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Gigaset A16 User Manual

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Gigaset A16/A26 handset
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
(Gigaset A26 only)

Safety precautions

Read this 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
health and cause injury. Use the battery pack as
directed in this user guide (page 2).
The operation of medical appliances may be
affected. Be aware of the technical conditions
within the particular environment (e.g. doctor's
Do not hold the rear of the handset to your ear
when it is ringing or when the handsfree func-
tion is activated. Otherwise you risk serious and
permanent damage to your hearing.
The handset may cause an unpleasant hum-
ming noise in hearing aids.
Do not install the phone in a bathroom or
shower room. The handset is not splashproof.
Gigaset A16
Display keys:
Pressing the keys launches whichever function
that appears above them in the display.
Do not use the telephone in environments
subject to explosion hazard (e.g. auto paint
If you give your Gigaset to someone else, make
sure you also give them the user guide.
All electrical and electronic products should be
disposed of separately from the municipal
waste stream via designated collection facilities
appointed by the government or the local
The correct disposal and separate collection of
your old appliance will help prevent potential
negative consequences for the environment
and human health. It is a precondition for reuse
and recycling of used electrical and electronic
For more detailed information about disposal of
your old appliance, please contact your city
office, waste disposal service or the shop where
you purchased the product.
Emergency numbers cannot be dialled if the key lock
(page 1) is activated!
Not all of the functions described in this User Guide are
available in all countries.
Gigaset A26
Function when pressed
Call all registered handsets.
Open main/submenu
(see Menu tree, page 7).
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 entry.



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  • Page 1: Internal Number

    Gigaset A16/A26 handset Gigaset A16 Gigaset A26 1 Charge status of the battery pack 2 Internal number of the handset 3 Display keys 4 Message key 5 Directory key Display keys: 6 Control key 11.12. 11:56 Pressing the keys launches whichever function 7 Talk key that appears above them in the display.
  • Page 2: Setting Up The Telephone For Use

    Setting up the handset for use housing and pull the cover upwards. Registering the handset Note: A Gigaset A16/A26 handset can be registered on The display is protected by a plastic film. up to four base stations. Please remove the protective film!
  • Page 3: Activating/Deactivating The Handset

    Shortcut current entry to a key. Using the directory and lists Directory To open the directory: press (Gigaset A16) or (Gigaset A26). You can save up to 40 phone numbers (max. 32 digits) with corresponding names (max. 14 characters). Note: You can assign a number from the directory to a key for speed dialling (page 3).
  • Page 4: Setting Handset

    Setting handset Using speed dial keys Press and hold the required speed dial key. Change display language Sending the directory to another handset ¢ ¢ ¢ ¢ Preconditions: MENU Settings Handset ¢ ¢ ¢ ◆ The sending and receiving handsets must both Select the language Language ¢...
  • Page 5: 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 6: Specifications

    A 3 1 0 0 8 - M1 8 5 0 - A 6 0 1 - 1 - 7 6 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 7: 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 idle status, press (open MENU ◆...

This manual is also suitable for:

Gigaset a26A26