Nokia 6500 User Manual
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  • Page 1 Nokia 6500 slide User Guide 9201259 Issue 1...
  • Page 2 Copyright © 2007 Nokia. All rights reserved. Nokia, Nokia Connecting People, Navi and Visual Radio are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nokia Corporation. Nokia tune is a sound mark of Nokia Corporation. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks or tradenames of their respective owners.
  • Page 3 The third-party applications provided with your device may have been created and may be owned by persons or entities not affiliated with or related to Nokia. Nokia does not own the copyrights or intellectual property rights to the third-party applications. As such, Nokia does not take any responsibility for end-user support, functionality of the applications, or the information in the applications or these materials.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Write and send a text message ....21 TV-out mode............ 37 Write and send a multimedia message ... 21 Print images............. 38 Read and reply to a message ..... 21 Nokia Xpress audio messaging ....22 10.Media ........38 Flash messages..........22 Camera .............. 38...
  • Page 5 Service inbox ........... 48 11.Push to talk....... 42 Browser security..........48 12.Organiser ........42 16.PC connectivity......49 Alarm clock............42 Nokia PC Suite ..........49 Calendar ............43 Data communication applications .... 49 To-do list............43 17.Battery and charger Notes ..............44 Calculator............
  • Page 6: Safety

    SAFETY Read these simple guidelines. Not following them may be dangerous or illegal. Read the complete user guide for further information. SWITCH ON SAFELY Do not switch the device on when wireless phone use is prohibited or when it may cause interference or danger. ROAD SAFETY COMES FIRST Obey all local laws.
  • Page 7: General Information

    • Restore the factory settings. Select Menu > Settings > Rest. factory sett.. The names and phone numbers saved in Contacts are not deleted. • Update the phone with Nokia Software Updater if available. Visit or your local Nokia website.
  • Page 8 Q: Why do I have problems connecting the phone to my PC? A: Ensure that Nokia PC Suite is installed and running on your PC. See the user guide for Nokia PC Suite. For further information on how to use Nokia PC Suite, see the help function in Nokia PC Suite or visit the support pages at
  • Page 9: About Your Device

    You may also access other third-party sites through your device. Third-party sites are not affiliated with Nokia, and Nokia does not endorse or assume liability for them. If you choose to access such sites, you should take precautions for security or content.
  • Page 10: Enhancements

    I Enhancements Warning: Use only batteries, chargers, and enhancements approved by Nokia for use with this particular model. The use of any other types may invalidate any approval or warranty, and may be dangerous.
  • Page 11: Software Updates

    Important: Use only services that you trust and that offer adequate security and protection against harmful software. Nokia may produce software updates that may offer new features, enhanced functions, or improved performance. You may be able to request these updates through the Nokia Software Updater PC application.
  • Page 12: Nokia Support

    Check or your local Nokia website for the latest guides, additional information, downloads, and services related to your Nokia product. On the website, you can get information on the use of Nokia products and services. If you need to contact customer service, check the list of local Nokia contact centres at
  • Page 13: Switch The Phone On And Off

    I Configuration settings service To use some of the network services, such as mobile internet services, MMS, Nokia Xpress audio messaging, or remote internet server synchronisation, your phone needs the correct configuration settings. For more information on availability, contact your network operator, service provider, nearest authorised Nokia dealer, or visit the support area on the Nokia website,
  • Page 14: Antenna

    I Antenna Your device may have internal and external antennas. As with any radio transmitting device, avoid touching the antenna area unnecessarily while the antenna is transmitting or receiving. Contact with such an antenna affects the communication quality and may cause the device to operate at a higher power level than otherwise needed and may reduce the battery life.
  • Page 15: Microsd Memory Card

    11.Charger connector 12.Battery cover release button 13.USB connector 14.Enhancements connector 15.Volume up key/PTT key 16.Volume down key 17.Camera key/auto focus 18.Loudspeaker 19.Camera lens 20.Camera flash 21.Wrist strap eyelet I microSD memory card The microSD memory card, inserted in your phone, can be loaded with data such as ringing tones, themes, tones, images and videos.
  • Page 16: Standby Mode

    1. Remove the battery cover of the phone. Swing the microSD memory card holder open (1). 2. Insert the card with the gold-colored contact area facing up (2). Swing the card holder back in place (3), and close it at shown (4). Replace the battery cover. Remove the microSD card in reverse order.
  • Page 17: Flight Profile

    The phone does not ring for an incoming call or text message when Incoming call alert is set to Off and Message alert tone is set to Off. See “Tones,” p. 29. The alarm clock is set to On. See “Alarm clock,” p. 42. When the packet data connection mode Always online is selected and the packet data service is available, the indicator is shown.
  • Page 18: Answer Or Reject A Voice Call

    • Enter the phone number, including the area code, and press the call key. For international calls, press * twice for the international prefix (the + character replaces the international access code), enter the country code, the area code without the leading 0, if necessary, and the phone number. •...
  • Page 19: Options During A Call

    • Voice tags are sensitive to background noise. Record voice tags and use them in a quiet environment. • Very short names are not accepted. Use long names, and avoid similar names for different numbers. Note: Using voice tags may be difficult in a noisy environment or during an emergency, so you should not rely solely upon voice dialling in all circumstances.
  • Page 20: Write Text

