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Motorola 120t User Manual

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    Welcome Welcome to the world of Motorola digital wireless communications! We are pleased that you have chosen the Motorola 120t wireless phone. Earpiece Antenna Menu Key Power Key Voice Key Record voice notes, phonebook and Headset Jack shortcut names. Insert headset accessory.

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    (Canada) MOTOROLA, the Stylized M Logo and all other trademarks indicated as such herein are trademarks of Motorola, Inc. ® Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. TrueSync, Sidekick, Starfish, and the Stylized Starfish Logo are registered trademarks of Starfish Software, Inc., a wholly owned independent subsidiary of Motorola, Inc.

  • Page 5: Menu Map

    Menu Map Main Menu • Recent Calls Note: This is the standard phone • Received Calls menu layout. You or your service • Dialed Calls provider may have changed the • Notepad menu layout or changed some • Call Times feature names.

  • Page 6: Settings Menu

    Settings Menu • Phone Status • Other Settings • My Tel. Number • Personalize • Active Line • Main Menu • Battery Meter • Keys • In-Call Setup • Initial Setup • In-Call Timer • Time and Date • Answer Options •...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Menu Map ........3 About This Guide .

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    Additional Calling Features ....32 Using Features While On a Call ....33 Using Call Waiting .

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    Datebook ........72 Week View ....... . . 72 Day View .

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    Shortcuts ........99 Standard Shortcuts ......99 Creating a Shortcut .

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    Troubleshooting ......128 Programming Instructions ..... 135 Specific Absorption Rate Data .

  • Page 12: About This Guide

    About This Guide This user guide introduces you to the many features in your Motorola wireless phone. Navigating To a Menu Feature Use the menu system to access your phone’s features. This guide shows you how to select a menu feature as...

  • Page 13: Safety And General Information

    Safety and General Information IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON SAFE AND EFFICIENT OPERATION. READ THIS INFORMATION BEFORE USING YOUR PHONE. The information provided in this document supersedes the general safety information contained in user guides published prior to July 2000. For information regarding radio use in a hazardous atmosphere please refer to the Factory Mutual (FM) Approval Manual Supplement or Instruction Card, which is included with radio models that offer this capability.

  • Page 14: Exposure To Radio Frequency Energy

    0.04 watts to 0.49 watts in analog mode and 0.0 watts to 0.57 watts in digital mode. Exposure To Radio Frequency Energy Your Motorola phone is designed to comply with the following national and international standards and guidelines regarding exposure of human beings to radio frequency electromagnetic energy: •...

  • Page 15: Antenna Care

    To maintain compliance with FCC/Health Canada RF exposure guidelines, if you wear a phone on your body when transmitting, always place the phone in a Motorola-supplied or approved clip, holder, holster, case, or body harness for this product. Use of non-Motorola-approved accessories may exceed FCC/Health Canada RF exposure guidelines.

  • Page 16: Data Operation

    (2.5 centimeters) from your body. Approved Accessories For a list of approved Motorola accessories, visit our website at Electromagnetic Interference/Compatibility Note: Nearly every electronic device is susceptible to electromagnetic interference (EMI) if inadequately shielded, designed, or otherwise configured for electromagnetic...

  • Page 17: Hearing Aids

    maintained between a handheld wireless phone and a pacemaker. These recommendations are consistent with the independent research by, and recommendations of, the United States Food and Drug Administration. Persons with pacemakers should: • ALWAYS keep the phone more than six inches (15 centimeters) from your pacemaker when the phone is turned ON.

  • Page 18: Operational Warnings

    When using your phone while driving, please: • give full attention to driving and to the road. • use hands-free operation, if available. • pull off the road and park before making or answering a call if driving conditions so require. Operational Warnings For Vehicles With an Air Bag Do not place a portable phone in the area over an air bag or in...

  • Page 19: Blasting Caps And Areas

    Blasting Caps and Areas To avoid possible interference with blasting operations, turn OFF your phone when you are near electrical blasting caps, in a blasting area, or in areas posted: “Turn off two-way radio.” Obey all signs and instructions. Operational Cautions Antennas Do not use any portable phone that has a damaged antenna.

  • Page 20: Getting Started

    To purchase Motorola Original™ accessories, contact the Motorola Customer Call Center at 1-800-331-6456 in the United States or 1-800-461-4575 in Canada. Installing the Battery You must install and charge the battery to use your phone.

  • Page 21: Charging The Battery

    Do This 2 If necessary, slide down the battery door release latch and lift the door off of the phone. Release latch 3 Insert the battery, printed arrows first, into the top of the battery compartment and push down. 4 Replace the battery door. Charging the Battery New batteries are shipped partially charged.

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    Some batteries perform best after several full charge/ discharge cycles. Do This 1 Plug the travel charger into Release your phone with the release tab facing up. 2 Plug the other end of the travel charger into the appropriate electrical outlet. 3 When your phone indicates that the battery is Charge Complete fully charged (...

  • Page 23: Turning Your Phone On

    Turning Your Phone On Do This 1 Press and hold turn on your phone Power 2 If necessary, enter unlock your phone your four-digit The unlock code is unlock code and originally set to 1234. Your press service provider may change this number before you receive your phone.

  • Page 24: Ending A Call

    Ending a Call Press end the call Answering a Call When you receive a call, your phone rings and/or vibrates and displays an incoming call message. Press answer the call ANSWER Tip: If your phone is locked, you must unlock it to answer the call.

  • Page 25: About Your Phone

    About Your Phone See page 1 for a basic phone diagram. Using the Display In Use Roam Message Voice Indicator Indicator Waiting Message Indicator Waiting Digital/ Indicator Analog è O , X& Signal Battery 12:00am Indicator Level Indicator Signal Strength Active PH.BOOK MESSAGE...

