Motorola iDEN i50sx User Manual

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iDEN
Digital Multi-Service Data-Capable Phone
i 50sx Phone User's Guide
@NTN9661A@
NTN9661-A

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    Motorola ® iDEN Digital Multi-Service Data-Capable Phone i 50sx Phone User’s Guide @NTN9661A@ NTN9661-A...

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  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Introduction ... 7 Driving Safety Tips ...9 Getting Started... 11 i50sx Phone Features...12 Battery ...12 i50sx Faceplate and Keypad Replacement Instructions ...15 Turning Your i50sx Phone On/Off ...17 Security Features of the i50sx Phone ...18 Status of Your i50sx Phone ...28 My Information ...29 Using T9 Text Input ...30 Display Essentials ...

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    Viewing Your Datebook ...90 About Datebook Events...92 Adding New Events...93 Editing Events ...97 Deleting Events ...97 Customizing Datebook Set Up ...98 Memo ... 99 Adding a New Memo ...99 Viewing a Memo ...99 Editing a Memo ...100 Deleting a Memo ...100 www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Java ... 101 Running Java Applications...101 Downloading Java Applications...102 Installing Java Applications ...103 Java Memory ...103 Deinstalling Java Applications ...104 Customizing the i50sx Phone... 105 Settings Menu...105 Shortcuts ...119 Optional Features ...122 Accessories... 133 Wearable Carrying Solutions ...133 Batteries...135 Travel Chargers ...137 Vehicle Power Adapter ...138 Dual-Pocket Desktop Charger...140 Headsets...141...

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    Limited Warranty Motorola Communication Products...161 Limited Warranty Motorola Communication Products (International) ...165 Patent and Trademark Information...169 Index ... 171 www.motorola.com/iden...

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    IMPORTANT! Read “Safety and General Information” on page 151 before using your i50sx phone.

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  • Page 9: Introduction

    Motorola iDEN i50sx multi-service, data-capable, digital, portable phone. Your i offers: phone • Phonebook — Your consolidated Phonebook holds up to 250 entries and allows you to store multiple contact numbers for each person, offering you various ways to communicate with your business and personal contacts.

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    NOTE: This guide describes the features of the i50sx phone as they were set up by Motorola. However, your carrier or your organization may have changed or added features. For more information, check with your carrier or your organization. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 11: Driving Safety Tips

    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 with- out taking your attention off the road.

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    1. Wherever wireless phone service is available. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 13: Getting Started

    This section includes: i50sx Phone Features Battery i50sx Faceplate and Keypad Replacement Instructions Turning Your i50sx Phone On/Off Security Features of the i50sx Phone Status of Your i50sx Phone My Information Using T9 Text Input Getting Started Page 12 Page 12 Page 15 Page 17 Page 18...

  • Page 14: I50sx Phone Features, Battery

    After the initial charging, the battery can be charged more quickly. Remove the battery from the protective plastic safety tray provided in the original packaging. When the battery is not attached to the phone store it in the original tray. www.motorola.com/iden Antenna Earpiece Display...

  • Page 15: Attaching The Battery, Detaching The Battery

    Attaching the Battery Remove the battery cover located on the back of the phone by pressing the battery cover release button and sliding the battery cover away from the antenna. Insert the top of the battery into the battery area. Press down on the bottom of the battery to secure it.

  • Page 16: Charging The Battery

    If the charger has folding electrical prongs, flip open the prongs. Plug the charger into an electrical outlet. Your phone’s screen backlight will remain lit while the battery is charging. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 17: I50sx Faceplate And Keypad Replacement Instructions

    i50sx Faceplate and Keypad Replacement Instructions Battery Charging Status The battery strength indicator icon found on your phone’s display screen shows the charge amount remaining in the battery. Icon Display When Using Battery Phone When Charging Battery Batteries A short, chirp-like sound indicates a low battery. This indicates that you have approximately five minutes of talk time remaining.

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    After the lower snap is engaged, verify that the upper snap is engaged by pressing the earpiece area. Re-apply power to the phone by pressing the power button, located on the top of the phone. Audio seal Phone Body Faceplate Release Button www.motorola.com/iden Faceplate Keypad...

  • Page 19: Turning Your I50sx Phone On/off

    Turning Your i 50sx Phone On/Off To power the phone on: For optimal signal strength, extend the antenna. Press and hold p at the top of the phone until the status light glows red and a tone briefly sounds. When the Enter SIM PIN Code screen displays, enter your SIM PIN. (For more information see “SIM Card Personal Identification Number (PIN)”...

  • Page 20: Security Features Of The I50sx Phone

    By default, your phone is set to require you to enter a PIN. NOTE: Your default SIM card PIN is: 0000. It is recommended that you change your PIN to prevent fraudulent use of the SIM card (see “Changing the PIN” on page 19). www.motorola.com/iden...

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    Security Features of the i50sx Phone Incorrectly entering your PIN three times causes the SIM card to be blocked. To unblock your SIM card, you must contact your service provider. For more information, see “Unblocking the PIN” on page 20. C a u t i o n From the Enter SIM PIN screen, enter your four- to eight-digit PIN.

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    NOTE: Before you begin, obtain the PIN Unblocking Key (PUK) code from your service provider, then read and understand the PIN unblocking sequence. In entering the key press sequence, each key press must occur within 5 seconds of the prior key press. www.motorola.com/iden...

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    Security Features of the i50sx Phone If you unsuccessfully enter the PUK code ten times, the SIM card is permanently blocked and must be replaced. If this happens, all data will be lost. You will get a message to contact your service provider. If the SIM card is blocked, the i50sx phone C a u t i o n only allows outgoing Emergency calls.

