(p. 19). Otherwise you risk serious per- manent damage to your hear- ing. Only use original Siemens bat- teries (100 % mercury-free) and – charging devices. Otherwise you risk serious damage to health and property. The battery could explode, for instance.
The phone may cause interfer- ence in the vicinity of TV sets, radios and PCs. Use only Siemens original ac- cessories. This will avoid poten- tial risks to health or property and ensure compliance with all relevant regulations.
Integrated antenna Do not interfere with the phone above the battery cover unnecessarily. This reduces the signal strength. Loudspeaker Display indicators Signal strength/battery level. Soft keys Press the soft key to call up the function that is displayed as or icon on the grey fields §Text§...
Scroll key In lists and menus: Scroll up and down. During a call: Volume adjustment. In standby mode: Press at the top: read new message. Press at the bottom: open Phonebook. Edit Text: Short press at top or bottom: Move cursor character by char- acter.
Display indicators Signal strength. Charging. Battery level. All calls are diverted. Ringer off. Short ringer (beep) only. Ringer only, if the caller is stored in the Phonebook. Alarm clock active. µ Key lock active. Phone numbers/names: ¢ On the SIM card ¡...
The front and back covers of the casing (CLIPit™ Covers, my-CLIPit™: p. 16 and p. 83) as well as the keypad can be changed in a matter of seconds - no tools required. Please switch the phone off first. To attach To remove Note Your phone's display and the display on the top shell are delivered with a protective film.
Insert SIM card/battery The service provider supplies you with a SIM card on which all the im- portant data for your subscription is stored. If the SIM card has been de- livered in credit-card size, snap the smaller segment out and remove any rough edges.
Charge battery The battery is not fully charged when delivered. Plug in the charger cable at the bottom of the phone, plug in the power supply unit to the mains power socket and charge for least two hours. Display when charging is in progress Charging time An empty battery is fully charged af-...
Switch on/off Hold down On/Off/End key to switch on or off. Enter PIN The SIM card can be protected with a 4-8 digit PIN. Enter the PIN code using the number keys (the dis- play shows a series of as- terisks, if you make a mistake press §Clear§).
User Guide The following symbols are used to explain operation: Enter numbers or letters. On/Off/End key. Call key. Press scroll key at the top/ at the bottom to scroll up and down. Press the left or right soft key to call a function. §Menu Displays a function.
Call records Press. §Select§ Press right soft key to open the Call records Missed calls Press. §Select§ Press right soft key to open the list of Missed Select submenu. Select §View§ calls. Office View Options The last call is displayed. Scroll to the required entry.
The phone and SIM card are protect- ed against misuse by several security codes. Keep these confidential numbers in a safe place where you can access them again if required. Protects your SIM card (per- sonal identification number). PIN2 This is needed to set the charge detail display and to access additional functions on special SIM cards.
It is then valid for all protected functions. If it is entered incorrectly three times the phone is locked. Contact the Siemens Service (p. 80). Clear SIM card barring If the PIN is entered incorrectly three times, the SIM card is barred. Enter...
Phonebook can be found on page 26: www.my-siemens.com/city The Siemens City Portal also offers a list of countries in which these serv- ices are available. CLIPit™ Covers Select different colours for the top and bottom covers from the Siemens City Portal.
Dialling with number keys The phone must be switched on (standby mode). Enter the number (always with prefix, if necessary with the international dialling code). A short press clears §Clear§ the last digit, a long press clears the entire number. Press the Call key.
When a number is busy If the called number is busy or can- not be reached because of network problems several options are avail- able (depending on the service pro- vider). An incoming call or any other use of the phone interrupts these functions.
Reject call Press. §Reject§ Press briefly. Note Missed calls... p. 31 Handsfree You can put the phone aside during a call. You can then hear the caller via the loudspeaker. Carol Handsfr. Activate handsfree §Handsfr.§ function. Activate. §Yes§ Handsfr. Control volume. Deactivate.
Call waiting/Swap You may need to register for this function with the service provider and set your phone accordingly (p. 57). During a call, you may be advised that there is another call waiting. You will hear a special tone during the call.
Conference Call up to 5 parties one by one and link them together in a phone con- ference. Some of the functions de- scribed may not be supported by your service provider or may have to be enabled specially. You have established a connection: y menu§...
Direct call The phone can be locked, so it's only possible to dial a defined number, for e.g. your babysitter and your child at school. Switch on Setup Code protect. §Menu§ Direct call Press. §Select§ Enter phone code: When first prompted you define and enter the phone code (4 - 8 digits).
Enter frequently used phone num- bers in the Phonebook with a special name. To dial them, simply highlight the name. If a phone number is stored with a name, it appears on the display when you are called. Entries that belong together can be combined to form a group.