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    Signal Strength Indicator Vertical bars show the strength of the network connection. You cannot make or receive calls when the (no signal) indicator is displayed. Digital ( ) or Analog ( ) Signal Indicator Shows whether you are receiving a digital or analog signal.

  • Page 27: Zooming In And Out

    Ring Style Indicator Shows the ring style setting. = loud ring = soft ring = vibrate = ring and vibrate = silent Zooming In and Out Press and release , then press and hold to zoom in and out on the display. Zoom in to increase text size, zoom out to display more information.

  • Page 28: Battery Use

    Caution: To prevent injuries or burns, do not allow metal objects to contact or short-circuit the battery terminals. To maximize your battery’s performance: • Always use Motorola Original™ batteries and battery chargers. The phone warranty does not cover damage caused from using non-Motorola batteries and/or battery chargers.

  • Page 29: Extending Battery Life

    • Over extended periods of time, batteries gradually wear down and require longer charging times. This is normal. If you charge your battery regularly and notice a decrease in talk time or an increase in charging time, then it is probably time to purchase a new battery.

  • Page 30: Making And Answering Calls

    Making and Answering Calls For basic instructions on how to make a call, end a call, and answer a call, see pages 21–22. Redialing a Number If you hear an ordinary busy signal: Press hang up redial the busy number Using Caller ID Calling line identification (caller ID) displays the phone number for incoming calls.

  • Page 31: Returning Unanswered Calls

    If a high-security connection is not available, your phone Line Not Secure uses a standard connection and displays This message does not appear when caller ID or other information is displayed. Returning Unanswered Calls Your phone tracks your unanswered calls, and displays: •...

  • Page 32: Turning Off A Call Alert

    Press 1 keypad keys dial the emergency number call the emergency number Turning Off a Call Alert You can turn off your phone’s incoming call alert before answering the call. Press either volume key turn off the alert Canceling an Incoming Call While the phone is ringing or vibrating: Press cancel the incoming call...

  • Page 33: Calling With Speed Dial

    Calling With Speed Dial Each entry you store in your phonebook is assigned a unique speed dial number. To speed dial a phonebook entry: Press 1 keypad keys enter the speed dial number for the entry you want to call submit the number call the entry Calling With One-Touch Dial...

  • Page 34: Additional Calling Features

    Press Text Msg Menu open the Call Back scroll to call the number SELECT Additional Calling Features While dialing (with digits visible in the display), open the Dialing Menu to perform the following tasks: Press attach a number from the >...

  • Page 35: Using Features While On A Call

    Using Features While On a Call Using Call Waiting When you are on a call, an alert tone sounds to indicate that you have received a second call. Press answer the new call switch back to the first call Making a Three-Way Call During a call, you can call and connect a third party for a three-way call.

  • Page 36: Additional On-call Features

    Additional On-Call Features Press My Tel. Number > see your phone number > Send Tones send a number to the network as DTMF tones, for credit card or password calls To activate DTMF tones, see the “DTMF” option on page 55. TTY Setup >...

  • Page 37: Using The Menu

    Using the Menu Navigating to a Feature Use these keys to move through the menu system: Left Soft Key Perform the Right Soft Key function shown Perform the in the lower left function shown corner of the in the lower display (usually right corner of Main Menu...

  • Page 38: Selecting A Feature Option

    Selecting a Feature Option Some features require you to select an item from a list: Press BACK Dialed Calls to go back to Highlighted 10) John Smith the previous item 9) Mary Smith screen. BACK VIEW Press Press VIEW ) to view open the sub-menu.

  • Page 39: Entering Feature Information

    Entering Feature Information Some features require you to enter information: Press Entry Details scroll down to additional Name:John Smith Highlighted items. item No.:2125551212 CANCEL CHANGE Press Press CANCEL ) to exit CHANGE without making changes. to edit the DONE ) appears when information.

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    The message center lets you compose and send text messages. A flashing cursor shows where text will appear: Flashing Press cursor BROWSE Msg: indicates to view and insertion insert a name, point. number, or message from CANCEL BROWSE previously stored Press Press CANCEL...

  • Page 41: Entering Text

    Entering Text Multiple text entry methods make it easy for you to enter names, numbers, and messages on your phone. Choosing a Text Mode Press from any text entry screen to select a text mode: iTAP Let the phone predict each word as you enter it.

  • Page 42: Using Tap Method

    Using Tap Method This is the standard mode for entering text on your phone. Press from any text entry screen and select the Tap Method menu option. Do This 1 Press a number select a letter, number, or key one or more symbol shown in the times “Character Chart”...

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    General Text Entry Rules Press a number key repeatedly to cycle through its characters. See “Character Chart” on page 42. Press a number key as many times as necessary to enter the Change )Msg desired letter in character at block cursor )CANCEL) BROWSE flashing cursor...

  • Page 44: Character Chart

    • The first character of every sentence is capitalized. (Press down to force the character to lowercase while it is highlighted by the block cursor). • Your phone may support multiple languages. The current language setting determines whether a new message begins on the left or right side of the display.

  • Page 45: Using Symbol Mode

    Using Symbol Mode Your phone provides an alternate way to enter symbol characters in a message. Press from any text entry screen and select the Symbol menu option. Do This 1 Press a number display its symbol options at key one time the bottom of the display See “Symbol Chart”...

  • Page 46: Using Itap™ Software Predictive Text Entry Method

    ( ) [ ] { } λ ¿ ¡ ~ ω < > = π ß σ θ $ £ ¥ # % * ξ ψ + - x * / = > < # § Using iTAP™ Software Predictive Text Entry Method iTAP™...

