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Handset Overview 1 Volume Controls 2 LCD Display 3 Left and Right Soft Keys 4 Up and Down Scroll 5 Phone On/Switch Lines 6 Redial list of the last 5 numbers dialed 7 Switch from upper to lower case letters 8 Use handset as intercom 9 Microphone 10 Connect to other registered devices...
Table of Contents Welcome ........i Handset Overview ......ii Base Overview .
Setting Touch Tone or Pulse Dialing ..15 Using Your SD4550 ......16 Making a Call from the Handset .
Redialing a Number ..... . . 19 Finding a Lost or Misplaced Handset ..20 Saving a Number in the Phonebook .
Using the Intercom ..... . . 30 Intercom Setup ......30 Handset to Handset Intercom .
• Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning. • Do not disassemble this product. If service or repair work is required, contact the Motorola address found in the back of this user’s guide.
Unplug this cordless phone immediately from an outlet if: • The power cord or plug is damaged or frayed. • Liquid has been spilled into the product. • The product has been exposed to rain or water. Do not retrieve the handset or base until after you have unplugged the power and phone from the wall.
Getting Started Battery Safety Instructions • Do not burn, disassemble, mutilate, or puncture the battery. The battery contains toxic materials that could be released, resulting in injury. • Caution: There is a risk of explosion if you replace the battery with an incorrect battery type. Use only the battery that came with your phone or an authorized replacement recommended by the manufacturer.
Installing the Batteries Handset 1 Press the indentation on the battery door, and slide downwards to remove. 2 Plug connector into receptacle, and insert the battery into the battery compartment. Note: The battery cable is correctly installed when the red wire is on the left hand side. 3 Replace the battery door.
Installing Backup Batteries (optional) Install four AAA alkaline batteries (not included) for use as power backup in case of outage. With the front of the base facing you, carefully remove the right side panel, exposing the battery compartment. 1 Press the cover latch to remove the battery compartment cover.
Standby Screen Overview Your SD4550 has a display on the Handset and the Base Unit. When they are not in use, the display shows the Standby Screen. Standby Screen Information 1 Date and time 2 Device Name 3 Talk Line Information...
Using the Soft Keys Use the left and right soft keys to select the functions listed directly above the keys on the display. The functions available change as you move from one screen to the next. Using the Navigation Keys Use the up and down scroll keys to navigate through menu items, settings, phonebook entries, Caller ID and redial lists.
Setting Up Registering Your Handset You can register up to 8 devices (handsets, cameras, or Cell Dock) to a base unit. To register your new handset: 1 Press the right soft key to select menu. 2 Scroll to Register. 3 Press SELECT. 4 Press and hold PAGE button on base unit until the base beeps.
Deregistering a Handset Caution: If you deregister all handsets from the base unit you will render your cordless telephone system inoperable until at least one handset is reregistered to the base unit. 1 Delete or listen to all voice mail messages, if necessary, to clear the IN USE/Voice Mail indicator 2 Press OFF on the base unit and all handsets.
Personalizing Your Handset Personalize your new handset by selecting unique ring tones, adjusting the ring volume for day and night time, and assigning a name to distinguish one handset from another. Ringer Options Follow the steps listed to set one ring tones for incoming calls, and another ring tone for numbers stored in your phonebook.
Setting the Ring Tone and Ring Volume 1 Press Menu. 2 Scroll to Ringer. 3 Press Select. 4 Scroll through list of options. (Day Volume, Night Volume, Ringer Tone, etc.) 5 Select desired option. 6 Press Change. Each tone/volume plays as you press Change.
Setting Key Beeps On or Off 1 Press Menu. 2 Scroll to Ringer. 3 Press Select. 4 Scroll to Key beeps. 5 Press Change to view options. (Off, On, Link to Ringer) Stop at the desired option. 6 Press Done to save changes. 7 Press Exit to return to Standby Screen.
Naming a Handset When you register a handset, it is assigned a default name of Handsets(X). The X represent the list of devices registered to the base unit. (e.g., Handset(1), Camera(2), etc.) The number assigned at registration remains part of the name (e.g., Handset(1)).
The chart below shows how many times to press each button on the handset to enter letters and special characters (e.g., Press 7 three times to enter R). Use the up and down scroll keys to backspace to make corrections. Note: To shift from upper to lower case letters, press Number of Presses...
Setting Date and Time If you subscribe to Caller ID service, the date and time set automatically with the next incoming call. Use the following steps to manually set the date and time. 1 Press Menu. 2 Scroll to Date/Time. 3 Press Select.
8 Scroll to next field. 9 Press Change to select date format (MM/DD, DD/MM) 10 Scroll to next field. 11 Enter the current date. 12 Press Done. 13 Press Exit to return to Standby Screen. Setting the Language Option 1 Press Menu. 2 Scroll to Language.
Setting Touch Tone or Pulse Dialing Your phone is set for touch tone dialing. Do not change the setting unless touch tone service is not available in your area. 1 Press Menu. 2 Scroll to Tone/Pulse. 3 Press Select. 4 Press Change to switch between Tone and Pulse. 5 Press Done.
