - allows you to configure the amount of time a message is good before it can no longer be read by the recipient.
  • Page 147: Message Setup Options

    4. Press Message Setup Options There are several options associated with text messaging. The Message Setup menu allows you to customize the options to fit your preferences. The message options are divided into the following categories: General: allows to configure the scroll timer, MSG Reminder, Voice Mail #, Message Time, and Messaging.
  • Page 148 3. Press 4. Press 5. Press 6. Press the navigation key up or down to select the desired duration and press Message Reminder This option allows you to configure how often you are notified of new text messages that are waiting. To access message reminder: 1.
  • Page 149: New Message Options

    Message Time This option allows you to select Local Time, UTC, or Time Rcv’d to be displayed when a message is received. To access message time: 1. Press 2. Press 3. Press 4. Press 5. Press 6. Press the navigation key up or down to select the desired option and press Messaging This option allows you to configure popup messages.
  • Page 150: Callback Number

    Callback Number The Callback Number option allows you to insert a callback number that is automatically sent with all new text messages. To access callback number: 1. Press 2. Press 3. Press 4. Press 5. Press 6. Press and hold number using your keypad.
  • Page 151 5. Press 6. Press the navigation key up or down to select the desired option and press Entry Method The Entry Method allows you to set the default character input method for new text messages. You can select between T9 Word or Alphabet mode.
  • Page 152 6. Press the navigation key up or down to select On or Off and press Canned Messages Canned messages are used to enter common responses to questions. A canned message can be selected and automatically entered into the message. Canned messages can also be customized to whatever you want by editing the 10 pre-set messages already stored in your phone.
  • Page 153: Web Services

    Web Services Wireless Web Picture Messaging Games Ringers Screen Savers Web Services 143...
  • Page 154: The Wireless Web

    The Wireless Web Your phone comes equipped with Wireless Web access through your browser. You can view specially designed version of popular sites which includes sports, weather, news, stock quotes etc…as well as downloable ringtones, screensavers and images. When you launch the browser, the phone will connect to the Internet and the service indicator icon will display.
  • Page 155: Web Guard

    Shortcut: You can also press the center of the navigation key down to launch the Web. Note: If Net Guard is enabled and displayed (see below), select softkey) to continue and launch the Web. If you had a previous web connection, the last page you visited will display when you launch your browser, for example, Short Mail or ESPN Top News.
  • Page 156: Web Connection Status And Indicators

    Note: When enabled, the Net Guard appears only once per session. The Net Guard does not appear if the phone is merely re-connecting due to a time-out. Web Connection Status and Indicators Your phone's display lets you know the current status of your web connection through indicators which appear at the top of the screen.
  • Page 157 select the menu items using your keypad (if they’re numbered) or by highlighting the option and pressing Scrolling As with other parts of your phone's menu, you'll have to scroll up and down to see everything on some Web sites. Press the navigation key up and down to scroll line by line or press the volume buttons on the side of the phone to scroll one page at a time.
  • Page 158 Going Back To go back one page, press is also used for deleting text (like a BACKSPACE key) when you are entering text.) Going Home To return to the Home page from any other Web page, press and hold In addition to the features already covered in this section, the web home page offers always-on access to these colorful, graphically rich Web categories.
  • Page 159: Picture Messaging

    Picture Messaging Your phone gives you the ability to take pictures, view them using the phone's display, and instantly send them to your friends and family. It's as easy to use as a traditional point-and-click camera. In addition to sending your pictures to friends and family, you can also send them to a Picture Messaging Web site for storage or upload them to a personal Web site.
  • Page 160 Once you have received confirmation that your account has been successfully registered you may upload and share pictures and access the Picture Messaging Web site. Sending Picture Messaging to Others from your Phone 1. Press 2. Press 3. Press desired picture. 4.
  • Page 161: Downloading Games, Ringers, Screen Savers And Applications

    Downloading Games, Ringers, Screen Savers and Applications With your new web enabled phone, you have access to a variety of services such as downloadable Games, Ringers, and Screen Savers. While each type of download involves a different file type, the basic method for accessing and downloading files is the same.
  • Page 162 Playing Games To play a downloaded game on your phone: 1. Press 2. Press 3. Highlight Games and press 4. Select the game you wish to play. 5. Follow the onscreen instructions to play the game. When you are finished, select Exit (or Quit) or press Game Pad The optional Game Pad accessory allows you to insert your phone into a convenient handheld gaming device to control the action of...
  • Page 163: Ringers

    Ringers Downloading Ringers To download an available ringer to your phone: 1. Press 2. Press 3. Highlight Ringers and press 4. Highlight Get New and press and take you to the Ringers download menu. 5. Use your navigation key to highlight and select a ringer you wish to download.
  • Page 164: Screen Savers

    5. Press 6. Press 7. Press 8. Press 9. Press Note: You may assign a ringer to more than one type of call. Purchasing Ringers You can purchase ringers directly from your phone by following the instructions on page 151 or through your service provider. Screen Savers Downloading Screen Savers To download an available Screen Saver to your phone:...
  • Page 165 Note: You may store a limited number of downloaded Screen Savers on your phone, depending on the file sizes. Assigning Downloaded Screen Savers Downloaded Screen Savers may be assigned directly from the Downloads menu and are also available through the Settings menu.
  • Page 166 156 Web Services...
  • Page 167: Safety

    Safety Getting the Most Out of Your Reception Maintaining Safe Use of and Access to Your Phone Caring for the Battery Acknowledging Special Precautions and Industry Canada No- tice Safety 157...
  • Page 168: Getting The Most Out Of Your Reception

