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Nokia 2608 User Guide
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  • Page 1 Nokia 2608 User Guide Issue 1 EN...
  • Page 2 © 2009 Nokia. All rights reserved. Nokia, Nokia Connecting People, and Navi 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 (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by Nokia could void the user's authority to operate this equipment. Issue 1 EN...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents SAFETY..................8 General information .............. 12 Access code......................12 Getting help......................13 1. Get started ................. 13 Insert battery and UIM card ................13 Charge the battery....................16 Switch your device on or off ................16 Antenna ........................17 Connect the headset ....................
  • Page 6 5. Messaging ................30 Text messages ......................31 Voice messages...................... 34 6. Contacts ................35 Names........................35 Contacts settings ....................36 Groups ........................36 Speed dials ......................37 7. Log..................38 8. Settings ................39 Profiles ........................39 Display........................40 Tones.........................
  • Page 7 Calculator........................ 50 Countdown timer ....................51 Stopwatch ....................... 51 12.Extras ................52 Games........................52 Collection ........................ 52 13.Battery and charger information ........53 Nokia battery authentication guidelines............56 Care and maintenance............57 Additional safety information ..........60 Index ..................68...
  • Page 8: 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.
  • 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...
  • Page 10: Network Services

    Warning: To use any features in this device, other than the alarm clock, the device must be switched on. Do not switch the device on when wireless device use may cause interference or danger. Remember to make back-up copies or keep a written record of all important information stored in your device.
  • Page 11 ■ Enhancements, batteries, and chargers 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 12: General Information

    General information Congratulations on your purchase of the Nokia 2608 mobile device. It provides several functions for practical daily use, such as a hands-free loudspeaker, an alarm clock, a calculator, a calendar, and more. Your device can connect to a PC, laptop, or other device using a data cable.
  • Page 13: Getting Help

    Nokia support on the web Check or your local Nokia website for the latest guides, additional information, downloads, and services related to your Nokia product. 1. Get started ■ Insert battery and UIM card Note: Always switch off the power and disconnect the charger and any other device before removing the cover.
  • Page 14: Remove The Back Cover And Battery

    Remove the back cover and battery Always switch the device off and disconnect the charger before removing the battery. 1. With the back of the device facing you, push down on the back cover. Slide the cover towards the hinge, and remove.
  • Page 15 Insert the UIM card. Make sure the contact area aligns with the connectors on the device and the bevelled corner of the card matches up with the base of the device. Replace the battery and back cover 1. Insert the battery, gold- coloured contact end first, into the battery slot.
  • Page 16: Charge The Battery

    ■ Charge the battery Your battery has been precharged, but the charging levels may vary. 1. Connect the charger to a wall outlet. 2. Connect the charger to the device. You can use your device while it is charging. 3. When the battery is fully charged, disconnect the charger from the device, then from the wall outlet.
  • Page 17: Antenna

    ■ 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 18: Wrist Strap

    1. Plug the headset into the connector at the left of your device. appears on the screen. 2. Position the headset on your ear. With the headset connected, you can make, answer, and end calls as usual. Warning: When you use the headset, your ability to hear outside sounds may be affected.
  • Page 19: Your Device

    2. Your device ■ Keys and parts 1. Earpiece 2. Display screen 3. Middle selection key 4. Right selection key 5. End/Power key 6. Keypad 7. Silent key 8. Wireless internet key 9. Radio key 10.Call key 11.Left selection key 12.Navi™...
  • Page 20 13.Flashlight 14.Flashlight key/LED indicator 15.Loudspeaker 16.Headset connector 17.Charger/USB port 18.Wrist strap eyelet 19.Microphone...
  • Page 21: Standby Mode

    The flashlight can be used only when the device is switched on. It does not work when the fold is open. To turn on the flashlight, press the flashlight key once, and the flashlight lasts 3 seconds. Press the flashlight key twice, and the flashlight will last until you press this key again or the power dies.
  • Page 22: Active Standby

