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Sony Ericsson Walkman W508 User Manual

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Contents
Getting started......................5
Assembly............................................5
Turning on the phone.........................6
Help....................................................7
Charging the battery..........................7
Phone overview..................................9
Menu overview*................................11
Navigation........................................13
Memory............................................14
Phone language...............................15
Entering text.....................................15
Calling..................................16
Contacts...........................................18
Speed dial........................................21
More calling features........................21
Walkman™ .........................25
Stereo portable handsfree...............25
Walkman™ player............................25
PlayNow™........................................29
TrackID™ ........................................30
Video player.....................................30
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Radio ...............................................31
MusicDJ™........................................32
Record sound ..................................32
Imaging ...............................33
Using the camera.............................33
More camera features......................34
Using photos....................................35
Working with photos........................35
Printing photos.................................37
handling content.................38
phone...............................................38
Using a USB cable...........................39
a computer.......................................39
Phone name.....................................40
technology........................................40
Backing up and restoring.................42
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Contents Getting started......5 Radio ..........31 MusicDJ™........32 Assembly..........5 Record sound ........32 Turning on the phone......6 Help............7 Imaging .......33 Charging the battery......7 Using the camera......33 Phone overview........9 More camera features......34 Menu overview*........11 Viewing and tagging photos....34 Navigation........13 Using photos........35 Memory..........14 Working with photos......35 Phone language.......15 Sending content to a Web site..36 Entering text........15...
  • Page 2 Messaging......43 Tasks..........57 Profiles..........57 Text and picture messages....43 Time and date........58 Conversations........44 Theme..........58 Voice messages.......45 Main menu layout......58 Email..........45 Ringtones.........58 Instant messaging ......46 Screen orientation......59 Internet .......48 Games..........59 Bookmarks........48 Applications........59 History pages........49 Locks..........60 More browser features.....49 IMEI number........61 Internet security and certificates..50 Style-Up™...
  • Page 3 Walkman™ Smart-Fit Rendering is a trademark or a registered This User guide is published by Sony Ericsson trademark of ACCESS Co., Ltd. Mobile Communications AB or its local affiliated Bluetooth is a trademark or a registered trademark company, without any warranty.
  • Page 4 U.S. Pat. Nos. 5,818,437, 5,953,541, 5,187,480, decoding technology licensed from Fraunhofer IIS 5,945,928, and 6,011,554; Canadian Pat. No. and Thomson. 1,331,057, United Kingdom Pat. No. 2238414B; Java, JavaScript and Java-based trademarks and Hong Kong Standard Pat. No. HK0940329; Republic logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of of Singapore Pat.
  • Page 5: Getting Started

    Getting started Data and Computer Software Clauses in DFARS 252.227-7013(c) (1) (ii) and FAR 52.227-19(c) (2) as applicable. Assembly Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective Before you start using your phone, you owners.
  • Page 6: Turning On The Phone

    To insert the battery Enter your SIM card PIN, if requested, and select OK. Select a language. Follow the instructions to use the setup wizard for basic settings and useful tips. If you want to correct a mistake when you enter your PIN, press SIM card The SIM (Subscriber Identity Module)
  • Page 7: Help

    see and call an emergency number To access the User guide without entering a PIN. • Menu Settings User help Select > > > User guide. If you enter the wrong PIN three times in a row, the SIM card is blocked. See SIM To view tips and tricks card lock on page 60.
  • Page 8 To charge the battery Connect the charger to the phone. It takes approximately 2.5 hours to fully charge the battery. Press a key to view the screen. Remove the charger by tilting the plug upwards. You can use your phone while it is charging.
  • Page 9: Phone Overview

