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SL780 - SL785
Issued by
Gigaset Communications GmbH
Schlavenhorst 66, D-46395 Bocholt
Gigaset Communications GmbH is a licensee of the trademark Siemens
© Gigaset Communications GmbH 2009
All rights reserved. Subject to availability.
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  • Page 1 SL780 - SL785 Issued by Gigaset Communications GmbH Schlavenhorst 66, D-46395 Bocholt Gigaset Communications GmbH is a licensee of the trademark Siemens © Gigaset Communications GmbH 2009 All rights reserved. Subject to availability. Rights of modification reserved.
  • Page 2: Brief Overview

    Brief overview ¢ Brief overview 4 Message key ( page 38) Access to calls and message lists; Flashes: new message or new call 5 End call key, On/Off key End call, cancel function, go back one menu level (press briefly), back to idle status (press and hold), activate/deactivate hand- set (press and hold in idle status) 6 Hash key...
  • Page 3 Brief overview Base Registration/ Paging key ¢ page 58)
  • Page 4 Display symbols Display symbols The following symbols are displayed independently from the settings and the operating status of your telephone: ¢ Signal strength ( page 18) ¢ or ECO Mode symbol ¼ ( page 55) Answering machine switched on (SL785 only) ¢...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents Brief overview ......... . 1 Safety precautions .
  • Page 6 Gigaset SL785 base ........49...
  • Page 7 Contents Using several handsets ....... . . 58 Registering handsets ......... . . 58 De-registering handsets .
  • Page 8 Contents Appendix ..........78 Care .
  • Page 9: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions Safety precautions Warning Read the safety precautions and the user guide before use. Explain their content and the potential hazards associated with using the telephone to your children. Only use the mains adapter supplied, as indicated on the underside of the base station.
  • Page 10: Gigaset Sl780/Sl785 - More Than Just A Telephone

    Gigaset SL780/SL785 – more than just a telephone Gigaset SL780/SL785 – more than just a telephone Your telephone sets new standards for the way you communicate at home. The configuration and user interface of the cordless phone are unique, provid- ing you with first-class voice quality in speaker mode, while the various ports (Bluetooth, USB) offer you high flexibility.
  • Page 11: First Steps

    First steps First steps Check the pack contents one Gigaset SL780/SL785 base one base cover stand one mains adapter for the base one Gigaset SL78H handset one battery one battery cover one belt clip one charging cradle with mains adapter one phone cord one user guide USB data cable...
  • Page 12: Connecting The Base

    First steps Connecting the base ¤ Connect the mains adapter and phone jack to the base and place the cables in the cable recesses. ¤ Place the cover in the notches on the back of the base and click into place (not if mounting on the wall).
  • Page 13: Installing The Base And Charging Cradle

    First steps Installing the base and charging cradle The base and charging cradle are designed for use in enclosed dry rooms with a temperature range of +5°C to +45°C. ¤ Install the base on a level, non-slip surface in a central location in your house ¢...
  • Page 14: Setting Up The Handset For Use

    The phone could also malfunction or be damaged as a result of using batteries that are not of the recommended type. * Gigaset Communications GmbH is a trademark licensee of Siemens AG. ¤ First insert the battery at the top a.
  • Page 15 First steps If you need to reopen the battery cover to connect the USB data cable or change the battery: ¤ Remove the belt clip (if attached). ¤ Place your fingernail into the notch at the bottom of the casing and pull the battery cover upwards.
  • Page 16 First steps Placing the handset in the charging cradle ¤ Insert the mains adapter of the charging cradle into the mains socket. ¤ Place the handset in the charging cradle with its display facing forward. The handset is registered with the base at the factory. You do not need to com- plete a registration.
  • Page 17: Setting The Date And Time

    First steps Setting the date and time Set the date and time so that the correct date and time can be assigned to incoming calls, and so that the alarm and the calendar can be used. ¤ Press the key below on the dis- §Time§...
  • Page 18 First steps ¤ Back Save Press the key below on the dis- §Save§ play screen to confirm your entry. Date/Time ‰ The display shows Saved. You will hear a confirmation tone. Saved Date/Time Date: 14.10.2008 Time: 07:15 ¤ Press the key below on the dis- §Back§...
  • Page 19: Battery Charge Status