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    Do This 3 Press highlight the word you want 4 Press enter the word at the flashing cursor location SELECT A space is automatically inserted after the word. 2 2 8 For example, to spell the word “act,” press The display shows: Flashing Press cursor...

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    Do This 2 Press highlight the letter or letter combination shift the text entry cursor 3 Press SELECT to the left and “lock” the then press selected word portion 4 Continue to enter spell the word letters and highlight letter combinations Punctuation Press enter punctuation or other...

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    Enter Numbers Do This 1 Enter the first put the iTAP software in digit and then number entry mode highlight it 2 Press number add digits to the number keys 3 Press enter the number at the flashing cursor location SELECT Delete Letters and Words Place the cursor to the right of the text you want to delete,...

  • Page 50: Menu Feature Descriptions

    Menu Feature Descriptions This chapter describes all of your phone’s features in order of the menu map shown on pages 3–4. Main Menu ECENT ALLS Recent Calls > Received Calls Received Calls > View a list of recently received calls. See page 57. >...

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    See page 72. Radio > ADIO Listen to FM radio stations with the optional Motorola Original™ FM Stereo Radio Headset accessory. This feature displays only when the FM Stereo Radio Headset is plugged into your phone’s accessory connector port. See page 77.

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    TYLES > Ring Styles Style Style > Select the ring style your phone uses to notify you of incoming calls, messages, or other events. See page 89. Ring Styles Style Detail > > Style Detail Change details about the current ring style. Style represents the name of the ring style.

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    Settings Menu HONE TATUS Settings > My Tel. Number Phone Status > My Tel. Number > View, enter, and edit information about your name and phone number. Settings > Active Line Phone Status > Active Line > Change the active phone line to send and receive calls from either of the available numbers.

  • Page 54: Restrict Calls

    No in-call timer display. > Settings Answer Options > In-Call Setup Answer Options > Turn call answering options on or off: Multi-Key Answer by pressing any key. ECURITY Settings Security > > Phone Lock Phone Lock > Lock and unlock your phone. See page 124. Settings Security Lock Keypad...

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    Settings Security New Passwords > > New Passwords > Change your unlock code (originally set to 1234) or your security code (originally set to 000000). See page 122. THER ETTINGS Settings > Personalize Other Settings > Personalize > Set several personal phone options: Main Menu Change the order of the main menu.

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    TTY Setup Set your phone to operate in one of three TTY modes, or return to normal Voice mode. See page 117. Scroll Force the cursor to stop or wrap around when it reaches the top or bottom of a list in the display. Animation Turn animation off (to conserve battery power) or...

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    DTMF Your phone can send a number to the network as dual tone multi-frequency (DTMF) tones. DTMF tones are used to communicate with automated systems that require you to enter a number such as a code, password, or credit card number.

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    Settings Network > Other Settings > Network > View and adjust your phone’s network settings. Your service provider registers your phone to a network. You can view information about the current network, change how your phone searches for a network, and activate alerts that indicate when a call is dropped or network registration changes.

  • Page 59: Recent Calls

    Recent Calls Viewing Received Calls or Dialed Calls Your phone keeps a list of the calls you recently received and dialed, even if the calls did not connect. The lists are sorted from newest to oldest entries. The oldest entries are deleted as new ones are added.

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    Press call the entry’s number VIEW view entry details Last Calls Menu open the perform other procedures as described in the following list Last Calls Menu includes the following options: Option Description Store Create a phonebook entry with the number in the field.

  • Page 61: Using The Notepad

    Using the Notepad Your phone stores the most recent string of digits entered on the keypad in a temporary memory location called the notepad . This can be a phone number that you called, or a number that you entered but did not call.

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    The amount of network connection time you track on your resettable timer may not equal the amount of time for which you are billed by your service provider. For billing information, please contact your service provider directly. You can view the following network connection times: Timer Description...

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    To view a call timer: Recent Calls Find the Feature > Call Times > Press scroll to the timer you want\ view the recorded time SELECT To reset the call timer: Press reset the time (if available) RESET confirm the reset...

  • Page 64: Phonebook

    Phonebook You can store a list of names and phone numbers or email addresses in your phone’s electronic phonebook. To see the names in your phonebook, press > Phonebook from the idle display. Scroll to a name VIEW and press ) to view details of the phonebook entry as shown below.

  • Page 65: Storing A Phonebook Entry

    Storing a Phonebook Entry A phone number or email address is required for a phonebook entry. All other information is optional. Shortcut: Enter a phone number in the idle display, then STORE press ) to create a phonebook entry with the number in the field.

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    Press Type select CHANGE Note: This option is not available for email entries. scroll to the number type select the number type SELECT record a voice name for the RECORD entry, if desired (see page 67) Go to step 13 if you do not want a voice name Speed No.

  • Page 67: Storing A Pin Code With The Phone Number

    Press scroll to the alert you want store the ringer ID alert SELECT MORE select if you want to SELECT create another entry under the same Name You must use a different Type identifier for each number. Complete Phonebook Entry When you are finished entering information for a phonebook entry: Press...

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    in the dialing sequence to ensure that the number dials and connects properly: Press > Insert Pause insert a (pause) character Your phone dials the preceding digits, waits for the call to connect, then sends the remaining digit(s). Insert Wait >...

  • Page 69: Recording A Voice Name For A Phonebook Entry

    Recording a Voice Name For a Phonebook Entry You can record a voice name for a new or existing phonebook entry. A voice name lets you call the phonebook entry using voice dial (see page 68). Tip: Make your recording in a quiet location. Hold the phone about four inches (10 centimeters) from your mouth, and speak directly into the phone in a normal tone of voice.

