Contents 8 Text and numbers Enter text and numbers Switch between uppercase and 1 Important safety instructions lowercase 2 Your phone 9 Phonebook What is in the box View the phonebook Overview of the phone Search a record Overview of the base station Call from the phonebook Access the phonebook during a call Add a record...
Turn off the alarm Use GAP standard compliance Compliance with EMF Disposal of your old product and 14 Display settings batteries 15 Sound settings 21 Frequently asked questions Set the handset's ringtone volume Set the handset's ringtone 22 Appendix Silent mode Set the key tone Text and number input tables Set the battery tone...
1 Important safety • Handsfree activation could suddenly increase the volume in the earpiece to a very high level: make sure instructions the handset is not too close to your ear. • This equipment is not designed to make emergency calls when the power fails.
• Store in a place where temperature is always between -20°C and +45°C (up to 95% relative humidity). • Battery life may be shorter in low temperature conditions.
2 Your phone Congratulations on your purchase and welcome Guarantee to Philips! To fully benefit from the support that Philips offers, register your product at www.philips. com/welcome. What is in the box Short user manual Note • * In some countries, you have to connect the line adapter to the line cord, then plug the line cord to the telephone socket.
• Press and hold to enter a pause when editing the contact's name and number. • Switch to upper/lower case during editing. Mute or unmute the microphone. j Microphone • Turn the speaker phone on/off. • Make and receive calls through the speaker.
3 Get started Caution • Make sure that you have read the safety instructions in the 'Important safety instructions' section before you connect and install your handset. Connect the base station Warning • Risk of product damage! Ensure that the power supply voltage corresponds to the voltage printed on the back Install the handset or the underside of the phone.
Select [Set date]/[Set time], then press Warning [OK] to confirm. • Check the battery polarity when inserting in the Press the numeric buttons to enter the battery compartment. Incorrect polarity may damage date and time. the product. Note • If the time is in 12-hour format, press to select Configure your phone [am] or [pm] (Country dependent).
Select [Remote access] > [Change PIN], Check the battery level then press [OK] to confirm. Enter the old PIN/passcode, then press The battery icon displays the current battery [OK] to confirm. level. Enter the new PIN/passcode, then press [OK] to confirm. When the handset is off the base station/charger, the bars indicate Enter the new PIN/passcode again, then...
Charge the battery or move the handset closer to the base station. Note • When ECO+ is on, the signal strength is not displayed.
4 Main menu icons The following is an overview of the menu options that are available in your M888. For detailed explanation of the menu options, see the corresponding sections in this user manual. Icon Descriptions [Phonebook] - Add, edit, manage phonebook entries etc.
5 Display icons The baby monitor is activated. The ECO mode is activated. The ECO+ mode is activated. In standby mode, the icons shown on the main screen tell you what features are available on your handset. Icon Descriptions When the handset is off the base station/charger, the bars indicate the battery level (from full to low).
6 Calls Call through the speed dial key If you have already pre-saved a contact in the speed dial key, press and hold the key to make Note a call. • When the power fails, the phone cannot access emergency services. •...
Make a second call • When there is a missed call, a notification message appears. Note • This service is network dependent. End a call Press during a call. » The first call is put on hold. You can end a call in these ways: Dial the second number.
Make a conference call with the external callers Note • This service is network dependent. Check with the service provider for additional charges. When you are connected to two calls, you can make a conference call in these ways: • Press , then ;...
7 Intercom and While you are on the phone conference calls You can go from one handset to another during a call: Press and hold » The current caller is put on hold. Select a handset, then press [OK] to Note confirm.
During an external call Press and hold to initiate an internal call. » The external caller is put on hold. » For multi-handset versions, The handsets available for intercom are displayed. Then go to step 2. » For two-handset versions, the other handset rings.
8 Text and numbers You can enter text and numbers for handset name, phonebook records, and other menu items. Enter text and numbers Press once or several times on the alphanumeric key to enter the selected character. Press [Clear] to delete the character. Press to move the cursor left and right.
9 Phonebook select [Menu]. Press • to select then press [OK] to confirm. Press to scroll through the contact entries. This phone has a phonebook that stores up to 250 records. You can access the phonebook Enter the first character of a contact from the handset.
select [Menu]. Press • to select Set the personalized melody then press [OK] to confirm. Select [Option] > [Add new], then press You can personalize the melody played when [OK] to confirm. someone in the phonebook calls you. Enter the name, then press [OK] to confirm.
select [Menu]. Press • to select Delete a record then press [OK] to confirm. Select a contact, then select [Option] > There are two ways to access the [Set exception]. phonebook list: Press [OK] to confirm. • Press » The setting is saved. select [Menu].
10 Call log Select [Call list type], then press [OK] to confirm. Select an option, then press [OK] to confirm. The call log stores the call history of all missed or received calls. The incoming call history includes the name and number of the caller, call View the call records time, and date.
Delete a call record Press in standby mode. Select [Incoming calls]. » The incoming call log is displayed. Select a record, then select [Option]. Select [Delete], then press [OK] to confirm » A confirmation request is displayed on the handset. Press [OK] to confirm.