    First steps Display in idle status Once the phone is registered and the time i à set, the idle display is shown as in this exam- ple. If the answering machine is activated, INT 1 à 07:15 the answering machine icon will be dis- 2008 played in the header.
  • Page 20: What Would You Like To Do Next

    First steps What would you like to do next? Now you have successfully started your Gigaset, you will probably want to adapt it to your personal requirements. Use the following guide to quickly locate the most important subjects. If you are unfamiliar with menu-driven devices such as other Gigaset tele- phones you should first read the section entitled "Using the phone"...
  • Page 21: Using The Phone

    Using the phone Using the phone Control key Below, the side of the control key that you must press in the respective operating situation is marked in black (top, bot- tom, right, left, centre), e.g. v for "press right on the con- trol key"...
  • Page 22: Display Keys

    Using the phone Display keys The function of the display keys changes depending on the particular operating situation. Example: Current display key functions. Back Save Display keys Some important display keys: Open a context-dependent menu. Options Confirm selection. Û Delete key: Delete character/word by word from right to left. Go back one menu level or cancel operation.
  • Page 23: Menu Guidance

    Using the phone Menu guidance Your telephone's functions are accessed using a menu that has a number of lev- els. Main menu (first menu level) ¤ When the handset is in idle status press the right v control key to open the main menu.
  • Page 24: Activating/Deactivating The Handset

    Using the phone Activating/deactivating the handset With the phone in idle status, press and hold the end call key (confirmation tone) to switch off the handset. Press and hold the end call key again to switch the handset on. Please note When the handset is switched on, an animation of a clock will be displayed for several seconds.
  • Page 25: Illustration Of Operating Steps In The User Guide

    Using the phone Illustration of operating steps in the user guide The operating steps are shown in abbreviated form. Example: The illustration: ¢ ¢ ¢ Settings Telephony Auto Answer (³ = on) means: ¤ Press right on the control key v to open the main menu.
  • Page 26 Using the phone Telephony ´ Auto Answer function has Auto Answer already been selected. Area Codes ´ Listening In Preselection Access Code Dialling Mode Back Change ¤ Press the display key §Change§ activate/deactivate the function. Telephony Changes are effective immediately ³...
  • Page 27: Menu Tree

    Menu tree Menu tree With the telephone in idle status, press v (open main menu): Ç Select Services ¢ Withhold Number page 31 ¢ All Calls Call Divert page 32 ¢ Call Waiting page 31 ¢ Ringback Off page 31 ò...
  • Page 28 Menu tree ¢ Mailbox 1 New SMS page 41 ¢ Mailbox 2 Incoming page 43 ¢ Mailbox 3 Draft page 42 ¢ Settings Service Centres page 46 ¢ SMS Mailboxes page 44 ¢ Notification page 44 Ì Answering Machine ¢ Play Messages Network Mailbox page 54...
  • Page 29 Menu tree Ï Settings ¢ Date/Time page 16 ¢ Audio Settings Call Volume page 67 ¢ Ringer Settings page 67 ¢ Advisory Tones page 69 ¢ Music on hold page 71 ¢ Display Screensaver page 66 ¢ Backlight page 67 ¢...
  • Page 30: Making Calls

    ¤ Gigaset SL780: Press the display key c ~ Press and hold the talk key §Accept§ ¤ c and then enter the Gigaset SL785: Press the display key Ô to divert the call to the answering ¢ number. machine ( page 51).
  • Page 31: Speaker Talking

    Switching between earpiece and speaker 1234567890 mode Press the speaker key. During a call and when listening to the answering machine (Gigaset SL785 only), activate or deactivate speaker mode. Accept Silence If you wish to place the handset in the charging cradle during a call: ¤...
  • Page 32: Making Calls Using Network Services

