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PowerTel
M6900
mobile phone
Operating
Instructions

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    PowerTel M6900 mobile phone Operating Instructions...

  • Page 2: Hearing Aid Compatibility

    M6900 Hearing aid compatibility This telephone is equipped with T Coil coupler making it com- patible with most popular hearing aids. Due to the wide range of hearing aids available there is no guarantee that the tele- phone will function with all hearing aid models. Please check your hearing aid immunity rating is higher than M2.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    ONTENTS Quick Start Guide.............6 Quick Glance ................6 What is in the box ..............8 Installing the SIM card and battery ........8 Charging the battery ...............10 Charging via the mini USB charging socket .......10 Charging via the desktop charging unit .......10 Battery status ................11 Switching the mobile phone on and off .......11 Make sure you are in range of your Network .....12 Setting the display language ..........12...

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    ONTENTS The phone in details ............18 Keys and Parts ................18 Special key functions ...............18 Icons in the display ..............22 Using the phone .............24 General ..................24 Switching the mobile phone on and off .......25 Using the Torch ................26 Dialling a phone number / Calling .........26 Dialling with the speed dialling keys........27 Dialling with the one−touch dialling keys......27 Using redial / using the Calls list..........28...

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    ONTENTS Checking the memory status..........30 Creating a new phonebook entry...........31 Calling from the phonebook...........32 Editing a phonebook entry............32 Deleting a phonebook entry ...........33 Deleting all phonebook entries ..........33 Copying all phonebook entries ..........34 Storing a phonebook entry to a speed dialling key.....34 Storing a phonebook entry to an one−touch ......35 dialling key ................35 “Messages“...

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    ONTENTS “SOS“ menu ..............49 Selecting an emergency call destination ......49 Entering emergency call numbers.........49 Select an outgoing emergency voice message ....50 Recording a personal emergency voice message....51 Emergency call procedure ............51 Cancel the emergency call function........53 “Settings“ menu ............54 User profiles................54 Direct number................56 Tone control ................56 Phone settings ................57...

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    ONTENTS Tasks...................63 Stopwatch .................63 “Services“ menu ............65 Appendix .................66 Technical data ................66 Service hotline................67 Problems and solutions............67 Tips on the battery ..............70 Intended use ................70 Areas of use ................71 Safety Information ..............71 Power adapter plug..............74 Disposal ..................74 Declaration of Conformity ............76 Maintenance ................76 Guarantee .................77 Index ................79...

  • Page 8: Quick Start Guide

    UICK TART UIDE Quick Start Guide Important: Before you start, please read the safety infor- mation on page 71. Quick Glance 1 Display 12 Mini-USB charging socket 2 Direct call keys 13 Volume up/Down M1, M2, M3 14 Charge contact plate 3 Left soft key 15 Torch 4 Call key...

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    UICK TART UIDE Helpline 0844 800 6503 (See page 67 for costs and hours of operation)

  • Page 10: What Is In The Box

    UICK TART UIDE What is in the box 1 mobile phone 1 power adapter plug 1 li−ion battery 1 operating manual 1 desktop charging unit Installing the SIM card and battery Risk of swallowing small objects! The SIM card can be removed. Small children can swallow them.

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    UICK TART UIDE • Slide the SIM card with the golden contacts facing down in the moulded SIM card holder. The SIM card must be located under the metal retaining bar to be in the correct position. • Insert the battery. The golden contacts on the battery must face towards the bottom right.

  • Page 12: Charging The Battery

    UICK TART UIDE Charging the battery • Before starting to charge the battery, check that it has been installed properly. Do not remove the battery while it is being charged. This could damage the phone. • When charging the battery for the first time, it should be charged for at least 4 hours.

  • Page 13: Battery Status

    UICK TART UIDE Battery status The current battery charge status is indicated in the display as follows: Empty - - > - - > - - > - - > - - > - - > - - > - - Full When the battery charge is low, a corresponding warning message appears in the display.

  • Page 14: Make Sure You Are In Range Of Your Network

    UICK TART UIDE Some SIM cards will require you to enter a PIN code. Follow the prompts on the screen. The SIM code (PIN of the SIM card) that you received with your SIM card, protects the SIM card against unauthorised use.

