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Gigaset Communications GmbH
Frankenstr. 2, D-46395 Bocholt
Manufactured by Gigaset Communications GmbH
under trademark license of Siemens AG.
As of 1 Oct. 2011 Gigaset products bearing the
trademark 'Siemens' will exclusively use the trademark 'Gigaset' .
All rights reserved. Subject to availability.
S790 - S795
S 7 9 0 - S 7 9 5



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  • Page 1 Frankenstr. 2, D-46395 Bocholt Manufactured by Gigaset Communications GmbH under trademark license of Siemens AG. As of 1 Oct. 2011 Gigaset products bearing the trademark 'Siemens' will exclusively use the trademark 'Gigaset' . All rights reserved. Subject to availability.
  • Page 2: Gigaset S790/S795 - More Than Just A Telephone

    Your phone can do a whole lot more: You can synchronise your directories on your telephone, mobile phone and ¢ PC via the USB port using the Gigaset QuickSync software ( page 77). ¢ You can save appointments ( page 54) and anniversaries, e.g., birthdays...
  • Page 3: The Handset At A Glance

    Set call ( page 63) or ringtone volume ( page 64) Gigaset service contact numbers: For personal advice on our range of products and for repairs or guarantee/warranty claims call: Service Centre UK: 08453 6708 12 (local call cost charge)
  • Page 4: Display Symbols

    Display symbols Display symbols The following symbols are displayed dependent on the settings and the operating status of your telephone: ¢ Signal strength i ( page 53) ¢ or ECO Mode+ icon ¼ ( page 53) ¢ Answering machine switched on (S795 only, page 4) ¢...
  • Page 5: The Base At A Glance

    If the answering machine is being oper- ated from a handset or if it is recording a message (00 flashes), it cannot be oper- ated from the base at the same time. Gigaset S790 base 1 Registration/Paging key Press briefly: search for handsets (paging) ¢...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents Gigaset S790/S795 – more than just a telephone ... . . 1 The handset at a glance ....... . . 2 Display symbols .
  • Page 7 Incoming SMS message list ........36 Answering machine list (Gigaset S795 only) ......36 Call lists .
  • Page 8 Setting the base ........67 Changing the base Gigaset S795 ringtones ......67 Activating/deactivating music on hold .
  • Page 9: Safety Precautions

    75). Do not use your phone in environments with a potential explosion hazard (e.g., paint shops). If you give your Gigaset to a third party, make sure you also give them the user ƒ guide. Remove faulty bases from use or have them repaired by our Service department, as they could interfere with other wireless services.
  • Page 10: First Steps

    First steps First steps Checking the package contents One Gigaset S790/S795 base One power adapter One Gigaset S79H handset One phone cord Two batteries One battery cover One belt clip One plastic headset socket cover One user guide If you have purchased a...
  • Page 11: Setting Up The Base And Charger (If Included)

    ¤ Set up the base at a central point in the building on a level, non-slip surface ¢ or mount the base (Gigaset S790 only) or charger on the wall ( page 82). Please note Pay attention to the range of the base.
  • Page 12: Connecting The Charger (If Included)

    First steps Connecting the charger (if included) ¤ Connect the flat plug from the power adapter 1. ¤ Plug the power adapter into the plug socket 2. To disconnect the plug from the charger, press the release button and disconnect the plug 2.
  • Page 13: Setting Up The Handset For Use

    The display and keypad are protected by plastic films. Remove the protective films! Inserting the batteries and closing the battery cover Warning Use only rechargeable batteries recommended by Gigaset Communications ¢ GmbH ( page 75), i.e., Never use conventional (non-rechargeable) batteries, as this could result in significant health risks and personal injury.
  • Page 14 First steps ¤ Insert the plastic cover provided for the headset socket to ensure optimum sound in speaker mode. Attaching the belt clip The handset has notches on each side to attach the belt clip. ¤ To attach – press the belt clip onto the back of the handset so that the protrusions on the belt clip engage with the notches.
  • Page 15 First steps First battery charge and discharge The correct charge level can only be displayed if the batteries are first fully charged and discharged. ¤ Charge the handset for 8.5 hours in the base/charger. ¤ Then remove the handset from the base/charger and do not replace it until the 8.5 hrs batteries are fully dis-...
  • Page 16: Setting The Date And Time