    ISDN client. Video calls cannot be made while another voice, video, or data call is active. During extended operation such as an active video call and high speed data connection, the device may feel warm. In most cases, this condition is normal. If you suspect the device is not working properly, take it to the nearest authorised service facility.
  • Page 21: Messaging

    To write compound words, enter the first part of the word, and scroll right to confirm it. Write the last part of the word, and confirm the word. 3. Start writing the next word. 4. Messaging I Write and send a text message 1.
  • Page 22: Nokia Xpress Audio Messaging

    Important: Exercise caution when opening messages. Messages may contain malicious software or otherwise be harmful to your device or PC. I Nokia Xpress audio messaging You can use the multimedia message service to create and send an audio message. MMS must be activated before you can use audio messages.
  • Page 23: Instant Messaging

    Write and send e-mail You can write your e-mail message before connecting to the e-mail service; or connect to the service first, then write and send your e-mail. 1. Select Menu > Messaging > Create message > E-mail. If more than one e-mail account is defined, select the account from which you want to send the e-mail.
  • Page 24: Voice Messages

    I Voice messages To call your voice mailbox, select Menu > Messaging > Voice messages > Listen to voice msgs.. To enter, search for, or edit your voice mailbox number, select Voice mailbox no.. The voice mailbox is a network service, and you may need to subscribe to it. For more information contact your service provider.
  • Page 25: Multimedia Messages

    Msg. centre in use — to select the message centre in use Message validity — to select the length of time for which the network attempts to deliver your message Messages sent via — to select the format of the messages to be sent: Text, Paging, or Fax (network service) Use packet data >...
  • Page 26: Contacts

    Configuration sett. > Configuration — only the configurations that support multimedia messaging are shown. Select a service provider, Default, or Personal config. for multimedia messaging. Select Account and a MMS account contained in the active configuration settings. E-mail messages The settings affect the sending, receiving, and viewing of e-mail. You may receive the settings as a configuration message.
  • Page 27: Add Contact Details

    I Add contact details Select Menu > Contacts > Settings, and ensure that the Memory in use is Phone or Phone and SIM. In the phone memory you can save different types of phone numbers, a tone or a video clip, and short text items for a contact. Search for the contact to which you want to add a detail, and select Details >...
  • Page 28: Contact Settings

    When you have received a business card, select Show > Save to save the business card in the phone memory. To discard the business card, select Exit > Yes. I Contact settings Select Menu > Contacts > Settings and from the following options: Memory in use —...
  • Page 29: Themes

    I Themes Select Menu > Settings > Themes and from the following options: Select theme — to set a theme. A list of folders in Gallery opens. Open the Themes folder, and select a theme. Theme downloads — to open a list of links to download more themes I Tones Select Menu >...
  • Page 30: Date And Time

    Sleep mode — to save battery power the display turns black when no function of the phone is used for a certain time Font size — to set the font size for reading and writing messages, and viewing contacts and web pages. Operator logo —...
  • Page 31: Connectivity

    SIM access, object push, file transfer, dial-up networking, headset, hands-free, service discovery application, generic access, serial port, and generic object exchange. To ensure interoperability between other devices supporting Bluetooth technology, use Nokia approved enhancements for this model. Check with the manufacturers of other devices to determine their compatibility with this device.
  • Page 32: Send Data To A Bluetooth Device

    4. Establish an internet connection by using your phone as a modem. See the “Nokia PC Suite,” user guide for more information. If you have set the settings both on your PC and on your phone, the PC settings are used.
  • Page 33: Call

    Nokia PC Suite. Ask on conn. — to let your phone ask whether to get connected PC Suite — to use your phone to interact with applications on a PC that has Nokia PC Suite Printing & Media — to use your phone with a PictBridge compatible printer, or to...
  • Page 34: Phone

    Send my caller ID > Yes — to show your phone number to the person you are calling (network service). To use the setting agreed upon with your service provider, select Set by network. Slide call handling — to select the function for opening and closing the slide Video sharing —...
  • Page 35: Configuration

    Automatic answer — to set the phone to answer an incoming call automatically after 5 seconds. If Menu > Settings > Tones > Incoming call alert is set to Beep once or Off, automatic answer is off. I Configuration You can configure your phone with settings that are required for certain services to function correctly.
  • Page 36: Operator Menu

    8. Operator menu This menu lets you access services provided by your network operator. The name and the icon depend on the operator. For more information contact your network operator. The operator can update this menu with a service message. I Info messages Select Menu >...
  • Page 37: Tv-Out Mode

    If your device has OMA DRM-protected content, to back up both the activation keys and the content, use the backup feature of Nokia PC Suite. Other transfer methods may not transfer the activation keys which need to be restored with the content for you to be able to continue the use of OMA DRM-protected content after the device memory is formatted.
  • Page 38: Print Images

    When you open a highlighted video clip, the phone starts playing the video clip on the TV screen. I Print images Your phone supports Nokia XpressPrint. To connect it to a compatible printer, use a USB data cable or send the image using Bluetooth to a printer supporting Bluetooth technology. See “Connectivity,” p. 31.
  • Page 39: Video