Text entry Press number key repeatedly until the re- quired letter is displayed. The cursor ad- vances after a short delay. Press once for a, twice for b etc. The first letter of a name is automatically written in UPPER CASE. Hold down: Writes the digit.
Phonebook menu §Options Open menu. View Display entry. Edit Open entry for editing. Create a new Phonebook entry entry. Delete Delete entry from the Phone- book. Delete all Select storage location. Delete all entries after confirmation. Send as entry: Send Phonebook SMS...
§Options§ §Select§ §Delete §Select§ Note Animations can simply be pictures. An animation can be assigned to several phone numbers. Add pictures/animations...p. 48 Siemens City Portal...p. 16 › symbol › Select entry with anima- tion in the Phone- book. Press. Select Animation.
Groups If there are many Phonebook entries it is best to assign them to a group, e.g.: Family, Friends, VIP, Others A special ringtone can sound (p. 54) and/or a symbol can be displayed if the phone number of a call is regis- tered in a group.
Group entry menu §Options Open menu. View Display entry. Edit Open entry for editing. New entry Enter new member. Remove Remove entry only from the group. It is still available in the Phonebook. Remove all Remove all entries from the group.
Call to group You can call up to 5 group members one by one and link them together in a conference (function may need to be enabled by the service provider). Select a group. Press. The members of §Select§ the group are listed. Select the entries you want to call.
Microphone Switch the microphone on or off. If it is switched off, the person on the other end of the line cannot hear you (muting). Alternatively: Hold down. Handsfree Call via the loudspeaker. Volume Adjust handset volume. Time/cost While the connection con- tinues, the call cost and (if set, p.
Your phone stores the phone num- bers of calls for convenient redial- ling. Call records §Menu§ Press. §Select§ Choose call list. §Select§ Press. Select phone number. Dial phone number. Display information on §View§ the phone number. The following call lists are available: Missed calls The phone numbers of the last ten calls that you have received but not...
You can display the charge details and the duration of calls as you speak as well as setting a unit limit for outgoing calls. Call records §Menu§ Duration/ charges After you have made the charge de- tail settings, you can display the call duration/charges for the various call types or you can display the credit balance.
Most service providers offer you an external answering service. In this mailbox, a caller may leave a voice message for you • if your phone is switched off or not ready to receive, • if you do not want to answer calls, •...
You may transmit and receive very long messages (up to 760 charac- ters) on your phone, which are auto- matically composed from several "normal" SMS messages (note the accruing charges). Depending on the service provider, e-mails and faxes can also be sent or e-mails can be received via SMS (change setting if necessary, p.
Inbox/outbox §Menu§ Messages Inbox / Outbox / The list of saved messages is shown. ƒ Barbara … Carol … 023598765432 View See below. §Options§ Symbol Inbox / ƒ Read … Unread Inbox/outbox menu Different functions are available de- pending on the context: §Options§...
Compose a message §Menu§ Messages New SMS Text entry with T9, p. 37 allows you to create long text messages quickly using just a few key en- tries. §Clear§ Press briefly to de- lete letter by letter, hold down to delete the entire word.
Text input T9 preferred: activate T9 input (p. 37). Input language: Select the language in which the mes- sage is to be composed (p. 37). Send Change SMS profile before with... sending (p. 40). Predefined text Standard text fragments which can be added to messages are stored in the phone.
Create a word using T9 Since the display changes as you proceed it is best if you finish a word without looking at the display. You simply press the keys where the relevant letter is located once only. For "hotel", for example: Press briefly for 46835 Press.
Correct a word Words created using T9: Move word by word to the left/right until the re- quired word is highlight- » Scroll through the T9 word suggestions again. Deletes the character to §Clear§ the left of the cursor and displays a new possible word! Words not created using T9:...
To select from §Show§ pictures/Own you must open the pre- view first. Note Playback only occurs on phones that sup- port this function. In input mode a wildcard is shown instead of the sound. Own pictures/Own animations ... p. 48. SMS profiles Messages SMS profiles...
Validity Select the period in which the period service centre tries to deliver the message: Manual, 1 hour, 3 hours, 6 hours, 12 hours, 1 day, 1 week, Maximum* * Maximum period that the service provider permits. Status You are given confirmation of report the successful or unsuccess- ful delivery of a sent message.
Some service providers offer infor- mation services (info channels). If re- ception is activated, you receive messages on the activated topics in your "Topic list". Messages §Menu§ Cell broadcast services Receive CB You can activate and deactivate the CB service. If the CB service is activa- ted, the standby time of the phone will be reduced.
Internet (WAP) Get the latest WAP information from the Internet that is specifically adapt- ed to the display options of your phone. In addition, you can down- load sounds, pictures and anima- tions to your phone via WAP. Inter- net access may require registration with the service provider.
Call up recently visited pages that are still in the memory. Go to URL Enter URL for directly accessing an Internet address, e.g. wap.my-siemens.com Show URL Show Internet address of the current page. Reload The page is reloaded. Disconnect End connection.
