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  • Page 1 Nokia 6555 User Guide Model: 6555b 9255446...
  • Page 3 The availability of particular products may vary by region. Please check with the Nokia dealer nearest to you. This Nokia device complies with Directive 2002/95/EC on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    C o n t e n t s Contents For your safety....................5 1. Get started ....................9 2. Your phone....................16 3. Call functions ..................... 20 4. Navigate the menus ................. 22 5. Push to talk....................23 6. Write text ....................27 7.
  • Page 5: For Your Safety

    F o r y o u r s a f e t y For your safety Read these simple guidelines. Not following them may be dangerous or illegal. Read the complete user guide for further information. SWITCH ON SAFELY Do not switch the phone on when wireless phone use is prohibited or when it may cause interference or danger.
  • Page 6 F o r y o u r s a f e t y WATER-RESISTANCE Your phone is not water-resistant. Keep it dry. BACK-UP COPIES Remember to make back-up copies or keep a written record of all important information stored in your phone. CONNECTING TO OTHER DEVICES When connecting to any other device, read its user guide for detailed safety instructions.
  • Page 7 F o r y o u r s a f e t y device may also have been specially configured for your network provider. This configuration may include changes in menu names, menu order and icons. Contact your service provider for more information. This device supports WAP 2.0 protocols (HTTP and SSL) that run on TCP/IP protocols.
  • Page 8: Access Codes

    See Security p. 75. ■ Configuration settings service To use some of the network services, such as mobile Internet services, MMS, Nokia Xpress audio messaging, or remote Internet server synchronization, your phone needs the correct configuration settings. For more information on...
  • Page 9: Get Started

    Nokia product. On the website, you can get information on the use of Nokia products and services. If you need to contact customer service, check the list of local Nokia Care contact centers at
  • Page 10 SmartChip card vendor. This may be the service provider, network operator, or other vendor. This device is intended for use with BL-5C battery. Always use original Nokia batteries. See Nokia battery authentication p. 78. The SmartChip card and its contacts can easily be damaged by scratches or bending, so be careful when handling, inserting, or removing the card.
  • Page 11 G e t s t a r t e d Insert the SmartChip card properly into the holder. Close the SmartChip card holder. Replace the battery. To replace the back cover, align the tabs on the cover to the slots on the back of the phone (1). Push the cover into place as shown (2).
  • Page 12 Use only microSD cards approved by Nokia for use with this device. Nokia utilizes the approved industry standards for memory cards but not all other brands may function correctly or be fully compatible with this device.
  • Page 13 AC-3, AC-4, or AC-5 charger. Warning: Use only batteries, chargers, and enhancements approved by Nokia for use with this particular model. The use of any other types may invalidate any approval or warranty, and may be dangerous.
  • Page 14 G e t s t a r t e d 1. Connect the charger to a wall socket. 2. Connect the charger to your phone. A CA-44 charging adapter can be used with older charger models. If the battery is completely discharged, it may take a few minutes before the charging indicator appears on the display or before any calls can be made.
  • Page 15 G e t s t a r t e d Plug and play service When you switch on your phone for the first time, and the phone is in the standby mode, you are asked to get the configuration settings from your service provider (network service).
  • Page 16: Your Phone

    Y o u r p h o n e 2. Your phone ■ Keys and parts 1 Earpiece 2 Main display 3 Navi 4 Right selection key 5 Video key 6 End and power key 7 Keypad 8 PTT key 9 Volume key 10 Micro USB connector 11 Charger connector...
  • Page 17 Y o u r p h o n e ■ Standby mode When the phone is ready for use, and you have not entered any characters, the phone is in the standby mode. Mini display 1 Network mode indicator 2 Signal strength of the cellular network 3 Battery charge status 4 Indicators 5 Network name or the operator logo...
  • Page 18 Y o u r p h o n e available by scrolling left or right. To end the active standby navigation mode, select Exit. To organize and change the active standby mode, activate the navigation mode, and select Options > Customize. Indicators You have unread messages.
  • Page 19 Y o u r p h o n e The timed profile is selected. , or A headset, handsfree, loopset, or music stand enhancement is connected to the phone. ■ Flight mode You can deactivate all radio frequency functions and still have access to offline games, calendar, and phone numbers.
  • Page 20: Call Functions