    First steps Setting the date and time Set the date and time so that the correct date and time can be assigned to incoming calls, and so that the alarm can be used. ¤ Press the key below on the dis- §Time§...
  • Page 17 First steps Back Save ¤ Press the key below on the dis- §Save§ play screen to confirm your entry. Date/Time ‰ The display shows Saved. You will hear Saved a confirmation tone and the handset will automatically return to idle status. Display in idle status Once the phone is registered and the time is set, the idle display is shown as in this example.
  • Page 18: Connecting The Headset

    After removing the plastic cover, you can connect a headset to the left-hand side of your telephone with the 2.5 mm jack connector. See the relevant product page at for information on recommended headsets. The headset volume corresponds to the settings for the ¢...
  • Page 19: What Would You Like To Do Next

    First steps What would you like to do next? Now you have successfully set up your Gigaset, you will certainly want to adapt it to your personal requirements. Use the following guide to quickly locate the most important topics. If you are unfamiliar with menu-driven devices such as other Gigaset tele- ¢...
  • Page 20: Using The Phone

    Using the phone Using the phone Control key Below, the side of the control key that you must press in the respective operating situation is marked in black (top, bot- tom, right, left, centre), e.g., v for "press right on the control key"...
  • Page 21: Display Keys

    Using the phone Display keys The functions of the display keys change depending on the particular operating situation. Example: Current display key functions. Back Save Display keys Some important display keys: Open a menu for further functions. Options Confirm selection. Û...
  • Page 22: Using The Menus

    Using the phone Using the menus Your telephone's functions are accessed using a menu that has a number of lev- els. • The menu display can be extended (expert mode ) or restricted (standard mode). Expert mode is the active default setting. Settings or functions that are only available in expert mode are marked in these •...
  • Page 23: Activating/Deactivating The Handset

    Press and hold the end call key again to switch the handset on. Please note When the handset is switched on, an animation showing the Gigaset logo is displayed for several seconds. Activating/deactivating the keypad lock The keypad lock prevents any inadvertent use of the phone.
  • Page 24: Using This Guide

    Using the phone Using this guide The operating steps are shown in abbreviated form. Example: The illustration: Ï ¢ ¢ ¢ (³ = on) Eco Mode Eco Mode+ means: ¤ Press right on the control key v to open the main menu. ¤...
  • Page 25 Using the phone Eco Mode ³ ¤ Press down on the control key s Eco Mode ´ until the Eco Mode+ menu option Eco Mode+ appears on the display. Back Change ¤ Press the display key §Change§ activate/deactivate the function. Eco Mode ³...
  • Page 26: Menu Overview

    Menu overview Menu overview Setting standard mode or expert mode • • The menu display can be extended (expert mode ) or restricted (standard mode). Menu options that are only available in expert mode are marked with the icon. To change these settings: Ï...
  • Page 27 Menu overview Ë You have activated an SMS mailbox (general or private) without a PIN ¢ New SMS page 39 ¢ Incoming page 41 ¢ Draft page 40 You have activated an SMS mailbox with a PIN or 2–3 mailboxes ¢...
  • Page 28 Menu overview  ¢ Directory page 32 Ï Settings ¢ Date/Time page 15 ¢ Audio Settings Handset Volume page 63 • ¢ Advisory Tones page 66 ¢ Ringtones(Handset) page 64 ¢ Ringtones (Base) page 67 • ¢ Music on hold page 67 ¢...
  • Page 29: Making Calls

    1234567890 Accept the call by: ¤ Pressing the talk key c. ¤ Pressing the speaker key d. ¤ Gigaset S790: press the display key Accept Silence §Accept§ ¤ Gigaset S795: press the display key Ô to divert the call to the answering ¢...
  • Page 30: Speaker Mode

