Introducing your new MOTORIZR™ Z8 3G wireless phone. Here’s a quick anatomy lesson.
Scroll up, down,
left, right or
press centre to Left Soft Key Right Soft Key
Media Player Home Key Clear Key
Call Key End Key
Make & Turn on & off,
Video Call Key Camera Key answer calls. hang up, exit
Battery Charging Indicator
Primary Camera Lens
& Camera On Indicator
Accessory Connector Port Memory Card Slot
Insert battery charger & phone
Home Screen Main Menu
Press and hold the Power Press the Navigation Key up,
1 Key O for a few seconds or 3 down, left, or right (S) to
until the display lights up to highlight a menu feature.
turn on your phone.
Press the Home Key to open
2 the Main Menu. Press the Centre Key (s) to
E Messaging G Control panel C Connectivity
• Create message • Profiles • Bluetooth™
• Call Voicemail • Speed Dial • Remote Sync
• Messages Inbox • Themes • Connections
• Email Inbox • Home Settings • USB Selector
• Call Settings
A Contacts • Install
D Calendar • Uninstall
• To Do
• Media Studio Settings
q Web • Audio Routing • Calculator
• Device • Jotter
B Recent Calls
• Contacts • File Manager
• Dialled • Kill Filter K SIM
• Missed • Security • SIM Toolkit
• Received • Rights Manager • SIM Application
• Msg Settings
• Voicemail L Games
• Internet Settings • Vibe
• Network Settings
• Storage Wizard * optional features
F Media Studio Settings This is the standard main menu
• Media Player
• Camera layout. Your phone’s menu may be a
• Camcorder little different.
• Media Gallery
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Safety and General Information
This section contains important information Your Motorola mobile device is designed to
on the safe and efficient operation of your comply with local regulatory requirements in
mobile device. Read this information before your country concerning exposure of human
using your mobile device.1 beings to RF energy.
Exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) Operational Precautions
Energy For optimal mobile device performance and
Your mobile device contains a transmitter and to be sure that human exposure to RF energy
does not exceed the guidelines set forth in the
receiver. When it is ON, it receives and
relevant standards, always follow these
transmits RF energy. When you communicate
with your mobile device, the system handling instructions and precautions.
your call controls the power level at which External Antenna Care
your mobile device transmits. If your mobile device has an external antenna,
use only a Motorola-supplied or approved
replacement antenna. Use of unauthorised
antennas, modifications or attachments could
1. The information provided in this document damage the mobile device and/or may result
supersedes the general safety information in user’s in your device not complying with local
guides published prior to May 1, 2006. regulatory requirements in your country.
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DO NOT hold the external antenna when the Using accessories not supplied or approved
mobile device is IN USE. Holding the external by Motorola may cause your mobile device to
antenna affects call quality and may cause the exceed RF energy exposure guidelines. For a
mobile device to operate at a higher power list of Motorola-supplied or approved
level than needed. accessories, visit our Web site at:
Product Operation www.motorola.com.
When placing or receiving a phone call, hold RF Energy Interference/
your mobile device just like you would a
If you wear the mobile device on your body, Nearly every electronic device is subject to RF
always place the mobile device in a Motorola- energy interference from external sources if
supplied or approved clip, holder, holster, inadequately shielded, designed or otherwise
case or body harness. If you do not use a configured for RF energy compatibility. In
body-worn accessory supplied or approved some circumstances your mobile device may
by Motorola, keep the mobile device and its cause interference with other devices.
antenna at least 2.5 centimetres (1 inch) from
your body when transmitting.
When using any data feature of the mobile
device, with or without an accessory cable,
position the mobile device and its antenna at
least 2.5 centimetres (1 inch) from your body.
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Follow Instructions to Avoid Interference • DO NOT carry the mobile device in the
Problems breast pocket.
Turn off your mobile device in any location • Use the ear opposite the pacemaker to
where posted notices instruct you to do so. minimise the potential for interference.