  • Page 15: Setting The Time And Date

    UICK TART UIDE Setting the time and date Refer to page 57. Taking a call Take the call Rejecting a call Reject the call Ending a call End the call Making a call Enter the phone number Clear Delete the last digit if incorrect Dial the phone number Helpline 0844 800 6503 (See page 67 for costs and hours of operation)

  • Page 16: Advanced Settings And Functions

    UICK TART UIDE Advanced Settings and Functions For more details about setting up your Amplicomms M6900 and other functions follow the descriptions in this user guide. Examples: • Set your one−touch dialling keys -> page 35. • Store numbers in the phone book -> page 31.

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    UICK TART UIDE benefit from being able to carry over any credit that has been paid on the card. Where can I get a SIM card from? Any high street mobile phone shop will be able to provide you with a SIM card. Some of the major supermarket chains also provide mobile phone services and can supply a SIM card.

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    SIM card design. Can I use a SIM card from any mobile phone company? Yes. The Amplicomms mobile phone is what is termed as an open SIM card phone and so it is not restricted to any particu- lar service provider or mobile phone company.

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    UICK TART UIDE ated to PAYG. With this type of service you add credit to the card and top up as and when required. Topping up the card is easy, you can do this over the phone, on−line, at many shops and even some cash points allow you to do this.

  • Page 20: The Phone In Details

    HE PHONE IN DETAILS The phone in details Keys and Parts For the explanation of keys and parts please refer to page 6. Special key functions Left softkey In standby -> open the main menu In menus the function changes due to the term in the display above the soft- key (e.

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    HE PHONE IN DETAILS touch dialling key“ page 35). Note: Since this operation only requires a short press of a button, it could lead to unintentional dialling. Call key - Take a call or dial a number. - Open the call list and the redial list End call key - End or reject a call - Cancel the current process and return...

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    HE PHONE IN DETAILS ▲ - User profiles: Activation / customisation of a user profile. ▼ - Calendar: View the calendar and add / delete events. ◉ - red button in the centre of the navigation key In menus: function “OK“. Digit key 0 In idle mode, long press (approx 3 s) to toggle the tone control setting...

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    HE PHONE IN DETAILS sary to enter your network's voice mail number first. Refer to the documenta- tion supplied with your SIM card for this number. Star key Short press: - to enter the international prefix “+“ in pre-dialling (press 2 times) or to enter P (pause)/ W (wait) (may be necessary for call-through numbers or remote accessing an...

  • Page 24: Icons In The Display

    HE PHONE IN DETAILS Volume control +/- keys: - In standby: adjusts the vol- ume level of the key tone - Whilst on a call -> adjusts the ear- piece or Hands-free volume. - +-key when the phone is closed: switches the torch on/off (will automat- ically switch off after 30 seconds).

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    HE PHONE IN DETAILS Boost is activated Ring only Ring and vibrate Vibrate then ring Vibrate only A headset is connected Silent mode is activated USB is connected A stopwatch is running in the background The “Roaming” symbol will appear if the phone switches to an alternate network provider.

  • Page 26: Using The Phone

    SING THE PHONE Using the phone General All the functions can be accessed via the various menus. Use the up/down key ▲ /▼ to scroll though the menus and • the lists (e. g. phonebook). • Press Back, to return to the last step. •...

  • Page 27: Switching The Mobile Phone On And Off

    SING THE PHONE enter the first character. Then wait for approx. 2 sec. and enter the second letter. Use the up/down key ▲ /▼ or ◄ or ► to place the cursor • and press Delete for deleting characters. Important Note: If the display light turns off, any keystro- ke activates only the light again.

  • Page 28: Using The Torch

    SING THE PHONE Using the Torch Menu Settings Phone settings Switch on: Press -> -> -> Electric Torch -> Menu Settings Phone settings Switch off: Press -> -> -> Electric Torch -> The torch can also be switched on and off when the phone is closed by pressing the "+ Volume"...

