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  • Page 2 Therefore, Philips reserves the rights to revise this user guide or withdraw it at any time without prior notice. Philips provides this user guide «as is» and does not accept, except as required by applicable law, liability for any error, omission or discrepancy between this user guide and the product described.
  • Page 3 Go to previous menu Press Quickly return to idle Press and hold when browsing menus Press and hold Lock/unlock the keypad in idle mode. View the last call made Press Press and hold Change the language used language and press Press >...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    1. Get started ...1 Insert the SIM card ...1 Switch on the phone ...1 Set date and time ...2 Copy the SIM phonebook ...2 Charge the battery ...2 2. Main features ...4 Access and consult the phonebook ...4 Make a call ...4 Answer and end a call ...4 Change the ringer ...4 Activate the silence mode ...5...
  • Page 5 6. Contacts ... 21 SIM card phonebook ... 21 Phone’s phonebook ... 22 Add names in the phonebook ... 22 In the SIM card ... 22 In the phone ... 22 Add a record in the phone’s phonebook . 23 Own numbers ...
  • Page 6 Send a SMS ... 41 Read SMS ... 42 SMS settings ... 43 SMS Archive ... 44 E-Mail ... 44 Settings ... 45 Write and send an e-mail ... 47 Receive and read e-mails ... 48 Broadcast Message ... 52 Instant message ...
  • Page 7 Settings ... 77 Colour mode ... 77 Camera mode ... 77 Sounds ... 78 Picture resolution ... 78 Picture quality ... 78 Self-timer ... 78 Precautions ... 79 Troubleshooting ... 83 Icons & symbols ... 86 Philips authentic accessories ... 87...
  • Page 8: Get Started

    1 • Get started Read the safety instructions in the «Precautions» section before use. To use your phone, you must insert a valid SIM card supplied by your GSM operator or retailer. The SIM card contains your subscription, your mobile number, and memory in which you can store phone numbers and messages (see “Contacts”...
  • Page 9: Set Date And Time

    to 8-digit secret code of your SIM card to protect it from unauthorised use. It is preconfigured and communicated to you by your operator or retailer. To personalise the PIN code, see page 35. If you enter a wrong PIN code 3 times, your SIM card is blocked.
  • Page 10 personal settings (see information on battery safety, page 81). Once the battery and battery cover are clipped on the phone, plug the connector of the charger (supplied with the phone, in the box) into the LEFT hand socket at the base of the phone on one end, then plug it into a main AC power socket with easy access on the other end.
  • Page 11: Main Features

    2 • Main features Access and consult the phonebook In idle mode, press the selected phonebook (in SIM or in Contacts phone), the content that appears on the screen may vary: see “Contacts” page 21 for details on this subject. To consult the phonebook during a call, press select List, press...
  • Page 12: Activate The Silence Mode

    Lock / unlock the keypad You can lock the keypad to protect the keys from being pressed accidentally Keypad lock (e.g., when the phone is in your pocket). To lock the keypad, press and hold screen. To unlock the keypad, press and hold again.
  • Page 13: Unmute The Microphone

    During a call, press , select Mute pressing Unmute the microphone To unmute the microphone during a call, press , select Unmute confirm pressing microphone is unmuted. Record a conversation most countries, recording is subject to law regulation. Record dialogue We advise you to notify the caller if you intend to record the conversation you have with them and only record if they agree.
  • Page 14: Quickly Scroll A List

    This option only applies to the phonebook in your phone, NOT to the SIM phonebook. Quickly scroll a list When browsing a list (ringers, events, etc.), press to scroll page per page instead of item by item. Main features Other features during a call - Change the equalizer settings (see page 28), - Add a name to the phonebook (see page 22), - Write and send a message (see page 41),...
  • Page 15: Menu Tree

    3 • Menu tree The table below describe the complete menu tree (first to third levels) of your mobile phone, as well as the page reference you should refer to for more information concerning each feature or setting. Settings p28 Sounds p28 Silent / Ringer volume / Ringer / Messages Ringer / Equaliser / Key tones / Sounds...
  • Page 16 E-Mail p44 For each available mail box Settings / Open mailbox / Send mail Broadcast Message p52 Reception / Topics / District codes Instant message p53 MMS p11 Create an MMS / Receive an MMS / Manage folders / Settings Multimedia p54 Picture album p54 List of available pictures...
  • Page 17 Call information p61 Call settings p61 Call forward / Mailboxes / Auto redial / Any key answer / Call waiting / Caller ID Call list p62 Call list / Reset Call counters p63 GSM counters / GPRS counters Contacts p21 View names list Settings Delete all / Contacts select / Group settings...
  • Page 18: Mms