    Ø«Ú mode Gigaset S795 Press the speaker key. During a call and when listening to the answering machine (Gigaset S795 only), activate or deactivate speaker mode. 1234567890 If you wish to place the handset in the base/charger during a call: ¤...
  • Page 31: Making Calls Using Network Services

    Making calls using network services Making calls using network Call waiting during an external call services If the function is activated, during an Network services are functions that your external call you will hear a call waiting network provider makes available to you. tone to signal that another external caller You have to request these services from is trying to get through.
  • Page 32: Call Divert (Cd)

    Making calls using network services Call divert (CD) The phone number is dialled. You are con- nected to the second participant. When diverting a call, the call is forwarded If the caller does not answer, select the to another connection. display key to return to the first partic- §End§...
  • Page 33: Using The Directory And Lists

    List of missed appointments and displayed in place of a surname. Answering machine list (For instructions on entering text and (Gigaset S795 only) special characters, please see ¢ You can create a personalised directory for page 76.) your own handset.
  • Page 34 Using the directory and lists Order of directory entries Managing directory entries Directory entries are generally sorted Viewing entries alphabetically by surname. Spaces and ¢ s (Select entry) digits take first priority. If only the first name was entered in the directory, this is Press the display key.
  • Page 35 Press and hold the required quick dial ¢ Complete the entry ( page 32). key ( page 61). Gigaset S795: Message playback is inter- rupted during the number transfer from Transferring the directory to another the answering machine list. handset Copying a number or e-mail address...
  • Page 36: Redial List

    Using the directory and lists ¤ You can enter data in the following During the reminder call, you can per- fields: manently change the volume by pressing the side keys ø (louder) or ÷ (quieter). Annivers. (Date) Enter day/month/year in 8-digit format. When you are on the phone, a reminder call is indicated on the handset with a sin- Anniversary (time)
  • Page 37: Incoming Sms Message List

    – Outgoing calls ( Prerequisite: Calling Line Identification – Calls recorded by the answering (CLIP, page 28) machine (Ã, Gigaset S795 only) Press the talk key c to call the selected Your telephone stores various types of calls: caller back.
  • Page 38: Opening Lists With The Message Key

    New message... anniversary. Ã ... in the answering machine list The appointment/anniversary was sig- (Gigaset S795 only) or on the net- nalled during a phone call. work mailbox ™ The handset is deactivated at the time ... in the missed calls list of the appointment/anniversary.
  • Page 39: Making Cost-Effective Calls

    Making cost-effective calls • Making cost-effective calls Saving preselection numbers Ï ¢ ¢ ¢ Telephony Preselection ¢ Make phone calls through a network pro- Preselection No. vider who offers particularly low-cost call Enter or change the preselec- rates (call-by-call). tion number (call-by-call number).
  • Page 40: Sms (Text Messages)

    SMS (text messages) SMS (text messages) Please note For instructions on entering text and special characters, please see Your phone is delivered ready to send SMS page 76. messages immediately. An SMS may contain up to Prerequisites: 612 characters. If there are more than 160 characters, the SMS is Calling Line Identification is enabled for sent as a linked SMS (up to 4 SMS...
  • Page 41: Receiving An Sms

    39). due to an error. Character Set New SMS messages are signalled on all Ë Display text in the selected character Gigaset S79H handsets by the icon on the display, the flashing message key f set. and an advisory tone.
  • Page 42 SMS (text messages) Opening the incoming message list with Changing the character set ¤ Read the SMS Press. Press the display key. §Options§ The incoming message list is indicated by Character Set the mailbox name and the number of Text is shown in the selected character entries (example): set.
  • Page 43: Sms With Vcard

    You can be notified about missed calls or phone number. new answering machine messages The digits are highlighted. Ó (Gigaset S795 only) via SMS. Press the display key. ¢ Prerequisite: For missed calls, the caller's Complete the entry ( page 34).
  • Page 44: Setting Sms Centres

