Motorola iDEN Digital Multi-service Data-capable Phone i857 Phone User’s Guide @NNTN7008A@ NNTN7008A...
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Contents Getting Started... 1 Locating Your SIM Card ...3 Battery ...3 Activating Service...6 Powering On and Off...6 Enabling Over-the-Air Security...7 Phone Programming ...8 Finding Your Phone Number...8 Phone Basics ...8 SIM Card Security ...13 Antenna ...18 Accessories ...18 For More Information...18 TM...
International Numbers ...39 Making Calls From Contacts ...40 Accessing Contacts with GSM Phones ...40 Call Forwarding... 42 Forwarding All Calls ...42 Turning Off Call Forwarding ...43 Forwarding Missed Calls ...43 Viewing Call Forwarding Settings...44 Advanced Calling Features... 45 Call Waiting ...45 Switching Between Calls ...45 Putting a Call on Hold...46 Calling 2 People ...46...
Voice Mail Messages ... 70 Receiving a Message ...70 Accessing Voice Mail from the Message Center ...70 Sending Unanswered Calls to Voice Mail ...70 MOSMS Messages ... 71 Setting Up...71 Receiving a Message ...71 Reading from the Message Center ...72 Creating and Sending Messages ...72 Sorting Messages...75 Managing Memory...75...
Making Calls... 108 Phone Calls ...108 Private Calls ...108 Receiving Calls...109 Choosing a Number to Call ...110 Missed Phone Calls...111 Using Speakerphone...111 Using Mute ...112 Making Emergency Phone Calls ...112 Digital Rights Management... 113 Installing Items ...113 Understanding DRM Status Icons ...113 Sharing Items ...113 Managing DRM Items...114 Using Send via PTT ...
Java Applications and GPS Enabled...134 GPS Enabled ... 137 IMPORTANT: Things to Keep in Mind ...137 Making an Emergency Call ...139 Viewing Your Approximate Location ...140 Enhancing GPS Performance ...141 Updating Satellite Almanac Data...142 Setting Privacy Options ...143 Using GPS with Map Software ...144 Voice Records...
Exposure...169 Electromagnetic Interference/Compatibility...172 Medical Devices ...172 Operational Warnings...173 Operational Cautions...174 Accessory Safety Information...175 MOTOROLA LIMITED WARRANTY ... 177 Limited Warranty Motorola Communication Products (International) ... 181 Patent and Trademark Information ... 185 Index ... 1 Driving Safety Tips ... 9...
DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY Per FCC CFR 47 Part 2 Section 2.1077(a) Responsible Party Name: Motorola, Inc. Address: 8000 West Sunrise Boulevard Plantation, FL 33322 USA Phone Number: 1 (800) 453-0920 Hereby declares that the product: Product Name: i857 Model Number: H65XAN6RR4AN Conforms to the following regulations: FCC Part 15, subpart B, section 15.107(a),...
Getting Started camera lens volume controls Push-To-Talk (PTT) button audio jack retractable antenna mirror speaker (in back) power button light sensor camera key microphone accessory connector...
Getting Started Power button. Navigation key — press the arrows to scroll through menus and lists. OK key — selects highlighted item; answers calls. Menu key — accesses context-sensitive menus. Option key — selects the option appearing above it on the display. Send key —...
Locating Your SIM Card Your SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) card is a small piece of plastic located in the SIM card holder in the back of your phone, underneath the battery. SIM card If your SIM card is not in the SIM card holder, it may be in the box your phone came in, attached to a piece of plastic about the size of a credit card.
Getting Started 3 Allow the battery door to pop up, slide it forward, and remove it from the back of your phone. Inserting the Battery Your phone comes with a High Performance Lithium Ion Battery. 1 Remove the battery door. 2 Insert the battery into the battery area.
2 Open the connector cover. 3 Plug the other end of the charger into the accessory connector. Charger Attached or Device Attached appears on the internal display. Tip: To remove the charger from the accessory connector: Press the buttons on the sides of the plug.
2 Remove the battery by pushing it toward the antenna and lifting it out. Battery Use and Maintenance • The Motorola iDEN Approved Lithium Ion chargers provide optimum performance. Other chargers may not fully charge the iDEN Lithium Ion battery or may yield a reduced number of lifetime charge cycles.
To power your phone off: 1 Open the flip. 2 Press and hold p. When You Power On For the First Time If the Enter SIM PIN Code screen appears, enter your SIM PIN. See “Entering the PIN” on page 13. Press A under Ok.
Getting Started Note: If you press A under Later, you will be prompted to enable security each time you power on your phone until you press A under Ok. 2 Press A under Ok. 3 You are prompted to enable security. Press A under Yes.
The external display shows a shortened version of the internal display. To see more information, open the flip. The screen shown is the idle screen. The text that appears on your idle screen depends on your service provider. The idle screen appears when your phone is on, but not engaged in any activity.
Getting Started • Confirms actions • Places and answer calls Menu Key Many features provide context-sensitive menus that let you access related features and actions. This icon S appears any time a context-sensitive menu is available. Press to access the menu. Main Menu All your phone’s features can be accessed through the main menu.
Profiles Groups of settings you apply together. See page 157. Call Alert Lists call alerts. See page 25. Find your approximate geographical location. See page 137. Ring Tones Assign ring tones and turn ringer off. See page 62. MOTOtalk Launch/Exit MOTOtalk.* Access MOTOtalk Setup and Help.
Getting Started SDG Call In Use— Your phone is active on a SDG call.* * Selective Dynamic Group Calling (SDGC) may not be offered by your service provider. Active Phone Line — 1 indicates phone line 1 is ready to make calls; 2 indicates phone line 2 is ready to make calls.
• To insert or delete a digit anywhere in the string of digits you have entered, scroll left or right. • To cancel, press SIM Card Security Your SIM card protects your personal information. The SIM card stores all your Contacts information. Since this information is stored on your SIM card, not in your phone, you can remove the information by removing your SIM card.
Getting Started Turning the PIN Requirement On and When the SIM PIN requirement is on, you are prompted to enter your PIN each time you turn on your phone. Note: If a SIM PIN is required, your phone will not function until the SIM PIN is entered, except for making emergency calls.