  • Page 29: Dialling With The Speed Dialling Keys

    SING THE PHONE • Enter the telephone number incl. the prefix. For entering a + in front of the country prefix press quickly two times. • Press the green call key to dial the phone number. • Press the red end call key for ending the call. Dialling with the speed dialling keys •...

  • Page 30: Using Redial / Using The Calls List

    SING THE PHONE Using redial / using the Calls list • In standby press the green call key. A list of the last calls is shown (Missed calls, dialled calls, received calls). Select an entry using the up/down key ▲ /▼. •...

  • Page 31: Hands-free

    SING THE PHONE Hands-free • During a call press H-Free. You can hear the caller via the loudspeaker. • For switching off press H-Held. The loudspeaker will be switched off. Muting the microphone • During a call press Options, select Mute and press On. The microphone will be muted.

  • Page 32: Phonebook" Menu

    “P “ HONEBOOK MENU • Press Options, select Call and press OK. • When the second subscriber answers, press Options, select Conference and press OK to establish the 3-party conference. “Phonebook“ menu You can save names and phone numbers in the internal mem- ory (up to 300 entries) and on the SIM card.

  • Page 33: Creating A New Phonebook Entry

    “P “ HONEBOOK MENU Creating a new phonebook entry • Press Names -> Options -> Add new contact. • Select whether the new entry should be stored to the phone’s memory or to the SIM card. Note: if Store to SIM is selected you can only enter a sin- gle name and number.

  • Page 34: Calling From The Phonebook

    “P “ HONEBOOK MENU Further options: List -> Opens the list of recorded ring tones. Press Options to playback, delete etc. • Press Options -> Save. Note: Your personal ringtone You can record e. g. “Peter is calling“ as a ringtone. Did you associate this ringtone to phonebook entry “Peter“, your phone will announce calls from Peter with: “Peter is calling“.

  • Page 35: Deleting A Phonebook Entry

    “P “ HONEBOOK MENU • Edit the entry. • Press Options -> Save. Deleting a phonebook entry • Press Names to open the phonebook. • Select an entry, press Options and select Delete. Press Yes in the following confirmation query. Deleting all phonebook entries •...

  • Page 36: Copying All Phonebook Entries

    “P “ HONEBOOK MENU Copying all phonebook entries • Press Names -> Options -> Phonebook settings -> Copy contacts. Select whether the contacts in the phone should be copied to the SIM card or vice-versa and confirm. Storing a phonebook entry to a speed dialling key •...

  • Page 37: Storing A Phonebook Entry To An One−touch

    “P “ HONEBOOK MENU Storing a phonebook entry to an one−touch dialling key • Press Menu -> Settings -> Direct Number. • Select a direct call key (M1, M2, M3) and press OK. Change the name for the key if necessary and press ▼. •...

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    “P “ HONEBOOK MENU number. • Call: Make a call to the respective phone number. • Edit: You can edit the entry. • Delete: The entry will be deleted. • Copy: You can copy the entry to the telephone or to the SIM card.

  • Page 39: Memory Status

    “P “ HONEBOOK MENU • Memory status • Copy contacts: To copy all contacts from the SIM card to the telephone and vice versa. • Move contacts: To move all contacts from the SIM card to the telephone and vice versa. •...

  • Page 40: Messages Menu

    “M “ ESSAGES MENU “Messages“ menu You can send and receive text messages (SMS / Short Mes- sage Service). Received SMS are stored either internally in the phone or on the SIM card. Unread text messages are stored in the Inbox. When a new SMS is received, a message appears on the display.

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    “M “ ESSAGES MENU Note: These settings should only be changed by advanced users. Checking/changing the SMS centre number and the Voicemail server number This particular number is needed for sending and receiving of SMS. It is stored on the SIM card correctly. In certain cases it is necessary to check that number or to change it.

  • Page 42: Writing And Sending A Sms

    “M “ ESSAGES MENU Validity period: Select the preferred validity period using the keys ◄ and ►. Message type: Please let the setting Text untouched in the M6900. Delivery report: You can request a delivery report of sent SMS (depending on network provider). Reply path: This parameter should remain OFF and not be changed.