    2. Battery strength — Four bars indicate a fully charged battery. 3. Time — The time of day is displayed. 4. The right selection key — Press the right selection key to access your contacts list. 5. The middle selection key — Press the middle selection key to access the main menus.
  • Page 23: Indicators And Icons

    In the standby mode, select the active standby key to activate the navigation, then scroll up or down in the list, and choose Select or View. To stop navigation, select Exit. To organise and change the active standby, select Options and from the available options.
  • Page 24: Keyguard

    Your device keypad is locked. See “Keyguard”, p. 24. The loudspeaker is on. Your device is set to the Silent profile. See “Profiles”, p. 39. The stopwatch timer is running in the background. You have new text messages. See “Text messages”, p.
  • Page 25: Connectivity

    To use the USB data cable to transfer data and files between your device and a compatible PC, install Nokia PC Suite software on the PC first. Connect your device to the PC with the USB data cable, and start the synchronisation from the PC.
  • Page 26: Call Functions

    3. Call functions ■ Make and answer calls Make a call To make a call, enter the phone number, including the country code and area code, if necessary, and press the call key. Use the scroll key to adjust the volume of the earpiece or headset during the phone call.
  • Page 27: Speed Dialling

    Answer a call To answer an incoming call, press the call key. To reject the call without answering, press the end key. ■ Speed dialling You can assign the number keys 2-9 for speed dialling. To dial one of these entries, press and hold the assigned key. To assign a number key for speed dialling, see “Speed dials”, p.
  • Page 28: Write Text

    4. Write text ■ English input To enter English, you can use either standard or predictive English input. To switch between the standard English and predictive English input modes, select Options > Prediction options > Prediction > or Off. To switch the text input method between uppercase , lowercase , and sentence case press # repeatedly.
  • Page 29: Predictive English Input

    1. Start writing a word using the keys from 2 to 9. Press each key once for each letter. The following example shows what is displayed when you write "Nokia" using predictive English input. Press 6-6-5-4-2. 2. Press 0 to confirm a word and insert a space after it.
  • Page 30: Enter Special Characters And Punctuation Marks

    If * appears, enter an additional key to make a match with the built-in dictionary. If the ? character is displayed after the word, the word you intend to write is not in the dictionary. To add the word to the dictionary, select Spell. Enter the word using standard English input, and select Save.
  • Page 31: Text Messages

    When composing text messages, check the number of characters allowed in the top right corner of the message. Using Unicode characters takes up more space. With Unicode characters in your message, the indicator may not show the message length correctly. Note: The message sent icon or text on your device screen does not indicate that the message is received at the intended destination.
  • Page 32: Read A Message

    Read a message When you receive a message, a notification and displayed. Select Show to read the message, or Exit dismiss the notification and read the message later from the Inbox folder. If necessary, scroll up or down to view the whole message.
  • Page 33: Delete All Messages In A Folder

    2. Select the folder containing the message you want to delete. 3. Scroll to the message you want to delete, and select Options > Delete > Yes. Delete all messages in a folder 1. Select Menu > Messaging > Text messages >...
  • Page 34: Voice Messages

    Save sent messages — Select whether to save sent messages. Queue msgs. when digital unavailable — Select whether to store messages in the Outbox folder until they can be sent with digital service. ■ Voice messages The voice mailbox is a network service and you may need to subscribe to it.
  • Page 35: Contacts

    Listen to voice messages To dial the voice mailbox number, in the standby mode, press and hold 1, or select Menu > Messaging > Voice messages > Listen to voice messages. When you are connected and the prerecorded greeting begins, follow the instructions to listen to your voice messages.
  • Page 36: Contacts Settings

    To add subsequent contacts, in the names menu, select Options > Add new contact, enter the name and phone number, and scroll down to select Save. Business cards You can send and receive contacts as business cards via text messaging. Select Menu >...
  • Page 37: Speed Dials