These locations include hospitals or health • Turn OFF the mobile device
care facilities that may be using equipment immediately if you have any reason to
that is sensitive to external RF energy. suspect that interference is taking
In an aircraft, turn off your mobile device place.
whenever instructed to do so by airline staff. Hearing Aids
If your mobile device offers an airplane mode
Some mobile devices may interfere with
or similar feature, consult airline staff about
using it in flight. some hearing aids. In the event of such
interference, you may want to consult your
Pacemakers hearing aid manufacturer or doctor to discuss
If you have a pacemaker, consult your doctor alternatives.
before using this device. Other Medical Devices
Persons with pacemakers should observe the If you use any other personal medical device,
following precautions: consult your doctor or the manufacturer of
• ALWAYS keep the mobile device more your device to determine if it is adequately
than 20 centimetres (8 inches) from shielded from RF energy.
your pacemaker when the mobile
device is turned ON.
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Driving Precautions Operational Warnings
Check the laws and regulations on the use of Obey all posted signs when using mobile
mobile devices in the area where you drive. devices in public areas, such as health care
Always obey them. facilities or blasting areas.
When using your mobile device while driving, Automobile Air Bags
please: Do not place a mobile device in the air bag
• Give full attention to driving and to the deployment area.
road. Using a mobile device may be Potentially Explosive Atmospheres
distracting. Discontinue a call if you
cannot concentrate on driving. Areas with potentially explosive atmospheres
are often but not always posted and can
• Use handsfree operation, if available. include fuelling areas such as below decks on
• Pull off the road and park before boats, fuel or chemical transfer or storage
making or answering a call if driving facilities or areas where the air contains
conditions so require. chemicals or particles, such as grain, dust or
Responsible driving practices can be found in metal powders.
the “Smart Practices While Driving” section at When you are in such an area, turn off your
the end of this guide and/or at the Motorola mobile device and do not remove, install or
Web site: www.motorola.com/callsmart. charge batteries. In such areas, sparks can
occur and cause an explosion or fire.
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Damaged Products Your battery, charger or mobile device may
If your mobile device or battery has been contain symbols, defined as follows:
submerged in water, punctured or subjected
to a severe fall, do not use it until you take it
to a Motorola Authorised Service Centre. Do 032374o
Important safety information
not attempt to dry it with an external heat follows.
source, such as a microwave oven. Do not dispose of your
Batteries and Chargers battery or mobile device in a
If jewellery, keys, beaded chains or
other conductive materials touch 032375o
Your battery or mobile device
exposed battery terminals, this may require recycling in
could complete an electrical circuit accordance with local laws.
(short circuit), become very hot and could Contact your local regulatory
cause damage or injury. Be careful when authorities for more
handling a charged battery, particularly when information.
placing it inside a pocket, purse or other Do not throw your battery or
container with metal objects. Use only mobile device in the trash.
Motorola Original batteries and chargers.
Li Ion BATT
Your mobile device contains
Caution: To avoid risk of personal injury, do an internal lithium ion
not dispose of your battery in a fire. battery.
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Symbol Definition Glass Parts
Do not let your battery, Some parts of your mobile device may be
charger or mobile device get made of glass. This glass could break if the
wet. product is dropped on a hard surface or
Listening at full volume to receives a substantial impact. If glass breaks,
music or voice through a do not touch or attempt to remove. Stop
headset may damage your using your mobile device until the glass is
hearing. replaced by a qualified service centre.
Some people may be susceptible to epileptic
Your mobile device or its accessories may seizures or blackouts when exposed to
include detachable parts, which may present flashing lights, such as when playing video
a choking hazard to small children. Keep your games. These may occur even if a person has
mobile device and its accessories away from never had a previous seizure or blackout.
If you have experienced seizures or blackouts
or if you have a family history of such
occurrences, please consult with your doctor
before playing video games or enabling a
flashing-lights feature (if available) on your
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Discontinue use and consult a doctor if any of Repetitive Motion
the following symptoms occur: convulsion,
eye or muscle twitching, loss of awareness, When you repetitively perform actions such
involuntary movements or disorientation. It is as pressing keys or entering finger-written
always a good idea to hold the screen away characters, you may experience occasional
from your eyes, leave the lights on in the discomfort in your hands, arms, shoulders,
room, take a 15-minute break every hour and neck or other parts of your body. If you
stop use if you are very tired. continue to have discomfort during or after
such use, stop use and see a doctor.