    Making calls using network services Making calls using network Call waiting during an external call services If the function is activated during an Network services are functions that your external call you will hear a call waiting network provider makes available to you. tone to signal that another external caller You have to request these services from is trying to get through.
  • Page 33: Call Divert (Cd)

    Making calls using network services Call divert (CD) The phone number is dialled. You are connected to the second participant. When diverting a call, the call is forwarded If the caller does not answer, select to another connection. the display key to return to the first §End§...
  • Page 34: Using The Directory And Lists

    32 digits List of missed appointments Name: max. 16 characters Answering machine list Storing a number in the directory (Gigaset SL785 only) ¢ You create the directory and call-by-call New Entry ¤ list for your own individual handset. You...
  • Page 35 Using the directory and lists Selecting entries in the directory and Caller Melody (VIP): Mark a directory entry as a VIP (Very call-by-call list Important Person) by assigning a spe- s / C Open the directory or call-by- cific ring tone to it. VIP calls are recog- call list.
  • Page 36 Using the directory and lists Sending the directory/call-by-call list Editing entries ¢ s / C s (Select entry). to another handset Press the display keys one after §View§ §Edit§ Preconditions: the other. ¤ The sending and receiving handsets Carry out changes and save. must both be registered to the same base.
  • Page 37 §Options§ ¤ ¢ cally set to 00.00. Complete the entry page 33. Gigaset SL785: The message playback is Deactivating anniversaries interrupted during the number transfer ¢ s (Select entry) from the answering machine list. Press the display keys one after §View§...
  • Page 38: Redial List

    Missed calls The number is dialled. Calls recorded by the answering When a name is displayed, you can display machine (Gigaset SL785 only) the corresponding phone number by You can view each type of call separately pressing the display key §View§...
  • Page 39: Opening Lists With The Message Key

    – Outgoing calls ( Ã ... in the answering machine list – Calls recorded by the answering (Gigaset SL785 only) or on the net- machine (Ã, Gigaset SL785 only) work mailbox ™ Press the talk key c to call the selected ...
  • Page 40: Making Cost-Effective Calls

    Making cost-effective calls Automatic network provider Lists containing new messages are at the top of the list and are marked in a bold code (preselection) font. You can store a call-by-call number (prese- Messages & Calls lection number), which is automatically Calls: placed in front of numbers when you dial them.
  • Page 41 Making cost-effective calls Save or change entries in the preselection lists Each of the two lists can contain 20 entries, each with 6 digits. Numbers may be prefixed according to the country in the "with preselection" list. This means, for example, that all national calls or calls to the mobile network are automatically linked to the preselection number you have saved previously.
  • Page 42: Sms (Text Messages)

    SMS (text messages) SMS (text messages) An SMS may contain up to 612 char- acters. If there are more than 160 characters, the SMS is sent as a Your phone is supplied ready for sending linked SMS (up to 4 SMS messages SMS messages immediately.
  • Page 43: Receiving An Sms

    SMS (text messages) Setting input language You have the following options: ¤ You are writing an SMS. Send Send stored SMS. Press the display key. §Options§ Edit Select Language Edit the text of the saved SMS and then Select and press .
  • Page 44 SMS (text messages) New SMS messages are signalled on all Or delete the SMS with ¢ ¢ Ë Gigaset SL78H handsets by the icon in Delete Entry §Options§ §OK§ the display, the flashing message key f After you have read a new SMS, it is given and an advisory tone.
  • Page 45: Sms With Vcard

    You can be notified about missed calls or Read the SMS and scroll to the tele- new answering machine messages phone number. (Gigaset SL785 only) via SMS. The digits are highlighted. Ó Precondition: For missed calls, the caller's Press the display key.
  • Page 46 SMS (text messages) Please note: Deactivating a mailbox ¤ If you operate a number of devices Activation to Off. Confirm message (bases) with SMS functionality on a sin- with if necessary. §Yes§ gle phone line, then each SMS mailbox All SMS messages saved in this mailbox ID may only occur once.
  • Page 47: Setting Sms Centres

