Table of contents Important Safety Instructions Environment and safety 7 Safety information Power requirements Battery requirements Telephone connection Environmental care Precautions Equipment Approval Information 2.7.1 Notification to the Local Telephone Company 2.7.2 Rights of the Phone Company Interference Information Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC) 2.10 FCC RF Radiation...
Text or number entry Call in progress 8.4.1 Adjust earpiece or speaker volume 8.4.2 Mute/Unmute microphone 34 8.4.3 Activate/Deactivate loudspeaker mode Chain dialing Using your Phonebook 8.6.1 Store a contact in the phonebook 8.6.2 Access phonebook 8.6.3 Modify a phonebook entry 36 8.6.4 Select phonebook melody 36 8.6.5...
10.6.1 Easy registration 10.7 Unregister 10.8 Reset Unit 10.9 Set Area Code 10.10 Set Auto Prefix 10.11 Change Flash time 10.12 Change the Dial Mode 10.13 Set First Ring Detection 10.14 Default Settings Network Service 11.1 Call Forward 11.1.1 Change Call Forward Activation Codes 11.1.2 Change Call Forward...
14.2 Set-up 14.3 Sound 14.4 Product behavior INDEX Table of contents...
1 Important Safety Instructions Some of the following information may not apply to your particular product; however, when using telephone equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury to persons, including the following: Read and understand all instructions.
telephone line has been disconnected at the network interface. 14 Never install or modify telephone wiring during a lightning storm. 15 Never install telephone jacks in wet locations unless the jack is specifically designed for wet locations. 16 Use caution when installing or modifying telephone lines to prevent electrical shock and/or fire.
AAA 1.2V 600mAh (Hr11/45). IF THE INCORRECT TYPE OF BATTERIES ARE USED,A WARNING MESSAGE WILL BE DISPLAYED. Use only Philips Multi-Life 600mAh rechargeable NimH batteries. For servicing or replacement, you can purchase a suitable headset through service centre or retail shop.
60950). Following a power cut, the call in progress is lost. Caution Users should ensure for their own protection that the electrical ground connections of the power utility, telephone lines and internal metallic water pipe system, if present, are connected together. This precaution may be particularly important in rural areas.
meets certain radio communications and operational requirements. Equipment Approval Information Your telephone equipment is approved for connection to the public switched telephone network and is in compliance with parts 15 and 68, FCC Rules and Regulations and the Technical Requirements for Telephone Terminal Equipment published by ACTA.
temporary discontinuance of service may be required.Where prior notice is not practicable and the circumstances warrant such action, the telephone company may temporarily discontinue service immediately. In case of such temporary discontinuance, the telephone company must: (1) promptly notify you of such temporary discontinuance;...
Commission has prepared a helpful booklet, “How To Identify and Resolve Radio/TV Interference Problems”. This booklet is available from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. Please specify stock number 004-000- 00345-4 when ordering copies. Notice: The changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the...
• Do not allow the charger to come into contact with liquids. • Never use any other battery than the one delivered with the product or recommended by Philips: risk of explosion. • Always use the cables provided with the product.
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Your phone Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from support that Philips offers, register your product at www.philips.com/welcome. What’s in the box Handset with belt clip 2 AAA rechargeable batteries User manual Note In multihandset packs, you will find one or more additional handsets, chargers with power supply units and additional rechargeable batteries.
Overview of your phone Event LED The event LED on your handset blinks when there is a new message recorded on your telephone answering machine. If you have subscribed to Caller Line Identification, the event LED also blinks when there is a new call, or a new voice mail message.
When the handset is switched off: Long press (1 second) to switch it on. During a call: Hang up a call. In other modes: Press to return to idle mode. Menu key m In idle mode: Go to the main menu. Redial key r Access the Redial list in idle mode.
Display icons and Messages Indicates that the battery is fully charged. This icon blinks during charge and when the battery is low. When the Icon is empty the battery is practically discharged. Note If Warning Batt flashes together with a blinking battery icon, batteries of the wrong type are installed in the handset.
Back/ Back appears when in menu Clear mode. Press the key directly below to return to the previous menu level. Clear appears when making an entry. Press the key directly below to clear (delete) a character or number when making an entry. Long press to clear all.