    4 • MMS Your mobile phone allows you to send receive messages), featuring texts, pictures and sounds, including memos that you have recorded. A multimedia message can be made of one slide (including text, sound and image), or of several: in this case, the message is played in a slide show, whether you send it to an e-mail address or to another mobile phone.
  • Page 19: Access The Options

    Although the picture preview when creating the MMS is (W)105 x (H)55 pixels, the maximum size of a picture you can send is (W)640 x (H)640 pixels. Warning! The bigger the picture size, the longer it will take to send it. A copyright-protected picture cannot be sent.
  • Page 20: Send Your Message

    To save your message as a draft, that you can edit, complete and send later Save MMS on. MMS saved as drafts are stored in as draft > (see “Manage folders” Drafts page 15). To save your message as a template, that you can use as a basis for other Save as MMS (e.g., «Happy birthday»...
  • Page 21: Get And Store Attachments

    If you activated the Automatic (see page 17), the message is automatically downloaded and placed in the Inbox. Select it in > list and press to play it. Inbox If the mode is activated: Manual •Press to go back to idle mode and to save the notification in the Inbox, OR •Press to display the details of the notifica-...
  • Page 22: Manage Folders

    To detach the picture of the current Detach slide and save it in the picture album. To detach the sound of the current Detach sound slide and save it in the Manage folders The MMS menu allows you to manage your messages in 4 different folders.
  • Page 23: Settings

    item (whether message, notification or report) that you have deleted. Press to cancel deletion. If the «Memory full» icon is displayed, you must delete items to free some memory. Settings Your phone may have been pre-configured to directly access the services offered. If not, you must have received from your operator the information items described in the present section and enter them as given.
  • Page 24: Gateway Port

    Gateway port Allows you to enter or change the Port number of the server’s gateway. You must have the information relating to the three points above, supplied by your operator, and must enter them exactly as given. Application settings Retrieval mode Messages are stored on the MMS server, and you must connect manually to retrieve them:...
  • Page 25 Validity period Allows you to select the length of time your message is to be stored on the server, from (maximum). This is useful when the recipient is not connected to the network (and thus cannot receive your message immediately). 1 hour 1 week Slide duration...
  • Page 26: Text Or Number Entry

    5 • Text or number entry Text can be entered in editing screens in two different ways: by using T9 ® predictive Text Input, or basic text input. Two other modes for numbers and punctuation marks, are also available. Icons appearing on the screen show the active text mode.
  • Page 27: Basic Text Input

    Basic text input If you wish to access the basic text input, select «Abc» basic text input using key. This method requires multiple key presses to reach the desired character: the letter «h» is the second letter on the key, so you must press it twice to enter «h». Using this mode requires you press a key as many times as is equal to the order of the letter.
  • Page 28: Contacts

    6 • Contacts All operations described in this chapter require the relevant phonebook, whether in the SIM or in the phone to be selected. Your mobile phone has two phonebooks. The SIM phonebook is located on the SIM card and the number of entries depends on the card capacity.The second phonebook is built into the mobile’s memory and can hold up to 299 names.
  • Page 29: Phone's Phonebook

    can still use the phonebook of your SIM card, even though it features less fields of information. Phone’s phonebook Your mobile phone only manages one phonebook at a time and will ignore the information relative to the other one: e.g., if «Smith» is present in both phonebooks and if you delete it in the phone, it remains unchanged in the SIM.
  • Page 30: Add A Record In The Phone's Phonebook

    Add a record in the phone’s phonebook Add a name field Press to enter the Contacts, select <New>, and then press Enter the last name of your contact and confirm by pressing , then enter their first name and confirm by pressing One of the two name fields can be empty, but not both.
  • Page 31: Edit And Manage Names

