Gigaset A16/A26 handset
1 Charge status of the
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
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)
13 Alarm clock key
14 Handsfree key
(Gigaset A26 only)
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.
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.
Function when pressed
Call all registered handsets.
(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