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Dear Customer,
Gigaset Communications GmbH is the legal successor to
Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices GmbH &
Co. KG (SHC), which in turn continued the Gigaset business
of Siemens AG. Any statements made by Siemens AG or
SHC that are found in the user guides should therefore be
understood as statements of Gigaset Communications
GmbH.
We hope you enjoy your Gigaset.
DE
Sehr geehrte Kundin, sehr geehrter Kunde,
die Gigaset Communications GmbH ist Rechtsnachfolgerin
der Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices
GmbH & Co. KG (SHC), die ihrerseits das Gigaset-Geschäft
der Siemens AG fortführte. Etwaige Erklärungen der
Siemens AG oder der SHC in den Bedienungsanleitungen
sind daher als Erklärungen der Gigaset Communications
GmbH zu verstehen.
Wir wünschen Ihnen viel Freude mit Ihrem Gigaset.
FR
Chère Cliente, Cher Client,
la société Gigaset Communications GmbH succède en droit
à Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices GmbH
& Co. KG (SHC) qui poursuivait elle-même les activités Giga-
set de Siemens AG. Donc les éventuelles explications de Sie-
mens AG ou de SHC figurant dans les modes d'emploi
doivent être comprises comme des explications de Gigaset
Communications GmbH.
Nous vous souhaitons beaucoup d'agrément avec votre
Gigaset.
IT
Gentile cliente,
la Gigaset Communications GmbH è successore della Sie-
mens Home and Office Communication Devices GmbH &
Co. KG (SHC) che a sua volta ha proseguito l'attività della
Siemens AG. Eventuali dichiarazioni della Siemens AG o
della SHC nei manuali d'istruzione, vanno pertanto intese
come dichiarazioni della Gigaset Communications GmbH.
Le auguriamo tanta soddisfazione con il vostro Gigaset.
NL
Geachte klant,
Gigaset Communications GmbH is de rechtsopvolger van
Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices GmbH &
Co. KG (SHC), de onderneming die de Gigaset-activiteiten
van Siemens AG heeft overgenomen. Eventuele uitspraken
of mededelingen van Siemens AG of SHC in de gebruiksaan-
wijzingen dienen daarom als mededelingen van Gigaset
Communications GmbH te worden gezien.
Wij wensen u veel plezier met uw Gigaset
ES
Estimado cliente,
la Gigaset Communications GmbH es derechohabiente de la
Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices GmbH &
Co. KG (SHC) que por su parte continuó el negocio Gigaset
de la Siemens AG. Las posibles declaraciones de la
Siemens AG o de la SHC en las instrucciones de uso se
deben entender por lo tanto como declaraciones de la Giga-
set Communications GmbH.
Le deseamos que disfrute con su Gigaset.
PT
SCaros clientes,
Gigaset Communications GmbH é a sucessora legal da Sie-
mens Home and Office Communication Devices GmbH &
Co. KG (SHC), que, por sua vez, deu continuidade ao sector
de negócios Gigaset, da Siemens AG. Quaisquer declara-
ções por parte da Siemens AG ou da SHC encontradas nos
manuais de utilização deverão, portanto, ser consideradas
como declarações da Gigaset Communications GmbH.
Desejamos que tenham bons momentos com o seu Gigaset.
Issued by
Gigaset Communications GmbH
Schlavenhorst 66, D-46395 Bocholt
Gigaset Communications GmbH is a trademark
licensee of Siemens AG
DA
FI
SV
NO
EL
HR
.
SL
Kære Kunde,
Gigaset Communications GmbH er retlig efterfølger til Sie-
mens Home and Office Communication Devices GmbH &
Co. KG (SHC), som fra deres side videreførte Siemens AGs
Gigaset-forretninger. Siemens AGs eller SHCs eventuelle
forklaringer i betjeningsvejledningerne skal derfor forstås
som Gigaset Communications GmbHs forklaringer.
Vi håber, du får meget glæde af din Gigaset.
Arvoisa asiakkaamme,
Gigaset Communications GmbH on Siemens Home and
Office Communication Devices GmbH & Co. KG (SHC)-yri-
tyksen oikeudenomistaja, joka jatkoi puolestaan Siemens
AG:n Gigaset-liiketoimintaa. Käyttöoppaissa mahdollisesti
esiintyvät Siemens AG:n tai SHC:n selosteet on tämän
vuoksi ymmärrettävä Gigaset Communications GmbH:n
selosteina.
Toivotamme Teille paljon iloa Gigaset-laitteestanne.
Kära kund,
Gigaset Communications GmbH övertar rättigheterna från
Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices GmbH &
Co. KG (SHC), som bedrev Gigaset-verksamheten efter Sie-
mens AG. Alla förklaringar från Siemens AG eller SHC i
användarhandboken gäller därför som förklaringar från
Gigaset Communications GmbH.
Vi önskar dig mycket nöje med din Gigaset.
Kjære kunde,
Gigaset Communications GmbH er rettslig etterfølger etter
Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices GmbH &
Co. KG (SHC), som i sin tur videreførte Gigaset-geskjeften i
Siemens AG. Eventuelle meddelelser fra Siemens AG eller
SHC i bruksanvisningene er derfor å forstå som meddelelser
fra Gigaset Communications GmbH.
Vi håper du får stor glede av din Gigaset-enhet.
Αγαπητή πελάτισσα, αγαπητέ πελάτη,
η Gigaset Communications GmbH είναι η νομική διάδοχος της
Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices GmbH &
Co. KG (SHC), η οποία έχει αναλάβει την εμπορική
δραστηριότητα Gigaset της Siemens AG. Οι δηλώσεις της
Siemens AG ή της SHC στις οδηγίες χρήσης αποτελούν
επομένως δηλώσεις της Gigaset Communications GmbH.
Σας ευχόμαστε καλή διασκέδαση με τη συσκευή σας Gigaset.
Poštovani korisnici,
Gigaset Communications GmbH pravni je sljednik tvrtke
Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices GmbH &
Co. KG (SHC), koji je nastavio Gigaset poslovanje tvrtke
Siemens AG. Zato sve izjave tvrtke Siemens AG ili SHC koje
se nalaze u uputama za upotrebu treba tumačiti kao izjave
tvrtke Gigaset Communications GmbH.
Nadamo se da sa zadovoljstvom koristite svoj Gigaset
uređaj.
Spoštovani kupec!
Podjetje Gigaset Communications GmbH je pravni naslednik
podjetja Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices
GmbH & Co. KG (SHC), ki nadaljuje dejavnost znamke
Gigaset podjetja Siemens AG. Vse izjave podjetja Siemens
AG ali SHC v priročnikih za uporabnike torej veljajo kot izjave
podjetja Gigaset Communications GmbH.
Želimo vam veliko užitkov ob uporabi naprave Gigaset.
© Gigaset Communications GmbH 2008
All rights reserved.
Subject to availability. Rights of modifications
reserved.
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  • Page 1 Nadamo se da sa zadovoljstvom koristite svoj Gigaset de la Siemens AG. Las posibles declaraciones de la uređaj. Siemens AG o de la SHC en las instrucciones de uso se deben entender por lo tanto como declaraciones de la Giga- Spoštovani kupec! set Communications GmbH.
  • Page 2 Devices GmbH & Co. KG (SHC), kroz koju je nastavljeno poslovanje kompanije Gigaset kao dela Siemens AG. Stoga sve izjave od strane Siemens AG ili SHC koje se mogu naći u korisničkim uputstvima treba tumačiti kao izjave kompanije Gigaset Communications GmbH.
  • Page 3 Be inspired...
  • Page 4: The Handset At A Glance

