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Siemens CL50 User Manual

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  • Page 1 Be inspired Issued by Information and Communication mobile Haidenauplatz 1 D-81667 Munich © Siemens AG 2002 All rights reserved. Subject to availability. Rights of modification reserved. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft CL50...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Safety precautions ... 3 Overview of the phone... 4 General instructions ... 5 The User Guide... 5 Menu control ... 5 Getting Started ... 6 Insert SIM card/battery ... 6 Charge battery ... 7 Switch on, off / PIN entry... 8 Switch on, off ...
  • Page 3 During calls ... 69 Time/Date ... 69 Accessories ... 69 Display symbols ... 70 Questions & Answers ... 71 Siemens Service... 74 Specifications/maintenance ... 76 Declaration of conformity... 76 Technical data ... 76 Care and maintenance ... 76 Quality declaration for battery. 77 Accessories ...
  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    Small parts could be swal- lowed by children. The mains voltage(V) specified on the power supply unit must not be exceeded. Only use original Siemens batter- ies (100% mercury-free) and charging devices. You can risk damage to the product and your health.
  • Page 5: Overview Of The Phone

    Display indicators Signal strength / battery level. Soft keys The current functions of these keys are displayed in the grey fields as text or icons. These keys display quick selection in standby mode and §Menu§ Call key Select displayed phone number or name, accept calls.
  • Page 6: General Instructions

    The User Guide The following symbols are used: Enter numbers or letters. On/Off/End key. Hold down key: Go back to standby mode. In standby mode, switch off device. Call key. Press control key on the side indicated. Displays a soft key function. §Menu§...
  • Page 7: Getting Started

    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 8: 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 power supply unit to the main power socket (charge for at least two hours). If the battery is totally discharged, no charge icon is displayed at the beginning of the charging process.
  • Page 9: Switch On, Off / Pin Entry

    Switch on, off / PIN entry Switch on, off Hold down on/off key to switch on. Enter PIN The SIM card can be protected with a 4-8 digit PIN. Enter your PIN code us- ing the digit keys (shown as a series of asterisks; if you make a mistake, press §Clear§).
  • Page 10: Airplane Check

    Network connection < Strength of incoming signal. A weak signal reduces the call > quality and may lead to loss of the connection. Change your location. If you are outside your "home network" your phone automatically selects a different GSM network (p. 66). SIM services Symbol for special applications on the SIM card (p.
  • Page 11: Security

    The phone and SIM card are protect- ed against misuse by several securi- ty codes and should be treated with the same care as a debit card. For further details see page 65. Keep these confidential numbers in a safe place where you can access them again if required.
  • Page 12: Making A Phone Call

    Dialling with number keys Open the phone so that the key- board is accessible. If the phone is not already on (in standby mode) hold down the key (on/off). To dial a number, the phone must be switched on (standby mode). Enter the number (al- ways with prefix, if nec- essary with international...
  • Page 13: Reject Call

    Making a phone call Reject call Press or §Reject§ press briefly. Diverts the caller e.g. to the §Transfer§ mailbox if Busy and "call waiting" (p. 13) has been activated. When number is busy If the number called is busy or it can- not be reached because of network problems, the following options are available (depending on the service...
  • Page 14: During A Call

    During a call Call waiting You may need to register for this service with your service provider and set your phone accordingly (p. 69). During a call, you may be advised that there is another call waiting. You will hear a special tone during the call.
  • Page 15: Swap/conference

    Making a phone call 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 be- tween both calls or link all callers to- gether in a conference. Proceed as follows: During a call, inform your partner of your intention, then:...
  • Page 16: Call Menu

    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 per- son on the other end of the line cannot hear you. DTMF signals, however, can be heard.
  • Page 17: Addressbook

    You can store up to 100 entries, each with 3 phone numbers and reminder information in the Addressbook. These entries are managed sepa- rately from those in the Phonebook. However you can exchange data be- tween the Addressbook and the Phonebook.
  • Page 18: Read/change Entry

    Phone number Always enter phone number with prefix, if necessary with the international dialling code (p. 11). Text entry Press digit key repeatedly until the required letter is displayed. The relevant characters are shown in the display. The cursor advances after a short delay. Press once for A, twice for B etc.
  • Page 19: Making A Call