Overview of the base station Handset locator key a Locate handset. Long press to start registration procedure. Speaker Message counter Steady ON: shows the number of old messages. Blinking: Shows the number of new messages only. Two horizontal bars “--” blinking: Indicates that the answering machine memory is full.
Getting started Connect the base station Place the base station in a central location near the telephone line socket and electricity socket. Connect the line cord and the power cable to their corresponding connectors at the back of the base station.
bracket and ➁ rotating the bracket outward. Turn the bracket around. Attach the bracket to the opposite side of the base station. Use the pedestal wall mounting to plug your base station. Getting started 5.20 5.20 Install your phone Before using the handset, the batteries have to be installed and fully charged.
Place the batteries in the correct polarity as indicated and replace the cover. 6.3.2 Charge battery Warning The handset must be charged for at least 24 hours before using it for the first time. When the battery level becomes low, the low battery sensor warns you by blinking the battery icon.
Install optional headset Your phone may be used with an optional headset (not included in the box). To use this feature, insert the headset plug into the headset jack. Your phone is ready for hands-free conversations. Diameter: 2.5 mm Using multipacks If you have purchased a multipack you will have additional handsets, chargers, power adaptors and AAA rechargeable...
Menu structure The SE455 has six menus as shown in the following table. Menu Name Phonebook Personal Settings Clock and Alarm Advanced Settings Network Services Answer Machine Press the menu key m to enter menu mode. Use navigation keys n to navigate within the menus and all submenus.
Personal Settings Personal Set Handset Name Handset Tones Language Wallpaper Color Theme Contrast Backlight Time Auto Hang-up Getting started Enter name Ring Volume No bar (off) One bar … Five bars Progressive Ring Tones Name of tones 1 … Name of tones 15 Key Beep List of languages Wallpaper 1...
Clock and Alarm Clock & Alarm Set Date/Time Set Format Alarm Alarm Tone Enter date & time Time Format 12 Hours 24 Hours Date Format DD/MM MM/DD On Once On Daily Melody 1 Melody 2 Melody 3 Getting started...
Advanced Settings Advanced Set Easy Call Conference Call Barring XHD Sound Change PIN Register Unregister Reset Area Code Auto Prefix Flash Time Dial Mode First Ring Getting started Mode Off (by default) Number Enter number On (by default) Enter PIN Mode Number On (by default)
Answer Machine Answer Machine Play Delete All Answer On/Off Record OGM Answer Mode Settings Getting started Repeat Next Previous Delete Answer & Rec. Play Record Message Delete Answer Only Play Record Message Delete Answer & Rec. Answer Only Ring Delay 3 Rings 4 Rings 5 Rings...
Using your phone Make a call 7.1.1 Predialling Enter the number. (A maximum of 24 digits including * and # are allowed. Press c Clear to delete the last digit.) Or long press to delete all. Press t. • The call is initiated. 7.1.2 Direct dialling Pick up the handset and press t.
Press o Select. • The call is initiated. 7.1.7 Call using Direct Access Memory Press a number key 3 to 9 for more than 2 seconds to dial a stored direct access memory number. Note • In multihandset packs, each handset has its own direct access memories.
Use more of your phone Switch the handset off/on To switch the handset off, press and hold h in idle mode for at least 5 seconds. To switch it on, press and hold h for at least one second. Keypad lock/unlock Press and hold * for 3 seconds to lock/ unlock the keypad in idle mode.
very high level. Make sure the handset is not too close to your ear. During a call, press l to activate the loudspeaker mode. Press l again to return to deactivate the loudspeaker mode. Chain dialing This feature allows you to dial an extension to a number already saved in the phonebook during a call.
Instead of scrolling n to browse the phonebook entries, you can press the numeric key corresponding to the first letter of the entry you wish to locate. For example, pressing 2 will show the entries starting with A. Pressing 2 again will show the entries starting with B, etc.
8.6.5 Delete a phonebook entry Press m in idle mode. Phonebook is highlighted; press o Select. Scroll n to Delete and press o Select. Scroll n to select an entry to delete and press o Select. Delete? is displayed on the screen. Press o OK to confirm deletion.
