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  • Page 1 Be inspired Issued by Information and Communication mobile Haidenauplatz 1 D-81667 Munich © Siemens AG 2003 All rights reserved. Subject to availability. Rights of modification reserved. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft SL55...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety precautions ..... 2 Setup ........38 Overview of the phone ....4 Profiles .......46 ç Display symbols (selection) ..8 Organiser ......47 Getting started ......10 Calendar .........47 Insert SIM card/battery ... 10 Alarm ........47 Charge battery ....... 11 Tasks ........47 Switch on, off / PIN entry ..
  • Page 3: Nts Safety Precautions

    (classification as per the pacemaker. For more infor- IEC 60825-1)]. mation consult your doctor. Only use original Siemens The SIM card may be removed. batteries (100 % mercury-free) Caution! Small parts like this and – charging devices.
  • Page 4 The phone may cause interference in the vicinity of TV sets, radios and PCs. Use only Siemens original accessories. This will avoid potential risks to health or property and ensure compliance with all relevant regulations.
  • Page 5: Overview Of The Phone

    Overview of the phone w of Loudspeaker Display icons Signal strength/GPRS available/battery level. Control key ª See next page. Service provider Input keys 25.04.03 12:30 Numbers, letters Menu Microphone Integrated antenna Do not interfere with the phone above the bat- tery cover unnecessarily.
  • Page 6 Overview of the phone Soft keys The current functions of these keys are shown in the bottom line of the display as §text§ symbols (e.g. d). ª Control key Service provider In the main menu: 25.04.03 12:30 Navigation. Menu In lists and menus: Scroll up/down.
  • Page 7 Overview of the phone On/Off/End key • Switched off: hold down to switch on. • During a conversation or in an application (except for Surf &Fun): press briefly to finish. • In menus: press briefly to go back a level. ª...
  • Page 8 Overview of the phone Open keypad: • Light on. • Keypad unlocked. • Opening melody on (if set). • The call is accepted. • Alarm sound off (appointment, alarm). Close keypad: • Back to standby mode. • Light off. • Keypad locked (if set). •...
  • Page 9: Display Symbols (selection)

    Display symbols (selection) ² Display symbols No network access. Signal strength. Function activated/deactivated. Charging. Phonebook/Addressbook. Battery charging status. ABC/ Indicates whether upper or lower- è Abc/abc case letters are active. Standard directory (Phonebook or ™ Addressbook). Text input with T9. Call lists.
  • Page 10 Display symbols (selection) Soft keys Message received. Voice mail received. Data received. — Picture received. – Melody received. Unanswered call. Store in Phonebook/Address- book. · Retrieve from Phonebook/ Addressbook. Change Phonebook/Address- book.
  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Getting started Insert SIM card/battery • Insert the battery in the lower edge , then press downwards The service provider supplies you until it engages. with a SIM card on which all the im- portant data for your line is stored. If the SIM card has been delivered in credit-card size, snap the smaller segment out and remove any rough...
  • Page 12: Charge Battery

    Getting started Charge battery Charge icon not visible If the battery is totally discharged, no The battery is not fully charged charge icon is displayed when the when delivered. Plug charger cable charger is plugged in. It will appear into the bottom of the phone, plug after two hours at most.
  • Page 13: Switch On, Off / Pin Entry

    Switch on, off / PIN entry Activate/deactivate Switching on your phone n, off for the first time Hold down On/Off/End key to switch on or off. Contrast Enter PIN Set display contrast. The SIM card can be protected with a Time/date 4-8 digit PIN.
  • Page 14: Signal Strength

    Switch on, off / PIN entry Emergency number Phonebook or Addressbook (SOS) You can choose whether you want to use the Phonebook on the SIM card Only to be used in real emergencies! or the internal Addressbook as stand- ard. By pressing the soft key you can §SOS§...
  • Page 15: General Instructions