    Making a call Open the Addressbook (in standby mode). Select a name by enter- ing the first letter and/or scrolling down. <Groups> Barbara Carol View Press. The highlighted number is dialled. If several numbers are stored in this entry, they are displayed in a list. Select the required phone number.
  • Page 20: Ring By Person

    Ring by Person You can set a melody for the con- tacts in the Addressbook. When that person calls you, the phone will ring using the melody you set. Proceed as for "Read/change entry“ and in the field for the melody use key to select a standard mel- ody, downloaded or composed mel- ody for the person.
  • Page 21: Phonebook

    The entries in the Phonebook (SIM card) are managed separately from those in the Addressbook. You can, however, exchange data between the Phonebook and the Address- book. Enter the frequently used phone number with a special name. To dial, simply highlight the name. If a phone number is stored with a name, it appears on the display when you are called.
  • Page 22: Location : (location To Store)

    Location : (Location to store) In the open Phonebook: Select entry. §Options§ Open the menu and select Go to the input field Location An entry can be moved from the Phonebook to other storage loca- tions. SIM (standard) Numbers that are stored in the Phonebook on the SIM card can also be used on another GSM phone.
  • Page 23: Store Control Code

    Store control code You can store phone numbers and control codes (DTMF signals) in the Phonebook as standard Phonebook entries, e.g. for operating an an- swering machine by remote control. Dial number. Press until "+" appears on the display (pause for connection setup).
  • Page 24: Groups

    Groups §Menu§ Office Groups If there are many Addressbook/ Phonebook entries it is best to as- sign them to a group, e.g.: Friends, Colleagues, Family, Biz. partner, A special melody can sound (p. 60), if the phone number calling is regis- tered in a group.
  • Page 25: Sms To Group

    SMS to group A memo (SMS) can be sent as a cir- cular to all members of a group. Office Groups §Menu§ SMS to group ´ Friends ¸ Colleague · Family Select a group. Press. §Select§ A window for entering text messag- es (SMS) opens.
  • Page 26: Messages (sms)

    You can transmit and receive mes- sages on your phone. Depending on your service provider, e-mails can also be transmitted via SMS (change settings if necessary, p. 32)and e-mails can also be re- ceived as SMS messages. Read Messages ¶ Display indicates a new message <...
  • Page 27: Inbox/outbox

    Inbox/Outbox §Menu§ Messages Inbox Outbox The list of incoming or outgoing messages is shown. Є Barbara © Carol © Denis View See on the right. §Options§ Symbol Inbox Outbox Є Read Not sent © Unread Sent Archive §Menu§ Messages Archive Inbox Outbox The list of messages recorded on...
  • Page 28: Compose A Message

    T9 text input allows you to create long messages quickly, using just a few key en- tries (to activate T9 text input see p. 30). To delete letter by letter, short press §Clear§. To delete an entire word, press and hold §Clear§. Options§...
  • Page 29: Text Menu

    Text Menu Open the text menu. §Options§ Send Dial the number of the ad- dress or select from the Addressbook /Phonebook, then send. Save Save the composed mes- sage in the outbox list. Clear text Clear entire text. Picture & Insert a picture and sounds Sound into an SMS (p.
  • Page 30: Picture & Sound (ems)

    Picture & Sound (EMS) Pictures and sounds can be inserted into a message. Playback only oc- curs if the destination phone sup- ports this EMS function. In input mode a wildcard is shown instead of the picture/sound. 15 pictures and 10 tones are stored in the phone.
  • Page 31: Text Entry With T9

    Text entry with T9 "T9" deduces the correct word from the individual key entries by making comparisons with an extensive dic- tionary. Select Input language Change to the language in which you wish to write the text. §Options§ Open text menu, then select T9 input language.
  • Page 32 T9 word suggestions If several options are found in the dictionary for a key sequence (a word), the most frequent one is dis- played first. If the word you want has not been recognised, the next sug- gestion from T9 may be correct. The word must be §highlighted§...
  • Page 33: Message Setup

    Message setup The transmission characteristics of an SMS are defined in a profile (max- imum 5). The presetting depends on the SIM card used. §Menu§ Messages Message setup The list of available profiles is dis- played. You can select a profile from this list.
  • Page 34: Image Viewer

