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User Guide

Nokia Asha 501
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Issue 2.0 EN

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    User Guide Nokia Asha 501 RM-899 Issue 2.0 EN...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Copy content between your phone and computer Make a call Update your phone software Save a name and phone number Use your phone in flight mode Add social info to contacts Access codes Update your status © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 3 Product and safety information © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 4: Safety

    QUALIFIED SERVICE Only qualified personnel may install or repair this product. BATTERIES, CHARGERS, AND OTHER ACCESSORIES Use only batteries, chargers, and other accessories approved by Nokia for use with this device. Do not connect incompatible products. KEEP YOUR DEVICE DRY Your device is not water-resistant.
  • Page 5: Get Started

    Read on to learn how to insert a SIM card and the battery. 1. Press the release button at the back of the phone, and carefully lift and remove the back cover. 2. If the battery is in the phone, lift it out. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 6 SIM card only. A micro-SIM card is smaller than the standard SIM card. Use of incompatible SIM cards, or use of SIM card adapters, may damage the card or the device, and may corrupt data stored on the card. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 7: Insert A Memory Card

    Charge the battery Your battery has been partially charged at the factory, but you may need to recharge it before you can use your phone. 1. Plug the charger into a wall outlet. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 8: Copy Contacts From Your Old Phone

    3. Move the phones close to each other. When the phones are connected using Bluetooth, the contacts transfer starts. If your contacts are written in a language that is not supported by your new phone, the contact info may not show correctly. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 9: Basics

    Explore your phone with a tap or swipe. 1. To open an app or other item, tap the app or item. Important: Avoid scratching the touch screen. 2. To switch a setting on or off, tap the switch. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 10 6. To close an app and go back to the home screen, swipe in from the left or right of the screen. 7. To see notifications and change settings, swipe down from the top of the screen. To close the menu, swipe up, or tap an empty area outside the menu. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 11: Switch Between Views

    9. To zoom, slide two fingers apart or together on an item. Tip: For more info on touch screen actions, tap Care > Nokia Care > Tutorial. Switch between views Your phone has 2 home screens: one for keeping up with your activities, and another one for apps.
  • Page 12: Change Settings Quickly

    Get the most out of your phone while getting the battery life you need. There are steps you can take to save power on your phone. To save power: Charge wisely Always charge the battery fully. Select only the sounds that you need Mute unnecessary sounds, such as key press sounds. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 13: Reorganise The Apps Menu

    2. Tap the photo you want to use, and tap Set. Tip: You can also use a photo that you've taken with your phone camera. Hide notification content on the lock screen Settings, and switch Notifications to Off © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 14: Change Your Ringtone

    4. When you've found a ringtone you like, tap Set. Tip: Download more ringtones from Store. To learn more about Store, go to store.nokia.com. Tip: You can also change the message alert tone. Tap Message tone, and select a tone.
  • Page 15: Keys On The Keypad

    Tip: To see all the characters found on a character key, tap and hold the key. Switch between character cases Switch between number and letter mode Tap the number key or the letter key. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 16: Use Predictive Text

    Many items are free of charge; some you need to pay for with your credit card or on your phone bill. The availability of payment methods depends on your country of residence and your network service provider. To learn more about Store, go to store.nokia.com. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 17: People & Messaging

    Missed and received calls are logged only if supported by the network, and if the phone is switched on and within the network service area. Tip: To view missed calls later, tap Call log > > Missed. Save a name and phone number Add new contacts to your phone. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 18: Add Social Info To Contacts

    You can add more than one recipient. 3. Write your message in the text box. Tip: To add a smiley, tap 4. To add an attachment, such as a photo or video, tap © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 19: Mail For Exchange

    With Mail for Exchange, it may be mandatory to use the lock code. Use of the Mail for Exchange is limited to over-the-air synchronisation of PIM information between the Nokia device and the authorised Microsoft Exchange server. This device is able to communicate with Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync enabled servers. The...
  • Page 20: Set Up Your Mail Account