Inserting and Removing Your SIM Card Important: Do not touch the gold-colored areas of your SIM card. Switching SIM Cards Moving your SIM card from one phone to another moves all your Contacts information, but erases other information. If you remove your SIM card and use it with another phone, or use another SIM card with your phone, the following information is erased:...
Getting Started 3 Open the SIM card holder. 4 Carefully slide your SIM card into the SIM card holder. 5 Close the SIM card holder. 6 Slide the latch toward the SIM card holder. Removing Your SIM Card Important: To avoid loss or damage, do not remove your SIM card from your phone unless absolutely necessary.
2 Slide the latch away from the SIM card holder. 3 Open the SIM card holder. 4 Carefully slide your SIM card out of the SIM card holder. latch 5 Close the SIM card holder. 6 Slide the latch toward the SIM card holder. Note: Protect your SIM card as you would any delicate object.
Accessories To order accessories, log on to our Web site at www.motorola.com/store/iden or contact your Motorola Authorized Retailer. For More Information If you have questions about your i857 phone, contact your sales representative or your service...
MOTOtalk Note: This feature may not be offered by your service provider. With MOTOtalk, you can make and receive 2-way radio calls without network coverage. If you are travelling outside your service provider's coverage area, receiving a poor signal, or otherwise want to temporarily avoid using your service provider's network, you can switch to MOTOtalk and talk with anyone on your code and channel who is within...
MOTOtalk 2 Scroll to MT Options and press O. 3 Select Exit MOTOtalk. Tip: You can also exit MOTOtalk from the MOTOtalk idle screen by pressing e for 3 seconds. Switching to Network Please Wait displays. After a few seconds, the network idle screen appears.
Making Code Calls To make a code call: 1 From the MOTOtalk idle screen or the channel and code edit screen, press and hold the PTT button. Transmit appears on the first line of display. Begin speaking after your phone emits the MOTOtalk tone.
MOTOtalk Private MOTOtalk Calls If you want to have a private conversation without other parties listening in, you can make a private MOTOtalk call. The person you are calling must be in MOTOtalk and set to the same channel to receive your call.
Ending Code Calls and Private MOTOtalk Calls Code calls and private MOTOtalk calls will end automatically after 6 seconds of inactivity. The MOTOtalk idle screen will display. Note: A private MOTOtalk call can be interrupted during the 6 second idle time by another code call or private call.
MOTOtalk Note: If Direct Launch is set to On, the MOTOtalk setup options will be unavailable from the main menu. However, you can still access setup options while in MOTOtalk by pressing m and selecting MT Options. To turn off Direct Launch: 1 From the Setup screen, scroll to Direct Launch and press O.
Call Alerts Sending a call alert lets the recipient know you want to talk to him or her on a Private call. When you send a call alert, the recipient’s phone emits a series of beeps, or vibrates, and displays your name or Private ID.
Call Alerts Viewing Call Alerts 1 From the main menu, select Call Alert. 2 Scroll through the list. Viewing Date and Time To view the date and time a call alert was received: 1 From the main menu, select Call Alert. 2 Select the call alert you want information on.
Recent Calls The recent calls list displays information associated with calls you have made and received and call alerts you have received. It also displays My Info and contact information sent to you from other phones. The recent calls list displays up to 20 items. Calls and Call Alerts The recent calls list contains the numbers of up to 20 of the most recent calls you have made and...
Recent Calls This icon appears with My Info from other phones on the recent calls list, along with the Private ID of the person who sent the information. When you select My Info from other phones to view its details, you see all the information sent. If you receive My Info from the same phone more than once, only the most recently sent version appears in the recent calls list.
To view the details of an item o From the recent calls list, select the item you want information on. Tip: To view the details of more items, keep scrolling. With the Flip Closed 1 Press 2 If you want to view the rest of the recent calls list, press the volume controls.
Recent Calls Deleting Items To delete an item from the recent calls list: 1 From the recent calls list, scroll to or select the item you want to delete. 2 Press under Delete. -or- If Delete is not one of your options: Press Select Delete.
2 Press the volume controls to scroll to the name or number you want to call. • If you scroll to a call, you can make a call to the number that made the call. • If you scroll to My Info from another phone, you can make a call to the Private ID of the phone that sent the information.
Contacts Contacts stores up to 600 numbers or addresses. Each Contacts entry can store several numbers or addresses. Information stored in Contacts is saved on your SIM card. A Contacts entry contains: • A name — A name is required if you are storing more than one number or address to the entry;...
• A number or address — Each Contacts entry must contain a number or address. This may be any type of phone number, Private ID, SDG list number, Talkgroup number, email address, or IP address. Note: You can store numbers up to 64 digits long, but every 20 digits must be separated by a pause or wait.
Contacts 3 If you want to assign a ring tone or picture to the entry, select [Ring Tone/Picture]. See “Assigning a Ring Tone or Picture” on page 34. 4 To assign a Contacts type to the number or address being stored: Select the Contacts type field.
Only pictures that can be assigned to Contacts entries are displayed. Some large pictures cannot be assigned. Tip: If an entry has a picture assigned and you want the entry to have no picture, select [No Picture] or press 4 When you are finished, press Assigning a Speed Dial Number or Voice Name 1 If you have not already, select [Options].
Contacts 6 If you want to add more information to the entry, follow the applicable instructions in “Creating Entries” on page 33. 7 Press under Done. Editing Entries 1 From the Contacts list, scroll to or select the entry you want to edit. 2 Press A under Edit.
To select an entry: 1 From the Contacts list, select the entry you want to view. 2 Scroll to view the numbers and addresses stored in the entry. Tip: To select other entries: Scroll left or right. Or, press # or *. To return to the Contacts list, press A under Back.
Contacts Searching for a Name To search for a name in Contacts: 1 From the Contacts list, press A under Search. -or- If Search is not one of your options: Press m. Select Search. 2 Enter the name you want to see. See “Entering Text”...