    Receive bitmap A graphic can be received via SMS or downloaded via WAP . The receipt of a graphic is indicated ¶ by the symbol above the left- hand soft key in the display. Loading and Saving a Bitmap Press the soft key below the mes- sage symbol to read the message.
  • Page 35: Wap

    Get the latest WAP information from the Internet that is specifically adapted to the display options of your phone. Internet access may require registration with the service provider. Internet access §Menu§ Surf & fun You can select the Internet access profile.
  • Page 36: Browser Menu

    Browser Menu Menu access is only made when a WAP page is displayed (online or offline): Press to start the brows- er menu. Back Go back to the previous page. Home The first WAP Internet page that is displayed after con- nection is established (may have been set/preset by the service provider).
  • Page 37: Activate Profiles

    §Select§ The options are dis- played. Make your entries field by field. You can get further information on the entries from your service provider. Profile name Name the profile or rename a default name. WAP para- IP address meter Enter IP address. IP-Port Enter port number.
  • Page 38: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions Changing the homepage The address of the homepage is set in the (access) profile. You can change it in standby mode (if permit- ted by the service provider!): §Menu§ Surf & fun Internet Select the profile, e.g. Profile 1 Select.
  • Page 39 (e.g. Melody Manager for ringtones). You will find ringtones, operator bitmaps, screen savers and other services for your Siemens mobile phone at: This city portal (p. 79) also includes a list of countries in which this service is available.
  • Page 40: Voice Message/mailbox

    Most service providers offer an ex- ternal answering service. In this mailbox, a caller may leave a voice message for you • if your phone is switched off or not ready to retrieve, • if you do not want to answer, •...
  • Page 41: Cell Broadcast

    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 list“ §Menu§...
  • Page 42: Sim Services (optional)

    Topic index The list of the topics currently pro- vided by your service provider is dis- played for you to choose from. If none are displayed, the channel numbers (ID) may be entered manu- ally („Topic list“ , p. 40). Please con- tact your service provider for details.
  • Page 43: Records

    Your phone stores the numbers of calls for convenient redialling. Records §Menu§ Select required call list and select the number from this list. Dial number view more detailed infor- mation about the entry. The following call lists are available: Missed calls The phone numbers of calls that you have received but not answered can be recorded for call-back purposes.
  • Page 44: Duration/charges

    You can display the charge details and duration of calls as you speak, as well as setting a unit limit for out- going calls. Display §Menu§ Records charges After you have made the charge de- tail settings, you can display the call duration/charge details for the foll- owing call types or you can display the credit balance if you are using a...
  • Page 45: Divert

    You can set the conditions for which calls are diverted to your mailbox or other numbers. §Menu§ Divert You can set divert as follows: The most common condition for for- warding is: Unanswered §Menu§ Divert Select: Unanswered. Press. §Select§ Select. Enter the phone number to which a call will be di- verted (if not already...
  • Page 46: Status Check

    Status check You can check the current divert sta- tus for all conditions. After a short pause, the current situ- ation is transmitted by the network and displayed. Condition set. Not set. Displayed, if status is un- known (on a new SIM card for example).
  • Page 47: Organiser

    Calendar §Menu§ Office Organiser Calendar The Calendar offers a • monthly view • weekly view • daily view. The time and date must be set for the Calendar to work properly (p. 51). Monthly view 20 02/1 1 /1 5 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 Week...
  • Page 48: Appointments

    Appointments §Menu§ Office Organiser Appointments <New entry> & 15/11 18:30 ä 06/12 16:00 View New appointment <New entry> Select. Make the entries field by field: Type: Select the type of the ap- pointment: Memo, Meeting. On the basis of this choice one of the following symbols appears in the display: Display symbols...
  • Page 49: Tasks

    Tasks §Menu§ Office Organiser Tasks Tasks are not shown in the calendar or not marked as an appointment there. However unlike the appointment it does not need to have a time and date. When this is the case the task appears at the top of the list every day, until it is marked as done.
  • Page 50: Forget Me Not

    Forget me not §Menu§ Office Organiser Forget me not Your phone will remind you of spe- cial dates like Birthday, Valentine’ s Day, so you do not for- get them. Enter Forget me not New entries are added to the "For- get me not"...
  • Page 51: Missed Alarms