    C a l l f u n c t i o n s ■ Functions without a SmartChip card Several functions of your phone may be used without installing a SmartChip card (for example, the data transfer with a compatible PC or another compatible device).
  • Page 21 C a l l f u n c t i o n s Enhanced voice dialing You can say the name saved in the contact list of the phone to make a phone call. Voice commands are language-dependent. To set the language, see Voice playback lang.
  • Page 22: Navigate The Menus

    N a v i g a t e t h e m e n u s Network services options are Answer or Reject, Hold or Unhold, New call, Add to conference, End call, End all calls, and the following: Touch tones — to send tone strings Swap —...
  • Page 23: Push To Talk

    P u s h t o t a l k 5. Push to talk Select Menu > PTT. Push to talk (PTT) is a two-way radio service available over a GSM cellular network (network service). You can use PTT to have a conversation with one person or with a group of people having compatible devices and service.
  • Page 24 P u s h t o t a l k Connection Indicators These indicators appear on the standby screen next to the clock. PTT is connected; your status is Available service is disconnected information is waiting your status is Do Not Disturb ■...
  • Page 25 P u s h t o t a l k To start a one-to-one call from the list of PTT groups, select PTT contacts, scroll to the desired group, and select View. Scroll to the desired contact, and press and hold the PTT key.
  • Page 26 P u s h t o t a l k ■ Callback requests If you make a one-to-one call and do not get a response, you can send a request for the person to call you back. Send a callback request You can send a callback request in the following ways: To send a callback request from the contacts list in the PTT menu, select PTT contacts.
  • Page 27: Write Text

    W r i t e t e x t To add a PTT contact group, select Menu > Push to talk > Add Group and name the group. To add an existing contact to the group, select From PTT contacts and mark the contacts you want added to the new group.
  • Page 28 W r i t e t e x t indicates number mode. To change from the letter to number mode, press and hold #, and select Number mode. To set the writing language while writing text, select Options > Writing language.
  • Page 29: Messaging

    M e s s a g i n g ■ Traditional text input To set traditional text input on, select Options > Prediction options > Prediction > Off. Press a number key, 1 to 9, repeatedly until the desired character appears. Not all characters available under a number key are printed on the key.
  • Page 30 M e s s a g i n g You can use predefined templates to help you write text messages. Before you can send any text or e-mail messages, you need to configure the message settings. See Message settings p. 42. To check SMS e-mail service availability and to subscribe to the service, contact your service provider.
  • Page 31 M e s s a g i n g 3. To reply to a message, select Reply. Select Reply as to reply with a Flash message or Audio message. To reply as a Multimedia message insert an image, calendar note, sound clip, business card, theme, video clip, or web address and the message changes automatically to a multimedia message.
  • Page 32 M e s s a g i n g To set the settings for multimedia messaging, see Multimedia p. 43. To check availability and to subscribe to the multimedia messaging service, contact your service provider. 1. Select Menu > Messaging > New message > Message > Options > Change to multim.
  • Page 33 M e s s a g i n g When the phone is sending the message, the animated is shown. Actual receipt of a message depends on a number of factors. For more details about messaging services, check with your service provider. It takes more time to send a multimedia message than to send a text message.
  • Page 34 M e s s a g i n g To delete more than one message at the same time, scroll to one of the messages you want to delete and select Options > Mark. Scroll to each additional message you want to delete and select Mark or to delete all the messages, select Options >...
  • Page 35 M e s s a g i n g To send the message to multiple recipients, add the contacts you want one at a time. To send the message to persons in a group, select Contact groups and the group you want. To retrieve the contacts to which you recently sent messages, select Add >...
  • Page 36 M e s s a g i n g name and password of your choice. For more information about signing up for IM services, contact your wireless service provider. Log in 1. Select Menu > Messaging > IM > and the service you want to log into. You must select the IM service every time you log in.
  • Page 37 M e s s a g i n g If you want to chat with a person, you must first add that person to Online contacts. See "Contacts," p. 38. To begin an IM session, do the following: 1. From the IM online menu, select a contact who is online. 2.
  • Page 38 M e s s a g i n g Chat session options You can save, view, rename, or delete a chat session. To save a chat session, while you have the conversation open, select Menu > Save, edit the name if desired, and select OK. To view a saved chat session, from the IM online menu, select Menu >...
  • Page 39 M e s s a g i n g You can receive instant messages and chat invitations from your contacts when using your phone for other purposes, such as playing a game. If you are connected to your IM service, but you have not used your IM application for some time, you may be automatically disconnected from the IM service.
  • Page 40 M e s s a g i n g If the login information has not been remembered, you must login to start using your e-mail account. View the inbox and other folders The inbox view will load the first page of the inbox by default. Use the navigation keys to scroll up or down in the inbox.
  • Page 41 M e s s a g i n g Folder display—to view e-mails in the inbox view by their From Address or their Subject. Delete Confirmation—to be prompted with a delete confirmation or not. Message AutoExpand—to automatically expand the e-mail message in the inbox view when it is highlighted.
  • Page 42 M e s s a g i n g ■ Delete messages To delete messages one by one, select Menu > Messaging > Delete messages > By message and the folder from which you want to delete messages. Scroll to the message you want to delete and select Delete.
  • Page 43 M e s s a g i n g Text messages The text message settings affect the sending, receiving, and viewing of text messages. Select Menu > Messaging > Message settings > Text messages and one of the following options: Message centers >...
  • Page 44: Recent Calls

