Siemens Gigaset C450 User Manual

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Gigaset C470 - C475
Issued by
Siemens Home and Offi ce Communication Devices GmbH & Co. KG
Schlavenhorst 66
D-46395 Bocholt
© Siemens Home and Offi ce Communication Devices GmbH & Co. KG 2007
All rights reserved. Subject to availability.
Rights of modifi cation reserved.


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  • Page 1 Siemens Home and Offi ce Communication Devices GmbH & Co. KG Schlavenhorst 66 D-46395 Bocholt © Siemens Home and Offi ce Communication Devices GmbH & Co. KG 2007 All rights reserved. Subject to availability. Gigaset Rights of modifi cation reserved.
  • Page 2: The Handset At A Glance

    3 Display keys (page 11) Ð i Ñ Ò (high to low) flashes: no reception Siemens Gigaset 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) Please have your proof of purchase ready when calling.
  • Page 3: The Base Station At A Glance

    The base station at a glance The base station at a glance During message playback: 3 Play/stop key: Play back new messages from the answer You can use the keys on the base station to machine or cancel the playback (press register handsets to the base station, briefly).
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents Making cost-effective calls ..24 Linking call-by-call numbers with one number ......24 The handset at a glance .
  • Page 5 Contents Setting the display backlight ..46 Activating/deactivating auto answer . 46 Changing the handsfree/ earpiece volume ....46 Changing ringer tones .
  • Page 6: Safety Precautions

    If you give your Gigaset to someone else, make sure you also give them the user ƒ guide. Please remove faulty base stations from use or have them repaired by Siemens Service, as they could interfere with other wireless services.
  • Page 7 Safety precautions All electrical and electronic products should be disposed of separately from the municipal waste stream via designated collection facilities appointed by the government or the local authorities. This crossed-out wheeled bin symbol on the product means the product is covered by the European Directive 2002/96/EC.
  • Page 8: Gigaset C470/C475 - More Than Just A Telephone

    Gigaset C470/C475 – More than just a telephone Gigaset C470/C475 – Installing the base station More than just a telephone The base station is designed for use in closed, dry rooms with a temperature range of +5 °C to +45 °C. Your phone, which has a clearly laid out Set up the base station at a central point in colour display (65k colours), doesn't just...
  • Page 9: Setting Up The Handset For Use

    Inserting the batteries Gigaset C470 Warning: Use only the rechargeable batteries recom- mended by Siemens (page 56). Never use a conventional (non-rechargeable) battery or other battery types as this could result in sig- nificant health risks and personal injury. For example, the batteries could explode.
  • Page 10 First steps Attaching the belt clip This will appear in the display when regis- tration is complete, e.g. 1. This means There are notches for attaching the belt that the number 1 has been assigned. clip on the side of the handset at the same If the internal numbers 1–6 are already height as the display.
  • Page 11 First steps Initial charging and discharging of To change the time, open the input field batteries with: ¢ ¢ Ð Date/Time If the handset is activated, the flashing ¤ Change multiple line input: battery icon e in the top right of the dis- play indicates that the batteries are being Date: charged.
  • Page 12: Operating The Handset

    Operating the handset Operating the handset In the main menu, in submenus and lists t / s Scroll up/down line by line. Open the submenu or confirm Activating/deactivating the handset the selection. Go back one menu level or In idle status, press and hold cancel.
  • Page 13: Reverting To Idle Status

    Operating the handset ¤ Ÿ Divert external call to answer Enter the corresponding digit combina- machine tion (page 14). (C475 only). Briefly press the end call key a once to • Open the last number redial return to the previous menu level/cancel list.
  • Page 14: Eco Dect

    ECO DECT ECO DECT ECO DECT reduces power consumption by using a power supply with low power con- sumption and also reduces the transmis- sion power of the base station. If only one handset is registered and it is in the base station, eco mode is always acti- vated automatically.
  • Page 15: Menu Tree

    Menu tree Menu tree Instead of scrolling to locate a menu function, you can select a function more quickly by opening the menu and keying in a digit combination (or shortcut). Example: v 5 2 2 for "Set ringer melody for external calls". With the telephone in idle status, press v (open main menu): î...
  • Page 16 Menu tree Ð Settings Date/Time (page 10) Audio Settings 5-2-1 Handset Volume (page 46) 5-2-2 Ringer Settings (page 47) 5-2-3 Advisory Tones (page 48) Display 5-3-1 Screen Picture (page 45) 5-3-2 Colour Scheme (page 45) 5-3-3 Contrast (page 45) 5-3-4 Backlight (page 46) Handset...
  • Page 17: Making Calls

