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Gigaset SL370
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: Handset At A Glance

    Handset at a glance Handset at a glance 1 Display (screen) in idle status 2 Charge status of the battery pack = e V U (flat to full) flashes: battery pack almost flat e V U flashes: battery pack charging 3 Display keys (page 10) 4 Message key Access to calls and message lists;...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    SMS (text messages) ..27 Writing/sending an SMS ... 27 Gigaset SL370 – Receiving an SMS ....29 More than just a telephone .
  • Page 4 Contents Activating/deactivating Appendix ....54 auto answer ....43 Care .
  • Page 5: Safety Precautions

    If you give your Gigaset to someone else, make sure you also give them the ƒ user guide. Please remove faulty base stations from use or have them repaired by Siemens Service, as they could interfere with other wireless services.
  • Page 6 Safety precautions All electrical and electronic equipment must be disposed of separately from gen- eral household waste using the sites designated by local authorities. If a product displays this symbol of a crossed-out rubbish bin, the product is sub- ject to European Directive 2002/96/EC. The appropriate disposal and separate collection of used equipment serve to prevent potential harm to the environment and to health.
  • Page 7: Gigaset Sl370 - More Than Just A Telephone

    Gigaset SL370 – More than just a telephone Gigaset SL370 – First steps More than just a telephone Pack contents Your phone, which has a clearly laid out colour display (65K colours) doesn't just one Gigaset SL370 base station with...
  • Page 8: Setting Up The Handset For Use

    Fitting the battery pack place the cable in the cable channels. Warning: Only use the rechargeable Siemens original battery pack (page 57)! Never use a conven- tional (non-rechargeable) battery or other bat- tery types as this could result in significant health risks and personal injury.
  • Page 9 First steps Please note: To remove the battery pack, you must first press the bracket on the side. Closing the battery cover ¤ Align the battery cover parallel to the casing and press down until it clicks into place. ¤ Lift the cover.
  • Page 10 First steps Initial charging and discharging of the Setting the date and time battery pack Set the date and time so that the correct date and time can be assigned to incom- If the handset is activated, the flashing battery icon e in the top right of the dis- ing calls, and so that the alarm and the cal- endar can be used.
  • Page 11: Operating The Handset

    Operating the handset Operating the handset In the main menu, submenus and lists t / s Scroll up/down line by line. Open menu or confirm selec- Activating/deactivating the handset tion. Go back one menu level or In idle status, press and hold cancel.
  • Page 12: Reverting To Idle Status

    Operating the handset ¤ Œ Fetch e-mail address from the Enter the corresponding digit combina- directory. tion (page 13). Ó Briefly press the end call key a once to Copy number into directory. return to the previous menu level / cancel •...
  • Page 13: 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. You can set this manually with your hand- set. It can be used by several handsets at the same time.
  • Page 14: 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: w N 2 2 for "Set ringer tone for external calls". With the telephone in idle status, press w (open main menu): î...
  • Page 15 Menu tree í Add. Features Room Monitor (page 39) Walky-Talky (page 40) Data Transfer 4-5-2 Bluetooth (page 48) 4-5-3 Directory (page 22) Missed Alarms (page 48) ì Alarm Clock (page 46) ç Calendar (page 47) Ï Resource Dir. Screensavers (page 45) Caller Pictures (page 45) Sounds...
  • Page 16 Menu tree Base 8-5-2 Music on hold (page 51) 8-5-3 System PIN (page 51) 8-5-4 Base Reset (page 51) 8-5-5 Add. Features (page 12, page 38, page 52) 8-5-6 Preselection (page 26) 8-5-7 Calls List Type (page 25) Voice Mail 8-6-1 Set Key 1 (page 35)
  • Page 17: Making Calls

    Making calls Making calls Accepting a call The handset indicates an incoming call in three ways: by ringing, by a display on the Making an external call screen and by the flashing handsfree key External calls are calls using the public tel- You can accept the call by: ephone network.
  • Page 18: Handsfree Talking

    Making calls The caller has arranged CLI with the Switching between earpiece and network provider. handsfree mode Press the handsfree key. Call display with CLIP/CLI During a call, switch handsfree on or off. If the number of the caller is saved in your If you wish to place the handset in the directory, you will see their name, and if charging cradle during a call:...
  • Page 19: Making Calls Using Network Services

