Nokia C12 User Manual
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Nokia C12
User Guide
Issue 2023-01-19 en-GB


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  • Page 1 Nokia C12 User Guide Issue 2023-01-19 en-GB...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Nokia C12 User Guide Table of Contents 1 About this user guide 2 Get started Keep your phone up to date ........
  • Page 3 Nokia C12 User Guide 6 Camera Camera basics ......... .
  • Page 4 Nokia C12 User Guide Small children ......... .
  • Page 5 Important: For important information on the safe use of your device and battery, read “For your safety” and “Product Safety” info in the printed user guide or at before you use the device. To find out how to get started with your new device, read the printed user guide.
  • Page 6: Get Started

    Nokia C12 User Guide 2 Get started KEEP YOUR PHONE UP TO DATE Your phone software Keep your phone up to date and accept available software updates to get new and enhanced features for your phone. Updating the software may also improve your phone’s performance.
  • Page 7: Insert The Sim And Memory Cards

    Nokia C12 User Guide Some of the accessories mentioned in this user guide, such as charger, headset or data cable, may be sold separately. Parts and connectors, magnetism Do not connect to products that create an output signal, as this may damage the device. Do not connect any voltage source to the audio connector.
  • Page 8: Charge Your Phone

    Nokia C12 User Guide 3. If you have a dual-SIM phone, slide the 4. If you have a memory card, slide it into the second SIM in slot 2. memory card slot. 5. Put the back cover back on. Use only original nano-SIM cards. Use of incompatible SIM cards may damage the card or the device, and may corrupt data stored on the card.
  • Page 9: Switch On And Set Up Your Phone

    Nokia C12 User Guide Your phone supports the USB micro-B cable. You can also charge your phone from a computer using a USB cable, but it may take longer. If the battery is completely discharged, it may take several minutes before the charging indicator is displayed.
  • Page 10: Use The Touch Screen

    Nokia C12 User Guide USE THE TOUCH SCREEN Important: Avoid scratching the touch screen. Never use an actual pen, pencil, or other sharp object on the touch screen. Tap and hold to drag an item Place your finger on the item for a couple of seconds and slide your finger across the screen.
  • Page 11 Nokia C12 User Guide Swipe Place your finger on the screen and slide your finger in the direction you want. Scroll through a long list or menu Slide your finger quickly in a flicking motion up or down the screen and lift your finger. To stop the scrolling, tap the screen.
  • Page 12 Nokia C12 User Guide Zoom in or out Place 2 fingers on an item, such as a map, photo, or web page, and slide your fingers apart or together. Navigate with gestures To switch on using gesture navigation, tap Settings > System > Gestures >...
  • Page 13 Nokia C12 User Guide • To see all your apps, swipe up from the bottom of the screen. • To go to the home screen, tap the home key. The app you were in stays open in the background. • To see which apps you have open, tap �. To switch to another open app, swipe right and tap the app.
  • Page 14: Protect Your Phone

    Nokia C12 User Guide 3 Protect your phone LOCK OR UNLOCK YOUR PHONE Lock your phone If you want to avoid accidentally making a call when your phone is in your pocket or bag, you can lock your keys and screen.
  • Page 15: Find Your Lost Phone

    Nokia C12 User Guide 1. Tap Settings > Security > Face unlock . 2. Select which backup unlocking method you want to use for the lock screen and follow the instructions shown on your phone. Keep your eyes open and make sure your face is fully visible and not covered by any object, such as a hat or sunglasses.
  • Page 16: Basics

    Nokia C12 User Guide 4 Basics PERSONALISE YOUR PHONE Change your wallpaper Tap Settings > Wallpaper and style . Change your phone ringtone Tap Settings > Sound > Phone ringtone SIM1 or Phone ringtone SIM2 , and select the tone.
  • Page 17: Control Volume

    Nokia C12 User Guide Use the quick access items To activate features, tap the corresponding quick access item on the notification panel. To see more items, drag the menu down. To rearrange or add new items, tap �, tap and hold an item and then drag it to another location.
  • Page 18: Automatic Text Correction

    Nokia C12 User Guide Set the phone to silent 1. Press a volume key. 2. Tap �. 3. Tap � to set your phone to vibrate only or tap � to set it to silent. AUTOMATIC TEXT CORRECTION Use keyboard word suggestions Your phone suggests words as you write, to help you write quickly and more accurately.
  • Page 19: Extend The Memory Of Your Phone With Virtual Ram

    Nokia C12 User Guide 4. Set the phone screen to switch off after 8. Use network connections selectively: a short time. Tap Settings > Display > Switch Bluetooth on only when needed. Screen timeout and select the time. Use a Wi-Fi connection to connect to the internet, rather than a mobile data 5.
  • Page 20 Nokia C12 User Guide Make the items on the screen larger 1. Tap Settings > Accessibility > Text and display . 2. Tap Display size , then tap the display size slider until the size is to your liking. © 2022 HMD Global Oy. All rights reserved.
  • Page 21: Connect With Your Friends And Family

    Nokia C12 User Guide 5 Connect with your friends and family CALLS Make a call 1. Tap �. 2. Tap � and type in a number, or tap � and select a contact you want to call. 3. Tap �.
  • Page 22: Email

    Nokia C12 User Guide 1. Tap Messages . name and then tap the contact. 4. To add more recipients, tap �. After 2. Tap Start chat . selecting all the recipients, tap Next . 3. To add a recipient, tap �, type in their number and tap �.
  • Page 23: Camera

