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Samsung SPH-N255 User Manual

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Code No. : GH68-00000A
English. 2002/04. Rev.1.0
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  • Page 1 SPH-N255 User’s Manual Printed in Korea World Wide Web Code No. : GH68-00000A English. 2002/04. Rev.1.0...
  • Page 2 Safety Quick Guide Read these guidelines before using your wireless phone. Failure to comply with these guidelines may be dangerous or illegal. For more detailed safety information, see “Health and Safety Information” on page xx. Road safety comes first Do not use a hand-held phone while driving; park the vehicle first.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    ENTERING TEXT Changing Text Input Mode ..............25 Accessories and batteries T9 Mode ....................26 Alpha Mode ..................27 Use only SAMSUNG-approved accessories and Symbol Mode ..................29 batteries. Number Mode ..................29 Use qualified service Only qualified service personnel may install or repair...
  • Page 4 USING THEMENUS MESSAGES Accessing a Menu Functions by Scrolling ..........30 Voicemail ..............49 (MENU 4-1) Accessing a Menu Functions by Using its Shortcut........31 Page/Text ..............49 (MENU 4-2) Your Phone’s Main Menu ..............32 Erase Msg ..............49 (MENU 4-3) CALLS VOICE DIAL...
  • Page 5: Key Descriptions

    Your Phone Key Descriptions KEY GUARD ..................65 Functions MENU : Enters the menu facility. HEALTH AND SAFETY INFORMATION OK : In the menu facility, selects a menu function or Exposure to Radio Frequency ...............66 stores information that you have entered (such Using the Batteries ................69 as a name) in the phone memory.
  • Page 6: Display

    Your Phone Your Phone Display Layout Icons The display comprises two areas; an upper line of fixed Signal strength : Shows the received icons, and the lower text and graphic area. The signal strength. The greater the number of following icons display at power-on: bars, the better the signal strength.
  • Page 7: Service Light

    Your Phone Backlight The display is illuminated by a backlight. When you press any key, the backlight illuminates. It turns off if no key is pressed within a given period of time. Service Light The service light is at the top right of the phone. It flashes to indicate incoming call or message.
  • Page 8: Getting Started

    A travel adapter is provided with your phone. Use only approved batteries and chargers. Ask your local SAMSUNG dealer for further details. The phone can be used while the battery is charging. N o t e: You must fully charge the battery before using your phone for the first time.
  • Page 9: Low Battery Indicator

    Getting Started Getting Started Switching the Phone On/Off 3. When charging is finished, disconnect the adapter from the power outlet. 1. Open the phone. Disconnect the adapter from the phone by pressing 2. Hold down the TALK key for more than one second the grey tabs on either side of the connector and to switch the phone on.
  • Page 10: Call Functions

    Getting Started Call Functions Call Functions Redialing the Last Call To redial the last call you made, press TALK twice Making a Call quickly. Your phone stores the last 10 incoming or outgoing In Standby mode, key in the area code and phone number calls.
  • Page 11 Call Functions Call Functions Speed Dialing Three-Touch Dial Memory locations 100 through 179 are special three- Once you have stored phone numbers in the phone book touch locations. memory, you can dial them easily whenever you want. Press the first and the second digit briefly, then hold You can dial the stored phone number automatically down the third digit of the memory cell.
  • Page 12 Call Functions Call Functions Storing Pauses in a Phone Book Entry Pause Dialing from a Stored Phone Book Entry To store a number in your Phone Book that contains 1. Dial the number from the Phone Book. pauses: 2. Wait for the appropriate prompt for the number (credit 1.
  • Page 13: Answering A Call

    Call Functions Call Functions Answering a Call In-Call Options When somebody calls you, the phone rings and the Your phone provides a number of functions that you can phone icon is displayed in the middle of the external use during a call. You may not utilize all of these display.
  • Page 14: Using Caller Id

    Call Functions Call Functions Viewing Missed Calls Send DTMF: sends DTMF tones of the currently displayed number. DTMF (Dual Tone Multi Frequency) Your phone keeps a list of calls that you do not answer tones can be used to control electronic phone services when the phone is on and service is available.
  • Page 15: Three-Way Calling

    Call Functions Call Functions Three-Way Calling Call Waiting This feature enables you to conduct conference calls Call Waiting lets you receive a second call during with two separate parties at the same time. The phone conversation. Your phone notifies you of a call waiting records each party into the Outgoing Calls Log.
  • Page 16: Adjusting The Volume

    Call Functions Entering Text Adjusting the Volume During a call, if you want to adjust the voice volume, Changing Text Input Mode use the volume keys on the left side of the phone. In Standby mode, you can adjust the ring volume using When using your phone, you will need to enter text at the same keys.
  • Page 17: T9 Mode