  • Page 43: Reading/deleting Sms And Further Options

    “M “ ESSAGES MENU • Select Enter number, press OK, enter the phone number including the prefix and press OK. • The entered phone number will be shown. • Press Options and select Send. • Select Add from Phonebook, select an entry and press •...

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    “M “ ESSAGES MENU Call sender: Call the sender on the phone. Forward: Forward the text to a different number. Delete: Delete the SMS text. Advanced Use number: You can make a call to the sender, store the number in the phonebook or send a SMS to the number.

  • Page 45: Call Center" Menu

    “C “ ALL CENTER MENU “Call center“ menu A new call is shown on the display. • Press Back to delete the message. The icon for a new call appears in the display. You can see this call “normally“ in the Missed calls list.

  • Page 46: Deleting The Calls List

    “C “ ALL CENTER MENU Add to block list: Add the entry to the block list. Edit before call: Edit the phone number before calling back. Delete: Delete the entry. Deleting the calls list • Press Menu, select Call center -> Call history. •...

  • Page 47: Call Settings

    “C “ ALL CENTER MENU Call settings • After pressing Menu -> Call center -> Call settings you have the following options: • Call waiting: Settings for an incoming call if you are already in a conversation. Activate: The second call will generate a short beep in the earpiece.

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    “C “ ALL CENTER MENU Divert if unreachable: Call diversion, if your phone is not available (switched off or “No network“). For information on settings please refer to “Divert all voice calls“. Divert if no answer: Call diversion, if you do not accept the call.

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    “C “ ALL CENTER MENU please contact your network provider. Outgoing calls: If you select All voice calls, no more calls can be dialled. If you select International voice calls, no more calls to networks abroad can be dialled. If you select International calls except to home, only calls to your home country can be made.

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    “C “ ALL CENTER MENU phones with the respective numbers will no longer be received. Auto redial: If the function is activated, phone num- bers that were "busy," will be redialled automatically (interval 5 min, max. 5 attempts). Call time display: If the function is activated, the duration of the call is displayed.

  • Page 51: Sos" Menu

    “SOS“ MENU “SOS“ menu This phone is equipped with an emergency call function. You can register up to 5 personal phone numbers for automatic periodic dialling or an emergency phone number for an emer- gency call centre. Selecting an emergency call destination •...

  • Page 52: Select An Outgoing Emergency Voice Message

    “SOS“ MENU the phonebook or Edit number, to enter the phone num- ber manually. • Select Call center number and enter the desired phone number. Note: It is forbidden to enter a public emergency num- ber such as police, fire and rescue control centre. It is a purely "private"...

  • Page 53: Recording A Personal Emergency Voice Message

    “SOS“ MENU Recording a personal emergency voice message • Press Menu, select SOS -> SOS setting -> Set outgoing voice MSG. • Press Options, select User recorded and press Options. • Select Record to enter the record screen. • Speak your personal outgoing message to the micro- phone.

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    “SOS“ MENU have only set one phone number, the phone will only call that number cyclically. This procedure will be repeated as long as the phone’s battery is not empty. The procedure stops, as soon as the first person answers. The emergency voice message will be played.

  • Page 55: Cancel The Emergency Call Function

    “SOS“ MENU Cancel the emergency call function Push the SOS switch on the rear side of the phone in the lower position again. Helpline 0844 800 6503 (See page 67 for costs and hours of operation)

  • Page 56: Settings" Menu

    “S “ ETTINGS MENU “Settings“ menu User profiles You can store different profiles (special settings dependent on user and surroundings), which you can switch quickly. • Press Menu, select Settings -> User profiles. • Select one of the profiles from the list and press Options. •...

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    “S “ ETTINGS MENU Alarm tone - Set the melody for the alarm. Alarm volume - Set the volume for the alarm tone. Keypad - Select whether the confirmation of a pressed button should be confirmed with a Click, Tone, Talking (with a voice prompt when entering a digit/not available for all languages) or Silent.

  • Page 58: Direct Number

    “S “ ETTINGS MENU Alert type - Select whether an incoming call should be signalled by Ring only, Vib. only, Vib. and ring or Vib. then ring (Vib. = vibration). Ring type - You can select Repeat or Beep once. Direct number You can assign important phone numbers to the one−touch dialling keys M1, M2 and M3.