    Nokia C12 User Guide 6 Camera CAMERA BASICS Take a photo Shoot sharp, vibrant photos – capture the best moments in your photo album. 1. Tap Camera . 2. Take aim and focus. 3. Tap �. Take a selfie 1. Tap Camera > � to switch to the front camera.
  • Page 24 Nokia C12 User Guide Copy your photos and videos to your computer Do you want to view your photos or videos on a larger screen? Move them to your computer. You can use your computer’s file manager to copy or move your photos and videos to the computer.
  • Page 25: Internet And Connections

    Nokia C12 User Guide 7 Internet and connections ACTIVATE WI-FI Switch on Wi-Fi 1. Tap Settings > Network and internet > Internet . 2. Switch Wi-Fi on. 3. Select the network you want to use. Your Wi-Fi connection is active when � is shown at the top of the screen. If both Wi-Fi and mobile data connections are available, your phone uses the Wi-Fi connection.
  • Page 26: Bluetooth

    Nokia C12 User Guide BLUETOOTH® Connect to a Bluetooth device 1. Tap Settings > Connected devices > device. Connection preferences > Bluetooth . 4. Tap Pair new device and tap the device 2. Switch Use Bluetooth on. you want to pair with from the list of discovered Bluetooth devices.
  • Page 27: Vpn

    Nokia C12 User Guide 1. Tap Settings > Connected devices > Previously connected devices . 2. Tap � next to a device name. 3. Tap FORGET . You may need a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection to access your company resources, such as intranet or corporate mail, or you may use a VPN service for personal purposes.
  • Page 28: Organise Your Day

    Nokia C12 User Guide 8 Organise your day DATE AND TIME Set date and time Tap Settings > System > Date & time . Update the time and date automatically You can set your phone to update the time, date, and time zone automatically. Automatic update is a network service and may not be available depending on your region or service provider.
  • Page 29: Calendar

    Nokia C12 User Guide CALENDAR Select the calendar type Tap Calendar > � and select what type of calendar you want to see. If you have signed into an account, such as your Google account, your calendar is shown on the phone.
  • Page 30: Maps

    Nokia C12 User Guide 9 Maps FIND PLACES AND GET DIRECTIONS Find a spot Google Maps helps you find specific locations and businesses. 1. Tap Maps . 2. Enter search words, such as a street address or place name, in the search bar.
  • Page 31: Apps, Updates And Backups

    Nokia C12 User Guide 10 Apps, updates and backups GET APPS FROM GOOGLE PLAY Add a payment method To use Google Play services, you need to have a Google account added to your phone. Charges may apply to some of the content available in Google Play. To add a payment method, tap Play Store , tap your Google logo in the search field, then tap Payments and subscriptions .
  • Page 32: Restore Original Settings And Remove Private Content From Your Phone

    Nokia C12 User Guide Switch on automatic backup Tap Settings > System > Backup , and switch backup on. RESTORE ORIGINAL SETTINGS AND REMOVE PRIVATE CONTENT FROM YOUR PHONE Reset your phone 1. Tap Settings > System > Reset options > Erase all data (factory reset) .
  • Page 33: Product And Safety Information

    Nokia C12 User Guide 11 Product and safety information FOR YOUR SAFETY Read these simple guidelines. Not following them may be dangerous or against local laws and regulations. For further information, read the complete user guide. SWITCH OFF IN RESTRICTED AREAS...
  • Page 34 Nokia C12 User Guide AUTHORISED SERVICE Only authorised personnel may install or repair this product. BATTERIES, CHARGERS, AND OTHER ACCESSORIES Use only batteries, chargers, and other accessories approved by HMD Global Oy for use with this device. Do not connect incompatible products.
  • Page 35: Network Services And Costs

    Nokia C12 User Guide GLASS PARTS The device and/or its screen is made of glass. This glass can break if the device is dropped on a hard surface or receives a substantial impact. If the glass breaks, do not touch the glass parts of the device or attempt to remove the broken glass from the device.
  • Page 36: Take Care Of Your Device

    Nokia C12 User Guide • Switch the phone on. • If the phone screen and keys are locked, unlock them. • Move to a place with adequate signal strength. On the home screen, tap �. 1. Type in the official emergency number for your present location. Emergency call numbers vary by location.
  • Page 37: Recycle

    Nokia C12 User Guide • Do not paint the device. Paint can prevent • To keep your important data safe, store proper operation. it in at least two separate places, such as your device, memory card, or computer, or • Keep the device away from magnets or write down important information.
  • Page 38: Battery And Charger Information

    Nokia C12 User Guide BATTERY AND CHARGER INFORMATION Battery and charger information To check if your phone has a removable or non-removable battery, see the Get started guide. Devices with a removable battery Only use your device with its original rechargeable battery.
  • Page 39: Small Children

    Nokia C12 User Guide USB 2.0 or later and with applicable country regulations and international and regional safety standards. Other adaptors may not meet applicable safety standards, and charging with such adaptors could pose a risk of property loss or personal injury.
  • Page 40: Hearing

    Nokia C12 User Guide HEARING Warning: When you use the headset, your ability to hear outside sounds may be affected. Do not use the headset where it can endanger your safety. Some wireless devices may interfere with some hearing aids.
  • Page 41: Certification Information

    Nokia C12 User Guide CERTIFICATION INFORMATION This mobile device meets guidelines for exposure to radio waves. Your mobile device is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed not to exceed the limits for exposure to radio waves (radio frequency electromagnetic fields), recommended by international guidelines from the independent scientific organisation ICNIRP.
  • Page 42: Copyrights And Other Notices

    The HMD Global Privacy Policy, available at, applies to your use of the device. HMD Global Oy is the exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones & tablets. Nokia is a registered trademark of the Nokia Corporation. Android, Google and other related marks and logos are trademarks of Google LLC.

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