    The handset at a glance The handset at a glance Talk/Handsfree key: Display (display screen) Top half: Charge status Answer a call flat fully charged Initiate dialling flashes: battery is Switch from handsfree almost flat or is charging to "earpiece" mode Current functions and Bottom half: display keys...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Table of Contents The handset at a glance ..... . 1 Safety precautions ......6 Preparing to use your phone .
  • Page 6 Table of Contents SMS (Text Messages) ..... . . 39 General ............39 Before you can send and receive text messages .
  • Page 7 Table of Contents Using several handsets ..... . 77 Internal calls, ending a call ..........77 Changing the name of a handset .
  • Page 8 Table of Contents Appendix ....... . 101 Care ............. . 101 Contact with liquid .
  • Page 9: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions Safety precautions Only use the power supply unit supplied, as indicated on the underside of the device. Fit only the recommended rechargeable batteries (page 105) of the same type! Use no other types of batteries or non-rechargeable batteries, as they could damage health and cause personal injury.
  • Page 10: Preparing To Use Your Phone

    Preparing to use your phone Preparing to use your phone The pack contains: one Gigaset C 200 or C 250 base, one Gigaset C 2 handset, one power supply unit with power cord, one telephone cord, one belt clip for the handset, two batteries, one set of operating instructions.
  • Page 11: Connecting The Base

    Preparing to use your phone Connecting the base Phone outlet Cable recess Phone jack with Underside of phone cord base (enlarged view) Fit the small jack on the phone cord into the socket in the base (it clips into place), Place cord in cable recess, Fit phone jack into phone outlet.
  • Page 12: Preparing To Use The Handset

    To open the battery cover, press on the chequered area and slide down. Use only the rechargeable batteries recommended by Siemens on page 105! Never use conventional batteries (non-rechargeable) or other battery types as this may cause significant damage to health and prop- erty.
  • Page 13 Preparing to use your phone Placing the handset into the base and charging the batteries When you place the handset into the base, the handset will register automatically to the base. Proceed step by step as follows: 1. Place the handset in the base with the display up. 2.
  • Page 14: Attaching The Belt Clip

    Preparing to use your phone Attaching the belt clip Push the belt clip onto the back of the handset until the lugs click into the recesses on either side of the handset. Activating/deactivating the handset To activate the handset press the 'end call' key and hold.
  • Page 15: Operating The Telephone, Menu Guidance

    Operating the telephone, menu guidance Operating the telephone, menu guidance Keys Talk/Handsfree key The Talk/Handsfree key is a rocker key with two functions. You press the top half of the key to initiate a call. When you press the bottom half you initiate a call and the handsfree function activates automatically.
  • Page 16: Correcting Wrong Inputs

