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    Discover Your Ph one Philips contin uously strives t o improve its pro ducts. Therefore, Philips reserves th e rights t o revise this user guide or withdraw it at any tim e without prior notice. Philips provides t his user guide “as is” and does no t accept, except as required by applicab le law, liability for any error, omission or discrepancy[...]

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    1 Softkeys The left and right soft keys L and R located at the top of the keypad allow you to select the corresponding options that appear on the screen immediately above them, including in-call options. The functions associated with these keys may vary according to the current context. Main Men u Presented in the form of a grid, the Main Menu enab[...]

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    2 Table of contents 1. Getti ng Started .......... ........... .......... .. 4 Insert the SIM card and Battery .............. ...... 4 Switch on the phon e ................. ...................... 5 Charge the battery .......................... ................ 5 Shortcuts function ................ ..................... ...... 6 2. Calli ng ... ...[...]

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    3 7. Settings .......... .......... ......... .......... ....... 25 Phone Setup .............................. ..................... . 25 Display Characteristics .......................... ...... 26 Call Setup .................. ...................... ................. 27 Network Setup ......................... ..................... . 29 Security S[...]

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    4 Getting Started 1. Getting Started Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the support that Philips offers, register your product at Please read the safety in structions in the “Preca utions” section before using your phone. To use your phone, you mu st insert a valid SIM card su[...]

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    Getting Started 5 Place the battery back into its slot, w ith the gold contacts of the battery fa cing the corresponding gold contacts on the side of the phone. The gold contacts on the phone are positioned on the right hand side of the phone, besides the SIM card slot. In sert a memory card Ensure your phone is turned off first in order to prevent[...]

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    6 Getting Started Release the protective rubber ca p by pulling it outwards and plug in the charger connector as shown below. Then plug the other end into a mains AC power socket. The battery symbol indicates the state of charge. During chargi ng, the charge indicators will scroll. When all the scroll bars are steady, the battery is fully charged. [...]

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    Calling 7 2. Calling Make a call From idle screen 1. In idle mode, ent er the phone number with the keypad. T o correct an er ror , press R . 2. P ress ( to dial the number . 3. P ress ) to hang u p. To make an international call, quickly press * twice to insert the international prefix “+”. Using the phonebook 1. P ress - in idle mode. 2. Sele[...]

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    8 Calling Mute (On/Off) This option allows you to mute or unmute the m i c r o p h o ne s o t h at y o u r c o r r e s p on d en t ca n no t he a r y ou . Sound Recorder In most countries, recording of tel ephone conversation i s s u b j e c t t o l e g i s l a t i o n . W e a d v i s e y o u t o n o t i f y t h e caller if you intend to reco rd th[...]

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    Calling 9 Handle multiple calls You can handle two or more calls at the same time, as well as make conference calls with your phone. The availability of this feature is dependent on your network operator and/or your subscription. Make a second call You can make a second call when there is an active call or with a call on hold. While on th e phone, [...]

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    10 Text or number Entry 3. Text or nu mber Entry Input Method Your phone supports 4 types of input methods: Multitap ABC/abc Smart ABC/abc Numeric Symbols You can select in the option list the appropriat e input method to enter English letters, words, symbol s and numbers. Icons appearing on the screen indicate the active input mode. Function keys [...]

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    Text or number Entry 11 Smart ABC/abc Input Smart English input meth od offers a faster way for you to enter English words. 1. Y ou only need to press once on the numeric key ( 2 to 9 ) corresponding to each letter needed to spell a word. As you enter the letters, the words displayed on the screen will be updated accordingly . 2. P ress R to delete[...]

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    12 Phone Book 4. Phone Book Contacts are stored in one of the two available phonebooks: SIM phonebook (loca ted on your SIM card, by which the number of entrie s you can store depends on the card capacity) or the Smart Phonebook (located on your pho ne, which allows you to store up to 500 names). When adding new contacts, the contacts will only be [...]

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    Phone Book 13 3. If you select To Phone , the procedures will be the same as above. Y ou can enter the contact’ s Name, Number , Home Number , Compan y Name, E-mail Ad d re s s , O f f i c e Nu m b e r, Fax Nu m b e r an d Birthday . Y ou can also Associate Picture, Associate Sound, Associate video as well as Associate Caller Gr oup to the contac[...]

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    14 Phone Book 1. Enter Phone Book in idle mode and select Caller Group . 2. Select a group and p ress L . 3. Select the option for which you wish to mo dify its settings. You can set the following options: Extra Number Owner Number The Owner Number option should contain your own phone number. If not, we recommend that you enter your own mobile ph o[...]