    Picture album (see page 74) and select a melody from the ringer list. When they call, you will truly be able to see and hear them. To use Fotocall, you need to be using the phonebook in the phone; if you are not already doing so, see “Copy the SIM phonebook”...
  • Page 32: In The Phone

    In the phone Add a field To add a new field to an existing record, select the name of your choice, select Select and press . Choose the type of <New> field to be added and press number or text, then press Repeat steps 1 and 2 to add up to 6 fields to the same record.
  • Page 33: Make Calls

    the pick-up key or when pressing Call Send SMS option. To change the default number (e.g. make the «Work» number default instead of the «Home» number), repeat steps 1 to 3 of the “Change a field content” paragraph. Then select in the carousel menu, and press Make default confirm.
  • Page 34 If you selected the phonebook in your phone: • To call the default number: - once the record selected, simply press dial or - press to access the record carousel, then select Call. • To call any other number, choose record is selected and choose a number type in the list (Mobile, Home, etc.).
  • Page 35: Settings

    7 • Settings Settings menu allows you to customise your phone and change the settings related to each available option (sounds, time and date, security, etc.). The menu allows you to change several settings at Profiles once (see page 39). Sounds Silent Allows you to set the...
  • Page 36: Key Tones

    Key tones Allows you to set the key tones Off. Even when set Off, DTMF are played during calls (see page 70). Key tones Sounds Alerts Allows you to set alert beeps for the following items: Sounds Alerts - when an Event you programmed in your organiser is due,...
  • Page 37: Screen Saver

    to be used as screen saver, only this picture will be displayed. Select Start delay and press value. When in idle mode, the screen saver will start according to the time limit you have set. Then select the Display period timing you have set will be applied between each picture of the slideshow.
  • Page 38 Select a key from Browse the list to select the function you wish to associate with this key (see list following). Press to confirm your choice. If the selected key is already set, you can reprogram it: select Settings > Hotkeys > a hotkey in the list. Press twice, select Change and press to the list of available functions.
  • Page 39 Redials the number of the last call received. Reply l a st no. Dials the emergency call number. SOS call Opens the E-mail the mail boxes. E-mai l Displays the remaining credit balance. Subscription dependent Show balance Displays the Total cost calls.
  • Page 40: Voice Dial

    Voice command Instead of entering the various menus and browsing the lists, you can also set a Voice Command voice tag that will activate a feature (e.g., launch the Calculator). You can associate a Voice command to all the functions supported by the Hotkeys (see page 30), except for «Get mail»...
  • Page 41: Security

    press . Words recorded as voice tags can be played, changed or deleted at any time. Up to 15 voice tags can be defined and shared between voice dial and voice command. Security Keypad lock Allows you to lock/unlock your keypad by pressing and holding the Keypad lock when in idle mode.
  • Page 42: Change Codes

    you bar both outgoing and incoming calls. This function is network dependent and requires a specific call barring password supplied by your service provider. Outgoing calls menu allows you to select Outgoing between calls, International Outgoing Intl. Exc. Home calls (the latter allowing you to call your home country when you are abroad).
  • Page 43: Gprs Attach

    manually the available networks and manage your preferred networks. GPRS attach Your mobile integrates features that support GPRS (Global Packet Radio GPRS attach Service), a service allowing you to exchange data with high speed rates and to stay always on-line (i.e. have a permanent connection to the Internet and WAP).
  • Page 44 receive a SMS which contains access parameters that will be stored automatically. Please contact your network operator for detailed information on this subject. Change name Allows you to enter or change the name of the selected profile. Press Change name the name of your choice and press to confirm.
  • Page 45: Time And Date

    operator before first use, in order to have the appropriate settings. With some operators, the access parameters can be set remotely. Please check with your operator. Time and date This menu allows you to set the time and date, time zone, daylight savings, and change the clock display mode.
  • Page 46: Set Time

    Set time Allows you to set the time by pressing the appropriate keys or moving Set time to increase or decrease the time minute by minute. Language This menu allows you to select a language for all menu text. Browse the list and press choice.
  • Page 47 Each box of the table refers to the settings as stored in the Personal menu (whether you have changed the settings or not). Profiles Personal Autonomy Vibra alert Ringer volume Medium* Medium Key tones Organiser alerts Battery low alert New SMS tone Backlight 10 sec* Any key answers...
  • Page 48: Messages