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    Press R to scroll to On or Off. On enables the SIM PIN requirement; Off disables the SIM PIN requirement. Press B under SELECT. At the Verify SIM PIN Code screen, enter the current SIM PIN and press B under OK. www.motorola.com/iden...

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    Security Features of the i50sx Phone Removing/Inserting the SIM Card NOTE: To avoid loss or damage, do not remove your SIM card unless absolutely necessary. With phone powered off, remove the battery cover and battery. See “Detaching the Battery” on page 13. With the antenna facing away from you, and the back of the phone exposed and facing up,...

  • Page 26: Keypad Lock

    Receive incoming calls, messages, and alerts. NOTE: Emergency calls cannot be placed while Keypad Lock is activated. Before locking your phone’s keypad, you may want to read this entire section to learn how to respond to incoming calls, messages, and alerts. www.motorola.com/iden...

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    Security Features of the i50sx Phone Activating Keypad Lock From the Ready screen, press m then *. The message Keypad Locked displays on your phone. Whenever a key is pressed while in Keypad Lock mode, the unlock instructions display briefly. Receiving Incoming Calls When you receive an incoming phone call (see “Receiving a Phone Call”...

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    Ready screen and reactivate Keypad Lock. Press B under CALL to access Voice Mail. Once you have finished, press e to exit Voice Mail. The Recent Calls list displays. Press e to reactivate Keypad Lock and return to the Ready screen. www.motorola.com/iden...

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    Security Features of the i50sx Phone Receiving New Text Messages When you receive new Text Messages (see “Text and Numeric Messaging” on page 74), Keypad Lock is temporarily disabled. When New Text Message displays, press A under EXIT to return to the Ready screen and reactivate Keypad Lock.

  • Page 30: Status Of Your I50sx Phone

    Status Light i50sx Phone Status Indicator Flashing Red Signing on to the network. Please wait. Solid Red No service or out of coverage area. Flashing In service/Ready to use. Green Solid Green In use www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 31: My Information

    My Information You can select My Info from the main menu to display or edit the following: • Name — enter your name in this field. • Private ID — your Private ID is displayed in this field. Your Private ID is the number that others use to contact you using Private calls.

  • Page 32: Using T9 Text Input

    When you are using Phonebook or Datebook, you select your text entry mode from a menu available whenever the phone is displaying a screen that requires you to enter text (for example, the Name: screen or Title: screen). www.motorola.com/iden ® Text Input, that makes Used For...

  • Page 33: Using Alpha Mode, Using Word Mode

    To choose a text entry mode: From any screen that requires text input, press m to access the Entry Method menu. A check mark appears next to the current text entry mode. When you access a screen that requires text input, the default text entry mode is Alpha.

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    (. , - ’ @ : ? ;). Press 0 to change the inserted punctuation symbol to another of the eight basic punctuation symbols. Press R to accept the punctuation and continue typing. NOTE: Additional punctuation symbols are available in Symbols mode. www.motorola.com/iden...

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    Enter a Word To enter a word using Word mode: Choose Word as your text entry mode. Type a word by using one key-press per desired letter. For example, to type “test” press 8 3 7 8. The displayed word may change as you type it. Do not try to correct the word as you go.

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    (Press T to view the complete row.) Press T to highlight the symbol you want to enter into the text entry field. Press B under SELECT to enter the symbol. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 37: Display Essentials, Display Screen Elements

    Your i50sx phone’s display screen tells you what you need to know as you use your phone. This section includes: Display Screen Elements Navigating Menus and Lists Main Menu Options Display Screen Elements Any time your phone is powered on, the display screen provides you with information and options.

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    Packet Data Ready — phone is ready to receive data through a data cable. Packet Data Activity — phone is transmitting data. Mobile IP — phone is ready to access the Internet. Secure Data — phone is accessing the Internet using a secure connection. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 39: Text Display Area

    Non-secure Data — phone is accessing the Internet using a non-secure connection. Roaming — phone is searching for network connections outside your local area. Text Message — you have one or more Text Messages or Net Mail messages. Voice Mail — you have one or more Voice Mail messages.

  • Page 40: Navigating Menus And Lists

    Q. Holding down the appropriate part of the navigation key speeds up scrolling. If you continue scrolling after you have reached the bottom or top of a menu or list, you “wrap-around” to the opposite end. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 41: Main Menu Options

    If more items appear in a menu or list than can be displayed in the text area, a down arrow or up arrow appears in the left side of the screen indicating that more options may be accessed by scrolling up or down. Down arrow Up arrow Main Menu Options...

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    * Optional feature. Please consult your service provider for availability of purchase. To choose the highlighted Main Menu selection, press B under SELECT. To exit the Main Menu (and return to the Ready screen), press A under EXIT or press e. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 43: Phonebook

    The Phonebook allows you to store up to 250 frequently used names and numbers. When you store information in your Phonebook, it is saved on your SIM card. If you move your SIM card to another i50sx phone, you can access information in your Phonebook from that phone.

  • Page 44: Accessing Phonebook With An I2000, I2000plus, Or Gsm Phone, Phonebook Entries And Speed Dial Numbers

    If you plan to use the information stored in your Phonebook with an i2000, i2000plus, or any other GSM phone, you must purchase CompanionPro. Go to www.motorola.com\iden or your service provider’s web site for more information. You can use CompanionPro to make the Phonebook information saved to your i50sx phone’s SIM card accessible in this type of phone.