    Operating the telephone, menu guidance Correcting wrong inputs After a correct input you will hear a confirmation tone (rising tone sequence), an incor- rect input is indicated by an error tone (falling tone sequence). You can repeat the input. If you have entered incorrect characters in the text, you can correct them as follows: Û...
  • Page 17: Menu Operation, With 'Setting Handsfree Volume' As An Example

    Operating the telephone, menu guidance Menu operation, with 'Setting Handsfree Volume' as an example 1. MENU Press the display key. The menu opens. Press the display key repeatedly until Audio Settings appears on the screen. 3. OK Confirm with the display key. Press the display key repeatedly until Handsfree Volume appears on the screen.
  • Page 18: Date And Time

    Date and Time Date and Time Setting the date and the time Correct date and time settings are essential if you want to know exactly when calls/mes- sages (C 250) were received. Open the menu. [_______________] MENU Select the menu item and confirm. [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Calender/Clock [_________]...
  • Page 19: Setting The Alarm Clock

    Date and Time Setting the alarm clock You can use your handset as an alarm clock. Precondition: You have set the date and time (page 15) . Activating/deactivating the alarm clock and setting the wake-up time either ... Activate the alarm clock: ¼...
  • Page 20: Cancelling A Wake-Up Call

    Date and Time Cancelling a wake-up call A wake-up call sounds on the handset with its selected ringer melody, and Alarm Clock appears in the display. Press any key to cancel the wake-up call. The alarm clock is still switched on. Setting an appointment You can use your handset to remind yourself of an appointment.
  • Page 21: Viewing An Appointment You Have Not Kept

    Date and Time Deactivating an appointment call An appointment call sounds with its selected ringer melody (page 89). ¼ Press the display key. The alarm clock icon disap- [_______] pears when the alarm clock is not activated. Cancelling an appointment Open the menu.
  • Page 22: Making Calls

    Making calls Making calls Making external calls and ending a call External calls are calls into the public telephone network. Enter the number and press the Talk/Handsfree key. The number is dialled. End the call: Press the end call key. You can also press the Talk/Handsfree key first (you hear the dialling tone) and then enter the number.
  • Page 23: Calling Line Identification

    Making calls Calling Line Identification When you get a call, you will see the caller's number and/or name displayed on the screen. Preconditions: 1. You have asked your network provider for the caller's number (CLIP) or name (CNIP) to be displayed on your handset screen. 2.
  • Page 24: Handsfree

    Making calls Handsfree Activating/deactivating handsfree Activate while dialling: Enter the telephone number and press the top half of the key. Activate during a call: Press the bottom half of the key. Deactivate handsfree: Press the top half of the key. As soon as you terminate the handsfree mode you switch to 'earpiece mode' and con- tinue the call on the handset.
  • Page 25: Activating/Deactivating Open Listening (Call Screening At The Base) (C 250 Only)

    Making calls Activating/deactivating open listening (call screening at the base) (C 250 only) You can activate the built-in base loudspeaker to allow other people in the room to hear what your external caller is saying. Precondition: A call in is progress. Press the display key to open the menu.
  • Page 26: Using The Directory And Other Lists

    Using the directory and other lists Using the directory and other lists Directory and speed dial list You can store up to 100 numbers in the directory and the speed dial list (depending on the size of individual entries). The directory makes dialling easier for you. You open the directory with the key.
  • Page 27 Using the directory and other lists Storing a telephone number in the speed dial list You can assign a digit (0, 2–9) to up to nine entries on your speed dial list. When you press and hold one of these digits, e.g. '3', and press the top half of the key you are immediately connected to the telephone number that is assigned '3'.
  • Page 28 Using the directory and other lists Editing an entry in the directory/speed dial list Open the directory or speed dial list. Select the entry and press the display key. [__________] [______________] MENU Select the menu item and confirm. [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Edit Entry [_________] Change the number and confirm.
  • Page 29 Using the directory and other lists Marking a directory entry as VIP You can mark directory entries of callers who are particularly important to you as 'VIP' (Very Important Person). You can also assign a particular melody to VIP numbers. You can then tell who is calling you from the ringer melody.
  • Page 30 Using the directory and other lists Adding a displayed telephone number to the directory When a telephone number appears in the display (CLIP) you can add it to your directory. This can be done while dialling from the last number redial list, from the calls list/ answering machine list (C 250 only) or during a call.
  • Page 31 Using the directory and other lists Sending a single entry or complete list to a handset You can send single entries or the complete list to another handset that is registered on the same base. This saves you the need to make double entries. VIP settings and speed dial (shortcut) digits are not sent.
  • Page 32: Directory With Voice-Activated Dialling (C 250 Only)

