E720 – E720 You can find the most up-to-date user guide at www.gigaset.com/manuals...
Illustration in the user guide Illustration in the user guide Warnings, which, if not heeded, can result in injury to persons or damage to devices. Important information regarding function and appropriate handling or functions that could generate costs. Prerequisite for being able to carry out the following action. Additional helpful information.
Overview Overview Handset 10:30 INT 1 30 Jan Calls...
Overview 1 Direct dial key A / Emergency button ( p. 45) Lights up: Emergency function enabled; Flashes: Emergency call started 2 Direct dial keys B to D ( p. 16) 3 Status bar ( p. 93) Icons display current settings and operating status of the telephone 4 Display keys ( p.
Base without answering machine Base without answering machine A Registration/paging key ¤ Locate a handset (paging): Press briefly Register handsets and other DECT devices ¤ (e.g. repeater): Press and hold The colour and shape of your device may be different from the illustration. Base with answering machine A Registration/paging key ¤...
Base with answering machine D Display Lights up: The answering machine is switched on. The number of saved messages is displayed. 00 flashing: The answering machine is recording a message. Flashing slowly: There are new messages. The number of new messages is displayed.
Use only rechargeable batteries that correspond to the specification (see list of permitted batteries www.gigaset.com/service). Never use a conventional (non- rechargeable) battery or other battery types as this could result in significant health risks and personal injury. Rechargeable batteries, which are noticeably damaged, must be replaced.
(e.g. a pacemaker), please contact the device manufacturer. They will be able to advise you regarding the susceptibility of the device to external sources of high frequency energy (for the specifications of your Gigaset product see "Technical data").
Getting started Getting started Contents of the package • One base • One power adapter for the base • One phone cable • One handset • One battery cover • Two batteries • One user guide The base station and charging cradle are designed for use in closed, dry rooms within a temperature range of +5 °C to +45 °C.
Base Base The display of the base with answering machine has protective film. Please remove the pro- tective film ¤ Insert the phone cable into the connection socket at the rear of the base until it clicks into place. ¤ Insert the power cable from the power adapter into the connection socket ¤...
Handset Handset Connecting the charging cradle (if included in the delivery) ¤ Connect the flat plug of the power adapter ¤ Plug the mains unit into your power socket To remove the plug from the charging cradle again: ¤ Disconnect the power adapter from the mains power supply.
Handset Charging the batteries ¤ Charge the batteries fully prior to first use in the charging cradle. 8 - 10 h The batteries are fully charged when the power icon disappears from the display. Batteries may heat up during charging. This is not dangerous. After a time, the charge capacity of the battery will decrease for technical reasons.
Handset Setting the date and time Set the date/time so that the correct date and time can be assigned to incoming calls, and to enable the alarm to be used. ¤ Press the display key Time or, if the date and time have already been set: Time ¤...
Getting to know your telephone Using the telephone Getting to know your telephone Switch the handset on/off ¤ Switching on: When the handset is switched off, press and hold the End call key ¤ Switch off: When the handset is in idle status, press and hold the End call key When you place a switched off handset into the base or charging cradle, it switches itself on automatically.
Getting to know your telephone Direct dial keys A to D You can store particularly important phone numbers on the four direct dial keys ( To dial these saved numbers, press the corresponding direct dialling key. You can also assign the SOS function to the direct dial key p.
Getting to know your telephone Control key The control key enables you to navigate the menus and input fields, and also to call up certain functions depending on the situation. In the description below, the side of the control key (up, down, right, left) that you have to press in the different operating situations is marked in black, e.
Getting to know your telephone Menu guidance The functions of your telephone are displayed in a menu that consists of several levels. Selecting/confirming functions Confirm selection using One menu level back using Back Change to idle status lang Press and hold Switch function on/off using Change enabled...
Getting to know your telephone Entering text Input position ¤ to select an entry field. The cursor flashes in the Example active entry field, the title and the text entered turn orange New Entry and are shown in large font. ¤...
Making calls Making calls Making calls ¤ . . . use to enter the number briefly press the Talk key ¤ Press and hold the Talk key . . . use to enter the number Cancel dialling: Press the End call key Information for Calling Line Identification: p.
Making calls Dialling from the call list The call lists ( p. 35) contain the most recent accepted, outgoing and missed calls. ¤ . . . use to select Call Lists . . . use to select a list . . . to select an entry Press the Talk key The call lists can be displayed directly by pressing the display key Calls if the relevant...
Making calls Accepting/rejecting call waiting A call waiting tone indicates a call during an external call. The number or the name of the caller is displayed if the phone number is transferred. • Reject a call: Options Reject waiting call •...
