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PORTABLE CELLULAR
TELEPHONE
SPH-A250
User's Manual
ELECTRONICS
Printed in Korea
Code No. : GH68-XXXXXA
World Wide Web
http://www.samsungmobile.com
Basic. 2001/01. Rev.1.0

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  • Page 1 PORTABLE CELLULAR TELEPHONE SPH-A250 User’s Manual ELECTRONICS Printed in Korea Code No. : GH68-XXXXXA World Wide Web http://www.samsungmobile.com Basic. 2001/01. Rev.1.0...
  • Page 2 FCC RF EXPOSURE INFORMATION SAR Information & FCC ID Labeling In August 1996 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of THIS MODEL PHONE MEETS THE GOVERNMENT’S REQUIREMENTS FOR EXPOSURE TO RADIO WAVES. the United States with its action in Report and Order FCC 96-326 adopted an updated safety standard for human exposure to radio Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    The FCC has granted an Equipment Authorization for this model Contents phone with all reported SAR levels evaluated as in compliance with the FCC RF emission guidelines. SAR information on this Your Phone 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 Unpacking .
  • Page 4 Contents (continued...) Entering Text Roaming Changing Text Input Mode ......39 Set Mode ......67 (MENU 4.1) T9(English) Mode .
  • Page 5 Safety Precautions and Important Notices Reference Information Accessories ........95 Read these simple guidelines.
  • Page 6: Your Phone

    Hand Strap IMPORTANT! Use only accessories approved by the phone manufacturer. This apparatus is intended for use when supplied with power from SAMSUNG approved Travel adapter and Desktop charger. The use of any other types will invalidate any approval or warranty applying to the phone, and may be dangerous.
  • Page 7: Phone Layout

    Y Y o o u u r r P P h h o o n n e e Your Phone With the phone close Phone Layout Antenna The following illustrations shows the main elements Service Light of your phone. With the phone open Keys Functions Enters the menu facility.
  • Page 8: Display

    Y Y o o u u r r P P h h o o n n e e Y Y o o u u r r P P h h o o n n e e Display Keys Functions The display comprises two areas: an upper line of Makes or answers a call.
  • Page 9: Backlight

    Y Y o o u u r r P P h h o o n n e e Y Y o o u u r r P P h h o o n n e e Service light New Message: Appears when a new text message has been received.
  • Page 10: Getting Started

    A travel charger is provided with your phone. Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers. Ask you local SAMSUNG dealer for further details. The phone can be used while the battery is charging. Note: You must fully charge the battery before using your phone for the first time.
  • Page 11 G G e e t t t t i i n n g g S S t t a a r r t t e e d d G G e e t t t t i i n n g g S S t t a a r r t t e e d d Low Battery Indicator 1.
  • Page 12: Switching The Phone On/Off

    G G e e t t t t i i n n g g S S t t a a r r t t e e d d G G e e t t t t i i n n g g S S t t a a r r t t e e d d Switching the Phone On/Off WARNING! Do not switch on the phone when the mobile...
  • Page 13: Call Functions

    G G e e t t t t i i n n g g S S t t a a r r t t e e d d Call Functions Talk Mode You can place and answer calls only when your Making a Call phone is turned on.
  • Page 14: Correcting The Number

    C C a a l l l l F F u u n n c c t t i i o o n n s s C C a a l l l l F F u u n n c c t t i i o o n n s s Emergency Dialing Correcting the Number You can place calls to 911, *911, #911 or one of the...
  • Page 15: Redialing Last Number

    C C a a l l l l F F u u n n c c t t i i o o n n s s C C a a l l l l F F u u n n c c t t i i o o n n s s Two-Touch Dial Redialing Last Number Memory locations 010 through 099 are special two-...
  • Page 16: Pause Dialing

    C C a a l l l l F F u u n n c c t t i i o o n n s s C C a a l l l l F F u u n n c c t t i i o o n n s s Pause Dialing 3.
  • Page 17: Network Dialing

    C C a a l l l l F F u u n n c c t t i i o o n n s s C C a a l l l l F F u u n n c c t t i i o o n n s s Manual Pause Dialing 3.
  • Page 18: Answering A Call

    C C a a l l l l F F u u n n c c t t i i o o n n s s C C a a l l l l F F u u n n c c t t i i o o n n s s Answering a Call Caller ID Display When somebody calls you, the phone rings and the...
  • Page 19: Viewing Missed Calls

    C C a a l l l l F F u u n n c c t t i i o o n n s s C C a a l l l l F F u u n n c c t t i i o o n n s s Viewing Missed Calls In-Use Menu Options Your phone keeps a list of calls that you do not...
  • Page 20: Call Waiting

