Philips SE6581B manual

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  • Brand: Philips
  • Product: Answering machine
  • Model/name: SE6581B
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English, French, Spanish

Table of Contents

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SE658
US-EN Telephone Answering Machine
Warning
Use only rechargeable batteries.
Charge the handset for 24 hours before use.
Register your product and get support at
www.philips.com/welcome
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Table of contents
1 Important Safety
Instructions 5
2 Environment and safety 7
2.1 Safety information 7
2.2 Power requirements 7
2.3 Battery requirements 7
2.4 Telephone connection 7
2.5 Environmental care 8
2.6 Precautions 8
2.7 Equipment Approval
Information 9
2.7.1 Notification to the Local
Telephone Company 9
2.7.2 Rights of the
Phone Company 9
2.8 Interference Information 10
2.9 Hearing Aid Compatibility
(HAC) 11
2.10 FCC RF Radiation
Exposure Statement 11
3 Important 11
3.1 Power requirements 12
3.2 Electric, Magnetic and
Electromagnetic Fields
(“EMF”) 13
3.3 Recycle your batteries 13
4 The RBRC® seal 13
4.1 Service Centers 14
5 Your phone 16
5.1 What’s in the box 16
5.2 Overview of your handset 17
5.3 Display icons and Messages19
5.4 Overview of the
base station 20
5.5 Base station display 21
6 Conventions Used in
this Manual 22
7 Getting started 22
7.1 Connect the base station 22
7.2 Wall mounting the base 23
7.3 Install your phone 24
7.3.1 Install battery 24
7.3.2 Charge battery 24
7.4 Remove/Attach belt clip 25
7.5 Install optional headset 25
7.6 Power up 25
7.7 Using multipacks 26
7.8 Handset menu structure 27
8 Using your phone 33
8.1 Make a call 33
8.1.1 Predialling 33
8.1.2 Direct dialling 33
8.1.3 Call from redial list 33
8.1.4 Call from the call log 33
8.1.5 Call from the phonebook 33
8.1.6 Call from the phonebook
while already on the phone 34
8.1.7 Call using Direct Access
Memory 34
8.1.8 Enter a Dialing Pause 34
8.2 Answer a call 34
8.2.1 Handsfree answering with
handset 34
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8.3 End a call 34
8.4 Using the Redial list 35
8.4.1 Access Redial list 35
8.4.2 View redial number details 35
8.4.3 Save a redial number into
the phonebook 35
8.4.4 Delete a redial number 35
8.4.5 Delete all redial numbers 36
9 Use more of
your phone 37
9.1 Switch the handset off/on 37
9.2 Handset keypad
lock/unlock 37
9.3 Text or number entry 37
9.4 Call waiting 37
9.5 Call in progress 37
9.5.1 Adjust earpiece or speaker
volume 38
9.5.2 Mute/Unmute microphone 38
9.5.3 Activate/Deactivate handset
loudspeaker mode 38
9.6 Chain dialing 38
9.7 Using the Intercom 38
9.7.1 Intercom another unit 38
9.7.2 Transfer an external call to
another unit 39
9.7.3 Answer an external call
during intercom 39
9.7.4 Switch between an internal
and external call 39
9.7.5 Establish a three-party
conference call 39
9.8 Locate Handset 40
9.9 Clock and Alarm settings 40
9.9.1 Set Date and Time 40
9.9.2 Set Time and Date Format 40
9.9.3 Set Alarm (Handset only) 41
9.9.4 Set Alarm Tone
(Handset only) 41
10 Using your Phonebook 42
10.1 Store a contact in the
phonebook 42
10.2 Access phonebook 42
10.3 Modify a phonebook entry 42
10.4 Select phonebook melody
(Handset only) 43
10.5 Delete a phonebook entry 43
10.6 Delete all phonebook
entries 43
10.7 Direct Access Memory 44
10.7.1 Add/Edit Direct Access
Memory 44
10.7.2 Delete Direct Access
Memory 44
11 Using the Call log 45
11.1 Access the Call log 45
11.1.1 To choose the format for
call log display 45
11.2 Save call list entry into the
phonebook 46
11.3 Delete a call list entry 46
11.4 Delete all call list entries 46
12 Personal settings 47
12.1 Change the Handset Name
(Handset only) 47
12.2 Ring Settings 47
12.2.1 Set the Ring Volume 47
12.2.2 Set the Ring Tones 47
12.2.3 Activate/Deactivate
Key Beep 48
12.3 Change the
Display Language 48
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12.4 Select the Display
Wallpaper (Handset only) 48
12.5 Select the Color Theme
(Handset only) 49
12.6 Set the Display Contrast 49
12.7 Set the Backlight Time
(Handset only) 49
12.8 Deactivate/Activate Auto
Hang-Up (Handset only) 49
13 Advanced settings 50
13.1 Easy Call 50
13.1.1 Set Easy Call to On or Off 50
13.1.2 Set Easy Call number 50
13.2 Auto Conference 50
13.3 Call Barring 51
13.3.1 Set Call Barring Mode 51
13.3.2 Set a Call Barring number 51
13.4 XHD Sound 51
13.5 Change PIN 52
13.6 Registration 52
13.6.1 Easy registration 53
13.6.2 Manual registration 53
13.7 Unregister 53
13.8 Reset Unit 53
13.9 Set Area Code 54
13.10 Set Auto Prefix 54
13.11 Change Flash time 55
13.12 Change the Dial Mode 55
13.13 Set First Ring Detection 55
13.14 Default Settings 56
14 Network Service 56
14.1 Call Forward 57
14.1.1 Change Call Forward
Activation Codes 57
14.1.2 Change Call Forward
Deactivation Code 57
14.2 Call Forward when Busy 58
14.2.1 Change Call Forward when
Busy Activation Codes 58
14.2.2 Change Call Forward when
Busy Deactivation Code 59
14.3 Call Forward when
Unanswered 59
14.3.1 Change Call Forward when
Unanswered Activation
Codes 59
14.3.2 Change Call Forward when
Unanswered Deactivation
Code 60
14.4 Voice Mail 60
14.4.1 Access Voice Mail 60
14.4.2 Set Voice Mail Number 60
14.5 Voice Mail 2 60
14.6 Information Service 60
14.6.1 Access Info Service 61
14.6.2 Set Info Service Number 61
14.7 Information Service 2 61
14.8 Call Return 61
14.8.1 Access the Call Return
Service 61
14.8.2 Set Call Return Service
Number 61
14.9 Cancel Call Back 61
14.9.1 Call the Cancel Call Back
Number 62
14.9.2 Set the Cancel Call Back
Number 62
14.10 Withhold ID 62
14.10.1 Activating Withhold ID 62
14.10.2 Set the Withhold ID Code 62
15 Telephone answering
machine (TAM) 63
15.1 Playing Messages 63
15.1.1 Playback of messages via
handset (Handset only) 63
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15.1.2 Functions available during
playback 64
15.2 Delete all messages
(Handset only) 64
15.3 Turn the Answering
Machine On/Off from the
Handset (Handset only) 64
15.4 Play, Record, or Delete an
Outgoing Message 64
15.5 Set the Answer mode 65
15.6 Answering Machine
Settings 65
15.6.1 Ring Delay 65
15.6.2 Remote Access 66
15.6.3 Handset Screening 67
15.6.4 Setting the Outgoing
Message Language 67
16 Technical data 67
17 Frequently asked
questions 68
17.1 Connection 68
17.2 Set-up 68
17.3 Sound 69
17.4 Product behaviour 69
18 INDEX 71
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Important Safety Instructions
1 Important Safety
Instructions
Some of the following information may
not apply to your particular product;
however, when using telephone
equipment, basic safety precautions
should always be followed to reduce the
risk of fire, electric shock and injury to
persons, including the following:
1 Read and understand all
instructions.
2 Follow all warnings and instructions
marked on the product.
3 Unplug this product from the wall
outlet before cleaning. Do not use
liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
4 Telephones should not be used
while you are in a bathtub, shower
or pool. Immersion of the
telephone or handset in water could
cause an electrical shock.
5 Slots and openings in the cabinet
back or bottom are provided for
ventilation, to protect it from
overheating.These openings must
not be blocked or covered. The
openings should never be blocked
by placing the product on the bed,
sofa, rug, or other similar
surface.This product should not be
placed in a built-in installation unless
proper ventilation is provided.
6 This product should be operated
only from the type of power source
indicated on the marking label. If
you are not sure of the type of
power supply to your home, consult
your dealer or local power
company.
7 Do not allow anything to rest on
the power cord. Do not locate this
product where the cord will be
abused by persons walking on it.