    To create subsequent groups, in the groups menu, select Options > Add new group, enter details for the group, and scroll down to select Save. Add a contact to a group Select Menu > Contacts > Names, the contact you want to add to a group, Details >...
  • Page 38: Log

    7. Log Call register stores information about your recent missed, received, and dialled calls. Select Menu > and from the following: Call log — View a list of all calls. Missed calls — View a list of calls that have not been answered.
  • Page 39: Settings

    8. Settings In this menu, you can adjust various device settings. ■ Profiles A profile defines how your device reacts when you receive a call or message, how your keypad sounds when you press a key, and more. You can use the default settings or personalise each profile.
  • Page 40: Display

    Warning: With the flight profile you cannot make or receive any calls, including emergency calls, or use other features that require network coverage. To make calls, you must first activate the phone function by changing profiles. If the device has been locked, enter the lock code.
  • Page 41: Tones

    ■ Tones To configure the ringing volume, ringing tones, the vibrating alert, keypad tones, and more for the active profile, select Menu > Settings > Tones and from the available options. If you select the highest ringing tone level, the ringing tone reaches its highest level after a few seconds.
  • Page 42: Phone

    To activate speed dialling, select Menu > Settings > Call > Speed dialling > On. You can enter + before dialling a number to use the assigned international prefix. To change the prefix for calling international direct dialled numbers, select Menu >...
  • Page 43: Security

    To configure settings for DTMF tones, select Menu > Settings > Phone > DTMF tones. To activate the prompt for Flight profile each time the device is switched on, select Menu > Settings > Phone > Flight query > On. ■...
  • Page 44: Network

    ■ Network To select the network mode, select Menu > Settings > Network > Set mode and from the available options. To activate the ringing tone for incoming roam calls, select Menu > Settings > Network > Roam call ringing tone >...
  • Page 45: Gallery

    9. Gallery You can save pictures, recordings, and ringing tones to folders in Gallery and also add new folders. To view, edit, or use the files, select Menu > Gallery from the available options. ■ Use files to personalise your device Use an image To use an image as a wallpaper or contact image, select Menu...
  • Page 46: Media

    10. Media ■ Stereo FM Radio The radio depends on an antenna other than the wireless device antenna. A compatible headset or enhancement needs to be attached to the device for the radio to function properly. Warning: Listen to music at a moderate level. Continuous exposure to high volume may damage your hearing.
  • Page 47: Recorder

    Tune a radio station 1. When the radio is on, select to change the radio frequency in steps of 0.1-MHz, or select and hold to search for a station. Searching stops when a station is found. To set the frequency quickly, press and hold 1, 8, or 9.
  • Page 48: Organiser

    11. Organiser Your device contains time management applications, including an alarm clock, a calendar, notes, a to-do list, a calculator, a timer, and a stopwatch. ■ Alarm clock To set an alarm, select Menu > Organiser > Alarm clock. You can set an alarm and select the repeat interval, alarm tone, and snooze time.
  • Page 49: Notes

    The monthly view provides an overview of the selected month and allows you to access a specific date. Dates in bold contain calendar notes. To open the calendar, select Menu > Organiser > Calendar. To view a date, select Options >...
  • Page 50: Calculator

    have completed it. You can sort notes by priority or by date. Select Menu > Organiser > To-do list and from the available options. ■ Calculator The calculator can add, subtract, multiply, divide, calculate squares and square roots, and convert currency values.
  • Page 51: Countdown Timer

    ■ Countdown timer With the countdown timer, you can set your device to sound an alarm after a specified time has elapsed. Use the normal timer to set a new time period for each task, or the interval timer to store and reuse time periods. To set the normal timer, select Menu >...
  • Page 52: Extras

    12. Extras Extras includes a group of extra features, including games, a converter to convert measures from one unit to another, and a world clock to see the current time in four locations. ■ Games Select Menu > Extras > Games to access the games on your device.
  • Page 53: Battery And Charger Information