Checking Capacity To see how many numbers are stored in Contacts: 1 From the Contacts list, press m. 2 Select Capacity. Creating Pauses and Waits When storing a number, you can program your phone to pause or wait between digits while dialing.
Contacts type of the number you chose, no call is placed. Accessing Contacts with GSM Phones If you plan to use the information stored in Contacts with an i2000, i2000plus, or any other GSM phone, download iDEN Phonebook Manager. Go to idenphones.motorola.com/iden/support for more information.
Accessing Contacts with GSM Phones You can use iDEN Phonebook Manager to make the Contacts information saved to your i857 phone’s SIM card accessible in this type of phone.
Call Forwarding Call forwarding sends calls to the phone numbers you specify. You can forward all calls to one number or forward missed calls to different numbers depending on the reason you missed the call. You can forward phone lines 1 and 2 independently.
Turning Off Call Forwarding If you do not want all your calls forwarded, turn the feature off: 1 From the main menu, select Call Forward > To. 2 Set this option to Off. All your calls are now sent to your phone. Calls you miss are forwarded according to the options set for missed calls.
Call Forwarding Viewing Call Forwarding Settings 1 From the main menu, select Call Forward > Forward > All Calls. 2 With To highlighted, press A under Status.
Advanced Calling Features Call Waiting Call Waiting lets you receive a second call while on an active call. Call Waiting is always available, unless you turn it off for a specific call. If you are on a call and receive a second call, your phone emits a tone and displays a message saying you are receiving a second call.
Advanced Calling Features Putting a Call on Hold 1 While on an active call, press m. 2 Select Hold. If you want to make the call active again, press A under Resume. Calling 2 People Putting a Call on Hold, Making a Second Call 1 Place or receive a phone call.
Creating Pauses and Waits While Dialing You can enter a pause or wait while dialing a number. For information on using pauses and waits, see “Creating Pauses and Waits” on page To create a pause while dialing a phone number: 1 From the keypad, enter the digits you want to occur before the pause.
Advanced Calling Features To A Private ID 1 From the main menu, select Settings > 2-Way Radio > One Touch PTT > Assigned Number. 2 To enter the Private ID you want your phone to call every time you press the PTT button: Enter the number using your keypad.
Note: If you do not assign a name, the SDG list is named “SDG” followed by the number of members in the SDG list. For example, “SDG (8)” for a SDG list with 8 members. 4 Press O. Setting Flip Actions For Answering Calls To set your phone to answer calls when you open the flip:...
Advanced Calling Features • Circuit Reset — keeps a running total of all of your circuit data use, until you reset it. • Circuit Lifetime — displays the total minutes of all of your circuit data use. • Kbytes Reset — keeps a running total of the number of Kilobytes sent and received by your phone, until you reset it.
2 With the phone’s display facing up, insert the data cable’s connector into the accessory connector, until you hear a click. 3 Insert the data plug into the data port of the other device. When used as a modem, your phone has these data transfer modes: •...
Advanced Calling Features Turning On the TTY Feature Your phone’s TTY feature must be on if you want to make TTY calls, set the TTY mode, or change the TTY baud rate. To make sure the TTY feature is on: From the main menu, select Settings >...
Making TTY Calls 2 Select the baud rate for your location.
Group Calls and Selective Dynamic Group Calls Group Calls and Selective Dynamic Group Calls Note: Selective Dynamic Group Calling (SDGC) may not be offered by your service provider. Your phone gives you 2 ways to call more than one Private ID at once: •...
Joining a Talkgroup Your sales representative or your service provider establishes Talkgroups for you and assigns each Talkgroup a Talkgroup number. You can choose a name for each of your Talkgroups when you create entries for them in Contacts. To receive group calls made to any of these Talkgroups, you must join the Talkgroup.
Group Calls and Selective Dynamic Group Calls Selective Dynamic Group (SDG) Calls Note: This feature may not be offered by your service provider. A SDG call is similar to a Private call, but is made to all members of a SDG list at once. A SDG list is a group of Private IDs that you create using your phone.
To add members from Contacts, the recent calls list, or Memo: 1 While creating a SDG list, select [Add Member]. -or- 2 Select [Add Number] and press A under Browse. Note: To move between Contacts, the recent calls list, and Memo, scroll left or right, or press * or #.
Group Calls and Selective Dynamic Group Calls From an Active SDG Call 1 During an active SDG call, press m. 2 Select Store SDG. 3 If you want, add more information to the entry. Note: You cannot record a voice name during an active call.
5 If you want to save the SDG list you have created: Press m. Select Store SDG. -or- If you do not want to save the SDG list, press A under Done. 6 To make the call, press the PTT button. Receiving SDG Calls To answer a SDG call: Proceed as if answering a Private call.
Group Calls and Selective Dynamic Group Calls 2 Press 3 Select Send SDG via PTT. 4 To include yourself in the list, press Yes. -or- To exclude yourself from the list, press Note: If you choose to include yourself and the list already contains 20 members, you will be prompted that the list is full.
Memo Memo lets you store a number, make a call to that number, and save it to Contacts. To create a memo: 1 From the main menu, select Memo. 2 Enter the number using your keypad. 3 Press To view the memo later: From the main menu, select Memo.
Ring Tones To set the ring tone your phone makes when you receive phone calls, call alerts, message notifications, pictures sent using Send via PTT, or Datebook reminders: 1 From the main menu, select Ring Tones. 2 Make sure VibeAll is set to Off. 3 Scroll through the list of ring tones and select the one you want to assign.
These icons indicate how the ringer is set. Q The phone always vibrates instead of making a sound. The phone vibrates instead of making a sound for phone calls. Private calls, group calls, and SDG calls are heard through the earpiece, not the speaker. These icons may appear at the same time.
Ring Tones Downloading More Ring Tones If you want to use other ring tones, you can download them into your phone for a fee. For more information about custom ring tones and downloading instructions, please contact your service provider. About DRM Ring Tones Your phone supports gifting and Tell-A-Friend services for DRM ring tones.
Entering Text You can enter text, numbers, and symbols into your phone using Alpha, Word, Numeric, or Symbol text input modes. Alpha — Press a key several times for each character. Word — Press a key once for each letter while words likely to be the one you want are chosen from a database.