    Using the directory and other lists Directory with voice-activated dialling (C 250 only) With voice-activated dialling, you dial simply by speaking the name of the person you wish to call. You must record your voice pattern, i.e. you speak the name and store it. The name which you speak is stored in the telephone.
  • Page 33 Using the directory and other lists Recording a voice pattern for an existing entry (C 250 only) Record your voice pattern in quiet surroundings.. Step 1: Open the directory with voice-activated dialling: Press the directory key twice. Confirm. [_______] Select and confirm, e.g. User 2. [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] User 2 [_________ ]...
  • Page 34 Using the directory and other lists Recording a voice pattern for a new entry (C 250 only) Press the directory key twice. Confirm. [________] Select and confirm, e.g. User 2. [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] User 2 [_________] Press the display key to open the menu. [_______________] MENU Confirm.
  • Page 35 Using the directory and other lists Phone announces the caller's name (C 250 only) When you receive an external call, you hear the ringer and the telephone announces the caller's name. Preconditions: Calling Line Identification is active (page 20) and you have recorded a voice pattern for the incoming number (page 30).
  • Page 36: Last Number Redial List

    Using the directory and other lists Viewing and editing an entry (C 250 only) ‰ Open the directory with voice-activated dialling, and select an entry (checked (see Step 1 and Step 2, page 30). You can now view and edit the name and number of the entry in the same way as you would in the directory without voice-activated dialling (page 25).
  • Page 37: Opening Lists With The Message Key

    Using the directory and other lists Opening lists with the Message key You can use the Message key to open the following lists: 1. Text message list (if several mailboxes are set up, they will all be listed), 2. Answering machine list (C 250 only), 3.
  • Page 38: Calls List And Answering Machine List (C 250 Only)

    Using the directory and other lists Calls list and answering machine list (C 250 only) The numbers of the last 30 calls are saved in the calls list. The oldest entry is deleted when the calls list is full and new entries are added. Precondition: The caller's number has been identified (page 20).
  • Page 39 Using the directory and other lists Opening the calls list/answering machine list (C 250 only) New calls (calls list) and new messages (answering machine) are indicated by the key flashing and by an advisory tone. Open the calls list. either ... Open the calls list: Select the menu item and confirm.
  • Page 40 Using the directory and other lists Viewing an entry in the calls list/answering machine list (C 250 only), adding a number to the directory You can view the time when a call arrived and add the caller's number to your directory. Precondition: Calling Line Identification is activated.
  • Page 41 Using the directory and other lists The entry's status is displayed like this: 1234567890 First (new) call/First (new) message of a total of two (new) calls/messages The following status messages are used: The call is new in the list. New call The call is old in the list.
  • Page 42: Sms (Text Messages)

    SMS (Text Messages) SMS (Text Messages) With your handset you can send and receive text messages using the so-called SMS (Short Message Service). You can write, edit, read, delete or forward text messages from any registered handset that has SMS functionality. When several handsets are in use at any one time, only one handset can access the SMS function.
  • Page 43: Before You Can Send And Receive Text Messages

    SMS (Text Messages) Before you can send and receive text messages Calling Line Identification (page 20) must be enabled for your phone line. Check with your telephone network provider to make sure that this service is activated on your phone line. You may have to apply for it to your network provider. To receive text messages you must be registered with your service provider.
  • Page 44 SMS (Text Messages) Entering the numbers of an SMS centre, changing the send centre You can enter and change the call numbers of an SMS centre. A previously stored SMS centre number is changed by being overwritten. You should find out about the services and special functions offered by your service pro- vider before you make a new application and/or before you delete pre-configured call numbers.
  • Page 45: Text Message Sending And The Draft Message List

    SMS (Text Messages) Text message sending and the draft message list If a call arrives while you are writing a message, then the message is automatically saved to the draft message list. You can take the call and finish writing the message later (page 45).
  • Page 46 SMS (Text Messages) You write a text message like this: Press the display key to open the menu. [_______________ ] MENU Confirm. [_____________________________________________________________] [__________] If more than one mailbox is activated (page 51), [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] SMS 1 select a mailbox and confirm, e.g. SMS 1. [_________] If required, enter the mailbox PIN and confirm.
  • Page 47 SMS (Text Messages) Sending a text message without saving it Precondition: You have written a text message (page 42) and the input field is open. Press the display key to open the menu. [_______________] MENU Confirm. [_____________________________________________________________] [__________] Send Text Confirm.
  • Page 48 SMS (Text Messages) You must send the text message to the number of the email service (page 44). Enter the email address: Enter the full email address and end it with a space or a colon. Enter the text of the message: Enter the text.
  • Page 49 SMS (Text Messages) Reading and deleting text messages in the draft message list Precondition: You have opened the draft message list (page 45). If more than one mail- box is activated, then you have opened the draft message list for a mailbox. Select SMS and press the display key.
  • Page 50: Receiving Text Messages, Incoming Message List

    SMS (Text Messages) Receiving text messages, incoming message list New text messages are indicated by the message New messages, by the key flash- ing on all handsets and by an advisory tone. In the incoming message list the new (unread) messages are before the old messages. New and old messages are sorted according to their time of arrival: oldest new message, ...
  • Page 51 SMS (Text Messages) Viewing the date and time of an incoming text message You can view the date and time of an incoming text message. Precondition: You have opened the incoming message list (page 47). Select SMS and press the display key. [_________] [__________________] MENU Select the menu item and confirm.
  • Page 52 SMS (Text Messages) Replying to or forwarding text messages While you read a text message you can use the following functions: Press the display key to open the menu. [_______________ ] MENU either ... Reply to an incoming message: Confirm. You can reply to the message immediately [_____________________________________________________________] [__________] Reply in the input field.
  • Page 53 SMS (Text Messages) Adding the telephone number of a text message to the directory You can add the telephone number to your directory. Precondition: You have opened the incoming message list and selected a message. Press the display key to open the menu. [_______________] MENU Select the menu item and confirm.
  • Page 54: Using Several Text Message Mailboxes