    Do you use more than one mail address? You can have several mailboxes on your phone. You must be connected to the internet to add a mailbox. If you don't have a mail account, you can set up Nokia Mail. You can create an account during setup. 1. Tap Mail >...
  • Page 21: Chat With Your Friends

    You must be connected to the internet to chat. You need a Nokia account to chat. If you don't have one, you can create a new account during setup. Chat, type in your username and password, and sign in.
  • Page 22: Check Your Voice Mail

    Change your voice mailbox number later Settings > Calls > Voice mailbox. Then type in your voice mailbox number, and tap . To save the number, swipe up from the bottom of the screen, and tap Confirm. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 23: Camera

    Tip: You can send your video in a multimedia or mail message. To limit the video size for sending, in video camera, before recording, tap and hold the screen, and switch Video quality to Low. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 24: Share Your Photo Or Video

    Share your photo straight to a social networking site To make your sharing even quicker, you can add a logo of your favourite social network site on the Gallery toolbar. Tap Settings > Sharing, and switch Instant sharing to On © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 25: Maps & Navigation

    Maps & navigation Explore what’s out there and how to get there. Find nearby places Explore the world around you – with Nokia Nearby, you can check for nearby places, such as restaurants and shopping centres. 1. Tap Nokia Nearby.
  • Page 26: Internet

    2. While browsing, swipe up from the bottom of the screen, and tap Add to favourites. Go to a favourite website Swipe up from the bottom of the screen, tap Favourites and a favourite. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 27 Tip: You can also pin your favourite websites to the apps menu. While browsing, swipe up from the bottom of the screen, and tap Add to Home. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 28: Entertainment

    To listen to the radio, you need to connect a compatible headset to the device. The headset acts as an antenna. 1. Tap FM radio. 2. To tune in to the station you want to listen to, use your finger to rotate the wheel left or right. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 29: Office

    Tip: You can set multiple alarms. After you've set an alarm, tap to set a new one. Add a calendar entry Need to remember an event? Add it to your calendar. 1. Tap Calendar. 2. Tap © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 30 3. Edit the event details. 4. If the event is a birthday, set Birthday to On 5. Tap Save. Tip: To delete an entry, tap and hold the entry, then tap Delete. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 31: Phone Management & Connectivity

    Close the Wi-Fi connection Swipe down from the top of the screen, and tap Important: Use encryption to increase the security of your Wi-Fi connection. Using encryption reduces the risk of others accessing your data. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 32: Copy Content Between Your Phone And Computer

    The update may take several minutes. If you encounter problems, contact your network service provider. After the update, go to www.nokia.com/support to get your new user guide. Your network service provider may send updates over the air directly to your phone. For more info on this service, contact your network service provider.
  • Page 33: Access Codes

    If you forget the code and your phone is locked, your phone will require service. Additional charges may apply, and all the personal data in your phone may be deleted. For more information, contact Nokia Care or your phone dealer. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 34 This is used to identify valid phones in the network. The number can also be used to block, for example, stolen phones. You may also need to give the number to Nokia Care services. To view your IMEI number, dial *#06#. © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 35: Product And Safety Information

    Keep the device away from magnets or magnetic fields. • To keep your important data safe, store it in at least two separate places, such as your device, memory card, or computer, or write down important info. Recycle © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved.
  • Page 36: About Digital Rights Management

    Do not dispose of these products as unsorted municipal waste: take them for recycling. For info on your nearest recycling point, check with your local waste authority, or go to www.nokia.com/support. For more info on the environmental attributes of your device, see www.nokia.com/ecoprofile.
  • Page 37: Additional Safety Information

    Using more may affect performance and operation of the device and/or computer. • If you access preinstalled bookmarks and links to third party internet sites, take the appropriate precautions. Nokia does not endorse or assume liability for such sites.
  • Page 38: Potentially Explosive Environments

    To provide the service described above, your mobile phone number, the serial number of your phone, and some identifiers of the mobile subscription are sent to Nokia when you use the phone for the first time. Some or all information may also be sent to Nokia when updating software.
  • Page 39: Copyrights And Other Notices

    TM & © 2013 Nokia. All rights reserved. Third party products/names may be TMs of their respective owners. The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Nokia is under license.

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