    Phone overview Video call camera* Ear speaker Screen Selection keys Call key Activity menu key Microphone Connector for charger, handsfree and USB cable End key, On/off key C key (Clear) Navigation key Silent key Getting started This is an Internet version of this publication. © Print only for private use.
  • Page 10 Media player key - play/stop Media player key - next/fast forward Screen light sensor Volume, digital zoom keys Battery cover Keylock switch Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™) slot Loudspeaker Media player key - previous/rewind External display Main camera *Video call camera may not be available in every market. Getting started This is an Internet version of this publication.
  • Page 11: Menu Overview

    Menu overview* Alarms PlayNow™ WALKMAN Applications Video call Camera Settings Calendar General Tasks Profiles Radio Notes Time & date Synchronisation Language Calls Timer Update service Stopwatch Gesture control Calculator Voice control Code memo New events Answered Shortcuts Entertainment Flight mode Dialled Online services Security...
  • Page 12 Edit line names ** You can use the navigation Calls key to scroll between tabs in Speed dial submenus. For more Smart search information, see Navigation Divert calls on page 13. Switch to line 2 Manage calls Time & cost Show/hide my no.
  • Page 13: Navigation

    Navigation To navigate your media Menu > Media. Select To access the main menu Scroll to a menu item and press . To go back, press . • When Menu appears on the screen, press the centre selection key to select To delete items Menu.
  • Page 14: Memory

    Memory Scroll to a menu option and select Shortc.. You can save content on the memory card, in the phone memory and on the Main menu shortcuts SIM card. Photos and music are saved Menu numbering starts from the top left on the memory card, if a memory card icon and moves across and then down is inserted.
  • Page 15: Phone Language

    To insert a memory card To shift between capitals and lower- case letters • When you enter text, press To enter numbers • When you enter text, press and hold down – To enter full stops and commas • When you enter text, press •...
  • Page 16: Calling

    Calling To enter text using multitap From standby select, for example, Menu Messaging Write new > > > Making and receiving calls Message. You need to turn on your phone and be is displayed, press and hold down within range of a network. to change to multitap text input.
  • Page 17 To answer a call To switch networks manually • Menu Settings Connectivity Press Select > > > Mobile networks GSM/3G networks. > To reject a call Select an option. • Press Emergency calls To change the ear speaker volume Your phone supports international during a call emergency numbers, for example, 112 •...
  • Page 18: Contacts

    Information can be saved in the phone Enter a phone number (with memory or on the SIM card. international country code and area You can synchronise your contacts using code, if applicable). the Sony Ericsson PC Suite. Options Make video call. Select >...
  • Page 19 New contact Scroll to and select match the sequence of digits or Options > Advanced > Default contacts. corresponding letters are shown in a Select an option. list. Scroll to a contact or a phone number Phone contacts and press Phone contacts can contain names, To turn on or off Smart search phone numbers and personal...
  • Page 20 New contact and select Add. Select an option. Scroll to Enter the name and select OK. To copy names and numbers to the Enter the number and select OK. SIM card Select a number option and add more Menu > Contacts. Select information, if available.
  • Page 21: Speed Dial

    Myself and select Open. Scroll to For each contact phone number or Scroll to an option and edit the email address you want to mark, scroll information. to it and select Mark. Select Save. Select Continue > Done. To add your own business card Speed dial Select Menu...
  • Page 22 If the recording sounds OK, select Yes. To enter your voicemail number If not, select and repeat steps 3 and Menu Messaging Messages Select > > Settings Message settings > > the tab > Voicemail number. Voice commands are saved in the phone Enter the number and select OK.
  • Page 23 ongoing call on hold, while you make or Handling two voice calls answer a second call. You can also You can have calls ongoing and on switch between the two calls. You hold at the same time. cannot answer a third call without To switch between two calls ending one of the first two calls.
  • Page 24 and select Add. Repeat this task to add more Scroll to participants. Select a contact or Groups. See Groups on page 21. To release a participant Options Release party. Select > To accept all calls Select the participant to release. •...
  • Page 25: Walkman