11 Redial list Delete a redial record Press [Redial] to enter the list of dialed The redial list stores the call history of dialed calls. calls. It includes the names and/or numbers you Select a record, then press [Option] to have called.
» The setting is saved. • Make sure that all the handsets registered to the base station are M888 in order to have the ECO+ feature functioning properly. • When ECO+ is activated, the standby time is reduced. ECO mode This is because in ECO+ mode the base station is not transmitting any signal in standby mode;...
, then press [OK] Press to select ECO+ Handset icon display to confirm. mode mode [Off] [Off] Select [Language], then press [OK] to are off. confirm. [Off] [On] is displayed only after the Select a language, then press [OK] to ECO+ mode is activated confirm.
13 Alarm clock Press to select , then press to confirm Select [On/off] > [Off], then press [OK] to confirm. Your phone has a built-in alarm clock. Check the » The setting is saved. information below to set your alarm clock. When the alarm rings Set the alarm •...
14 Display settings You can change the display of the phone during standby mode. Set the brightness You can set the brightness of the handset screen to different levels. Select [Menu]. Press to select , then press [OK] to confirm. Select [Brightness], then press [OK] to confirm.
15 Sound settings Silent mode You can set your phone to silent mode and Set the handset's ringtone enable it for a specific duration when you do volume not want to be disturbed. When the silent mode is turned on, your phone does not ring or send any alerts or sound.
, then press [OK] , then press [OK] Press to select Press to select to confirm. to confirm. Select [Silent mode], then press [OK] to Select [Battery tone], then press [OK] to confirm. confirm. Select [Exception], then you can select Select [On]/[Off], then press [OK] to from these two options: confirm.
16 Baby monitor • If you have not set the parent unit, a notification message is displayed. Then you are asked to select to where you send the alert: external lines or another Your phone supports the baby monitor function handset.
Select [Send alert to] > [External line], then press [OK] to confirm. Enter a telephone number, then press [Save] to confirm. Note • You can still send an alert to the external line even though it is in the barred list (see 'Add new number to the barred list' on page 39).
17 Telephone The answering machine language is the language for the announcements. answering Select [Menu]. , then press [OK] Press to select machine to confirm. Select [Voice language], then press [OK] to confirm. Note Select a language, then press [OK] to confirm.
Record an announcement Note • The maximum length of the announcement you You can no longer listen to the announcement when you pick up an incoming call. can record is 3 minutes. The newly recorded announcement automatically replaces the old one.
Listen to the incoming messages Set the sound quality of the message You can listen to the incoming messages in the You can adjust the sound quality of the sequence they are recorded. messages received from the answering machine. Select [Menu]. Select [Menu].
» The setting is saved. Access the answering machine remotely • When you access the answering machine remotely, Make a call to your home number with a you are recommended to set the ring delay to[Toll touch tone phone. saver] mode. This is a cost effective way to manage your messages.
18 Services Select [Call barring] > [Barring mode] then press [OK] to confirm. Enter the PIN/passcode. The default PIN/ passcode is 0000. The phone supports a number of features that Select [On]/[Off], then press [OK] to help you handle and manage the calls. confirm.
» The setting is saved. , then press [OK] Press to select to confirm. Select [Auto prefix], then press [OK] to Note confirm. • If you forget the PIN/passcode, you have to reset your Enter the detect number, then press [OK] phone (see 'Restore default settings' on page 42).
Select [Menu]. Turn the first ring on/off , then press [OK] Press to select to confirm. Select [Menu]. Select [Recall time], then press [OK] to , then press [OK] Press to select confirm. to confirm. Select an option, then press [OK] to Select [First ring], then press [OK] to confirm.
Auto registration Unregister handsets Extra handsets of the same model can be auto- registered. Place the unregistered handset on If two handsets share the same base the base station. station, you can unregister a handset with » The handset detects the base station another handset.
Answering machine with up to 60 minutes recording time • Caller identification standard support: FSK, DTMF Battery • Philips: 2 x AAA Ni-MH 1.2V 550 mAh rechargeable batteries Power adapter Base and charger • Philips, MN-A075-U056, input: 100-240V~, 50-60Hz 200mA, output: (i) 6.5V 300 mA, (ii) 7.5V 200 mA...
EMF standards applicable at the time of Hereby Philips Consumer Lifestyle, declares that producing the products. the M888 is in compliance with the essential Philips is committed to develop, produce and requirements and other relevant provisions market products that cause no adverse health of Directive 1999/5/EC.
Your product contains batteries covered by the European Directive 2006/66/EC, which cannot be disposed with normal household waste. Please inform yourself about the local rules on separate collection of batteries because correct disposal helps to prevent negative consequences for the environmental and human health.
21 Frequently No docking tone • The handset is not placed properly on the asked questions base station/charger. • The charging contacts are dirty. Disconnect the power supply first and clean the contacts with a damp cloth. No signal bar is displayed on the screen. I cannot change the settings of my voice mail, •...
• The phone receives interference from the nearby electrical appliances. Move the base station away from them. • The phone is at a location with thick walls. Move the base away from them. The handset does not ring. Make sure the handset ringtone is turned on. The caller ID does not display.