Making calls Establishing a conference call / Call swapping Conduct a call while a second call is being held. Both callers are indicated on the display. • Call swapping: to swap between both participants. • Establish a three-way conference call: Conf.
Making calls During a conversation Handsfree mode Activating/deactivating handsfree mode during a call, when establishing a connection and when listening to the answer machine (where the system has a local answer machine): ¤ Press the handsfree key Placing the handset in the charging cradle during a call: ¤...
Provider-specific functions (network services) Provider-specific functions (network services) Network services depend on the network (analogue fixed line network or IP telephony) and on the network provider (service provider) and must be requested from that provider if required. You will find a description of the features on your network provider's website or at one of their store branches.
Provider-specific functions (network services) Calling Line Identification for outgoing calls Switching Calling Line Identification on/off for all calls These settings apply to all registered handsets. ¤ . . . use to select Select Services All Calls Anonym. Change ( = activated) Deactivating Calling Line Identification for the next call ¤...
Provider-specific functions (network services) Ringback If busy/no answer If a call recipient is unavailable, you can initiate a ringback. • If busy: The ringback takes place as soon as the participant in question terminates the current call. • If no answer: The ringback takes place as soon as the participant in question has made another call.
Provider-specific functions (network services) Calls with three participants Consultation calls Make another external call during an external call. The first call is Consultation placed on hold. ¤ Ext. Call . . . use to enter the number of the second participant .
Provider-specific functions (network services) Conference Speaking to both participants at the same time. ¤ During an external call, dial the number of a second participant (consultation call) or accept a waiting caller . . . then Initiate conference call: ¤ Conf.
Directory Directory The local directory is unique to the handset. However, it is possible to send entries to other handsets. Opening the directory ¤ Briefly press in idle status ¤ . . . use to select Handset Directory Directory entries Number of entries: up to 200 Information:...
Directory Caller Melody (VIP): ¤ . . . use to select the ringtone that will indicate a call from the participant . . . if a Caller Melody (VIP) has been assigned, the entry will appear in the directory with the icon.
Directory Recording an announcement for incoming calls You can record an announcement for a directory entry, e.g. the name of the contact. This announcement is read out when you select the contact in the directory or when a call arrives from this contact.
Directory Copying number to the directory Copy numbers to the directory: • From a list e.g. the call list or the redial list • From the text of an SMS • When dialling a number The number is displayed or highlighted. ¤...
Directory Copying the entire directory ¤ Options Copy all to Internal . . . use to select the receiving handset OK . . . the entries are copied one after the other Copying a vCard using Bluetooth Copy directory entries in vCard format, e.g. to exchange entries with a mobile phone. Bluetooth mode is activated The other handset/mobile phone supports Bluetooth.
Call lists Call lists The telephone saves different types of calls (missed, accepted and outgoing calls) in lists. List entry The following information is displayed in the list entries: Example • The list type (in the header) All calls • Icon for the type of entry: Missed calls, Accepted calls,...
Message lists Message lists Notifications about missed calls, messages on the answer machine/network mailbox, received SMS messages and missed alarms are saved in the messages list. As soon as a new message arrives, an advisory tone will sound. The Example Message key also flashes (if activated p.
Message lists Activating/deactivating Message key flashing Receipt of new messages is displayed by a flashing message key on the handset. This type of alert can be activated/deactivated for each message type. In idle status: ¤ Press keys . . . the number 9 System appears in the display .
Local answer machine (if available) Answer machine Local answer machine (if available) Switching the answer machine on/off The answer machine can be set to the following modes: Answer & record The caller hears an announcement and is able to leave a message. Answer only The caller hears an announcement but cannot leave a message.
Local answer machine (if available) Actions during playback • Stop playback: Press or use the display key: Options • Continue playback: Press again or use the display key: Continue • Go to the start of the current message: Press key •...
Local answer machine (if available) Activating/deactivating call screening During recording of a message you can screen a call via the handset loudspeaker: Permanently switching call screening on/off: ¤ . . . use to select Answer Machine Call Screening Change = activated) . . . call screening is switched on/off for all registered handsets Switching off call screening for the current recording: ¤...
Local answer machine (if available) During message playback: Delete current message. Change the status of a previously played back message to "new". The next message starts to play. The remaining memory is announced at the end of the last message. Cancelling remote operation ¤...
Local answer machine (if available) Listening to announcements/advisory messages ¤ . . . use to select Answer Machine Announcements . . . to switch between Play Announcement and Play Advisory Msg. OK . . . the announcement is played back . . . possible options: ¤...