    Missed alarms §Menu§ Office Organiser Missed alarms Appointments with alarm which you have missed are listed and can be displayed. Missed alarms Menu §Options§ Open the menu. You can send an alarm missed, print it, delete it or delete all alarms missed.
  • Page 52: Clock

    §Menu§ Office Clock Alarm clock Use this function to set a single time for the alarm call. The alarm sounds even when the phone is switched off or all ringers are switched off. §Select Displays the set time and days for the alarm call. §Change§...
  • Page 53: Calculator

    §Menu§ Office Calculator Enter number (up to 7 digits). Select the calculator functions. These are dis- played and scrolled in the top right of the display each time you press a key ( + - X ÷ Example: 24 : 2 = 12 Enter number 24.
  • Page 54: Currency Converter

    §Menu§ Office Currency converter You can calculate the exchange rates between different currencies. Rate setting Input the foreign curren- cy to your domestic cur- rency. §OK§ Confirm. Press to see the reverse currency conversion rate. Save the conversion Save§ rate. Calc.
  • Page 55: Games

    §Menu§ Surf & fun Select game Select a game from the list and have fun! Game instructions You will find special instructions for each game in the options menu. §Options§ Provides tips on how to play the game, shows the saved scores and allows you to set the level of difficulty.
  • Page 56: Profiles

    If a profile is used, several settings are made with one function. • Four profiles are standard with de- fault settings, however they can be changed: Normal environ., Quiet environ., Noisy environ., Headset • You may set two personal profiles individually (<Empty>).
  • Page 57: Headset

    Headset If an original Siemens Headset is used the profile is activated auto- matically as soon as the headset is plugged in (see also page 69). Profiles Aircraft mode All alarms are deactivated. It is not possible to modify this profile.
  • Page 58: My Menu

    §Menu§ My menu Combine your own menu with fre- quently used functions, phone num- bers or WAP pages. The list of the 10 entries available is preset. However you can change it according to your wishes. For fast access: Press then ..
  • Page 59: 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 60: Speed Dialling Numbers

    Speed dialling numbers Digit keys 2 to 9 can be used as speed dialling numbers for fast access. For key assignments availa- ble see p. 58. The following key is reserved: = mailbox number (p. 39) Edit In standby mode: Press digit key (2-9).
  • Page 61: Audio

    You can set tones to sound in specif- ic situations to suit your particular tastes. §Menu§ Audio then select a function: Ringer setting Activate, deactivate the ringer or re- duce it to a short beep and confirm this as the basic setting. ä...
  • Page 62: Compose Melody

    Download melody You can download melodies from the website and save these. Receive melody A melody can be sent to your phone via SMS or WAP . When a melody has been received an icon appears above the left soft key.
  • Page 63: Silent Alert

    Silent alert To avoid being disturbed by the ring- er, you can activate the silent alert in- stead. It can also be active in addi- tion to the ringer (e.g. in noisy environments). The silent alert is de- activated when the battery is being recharged.
  • Page 64: Setup

    Device §Menu§ Setup Device Select a function. Language Set the language for the display text. When Automatic is set the language of your service provider is used. If a language that you do not understand happens to be set, the phone can be reset to the language of your service provider with the following input: #0000#...
  • Page 65 Status Fact. settings The phone is reset to the default val- ues (does not apply to SIM card or network settings). Phone identity The phone identity number (IMEI) is displayed. This information may be useful for customer service. Fast Search Network reconnection is speeded up when this function is active (standby time is reduced).
  • Page 66: Security

    Security The phone and SIM card are protect- ed against misuse by several securi- ty codes and should be treated with the same care as a debit card. For further details see page 65. Keep these confidential numbers in a safe place where you can access them again if required.
  • Page 67: Network

    §Menu§ Setup Security Select a function: Only (PIN2 protected) The dialling options are restricted to SIM-protected phone numbers. If only area codes are entered, the rel- evant phone numbers can be added to these manually before dialling. This SIM only (Phone code protected) Your phone is prevented from oper- ating with a different SIM card.
  • Page 68 Net operator A list of available network operators is displayed from which you can se- lect a specific service provider. Scroll down to an entry in the list of service providers and confirm with §Select. Pref. network The service providers you prefer af- ter your home service provider are displayed in this list (e.g.
  • Page 69: User Group

    When roaming You do not receive calls when you are outside your home network. This means that no charges are incurred for incoming calls. Status check The following information can be dis- played after a status check: Barring set. å Barring not set.
  • Page 70: During Calls