Using Your SD4550 Making a Call from the Handset Press . When you hear the dial tone, dial the number. Enter the phone number, then press . The phone number appears on the display before it is dialed. Use the DELETE to make corrections.
Answering/Ending a Call Press to answer an incoming call. Press ON or Handsfree to answer using the speakerphone.If you have call waiting service, press Press to end the call. Place the handset on the base unit end the call. Adjusting the Volume During a Call Press the top button to make caller’s voice louder, and the bottom button to make voice softer.
Making a Call Using the Speakerphone 1 Press HANDSFREE 2 Dial the number. Note: For optimal speakerphone quality, when using the handset, make sure the belt clip is on. This raises the handset up so it is not lying flat (the speakerphone is on the back of the handset).
Placing a Call on Hold 1 Press HOLD 2 To return to the call, press call is on hold, the intercom features are available. Redialing a Number To redial the most recently dialed number: 1 Press 2 Press REDIAL To redial one of the last 5 numbers you dialed: 1 Press Redial.
Finding a Lost or Misplaced Handset Press on the base unit. PAGE All handsets registered to the base unit beep. Press on a handset to stop paging that EXIT handset, or press PAGE on the base unit to stop paging all handsets.
Saving a Number in the Phonebook Storing numbers in the phonebook makes it easy to dial numbers you call frequently. You can enter numbers directly into the phonebook or add them from the caller ID or redial list. Adding a New Entry 1 Press PHONEBK 2 Press select at...
Adding Numbers to the Phonebook from Redial 1 Press . The display shows the last numbers REDIAL you dialed, with the most recent number at the top. 2 Scroll to the number you want to save. 3 Press STORE 4 Press exit to return to the standby menu. 5 Enter the name up to 11 characters.
10 Press Done when entry is correct to save. Note: You can also store a number in the phonebook from the Caller ID list. Sorting the Phonebook Note: Once sorted, a phonebook cannot be unsorted or reset to its previous list order. 1 Press Phonebk, and scroll to any phonebook entry.
Editing a Phonebook Entry 1 Press Phonebk. 2 Scroll to entry you want to edit. 3 Press Options. 4 Scroll to Edit. 5 Press Select. Use Delete to backspace and erase characters to the left of the blinking cursor. 6 Scroll down to move to phone number field. 7 Modify number.
Using Caller ID Note: You must subscribe to caller ID service from your local telephone company to use the caller ID features of your phone. If you subscribe to Caller ID service, the caller’s name and/or number are displayed when you receive an incoming call.
Reviewing Caller ID Call List The handset can hold up to 40 caller ID records. 1 Scroll to enter recent calls list. Most recent call listed first. 2 Scroll to review more calls. 3 Press to call selected number.
Using Automated Dialing You can retrieve previously entered information from the phone book (such as a PIN or credit card number) during a phone call without have to re-enter additional numbers. 1 While on a call, scroll to the entry that you want to recall.
Many of the advance features require at least 2 handsets registered to the base unit. You can expand your phone system by adding Motorola SD 4500 series expansion accessories (up to a total of 8 devices). Expansion handsets do not require connection to a phone line.
Conference Calling If one handset is already on a call, the display on other handsets registered to the same base unit shows Line in use. Once a second handset is added to the call, the display on all handsets shows On conference. To connect a second handset to a call: or DELETE on the second handset.
Using the Intercom Intercom Setup Set up a handset to automatically answers an intercom page after 1 or 3 rings. All handsets are set to No Auto Answer at the factory. Change the factory setting using the OPTIONS steps below. 1 Press MENU No Auto Answer - the handset does not automatically answer...
Handset to Handset Intercom 1 Press Connect to. 2 Scroll to the desired handset. Note: The Connect to button automatically pages the base unit if there is only one handset registered. 3 Press PAGE. 4 Press OK answer the page. The first handset to respond is connected.
Transferring a Call from One Handset to Another Unannounced Transfer 1 Press HOLD. 2 Press Handsfree. 3 Scroll to the handset you want to transfer the call to and press PAGE. 4 Press to hang up. The call is transferred to the other handset...
Announced Transfer 1 Follow steps 1 through 3 above. 2 Press OK to answer the page. You can now speak with the person on the other handset. 3 Press UNHOLD. The call is transferred to the other handset and all three individuals are on the call. 4 Press to hang up the second handset.
Using the Handset as a Walkie Talkie The walkie talkie feature lets you talk handset to handset even when the handsets are out of range from the base unit. When a handset is in walkie talkie mode, you cannot make or receive phone calls. You must complete steps 1 and 2 for both handsets to use walkie-talkie mode 1 Press MENU.
Monitoring a Room Room monitoring allows you to place a handset in a room and listen to the sounds in that room from another handset. 1 Place a handset in the room to be monitored 2 On the handset you want to listen from, press Handsfree.
The handset that was set up for monitoring automatically answers the page. The microphone on that handset is turned on, and the speaker is turned off. The handset you are monitoring from shows Monitoring (handset name). You can also use the base unit for monitoring by following the instructions above from the base unit.
The REN is useful in determining the number of devices you may connect to your telephone line and still have all of these devices ring when your telephone number is called. In most (but not all) areas, the sum of the RENs of all devices connected to one line should not exceed 5.
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