    Walkman™ Select an option. Select Activate. You can listen to music, audio books Enter your password and select OK. and podcasts. Use Media Go™ to Call time and cost transfer content to and from your phone. For more information, see During a call, the phone shows how Transferring content to and from a long you have been talking.
  • Page 26 You can use the media player keys to To return to the player control the Walkman™ player when the • When the phone is open and you are phone is closed. The keys must be not in any menu, press . unlocked.
  • Page 27 To shuffle tracks When the phone is closed and music is playing, hold the phone out in front of you facing upwards. Press and hold down and bend your arm upwards towards you to increase the volume. To decrease the volume, repeat the action in the opposite direction.
  • Page 28 Select to add the marked tracks to To choose an area of tracks, select the playlist. and press or . To create the playlist and play it in the SensMe™ Walkman™ player, select Create. Options Save playlist. Select > Enter a name and select OK. To create a playlist from All view Menu When the phone is open, select...
  • Page 29: Playnow

    To access audio books To mark a track • Menu • When the phone is open, select When the phone is open and the track Media Music Audio books. > > > you want to mark is playing, press and hold down You can find audio books in formats other than M4B and those that do not...
  • Page 30: Trackid

    TrackID™ To stream music and video clips Menu > Internet. Select TrackID™ is a music recognition Options Go to > Bookmarks. Select > service. You can search for title, artist Select a link to stream from. and album name for a track you hear playing through a loudspeaker or on Video player the radio in your phone.
  • Page 31: Radio

    Radio To search for channels manually • When the phone is closed, press To change the volume • Press the volume key up or down. To minimise the radio • When the phone is open, select You can use the media player keys to Options >...
  • Page 32: Musicdj

    To switch between saved channels To record a call • Options When the phone is closed, press and During an ongoing call, select > Record. hold down To save the recording, select Save. MusicDJ™ To listen to a recording You can compose and edit your own Select Menu >...
  • Page 33: Imaging

    Imaging Zoom in or out You can take photos and record video Take photos/Record video clips to view, save or send. You find Select still camera or video camera Media saved photos and video clips in and in File manager. Brightness Using the camera Self-timer...
  • Page 34: More Camera Features

    To use zoom brightness, light and contrast are adjusted to give you the best possible • Press or . photo. The improvements are saved as When taking a photo, zoom is available a copy of the photo. The original photo only in VGA picture size.
  • Page 35: Using Photos

    To view photos on a map Select an icon. To tag the photo, select Options > Menu Media Photo Camera Select > > > this photo. album. Select a month. To tag photos Scroll to a photo and select View. Select Menu >...
  • Page 36: Sending Content To A Web Site

    Photoshop™ Album Starter Edition. It Scroll to a video clip and select is available for download at Options > Edit in VideoDJ™ > Edit > www.sonyericsson.com/support. Trim. Select > > Start to set the Use Media Go™ to transfer content to starting point.
  • Page 37: Printing Photos

    Continue > Send. Enter the Web address and title. Select Select Save. To go to a Web address from contacts Select a Web site from the list. Menu > Contacts. Select Enter text. Scroll to a contact and select Open. Continue >...
  • Page 38: Transferring And Handling Content

    Transferring and To move items between the phone memory and the memory card handling content Menu Organiser File Select > > manager. You can transfer and handle content Find an item and select Options > such as pictures and music. Manage file >...
  • Page 39: Using A Usb Cable

    To disconnect the USB cable safely Required operating systems Computer: Close any software that you You need one of these operating are using with your phone. systems to use Sony Ericsson PC Disconnect the USB cable. software: • Microsoft® Windows Vista™...
  • Page 40: Phone Name

    Select a region and country. Move files between your phone and the Select Software downloads. computer in Media Go™. Select a phone from the list. Phone name Select Read more and download under Media Go™. You can enter a name for your phone Select Download now and save the file that is shown to other devices when to your computer.
  • Page 41 Before using Bluetooth wireless To pair the phone with a Bluetooth technology handsfree for the first time Menu Settings Connectivity You must turn on the Bluetooth Select > > > function to communicate with other Bluetooth > Handsfree. devices. You may also have to pair your Select a device.
  • Page 42: Backing Up And Restoring

