Siemens 1168 Owner's Manual

Siemens 1168 Owner's Manual

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We recommend using only Siemens Original Accessories to avoid
possible damages.
All functions of the phone are described in the enclosed detailed user
guide. In particular please observe the safety precautions which you
will find at the beginning of the guide.
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Information and Communication mobile
Haidenauplatz 1
D-81667 Munich
© Siemens AG 2002
All rights reserved. Subject to availability.
Rights of modification reserved.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
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Summary of Contents for Siemens 1168

  • Page 1 We recommend using only Siemens Original Accessories to avoid possible damages. All functions of the phone are described in the enclosed detailed user guide. In particular please observe the safety precautions which you will find at the beginning of the guide.
  • Page 2: Menu Tree

    Messages New SMS Predefined text Inbox Outbox SMS to group Voice message Cell broadcast Message Setup Records Missed Calls Calls received Calls dialled Duration/Charges Charge settings Erase records Menu Tree Receive CB Read new CB Topic list Auto Display Topic Index CB Languages SMS (up to 5 Profiles) Last Call...
  • Page 3 Clock Alarm clock Time zones Time/date Format date Auto display Auto off Solar to lunar Lunar to solar Games Bitmap viewer Melody Manager Calculator Currency conv. Menu Tree Stack Attack Balloon Shooter Move the box Wacko Setup Screen saver Logo...
  • Page 4 Profiles Normal environ. Noisy environ. Quiet environ. 2 <empty> Aircraft mode Audio Ringer settings Silent alert Volume Ring tones Call screening Key tones Minute beep Info tones Divert Unanswered All calls Spec. divert Status check Clear all Not reachable No reply Busy...
  • Page 5 Setup Language Display Status T9 input Security Network During a call Headset Car Kit Menu Tree Own greeting Screensaver Illumination Big Letters Contrast Bitmap style Fact. settings Phone identity Fast search T9 English Associated Chinese Input Babysitter PIN control Change PIN Change PIN 2 Chg.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Safety precautions ... 3 Overview of the phone... 4 Getting Started ... 5 Insert SIM card/battery ... 6 Charge battery ... 7 General instructions ... 9 User Guide... 9 Menu control ... 9 Switch on, off/PIN entry... 10 Security ... 11 Making a phone call ...
  • Page 7 During a call ... 60 Headset ... 60 Car Kit ... 61 Contents Display symbols (selection)... 62 Questions & Answers... 63 Siemens Service ... 66 Specifications/maintenance... 67 Accessories... 68 Basics ... 68 Car Solutions ... 68 Personalisation ... 69 SAR (international) ... 70 Index...
  • Page 8: Safety Precautions

    Mobile phones can interfere with the operation of nearby TVs, radios, PCs. We recommend you use only original Siemens accessories to avoid possible damage and to comply with the existing regula- tions. Improper use invalidates the warranty!
  • Page 9: Overview Of The Phone

    Loudspeaker Display indicators Signal strength/ battery level. Call key Select displayed phone number or name, accept calls. Display last calls in standby mode. Phonebook key Press once for Phonebook Press twice for Groups Hold down. In standby mode Switch signal tones on and off.
  • Page 10: Getting Started

    The front and back covers of the casing (CLIPit™ Covers p. 68) can be changed in a matter of seconds - no tools required. Please switch the phone off first: Your phone's display and the display cover of the upper shell are delivered with a protective film.
  • Page 11: Insert Sim Card/Battery

    Insert SIM card/battery The service provider supplies you with a SIM card on which all the im- portant data for your line is stored. If the SIM card has been delivered in credit card size, snap the smaller segment out and remove any rough edges.
  • Page 12: Charge Battery

    Charge battery The battery is not fully charged when delivered, so: • Plug in charger cable at the bot- tom of the phone, plug in the plug- in power supply unit to the mains power socket and charge for at least two hours.
  • Page 13 Following this six- month period we recommend replacing your battery if you experience a significant drop in performance. Please purchase only Siemens original batteries.
  • Page 14: General Instructions

    User Guide The following symbols are used: Enter numbers or letters. On/Off/End key. Call key. Press on the inside to scroll. Press on the outside to call a function (soft key). §Menu§ Displays a soft key function. Function depends on the service provider, special reg- istration may be necessary.
  • Page 15: Switch On, Off/Pin Entry