Caution About High Volume Usage
Listening at full volume to music or
voice through a headset may
damage your hearing.
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FCC Notice To Users
The following statement applies to all If your mobile device or accessory has a USB
products that have received FCC approval. connector, or is otherwise considered a
Applicable products bear the FCC logo, and/ computer peripheral device whereby it can be
or an FCC ID in the format FCC-ID:xxxxxx on connected to a computer for purposes of
the product label. transferring data, then it is considered a Class
Motorola has not approved any changes or B device and the following statement applies:
modifications to this device by the user. Any This equipment has been tested and found to
changes or modifications could void the comply with the limits for a Class B digital
user’s authority to operate the equipment. device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules.
See 47 CFR Sec. 15.21. These limits are designed to provide
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC reasonable protection against harmful
Rules. Operation is subject to the following interference in a residential installation. This
two conditions: (1) This device may not cause equipment generates, uses and can radiate
harmful interference, and (2) this device must radio frequency energy and, if not installed
accept any interference received, including and used in accordance with the instructions,
interference that may cause undesired may cause harmful interference to radio
operation. See 47 CFR Sec. 15.19(3). communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does
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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
• Reorient or relocate the receiving
• Increase the separation between the
equipment and the receiver.
• Connect the equipment to an outlet on
a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced
radio/TV technician for help.
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Use and Care
To care for your Motorola phone, please keep it away from:
liquids of any kind dust and dirt
Don’t expose your phone to water, Don’t expose your phone to dust,
rain, extreme humidity, sweat, or dirt, sand, food, or other
other moisture. If it does get wet, inappropriate materials.
don’t try to accelerate drying with the
use of an oven or dryer, as this may
damage the phone.
extreme heat or cold cleaning solutions
Avoid temperatures below -10°C/14°F To clean your phone, use only a
or above 45°C/113°F. dry soft cloth. Do not use alcohol
or other cleaning solutions.
microwaves the ground
Don’t try to dry your phone in a Don’t drop your phone.
use and care
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European Union Directives Conformance
Hereby, Motorola declares The above gives an example of a typical
that this product is in compliance Product Approval Number.
with: You can view your product’s Declaration of
• The essential requirements and Conformity (DoC) to Directive 1999/5/EC (to
other relevant provisions of Directive R&TTE Directive) at www.motorola.com/rtte.
1999/5/EC To find your DoC, enter the product Approval
Number from your product’s label in the
• All other relevant EU Directives “Search” bar on the Web site.
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Caring for the Environment by Recycling
This symbol on a Motorola product
means the product should not be
disposed of with household waste.
Recycling Mobile Phones and Accessories
Please do not dispose of mobile telephones
or electrical accessories, such as chargers or
headsets, with your household waste. In
some countries or regions, collection systems
have been set up to handle waste electrical
and electronic items. Please contact your
regional authorities for more details. If no
suitable scheme exists, you may return
unwanted mobile telephones and electrical
accessories to any Motorola Approved
Service Centre in your region.
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about this guide symbols
This guide shows how to open a menu This means a feature is network,
feature as follows: SIM card, or subscription
Find it: g > E Messaging > Create new message dependent and may not be
available in all areas. Contact your
This means that, from the home screen: service provider for more
1 Press the home key g to open the main information.
menu. This means a feature requires an
2 Press the navigation key S to scroll to optional accessory.
E Messaging, and press the centre key s
to select it. SIM card
3 Press the navigation key S to scroll to Caution: Don’t bend or scratch your SIM
Create new message, and press the centre key card. Keep it away from static electricity,
s to select it. water, and dirt.
Your Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card battery
contains personal information like your
phone number and contacts entries. It can
also contain your voicemail, text message,
and Internet access settings. If you put your Battery life depends on the network, signal
SIM card in another phone, that phone uses strength, temperature, features, and
your phone number. accessories you use.