  • Page 45: Voice Names, Accessing Your Phonebook

    NOTE: The Mobile icon automatically appears to the right of the first phone number assigned to a name unless you choose another icon. For more information on entering phone numbers into your Phonebook, see “Adding Phonebook Entries” on page 47. The “picker”...

  • Page 46: About Phonebook Entries, Viewing Phonebook Entries

    Joe Smith, the entry for Joe Smith’s home phone number would look like this: Joe Smith When the name is highlighted, press T to scroll to the icons representing each of the numbers assigned to that name. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 47: Sorting Phonebook Entries

    To view any of the phone numbers assigned to a name: From the Phonebook screen, press S to scroll to the name associated with the phone number you want to see. Press T to view the icons representing the phone numbers assigned to that name.

  • Page 48: Checking Phonebook Capacity

    From the Phonebook screen, Press m to view the Phonebook Menu screen. Press R to scroll to Capacity. Press B under SELECT. The Capacity screen shows how many storage spaces in you Phonebook are in use and how many are empty. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 49: Adding Phonebook Entries

    Adding Phonebook Entries Using the following instructions, you will enter the information in the order the items appear on the Phonebook Entry Details screen. However, you can enter this information in any order by pressing S to scroll through the items on the Entry Details screen.

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    Phonebook. NOTE: The number can be up to 20 characters long. When you are finished, press B under OK. The Entry Details screen returns with the Speed No. field highlighted. www.motorola.com/iden...

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    The default Speed Dial number assigned to the Phonebook entry is displayed in the Speed No.: field. This is always the next available Speed Dial location. If you want to assign the phone number to a different Speed Dial location: With the Speed No.: field highlighted, press B under CHANGE.

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    Ready screen and from the Recent Calls list. To store a number from the Ready screen: From the Ready screen, use the alphanumeric keypad to enter the number you want to store. Press m to access the Dialing Menu screen. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 53: Editing Phonebook Entries

    With Store Number highlighted, press B under SELECT. This displays the Entry Details screen with the No: field filled in with the number you typed. If you want to add more information to the Phonebook entry, follow the applicable instructions in “Adding Phonebook Entries” on page 47. Press A under DONE.

  • Page 54: Pause Digit Entry, Deleting Phonebook Entries

    17035551234P#P1234. In this example, the first eleven digits represent the number that must be dialed to access your voice mail. The P represents a 3 second pause. The # interrupts your greeting. The second P represents another 3 second pause. The last four digits represent your PIN. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 55: Plus Dialing

    You can use this feature not only to enter PINs and passwords but also to have the phone automatically select menu options (i.e., press 1 to hear messages). To create a three-second pause follow the steps below: Press and hold * for two seconds. The pause symbol (P) will appear on the display screen.

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  • Page 57: Digital Cellular, Making Phone Calls

    The i50sx phone enables you to make and receive domestic and international phone calls, make emergency calls, and be notified of a missed call. This section includes: Making Phone Calls Emergency Calling Receiving a Phone Call Ending a Phone Call Recent Calls Call Timers Call Waiting...

  • Page 58: Making Calls From The Phonebook

    Press R to scroll through the names in your Phonebook. Use the alphanumeric keypad to enter the first letter of the name and press R to scroll through the names beginning with that letter. Stop when the name of the person you want to call is highlighted. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 59: Making Calls From The Recent Calls List

    If more than one number is stored for the person you want to call, ef appears around the icon to the right of the person’s name. Press T to scroll through the icons representing the numbers stored for that person. Press B under VIEW to view all the numbers stored for this person.

  • Page 60: Using Speed Dial

    Speed Dial numbers 1 through 9 by pressing and holding the corresponding numeric key on the keypad. Press and hold a number (keys 1 through 9). NOTE: Turbo Dial cannot be accessed while the browser is active, nor while Keypad Lock or SIM Lock is active. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 61: Emergency Calling

    Last Number Redial Press and hold s to redial the last number you called. Placing International Phone Calls When making an international call, you can either enter the international access code directly (011 in the United States) or use Plus Dialing. You can make international calls from your Phonebook if you have stored the numbers with Plus Dialing.

  • Page 62: Receiving A Phone Call, Ending A Phone Call, Recent Calls

    From the Ready screen, press S to scroll to Recent Calls. Press B under SELECT. Press S to scroll the list of recent calls. If the number of the recent call is stored in your Phonebook, the name associated with the phone number appears on the Recent Calls list. www.motorola.com/iden...

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    For private calls, Talkgroup calls, and numbers stored in your Phonebook, an icon appears to the right of the name of number indicating the Phonebook type of the number used in the call. See “Phonebook Icons” on page 42 for more information about Phonebook types.

  • Page 64: Deleting Recent Calls

    Press B under SELECT. Press A under YES to confirm the deletion. To delete all calls on the Recent Calls list: From the Recent Calls screen, press m to access the Rec. Calls Menu. Press R to scroll to Delete All. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 65: Call Timers

    Press B under SELECT. Press A under YES to confirm the deletion. Accessing Voice Notes From Recent Calls You can access the Voice Notes feature from Recent Calls and use it to record spoken messages that you can listen to later. From the Recent Calls screen, press m to access the Rec.

  • Page 66: Call Waiting

    Call Waiting is always on unless you turn it off for a specific call. If you’re on a call and you receive a second call, you will: • Hear a tone; and • See a message on your display informing you of another incoming call. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 67: Accepting Calls, Switching Between Calls, Ending The Active Call, Turning Off Call Waiting, Declining Calls

    Accepting Calls Press B under YES. The first call is placed on hold. Switching Between Calls When you accept a second call while you are talking on the phone, your display shows the name or number of each call. An icon appears to the left of each name or number indicating that the call on hold V or active D.

