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User Guide

Samsung Telecommunications America, L.P.
1301 East Lookout Drive
Richardson, Texas 75082
1-800-SAMSUNG
www.samsungusa.com/wireless
© 2004 Samsung Telecommunications America. Samsung is a registered trademark of Samsung
Electronics America, Inc. and its related entities. Specifications subject to change without notice.
GH68-03774A / Rev.2.0

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    Samsung Telecommunications America, L.P. 1301 East Lookout Drive Richardson, Texas 75082 1-800-SAMSUNG www.samsungusa.com/wireless © 2004 Samsung Telecommunications America. Samsung is a registered trademark of Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and its related entities. Specifications subject to change without notice. GH68-03774A / Rev.2.0...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Quickly Switching to the Silent Mode... 28 Selecting Functions and Options ... 29 Phonebook ... 31 Storing a Number with a Name ... 31 Using Phonebook Entry Options ... 34 Searching for a Number in Phonebook... 35 Editing a Caller Group ... 37 Speed-Dialing ...
  • Page 3 Making a Multi-party Call ... 51 Using the Menus... 54 Accessing a Menu Function by Scrolling ... 54 Accessing a Menu Function by Using its Shortcut ... 55 List of Menu Functions ... 55 Messages ... 61 Inbox (Menu 1.1) ... 61 Outbox (Menu 1.2) ...
  • Page 4 Contents Health and Safety Information ... 124 Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) Signals ... 124 For Body Operation... 126 Precautions When Using Batteries... 127 Road Safety... 128 Operating Environment ... 130 Electronic Devices ... 131 Potentially Explosive Environments ... 133 Emergency Calls...
  • Page 5: Important Safety Precautions

    Do not use a hand-held phone while driving; park the vehicle first. Switching Off When Refueling Do not use the phone at a refueling point (service station) or near fuels or chemicals. Switching Off in an Aircraft Wireless phones can cause interference. Using them in an aircraft is both illegal and dangerous.
  • Page 6: Unpacking

    Important Safety Precautions Emergency Call Ensure the phone is switched on and in service. Key in the emergency number for your present location, then press the key. If certain feature are in use, deactivate those features before you can make an emergency call. Give all the necessary information as accurately as possible.
  • Page 7: Your Phone

    Your Phone Description In Menu Mode, scroll through the menu options and Phonebook memory. In Idle Mode, allow you to access your favorite menu options directly. For more information about shortcuts, see page 90. In Menu Mode, returns to the previous menu level and selects the current menu respectively.
  • Page 8: Display

    In Menu Mode, selects a menu function or stores information that you have entered, such as a name in the phone or SIM memory. Ends a call. Also switches the phone on and off when held down.
  • Page 9 When you close the folder, the display turns off so that you can use it as a mirror. If you want to turn the display on, press and hold the the side of the phone.
  • Page 10: Service Light

    Your Phone Service Light The service light is above the external display on the folder. It flashes when services are available on the phone. To activate or deactivate the use of the service light, set the Service Light menu option (Menu 4.7.4);...
  • Page 11: Charging A Battery

    Getting Started 3. Slide the SIM card into the SIM card socket so that it locks the card into place. Make sure that the notched corner is bottom left and the gold contacts of the card face into the phone.
  • Page 12: Switching The Phone On/off

    OK soft key. The phone password is factory set to “00000000.” For further details, see page 121. 4. If the phone asks for a PIN, enter the PIN and press the OK soft key. For further details, see page 122.
  • Page 13: Call Functions

    Note: If you have checked the Auto Redial option in the Extra Settings menu (Menu 4.8), the phone automatically redials up to ten times when the person does not answer the call or is already on the phone. See page 89 for further details.
  • Page 14: Adjusting The Volume

    Simply select the required name to recall the associated number. For further details about the Phonebook features, see page 31. Adjusting the Volume During a call, if you want to adjust the earpiece volume, use the keys on the left side of the phone.
  • Page 15: Viewing Missed Calls

    Call Functions Viewing Missed Calls When you are unable to answer a call for any reason, you can find out who is calling you, if this service is available, so that you can call the person back. The number of missed calls displays on the idle screen immediately after a call is missed.
  • Page 16: Quickly Switching To The Silent Mode

