Samsung SCH-A310 Series User Manual

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SCH-A310 Series
P O R T A B L E
T r i - M o d e
T E L E P H O N E
Please read this manual before operating your
phone, and keep it for future reference.

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    SCH-A310 Series P O R T A B L E T r i - M o d e T E L E P H O N E User Guide Please read this manual before operating your phone, and keep it for future reference.

  • Page 2: Samsung Telecommunications America (sta), Inc

    Intellectual Property All Intellectual Property, as defined below, owned by or which is otherwise the property of Samsung or its respective suppliers relating to the SAMSUNG Phone, including but not limited to, accessories, parts, or software relating thereto (the “Phone System”), is proprietary to Samsung and protected under federal laws, state laws, and international treaty provisions.

  • Page 3: Disclaimer Of Warranties Exclusion Of Liability

    EXCEPT AS SET FORTH IN THE EXPRESS WARRANTY CONTAINED ON THE WARRANTY PAGE ENCLOSED WITH THE PRODUCT, THE PURCHASER TAKES THE PRODUCT "AS IS", AND SAMSUNG MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRODUCT OR ITS FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE;...

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    Introduction to the SCH-A310 phone Congratulations on the purchase of your SCH-A310 phone Using the latest digital technology, your new phone operates on the same basis as other wireless phones while providing superior resonance and tone quality. The SCH-A310 phone is packed with productive features that are easy to use.

  • Page 5: How To Use This User Guide

    How To Use This User Guide This user guide explains your Samsung SCH-A310 phone operations through easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations. We’ve included some important safety and usage information that you should know before using your phone. If you still have questions, we’ll be happy to answer them. Just call our...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Samsung Telecommunications America (STA), Inc....2 Disclaimer of Warranties; Exclusion of Liability ..............3 Introduction to the SCH-A310 phone ........4 How To Use This User Guide ..........5 Your consumer package ......... 15 Front view of the SCH-A310 ........16 Getting to know your phone ........

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Removing the battery ............23 Charging the battery .............24 Adaptor outlet ..............24 Using the travel adaptor ............24 Low battery indicator ............25 The empty battery icon ............25 Your phone’s modes ..........26 Answer mode ...............26 Digital mode .................26 Input mode ................26 Lock mode ................26 Power save mode ..............26 Silent mode ................27 Standby mode ...............27...

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Outgoing ................35 Incoming ................35 Missed .................36 Erase log ................37 Reviewing calls ..............37 Keeping track of call activity ..........38 Air time ................38 Call waiting ................41 Caller I.D................41 Three way calling ..............42 Phone Book ............42 Find by name ...............43 Find by entry ................43 Find by group ...............44 Renaming a group ..............44 Add ..................45...

  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Shortcuts to storing phone numbers ........51 One-touch dialing ..............52 Two-touch dialing ..............52 Three-touch dialing ..............52 Shortcuts to memory dialing ..........52 My phone # ................53 Memory ................53 Messages ..............53 Mobile originating SMS text messaging .........53 Creating SMS text messages ..........54 Entering text, numbers, and/or symbols .......55 Alphabetical text entry ............56 Entering numbers ..............56...

  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Message options ..............65 Mobile web ............. 67 A shortcut to launching the Web ...........67 Launching the minibrowser ..........68 Exiting the web/minibrowser ..........69 The minibrowser start and end prompts ......69 The minibrowser soft keys ...........69 Navigating the web ...............70 How the minibrowser keys work ..........70 Using links ................71 Making a phone call while using the minibrowser ....71 Planner ..............

  • Page 12: Table Of Contents

    Calculator ................79 Display ..............80 Animation ................80 Banner .................81 Color Window ..............81 Backlight ................82 Contrast ................83 Auto hyphen .................83 Sounds ..............84 Ringer options ..............84 Adjusting ringer volume (rapidly) ........84 Adjusting voice volume during a call ........84 Ringer volume ..............84 Ringer type ................85 Key beep ................87 Alerts ...................88...

  • Page 13: Table Of Contents

    Fly Ribbon ................95 Spider Hunter ..............96 Setup ..............96 Location ................96 Network ................97 Data/fax ................97 Security ................99 Lock phone ................100 Restricting the use of your phone ........101 Lock code ................102 Emergency number ............102 Clear Memory ..............104 Resetting your phone ............104 Call answer ................105 Auto answer ...............105 Auto retry ................106...

  • Page 14: Table Of Contents

    FDA Consumer Update ............117 Owner's Record ..............129 User Guide Proprietary Notice ..........130...

  • Page 15: Your Consumer Package

    Your consumer package Your consumer package contains the following items: • Samsung SCH-A310 phone with hand strap • Samsung Standard Li-Ion battery • Samsung travel adaptor • User guide...

  • Page 16: Front View Of The Sch-a310

    Front view of the SCH-A310 Speaker Icons Graphic area Display screen Internet access Menu Navigation key OK key End key Volume Clear key Send Keypad Microphone Adapter Outlet...

  • Page 17: Antenna, Backlight Features, Clear Key, Getting To Know Your Phone, End Key

    Getting to know your phone Antenna The antenna is a device for transmitting and receiving signals. The shape and size of the antenna is determined, in part, by the frequency of the signals that they receive. An antenna makes the call sound clearer when it is fully extended. Use only in the normal position and do not touch the antenna unnecessarily when the phone is active.

