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Siemens SL45 User Manual

Siemens SL45 User Manual

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Information and Communication mobile
Haidenauplatz 1
D-81667 Munich
© Siemens AG, 2001.
All rights reserved. Subject to availability.
Rights of modification reserved.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
Ref.-No.: A31008-H4800-A1-3-7619
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  • Page 1: User Guide

    User Guide Issued by Information and Communication mobile Haidenauplatz 1 D-81667 Munich Germany © Siemens AG, 2001. All rights reserved. Subject to availability. Rights of modification reserved. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Ref.-No.: A31008-H4800-A1-3-7619 SL45 SL45 be inspired be inspired A5B00025203682...
  • Page 2 Your SL45 package Stereo headphones with PTT key User guide (PTT = Push-to-talk) SL45 MultiMediaCard™ (in the phone) Battery CD ROM Sync Station Power supply unit Data cable...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Safety precautions... 3 Overview of keys/display ... 4 General instructions... 5 The User Guide... 5 Menu Control... 5 Helpsystem ... 6 SIM card... 7 Battery ... 8 MultiMediaCard™ ... 9 Switch on, off / PIN entry ... 10 Making a phone call... 12 Dialling with digit keys ...
  • Page 4 Integral modem ... 69 PC software ... 70 Data Exchange Software ... 70 Siemens QuickSync... 71 Contents Display symbols ... 72 Siemens Service ... 73 Troubleshooting ... 74 Specifications/maintenance ... 77 Declaration of conformity... 77 Technical data ... 77 Maintenance tips ... 77 General accessories...
  • Page 5: Safety Precautions

    Any such modifi- cations will invalidate its ap- proval for use. We recommend you use only original Siemens batteries and charging devices. Otherwise you risk damaging your health and the product. The battery cover must not be removed from the battery.
  • Page 6: Overview Of Keys/Display

    Overview of keys/display Side keys At the top: Activate dictaphone. Centre (context-sensitive) Hold down: Start voice dialling. :Set volume/ scroll up and down in menus and messages. At the bottom: Activate MP3 player. Ringer To switch on and off: Hold down. Soft keys The current functions are displayed as icons...
  • Page 7: General Instructions

    General instructions The User Guide The short guide will suffice for experienced users and those in a hurry. We recommend you read this User Guide carefully, so that you can use all the functions of the phone fully. The following symbols are used: Enter numbers or letters.
  • Page 8: Helpsystem

    General instructions Helpsystem In every menu, you will find the help line at the top which gives you access to the help system by subject. Calling up the help for the first time after switching on can take a few seconds, as the WAP Browser is used to display the help.
  • Page 9: Sim Card

    Insert SIM card The Service Provider supplies you with a SIM card on which all the important 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 10: Battery

    Insert battery • Insert battery at the bottom of the phone and press inward until it clicks into place • Switch off the phone before you remove the battery. • Unlock battery , then remove Charge battery • The battery is not fully charged when delivered, so: •...
  • Page 11: Multimediacard

    Save your Addressbook entries with the Siemens QuickSync Software. 2. Format the new MultiMediaCard™ using the Data Exchange Software. 3. Copy the data from the PC to the new MultiMediaCard™ using the Data Exchange Software. Copy the Addressbook entries with Siemens QuickSync.
  • Page 12: Switch On, Off / Pin Entry

    Switch on, off / PIN entry Switch on Hold down On/Off/End key to switch on or off. When you switch the phone on for the first time the language of your Service Provider is loaded for the display prompt (see also p.
  • Page 13 Switch on, off / PIN Emergency number (SOS) By pressing the soft key make an emergency call on any network without a SIM card and without entering a PIN . This must only be used in real emergencies. Network connection Strength of the incoming signal.
  • Page 14: Making A Phone Call

    Making a phone call Dialling with digit keys The phone must be switched on (standby mode). Enter the number - if necessary with interna- tional dialling code - national only for calls to the national fixed network. A short press clears the last digit, a long press clears the entire number.
  • Page 15: When Number Is Busy

    Making a phone call When number is busy If the number called is busy or it cannot be reached because of network problems, the following options are available: Auto redial previous numbers Press. The number is automatically dialled for up to 15 minutes at increasing intervals.
  • Page 16: Accept Call