8 Do not overload wall outlets and
extension cords as this can result in
the risk of fire or electric shock.
9 Never push objects of any kind into
this product through cabinet slots as
they may touch dangerous voltage
points or short out parts that could
result in a risk of fire or electric
shock.
Never spill liquid of any kind on the
product.
10 To reduce the risk of electric shock,
do not disassemble this product, but
take it to a qualified service
personnel when service or repair
work is required. Opening or
removing covers may expose you to
dangerous voltages or other risks.
Incorrect reassembly can cause
electric shock when the appliance is
subsequently used.
11 Do not expose the product to
extreme temperatures such as areas
near a hot radiator or stove or in a
hot car.
12 Do not place lighted candles,
cigarettes, cigars, etc., on the
telephone.
13 Never touch uninsulated telephone
wires or terminals unless the
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telephone line has been
disconnected at the network
interface.
14 Never install or modify telephone
wiring during a lightning storm.
15 Never install telephone jacks in wet
locations unless the jack is
specifically designed for wet
locations.
16 Use caution when installing or
modifying telephone lines to
prevent electrical shock and/or fire.
17 Unplug this product from the wall
outlet and refer servicing to
qualified service personnel under
the following conditions:
A When the power supply cord or
plug is damaged or frayed.
B If the product has been exposed to
rain or water.
C If the product does not operate
normally by following the operating
instructions.
D If the product’s cabinet has been
damaged.
E If the product exhibits a distinct
change in performance.
18 Avoid using a telephone (other than
a cordless type) during an electrical
storm. There may be a remote risk
of electric shock from lightning.
19 Do not use the telephone to report
a gas leak in the vicinity of the leak.
20 Do not place this product on an
unstable cart, stand or table.The
product may fall, causing serious
damage to the product.
IF YOUR PRODUCT UTILIZES
BATTERIES,THE FOLLOWING
ADDITIONAL PRECAUTIONS
SHOULD BE OBSERVED:
1 Use only the type and size of
battery(ies) specified in the user
manual.
2 Do not dispose of the battery(ies)
in fire. They may explode. Check
with local codes for possible special
disposal instructions.
3 Do not open or mutilate the
battery(ies). Released electrolyte is
corrosive and may cause damage to
the eyes or skin. It may be toxic if
swallowed.
4 Exercise care in handling
battery(ies) in order not to short
out the battery(ies) with conducting
materials such as rings, bracelets,
and keys.The battery(ies) or
conductor may overheat and cause
burns.
5 Do not attempt to recharge the
battery(ies) provided with or
identified for use with this product
that are not intended to be
charged.The battery(ies) may leak
corrosive electrolyte or explode.
6 Do not attempt to rejuvenate the
battery(ies) provided with or
identified for use with this product
by heating them. Sudden release of
the battery(ies) electrolyte may
occur causing burns or irritation to
eyes or skin.
7 When replacing battery(ies), all
batteries should be replaced at the
same time. Mixing fresh and
discharged batteries could increase
internal cell pressure and rupture
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the discharged battery(ies). (Applies
to products employing more than
one separately replaceable primary
battery.)
8 When inserting battery(ies) into
this product, the proper polarity or
direction must be observed.
Reverse insertion of battery(ies) can
cause charging, and that may result
in leakage or explosion.
9 Remove battery(ies) from this
product if storing over 30 days
because the battery(ies) could leak
and damage the product.
10 Discard “dead” battery(ies) as soon
as possible since “dead” batteries
are more likely to leak in a product.
11 Do not store this product, or the
battery(ies) provided with or
identified for use with this product,
in high temperature areas.
Batteries that are stored in a freezer
or refrigerator for the purpose of
extending shelf life should be
protected from condensation during
storage and defrosting. Batteries
should be stabilized at room
temperature prior to use after cold
storage.
12 If your product uses rechargeable
battery(ies), charge the battery(ies)
only in accordance with the
instructions and limitation specified
in the User Manual.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
2 Environment and
safety
2.1 Safety information
This telephone is not designed for
making emergency telephone calls when
the power fails. An alternative should be
made available for access to emergency
calling.
2.2 Power requirements
This product requires an electrical supply
of 120 volts, single phase alternating
current, excluding IT installations defined
in standard UL 60950.
2.3 Battery requirements
The handset requires power source of
two rechargeable NiMH batteries, size
AAA 1.2V 600mAh (Hr11/45). IF THE
INCORRECT TYPE OF BATTERIES ARE
USED,A WARNING MESSAGE WILL BE
DISPLAYED.
Use only Philips Multi-Life 600mAh
rechargeable NimH batteries.
For servicing or replacement, you can
purchase a suitable headset through
service centre or retail shop.
2.4 Telephone connection
The voltage on the network is classified
as TNV- 3 (Telecommunication Network
Voltages, as defined in the standard UL
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60950). Following a power cut, the call in
progress is lost.
Users should ensure for their own
protection that the electrical ground
connections of the power utility,
telephone lines and internal metallic
water pipe system, if present, are
connected together. This precaution may
be particularly important in rural areas.
2.5 Environmental care
Please remember to observe the local
regulations regarding the disposal of your
packaging materials, exhausted batteries
and old phone and where possible
promote their recycling.
2.6 Precautions
• Do not allow the handset to come
into contact with liquids or moisture.
• Do not open the handset, base station
or charger. This could expose you to
high voltages.
• Do not allow the charging contacts of
the charger or the battery to come
into contact with extraneous
conductive materials.
• There is a slight chance that the
telephone could be damaged by an
electrical storm. It is recommended
that users unplug the phone from the
USB socket and the phone line from
the phone wall socket during a storm.
• Because the phone works by sending
radio signals between the base unit
and the handset, wearers of hearing
aids may experience interference in
the form of a humming noise.
• We advise that this phone should not
be used near intensive care medical
equipment, nor by persons with
pacemakers.
• Your phone can interfere with
electrical equipment such as
answering machines, TV and radio
sets, clock radios and computers if
placed too close. It is recommended
that you position the base unit at least
one meter from such appliances.
Use only the mains adapter supplied with
this telephone. Incorrect adapter polarity
or voltage can seriously damage the unit.
Base adapter:
Input: 100 V - 240 VAC 50/60 Hz
Output: 6 VDC 500 mA
Charger adapter:
Input: 100 V - 240 VAC 50/60 Hz
Output: 6 VDC 210 mA
RISK OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS
REPLACED BY AN INCORRECT TYPE.
Never use non-rechargeable batteries;
use recommended type supplied with
this telephone. NiMH batteries must be
disposed of in accordance with the
applicable waste disposal regulations.
FCC CERTIFICATION NUMBER IS
LOCATED ON THE CABINET
BOTTOM
The term “IC:” before the certification
number signifies that Industry Canada
technical specifications were met.This
certification means that the equipment
Caution
Caution
Caution
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meets certain radio communications and
operational requirements.
2.7 Equipment Approval
Information
Your telephone equipment is approved
for connection to the public switched
telephone network and is in compliance
with parts 15 and 68, FCC Rules and
Regulations and the Technical
Requirements for Telephone Terminal
Equipment published by ACTA.
2.7.1 Notification to the Local
Telephone Company
On the bottom of this equipment is a
label indicating, among other
information, the US number and Ringer
Equivalence Number (REN) for the
equipment.You must, upon request,
provide this information to your
telephone company.
The REN is useful in determining the
number of devices you may connect to
your telephone line and still have all of
these devices ring when your telephone
number is called. In most (but not all)
areas, the sum of the RENs of all devices
connected to one line should not exceed
5. To be certain of the number of devices
you may connect to your line as
determined by the REN, you should
contact your local telephone company.
A plug and jack used to connect this
equipment to the premises wiring and
telephone network must comply with the
applicable FCC Part 68 rules and
requirements adopted by the ACTA.
A compliant telephone cord and modular
plug is provided with this product. It is
designed to be connected to a
compatible modular jack that is also
compliant. See installation instructions
for details.
Notes
• This equipment may not be used on
coin service provided by the
telephone company.
• Party lines are subject to state tariffs,
and therefore, you may not be able to
use your own telephone equipment if
you are on a party line. Check with
your local telephone company.
• Notice must be given to the
telephone company upon permanent
disconnection of your telephone from
your line.
• If your home has specially wired alarm
equipment connected to the
telephone line, ensure the installation
of this product does not disable your
alarm equipment. If you have
questions about what will disable
alarm equipment, consult your
telephone company or a qualified
installer.