    Switch on, off/PIN entry Switch on, off Hold down On/Off/End key to switch on or off. Enter PIN The SIM card can be protected with a 4 - 8 digit PIN. Enter your PIN code us- ing the digit keys (shown a series of asterisks;...
  • Page 16: Security

    It is then valid for all functions. If you have forgotten it, please call Siemens Service (p. 66). Remove SIM card barring If the PIN is entered incorrectly three times the SIM card is barred. Enter the PUK...
  • Page 17: Making A Phone Call

    Making a phone call Dialling with number keys The phone must be switched on (standby mode). Enter the number (always with prefix, if necessary with the inter- national dialling code). A short press clears §Clear§ the last digit, a long press clears the entire number.
  • Page 18: When A Number Is Busy

    When a number is busy If the called number is busy or can- not be reached because of network problems the following options are available (depending on service provider): Either Auto redial previous numbers §Auto dial§ Press. The number is au- tomatically dialled for up to 15 minutes at increas- ing intervals.
  • Page 19: During A Call

    Making a phone call During a call Call waiting You may need to register for this service with your service provider and set your phone accordingly (p. 60). During a call, you may be advised that there is another call waiting. You will hear a special tone during the call.
  • Page 20: Swap/Conference

    Swap/Conference Some functions may not be supported by your service provider. You can call another number during a call. You can swap back and forth between both calls or link all callers together in a conference. During a call, inform the other party of your intention, then: <...
  • Page 21: Call Menu

    Making a phone call Call menu The following functions are only available during a call: menu§ Open menu. Microphone Switch the microphone on or off. If switched off, the person on the other end of the line cannot hear you (muting). Alternatively: Hold down.
  • Page 22: Babysitter

    Babysitter Only one phone number can be di- alled. Hold down the right soft key on the outside right. Switch on §Menu§ ( Setup ( Security ( Babysitter §Select§ Press. Enter phone code (see instructions on the right). §OK§ Confirm input. §Change§...
  • Page 23: Phonebook

    Enter frequently used phone num- bers in the Phonebook with a special name. To dial then, simply highlight the name. If a phone number is stored with a name, it appears on the display when you are called. You can assign important phone numbers to a group .
  • Page 24 Text entry Press digit key repeatedly until the required letter is displayed. The cursor advances af- ter a short delay. Press once for a, twice for b etc. The first letter in each name is automatically written in UPPERCASE. Ä,ä/1-9 Umlauts and numbers are dis- played after the relevant letter.
  • Page 25: Call/Search For An Entry

    Call/search for an entry Open Phonebook. Select a name by enter- ing the first letter (search function) and/or <Group> Carol Diana View Dial number. Phonebook Phonebook-Menu §Options View Edit scroll. New entry Delete Delete all Options Send SMS... as entry Picture Capacity Open menu.
  • Page 26: Group

    Group If there are many Phonebook entries it is best to assign them to a group, e.g.: Office, Family, Leisure, VIP A special melody can sound (p. 54) and/or a symbol can be displayed (p. 26) if the phone number of a call is registered in a group.
  • Page 27 Group entry menu §Options Open menu. View Display the entry. Edit Display the entry for changes. New entry Open Phonebook and add an entry to the current group. Remove Delete entry only from the group. Send SMS... as entry Send a Phonebook entry. as text Send entry as text of an SMS message.
  • Page 28 Call to group You can call up to five members of a group or link them together in a conference. Two short presses or one long press on Phonebook (in standby mode). Select a group. §Options§ Open the menu and se- lect call to group.The group members are list- Select the entries you...
  • Page 29 Call to group-Menu §Options Open menu. Dial Dial current entry. Skip Skip next number. Microphone Switch the microphone on or off. If it is switched off, the person on the other end of the line cannot hear you (muting). Alternatively: Hold down.
  • Page 30: Record No

    Record no.: (Storage location number) A record number is automatically assigned to every new entry in the Phonebook. Making a call Enter phone number. Press. Press. Edit Open Phonebook. Select entry. §Options§ Open the menu and Edit select Go to the input field Record no.: §Change§...
  • Page 31: Picture

    Picture Assign a picture/symbol to phone numbers. This picture/symbol will appear in the display when there is a call from this number. Open Phonebook . Select entry. §Options Open menu and select Picture Calling symbol You can assign one of many standard symbols to a phone number.
  • Page 32: Message (Sms)

    You may transmit and receive very long text messages (up to 760 char- acters) on your phone, which are au- tomatically composed from several "normal" SMS messages (note the accruing charges). Depending on the service provider, e-mails and faxes can also be sent or e-mails received via SMS (change setting if necessary, p.
  • Page 33: Inbox/Outbox