    Entering Text Entering Text Alpha Mode T9 Mode When typing in Alpha mode, you should press key The T9 predictive text input mode allows you to enter labeled with the required letter: words easily with a minimum of key presses. As you -Once for the first letter press each key, the phone selects a letter that makes up -Twice for the second letter...
  • Page 18: Symbol Mode

    Entering Text Entering Text Symbol Mode To shift the case of the next letter(s) that you type, press * one or more times. There are three shift states: Lower Symbol mode enables you enter symbols into a text Case is indicated by abc in the right corner of the message.
  • Page 19: Using Themenus

    Using the Menus Using the Menus Accessing a Menu Functions by Using its Shortcut The phone offers a range of functions that allows you to tailor the phone to your needs. These functions are arranged in menus and submenus. The menu items (menu, submenus and setting options) are numbered and can be accessed quickly by using The menus and submenus can be accessed by scrolling their shortcut number.
  • Page 20: Your Phone's Main Menu

    Using the Menus Using the Menus Your Phone’s Main Menu Main menu Main menu 1 Main menu 2 Main menu Main menu 1 Main menu 2 1. Calls 1. Outgoing 6. Sounds 1. Ringer Vo l u m e 2. Incoming 2.
  • Page 21: Calls

    C a l l s You can use the Calls menu to: • View and dial the last outgoing or incoming numbers. • Erase the numbers in the Call Log memory. • View the duration of calls. Outgoing Menu 1-1 The phone stores up to 10 outgoing calls you dialed.
  • Page 22: Incoming (Menu 1-2)

    C a l l s Incoming Menu 1-2 This option lets you view the last 10 calls received. (if you are subscribed to the caller ID service). When you access this menu, the last incoming calls are displayed. To... Press ... Select entry up or down navigation key Dial the selected entry...
  • Page 23: Missed (Menu 1-3)

    C a l l s C a l l s Erase History Missed Menu 1-4 Menu 1-3 You can erase the numbers stored in the Call Log This option lets you view the last 10 calls missed. (if you memory. are subscribed to the caller ID service).
  • Page 24: Phone Book

    Phone Book Phone Book Edit: allows you to edit phone number, name, or entr y number. Set Secret option prevents the number from being displayed on the screen. Set Speed The Phone book allows you to store frequently used Dial option allows you to designate the number to phone numbers and the associated names in your be dialed as a speed-dial number.
  • Page 25: My Phone # ( Menu2-3 )

    Phone Book Phone Book 4. You can have seven items. To edit each items proceed Find Entry Menu 2-4 as follows. This option allows you to find an entry by location To ... Then press the... number. s c roll through the items navigation key Enter the location by pressing the number keys or press the navigation key to scroll to the desired location, then...
  • Page 26: Calendar

    C a l e n d a r C a l e n d a r 5. Select an alarm to notify your of your event by pressing the navigation key. The available alarm options are: 10 minutes Before, 30 minutes The Scheduler feature enables you to: Before, 1 hour Before, No Alarm and On time.
  • Page 27: Jump To Date (Menu 3-3)

    C a l e n d a r C a l e n d a r To Do List Menu 3-4 Creating a New Event This feature allows you to draw up a list of tasks to be Scroll to the desired date in the calendar using the done and assign a priority and deadline to each task.
  • Page 28: Countdown (Menu 3-5)

    C a l e n d a r C a l e n d a r The following options available when you press OK . Adding, Editing and Erasing a Countdown Timer New Event allows you to add a new task. If a Countdown timer is already defined when you select Edit Event allows you to edit a saved task.
  • Page 29: Alarm Clock (Menu 3-6 )

    C a l e n d a r M e s s a g e s Alarm Clock Menu 3-6 Your phone has an alarm clock function with three Voicemail separate alarms.Each alarm can be set to go off once, or Menu 4-1 daily at a set programmed time.
  • Page 30: Voice Dial

    Voice Dial Voice Dial Tips on Recording Name • Avoid recording similar names phonetically. If you When your phone is in digital mode, you can call up to record a similar name to the one already in memory, 20 stored entries by speaking the name into the the phone requests another name.
  • Page 31: Erase All (Menu 5-3)

    Voice Dial S o u n d s Erase All Menu 5-3 This option allows you to check or erase an individual You can use the Sounds menu to customize various voice dial entry. A list of entries displays. sound settings, such as the: •...
  • Page 32: Ringer Type (Menu 6-2)

    S o u n d s S o u n d s Ringer Type Alerts Menu 6-2 Menu 6-5 This option allows you to set a unique ring for voice Minute Beep: With this menu option set to ON, the calls, messages, and alarm.
  • Page 33: Roam Ringer (Menu 6-6)