    Making calls using network services Making calls using Functions during a call network services Initiating ringback You hear the busy tone. ¢ Network services are functions that your Ringback §Options§ network provider makes available to you. Press the end call key. You have to request these services from your network provider.
  • Page 20: Function After A Call

    Making calls using network services Function after a call Cancelling ringback ¢ ¢ ê Ringback Off...
  • Page 21: Using The Directory And Lists

    Using the directory and lists Using the directory and lists Call-by-call list The call-by-call list is used to store the The options are: access codes for network providers (so-called "Call-by-call numbers"). Directory ¤ Open the call-by-call list in idle status Call-by-call list by pressing the C key.
  • Page 22 Using the directory and lists Order of directory/call-by-call list Viewing entries entries Press the display key. §View§ The entry is displayed. Directory entries are generally sorted Back with §OK§ alphabetically by surname. Spaces and digits take first priority. If only the first Editing entries name was entered in the directory, this is Press display keys one after the...
  • Page 23 Using the directory and lists Using quick dial keys The list of "Known Devices" (see page 49) ¤ is displayed. Press and hold the required quick dial Select device and press §OK§ key (page 41). Receiving a vCard with Bluetooth Sending the directory/call-by-call list to another handset If a device from the "Known Devices"...
  • Page 24: Last Number Redial List

    Using the directory and lists Saving an anniversary in the directory Viewing missed anniversaries In idle status, you are reminded of an For each number in the directory, you can elapsed and unacknowledged anniversary save an anniversary and specify a time at by the one-off display of §Appoint.§...
  • Page 25: Opening Lists With The Message Key

    Using the directory and lists List selection Automatic Redial The selected number is automatically If you press the message key f, only dialled at fixed intervals (at least every the lists that contain messages are shown 20 seconds). The handsfree key flashes (exception: network mailbox).
  • Page 26: Making Cost-Effective Calls

    Making cost-effective calls Making cost-effective calls Setting the call history type ¢ ¢ ¢ Ð Base Calls List Type Sign up with a network provider who Missed Calls All Calls offers particularly low-cost call rates (call- ‰ Select and press = on).
  • Page 27 Making cost-effective calls ¢ ¢ ¢ Ð If, for example, you want 081 to still be Base Preselection ¢ dialled without preselection, enter 081 With Preselect / Without Presel. for "without preselection". Select entry. When dialling, the first digits of the Press the display key.
  • Page 28: Sms (Text Messages)

    SMS (text messages) SMS (text messages) Please note: If your phone is connected to a PABX, please read page 33. Your unit is supplied ready for sending To receive SMS messages you must be SMS messages immediately. registered with your service provider. Preconditions: Calling Line Identification is enabled for Writing/sending an SMS...
  • Page 29 SMS (text messages) Save to directory: Please note: §Options§ Copy to Directory §OK§ – If you are interrupted by an external call Delete entire list: while writing an SMS, the text is automati- cally saved in the draft message list. §Options§...
  • Page 30: Receiving An Sms

    SMS (text messages) Receiving an SMS Deleting draft message list ¤ Open the draft message list and then: All received SMS messages are saved in Open menu. §Options§ the incoming message list. Linked SMS Delete all Select, press and confirm §OK§...
  • Page 31 SMS (text messages) Opening the incoming message list via the Adding a number to the directory SMS menu ¢ ¢ Adding the sender's number î (mailbox, mailbox PIN) ¤ ¢ Open incoming message list and select Incoming (2) entry (page 29). Reading or deleting individual SMS Press the display key.
  • Page 32: Notification By Sms

    SMS (text messages) Notification by SMS SMS mailboxes You can have yourself notified about The General Mailbox is the default set- missed calls. ting. Anyone can access this mailbox and it cannot be protected by a PIN. You can Precondition: For missed calls, the caller's additionally set up three personal mail- number (CLI) must have been transmit- boxes and protect these with a PIN.
  • Page 33: Setting Sms Centres

    SMS (text messages) ‰ Setting SMS centres Active mailboxes are marked with the mailbox list. They are shown in the SMS list and can, if necessary, be displayed by pressing the message key f. Entering/changing SMS centres ¤ You should find out about the services Deactivating a mailbox ¤...
  • Page 34: Sms Info Services

    SMS (text messages) SMS info services SMS on a PABX You can only receive an SMS when the You can have your service provider send Calling Line Identification is for- you certain information (e.g. weather warded to the extension of the PABX forecasts or lottery numbers) via SMS.
  • Page 35: Sms Troubleshooting