22.214.171.124 Delete Direct Access Memory Press m in idle mode. Phonebook is highlighted; press o Select. Scroll n to Direct Memory and press o Select. Scroll n to the key you wish to delete the memory from and press o Menu. Scroll n to Delete and press o Select.
8.7.4 Delete a redial number Press r in idle mode, scroll n to select an entry and press o Menu. Scroll n to Delete and press o Select. Delete? is displayed on the screen. Press o OK to confirm deletion. •...
The display shows the caller information. • Press c Back at any time to return to the previous menu. 126.96.36.199 To choose the format for call log display You must choose the correct format to dial the area code and number of the call log record chosen.
8.9.3 Delete a call list entry Press u in idle mode, and then scroll n to select an entry and select o Menu. Scroll n to Delete and press o Select. Delete? is displayed on the screen. Press o OK to confirm deletion. •...
Scroll n to the handset number you wish to transfer your external call to and press o Select. Press t on the called handset to answer the internal call, where both internal callers can talk. • Intercom is established. Press h on the first handset to transfer the external call to the called handset.
8.12 Clock and Alarm settings This feature allows you to set the date, time and alarm settings for your phone. 8.12.1 Set Date and Time Press m in idle mode, scroll n to Clock & Alarm, and press o Select. Set Date/Time is highlighted.
Change the Handset Name You can name the handset and display the handset name in idle mode. The default handset name of your handset is Philips. Press m in idle mode, scroll n to Personal Set and press o Select.
Scroll n to your desired volume level. The ring tone sounds at each level. Press o OK to confirm. • A validation tone is emitted and the screen returns to the Handset Tones menu. Note If ring volume is set to off, the will be displayed on the screen.
Press m in idle mode, scroll n to Personal Set, and press o Select. Scroll n to Wallpaper and press o Select. Scroll n to your desired wallpaper. The image on the display will change as you scroll. Press o Select to confirm. •...
Press m in idle mode, scroll n to Personal Set, and press o Select. Scroll n to Auto Hang-up and press o Select. Scroll n to On or Off and press o Select to confirm. • A validation tone is emitted and the screen returns to the Personal Set menu.
10.2 Auto Conference If activated, this feature allows another handset to join a conversation with an external call by simply pressing t. The default setting is On. Press m in idle mode, scroll n to Advanced Set and press o Select.
10.4 XHD Sound XHD (extra high definition) Sound can increase voice quality when On. The default setting is On. To turn it off: Press m in idle mode, scroll n to Advanced Set and press o Select. Scroll n to XHD Sound and press o Select.
Note By default, the PIN is 0000. On the base station, press and hold a for 3 seconds. A beep sounds to indicate that the base is ready to accept registration. Note If no action is taken on the handset within 90 seconds, the registration procedure will be aborted.
Press m in idle mode, scroll n to Advanced Set and press o Select. Scroll n to Reset and press o Select. Reset? is displayed on the screen. Press o OK to confirm. • A validation tone is emitted. • The unit is reset to its default settings.
• A validation tone is emitted and the screen returns to the Advanced Set menu. Note If no detect string (blank) is entered, the prefix number will be automatically added to the predial number after t is pressed. For numbers starting with *, # or P, the prefix number will not be added to the predial number after t is pressed.
Wallpaper Wallpaper 1 Color Color 1 Theme Display Level 3 Contrast Backlight 20 Seconds Time Auto Hang- Handset Philips Name Time/Date MM/DD 12Hours Format Time/Date 00:00 01/01/2008 Set Alarm Alarm Tone Bell 2 Network Service Parameter Default Value Dial Mode...
chapter may not be available in your phone. Note The Call Forward, Call Forward when Busy, and Call Forward when Unanswered functions require activation codes (prefix and suffix) and a deactivation code. You must get these codes from your service provider. 11.1 Call Forward You can use Call Forward to forward...
Scroll n to Call Forward and press o Select. Scroll n to Change Code and press o Select. Scroll n to Deactivation and press o Select. Enter the deactivation code (maximum 14 digits) and press o • A confirmation tone will sound and the display will return to the Call Forward screen.