  • Page 70: Dialing A Phonebook Entry

    Dialing a Phonebook Entry Use one of the following procedures to call a number (or send a text message to an email address) stored in your phonebook. Phonebook List Find the Feature > Phonebook Press 1 keypad key letter jump to entries that begin with that letter (optional) scroll to the entry make the call...

  • Page 71: Deleting A Phonebook Entry

    Press scroll to the entry view entry details VIEW edit the entry EDIT Edit the entry as described on pages 63-65. Deleting a Phonebook Entry Phonebook Find the Feature > Press scroll to the entry Phonebook Menu open the scroll to Delete Delete select...

  • Page 72: Checking Phonebook Capacity

    Press Set Primary scroll to Set Primary select SELECT scroll to the number you want to set as the primary number set the primary number SELECT Depending on how the phonebook list is sorted, the primary number is listed first, or is the only number that appears for a phonebook entry.

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    Tip: The voice name sort is identical to the name sort, except that entries with voice name tags appear first. Phonebook Find the Feature > Press open the Phonebook Menu Setup scroll to select Setup SELECT Sort by scroll to Sort by select CHANGE...

  • Page 74: Datebook

    Datebook The datebook is a calendar that lets you schedule and organize events such as appointments and meetings. You can set the datebook to send a reminder alarm for specific events. Note: You must set the correct time and date on your phone to use the datebook.

  • Page 75: Day View

    Day View VIEW Select a day and press ) to see the day’s events. Untimed Day of week event THU 19-NOV Alarm ¥ Joe's B-day Down scroll 9:00 Marie,... arrow Event BACK VIEW Return to Show event previous screen details Press to open Datebook Menu...

  • Page 76: Adding A Datebook Event

    Adding a Datebook Event A title is required for a datebook event. All other information is optional. Note: You must create an event to use the reminder alarm. Datebook > day Find the Feature > > Press Title select CHANGE 2 keypad keys enter a title for the event store the event title...

  • Page 77: Copying An Event

    Press scroll to the information you want to change edit the information CHANGE 8 keypad keys enter new information store the information DONE Copying an Event Datebook Find the Feature > Press scroll to the day display the day view VIEW scroll to the event open the...

  • Page 78: Deleting An Event

    Press store the information DONE Deleting an Event Find the Feature Datebook > Press scroll to the day display the day view VIEW scroll to the event open the Datebook Menu Delete scroll to select Delete SELECT confirm the deletion...

  • Page 79: Radio

    Radio You can use your phone to listen to FM radio stations when the optional Motorola Original™ FM Stereo Radio Headset accessory is plugged into the phone’s accessory connector port. Turning the Radio On and Off Press turn the radio on and off...

  • Page 80: Tuning A Station

    Tuning a Station Do This Press scroll to the next frequency scroll to the next available Press and hold stereo station Storing a Preset Do This Press and hold a assign its preset number to number key the tuned station Selecting a Preset Press a number key...

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    Do This ignore the call IGNORE Press answer the call ANSWER Press Note: You can use the FM Stereo Radio Press the button on the Headset microphone to FM Stereo Radio converse with the other Headset microphone party during a call To end the call and resume the FM broadcast: Do This Press...

  • Page 82: Messages-voicemail

    Messages—Voicemail You can listen to your voicemail messages by calling your network voicemail phone number. Voicemail messages are stored on the network—not on your phone. Storing Your Voicemail Number Storing your voicemail number on your phone makes it easy for you to listen to new voicemail messages. In many cases, your service provider has already done this for you.

  • Page 83: Receiving A Voicemail Message

    Receiving a Voicemail Message When you receive a voicemail message, your phone displays the (voice message waiting) indicator and a & New VoiceMail notification. Press listen to the message CALL If reminders are turned on, your phone sends a reminder at regular intervals until you close the new message notification, listen to the message, or turn off your phone.

  • Page 84: Messages-text

    Messages—Text Text messages are brief messages that you can send and receive. Quick notes are pre-written text messages that you can customize and send quickly. Managing Messages in Your Text Message Inbox You can specify how long message remain in your text message inbox.

  • Page 85: Receiving A Text Message

    Press scroll to the number of days you want to keep messages in the inbox, or the number of messages you want to keep select the cleanup setting SELECT SMS Alert change the setting CHANGE select whether you want incoming message alerts turned while you are on a voice call...

  • Page 86: Reading, Locking, Or Deleting A Text Message

    Reading, Locking, or Deleting a Text Message Messages in the text message inbox are sorted from newest to oldest. The oldest messages are deleted automatically as specified by the inbox cleanup setting (see page 82). If you want to save a message, you should lock it to prevent it from being deleted during cleanup.

  • Page 87: Delete All

    Press SAVE close the message compose and send a reply REPLY Text Msg Menu open the perform other procedures as described in the following list Text Msg Menu includes the following options: Option Description Delete Delete the message. Call Back Call the number in the message header or embedded in the message.

  • Page 88: Sending A Text Message

    Option Description Store Address Create a phonebook entry, with the embedded email address in Email field. Setup Open the text message inbox setup menu. Sending a Text Message When you send a text message, you can manually enter the recipient’s phone number or email address, or select a number/address from the phonebook or recent call lists.

  • Page 89: Sending A Quick Note Text Message

    Press 5 keypad keys enter the message Note: Message length is limited.As you near the limit, a display counter shows how many characters are left. store the message select Priority CHANGE scroll to the priority you want set the priority SELECT finish the message DONE...

  • Page 90: Viewing The Status Of Sent Text Messages

    Press READ read the quick note open the Quick Note Menu perform other procedures as described in the following list Quick Note Menu includes the following options: Option Description Create a new quick note. Edit Edit the quick note. Delete Delete the quick note.