    8 • Messages item of the Send SMS menu allows you to: Send SMS • send a standard or customised short text message to someone, • edit the last message sent and send it again, • add an iMelody, pre-defined sounds, an anima- tion or a picture to your message.
  • Page 49: Read Sms

    Together with an attachment This option allows you to attach a sound, icon or animation to your message and press and attach it to your message. Depending on the type of file you want to attach, select Add graphic a bitmap image or an animation, and/or attach a melody.
  • Page 50: Sms Settings

    the selected message, Delete of the sender if it is attached to Store number the message, if a melody was sent together Store melody with the SMS, Store graphic(s) if one or several graphics and/ or animations were sent together with the message, Extract a number included in the message...
  • Page 51: Sms Archive

    Validity period This feature is subscription dependent. Allows you to select the length of time your message is to be stored in your Validity peri o d SMS centre. This is useful when the recipient is not connected to the network (and thus cannot receive your message immediately).
  • Page 52: Settings

    Your phone might have been pre-configured. In this case, most parameters are already set and you don’t have to change them (except for Login, Password which are up to you when creating an e-mail address account). To enter text and numbers, including specific signs such as @ or%, see the characters table described page 20.
  • Page 53 Number: allows you to enter the phone number Phone provided by your ISP and needed to establish a connection. Press to select: to enter an ISDN ISP number, ISDN number to enter an analogic number, Analogue No. then press Contact your ISP to know what type of number you should select.
  • Page 54: Write And Send An E-Mail

    An e-mail account might be preconfigured with the name of your operator. In this case, its name cannot be changed. Press , select > Messages > and press Settings Account name Enter the new name in the edition window that appears and press Advanced The menus described in this section feature advanced...
  • Page 55: Receive And Read E-Mails

    Repeat steps 2 to 4 to add as many recipients as required. Select Validate list and press subject of your e-mail (you can leave this field empty) and press In the next window, enter the text of your e-mail (you can also leave this field empty). Press when you are ready to send your e-mail.
  • Page 56 your e-mails on your mobile phone (some operators send you a SMS when you receive a new e-mail). You must first download the headers from the server before retrieving the corresponding e-mails. Connect to the server Connection process Press and select Messages mail 1 E-mail 2...
  • Page 57 You can also press to access the e-mail header’s carousel and select Get mail from the available options. If the e-mail is too big (over 50 KB), it is rejected and the download is cancelled. Get and store attachments If the e-mail you have received contains attachments (JPEG picture, text file or another e-mail), they are characterised by a specific icon: Contains the details of the e-mail header (date...
  • Page 58 • The optimal size is 128 x 128 pixels, in order to be displayed correctly. We recommend you use a standard picture editing software to create the size of the picture you want. • Use a file name, a maximum of 10 characters. You can then add an extension such as «.jpg».
  • Page 59: Broadcast Message

    A new screen appears, that contains the subject of the received e-mail preceded with for «Reply». Press Enter the text of your mail, then press send it: select and press Send now your reply. Forward an e-mail In order to forward an e-mail to another recipient, you must first have downloaded it (see “Download e-mails”...
  • Page 60: Instant Message

    Instant message Allows you to set the Instant message When On, any short message (SMS) you receive is automatically displayed in idle mode. Scroll down to read it, and quickly reply by pressing twice: first to enter the edition screen, then to Messages send your message.
  • Page 61: Multimedia

    9 • Multimedia Picture album JPEG pictures must have the correct size and format for your mobile phone to store and display them correctly. Please check “Get and store attachments” page 50 for complete information on this subject. This menu allows you to manage and display the pictures stored in your Pi c ture Album mobile phone.
  • Page 62: Demo Mode

    seconds for the sound to be played. Select a sound and press to access the following options. Rename it: press Rename and press again. the selected sound. Delete Delete To set the selected sound as Ringer. Set as ringer Set as To set the selected sound as (this option must be set messages...
  • Page 63: Sound Recording

    Sound recording This menu allows you to record a sound of 1 min. maximum, and up to 20 Sound recording different sounds, depending on the Memory status. Press and select Multimedia then press again. Select <New> sound. Follow the instructions on the screen and press once your sound is recorded.
  • Page 64: 10 • Games & Appli