    Making a phone call Accept call The phone must be switched on to receive calls (in standby mode). +498912345 Answer or, if call divert is set: Answer accept a call with: or with divert the call. End call Press. Reject call The caller hears the busy signal.
  • Page 17: 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 (see p. 64). During a call you may be advised that there is another call waiting. You will hear a special tone during the call.
  • Page 18 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 between both calls or link all callers together in a conference. During a call, inform your partner about your intention then: Hold...
  • Page 19: Send Dtmf Tones

    Making a phone call Call menu Options Switch the microphone Microphone on or off. If switched off, the person on the other end of the line can hear nothing. Alternatively: Hold down. Conference (see p. 16) Time/Charge While the connection continues, the call duration and (if set, see p.
  • Page 20: Addressbook

    Î Organiser Î Addressbook from standby mode You can store names, addresses and phone numbers in the Addressbook. The Addressbook is only available if a MultiMediaCard™ is inserted. Without a MultiMediaCard™ you can only access the SIM card (with restricted functionality) (p.
  • Page 21: Read Entry

    Phone number Always enter fixed network phone numbers with the prefix, if necessary with the international dialling code. Text entry Press digit key repeatedly until the required character 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 22: Search Entry

    Search entry With the Addressbook open, simply type the first letter of the name you require. The first entry that begins with this letter is displayed. Continue by typing the second letter and so on until the name you want is displayed.
  • Page 23: Sim Location

    SIM location Î Organiser Î SIM location Hold down The list with the current entries is displayed. The relevant storage locations are displayed by icons. The entries are managed separately from the Addressbook, but you can move data between the SIM card and the Addressbook.
  • Page 24: Store Control Code

    Press and enter a name and, if necessary, further details. Save entry. Open Addressbook and select (partial) number. Press. Replace “?” with digits. Dial number. ® database using Siemens...
  • Page 25 You may create your own business card and transmit it as a message via SMS or you may transmit it to another GSM phone (with IrDA capability) or a suitable PC/printer using infrared technology. Create new Î Organiser Î Businesscard If a business card has not yet been created, you are asked for input: Go from field to field and...
  • Page 26: Voice Control

    Up to 20 numbers/functions can be selected or started simply by saying a name. Voicedialling (for phone numbers) Î Organiser Î Voice control Î Voicedialling New record (see also p. 19) A list with entries is displayed. In the list select ... New record ...
  • Page 27: Mp3 Player

    Your phone is equipped with an MP3 player. You can immediately listen to the music supplied with the phone (on the MultiMediaCard™). You can import other music files using the Data Exchange Software (see p. 70). Play Plug in the stereo headphones at the bottom of the phone.
  • Page 28: Create Playlists

    Create playlists To select a number of songs to play one after the other you can put them in a playlist (folder). From standby mode: Î Surf/Fun Î MP3 Player The MP3 player list is displayed. Open menu (see MP3 player menu on the next page).
  • Page 29: Load Music

    Menu overview: MP3 Player-Menu Options Delete the highlighted Delete entry. Create Create a new playlist. playlist Modify (Only when playlist is playlist selected) Open an existing playlist for modifica- tion. For information on the functions available see “playlists menu” below. Rename Rename the playlist.
  • Page 30: Dictaphone

    With voice recording you can • use the phone to record memos on the move • record a call - useful for remembering numbers or addresses. • add a voice memo to an alarm in the Calendar (see p. 32). Side keys The voice functions are best controlled with the keys on the side...
  • Page 31: Play

    Using the soft keys For use as dictaphone. Î Organiser Î Dictaphone The list of recordings is opened: Select. Start recording. Pause recording press briefly on the right: Pause recording. End recording press briefly on the left: End recording then play back store straight away and assign name.
  • Page 32: Answer.message

    This special recording can be played back if you cannot accept a call in person immediately. For example: You are in a conference and a call is signalled by a trembler alarm. You answer it and play the following announcement: “Please don’t hang up , I’ll speak to you in person in a moment.“...
  • Page 33: Calendar

    Scroll through the days. Display the weekly view. Display the daily view. Synchronise with Outlook With the Siemens QuickSync software you can synchronise your Calendar with your Outlook® calendar (see p. 71). Calendar Weekly view 15 16 22 23...
  • Page 34: New Appointment

    Appointments Menu Options The menu is only available in the dai- ly view (agenda) and appointments list if there is at least one appoint- ment in the Calendar. See next column. New event Delete Delete the entry se- lected. Delete all Delete all entries after confirmation.
  • Page 35: Calculator / Currency Conv