    Making calls Making calls If the handset is in the charging cradle and function is activated Auto Answer (page 46), the handset will take a call automatically when you lift it out of the Making an external call cradle. If the ringer tone is intrusive, press the External calls are calls using the public tel- display key.
  • Page 18: Handsfree Talking

    Making calls Å Switching between earpiece and handsfree mode Gigaset C475 Press the handsfree key. During a call and when listening to the answer machine (Gigaset C475 only), acti- vate or deactivate handsfree. If you wish to place the handset in the 1234567890 charging cradle during a call: ¤...
  • Page 19: Making Calls Using Network

    Making calls using network services Making calls using network Status: Activate/deactivate call diversion. ¤ services Press the display key §Send§ After the announcement, press the end call key. Network services are functions that your network provider makes available to you. Activating/deactivating call waiting You have to request these services from ¢...
  • Page 20: Functions After A Call

    Making calls using network services Functions after a call Cancelling ringback ¢ ¢ ê Ringback Off Call back last caller or last dialled number ¢ ¢ ê Automatic Recall Activating/deactivating the network mailbox ¢ ¢ ê Network Mailbox Status: Activate/deactivate. Press the display key.
  • Page 21: Using The Directory And Lists

    Using the directory and lists Using the directory and lists Quick Dial: Select key for quick dial. ¤ Save the changes. The options are: Directory Saving a number in the call-by-call list Call-by-call list ¢ New Entry Last number redial list SMS list ¤...
  • Page 22 Using the directory and lists Managing directory/call-by-call entries Using quick dial keys ¤ ¢ s / C s (select entry). Press and hold the required quick dial key (page 20). Viewing entries Sending the directory/call-by-call list Press the display key. The §View§...
  • Page 23: Last Number Redial List

    Using the directory and lists Opening lists with the message Copying a number from the directory There are many operating situations in which you can open the directory, e.g. to You can use the message key f to open copy a number. Your handset need not be in idle status.
  • Page 24 Using the directory and lists If only one list contains entries, no list List type (in header) selection is offered and the relevant list is Status of entry displayed immediately. Bold: new entry Number or name of caller Incoming SMS message list You can add the caller's number to the All received SMS messages are saved in directory (page 21).
  • Page 25: Making Cost-Effective Calls

    Making cost-effective calls Making cost-effective calls The "without preselection" list con- tains the "exception to the rule". Example: Sign up with a network provider who You have entered 08 for "with preselec- offers particularly low-cost call rates (call- tion". Now all numbers that start with by-call).
  • Page 26 Making cost-effective calls Save or change entries in the preselection lists Each of the two lists can contain 20 entries, each with 6 digits. Numbers may be prefixed according to the country in the "with preselection" list. This means e.g. that all national calls or calls to the mobile network are automati- cally linked to the preselection number you have saved previously.
  • Page 27: Sms (Text Messages)

    SMS (text messages) SMS (text messages) Writing/sending an SMS Writing an SMS Your phone is supplied ready for sending ¢ SMS messages immediately. î Mailbox 2 Select mailbox if necessary Preconditions: and press §OK§ Calling Line Identification is enabled for Enter mailbox PIN if necessary your phone line.
  • Page 28: Receiving An Sms

    SMS (text messages) Draft message list Deleting draft message list ¤ Open the draft message list and then: You can save an SMS in the draft message Open menu. §Options§ list and edit and send it later. Delete all Select, press and confirm §OK§...
  • Page 29 SMS (text messages) Opening the incoming message list with Replying to or forwarding SMS messages ¤ Press. Read the SMS (page 28): Select mailbox if necessary and enter mail- Press the display key. §Options§ box PIN. You have the following options: The incoming message list is displayed as Reply follows (example):...
  • Page 30: Notification By Sms

    SMS (text messages) Copying/dialling numbers from an SMS Warning: text Do not enter your own fixed network number ¤ Read the SMS (page 28) and scroll to for the notification of missed calls. This can lead to chargeable endless looping. the telephone number.
  • Page 31: Setting Sms Centres

    SMS (text messages) Setting up and changing a personal Enter mailbox PIN if necessary and press mailbox §OK§ ¤ Set ID:, Protection: (page 30). Setting up a personal mailbox ¢ ¢ ¢ Sending an SMS to a personal mailbox î Settings SMS Mailboxes Select mailbox, e.g.
  • Page 32: Sms On A Pabx

