Contents 1 Important safety instructions Declaration of conformity Use GAP standard compliance Compliance with EMF Disposal of your old product and batteries 2 Your SE170/SE175 What is in the box Overview of the phone Overview of the base station Display icons 3 Get started Connect the base station Install the handset...
12 Extra features Auto clock Alarm clock Keypad lock Locate the handset 13 Advanced settings Enhance the audio quality Register the handsets Unregister the handsets Restore default settings 14 Telephone answering machine Turn on/off the answering machine Set the answering machine language Set the answer mode Announcements Incoming messages (ICM)
113° F). • Battery life may be shortened in low temperature conditions. Declaration of conformity Hereby Philips Consumer Lifestyle, P&A, declares that the SE170/SE175 is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. You can find the Declaration of Conformity on www.p4c.philips.com.
One of Philips’ leading Business Principles is to take all necessary health and safety measures for our products, to comply with all applicable legal requirements and to stay well within the EMF standards applicable at the time of producing the products.
Environmental information All unnecessary packaging has been omitted. We have tried to make the packaging easy to separate into three materials: cardboard (box), polystyrene foam (buffer) and polyethylene (bags, protective foam sheet.) Your system consists of materials which can be recycled and reused if disassembled by a specialized company.
2 Your SE170/ SE175 Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the support that Philips offers, register your product at www.philips. com/welcome. What is in the box Base station (SE170) Base station (SE175) Handset** Charger** Power adapter**...
Line cord* Guarantee User Manual Quick start guide Note • *In some countries, you have to connect the line adapter to the line cord, then plug the line cord to the telephone socket. Note • **In multi-handset packs, there are additional handsets and chargers and power adapters.
Earpiece BACK • Delete text or digits. • Cancel operation. • Scroll up on the menu. • Increase the earpiece volume. • Enter the call log. • Scroll down on the menu. • Decrease the earpiece volume. • Enter the phonebook.
3 Get started Caution • Ensure you have read the safety instructions in the “Important” section before you connect and install your handset. Connect the base station Warning • Risk of product damage! Ensure that the power supply voltage corresponds to the voltage printed on the back or the underside of the phone.
b Place the handset on the base station to charge the handset. When the handset is placed correctly on the base station, your hear a docking sound. The handset starts charging. » Note • If the handset becomes warm when the batteries are being charged, it is normal.
Set the date and time format Press MENU. Select [CLOCK&ALARM] > [SET FORMAT], then press OK to confirm. Select [DATE FORMAT] or [TIME FORMAT]. Select the setting. Select [DD/MM] or [MM/DD] as the date display and [12 HOURS] or [24 HOURS] as the time display.
4 Calls Note • When the power fails, the phone cannot access emergency services. • Check the signal strength before you make a call or when you are in a call. For more information, see “Check the signal strength” in the Get started section.
Answer a call When the phone rings, press the call. Note • The caller ID service is available if you have registered to the caller ID service with your service provider. • When there is a missed call, the handset displays a notification message.
5 Intercom and conference calls An intercom call is a call to another handset that shares the same base station. A conference call involves a conversation among you, another handset user and the outside callers. Make a call to another handset Note •...
During the conference call Press INT to put the external call on hold and go back to the internal call. The external call is put on hold. » Press INT to toggle between the external and internal call. Press and hold INT to establish the conference call again.
6 Text and numbers You can enter text and numbers for handset name, phonebook records, and other menu items. Enter text and numbers Press once or several times on the alphanumeric key to enter the selected character. Press BACK to delete the character. Press to move the cursor left and right.
7 Phonebook This phone has a phonebook that stores up to 50 records. You can access the phonebook from the handset. Each record can have a name up to 12 characters long and a number up to 24 digits long. View the phonebook Note •...
• Press and hold to insert a pause. Note • The phonebook only saves new number entry. • For more information on how to edit the numbers and name, see the section on Text and numbers. Edit a record Press MENU. Select [PHONEBOOK] >...
8 Call log The call log stores the call history of all missed or received calls. The incoming call history includes the name and number of the caller, call time and date. This feature is available if you have registered to the caller ID service with your service provider.