  • Page 68: Call Hold

    Press m and then press R to scroll to Phonebook. Press B under SELECT. To place the call, see “Making Calls from the Phonebook” on page 56. To toggle between the two calls: Press B under SWITCH. www.motorola.com/iden to place...

  • Page 69: Three-way Calling

    To end the active call: Press e. The call on hold becomes active. Three-Way Calling Using Three-Way Calling, you can combine two ongoing phone calls into one conversation. While on an active call, you can make a second call and combine the two calls.

  • Page 70: Call Forwarding

    2 are being forwarded. Line 2 is active; calls from Line 1 are being forwarded. Line 1 is active; calls from Line 2 are being forwarded. Line 2 is active; calls from Line 1 and Line 2 are being forwarded. www.motorola.com/iden...

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    NOTE: Call Forwarding must be set to Detailed with the Voice Mail access number to receive Voice Mail messages. This is the default setting. Turning On Call Forwarding Press m then press R to scroll to Call Forward. Press B under SELECT. At the Call Forward screen, highlight the Forward: field and press B under CHANGE.

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    In the Call Forward screen, press B under CHANGE. Press S to scroll to Off and press B under SELECT. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 73: Messages, Message Center

    The main topics covered in this section are listed below: Message Center Voice Mail Text and Numeric Messaging Net Mail Using Your Phone as a Modem Message Center The Message Center enables you to access all messaging services through one screen.

  • Page 74: Voice Mail

    CALL or A under EXIT. (If you are on a call, your phone will alert you once during the call.) Transferring Calls to Voice Mail Press A under NO while your phone is ringing to transfer incoming calls directly to Voice Mail. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 75: Using Voice Mail

    Using Voice Mail Logging Into Voice Mail From the Ready screen, press B under MESG to open up the Message Center screen. Voicemail should be highlighted to indicate that it is selected. If it isn’t highlighted, press S to scroll to the Voicemail field.

  • Page 76: Text And Numeric Messaging

    (Messages must be erased before you can receive others.) • Allow for “Auto Call Back” of a phone number that is included within a message, by pressing s. If the message contains two phone numbers, Auto Call Back will dial the last number. www.motorola.com/iden...

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    New Messages Indicators When you receive a new message: • New Text Message will display on the screen. Your phone will alert you every 30 seconds until you press B under • READ or A under EXIT. (If you are on a call, your phone will alert you once during the call.) Accessing New Messages When you receive a message, you can view it immediately or later:...

  • Page 78: Net Mail

    Ready screen to remind you that you have a stored message. You can view new or stored Net Mail messages at any time by access the Message Center. For more information, see “Message Center” on page 71. www.motorola.com/iden icon will...

  • Page 79: Using Your Phone As A Modem

    Using Your Phone as a Modem NOTE: Some features may be network dependent or subscription only, and may not be available in all areas. Contact your service provider for more information. You can use your i50sx phone as a modem for data transfer from your laptop, handheld device, or desktop computer.

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  • Page 81: Private Calls, Private Call

    The main topics covered in this section are listed below: Private Call Call Alerts Group Call Private Call There are two ways to reach an individual using Private calls. You can enter the person’s Private ID number then press the Push-To-Talk (PTT) button. Or, you can store the person’s name and Private ID number, then recall the number from your Phonebook.

  • Page 82: Receiving A Private Call

    Storing Private IDs For information store Private ID numbers to your Phonebook, see “Adding Phonebook Entries” on page 47. For information on how to quickly store Private ID numbers, see “Storing Numbers Fast” on page 50. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 83: Call Alerts

    Call Alerts You can send a call alert, which lets recipients know that you would like to talk with them. When you send an alert, the recipient will receive a series of beeps and your name or Private ID will appear on the display. Placing a Call Alert from the Keypad Enter the Private ID of the person you want to call.

  • Page 84: Receiving Call Alerts, Call Alert Queue

    Viewing Call Alert Date and Time To find out the date and time a call alert was received: From the Call Alert Queue screen, press S to scroll to the desired call alert. Press m to access Call Alert Menu. www.motorola.com/iden...

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    Press R to scroll to View. Press B under SELECT. Sorting Call Alerts To sort your call alerts by the order they were received: From the Call Alert Queue screen, press m to access Call Alert Menu. Press S to scroll to Sort By. Press B under SELECT.

  • Page 86: Group Call

    Talkgroups appear on your display as numbers or programmed names such as SALES TEAM or Talkgrp 5. Your phone can store up to 30 Talkgroups. You can initiate or participate in Group calls for Talkgroups that have been created for you and that are stored in your Phonebook. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 87: Naming A Talkgroup

    Naming a Talkgroup From the Ready screen, press m. Press R to scroll to Phonebook. Press B under SELECT. Press S to scroll to New Entry. Press B under SELECT. The Entry Details screen displays. Enter the information as you would any other Phonebook entry. (See “Adding Phonebook Entries”...

  • Page 88: Receiving A Group Call

    Press and hold the PTT button to talk. Release the PTT button to listen. Group-Silent Programming Group-Silent programming enables you to silence incoming Group alerts and communication. Turning Group-Silent On or Off From the Ready screen, press m. Press R to scroll to Settings. Press B under SELECT. www.motorola.com/iden...

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    Press R to scroll to Tkgrp Settings. Press B under SELECT. With the Silent field highlighted, press B under CHANGE. Press S to scroll to On or Off. Press B under SELECT. Group Call...

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  • Page 91: Datebook

    The Datebook is a calendar in your i50sx phone that enables you to schedule and organize events, such as appointments and meetings. Schedules can be created and viewed for specific days, and reminder alarms can be set so that you never miss important events.