    General instructions User guide This corresponds to: Open menu. §Menu§ The following symbols are used to explain operation: From standby mode: press right soft key. Enter numbers or letters. Messages É è On/Off/End key. ç Ñ Call key. Press the control key on the My menu Select side indicated.
  • Page 16: Security

    Following the third incorrect at- Enter PIN. tempt, access to the phone code and the functions that use it is denied. If Confirm input. §OK§ this happens please contact Siemens Press. §Change§ Service (p. 60). Confirm. §OK§...
  • Page 17: Activation

    Security Clear SIM card barring If the PIN is entered incorrectly three times, the SIM card is barred. Enter the PUK (MASTER PIN), provided by your service provider with the SIM card, according to instructions. If the PUK (MASTER PIN) has been lost, please contact your service provider.
  • Page 18: Calling

    Calling Dialling with number Redial previous numbers keys To redial numbers that were dialled previously: The phone must be switched on (standby mode) and the keypad Press the Call key once. must be open. Pick out the required Dial number (always with phone number from the area code, if necessary list, then press ...
  • Page 19: Accept Call

    Calling Accept call Reject call The phone must be switched on or press §Reject§ briefly. (standby mode). An incoming call Close slider fully will interrupt any other use of the (this only ends the call if phone. the slider was already fully If the keypad is closed, press the open).
  • Page 20 Calling Swap Conference • You can call another number dur- • Call up to 5 parties and link them ing a call. together in a conference call. When a call is established: Open call menu. §y menu§ Open menu and select §y menu§...
  • Page 21: Text Entry

    Text entry Enter text without T9 Press once/repeatedly: . ,? ! ’ " 0 - ( ) @ / : _ Press number key repeatedly until Hold down: Write 0. the required letter appears. The cur- sor will jump forward after a brief in- Writes blank.
  • Page 22: Text Input With T9

    Text entry Text input with T9 Do not use special characters such as Ä rather use the standard characters, "T9" deduces the correct word from e.g. A; T9 will do the rest for you. the individual key entries by making Additional information comparisons with an extensive dic- tionary.
  • Page 23: Text Modules

    Text entry Text modules To add a word to the dictionary: Select. §Spell§ Text modules can be stored in Now write the word without any T9 the phone for adding to your support and save it in the dictionary SMS messages. with §Save§.
  • Page 24: Highlighting Mode

    Highlighting mode With some applications (e.g. ting Addressbook) one or more entries in a list can be highlighted, to carry out a function jointly. Open menu. §Options§ Mark text Activate highlighting mode. N Addressbook Ú o Anne o Barbara p Carol Mark text Options If an unmarked entry is selected, this...
  • Page 25: Default Book

    è Default book K è K Businesscard Select function. fault §Menu§ Create your own business card. Show entries Send this by SMS or infrared to Entries in the standard directory (Ad- another GSM phone or to a suitable dressbook or Phonebook) are shown PC/printer.
  • Page 26: Phonebook

    Phonebook Call, search for an entry Entries in the Phonebook (on the SIM card) are managed separately from those in the Addressbook. Open Phonebook and select name. <New entry> Number is dialled. If the Phonebook is set as standard: Change entry Open Phonebook (in standby mode).
  • Page 27: Addressbook

    Addressbook bookThe Addressbook can store up to Bitmap 500 entries that are managed in the Assign a picture to an Ad- §Select§ phone memory. dressbook entry. It is dis- played if you are called by <New entry> the corresponding phone number.
  • Page 28: Voicedialling

    Addressbook Change/read entry Voicedialling Open Addressbook (in Dial numbers by voice command. Up standby mode). to 20 recorded names for voice dial- ling or voice commands (p. 51) can Select required entry. be saved on the mobile (not on the SIM card).
  • Page 29: Groups

    Addressbook Apply voice dialling Select. Private §Options§ Open menu. Hold down the plus/minus side key at the bottom (in standby mode). Rename group Select and give group a Now say the name. The number is name. dialled. Additional information Additional information SMS to group ........p.
  • Page 30: Z Records/time/costs