    SMS (text messages) Setting SMS centres Sending an SMS via another SMS centre ¤ SMS messages are exchanged between Activate the SMS centre (2 to 4) as the SMS centres operated by service provid- active send service centre. ers. You must enter the SMS centre ¤...
  • Page 48: Activating/Deactivating Sms Function

    SMS (text messages) Activating/deactivating SMS troubleshooting SMS function Error codes when sending If you deactivate the SMS function, you E0 Calling Line Identification permanently cannot send or receive any SMS messages withheld (CLIR) or Calling Line Identifica- tion not activated. with your phone.
  • Page 49 SMS (text messages) The SMS is played back. 1. The "display call number" service is not acti- vated. ¥ Ask your service provider to activate this function (chargeable). 2. Your mobile phone operator and your fixed line network SMS service provider have not agreed on a co-operation.
  • Page 50: Operating The Answering Machine Of The Gigaset Sl785 Base

    Operating the answering machine of the Gigaset SL785 base Operating the answering Mode: Select Answer & Record, Answer only machine of the Alternating. If the Alternating mode is selected: Gigaset SL785 base Record from: Enter hours/minutes for the start of the You can access the answering machine via period in 4-digit format.
  • Page 51 Operating the answering machine of the Gigaset SL785 base Playing back messages After recording, the announcement is played back for you to check. You can re- The date and time of each message is record the announcement with §New§ logged (provided this has been set, ¢...
  • Page 52 Operating the answering machine of the Gigaset SL785 base t or Deleting individual old messages Go to the start of the current During playback or pause: message. Press the display key. §Delete§ Press twice to go back to the previous message.
  • Page 53: Activating/Deactivating Call Screening

    Operating the answering machine of the Gigaset SL785 base Two-way record is indicated on the display Quality: by an advisory text and is added to the Select recording quality Long Play, High answering machine list as a new message. or Excellent. If the quality is higher, the maximum recording time is reduced.
  • Page 54: Operating When On The Move (Remote Operation)

    Operating the answering machine of the Gigaset SL785 base Activating the answering machine Once you have selected the answering machine, press and hold key . You ¤ Phone home and let the phone ring will be connected directly. until you hear: "Please enter PIN".
  • Page 55: Using The Network Mailbox

    38). With fast access, you can dial the network mailbox or the integrated answering machine (Gigaset SL785 only) directly. Gigaset SL780: Fast access is preset for the network mailbox. You only need to enter the number of the network mailbox.
  • Page 56: Eco Dect

    ECO DECT ECO DECT Status displays Display icon You are helping to protect the environ- Reception strength: ment with your Gigaset SL780/SL785. Ð i Ñ Ò – good to poor Reduced energy consumption (flashes) – no reception Ð white Eco Mode deactivated Your telephone has a power-saving Ð...
  • Page 57: Setting An Appointment (Calendar)

    Setting an appointment (calendar) Setting an appointment The selected day is highlighted in orange. The current day is highlighted in white. (calendar) Press the middle of the control key. If appointments have already been You can use your handset to remind your- entered, this will open the list of self of up to thirty appointments.
  • Page 58: Displaying Missed Appointments, Anniversaries

    Setting an appointment (calendar) Signalling appointments and You have the following options: anniversaries Select the display key and edit §§View§§ or confirm the entry. In idle status, an appointment reminder is signalled with the selected ring tone ¢ page 67) and will sound for Open the menu for editing, §Options§...
  • Page 59: Setting The Alarm Clock

    Setting the alarm clock If 10 entries are already stored in the list, Press the display key or any §Snooze§ the next appointment reminder will delete key. The wake-up call is deacti- the oldest entry. vated and then repeated after 5 minutes.
  • Page 60: De-Registering Handsets

    Using several handsets On the base Ending paging ¤ Briefly press the registration/paging Within 60 seconds press and hold the reg- key on the base or press the talk key istration/paging key on the base c on the handset. ¢ page 2) (approx.
  • Page 61: Listening In To An External Call