  • Page 18: Headset Connector, Led Indicator, Menu Key, Microphone, Numeric Keypad, Ok/message Key, Speaker

    Headset connector This is where the optional hands-free headset is connected. The headset includes an earbud and microphone in a convenient, lightweight unit so you can talk without using your hands. •Before inserting the hands-free headset connector to your phone, gently pry open the top of the cover to expose the headset connector.

  • Page 19: Send Key, Navigation, Display Screen

    Send key key performs several useful functions: •Press once to answer calls. •Enter a number and press once to connect a call. •Press twice in standby mode to redial the last outgoing number. Navigation The Navigation key allows you to locate different menu options by pressing in the appropriate direction.

  • Page 20: Display Screen Icons

    The top line of icons shown on the liquid crystal display (LCD), appear according to the phone’s operating mode. The lower area of the LCD displays in-use information. Display screen icons Signal strength: This icon always appears w en your phone is on. It shows your current signal strength.

  • Page 21: Other Phone Icons

    other message(s) services. If this icon is absent, your phone is operating in analog mode. Vibrate mode: This icon indicates that an incoming call will make the phone vibrate rather than ring. Battery strength: This icon always displays when your phone is active, it displays your battery charge level.

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    Message received: This icon indicates that an incoming text, voicemail, page or web message has been received. Mobile: This icon represents a mobile phone number. Multi: This icon displays if multi messages are successfully delivered. No label: This icon indicates that no label exists for this entry. Office: This icon represents an office number.

  • Page 23: Installing The Battery, Removing The Battery

    Gently place the battery into the provided slots on the underside of the phone. Slide the top end of the battery up (The top end of the battery displays the word Samsung in raised letters.) until you hear it click into place. Removing the battery To remove the battery from your phone:...

  • Page 24: Charging The Battery, Adaptor Outlet, Using The Travel Adaptor

    Charging the battery Your phone is powered by a rechargeable standard Li-Ion battery. Only use Samsung-approved adaptors and batteries. These adaptors are designed to maximize battery life. Using other adaptors may invalidate your warranty and may cause damage. When the phone has finished charging it can be disconnected.

  • Page 25: Low Battery Indicator, The Empty Battery Icon

    With the battery in position in the phone, attach the cord from the travel adaptor by plugging it into the adaptor outlet at the bottom of the phone. Connect the adaptor to a standard 110/220 free volt AC wall outlet. The battery will begin charging immediately, and the LED (located at the top of your phone) will light and remain red while the battery icon animates, the icon will remain animated, even if the phone is turned off during...

  • Page 26: Answer Mode, Digital Mode, Input Mode, Lock Mode, Power Save Mode, Your Phone's Modes

    you can continue your call. Be sure to monitor the battery strength icon and make certain your battery is adequately charged. Your phone’s modes Answer mode With this option activated, you can select how you want to answer your phone when you receive an incoming call.

  • Page 27: Silent Mode, Standby Mode

    Silent mode The Silent Mode feature allows you to instantaneously silence the ringer when in standby mode. •With the phone in standby mode, press and hold for 2 seconds. Entering Silent Mode displays briefly. (The silent mode icon displays on the standby screen.) •To exit from Silent Mode press and hold for 2 seconds.

  • Page 28: Talk Mode, Vibrate Mode

    Talk mode You can place and answer calls only when your phone is turned on. When you are on a call your phone is in Talk mode. Pressing will display a list of the In-Use menu options. Vibrate mode In standby mode: Press the down arrow located on the left side of your phone to adjust the ringer volume The vibrate icon...

  • Page 29: Getting Service, Turning Your Phone On, Getting Started

    Getting Started Getting service You must contact your service provider and follow their instructions for obtaining service for your phone. We suggest that you read this user guide to fully understand the services that your phone supports. Turning your phone on To turn your phone on: Fully extend the antenna for the clearest reception.

  • Page 30: Turning Your Phone Off, Several Ways To Answer A Call

    Turning your phone off To turn your phone off: Press and hold for more than two seconds. The display screen and the backlight go off. Note: If your phone is on, and is pressed for less than one second, the phone will not power off.

  • Page 31: List Of Main And Sub Menus

    List of main and sub menus This list displays the Main menu structure and Message features. It shows the individual sub menus and features assigned to each main menu option. 1:Calls 1:Outgoing 2:Incoming 3:Missed 4:Erase Logs Outgoing/Incoming/Missed/All Calls 5:Air Time Last Call/Total/LifeTime/Erase Total 2:Phone Book 1:Find...

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    1:No 2:Call me 3:Need directions 4:Where are you? 5:Will call later 6:Busy 7:On my way 8:Will arrive 15 minutes 9:Thank you 6:Msg. Volume 7:Ringer Type Voice Mail/Page/Text/Web Alert 4:Mobile Web 1:Get In Web 2:Prompt 5:Planner 1:Today 2:Scheduler 3:Jump To Date 4:To Do List 5:Memo Pad 6:Count Down...

  • Page 33: Table Of Contents

    7:Privacy On/Off 5:Power On/Off 6:Roam Ringer 7:Whisper Mode 8:Voice 1:Voice Dial 1:Record 2:Review 3:Erase All 4:Set Active [*]Only/[*]+Folder/[*]+EarMic 2:Voice Memo 1:Record 2:Review 3:Erase All 3:Voice Answer 1:On/Off Enable/Disable 2:Setup Greeting/Screening/Wait Time 3:Inbox 9:Games 1:Push Push 2:Fly Ribbon 3:Spider Hunter 0:Setup 1:Location 2:Network 3:Data/Fax...