    Calculator / Currency Conv. Calculator Î Organiser Î Calculator Enter number. Select calculator function. Repeat procedure with other numbers. Result is displayed. Special functions Press the right soft key repeatedly: (indicated in the display) Set decimal point. Toggle between “+“ and “-“. Convert to percentage.
  • Page 36: Internet (Wap)

    Î Surf/Fun Î Internet Get the latest WAP information from the Internet that is specifically adapted to the display options of the phone. Internet access may require registration with your Service Provider. Settings Preparation of the phone for Internet access depends on your Service Provider: •...
  • Page 37 Example: Homepage The soft keys may be assigned functions that are controlled online from the homepage such as “links” or “menus”. Internet News Weather Menu The contents of option menus are also variable. Browser Menu You must be in the Internet application (online or offline).
  • Page 38: Profiles

    Encryption For secure data trans- mission some informa- tion is encrypted . Contact your Service Provider to install a key. When the connection is established, a key is au- tomatically exchanged between the Service Provider and the phone. Verify key Verify the existing key.
  • Page 39 Homepa- Enter home page (see p. 34) if not set by the Service Provider. Enter time in seconds af- Linger- time: ter which a connection should be terminated if no input or data transfer takes place. The settings are stored and the profile list is shown.
  • Page 40: Games / Chronometer

    Games / Chronometer Î Surf/Fun Î Games Games Select a game from the list and have fun. Instructions You will find special instructions for each game in the help text. The following rules are valid for all games. Provides tips on how to play the game, shows the saved scores and allows you to set the level of...
  • Page 41: Message (Sms)

    You may transmit and receive messages on your phone (up to 160 characters in length). Depending on your Service Provider, emails and faxes can be transmitted as SMS messages (change settings if necessary, p. 45) and emails can be received as SMS messages Read Messages Display indicates a new message...
  • Page 42: Compose Message

    Compose message Î Messages Î SMS Î Write message Î Text input using “T9” allows you to quickly create long SMS messages using just a few key entries (see p. 41). You can write up to 160 characters; the number of characters you can still type is shown in the top right-hand corner of the...
  • Page 43: Text Entry With "T9

    Text entry with “T9” “T9” deduces the correct word from the individual key strokes by making comparisons with an extensive dictionary. Activate, deactivate T9 (SMS) Before you can use T9 to help you enter text you must be in the text editor (see also p.
  • Page 44 T9 word suggestions If several options are found in the dictionary for a key sequence (a word), the most frequent one is displayed first. If the word you want is not recognized, the next suggestion from T9 may be correct. The word must be highlighted.
  • Page 45: Incoming List, Outgoing List

    Incoming list, outgoing list Î Messages Î SMS Î Incoming The list of saved messages is shown. Inbox Invitation Carol Options See on the right . Marking: Incoming Outgoing Read Not sent Unread Sent Archive Î Messages Î SMS Î Archive The list of messages recorded on the MultiMediaCard™...
  • Page 46: Predef. Message

    Predef. message The following standard messages are stored in the phone. You only need to add the time and date. Î Messages Î SMS Î Predef. message Selection: Late, Appointment, Anniversary The cursor appears at the first input point: I will arrive about | minutes late T9 Info Complete the message.
  • Page 47: Setup

    Setup You can create different “transmission profiles” for different uses. A profile is selected before text entry for the SMS. Î Messages Î SMS Î Setup The list of available profiles is displayed. Select profile. Depending on the situation different functions are available: Create a new profile.
  • Page 48: 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 retrieve, • if you do not want to answer, •...
  • Page 49: Cell Broadcast

    Cell broadcast Some Service Providers offer information services (info channels) such as area codes and stock markets.The information available depends on the Service Provider. If reception is activated, you receive messages on the active topics in your “Topic list”. Î Messages Î Cell broadcast Broadcast You can activate and deactivate the...
  • Page 50 Topic index The list of topics currently provided by your Service Provider is displayed for you to choose from. If none are displayed the channel numbers (ID) may be entered manually (see "Topic list", p. 47). Please contact your Service Provider for details.
  • Page 51: Records

    The phone stores the phone numbers of calls for convenient redialling. Î Records Select required call list and select the number there. Select number view information on the phone number: date, time, number of calls The following call lists are available: Calls missed The phone numbers of calls you have received but not answered can...
  • Page 52: 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: Norm. Environ., Quiet Environ. • You may set three personal pro- files individually: Profile 1, Profile 2, Profile 3. •...
  • Page 53: Without Alarm