2.7.2 Rights of the Phone
Company
Should your equipment cause trouble on
your line which may harm the telephone
network, the telephone company shall,
where practicable, notify you that
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temporary discontinuance of service may
be required.Where prior notice is not
practicable and the circumstances
warrant such action, the telephone
company may temporarily discontinue
service immediately. In case of such
temporary discontinuance, the telephone
company must:
(1) promptly notify you of such
temporary discontinuance; (2) afford you
the opportunity to correct the situation;
and (3) inform you of your right to bring
a complaint to the Commission pursuant
to procedures set forth in Subpart E of
Part 68, FCC Rules and Regulations.
The telephone company may make
changes in its communications facilities,
equipment, operations or procedures
where such action is required in the
operation of its business and not
inconsistent with FCC rules and
Regulations. If these changes are
expected to affect the use or
performance of your telephone
equipment, the telephone company must
give you adequate notice, in writing, to
allow you to maintain uninterrupted
service.
2.8 Interference Information
This device complies with Part 15 of the
FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions:
(1) this device may not cause harmful
interference; and (2) this device must
accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and
found to comply with the limits for a
Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15
of the FCC Rules.
These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation.
This equipment generates, uses, and can
radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular
installation.
If this equipment does cause harmful
interference to radio or television
reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the
user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the
following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving
antenna (that is, the antenna for radio
or television that is “receiving” the
interference).
• Reorient or relocate and increase the
separation between the
telecommunications equipment and
receiving antenna.
• Connect the telecommunications
equipment into an outlet on a circuit
different from that to which the
receiving antenna is connected.
If these measures do not eliminate the
interference, please consult your dealer
or an experienced radio / television
technician for additional suggestions.
Also, the Federal Communications
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Important
Commission has prepared a helpful
booklet, “How To Identify and Resolve
Radio/TV Interference Problems”. This
booklet is available from the U.S.
Government Printing Office,
Washington, D.C. 20402.
Please specify stock number 004-000-
00345-4 when ordering copies.
Notice: The changes or modifications
not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void
the user’s authority to operate the
equipment.
2.9 Hearing Aid Compatibility
(HAC)
This telephone system meets FCC and
Industry Canada standards for Hearing
Aid Compatibility.
2.10 FCC RF Radiation Exposure
Statement
This equipment complies with FCC RF
radiation exposure limits set forth for an
uncontrolled environment.This
equipment should be installed and
operated with a minimum distance of
20 centimeters between the radiator and
your body.This transmitter must not be
co-located or operating in conjunction
with any other antenna or transmitter.
For hand held operation, this phone has
been tested and meets the FCC RF
exposure guidelines. Use of other
accessories may not ensure compliance
with FCC RF exposure guidelines.
3 Important
Take time to read this user manual
before you use your phone. It contains
important information and notes
regarding your phone.
NOTICE: This product meets the
applicable Industry Canada technical
specifications.
The equipment must be installed using an
acceptable method of connection. The
customer should be aware that
compliance with the above conditions
may not prevent degradation of service
in some situations.
Repairs to certified equipment should be
made by an authorized Canadian
maintenance facility designated by the
supplier. Any repairs or alterations made
by the user to this equipment, or
equipment malfunctions, may give the
telecommunications company cause to
request the user to disconnect the
equipment.
Users should ensure for their own
protection that the electrical ground
connections of the power utility,
telephone lines and internal metallic
water pipe systems, if present, are
connected together. This precaution may
be particularly important in rural areas.
CAUTION: Users should not attempt to
make such connections themselves, but
should contact the appropriate electric
inspection authority, or electrician, as
appropriate.
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NOTES: This equipment may not be used
on coin service provided by the
telephone company.
3.1 Power requirements
• This product requires an electrical
supply of 100-240 volts AC. In case of
power failure, the communication can
be lost.
• The Electrical network is classified as
hazardous. The only way to power
down the charger is to unplug the
power supply from the electrical
outlet. Ensure that the electrical
outlet is always easily accessible.
• The voltage on the network is
classified as TNV-3
(Telecommunication Network
Voltages), as defined in the standard
UL 60950.
To avoid damage or malfunction:
• Do not allow the charging contacts or
the battery to come into contact with
metal objects.
• Do not open it as you could be
exposed to high voltages.
• Do not allow the charger to come
into contact with liquids.
• Never use any other battery than the
one delivered with the product or
recommended by Philips: risk of
explosion.
• Always use the cables provided with
the product.
• Handsfree activation could suddenly
increase the volume in the earpiece to
a very high level: make sure the
handset is not too close to your ear.
• This equipment is not designed to
make emergency calls when the
power fails. An alternative has to be
made available to allow emergency
calls.
• Do not expose the phone to
excessive heat caused by heating
equipment or direct sunlight.
• Do not drop your phone or allow
objects to fall on your phone.
• Do not use any cleaning agents
containing alcohol, ammonia, benzene,
or abrasives as these may harm the
set.
• Do not use the product in places
where there are explosive hazards.
• Do not let small metal objects come
into contact with the product. This
can deteriorate audio quality and
damage the product.
• Active mobile phones in the vicinity
may cause interference.
About operating and storage
temperatures:
• Operate in a place where
temperature is always between 0 and
35º C (32 to 95º F).
• Store in a place where temperature is
always between -20 and 70º C (-4 to
158º F).
• Battery life may be shortened in low
temperature conditions.
Warning
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The RBRC® seal
3.2 Electric, Magnetic and
Electromagnetic Fields
(“EMF”)
1. Philips Royal Electronics
manufactures and sells many
consumer oriented products which
usually, as with any electronic
apparatus, have the ability to emit
and receive electro magnetic signals.
2. One of Philips’ leading Business
Principles is to take all necessary
health and safety precautions for
our products, to comply with all
applicable legal requirements and to
stay well within the EMF standards
applicable at the time of producing
the products.
3. Philips is committed to develop,
produce and market products that
cause no adverse health effects.
4. Philips confirms that if its products
are handled properly for their
intended use, they are safe to use
according to scientific evidence
available today.
5. Philips plays an active role in the
development of international EMF
and safety standards, enabling Philips
to anticipate further developments
in standardisation for early
integration in its products.
3.3 Recycle your batteries
Do not dispose your rechargeable
batteries. Call the toll fee number 1-800-
822-8837 to get instructions on how to
recycle your batteries.
4 The RBRC®
seal
The RBRC® Seal
on the nickel metal
hydride battery
indicates that
Philips Royal
Electronics is
voluntarily
participating in an industry program to
collect and recycle these batteries at the
end of their useful lives, when taken out
of service within the United States and
Canada.
The RBRC®
program provides a
convenient alternative to placing used
nickel metal hydride batteries into the
trash or municipal waste, which may be
illegal in your area.
Philips’s participation in RBRC®
makes it
easy for you to drop off the spent battery
at local retailers participating in the
RBRC®
program or at authorized Philips
product service centers.
Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY for
information on Ni-MH battery recycling
and disposal bans/restrictions in your
area. Philips’s involvement in this
program is part of its commitment to
protecting our environment and
conserving natural resources.
RBRC® is a registered trademark of
Rechargeable Battery Recycling
Corporation.
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4.1 Service Centers
US service center
Philips Accessories & Computer
Peripherals North America1881 Route
46 WestLedgewood, NJ 07852
Phone: (800) 233-8413
E-mail support:
http://www.support.philips.com/support
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5 Your phone
Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to Philips!
To fully benefit from the support that Philips offers, register your product at
www.philips.com/welcome.
5.1 What’s in the box
In multihandset packs, you will find one or more additional handsets, chargers with power
supply units and additional rechargeable batteries.
Handset with belt clip Base Station Battery door
Bracket for wall
mounting
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Quick Start
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5.2 Overview of your handset
A Event LED
The event LED on your handset blinks
when there is a new message recorded
on your telephone answering machine. If
you have subscribed to Caller Line
Identification, the event LED also blinks
when there is a new call, or a new voice
mail message.
B Earpiece
C Display
See section 5.3 for an overview of the
display icons.
D Select key o
Select the function displayed on the
screen or go to the next lower level in a
menu. Also used to confirm entries (for
example when setting date and time).
E Back/Clear key c
Press to clear (delete) a character or
number when making an entry. Long
press to clear all.
When navigating menus, press to move
to the previous higher menu level (Back
is displayed).
F Navigation keys n
In idle mode: Scroll up u to access the
Call log and scroll down d to access
the Phonebook.
During a call: Scroll n to increase or
decrease earpiece and speaker volume.
Editing and entry: Move to the previous
character u or next character d.
In other modes: Scroll up u and down
d a menu list or go to the previous
or next record in the Phonebook, Redial
list, or Call log.