    Clear all — Clear the display. Reverse conv. — Reverse the units being converted. For example, pound to kilogram becomes kilogram to pound. Configure — Select the default units to convert. Instructions — View further instructions. Change sign — Add or remove the minus sign after a unit has been converted.
  • Page 54 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, explosion, leakage, or other hazard.
  • Page 55 direct connection of the positive (+) and negative (-) terminals of the battery. (These look like metal strips on the battery.) This might happen, for example, when you carry a spare battery in your pocket or purse. Short-circuiting the terminals may damage the battery or the connecting object.
  • Page 56: Nokia Battery Authentication Guidelines

    ■ Nokia battery authentication guidelines Always use original Nokia batteries for your safety. To check that you are getting an original Nokia battery, purchase it from an authorised Nokia dealer, and inspect the hologram label using the following steps: Successful completion of the steps is not a total assurance of the authenticity of the battery.
  • Page 57: Care And Maintenance

    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 point or dealer for assistance. The use of...
  • Page 58 battery, and allow the device to dry completely before replacing it. • Do not use or store the device in dusty, dirty areas. Its moving parts and electronic components can be damaged. • Do not store the device in hot areas. High temperatures can shorten the life of electronic devices, damage batteries, and warp or melt certain plastics.
  • Page 59 More detailed information is available from the product retailer, local waste authorities, national producer responsibility organisations, or your local Nokia representative. For the product Eco-Declaration or instructions for returning your obsolete product, go to...
  • Page 60: Additional Safety Information

    Additional safety information ■ Small children Your device and its enhancements may contain small parts. Keep them out of the reach of small children. ■ Operating environment This device meets RF exposure guidelines when used either in the normal use position against the ear or when positioned at least 2.2 centimetres (7/8 inches) away from the body.
  • Page 61: Medical Devices

    ■ Medical devices Operation of any radio transmitting equipment, including wireless phones, may interfere with the functionality of inadequately protected medical devices. Consult a physician or the manufacturer of the medical device to determine if they are adequately shielded from external RF energy or if you have any questions.
  • Page 62 • Turn the wireless device off immediately if there is any reason to suspect that interference is taking place. • Read and follow the directions from the manufacturer of their implanted medical device. If you have any questions about using your wireless device with an implanted medical device, consult your health care provider.
  • Page 63: Potentially Explosive Environments

    carry flammable liquids, gases, or explosive materials in the same compartment as the device, its parts, or enhancements. For vehicles equipped with an air bag, remember that air bags inflate with great force. Do not place objects, including installed or portable wireless equipment in the area over the air bag or in the air bag deployment area.
  • Page 64: Emergency Calls

    often, but not 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 65 • Remove certain call restrictions you have activated in your device. • Change your profile from offline or flight profile mode to an active profile. 2. Press the end key as many times as needed to clear the display and ready the device for calls. 3.
  • Page 66: Technical Information

    Use of device accessories and enhancements may result in different SAR values. SAR values may vary depending on national reporting and testing requirements and the network band. Additional SAR information may be provided under product information at ■ Technical information Type designation — RM-376 Dimensions —...
  • Page 67: Battery Information

    ■ Battery Information This section provides information about battery charging times with the AC-6 charger, and talk and standby times. Be aware that the information in this section is subject to change. For more information, contact your service provider. Important: Battery talk and standby times are estimates only and depend on signal strength, network conditions, features used, battery age and condition, temperatures to which battery is exposed, use in digital mode, and...
  • Page 68: Index

    Index back cover emergency calls 64 removing 14 English text entry 28 replacing 15 enhancements 11 battery extras 52 charging 16 charging times 67 removing 14 gallery 45 replacing 15 battery information 53 headset 17 home screen 21 calculator 50 calendar 48 call settings 41 calls...
  • Page 69 standby mode 21 stereo FM radio 46 media 46 stopwatch 51 messages composing 31 deleting 32 text 31 technical information 66 voice 34 text messages 31 to-do list 49 turning the phone on and off 16 network services 10 notes 49 UIM card 14 organiser 48 world clock 53...