    SMS (text messages) SMS troubleshooting The message is played back. 1. The "display call number" service is not acti- Error codes when sending vated. ¥ Ask your service provider to activate this E0 Calling Line Identification permanently function (chargeable). withheld (CLIR) or Calling Line Identification not activated.
  • Page 36: Using The Network Mailbox

    Using the network mailbox Using the network mailbox Viewing the network mailbox report The network mailbox is your network pro- vider's answer machine within the net- When a message is recorded, you receive work. You cannot use the network mail- a call from the network mailbox.
  • Page 37: Using Several Handsets

    Gigaset SL37H handset. Open list of internal parties. Manually registering the The handset you are currently Gigaset SL37H to Gigaset SL370 using is indicated by < . You must initiate handset registration on Select the internal party you the handset and on the base station.
  • Page 38: Changing The Base Station

    Using several handsets Changing the base station The external call is transferred to the other handset. If your handset is registered to more than If the internal participant does not answer one base station, you can set it to a partic- or the line is busy, press the display key ular base station or to the base station , to return to the external call.
  • Page 39: Listening In To An External Call

    Using several handsets Accepting/rejecting call waiting You are linked into the call. All participants hear a signal tone. During this time, this If you receive an external call during an handset displays the Conference message internal call, you will hear the call waiting and it is not possible to dial another tone (short tone).
  • Page 40: Using A Handset As A Room Monitor

    Using several handsets The current number flashes. Caution! Select a handset. – You should always check the operation Enter the new internal number of the room monitor before use. For example, test its sensitivity. Check the (1–6). The handset's old connection if you are diverting the room number is overwritten.
  • Page 41: Walky-Talky Mode

    Using several handsets Deactivating the room monitor Activating/deactivating walky-talky remotely mode ¢ ¢ í Preconditions: The phone must support Walky-Talky touch tone dialling and the room monitor to activate walky-talky mode. §OK§ should be set for an external destination You can now: number.
  • Page 42: Handset Settings

    Handset settings Handset settings Calendar Open calendar/enter new appoint- ment. Your handset is preconfigured, but you Bluetooth can change these settings to suit your Assign the Bluetooth menu to a key. individual requirements. More Features... More features are available: Shortcuts for functions and numbers Internal calls (see page 37).
  • Page 43: Changing The Display Language

    Handset settings Setting the screensaver Digit key ¤ Press the digit key briefly. You can set a picture from the Resource Press the display key. The list §Change§ Dir. (page 45) to be displayed as a screen- of possible key assignments is saver when the handset is in idle status.
  • Page 44: Setting The Display Backlight

    Handset settings Setting the display backlight Scroll to the line. Speaker: Set the speaker volume. Regardless of whether or not the handset Press display key if necessary §Save§§ is in the charging cradle, you can activate to save the setting. or deactivate the backlighting.
  • Page 45 Handset settings Settings for individual functions Activating/deactivating the ringer tone Set the volume and melody depending on You can deactivate the ringer tone on your the type of signalling required. You can handset before you answer a call or when activate the time control for external calls the handset is in idle status;...
  • Page 46: My Stuff

    Handset settings My stuff Press and hold (idle status). If you have saved a picture in an invalid My stuff on the handset manages sounds, data format, you will see an error message which you can use as ringer tones, and after selecting the entry.
  • Page 47: Activating/Deactivating Advisory Tones

    Handset settings Activating/deactivating Setting the alarm clock advisory tones Precondition: The date and time have already been set (page 9). 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 and deactivated independently of ¢...
  • Page 48: Setting An Appointment (Calendar)

    Handset settings Setting an appointment 60 seconds. The entered text, date and time are displayed. (calendar) During a call, the appointment reminder is signalled by a short tone. You can have your handset remind you of up to 30 appointments (volume and mel- Managing appointments ody, see page 43).
  • Page 49: Displaying Missed Appointments And Anniversaries

    Handset settings Displaying missed Using Bluetooth devices appointments and anniversaries Your Gigaset SL37H handset can commu- nicate wirelessly via Bluetooth™ with Missed appointments/anniversaries other devices using this technology. (page 23) are displayed in the Missed Before you can use your Bluetooth Alarms list if: devices, you must first activate Bluetooth...
  • Page 50: Registering Bluetooth Devices