G Talk key t
In idle mode: Make an external call or
answer an incoming external or internal
call.
During a call: Activate the flash function.
In other modes: Dial the selected
number in the Phonebook, Redial list, or
Call log.
H Hang-up/Exit key h
In idle mode: Long press (5 seconds) to
switch off the handset.
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When the handset is switched off: Long
press (1 second) to switch it on.
During a call: Hang up a call.
In other modes: Press to return to idle
mode.
I Menu key m
In idle mode: Go to the main menu.
J Redial key r
Access the Redial list in idle mode.
K Loudspeaker key l
In idle mode: Turn on the loudspeaker
and dial the number. Answer an incoming
call using handsfree mode.
During a call: Toggle the loudspeaker on/
off.
L Number keys
Use to dial numbers and write characters.
With key 1, a long press dials your
voice mail subscriber access number.
With keys 3 to 9, a long press dials
one of your direct memory access
numbers.
M */Keypad lock & Format key *
In idle mode: Long press to lock/ unlock
keypad.
Predialling or editing: Press to enter a “*”.
Off hook: Long press to temporarily
switch to tone (DTMF) dialling if using
pulse.
During call log display: Toggles area code
and long distance display on/off.
N #/Ringer on/off & Pause key #
In idle mode: Long press to turn the
ringer on/off.
Dialling or editing: Long press to insert a
pause (during predialling) and short press
to insert a “#”.
Editing: Short press to switch upper/
lower case.
O Mute key s
When off hook: Deactivate/activate the
microphone.
P Call transfer key & Intercom
key i
In idle mode: Initiate an internal call.
During a call: Short press to hold the line
and page another handset. Long press to
set up a conference between an external
call and two handsets.
Q Microphone
R Belt clip
S Loudspeaker (underneath the
belt clip)
Handsfree activation can suddenly
increase the volume of the earpiece to a
very high level. Make sure the handset is
not too close to your ear.
T Headset jack
U Battery door
Warning
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5.3 Display icons and Messages
Indicates that the battery is fully
charged. This icon blinks during
charge and when the battery is
low.
When the Icon is empty the
battery is practically discharged.
If Warning Batt flashes together
with a blinking battery icon,
batteries of the wrong type are
installed in the handset. Replace
with batteries of the correct type.
Blinks when there is an incoming
call. Steady On during a call.
If you subscribe to voice mail
service, blinks when there is
new voice mail.
Blinks when there are new and
missed calls in the call log
records.
Appears when the alarm clock
is activated. Blinks when the
alarm time comes.
Appears when the loudspeaker
is activated.
Appears when the ringer is off.
Note
Steady on when the answering
machine is on. Blinks when
messages have been received by
the answering machine; blinks
rapidly when answering machine
memory is full.
Indicates that the handset is
registered and within range of
the base station. Icon blinks
when the handset is out of
range or is searching for a base.
Select/
OK
Select appears when in menu
mode. Press the key directly below
to move to the next menu level or
to confirm a selection.
OK appears to request
confirmation of an operation. Press
the key directly below to confirm.
Indicates that more options are
available in a scroll list, or that
you can adjust the volume.
Back/
Clear
Back appears when in menu mode.
Press the key directly below to
return to the previous menu level.
Clear appears when making an
entry. Press the key directly below
to clear (delete) a character or
number when making an entry.
Long press to clear all.
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5.4 Overview of the base station
A Handset locator key a
Locate handset.
Long press more than 3 seconds to start
the registration procedure.
B Display
See 5.5 for an overview of the display.
C Speaker
D Play/Stop key p
Play phone messages (the first message
recorded will be played first). Voice
prompts are played between messages
and when all messages have been played.
Stop message playback.
E Previous/Select Key c
During message playback: Go to the
previous message.
In menu mode: Select the function
displayed on the screen or go to the next
lower level in a menu.
F Call log/Up key u
In idle mode: Enter the call log.
In menu mode: Scroll up in the list.
G Back/Clear Key c
During message playback: Go to the next
message.
In menu mode: Go to the previous level
in a menu.
H Erase Key x
During message playback: Short press to
delete the current message.
In idle mode: Long press to delete all old
messages.
I Menu key m
Enter/exit the main menu.
J Phonebook/Down key d
In idle mode: Enter the phonebook.
In menu mode: Scroll down in the list.
K On/Off Key e
Short press to switch the answering
machine on/off.
L Event LED
The event LED on the base blinks during
handset locating. It is steady on when a
handset has taken the line.
M Volume Keys +-
In idle mode: Increase or decrease the
ring volume.
During a conversation or during message
playback: Increase or decrease the
speaker volume.
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N Speaker key l
In idle mode: Pick up the line with the
speaker on.
During a call: End the call. The speaker
key LED blinks when receiving an
incoming call. It is steady on when the
base is in talk mode.
O Hold/Intercom key i
In idle mode: Initiate an internal call.
During a call: Put the external call on
hold to initiate an internal call.
P Mute key s
When off hook: Mute/Unmute the
microphone.
Q Redial key r
Access the Redial list.
R Flash/Call waiting t
Send a flash on the line. If there is an
incoming call waiting, answer the call.
S Number keys
Short press to dial numbers.
Long press keys 3 to 9 to dial a
direct access memory number.
T Hash key #
Short press to enter a ‘#’.
Long press to enter a pause.
U Star/format key *
Enter a ‘*’.
When viewing the call log, press to
change the number format (see page 45,
“11.1.1 To choose the format for call log
display”).
V Microphone (at the bottom
front of the base station)
5.5 Base station display
A Main display area
In idle mode: Displays the time and date
or new events.
In menu mode: Displays the options in
the menu.
B Ringer Off Icon
Turns on when the ringer volume is set
to zero.
C Soft keys
Soft key 1 is activated by the Previous/
Select key. Soft key 2 is activated by the
Back/Clear key.
D Sub-screen display area
Action Meaning
Off The answering machine is off.
Blinking Shows the number of new
messages only.
Steady
on
Shows the number of old
messages. (When there are
no new messages.)
When
memory
is full
Two horizontal bars “--”
blink. (Only when there are
no new messages.) The
maximum capacity is 59
messages.
During
remote
access
An “AA” blinks during
remote access or when a
handset is playing answering
machine messages.
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6 Conventions Used
in this Manual
This manual uses the following
conventions.
• Bold text
Bold text is used for messages and
instructions that are shown on the
handset or base display screen.
• Handset and Base Station Keys
Except where indicated otherwise, basic
operation is the same for both the
handset and base station of this product.
However, for some functions the keys
used on the handset and base station
have different shapes or different
lettering.
The procedures in this manual use the
handset key icons. This table shows the
corresponding keys for the base station.
Refer to it when needed.
These keys are used to access the main
menu and utilize functions such as redial
and caller ID.
For details, see 5.2 and 5.4.
• Terminology
When a procedure applies equally to the
handset and the base station, the word
“unit” is used to indicate both.
• Scrolling
“Scroll n” means to use the u and
d keys on the handset or the u
and d keys on the base station to
scroll through a menu or list on the
display screen.
Note: See Section 5 for detailed
descriptions of the functions and use of
the keys of the handset and base station.
7 Getting started
7.1 Connect the base station
1 Place the base station in a central
location near the telephone line
socket and electricity socket.
2 Connect the line cord and the
power cable to their corresponding
When
recording
A segment scrolls around the
rim when recording an
incoming or outgoing
message.
When
adjusting
volume
Shows the base volume level
when adjusting the volume.
Key on
Handset
Key on
Base Station
u u
d d
o Left c key
Action Meaning
c Right c key
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# #
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Handset
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connectors at the back of the base
station.
3 Connect the other end of the line
cord and power cable to their
respective sockets.
The line adaptor may not be attached to
the line cord. In this case, you have to
connect the line adaptor to the line cord
first before plugging the line cord to the
line socket.
Avoid placing the base station too close
to large metal objects such as filing
cabinets, radiators or electrical
appliances. This can impair the range and
sound quality. Buildings with thick
internal and external walls may impair
transmission of signals to and from the
base.
Power is applied when the power
adaptor is plugged into the unit and
connected to the electricity socket. The
only way to power down the unit is to
unplug the power adaptor from the
electricity socket. Therefore, ensure that
the electricity socket is easily accessible.
The power adaptor and telephone line
cord have to be connected correctly, as
incorrect connection could damage the
unit. Always use the telephone line cord
supplied with the unit. Otherwise, you
may not get a dial tone.
7.2 Wall mounting the base
The base is designed to support wall
mounting. To wall mount the base, follow
the instructions below.
1 Attach the bracket to the base
station as shown below.
