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Siemens CX70 Operating Manual

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© Siemens AG 2004
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Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
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  • Page 1 Issued by Information and Communication mobile Haidenauplatz 1 D-81667 Munich © Siemens AG 2004 All rights reserved. Subject to availability. Rights of modification reserved. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft obile Designed for life CX70 CXT70 CXV70...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Care and maintenance ... 61 Product data ... 62 Guarantee certificate (UK) ... 63 Guarantee certificate (IRL) ... 64 SAR – European Union (RTTE) ... 65 SAR – International (ICNIRP) ... 66 Menu tree ... 67 Index ... 73
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    Otherwise you risk serious permanent damage to your hearing. Only use original Siemens bat- teries (100 % mercury-free) and charging devices. Otherwise you risk serious damage to health and property. The battery could explode, for instance.
  • Page 4 The phone may cause interfer- ence in the vicinity of TV sets, radios and PCs. Use only Siemens original accessories. This will avoid potential risks to health or prop- erty and ensure compliance with all relevant regulations.
  • Page 5: Telephone List (Schematic)

    Telephone list (schematic) Call key Dial phone number/name displayed/ highlighted, take calls. Show last phone numbers dialled in standby mode. On/Off/End key. • Switched off: press down to switch • During a conversation or in an appli- cation: press briefly to finish. •...
  • Page 6 Integrated antenna Do not obstruct the phone above the battery cover unnecessarily. This reduces the signal quality. LED for Dynamic Light (p. 42) Loudspeaker Display Infrared interface (IrDA) Input keys Ringtone • Press and hold in standby mode: Switch all audible signals on/off (except alarm).
  • Page 7: Display Symbols

    Display symbols Display symbols (selection) Signal strength. Battery charge level, e.g. 50 % Phonebook Call records Surf & fun/ Service supplier portal Organiser Messages Camera Extras My stuff Setup All calls are diverted. Ç Ringing tone off. ¿ Short ring (beep) only. ¾...
  • Page 8: Getting Started

    Getting started Inserting the SIM card/ battery The service provider supplies you with a SIM card on which all the important data for your line is stored. If the SIM card has been delivered in credit-card size, snap the smaller segment out and remove any rough edges.
  • Page 9: Charging The Battery

    Charging the battery Charging the battery The battery is not fully charged when delivered. Plug charger cable into the bottom of the phone, plug power supply unit into a mains power socket and charge for at least two hours. As an alternative, the battery can be charged via the USB port (see Accessories: USB data cable).
  • Page 10 Changing CLIPIt™ covers You can use CLIPIt™ covers (accesso- ries) to adjust the appearance of your phone according to your per- sonal taste. Please switch the phone off before changing the keypad mat or faceplate. Dismantling the phone Remove battery cover (see p. 7). To remove the faceplate, insert the lug on the battery cover into the open- ing and open the lock by simultane-...
  • Page 11: Switching Phone On And Off/Entering Pin

    Switching phone on and off/entering PIN Switching phone on and off Press down key. Enter PIN The SIM card can be protected with a 4 to 8-digit PIN. Enter the PIN using the number keys. The charac- ters **** ensure nobody can read your PIN on the display.
  • Page 12: General Instructions

    General instructions Standby mode The phone is in standby mode and is ready for use when the name of the service provider appears on the display. By pressing and holding, you can return to standby mode from any situation. Signal strength Strong receive signal.
  • Page 13: User Guide

    User guide Menu controls The steps needed to reach a function are shown in a condensed form in the user guide, e. g. to display call list for missed calls in condensed form: ¢ ¢ Calls missed This comprises the following steps: Open main menu.
  • Page 14: Standard Functions

    Standard functions Option menus List of functions repeatedly appear- ing in options menus. Open menu. §Options§ Edit Open the entry to edit. View Display entry. Delete/ Delete entry / delete all Delete all entries after confirmation. New entry Create new entry. Send...
  • Page 15: Security

    Security The phone and SIM card are pro- tected against misuse by several security codes. Keep these confidential numbers in a safe place where you can access them again if required. Codes Protects your SIM card (per- sonal identification number). PIN2 This is needed to set the charge detail display and to...
  • Page 16 Windows® PC and to synchro- nise the Addressbook with Outlook®, Lotus Notes™ and other Siemens phones (as well as Gigaset). You can download the Mobile Phone Manager from the Internet at Press down.
  • Page 17: Text Entry