    Using several handsets Transferring a call to another handset Ending a conference call Press the end call key. You can transfer an external call to If an internal participant presses the end another handset (connect). call key a, the other handset remains Open the list of handsets.
  • Page 62: Changing The Name Of A Handset

    Using a handset as a room monitor Changing a handset's internal Internal listening in number The line is engaged with an external call. Your screen will display information to that effect. You want to listen in to the A handset is automatically assigned the external call.
  • Page 63 Using a handset as a room monitor When the room monitor is activated, Alarm to: incoming calls to the handset are indi- Select or External. Internal cated without a ring tone and are only External number: Select the number shown on the screen. The display and key- from the directory (press display key ö...
  • Page 64: Using Bluetooth Devices

    Using Bluetooth devices Deactivating the room monitor You will find a description of how to oper- remotely ate your Bluetooth devices in the user guides for these devices. Preconditions: The phone must support touch tone dialling and the room monitor Please note should be set for an external destination You can operate headsets on your...
  • Page 65 Using Bluetooth devices ò ¢ ¢ Search for Headset / Search for If a device is connected, the correspond- ò ing symbol is shown in the header of DataDevice the display. The search can take up to 30 seconds. Once the device has been found, its name Viewing entries ¢...
  • Page 66: Name Of The Handset

    Handset settings Assigning digit keys Accept Enter the PIN for the Bluetooth Precondition: You have not yet assigned a device you want to accept and number or function to the digit key. ¤ press §OK§ Press and hold the digit key. If you have accepted the device, you The list of possible key assignments is can use it temporarily (i.e.
  • Page 67: Changing The Display Language

    Handset settings Starting the function, dialling the If you accidentally choose a language you number do not understand: Ï ¢ ¢ ¢ ¢ Press and hold the digit key in idle status Press keys in sequence and of the handset, or briefly press the display confirm by selecting §OK§...
  • Page 68: Activating/Deactivating Auto Answer

    Handset settings Setting the display backlight Press display key if necessary §Save§ to save the setting perma- Depending on whether or not the handset nently. is in the charging cradle, you can activate Setting the volume during a call: or deactivate the backlight. If it is acti- Press the control key.
  • Page 69: Resource Directory

    Handset settings Activating/deactivating the alert tone Scroll to the next line. Select melody. In place of the ring tone you can activate Press the display key to save §Save§ an alert tone. When you get a call, you will the setting. hear a short tone ("Beep") instead of the ring tone.
  • Page 70: Activating/Deactivating Advisory Tones

    Handset settings Activating/deactivating advisory Playing back sounds/viewing CLIP pictures tones É ¢ ¢ Resource Directory ¢ Your handset uses advisory tones to tell Screensavers / Caller Pictures / you about different activities and statuses. (select entry) Sounds The following advisory tones can be acti- Pictures: vated/deactivated independently of each other:...
  • Page 71: Setting Your Own Area Code

    Handset settings Setting your own area code Restoring the handset default settings In order to transfer phone numbers (e.g. in vCards), it is essential that your area You can reset individual settings and code (international and local area code) is changes that you have made.
  • Page 72: Base Settings

    (default setting: 0000) to a 4- Press to deactivate repeater mode digit PIN known only by you. §Change§ (³= on). Gigaset SL785: Setting a system PIN facili- tates remote operation of the answering ¢ Please note machine page 53.
  • Page 73: Connecting The Base To The Pabx

    Connecting the base to the PABX Connecting the base to the Saving an access code (outside line code) PABX Precondition: You may have to enter an The following settings are only necessary access code for external calls in your PABX, when your PABX requires them;...
  • Page 74: Switching Temporarily To Touch Tone Dialling (Dtmf)

    Connecting the base to the PABX Switching temporarily to touch Changing the pause after the recall key tone dialling (DTMF) You can change the length of the pause if your PABX requires this (refer to the user guide for your PABX). If your PABX still operates with dial pulsing (DP), but you need touch tone dialling Open the main menu.
  • Page 75: Service (Customer Care)