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2 Use the pedestal wall mounting to
plug your base station.
7.3 Install your phone
Before using the handset, the batteries
have to be installed and fully charged.
When the batteries are inserted for the
first time, the unit will not be able to
start normally due to the low battery.
You must charge the batteries on the
base station before you can use the
handset.
7.3.1 Install battery
Always use AAA rechargeable batteries
supplied with your unit. If alkaline
batteries are used instead of
rechargeable batteries, “Warning
Batt” will show on the display and the
battery icon will blink quickly.
1 Slide out the battery cover.
2 Place the batteries in the correct
polarity as indicated and replace the
cover.
7.3.2 Charge battery
The handset must be charged for at least
24 hours before using it for the first time.
When the battery level becomes low, the
low battery sensor warns you by blinking
the battery icon. If this occurs during a
conversation, an alert tone sounds to
inform you that the battery is low. If the
battery level becomes exceedingly low,
the phone automatically switches off
shortly after the icon starts blinking and
any function in progress will not be
saved.
Warning
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1 Place the handset on the charging
cradle of the base station. A beep is
emitted if the handset is placed
correctly.
2 The battery icon on the display
blinks during charge.
3 The battery icon becomes steady
when the handset is fully charged.
Optimal battery life is reached after 3
cycles of complete charging (over 15
hours) and discharging, allowing
approximately 12 hours of talk-time and
150 hours of stand-by time.
The indoor and outdoor range of the
phone is up to 50 metres and 300 metres
respectively. When the handset moves
beyond the operation range, the antenna
icon will blink.
When you reach the range limit the
conversation may become crackly. Move
closer to the base.
7.4 Remove/Attach belt clip
A belt clip allows you to carry your
handset on your belt.
1 To remove the belt clip, simply pull
the clip away from the handset.
2 To attach the belt clip to your
handset, fit the tabs on the belt clip
into the slots at the back of the
handset and push into place.
7.5 Install optional headset
Your phone may be used with an optional
headset (not included in the box). To use
this feature, insert the headset plug into
the headset jack. Your phone is ready for
hands-free conversations.
7.6 Power up
On the base, the screen below is shown
during power up.
The handset will start searching and the
backlight will turn on.
Note
Tip
Diameter: 2.5 mm
Please Wait...
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Handset screen
The display will show the word
“Searching” and Antenna icon flashing
until it locks onto its subscribed. Then
the display shows the standby display.
7.7 Using multipacks
If you have purchased a multipack you
will have additional handsets, chargers,
power adaptors and AAA rechargeable
batteries.
1 Plug the chargers into a power
socket.
2 Install the batteries supplied into the
handsets.
3 Place the handsets on the chargers
to charge the batteries.
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7.8 Handset menu structure
The SE658 has six menus as shown in the following table.
Press the menu key m to enter menu mode. Use navigation keys n to navigate
within the menus and all submenus.
Press o Select to enter the next lower menu level. Press c Back to go to the
previous menu level.
The charts below show the menu trees of your phone.
Phonebook
Menu Name Icon
1 Phonebook
2 Personal Settings
3 Clock and Alarm
4 Advanced Settings
5 Network Services
6 Answer Machine
Phonebook New Entry Enter Name: Enter Number:
List Entry list displayed
Edit Entry
Select Melody Entry list displayed Melody details List of melodies
(Handset only) for selected entry
Delete Entry list displayed Delete?
Delete All Delete All?
Direct Memory Key list and status Edit
Delete
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Personal Settings
Personal Set Handset Name Enter name
(Handset only)
Handset Tones RingVolume No bar (off)
or Base Tones (Handset only) One bar
…
Five bars
Progressive
Ring Tones (Handset)
Name of tones 1
…
Name of tones 15
(Base station)
Name of tones 1
…
Name of tones 5
Key Beep On
Off
Language List of languages
Wallpaper Wallpaper 1
(Handset only) Wallpaper 2
Wallpaper 3
Wallpaper off
Color Theme Color 1
(Handset only) …
Color 4
Contrast Level 1
…
Level 5
Backlight Time 20 Seconds
(Handset only) 40 Seconds
60 Seconds
Auto Hang-up On
(Handset only) Off
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Clock and Alarm
Clock & Alarm Set Date/Time Enter date & time
(Handset) Set Format Time Format 12 Hours
or 24 Hours
Clock (Base station) Date Format DD/MM
MM/DD
Alarm Off
(Handset only) On Once
On Daily
Alarm Tone Melody 1
(Handset only) Melody 2
Melody 3
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Advanced Settings (Handset only)
Advanced Set Easy Call Mode On Enter Number:
(Handset only) Off (by default)
Number Enter number
Conference On (by default)
Off
Call Barring Enter PIN Mode On
Off (by default)
Number Number 1
…
Number 4
XHD Sound On (by default)
Off
Change PIN
Register
Unregister
Reset Reset?
Area Code Enter number
Auto Prefix Detect Digit: Prefix
Flash Time Short
Long
Dial Mode Tone
Pulse
First Ring On
Off
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Network Services (Handset only)
Netw. Services Call Forward Activate Enter Number:
(Handset only) Deactivate
Change Code Activation Prefix (enter code)
Suffix (enter code)
Deactivation Change Code
Call Fwd Busy Activate Enter Number:
Deactivate
Change Code Activation Prefix (enter code)
Suffix (enter code)
Deactivation Change Code
Call Fwd Unans Activate Enter Number:
Deactivate
Change Code Activation Prefix (enter code)
Suffix (enter code)
Deactivation Change Code
Voicemail Call
Settings Enter Number
Voicemail 2 Call
Settings Enter Number
Info Call
Settings Enter Number
Info 2 Call
Settings Enter Number
Call Return Call
Settings Enter Number
Cancel Call BK Call
Settings Enter Number
Withhold ID Activate
Settings Enter Number
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Answer Machine
Answer Machine Play Repeat
(Handset only) Next
Previous
Delete
Delete All
(Handset only)
Answer On/Off On
(Handset only) Off
Record OGM Answer & Rec. Play
Record Message
Delete
Answer Only Play
Record Message
Delete
Answer Mode Answer & Rec.
Answer Only
Settings Ring Delay 3 Rings
4 Rings
5 Rings
6 Rings
7 Rings
8 Rings
Economy
Remote Access Activate
Deactivate (by default)
HS Screening On
(Handset only) Off (by default)
Voice Language List of languages
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8 Using your phone
8.1 Make a call
8.1.1 Predialling
1 Enter the number. (A maximum of
24 digits including * and # are
allowed. Press c Clear to delete
the last digit.) Or long press to
delete all.
2 From the handset: Press t. (Or
press l on the handset to start a
call in speaker mode.)
From the base: Press l.
• The call is initiated.
8.1.2 Direct dialling
1 From the handset: Pick up the
handset and press t. (Or press
l on the handset to start a call in
speaker mode.)
From the base: Press l.
2 Dial the number.
• The call is initiated.
8.1.3 Call from redial list
1 Press r in idle mode.
2 Scroll n to an entry in the redial
list.
3 Press t or l (or l on the
base station).
• The call is initiated (with
loudspeaker on if from the base
station).
• The handset(s) and base station each
have their own redial list.
• You can also press t or l (or
l on the base station) first and
then press c Redial to enter the
redial list. Then scroll n to select a
number in the list and press o
Select. The number is dialed
automatically.
8.1.4 Call from the call log
• The call log is shared between
handset(s) and the base station.
• You need to subscribe to Caller Line
Identification service to be able to see
the caller’s number or name in the call
log. See section 11.1 - “Access the
Call log”.
1 Press u in idle mode, then scroll
n to an entry in the call list.
If the list is empty, then “List Empty” is
displayed.
2 Press t or l (or l on the
base station).
• The call is initiated (with
loudspeaker on if from the base
station).
8.1.5 Call from the phonebook
1 Press d in idle mode.
2 Scroll n to a phonebook entry.
3 Press t or l (or l on the
base station).
• The call is initiated.
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Instead of scrolling n to browse the
phonebook entries, you can press the
numeric key corresponding to the first
letter of the entry you wish to locate.
For example, pressing 2 will show the
entries starting with A. Pressing 2 again
will show the entries starting with B, etc.
8.1.6 Call from the phonebook
while already on the phone
1 While on the phone, press o
Option and then o Select to
enter the phonebook name list.
2 Scroll n to a phonebook entry.
3 Press o Select.
• The call is initiated.
8.1.7 Call using Direct Access
Memory
Press a number key 3 to 9 for more
than 2 seconds to dial a stored direct
access memory number.
• The handset(s) and base station each
have their own direct access
memories.