    Text entry Text entry without T9 Press number key repeatedly until the required letter appears. Example: Press once briefly to type the letter a, twice to type b etc. Press and hold to write the number. Press briefly to delete the letter before the cursor, press and hold to erase the whole word.
  • Page 18: Text Modules

    Write with T9 it is best if you finish a word without looking at the display. You simply press the keys where the relevant letter is located once only. A blank space or moving to the right ends the word. Do not use special characters such as Ä.
  • Page 19: Calling

    Calling Enter the number (always with prefix/international dialling code). A short press clears the last digit, a long press clears the entire phone number. Dial phone number. End call Press the End key briefly. Set volume Press upwards/down- wards in order to regulate the volume.
  • Page 20: Call Options

    Call options Functions which are only §Options§ available during the call are offered. Swapping between 2 calls Establish a second connection Open the menu §Options§ Hold current call, then Hold dial the new phone number. Open menu. §Options§ Swapping between calls. Swap Incoming calls during a call You will hear a "knocking tone"...
  • Page 21: Default Book

    Default book ¢ ¢ Default book ¢ Select function. Show entries The entries in the standard directory (Addressbook or Phonebook) are shown. Select a name with the first letter and/or scroll. New entry Create new entry. (see also p. 21) Addressbook (see also p.
  • Page 22: Addressbook

    Addressbook The Addressbook can store up to 1000 entries, each with a variety of telephone and fax numbers as well as additional address details. These entries are managed separately from those in the Phonebook in the phone memory. New entry The address book is set as standard: Open Addressbook (in standby mode)
  • Page 23: Address Book Options

    Display/find entry Open Addressbook (in standby mode). Select required entry. Display. Display options Display of functions for §Options§ the selected input field. Change entry Open Addressbook (in standby mode). Select entry and press §Edit§. Open menu and select §Edit§. Make changes, then §Save§.
  • Page 24: Phonebook

    Phonebook Entries in the Phonebook (on the SIM card) are managed separately from those in the Addressbook. New entry If the Phonebook has been selected as standard: Open Addressbook (in standby mode). Select <New Display input fields. Navigate between and fill in the input fields.
  • Page 25: Special Books

    Change entry Select entry in Phone- book. Press this key. §Edit§ Select desired input field. Make changes. Press. §Save§ Phonebook options The following functions are available, depending on the current situation. §Options§ Open menu. Copy into 9 Copy all highlighted entries to the Address- book.
  • Page 26: Call Records

    Call records Phone numbers are saved to make it easier to redial them. ¢ Select record. Open call list. Select phone number. Dial phone number. Up to 500 entries are stored in the records: Calls missed The phone numbers of calls that you have received but not answered are stored for call back purposes.
  • Page 27: Camera

    Camera You can view photos/videos recorded on the integrated camera immediately and, • use the photo as a background image, logo, a switch on/off animation or a screensaver • send the photo/video via MMS or e-mail. Switch on ¢ Starts camera in standby mode.
  • Page 28: Video Mode

    Video mode The video mode resolution is the same as the preview image resolution. Start the video recording. Terminate the video recording. A red point appears in the top right in the display while the video record- ing is being made. Plays the video recording.
  • Page 29: Message List

    Please contact your service provider for more infor- Business card. mation. You will find a description in the comprehensive operating instructions on the Internet at this address: are each SMS, MMS E-mail ¢ ¢ Inbox ¢ Select message type.
  • Page 30: Sms

    You can transmit and receive very long messages (up to 760 charac- ters) on your phone. They are auto- matically composed of several "nor- mal" SMS messages (note higher charges). Additionally you can insert pictures and sounds in an SMS. Write/send ¢...
  • Page 31 SMS to group You can send an SMS message as a "circular" to a recipient group. Open menu. §Options§ Send Select. The list of groups is §Group§ displayed. Select group. Open group and highlight all/individual entries. Sending is started after a safety inquiry.
  • Page 32: Mms

