Activating/deactivating the handset
Press and hold the
key to activate or deactivate the handset. If you place a deacti-
vated handset in the base station or charging cradle, it will automatically activate after
approx. 30 seconds.
If you remove the handset from the base station/charging cradle, the display turns off
Making external calls and ending calls
External calls are calls using the public telephone network.
(Enter the phone number)
The phone number is dialled. (Or you can first press and hold talk key
and then enter the number.) During the call you can adjust the earpiece volume using
and set the volume with
End the call/cancel dialling: Press the end call key
You can automatically insert a network provider dialling code before any phone
Accepting a call
Press the talk key
to accept the call.
When Auto Answer is activated (see menu overview
handset from the base station/charging cradle.
Calling Line Identification
When you get a call, the caller's number will be displayed on your handset; the caller's
name will be displayed if it is stored in the directory.
You have asked your network provider for the caller's number (CLIP) to be dis-
played on your handset screen.
The caller has asked the network provider for his/her number to be identified (CLI).
External call appears in the display if you have not requested CLIP, Withheld appears
if the caller has withheld CLI, and Unavailable appears if CLI has not been requested.
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Handsfree operation (Gigaset A220/A220A only)
In handsfree mode, you activate the loudspeaker so that you can hear the caller with-
out having to hold the handset to your ear. During a call and when listening to the
answering machine (Gigaset A220A only) you activate or deactivate handsfree mode
by pressing the handsfree key
For instructions on adjusting the handsfree mode volume see menu overview
Automatic network provider preselection
You can store a call-by-call number (preselection number), which is automatically
placed in front of numbers when you dial them. If, for example, you wish to make inter-
national calls via special network providers, you can save the relevant dialling code
In the "With Preselect" list, specify the dialling codes or the first digits of the dialling
codes that you wish to assign to the preselection number.
In the "Without Presel" list, enter any exceptions to the "With Preselect" list.
Presel. Number 0999
With Preselect 08
Without Presel 081
Enter preselection number via menu (
Permanently deactivating preselection: Delete the preselection number with
Temporarily cancelling preselection:
(press and hold)
(use number from directory)
All numbers that start
with 08, except for 081
and 084, are dialled
with the preselection
The number is dialled without Preselection.
(enter number) or