    Without Alarm This profile is unmodifiable. You should activate this profile if you want to be completely undisturbed: • The phone must be switched off when you select the profile. • In this status, alarms are not indi- cated by the ringer or trembler alarm.
  • Page 54: Audio

    You can set the tones that sound in specific situations to suit your particular tastes. Î Audio, then select a function: Ringer setting Activate, deactivate the ringer or reduce it to a short beep. Beep is active. Ringer is deactivated.. In standby mode: activate/deactivate also with: Hold down.
  • Page 55: Silent Alert

    Open the Ringing tone folder on the MultiMedia- Card™. Select a melody. Confirm. Copy melodies from the PC to the MultiMediaCard™ With the Data Exchange Software you can copy melodies in MIDI for- mat (*.MID) from the PC to the ging tone folder on the MultiMedia- Card™...
  • Page 56: Time/Charge

    You can display the charge details and duration of calls as you speak , as well as setting a unit limit for outgoing calls. Î Time/Charge After you have made the charge detail settings you can display the call duration/charge details for the following call types: Last call All calls out...
  • Page 57: Divert

    You can set the conditions for which calls are diverted to your mailbox or other numbers. Î Divert Set divert Example: The most common condition for forwarding is: Unanswered This and other conditions (see box) are set in the same way: Î...
  • Page 58: Status Check

    Status check If you want to check the current divert status, first select the condition then Status check. After a short pause the current situation is transmitted by the network and displayed. Condition set. Not set. Displayed if status is unknown (on a new SIM card for example).
  • Page 59: Setup

    MediaCard™, languages not required can be deleted. The contents of the MultiMediaCard™ are available for down- loading from the Internet at http:// . The files can be restored from there (see "Card-Explorer", p. 67). If a language you do not understand has...
  • Page 60 Î Setup Î Device Î then select a function: Display Illumination The display illumination can be switched on and off (this affects standby time) The brightness can be adjusted. Big letters You can change the font size on the display. Own Greeting You can create a greeting that is displayed when you switch the...
  • Page 61 Î Setup Î Device Î then select a function: Clock Time/Date The clock must be set correctly once at start-up. Press. First date (day/month/ year), then time (24 hours including seconds). Format Date Set the date format: DD.MM.YYYY or MM/DD/YYYY Auto display The time display can be switched on or off.
  • Page 62: Security

    Security The phone and SIM card are protected against misuse by several security codes. PIN 1 Protects your SIM card (per- sonal identification number). PIN 2 This is needed to set the charge detail display and to access additional functions on special SIM cards.
  • Page 63: Network

    Î Setup Î Security Î then select a function: PIN control The PIN is usually requested each time the phone is switched on. You can deactivate this feature but you risk unauthorised use of the phone. Some Service Providers do not permit this function.
  • Page 64 Î Setup Î Network Î then select a function: Setup Network info The list of GSM networks currently available is shown. Indicates forbidden Service Providers (depending on SIM card). Change network Network search is restarted. This is useful if you are not in your home network or want to register in a different network.
  • Page 65 Outgoing Access All outgoing calls (except emergency numbers) are barred. Outgoing International Only national calls can be made. Out. Intern. excl. Home International calls are not permitted. However, you can make calls to your own country when abroad. All calls in The phone is barred for all incoming calls (forwarding all your calls to the mailbox has a similar effect).
  • Page 66: During Calls

    Activate and deactivate. Car use Î Setup Î In the car If the phone is connected to an original Siemens car kit, the following functions can be activated/ deactivated: Auto Answer Calls are accepted after the 3rd ring if the phone is connected to an original Siemens car kit.
  • Page 67: Fast Access Key

    The left soft key and 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 activated at the touch of a button. •...
  • Page 68: Speed Dialling Number

    Speed dialling number Digit keys 1 to 9 can be used as speed dialling numbers for fast access. Defaults for the speed dialling number 1 Reserved for the phone number to check the mailbox... p. 46 2 Calendar... p. 31 3 Appointments ...
  • Page 69: Card-Explorer

    If you need to restore any files to the Multi- MediaCard™ they are available for down- loading from the Internet at (see p. 70). Card-Explorer Card-Explorer Menu You are offered different functions depending on whether you have selected a file or a folder.
  • Page 70: Fax/Data Mode Using A Pc

    Fax/data mode using a PC With the phone connected to a PC (see p. 69), you can transmit and receive faxes and data. Appropriate software for data communication/ fax communication must be available on your PC. Fax and data services must be enabled on your phone.
  • Page 71: Data Exchange