    Getting the Most Out of Your Reception Keeping Tabs on Signal Strength The quality of each call you make or receive depends on the signal strength in your area. Your phone informs you of the current signal strength by displaying a number of bars next to the signal strength icon.
  • Page 169 in a regulation. In August 1996, the FCC adopted hybrid standard consisting of the existing ANSI/IEEE standard and the guidelines published by the National Council of Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP). Maintaining Your Phone’s Peak Performance There are several simple guidelines to operating your phone properly and maintaining safe, satisfactory service.
  • Page 170: Maintaining Safe Use Of And Access To Your Phone

    Maintaining Safe Use of and Access to Your Phone FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS OUTLINED MAY LEAD TO SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY AND POSSIBLE PROPERTY DAMAGE Using Your Phone While Driving Talking on your phone while driving (or operating the phone without a hands-free device) is prohibited in some jurisdictions.
  • Page 171 Following Safety Guidelines To operate your phone safely and efficiently, always follow any special regulations in a given area. Turn your phone off in areas where use is forbidden or when it may cause interference or danger. Using Your Phone Near Other Electronic Devices Most modern electronic equipment is shielded from radio frequency (RF) signals.
  • Page 172 Turning Off Your Phone in Dangerous Areas To avoid interfering with blasting operations, turn off your phone when in a blasting area or in other areas with signs indicating that two-way radios should be turned off. Construction crews often use remote-control RF devices to set off explosives.
  • Page 173: Caring For The Battery

    The guidelines listed below help you get the most out of your battery’s performance. Use only Samsung approved batteries and desktop chargers. These chargers are designed to maximize battery life. Using other batteries or chargers voids your warranty and may cause damage.
  • Page 174: Acknowledging Special Precautions And Industry Canada Notice

    Disposal of Lithium Ion (LiIon) Batteries For safe disposal options of your LiIon batteries, contact your nearest BMC service center. Special Note: Be sure to dispose of your battery properly. In some areas, the disposal of batteries in household or business trash may be prohibited.
  • Page 175: Information To User

    Information to User This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits of a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
  • Page 176: Owner's Record

    Specific Absorption Rates (SAR) for Wireless Phones The SAR is a value that corresponds to the relative amount of RF energy absorbed in the head of a user of a wireless handset. The SAR value of a phone is the result of an extensive testing, measuring and calculation process.
  • Page 177: User Guide Proprietary Notice

    User Guide Proprietary Notice CDMA Technology is licensed by QUALCOMM Incorporated under one or more of the following patents: 4,901,307 5,109,390 5,267,262 5,416,797 5,506,865 5,544,196 5,657,420 5,101,501 5,267,261 5,414,796 5,504,773 5,535,239 5,600,754 5,778,338 5,228,054 5,337,338 5,710,784 5,056,109 5,568,483 5,659,569 5,490,165 5,511,073 T9 Text Input is licensed by Tegic Communications and is covered by U.S.
  • Page 178 168 Safety...
  • Page 179: Manufacturer's Warranty

    Manufacturer’s Warranty Manufacturer’s Warranty Warranty 169...
  • Page 180: Manufacturer's Warranty

    Product in conjunction with accessories, products, or ancillary/peripheral equipment not furnished or approved by SAMSUNG; (e) defects or damage from improper testing, operation, maintenance, installation, or adjustment; (f) installation, maintenance, and service of Product, or (g) Product used or...
  • Page 181 Limited Warranty does not cover any battery if (i) the battery has been charged by a battery charger not specified or approved by SAMSUNG for charging the battery, (ii) any of the seals on the battery are broken or show evidence of tampering, or (iii) the battery has been used in equipment other than the SAMSUNG phone for which it is specified.
  • Page 182 Product and the sellers' name and address. To obtain assistance on where to deliver the Product, call Samsung Customer Care at 1-888-987-4357. Upon receipt, SAMSUNG will promptly repair or replace the defective Product.
  • Page 184 Purchaser and SAMSUNG, and SAMSUNG's Product pricing reflects this allocation of risk and the limitations of liability contained in this Limited Warranty. The agents, employees, distributors, and dealers of SAMSUNG are not authorized to make modifications to this 174 Warranty...
  • Page 185 Limited Warranty, or make additional warranties binding on SAMSUNG. Accordingly, additional statements such as dealer advertising or presentation, whether oral or written, do not constitute warranties by SAMSUNG and should not be relied upon. Samsung Telecommunications America, L.P. 1130 East Arapaho Road...
  • Page 186 176 Warranty...
  • Page 187: Index

    Index Abbreviated Dialing 17 Adjusting the Phone’s Volume Settings 24 Airplane Mode 32 Alarm Clock 88 Answering Calls 15 Backlight 29 Battery Capacity 10 Charging 13 Disposal 164 Installing 11 Removing 12 Calculator 91 Call Forwarding 128 Call History Erasing 69 Making a Call From 67 Options 66 Saving a Phone Number...
  • Page 188 Options 72 Secret Entries 80 Location Settings 31 Locking Your Phone 38 Mail Kit 133 Erasing All Messages 134 General Options 137 Message Setup Options New Message Options 139 Making Calls 14 Manufacturer’s Warranty 170 Memo Pad 90 Menus Diagram 53 Navigation 52 Structure 52 Viewing 53...
  • Page 189 Using One/Two/Three Touch Speed Dialing 16 Voice Recognition 96 Voicemail Clearing 126 Notification 124 Retrieving 125 Setting Up 124 Web Guard 43, 145 Wireless Web Downloading Items 151 Games 151 Launching the Browser 144 Messaging 134 Navigating 146 Ringers 153 Screen Savers 154 Security Features 43 Index 179...
  • Page 190 180 Index...

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