    SMS (text messages) Sending an SMS through another SMS centre Activate SMS function (default §OK§ ¤ setting). Activate the SMS centre (2 to 4) as the active send service centre. ¤ SMS troubleshooting Send the SMS. SMS on a PABX Error codes when sending E0 Calling Line Identification permanently You can only receive an SMS when the...
  • Page 33 SMS (text messages) You have stopped receiving SMS messages. 1. You have changed the ID of your mailbox. ¥ Give your SMS contacts your new ID or undo the change (page 30). 2. You have not activated your mailbox. ¥ Activate your mailbox (page 30).
  • Page 34: Operating The Answer Machine Of The Gigaset C475 Base Station

    Operating the answer machine of the Gigaset C475 base station Operating the answer The phone is supplied with pre-recorded announcements for answer and record machine of the Gigaset C475 mode and for announce only mode. If a personal announcement has not been base station recorded, the relevant pre-recorded announcement is used.
  • Page 35 Operating the answer machine of the Gigaset C475 base station Playing back announcements The answer machine automatically ¢ ¢ ¢ switches back to the set mode once dele- Ð Voice Mail Announcements ¢ tion is complete. You can then reselect the Play Announce Play Anc Only required recording mode.
  • Page 36 Operating the answer machine of the Gigaset C475 base station s or 3 Playing back messages Skip to the next message. The date and time of each message is Press twice to skip to the next logged (provided this has been set, but one message.
  • Page 37: Activating/Deactivating Call Screening

    Operating the answer machine of the Gigaset C475 base station Picking up a call from the answer Press the display key to stop §End§ the two-way recording. machine The maximum recording time depends on You can pick up a call while the answer the memory available on the answer machine is recording or is being operated machine.
  • Page 38: Setting Up The Answer Machine

    Operating the answer machine of the Gigaset C475 base station Setting up the answer machine Setting the recording quality Set the quality you require for your record- The answer machine has already been ings. The options are: Standard, High, Excel- preset at the factory.
  • Page 39 Operating the answer machine of the Gigaset C475 base station Calling the answer machine and Initiating ringback from the answer playing back messages machine with SMS and listening to messages Dial your own number. Precondition: You must have stored a When you hear your notification number (see page 29).
  • Page 40: Using The Network Mailbox

    Using the network mailbox Using the network mailbox Calling the network mailbox Press and hold. You are con- nected straight to the network The network mailbox is your network pro- mailbox. vider's answer machine within the net- Press handsfree key d if work.
  • Page 41: Using Several Handsets

    Using several handsets Using several handsets Once it has been registered, the handset returns to idle status. The handset's inter- nal number is shown in the display e.g. 1. If not, repeat the procedure. Registering handsets On the handset ¢ ¢...
  • Page 42: Locating A Handset ("Paging")

    Using several handsets Locating a handset ("paging") When the internal participant answers: ¤ If necessary announce the external call. You can locate your handset using the Press the end call key. base station. ¤ The external call is transferred to the other Briefly press the registration/paging handset.
  • Page 43: Listening In To An External Call

    Using several handsets Ending a conference call Internal listening in Press the end call key. The line is engaged with an external call. If an internal participant presses the end Your screen will display information to call key a, the other handset remains that effect.
  • Page 44: Changing A Handset's Internal Number

    Using several handsets Changing a handset's internal When the room monitor is activated, incoming calls to the handset are indi- number cated without a ringer tone and are only shown on the screen. The display and key- A handset is automatically assigned the pad are not illuminated and advisory lowest free number on registration.
  • Page 45: Setting The Handset

    Setting the handset Setting the handset Level: Set noise level sensitivity (Low or High). ¤ Save the changes. Your handset is preconfigured, but you can change the settings to suit your indi- Changing a set external destination vidual requirements. number ¢...
  • Page 46: Changing The Display Language

    Setting the handset Changing the display language Setting the screen picture You can view the display texts in different You can display a screen picture (picture or languages. digital clock) when the handset is in idle ¢ ¢ ¢ status. This will replace the idle status dis- Ð...
  • Page 47: Setting The Display Backlight

    Setting the handset Setting the display backlight Changing the handsfree/ earpiece volume Depending on whether or not the handset is in the charging cradle, you can activate You can set the loudspeaker volume for or deactivate the backlight. If the base sta- handsfree talking to five different levels tion is turned on, the display is perma- and the earpiece volume to three different...
  • Page 48: Changing Ringer Tones

    Setting the handset Changing ringer tones Activating/deactivating the ringer tone You can deactivate the ringer tone on your Volume: handset before you answer a call or when You can choose between five volumes the handset is in idle status; the ringer (1–5;...
  • Page 49: Activating/Deactivating Advisory Tones