    C C a a l l l l F F u u n n c c t t i i o o n n s s C C a a l l l l F F u u n n c c t t i i o o n n s s Call Waiting Call Forwarding This feature allows you to receive a second call...
  • Page 21: Three-Way Calling

    C C a a l l l l F F u u n n c c t t i i o o n n s s C C a a l l l l F F u u n n c c t t i i o o n n s s Three-Way Calling Using the Display Notepad This feature allows you to talk with two different...
  • Page 22: Entering Text

    E E n n t t e e r r i i n n g g T T e e x x t t Entering Text Changing Text Input Mode When using your phone, you will need to enter text When you are in a field that allows characters entry, at many times.
  • Page 23: T9(English) Mode

    E E n n t t e e r r i i n n g g T T e e x x t t E E n n t t e e r r i i n n g g T T e e x x t t 3.
  • Page 24: Alpha Mode

    E E n n t t e e r r i i n n g g T T e e x x t t E E n n t t e e r r i i n n g g T T e e x x t t Alpha Mode Changing Case Your phone offers three shift states;...
  • Page 25: Number Mode

    E E n n t t e e r r i i n n g g T T e e x x t t E E n n t t e e r r i i n n g g T T e e x x t t Symbol Mode To shift the case of the next letter(s) that you type, press...
  • Page 26: Using The Menus

    U U s s i i n n g g t t h h e e M M e e n n u u s s 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.
  • Page 27: List Of The Menu Functions

    U U s s i i n n g g t t h h e e M M e e n n u u s s U U s s i i n n g g t t h h e e M M e e n n u u s s List of the Menu Functions 3.
  • Page 28: Calls

    U U s s i i n n g g t t h h e e M M e e n n u u s s Calls 7. Setup/Tool Page xx 7-1: Sounds You can use the Calls menu to: 7-1-1: Ringer Volume •...
  • Page 29: Incoming (Menu 1.2)

    C C a a l l l l s s C C a a l l l l s s Missed Show Entry (or Save if the phone number is not Menu 1.3 currently stored in the Phone Book): shows Phone Book entry or stores the Your phone keeps a list of 10 calls placed to your number in the Phone Book.
  • Page 30: Erase History (Menu 1.4)

    C C a a l l l l s s Phone Book Erase History Menu 1.4 The Phone book allows you to store frequently used You can erase the entries stored in each of the three phone numbers and the associated names in your Call Logs or all three logs at once.
  • Page 31: Add New Entry (Menu 2.2)

    P P h h o o n n e e B B o o o o k k P P h h o o n n e e B B o o o o k k Add New Entry Menu 2.2 Note: If more than one numbers are stored by the different labels in the selected location, you can This menu allows you to store a number with a name...
  • Page 32: My Phone Number (Menu 2.3)

    P P h h o o n n e e B B o o o o k k P P h h o o n n e e B B o o o o k k My Phone Number Adding a Number in an Existing Entry Menu 2.3 You can store more than one numbers in one Phone The phone number of your phone displays every time...
  • Page 33: Services (Menu 2.5)

    P P h h o o n n e e B B o o o o k k Messages Services Menu 2.5 Your phone receives voicemail, page/text messages, Phone numbers for frequently used services are pre- and MiniBrowser messages. When the phone programmed into your phone.
  • Page 34: Voicemail (Menu 3.1)

    M M e e s s s s a a g g e e s s M M e e s s s s a a g g e e s s Voicemail Menu 3.1 2. Once you have entered in the correct number and it appears on the screen, press .
  • Page 35: Browser Messages (Menu 3.3)

    M M e e s s s s a a g g e e s s M M e e s s s s a a g g e e s s Erase Menu 3.4 After reviewing the message, press to access the following options.
  • Page 36: Roaming

    R R o o a a m m i i n n g g Roaming Set mode Menu 4.1 Your phone allows you to control your phone’s This menu allows you to set the desired service roaming ability. Roaming is a feature which is only mode.
  • Page 37: Calendar

    C C a a l l e e n n d d a a r r Calendar 4. You are asked to set an alarm. You are provided several time options; 10 minutes Before, On The Calendar feature enables you to: time, 1 hour Before, 30 minutes Before.
  • Page 38: Jump To Date (Menu 5.3)

    C C a a l l e e n n d d a a r r C C a a l l e e n n d d a a r r Writing a New Memo Adding, Editing, or Deleting a Memo To write or edit a memo on a specific date, proceed When a stored memo is displayed, press as follows.
  • Page 39: To Do List (Menu 5.4)

