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Gigaset A160/A260/A165/A265 english
Handset for A260/A265
1 Charge status of the
battery pack
2 Internal number
of the handset
3 Display keys
4 Message key
5 Directory key
6 Control key
7 Talk key
8 End call and
On/Off key
9 Ringtone on/off (press
and hold in idle status)
10 Key lock on/off
(press and hold)
11 Recall key
- Confer (flash)
- Dialling pause
(press and hold)
12 Microphone
13 Alarm clock key
14 Handsfree key
(only Gigaset A260/A265)
Base station with answering
machine at a glance
1 Registration/Paging key:
Page handsets (press briefly, "Paging", page 7).
Register handsets (press and hold, page 7).
2 On/Off key: activate and deactivate answering
Lights up: answering machine is activated.
Flashes: there is at least one new message or
message is in the process of being recorded.
Flickers for about four seconds: memory is full.
Handset for A160/A165
Base station without answering
Registration/Paging key
(page 7/page 7)
Display keys:
Pressing the keys launches whichever function
that appears above them in the display.
During message playback:
3 Delete current message.
4 Skip to previous message.
5 Adjust volume (
During message playback: adjust volume.
While an external call is being signalled: adjust
ringtone volume.
6 Playback/stop key:
Play back messages from the answering ma-
chine, or cancel playback.
7 Skip to next message.
Please note:
If the answering machine is being operated
from a handset or if it is recording a message, it
cannot be operated from the base station.
If the On/Off key flashes although the answer-
ing machine is switched off, it means that there
is still at least one new message that has not
been played back yet.
Function when pressed
Call all registered handsets.
Open main/submenu
(see Menu tree, page 10).
Go back one menu level.
Scroll up/down or adjust volume
Move cursor to left/right with
Backspace deletes one character at
a time.
Confirm menu function or save
= quieter;
= louder):



  Summary of Contents for Gigaset A160

  • Page 1 Gigaset A160/A260/A165/A265 english Handset for A160/A165 Handset for A260/A265 Base station without answering machine 1 Charge status of the battery pack 2 Internal number 11.12. 11:56 of the handset Registration/Paging key MENU 3 Display keys (page 7/page 7) 4 Message key...
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Do not use the telephone in environments subject to explosion hazard (e.g. auto paint Base station without answering machine shops). If you give your Gigaset to someone else, ƒ make sure you also give them the user guide. Dispose of the battery pack and telephone in accordance with environmental regulations.
  • Page 3: Step 2: Setting Up The Handset

    13 hours for the * Gigaset Communications GmbH is a trademark licensee of Siemens AG. Gigaset A160/A260 or approx. 6 hours for the Gigaset A165/A265. The battery pack is now fully ◆ Insert the plug into the socket as shown in the charged.
  • Page 4: Making Calls

    (max. 14 characters). An incoming call is indicated by ringing, by a flash- Note: ing handsfree key (Gigaset A260/A265) and a display on the screen. You can assign a number from the directory to a key for quick dial (page 5).
  • Page 5: Last Number Redial List

    Dialling with the directory You can select the following functions: ¢ ¢ (Select entry) (as in the directory, page 5) Use Number Using other functions ¢ ¢ Copy an entry to the directory Copy to Dir. (Select entry) MENU (as in the directory, page 5) Delete Entry The following functions can be selected with (as in the directory, page 5)
  • Page 6: Automatic Network Provider Code (Preselection)

    Using the answering machine Additional functions for devices with answering machines (A165/A265) Answering machine list The answering machine can be operated both via the handset (see Menu tree, page 10) and via the You can use the answering machine list to listen to keys on your base station (page 1).
  • Page 7: Locating A Handset ("Paging")

    End paging: briefly press the register/paging key ÷ ù via the base station loudspeaker and the registered on the base station (page 1) or the talk handsets (only Gigaset A265), see Menu tree, on a handset. page 10. Setting up the answering machine Using several handsets...
  • Page 8: Handset Settings

    Base station settings Internal listening in You want to listen in to an existing external call. The base station settings are carried out using a Press and hold the talk key . You are linked into registered handset. the call. All participants hear a beep. For details on how to set the system PIN for the To end: press the end call key .
  • Page 9: Specifications

    Country-specific requirements have been taken into consideration. Wipe the base station, charging cradle and handset We, Gigaset Communications GmbH, declare that with a damp cloth (do not use solvent) or an anti- this device meets the essential requirements and static cloth.
  • Page 10: Menu Tree

    3-2-4 Reset Handset Reset the handset Base 3-3-1 Audio Settings (only 3-3-1-1 Ringer Volume 5 level settings + "Crescendo" Gigaset A165/A265) + OFF 3-3-1-2 Ringer Melody 10 selectable melodies 3-3-2 System PIN Change system PIN (default is 0000) 3-3-3 Base Reset Restore factory settings (system PIN does not change;...
  • Page 11 Voice Mail Set Key 1 4-1-1 Netw. Mailbx Assign key with answering machine or network mailbox (in idle (all devices) status, press and hold to dial). Netw. Mailbx: your network provider's answering machine; must be requested separately. The network mailbox can be dis- played if your network provider supports this function and if key has been assigned with the network mailbox.
  • Page 12: 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: This site can be accessed at any time wherever you are. It will give you 24/7 support for all our products. It also a list of FAQs and answers plus user guides for you to download.

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