• Always use Motorola
SIM installation Original batteries and
chargers. The warranty
does not cover damage
caused by non-Motorola batteries
• New batteries or batteries stored for a
long time may take more time to
• When charging your battery, keep it
near room temperature.
When storing your battery, keep it
uncharged in a cool, dark, dry place.
• Never expose batteries to battery installation
temperatures below -10°C (14°F) or
above 45°C (113°F). Always take your 1 2
phone with you when you leave your
• It is normal for batteries to gradually
wear down and require longer
charging times. If you notice a change 3 4
in your battery life, it is probably time
to purchase a new battery.
Contact your local recycling centre for
proper battery disposal.
Warning: Never dispose of batteries in a fire
because they may explode. Note: Your battery is intentionally tight
fitting to ensure consistent connection.
Before using your phone, read the battery
safety information in the “Safety and
General Information” section included in this
battery charging The battery charger shipped with this device
is designed for Motorola 3G mobile phones.
Other chargers might take longer to charge
are not fully
your battery, or cause your calls to fail
your phone memory card
electrical outlet. Your phone might take You can use a removable memory
microSD™ card with your phone to
several seconds to start charging the
store and retrieve multimedia objects (such
as photos and sounds). Some applications,
Your phone’s battery charging icon, in the such as Camera and Camcorder, allow you to
status bar, flashes while the battery is store photos or videos on your phone or
charging, and stops flashing when the memory card. For more memory card
battery is fully charged. Disconnect your features, see page 80.
charger once charging is complete.
Note: If you download a copyrighted file
Note: When you connect your phone to a and store it on your memory card, you can
computer with the USB cable, your phone use the file only while your memory card is
will also be charged, see page 46. inserted in your phone. You cannot send,
copy, or change copyrighted files.
To transfer files to/from your memory card, turn it on & off
see page 46.
Caution: Some phones ask for your SIM
install or remove a memory card card PIN code when you turn them on. If
1 Open the you enter an incorrect PIN code three times
rubber cover. before the correct code, your SIM card is
2 To install the disabled, and your display shows SIM Blocked.
memory card, Contact your service provider.
make sure the To turn on your
memory card’s phone, press and hold
metal contacts O for a few seconds.
are facing up, and slide the memory If prompted, enter
card into the slot until you hear a click. your SIM card PIN.
To remove the memory card, push it in To turn off your phone, press and hold O.
and release. The memory card slides a The power menu is briefly displayed.
little way out of the slot. Pull the memory Continue to hold O to turn off your phone.
card out of the slot.
Tip: Release O when the power menu is
3 Replace the rubber cover. displayed and you can select Shut down,
Lock keypad, and Flight Mode.
slider N. To “hang up,” close the slider or press
To open your slider, push the bumper bar
up, see page 1
store a phone number
To close your slider, pull the bumper bar
down. You can store a phone number in your
make a call 1 Enter a phone number in the home
To make a call, enter a phone number and
2 Press Options > Store.
press N. To “hang up,” close the slider or
press O. 3 Enter a name and other details for the
phone number. To select a highlighted
Tip: For the best microphone performance
item, press the centre key s.
have the slider open during a call.
4 Press Options > Save to store the number.
To make video calls, see page 28.
Note: The number will be stored on your
answer a call
For further Contacts details, see page 29.
To answer a call when your phone rings
and/or vibrates, just open the slider or press
call a stored phone
Find it: g > A Contacts
1 Scroll to the contacts entry.
Shortcut: In contacts, press keypad keys
to enter the first letters of an entry you
2 Press N to call the entry.
your phone number
From the home screen, press g > SIM
> SIM Application > My Lines to see your number.
You can do much more with your phone Note: Your home screen might look
than make and receive calls! different from the one shown, depending on
your service provider and selected plug-ins.
home screen Your home screen displays important status
information, such as messages and missed
The home screen appears when you turn on calls using plug-ins. The following plug-ins
the phone. can be selected:
• Calls - Select to view missed calls or
10/Jan/2007 12:00am call a contact.