    Inbox/Outbox §Menu§ ( Messages ( Inbox //Out- box / The list of saved messages is displayed. Barbara ª © Carol © 023598765432 View §Options§ See right. Symbol Inbox / Outbox / ª Read Not sent © Unread Sent Message (SMS) Inbox/Outbox-Menu Different functions are available de- pending on the context:...
  • Page 34: Compose A Message

    Compose a message §Menu§ ( Messages ( New SMS Text input using "T9" allows you to quickly cre- ate long SMS messages using just a few key en- §Clear§ tries. to delete letter by letter, hold down to delete the entire word.
  • Page 35: Predefined Text

    Predefined text Standard text fragments which can be added to messages are stored in the phone. You can also create five additional text fragments yourself. Write text fragments §Menu§ ( Messages ( Predefined text <New entry> Select. Write text fragment. §Save§...
  • Page 36: Text Entry With "T9

    Text entry with "T9" "T9" deduces the correct word from the individual key entries by making comparisons with an extensive dictionary. §Menu§ ( Setup ( T9 input Select a function. T9 English Activate Intelligent text entry or de- activate it. Associated Automatically display choices of characters typically used for pairs...
  • Page 37 Display in the uppermost line: T9 Abc SMS 1 We start at 8 a.m. T9 active. abc/Abc/123 Lowercase/uppercase let- ters or digits. SMS 1 Number of the required SMS messages. Number of characters still available. ® Text Input is licensed under one or more of the following: U.S.
  • Page 38 The last suggestion is deleted and the word may now be entered with- out T9 support. Press automatically to the dictionary. Load other input languages: Correct a word Words created using T9: . Then Within a " T9 word " individual letters may not be edited without cancelling T9 first.
  • Page 39: Setup

    Setup An SMS profile (maximum 5) defines the transmission characteristics of an SMS. The presetting depends on the SIM card inserted. §Menu§ ( Messages ( Setup You can select a profile from the list of available profiles. To activate it: §Activate§...
  • Page 40: Fun

    You can switch the silent alert for the games on and off. You will find the games "Stack Attack", "Balloon Shooter", "Move the box" and "Wacko" on your mobile phone. English language instructions for these games can be found at ! Setup...
  • Page 41: Bitmap Viewer

    The current graphic is discarded. Delete Delete a graphic from Screensaver * Your 1168 provides you with the option of sending a graphic or a screensaver via SMS. You can find operator graphics at: See also City portal (p. 69).
  • Page 42: Melody Manager

    A melody is transferred to the buffer via SMS/WAP . When a melody has been received an icon appears above the left soft key. Press soft key: §Options§ Ring tones are available at: to 4). Individual 1 Open menu. Save Scroll to §Select§...
  • Page 43: Calculator

    Calculator §Menu§ Calculator Enter number (up to 8 digits). Function "+" or "-". Press control key repeat- §. =+ - * /§ edly on the right. Repeat procedure with other numbers. Result is displayed. Calculator functions Press control key repeatedly §.
  • Page 44 Currency conv. functions §§. =§§ Press control key repeatedly on the right: Set decimal point. Calculator result. Ð Retrieve a saved number from the calculator. Convert Any combination of calculations may be made between the entered currencies. Select a combination of currencies from the list.
  • Page 45: Voice Message/Mailbox

    Voice message/Mailbox Most service providers offer you an external answering service. In this mailbox, a caller may leave a voice message for you • if your phone is switched off or not ready to receive, • if you do not want to answer, •...
  • Page 46: Cell Broadcast

    Some service providers offer infor- mation services (info channels) such as area codes, stock markets etc. The information available depends on the service provider. If reception is activated, you receive messages on the active topics in your "Topic list" §Menu§ ( Messages ( Cell broadcast Receive CB You can activate and deactivate the...
  • Page 47: Sim Services (Optional)

    Cell broadcast/SIM services Topic index The list of the topics currently provid- ed by your service provider is dis- played for you to choose from. If none are displayed you must enter the channel numbers (ID) manually (see "Topic list", p. 41). Please con- tact your service provider for details.
  • Page 48: Records

    Your phone stores the phone num- bers of calls for convenient redialling. §Menu§ ( Records Select the required call list and select the number there. Dial number §View§ view information on the phone number: date, time. The following call lists are available: Calls missed The phone numbers of calls that you have not answered are recorded for...
  • Page 49: Duration/Charges