Note Homepage: The control key (left/right) may be assigned functions that are controlled online from the homepage of your service provider such as "link" or "menu". The con- tents of the option menus are also variable. Displays: Í Browser menu É...
WAP profile settings Up to 10 WAP profiles can be set (may be barred by the service provid- er). The entries may vary depending on your service provider. To set a new profile: Select profile. Open menu. §Edit§ Select profile range and make your settings/en- tries field by field.
Note You will find the games "Stack Attack", "Move the box", "Wacko" and "Balloon Shooter" on your mobile phone. English language instructions for "Stack Attack" and "Balloon Shooter" can be found at www.my-siemens.com/a55 Surf & fun Games Setup...
Own pictures/Own animations Set animations, logos and screen- savers as required in your phone. You will find animations/pictures and links stored in the phone under: §Menu§ Surf & fun Own animations Own pictures Different lists are offered depending on the entry selected: Animation 1 ...
Receive pictures 17.02.2003 If a picture (graphic/screensaver) has been received via SMS the bol appears in the display. By press- ing the left soft key, the bitmap view- er is started and the picture is displayed. When downloading via WAP, the bit- map viewer opens automatically.
Playback Select sound. The selected sound is §Play§ played continuously. End playback. §Stop§ Note The sound is converted into a device-spe- cific format only when it is played for the first time. A short delay may occur. Download new Go to the link(s) and surf online to download ringtones/sounds.
Calculator Surf & fun Calculator §Menu§ Enter number (up to 8 digits). Function "+" or "-". §. = + - * /§ Press soft key repeatedly on the right. Repeat procedure with other numbers. Result is displayed. Calculator functions Press soft key repeatedly on §.
Currency converter functions Press soft key repeatedly on the right: Set decimal point. Calculator result. Retrieve a saved number from the calculator. Convert Any combination of calculations may be made between the entered currencies. Select a combination of currencies from the list. Confirm.
You can set the tones that sound in specific situations to suit your partic- ular tastes. Ring tones §Menu§ Select a function. Ringer setting On/Off Activate/deactivate all ringtones. Beep Reduce ringer to a short beep. Note Display: Beep. Display: Ringer off. Silent alert To avoid being disturbed by the ring- er, you can activate the silent alert...
Call tone You can assign a ringtone to callers entered in the Phonebook. Press. §Select§ Choose ringtone. §Select§ Confirm. Group call tones You can assign different ringtones to groups. Choose: Ç Family Ã Friends Å VIP Æ Others Press. §Select§ Choose ringtone.
More Tones Call screening Only calls from numbers that are in the Phonebook or in a predefined group are signalled audibly or by silent alert. Other calls are only dis- played. If you do not accept these calls, they are diverted to your mailbox (if set, p.
Language Menu§ Setup Language Set the language of the display text. When "automatic" is set, the lan- guage of your home service provider is used. If a language that you do not understand happens to be set, the phone can be reset to the language of your home service provider with the following input: # 0 0 0 0 #...
Screensaver The screensaver shows a picture on the display as soon as a period that can be set by you has elapsed. The function is ended by an incoming call or by pressing any key. You can also receive and store screensavers via SMS/WAP.
Car Kit If an original Siemens Car Kit Porta- ble is used (p. 83) the profile is acti- vated automatically as soon as the phone is inserted into the cradle. User-definable settings Auto answer (factory default: off) Calls are accepted automatically after a few seconds.
Divert You can set the conditions for which calls are diverted to your mailbox or other numbers. Setup Divert §Menu§ Select a function Set divert: The most common condition for divert is: Unanswered calls Select Unanswered. (covers the reply, Busy see right) Press.
Clear all All set diversions are cleared. Note Note that the divert is stored in the network and not in the phone (when the SIM card is changed for example). Check condition or delete it First select the condition. §Select§ Press.
Show clock The time display in standby mode can be switched on and off. Auto switch off The phone switches off each day at the set time. Activate: Enter time. §OK§ Confirm. Deactivate: Press. §Change§ Buddhist year Switch to the Buddhist calendar (not available in all models).
Outgo internat Only national calls can be made. Out.int.x home International calls are not permitted. However you can make calls to your home country when abroad. All incom. calls The phone is barred for all incoming calls (the forwarding of all calls to the mailbox offers a similar effect).
Choose network The network search is restarted. This is useful if you are not on your home network or want to register on a dif- ferent network. The network info list is rebuilt when Auto network Auto network Activate/deactivate, see also network"...
User group §Menu§ Setup Network User group Select a function. If offered by the service provider, this service enables groups to be formed. These have access for exam- ple to internal (company) informa- tion or special tariffs apply to them. Check with your service provider for details.