• See section 10.7 for instructions on
how to store, edit, and delete direct
access memory numbers.
8.1.8 Enter a Dialing Pause
Long press # to enter a pause in the
dialling sequence. The pause is indicated
by a P.
8.2 Answer a call
When the handset rings during an
incoming call, please do not hold the
handset too close to your ear as the
volume of the ringing tone may damage
your hearing.
When the phone rings, press t on the
handset, or press l on the base.
• The call is established.
• Incoming call has priority over other
events. Whenever there is an
incoming call, other status in progress
such as phone setting, menu
navigation, etc will be aborted.
You can mute the ring tone of an
incoming call before answering by
pressing c Silent.
8.2.1 Handsfree answering with
handset
Handsfree activation can suddenly
increase the volume in the earpiece to a
very high level. Make sure the handset is
not too close to your ear.
When the phone rings, press l on the
handset.
• The loudspeaker is activated on the
handset.
8.3 End a call
The end a conversation, press h on
the handset or l on the base.
• The call ends.
Tip
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Using your phone
When auto hang-up is on, you can simply
place the handset back to its base station
or charger to end the call. This feature is
activated by default.
The call duration (MM:SS) will be
displayed on the handset screen for
about 5 seconds.
8.4 Using the Redial list
The redial list stores the last 10 numbers
dialed. A maximum of 32 digits can be
displayed for each entry.
8.4.1 Access Redial list
1 Press r to go to the redial list and
scroll n to browse the redial list.
• The last number dialed will
appear first in the redial list. If
the redial number matches a
phonebook entry, the name will
be displayed instead.
2 To open the redial list options, press
o Menu.
Press c Back to return to the
previous menu.
8.4.2 View redial number details
1 Press r in idle mode, scroll n to
select an entry and press o
Menu.
2 View is highlighted on the screen;
press o Select to display
information about the number
dialed.
3 Press o Next to display further
information. Afterward, you can
press o Prev. to return to the
former screen. After viewing, press
c Back to return to previous
menu levels.
8.4.3 Save a redial number into the
phonebook
1 Press r in idle mode, scroll n to
select an entry and press o
Menu.
2 View is highlighted on the screen.
Scroll n to Save Number and
press o Select.
3 Enter Name is displayed. Enter
the name of the contact (maximum
14 characters) and press o OK.
4 Enter Number is displayed and
the selected number from the redial
list appears in the number field. At
this time you can edit the number if
you wish to.
5 Press o OK. The screen returns
to the redial list.
Press c Clear to delete the last digit
or character entered. Long press c
Clear to clear the entire entry.
8.4.4 Delete a redial number
1 Press r in idle mode, scroll n to
select an entry and press o
Menu.
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2 Scroll n to Delete and press o
Select.
3 Delete? is displayed on the screen.
4 Press o OK to confirm deletion.
• A validation tone is emitted.
Press c Back to discard the deletion.
The screen returns to the redial list.
8.4.5 Delete all redial numbers
1 Press r in idle mode, and press
o Menu.
2 Scroll n to Delete All and press
o Select.
3 Delete All? is displayed on the
screen.
4 Press o OK to confirm deletion.
• A validation tone is emitted.
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9 Use more of your
phone
9.1 Switch the handset off/on
To switch the handset off, press and hold
h in idle mode for at least 5 seconds.
To switch it on, press and hold h for at
least one second.
9.2 Handset keypad lock/unlock
Press and hold * for 3 seconds to lock/
unlock the keypad in idle mode.
9.3 Text or number entry
When you select a field in which you can
enter text, you can enter the letters that
are printed on the keys by pressing the
relevant key once or several times. For
example, to enter the name “PAUL”:
1 Press 7 once: P
2 Press 2 once: PA
3 Press 8 twice: PAU
4 Press 5 three times: PAUL
The table below gives you the character
assignment during text or number entry:
• Press c Clear to delete the last
digit or character entered or long
press to delete all.
• Short press # to shift between
lowercase and uppercase.
• Long press # to insert a pause.
9.4 Call waiting
If you have subscribed to Call Waiting
services, the earpiece will emit a beep
tone to inform you that there is a second
incoming call. The number or name of
the second caller will also be displayed if
you have subscribed to Caller Line
Identification service (CLI). Please
contact your network provider for more
information on this service.
To hold the call in progress and answer
the new call:
• From the handset, press o Accept
or t.
• From the base station, press t.
9.5 Call in progress
Some options are available to you during
a call. The available options are :
Keys Assigned characters
0 . 0 , / : ; “ ‘ ! ¡ ? ¿ * + - % \ ^
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1 SPACE 1 @ _ # = < > ( ) &
€ £ $ ¥ [ ] { } ¤ § ...
2 a b c 2 à â æ á ã ä å ç
3 d e f 3 è é ê ë Δ Φ
4 g h i 4 ğ í ì ï ı Γ
5 j k l 5 Λ
6 m n o 6 ñ ó ô õ ö ò
7 p q r s 7 ß ş Π Θ Σ
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9.5.1 Adjust earpiece or speaker
volume
9.5.1.1 Earpiece or Speaker
volume in handset
During a call, press u and d to
select the volume level.
• The earpiece/speaker volume will be
displayed as volume bar (level 1 to 5).
The selected volume is saved for the
next call.
9.5.1.2 Speaker volume in base
During a call, press + and - to
select the volume level.
• The speaker volume will be displayed
as volume bar (level 1 to 5). The
selected volume is saved for the next
call.
9.5.2 Mute/Unmute microphone
When the microphone is muted, your
correspondent cannot hear you.
1 During a call, press s to turn off
the microphone.
2 Press s again to turn on the
microphone.
9.5.3 Activate/Deactivate handset
loudspeaker mode
Handsfree activation can suddenly
increase the volume in the earpiece to a
very high level. Make sure the handset is
not too close to your ear.
1 During a call, press l on the
handset to activate the loudspeaker
mode.
2 Press l again to return to
deactivate the loudspeaker mode.
9.6 Chain dialing
This feature allows you to dial an
extension to a number already saved in
the phonebook during a call.
1 Press t or l on the handset, or
press l on the base to take the
line. Then, press o Option and
then o Select to enter the
phonebook list.
2 Scroll n to a phonebook entry.
3 Press o Select.
• The first part is dialed.
4 Enter the extension.
9.7 Using the Intercom
The intercom feature allows you to make
free internal calls, transfer external calls
from one unit to another and use the
conference option.
9.7.1 Intercom another unit
If the handset does not belong to this
model’s series, this function may not be
available.
1 Press i in idle mode.
• Intercom between the base and
the handset is established
immediately if there is only one
handset registered to the base.
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2 If there is more than 1 registered
handset, scroll n to select the unit
to call and press o Select.
• Once the intercom call is
initiated the icon is displayed
on the handset.
3 Press t to answer an intercom
call on the called handset, or l to
answer on the base.
• The intercom is established.
Pressing h on any handset or l on
the base will exit intercom mode and
return other units to idle mode. If an
external call arrives during intercom
mode and you want to accept this call,
you must first exit intercom mode.
9.7.2 Transfer an external call to
another unit
1 During the call, press i to put the
external call on hold (the caller can
no longer hear you).
• The display shows the numbers
of the handsets registered to the
base and the base as well if you
are looking at the display on a
handset.
2 Scroll n to the unit you wish to
transfer your external call to and
press o Select.
3 Press t on the called unit to
answer the internal call, where both
internal callers can talk.
• Intercom is established.
4 Press h on the first unit to
transfer the external call to the
called handset.
• The external call is transferred.
If there is no answer from the called unit,
press i to resume the external call.
9.7.3 Answer an external call
during intercom
1 During intercom, a new call tone is
emitted when there is an incoming
external call.
2 Press h (l on the base) to exit
intercom mode.
3 Press t (l on the base) to pick
up the external call.
9.7.4 Switch between an internal
and external call
During the call, press i to switch
between an internal or external call.
9.7.5 Establish a three-party
conference call
The conference call feature allows one
external call to be shared with two
handsets or one handset and the base (in
intercom). The three parties can share
the conversation and no network
subscription is required.
1 During the call, press i to put the
external call on hold (the caller can
no longer hear you).
• The display shows the numbers
of available units (base or
handsets).
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2 Scroll n to the number of the unit
you wish to establish the conference
call with and press o Select.
3 Press t on the called handset or
l on the base to answer the
internal call, where both internal
callers can talk.
• Intercom is established.
4 Press c Conf. or long press i
on the first unit to start the three-
party conference.
• Conference will be displayed on
the screen once the conference
call is established.
9.8 Locate Handset
This feature enables you to locate a
missing handset if the handset is in range
and contains charged batteries.