    You can display the charge details and the duration of calls as you speak, as well as setting a unit limit for outgoing calls. Display §Menu§ ( Records ( Duration/ charges After you have made the charge de- tail settings, you can display the call duration/charge details for the follow- ing call types or you can display the credit balance.
  • Page 50: Divert

    You can set the conditions for which calls are diverted to your mailbox or other numbers. §Menu§ ( Divert Set divert: The most common condition for for- warding is: Unanswered §Menu§ ( Divert Unanswered Select §Select§ Press. Select. Enter the phone number to which a call will be di- verted (if not done already)
  • Page 51: Status Check

    Status check You can check the current divert sta- tus for all conditions. After a short pause, the current infor- mation is transmitted by the network and displayed. Condition set. Not set. Display if status is un- known (on a new SIM card for example).
  • Page 52: Clock

    §Menu§ ( Clock select a function: Alarm clock Use this function to set a single time for the alarm call. The alarm sounds even when the phone is switched off. §On/off§ Switch the alarm on and off. Setting §Change§ Display the set time and date for the alarm call.
  • Page 53: Auto Off

    Auto off The phone switches off each day at the set time. Activate: §Clock§ Press. Enter the time (24 h clock). §OK§ Confirm. Deactivate: §Manual§ Press. §OK§ Confirm. If the battery is removed for more than about 30 seconds, the clock must be reset. Clock...
  • Page 54: Solar To Lunar

    Solar to Lunar Menu§ " Clock " Solar to Lunar Lunar to Solar After you selected either Solar to Lunar / Lunar to Solar, the valid solar years from 1900 to 2071 displays. Solar to Lunar Valid years 1900--2071 12/04/2001 Clear Enter the solar date you want to convert to lunar calender, then press...
  • Page 55: Profiles

    If a profile is used, several settings are made with one function. • Three profiles are standard with default settings, they can be changed however: Normal envi., Quiet environ., Noisy environ. • You may set two personal profiles <No Title> individually ( Aircraft mode •...
  • Page 56: Aircraft Mode

    §Menu§ ( Profiles Aircraft mode The alarm clock is deactivated. The phone will be switched off when you select this profile. It is not possible to modify this profile. Activate §Menu§ Profiles Aircraft mode Scroll to §Activate§ Activate the profile. A security prompt must be confirmed.
  • Page 57: Fast Access Key

    The left soft key and the keys 2 to 9 (speed dialling numbers) can each be assigned an important phone number or a function. The phone number can then be dialled or the function can be started at the touch of a button.
  • Page 58: Speed Dialling Keys

    Speed dialling keys Digit keys 2 to 9 can be used as speed dialling numbers for fast access. For available key assign- ments, see p. 52. The following key is reserved: = mailbox number (p. 40) Change In standby mode: Press digit key (2 - 9).
  • Page 59: Audio

    You can set the tones that sound in specific situations to suit your partic- ular tastes. §Menu§ ( Audio select a function: Ringer setting Activate/deactivate the ringer or re- duce it to a short beep. Beep is active. & Ringer is deactivated. In standby mode: activate, deactivate also with: Hold down.
  • Page 60: Silent Alert

    Silent alert To avoid being disturbed by the ring- er, you can activate the trembler in- stead. It can also be activated in addi- tion to the ringer (e.g. in noisy environments). The trembler is deac- tivated when the battery is being charged.
  • Page 61: Setup

    Receive and save screensaver as for receive and save logo, see right. You will find screensavers at: You have the following options: • Activate/deactivate the function. • Set style: Graphic, analogue clock •...
  • Page 62: Status

    §Menu§ ( Setup Select a function. Status §Menu§ ( Setup ( Status Select a function. Fact. settings The phone is reset to the default val- ues i.e. the factory settings (does not apply to SIM card and network set- tings): # 9 9 9 9 # Phone identity The phone identity number (IMEI) is...
  • Page 63: Network

    Network §Menu§ ( Setup ( Network ( select a function: Line This function is only displayed if it is supported by your service provider. Two independent phone numbers must be registered on the phone. Select Select the currently used phone number.
  • Page 64 §Menu§ ( Setup ( Network select a function: Pref. network The service providers you prefer af- ter your home service provider are displayed in this list (e.g. if there are several service providers that differ in price). If the signal strength of your preferred net- work is not strong enough when you switch the phone on, the phone may log on to an- other network.
  • Page 65: During A Call