  • Page 34: Accessing Menus Using The Navigation Key, Returning To The Previous Menu, Using Your Phone's Menus

    7:Version 8:Voice Privacy 9:Location SEND:Send DTMF Using your phone’s menus Your phone offers a range of functions that allow you to tailor the phone to your personal requirements. These functions are arranged in menus and submenus. The menus and submenus can be accessed by using the navigation key or using shortcuts.

  • Page 35: Accessing Menus Using Shortcut Numbers, Calls, Outgoing, Incoming

    Accessing menus using shortcut numbers All main menus, menu levels, and menu content items are assigned numbers. All menus and their contents can be accessed using these “Shortcut” numbers. The following steps are a sample exercise to access games: In standby mode, press to access the main menu.

  • Page 36: Missed

    Incoming call notification continues until one of the following events occurs: •You answer the call •The calling party ends the call •The call is sent to voicemail Your phone provides the following voice call notification features: •Five ring volume settings including 1- beep, vibrate, or silent. •Five ring types and sixteen melody tones •Name display with Caller ID.

  • Page 37: Erase Log, Reviewing Calls

    Erase log You can erase any one of the call directories (Outgoing, Incoming or Missed), or you can erase all three directories. To erase all directories: In standby mode, press to display the main menu. Calls Press for the menu. Erase Log Press .

  • Page 38: Keeping Track Of Call Activity, Air Time

    When the call log option displays, press to locate the call information you require. If there is a Phone Book match, the name displays. If there is no Phone Book match, only the phone number will display. When your selection is highlighted you can: •Press to be connected to that party.

  • Page 39: Last Call

    Press to highlight an option. The available options are: •Last Call •Total •LifeTime •Erase Total Press to open an option, or press to cancel, and return to the previous screen. Last call Last call allows you to review the amount of time spent on the last call you made.

  • Page 40: Erase Total

    The screen displays the total number of calls, and the total air time for calls Total made and received since you last set the air time to zero (by using the Erase Total option.) Press to return to the previous display screen. LifeTime LifeTime air time is the amount of time the phone has been used since it was first activated.

  • Page 41: Call Waiting, Caller I.d

    Erase Total Press Press to highlight With highlighted, press to erase the total airtime and return to previous display, or press to cancel the operation and return to the previous display screen. Call waiting Your phone beeps when another call is coming in. To answer this call: Press .

  • Page 42: Three Way Calling, Phone Book

    Three way calling To place a three way call: Call the first party, and press . When connected, ask them to remain on the line, press and they will be placed on hold. Call the second phone number, and press When the second party answers, press and all parties will be connected.

  • Page 43: Find By Name, Find By Entry

    Find by name This option allows you to find a stored name (alphabetically) in the Phone Book and place a call to that name. In standby mode, press to display the main menu. Phone Book Press Find Press Press to highlight By name. Press to select the name.

  • Page 44: Find By Group, Renaming A Group

    Find by group This option allows you to find a stored entry in a related group. In standby mode, press to display the main menu. Phone Book Press for the Press for Find Press to highlight by Group. Press to select the entry. The entry information is displayed. Press to highlight the phone number.

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    This menu allows you to add information to your Phone Book. With the phone in standby mode: Press for the main menu. Phone Book Press Phone Book Press . The display screen prompts you to Number or E-mail confirm Press .

  • Page 46: Editing Phone Book Numbers

    Setting secret This feature allows you to keep certain numbers in your Phone Book confidential so that others cannot access them. From the Phone Book (option) screen, press to highlight Secret. Press to highlight Secret On or Secret Off. Press Note: All Phone Book entries can be made secret.

  • Page 47: Adding Pauses

    Overwriting existing name and number information You can overwrite existing information using separate actions in both the name and number fields. Follow these instructions: Phone Book At the (options) screen, press the to highlight an existing name or number field. When highlighted, press To overwrite, press , until you clear the existing name or number.

  • Page 48: Storing Pauses In A Phone Book Entry, Pause Dialing From A Stored Entry

    Storing pauses in a phone book entry To store a number in your Phone Book that contains pauses: Enter the phone number you want to store (such as the bank’s teleservice phone number). Press . The pause menu options display. Press to highlight one of the three pause menu options offered.

  • Page 49: Erasing Individual Phone Book Entries, Erasing Your Phone Book

    Note: Storing pauses is convenient if you plan to call the number frequently. Erasing individual phone book entries To erase an existing entry from either the Find by Name or Find by Entry option. In standby mode, press to display the main menu. Phone Book.

  • Page 50: Editing An Existing E-mail Address, Setting Speed Dial

    Phone Book entirely, Select Yes and press to erase the or press Erasing Phone Book and Voice Dial to cancel the operation. displays. The phone then returns to standby mode. Editing an existing e-mail address To edit an existing e-mail address: In standby mode, press to display the main menu.

  • Page 51: Storing Incoming Phone Numbers At The End Of A Call

    10. Press to continue, following the prompts, or press to cancel and return to the previous screen. Storing incoming phone numbers at the end of a call To store a phone number after ending a call: Note: If the call was incoming, and Caller ID information was unavailable, then the store option will also be unavailable.