Network mailbox Changing the language for the voice prompt and default announcement ¤ . . . use to select Answer Machine Language . . . to select your language Select ( = selected) ¤ . . . then ¤ Set German: ¤...
Set fast access for the answer machine Set fast access for the answer machine It is possible to call a network mailbox or the telephone's local answer machine directly by pressing key For systems without a local answer machine, the network mailbox is automatically connected with key Assigning key 1 / Changing assignment Settings for the fast access are device-specific.
Emergency call Additional functions Emergency call You can set up up to four numbers as emergency numbers. If the Emergency function is enabled, you can trigger an emergency call with the SOS button when the handset is in idle. Emergency call activated: The SOS key lights red.
Emergency call Setting up emergency call In order to be able to use the function you must • save the emergency numbers and • activate the emergency function. The police, ambulance service or fire service must not be used for an emergency call. Storing emergency numbers To set up the emergency call, the SOS key must be not be assigned a direct dial...
Direct dial for emergencies Activating/deactivating the emergency call function Enabling with the SOS key The function is deactivated. At least one SOS number has been entered. ¤ Press the SOS key Emergency Call : Edit ( = enabled) Enabling/disabling from a menu ¤...
Direct dial for emergencies Enabling/disabling direct dial ¤ . . . use to select Accessibility Supervision Call Settings ¤ Enable/disable: Activation: . . . use to select On or Off Save . . . use enter the direct dial PIN ¤...
Accessibility features Accessibility features Announcements People with restricted vision can display numbers and contacts. Setting the language for the announcements ¤ . . . use to select Accessibility Read-Aloud Language . . . to select the language Select ( = selected) Announcing numbers when entered If the function is enabled, the digits entered are announced when the call number is entered.
Accessibility features LED call signal If the function is enabled, the signal light at the top of the handset flashes red for an incoming call. ¤ . . . use to select Accessibility Signal Call via LED Edit = enabled) Serious callers If this function is enabled, all calls from contacts entered in the handset directory are signalled noticeably by a green display background that is visible from a long way away.
Calendar Calendar You can remind yourself of up to 30 appointments. June 2020 In the calendar, the current day is outlined in white; on days with appointments, the numbers are displayed in colour. When a day Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su is selected, it will be outlined in colour.
Calendar Displaying missed appointments/anniversaries The following appointments and anniversaries are saved in the Missed Alarms list: • The appointment/anniversary call was not acknowledged. • The appointment/anniversary was notified during a phone call. • The handset was switched off at the time of the appointment/anniversary. The last 10 entries are stored.
Timer Timer Setting the timer (countdown) ¤ . . . use to select Additional Features Timer . . . then ¤ Enable/disable: Activation: . . . use to select On or Off ¤ Set the duration: Duration . . . use to enter the hours and minutes for the timer Min.: 00:01 (one minute);...
Baby monitor Alarm An alarm is shown on the display and indicated by the selected ringtone melody. The alarm sounds for 60 seconds. If no key is pressed, the alarm is repeated after 5 minutes. After the second repetition, the alarm call is deactivated for 24 hours. During a call, the alarm is only indicated by a short tone.
Baby monitor Activating and setting the baby monitor ¤ Baby Monitor activated . . . use to select Additional Features Baby Monitor OK . . . then Switch on/off: ¤ 07:15 Activation: . . . use to select On or Off INT 1 Enter destination: ¤...
ECO DECT ECO DECT The device range is set to maximum as default. This guarantees the best connection between the handset and the base station. In idle status, the handset will not function (as it is not transmitting). Only the base station will maintain contact with the handset via a low wireless signal.
Protection against unwanted calls Protection against unwanted calls Time control for external calls Date and time have been set. Enter a time period during which the handset should suspend Example ringing to indicate external calls e.g. during the night. ¤ Time Control .
Protection against unwanted calls Only put through known callers The system PIN is not 0000 (default). Changing the system PIN: p. 82 Only callers entered in the directory are put through: ¤ . . . use to select Select Services Just Friends Change = enabled)
SMS (text messages) SMS (text messages) When supplied, the access number (062 210 00 0*) for the Swisscom SMS centre is pre-programmed. Calling Line Identification is enabled ( p. 25). The network provider supports the SMS service. If no SMS service centre is entered, the submenu SMS only consists of the entry Settings.
SMS (text messages) Sending SMS messages to an e-mail address The network provider supports this feature. ¤ . . . use to select New SMS OK . . . then ¤ Enter address: . . . use to enter the e-mail address at the start of the SMS message ¤...
