If you do not enter a PIN code, your phone
will automatically switch off after a few
minutes. It is possible but not recommended
to disable the PIN code prompt (see page 38).
Connecting to the
After successfully entering your PIN code,
your phone searches for an available GSM
network. The network search is automatic and
may take a few seconds.
You are ready to make and receive calls when
the network operator's name and the signal
strength icon appears on the display.
The following indicates the strength of the
received network signal. If the signal is very
weak, there is a risk of losing service.
Strong signal ↔ Weak signal ↔ Network not
If you cannot obtain service
• If you cannot obtain network service the
reception strength may be too weak. Move
to a higher elevation, a window or an open
space and make sure that there is nothing
obstructing the antenna.
• Once you have switched on your phone do
not cover the internal antenna area above
the finger Stop with your hand.
If you are out of range of your "Home"
Network Operator, especially when abroad,
another Network Operator may be selected
automatically, subject to signal strength and
roaming agreements between network