  • Page 52: One-touch Dialing, Two-touch Dialing, Three-touch Dialing, Shortcuts To Memory Dialing

    One-touch dialing Memory locations 001 through 009 are special One-Touch locations. You can call the phone numbers stored in the Phone Book memory from 001 through 009 by pressing one key. For example, for location number 001. Press and hold until the name and number are displayed and called.

  • Page 53: My Phone, Memory, Mobile Originating Sms Text Messaging, Messages

    Speed Dial Press to call that entry’s number. My phone # To display your phone’s number: In standby mode, press to display the main menu. Phone Book Press for the My Phone # Press . The phone’s number displays. You can press to return to the previous menu at any time.

  • Page 54: Creating Sms Text Messages

    Creating SMS text messages In standby mode, press (press when in-use) to display Message New Messages Send To: Press . The screen displays Phone Book T9 Word, ABC, Press to select from options. ( Symbol, 123) Press to highlight an option. Press Enter the message using the keypad and selected method of entry.

  • Page 55: Entering Text, Numbers, And/or Symbols

    2 days • 3 days • Send Later: • Allows you decide when you want your message sent. None • 30 min. • 1 hour • 2 hours • 12 hours • 1 day • 2 days • 3 days •...

  • Page 56: Alphabetical Text Entry, Entering Numbers, Symbol Entry

    To change the input mode again: Press to view the options. Press to highlight your choice. Press to save. ABC: • This is the text entry mode. T9 Word: • This is the predictive word entry mode. You can quickly and easily enter frequently used words.

  • Page 57: T9 ® Word Text Entry, New Messages

    ® word text entry T9 Word, or T9 for text on 9 keys, requires only one key press per letter, and recognizes the most commonly used word of a numeric sequence. For example, to enter the word hello, you can spell out the word by pressing only five keys, 4-3-5-5-6.

  • Page 58: Inbox

    Phone Book, T9 Pressing permits selection from the options: Word, ABC, Symbol Send To: After finding and entering the information, press to go to Message menu. Enter your message data, (press to select your text entry mode), New Message when finished, press to return to the menu.

  • Page 59: Outbox, Reviewing Outbox

    Outbox Your phone stores messages in Outbox, regardless of whether the message was successfully transmitted. If Do Not Save was not set in the Save Message setting under Msg Setup, you can review, resend, or delete any message stored in the Outbox.

  • Page 60: Filed Message, Messages And Lock Mode

    Messages and lock mode Incoming messages are received even when your phone is in Lock Mode. The screen will display the time and date of the message but you cannot access the message. To access the message, unlock the phone to proceed. Filed message Your phone can store draft messages that are yet to be sent in the Filed Msg folder.

  • Page 61: Web Alert, Erase Message

    New Messages Enter a message, when finished press , the screen displays. Action 10. Press Filed Msg 11. Press Web Alert Your phone alerts you with incoming browser messages. When a new message arrives, your phone will display a text notification together with an audible alert.

  • Page 62: Message Setup, Scroll Timer

    Message setup In standby mode, press (press when in-use) to display Message menu. Message setup Press You can preset a number of options for general settings or new messages. The message indicator is displayed and remains on the screen until you listen to the New BrowserMsg Text Msg.

  • Page 63: Receiving A Message In Standby Mode

    Auto Save Outbox - automatically saves the created message to the after the message is transmitted. Entry Method Alphabet T9 Word You can navigate between (predictive keypad) for the default setting. Select to save the setting. Auto delete This option allows you to have your message automatically deleted after viewing it.

  • Page 64: Receiving A Message While On A Call, Reviewing Voice Mails And Text Messages

    Receiving a message while on a call New Messages When you receive a message while you are on a call, the Ignore Read. screen displays two options: The closed envelope icon is displayed. You can easily review the new message while on the call by just pressing Your call will not be disconnected, and you can ask the other party to wait while you review the message.

  • Page 65: Message Options

    •While reviewing the message, you can press the to locate message information such as: date and time, sender’s call back number, senders number, E-Mail address, and message. However, if you wait a few seconds the phone will automatically scroll through the display. •To review other messages, press the to the right to review the next message, or to the left to review the previous message.

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    •Save addr: to save the sender’s e-mail address to the Phone Book. The address is automatically copied into the Add Entry or E-mail Entry field. •Save cb#: to save the call back number to the Phone Book. The number is automatically copied to the Add Entry field. Inbox Pressing returns you to the previous...

  • Page 67: A Shortcut To Launching The Web, Mobile Web

    Mobile web Your phone comes equipped with Wireless Web Internet access through a MiniBrowser. The MiniBrowser displays immediate information through your phone. You can view specially designed versions of popular sites which include sports, weather, news, stock quotes, etc. Browsing the Web through your phone is not the same as using your PC since site providers have only selected certain aspects of the available sites to present to the wireless phone users and have removed most graphics.

  • Page 68: Launching The Minibrowser

    Launching the minibrowser Note: The first time you use the MiniBrowser, you will be prompted to go through a security setup process that takes approximately three to five minutes. Note: When the security key is initially sent to the carrier, a unique value is created.