    SMS (Text Messages) Using several text message mailboxes You can add three user-based 'personal' mailboxes to your phone, allowing up to three persons to have their own SMS mailbox. The options are: 1 SMS, 3 personal mailboxes. You can only use the personal mailboxes if your service provider supports the delivery of text messages to personal mailboxes.
  • Page 55 SMS (Text Messages) Press the display key to open the menu. [_______________] MENU Confirm. [_____________________________________________________________] [__________] Select the menu item and confirm. [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Settings [_________ ] Select the menu item and confirm. Activated mail- [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] SMS Mailboxes ‰ boxes are checked [_________ ] Select and confirm, e.g.
  • Page 56 SMS (Text Messages) Sending a text message to a personal mailbox To send a text message to your personal mailbox, the sender must know your ID and enter it after your number. Send your SMS contact a text message. He or she will auto- matically receive your SMS number with your current ID and can then store it in their directory.
  • Page 57 SMS (Text Messages) Deactivating PIN protection Precondition: PIN protection is activated. Press the display key to open the menu. [_______________] MENU Confirm. [_____________________________________________________________] [__________] Select the menu item and confirm. [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Settings [_________ ] Select the menu item and confirm. [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] SMS Mailboxes ‰...
  • Page 58: Sms Notification

    SMS (Text Messages) SMS notification You are expecting an important call but you have to go out. You can have a notification sent to any device with SMS functionality, e.g. your mobile phone, by SMS. You must first store the destination number in your phone which is at home (the default is Off). Precondition: The caller's number was identified when a call was missed (CLI).
  • Page 59: Text Messages To A Pabx

    SMS (Text Messages) to a PABX Text messages You can only receive a text message when the Calling Line Identification is for- warded to the extension of the PABX (CLIP). The CLIP of the number of the SMS centre is evaluated in the Gigaset (telephone). If your phone is connected to a PABX, you may have to prefix the number of the SMS centre with an access code (this depends on your PABX).
  • Page 60 SMS (Text Messages) Errors when receiving a text message You cannot receive text messages under the following conditions: The CLIP service (Calling Line Identification Presentation) is not activated for your phone line, Call diversion is activated with All Calls (page 25), Call diversion All Calls is activated for the network mailbox, The memory (incoming and draft message lists) is full.
  • Page 61: Using The Answering Machine In The C 250 Base

    Using the answering machine in the C 250 Base Using the answering machine in the C 250 Base The Gigaset C 250 has a built-in answering machine that records calls provided it is acti- vated (default setting). It can be operated: from the base, from the handset (with voice prompts if available), from the remote control (with voice prompts if available).
  • Page 62: Operating The Answering Machine From The Handset

    Using the answering machine in the C 250 Base Operating the answering machine from the handset The handset's loudspeaker activates automatically if you receive an acoustic prompt or message while operating the answering machine from the handset. Press the top half of the key to deactivate handsfree mode.
  • Page 63 Using the answering machine in the C 250 Base Recording ends automatically when the max. recording time of 170 seconds is exceeded or there was a break in speaking or more than 2 seconds. While recording, you may cancel the announcement by pressing and then record again using the display key If you cancel while recording: –...
  • Page 64 Using the answering machine in the C 250 Base Select announcement mode You can choose between the Answer and Record mode and the Announce Only mode (if you have recorded the announce only, page 59). For definitions of the terms see page 58.
  • Page 65 Using the answering machine in the C 250 Base Playing messages The date and time of arrival of each message is logged (provided this function is set, page 15). If Calling Line Identification is activated, then the caller's number or name is displayed.
  • Page 66: Deleting Messages

    Using the answering machine in the C 250 Base Marking a message as "new" during playback If you wish to put an "old" message which you have already listened to back to the begin- ö ning of the list, you must mark it as "new"; the key on the base and the key on the handset will now flash.
  • Page 67: Recording Memos

    Using the answering machine in the C 250 Base Recording memos Memos are played back and deleted in the same way as messages. New memos are indi- ö cated by the key (on the base) and the key (on the handset) flashing. You can record a number of memos.
  • Page 68 Using the answering machine in the C 250 Base Activating/deactivating Two-Way Recording You can record an external call with the answering machine. The recording time depends on the selected recording quality (page 70) and the amount of available mem- ory. Precondition: You are conducting an external call.
  • Page 69: Operating The Answering Machine With Voice Prompts

    Using the answering machine in the C 250 Base Operating the answering machine with voice prompts You can use voice commands to control message playback. Four users (user 1 to 4) can store their pronunciation of the commands Delete, Forward and Back for voice rec- ognition.
  • Page 70: Operating The Answering Machine While You Are Away From Home