Entering Text Adding Words to the Database 1 Select Alpha as your text input mode. 2 Type the word using Alpha mode. 3 Select Word as your text input mode. 4 Press The word you typed in Alpha text entry mode is now in the database.
Special Function Keys Note: Additional punctuation symbols are available in Symbols mode.
Messages You can receive the following types of messages on your phone: • Voice mail messages • Short Message Service (SMS) text messages • Depending on your service provider, you may have MOSMS or Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS). • Depending on your service provider, you may have the option to receive fax mail and Net alerts.
• Delay All — Tones for all types of messages are held until you end calls. Tip: To set notification options during a call: Press . Select In Call Setup > Notifications. Message Center The message center manages your messages. All your messages are stored in the message center.
Voice Mail Messages Note: To receive voice mail messages, you must first set up a voice mail account with your service provider. Receiving a Message When you receive a voice mail message, New Voice Mail Message appears on the display. To call your service provider’s voice mail system and listen to the message: Press...
MOSMS Messages Note: This feature may not be offered by your service provider. Please check with your service provider to determine which messaging service you have. If your service provider offers MOSMS, your phone sends SMS messages using MOSMS and receives SMS messages from other phones that are using MOSMS.
MOSMS Messages To dismiss the message notification: If the flip is closed, press If the flip is open, press the flip. If your phone is powered off when you receive a text message, your phone notifies you the next time you power it on. If you are out of your coverage area, your phone alerts you when you return to your coverage area.
When you are finished, press 3 Enter the text of the message. -or- To use a quick note: Press Scroll to the quick note you want. For more information on quick notes, see “Using Quick Notes”. When you are finished, press 4 If you want to send the message, press under Send.
MOSMS Messages To choose from pre-installed notes, select the note you want. Tip: For more options, including sending the quick note, press Using Drafts When you save a message as a draft, it is saved in the drafts folder. To edit a draft: 1 From the main menu, select Messages >...
4 Select Lock. Unlocking a Message 1 From the main menu, select Messages > Text Outbox. 2 Scroll to the message you want to lock or unlock. 3 Press under Unlock. Sorting Messages You can sort messages in your inbox by sender, time and date, and status.
Multimedia Messages Note: This feature may not be offered by your service provider. Please check with your service provider to determine which messaging service you have. Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) lets you send and receive messages that may include text, pictures, and audio recordings.
• Attach — one or more attachments. These may be pictures and audio recordings, including pictures and voice records you create while creating the message. • Cc — the phone numbers or email addresses of more recipients • Priority — sets the priority of the message to normal or high.
Multimedia Messages Creating a Message 1 To begin creating a message: From the main menu, select Messages > [Create Message]. -or- Select [Create Message] from Inbox, Drafts, or Sent Items. -or- Begin creating a message from Contacts, the recent calls list, or the idle screen. See “More Ways to Begin a Message”...
Adding More Message Options 1 To view more message fields in a message you are creating, select MORE. -or- Press under More. 2 If you want to create or edit the subject line: Select Subject. Enter text from the keypad. -or- Select a Quick Note.
Multimedia Messages 8 To send the message, press -or- If Send is not one of your options: Press Select Send. Replying to a Message You can reply to a received message while you are viewing it. If you have already viewed a message, you can also reply to it while it is highlighted in the message center.
More Ways to Begin a Message In addition to beginning a message from the message center, you can begin a message from Contacts, the recent calls list, the idle screen, the camera, or the media center. From Contacts 1 From the Contacts list, scroll to the entry containing the phone number or email address you want to send the message to.
Multimedia Messages From the Media Center You can send pictures and audio recordings in MMS messages. 1 From the media center, scroll to or select the item you want to include in a message. 2 Press under Send. If you scroll to or select an item that cannot be sent in an MMS message, Send is not one of your options.
2 Press 3 Select Recent Calls. 4 Select the entry containing the phone number or email address you want to send the message to. 5 If the entry contains more than one phone number or email address, select the ones you want to send the message to.
Multimedia Messages Removing an Inserted Item To remove an item inserted into the body of the message you are creating: 1 Highlight the item you want to remove. 2 Press under Delete. Attaching Pictures and Audio Recordings From the Media Center You can attach one or more pictures and audio recordings from the media center.
6 When the you have captured the picture you want to attach to your message, press and release or press and release -or- To discard the picture, press You can then take another picture. 7 When you are finished, press Done is one of your options.
Multimedia Messages 4 Select Send. Editing a Draft 1 From the main menu, select Messages > Drafts. 2 Select the draft you want to edit. 3 Continue as you would when creating a message. Deleting a Draft When you send a draft, it is deleted from Drafts. To delete a message in Drafts without sending it: 1 Scroll to the message you want to delete.
Checking Delivery Status If a message was successfully sent and you set the message to give a report confirming delivery, you can check the delivery status: 1 From the main menu, select Messages > Sent Items. 2 Scroll to the message you want to view. 3 Press 4 Select Delivery Status.
Multimedia Messages To dismiss the message notification: If the flip is closed, press If the flip is open, press under the display option on the right or close the flip. This icon appears on the display, reminding you that you have a new message. Navigating a Message As you scroll through a message, numbers, email addresses, and website URLs are highlighted.
To repeat the part of the slide show you have just viewed, scroll left or scroll up. To view the slide show again, press Restart. Note: You can create and send MMS messages containing slide shows on your service provider’s website if your service provider offers this feature.
Multimedia Messages Actions for Received Messages Deleting Unread Messages 1 Scroll to the message you want to delete. 2 Press under Delete. 3 Press or press under Yes to confirm. Read Messages 1 Scroll to the message you want to delete. -or- View the message you want to delete.
Making a Phone Call 1 View the message. 2 Highlight the phone number you want to call. 3 Press Making a Private Call 1 View the message. 2 Highlight the Private ID you want to call. 3 Press the PTT button. Sending a Call Alert 1 View the message.