    10 • Games & Appli. Euro converter menu enables you to -> Euro convert a sum into Euros by entering -> Euro the amount and pressing <- Euro menu enables you to convert a sum from Euros by entering Euro -> the amount and pressing The currency used for the conversion is determined by the country where you have subscribed.
  • Page 65: Organiser

    The alarm clock will ring even if you turned off your phone, and even if the Ringer volume is set to Off (see page 28). Press any key to stop the alarm ringing. Organiser Create a new event Events menu allows to create events and store them in your organiser.
  • Page 66: Modify An Event

    Modify an event Change an event When creating an event, not all fields are available, this is designed so make Change creating a new event quicker. When changing an event, these further options become available. To change an event, select the event of your choice and press When your phone displays the details of the selected event, press...
  • Page 67: Brick Game

    Once you entered the selected view, move > to display the previous or next day, week or month. Press to display the list of corresponding events or to create a new one. Time zone Although changing time zones is necessary when travelling a lot, be aware Time zone that it will impact all organiser reminders: the event alarms will be updated...
  • Page 68: 11 • Call Information

    11 • Call information Call settings This menu allows you to set all the call options (call forward, waiting, etc.). Call settings Call forward Allows you to divert incoming calls either to your mailbox or to a number Call forward (whether in your Contacts applies to:...
  • Page 69: Auto Redial

    Auto redial Allows you to set the auto redial Off. When and if the person you are Autoredial calling busy, automatically redials this number until a successful connection is made, or until the maximum number of attempts is reached (10). The phone emits one beep at the beginning of each attempt and one special beep if the connection is successful.
  • Page 70: Call List

    Call list From the main carousel, press select Call Info > Call list Cal l li s t display the call list. Use to scroll the list and press again to consult the date, time, number, call status of any selected call and to know if it was sent or received.
  • Page 71: Gprs Counters

    Allows you to activate or deactivate the systematic display of the length and/or Info at call end cost of each call when hanging up. Total cost This feature is subscription dependent. Allows you to display the accumulated cost and to set the counter to zero. It Total cost may be protected by PIN or PIN2 codes.
  • Page 72: 12 • Wap

    12 • WAP Your mobile phone supports services based on the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP). The built-in WAP browser allows you to access services supplied with your network, such as news, sports, weather, etc. Your mobile phone readily supports the WAP function if it is included in your subscription;...
  • Page 73 which will then replace the current one (see “Save as homepage” page 69). Bookmarks This menu allows you to store your favourite WAP site addresses, rename them if desired and access them quickly from the list. This can also be done while browsing: press access the Options, then select Bookmarks.
  • Page 74 Back to the Edit Homepage move to the address field and proceed the same way to change the address. Select Profile This menu allows you to select one of the available profiles, and to then define the connection settings for each of them: scroll to choose the profile of <...
  • Page 75: Options

    Session info Allows you to display information about the current WAP session: security type, class, etc. Press go back one page. Current certificate Allows you to display the currently used security certificate. Press to go back one page. Rename Profile This menu allows you to rename the currently selected profile: enter the new name (an edit screen automatically appears), then press...
  • Page 76 The menus that are common to both Internet services and Options menus are described in the above section. Homepage Gives you direct access to the Homepage of the WAP site you are currently browsing. Back Brings you back to the previously browsed page. You must have browsed at least 2 pages for this option to be available.
  • Page 77: 13 • Operator Services

    13 • Operator services Most items of the Operator Services menu (e.g. Service numbers, Services +) are subscription- dependent and specific to operators: your mobile phone readily supports them if they are included in your subscription. Consequently, the menus shown following may or may not be available.
  • Page 78: Make A Second Call

    as a wait character. When you dial a number containing a wait character, your phone dials the first part (the phone number) and then waits for the call to be connected before sending the rest of the digits as DTMF tones. Any subsequent pause character is an ordinary pause that generates a delay of 2.5 seconds.
  • Page 79: Answer A Third Call

    phone emits an alert beep and the screen displays waiting. To receive a second call, you must have: - subscribed to this feature, - deactivated the Call forward option for voice calls (see page 65), - activated the Call waiting option (see page 66). If you receive a second call, press accept the second call: the first one is put on hold, the second one is active.
  • Page 80: Explicit Call Transfer

    select Conference. Repeat the above process until five members are connected. If there is an incoming call during the conference call and there are less than five members, you can accept this new call by pressing . Press select to add this member to the Conference conference call.
  • Page 81: 14 • Taking Pictures