    C C a a l l e e n n d d a a r r C C a a l l e e n n d d a a r r To Do List Countdown Menu 5.4 Menu 5.5 This feature allows you to: This menu help you know how much time it takes •...
  • Page 40: Alarm Clock (Menu 5.6)

    C C a a l l e e n n d d a a r r C C a a l l e e n n d d a a r r Adding, Editing and Erasing a Countdown Item Setting an alarm When you select this menu, the defined Countdown 1.
  • Page 41: World Clock (Menu 5.7)

    C C a a l l e e n n d d a a r r MiniBrowser World Clock Menu 5.7 This menu tells you what time it is in 24 different time The MiniBrowser allows you to access certain zones around the world.
  • Page 42: Launching The Minibrowser

    M M i i n n i i B B r r o o w w s s e e r r M M i i n n i i B B r r o o w w s s e e r r Exiting the MiniBrowser Launching the MiniBrowser Simply press...
  • Page 43: Entering Text, Numbers Or Symbols

    M M i i n n i i B B r r o o w w s s e e r r M M i i n n i i B B r r o o w w s s e e r r If the items on a page are numbered, you can You can act on the options or links by making use of use these keys to select them.
  • Page 44: Initializing A Call From The Minibrowser

    M M i i n n i i B B r r o o w w s s e e r r M M i i n n i i B B r r o o w w s s e e r r Initializing a Call from the MiniBrowser 4.
  • Page 45: Setup/Tool

    S S e e t t u u p p / / T T o o o o l l Setup/Tool Voice Calls: allows you to set a unique ring type for Many different features of your phone can be incoming voice calls.
  • Page 46: Display (Menu 7.2)

    S S e e t t u u p p / / T T o o o o l l S S e e t t u u p p / / T T o o o o l l Alerts 8 SECONDS: The backlight comes on when you press a key or receive a call and...
  • Page 47: Data/Fax In (Menu 7.3)

    S S e e t t u u p p / / T T o o o o l l S S e e t t u u p p / / T T o o o o l l Data/Fax In Menu 7.3 Receiving a Fax or Data File...
  • Page 48 S S e e t t u u p p / / T T o o o o l l S S e e t t u u p p / / T T o o o o l l Lock Phone Special Number This menu allows you to lock the phone.
  • Page 49: Call Answer (Menu 7.5)

    S S e e t t u u p p / / T T o o o o l l S S e e t t u u p p / / T T o o o o l l Call Answer MiniBrowser Menu 7.5...
  • Page 50: Calculator (Menu 7.9)

    • Use to enter a decimal point and RS-232C Cable change the sign of a number to a negative (-). The RS-232C Cable connects your SPH-A250 to your computer port, allowing you to use Internet or other communication programs.
  • Page 51: Using The Batteries

    R R e e f f e e r r e e n n c c e e I I n n f f o o r r m m a a t t i i o o n n Using the Batteries • Use only Samsung-approved batteries and recharge your battery only with Samsung- Your phone is powered by a rechargeable Li-ion approved chargers.
  • Page 52: Safety Information

    R R e e f f e e r r e e n n c c e e I I n n f f o o r r m m a a t t i i o o n n R R e e f f e e r r e e n n c c e e I I n n f f o o r r m m a a t t i i o o n n Safety Information •...
  • Page 53: Care And Maintenance

    R R e e f f e e r r e e n n c c e e I I n n f f o o r r m m a a t t i i o o n n R R e e f f e e r r e e n n c c e e I I n n f f o o r r m m a a t t i i o o n n Care and Maintenance •...
  • Page 54: Glossary

    G G l l o o s s s s a a r r y y Glossary Line Identification - Services allowing subscribers Services (Caller ID to view or block the telephone Airtime - Actual time spent talking on the wireless Display) numbers of callers.
  • Page 55: Index

    G G l l o o s s s s a a r r y y Index Service Charge - The amount paid each month to receive wireless service. Calls Soft Keys - are used as soft keys in answering Accessories dropped the phone in the MiniBrowser.
  • Page 56 I I n n d d e e x x I I n n d d e e x x (continued...) (continued...) Display Message Icons, on display One-touch dialing icons Browser Incoming Outgoing calls menu erasing calls Dropped calls options messages DTMF tones ringer...
  • Page 57 I I n n d d e e x x (continued...) Security Version Special numbers Vibration mode dialing Voice mail storing Volume, adjusting Setup/Tool Sounds Speed dialing Standby mode Storing World Clock phone book entries special numbers Switching on or off microphone phone T9 (English) mode...
  • Page 58 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...