    SMS (text messages) Please note: All SMS messages saved in this mailbox are deleted. If you operate a number of devices (bases) with SMS functionality on a sin- Deactivating PIN protection ¤ gle phone line, then each SMS mailbox to Off. Protection ID may only occur once.
  • Page 45: Sms On A Pabx

    ¢ (CLIP). The CLIP evaluation of the SMS page 43). • centre number is completed in your Gigaset. Entering/changing SMS centres ¤ Depending on your PABX, you may Find out about the services and special have to add the access code (external...
  • Page 46: Sms Troubleshooting

    SMS (text messages) SMS troubleshooting The SMS is played back. 1. The "display call number" feature is not acti- Error codes when sending vated. ¥ Ask your service provider to activate this function (chargeable). E0 Calling Line Identification permanently withheld (CLIR) or Calling Line Identifica- 2.
  • Page 47: Operating The Gigaset S795 Base Answering Machine

    Operating the Gigaset S795 base answering machine Operating the Gigaset S795 mode is selected: Alternating Record from: base answering machine Enter hours/minutes for the start of the period in 4-digit format. (The time must be set on the phone You can access the answering machine via beforehand.)
  • Page 48 Operating the Gigaset S795 base answering machine • After recording, the announcement is Deleting personal announcements/ played back for you to check. You can re- advisory messages record the announcement with ¢ ¢ Ì §New§ Announcements ¢ Please note: Del. Announcement Del.
  • Page 49 Operating the Gigaset S795 base answering machine Playing back old messages An announcement informs you of the message's new status. You can listen to old messages if there are Playback of the current message is can- no more new messages. Begin playback as celled.
  • Page 50: Activating/Deactivating Call Screening

    Operating the Gigaset S795 base answering machine • Activating/deactivating call Diverting an external call to the answering machine screening You can divert an incoming external call to While a message is recording, you can the answering machine, even if it is deac- screen calls via the base loudspeaker and tivated.
  • Page 51: Resetting Fast Access For The Answering Machine Using Key 1

    Operating the Gigaset S795 base answering machine Operating when on the move Information about ring delay mode, the following applies Automatic (remote operation) for ring delay: If there are no new messages, the You can check and activate your answer-...
  • Page 52 Operating the Gigaset S795 base answering machine Activating the answering machine ¤ Phone home and let the phone ring until you hear: "Please enter PIN". Enter system PIN. Your answering machine is activated. It tells you how much memory time is left.
  • Page 53: Using The Network Mailbox

    Calling Line Identification, machine (Gigaset S795 only) directly. the network mailbox number is displayed. Gigaset S790: Fast access is preset for the If you accept the call, the new messages network mailbox. You only need to enter are played back. If you do not accept the the number of the network mailbox.
  • Page 54: Eco Dect

    ECO DECT ECO DECT Status displays Display icon You are helping to protect the environ- Signal strength: ment with your Gigaset S790/S795. Ð i Ñ Ò – good to poor Reducing energy consumption (flashes) – no signal Ð white Eco Mode deactivated By using a power-saving adapter plug, Ð...
  • Page 55: Setting An Appointment (Calendar)

    Setting an appointment (calendar) Setting an appointment Activation: Select or Off. (calendar) Date: Enter day/month/year in 8-digit format. You can use your handset to remind your- Time: self of up to 30 appointments. Anniversa- Enter hours/minutes in 4-digit format. ¢ ries ( page 34) entered in the directory Text:...
  • Page 56: Displaying Missed Appointments, Anniversaries

    Setting an appointment (calendar) Displaying missed You can either deactivate or answer an appointment reminder: appointments, anniversaries Press the display key to deacti- §§Off§§ vate the appointment Missed appointments/anniversaries ¢ reminder. page 34) are displayed in the Missed Alarms list if: Press the display key to §SMS You do not accept an appointment/...
  • Page 57: Setting The Alarm Clock

    Setting the alarm clock Setting the alarm clock Deactivating the wake-up call/ repeating after a pause (snooze mode) Prerequisite: The date and time have Prerequisite: A wake-up call is sounding. ¢ already been set ( page 15). Press the display key. The §OFF§...
  • Page 58: Using Multiple Handsets