    R e c e n t C a l l s Incoming MMS msgs. — to allow the reception of multimedia messages automatically, manually after being prompted, or to decline the reception. This setting is not shown if Incoming MMS msgs. is set to Reject. Allow advertisements —...
  • Page 45: Media Net

    M E d i a N e t and received calls only if the network supports these functions and the phone is turned on and within the network’s service area. To view the information on your calls, select Menu > Recent Calls > All calls > Missed calls, Calls received, or Calls made.
  • Page 46 M E d i a N e t ■ Connect to a service Ensure that the correct configuration settings of the service are activated. 1. To select the settings for connecting to the service, select Menu > MEdia Net > Settings > Configuration sett. 2.
  • Page 47 Your device may have some bookmarks loaded for sites not affiliated with Nokia. Nokia does not warrant or endorse these sites. If you choose to access them, you should take the same precautions, for security or content, as you would with any internet site.
  • Page 48 M E d i a N e t Show page title — to show the page title of a web address JavaScript > Enable — to enable the Java scripts ■ Security settings Cookies A cookie is data that a site saves in the cache memory of your phone. Cookies are saved until you clear the cache memory.
  • Page 49 M E d i a N e t the service notification or to delete the message, select Options > Details or Delete. Service inbox settings Select Menu > MEdia Net > Settings > Service inbox sett. To set whether you want to receive service messages, select Service messages > On or Off.
  • Page 50 M E d i a N e t To view or change the security module settings, select Menu > Settings > Security > Security module sett. Certificates Important: Even if the use of certificates makes the risks involved in remote connections and software installation considerably smaller, they must be used correctly in order to benefit from increased security.
  • Page 51: At&T Mall