  • Page 69: Exiting The Web/minibrowser, The Minibrowser Start And End Prompts, The Minibrowser Soft Keys

    Exiting the web/minibrowser Press to exit the Web. Prompt to end Prompt both If the option is selected in the MiniBrowser setup ( ), a prompt asking if you want to end the MiniBrowser call is displayed. The minibrowser start and end prompts Your phone can be set to view a prompt each time you start or end a MiniBrowser session.

  • Page 70: Navigating The Web, How The Minibrowser Keys Work

    Navigating the web When you use the MiniBrowser, some of the keys on your keypad will operate differently than during a normal phone call. The MiniBrowser presents on-screen items in any of the following ways: •Text or numeric input •Links (embedded in content) •Numbered options (some options may not be numbered) •Simple text You can act on the options or links by using the soft keys.

  • Page 71: Using Links, Making A Phone Call While Using The Minibrowser

    Asterisk / Shift: Press this key before entering text to create upper case characters. You can also use this key to move back one space on the display screen. 0/Next: Press this key to enter a 0, or to move to the next word when in T9 predictive word entry mode.

  • Page 72: Today, Scheduler, Planner

    be terminated when you initiate the call. After you end the call, your phone will return to standby mode. Planner The Planner allows you to add events in a calendar. They can be viewed at anytime. You can also set an alert to remind you of your plans. In standby mode, press to display the main menu.

  • Page 73: How To Schedule An Event

    How to schedule an event In standby mode, press to display the main menu. Planner Press Scheduler Press View, Add New Press to select Make your selection and press Press to view the following options. •T9 Word •ABC •Symbol •123 Press to highlight an option.

  • Page 74: How To Add, Edit, Or Erase An Event, Scheduler, How To View An Event

    How to add, edit, or erase an event Planner In standby mode, press for the Press to display Today. Press Press for the following options: •Add New: Allows you to add an event •Edit: Allows you to edit an event •Erase: Allows you to erase an event •Erase all: Allows you to erase all scheduled events Press...

  • Page 75: Jump To Date, How To View, Edit, Add, Or Erase A To Do List Item

    Add New. Use the navigation key to highlight 10. Press to enter the option. Jump to date Jump To Date allows you to specify the calendar date you want to view. You can enter, edit, and/or erase events in your calendar. Using jump to date: In standby mode, press Planner...

  • Page 76: Memo Pad, Count Down

    Memo pad In standby mode, press to display the main menu. Planner Press Memo Pad Press Press to view old memos. Press to view the following options: Add new • •Edit •Erase •Erase All Choose your option and press Press to view the following options: •T9 Word •ABC...

  • Page 77: How To View, Edit, Add Or Erase A Count Down Timer, Alarm Clock

    Count Down Enter the date and time you want to “ ” to. For example: if today’s date is April 1, 2001 and you want to know how many months, days, and hours remain before 7:00 P.M. February 14th 2002, enter the time 07:00 P.M.

  • Page 78: World Time, Checking Current Time World Wide

    Using the keypad, enter the time for the alarm to activate. Press store the setting, or press to return to the previous alarm options menu. Your phone only supports a 12 hour time display, it is necessary to press either , or .

  • Page 79: Calculator

    Calculator You can perform calculations, including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division using your phone. To perform a calculation: to enter a decimal point, and to change the sign for a number to a negative. Planner In standby mode, press for the Calculator Press .

  • Page 80: Animation, Display

    Display The following features offered under the Display menu allow you to customize your phone. •Animation •Banner •Color Window •Backlight •Contrast •Auto Hyphen Animation This feature allows you to choose from animations already available on your phone: To display an animated image: In standby mode, press to display the main menu.

  • Page 81: Banner, Color Window

    Banner This option allows you to edit and personalize a banner to display on your phone while in Standby Mode. Note: Enter the personal greeting using the keypad, Press Word, ABC, symbols options respectively Note: The key also navigates through the same options in identical order, and can be pressed for upper case characters.

  • Page 82: Backlight

    Press the to go through the menu options. Select your option and press The following options appear: •Friend •Family •Colleague •VIP •No Name Select your option and press Press the to make your color selection. Press to save. Backlight There are several options for setting the Backlight features. Press any key and the backlight comes on.

  • Page 83: Contrast, Auto Hyphen

    Contrast The LCD has contrast setting that can help you see the screen better in different lighting conditions. To set the LCD contrast: Press to display the menu. Press for Display. Press for LCD Contrast. Scroll between the contrast settings to determine what contrast is most visible to you.

  • Page 84: Ringer Options, Adjusting Ringer Volume (rapidly), Adjusting Voice Volume During A Call, Ringer Volume, Sounds

    Sounds Ringer options Your phone provides a variety of ringer options through the Sounds menu. These options allow you to customize your ringer type and ringer volume settings in order to easily recognize a certain type of incoming call, message or scheduled event.

  • Page 85: Ringer Type

    Ringer type Five monotone ringer types and sixteen melody tones can be found under the ringer type option in the Sounds menu. Ringer type — Calls To activate, view or change the ringer type for calls: In standby mode, press to display the main menu.

  • Page 86

    Note: You can press to return to the previous menu at any time. Ringer type — data/fax incoming To activate, view or change the ringer type for incoming data/fax calls: In standby mode, press to display the main menu. Sounds Press Ringer Type Press...

  • Page 87: Key Beep

    Key beep Key Beep allows you to adjust the tone length and volume level that the keypad generates each time you press a key. The display icon shows up to 5 levels (the loudest setting). No bars indicate that the key beep function is silenced. In standby mode, press to display the main menu.