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    Phone Book 15 Fields Allows you to select the items such as Home Number , Company N ame , Email Address , Office Number , Fax Number , Birthday , Associate Pict ure/Video/Sound and Caller Group to be displayed in the Smart Phonebook. My vcard Allows you to edit or send your personal details. Caller Picture Allows you to assign a picture from the pi[...]

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    16 Messages 5. Messages SMS This menu allows you to send text messages using Short Messaging Service (SMS), as well as manage the messages you have sent and received. When writing messages, you can toggle between smart input multitap and numeric by p ressing # . Inbox This menu allows you to read the SMS messages which you have received. The messag[...]

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    Messages 17 Write Message To compose and send an SMS, follo w the steps below: 1. Select Write Message , enter your text and press L to access the following options: 2. Select Done , then press L to access the next option : Send Send the selected message. Edit Send the message to other recipients or edit before sending. Delete Delete the selected m[...]

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    18 Messages 3. Enter the phone number . Press L , enter the phone number or select a cont act and press L . When you send a message via the SMS network , your phone may d isplay “Se nt”. This means the m essage has been sent to th e SMS center wh ich you have set in your SIM card. H owever, th is does not imply that the message has been sent to[...]

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    Messages 19 Memory Status Displays the memory status of the messages saved in the SIM card and the phone. Pref. Bearer This option allows you to set the preferred transmission mode. For furt her details, please contact your network operator. MMS Your mobile phone can also send and receive MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) messages. With MMS, you c[...]

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    20 Messages Inbox This menu allows you to read the MMS messages you have received. Select a message and press L to access the following options: Outbox If you select Save and Send before you send your MMS or the MMS is not sent successf ully, the MMS will be stored in the Outbox. You can carry out the following operations: Draft If you select Save [...]

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    Messages 21 If you have n ot set th e message recipient i n the draft box, then Send option will not be avai lable in the options men u. Sent When you send a message, the messages will be stored in Sent . When you are in the Sent message list, press L Option to access the following options: When a message is displayed, press L Option to access the [...]

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    22 Messages Chat This menu allows you to chat with your contact via SMS. 1. Select a chat room and press L . 2. Select Chat Room Info , enter My Nickname and Remote Number and press L . 3. Select Start New , enter the message, then send the message to start cha tting with your contact. Voice Mail Server This menu allows you to set your voice mail s[...]

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    Call History 23 6. Call History Your mobile phone can provide you with a list of outgoing and incoming calls, attempts at auto re- dialling, as well as call details. The different types of calls ( Dialed Calls , Missed Calls and Received Calls ) are represented by different ico n s. They are displayed in chronological order with the most recent cal[...]

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    24 Call History Call Cost Last Call Cost Displays the cost of the last call. Total Cost Displays the total cost of a ll calls since the cost count er was last reset. If the total cost exceeds the maximum cost set in the Max Cost option, you will not be able to make any more calls until you reset the counter. Reset Cost Reset the cost counter. You n[...]

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    Settings 25 7. Settings This menu allows you to cha nge the settings associated with each available option in your phone (time and date, security, call divert, etc .). Phone Setup Time and Date Allows you to set the time and date with the keypad or navigation keys. You can set the following: Schedule Power On/Off This menu allows you to set the tim[...]

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    26 Settings numeric key. You need to set Enable Speed Dial and Set Number . Shortcuts This menu allows you to quickly enter the 10 preset menu items. You can also modify the preset menu items according to your needs. To access the shortcuts menu, select Main Menu > Settings > Phone Setup > Shortcuts in idle mode. Press L Option to access t[...]

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    Settings 27 Call Setup Caller ID Depending on your network, you may choose to show or hide your identity fr om your corre spondent by selecting Set By Network , Hide ID or Send ID . Call Waiting This option allows you to Activate or Deactiva te call waiting. When this option is active, you will hear a beep tone when someone tries to call you while [...]

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    28 Settings Select Activate and enter the number to foward your calls to. Select Query Status to check the status of the corresponding call divert options. Before diverting your calls to your voice mai lbox, you must enter your voice mail box number. This feature is subscription dependent. Call Barring Allows you to limit the use of your p hone to [...]

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    Settings 29 IP Numbe r Th is me n u a ll ow s yo u t o s to r e 3 gr ou ps of I P n um be r so that you need not enter the numbe r before you make an IP call. Press L Option to Activate or Edit the IP Number. The IP number has to be supported by your network o p e r a t o r b e f o r e y o u c a n m a k e a n I P c a l l . W h e n y o u change a ne[...]

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    30 Settings Phone Loc k This menu allows you to set a password for your phone. The default setting is Off . Once you have set Phone Lock, you must enter the password each time you switc h on your phone. Enter the password and press L . If Phone Lock is currently Off , the status will change to On and vice-versa. The default phone lock code is 0000.[...]