  • Page 91: Ring Styles

    Ring Styles Your phone rings or vibrates to notify you of an incoming call or other event. This ring or vibration is called an alert . You can select one of five different ring styles: = loud ring = soft ring = vibrate = ring and vibrate = silent...

  • Page 92: Customizing A Ring Style

    Customizing a Ring Style Change Style Settings You can change the alerts that notify you of the following events: incoming calls, text messages, voicemail messages, data calls, fax calls, alarms, and reminders. Any changes you make are saved to the current ring style. Ring Styles Find the Feature >...

  • Page 93: Creating Alert Tones

    Note: Style represents the current ring style. Press Ringer IDs scroll to change the ringer IDs setting CHANGE scroll to select the option SELECT Set Ringer or Keypad Volume Find the Feature > Ring Styles > Style Detail Note: Style represents the current ring style. Press scroll to Ring Volume...

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    Press [New Tone] scroll to [New Tone] select SELECT Notes select CHANGE 4 keypad keys enter notes (see page 92) store the notes Name select CHANGE 7 keypad keys enter a name for the tone store the name store the tone DONE Enter Notes To create a new tone, use the keypad keys to enter notes.

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    Notes and Rests Display Description sharp & flat note A note B note C note D note E note F note G rest Lengths and Modifiers Display Description whole note half note quarter note eighth note sixteenth note 1/32 note dotted note double dotted note 2/3 length note...

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    Volume Control Characters Display Description , and Set volume level from . Enter increase or decrease volume one level from current setting. Repeat Characters Display Description , and Use parentheses to enclose sequence of notes to be repeated. After the sequence, enter followed by digit(s) to set number of...

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    Do This Action 3 Select the note Press a keypad key. (required) 4 Set length Set the length ( ) after (required) selecting the note. If you you do not specify a length, a (quarter note) length is appended to the note. 5 Modify length Enter a length modifier ( ) after you set the length.

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    Example Press the following keys to create this sequence of notes and rests in octave three: C (quarter note), E flat (quarter note), half rest, and G (whole note): Press Display 0 0 3 3 set octave three 2 2 2 enter note C 2 2 2 2 set length to...

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    Press scroll to the tone My Tones Menu open the Play scroll to Play select SELECT play the tone again PLAY return to my tones list CANCEL Edit a Tone You cannot edit the predefined alert tones included with your phone. To edit a custom alert tone: Ring Styles Find the Feature >...

  • Page 100: Setting Reminders

    Delete a Tone You cannot delete the predefined alert tones included with your phone. To delete a custom alert tone: Find the Feature Ring Styles > My Tones > Press scroll to the tone My Tones Menu open the Delete scroll to Delete select...

  • Page 101: Shortcuts

    Shortcuts Your phone includes several standard shortcuts. You can create additional shortcuts to frequently used menu items. Standard Shortcuts The following shortcuts are pre-programmed in your phone. You cannot edit or delete these shortcuts. Do This Press , then zoom in/out on your phone press and hold display (within two seconds)

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    Do This scroll to the menu item 2 Press 3 Press and hold open the shortcut editor view shortcut options 4 Press 5 Press CHANGE change the keypad shortcut number DONE Press select the default keypad shortcut number Voice Press scroll to to assign a voice shortcut...

  • Page 103: Using Shortcuts

    Using Shortcuts Use a Keypad Shortcut Press open the menu 2 the keypad shortcut go to the menu item or number perform the menu action Select a Shortcut From the List Shortcuts Find the Feature > > the shortcut you want Use a Voice Shortcut Do This 1 Press...

  • Page 104: Voice Notes

    Voice Notes You can use the voice note feature to record personal messages and phone calls on your phone. Recording a Voice Note Use this procedure to record a voice note from the idle display, or to record a phone call in progress. Your phone plays an alert tone to notify the other party that the call is being recorded.

  • Page 105: Viewing The Voice Notes List

    Viewing the Voice Notes List Voice Notes Find the Feature > Locked Time/date voice note recorded Voice Notes 2)2:20pm 6/1/00 Play the Down scroll 1)4:05am 4/1/00 highlighted arrow voice note EXIT PLAY Return to Press to open the previous screen Voice Notes Menu...

  • Page 106: Playing A Voice Note

    PLAY When you connect an optional Motorola Original™ headset or FM Stereo Radio Headset accessory to your phone, playback is automatically routed to the headset. Tip: You can play a voice note while taking a call. It will not be transmitted to the other party.

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    Voice Note Controls Stop If voice note is playback and unlocked, stop Voice go to playback and Notes Menu Delete display Voice Note? Raise or lower playback If voice note is volume of locked, stop voice note. playback and unlock voice note.

  • Page 108: Locking And Unlocking A Voice Note

    Locking and Unlocking a Voice Note Lock a voice note to prevent it from being deleted. You must unlock a voice note to delete it. Voice Notes Find the Feature > Press scroll to the voice note Voice Notes Menu open the scroll to Lock...

  • Page 109: Deleting A Voice Note

    Deleting a Voice Note Voice Notes Find the Feature > Press scroll to the voice note you want to delete Voice Notes Menu open the Delete Delete All scroll to select the highlighted option SELECT confirm the deletion cancel deletion Notes: •...

  • Page 110: Calculator

    Calculator You can use your phone as a calculator and currency converter. Calculating Numbers Press 1 number keys enter a number highlight a calculator function perform the function SELECT Selected Entered function number appears Calculator Press here to scroll Ö to other Press functions...

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    The calculator can perform the following functions: Function Description Insert a decimal point Clear the calculation Clear entry (replaces when you enter subsequent values in a calculation) Calculate the result Subtract Multiply Ö Divide Divide the displayed value by 100 ±...