  • Page 92: Datebook Icons, Viewing Your Datebook

    You can select a day to view and display the events of that day. When the events of a day are displayed, you can select an event to view and display details of that event. www.motorola.com/iden Description Event without a start/...

  • Page 93: Viewing A Week, Viewing A Day

    Viewing a Week When you access your Datebook, the current week is displayed. You can scroll to other weeks by pressing S. The dates of the displayed week appear at the top of the text area of your phone’s screen. Below the dates are letters indicating the days of the week.

  • Page 94: About Datebook Events, Viewing Event Details, Viewing Today

    An option to repeat the event in your Datebook. • An alarm to notify you of the event before it begins. • The style you want your phone to use when the event occurs. See “Styles” on page 127 for more information. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 95: Adding New Events

    Adding New Events Using the following instructions, you will enter the information in the order the items appear on the Event Form screen. However, you can enter this information in any order by pressing S to scroll through the items on the Event Form screen.

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    Type in the date, or press S to scroll through the months, days, and years. Press T or press B under G to move through the fields. Press A under DONE. The Event Form screen returns with the Repeat: field highlighted. www.motorola.com/iden...

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    If you want the event to recur in your Datebook, assign a repeat cycle to With the Repeat: field highlighted, press B under CHANGE. NOTE: When Repeat is set to none or yearly, it will not be possible to access the Repeat End field. From the Repeat screen, press S to scroll to the desired repeat cycle.

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    From the Style screen, you see a list of styles you have created. Press S to scroll to the desired style. Press B under SELECT. When you have entered all the desired information about the event, press A under DONE. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 99: Editing Events, Deleting Events

    Editing Events If you are viewing the week containing the event: Press B under EDIT. If you are viewing the day containing the event: Press m to display the Datebook Menu. Press R to scroll to Edit and press then B under SELECT. Follow the applicable instructions in “Adding New Events”...

  • Page 100: Customizing Datebook Set Up

    While viewing a week in the Datebook, press m to access the Datebook Menu. Press S to scroll to Setup and then press B under SELECT Press R to scroll to any of the set-up features. Press B under CHANGE. Use the screens that appear to make your changes. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 101: Memo, Adding A New Memo, Viewing A Memo

    The Memo application provides you with a place to store a numeric note in your i50sx phone. This section includes: Adding a New Memo Viewing a Memo Editing a Memo Deleting a Memo Adding a New Memo From the Ready screen, press m. Press R to scroll to Memo.

  • Page 102: Editing A Memo, Deleting A Memo

    A under DELETE. Press B under STORE. Deleting a Memo From the Ready screen, press m. Press R to scroll to Memo. Press B under SELECT. Press and hold A under DELETE. Press B under STORE. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 103: Java, Running Java Applications

    The Java feature of your i50sx phone runs programs, or applications, written in the Java programming language. The phone comes with Java applications installed and ready to run. You can download, install, and run other Java applications by loading them into your phone via the Internet.

  • Page 104: Downloading Java Applications

    A under EXIT. Press Downloading Java Applications You can customize your phone by connecting your phone to a PC using a data cable and downloading additional Java applications. Please go to www.motorola.com/idenupdate for a selection of applications and downloading instructions. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 105: Installing Java Applications, Java Memory

    Installing Java Applications Before running a Java application you have downloaded, you must install it. To install a Java application: From the Java screen, press S to scroll to the application that you want to install. NOTE: If an application has already been installed, SELECT appears as the right display option when the application is highlighted.

  • Page 106: Deinstalling Java Applications

    Java applications. For more information about Voice Notes stored in your phone, see “Voice Notes” on page 123. To avoid personal injury, do not play games on your i50sx phone when operating machines or driving vehicles. W A R N I N G www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 107: Customizing The I50sx Phone, Settings Menu

    Customizing the i50sx Phone You can customize your i50sx phone to fit the way you want to use it. The phone’s Settings menu enables you to control many of the phone’s features and functions, including display properties, message handling, and security features.

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    Alert feature which enables you to set your phone to alert you to calls and messages by vibrating. Main Options Ring/Vibe provides these main options: • Ringer Vol — sets ring volume. • Keypad Vol — sets volume of sounds associated with keypad actions. www.motorola.com/iden...

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    • Mail Vol — sets volume of Text Message, Voice Mail, and Net Mail notifications. • Headset — choosing the HdsetOnly option prevents sound from being emitted from the phone’s speaker when the headset is being used. • VibeAll — choosing On sets the phone to vibrate for all calls, messages, and alerts;...

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    VibeAll. Press B under SELECT. With the Type: field highlight, press B under CHANGE. Press R to scroll to the notification type you want to assign to the feature. To assign the notification type, press B under SELECT. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 111: Phone Setup

    Ring Styles When you set a ring style, you can choose from any of nine pre-set ring styles. To set a ring style: From the Ring/Vibrate screen, ensure that VibeAll is set to Off. Then press S to scroll to any of the features that allow you to set a ringer style: Line1, Line2, or Call Alert.

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    Unlock code is typed into the keypad. The Unlock code is required to enable the phone lock feature, to unlock the phone, and to set a new Unlock code. Contact your service provider for your default Unlock code. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 113: Using Master Reset

    Phone lock provides two options for locking the phone: • Lock Now locks the phone immediately after you set the option. • Auto Lock locks the phone the next time the phone is powered on. Setting Keypad Lock Choosing the Keypad Lock option displays instructions for locking and unlocking your phone’s keypad.