    Service (Customer Care) Service (Customer Care) The display is blank. 1. The handset is not switched on. ¥ We offer you support that is fast and tai- Press and hold the end call key lored to your specific needs! 2. The battery is flat. ¥...
  • Page 76: Authorisation

    Set your PABX to touch tone dialling. tial requirements and other relevant regu- lations laid down in Directive 1999/5/EC. Gigaset SL785 only A copy of the 1999/5/EC Declaration of No time is specified for a message in the call Conformity is available at this Internet list.
  • Page 77: Guarantee Certificate

    Guarantee is issued by: Giga- set Communications UK Limited, Fara- United Kingdom day House, Sir William Siemens Square, Frimley, Camberley, Surrey, GU16 8QD. Without prejudice to any claim the user Any other claims resulting out of or in...
  • Page 78: Environment

    Environment Environment Disposal Batteries should not be disposed of in gen- eral household waste. Observe the local Our environmental mission statement waste disposal regulations, details of which can be obtained from your local We, Gigaset Communications GmbH, authority or the dealer you purchased the carry social responsibility and are actively product from.
  • Page 79: Appendix

    Appendix Appendix Handset operating times/charging times The operating time of your Gigaset Care depends on the capacity and age of the battery and the way it is used. (All times Wipe the base, charging cradle and hand- are maximum possible times and apply when the display backlight is switched set with a damp cloth (do not use solvent) off).
  • Page 80: Writing And Editing Text

    Appendix Pin connections on the telephone jack Setting predictive text, upper/lower case or digits Repeatedly press the hash key # to 1 unused 2 unused change the text input mode. T9Abc Upper case * 5 unused with predictive text 6 unused T9abc Lower case with predictive text Writing and editing text...
  • Page 81 Appendix ¤ Standard characters To scroll through all the existing words, repeatedly press the display key §Sel. 9x 10x Word§ ¤ Press u or v or enter a special char- a b c 2 ä á à â ã ç acter (e.g.
  • Page 82: Additional Functions Via The Pc Interface

    Additional functions via the PC interface Additional functions via the Completing a firmware update ¤ Connect your phone to your PC using PC interface the USB data cable supplied ¢ page 18). ¤ You can connect your handset to your Start the "Gigaset QuickSync"...
  • Page 83 Additional functions via the PC interface ¤ ¢ Remove the battery ( page 14). ¤ Press and hold keys 4 and L with the index and middle finger. ¤ Replace the battery. ¤ Release keys 4 and L. The mes- sage key f and the speaker key d will flash alternately.
  • Page 84 Accessories Accessories Gigaset handsets Upgrade your Gigaset to a cordless PABX: Gigaset SL78H handset Illuminated graphical colour display (256k colours) Illuminated keypad Speaker talking Polyphonic ring tones Directory for around 500 entries CLIP picture SMS (precondition: CLIP must be enabled) PC interface e.g.
  • Page 85 Accessories Gigaset SL37H handset Illuminated graphical colour display (65k colours) Illuminated keypad Speaker talking Polyphonic ring tones Directory for around 250 entries CLIP picture SMS (precondition: CLIP must be enabled) PC interface e.g. for managing directory entries, ring tones and screensavers Headset socket Bluetooth Room monitor...
  • Page 86: Mounting The Base To The Wall

    Mounting the base to the wall Mounting the base to the wall 48 mm approx. 2.5 mm...
  • Page 87: Battery Charging

    Index Index Appointments activating/deactivating ..deleting ..... managing ....Area code Access code .
  • Page 88 Index external Consultation call ........internal Consultation call (internal) .
  • Page 89 Index memory (directory/call-by-call) changing to best reception ... memory (resource directory) contact with liquid ....missed appointments/anniversaries de-registering .
  • Page 90 Index Internal call external ......... call waiting internal .
  • Page 91 Index Registration key ....Reminder call ....PABX Remote operation .
  • Page 92 Index SMS centre changing number ....setting ..... . SMS to PABXs .

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