    “Exit Silent Mode” appears. The Vibration icon ( displays. Note: When you turn the phone off, the silent mode is automatically deactivated. Your phone offers a set of functions that allow you to customise your phone. These functions are...
  • Page 17: Phonebook

    Storing a Number in Idle Mode soft key or As soon as you start to enter a number, Save appears above the left soft key to allow you to store key. the number in Phonebook. 1. Enter the number you want to store.
  • Page 18 The maximum length of a name depends on your SIM card. For information about how to enter characters, see page 41. 5. Press the right soft key, labeled To Card or To Phone to switch between the phone’s and card’s memories.
  • Page 19: Using Phonebook Entry Options

    Group option. For more information about how to change caller group properties, see page 37. key until the Add Entry: allows you to add a new number to the currently selected name. Searching for a Number in Phonebook After storing numbers in Phonebook, you can search for them in two ways;...
  • Page 20: Editing A Caller Group

    2. Scroll to Group Search by pressing the key and press the Select soft key. You are asked to enter a group name. 3. Enter the first few letters of the group name that you wish to find. The caller groups are listed, starting with the first group matching your input.
  • Page 21: Speed-dialing

    2. Scroll to Speed Dial by pressing the key and press the Select soft key. 3. Select the key to which you wish to assign the speed-dialing number, from and press the OK soft key. Note: If you have already assigned a number to the key, the Options soft key replaces the OK soft key.
  • Page 22: Checking The Memory Status

    This mode allows you to enter words with only one keystroke per letter. Each key on the keypad has more than one letter – when you press the key once, J, K or L displays. The T9 mode automatically compares your keystrokes with an...
  • Page 23: Changing The Text Input Mode

    Entering Text Changing the Text Input Mode When you are in a field that allows characters to be entered, you will notice the text input mode indicator on the display. Example: Writing a text message Text input mode indicator Options...
  • Page 24: Using The Upper/lower-case Character Mode

    Example: is used twice to display two punctuation marks: ’ • To shift the case in the T9 mode, use the There are two cases: Lower Case ( Capital Lock ( • You can move the cursor by using the keys.
  • Page 25: Using The Number Mode

    Using the Symbol Mode The Symbol mode enables you to insert symbols into a text message. Use the navigation keys to scroll to a symbol and then press the OK soft key to insert the highlighted symbol into your message.
  • Page 26: Options During A Call

    You can make another call while you have a call in progress if your network supports this service. When you have an active call and a call on hold, you may switch between the two calls, changing the one on hold to active and placing the other on hold.
  • Page 27: Switching The Microphone Off (mute)

    The other person can hear you again. Options During a Call Muting/Sending Key Tones These options allow you to turn the key tones off or on. If the Mute keys option is selected, your phone does not transmit the key tones. It allows you to press keys without hearing annoying key tones during a call.
  • Page 28: Searching For A Number In Phonebook

    3. Press the OK soft key. The Phonebook entries are listed. 4. Enter the name that you wish to find. If you enter the first few letters of the name, the Phonebook entries are listed, starting with the first entry matching your input.
  • Page 29 Options During a Call 4. To add a new person to the multi-party call, call the person in the normal way and then press the Options soft key. Select the Conference option and press the OK soft key. You can add incoming callers by answering the call and pressing the Options soft key, and selecting Conference.
  • Page 30: Using The Menus

    Accessing a Menu Function by Scrolling 1. In Idle Mode, press the Menu soft key to access Menu Mode. 2. Scroll with the keys to reach a main menu, Phone Settings for example. Press the Select soft key or the key to enter the menu.
  • Page 31 1.8.2 Voice Mail Number 1.9 Broadcast 1.9.1 Read 1.9.2 Receive 1.9.3 Channel List 1.9.4 Language * Shown only if supported by your SIM card. 2. Call Records (see page 73) 2.1 Missed Calls 2.2 Incoming Calls 2.3 Outgoing Calls 2.4 Delete All 2.4.1 Missed Calls...
  • Page 32 4.9 Short Cut 4.9.1 Key up 4.9.2 Key down 4.9.3 Key right 4.9.4 Key left 4.10 Reset Settings Shown only if supported by your SIM card. 5. Organizer (see page 91) 5.1 Calendar 5.2 To Do List 5.3 Time & Date 5.3.1 Set Time...
  • Page 33: Messages