    The Multimedia Messaging Service enables you to send texts, pictures/ videos and sounds in a combined message to another mobile phone or to an e-mail address. Depending on your telephone set- ting, you will either receive the com- plete message or only a notification with sender details and size.
  • Page 33 Msg. details Enter sending parameters (see next chapter). Save as After creating MMS, save it templ. as a template. See also below: Layout Select one of four possible layouts: Text above, beneath, beside (on left or right) of picture. Colours Select the colours for: •...
  • Page 34: Sending Options

    Sending options Open menu. §Options§ Send MMS Send MMS. Play Play entire MMS on the dis- play. Edit Object selection to change an object. Add recipient from the cur- recipient rent address directory. Delete Delete individual recipient. recip. Add attachment: attachm.
  • Page 35: Mms Profile

    If the setting has not yet been set, you will receive the necessary data from the service provider or via the "Setting Configurator" at: mobilescustomercare Select profile. Open to edit the profile. Setting options Open menu.
  • Page 36: E-Mail

    Before using this service you must set the server access and your e-mail parameters. You will receive the necessary data from the service provider or via the "Setting Configurator" at: mobilescustomercare Activating access Select access. Activates access Account sett.
  • Page 37: Voice Message/Cb

    Voice message/CB Voice message ¢ ¢ Setup ¢ Voice message If you have a mailbox, a caller can leave a voice message for you • if your phone is switched off or not ready to receive, • if you do not want to answer, •...
  • Page 38: Surf & Fun

    Surf & fun Get the latest information from the Internet that is specifically adapted to the display options of your phone. In addition, you can download games and applications to your phone. Internet access may require registration with the service pro- vider.
  • Page 39: Enter Special Characters

    Set profile manually You will receive the necessary data from the service provider or via the "Setting Configurator" at: mobilescustomercare Bookmarks URLs stored in the phone are dis- played. New bookmarks can be saved. It is possible to process or manage bookmarks in files.
  • Page 40: Games And Applications

    Internet. Downloading or running applications will not affect or change the software already installed on your Java™-enabled mobile phone. Siemens excludes all warranty and liability claims in respect of or in connection with any applica- tions subsequently installed by the customer and any software not included in the original delivery package.
  • Page 41: Setup

    Car Kit If an original Siemens Car Kit is used, the profile is switched on automati- cally as soon as the phone is inserted into the cradle.
  • Page 42 Themes ¢ ¢ Themes Load a completely new user interface in your telephone. At the press of a button, various functions are re-arranged thematically, e.g. start up/shutdown animation, Wallpaper, Screensaver, start-up/shutdown melody, additional animations. It is possible that the existing settings could be overwritten.
  • Page 43: Dynamic Light

    Colour skin Select colour scheme, incl. back- ground image for the entire user interface Screensaver The screensaver shows a picture in the display when a period set by you has elapsed. An incoming call and pressing any key will end the func- tion except if the safety function is activated.
  • Page 44: Phone Pilot

    Ringtones ¢ ¢ Ringtones ¢ Select function. Set the tones on the telephone to suit your requirements. Ringer setting Activate/deactivate the ringer or reduce it to a short beep. Silent alert To avoid the disturbance caused by a ringing phone, you can activate the silent alert function as an alterna- tive.
  • Page 45: Call Setup

    Call setup ¢ ¢ Call setup ¢ Select function. Hide ID If activated, your phone number will not appear on the other party’s dis- play (depending on the service pro- viders). Call waiting If you are registered for this service, you can check whether it is set and you can activate/deactivate it.
  • Page 46: Phone Setup

    Phone setup ¢ ¢ Phone setup ¢ Select function. Key tones Set the type of acoustic key acknow- ledgement. Info tones Set service and alarm tones. Automatic switch off The phone switches off each day at the set time. Phone identity The phone identity number (IMEI) is displayed.
  • Page 47 Default setting and activation of the connection profiles for the applications MMS, default setting varies from service provider to service provider: You will receive any data necessary from the service provider or via the "Setting Configurator" at: mobilescustomercare Connectivity WAP. The phone...
  • Page 48: Direct Call