  • Page 59: Phone Settings

    “S “ ETTINGS MENU • Select Normal frequency, Low frequency (increases the lower frequencies) or High frequency (increases the high- er frequencies) and press OK. Phone settings • Press Menu, select Settings -> Phone settings. • You have the following options: Time and date: In this menu you can Set home city and Set time/date.

  • Page 60: Network Settings

    “S “ ETTINGS MENU Language: Select a language for the display. Pref. input method: Select which setting you prefer for entering text (phonebook entries/SMS). Wallpaper: Select a wallpaper for the standby mode. Electric Torch: Switch the torch on and off. Note: The torch can be switched on and off when the phone is closed by pressing the "+ volume"...

  • Page 61: Security Settings

    “S “ ETTINGS MENU Selection mode: Select how the network selection should be carried out. When Automatic is selected the phone tries to connect to your SIM card’s provider. Security settings • Press Menu, select Settings -> Security settings. • You have the following options: SIM security SIM lock: You can turn on or off the request for the...

  • Page 62: Restore Factory Settings

    “S “ ETTINGS MENU Restore factory settings You can reset the phone to its factory settings. You must enter the phone password. This is factory set to 1122. Note: The contacts stored in the phone will not be deleted. Helpline 0844 800 6503 (See page 67 for costs and hours of operation)

  • Page 63: Organizer" Menu

    “O “ RGANIZER MENU “Organizer“ menu Calender You can set the calendar from January 1970 to December 2030. With Options the following functions are available: • View • View all • Add event • Delete event • Jump to date •...

  • Page 64: Alarm

    “O “ RGANIZER MENU • Enter the next digit(s) • Press Equal or the red button in the centre of the naviga- tion key to carry out the operation. Alarm You can set 5 different alarms, which will sound once, daily or only on certain days.

  • Page 65: Tasks

    “O “ RGANIZER MENU Tasks After pressing Add you can define tasks. There are various options available. Stopwatch The stopwatch has various features. • Typical stopwatch • Split timing: Stopwatch with split timing and total time. Press Start to start the function, Split to take the split time (the total time is still displayed), Pause or the red button in the centre of the navigation key stops the stopwatch with saving ability, and after pressing Opti-...

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    “O “ RGANIZER MENU the navigation key stops the stopwatch with saving ability, and after pressing Options you can Reset or Continue the stopwatch. • View records: list of the stored records. • nWay stopwatch The nWay stopwatch is composed of 4 parallel stopwatch- es that you can individually start with the navigation key ▲...

  • Page 67: Services" Menu

    “S “ ERVICES MENU “Services“ menu The items in this menu depend on your network operator. Please check with your provider for details. Helpline 0844 800 6503 (See page 67 for costs and hours of operation)

  • Page 68: Appendix

    PPENDIX Appendix Technical data Dual-Band GSM 900 / DCS 1800 Additional functions Emergency call function, torch Battery Li-Ion, 3.7V, 900 mAh Maximum earpiece volume +24 dB (distortion < 5 %) Talk time up to 7 hours Standby time up to 8 days Dimensions 101 x 51 x 21 mm (closed) 185 x 51 x 12 mm (open)

  • Page 69: Service Hotline

    PPENDIX Service hotline Should problems arise with the telephone, please refer to the following information first. In the event of technical problems, please contact our service hotline under tel. 0844 800 6503 (Using a UK landline, at the time of going to print: calls cost 6p for connection charge and then 5p a minute.

  • Page 70

    PPENDIX No signal quality is No network connection. The displayed. mobile phone is in a location where there is no network serv- ice. Move to a different location or contact your service provider. Keypad does not The operating speed of the dis- function or only play is reduced in the case of low functions very slowly.

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    PPENDIX No connection to the Contact your service provider. mobile telecommunication network. The “Insert SIM“ message Ensure that the SIM card has appears in the been installed correctly. Contact display. your service provider, if neces- sary. The battery cannot be - Battery is defective.