  • Page 88: Alerts

    Alerts Your phone will beep from time to time, this beep is called an alert beep. Alert beeps can easily be turned on or off. This feature offers the following options: Minute beep, Service, Connect, Disconnect, Fade, Roam, and Privacy Alerts —...

  • Page 89: Power On/off

    Note: You can press to return to the previous menu at any time. When a call experiences a failed or dropped call, a text message will display. Press to clear the prompt and return to standby mode. If the dropped call was an outgoing call from your phone, you can redial the number automatically by pressing twice.

  • Page 90: Roam Ringer, Whisper Mode, Voice

    Roam ringer When this option is set to On, your phone sounds a unique tone when a call is received in a network service area. This feature is set to On by default. To set the Roam Ringer alert on or off: In standby mode, press to display the main menu.

  • Page 91: Voice Dial, Tips On Recording Names

    Voice dial Your phone features Voice Dial(ing). Using the Voice Dialing feature requires that you first program the phone to recognize the name of the person you are calling. Note: You can store only one voice dial entry per stored name. You CANNOT store multiple entries for a stored name.

  • Page 92: Erase All

    Wait for the beep and then say the name. For best results, use names with at least two syllables, or use both a first and last name. The phone stores the name as a “first” sample, and then prompts you to say the name again.

  • Page 93: Voice Memo

    At the voice and screen prompt, press to confirm that you want to Erase All of the entries. A screen prompt will display when the entries have been erased. Press at any time to exit without removing any voice entries. Set active - Voice dial Voice dialing is always active once you have programmed the phone to accept voice entries and the associated phone numbers.

  • Page 94: Voice Answer, Key Commands, Games

    Voice Answer Use the following to have an incoming call automatically answered and heard at a later date: In standby mode, press to display the main menu. Voice Press Voice Answer Press The following options appear: •On/Off •Setup •Inbox Use the to highlight the option you want to change.

  • Page 95: Push Push, Fly Ribbon

    Push Push To open Push Push: Press for Games. Press Press for Push Push. Press to start or press for help. Object The object of the game is to push the balls into the little house. The ball can be pushed left, right, up, or down.

  • Page 96: Spider Hunter, Location, Setup

    Spider Hunter To open Spider Hunter: Press to display the menu. Press for Games. Press for Spider Hunter. Press any key to start the game. Select the level by pressing for easy or for hard. Object The object of the game is to drop the potted plants on the spiders from the top of the wall.

  • Page 97: Network, Data/fax

    Press to display the Setting screen. to select an option. Press to Save and exit. Network Your phone allows you to set the preferred system. Contact your service provider to determine the best networking methods for you. To select the network you want to use: In standby mode, press to display the main menu.

  • Page 98: Receiving A Fax

    To set up Data/Fax calls: In standby mode, press to display the main menu. Press for Setup. Data/Fax Data Mode Press . The screen displays. to select an option. The options are: data/fax off, fax for next call, fax until powered off, data for next call, data until powered off.

  • Page 99: Security, Ending A Fax Or Data Call

    Note: Once you have set your phone’s mode to fax for next call, you cannot receive regular voice calls until you change back to data/fax off, or a fax is received. Ending a fax or data call Some of the normal ways to end a call, like closing the phone, will not end a fax or data call.

  • Page 100: Lock Phone, Voice Privacy

    Press Enter the 4-digit lock code (normally the lock code is the last 4- digits of your phone number). Make your selection from the following options: •Lock Phone •Change Lock •Emergency # •Voice Privacy •Restriction •Clear Memory •Reset Phone Lock phone Locking the phone limits all outgoing calls except calls to 911 emergency and the three user-programmable emergency/secret numbers.

  • Page 101: Restricting The Use Of Your Phone, Locking The Phone

    Locking the phone The Security menu allows you to lock the phone manually or automatically when powering on your phone or to leave the phone unlocked. To lock the phone: In standby mode, press to display the main menu. Security Press and enter your current lock code.

  • Page 102: Lock Code, Emergency Number

    Security Press . Enter your current lock code. Press for the Restriction options. Use the to restrict the use of your Outgoing calls, Incoming calls, and your Phone Book. Press Use the to select Yes or NO. Press to save. Lock code The default lock code for your phone is generally the last four digits of your phone number.

  • Page 103: Storing Emergency Numbers

    Note: Emergency number 911 is hard-coded into your phone. You can dial these numbers and press at any time, even when the phone is locked Emergency or restricted. If you call 911 an audible tone is heard and an prompt is displayed during the duration of the call. Because of various transmission methods, network parameters, and user settings used to complete a call from your wireless phone, a connection cannot always be guaranteed.

  • Page 104: Clear Memory, Resetting Your Phone, Calling Emergency Numbers In Lock Mode

    Calling emergency numbers in lock mode To call emergency numbers in lock mode: In standby mode, use the keypad to enter the emergency number. Press to place the call. Clear Memory Clear Memory erases your Phone Book and Voice Dial recordings. Personal settings (the call log, Messages, Schedules, or other phone feature settings), are unaffected by clearing the memory on your phone.

  • Page 105: Call Answer, Auto Answer

    Press to reset the phone or press to cancel the operation. Call answer With this option activated, your phone will allow you to select a specific answer mode when you receive an incoming call. Your phone can be preset to answer when you do any of the following: •SEND key: You can answer the phone by pressing •Any key: You can answer the call by pressing any key except...