1 Press a on the base station.
• All the registered handsets start
to ring.
• Once a handset is found, press
c Silent on a handset to stop
its ringing.
2 Press a again to end the paging.
If there are no key presses within 30
seconds, the handset and base station
will automatically return to idle mode.
9.9 Clock and Alarm settings
This feature allows you to set the date,
time and alarm settings for your phone.
The alarm feature is available only on the
handset.
The procedures in this section refer you
to the Clock & Alarm menu. However
if you access this menu from the base
station, the menu name is “Clock”.
9.9.1 Set Date and Time
1 Press m in idle mode, scroll n to
Clock & Alarm (Clock on the
base), and press o Select.
2 Set Date/Time is highlighted.
Press o Select.
3 The last stored date and time are
displayed. Enter the current time
and current date (HH:MM DD/MM/
YY). Press u to move the cursor
left, or press d to move it right.
If using the 12 hour format, just
after setting the minutes, use *
to switch between AM and PM.
4 Press o OK.
• A validation tone is emitted and
the screen returns to the idle
mode.
You can change the format as shown in
the next section.
9.9.2 Set Time and Date Format
9.9.2.1 Set Time Format
1 Press m in idle mode, scroll n to
Clock & Alarm (Clock on the
base), and press o Select.
2 Scroll n to Set Format and press
o Select.
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3 Time Format is highlighted in the
display. Press o Select, then
scroll n to select 12Hours or
24Hours.
4 Press o Select to select the
option.
• A validation tone is emitted and
the screen returns to the Set
Format menu.
9.9.2.2 Set Date Format
1 Press m in idle mode, scroll n to
Clock & Alarm (Clock on the
base), and press o Select.
2 Scroll n to Set Format and press
o Select.
3 Scroll n to Date Format and
press o Select.
4 Scroll n to select DD/MM or
MM/DD and press o Select to
select the option.
• A validation tone is emitted and
the screen returns to the Set
Format menu.
9.9.3 Set Alarm (Handset only)
1 Press m in idle mode, scroll n to
Clock & Alarm, and press o
Select.
2 Scroll n to Alarm and press o
Select.
3 Scroll n to Off, On Once, or On
Daily and press o Select.
4 If you select On Once or On
Daily, enter the time (HH-MM) for
the alarm. (If using the 12 hour
format, you can switch between AM
and PM by pressing *.) Press o
OK to confirm.
• A validation tone is emitted and
the screen returns to the Alarm
menu. And the alarm icon is
displayed.
• If you select Off, a validation
tone is emitted and the screen
returns to the Clock & Alarm
menu.
The alarm tone and alarm icon will
sound/blink for 1 minute when the alarm
time is reached. To mute the alarm tone,
simply press any key on the handset.
9.9.4 Set Alarm Tone (Handset
only)
1 Press m in idle mode, scroll n to
Clock & Alarm, and press o
Select.
2 Scroll n to Alarm Tone and press
o Select.
3 Scroll n to select the tone. (Three
tones are available. The tones sound
as you scroll.) Press o Select to
confirm your selection.
• A validation tone is emitted and
the screen returns to the Clock
& Alarm menu.
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10 Using your
Phonebook
Your phone can store up to 200
phonebook entries. Each phonebook
entry can have a maximum of 24 digits
for the phone number and 14 characters
for the name.
All names and numbers in the
phonebook must be unique.
Only one unit (handset or base station)
can access the phonebook at a time.
10.1 Store a contact in the
phonebook
1 Press m in idle mode.
Phonebook is highlighted. Press
o Select.
2 New Entry is highlighted. Press
o Select.
3 Enter Name is displayed. Enter
the name of the contact (maximum
14 characters) and press o OK.
4 Enter Number is displayed. Enter
the number (maximum 24 digits)
and press o OK.
• A validation tone is emitted.
• Press c Clear to delete the last
digit or character entered or long
press to delete all.
• To return to the previous menu, press
c Back.
You cannot store a new phonebook
entry when the memory is full. In this
case, you have to delete existing entries
to make space for new entries.
10.2 Access phonebook
1 Press d in idle mode and scroll
n to browse the phonebook. (You
can also access the phonebook
through the menu mode. m ➝
Phonebook ➝ List)
• The phonebook entries will be
listed in alphabetical order.
2 To view the details, press o
View.
Instead of scrolling n to browse the
phonebook entries, you can press the
numeric key corresponding to the first
letter of the entry you wish to locate.
For example, pressing 2 will show the
entries starting with A. Pressing 2 again
will show the entries starting with B, etc.
3 Press t (or l on the base
station) to dial the number. To
return to idle mode press h (or
l on the base station).
10.3 Modify a phonebook entry
1 Press m in idle mode.
Phonebook is highlighted. Press
o Select.
2 Scroll n to Edit Entry and press
o Select.
3 Scroll n to select an entry to edit.
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4 Press o Select to display the
name.
5 Press c Clear to erase the
letters one by one.
6 Edit the name and press o OK to
confirm.
7 Edit the number and press o OK
to confirm.
• A validation tone is emitted.
While editing, press c Clear to delete
the last digit or character entered or
long press to delete all.
10.4 Select phonebook melody
(Handset only)
With this function you can personalize
the melody played when someone in the
phonebook calls you.
You need to subscribe to Caller Line
Identification service to be able to
benefit from this feature.
1 Press m in idle mode.
Phonebook is highlighted. Press
o Select.
2 Scroll n to Select Melody and
press o Select.
3 Scroll n to the entry you want to
select a melody for, then press o
View.
4 The screen shows the melody
currently selected for that entry.
Press o Change to change the
melody.
5 Scroll n the list of melodies.
(There are 15 melodies plus No
Melody to choose from. The
melodies play as you scroll through
them.)
6 Press o Select to select the
melody you prefer.
• A validation tone is emitted and
the screen returns to the
Phonebook menu.
When first ring detection is set On, a
normal tone sounds first, then it changes
to the personalized phonebook melody.
When it is set Off, the personalized
phonebook melody plays from the start.
See Section 13.13 for how to set first
ring detection On or Off.
10.5 Delete a phonebook entry
1 Press m in idle mode.
Phonebook is highlighted. Press
o Select.
2 Scroll n to Delete and press o
Select.
3 Scroll n to select an entry to
delete and press o Select.
4 Delete? is displayed on the screen.
Press o OK to confirm deletion.
• A validation tone is emitted.
Press c Back to discard the deletion.
The screen returns to the phonebook
list.
10.6 Delete all phonebook entries
1 Press m in idle mode.
Phonebook is highlighted. Press
o Select.
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2 Scroll n to Delete All and press
o Select.
3 Delete All? is displayed on the
screen. Press o OK to confirm
deletion.
• A validation tone is emitted.
10.7 Direct Access Memory
There are 7 direct access memories
(corresponding to keys 3 to 9)
included in the phonebook. A long press
on any of these keys in idle mode will
automatically dial the phone number
stored in the corresponding direct access
memory.
Key 1 and key 2 are reserved for use
with Voicemail 1 and Voicemail 2 in the
network services menu. If you subscribe
to these services, this allows you to dial
your voice mail access numbers using key
1 or key 2.
10.7.1 Add/Edit Direct Access
Memory
1 Press m in idle mode.
Phonebook is highlighted. Press
o Select.
2 Scroll n to Direct Memory and
press o Select.
3 Handset: Scroll n to the key you
wish to edit (Key 3 to Key 9).
Base: Scroll u or d to the key
you wish to edit (Key 3 to Key 9)
and press c Select.
• The current number stored in
the direct access memory
location will be displayed. If no
number is stored, No number
will be displayed.
4 Press o Menu. Edit is
highlighted; press o Select.
5 The Phonebook list will be displayed.
Scroll n to the Phonebook entry
you wish to store in the selected
direct access memory number and
press o Select.
6 Press o OK to confirm.
• A validation tone is emitted and
the screen returns to the
previous menu.
The base station and handset(s) have
their own direct access memories.
10.7.2 Delete Direct Access
Memory
1 Press m in idle mode.
Phonebook is highlighted. Press
o Select.
2 Scroll n to Direct Memory and
press o Select.
3 Handset: Scroll n to the key you
wish to delete the memory from.
Base: Scroll u or d to the key
you wish to delete the memory
from and press c Select.
4 Press o Menu, and then scroll n
to Delete and press o Select.
• A validation tone is emitted and
the screen returns to the
previous menu.
