Siemens 242 Owner's Manual

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Model 242 Cordless Phone with Caller ID
Owner's Manual
Se Incluyen Instrucciones en Espanol


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  • Page 1 Model 242 Cordless Phone with Caller ID Owner’s Manual Se Incluyen Instrucciones en Espanol...
  • Page 2: Customer Service

    Welcome Congratulations on your purchase of the Siemens 242 cordless telephone! This phone’s 2.4 GHz frequency and high-speed digital voice encoding provide reception and voice clarity that is superior to other cordless phones. And, it’s digital spread spectrum technology will provide you with secure, private conversations.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Calling Back Numbers from the Call Log ... 17 Moving a Call Log Entry to a Memory Location ... 17 Deleting a Call Log Entry ... 18 Delete All Call Log Entries ... 18 Warnings and Troubleshooting ... 19 Siemens 242 Cordless Phone Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 4: Package Contents

    Package Contents If an item listed below is not included in your package, please contact your local Siemens dealer. Handset AC Power Adapter withTelephone Line Cord Siemens 242 Cordless Phone Battery Cover Base Rechargeable Battery Pack Memory Number Label Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 5 LCD Graphic Display Talk (on/off) (see page 11) Tone (see page 13) Flash (see page 13) Siemens 242 Cordless Phone Delete/Mute (see page 12, 13, 14, 18) Microphone Menu (see page 8) Up and Down Controls (see page 8, 9, 10, 11,...
  • Page 6: Installation And Setup

    Installation and Setup Installing the AC Power Adapter and Base Warning! Use only the Siemens AC power adapter supplied with this phone. DO NOT use an outlet controlled by a wall switch. The AC power adapter has two cords ending in plastic connectors.
  • Page 7: Preparing The Handset

    6. Slide the battery cover onto the handset; listen for a snap. NOTE: Replacement battery packs are available for sale by calling the Siemens Customer Service Center at 1 (888) 777-0211. Charging the Battery • Place the handset in the base for 12 hours before first use.
  • Page 8: Memory Numbers Label

    Each time a new volume is selected, the ring will sound. If the ringer is turned off, the display will read “Ringer Off. ” Press to save. Press to exit. Siemens 242 Cordless Phone key to change the ring volume or turn it RING VOLUME RINGER OFF Charging Contacts Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 9: Selecting A Ring Tone

    This makes a local number readily available for call back or for moving it to a memory location. To store the local area code, Press Siemens 242 Cordless Phone key to change the ring tone (selected tone will sound). key to change between tone and pulse.
  • Page 10: Programming Caller Id On Call Waiting (For Use With Caller Id Services)

    .to select “CALL WAIT ID” . Press the CALL WAIT ID ON # $TO CHANGE Press to save the setting. Press to exit. Siemens 242 Cordless Phone key to select on or off. CALL WAIT ID OFF # $TO CHANGE to erase it Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 11: Selecting The Language To Display

    Dial the number. If you would like to view or edit the number before connecting (composed dialing), Dial the number (press Press to connect the call. Siemens 242 Cordless Phone key to change the language. .to delete any wrong digits). Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 12: Answering A Call

    Mute allows you to hear the other caller, but the other caller cannot hear you. To turn mute on or off, Press to turn mute on (the display will read “MUTE ON”). MUTE ON Siemens 242 Cordless Phone key to change the handset volume. Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 13: Answering Call Waiting

    2-second pause between digits, displayed as “P . ” Press to temporarily switch from pulse to tone dialing. Press to save the number. Press to exit. Dialing a Memory Number Press Press Siemens 242 Cordless Phone key to move to the desired memory location. Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 14: Using Multiple Memory Numbers With Chain Dialing

    Press the change. Press to delete some or all the digits. Type new numbers to enter them into the dialing string. Siemens 242 Cordless Phone 0:00 0:00 key to scroll to the memory location you want to delete or Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 15: Base Operation

    In this case “UNKNOWN” will be displayed. The call was “blocked. ” For privacy reasons, many phone companies allow callers the option to prevent their telephone data from being displayed. In this case, “PRIVATE” will be displayed. Siemens 242 Cordless Phone 0:03 Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 16: Receiving Caller Id From Call Waiting

    * * * END * * * Press to exit the call log and return the phone to idle state. Siemens 242 Cordless Phone key to display call log entries. 12/01 key to return to the top of...
  • Page 17: Calling Back Numbers From The Call Log

    NOTE: Moving a log entry to a memory location does not delete the number from the call log. If you select a memory location that already contains a stored number, that number will automatically be replaced with the number moved from the call log. Siemens 242 Cordless Phone 12/01 12/01 12/01...
  • Page 18: Deleting A Call Log Entry

    To stop the current operation and display Caller ID information, press answer the call, press To stop the current operation and answer the call, press information displays while connected to the call. Siemens 242 Cordless Phone 12/01 12/01 to exit.
  • Page 19: Warnings And Troubleshooting

    Make sure AC adapter is plugged into the base and wall outlet. Make sure the handset is placed securely in the base. Make sure the charging contacts on the handset and base are clean. Siemens 242 Cordless Phone Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 20 Make sure the RJ45 connector is plugged into the base. Make sure the AC adapter is plugged into the wall outlet. Charge the battery by placing the handset in the base. Siemens 242 Cordless Phone Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 21: Fcc Information

    FCC Information WARNING: Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by Siemens Communication Devices could void the FCC authority to operate the equipment. This includes the addition of any external antenna device. This telephone system complies with Part 68 of the FCC rules. On the bottom of the base station is a label that contains, among other information, the FCC Registration Number, Ringer Equivalence number (REN) and the Universal Service Order Code (USOC), which is RJ-11C, for this equipment.
  • Page 22: Important Safety Instructions And Product Information

    7. Periodically clean the charge contacts on both the charger and handset. 8. The RBRC™ Battery Recycling Seal on the batteries indicates Siemens is voluntarily participating in an industry program to collect and recycle these batteries at the end of their useful life, when taken out of service within the United States or Canada. The RBRC program provides a convenient alternative to placing used batteries into the trash or municipal waste stream, which is illegal in some areas.
  • Page 23: Limited Warranty

    Communication Products, LLC. RBRC™ is a trademark of the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation. Information subject to change since Siemens reserves the right, without notice, to make changes in equipment design or components as progress in engineering or manufacturing methods warrant.

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