    Using the answering machine in the C 250 Base Changing the user name Press the display key to open the menu. [_______________] MENU Select the menu item and confirm. [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Voice Mail [_________] Select the menu item and confirm. [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Voice Prompts [_________]...
  • Page 71 Using the answering machine in the C 250 Base Calling your answering machine and playing messages Dial your own telephone number. While you listen to your announcement: Press the 9 key and enter your system PIN. The answering machine tells you whether any new messages have been recorded. The messages are now played back.
  • Page 72: Setting The Answering Machine Of The C 250 Base

    Setting the Answering Machine of the C 250 Base Setting the Answering Machine of the C 250 Base The answering machine has already been preset at the factory. However you can make individual settings using the handset. Ring delay and charge saving function for remote operation You can set when you want the answering machine to activate.
  • Page 73: Setting The Recording Time And Recording Quality

    Setting the Answering Machine of the C 250 Base Setting the recording time and recording quality You can set the maximum length of a message and its recording quality. The recording quality determines the total recording time of your answering machine. The total recording time is up to 9 minutes in the High Quality setting and up to 15 minutes in the Long Play setting.
  • Page 74: Resetting Fast Access On The Answering Machine

    Setting the Answering Machine of the C 250 Base Resetting fast access on the answering machine The (built-in) answering machine is preconfigured for fast access at the factory. How- ever if you have set the network mailbox for fast access (see page 72) you can reset this setting.
  • Page 75: Using The Network Mailbox

    Using the network mailbox Using the network mailbox The 'T-NetBox' network mailbox is the answering machine in your network provider's network ('T-Net'). You cannot use the network mailbox unless you have applied to your network provider. Configuring the network mailbox for fast access When fast access is configured, by pressing and holding the key you can either select the network mailbox or the built-in answering machine (Gigaset C 250) directly.
  • Page 76: Registering And De-Registering Handsets

    Registering and de-registering handsets Registering and de-registering handsets You can register up to six handsets on your base. A C 2 handset that is not yet registered on a base is registered automatically. Handsets that belong to the Gigaset 1000, 2000, 3000, 4000 families and handsets made by other manufacturers must be registered manually.
  • Page 77: Manual Registration: Gigaset C 2 On Gigaset C 200 Or C 250

    Registering and de-registering handsets Manual registration: Gigaset C 2 on Gigaset C 200 or C 250 You must initiate handset registration on the handset and on the base. 1. On the handset Press the display key to open the menu. [______________] MENU Select the menu item and confirm.
  • Page 78: Manual Registration

    Registering and de-registering handsets Manual registration: Gigaset 1000 to 4000 and other handsets with GAP functionality This section describes how to connect handsets belonging to the Gigaset families, hand- sets A 2, C 1, S 1 or handsets of other devices with GAP functionality to your C 200/C 250 .
  • Page 79: Changing The Base

    Registering and de-registering handsets Changing the base The following settings may be made if your handset is registered with more than one base: Set to one specific base, e.g. the base at home or the base at the office. Set to the base with the best reception (Best Base). This setting will automatically select whichever base has the best reception.
  • Page 80: Using Several Handsets

    Using several handsets Using several handsets Internal calls, ending a call Internal calls are calls with other handsets that are registered with the same base. These calls are free. Calling a specific handset or all handsets simultaneously. ‰ Select handset (your own is checked [________] either ...
  • Page 81: Changing A Handset's Internal Number

    Using several handsets Changing a handset's internal number A handset is automatically assigned the lowest unassigned number when it is regis- tered (page 73). You can change the internal number of all registered handsets (1–6). Open list of handsets. [_______] Press the display key to open the menu.
  • Page 82: Internal Consultation Calls

    Using several handsets Internal consultation calls You can call an internal user (e.g. to consult with him) while speaking with an external caller. You are automatically reconnected to the external user when you end this inter- nal call. Open list of handsets. [________] The external caller hears the wait melody.
  • Page 83: Listening In To An External Call

    Using several handsets Listening in to an external call You are conducting an external call. An internal party can listen in to this call and can speak as well. A signal tone indicates 'listening in' to all call parties. Precondition: The Listening in function is activated (default is Off). Activating/deactivating 'internal listening in' Press the display key to open the menu.
  • Page 84: Call Director (Calling A Specific Handset) (C 250 Only)

    Using several handsets Call Director (calling a specific handset) (C 250 only) You can set your phone so that an external caller is put through direct to a specific hand- set. You must activate the Call Director for this. When he has dialled your number, the caller is asked to select the number of the person he wishes to speak to, or he hears your personal Call Director announcement.
  • Page 85 Using several handsets Recording a Call Director announcement (C 250 only) Here is a typical Call Director announcement: 'To speak to Mr. Jones press 1, to speak to the secretary press 2. If you do not want to speak to anyone in particular, press the >star<...
  • Page 86: Using A Handset As A Room Monitor

    Using several handsets (C 250 only) Picking up a call If the call is not taken at the called handset when Call Director is activated, you can pick it up at another handset by pressing the Talk/Handsfree key . The call is only visually indicated at that handset.
  • Page 87 Using several handsets Activating the room monitor function and entering the 'call to' number for the first time Press the display key to open the menu. [______________] MENU Select the menu item and confirm. [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Additional Features [_________ ] Confirm.
  • Page 88: Setting The Walk And Talk Mode