    7.4.1 Games & More 7.4.2 Sounds 7.4.3 Pictures 7.4.4 DNS Setting * Shown only when a Closed User Group is activated. Messages The SMS (Short Message Service) function is a network service and may not be supported by your network. Messages can be sent using text, fax, Email and paging messaging systems, provided that these services are supported by your network.
  • Page 34: Outbox (menu 1.2)

    This message box is used to store the messages that you have already sent or will send. When you enter this menu, the list of messages in the box displays with the recipients’ phone numbers or names, if available in your Phonebook.
  • Page 35: Write New (menu 1.3)

    The message is sent. When the phone fails to send the message, it asks you if you want to retry. Press the OK soft key to confirm. Otherwise, press the Exit soft key. Creating a Message Using the Options 1.
  • Page 36: Templates (menu 1.4)

    When the message template you want to edit highlights, press the Options soft key. The following options are available: Edit: allows you to write a new message or edit the selected message. Note: For further details about how to enter characters, see page 41.
  • Page 37: My Objects (menu 1.6)

    • My EMS Picture • My EMS Animation To delete an item, press the Delete soft key while you are reviewing it. You can delete all of the items using the Delete All option (Menu 1.6.4). Press the select a category of your objects, select All Object.
  • Page 38: Voice Mail (menu 1.8)

    Add Channel: used to enter the ID and title for a new channel. Delete: used to remove a channel from the list. Edit: used to change the ID and title of an existing channel.
  • Page 39: Call Records

    In this menu, you can view the: • calls you missed, received or dialed. • length of your calls. • cost of your calls. Note: You can access the numbers in the three types of call records by pressing the Mode. Missed Calls (Menu 2.1)
  • Page 40: Outgoing Calls (menu 2.3)

    • delete the number. • edit the number and save it in Phonebook. Delete All (Menu 2.4) You can delete all of the numbers stored in each call record. Select a call record using the press the Select soft key. When a confirming message appears, press the Yes soft key to confirm.
  • Page 41: Sound Settings

    You can use the Sound Settings feature to customize various settings, such as the: • ring melody, volume and type. • sounds made when you press a key, receive a message, open/close the folder or switch your phone on/off. • alert tone made every minute during a call, when you make an error or when your call is connected to the system.
  • Page 42: Message Tone (menu 3.6)

    OFF: the phone does not use the SMS tone. Light Only: the service light flashes. Vibration: the phone vibrates. Single Beep: the phone beeps once. SMS Tone x: the phone uses one of several SMS tones. SMS-CB Tone (Menu 3.6.2)
  • Page 43: Phone Settings

    • activate the infrared feature on the phone; the IrDA icon ( ) appears on the top line of the display. • align the IrDA port on the phone with the IrDA port on your computer. IrDA port IrDA port The connection is ready for data transmission.
  • Page 44: My Settings (menu 4.2)

    For further details about how to enter characters, see page 41. Own Number This function is a memory aid, which you can use to check your own phone number if you need to do. Phone Settings (Menu 4.2.3) (Menu 4.3)
  • Page 45: Language (menu 4.5)

    Security (Menu 4.6) The Security feature enables you to restrict the use of your phone to the people and the types of calls of your choice Various codes and passwords are used to protect the features of your phone. They are described in the following sections.
  • Page 46: Display Settings (menu 4.7)

    Enable: you can only call phone numbers stored in Phonebook. You must enter your PIN2. Note: Not all SIM cards have a PIN2. If your SIM card does not, this menu option does not display. To change your PIN2, see the Change PIN2 menu option (Menu 4.6.7) below.
  • Page 47: Extra Settings (menu 4.8)

    (Menu 4.7.2); see page 87. Enable: the backlight is used only during the specified period of time. Set the time when the phone turns the light on and then turn it off, using the appropriate number keys. Service Light (Menu 4.7.4) This option allows you to select whether or not the service light is used or in which color it flashes.
  • Page 48: Short Cut (menu 4.9)

    In Idle Mode, they allow you to access specific menu options directly. To assign a shortcut to a key: 1. Select the key to be used as a shortcut key by pressing the key, and press the Select soft key.
  • Page 49: Organizer

    • define a list of things to do. • set the current date and time. • set the alarm so that the phone rings at a specific time, such as to remind you of an appointment. • use the phone as a calculator for basic mathematical equations or currency exchange operations.
  • Page 50: To Do List (menu 5.2)