Call a contact • Messages - Select to view or send
Send a message messages.
Jan 10, 2007 • Email - Select to view or send email.
Active profile: General • Calendar - Select to view calendar
Live Music Info reminders.
Options Open Contacts • Profile - Select to view current profile
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• Music - Select to play music and make a video call
access the Media Gallery.
1 Enter a phone number and press the
In your home screen menu press Options video call key R or press Options > Video
> Settings to select the plug-ins you want to call to dial the number. For the video call
display. You can display up to five plug-ins. key location, see page 1.
To clear your plug-in status information 2 To end the call, press O.
highlight the plug-in, then press and hold
For further home screen features, see
page 50. You can send and receive SMS, MMS, and
email messages from the messaging
To customise your home screen, see
feature. For more messaging features, see
video calls send a message
If you call someone who has a 3G Find it: g > E Messaging > Create new message
video phone, you can see each other > SMS or MMS or Email
while you talk. If your phone is roaming on a 1 Select To to add a recipient. Enter the
non-3G network, video calls will not work recipient’s number or address, or press
(see the Roam indicator on page 51). Contacts and select a contact.
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2 Select Subject to enter a subject (optional). receive a message
3 Scroll down to the text entry field and When you receive a new message,
press keypad keys to enter text on the your phone plays an alert. Also, the
page (for details about text entry, see display shows New message with a message
page 52). indicator, such as É, and the home screen
To insert a picture, sound, or other messaging plug-in is updated. Press the View
object on the page, press Options and key to open the message.
select the Add or Insert menu. To see all of your messages:
To insert another page in your MMS, Find it: g > E Messaging > Messages Inbox or
press Options > Add > New page. You can Email Inbox
enter more text and objects on the new
Tip: You can use the S left and right keys
to scroll between folders, such as Inbox,
Note: SMS, MMS and email messages Outbox, Draft, Sent, SIM, and Templates.
allow different types of objects to be
added to your message. All available
options are displayed in the Add and Insert contacts
menus. You can manage the details of your contacts
4 When you finish the message, press the from the contacts feature.
Send key to send the message. For more contacts features, see page 67.
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create a contact Tip: Use the S left and right keys to
scroll between tabs, such as Basic,
You can store phone numbers, email
Detail, and Notes. For SIM contacts you
addresses, postage addresses and much
can only store Basic information. If you
more for each contact in your contacts list.
want to store additional information
Find it: g > A Contacts > Options > New then the contact must be stored on
contact your phone’s memory.
1 Enter a name and other details for the • press the S left and right keys to
contact. To select a highlighted item, view individual details, such as
press the centre key s. Mobile number, Phone number, and
2 Use the S left and right keys to scroll email address.
between tabs, such as Basic, Detail, and Tip: With a number displayed, just
Notes. Enter more details for the contact press N to call the contact.
• press Options to make a voice call,
3 Press Options > Save to store the contact. make a video call, send a message
use a contact
With a contact highlighted you can: SIM and phone contacts
• press the centre key s to display the You can show contacts stored in your
contacts details. phone’s memory or on your SIM card. Press
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g > A Contacts then press Options > View • Voice recorder
category > All phone contacts or SIM.
To store a SIM contact, set your category to camera
SIM and create a contact from the Contacts Your primary camera lens is on the back of
feature. your phone (see page 2), and your
To store a phone contact, set your category secondary camera lens is on the front of
to All phone contacts or another category you your phone (see page 1). To get the clearest
have created and create a contact from the pictures, wipe the lens clean with a soft dry
Contacts feature or the Home screen. cloth before you take a picture.
To copy contacts between your phone and Note: Next to the camera lens on the
SIM, see page 69. back of your phone is a camera on
indicator. This can blink when your camera
is on to let people around you know that
media studio they might be in your photo or video.
Your phone’s media studio contains: take a photo
• Camera Note: To take a photo with the primary
camera your slide must be closed. To take a
photo with your secondary camera the slide
• Media Gallery must be open, see page 1.