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Using the Call log
11 Using the Call log
The call log stores the last 50 external
calls and any new voice mail received. In
idle mode, New Call appears on the
handset or base display for new and
unanswered calls. If you have subscribed
to Caller Line Identification (CLI), and
provided the identity of the caller is not
withheld, the name (or number) of the
caller will be displayed.
During CLI display, you can press * to
toggle area code and long distance code
display on/off.
If the identity of the caller is withheld,
External Call is displayed in the call log
along with the date and time of the call. If
you have not subscribed to Caller Line
Identification service, there will not be
any caller information displayed in the call
log.
11.1 Access the Call log
1 Press u in idle mode, and scroll
n to browse the call log.
• The calls (missed and received)
are displayed in chronological
order with the most recent call
at the top of the list. If the call is
unviewed and unanswered, New
appears on the display. After you
view the message, New
disappears.
• Press t to dial out the number
of the selected call log entry.
2 To view the call details, press o
Menu and then press o Select.
The display shows the caller
information.
• Press c Back at any time to
return to the previous menu.
11.1.1 To choose the format for call
log display
You must choose the correct format to
dial the area code and number of the call
log record chosen. The original incoming
number from the call log will appear as a
7, 10 or 11-digit number. If it is a long
distance call, the prefix digit 1 will
automatically appear in front of the 10-
digit local calls.
1 When viewing the call log, press *
to change the format of the call log
display as it should be dialed from
your location. For example, if the
call log entry appears as “234-567-
8900”:
• Press * once to display “1-234-
567-8900”
• Press * twice to display “567-
8900”
• Press * 3 times to display “1-
567-8900”
• Press * 4 times to display
“234-567-8900” again.
2 To dial the current displayed
number, press t (or l on the
base station).
• The call is initiated.
You need to subscribe to Caller Line
Identification service to be able to see
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the caller’s number or name in the call
log (see section 11.1 - “Access the Call
log”).
When you store an incoming number in
the phonebook, the digits of the number
will be saved exactly as they appear on
the screen.
If the first 3 digits of the incoming
number corresponds to the local area
code set in your phone, they will be
filtered automatically when you press the
t or l on the handset (or l on
the base station) to dial. To change the
local area code, see section 13.9 - “Set
Area Code”.
11.2 Save call list entry into the
phonebook
1 Press u in idle mode, then scroll
n to select an entry and press o
Menu.
2 Scroll n to Save Number and
press o Select.
3 Enter Name is displayed on the
screen. Enter the name of the
contact (maximum 14 characters)
and press o OK.
4 Enter Number is displayed and
the selected number from the call
list appears in the number field. At
this time you can edit the number if
you wish to.
5 Press o OK.
• A confirmation tone sounds and
the screen returns to call log.
Press c Clear to delete the last digit
or character entered or long press to
delete all.
11.3 Delete a call list entry
1 Press u in idle mode, then scroll
n to select an entry and press o
Menu.
2 Scroll n to Delete and press o
Select.
3 Delete? is displayed on the screen.
Press o OK to confirm deletion.
• A validation tone is emitted, the
call list entry is deleted, and the
display goes to the next entry in
the call list.
Press c Back to discard the deletion.
The screen returns to the Call List
menu.
11.4 Delete all call list entries
1 Press u in idle mode, then press
o Menu.
2 Scroll n to Delete All and press
o Select.
3 Delete All? is displayed on the
screen. Press o OK to confirm
deletion.
• A validation tone is emitted. The
display shows List Empty for 2
seconds and returns to the idle
mode.
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Personal settings
12 Personal settings
12.1 Change the Handset Name
(Handset only)
You can name the handset and display the
handset name in idle mode. The default
handset name of your handset is Philips.
1 Press m in idle mode, scroll n to
Personal Set and press o
Select.
2 Handset Name is highlighted.
Press o Select.
3 The last stored name is displayed.
Press c Clear to delete the
characters one by one or a long
press to delete all.
4 Enter the new name and press o
OK to confirm.
• A validation tone is emitted and
the screen returns to the
Personal Set menu.
12.2 Ring Settings
12.2.1 Set the Ring Volume
When the handset rings during an
incoming call, please do not hold the
handset too close to your ear as the
volume of the ringing tone may damage
your hearing.
You can set the ring volume
independently for each registered
handset, as well as the base station.
Handsets have 5 ringer volume levels,
plus progressive and off. The base station
has 5 ringer volume levels plus off. The
default setting for both handsets and the
base station is level 3.
To adjust ring volume on the
handset:
1 Press m in idle mode, scroll n to
Personal Set, and press o
Select.
2 Scroll n to Handset Tones and
press o Select. Ring Volume is
highlighted. Press o Select.
3 Scroll n to your desired volume
level. The ring tone sounds at each
level.
4 Press o OK to confirm.
• A validation tone is emitted and
the screen returns to the
Handset Tones menu.
To adjust ring volume on the base
station:
Press + or - in idle mode.
If ring volume is set to off, the icon
will be displayed on the screen.
If ring volume is set to progressive
(handset only), the ringer will start at level
1 and go up one level volume every ring.
12.2.2 Set the Ring Tones
There are 15 ring tones available on your
handset, and 5 ring tones available for the
base.
1 Press m in idle mode, scroll n to
Personal Set, and press o
Select.
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2 Scroll n to Handset Tones on
the handset or Base Tones on the
base and press o Select. Then
scroll n to Ring Tones and press
o Select.
3 Scroll n to your desired melody.
The melodies will play as you scroll
them.
4 Press o Select to set the ring
tone.
• A validation tone is emitted and
the screen returns to the
previous menu.
12.2.3 Activate/Deactivate Key
Beep
A single beep tone is emitted when a key
is pressed. You can enable or disable the
key beep.
1 Press m in idle mode, scroll n to
Personal Set, and press o
Select.
2 Scroll n to Handset Tones on
the handset or to Base Tones on
the base and press o Select.
Then scroll n to Key Beep and
press o Select.
3 Scroll n to select On or Off and
press o Select to confirm.
• A validation tone is emitted and
the screen returns to the
previous menu.
12.3 Change the Display Language
Your handset and base can support
different display languages.
1 Press m in idle mode, scroll n to
Personal Set, and press o
Select.
2 Scroll n to Language and press
o Select.
3 Scroll n to your desired language
and press o Select to confirm.
• A validation tone is emitted and
the screen returns to the
Personal Set menu.
Once the display language is set, the
option menus on the unit will
immediately switch to display in the
selected language.
12.4 Select the Display Wallpaper
(Handset only)
There are 3 wallpaper images available on
your handset as well as an option to set it
off.
1 Press m in idle mode, scroll n to
Personal Set, and press o
Select.
2 Scroll n to Wallpaper and press
o Select.
3 Scroll n to your desired wallpaper.
The image on the display will change
as you scroll.
4 Press o Select to confirm.
• A validation tone is emitted and
the screen returns to the
Personal Set menu.
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12.5 Select the Color Theme
(Handset only)
There are 4 color themes available on
your handset.
1 Press m in idle mode, scroll n to
Personal Set, and press o
Select.
2 Scroll n to Color Theme and
press o Select.
3 Scroll n to your desired color
theme. The color theme used on
the display will change as you scroll.
4 Press o Select to confirm.
• A validation tone is emitted and
the screen returns to the
Personal Set menu.
12.6 Set the Display Contrast
You can change the contrast of the text
on the display. There are 5 contrast levels
available. The default is level 3.
1 Press m in idle mode, scroll n to
Personal Set, and press o
Select.
2 Scroll n to Contrast and press
o Select.
3 Scroll n to the desired display
contrast, and press o Select to
confirm.
• A validation tone is emitted and
the screen returns to the
Personal Set menu.
12.7 Set the Backlight Time
(Handset only)
You can change the backlight timing for
the display. There are 3 options available
- 20, 40, or 60 seconds.
1 Press m in idle mode, scroll n to
Personal Set, and press o
Select.
2 Scroll n to Backlight Time and
press o Select.
3 Scroll n to the desired backlight
time, and press o Select to
confirm.
• A validation tone is emitted and
the screen returns to the
Personal Set menu.
12.8 Deactivate/Activate Auto
Hang-Up (Handset only)
If auto hang-up is set to On, it will
automatically release the line when the
phone is put back on the cradle.
If auto Hang-up is set to Off, putting the
handset back on the cradle while in talk
mode will switch the handset to hands
free talk mode. This allows you to charge
the handset during calls.
The default setting for auto hang up is On.
1 Press m in idle mode, scroll n to
Personal Set, and press o
Select.
2 Scroll n to Auto Hang-up and
press o Select.
3 Scroll n to On or Off and press
o Select to confirm.
• A validation tone is emitted and
the screen returns to the
Personal Set menu.

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