    Note: For further details about how to enter characters, see page 41. You are asked if you wish to set an alarm. 4. If you want the alarm to ring on the chosen day, press the Yes soft key. Otherwise, press the No soft key.
  • Page 51 4. Select high, normal or low priority using the key and press the Select soft key. 5. Enter your deadline and press the OK soft key. If you do not want to set a deadline, press the Skip soft key. Editing the To Do List...
  • Page 52: Time & Date (menu 5.3)

    (Menu 5.3) This menu option allows you to change the current time and date displayed. You can also use this option to find out what time it is in another part of the world. The following options are available: Set Time: allows you to enter the current time.
  • Page 53: Calculator (menu 5.5)

    Autopower: when this option is set to Enable, the alarm rings at the specified time, even if the phone is switched off. If the menu option is set to Disable and the phone is switched off at the specified time, the alarm does not ring.
  • Page 54: Network Services

    Go to Step 4. deactivate call Remove soft key. forwarding 4. Enter the number to which the calls are to be forwarded and press the OK soft key. To enter an international code, press the key until the + sign displays.
  • Page 55: Call Barring (menu 6.2)

    1. Select the type of call barring by pressing the key and then press the Select soft key. 2. Select the type of calls to be barred by pressing key and then press the Select soft key. 3. Press the Activate soft key to confirm your settings.
  • Page 56: Call Waiting (menu 6.3)

    • Voice calls only • Data calls only To set your call waiting options: 1. Select the type of calls to which the call waiting option is to be applied by pressing the key and then press the Select soft key.
  • Page 57: Caller Id (menu 6.5)

    (Menu 6.5) You can prevent your phone number from being displayed on the phone of the person being called. Note: Some networks do not allow the user to change this setting. The following options are available: Default: the default setting provided by the network is used.
  • Page 58: Funbox

    At the end of the game, if your score is ranked fifth or higher, you may enter a name of up to 10 characters. Shop Games This menu allows you to access the site given by your service provider to download games.
  • Page 59 Home menu option. For further details about this option, see page 111. Entering Text in the WAP Browser When you are prompted to enter text, the current text entry mode is indicated on the screen. The following modes are available: Mode...
  • Page 60 2. Enter the address and press the Enter soft key. Note: For further details about how to enter characters, see page 41. 3. Enter a name for the favorite item and press the Enter soft key. After saving favorite items, you can use the following options by pressing the Options soft key: Goto URL: quickly accesses you to the site.
  • Page 61: Downloads (menu 7.4)

    Funbox IP Address: enter the WAP gateway address required to connect to the Internet. Bearer: select the bearer to be used for each type of network address accessed: GPRS or Data. The remaining options depend on the Bearer setting. When the bearer is set to Data Login Name: enter the PPP server login ID.
  • Page 62 DNS Setting The DNS (Domain Name Server) IP address of the Java server is preset at the factory, but sometimes you may need to change it. In this menu, you can determine whether or not the address is automatically updated.
  • Page 63: Solving Problems

    You must enter the phone’s password before you can use the phone. Enter PIN • You are using your phone for the first time. You must enter the Personal Identification Number supplied with the SIM card. • The PIN Check feature is enabled. Every time the phone is switched on, the PIN has to be entered.
  • Page 64: Access Codes

    When requested for any of the codes explained below, enter the appropriate code (displayed as asterisks) and press the OK soft key. If you make a mistake, press the key until the incorrect digit is cleared and then continue entering the correct code.
  • Page 65: Pin

    85 (Menu 4.6.2). The 8-digit PUK (PIN Unblocking Key) is required to change a disabled PIN. The PUK may be supplied with the SIM card. If not, or you have lost it, contact your service provider. To re-enable your PIN: 1.
  • Page 66: Health And Safety Information

    Absorption Rate (SAR). The SAR limit recommended by the FCC is 1.6W/kg. * In the U.S. and Canada, the SAR limit for mobile phones used by the public is 1.6 watts/kg (W/kg) averaged over one gram of tissue. The standard incorporates a substantial margin of safety to give additional protection for the public and to account for any variations in measurements.
  • Page 67: For Body Operation

    • Do not leave the battery in hot or cold places, such as in a car in summer or winter conditions, as you will reduce the capacity and lifetime of the battery.
  • Page 68: Road Safety