    Z Records/Time/Costs Durat/charges Your phone stores the phone num- bers of calls for convenient redial- You can display the charges and the ling. duration of calls and set a unit limit §Menu§ for outgoing calls. Press. §Select§ §Menu§ Durat/charges Select call list and press Select a function: §Select§.
  • Page 31: Voice Mail/cb Services

    ] Voice mail/CB services Voice mail/mailbox Save call divert number K ] K Calls are diverted to this phone §Menu§ Setup number. Voice message K m K §Menu§ Phone setup Most service providers supply an ex- Divert ternal voice mail service. A caller e.
  • Page 32: Message Lists/profile

    K ] K evant information. See also on the §Menu§ Unsent Internet at: Message type The list of not yet successfully trans- The settings for Voice message mitted MMS messages is displayed. are described in a separate services...
  • Page 33: Sms

    ] SMS Archive You can transmit and receive very long messages (up to 760 charac- §Menu§ SMS-Archive ters) on your phone. They are auto- matically composed of several The list of SMS messages stored in "normal" SMS messages of 160 char- the phone is displayed.
  • Page 34: Mms

    ] MMS The Multimedia Messaging Service The music list is Sound: §Insert§ enables you to send texts, pictures opened for selection. (even photos) and sounds in a com- Duration: Enter length of display for bined message to another mobile individual pages (mini- phone or to an e-mail address.
  • Page 35: E-mail

    ] E-mail Receive e-mail Your phone has its own e-mail pro- mail gram (client). You can use it to cre- K ] K §Menu§ Inbox ate and receive e-mails. Receive e-mail Write/send e-mails Before an e-mail can be read, it must be retrieved from the server.
  • Page 36: Internet Browser (wap)

    É Surf & fun Internet browser (WAP) End connection & fun Hold down to end the con- Get the latest information from the nection and to close the Internet that is specifically adapted browser. to the display options of your phone. In addition, you can download Note games and applications to your...
  • Page 37: Games & More

    Preparation of the phone for WAP In- Applications and games can be ternet access depends on your serv- found at: ice provider. If the settings have al- or in the Internet under: ready been made by the service
  • Page 38 Internet. Downloading or running applications will not affect or change the software already installed on your Java™-enabled mobile phone. Siemens excludes all warranty and liability claims in respect of or in connection with any applica- tions subsequently installed by the customer and any software not included in the original delivery package.
  • Page 39: Setup

    m Setup Display Screensaver K m K The screensaver shows a picture in §Menu§ Display the display when a period set by you Select function. has elapsed. The function is ended Language by an incoming call or by pressing any key. Set the language of the display text.
  • Page 40: Ringer Setting

    m Setup Audio Key tones K m K You can set the acoustic key tone: §Menu§ Audio Click Tone Still Select function. Minute beep Ringer setting During the call, you will hear a beep Activate/deactivate the ringer or re- once a minute as a reminder. duce it to a short beep.
  • Page 41: Phone Setup

    m Setup K m K Phone setup §Menu§ Audio Select function. K m K §Menu§ Phone setup ProSlide lock Select function. Enable/disable automatic keylock Call waiting when closing keypad. The keypad is If you are registered for this service, always automatically unlocked when you can check whether it is set and the slider is fully opened.
  • Page 42: Show Clock

    m Setup Auto off All calls Divert all calls. Symbol in The phone switches off each day at the top line of the display the set time. in standby mode. Clock Other possibilities for divert: K m K Not reachable, No reply, Busy, Receiving Clock §Menu§...
  • Page 43 m Setup Connectivity • Access profiles have already been set by your provider. Then select K m K §Menu§ Connectivity and activate profile. Select function. • The access profiles must be set manually. GPRS If necessary, check with your service Activate/deactivate GPRS.
  • Page 44 m Setup Security When roaming: You will not receive calls when outside your home net- K m K §Menu§ Security work. Select function. Status check: Status check for net- work barring Codes Clear all: Clear all barrings. (See p. 15) Network Babysitter K m K...
  • Page 45 GSM 1900. Headset Fast search Only in conjunction with an original Network reconnection is Siemens headset. The profile is auto- speeded up. matically activated when headset is plugged in. User group Accept call with Call key or PTT key...
  • Page 46 m Setup ProSlide K m K §Menu§ ProSlide Select function. Volume Adjust the volume of the music which is played when opening and closing the slider. Open. melody Adjust the music to be played when opening the keypad. Closing melody Adjust the music to be played when opening the keypad.
  • Page 47: Profiles