    Your phone includes a music player for listening to music tracks, recordings or other MP3, MP4, AAC, eAAC+ or WMA voice music files that you may have transferred to the phone with the Nokia Audio Manager application, which is part of Nokia PC Suite.
  • Page 40: Radio

    Play music Warning: Listen to music at a moderate level. Continuous exposure to high volume may damage your hearing. Do not hold the device near your ear when the loudspeaker is in use, because the volume may be extremely loud. When you open the Music player menu, the details of the first track on the default track list are shown.
  • Page 41: Voice Recorder

    2. To scroll to the radio station you want, select , or press the headset key. 3. To select a radio station location, briefly press the corresponding number keys. 4. Select Options and one of the following options: Switch off — to turn off the radio. Save station —...
  • Page 42: Equaliser

    2. To start the recording, select . To start the recording during a call, select Options > Record. While recording a call, all parties to the call hear a faint beeping sound. When recording a call, hold the phone in the normal position near to your ear.
  • Page 43: Calendar

    To set your phone to alert you on selected days of the week, select Repeat alarm. To select the alarm tone or set the radio as the alarm tone, select Alarm tone:. If you select the radio as an alarm tone, connect the headset to the phone. To set a snooze time-out, select Snooze time-out and the time.
  • Page 44: Notes

    To make a note if no note is added, select Add; otherwise, select Options > Add. Fill in the fields, and select Save. To view a note, scroll to it, and select View. While viewing a note, you can also select an option to edit the attributes.
  • Page 45: Applications

    Split timing — to take intermediate times. To start the time observation, select Start. Select Split every time that you want to take an intermediate time. To stop the time observation, select Stop. To save the measured time, select Save. To start the time observation again, select Options >...
  • Page 46: Web

    Accessing these services may involve sending messages or making a phone call for which you may be charged. 15. Web You can access various mobile internet services with your phone browser. Important: Use only services that you trust and that offer adequate security and protection against harmful software.
  • Page 47: Browse

    I Browse pages After you make a connection to the service, you can start browsing its pages. The function of the phone keys may vary in different services. Follow the text guides on the display. For more information, contact your service provider. I Bookmarks You can save page addresses as bookmarks in the phone memory.
  • Page 48: Service Inbox

    To allow the scripts, while browsing, select Options > Other options > Security > WMLScript settings; or in the standby mode, select Menu > Web > Settings > Security settings > WMLScripts in conn. > Allow. I Service inbox The phone is able to receive service messages sent by your service provider (network service).
  • Page 49: Pc Connectivity

    I Nokia PC Suite With Nokia PC Suite you can synchronise contacts, calendar, notes, and to-do notes between your phone and the compatible PC or a remote internet server (network service). You may find more information and PC Suite at or your local Nokia website.
  • Page 50: Battery And Charger Information

    Use only Nokia approved batteries, and recharge your battery only with Nokia approved chargers designated for this device. Use of an unapproved battery or charger may present a risk of fire, explosition, leakage, or other hazard.
  • Page 51: Nokia Battery Authentication Guidelines

    What if your battery is not authentic? If you cannot confirm that your Nokia battery with the hologram on the label is an authentic Nokia battery, please do not use the battery. Take it to the nearest authorised Nokia service...
  • Page 52: Care And Maintenance

    It may also invalidate any approval or warranty applying to the device. To find out more about original Nokia batteries, visit Care and maintenance Your device is a product of superior design and craftsmanship and should be treated with care.
  • Page 53: Additional Safety Information

    Collection information is available from the product retailer, local waste authorities, national producer responsibility organizations, or your local Nokia representative. For more information, see product Eco-Declaration or country- specific information at Additional safety information I Small children Your device and its enhancements may contain small parts.
  • Page 54: Potentially Explosive Environments

    • Always keep the wireless device more than 15.3 centimeters (6 inches) from the medical device when the wireless device is turned on. • Not carry the wireless device in a breast pocket. • Hold the wireless device to the ear opposite the medical device to minimise the potential for interference.
  • Page 55: Emergency Calls

    always, clearly marked. They include below deck on boats, chemical transfer or storage facilities and areas where the air contains chemicals or particles such as grain, dust, or metal powders. You should check with the manufacturers of vehicles using liquefied petroleum gas (such as propane or butane) to determine if this device can be safely used in their vicinity.
  • Page 56 Additional SAR information may be provided under product information at A d d i t i o n a l s a f e t y i n f o r m a t i o n...
  • Page 57: Index

    Index settings 28 speed dialling 18 access codes 10 cookies 47 activation keys 37 copyright protection 36 alarm clock 42 countdown timer 44 antenna 14 customer service 12 audio messages 22 data communication 49 battery digital rights management 36 authentication 51 digital signature 49 Bluetooth 31 downloading protected files 36...
  • Page 58 36 signal strength 16 voice messages 24 SIM services 45 software updates 11 speed dialling 18 standby mode 16 Nokia contact information 12 stopwatch 44 notes 43 strap 14 switch on and off 13 operator logo 16 operator menu 36...

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