    Sony Ericsson/Sony Ericsson PC phone key for this setting to apply. Suite. To transfer sound during a call Follow the instructions in the Sony Ericsson PC Suite for how to During a call, select Sound. connect. Select from the list. Phone: Select Phone mode.
  • Page 43: Messaging

    Messaging Enter text. To add items to the message, press , scroll and select an item. Text and picture messages Select Continue > Contacts look-up. Messages can contain text, pictures, Select a recipient and select Send. sound effects, animations, and If you send a message to a group, you melodies.
  • Page 44: Conversations

    Scroll to a message and select location, to apply to all messages. You Options > Save message. can set other options, such as the Delivery priority and Delivery time, for To view a message from the inbox each message you send. Menu Messaging >...
  • Page 45: Voice Messages

    Write a message and select Send. To create an email account Menu To start the setup wizard, select Voice messages Messaging > Email. > Follow the instructions to create the You can send and receive a sound account. recording as a voice message. The sender and recipient must have a If you enter settings manually, you can subscription supporting picture...
  • Page 46: Instant Messaging

    To receive and read an email Push email message You can receive notification in your Menu Messaging Email Select > > > phone from your email server that you Inbox > Options > Check new email. have new email messages. Scroll to the message and select View.
  • Page 47 To enter Instant messaging server To view my status settings Menu Messaging > IM. Select > Menu Messaging Select > > > You are the first contact listed. Configure. To update your status Scroll to a setting and select Add. Menu Messaging Select...
  • Page 48: Internet

    Internet Select an option. Conversation history is saved between If you cannot use the Internet, see I log out and when you log in again to let cannot use Internet-based services on you return to chat messages from page 63. previous conversations.
  • Page 49: History Pages

    History pages Select a picture. You can view Web pages you have To find text on a Web page browsed. Options Tools Find on page. Select > > Enter text and select Find. To view history pages • Select Menu >...
  • Page 50: Internet Security And Certificates

    Options Advanced Keypad New feed Select > > Select and enter a Web mode > Shortcuts. address. To download content via Web feeds Internet security and Menu Media feeds. Select > > certificates Scroll to an updated feed and select Your phone supports secure browsing.
  • Page 51: Youtube

    Web feeds in standby Photo feeds You can show news updates on the You can subscribe to Photo feeds and standby screen. download photos. To start using Photo feeds, see Web feeds on page 50. To show Web feeds in standby To access photo feeds Menu Media...
  • Page 52: Synchronising

    Remember where you save the file. read the Synchronisation Feature guide. To install Sony Ericsson PC Suite from the downloaded file Synchronising using a Locate the downloaded Sony Ericsson computer PC Suite file on the computer.
  • Page 53: Synchronising Using An Internet Service

    More features your phone, you can start synchronising. Flight mode For usage details, see the Sony Ericsson PC Suite Help section Flight mode the network and radio once the software has been installed on transceivers are turned off to prevent your computer.
  • Page 54: Gesture Control

    To view the current software in the an update using a PC. See Backing up and restoring on page 42. phone Menu Settings General Select > > > To use Update Service using a PC Update service. • Go to Select Software version.
  • Page 55: Alarms

    you, you may be able to view your the phone is turned off. When the alarm approximate location on a map. sounds you can silence it or turn it off. You can get more exact information To set the alarm about your location with a GPS Menu Organiser...
  • Page 56: Calendar

    To cancel the alarm To add an appointment Menu Organiser > Alarms. Menu Organiser > Calendar. Select > Select > Turn off. Scroll to an alarm and select Select a date. Scroll to New appointment and select The alarm in silent mode Add.
  • Page 57: Notes