  • Page 72: Tips On The Battery

    PPENDIX Tips on the battery • Only use batteries, cables and charging unit approved by the manufacturer, otherwise the battery could be damaged. • Do not short circuit the battery. Always leave the battery in the phone to avoid accidentally short circuiting the battery contacts.

  • Page 73: Areas Of Use

    PPENDIX Areas of use • Do not use the phone in prohibited areas. • Switch the phone off in the vicinity of medical equipment (e.g. in hospitals). • Do not use the phone in petrol stations or near fuels and chemicals.

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    PPENDIX • Never attempt to connect incompatible products. • Repairs to this device may only be completed by qualified service personnel. • All mobile communication equipment is subject to interfer- ence which may impair its performance. • Keep the phone and accessories out of the reach of chil- dren.

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    PPENDIX • Always maintain a distance of at least 15 cm to implanted heart pacemakers to prevent any possible interference. If you have had a pacemaker implanted, do not carry the phone in a breast pocket when switched on. Always hold the phone to the ear furthest away from the pacemaker during calls.

  • Page 76: Power Adapter Plug

    PPENDIX Power adapter plug The power adapter plug supplied fulfils the ecodesign requirements of the Euro- pean Community (Directive 2005/32/EC). This means that the current consumption is considerably less, both in operation as well as in standby, in comparison to older power adapter plug models. Disposal In order to dispose of your device, take it to a collec- tion point provided by your local public waste...

  • Page 77

    PPENDIX Never open, damage or swallow batteries or allow them to pollute the environment. They may contain toxic, ecologically hazardous heavy metals. You are legally obliged to dispose of power packs and batter- ies at the point of sale or in the corresponding con- tainers provided at collection points by local public waste authorities.

  • Page 78: Declaration Of Conformity

    Conformity with the above mentioned directive is confirmed by the CE mark on the device. To view the complete Declara- tion of Conformity, please refer to the free download available on our web site www.amplicomms.com Maintenance • Clean the housing surfaces with a soft, fluff−free cloth. Do not use any cleaning agents or solvents.

  • Page 79: Guarantee

    PPENDIX Guarantee AMPLICOMMS equipment is produced and tested according to the latest production methods. The implementation of care- fully chosen materials and highly developed technologies ensure trouble−free functioning and a long service life. The terms of guarantee do not apply when a device malfunction was caused by the mobile telecommunications network opera- tor/provider.

  • Page 80

    If your device shows signs of defect during the period of guar- antee, please return it to the sales outlet in which you pur- chased the AMPLICOMMS device together with the purchase receipt. All claims under the terms of guarantee in accordance with this agreement can only be asserted at the sales outlet.

  • Page 81: Index

    NDEX Index 3-party conference ..29 Cancel the emergency call function ....53 Change password..59 Alarm .

  • Page 82

    NDEX Emergency call numbers. . 49 Emergency call procedure. 51 Maintenance ... . 76 Emergency voice Making a call ... . 13 message.

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    NHANG NDEX Questions and Answers. . . 14 Taking a call..13, 28 Quick Start Guide ..6 Talking keypad ..55 Tasks.

  • Page 84: Menu Tree

    ENU TREE Menu tree Messages Write message Inbox Drafts Outbox Sent messages SMS templates SMS settings SIM card Memory status Save sent message Preferred storage Phonebook (Option) View Add new contact Send text message Call Edit Delete Copy Move Add to block list Caller groups Helpline 0844 800 6503 (See page 67 for costs and hours of operation)

  • Page 85

    ENU TREE NHANG Phonebook settings Preferred storage Speed dial Owner numbers Memory status Copy contacts Move contacts Delet all contacts Call center Call history Missed calls Dialled calls Received calls Delete call logs Call settings Call settings Call waiting Call divert Call barring Advance settings Block list...

  • Page 86

    ENU TREE SOS setting SOS mode setting Set SOS numbers Call center number Set outgoing voice MSG Record SOS MSG Settings User profiles Direct Number Tone Control Phone settings Time and date Schedule power on/off Language Pref. input methods Wallpaper Electric torch LED Mode LCD backlight...

  • Page 87

    ENU TREE NHANG Organizer Calendar Calculator Alarm Tasks Stopwatch Services (depending on network provider)

  • Page 88

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