  • Page 112: Converting Currency

    Converting Currency The currency converter works just like the calculator, but uses the (currency) function: Find the Feature > Calculator Exchange Rate > Press 1 number keys enter the exchange rate store the exchange rate 3 number keys enter the amount to convert (amount to multiply by the exchange rate) highlight the...

  • Page 113: Games

    Games You can play games on your phone between phone calls. An incoming call, message, alarm, or alert automatically ends the game. Playing a Game Games Find the Feature > Press scroll to a game start the game SELECT When the game is over: Press start another session of the ) or...

  • Page 114: Blackjack

    Option Description Key Configuration Assign game functions to different keypad keys. Help Review the goal of the game. Blackjack In this classic card game, you play against the dealer to see who can get closer to 21 points without going over. Rules of the Game •...

  • Page 115: Falling Numbers

    • If you and the dealer have the same score, the dealer wins. • You can ask for a “hit” or another card as long as you do not go bust. • As long as the dealer’s total is less than 17 points, the dealer must continue to take a hit.

  • Page 116: Video Poker

    How to Play When the game begins, numbers start falling from the upper portion of the display. Press the corresponding number key to eliminate a falling number before it reaches the bottom of the display. Press to select the following options: Option Description Level...

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    How to Play Place your initial bet or change your bet (from 1-10 credits) and then: Press start a new hand DEAL select the card to the left select the card to the right discard selected card DISCARD undo discard (replaces UNDO previous option after discard) remove discarded cards and...

  • Page 118: Adjusting Your Settings

    Adjusting Your Settings Reordering Menu Items You can reorder the items in your phone’s main menu. Settings Find the Feature > Other Settings > Personalize > Main Menu > Press scroll to a menu item grab the menu item GRAB move the item to a new location in the menu insert the menu item...

  • Page 119: Tty Operation

    Press Left Right scroll to select the key CHANGE scroll to the new key function confirm the new function CHANGE TTY Operation You can use an optional TTY device with your phone to send and receive calls. You must plug the TTY device into the phone’s headset jack and set the phone to operate in one of three TTY modes.

  • Page 120

    Press TTY Setup scroll to change the TTY mode CHANGE scroll to the TTY mode select the TTY mode SELECT TTY Setup menu includes the following options: Option Description Transmit and receive TTY characters Receive TTY characters but transmit by speaking into the microphone Transmit TTY characters but receive by listening to the earpiece Voice...

  • Page 121: Hands-free Use

    TTY Setup menu as described on page 117. Hands-Free Use You can purchase an optional Motorola Original™ hands-free car kit or headset for your phone. These accessories provide alternative ways for you to use your phone without using your hands.

  • Page 122

    Press Car Settings scroll to Headset select the feature SELECT Auto Answer scroll to Auto Answer select CHANGE scroll to confirm the setting SELECT Automatic Hands-Free You can set your phone to automatically route calls to a car kit when it detects a connection. Find the Feature >...

  • Page 123: Charger Time

    Note: This feature may not work with all car ignition switches. Continuous Caution: If you select , the phone does not power off when you turn off the ignition. Be careful not to drain your vehicle battery if you select this option. Settings Find the Feature >...

  • Page 124: Security

    Security Assigning a New Code or Password Your phone’s unlock code is originally set to 1234, and the security code is originally set to 000000. Your service provider may reset these numbers before you receive your phone. If your service provider has not reset these numbers, we recommend that you change them to prevent other users from accessing your personal information.

  • Page 125: If You Forget A Code Or Password

    Press scroll to the code or password select the code or password CHANGE 3 keypad keys enter your old code submit your old code 5 keypad keys enter the new code assign the new code 7 keypad keys re-enter the new code confirm the new code If You Forget a Code or Password...

  • Page 126: Locking And Unlocking Your Phone

    Locking and Unlocking Your Phone You can lock your phone manually or set the phone to lock automatically whenever you turn it off. To use a locked phone, you must enter the unlock code. A locked phone still rings or vibrates for incoming calls or messages, but you must unlock it to answer .

  • Page 127: Locking And Unlocking Your Keypad

    Unlock Your Phone Enter Unlock Code At the prompt: Press 1 keypad keys enter your unlock code unlock your phone Locking and Unlocking Your Keypad You can lock your phone keypad to prevent accidental keypresses (for example, when carrying your phone in a purse or pocket).

  • Page 128

    When you restrict incoming calls to numbers stored in the phonebook, a valid incoming call may be restricted if caller ID information for the call is not available from the network. Find the Feature > Settings > Security > Restrict Calls Press 1 keypad keys enter your unlock code...

  • Page 129: Activating Talk Secure

    Activating Talk Secure Your phone can attempt to send your calls using a high- security connection, to prevent others from intercepting them. For more information, see page 28. Settings Security Find the Feature > > Talk Secure > Press Preferred scroll to switch talk secure on or off SELECT...

  • Page 130: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Check these questions first if you have problems with your phone. If you need additional help, contact the Motorola Customer Call Center at 1-800-331-6456 (United States) or 1-800-461-4575 (Canada). Question Answer Is your phone Press . If you do not see...

  • Page 131

    Has the phone Dropping your phone, getting it been wet, or using a non-Motorola damaged, battery or battery charger can dropped, or damage the phone. The phone’s gotten wet?

  • Page 132

    Problem Solution I pressed the Be sure to press and hold power key, but (the power key) until the display nothing appears and you hear an alert. happened. This could take several seconds. If nothing happens, check that a charged battery is installed. See page 18.

