12 Microphone 13 "Microphone off" key ECO DECT You are helping to protect the environment with your Gigaset A38H. Reduced energy consumption Your telephone has an energy-saving adapter plug and uses less energy. Reduced transmission power (depending on the base station) The transmission power can only be reduced if your base station supports this function.
Safety precautions Care Wipe down the base station and handset with a Read this user guide and the safety precautions carefully damp cloth (no solvents) or an antistatic cloth. before use. Explain their contents and the potential haz- ards associated with using the telephone to your chil- Never use a dry cloth.
First steps Check the pack contents ◆ One Gigaset A38H handset, ◆ one charging cradle, ◆ one mains adapter, ◆ two batteries, ◆ one battery cover, ◆ one user guide. Setting up the charging cradle The charging cradle is designed to be operated in enclosed, dry areas at temperatures ranging from +5 °C to +45 °C.
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. ¤ Insert the batteries the right way round.
Registering the handset to the base station Before you can use the phone, you must first register the handset to the base station. The actual registration procedure will depend on the type of base station. Automatically register the A38H handset to the Gigaset A380/A385 base station ¤...
Making calls Using the directory and lists Making external calls and ending calls Directory External calls are calls using the public telephone To open the directory: press network. You can save up to 140 phone numbers ¢ (Enter the phone number) (max.
Setting the alarm clock Using shortcut keys You can assign directory entries to the keys 0 and Activating/deactivating the alarm clock 2–9: ¢ ¢ ¢ ¢ ¢ ¢ ¢ (select entry) MENU Shortcut ¢ MENU Alarm Clock Activation ¢ ‰ (press the key you want to assign the entry to) OK ( = on)
Appendix Questions and answers Entering letters/characters If you have any queries about the use of your tele- phone, visit our website at www.gigaset.com/customercare Press the required key the number of times indi- for 24-hour support. The table below contains a list cated.
Menu tree Your phone has an extensive range of features. As an alternative to selecting functions using the These are offered in the form of menus. buttons, you can also enter the digit combination that is in front of the function in the To select a function while the phone is in idle sta- menu tree.