    Several settings can be stored in a files phone profile in order, for example, If an original Siemens Car Kit is used to adapt the phone to the surround- (p. 44) the profile is activated auto- ing level of noise.
  • Page 48: Calendar

    ç Organiser K ç §Menu§ Additional information Select function. An alarm sounds even when the phone is The organiser provides you with a switched off. To deactivate it press any key. calendar with monthly, weekly and Message in display that alarms have been daily views as well as a notepad and Ø...
  • Page 49: Dictating Machine

    ç Organiser Dictating machine Save Recording is stopped if you release Use the dictating machine to record the dictation key for more than short voice memos. 10 seconds. Additional information End recording. §Stop§ The use of this feature may be subject to Recording is automatical- restrictions under criminal law.
  • Page 50: Extras

    [ Extras Currency conv Select function. §Menu§ You may calculate the exchange Alarm clock rates between three different cur- The alarm will ring at the time set by rencies. you, even when the phone is If no currency has yet been entered, switched off.
  • Page 51: Countdown

    [ Extras Select function. Press when the camera §Menu§ §Camera§ has been attached (in Countdown standby mode). A set time elapses. The last 3 sec- onds are indicated by a beep. At the §Menu§ Camera end a special beep sounds. The number of shots that can still be taken is shown.
  • Page 52: Remote Synchronisation

    Hold down the plus/minus side key at the bottom (in standby mode). Sync. setup A short signal (beep) sounds and a Select. prompt appears in the display. Now Sync. Profile say the function. Select, then choose a pro- file and activate with §Select§ Additional information
  • Page 53: Fast Access Key/my Menu

    Fast access key/My menu Left soft key My menu menu Assign a function/phone number to Press. §Menu§ this key for fast access. Press. §My menu§ Change (example) Set up your own menu. The list of Press 10 entries is preset, but can be §Internet§...
  • Page 54: Filesystem

    Ñ Filesystem File system menu To organise your files, you can use the file system like a PC file manager. Open menu §Options§ The file system assigns special fold- ers to different data types. Open Open folder. KÑ §Menu§ Move Place highlighted file or folder A list of the folders and files is in temporary memory.
  • Page 55: Print Via

    Print via.../Send via ..Access to these functions is provided .../ in the options menu for the relevant a ..Phonebook and Addressbook entries application. Please make sure you as well as appointments can be sent use the ANSI character set for trans- as an SMS to other suitable mobile mission purposes.
  • Page 56: Questions & Answers

    Questions & Answers ns & If you have any questions about using your phone, visit us at tomercare anytime. As further help we have listed below some frequently asked questions and answers. Problem Possible causes Possible solution Phone cannot On/Off key not pressed long Press On/Off key for at least two seconds.
  • Page 57 Questions & Answers Problem Possible causes Possible solution No network connec- Weak signal. Move higher, to a window or an open space. tion. Outside GSM range. Check service provider's coverage area. Invalid SIM card. Complain to the service provider. New network not authorised. Try manual selection or select a different network (p.
  • Page 58 SIM card according to the instruc- tions. If the PUK (MASTER PIN) has been lost, please contact your service provider. Phone code error. Three wrong entries. Contact Siemens Service (p. 58). Service provider- No authorisation for this service. Contact your service provider. code error.
  • Page 59: Customer Care