  • Page 133

    Problem Solution My phone The ringer may be set to play a rings even tone even though your phone is though I set to a silent ring style. See selected the page 90. Silent Vibrate ) ring style. I tried to place Your call did not reach the a call and wireless system.

  • Page 134

    Problem Solution My phone has Make sure that your antenna is poor reception not bent or damaged. and drops Also, make sure you have a phone calls. signal (see the “Signal Strength Indicator” item on page 24). Stay clear of any obstructions such as bridges, parking garages, or tall buildings.

  • Page 135

    Problem Solution My phone will Your phone sends commands and not send passwords as DTMF tones. You voicemail can set your phone’s DTMF tones commands, to be . If you have trouble passwords, or sending numbers, check your other codes. DTMF setting.

  • Page 136

    Problem Solution I am unable to Try moving to a quieter location to record a voice make your voice recording. Hold note, voice the phone about four inches (10 name, or voice centimeters) from your mouth, shortcut. and speak directly into the phone in a normal tone of voice.

  • Page 137: Programming Instructions

    Programming Instructions Follow this procedure if you need to program your phone’s phone number(s). Note: Programming is normally done by a trained technician at the site of purchase. Users should not make changes other than ones in the following procedure. Before programming, ask your service provider for your: •...

  • Page 138

    Press 6 keypad keys for the enter the new MIN 10-digit MIN store the new MIN exit programming DONE mode...

  • Page 139: Specific Absorption Rate Data

    Specific Absorption Rate Data This model phone meets the government’s requirements for exposure to radio waves. Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed and manufactured not to exceed limits for exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy set by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission for the United States and by Health Canada for Canada.

  • Page 140

    Health Canada RF exposure guidelines. SAR information on this model phone is on file with the FCC and can be found under the Display Grant section of: after searching on FCC ID IHDT56AS1. You may also refer to Motorola’s Web site:

  • Page 141

    The standard incorporates a substantial margin of safety to give additional protection for the public and to account for any variations in measurements. 2. Additional related information includes the Motorola testing protocol, assessment procedure, and measurement uncertainty range for this product.

  • Page 142: Additional Health And Safety Information

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Center for Devices and Radiological Health Consumer Update on Mobile Phones Additional Health and Safety Information FDA has been receiving inquiries about the safety of mobile phones, including cellular phones and PCS phones. The following summarizes what is known—and what remains unknown—about whether these products can pose a hazard to health, and what can be done to minimize any potential...

  • Page 143

    What kinds of phones are in question? Questions have been raised about hand-held mobile phones, the kind that have a built-in antenna that is positioned close to the user's head during normal telephone conversation. These types of mobile phones are of concern because of the short distance between the phone's antenna—the primary source of the RF—and the person's head.

  • Page 144

    of mobile phones. First, it is uncertain how to apply the results obtained in rats and mice to humans. Second, many of the studies that showed increased tumor development used animals that had already been treated with cancer-causing chemicals, and other studies exposed the animals to the RF virtually continuously—up to 22 hours per day.

  • Page 145

    cancers by the National Cancer Institute is expected to bear on the accuracy and repeatability of these results. 2 Researchers conducted a large battery of laboratory tests to assess the effects of exposure to mobile phone RF on genetic material. These included tests for several kinds of abnormalities, including mutations, chromosomal aberrations, DNA strand breaks, and structural changes in the genetic material of blood cells called lymphocytes.

  • Page 146

    they performed cognitive function tests. There were no changes in the subjects' ability to recall words, numbers, or pictures, or in their spatial memory, but they were able to make choices more quickly in one visual test when they were exposed to simulated mobile phone signals. This was the only change noted among more than 20 variables compared.

  • Page 147: Mobile Phones

    U.S. population at a rate of about 6 new cases per 100,000 people each year. At that rate, assuming 80 million users of mobile phones (a number increasing at a rate of about 1 million per month), about 4800 cases of brain cancer would be expected each year among those 80 million people, whether or not they used their phones.

  • Page 148

    phone industry to take a number of steps to assure public safety. The agency has recommended that the industry: • support needed research into possible biological effects of RF of the type emitted by mobile phones • design mobile phones in a way that minimizes any RF exposure to the user that is not necessary for device function •...

  • Page 149

    are concerned about avoiding even potential risks, there are simple steps they can take to do so. For example, time is a key factor in how much exposure a person receives. Those persons who spend long periods of time on their hand-held mobile phones could consider holding lengthy conversations on conventional phones and reserving the hand-held models for shorter conversations or for situations when other types of...

  • Page 150

    Fields from Cellular and PCS Radio Transmitters”): World Health Organization (WHO) International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (select Qs & As): United Kingdom, National Radiological Protection Board: Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA): U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health: 1.

  • Page 151: Warranty

    I. What This Warranty Covers Defects in materials and workmanship in the following new “ Products ” manufactured, sold or certified by Motorola, with which this limited warranty is included in/on the package: (a) wireless cellular telephones, pagers and two-way radios that operate via “Personal Radio Service”...

  • Page 152

    II. What the Period of Coverage Is Subject to the following exceptions, one year from the date the Products are purchased by the first end-user: • 90-Day Warranty Exception. The warranty is for 90 days for: (a) any software tangibly embodied in media or (b) any accessories for two-way radios that are covered by this warranty, as described in Section I, above.

  • Page 153

    You will receive instructions on how to ship the Products to Motorola or our designated resource. If instructed to ship the Products, you must ship them with freight, duties and insurance prepaid. Regardless of where you are instructed to return the Products, you must include: (a) a copy of your receipt, bill of sale or other comparable proof of purchase;...

  • Page 154

    Motorola. Any of these voids the warranty. • Someone other than Motorola (or its authorized service centers) tests, adjusts, installs, maintains, alters, modifies or services the Products in any way. Any of these voids the warranty.