    S o u n d s S e t u p / T o o l Roam Ringer Menu 6-6 When the roam ringer option is set to on, the phone Display Menu 7-1 sounds an alert when: -The phone experiences a dropped call or a failed call. Idle Screen -The phone enters or leaves a service area.
  • Page 34: Security (Menu 7-2)

    S e t u p / T o o l S e t u p / T o o l Backlight Contrast You have several options for setting how the LCD The LCD has contrast setting that can help you see the backlight operates.
  • Page 35 S e t u p / T o o l S e t u p / T o o l To unlock the phone, press OK and enter the lock code. Reset Phone The phone returns to Standby mode. Resetting the phone erases all of your saved options Change Lock and returns them to the factory default settings, and erases your Phone Book, Call Logs, and SMS...
  • Page 36: Call Answer (Menu 7-3)

    S e t u p / T o o l S e t u p / T o o l The following options are available: Call Answer Menu 7-3 Info: to display detail infomation about the call This option allows you to have incoming mesages stored Erase: to erase the message directly into the phone.
  • Page 37: Calculator (Menu 7-6)

    S e t u p / T o o l Calculator Menu 7-6 The calculator allows you to perform basic mathematical calculations using your phone. Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division can be performed. Performing a simple calculations: 1. Using the keypad, enter the first number of the calculation and press the Up arrow.
  • Page 38: Key Guard

    K e y G u a r d The key guard feauter helps avoid accedental key presses withoug blocking incoming calls or messages. Key guard is disabled when you receive an incoming call and is automatically reactivated when the call is completed.
  • Page 39: Health And Safety Information

    Health and Safety Information Health and Safety Information Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating For additional information concerning exposure to positions specified by the FCC with the phone radio frequency signals, see the following websites: transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands.
  • Page 40 • Use only Samsung-approved batteries and re c h a rge your battery only with Samsung-appro v e d c h a rgers. When a charger is not in use, disconnect it from the power source. Do not leave the battery connected to a charger for more than a week, since overc h a rging may shorten its life.
  • Page 41: Road Safety

    Health and Safety Information Health and Safety Information Road Safety 6. Dial sensibly and assess the traffic; if possible, Your wireless phone gives you the powerful ability to place calls when you are not moving or before communicate by voice - almost anywhere, anytime. pulling into traffic.
  • Page 42: Operating Environment

    Health and Safety Information Health and Safety Information Operating Environment with the independent research by and recommen- dations of Wireless Technology Research. Persons with pacemakers: Remember to follow any special regulations in force • Should always keep the phone more than 6 in any area and always switch off your phone inches (15cm) from their pacemaker when the whenever it is forbidden to use it, or when it may...
  • Page 43: Emergency Calls

    Health and Safety Information Health and Safety Information You should also consult the manufacturer of any Emergency Calls equipment that has been added to your vehicle. This phone, like any wireless phone, operates using Posted Facilities radio signals, wireless and landline networks as well Switch off your phone in any facility where posted as user-programmed functions which cannot guarantee notices so require.
  • Page 44: Other Important Safety Information

    Reference Information Health and Safety Information Other Important Safety Information Care and Maintenance • Only qualified personnel should service the Your phone is a product of superior design and phone, or install the phone in a vehicle. Faulty craftsmanship and should be treated with care. The installation or service may be dangerous and suggestions below will help you to fulfill any may invalidate any warranty which may apply to...
  • Page 45 Health and Safety Information • Do not use harsh chemicals, cleaning solvents, or strong detergents to clean it. Wipe it with a soft cloth slightly dampened in a mild soap-and-water solution. • Do not paint it. Paint can clog the device’s moving parts and prevent proper operation.
  • Page 46: Glossary

    G l o s s a r y Airtime - Actual time spent talking on the wireless phone. Most carriers bill customers based on how many minutes of airtime they use each month. Antenna - A device for transmitting or receiving signals.
  • Page 47 G l o s s a r y G l o s s a r y DTMF - (Dual-tone Modulated Frequency ) You send LED - (Light Emitting Diode) Commonly used to refer to DTMF signals when you enter numbers by a small light on the wireless phone or on the pressing the digit keys.
  • Page 48 Health and Safety I n f o r m a t i o n Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) Signals Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed and manufactured not to exceed the emission limits for exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy set by the Federal Communications Commission of the U.S.
  • Page 49 Licensed by QUALCOMM Incorporated under one or more of the following Patents. U.S Patent No. 4,901,307 5,056,109 5,099,204 5,101,501 5,103,459 5,107,225 5,109,390...

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