    You can register up to six handsets to your 1) On the handset base. Start to register the handset as described A Gigaset S79H handset can be registered in its user guide. on up to four bases. 2) On the base...
  • Page 59: Changing The Base

    Using multiple handsets Changing the base Select a handset or Call All press §OK§ If your handset is registered to more than When the internal participant answers: ¤ one base, you can set it to a particular If necessary, announce the external base or to the base that has the best call.
  • Page 60: Listening In To An External Call

    Using multiple handsets • Activating/deactivating Please note listening in If only two handsets are registered, Ï ¢ ¢ ¢ the other handset is called immedi- ately by pressing the u key. Telephony Listening In Pressing and holding the u key Press to activate/deactivate the §Change§...
  • Page 61: Changing A Handset's Internal Number

    Using a handset as a room monitor Changing a handset's internal If you accept an incoming call, the room monitor is suspended for the duration of number the call, but the function remains acti- vated. A handset is automatically assigned the If you deactivate then reactivate the hand- lowest free number when it is registered.
  • Page 62: Handset Settings

    Handset settings In idle status, the destination number tor settings on the handset (e.g., no ring- or the internal destination number is tone) will remain activated until you press displayed. the display key on the handset. §OFF§ Sensitivity: To reactivate the room function with the Select noise level sensitivity (Low same phone number:...
  • Page 63: Changing The Display Language

    Handset settings Changing the display language Selecting numbers/changing an assignment You can view the display texts in different Prerequisite: The digit key already has a languages. Ï number assigned to it. ¢ ¢ Language When the handset is in idle status The current language is indicated by a Ø.
  • Page 64: Activating/Deactivating Auto Answer

    Handset settings Select screensaver and press Press the display key. §Save§ • §OK§ Activating/deactivating auto Press the display key. §Save§ If the screensaver conceals the display, answer briefly press a to show the idle display. If you activate this function, when you Setting large font receive a call you can simply lift the hand- set out of the base/charger without having...
  • Page 65: Changing Ringtones

    Handset settings Changing ringtones If the time control is activated: Suspend ring. from: Volume: Enter the start of the period in 4-digit You can choose between five volumes format. (1–5; e.g., volume 3 = Š) and the Suspend ring. until: "crescendo"...
  • Page 66: Resource Directory

    Handset settings Activating/deactivating the alert tone Playing back sounds/viewing caller pictures In place of the ringtone, you can activate · ¢ ¢ an alert tone. When you receive a call, you Screensavers / Caller Pictures will hear a short tone ("Beep") instead of / Sounds (select entry) the ringtone.
  • Page 67: Activating/Deactivating Advisory Tones

    Handset settings • Activating/deactivating Check that the (pre)set area code is cor- rect. advisory tones ¤ You can enter data in the following fields: Your handset uses advisory tones to tell Select/change input field. you about different activities and statuses. The following advisory tones can be acti- Navigate in the input field.
  • Page 68: Setting The Base

    Gigaset S79H handset. You will need to activate repeater mode. This will terminate any calls that are in Changing the base Gigaset S795 progress at the time. ringtones Prerequisite: A repeater is registered.
  • Page 69: Protecting Against Unauthorised Access

    §OK§ on the base (default setting: 0000) to a 4- Press the display key. §Yes§ digit PIN known only by you. Gigaset S795: Setting a system PIN facili- tates remote operation of the answering ¢ machine ( page 50). Ï...
  • Page 70: Connecting The Base To The Pabx

    Connecting the base to the PABX • Connecting the base to the Saving an access code (outside line code) PABX Prerequisite: You may have to enter an The following settings are only necessary access code in front of the number for if your PABX requires them;...
  • Page 71: Setting Pauses

    Connecting the base to the PABX Setting pauses Switching temporarily to tone dialling (DTMF) Changing the pause after line seizure If your PABX still operates with pulse dial- You can change the length of the pause ling (PD), but you need tone dialling for a that is inserted between pressing the talk connection (e.g., to listen to the network key c and sending the number.
  • Page 72: Service (Customer Care)