Multimedia Messages Going to a Website If a message contains one or more website URLs, you can go to the website. 1 View the message. 2 Highlight the website URL you want to go to. 3 Press 4 Select Go To Website. Note: The entire URL must appear in the message.
4 Select Delete Attachment. 5 Press or press under Yes to confirm. Saving Slide Shows When viewing a slide show in a message you have received, you can save the parts of the slide show. If the slide show contains pictures, you can save each picture as it appears.
Multimedia Messages • Cleanup — controls how long messages remain in the Inbox and Sent Items before they are deleted. See “Setting the Clean-up Option” on page 95. To access the Setup menu: 1 From the main menu, select Messages. 2 With [Create Message] highlighted, press 3 Select Setup.
4 Press or press under Yes to confirm. Setting the Clean-up Option The clean-up option controls how long messages remain in the Inbox and Sent Items before they are deleted. You set the clean-up option for the Inbox and Sent Items separately. The clean-up option deletes only read, unlocked messages.
Multimedia Messages Managing Memory All messages in the Inbox, Drafts, and Sent Items share the same memory space. Note: The content of a message in the Inbox is not stored in your handset’s memory until the message is read. Unread messages use very little memory.
Camera The camera in your i857 phone takes pictures. You can save these pictures in your phone and view them through the media center. You can send the pictures you take in Private calls, assign them to Contacts entries, or set them as your phone’s wallpaper.
Camera If you either discard the picture or save it by either pressing O or selecting Save from the context-sensitive menu, the only picture option that changes is the timer. The timer returns to its default: Off. If you choose any other action, all picture options return to their defaults.
Self-Timer The Self-Timer option lets you delay capturing the picture for the number of seconds you choose. The camera captures the picture after the amount of time you chose elapses. To turn off the timer before the picture is captured, press A under Cancel.
Camera Note: If you later set your wallpaper to Auto Cycle, the picture is included and will appear on the idle screen. See “Wallpaper” on page 150. Accessing the Media Center You can access the media center from the camera at any time, except when you are using the Camera Setup menu or viewing the memory screen.
Tip: This option is available from many context-sensitive menus when you are using the camera. To free memory, delete items from the media center. See “Media Center” on page 102. Managing Memory...
See “Using Send via PTT” on page 117. Note: You can transfer pictures from your phone to your computer using a data cable and software you can download. Go to idenphones.motorola.com/iden/support for more information. Viewing the Media Center To access the media center: From the main menu, select Media Center.
2 Press 3 Select Filter. 4 Select All, Pictures, or Audio. Tip: You can also scroll through these options while viewing the list of items by either scrolling left or right or pressing Keeping the Last Filter Setting You can set the media center to show all items every time you access it or to keep the filtering setting you had when you last viewed it.
Media Center When you view items in the media center, one of these icons appears next to each forward locked item: Forward locked. Forward lock and locked. When an item is locked, it cannot be deleted from the media center. See “Locking Items” on page 106.
If the picture does not fit in the display, scroll left and right and up and down to view different parts of the picture. Sending in Private Calls For information on sending stored pictures in Private calls, see “Starting a Call by Sending a Picture”...
Media Center To stop the audio recording before it has finished playing: Press . -or- Scroll left. To restart the audio recording, scroll right. When you play an audio recording, an animated image appears on the display. Assigning to Contacts To assign an audio recording in the media center as the ring tone for a Contacts entry: 1 Scroll to or select the audio recording you want...
Under certain conditions, some DRM vendors will not charge you if you download an item multiple times within a given time frame. Please contact the DRM vendor to learn more about their download regulations. Deleting an Item 1 Scroll to or select the item you want to delete. 2 Press 3 Select Delete.
Making Calls Your i857 phone makes two types of calls: digital cellular phone calls and Private calls. With Private calls, you use your phone as a long-range, digital walkie-talkie. Phone Calls With the Flip Open 1 Enter the number you want to call. 2 To place the call: Press .
Tip: To let someone know you want to talk to him or her on a Private call, send a call alert. See “Call Alerts” on page 25. Receiving Calls Phone Calls When you receive a phone call, your phone rings, vibrates, or lights up its backlight.
Making Calls Choosing a Number to Call You can choose the number you want to call in many ways: • Enter the number on the keypad. See “Entering Numbers From the Keypad” on page 12. • Say a voice name into your phone. See “Using a Voice Name”.
Using Speed Dial and Turbo Dial Each phone number stored in Contacts is assigned a Speed Dial number, which you can use to call that number. Speed Dial 1 From the idle screen, use the keypad to enter the Speed Dial number assigned to the phone number you want to call.
Making Calls With the Flip Closed When you make a call with the flip closed, speakerphone is always on. Opening the flip turns speakerphone off. Using Mute Muting calls lets you listen to incoming sound without transmitting sound. Mute is available whenever you are on an active call.
Digital Rights Management When you download multimedia content available online, such as audio, images, or Java applications, these items may be subject to DRM restrictions. DRM, or digital rights management, is a system that defines how copyrighted multimedia content can be distributed and used. DRM sets items to time-based or count-based usage settings.
Digital Rights Management that contains the link for purchasing the item. The friend can then purchase the item quickly and easily. Sending this type of message is called Tell-A-Friend. Gifting To check if a DRM item is giftable: 1 Go to the location on your phone that contains the item you want.
• The name of the item’s vendor To view the license of a DRM item: 1 Go to the location on your phone that contains the item you want. 2 Highlight the DRM item you want to view license information for. 3 Press m.
Digital Rights Management When ring tones and wallpapers expire, they are automatically removed from their respective lists. For expired items that continue to display in their respective lists, you can either choose to renew the license for the item or else manually delete the item.
Using Send via PTT Send via PTT lets you exchange pictures, My Info, and contact information with other phones that have this capability. You do this through Private calls. Send via PTT cannot be used during group calls. Sending a Picture Note: This feature may not be offered by your service provider.
Using Send via PTT 3 Press the PTT button to send the picture. 4 Wait while the picture is transmitted. The Private call is temporarily interrupted while a picture is transmitted. 5 When prompted, press the PTT button to resume the Private call. Starting a Call by Sending a Picture You can start a Private call after you capture a picture with the camera or by choosing a stored...