• Media Player
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1 Press the camera key or g After you capture your photo, you can use
> F Media Studio > Camera to see the the navigation keys:
Viewfinder Right Soft Key
Available Rename the photo file name.
Save the photo and go to the Media Gallery.
Navigation Left Soft Key down
Save the photo and create an MMS
Mode Size Quality message with the photo inserted in the
Indicator Indicator Icon Indicator Icon
2 Press the camera key or the centre key Save and return to viewfinder.
s to take the photo in the viewfinder.
Discard and return to viewfinder.
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photo features options
Before you capture your photo, you can
press Options to open the camera menu:
Change the effect of your photo
options (None, Black & White, Negative, Sepia, and Solarise).
Capture Flash Mode
Capture the photo. Set your flash mode to Always on, On once or
Picture size Off.
Adjust your picture size between Self timer
Small (QVGA), Medium (VGA), and Turn the self timer On or Off.
Large (2MP - primary camera only). Settings
Picture quality Set more camera features.
Adjust your picture quality between
Standard and Fine.
Change the mode of your camera
(Normal, Indoor, Outdoor, Sports, Portrait, Night,
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camcorder 1 Press the camera key then the right
navigation key or g > F Media Studio
Your primary camera lens is on the back of
> Camcorder to see the viewfinder.
your phone (see page 2), and your
secondary camera lens is on the front of Viewfinder Right Soft Key
your phone (see page 1). To get the clearest
pictures, wipe the lens clean with a soft dry Time
cloth before you take a picture. Background
Note: Next to the camera lens on the Graphic
back of your phone is a camera on
Navigation Left Soft Key
indicator. This can blink when your camera Camcorder
is on to let people around you know that
they might be in your photo or video. Quality Storage
Indicator Indicator Icon Indicator Icon
record a video
Note: To take a video with the primary
2 Press the camera key or the centre key
camera your slide must be closed. To take a
s to start recording.
video with your secondary camera the slide
must be open (see page 1). 3 Press the camera key or the centre key
s to stop recording and to preview.
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After you record your video, you can use video features
the navigation keys: Before you capture your video, you can
press Options to open the camcorder menu:
Play/Pause (preview) the video. Record
up Record the video.
Save the video and go to the Media Gallery. Video Size
down Adjust your video size between
Small (SQCIF), Medium (QCIF),
Save and go to the MMS editor with the
and Large (QVGA).
video inserted in the message.
Adjust your video quality between
Save and return to viewfinder.
Low, Medium, and High.
Discard and return to viewfinder.
Change the mode of your video
(Normal, Indoor, Outdoor, Sports, Portrait, Night,
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options Playlists, Artists, Tracks or Albums to start playing
For more music and media player details,
Change the effect of your video see page 37.
(None, Black & White, Negative, Sepia, and Solarise).
In the Media Gallery, press S left or right to
Set more video features. scroll to the photos tab. Select a photo to
view it. You can now press S left or right to
media gallery scroll through your photos.
Use the Media Gallery to manage your To edit, or delete photos you’ve taken, see
multimedia content. page 77.
Tip: You can use a removable memory play videos
card with your phone to store more
media files (see page 23). In the Media Gallery, press S left or right to
scroll to the videos tab. Select a video to
Find it: g > F Media Studio > Media Gallery start playing it. You can now use the
play music navigation key S to play, pause, forward
and rewind your video.
In the Media Gallery, press S left or right to
scroll to the music tab. Select a track from To delete, or manage videos you’ve
recorded, see page 77.
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play sounds and ring tones Find it: Press the media player key or g
In the Media Gallery, press S left or right to > F Media Studio > Media Player. For the media
scroll to the sounds and ring tones tab. player key location, see page 1.
Select a sound or ring tone to start playing If no tracks or playlists are loaded, you are
it. first taken to the Media Gallery to select a
song to play. From the music tab, open one
of the following:
To download music tracks, videos, pictures,
sounds or ring tones from the Internet, see tab
media player Play and manage your playlists.
play music Artists
Your phone can play and store AAC, AAC Select an artist to show or play their
Plus, Enhanced AAC, and MP3 music files. songs.