    Handset settings Select and press §Options§ §OK§ Please note: Repeat Search – If Bluetooth is activated and accessories Select and press (e.g. data cables page 60) are plugged into §OK§ the connection socket (page 1), Bluetooth is automatically deactivated. Editing the list of known (trusted) –...
  • Page 51: Setting Your Own Area Code

    Handset settings Setting your own area code Rejecting/accepting an unregistered Bluetooth device In order to transfer phone numbers If a Bluetooth device that is not registered between Bluetooth connections and in the list of known devices tries to con- phone, it is essential that your area code nect with the handset, you will be (international and local area code) is prompted on the display to enter the PIN...
  • Page 52: Base Station Settings

    Base station settings Base station settings Activating/deactivating music on hold The base station settings are carried out ¢ ¢ ¢ Ð using a registered Gigaset SL37H handset. Base Music on hold Press to activate or deactivate music §OK§ ‰ Protecting against unauthorised on hold ( = on).
  • Page 53: Connecting The Base Station

    Connecting the base station to the PABX Connecting the base station If you copy recipient's number from the directory when sending an SMS, you to the PABX have to delete the access code. You delete an existing access code with X. The following settings are only necessary when your PABX requires them;...
  • Page 54: Switching Temporarily To Tone Dialling (Dtmf)

    Connecting the base station to the PABX Changing a dialling pause (pause after access code) Precondition: You have saved an access code (page 52). Open menu. N 5 O Press keys. Enter a digit for the length of the pause (1 = 1 sec.; 2 = 2 sec.;...
  • Page 55: Appendix

    Appendix Questions and answers If you have any questions about using your phone, visit us at Care ¤ at any time. The table below contains a list Wipe the base station, charging cradle of common problems and possible solu- and the handset with a damp cloth (do tions.
  • Page 56 Appendix Base Search flashes in the display. You hear an error tone when keying an input (a descending tone sequence). The handset is set to and no base sta- Best Base tion is switched on or within range. Action has failed/invalid input. ¥...
  • Page 57: Service (Customer Care)

    You can get assistance easily when you have technical questions or questions about how to use your device by using our online support service on the Internet at: This site can be accessed at any time wherever you are. It will give you 24/7 support for all our products.
  • Page 58: Authorisation

    Country-specific requirements have been the batteries and the way they are used. taken into consideration. (All times are maximum possible times We, Siemens Home and Office and apply when the display backlight is Communication Devices GmbH & Co. KG, deactivated.)
  • Page 59: Notes On The User Guide

    Notes on the user guide Notes on the user guide Press and hold (idle status). ¤ Press and hold the end call key until the This section explains the meaning of cer- handset returns to idle status. tain typographical conventions that are used in this user guide.
  • Page 60: Writing And Editing Text

    Notes on the user guide ¤ When you press and hold a key, the char- Save the changes. acters of that key appear in the display and ¤ Pressing the display key are highlighted one after the other. When §Save§ ¤...
  • Page 61: Additional Functions Via The Pc Interface

    "123" to "abc" and from "abc" to Your handset can communicate with the "Abc". computer using the "Gigaset QuickSync" program (free download at Activating/deactivating predictive text Precondition: you are writing an SMS You can message. access your handset's directory and Press the display key.
  • Page 62: Accessories

    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 (65 k colours) Illuminated keypad Handsfree talking Polyphonic ringer tones Directory for around 250 entries...
  • Page 63 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 splash proof casing Illuminated colour display (4096 colours) Illuminated keypad Handsfree talking Polyphonic ringer tones...
  • Page 64: Wall-Mounting The Base Station

    Configuration options for the second ringer key (separate intercom call, activating interior lighting, or function such as first ringer key) All accessories and battery packs are available from your mobile phone retailer. Only use original accessories. This will avoid possible health risks and damage to property, and also ensure that all the relevant regulations are complied with.
  • Page 65: Index

    Index Index setting ..... system PIN ....Battery pack charging .
  • Page 66 Index Care of the telephone ... . Dialling CF (Call Forwarding) ... . . call-by-call list ....Changing directory .
  • Page 67 Index Ending, call ....using room monitor ... . Ending, see deactivate using several .
  • Page 68 Index on/off key ..... Microphone ....quick dial .
  • Page 69 Index Picture ......deleting ..... active send service centre .
  • Page 70 Index Viewing the network mailbox report VIP (directory entry) ....Volume earpiece ..... earpiece volume .