If a profile is used, several settings are made with one function. • Five profiles are standard with de- fault settings, they can be changed however: Normal environment Quiet environment Noisy environment Car Kit Headset • You can set two personal profiles (<Name>).
Copy from Copy settings from another profile. Car Kit If an original Siemens Car Kit Porta- ble is used (p. 83) the profile is acti- vated automatically as soon as the phone is inserted into the cradle (p. 58).
Activate/deactivate §Menu§ Alarm clock Use this function to set a single time for the alarm call. The alarm sounds even when the phone is switched off. z 07:30 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su Change Activate/deactivate the §On§ §Off§ alarm.
You can program an important phone number or a function on the left soft key. You can program an im- portant phone number on the number keys 2 to 9 (speed dialling numbers). The phone number can then be dialled or the function can be started at the touch of a button.
Speed dialling keys Number keys 2 to 9 can be used as speed dialling numbers for fast access. The number key 1 is reserved for the mailbox number (p. 33). In standby mode: Press number key (2 - 9). Select Phone number.
Control codes (DTMF) Send control code You can enter control codes (digits) during a call so that an answering machine can be controlled remotely. These digits are directly transmitted as DTMF tones (control codes). The sounds can also be heard when the microphone is switched off.
(Enhanced Messaging Service) Besides (formatted) texts, you can also send • pictures (bitmaps), • sounds, • animations (sequence of 4 pic- tures) using the EMS. The segments specified above can be together or transmitted individu- ally in an SMS. With EMS, pictures and sounds can also be sent (e.g.
Input menu During text input: Hold down. The input menu is displayed: Format Input language Mark text International dialling codes Many international dialling codes are stored in your phone. In standby mode ( sary when dialling from the Phone- book): Hold down until a "+"...
Own numbers You can enter your "own numbers" in the Phonebook (e.g. fax) for infor- mation. These numbers can be changed or deleted and also sent as an SMS. Phone number memo If you enter a number with the key- pad during a call, the person on the other end of the line can hear the numbers being entered.
SIM services (optional) Your service provider may offer spe- cial applications such as mobile banking, stock market etc. via the SIM card. If you have such a SIM card the SIM services will appear at the top of the main menu or directly above the control key (on the left).
WAP usage Start with... You can set which functions are to be displayed after Internet access: Open the browser menu. More ... Select. Setup Select. Start with... Select, then select from the list: Start menu Browser menu Homepage Resume Bookmarks Enter the Internet address (URL) A WAP page must be shown on the display (online or offline).
Changing the home page The address of the homepage is en- tered in the (access) profile (p. 40). You can change it in standby mode (if permitted by the service provider!): Surf & fun §Menu§ Internet WAP profiles Select the profile for example: e-Commerce Select.
If you have any questions about using your phone, visit us at www.my-siemens.com/customercare anytime. In addition we have listed some frequent- ly asked questions and answers below. Question Possible causes Phone cannot On/Off key not pressed long be switched on.
Question Possible causes No connection to Signal weak. network. Outside GSM range. SIM card not valid. New network not authorised. Try manual selection or select a different network Network barring is set. Network overloaded. Phone loses Signal too weak. network. Calls not possible.
Enter the PUK (MASTER PIN) provided with the SIM card according to the instruc- tions. If the PUK (MASTER PIN) has been lost, contact your service provider. Contact Siemens Service (p. 80). Contact your service provider. Check with your service provider. Contact your service provider.
When calling customer service, please have ready your receipt and the phone identity number (IMEI, to display press then §Info§) and if necessary your Siemens Service customer number. In some countries repair and replace services are impossible where the products are not sold through our authorised dealers.
Declaration of conformity Siemens Information and Communi- cation mobile hereby declares that the phone described in this user guide is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of European Directive 1999/5/EC (R&TTE). The declaration of conformity (DoC) concerned has been signed.
Allows handsfree talking and simultaneously charges the mobile phone in the car. Fea- tures a Car Charger, a Headset PTT and a Y- Adapter. Products can be obtained in specialist shops. Visit our online shop under: Original Siemens Accessories www.siemens.com/ mobilestore...
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Guarantee. • Insofar as no Guarantee default exists, Siemens reserves the right to charge the customer for re- placement or repair. • The above provisions does not im-...
0.56 W/kg****. The SAR information can also be found on the Siemens web site at www.my-siemens.com While there may be differences between the SAR levels of various phones and at various positions, all Siemens products meet the legal requirements.
Euro- pean internal market. *** averaged over 10g body tissue. **** SAR values may vary depen- ding on national requirements and frequency bands. SAR information for different regions can be found at www.my-siemens.com...
The highest SAR value for this model phone when tested for use at the ear 0.56 W/kg***. SAR information can also be found at www.my-siemens.com While there may be differences bet- ween the SAR levels of various pho- nes and at various positions, they all meet the international guidelines for safe RF exposure.