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    Settings 31 PIN2 It is used to access certain network functions such as call charges or fix ed dial, etc. If you enter an incorr ect PIN2 code three times in succession, the PIN2 code of your SIM card will be locked. To unlock PIN2 code, you need to obtain the PU K2 code from your network operator. If you enter an incorrect PUK2 code ten times in s[...]

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    32 Multimedia 8. Multimedia Camera Your phone feat ures a built- in digital camera. You can take pictur es, store them in your phone or transfe r them to your PC via a data cable, use them as wallpaper or send them to your friends via MM S. Activate the camera You can go to the Camera by selecting Main m enu > Multimedia > Camera or by pressi[...]

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    Multimedia 33 ImageViewer When you take a picture and save it, the picture is stored in the ImageViewer folder. When you access the menu, your photos will be displayed as thumbnails. Use + and - navigation keys to browse through the list. Press L Option to access the following options: eBook This menu allows you to view the text file saved in the p[...]

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    34 Multimedia This function only supports text fil e saved in the folder under the ebook menu with file size less than 2MB. Video Recorder Th i s m e n u al lo w s yo u t o r e c or d v id e os i n MP 4 f or m at . Activate Video Recorder Select Video Recorder and press L to activate it. The following table describes the operations of the various k[...]

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    Multimedia 35 Video Player T h i s o p t i o n a l l o w s y o u t o v i e w t h e v i d e o s y o u h a v e recorded or pre- installed in your ph one. Select a video and press L Option to access the following options: When the movie is playing, you can adjust th e speed by pressing th e + / - key. Press # key to snatch the image in the movies. The[...]

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    36 Multimedia Audio Player This menu allows you to play music. The music stored in the audio player folder will be automatically detected and added to the play list. When the music is playing, you can dial or an swe r a n in co mi n g c al l. T he player will pause once the connection is established. Activate Audio Player Press < in idle mode or[...]

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    Multimedia 37 Add/Delete music 1. S witch off your phone. 2. Connect your phone to the computer using the USB data cable. After the computer has identifi ed your pho ne, you can copy music tracks to your phone or dele te music tracks from your p hon e. All music tracks must be stored in t he root directory. This is the location specified by the pho[...]

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    38 Multimedia Key operations when composing a melody Press the navigation keys to select vibra or back li ght, and press + or - keys to turn the effect on or off. Option menu when composing a melody Option menu of a melody File Manager This menu to view total memo ry capacity and free memory capacity in both the mobile phone and memory card. It als[...]

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    Multimedia 39 Press L Option to access the following: The top right corner of the file manager screen displays the storage memory utilised. When you select a fold er o r f i l e i n f i l e m a n a g e r , t h e t o p r i g h t c o r n e r o f t h e screen will also displa y the date and size of the file/ folder. Open Open the folder. You can selec[...]

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    40 Fun & Games 9. Fun & Games Games Select a game and press L . For details regarding a certain game, p lease refer to the onscreen in structions. Stopwatch Your phone provides the stopwatch function. There are two types of stopwatches available: Typical Stopwatch and nWay Stopwatch . Wh en you select Typical Stopwatch , you can access the [...]

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    User Profiles 41 10. User Profiles This menu allows you to set the ring tone, alert type, ring volume, answer mode and backlight, etc when you receive an incoming call or a new message so that you can adapt the use of your phone to different types of call environments. Selec t Genera l , Meeting , Outdoor , Indoor or Headset and press L Option to a[...]

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    42 Organizer 11. Organizer This menu contains features and options that a re designed to help you get organised and be kept informed at all times. Calendar This menu allows you to view the calendar, and add tasks in the To Do List. You can press the navigation keys to view the calendar. Select a date that you wish to view and pr ess L Option to acc[...]

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    Organizer 43 Option menu of an existing task Alarm Your mobile phone has a built-in alarm clock. You can set a maximum of 3 separate alarms. To set an alarm, follow the steps below: 1. Select an alarm and press L Edit . 2. Set the status to On . 3. Enter the time. 4. Select Repeat : Once , Ever yday or Days . When you have finished the settings, pr[...]

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    44 Organizer enter an amount in either the Local or For eign field, then press L to obtain the convers ion value. Press # key to enter de cimal point. World Clock This menu allows you to check the time of the main cities around the world. Press the navigation keys to select the city. The local date and time will be displayed at the bottom of the sc[...]

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    Services 45 12. Services This menu contains Wap and Dat a Account. STK The availability of the features in this menu depends on whether or not your SIM card supports STK. If your SIM card supports STK function, the STK menu will be displayed on the screen. WAP This option allows you to access the internet. Your phone has been pre-configured with a [...]