    Using several handsets Deactivating the room monitor The room monitor function must be deactivated on the handset that is in the baby's room. Press the display key to open the menu. [_______________] MENU Confirm. [______________________________________________] [__________] Room Monitor off Deactivating the room monitor remotely You can deactivate the room monitor remotely.
  • Page 89 Using several handsets Activating/deactivating the Walk and Talk mode Activate the Walk and Talk mode: Press the display key to open the menu. [______________] MENU Select the menu item and confirm. [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Additional Features [_________ ] Select the menu item and confirm. [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Walk and Talk [_________ ]...
  • Page 90: Handset Settings

    Handset settings Handset settings Your handset is preset. You can change the settings to suit your requirements. Changing the display language You can view the display texts in different languages. Press the display key to open the menu. [_______________] MENU Select the menu item and confirm.
  • Page 91: Adjusting The Loudspeaker Volume

    Handset settings Adjusting the loudspeaker volume You can adjust the earpiece volume on three levels (1–3) and the handsfree volume on five levels (1–5) – you can even do this while an external call is in progress. Press the display key to open the menu. [______________] MENU Select the menu item and confirm.
  • Page 92: Changing The Ringer Tone

    Handset settings Changing the ringer tone You can set the ringer volume individually for an internal or external call, for a wake-up call or for an appointment. A range of options are available: Six volume levels: ˆ – Five volume levels (1–5; e.g. volume level 2 = ‰...
  • Page 93: Adjusting The Ringer Volume

    Handset settings Adjusting the ringer volume Press the display key to open the menu. [______________] MENU Select the menu item and confirm. [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Audio Settings [_________ ] Select the menu item and confirm. [__________] [_____________________________________________________________] Ringer Volume [_________ ] You hear the current volume.
  • Page 94 Handset settings First ring muting off/on The first ring is muted so that you are not disturbed by an incoming text message. You can change this setting so you can hear the first ring too. Press the display key to open the menu. [_______________] MENU Press keys.
  • Page 95: Activating/Deactivating Advisory Tones

    Handset settings Activating/deactivating advisory tones Your handset uses 'advisory tones' to tell you about different activities and statuses. The following advisory tones can be activated and deactivated individually (the default set- ting is On). Key click: Every key press is confirmed Acknowledge tones: –...
  • Page 96: Restoring The Handset Factory Settings

    Handset settings Restoring the handset factory settings You can reset individual settings and changes you have made. Entries in the directory, the calls list and the speed dial list and the handset's registration on the base will be retained. Press to cancel the reset.
  • Page 97: Setting The Base

    Setting the base Setting the base All the settings for the base are made with a registered C 2 handset. Protecting the telephone from unauthorised access You can protect your telephone from unauthorised access by saving system settings for the base with a system PIN which only you know. The system PIN must now be entered for handset registration/de-registration, restoring factory settings or internal listening in, for example.
  • Page 98: Changing The Loudspeaker Volume Of The Base (C 250 Only)

    Setting the base Changing the loudspeaker volume of the base (C 250 only) The loudspeaker volume is the volume that the built-in base loudspeaker uses for mes- sage playback and call screening. There are 5 volume levels for you to choose from. The volume is set either on the base or with the handset.
  • Page 99: Changing The Ringer Volume And The Ringer Melody (C 250 Only)

    Setting the base Changing the ringer volume and the ringer melody (C 250 only) As with the handset, you can choose between different ringer volumes and ringer mel- odies for the base (see page 89). You can also cancel the base ringer. Adjusting the ringer volume on the base: ñ...
  • Page 100: Repeater Support

    Setting the base Repeater support With a repeater you can increase the range and reception strength of your base; the repeater must be registered. To use the repeater you must first activate the repeater mode. This will cancel any calls that are in progress. Press the display key to open the menu.
  • Page 101 Setting the base Factory settings of the base Internal listening in deactivated page 80 Network provider preselection preset according to country page 45 Numbers of the SMS centres/Email services preset according to country page 39 Send centre empty page 41 SMS incoming and draft messages list empty page 47...
  • Page 102: Connecting The Base To A Pabx

    Connecting the base to a PABX Connecting the base to a PABX The following settings are only needed when your PABX requires them, please refer to the operating instructions for your PABX. You cannot send or receive text messages on PABX's that do not support Calling Line Identification.
  • Page 103: Setting Pauses

    Connecting the base to a PABX Setting pauses Changing the pause after line seizure You can set the length of the pause that is inserted between pressing the top half of the key and the transmission of the telephone number (the default setting is 3 sec- onds).
  • Page 104: Appendix

    In many cases, you will then be able to use it again. Questions and Answers If you have any questions about the use of your phone, you can contact us 24/7 at www.my-siemens.com. You will find the most frequently asked questions and answers below. What has happened...
  • Page 105 Appendix What has happened Possible Cause Possible solution when … … the handset or the base C The ringer is switched off. Switch on the ringer in the 250 does not ring? handset (page 88) or base C 250. Switch off Call Diversion Call Diversion is set to All Calls.
  • Page 106: 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: www.my-siemens.com/customercare or by referring to the section entitled Questions and answers in this manual (page 101).
  • Page 107 In some countries repair and replace services are impossible where the products are not sold through our authorised dealers. Your Gigaset C200 / C250 is designed for operation in your country, as indicated on the packaging and on the device itself. Country-specific conditions have been taken into account.
  • Page 108: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications Recommended batteries Nickel-metal-hydride (NiMH): Sanyo Twicell 700 Sanyo Twicell 650 Panasonic 700 mAh GP 700 mAh YDT AAA SUPER 700 VARTA PhonePower AAA 700 mAh Handset operating times/charging times Capacity Standby time Calling time Charging time (mAh) (hours) (hours) (hours) approx.
  • Page 109: General Specifications