Declining a Picture When you see the message asking you if you want to accept the picture, press A under No. The picture is not transmitted. Setting Picture Capability To turn your phone’s ability to send and receive pictures in Private calls on or off: 1 From the main menu, select Settings >...
Using Send via PTT Press A under Browse. Select Contacts, Recent Calls, or Memo. Select the number you want to enter. 5 When Ready to Send appears on the display, press the PTT button to send the information. Sending Contact Information You can send contact information by selecting a Contacts entry or an item from the recent calls list.
Sending My Info and Contact Information 2 Select View Contact. You can also view My Info from other phones on the recent calls list. See “Recent Calls” on page 27.
My Info My Info lets you view information about your phone. Depending on your service provider, you may also be able to send this information to other phones. Viewing My Info 1 From the main menu, select My Info. 2 Scroll to see the entire screen. The My Info screen contains: •...
4 Enter the name you want to appear. See “Entering Text” on page 65. When you are finished, press O. You can also edit the information in Line 1, Line 2, and Circuit Data, but your changes are only temporary. The next time your phone registers on the network, your actual phone numbers and circuit data number appear again in My Info.
Datebook Datebook stores up to 250 events. You can store events over a 13 month period — 12 months after and 1 month before the current date. A Datebook event contains: • A subject — A name you assign to the event. You can also enter a phone number, Private ID, or Talkgroup number here.
To view an event: 1 Select the day the event occurs. 2 Select the event. To change the current view: 1 While viewing Datebook, press m. 2 Select the view you want. Navigating Datebook To scroll through Datebook: Scroll left and right using the navigation key. -or- In week view and month view, press * or #.
Datebook 3 If you want to assign a location to the event: Select Location. Enter the location. -or- Enter a phone number, Private ID, or Talkgroup number. After the event is stored, you can call this number. When you are finished, press O. 4 The start time automatically assigned to an event is the beginning of the day.
Assigning More Options To assign more options before storing an event: 1 If you have created a reminder for the event and want to set the ring tone for that reminder: Select Ring Tone. Select the ring tone you want from the ring tones stored in your phone.
Datebook 5 If the event is not a recurring event, press O or press A under Yes to confirm. -or- If the event is a recurring event: Select This Event Only to delete only the event selected in step 2. Select Repeat Event to delete all occurrences of the event.
Making Calls from Datebook To make a phone call: 1 Highlight or select the event containing the number you want to call. 2 Press s. -or- Press m. Select Call # in Event. To make a Private call or Talkgroup call: 1 Highlight or select the event containing the number you want to call.
Datebook • Delete After — sets the amount of time Datebook waits to delete an event after it occurs. • Time Shift — lets you shift the times of all Datebook events. This is useful if you are traveling to a different time zone. •...
Java Applications Your phone arrives with Java applications preloaded. These preloaded applications autoinstall the first time you open them. You can download and install more Java applications. Note: Using Java applications may cause your phone to use up more battery power than other uses of your phone.
Java Applications To view your suspended applications: From the Java menu, select Suspended Apps. You can have up to 3 applications running at one time — 1 running in the foreground and 2 in the background. Resuming Applications You can resume a suspended application at any time.
Deleting Applications Note: Under certain conditions, some DRM vendors will not charge you if you download an item multiple times within a given time frame. Please contact the DRM vendor to learn more about their download regulations. To delete an application: 1 From the main menu, select Java Apps.
Java Applications From the main menu: Press m. Select Main Menu Setup > Add/Remove Apps. 2 Scroll to view the list of Java applications. Any application that has a shortcut on the main menu has a checkmark next to it. 3 Scroll to the application you want to create a shortcut for.
• By Permission — When a Java application attempts to access the location of your phone, you are prompted to give permission. However, location information may still be available to the phone’s owner, fleet manager, or account administrator. See “Setting Privacy Options” on page 143 for information on choosing these options.
Java Applications Setting Privacy for Each Java Application After a given Java application requests access to the location of your phone for the first time, you have the opportunity to set the GPS privacy options for that Java application. 1 From the main menu, select Java Apps. 2 Scroll to the application or suite of applications you want to set the privacy options for.
GPS Enabled Your phone’s GPS Enabled feature uses information from Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites orbiting the Earth to determine the approximate geographical location of your phone, expressed as latitude and longitude. The availability and accuracy of this location information (and the amount of time that it takes to calculate it) will vary depending on the environment in which you are using the GPS feature.
GPS Enabled • Some radios, entertainment equipment and other electronic devices may generate signals that can block or interfere with the GPS receiver ability to receive the distant satellite signals, particularly when such devices are operating in close proximity to the GPS receiver.
The satellites used by the GPS feature of your phone are controlled by the U.S. government and are subject to changes implemented in accordance with the Department of Defense GPS user policy and the Federal Radionavigation Plan. These changes may affect the performance of the GPS feature of your phone.
GPS Enabled See “Enhancing GPS Performance” on page 141 for information on how to help your phone determine your location. Viewing Your Approximate Location 1 From the main menu, select GPS > Position. 2 Scroll to view the entire screen. This displays the following information about the last time your location was calculated: •...
Enhancing GPS Performance Sometimes the GPS feature of your phone may be unable to complete a location calculation successfully. If this happens when you are making an emergency call, the location of the nearest cell tower in contact with your phone is made available to the appropriate emergency response center if the center has the capability to receive such information.
GPS Enabled • Move away from electronic devices. Radios, entertainment devices, and other electronic devices may generate interfering signals that may prevent GPS receiver operation if they are in close proximity to the phone. Move your phone away from such devices when using the GPS-Enabled feature.
If your satellite almanac data is out of date, your phone may prompt you to update it. Follow the instructions that appear on the phone’s display. You may be asked to go to a web site or call a customer care number. Setting Privacy Options Your phone’s GPS privacy options control whether Java applications on your phone or other software...
GPS Enabled To change your GPS PIN: 1 From the main menu, select Settings > Security > Change Passwords > GPS PIN. 2 Enter the current GPS PIN. Note: When you receive your phone, your GPS PIN is 0000. 3 Press A under Ok. 4 Enter the new 4- to 8-digit GPS PIN.