  • Page 106: Auto Retry, Language

    after 1 sec • after 3 sec • after 5 sec • Press to save. Pressing returns you to the previous screen. Auto retry With this option activated, your phone automatically dials the number when a connection fails. Dependent upon your location, the number of times your phone automatically dials the number may vary.

  • Page 107: Clock Set

    Note: You can press to return to the previous menu at any time. Clock set Your phone is equipped with a standard clock and a dual clock for seeing time in multiple cities or countries. Your phone automatically displays the time and date when in digital mode.

  • Page 108: Version

    Use the set each option. When the desired setting displays, press to save. Note: You can press to return to the previous menu at any time. Version You can view both the software version and hardware version running on your phone.

  • Page 109: In-use Menu

    In-Use Menu Your phone includes both a standby menu and an In-Use menu. The In-Use menu is displayed by pressing while the phone is being used during a call. The In-Use menu options are: Mute/Quit • - Mutes or (Un)mutes your end of a phone conversation so that the recipient can hear nothing except key tone.

  • Page 110: Getting The Most Out Of Your Reception, Usage Guidelines All About Performance And Safety

    Usage guidelines: All about performance and safety Getting the Most Out of Your Reception The quality of each call you make or receive depends on the signal strength in your area. Your phone informs you of the current signal strength by displaying a number of bars next to the signal strength icon.

  • Page 111: Maintaining Safe Use Of And Access To Your Phone

    the available body of research. In 1993, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted this updated standard in a regulation. In August 1996, the FCC adopted hybrid standard consisting of the existing ANSI/IEEE standard and the guidelines published by the National Council of Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP).

  • Page 112: Following Safety Guidelines

    • Get to know your phone and its features, such as speed dial and redial. • When available, use a hands-free device. • Position your phone within easy reach. • Let the person you are speaking to know you are driving; if necessary, suspend the call in heavy traffic or hazardous weather conditions.

  • Page 113

    the manufacturer or their representative to determine if these systems are adequately shielded from external RF signals. Also check with the manufacturer regarding any equipment that has been added to your vehicle. Consult the manufacturer of any personal medical devices, such as pacemakers and hearing aids, to determine if they are adequately shielded from external RF signals.

  • Page 114: Caring For The Battery

    The guidelines listed below help you get the most out of your battery’s performance. • Use only Samsung-approved batteries and desktop chargers. These chargers are designed to maximize battery life. Using other batteries or chargers voids your warranty and may cause damage.

  • Page 115: Acknowledging Special Precautions And Fcc

    Note: For safety, do not handle a damaged or leaking Li-Ion battery. For safe disposal options of your Li-Ion batteries, contact your nearest Samsung-authorized service center. Special Note: Be sure to dispose of your battery properly. In some areas, the disposal of batteries in household or business trash may be prohibited.

  • Page 116: Specific Absorption Rates (sar) For Wireless Phones

    Body-Worn Operation To maintain compliance with FCC RF exposure guidelines, if you wear a handset on your body, use the Samsung supplied or approved carrying case, holster or other body-worn accessory. If you do not use a body-worn accessory, ensure that the antenna is at least one inch (2.5 centimeters) from your body when transmitting.

  • Page 117: Fda Consumer Update, Wireless Phones

    model phones do not mean variations in safety. SAR values at or below the federal standard of 1.6 W/kg are considered safe for use by the public. This wireless portable device has been shown to be capable of compliance for localized specific absorption rate (SAR) for uncontrolled environment/general population exposure limits specified in ANSI/IEEE Std.

  • Page 118

    drugs or medical devices. However, the agency has authority to take action if wireless phones are shown to emit radio frequency energy (RF) at a level that is hazardous to the user. In such a case, FDA could require the manufacturers of wireless phones to notify users of the health hazard and to repair, replace or recall the phones so that the hazard no longer exists.

  • Page 119

    FCC also regulates the base stations that the wireless phone networks rely upon. While these base stations operate at higher power than do the wireless phones themselves, the wireless exposures that people get from these base stations are typically thousands of times lower than those they get from wireless phones.

  • Page 120

    laboratory animals. However, many of the studies that showed increased tumor development used animals that had been genetically engineered or treated with cancer-causing chemicals so as to be pre-disposed to develop cancer in absence of RF exposure. Other studies exposed the animals to RF for up to 22 hours per day.

  • Page 121

    studies is hampered by difficulties in measuring actual RF exposure during day-to-day use of wireless phones. Many factors affect this measurement, such as the angle at which the phone is held, or which model of phone is used. What is FDA doing to find out more about the possible health effects of wireless phone RF? FDA is working with the U.S.

  • Page 122

    How can I find out how much radio frequency energy exposure I can get by using my wireless phone? All phones sold in the United States must comply with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) guidelines that limit radio frequency energy (RF) exposures.

  • Page 123

    rate at which RF is deposited in the heads of wireless phone users. The test method uses a tissue-simulating model of the human head. Standardized SAR test methodology is expected to greatly improve the consistency of measurements made at different laboratories on the same phone. SAR is the measurement of the amount of energy absorbed in tissue, either by the whole body or a small part of the body.