    Latvia .............7 50 11 18 software version (to display, press * # 0 6 #, Lebanon..........01 44 30 43 then info) and if available, your Siemens Libya ..........02 13 50 28 82 Service customer number. Lithuania ...........8 52 74 20 10 Luxembourg........
  • Page 60 Customer Care Mexico ........01 80 07 11 00 03 Morocco..........22 66 92 09 Netherlands .........0 90 03 33 31 00 New Zealand........08 00 27 43 63 Nigeria ..........0 14 50 05 00 Norway..........22 70 84 00 Oman............79 10 12 Pakistan..........02 15 66 22 00 Paraguay ..........8 00 10 20 04 Philippines ........0 27 57 11 18 Poland..........08 01 30 00 30...
  • Page 61: Care And Maintenance

    Care and maintenance Your phone has been designed and The suggestions given above apply manufactured to the highest of equally to your phone, battery, ance standards and should be treated charger and all accessories. If any of with great care. The suggestions these parts are not working properly, below will help you to enjoy your take them to your nearest qualified...
  • Page 62: Product Data

    Product data Declaration of conformity data Phone ID You will need the following details if you Siemens Information and Communi- lose your phone or SIM card. Please enter cation mobile hereby declares that here the phone described in this user...
  • Page 63: Battery Quality Statement

    After six months, if the battery is clearly suf- fering from loss of performance, we recommend that you replace it. Please buy only Siemens original batteries.
  • Page 64: Guarantee Certificate (uk)

    Siemens shall vest in Siemens. 24 months of purchase, Siemens • This Guarantee shall apply to new shall, at its own option and free of...
  • Page 65 Guarantee certificate (UK) To invoke this Guarantee, please contact the Siemens telephone serv- ice. The relevant number is to be found in the accompanying user guide.
  • Page 66: Guarantee Certificate (irl)

    Union. For Products sold in the persons not authorised by Sie- Republic of Ireland the Guarantee mens. is issued by Siemens Ireland Limit- • Components on the printed cir- ed, Ballymoss Road, Sandyford In- cuit board are manipulated dustrial Estate, Dublin 18 - The Republic of Ireland.
  • Page 67 Guarantee. • Insofar as no Guarantee default exists, Siemens reserves the right to charge the customer for re- placement or repair. • The above provisions does not im-...
  • Page 68: Sar - European Union (rtte)

    0,62 W/kg****. the safety of all persons, regardless The SAR information can also be of age and health. found on the Siemens web site at Before a radio equipment may be placed on the market, compliance While there may be differences...
  • Page 69 Euro- pean internal market. *** averaged over 10g body tissue. **** SAR values may vary depen- ding on national requirements and frequency bands. SAR information for different regions can be found at
  • Page 70: Sar - International (icnirp)

    0,62 W/kg***. limits for exposure to radio frequen- SAR information can also be found at cy (RF) energy recommended by in- ternational guidelines from the In- While there may be differences bet- ternational Commission on Non- ween the SAR levels of various pho-...
  • Page 71: Index

    Index Call diversion ......40 Call lists ........29 Address book......26 Camera ........50 Agenda........47 Car Kit.........44 Aircraft mode ......46 Care of phone ......60 Alarm ......... 49 CB services ........30 appointment......47 Cell Broadcast (CB) ......30 switch off ....... 47 Charging battery ......11 Alarm clock.........
  • Page 72 Index Games & More......36 Mailbox........30 Games (download) ..... 36 Maintenance of phone ....60 Getting started ......10 Menu GPRS .......... 42 My menu.........52 Group......... 28 Messages ........31 Guarantee certificate ....63 MMS ...........33 My menu ........52 Handset volume ......17 Handsfree talking .......
  • Page 73 Index Speed dialling keys......52 Standard values ......41 Questions & Answers ....55 Standby mode......13 Standby time ......11 Redial previous numbers..... 17 Start animation ......38 Reminder........17 Start menu (WAP) .......35 Ringtones ........39 Stopwatch ........49 Surf & Fun........35 Swap ..........19 Safety precautions ......

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