  • Page 114

    Repeat step 2 through step 5 for all main menu items you want to move. Press A under DONE. Changing Ready Screen Options Two options from the main menu always appear on your Ready screen above the left and right option keys. Each option can be accessed by pressing the corresponding option key. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 115

    Your phone arrives with Phonebook (PHBK) assigned to the left option key and Messages (MESG) assigned to the right option key (B). You can assign any Main Menu option you want to the option keys. From the Personalize screen, press R to scroll to Keys. Press B under SELECT.

  • Page 116: Initial Setup

    24-hour-clock format (0:00 through 23:59). It displays dates in month/ day format or day/month format. NOTE: If you turn the time and date display off, no times are associated with calls on your Recent Calls list, and the alarm feature of your Datebook is disabled. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 117

    To set the time and date format, or turn time and date display on or off: From the Initial Setup screen with Time/Date Format highlighted, press B under SELECT to access the Time/Date Format screen. To change the time format: With Time Format: highlighted, press B under CHANGE to access Time Format screen.

  • Page 118

    Zoom view — four lines of text, 11 characters per line. To set the text display view: From the Initial Setup screen, press R to scroll to Display:. Press B under CHANGE. Press S to scroll to the desired display option. Press B under SELECT. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 119: Changing Display Language, Master Clear

    NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, illustrations in this User’s Guide depict Standard view. Setting Scrolling You can set your phone to scroll through menus and lists in either of two ways: • Up/Down — when you reach the bottom or top of list or menu scrolling stops until you scroll in the other direction.

  • Page 120

    Tkgrp Settings enables you to set certain Talkgroup options. See “Group Call” on page 84 for more information. Service Status The Service Status screen shows the status of your phone’s services. This screen is for information only; no options can be set. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 121: Shortcuts

    Shortcuts The Shortcuts feature enables you to access most menu or sub-menu options in your phone by pressing a numeric button on the keypad or speaking a voice name for the shortcut. You create the shortcut to the menu by assigning a number to it and then access the menu by pressing the number.

  • Page 122: Using A Shortcut

    Press the number assigned to the shortcut. You have 2 seconds to do this after pressing m. From the Ready screen, press m. Press R to scroll to Shortcuts. Press B under SELECT. Press S to scroll to the shortcut you want to use. Press B under GOTO. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 123: Using The Shortcut Menu

    Or, if you have assigned the shortcut a voice name*: From the Ready screen, press and hold t on the side of your phone until the Say Name Now screen appears. Say the voice name assigned to the shortcut into your phone’s microphone.

  • Page 124: Optional Features

    Use the Mute feature to listen to incoming audio without allowing sound from your phone’s microphone to be transmitted over the phone line. To turn mute on: Press B under MUTE. While mute is on, UNMUTE appears as a display option. To turn mute off: Press B under UNMUTE. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 125: Voice Notes

    Voice Notes This feature enables you to record and play back personal messages or the incoming portion of phones calls on your i50sx phone. Your phone can store up to 20 Voice Notes, with a maximum total time of about three minutes, depending on available memory.

  • Page 126

    When you are finished recording, press B under STOP. Labeling a Voice Note When you create a Voice Note, it is labeled with the time and date it was recorded. After a Voice Note has been recorded, you can re-name it with a custom label. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 127

    To label a Voice Note: From the VoiceNotes screen, press R to scroll to Voice Note you want to name. Press m to view the VoiceNotes Menu. Press R to scroll to Label and press B under SELECT. At the Enter Label: screen, enter a label for the Voice Note using the alphanumeric keypad.

  • Page 128

    Java applications reduces the space available for Voice Notes. When this occurs, deleting Java applications from your phone’s memory frees memory space for Voice Notes. For more information about Java applications stored in your phone, see “Java” on page 101. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 129

    Styles This feature enables you to save a group of settings for call and message notifications, screen display, and call answering features. You save your selections as a “style” and access them at any time. You can use pre-set styles, such as Car &...

  • Page 130

    To change any style option: Press R to highlight the option. Press B under CHANGE or SELECT. Use the screens that appear to make your changes. When all the style options have the settings you want, press A under DONE. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 131

    Editing a Style To change the settings of a style: From the Styles Menu screen, press R to scroll to the name of the style you want to edit. Press m to access the Styles Action menu. Press R to scroll to Edit and press B under SELECT. To change any style option: Press R to highlight the option.

  • Page 132

    Alerts — sets filtering options for call alerts. • Notifications — sets filtering options for messages. Setting Phone Call Filtering Call Filter enables you to set your phone responds to all calls, no calls, or only calls from some or all numbers in your Phonebook: www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 133

    • Off sets your phone notify you of all calls. • All sets your phone to ignore all calls. • All Phonebook sets your phone to notify you only of calls from the numbers stored in your Phonebook. • Some Phonebook sets your phone to notify you only of calls from numbers you select from your Phonebook.

  • Page 134

    USER TIP: If you have difficulty making phone calls using a voice name, try assigning a longer voice name to the number. For example, if the voice name “Joe” fails to place a call to Joe Smith’s number, try assigning the voice name “Joe Smith” to the number. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 135: Accessories, Wearable Carrying Solutions

    This section includes the following topics: Wearable Carrying Solutions Batteries Travel Chargers Vehicle Power Adapter Dual-Pocket Desktop Charger Headsets Car Kits Data Accessories Custom Faceplates and Keypads Wearable Carrying Solutions Leather Carry Case The Leather Carry Case with belt clip allows for easy attachment to a belt or purse.