The incoming SMS message list contains all the received SMS messages and those SMS messages that could not be sent due to an error. New SMS messages are indicated on all Gigaset handsets by the icon on the display, the flashing Message key and an advisory tone.
SMS (text messages) Saving numbers from SMS text to the directory If a telephone number in the SMS text is recognised, it is automatically highlighted. • Save the number in the directory: If the number is to also be used to send an SMS, save the number including the local area code (dialling code).
SMS (text messages) SMS service centres When supplied, the access number (062 210 00 0*) for the Swisscom SMS centre is pre-programmed. The number for at least one SMS service centre must be saved in the device to be able to send SMS messages.
SMS (text messages) SMS to PABXs • The Call Line Identification must be forwarded to the extension of the PABX (CLIP). • If necessary, the access code/outside line code must be prefixed to the number of the SMS service centre (depending on your PABX). To test: Send an SMS to your own number, once with the access code and once without.
SMS (text messages) SMS troubleshooting Calling Line Identification permanently withheld (CLIR) or Calling Line Identification not activated. Error occurred while sending SMS. Connection to SMS service centre failed, see self-help. Self-help with errors You cannot send messages • You have not requested the CLIP service (Calling Line Identification Presentation). ¤...
Bluetooth Bluetooth The handset is able to use Bluetooth™ to communicate wirelessly with other devices that also use this technology, e.g. to connect a Bluetooth headset or hearing aid. Bluetooth is activated and the devices have been registered to the handset. The following devices can be connected: •...
Bluetooth Registering Bluetooth devices The distance between the handset in Bluetooth mode and the active Bluetooth device (headset or data device) should not exceed 10 m. The registration of a headset overwrites a previously registered headset. If a headset is to be registered that is already registered with a different device, this connection must be deactivated before registering.
Bluetooth Rejecting/accepting a non-registered Bluetooth device If a Bluetooth device that is not registered in the list of known devices tries to connect to the handset, a prompt will appear asking you to enter the PIN of the Bluetooth device (Bonding). ¤...
De-register a handset that is no longer required and repeat the registration procedure Some Gigaset bases and bases/routers from third party manufacturers might not be fully compatible with the handset and not all functions are displayed correctly. In such cases, use menu entry Legacy Registration. This guarantees correct displays on...
Multiple handsets Registering a handset to multiple base stations Your handset can be registered to up to four base stations. The active base station is the base station to which the handset was last registered. The other base stations remain saved in the list of available base stations.
Repeater without encryption, e.g. Gigaset repeater prior to Version 2.0 • Repeater with encryption, e.g. Gigaset repeater later than Version 2.0 Further information about the Gigaset repeater can be found in the repeater user guide and at www.gigaset.com. Repeater without encryption Activate Maximum Range/deactivate No Radiation ¤...
Operation with a router Repeater with encryption Encryption is activated (default setting). Registering a repeater ¤ Connect the repeater to the mains power supply press and hold the Registration/paging key on the telephone base station (min. 3 secs) . . . the repeater is automatically registered Up to 2 repeaters may be registered.
Operation with a PABX Operation with a PABX To find out which settings are required for a PABX, please refer to the PABX user guide. You cannot send or receive SMS messages on PABXs that do not support Calling Line Identification.
Operation with a PABX Setting pauses ¤ . . . then ¤ Pause after line seizure: 1 sec ¤ 3 secs ¤ 7 secs ¤ Pause after Recall key: 800 ms ¤ 1600 ms ¤ 3200 ms ¤ Dialling pause (pause after access code): 1 sec ¤...
Handset Adjusting the telephone settings Handset Changing the language ¤ . . . use to select Settings Language . . . use select language Select ( = selected) If the handset has been set to an incomprehensible language: ¤ Press the keys slowly one after the other .
Handset Colour scheme You can choose from a range of colour combinations for the display. ¤ . . . use to select Settings Display Colour Schemes . . . use to select the desired colour scheme Select ( = selected) Display backlight The display backlight always illuminates when the handset is taken out of the base station/ charging cradle or when a key is pressed.
Handset Changing the earpiece and handsfree volume You can set the volume of the earpiece and speaker at 5 levels independently of each other. During a conversation ¤ Handset Volume . . . use to select volume Save . . . the setting is saved Without saving, the setting is automatically saved after around 3 seconds.
Handset Ringtone melody Set different ringtones for internal and external calls. ¤ . . . use to select Audio Settings Ringtones (Handset) Melodies . . . use to select the connection . . . use to select the ring- tone/melody in each case Save Switching the ringtone on/off Switching the ringtone off permanently...