    Appendix General Specifications Feature Value DECT standard is supported GAP standard is supported No. of channels 60 duplex channels Radio frequency range 1880–1900 MHz Duplex method Time multiplex, 10 ms frame length Channel grid 1728 kHz Bit rate 1152 kbit/s Modulation GFSK Language code...
  • Page 110: Answering Machine Remote Operation (C 250 Only)

    Appendix Answering machine remote operation (C 250 only) The functions of the keys used to operate the answering machine remotely are the same for all telephones, handsets and tone transmitters. The “credit card” shows you how to perform remote operations on an external telephone (e.g. from a pay phone, from a hotel etc.) and the meaning of the keys.
  • Page 111: Predictive Text

    Appendix Creating and editing text (without predictive text) You can create and edit text in a number of ways: u v t s The cursor is controlled with Û Characters (to the left of the cursor) are deleted with Characters are added to the left of the cursor (page 13). To switch from upper case (first letter upper case, all other letters lower case) to lower case, press before you key in the letter.
  • Page 112 Appendix Activating/deactivating predictive text Predictive text is activated and deactivated according to specific functions. Even if you have deactivated EATONI when entering a name in the telephone for instance, it is still available for writing text messages. Precondition: You are in a text input field (text message, name in the directory or speed dial list).
  • Page 113: Accessories

    Accessories Accessories Gigaset Handsets Turn your Gigaset into a cordless telephone system: Gigaset Handset C 2 Graphic display with date and time Directory for around 100 entries Handsfree SMS (CLIP must be enabled) EATONI predictive text Caller-based ringer melody setting (for VIP calls) Room monitor Walk and Talk...
  • Page 114 Directory for around 50 entries Handsfree SMS (CLIP must be enabled) All accessories and batteries are available from your mobile phone retailer. Or you can order direct online from the my-siemens Online Shop: www.my-siemens.com/shop. The Online Shop also has the latest product information.
  • Page 115: Menu Tree

    Menu Tree Menu Tree Instead of scrolling to locate a menu function, you can select a menu function faster by opening the menu and keying in the digit combination ('shortcut'). 5 4 4 Example: MENU for 'set ringer melody for the alarm clock'. Main menu With the telephone in the idle status, press MENU (open menu): You have activated an SMS mailbox (general or private without PIN)
  • Page 116 Menu Tree Additional Room Monitor 3-1-1 Call Internal Features 3-1-2 Call External 3-1-3 Level 3-1-3-1 3-1-3-2 High Walk and Talk Calender/ Set Appoint- Clock ment Alarm Clock Date/Time Time Mode 4-4-1 24 hour 4-4-2 12 hour Audio Set- Earpiece Vol- tings Handsfree Vol- Ringer Volume...
  • Page 117 Menu Tree Handset Set- Auto Answer tings Language (List) Register Hand- (List) Select Base (List) Reset Handset Base Set- Audio Settings 8-1-1 Loudspeaker tings (C 250 only) VolumeVolume 8-1-2 Ringer Volume 8-1-3 Ringer Melody 8-1-4 Key Tones System PIN Base Reset Additional Fea- 8-4-1 Dialling Mode...
  • Page 118 Menu Tree Voice Mail Set Key 1 9-1-1 Network Mail- C 250 only: 9-1-2 Answer Machine Answer Machine Call Screening 9-3-1 Handset 9-3-2 Base Record Memo Announce- 9-5-1 Record ments Announcement 9-5-2 Play Announce- ment 9-5-3 Delete Announcement 9-5-4 Record Announce Only 9-5-5 Play Announce...
  • Page 119: Directory Key And Speed Dial List Key

    Menu Tree Directory key and speed dial list key Press the bottom half of the key or the speed dial list key , select an entry with and press MENU to open the required list . The following menu functions are avail- able: New Entry Use Number...
  • Page 120: Index

    Index Index Answering Machine (C 250 only) ..activate/deactivate (base) ..Access code activate/deactivate (handset) ..pause ..... announcement mode .
  • Page 121 Index Character set standard character chart ..Base Charge indicator (batteries) ..change ..... Charge saving function .
  • Page 122 Index Directory ..... copy and edit an entry ..Factory settings delete an entry .
  • Page 123 Index Loudspeaker volume ... . . base (C 250 only) ....Icon handset ..... for new messages .
  • Page 124 Index Noise level (room monitor) ..Power cord ..... Notes (spoken) see Memo Power supply unit .
  • Page 125 Index ......activate/deactivate mailbox ..Safety precautions ....assign mailbox PIN .
  • Page 126 Index Volume base (C 250 only) ....Taking a direct call (C 250 only) ..Earpiece volume ....Talk key .
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