11.2.2 Change Call Forward when Busy Deactivation Code Press m in idle mode, scroll n to Netw. Services, and press o Select. Scroll n to Call Fwd Busy and press o Select. Scroll n to Change Code and press o Select. Scroll n to Deactivation and press o Select.
Repeat from step 5 until you are finished inputting both the prefix and suffix codes. 11.3.2 Change Call Forward when Unanswered Deactivation Code Press m in idle mode, scroll n to Netw. Services, and press o Select. Scroll n to Call Fwd Unans and press o Select.
11.6.1 Access Info Service Press m in idle mode, scroll n to Netw. Services, and press o Select. Scroll n to Info and press o Select. You are now at the Info menu and Call is highlighted. Press o Select to connect to the information service account number.
answering machine will not answer to this call and your call log will not record this call either. The Cancel call back feature enables you to deactivate the call back feature when you have activated it. 11.9.1 Call the Cancel Call Back Number Press m in idle mode, scroll n to Netw.
12 Telephone answering machine (TAM) Your phone features an answering machine that records unanswered calls when it is activated. The answering machine can store up to 59 messages. The maximum recording time is 3 minutes per message, or 15 minutes for all messages. The maximum length of an outgoing message is 1 minute.
Repeat Replay the current message Next Listen to the next message. Previous Listen to the previous message. Delete Delete the message currently playing. 12.2 Delete all messages Warning Deleted messages cannot be recovered. Note Unplayed messages will not be deleted. Press the m key in idle mode, scroll n to Answer Machine, and press o Select.
12.5 Set the Answer mode There are 2 answer modes available: Answer Only and Answer & Record. By default, the answer mode is Answer & Record, which lets your caller leave a message on the answering machine. This can be changed to Answer Only mode, which does not allow your caller to leave any messages on the answering machine.
Note This feature is deactivated by default. * The remote access code (which is the same as your PIN code) prevents any unauthorised remote access of your answering machine. 188.8.131.52 Activate/Deactivate Remote Access Press the m key in idle mode, scroll n to Answer Machine, and press o Select.
you decide to pick up the call, press t. Once you pick up, the recording will stop automatically. Note If you have multiple handsets, only one handset can enable handset call screening for each call. Press the m key in idle mode, scroll n to Answer Machine, and press o Select.
(-4 to 158ºF). Relative humidity • Operation: Up to 95% at 40°C • Storage: Up to 95% at 40°C 14 Frequently asked questions www.philips.com/support In this chapter, you will find the most frequently asked questions and answers about your phone. 14.1 Connection The handset does not switch on! •...
Caller does not hear me! Microphone may be muted: During a call, press s. There’s no dialling tone! • No power: Check the connections. • Batteries are empty: Charge the batteries. • Move closer to the base station. • Wrong line cable used: Use the line cable provided.
Phonebook entry cannot be stored and Memory Full is displayed! • Delete an entry to free memory before saving your contact again. The PIN code is wrong! • The default PIN is 0000. • Reset the handset to revert to the default PIN code if it has been changed before (see “Reset Unit”...
15 INDEX Access Info Service 58 Access phonebook 35 Access Redial list 38 Access the Call log 39 Access the Call Return Service 58 Activate/Deactivate loudspeaker mode 34 Activate/Deactivate Remote Access 63 Activating Withhold ID 59 Adjust earpiece or speaker volume 34 Advanced settings 47 Advanced Settings menu tree 29 Answer a call 33...
Delete all messages 61 Delete all phonebook entries 37 Delete all redial numbers 39 Delete Direct Access Memory 38 Dial mode 52 Direct Access Memory 37 Direct dialling 32 Display icons and Messages 19 Display languages 45 Easy Call 47 End a call 33 Establish a three-party conference call 42 Frequently asked questions 65...
Select the Color Theme 46 Select the Display Wallpaper 45 Set a Call Barring number 48 Set Alarm 43 Set Alarm Tone 44 Set Auto Prefix 51 Set Call Barring Mode 48 Set Call Return Service Number 58 Set Date and Time 43 Set Date Format 43 Set Easy Call number 47 Set Easy Call to On or Off 47...