Handset Activating/deactivating Auto Answer When set to Auto Answer, the handset accepts an incoming call as soon as it is removed from the charging cradle. ¤ . . . use to select Settings Telephony Auto Answer Change ( = activated) Regardless of the Auto Answer setting, the connection ends as soon as you place the handset back in the charging cradle.
Handset Assigning display keys / Changing assignments The left and right display keys have a function preset by default when in idle mode. The Messages function is assigned on the right display key. The assignment of the left display key can be changed.
System System Date and time To ensure you have the correct time for incoming calls and to use the alarm clock and calendar, for example, the date and time must be set. If the date and time have not yet been set on the handset, the display key Time appears. ¤...
System Activating/deactivating music on hold ¤ . . . use to select Audio Settings Settings Music on hold Change ( = activated) Setting the base ringtone ¤ . . . use to select Audio Settings Settings Ringtones (Base) OK . . . then ¤...
System Restoring the phone to default settings When the settings are reset • the date and time are retained, • handsets are still registered, • the system PIN is retained, • Maximum Range is activated and No Radiation is deactivated. ¤...
Questions and answers Appendix Questions and answers Possible solutions are available online at www.gigaset.com/service Troubleshooting The display is blank. • The handset is not activated. Press and hold • The battery is empty. Charge the battery or replace it "No Base" flashes on the display.
Questions and answers The caller's number is not displayed. • Calling Line Identification (CLI) is not enabled for the caller. The caller should ask the network provider to enable Calling Line Identification (CLI). • Calling Line Identification Presentation (CLIP) is not supported or enabled by the network provider. Ask the network provider to enable Caller Line Identification Presentation (CLIP).
Please have your proof of purchase ready when calling. Please note that if the Gigaset product is not sold by authorised dealers in the national territory the product may not be fully compatible with the national telephone network. It is clearly specified on the box near the CE mark for which country/countries the equipment has been developed.
Successful assertion of a warranty claim does not extend the term of the warranty. • Unless there is a warranty event, Gigaset Communications reserves the right to charge the customer for an exchange or repair. Gigaset Communications will inform the customer of this in advance.
Data protection We at Gigaset take the protection of our customers’ data very seriously. It is precisely for this reason that we are ensuring all our products feature "Privacy by Design" as standard. All information we collect is used to make our products as good as possible.
Manufacturer's advice Care Wipe the device with a damp cloth or an antistatic cloth. Do not use solvents or microfibre cloths. Never use a dry cloth; this can cause static. In rare cases, contact with chemical substances can cause changes to the device’s exterior. Due to the wide variety of chemical products available on the market, it was not possible to test all substances.
Capacity: 750 mAh Handset operating times/charging times The operating time of your Gigaset depends on the capacity of the battery, its age and the way it is used. (All times are maximum possible times.) Standby time (hours) 300 / 170 * Talktime (hours) Operating time with 1.5 hours of calls per day (hours)
Technical data Transmission power 10 mW average power per channel, 250 mW pulse power Range Up to 50 m indoors, up to 300 m outdoors Base station power supply 230 V ~/50 Hz Environmental conditions for operation +5 °C to +45 °C; 20% to 75% relative humidity Dialling mode DTMF (tone dialling)/PD (pulse dialling) Bluetooth...
Technical data Power adapter for the base Manufacturer Salom Electric (Xiamen) Co. Ltd. Commercial register: 91350200612003878C 31 Building, Huli Industrial District, Xiamen, Fujiam361006, P.R. China Salcomp (Shenzen) Co. Ltd. Commercial register: 91440300618932635P Salcomp Road, Furond Industrial Area, Xinqiao, Shajing, Baoan District, Shenzen 518125 China Model ID C707 Input voltage...
Display icons Display icons The following icons are displayed depending on the settings and the operating status of your telephone. Icons in the status bar Icon Meaning Icon Meaning Signal strength (No Radiation off ) Keypad lock activated 1% -100% Bluetooth enabled white, if Maximum Range on;...
Display icons Display key icons Icon Meaning Icon Meaning Last number redial Open the directory Delete text Copy number to the directory Divert a call to answer machine (only for a system with a local answer machine) Display icons to indicate . . . Icon Meaning Icon...
Menu overview Menu overview Not all functions described in the user guide are available in all countries or from all network providers. Open the main menu: when handset is in idle status press Handset Directory ............p.
Menu overview Audio Settings Smart Volume Earpiece p. 76 ......Ringtone p. 76 ......Handset Volume p.
Menu overview ECO DECT Maximum Range p. 56 ......No Radiation p. 56 ......Bluetooth Activation p.
Menu overview New SMS p. 59 ............Incoming p.