  • Page 155

    • Defects or damage that result from: (a) use of the Products in a manner that is not normal or customary; (b) improper operation or misuse; (c) accident or neglect such as dropping the Products onto hard surfaces; (d) contact with water, rain, extreme humidity or heavy perspiration;...

  • Page 156

    In no event shall Motorola be liable, whether in contract or tort (including negligence) for damages in excess of the purchase price of the Product, or for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages of any kind, or loss of revenue or profits, loss of business, loss of...

  • Page 157

    Products, as established by Motorola. Motorola will have no liability to you with respect to any claim of patent infringement that is based upon the combination of the Products or parts furnished under this limited warranty with ancillary equipment, as defined in VI., above.

  • Page 158

    Accessories and software—call the telephone number designated above for the product with which they are used. DO NOT SHIP PRODUCTS TO THESE ADDRESSES — INSTEAD PLEASE CALL. To correspond with Motorola about Products, please write us at: or at: In the USA: In Canada: Motorola, Inc.

  • Page 159: Product Registration

    Online Product Registration: Product registration is an important step toward enjoying your new Motorola product. Registering helps us facilitate warranty service, and permits us to contact you should your product require an update or other service. Registration is for U.S.

  • Page 160: Index

    Index Attach Number feature 32, accessories optional 10, 77, 104, 117, 119 backlight 53 standard 18 battery accessory connector port car kit charger time 121 charging 19–20 active line indicator extending battery life defined 24 26–27, 53, 54 illustration 23 installing 18–19 Add Digits feature 58...

  • Page 161

    answer options 52 unanswered call 29 answering 22 voice dial 32 call waiting 33 call timers 59–61 calling card 65 resetting 61 canceling 30 viewing 61 datebook, opening 34 call waiting 33 deleting 57–58 caller ID 28, 29 calling card call 65 dialed calls list 32, 34, 57–58 calling line identification.

  • Page 162

    datebook drafts folder 49 adding an event 74 DTMF tones 34, 55, 58, alarm 74 calendar 72 changing event information 74 earpiece copying an event 75 illustration 1 day view 73 volume, adjusting 25 deleting an event 76 email event reminders, turning address, storing in on/off 98 phonebook...

  • Page 163

    Incoming Call message games 111–115 indicators active line 23, 24 battery level 20, 23, 24 hands-free mode digital/analog signal 23, automatic answer 119 automatic call routing in use 23, 24 loud ring style 25, 89 charger time 121 menu 23, 24 defined 119 message waiting 23, power-off delay 120...

  • Page 164

    lock 52, 125 menu 1, 10, 24, 35 making a call 21 power 1, 21 master clear 55 right soft key 1, 23, 35, master reset 55 Memory is Full! message scroll 1, 35 send 1, 21, 22, 57 menu voice 1, 67, 102 Calculator Menu volume control 1, 25...

  • Page 165

    illustration 23 menu key 1, 10, 24, 35 network settings 56 message notepad deleting, text 84–86 defined 59 dialing number from 31 entering digits 59 drafts folder 49 retrieving digits 59 locking, text 84–86 number, viewing your own manage inbox 82–83 outbox 49, 88 numeric text mode 39 quick note 87–88...

  • Page 166

    keypad, locking and phonebook unlocking 52, attaching two numbers locking 124–125 capacity, checking 70 reset all options 55 deleting an entry 69 secure connection 28, dialing a number 68 editing an entry 68 email address 62 security code 122 turning on/off 21 entry details 62 unlock code 21, 122, entry name 62...

  • Page 167

    voice name indicator 62 ring and vibrate ring style PIN code 65 indicator 25, 89 power key 1, 21 ring style predictive text entry 44–47 customizing 90–91 privacy, call 28, 127 defined 89 indicators 25, 89 setting 89 ring style indicator quick note 87–88 defined 25, 89 defined 82...

  • Page 168

    short message service. See text message Talk Secure feature 28, shortcuts creating 99–100 tap method text entry standard 99 40–42 using 101 telephone number, viewing signal strength indicator your own 51 defined 24 text illustration 23 block cursor 38 silent alert indicator 25 browse mode 39 silent ring style indicator character chart 42...

  • Page 169

    receiving 83 recording voice name reminders 83 sending 32, 86–87 voice key status 88 dialing a number 32 text mode, changing 39 functions 1 three-way call 33 recording a voice name time, setting 53 timers 59–61 recording a voice note resetting 61 viewing 61 voice message waiting...

  • Page 170

    wait character 66 warranty 149–156 zoom setting 53 zooming in/out 25...

  • Page 171: Wireless Phone Safety Tips

    1 Get to know your Motorola wireless phone and its features such as speed dial and redial. If available, these features help you to place your call without taking...

  • Page 172

    2 When available, use a hands-free device. If possible, add an additional layer of convenience to your wireless phone with one of the many Motorola Original™ hands- free accessories available today. 3 Position your wireless phone within easy reach. Be able to access your wireless phone without removing your eyes from the road.

  • Page 173

    8 Use your wireless phone to call for help. Dial 9-1-1 or other local emergency number in the case of fire, traffic accident or medical emergencies.* 9 Use your wireless phone to help others in emergencies. If you see an auto accident, crime in progress or other serious emergency where lives are in danger, call 9-1-1 or other local emergency number, as you would want others to do for you.*...

  • Page 174

    Check the laws and regulations on the use of wireless telephones and their accessories in the areas where you drive. Always obey them. The use of these devices may be prohibited or restricted in certain areas. For more information, please call 1-888-901-SAFE or visit the CTIA Web site at...

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