    Setting the handset Activating/deactivating Setting the alarm clock advisory tones Precondition: The date and time have already been set (page 10). Your handset uses "advisory tones" to tell you about different activities and statuses. Activating/deactivating the alarm The following advisory tones can be acti- clock and setting the wake-up time vated/deactivated independently of each ¢...
  • Page 50: Restoring The Handset To The Factory Settings

    Setting the base station Restoring the handset to the Resetting the system PIN factory settings If you have forgotten your system PIN you can reset the base station to the original You can reset any individual settings and code 0000: changes that you have made.
  • Page 51: Repeater Support

    Setting the base station Repeater support With a repeater you can increase the range and reception strength of your base sta- tion. You will need to activate repeater mode. This will terminate any calls that are in progress at the time. Precondition: A repeater is registered.
  • Page 52: Connecting The Base Station

    Connecting the base station to PABX Connecting the base station Saving an access code (outside line code) to PABX Precondition: You may have to enter an The following settings are only necessary access code for external calls in your PABX, when your PABX requires them;...
  • Page 53: Switching Temporarily To Touch Tone Dialling (Dtmf)

    Connecting the base station to PABX Changing the pause after the recall key You can change the length of the pause if your PABX requires this (refer to the user guide for your PABX). Open menu. 5 5 O 2 Press keys.
  • Page 54: Appendix

    If you have any questions about using the fixed network. your phone, visit us at The phone cord supplied has not been used or has been replaced by a new cord with the at any time. The table below contains a list wrong jack connections.
  • Page 55: Service (Customer Care)

    ¥ Our Online Support on the Internet can be Ask your network provider to transmit reached any time from anywhere. the metering pulses. The other party cannot hear you. ercare You have pressed the (INT) key. The hand- It provides you with 24/7 support for all set is "muted".
  • Page 56: Authorisation

    The duration of the Guarantee shall not rial faults within 24 months of pur- be extended by services rendered chase, Siemens shall, at its own option under the terms of the Guarantee. and free of charge, either replace the Insofar as no Guarantee default exists,...
  • Page 57: Specifications

    FAQ section of the Gigaset Customer Care pages is regularly updated: Base station power consumption In standby mode: Gigaset C470: approx. 1.2 watt Gigaset C475: approx. 1.6 watt During a call: Gigaset C470: approx.
  • Page 58: Notes On The User Guide

    Notes on the user guide General specifications ¢ ¢ Ð Display ¤ With the handset in idle status, press DECT standard is supported on the right of the control key (v) to GAP standard is supported open the main menu. ¤...
  • Page 59: Writing And Editing Text

    Notes on the user guide The things you have to do are explained in to insert the character at the §Insert§ the boxes. cursor position. The first letter of the name of directory You will see the following display entries is automatically capitalised, fol- (example): lowed by lower case letters.
  • Page 60: Accessories

    Handsfree talking Polyphonic ringer tones Directory for around 150 entries SMS (precondition: CLIP must be enabled) Headset socket Room monitor Gigaset S67H handset Illuminated graphical colour display (65k colours) Illuminated keypad Handsfree talking Polyphonic ringer tones Directory for around 250 entries...
  • Page 61 PC interface. e.g. for managing directory entries, ringer tones and screensavers Headset socket Bluetooth Room monitor Walky-talky function Gigaset Handset SL56 Illuminated graphical colour display (65k colours) Illuminated keypad Handsfree talking Polyphonic ringer tones Directory for around 250 entries...
  • Page 62 Handsfree talking Polyphonic ringer tones Directory for around 150 entries SMS (precondition: CLIP must be enabled) Headset socket Room monitor Gigaset Handset E45 Dust and splashproof casing Illuminated colour display (4096 colours) Illuminated keypad Handsfree talking Polyphonic ringer tones...
  • Page 63: Wall-Mounting The Base Station

    Wall-mounting the base station Wall-mounting the base station C470: 41.1 mm C475: 42.0 mm C470: approx. 2.5 mm C475: approx. 2.1 mm...
  • Page 64: Index

    Index Index Base station connecting ....connecting and installing ..Access code ....connecting to PABX .
  • Page 65 Index earpiece volume ....Dialling pause ....handsfree volume .
  • Page 66 Index Fast access Icon answer machine ....alarm clock mailbox .
  • Page 67 Index List answer machine ... . Name call history ....of a handset .
  • Page 68 Index PIN protection ....reading ..... Range .

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