Note: Your phone may not play MP3 files Tracks
that have a bit rate higher than 320 kbps. If Select a track to show or play songs.
you try to download or play one of these
files, your phone might show you an error
or ask you to delete the file. Select an album to show or play its songs.
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Once the Media Player is displayed: Note: The Media Player is used to play
• Play or pause the song by pressing music and videos. You cannot play both at
the centre key s. the same time.
Tip: You can also play or pause by Tip: You can listen to music as you travel.
pressing the media player key. Use Bluetooth™ A2DP enabled devices,
such as stereo headphones, for enhanced
• Stop the song by pressing S down. music quality and use Bluetooth AVRCP
• Play previous or next by pressing S enabled devices, such as car stereos, to
left or right. control playback (see page 40). If you’re on
a plane, use a wired headset and flight
• Change volume by pressing the mode to make your phone safe to use (see
• Return to the Media Gallery by
pressing S up. Your music will manage playlists
continue to play. Press S up or down to scroll to a Playlist,
and press the centre key s to select it or
• Hide the player by pressing g to
press Options to open the menu:
return to the main menu. This lets you
use other phone features while
Show your playlists.
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options To create a playlist:
Play 1 In the Playlists tab press Options > New
Play your selected playlist.
2 Enter a name for your playlist and save
New playlist the changes.
Create a new playlist (see below). 3 Open a song list, select each song you
Rename want to add and save your changes.
Rename a playlist. music router
Delete To select which device you want to use to
Delete a playlist. play your music or multimedia audio, such
as handsfree headset or music system.
Find it: g > G Control Panel > Audio Routing
Sort your playlists by Name or Date.
Find play videos
Search for a playlist. Find it: g > F Media Studio > Media Gallery
Details > (Video) tab
View details of a playlist.
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Scroll to the video you want to play and Press the centre key s to start and stop
press the centre key s. Once the Media recording. Your recorded sounds are saved
Player is displayed: in the Media Gallery sounds/ring tones folder.
• Play or pause the video by pressing
the centre key s. Bluetooth™ wireless
• Stop the video by pressing S down. Your phone supports Bluetooth wireless
• Skip back or forward by pressing S connections. You can connect your phone
left or right. with a Bluetooth audio device, such as a
handsfree headset or music system. You
• Change volume by pressing the
can also connect your phone with a phone
or computer that supports Bluetooth
• Return to the Media Gallery by connections to exchange files.
pressing S up.
Note: The use of wireless phones while
Note: The Media Player is used to play driving may cause distraction. Discontinue a
music and videos. You cannot play both at call if you cannot concentrate on driving.
the same time. Additionally, the use of wireless devices and
their accessories may be prohibited or
voice recorder restricted in certain areas. Always obey the
Find it: g > F Media Studio > Voice laws and regulations on the use of these
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For maximum Bluetooth security, you When your phone is connected, the
should always connect Bluetooth devices in Bluetooth indicator O is highlighted in the
a safe, private environment. status bar.
Shortcut: When your phone’s Bluetooth
use a handsfree or music device power is on, your phone can automatically
Before you try to connect your phone with connect to a handsfree device you have
a handsfree or music device, make sure the used before. Just turn on the device, or
device is on and ready in pairing or bonding move it near the phone. If the device doesn’t
mode (see the user’s guide for the device). connect, turn it off and back on. During a
call, you can press Options > Audio > Earpiece to
Find it: g > C Connectivity > Bluetooth
connect to a handsfree device you have
> Enabled audio devices tab > New device
If Bluetooth is switched off, you will be
prompted to turn it on. Your phone now lists connect to another Bluetooth
the devices it finds within range. device
1 Scroll to a device in the list and press the
Before you try to connect your phone with
centre key s.
another Bluetooth device, make sure the
2 If necessary, press the Yes or OK key to device is on.
connect to the device.
Find it: g > C Connectivity > Bluetooth
3 If necessary, enter the device passkey > My devices tab > New device
(such as 0000) and press the OK key.