Getting Started To connect your phone to your laptop or other device: 1 Open the connector cover. 2 With the phone’s display facing up, insert the data cable’s connector into the accessory connector, until you hear a click. connector cover 3 Insert the data plug into the COM port of your laptop or other device.
GPS Enabled To set your phone to send location information to your laptop or other device: 1 From the main menu, select GPS > Interface. 2 Set NMEA OUT to On. Your phone is now sending location data to your laptop or other device.
Voice Records A voice record is a recording you make with your phone and can play back. You can record notes to yourself when your phone is not in a call or record phone calls when your phone is in a call. Voice records created when your phone is not in a call can be accessed through the media center.
Voice Records 2 Say the message you want to record into the microphone. 3 When you are finished recording, press O. Phone in a Call To record a phone call: 1 While on an active call, press m. 2 Select Record. 3 To stop recording and discard the voice record at any time, press A under Cancel.
Deleting Voice Records Deleting a voice record from the voice record list deletes it from all parts of your phone, including the media center. Deleting a Voice Record 1 From the main menu, select VoiceRecord. 2 Scroll to the unlocked voice record you want to delete.
Customizing Your Phone Setting the Volume Of the Earpiece and Speaker 1 From the main menu, select Settings > Volume. 2 Scroll to Earpiece to set the earpiece volume. -or- Scroll to Speaker to set the speaker volume. 3 To set the volume: Scroll left or right.
Tip: If you want to see what the wallpaper looks like, scroll to the wallpaper you want to view and press A under View. Setting Wallpaper to Change Automatically Note: This feature may not be offered by your service provider. 1 From the main menu, select Settings >...
Customizing Your Phone 2 Select the number of seconds you want the backlight to stay on. To control how long the backlight stays on for Java applications: 1 From the main menu, select Settings > Display/Info > Backlight > Java Timer. 2 Select the number of seconds you want the backlight to stay on for Java applications.
• Clock — controls whether the time and date appear on the idle screen; sets time and date format; sets year. • Menu View — controls whether the items on your main menu and Java applications menu appear as large icons or a list. •...
Customizing Your Phone Personalize Features The Personalize menu makes main menu items easier to access. • Menu Options — Reorder Menu lets you change the order of the items on the main menu by grabbing and moving them; Add/Remove Apps lets you create a shortcut to a Java application on the main menu.
Security Features The Security menu lets you turn security features on and off and change passwords: • Phone Lock — turns on a feature that locks your phone: Lock Now takes effect immediately; Auto Lock takes effect when your phone is powered off and then on. An unlock code is required to enable this feature, to unlock the phone, and to set a new unlock code.
Customizing Your Phone • Return to Home — After Phone controls how long the recent calls list displays after phone calls; After Prvt controls how long the recent calls list displays after Private calls. • Airplane Mode — prevents your phone from making or receiving phone calls, Private calls, group calls, or SDG calls;...
Profiles A profile is a group of settings saved together so that you can apply them to your phone easily. A profile contains these settings: • Ring Tones — sets all options described in “Ring Tones” on page 62, except assigning ring tones to Contacts.
Profiles When you do this, your phone either: • Updates the profile in effect to reflect these changes, without notifying you -or- • Creates a temporary profile that contains these changes Note: This feature may not be offered by your service provider.
Storing a Temporary Profile To store a temporary profile as a new profile: 1 From the main menu, select Profiles. 2 Scroll to the temporary profile. 3 Press m. 4 Select Store As New. 5 Enter the name you want to give the profile. When you are finished, press O.
Profiles Note: A temporary profile is automatically deleted when the profile it is based on is deleted. 3 Press m. 4 Select Delete. 5 Press O or press A under Yes to confirm. To delete all profiles: 1 From the main menu, select Profiles. 2 Press m.
7 To set filtering options for message notifications, select Notifications. • Off sets your phone to notify you of all messages. • Voice Messages sets your phone not to sound a tone or vibrate when you receive voice messages. • Text Messages sets your phone not to sound a tone or vibrate when you receive text messages.
Shortcuts Shortcuts lets you access most menu options by pressing a number on your keypad (1 through 9) or saying the voice name of the shortcut. You create the shortcut and then use it to take you to that screen any time. Creating a Shortcut Note: When you receive your phone, all number keys may already be assigned to...
If you assigned a voice name to the shortcut: Press and hold t. Say the voice name into your phone. The shortcut with that voice name is then highlighted. 3 Press O. Editing a Shortcut To change the number assigned to a shortcut: 1 From the main menu, select Shortcuts.
Using a Headset If you use a headset or similar device with your phone, you can set your phone to send incoming sound to the headset only, or to the headset and the speaker at the same time: 1 From the main menu, select Settings > Advanced >...
Understanding Status Messages You may receive status messages under certain conditions. Before contacting Customer Care, note the message, numeric code, and the conditions under which it appeared. The following table lists and describes the status messages. Status Message Description Messages The number that you entered is not Number Not in valid.
Understanding Status Messages Status Message Description Messages The incorrect PIN was entered 3 PIN Blocked consecutive times. You will be unable Call Your to place or receive calls on your Provider phone. Contact Customer Care to have them obtain the PIN Unblock Key (PUK) code.
Hearing Aid Compatibility When some mobile phones are used with certain hearing devices (including hearing aids andcochlear implants), users may detect a noise which can interfere with the effectiveness of the hearing device. Some hearing devices are more “immune” than others to this interference noise, and mobile phones can also vary in the amount of interference noise they may generate at any given time.
Be sure to evaluate your personal needs by trying out this mobile phone with your specific hearing device, using both antenna positions if equipped with a retractable antenna. More information about hearing aid compatibility may be found at: http://commerce.motorola.com/consumer/QWhtml/ accessibility/default.html, www.fcc.gov, www.fda.gov, and www.accesswireless.org.
Portable Radio Product Operation and EME Exposure Your Motorola radio product is designed to comply with the following national and international standards and guidelines regarding exposure of human beings to radio frequency electromagnetic energy (EME): •...