  • Page 136: Swivel Carry Clip

    Slide the Belt Clip onto the Phone Clip until you hear it click. Attach the Swivel Carry Clip (Phone Clip and Belt Clip) to your belt. To release phone from belt clip, push the button on the top of the belt clip. www.motorola.com/iden Phone Clip Belt Clip...

  • Page 137: Batteries

    Removing the Swivel Carry Clip Hold the phone securely in your left hand. Curl the right hand index finger and place the outer edge of the finger against the knob of the Phone Clip. Place the thumb of your right hand on the side of the phone, directly below the left side of the Phone Clip.

  • Page 138: Charging Lithium Ion Batteries, Battery Operating Instructions

    Charging Lithium Ion Batteries Table 1 provides the approximate time to fully charge a battery using a Motorola iDEN Approved Lithium Ion battery charger. Check the kit number on your battery and charger to determine the appropriate charging time. Table 1: Battery Charging Times...

  • Page 139: Travel Chargers

    • The Motorola iDEN Approved Lithium Ion chargers will provide optimum performance. Other chargers may not fully charge your iDEN Lithium Ion battery or may yield reduced number of lifetime charge cycles. • If the battery appears inoperative, the internal protection circuitry may have been activated.

  • Page 140: Vehicle Power Adapter

    Using the Travel Charger While holding the phone with its keypad facing up, insert the accessory connector (with the Motorola logo facing you) into the bottom of the phone until you hear a click. If you have either the Mid-Rate Multi-Voltage Travel Charger or the Rapid Multi-Voltage Travel Charger, flip open the prongs, and plug the Travel Charger transformer into an AC wall outlet.

  • Page 141

    Using the Vehicle Power Adapter While holding the phone with its keypad facing up, insert the accessory connector (with the Motorola logo facing you) into the bottom of the phone until you hear a click. Plug the vehicle power adapter into the cigarette lighter/power receptacle.

  • Page 142: Dual-pocket Desktop Charger

    NOTE: The Rapid Travel Charger is required when using the Dual-Pocket Desktop Charger. Plug the flat end of the power-supply cord, with the Motorola logo facing up, into the back of the charger. Plug the transformer end of the power-supply cord into any standard AC wall outlet.

  • Page 143: Headsets

    NOTE: Please see the label on the bottom of your Dual-Pocket Desktop Charger for more information regarding battery charging status. Headsets Headset offer complete hands-free support. Item Number Description SYN8390 Privacy Earpiece and microphone SYN8146 Lightweight over the ear headset with boom microphone NTN8496 Lightweight headset with microphone...

  • Page 144: Car Kits, Dash Mount Holder

    Mount the Dash Mount Holder to the dash of your vehicle by securing the four self-tapping screws to the base of the holder. Or, for a semi-permanent installation, use an adhesive strip. Snap your phone securely into the holder. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 145

    Hands-Free Car Kits NOTE: The use of wireless devices and their accessories (“devices”) may be prohibited or restricted in certain areas. Always obey the laws and regulations on the use of these devices. The Hands-Free Car Kits enable in-vehicle communications. The SYN9128 Hands-Free Car Kit provides the following •...

  • Page 146

    Using the Hands-Free Car Kit While holding the phone with its keypad facing up, insert the accessory connector (with the Motorola logo facing you) into the bottom of the phone until you hear a click. Plug the Hands-Free Car Kit’s Vehicle Power Adapter into the cigarette lighter/power receptacle.

  • Page 147: Data Accessories

    Using the Data Cable While holding the phone with its keypad facing up, insert the accessory connector (with the Motorola logo facing you) into the bottom of the phone until you hear a click. Insert the data plug directly into your PC or one of the many other data compatible iDEN accessories.

  • Page 148: Dual Port Adapter Cable

    Using the Dual Port Adapter Cable Insert the flat end of the Dual Port Adapter Cable cord into the bottom connector of the i50sx phone. Make sure the Motorola logo is facing upward. Insert the round end of the RS232 Data Cable into the receptacle on the Dual Port Adapter Cable labeled “Data”.

  • Page 149

    Using the PDA Converter Plug While holding the phone with its keypad facing up, insert the accessory connector (with the Motorola logo facing you) into the bottom of the phone until you hear a click. Connect the opposite end of the data cable to the PDA converter.

  • Page 150: Custom Faceplates And Keypads

    NOTE: Please see the label on the bottom of your Dual-Pocket Desktop Charger for more information regarding battery charging status. Custom Faceplates and Keypads Your i50sx phone comes with a standard faceplate and keypad. You can order additional faceplates and keypads to change the look of your phone. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 151: Other Important Information, Understanding Status Messages

    Other Important Information This section includes the following topics: Understanding Status Messages Safety and General Information Limited Warranty Information Patent and Trademark Information Understanding Status Messages The following table lists and describes the status messages. Status Messages Message Description The number that you entered is not valid. Number Not in Service The phone that you called is either busy, out- User Not Available...

  • Page 152

    Please check your SIM Card to make sure it Check SIM Card has been inserted properly. You have entered an incorrect PIN number. Wrong PIN Your phone will not accept a SIM card that is Wrong Code not from your carrier. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 153: Safety And General Information, Rf Operational Characteristics, Portable Radio Product Operation And Eme Exposure

    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): •...

  • Page 154: Phone Operation, Antenna Care

    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.

  • Page 155: Approved Accessories

    PORTABLE RADIO PRODUCT OPERATION AND EME EXPOSURE Approved Accessories For a list of approved Motorola accessories call 1-800-453-0920 / visit our website at www.mot.com/iden / look in the accessory section of this manual. THIS MODEL PHONE MEETS THE GOVERNMENT’S REQUIREMENTS FOR EXPOSURE TO RADIO WAVES.