    Please refer to page 51. Accessories §Menu§ Setup Accessories Select a function: Headset If an original Siemens Headset is used the profile is activated auto- matically as soon as the headset is plugged in. User-definable settings: Auto answer (factory default: off) Calls are automatically accepted after a few seconds.
  • Page 71: Display Symbols

    Displays < Strength of incoming signal. Charging completed. Battery indicator. All calls are diverted. & Ringer off (except alarm). Short ring (beep) only. Ringer only if caller is stored in the Addressbook/Phonebook. Alarm is set. Transmission unencrypted. Phone numbers/names: SIM Card. Phone memory.
  • Page 72: Questions & Answers

    Should you have any questions on using the phone, we are available 24 hours a day at See below for solutions to some of our frequently asked questions. Problem Possible causes Phone cannot On/Off key not pressed long be switched on.
  • Page 73 Problem 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. Calls not possible.
  • Page 74 Enter the MASTER PIN (PUK) provided with the SIM according to the instructions. If MASTER PIN or PIN are lost, contact your service provider. Contact Siemens Service (p. 74). Contact your service provider. Check with your service provider. Check settings (p. 63).
  • Page 75: Siemens Service

    Ivory Coast ... 21 35 02 35 Jordan... 0 64 39 86 42 Kenya ... 2 72 37 17 Kuwait... 2 45 41 78 Siemens Service Latvia ... 7 50 11 14 Lebanon... 01 44 30 43 Libya ... 02 13 50 28 82 Lithuania...
  • Page 76 Zimbabwe ... 04 36 94 24 Note When calling customer service, please have ready your receipt and the phone identity number (IMEI, to display press *#06#), the software version (to display press *#06#, then §Info§ ) and if necessary your Siemens Service customer number.
  • Page 77: Specifications/maintenance

    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 es- sential requirements and other rele- vant provisions of European Direc- tive 1999/5/EC (R&TTE). The declaration of conformity (DoC) concerned has been signed.
  • Page 78: Quality Declaration For Battery

    Following this six months period, we recommend replacing your battery if you experience a sig- nificant drop in performance. Please purchase only Siemens original bat- teries.
  • Page 79: Accessories

    LED is lit. At the end of the charging process the LED goes out. The spare battery should be inserted in the charger with the Siemens logo visible on the top. Make sure that the battery clips fully into the charger. To take the battery out again, push it down slightly and pull it out.
  • Page 80: Personalisation

    Personalisation The CL50 offers numerous options for personalisation, i.e. individual configuration to suit your own spe- cific 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 CL50.
  • Page 81: Sar (european Union)

    THIS MODEL OF PHONE MEETS THE EU REQUIREMENTS FOR EX- POSURE TO RADIO WAVES. Your mobile phone CL50 is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is de- signed and manufactured not to ex- ceed the limits for exposure to radio...
  • Page 82: Sar (international)

    THIS CL50 MEETS REQUIRE- MENTS FOR EXPOSURE TO RADIO WAVES. Your mobile phone CL50 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 in- ternational guidelines (ICNIPP).
  • Page 83: Guarantee Certificate (uk)

    • In the case of new devices and their components exhibiting de- fects resulting from manufactur- ing and/or material faults within 24 months of purchase, Siemens shall, at its own option and free of charge, either replace the device with another device reflecting the current state of the art, or repair the said device.
  • Page 84: Index

    ... 78 Accessories Addressbook ... 16 make entry ... 17 read entry/change ... 46 Agenda Airplane mode ... 56 profile ... 51 Alarm clock ... 50 Alarms missed ... 47 Appointments ... 50 missed ... 60 Audio Auto answer (in the car) ...
  • Page 85 ... 54 Games ... 6 Getting started ... 63 Greeting ... 13 Handset volume ... 56 Headset (profile) ... 14 Holding a call ... 63 Illumination ... 64 IMEI number ... 40 Information services ... 62 Information tones ... 11 International prefix ...
  • Page 86 ... 74 Siemens Hotlines ... 62 Silent alert ... 66 protect phone ... 9 SIM services ... 41 SIM-Services ... 28 insert pictures ... 32 message type ... 32 setup ... 32 state report ... 24 to group Soft keys ...

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