    A T & T M a l l If the digital signature icon does not appear, there is a security breach, and you should not enter any personal data such as your signing PIN. To sign the text, read all of the text first, and select Sign. The text may not fit within a single screen.
  • Page 52 M y S t u f f ■ Tones & Graphics In Tones & Gr. you can manage images, video clips, music files, themes, graphics, tones, recordings, and received files. These files are stored in the phone memory or an attached microSD memory card and may be arranged in folders. The files stored in Tones &...
  • Page 53 Your device may have some bookmarks loaded for sites not affiliated with Nokia. Nokia does not warrant or endorse these sites. If you choose to access them, you should take the same precautions, for security or content, as you would with any internet site.
  • Page 54 Before you can use the application you must do the following: 1. Install the Nokia Presenter PC application on your PC. This component is available for download on the Nokia website. See Nokia support p. 9. 2. Launch and configure the PC component. Make sure that the selected incoming Bluetooth serial port (COM port) corresponds to the one defined in the Bluetooth software settings on the Bluetooth device of your PC.
  • Page 55 To take a photo when the lighting is dim, the camera automatically adjusts a longer exposure time so the photo quality is better. This Nokia device supports an image capture resolution up to 1280 x 1024 pixels. The image resolution in these materials may appear different.
  • Page 56 Your phone includes a music player for listening to music tracks, recordings, or MP3, MP4, WMA (Windows Media Audio), AAC, AAC+, or eAAC+ sound files that you have transferred to the phone with the Nokia Music Manager application. Music files are automatically detected and added to the default track list.
  • Page 57 M y S t u f f Playlists — to create new playlists, check the currently playing music, view recently added playlists or tracks, find the tracks played most often, and view all playlists Artists — to view all music tracks by the artist’s name Albums —...
  • Page 58 M y S t u f f sound. When recording a call, hold the phone in the normal position near to your ear. 3. To stop recording, select The recording is saved in Menu > My Stuff > Tones & >...
  • Page 59 M y S t u f f ■ Tools Your Nokia mobile phone has many useful features for organizing your everyday life. The following features are found in Tools: alarm clock, calendar, to-do list, notes, calculator, countdown timer, and stopwatch.
  • Page 60 M y S t u f f The current day is indicated by a frame in the month view. If there are any notes set for the day, the day is in bold type. To view the day notes, select View. To view a week, select Options >...
  • Page 61 M y S t u f f 1. Select Menu > My Stuff > Tools > Notes. 2. To make a note if one is not added, select Add note; otherwise, select Options > Make a note. 3. Write the note and select Save. 4.
  • Page 62: Address Book

    A d d r e s s B o o k Stopwatch You can measure time, take intermediate times, or take lap times using the stopwatch. During timing, the other functions of the phone can be used. To set the stopwatch timing in the background, press the end key. Using the stopwatch or allowing it to run in the background when using other features increases the demand on battery power and reduces the battery life.
  • Page 63 A d d r e s s B o o k 2. Scroll to the name to which you want to add a new number or text item and select Details > Options > Add detail. 3. To add a number, select Number and one of the number types. 4.
  • Page 64 A d d r e s s B o o k To delete a number, text item, or an image attached to the contact, find the contact and select Details. Scroll to the desired detail and select Options > Delete > Delete number, Delete detail, or Delete image. Deleting an image from contacts does not delete it from My Stuff.
  • Page 65: Settings

    S e t t i n g s Select Assign or, if a number has already been assigned to the key, select Options > Change. Select Find and the contact you want to assign. If the Speed dialing function is off, the phone asks whether you want to activate it. To make a call using speed dialing, see Speed dialing p.
  • Page 66 S e t t i n g s ■ Tones You can change the tone settings of the selected active profile. Select Menu > Settings > Tones. You can find the same settings in the Set profile menu. To set the phone to ring only for calls from phone numbers that belong to a selected caller group, select Alert for.
  • Page 67 S e t t i n g s ■ Set time/date To change the time, time zone, and date settings, select Menu > Settings > Set time/date > Date & time settings, Date and time format, or Auto-update of time (network service).
  • Page 68 To ensure interoperability between other devices supporting Bluetooth technology, use Nokia approved enhancements for this model. Check with the manufacturers of other devices to determine their compatibility with this device.
  • Page 69 S e t t i n g s Features using Bluetooth technology or allowing such features to run in the background while using other features, increase the demand on battery power and reduce the battery life. Bluetooth technology allows you to connect the phone to a compatible Bluetooth device within 10 meters (32 feet).
  • Page 70 You can also set the EGPRS dial-up service settings (access point name) on your PC using the Nokia Modem Options software. See Nokia PC Suite p. 76. If you have set the settings both on your PC and on your phone, the PC settings are used.
  • Page 71 According to the settings, the selected data is copied or synchronized. Synchronize from a compatible PC To synchronize data from calendar, notes, and contacts, install the Nokia PC Suite software for your phone on the PC. Use Bluetooth wireless technology or a USB data cable for the synchronization, and start the synchronization from the PC.
  • Page 72 PC to synchronize it with Windows Media Player (music, video) Data storage — to connect to a PC that does not have Nokia software and use the phone as a data storage To change the USB mode, select Menu > Settings > Connectivity > USB data cable >...
  • Page 73 S e t t i n g s Call waiting > Activate — to have the network notify you of an incoming call while you have a call in progress (network service). See Call waiting p. 21. Summary after call > On — to briefly display the approximate duration and cost (network service) of the call after each call Send my caller ID >...
  • Page 74 S e t t i n g s ■ Enhancements This menu or the following options are shown only if the phone is or has been connected to a compatible mobile enhancement. Select Menu > Settings > Enhancements. Select an enhancement, and depending on the enhancement, from the following options: Charger >...
  • Page 75 S e t t i n g s ■ Security When security features that restrict calls are in use (such as call restriction and fixed dialing) calls still may be possible to the official emergency number programmed into your device. Select Menu >...
  • Page 76: Pc Connectivity