    14 • Taking pictures The camera is an accessory, that is NOT included as standard in the package when purchasing the phone. Please contact you local dealer to buy a camera. None of the settings, features or options described in the present chapter will be available if you’re not using a camera with your phone.
  • Page 82: Plug In The Camera

    Plug in the camera Simply plug the camera jack into the headset socket on the mobile phone (right hand side), as shown below. Then press to display the camera preview screen, and rotate the camera right or left to get the shot you want. The lens of the camera is automatically focused.
  • Page 83: Take A Picture

    The zoom icon is highlighted when the zoom is activated. Zoom out is available only after a zoom in. Self-timer This option allows you to set the (see below for details). Take a picture With the If the self-timer option is Off, press the key to take a picture, which is then automatically displayed on the screen.
  • Page 84: Review The Pictures

    Review the pictures The pictures you save are automatically stored in the Multimedia > Picture album > Own pictures Select a picture in the list and press graphical display. Then press or previous picture, or to Send, < the picture. Press to go back to the text list.
  • Page 85: Sounds

    Sounds Both Alert Shoot sounds can be set from this menu. The first one occurs 2 seconds before the picture is taken, the second one when it’s shot. In both cases, select On, and press of available sounds. Select one of the sounds, or to create a new sound, then press <New>...
  • Page 86: Precautions

    Precautions Radio waves Your cellular mobile phone is a low power radio transmitter and receiver. When it is operating, it sends and receives radio waves. The radio waves carry your voice or data signal to a base station that is connected to the telephone network.
  • Page 87 standards Radio Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directive 1999/5/EC. Always switch off your phone Inadequately protected or sensitive electronic equipment may be affected by radio energy. This interference can lead to accidents. Before boarding an aircraft and/or when packing the phone in your luggage: the use of mobile phones in an aircraft may be dangerous for the operation of the aircraft, disrupt the mobile phones network and may be illegal.
  • Page 88 140°F), moisture or caustic environments. You should only use Philips Authentic Accessories, as the use of any other accessories may damage your phone and will make all guarantees for your Philips phone null and void. • Make sure damaged parts are replaced immedi- ately by a qualified technician and that they are replaced with genuine Philips replacement parts.
  • Page 89 40°C. Environmental care following Philips has marked the battery and packaging with standard symbols designed to promote the recycling and appropriate disposal of your eventual waste. Battery: Packaging:...
  • Page 90: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Remove and reinstall the The phone does battery (see page 1). Make sure not switch on you plugged the jack of the charger into connector (see “Charge the battery” page 2). Then charge the phone until the battery icon has stopped scrolling. Finally, unplug charger and try to switch the...
  • Page 91 Press and hold Your phone switch off the phone, check doesn’t return that the SIM card and the to the idle battery are installed correctly, screen and switch it on again. This feature is network and Your phone subscription dependent. If the doesn’t display the phone network doesn’t send the...
  • Page 92 Some features are network When dependent. They are only attempting to available, therefore, if the use a feature in network or your subscription the menu, the supports them. Contact your mobile displays operator ALLOWED information on this subject. The display Check that the SIM card has shows INSERT been inserted in the right...
  • Page 93: Icons & Symbols

    Icons & symbols In idle mode, several symbols can be displayed simultaneously. If the network symbol isn’t displayed, the network is not currently available. You may be in a bad reception area: move to a different location. Silent - Your phone will not ring when receiving a call.
  • Page 94: Philips Authentic Accessories

    The provided software allows you to send faxes and SMS, download pictures and melodies. To maximise the performance of your Philips phone and not to void the warranty, always purchase Philips Authentic Accessories that are specially designed for use with your phone. Philips Consumer Electronics cannot be held liable for any damage due to use with non authorised accessories.
  • Page 95 Philips National Service Center. In the event you require service whilst in another country a dealer address can be given to you by the Philips Consumer Help Desk in that country. Jean-Omer Kifouani...

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