    You may need to register sepa- rately with your service provider for these functions. Setup Headset §Menu§ ( Setup If an original Siemens Headset (p. 68) is used the profile is activated automatically as soon as the headset is plugged in. User-definable settings Auto answer...
  • Page 66: Car Kit

    Car Kit §Menu§ ( Setup ( Car Kit If an original Siemens Car Kit is used the profile is activated automatically as soon as the phone is inserted into the cradle. The Car Kit must be plugged into the ciga- rette lighter and not connected directly to the battery.
  • Page 67: Display Symbols (Selection)

    Display symbols (selection) Display indicators < Strength of incoming signal. Charging completed. Battery indicator. All calls are diverted. & Ringer off. Short ringer (beep) only. Ringer only if caller is stored in the Phonebook. Alarm is set. ½ Alarm clock active. Key lock active.
  • Page 68: Questions & Answers

    Check battery contacts and device interface, clean them if necessary, then insert battery again. Plug in to a different socket or check voltage. Only use original Siemens accessories. Replace battery. Make sure that the SIM card is correctly inserted (p. 6).
  • Page 69 Questions & Answers Question Possible causes No connection to Signal weak. network. Outside GSM range. SIM card not valid. New network not authorised. Try manual selection or select a different network Network barring is set. Network overloaded. Phone loses Signal too weak. network.
  • Page 70 Enter the PUK (MASTER PIN) provided with the SIM card according to the instructions. If the PUK (MASTER PIN) has been lost, contact your service provider. Contact Siemens Service (p. 66). Contact your Service Provider. Check with your Service Provider. # 9 9 9 9 #...
  • Page 71: Siemens Service

    Italy ... 02 66 76 44 00 Ivory Coast ... 80 00 03 33 Jordan... 0 64 39 86 42 Kenya ... 72 37 17 Siemens Service Kuwait ...2 45 41 78 Latvia...7 50 11 14 Lebanon...01 44 30 43 Libya ...02 13 50 28 82...
  • Page 72: Specifications/Maintenance

    Declaration of conformity Siemens Information and Communi- cation mobile hereby declares that the phone described in this user guide is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of European Directive 1999/5/EC (R&TTE). The declaration of conformity (DoC) concerned has been signed.
  • Page 73: Accessories

    • Loop Case • Leather Case • Shoulder Bag You will find the my-CLIPit™ service, for personalising the front and back of your 1168 with your own photos for example, at: Car Solutions Car Kit Portable L36880-N3015-A117 Hands-free kit with integrated loudspeaker and microphone and auto talk feature.
  • Page 74: Personalisation

    The 1168 offers you numerous op- tions for personalisation, i.e. individ- ual configuration to suit your own specific tastes. For example you can have operator graphics as bitmaps * or screensavers sent via SMS to your mobile phone. SMS can also be used to send sounds as ring tones to your 1168.
  • Page 75: Sar (International)

    SAR (international) THIS PHONE MEETS REQUIREMENTS FOR EXPOSURE TO RADIO WAVES. Your mobile phone 1168 is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is de- signed and manufactured not to ex- ceed the limits for exposure to radio frequency (RF) recommended by international guidelines (ICNIRP).
  • Page 76: Index

    Accessories ... 68 Aircraft mode ... 51 Alarm clock ... 47 All calls (divert) ... 45 Answering service (external) ... 40 Audio ... 54 Auto answer (in the car) ... 60 Auto display (CB) ... 41 Auto network ... 58 Auto redial ...
  • Page 77: Index

    Date format ... 47 Display big letters ... 56 contrast ... 56 settings ... 56 Display symbols ... 62 Divert ... 45 Download ... 69 DTMF tones ... 16 DTMF tones (control code) store ... 25 Duration/charges ... 44 During a call (Setup) ... 60 E-mail via SMS ...
  • Page 78 Security ... 11, 58 Service centre ... 34 Setup network ... 58 Setup (profile) ... 50 Siemens Service ... 66 Silent alert ... 55 SIM services ... 10, 42 capacity ... 28 delivery confirmation ... 28 insert picture ... 29, 30 setup ...
  • Page 79 Index text entry ... 31 T9 input ... 57 Technical data ... 67 Text entry ... 19, 31 Time/date ... 47 Time zone ... 47 Top cover ... 68 Topic index (CB) ... 42 Topic list (CB) ... 41 Unanswered calls (divert) ... 45 Upper-, lowercase ...

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