  • Page 124

    What about children using wireless phones? The scientific evidence does not show a danger to users of wireless phones, including children and teenagers. If you want to take steps to lower exposure to radio frequency energy (RF), the measured described above would apply to children and teenagers using wireless phones.

  • Page 125: Ctia Safety Information, Exposure To Radio Frequency Signals

    Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). This standard specifies test methods and performance requirements for hearing aids and wireless phones so that no interference occurs when a person uses a “compatible” phone and a “compatible” hearing aid at the same time. This standard was approved by the IEEE in 2000.

  • Page 126: Antenna Care, Phone Operation, Tips On Efficient Operation

    In August, 1996, the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) adopted RF exposure guidelines with safety levels for hand-held wireless phones. Those guidelines are consistent with the safety standards previously set by both U.S. and international standard bodies: • ANSI C95.1 (1992) •...

  • Page 127: Electronic Devices

    Driving Check the laws and regulations on the use of wireless telephones in the areas where you drive. Always obey them. Also, if using your phone while driving, please: • Give full attention to driving--driving safety is your first responsibility. •...

  • Page 128: Hearing Aids, Other Medical Devices, Posted Facilities

    Hearing aids Some digital wireless phones may interfere with some hearing aids. In the event of such interference, you may want to consult your service provider (or call the customer service line to discuss alternatives.) Optional for each phone manufacturer. Other medical devices If you use any other personal medical device, consult the manufacturer of your device to determine if they are adequately shielded from external RF energy.

  • Page 129: Blasting Areas, Potentially Explosive Atmospheres, For Vehicles Equipped With An Airbag, Owner's Record

    Blasting areas To avoid interfering with blasting operations, turn your phone OFF when in a “blasting area” or in areas posted: “Turn off two-way radio”. Obey all signs and instructions. Potentially explosive atmospheres Turn your phone OFF when in any area with a potentially explosive atmosphere and obey all signs and instructions.

  • Page 130: User Guide Proprietary Notice

    User Guide Proprietary Notice CDMA Technology is licensed by QUALCOMM Incorporated under one or more of the following patents: 4,901,3075,109,3905,267,2625,416,797 5,506,8655,544,1965,657,4205,101,501 5,267,2615,414,7965,504,7735,535,239 5,600,7545,778,338 5,228,054 5,337,338 5,710,7845,056,109 5,568,4835,659,569 5,490,1655,511,073 T9 Text Input is licensed by Tegic Communications and is covered by U.S. Pat. 5,818,437, U.S.

  • Page 131

    Index 0 / next key, 71 911, 103 Accessing menus, 34 Accessing menus using shortcut numbers, 35 Adaptor outlet, 24 Adjusting ringer volume, 84 Adjusting voice volume during a call, 84 Air time, 38 Alarm clock, 77 Alerts, 88, 89 Alerts - connect, 88 Alerts - disconnect, 88 Alerts - service, 88...

  • Page 132: Table Of Contents

    Calling emergency numbers in lock mode, 104 Calling in Lock Mode, 101 Calls, 35 Clear key, 17 Clear memory, 104 CLR, 70 Count down, 76 Dangerous Areas, 113 Duplicate, 21 Editing phone book numbers, 46 E-mail, 21 Emergency number, 102 END key, 71 Ending a fax or data call, 99 Entering numbers, 56...

  • Page 133

    Find by entry, 43 Fly Ribbon, 95 Flying, 113 Front view of the Samsung SCH-A310, 16 Games, 94 Getting service, 29 Getting to know your phone, 17 Green, 25 Home, 21 Inbox, 58 Incoming, 35 Input mode, 26 Installing the battery, 23...

  • Page 134: Table Of Contents

    Lock Code, 102 Lock mode, 26 Lock phone, 100 Locking, 101 Locking the phone, 101 Manual pause calling, 48 MENU key, 71 Menu key, 18 Message, 21 Message options, 65 Message read, 21 Message received, 22 Message setup, 62 Messages and lock mode, 60 Microphone, 18 Missed, 36 Mobile, 22...

  • Page 135

    New messages, 57 Numbers 1-9, 71 Numeric keypad, 18 Numeric mode, 56 Office, 22 OK/Message key, 18 One-touch dialing, 52 Outbox, 59 Outgoing, 35 Owner's Record, 129 Pager, 22 Peak Performance, 111 Phone, 111 Phone While Driving, 111 Planner, 72 Pound / space key, 71 Power On/Off, 89 Power Save Feature, 110...

  • Page 136: Table Of Contents

    Receiving a fax, 98 Reception, 110 Record, 91 Red, 25 Removing the battery, 23 Resetting your phone, 104 Returning to the previous menu, 34 Reviewing, 59 Reviewing calls, 37 Reviewing outbox, 59 Ringer, 86 Ringer options, 84 Ringer type - data/fax incoming, 86 Ringer type - Planner, 86 Roam, 89 Safe Use of and Access to Your Phone, 111...

  • Page 137: Table Of Contents

    Speaker, 18 Special Precautions, 115 Speed dial, 22 Spider Hunter, 96 Storing emergency numbers, 103 Storing pauses in a phone book, 48 Storing phone numbers at the end of a call, 51 Symbol entry, 56 Symbol mode, 56 T9® Word, 57 Talk mode, 28 Three-touch dialing, 52 Tips on recording names, 91...

  • Page 138

    Version, 108 Voice dial, 90 Yellow, 25 Your consumer package, 15...

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