    With Nokia PC Suite you can synchronize contacts, calendar, notes, and to-do notes between your phone and the compatible PC or a remote internet server (network service). You may find more information and PC Suite on the Nokia website at or your local Nokia website.
  • Page 77: Battery Information

    The battery can be charged and discharged hundreds of times, but it will eventually wear out. When the talk and standby times are noticeably shorter than normal, replace the battery. Use only Nokia approved batteries, and recharge your battery only with Nokia approved chargers designated for this...
  • Page 78 ■ Nokia battery authentication Always use original Nokia batteries for your safety. To check that you are getting an original Nokia battery, purchase it from an authorized Nokia dealer, look for the Nokia Original Enhancements logo on the packaging, and inspect the...
  • Page 79 You should receive a message indicating whether the code can be authenticated. What if your battery is not authentic? If you cannot confirm that your Nokia battery with the hologram on the label is an authentic Nokia battery, please do not use the battery. Take it to the nearest...
  • Page 80 It may also invalidate any approval or warranty applying to the device. To find out more about original Nokia batteries, visit
  • Page 81 C a r e a n d m a i n t e n a n c e Care and maintenance Your device is a product of superior design and craftsmanship and should be treated with care. The suggestions below will help you protect your warranty coverage.
  • Page 82 A d d i t i o n a l s a f e t y i n f o r m a t i o n Additional safety information Your device and its enhancements may contain small parts. Keep them out of the reach of small children.
  • Page 83 A d d i t i o n a l s a f e t y i n f o r m a t i o n • Always keep the device more than 15.3 centimeters (6 inches) from the pacemaker •...
  • Page 84 A d d i t i o n a l s a f e t y i n f o r m a t i o n depots, storage, and distribution areas; chemical plants; or where blasting operations are in progress. Areas with a potentially explosive atmosphere are often but not always clearly marked.
  • Page 85 SAR values may vary depending on national reporting and testing requirements and the network band. Additional SAR information may be provided under product information at Your mobile device is also designed to meet the requirements for exposure to radio waves established by the Federal Communications Commission (USA) and Industry Canada.
  • Page 86 A d d i t i o n a l s a f e t y i n f o r m a t i o n ■ Technical information Dimensions: Width 44.3 mm (1.74 inches), Length 99.6 mm (3.92 inches), Depth 19.6 mm (0.77 inch) Weight: <...
  • Page 87: Index

    I n d e x Index call key 16 caller groups 63 access codes 8 calls 20 accessories. See enhancements. recent 44 activation keys 74 calls made 45 active standby 18 calls received 45 Address Book 61 camera alarm clock 56 effects 53 alert tone and message 57 record a video clip 53...
  • Page 88 I n d e x dialing 63 headset connector 16 digital rights management 74 hearing aid 81 digital signature 50 downloading files 74 downloads 9 IM 35 indicators 18 installation earpiece 16 battery 9 edit contact details 62 SmartChip card 9 EGPRS 68 instant messaging 35 e-mail 39...
  • Page 89 16 network ringing tones 52 name on display 17 services 6 network mode 17 safety information 5 Nokia contact information 9 SAR 83 note alarm 58 save note creation 57 names and phone numbers 61 notes 58...
  • Page 90 I n d e x set profiles 64 switch on and off 14 settings synchronisation 69 active standby 65 call 71 camera 53 take a photo 53 clock 65 talk time 84 configuration 72 technical information 83 connectivity 67 templates 34 contacts 63 text 27 data transfer 69...

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