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Siemens GigasetS44 Owner's Manual

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Information and Communication mobile
Haidenauplatz 1
D-81667 Munich
Gigaset S44
© Siemens AG 2004
All rights reserved. Subject to availability.
Rights of modification reserved.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft



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  • Page 1 Issued by Information and Communication mobile Haidenauplatz 1 D-81667 Munich Gigaset S44 © Siemens AG 2004 All rights reserved. Subject to availability. Rights of modification reserved. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
  • Page 2: Handset At A Glance

    Handset at a glance Ð INT 1 28.09.04 09:45 §§§§§§§SMS§§§§§ 1 Display (screen) in idle status (display depending on the base station) 2 Battery charge condition = e V U e V U 3 Display keys (page 7) 4 Message key Access to calls and message lists (depending on the base station);...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents Handset at a glance ... 1 Safety precautions ... . 3 Gigaset S44 – a handset with many extras ..4 Setting up the phone for use .
  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions Caution: Read the safety precautions and the user guide before use. Explain their contents to your children, and the potential hazards associated with using the phone. Only use the mains adapter supplied, as indicated on the underside of the charg- ing cradle.
  • Page 5: Gigaset S44 - A Handset With Many Extras

    Inserting the batteries Caution: Use only the rechargeable batteries recom- mended by Siemens on page 28! Under no cir- cumstances should you use a conventional (non rechargeable) battery or other battery types as this could cause significant damage to health and property, e.g.
  • Page 6: Registering Your Phone

    Registering your phone Before you can use your Gigaset S44 you must register it to a base station. It can be registered to a maximum of four base sta- tions. The actual registration procedure will depend on the type of base station. Automatic registration Gigaset S44 to Gigaset S440/S445 Important: The handset must not already...
  • Page 7: Changing The Base Station

    Setting up the phone for use Note: – The handset should only be placed in a base station or charging cradle that is designed for it. – When the handset is in the cradle, it charges even if it is switched off. –...
  • Page 8: Setting The Date And Time

    Setting the date and time If you have not yet set the date and time, press the display key to open the §Time§ input field. To change the time, open the input field via: ¢ ¢ Ð Date/Time ¤ Changing multiple line input: Date: Enter day, month and year in 6-digit format.
  • Page 9: Return To Idle Status

    Notes on the user guide Œ Open email directory. Ó Copying number into the directory. Ÿ On bases with built-in answer- ing machines: forward exter- nal call to answering machine. • Open last number redial list (depending on the base sta- tion).
  • Page 10: Example: Menu Input

    Example: menu input This user guide uses symbols to guide you through the setting of your phone. The example below ("setting the colour scheme") shows you how to read the symbols and gives explanations in the text boxes. ¢ ¢ Ð...
  • Page 11: Making Calls

    Making calls Time: Enter hours/minutes in 4-digit format. ¤ Press the s key. The third line is marked with [ ] to show it is activated. ¤ Enter the date using the digit keys. Notes: Press the display key §Edit§ (max.
  • Page 12: Muting

    Activating/deactivating handsfree Activating while dialling Enter the number and press the handsfree key. ¤ You should inform your caller before you use the handsfree function so that they know someone else is listening. Switching between earpiece and handsfree mode Press the handsfree key. Switch handsfree on or off during a call.
  • Page 13 Using the directory and lists If your phone is connected to a PABX, you have to enter an access code. To this end, please read the operating instructions for your PABX. Storing a number in the call-by-call list ¢ New Entry ¤...
  • Page 14 Sending the directory/call-by-call list to another handset Requirements: The sending and receiving handsets must both be registered to the same base station. The other handset and base station can send and receive directory entries. To this end, please read the relevant user guide.
  • Page 15: Email Directory

    You can also set your telephone to announce the name of the caller instead of ringing for an external call, see page 21.
  • Page 16: Last Number Redial List

    Managing email addresses ¢ <E-Mail Directory> ¢ s (Select entry; page 12) Viewing entries Press the display key. The §View§ entry will be displayed. Return with §OK§ Editing entries Press display keys one after the View §Edit§ other. ¤ Make and save changes (page 10). Using other functions ¢...
  • Page 17: Activating The Room Monitor And Entering The Number To Be Called

    Using a handset as a room monitor Using a handset as a room monitor If the room monitor is activated, a previ- ously stored destination number is called as soon as soon as a set noise level is reached. You can store an internal or external number on your handset as the destination number.
  • Page 18: Changing Previously Set External Destination Number

