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Siemens Gigaset AS280 User Manual

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Gigaset AS280/AS280DUO/AS285
The handset at a glance
1 Charge status of
the batteries
2 Answer machine icon
(AS285 only)
3 Display keys
4 Message key
Flashes: new messages
5 Handsfree key
6 Control key (u)
7 Talk key
8 Directory key
(press down)
9 End call and 
On/Off key
10 Ringer on/off 
(press and hold 
in idle status)
11 Keypad lock on/off
(press and hold)
12 Recall key
- Consultation call 
- Dialling pause
(press and hold)
13 Microphone
14 "Microphone off" key
Issued by
Gigaset Communications GmbH
Schlavenhorst 66
D-46395 Bocholt
Gigaset Communications GmbH is a licensee of the
Siemens trademark
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Display keys on handset:
Pressing a key launches the function that
appears above that key in the display.
© 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 other registered hand-
page 12.
Open main/submenu (see
Menu tree
page 15).
Go back one menu level.
Scroll up/down or adjust vol-
ume with u.
Move cursor to left/right with
Backspace deletes one char-
acter at a time from right to
Confirm menu function or
save entry.



  Summary of Contents for Siemens Gigaset AS280

  • Page 1 Gigaset AS280/AS280DUO/AS285 The handset at a glance 1 Charge status of Display keys on handset: the batteries Pressing a key launches the function that 2 Answer machine icon appears above that key in the display. (AS285 only) Display Function when pressed...
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions The base station at a glance 1 Registration/paging key:  AS285 base station ¢ Search for handsets (press briefly, "Paging" page 11) ¢ Register handsets (press and hold page 11). 2 On/Off key: activate and deactivate answer machine. Lights up: answer machine is activated....
  • Page 3: Contact With Liquid

    When it has fully dried out, you will normally be able to use it again. ECO DECT You are helping to protect the environment with your Gigaset AS280/AS280DUO/AS285. Reduced energy consumption Your telephone has a power-saving adapter plug and uses less power.
  • Page 4: First Steps

    First steps Check the pack contents ◆ one Gigaset AS280DUO/AS285 base station, ◆ one mains adapter, ◆ one Gigaset AS28H handset, ◆ one phone cord, ◆ two batteries, ◆ one battery cover, ◆ one user guide. If you have purchased a model with multiple handsets, the package should contain two batteries, a battery cover and a charging cradle with mains adapter for each additional handset.
  • Page 5 The phone could also malfunction or be damaged as a result of using batteries that are not of the recommended type. * Gigaset Communications GmbH is a licensee of the Siemens trademark. ¤ + –...
  • Page 6 Placing the handset in the base station and registering Before you can use the phone, you must first register the handset to the base station. Put into base MENU ¤ Place the handset with the display facing up in the base station. The handset registers automatically.
  • Page 7 Please note ◆ After the first battery charge and discharge you may replace your handset in the base station or charging cradle after every call. ◆ Always repeat the charging and discharging procedure if you remove the batteries from the handset and reinsert them. ◆...
  • Page 8: Making Calls

    Making calls Handsfree talking (AS285 only) Making external calls and ending calls To activate while dialling: Enter the number and press the handsfree External calls are calls using the public telephone network. ¢ Switching between earpiece and handsfree (Enter the phone number) mode: The phone number is dialled.
  • Page 9: Last Number Redial List

    Calls list/voicemail (network mailbox) list The following functions can be selected with Save new phone number. New Entry An advisory tone sounds and the message key Show Number Display the phone number. flashes as soon as a new entry appears in the calls Edit or add to the number.
  • Page 10: Setting Up The Answer Machine

    Calling back a caller from the calls list Recording your own announcement ¢ ¢ ¢ ¢ ¢ ¢ ¢ (select entry) CallsList 01+02 MENU Voice Mail Announcements OK ¢ ¢ ¢ ¢ ¢ Rec announce Speak after OK You hear the ready tone (short tone). Now say your Voicemail list (AS285 only) announcement (at least 3 seconds).
  • Page 11: Assigning Key 1 For Fast Access To The Answer Machine (Network Mailbox)

    ¢ Gigaset AS280/AS280DUO/AS285 page 6. Requirements: ◆ You have set a system PIN other than 0000 ¢ Manual registration of handsets to Gigaset AS280/ page 16. AS280DUO/AS285 ¢ ¢ ◆ The phone you are using for remote operation 1. On the handset:...
  • Page 12: Using Several Handsets

    Using several handsets Setting the alarm clock Making internal calls Activating/deactivating the alarm clock ¢ ¢ ¢ MENU Alarm Clock Activation ¢ ‰ Internal calls are free calls to other handsets that OK ( = on) are registered to the same base station. When activated: ¢...
  • Page 13: Operating The Base Station On

    Appendix Software reset ¢ ¢ ¢ ¢ MENU Settings Base OK ¢ ¢ Entering letters/characters Base Reset Hardware reset Press the relevant key the number of times indi- Disconnect the power cord from the base station. cated.  Hold down the registration/paging key ¢...
  • Page 14: Questions And Answers

    Questions and answers Service (Customer Care) If you have any queries about the use of your We offer you support that is fast and tailored to telephone, visit our website at  your specific needs!  Our Online Support on the Internet can be reached for 24-hour support.
  • Page 15: Menu Tree

    Menu tree Your phone has an extensive range of features. As an alternative to selecting functions using the These are offered in the form of menus. buttons, you can also enter the digit combination that is in front of the function in the To select a function while the phone is in idle sta- menu tree.
  • Page 16 3-5 Message Length 3-5-1 Maximum Do not limit the recording time for each call. 3-5-2 1 Minute Limit the recording time to 1 minute per call. 3-5-3 2 Minutes Limit the recording time to 2 minutes per call. 3-5-4 3 Minutes Limit the recording time to 3 minutes per call.

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