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Gigaset A160 User Manual

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Gigaset A160/A260/A165/A265
Handset for A260/A265
1 Charge status of the
battery pack
2 Internal number
of the handset
3 Display keys
4 Message key
5 Directory key
6 Control key
7 Talk key
8 End call and
On/Off key
9 Ringtone on/off (press
and hold in idle status)
10 Key lock on/off
(press and hold)
11 Recall key
- Confer (flash)
- Dialling pause
(press and hold)
12 Microphone
13 Alarm clock key
14 Handsfree key
(only Gigaset A260/A265)
Handset for A160/A165
Version: 17-11-2008
A 3 1 0 0 8 - M1 8 0 1 - A 6 0 1 - 1 - UZ 1 9
Base station without answering
Registration/Paging key
(page 8/page 8)
Display keys:
Pressing the keys launches whichever function
that appears above them in the display.
Issued by
Gigaset Communications GmbH
Schlavenhorst 66, D-46395 Bocholt
Gigaset Communications GmbH is a trademark
licensee of Siemens AG
© Gigaset Communications GmbH 2008
All rights reserved. Subject to availability.
Rights of modification reserved.
This user guide is made from 100% recycled paper.
Function when pressed
Call all registered handsets.
Open main/submenu
(see Menu tree, page 12).
Go back one menu level.
Scroll up/down or adjust volume
Move cursor to left/right with
Backspace deletes one character at
a time.
Confirm menu function or save



  Summary of Contents for Gigaset Gigaset A160

  • Page 1 A 3 1 0 0 8 - M1 8 0 1 - A 6 0 1 - 1 - UZ 1 9 Issued by Gigaset Communications GmbH Schlavenhorst 66, D-46395 Bocholt Gigaset Communications GmbH is a trademark licensee of Siemens AG © Gigaset Communications GmbH 2008 All rights reserved. Subject to availability. Rights of modification reserved.
  • Page 2: Base Station Overview

    Base station with answering Safety precautions machine at a glance Read the user guide and the safety precautions carefully before use. Explain their contents to your children, and the potential hazards associated with using the telephone. Only use the mains unit supplied. Fit only the approved rechargeable battery pack! Never use a conventional (non-recharge- able) battery pack as this could damage your...
  • Page 3: Setting Up The Telephone For Use

    Only place the handset in the charging cradle that is intended for it. * Gigaset Communications GmbH is a trademark licensee of Siemens AG. Base station with answering machine ◆ Insert the plug into the socket as shown in the First connect the mains unit (230 V) to power enlarged view.
  • Page 4: Making External Calls And Ending A Call

    (Gigaset A260/ in the base station for approx. 13 hours for the A265). Gigaset A160/A260 or approx. 6 hours for the When Auto Answer is activated (see Menu tree, Gigaset A165/A265. The battery pack is now fully page 12), simply remove the handset from the charged.
  • Page 5: Operating The Handset

    Directory Delete all directory entries. Delete List Send the complete list to Send List To open the directory: press (Gigaset A160/ another handset (page 5). A165) or (Gigaset A260/A265). For speed dial, assign the cur- Shortcut You can save up to 40 phone numbers (max. 32 rent entry to a key.
  • Page 6: Calls List/ Answering Machine (Network Mailbox) List

    You can select the following functions: Calling back a caller from the list ¢ ¢ ¢ (Select entry) CallsList 01+02 ¢ (as in the directory, page 5) Use Number Copy an entry to the directory Copy to Dir. Additional functions for devices with (as in the directory, page 5) Delete Entry answering machines...
  • Page 7: Activating/Deactivating Listening In

    Activating/deactivating listening in If the memory is full the answering machine switches itself off automatically. It activates again automatically when you delete old messages. During the recording of a message you can listen in via the base station loudspeaker and the registered Recording your own announcement handsets (only Gigaset A265), see Menu tree, See Menu tree, page 12.
  • Page 8: Locating A Handset ("Paging")

    All the participants are made aware station. of the 'listening in' by a beep. For automatic registration of handsets to Precondition: The Listening in function must be Gigaset A160/A260/A165/A265, see page 4. activated. Manual registration of handsets to A160/A260/ Activating/deactivating internal listening in A165/A265 ¢...
  • Page 9: Resetting The Handset

    Resetting the handset Changing pause after line seizure You can set the length of the pause inserted You can reset any individual settings and changes between pressing the talk key and sending the that you have made. Entries in the directory, the phone number.
  • Page 10: Contact With Liquid

    Care Wipe the base station, charging cradle and handset with a damp cloth (do not use solvent) or an anti- static cloth. Never use a dry cloth. This can cause static. Contact with liquid If the handset has come into contact with liquid: 1 Switch off the handset and remove the bat- tery pack immediately.
  • Page 11: Service (Customer Care)

    Service (Customer Care) You can get assistance easily when you have technical questions or questions about how to use your device by using our online support service on the Internet at: This site can be accessed at any time wherever you are. It will give you 24/7 support for all our products. It also provides a list of FAQs and answers plus user guides for you to download.
  • Page 12: Alarm Clock

    Menu tree Your phone has an extensive range of features. To return to idle status: press and hold key These are offered in the form of menus. There are two ways in which you can access a func- tion: With the phone in the idle status, press MENU ◆...
  • Page 13 Voice Mail Set Key 1 4-1-1 Netw. Mailbx Assign key with answering machine or network mailbox (in idle (all devices) status, press and hold to dial). Netw. Mailbx: your network provider's answering machine; must be requested separately. The network mailbox can be dis- played if your network provider supports this function and if key has been assigned with the network mailbox.

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