    Changing previously set external destination number ¢ ¢ í Room Monitor Scroll to the Call to: Press the display key. §Edit§ Delete existing number. ¤ Enter number as described in "Activat- ing the room monitor and entering the number to be called" (page 16). ¤...
  • Page 19: Activating Walky-Talky Mode

    Handset settings Activating Walky-Talky mode ¢ ¢ í Walky-Talky If, when you are in Walky-Talky mode, you press the talk key c or handsfree key d, the call will go to all the hand- sets that are in Walky-Talky mode. The connection is made with the first handset to answer the Walky-Talky call.
  • Page 20 Assigning a digit key/left display key Requirement: The digit key or the left dis- play key has not yet been assigned a number or a function. ¤ Press the display key and hold the digit key. The list of possible key assignments is opened.
  • Page 21: Changing The Display Language

    Handset settings Changing the display language You can view the display texts in different languages. ¢ ¢ ¢ Ð Handset Language The current language is indicated by ‰ . Select a language and press §OK§ Press and hold (idle status). If you accidentally choose a language you do not understand: v 5 I1...
  • Page 22: Adjusting The Loudspeaker Volume

    Adjusting the loudspeaker volume You can set the loudspeaker volume for handsfree speaking to five different levels and the earpiece volume to three different levels. You can only make these adjust- ments during an external call. The handsfree volume can only be adjusted when handsfree talking is set (page 10).
  • Page 23: Sound Manager

    Handset settings Re-activating the ringtone Press the star key and hold. Cancelling the ringtone for the current call Press the display key. §Silence§ Activating/deactivating the alert tone Instead of a ringtone, you can activate an alert tone. When you get a call, you will hear a short tone ("Beep") instead of the ringtone.
  • Page 24: Activating/Deactivating

    Activating/deactivating advisory tones Your handset uses ‘advisory tones’ to tell you about different activities and statuses. The following advisory tones can be acti- vated and deactivated independently of each other: Key beep: Each key press is acknowl- edged. Acknowledge tones: –...
  • Page 25: Displaying Missed Appointments, Anniversaries

    Handset settings Saving appointments Requirement: the date and time have already been set (page 7). ¢ ¢ ì Set Appoints. The list of stored appointments is dis- played. If you have already saved five appointments, then you must delete an existing one.
  • Page 26: Emergency Number

    If there is a new appointment/anniversary in the list, the display shows the display key to open the list Dates. Opening the list via the menu ¢ ¢ ì Missed Dates Select appointment/anniver- sary. This will display information about the appointment/anni- versary.
  • Page 27: Appendix

    Page If you have any queries about the use of page 30 your handset, you can contact us at any time at page 23 tomercare. The table below contains a list of common problems and possible solu- page 30 tions.
  • Page 28: Service (Customer Care)

    You can get assistance easily when you have technical questions or questions about how to use your device by using our online support service on the Internet at: or by referring to the section entitled Questions and answers in this manual (see page 26).
  • Page 29: Specifications

    R&TTE direc- tive. Excerpt from the original declaration: "We, Siemens AG, declare, that the above men- tioned product is manufactured according to our Full Quality Assurance System certified by CETECOM ICT Services GmbH with ANNEX V of the R&TTE-Directive 99/5/EC.
  • Page 30: Pc Interface

    You can connect the handset to your com- puter using a data cable (page 31). Your computer can communicate with your handset using a program (free download at You can access your handset's directory and load sounds from the computer on to the handset.
  • Page 31 Appendix Writing SMS (with predictive text) Requirement: Your base station must support SMS. EATONI predictive text helps you when you are writing text messages. Each key between Q and O is assigned several letters and characters (see the character set tables, page 30). These appear in a selection line immedi- ately under the text panel (over the dis- play keys) as soon as you press a key.
  • Page 32: Accessories

    All accessories and batteries are available from your mobile phone retailer. Or you can order direct from the Online Shop at: The Online Shop also has the latest product information. Only use original accessories. This will avoid possible health risks and damage, and also ensure that all the relevant regulations are complied with.
  • Page 33: Index

    Index Index Acknowledge tones ....Activate room monitor ....Activating advisory tones .
  • Page 34 Display brightness ....change display language contrast ..... display keys .
  • Page 35 Index Language, Display ....Last number redial list ... . Last number redial, manual Liquid ......List Call-by-Call list .
  • Page 36 Sending directory entry to handset Sensitivity, room monitor ..Setting alarm clock ....appointment .