    The phone has an integral modem that is used for data exchange via the infrared port or a cable. Switching your phone off and on after using the Data Exchange Software or Siemens QuickSync Software lets you use the inte- grated modem. to the...
  • Page 72: Pc Software

    Data Exchange Software The Data Exchange Software creates another drive in Windows® Explorer. It provides an easy way of using your PC to control the many storage options of the MultiMediaCard™ in the phone. Software installation Insert the CD ROM into your PC and select Data Exchange Software.
  • Page 73: Siemens Quicksync

    If you need to restore any files to the Multi- MediaCard™ they are available for down- loading from the Internet at (see p. 70). Siemens QuickSync Edit - This PC program can be used to...
  • Page 74: Display Symbols

    These symbols are displayed among others: Displays Strength of incoming signal. Battery being charged. Charging completed. Battery indicator. All calls are diverted. Ringer off. Short ringer (beep) only. Ringer only if caller is stored in the Addressbook. Alarm is set. Key lock active.
  • Page 75: Siemens Service

    France * ... Siemens... 01 56 38 42 00 Germany * ... Siemens... 0 18 05 33 32 26 Great Britain * .. Siemens ... 09 90 33 44 11 Greece... Siemens... 0 16 86 43 89 Hong Kong ... Siemens... 22 58 36 36 Hungary ...
  • Page 76: Troubleshooting

    If problems occur when using the phone, try to find a solution here first. If the problem persists, check with your Service Provider or Siemens Service. Problem Possible cause Phone cannot be On/Off key not pressed long switched on. enough.
  • Page 77 Problem Possible cause ™ MultiMediaCard Incorrect format, contacts cannot be read. dirty ™ MultiMediaCard MultiMediaCard cannot be written protected No connection to Signal weak the network Outside GSM range SIM card not valid New network not authorized Try manual selection or select different network Network barring is set Network overloaded Phone loses net-...
  • Page 78 Enter the MASTER PIN (PUK) provided with the SIM according to the instructions. If MASTER PIN or PIN has been lost, contact your Service Provider. Contact Siemens Service (see p. 73). Contact your Service Provider. Check with your Service Provider. Check settings, see p. 68.
  • Page 79: Specifications/Maintenance

    Specifications/maintenance Declaration of conformity Siemens Information and Communi- cation mobile hereby declares that the phone complies with all the es- sential requirements of European Directive 1999/5/EC. A copy of the original declaration of conformity can be found at the following Internet address:
  • Page 80: General Accessories

    The headset has a button for ac- tivating voice dialling and for accepting and ending calls. (Note: identical to the headset in- cluded with the SL45) Sync Station L36880-N4801-A105 The Sync Station (incl. data cable RS232) establishes a connection be- tween the phone and a PC and charges the phone at the same time.
  • Page 81: Car Accessories

    Accessories must not impair the proper operation of vehicle func- tions (such as the airbag). Car Charger Cable L36880-N4001-A108 This fits standard cigarette lighter sockets (12/24 Volt). Use with the car cradles. Car Kit Professional Voice L36880-N4801-A107 (German) L36880-N4801-A106 (English) State-of-the-art voice recognition system for safe and convenient communication.
  • Page 83: Index

    Accessories, car ... 79 Accessories, general ... 78 Addressbook call entry ... 20 create entry ... 18 read entry ... 19 Alarm ... 32 Alarms missed (call list) ... 49 Animation ... 58 Answer.message ... 30 Answering service (external) ... 46 Appointments ...
  • Page 84 store ... 22 Email via SMS ... 45 Emergency number ... 11 Encryption ... 36 Extending numbers ... 22 Fast access key ... 65, 66 Fast search ... 58 Fax via SMS ... 45 Fax/data mode ... 67 File formats ... 70 Filter (for incoming calls) ...
  • Page 85 Second phone number ... 61 Security ... 60 Service Centre ... 45 Service Tones ... 53 Index Service/Info ...22 Setup ...57 Siemens Quick Sync ...70 card ...7 Services ...11, 48 storage location ...21 SMS (Messages) ...39 Soft key setting ...65 Soft keys ...4 SOS ...11...
  • Page 86 Usage time (battery) ... 8 User group ... 63 Validity period (SMS) ... 45 VIP group ... 18 Voice command ... 24 control ... 24 dialling ... 19, 24 message ... 46 Volume (ringer) ... 52 Volume setting ... 15 WAP ...

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