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Siemens Gigaset A580 Installation Manual

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  • Page 1 A580 IP Simple step-by-step installation...
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    All electrical and electronic equipment should be disposed of separately from general household waste, using the sites designated by local authorities. > Unplug this product from the wall telephone jack and power outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use damp cloth for cleaning. >...
  • Page 3 Safety precautions Power Outage: In the event of a power outage, your cordless telephone will not operate. The cordless tele- phone requires electricity for operation. You should have a telephone that does not require electricity available for use during power outages.
  • Page 4: Package Contents

    Gigaset A580 IP base station Power adapter for connecting the base station to a power outlet Phone cord for connecting the base station to the fixed-line telephone network Ethernet (LAN) cable for connecting the base station to a router (LAN/Internet)
  • Page 5 Keys and functions on the handset Display keys Start a function that is displayed on the left or right of the bottom display line Press up: Handsfree key d Switch between earpiece and handsfree mode (key lights up) Press down: Talk key c After entering number: start dialing via VoIP/fixed line network (press and hold/press briefly);...
  • Page 6: Connection Overview

    To connect the base station to the Internet, first connect the base station to the router (connection via router and modem or via router with integrated modem) PC in LAN (optional) – for advanced configuration of the Gigaset A580 IP base station Connection overview...
  • Page 7: Preparing The Handset

    Preparing the handset Inserting the supplied batteries and closing the battery cover Insert the battery compartment cover into the notches at the top of the battery compartment. Then press the battery compart- ment cover until it clicks into place. > The display is protected by a plastic film.
  • Page 8: Connecting The Base Station

    You can now use your phone to make calls via the fixed-line telephone (PSTN) network: Enter the number using the handset, and then briefly press the Talk key c. Insert the phone cord connector into the phone jack connection at the rear of the base station.
  • Page 9 Connecting the base station Connecting the base station with a router (Internet) As soon as the cable connecting the phone and router is plugged in and the router is switched on, the button lights up on the front of the base station (Paging button).
  • Page 10: Directory Entry directory entry Entering your name in the directory is a VoIP service provided by Gigaset Communications GmbH, which you can use to make free calls to other Gigaset VoIP users. The first time you open the directory, complete the following steps and an entry will be created in the directory for you.
  • Page 11 directory entry Testing your VoIP connection You can test the connection to the Internet by calling the echo serv- ice: > Enter one of the following phone numbers: 12341#9 (English) 12344#9 (French) > Press the Talk key >...
  • Page 12 Saving VoIP access data Instead of using the following procedure, you can also enter the VoIP access data using your PC (steps > Launch the Web browser on your PC. > Enter the URL in the address field of the Web browser and press the Return key.
  • Page 13 Saving VoIP access data If "Update firmware?" is shown in the display, an updated firmware is already available on the Internet for your phone. Press the right-hand Display key §Yes§. The new firmware will be loaded. The process takes approx. 3 minutes. The Message key will now flash again.
  • Page 14 Saving VoIP access data Selecting a provider and loading provider data on the base station is displayed briefly in the dis- Select country play. A list of countries is loaded and the first country in the list is shown in the display. Germany Ç...
  • Page 15 Saving VoIP access data Entering VoIP account data Username: Û > To switch between upper and lower case and digits, press the if necessary). Characters entered incorrectly can be deleted using the left Display key X. The charac- > ter to the left of the cursor will be deleted. >...
  • Page 16 Saving VoIP access data Completing and testing VoIP settings The handset switches to idle status. The idle display status is displayed. Ð INT 1 Menu To ensure that you can always be reached via the Internet, the router must be permanently connected to the Internet.
  • Page 17: Making Calls

    ç is displayed if you are making a call via VoIP. æ is displayed if you are making a call via the fixed-line telephone (PSTN) network. Making calls if you want to make a call via the fixed line network.
  • Page 18: Service (Customer Care)

    7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (noon) EST Monday-Saturday (French) This telephone system equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the follow-...

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