9 Redial list The redial list stores the call history of dialed calls. It includes the names and/or numbers you have called. This phone can store up to 5 redial records. View the redial records Press REDIAL. Redial a call Press REDIAL.
10 Self-defined settings Customize the settings to make it your own phone. Personalize the phone display Name the handset The name of the handset can be up to 10 characters. It is displayed on the handset screen in standby mode. Press MENU.
11 Call features The phone supports a number of call-related features that help you handle and manage the calls. Dial mode Note • This feature only applies to models that support both tone and pulse dial. Dial mode is the telephone signal used in your country.
• The carrier code contains 2 or 3 digits. For more information, contact the service provider. Activate the carrier code Press MENU. Select [ADVANCED SET] > [CARRIER CODE], then press OK. Enter the carrier code, then press OK to confirm. The setting is saved.
12 Extra features Your phone offers you extra features which keep you organized and informed while on the move. Auto clock Note • This service is network dependent. It synchronizes the date and time on your phone with the public switched telephone network (PSTN) automatically.
Note • When the keypad is locked, no call can be made. You can still answer the incoming calls. The keypad is unlocked during the call but is locked automatically after you finish the call. Unlock the keypad Press and hold . The keypad is unlocked. »...
13 Advanced settings Enhance the audio quality XHD (Extreme High Definition) sound mode is an exclusive feature which transmits high fidelity signals to the handset. It makes the phone conversations sound like real-life conversations. When you are in standby mode, Press MENU. Select [ADVANCED SET] > [XHD SOUND], then press OK to confirm. Select [ON]/[OFF], then press OK to confirm.
Select the handset number to be unregistered. Press OK to confirm. The handset is unregistered. » • The handset number displays beside the handset name in standby mode. Restore default settings You can reset your phone settings to the original factory settings. Press MENU.
14 Telephone answering machine Note • Available only for SE175. Your phone includes a telephone answering machine that records unanswered calls when it is on. By default, the answering machine is set to the [ANSW.&RECORD] mode. You can access the answering machine remotely and change the settings through the answering machine menu on the handset.
Announcements The announcement is the message your caller hears when the answering machine picks up the call. The answering machine has 2 pre-recorded announcements: the [ANSW.&RECORD] mode and [ANSWER ONLY] mode. Record an announcement The maximum length of the announcement you can record is 3 minutes.
Incoming messages (ICM) Each message can be up to 3 minutes long. When you receive new messages, the new message indicator flashes on the answering machine and the handset displays a notification message. Note • If you pick up the phone when the caller leaves a message, the recording stops and you can talk to the caller directly.
Note • Ensure that the answering machine is switched on before this feature can be applied. • When you access the answering machine remotely, you are recommended to set the ring delay to [ECONOMY] mode. This is a cost effective way to manage your messages. When there are new messages, the answering machine picks up the call after 3 rings;...
Remote access commands Function Repeat the current or listen to the previous message. Listen to messages. Skip to the next message. Delete the current message. Switch the answering machine (not available when you listen to the messages). Stop listening to the message. Switch the answering machine off.
15 Default settings Language* Country dependent Handset name PHILIPS Date 01/01/10 Date format* DD/MM Time 00:00am Time format* 24-hour Alarm Phonebook list Unchanged Recall time* Country dependent First ring* Country dependent Dial mode* Tone Area code* Empty Carrier code* Empty...
16 Technical data Display • Amber LCD backlight General telephone features • Caller name & number identification • Conference call and voicemails • Intercom • Maximum talk time: 12 hours Phonebook list, Redial list and Call log • Phonebook list with 50 entries • Redial list with 5 entries •...
17 Frequently asked questions No signal bar displays on the screen. • The handset is out of range. Move it closer to the base station. • If the handset displays [UNREGISTERED], register the handset. • For more information, see “Register the handsets”...
è conforme ai requisiti essenziali ed alle altre disposizioni pertinenti stabilite dalla direttiva 1999/5/CE. Spanish Por medio de la presente, Philips Consumer Lifestyle, BU P&A, declara que el equipo cumple con los requisitos esenciales y cualesquiera otras disposiciones aplicables o exigibles de la Directiva 1999/5/CE.