    We offer you support that is fast and tai- your phone, you can contact us 24/7 at lored to your specific needs! Our Online Support on the Internet can be The table below contains a list of common reached any time from anywhere.
  • Page 73: Authorisation

    Country-specific requirements have been The caller should ask the network provider taken into consideration. to enable Calling Line Identification (CLI). We, Gigaset Communications GmbH, You hear an error tone when keying an declare that this device meets the input (a descending tone sequence).
  • Page 74: Guarantee Certificate

    Claims under the Guarantee must be submitted within two months of the Guarantee default becoming evident. Ownership of devices or components replaced by and returned to Gigaset Communications shall vest in Gigaset Communications. This Guarantee shall apply to new devi- ces purchased in the European Union.
  • Page 75: Protecting Our Environment

    Further information on environmentally means the product is friendly products and processes is availa- covered by the European ble on the Internet at Directive 2002/96/EC. The correct disposal and Environmental management system separate collection of your old appliance...
  • Page 76: Appendix

    Never use a dry cloth. This can cause static. Handset operating times/charging times Contact with liquid This Gigaset can charge batteries up to a If the handset has come into contact with capacity of 1000 mAh. The use of special liquid: high-performance batteries or batteries with high capacities is not recommended 1.
  • Page 77: Writing And Editing Text

    Appendix Writing and editing text Base power consumption In standby mode: The following rules apply when writing Gigaset S790: approx. 1,1 watt text: Gigaset S795: approx. 1,2 watt Each key between Q and O is During the conversation: assigned several letters and characters.
  • Page 78: Additional Functions Via The Pc Interface

    The characters assigned to the key are To enable your handset to communicate shown in a selection line at the bottom left with the PC, the "Gigaset QuickSync" pro- of the screen. The selected character is gram must be installed on your PC (free to highlighted.
  • Page 79 Connect you phone to your PC using a ¢ USB data cable ( page 17). ¤ Start the "Gigaset QuickSync" program on your PC. ¤ Establish a connection to your handset. ¤ ¢ Select [Settings] [Device proper- ties] to open the [Device] tab.
  • Page 80: Accessories

    Accessories Accessories Gigaset handsets Upgrade your Gigaset to a cordless PABX: Gigaset S79H handset Illuminated graphic colour display (65k colours) Illuminated keypad Speaker mode Polyphonic ringtones Directory for approx. 500 entries Caller picture SMS (prerequisite: CLIP must be enabled) PC interface, e.g., for managing directory entries,...
  • Page 81 Illuminated keypad Speaker mode Polyphonic ringtones Directory for approx. 250 entries Caller picture SMS (prerequisite: CLIP must be enabled) Headset socket Bluetooth (Gigaset S68H only) Room monitor Gigaset SL37H handset Illuminated graphic colour display (65k colours) Illuminated keypad Speaker mode Polyphonic ringtones Directory for approx.
  • Page 82 Accessories Gigaset repeater The Gigaset repeater can be used to increase the reception range between your Gigaset handset and the base. Gigaset HC450 – door intercom for cordless phones Use the intercom from your cordless phone – no need for...
  • Page 83: Mounting The Base On The Wall (Gigaset S790 Only)

    Mounting the base on the wall (Gigaset S790 only) Mounting the base on the wall (Gigaset S790 only) 41 mm Approx. 5.5 mm Mounting the charger on the wall 23.5 mm Approx. 4 mm...
  • Page 84: Index

    Index Index Appointment/anniversary display missed ....Appointments activating/deactivating ..deleting Access code ..... .
  • Page 85 Index Call divert ..... Call duration ....Deactivating Call lists .
  • Page 86 Index Display keys display language ....... . assigning earpiece volume .
  • Page 87 Index Manual redial ....Medical equipment ....Memory assigning to a function or directory .
  • Page 88 Index saving in directory Pulse dialling ....... On/Off key Questions and answers .
  • Page 89 Index Setting up handset ..... Talk key ....Side keys .

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