To maintain compliance with FCC RF exposure guidelines, if you wear a radio product on your body when transmitting, always place the radio product in a Motorola approved clip, holder, holster, case or body harness for this product. Use of non-Motorola-approved accessories may exceed FCC RF exposure guidelines.
The SAR information reported to the FCC includes the FCC-accepted Motorola testing protocol, assessment procedure, and measurement uncertainty range for this product.
“IN USE”. Holding the antenna affects call quality and may cause the radio product to operate at a higher power level than needed. Approved Accessories For a list of approved Motorola accessories call 1-800-453-0920, or visit our website at www.motorola.com/iden. Electromagnetic...
• Not carry the radio product in a breast pocket. • Use the ear opposite the pacemaker to minimize the potential for interference. • Turn the radio product OFF immediately if you have any reason to suspect that interference is taking place.
Safety and General Information Note: The areas with potentially explosive atmospheres referred to above include fueling areas such as below decks on boats, fuel or chemical transfer or storage facilities, areas where the air contains chemicals or particles, such as grain, dust or metal powders, and any other area where you would normally be advised to turn off your vehicle engine.
2 Remove Battery and SIM card (if so equipped) from radio product. 3 Shake excess liquid from radio product. 4 Place the radio product and battery in an area that is at room temperature and has good air flow. 5 Let the radio product, battery, and SIM card dry for 72 hours before reconnecting the battery and/or powering on the radio product.
Safety and General Information • Use of a non-recommended attachment to a battery charger may result in a risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons. • Make sure the battery charger power cord is located so that it will not be stepped on, tripped over, or subjected to damage or stress.
PURCHASED IN THE UNITED STATES OR CANADA What Does this Warranty Cover? Subject to the exclusions contained below, Motorola, Inc. warrants its Motorola iDEN Digital Mobile and Portable Handsets ("Products"), Motorola-branded or certified accessories sold for use with these Products ("Accessories") and...
(c) use of the Products or Accessories for commercial purposes or subjecting the Product or Accessory to abnormal usage or conditions; or (d) other acts which are not the fault of Motorola, are excluded from coverage. Use of Non-Motorola Products and Accessories.
Who is covered? This warranty extends only to the first consumer purchaser, and is not transferable. What will Motorola Do? Motorola, at its option, will at no charge repair, replace or refund the purchase price of any Products, Accessories or Software that does not conform to this warranty.
Motorola software. Motorola software may only be copied into, used in, and redistributed with, the Products associated with such Motorola software. No other use, including without limitation disassembly of such Motorola software or exercise of the exclusive rights reserved for Motorola, is permitted.
80% of rated capacity, or b. the battery develops leakage. MOTOROLA, at its option, will at no charge either repair the Product (with new or reconditioned parts), replace it (with a new or reconditioned...
Limited Warranty Motorola Communication Products (International) MOTOROLA cannot be responsible in any way for any ancillary equipment not furnished by MOTOROLA which is attached to or used in connection with the Product, or for operation of the Product with any ancillary equipment, and all such equipment if expressly excluded from this warranty.
Product or parts infringe a patent, and Motorola will pay those costs and damages finally awarded against the end user purchaser in any such suit which are...
Product or parts as established by MOTOROLA. MOTOROLA will have no liability with respect to any claim of patent infringement which is based upon the combination of the Product or parts...
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Index Numerics 2-way radio 153 see also Private calls, group calls, SDG calls, and call alerts 3-way calling 46 Accessories 18 safety 175 Airplane mode 152 power button 6, 152 settings 156 status icon 12 turning on and off 152 Antenna 18 Attachments 88 see also MMS messages,...
voice name 110 with Quick PTT 48 Camera 97 see also pictures accessing 97 accessing during private calls accessing from media center creating MMS messages 81 picture options 97 setting up 100 taking pictures 97 Circuit data 51 Clock 153 Contact information receiving 28, 120 Send via PTT 119...
Index media center 104 renewing license 115 ring tones 64 sharing items 113 status icons 104, 113 Tell-A-Friend 104, 114 time-based usage 113 viewing license information Email 33, 34, 51, 76, 91 Emergency calls 112 End key 2 Faxes receiving 51 sending 51 Flip action 49, 108, 109 GPS Enabled 137...
Media center 102 audio recordings 105 creating MMS messages 82 deleting 106 DRM items 104 forward locked 103 locking 106 memory 107 pictures 104 renaming 106 viewing 102 Memo 61 calling from 61 creating 61 editing 61 storing to Contacts 35, 61 viewing 61 Memory Java applications 133...
Index sorting 75 MOTOtalk calls, ending 23 channels 20 channels, setting 20 code calls, making 21 code calls, receiving 21 codes 20 codes, setting 20 Direct Launch 23 emergency calls 23 private MOTOtalk calls 22 Private Only setting 22 receiving all calls 21 setup options 23 State Tone 24 switching to 19...
Programming, over-the-air 7 One Touch 47 One Touch, setting 47 One Touch, turning off 48 Quick 48 PUK code 14 Quick notes 73, 83, 94 see also MMS messages, quick notes see also MOSMS messages, quick notes Quick PTT 48 Radio frequency 169 Recent calls 27 addressing MMS messages...
Index see Pictures, sending contact information 119 My Info 119 pictures 117 SDG lists 59 setting for pictures 119 Sent items 76, 86 see also MMS messages, sent items icons 87 Service, activating 6 Settings 152 resetting 155 Shortcuts creating 162 deleting 163 editing 163 using 162...
Volume, setting 150, 154 Waits dialing 47 storing 39 Wallpaper 99, 105 Warranty 181 Word mode 65...
• Get to know your Motorola wireless phone and its features such as speed dial and redial. If available, these features help you to place your call without taking your attention off the road.
• Your phone can perform many other functions besides allowing you to make and receive calls. Do not let these features distract you from driving. Use them only when it is safe to do so. • Use your wireless phone to call for help. Dial 9-1-1 or other local emergency number in the case of fire, traffic accident or medical emergencies.