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    46 Services Network Setting This option allows you to set Homepage , Gateway , Port and Data Account . Color Setting This option allows you to set the colour o f Normal Text , Link Text , Link Ba ckground , Active Text and Active Backgrou nd . Advanced Setting This option allows you to manage your Cache Setting , Cookie Setting and Display Setting [...]

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    Icons & symbols 47 Icons & symbols In idle mode, several symbols can be displayed simultaneously on the main screen. If the network s ymbol is not displayed , the network is currently not ava ilable. You may be in a bad r eception area; moving to a diff erent location may he lp. Battery - The bars indicate the battery l evel (4 bars=full, 1[...]

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    48 Icons & symbols Stopwatch - Stopwatch has been activated. Chat - Chatroom has been activated. Silent - Silent mode has been activated.[...]

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    49 Precautions Radio Waves Your cellular mobile phone is a low power radio transmitter and receiver . When it is operating, it sends an d receives radio waves. The radio waves carry your voice or data signal to a base station that is connected to the telephone network. The network controls the power at which the phone transmits. • Y our phone tra[...]

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    50 Always switch off your phone... Inadequately protected or sensitive electr onic equipment may be affected by radio ene rgy. This interference can lead to accidents. Before boarding an airc raft and/or when packing the pho ne in your lugg age: the use of mobile phones in an aircraft may be dangerous for the operation of the aircraft, disrupt the [...]

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    51 For the optimal and satisfactory operation of the phone you are recommended to use the phone in the normal operating position (when not using in hands-free mode or with a hands-free accessory). • Do not expose your pho ne to extreme tem peratures. • T reat the phone with car e. Any misuse will void the International Guarantee. • Do not imm[...]

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    52 • Give your full at tention to driving. P ull off the road and park befo re using the pho ne. • Respect the lo cal regulations in countries whe re you drive and use your GSM phone. • If y ou want to use your phone in a vehicle, install the hands-free car kit which is designed for that purpose. • Ensure that your phone and car kit do not [...]

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    53 When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached to a prod uct it means the product is covered by the European Directive 2002 /96/EC Please inform yourself about the local separate collection system for electrical and electronic products. Please act according to your local rules and do not dispose of your old product s with your normal house[...]

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    54 Troubleshooting The phone does not switch on Remove/reinstall the battery. Then charge the phone until the battery icon st ops scrolling. Unplug the charger and try to switch on the phone. Your phone doesn’t return to idle screen Long press the hangup key or switch off the phone, check that the SIM card and the bat tery are installed correctly[...]

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    55 The display shows INSERT SIM Check that the SIM card has been inserted correctly. If the problem remains, your SIM card may be damaged. Contact your network operator. When attempting to use a feature in the menu, the mobile displays NOT ALLOWED Some features are netw ork and subscription dependent. They are only av ailable, theref ore, if th e n[...]

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    56 Philips Authentic Accessori es Some accessories, such as battery and charger, are i n c l u d e d a s s t a n d a r d a c c e s s o r i e s i n yo u r m o b i l e p h o n e package. Additional accessories may also be provided or sold separately. Package contents may therefore vary. To maximis e the performa nce of your Phili ps mobile phone and [...]

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    57 Webcam features • Simple plug-n-p lay operation • Resolution: 64 0 x 480 (VGA) • F requency of display: 30 f/ s (CIF): 15 f/s ( VGA) •A u t o e x p o s u r e • Auto control voltage • Impro ve the view effect by ad justing the option menu in the computer such as brightness, contrast, colour effects, saturation, sharpness, gamma, white[...]

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    58 Specific Absorption Rate Information Specific Absorption Rate Information International standards THIS MOBILE PHONE MEETS THE INTERNATIO NAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EXPOSURE TO RADIO WAVES Your mobile phone is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed and manufactured not to exceed the limits for exposure to radio frequency (RF) ener gy defin[...]

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    59 Limited warranty 1. What Does This Limited Warranty Cover? Philips warrants to the original reta il purchaser (“Consumer” or “You”) that this Philips cellular product and all accessories originally provided by Philips in the sales package (“Product”) are free from defec ts in materi als, design and workmanship under normal use in acc[...]

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    60 b) Product that has been damage d due to repair, alteration, or modification by anyone not authorized by Philips; or c) Product that has reception or operation problems caused by signal conditions, network reliability or cable or antenna systems; or d) Product defects or problems caused by use s with non-Philips products or accessories; or e) Pr[...]

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    Declaration of conformity We , Philips Electr onics Hong K ong Ltd Business Group M obile Phone 5/F , Philips Electronics B uilding 5 Science P ark A venue Shatin N ew T erritorie s Hong Kong declare under our sole respon sibility that the product Philips 292 GSM/GPRS Dualband D igital M obile Phone T A C : 355467 01 to which this declaration rela [...]