    The phone default setting varies from service provider to service pro- vider. Consult your service provider or go to this address in the Internet for more information mobilescustomercare Authentication Activate or deactivate encrypted WAP dial-up (CSD connections only). Fax/data...
  • Page 49: Network Info

    This SIM only Your phone is prevented from being used with a different SIM card. Codes Description, see p. 14: control, Change PIN, Chg.phonecode Barrings Network barring restricts the use of your SIM card. All outgoing All outgoing calls except emergency numbers are barred.
  • Page 50 ¢ Accessories ¢ Select function. Car Kit Only in combination with an original Siemens handsfree car kit. The car kit profile is activated automatically as soon as the phone is inserted into the cradle. Auto answer (factory default: off) Calls are accepted automatically after a few seconds.
  • Page 51: Fast Access Key

    Fast access key Soft keys Assign one phone number or func- tion to each of the two soft keys. Change For example, the Internet assigned to the soft key. To change this (in standby mode): Briefly press, then §Change§. §Internet§ Select a new function from the list and confirm with...
  • Page 52: Organiser

    Organiser ¢ ¢ Select function. Calendar You can enter appointments in the calendar. Time and date must be set correctly. The calendar offers you three views: monthly view, weekly view, daily view. The various entries are colour- coded. Appointments are shown as a vertical colour bar on the horizontal hour division.
  • Page 53: Missed Appts

    ¢ ¢ Select function. Tasks A task is displayed like an appoint- ment in the agenda of the selected day. However, unlike an appoint- ment it does not require a time. When no time is entered the task appears at the top of the list every day until it is marked as completed.
  • Page 54: Extras

    Extras ¢ ¢ Select function. Walky Talky This application can be used to simultaneously connect multiple subscribers. Like a normal Walky talky, only one subscriber can speak at a time. The others can only listen until the speaker allows others to talk.
  • Page 55 You are being invited The invitation is shown in a window. Accept the invitation. Leaving the session and ending Only if you yourself started the ses- sion. Open menu. §Options§ Quit session Select. You will leave and end the current session. Letting the session run in the background The current session remains active in...
  • Page 56: Alarm Clock

    Some settings must be made by the user or can be copied from your serv- ice provider. You can find further information in the full version of the user guide at Select and confirm the function, area. Walky Talky Activate/deactivate Walky talky.
  • Page 57: Sound Recorder

    ¢ ¢ Select function. Sound recorder Use the sound recorder to record noises and tones for use as ringtones. New recording <New entry> Select. The remaining time available, as well as the recording time, are shown in the display. Start it from another application as follows The recording display appears: A brief beep sounds when...
  • Page 58: Remote Synchronisation

    Stopwatch ¢ ¢ Stopwatch Two intermediate times can be recorded and saved. Start/stop/reset to zero. Countdown ¢ ¢ Countdown A set time elapses. The last 3 seconds are indicated by a beep. At the end a special beep sounds. ¢ ¢...
  • Page 59: My Stuff

    My stuff A file management function is avail- able for you to organise your files. This functions in the same way as on a PC. Folders have already been created for different data types. ¢ The list of the folders and files is displayed.
  • Page 60: Customer Care

    You can also get personal advice about our range of products on our Premium Hotline: United Kingdom ... 0906 9597500 (0.75 £ per minute) Qualified Siemens employees are waiting to offer you expert information about our products and installation. In some countries repair and replace serv- ices are impossible where the products are not sold through our authorised dealers.
  • Page 61 Customer Care Oman ... 79 10 12 Pakistan ...02 15 66 22 00 Paraguay ...8 00 10 20 04 Philippines ...0 27 57 11 18 Poland...08 01 30 00 30 Portugal ...8 08 20 15 21 Qatar...04 32 20 10 Romania ...02 12 04 60 00 Russia...8 80 02 00 10 10 Saudi Arabia ...0 22 26 00 43...
  • Page 62: Care And Maintenance

    After six months, if the battery is clearly suffering from loss of performance, we recommend that your replace it. Please buy only Siemens original batteries. Display quality declaration...
  • Page 63: Product Data

    Product data Declaration of conformity Siemens Information and Communication mobile hereby declares that the phone described in this user guide is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of European Directive 1999/5/EC (R&TTE). The declaration of con- formity (DoC) concerned has been signed.
  • Page 64: Guarantee Certificate (Uk)