    Select an option. Enter details and confirm each entry. A reminders option set in calendar affects To set when reminders should sound a reminders option set in tasks. Menu Organiser > Tasks. Select > Options Scroll to a task and select >...
  • Page 58: Time And Date

    Time and date more information, go to www.sonyericsson.com/fun. To set the time To set a theme Select Menu > Settings > General > Menu Settings Display Select > > > Time & date > Time. Theme. Enter the time and select Save. Scroll to a theme and select Set.
  • Page 59: Screen Orientation

    To turn off the ringtone For more information, go to www.sonyericsson.com/fun. Help • Press and then press and hold texts are available for most games. down The alarm signal is not affected. To start a game Select Menu > Media >...
  • Page 60: Locks

    Java application screen size To set Walk mate as wallpaper Menu Settings > Display. Some Java applications are designed Select > Wallpaper Application Walk for a specific screen size. For more Select > > information, contact the application mate. vendor. Locks To set the screen size for a Java application...
  • Page 61: Imei Number

    It is important that you remember your new code. If you forget it, you have to take covers of your phone. Extra covers may your phone to your local Sony Ericsson be included in some kits. retailer. To use the phone lock...
  • Page 62: Using The Flip

    To change the front cover To lock the media player keys • Slide the keylock switch towards Lift the front cover off from the notch which is located on the right side of the flip. Put the new front cover on top of the flip, then press the cover until it fits well into the flip.
  • Page 63: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting To reset the phone Menu Settings General Select > > > Some problems can be fixed using Master reset. Update Service. Using Update Service Select an option. on regular basis will optimize the Follow the instructions that appear. phone’s performance. See Update Service on page 53.
  • Page 64 You can download settings using the To enter a service centre number setup wizard or by going to Menu Settings Connectivity Select > > > www.sonyericsson.com/support. Message settings Text message > scroll to Service centre. The number is To download settings shown if it is saved on the SIM card.
  • Page 65 The phone does not ring or rings too I have forgotten my code memo softly passcode Silent mode Make sure that has not If you forget your passcode, you must been set to On. See To turn off the reset the code memo. This means that ringtone on page 59.
  • Page 66: Error Messages

    SIM card. If this works, it is probably your phone that is causing the problem. Please Wrong PIN/Wrong PIN2 contact the nearest Sony Ericsson You have entered your PIN or PIN2 service location. incorrectly. Emerg. calls only Enter the correct PIN or PIN2 and select Yes.
  • Page 67: Index

    Index emergency ........17 handling two calls ......23 activity menu ........14 international ........16 alarms ...........55 making and receiving ....16 answering service .........21 putting on hold ......22 applications ..........59 recording ........32 appointments ........56 video ..........18 assembly ..........5 camera ..........33 audio book ...........28 printing .........37 auto rotate ..........59 code memo ..........65...
  • Page 68 file manager ..........38 language ..........15 flight mode ...........53 location services ........54 flip lock locking ..........62 phone ...........61 unlocking ........62 SIM card ........60 locking flip ..........62 games ...........59 geo tagging ..........34 gesture control ........54 master reset .........63 groups ..........21 Media Go™ ..........39 media transfer ........40 memory ..........14 memory card ........14...
  • Page 69 push email ..........46 online music ..........30 video clips ........30 radio .............31 recording listening to ........32 restricted dialling ........24 pan and zoom ringtones ..........58 Web pages ........49 setting ..........58 PC Suite ..........52 roaming ..........7 phone RSS feeds See Web feeds turning on ........6 phone memory .........7, 14 phone mode .........52 phone name .........40...
  • Page 70 speed dialling ........21 USB cable ..........39 standby ..........7 notes ..........57 step counter .........60 video editing .........36 streaming ..........30 video player ..........30 Style-Up™ covers ........61 video recorder ........33 synchronising ........52 video ringtones ........58 VideoDJ™ ..........36 voice control .........22 T9™ Text Input ........15 voice messages ........45 tagging photos ........34 voicemail ..........21...

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