    Try to plan calls when your car will be stationary. If you need to make a call while moving, dial only a few numbers, check the road and your mirrors, then continue.
  • Page 69: Operating Environment

    Remember to follow any special regulations in force in any area and always switch off your phone whenever it is forbidden to use it, or when it may cause interference or danger. When connecting the phone or any accessory to another device, read its user’s guide for detailed...
  • Page 70: Potentially Explosive Environments

    Sparks in such areas could cause an explosion or fire resulting in bodily injury or even death. Users are advised to switch off the phone while at a refueling point (service station). Users are reminded of the need to observe restrictions on the...
  • Page 71: Emergency Calls

    (medical emergencies, for example). Remember, to make or receive any calls the phone must be switched on and in a service area with adequate signal strength. Emergency calls may not be possible on all wireless phone networks or when certain network services and/or phone features are in use.
  • Page 72: Care And Maintenance

    • Keep the phone dry. Precipitation, humidity and liquids contain minerals that will corrode electronic circuits. • Do not touch the phone with a wet hand while it is charging. Doing so may cause an electric shock to you or damage to the phone.
  • Page 73 Health and Safety Information Information to User This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for 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.
  • Page 74: Appendix B: Guide To Safe And Responsible Wireless Phone Use

    SAR levels evaluated as in compliance with the FCC RF exposure guidelines. SAR information on this model phone is on file with the FCC and can be found under the Display Grant section of http:// www.fcc.gov/oet/fccid after searching on FCC ID A3LSGHS307.
  • Page 75 Appendix But with wireless phone use, driving safely means a little more. This brochure is a call to wireless phone users everywhere to make safety their first priority when behind the wheel of a car. Wireless telecommunications is keeping us in touch, simplifying our lives, protecting us in emergencies and providing opportunities to help others in need.
  • Page 76: Appendix C: Consumer Update On Wireless Phones

    Appendix 8. Use your wireless phone to call for help. Your wireless phone is one of the greatest tools you can own to protect yourself and your family in dangerous situations-with your phone at your side, help is only three numbers away. Dial 9-1-1...
  • Page 77 (RF) at a level that is hazardous to the user. In such a case, FDA could require the manufacturers of wireless phones to notify users of the health hazard and to repair, replace or recall the phones so that the hazard no longer exists.
  • Page 78 Base stations are thus not the primary subject of the safety questions discussed in this document. 4. What is FDA doing to find out more about the possible health effects of wireless phone RF? FDA is working with the U.S. National Toxicology...
  • Page 79 On the other hand, if the phone is mounted against the waist or other part of the body during use, then that part of the body will absorb more RF energy. Wireless phones marketed in the U.S. are required to meet safety requirements regardless of whether they are used against the head or against the body.
  • Page 80 RF exposure. Other studies exposed the animals to RF for up to 22 hours per day. These conditions are not similar to the conditions under which people use wireless phones, so we don t know with certainty what the results of such studies mean for human health.
  • Page 81: Standard Limited Warranty

    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 82 (90) days. All other repaired/replaced Product will be warranted for a period equal to the remainder of the original Limited Warranty on the original Product or for 90 days, whichever is longer.
  • Page 83: Glossary

    Web, both for public Web sites and Intranets. When a Java program runs from a Web page, it is called a Java applet. When it is run on a mobile phone or pager, it is called a MIDlet. Multi-party Calling Ability to establish a conference call involving up to five additional parties.
  • Page 84 PIN (Personal Identification Number) Security code that protects the phone/SIM against unauthorised use. The PIN is supplied by the service provider with the SIM card. It may be a four to eight-digit number and can be changed, as required. PUK (PIN Unblocking Key)
  • Page 85: Index

    • 18 Phonebook number • 34 Broadcast (1.9) • 71 task • 95 Browser, WAP (7.3) • 109 Cost of calls (2.6) • 75 CUG • 106 Currency Exchange (5.6) • Calculator (5.5) • 98 Calendar (5.1) • 91 Caller ID (6.5) 106...
  • Page 86 (1.3) • 64 Time call (2.5) • 74 format (5.3.4) • 96 setting (5.3.1) • 96 world (5.3.3) • 96 To do list (5.2) • 93 Tone connect • 80 error • 79 folder • 79 keypad • 77 message •...

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