    • In the case of new devices and their com- ponents exhibiting defects resulting from manufacturing and/or material faults within 24 months of purchase, Siemens shall, at its own option and free of charge, either replace the device with another device reflecting the current state of the art, or repair the said device.
  • Page 65: Guarantee Certificate (Irl)

    • In the case of new devices and their com- ponents exhibiting defects resulting from manufacturing and/or material faults within 24 months of purchase, Siemens shall, at its own option and free of charge, either replace the device with another device reflecting the current state of the art, or repair the said device.
  • Page 66: Sar - European Union (Rtte)

    Siemens web site at While there may be differences between the SAR levels of various phones and at various positions, all Siemens products meet the legal requirements. The World Health Organization (WHO, CH-1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland) states that present scien-...
  • Page 67: Sar - International (Icnirp)

    The highest SAR value for this model phone when tested for use at the ear is 0.67 W/kg***. SAR information can also be found at While there may be differences between the SAR levels of various phones and at various positions, they all meet the international guidelines for safe RF exposure.
  • Page 68: Menu Tree

    Menu tree > Default book Show entries <New entry> Business card Groups Default book <Info numbers> > Calls missed Call records Calls received Calls dialled Delete records Durat/charges > URL/service provider Surf & fun Games Applications Downl. assist. Bookmarks Emoty Internet Camera >...
  • Page 69 > Inbox Messages Draft Unsent Sentbox MMS templates SMS archive Text modules Message setup > E-mail WAP push Retr. e-mail Send/rec. mail CB services > E-mail > E-mail Retr. e-mail Send/rec. mail > E-mail > Text zoom > SMS profiles SMS signature >...
  • Page 70 > Message setup Messages > Organiser Calendar Appointments Tasks Notes Missed appts. Dictat.machine Time zones Calendar setup > SIM services Extras Walky Talky Alarm clock Sound recorder Calculator Unit converter Stopwatch Countdown Device manag. Remote syncr. My stuff > Profiles Setup Themes Display...
  • Page 71 > Display Setup Dynamic light Ringtones Phone Pilot Call setup > Own greeting Big letters Illumination > Ringer setting Silent alert Volume Calls Group calls Other calls Walky Talky More melodies > Hide ID Call waiting Divert Call screening Any key answ. Minute beep >...
  • Page 72 > Phone setup Setup Clock Connectivity Security > Key tones Info tones Automatic switch off Phone identity Memory assis. File system Master reset > Time/date Time zones Date format Time format Buddhist year Show clock Auto time zone > GPRS GPRS info IrDA Data services...
  • Page 73 > Security Setup > Network > Accessories > Barrings > Line Network info Choose netwrk Auto network Pref. network Band selection Fast search User group > Car Kit Key assignm. Headset > All outgoing Outgoing intl. All incoming When roaming Status check Clear all >...
  • Page 74: Index

    Index Additional books... 24 Addressbook Dial entry... 22 Groups ... 22 New entry... 21 Read entry ... 22 Aircraft mode ... 40 Alarm (alarm clock) ... 55 Alarm clock ... 55 All calls (diversion) ... 44 All incoming (barrings) ... 48 Answering service (external)...
  • Page 75 Data connection ... 46 Date format... 46 Default book ... 20 Device manag... 57 Dialling code ... 18 Dialling with number keys ... 18 Dictating machine ... 52 Display Illumination ... 42 Language ... 41 Symbols... 6 Divert ... 44 Download ...
  • Page 76 Mailbox ... 36 Maintenance of phone... 61 Media player ... 58 Menu Controls... 12 My menu ... 50 Speed dialling ... 12 Menu tree ... 67 Message CB ... 36 E-mail ... 35 Lists... 28 MMS... 31 SMS... 29, 30 Microphone on/off...
  • Page 77 Settings... 40 Short message (SMS)... 29 Shown in the display ... 6 Shut down animation ... 42 Signal strength ... 11 Silent alert... 43 SIM card Clear barring... 15 Insert... 7 SIM services (optional)... 55 Archive ... 29 Read ... 30 Settings ...

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