  • Page 156: Electro Magnetic Interference/compatibility, Medical Devices

    Other Medical Devices If you use any other personal medical device, consult the manufacturer of your device to determine if it is adequately shielded from RF energy. Your physician may be able to assist you in obtaining this information. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 157: Use While Driving

    Use While Driving Check the laws and regulations on the use of radio products in the area where you drive. Always obey them. When using the radio product while driving, please: • Give full attention to driving and to the road •...

  • Page 158: Operational Warnings

    Blasting Caps and Areas To avoid possible interference with blasting operations, turn off your radio product when you are near electrical blasting caps, in a blasting area, or in areas posted: “Turn off two-way radio”. Obey all signs and instructions. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 159: Operational Cautions

    Operational Cautions C a u t i o n Antennas Do not use any portable radio product that has a damaged antenna. If a damaged antenna comes into contact with your skin, a minor burn can result. Batteries All batteries can cause property damage and/or bodily injury, such as burns if a conductive material such as jewelry, keys, or beaded chains touches exposed terminals.

  • Page 160

    Clean the external surfaces of the radio product with a damp cloth, using a mild solution of dishwashing detergent and water. Some household cleaners may contain chemicals that could seriously damage the radio product. Avoid the use of any petroleum-based solvent cleaners. Also, avoid applying liquids directly on the radio product. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 161: Accessory Safety Information

    Accessory Safety Information IMPORTANT: SAVE THESE ACCESSORY SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Before using any battery or battery charger, read all the instructions for and cautionary markings on (1) the battery, (2) the battery charger, which may include a separate wall-mounted power supply or transformer, and (3) the radio product using the battery.

  • Page 162

    AC receptacle. • To reduce risk of electric shock, unplug any battery charger from the outlet before attempting any maintenance or cleaning. For optimum charging performance, turn off the radio product while charging it in any battery charger. www.motorola.com/iden...

  • Page 163: Limited Warranty Motorola Communication Products

    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 Product), or refund the purchase price of the Product during the warranty period provided it is returned in accordance with the terms of this warranty.

  • Page 164

    Product. 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.

  • Page 165

    Product item, transportation and insurance prepaid, to an authorized warranty service location. Warranty service will be provided by MOTOROLA through one of its authorized warranty service locations. If you first contact the company which sold you the Product (e.g., dealer or communication service...

  • Page 166

    VI. PATENT AND SOFTWARE PROVISIONS: MOTOROLA will defend, at its own expense, any suit brought against the end user purchaser to the extent that it is based on a claim that the Product or parts infringe a United States patent, and Motorola will pay those costs and damages...

  • Page 167: Limited Warranty Motorola Communication Products (international)

    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 Product), or refund the purchase price of the Product during the warranty period provided it is returned in accordance with the terms of this warranty.

  • Page 168

    Product. 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.

  • Page 169

    V. PATENT AND SOFTWARE PROVISIONS: MOTOROLA will defend, at its own expense, any suit brought against the end user purchaser to the extent that it is based on a claim that the Product or parts infringe a patent, and Motorola will pay those costs and damages finally...

  • Page 170

    MOTOROLA software, such as the exclusive rights to reproduce in copies and distribute copies of such MOTOROLA software. MOTOROLA software may be used in only the Product in which the software was originally embodied and such software in such Product may not be replaced, copied, distributed, modified in any way, or used to produce any derivative thereof.

  • Page 171: Patent And Trademark Information

    5729539, 5788523, 5869204, 5911124, 5946620, 5949774, 5949821, 5951317, 5987332, 6002948, 6122531, 6134450, 6134450, 6138040, 6148203, 6148206, 6154537, 6157844, 6157906 Additional patents are pending. MOTOROLA, the Stylized M Logo and all other trademarks indicated as such herein are ® © trademarks of Motorola, Inc.

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  • Page 173: Index

    Accessories 133 batteries 135 car kits 142 Dash Mount Holder 142 Data cable 77 Dual Port Adapter Cable 146 Dual-Pocket Desktop Charger faceplates 148 Hands-Free Car Kit 143 Headset 141 keypads 148 Leather Carry Case 133 Swivel Carry Clip 134 Travel Charger 137 Vehicle Power Adapter 138 Accessory safety information 159...

  • Page 174

    Hands-Free Car Kit 143 Headset 141 Icons context sensitive 35 Datebook 90 main menu 39 Phonebook 42 status 35 www.motorola.com/iden In Call Setup 110 Initial Setup 114 Initial SIM PIN number 18 International calls 53 IP Address 29 Java applications 101 deinstalling 104...

  • Page 175

    72 Messages, Net Mail receiving 76 Messages, text and numeric receiving 75 viewing 75 Modem, phone as 77 Motorola 8 Mute 122 My Information 29 Net Mail 76 Notifications 110 setting 108 Numeric mode, text entry 34 Optional features 122...

  • Page 176

    154 radio frequency 151 Scrolling 117 Security 18 Settings 105 In Call Setup 110 Initial Setup 114 Personalize 112 www.motorola.com/iden Phone Setup 109 Ring/Vibe 106 Security 110 VoiceVolume 118 Shortcuts 119 creating 119 using 120 SIM card 18...

  • Page 177

    Text display area 37 size 116 Text entry Alpha mode 31 Numeric mode 34 Symbols mode 34 Word mode 31 Three-Way Calling 67 Time and date format 114 Trademark information 169 Travel Charger 137 Turbo Dial 58 Turning phone on or off 17 Two-way radio, see Private calls Typing text, see Text entry Unblocking SIM PIN 21...

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