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If Bluetooth is switched off, you will be send files to another device
prompted to turn it on. Your phone now lists
You can send a media file, contacts
the devices it finds within range.
entry, calendar event and more from
1 Scroll to a device in the list and press the your phone to a computer or other device.
centre key s.
Note: You cannot copy some copyrighted
2 If necessary, press the Yes or OK key to objects.
connect to the device.
1 On your phone, scroll to the object that
3 If necessary, enter the device passkey you want to copy to the other device.
(such as 0000) and press the OK key.
2 Press Options > Send As> Bluetooth.
When your phone is connected, the
3 Select a recognised device name, or
Bluetooth indicator O is highlighted in the
New device to search for the device where
you want to copy the file.
Shortcut: When your phone’s Bluetooth
If your phone could not send the file to the
power is on, your phone can automatically
other device, make sure the device is on
connect to a Bluetooth device you have
used before. Just turn on the device, or and ready in discoverable mode (see the
move it near the phone. If the device doesn’t user’s guide for the device). Also, make sure
the device is not busy with another similar
connect, turn it off and back on.
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Note: Once you connect your phone to a 2 Press the Accept key on your phone to
Bluetooth device, that device can start accept the file from the other device.
similar Bluetooth connections with your Your phone notifies you when file transfer is
phone. Your display shows the highlighted complete. A Bluetooth message is received
Bluetooth indicator O in the status bar when in your Messaging inbox.
there is a Bluetooth connection.
receive files from another device
If you do not see the Bluetooth
indicator O at the top of your display,
turn on your phone’s Bluetooth feature by
pressing g > C Connectivity > Bluetooth
> Bluetooth on.
1 Place your phone near the device, and
send the file from the device.
If your phone and the sending device
don’t recognise each other, place your
phone in discoverable mode so the
sending device can locate it, press g
> C Connectivity > Bluetooth
> Visible to other devices.
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web browser Use the navigation key S to scroll between
items on the page.
Your phone is provided with a fully featured
Your browser provides shortcuts to
WEB and WAP browser so you can connect
common tasks from the Options menu:
to the Internet.
#1 Open a web page.
#2 Go to Bookmarks.
goto hellomoto.com #3 Close current window.
ringtones | games | applications
#4 Go to your home page.
music | videos #5 Show images.
#6 Display in full screen mode.
#7 Display the next browser window.
#8 Set your Internet preferences.
#9 Add the current web page to your
To start your Internet connection press Bookmarks
g > q Web.
#0 Stop (when page is loading) or
refresh the current page.
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key shortcut bookmarks press Options to open the
# Go to the top or bottom of the
* Find text on the current page. Open
Opens your bookmarked web page.
To download music, videos, pictures, and
more from the Internet, see page 77. Add bookmark
Add a bookmark.
open a web page Edit bookmark
Press Options > Open web page and enter the Edit a bookmark.
web address, such as www.motorola.com.
1 If necessary, select Open in new page.
Delete a bookmark.
2 Press Options > Open.
Send bookmark as
manage bookmarks Send bookmark in an MMS message or
To see your bookmarks press
Options > Bookmarks. To manage your
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screen format cable connection
You can choose the screen format used to Your
display your web pages. phone
Press Options > Settings and select one or more has a
from Fit to screen, Full screen, and Landscape. mini-USB port
so you can
connect it to a
connect your phone to a computer to
Note: Motorola Original USB data
You can use a USB cable or a Bluetooth cables and supporting software
connection to connect your phone to a may be sold separately. Check
computer. your computer or hand-held
device to determine the type of cable you
On your phone:
1 Disconnect the cable from your phone, if
it is connected, then press
g > C Connectivity > USB Selector.
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2 Connect the cable to your phone and to On your computer:
an available USB port on your computer. If you have selected Mass Storage as the USB
3 Select a USB personality from the list personality:
displayed: 1 Open your “My Computer” window,
• Modem - Use your phone as a modem where your phone’s memory card
for your computer. To make data calls appears as a “Removable Disk” icon.
through a connected computer, see 2 Click on the “Removable Disk” icon to
page 73. access the files on your phone’s
• PC Connect - Use your Motorola PcSync memory card.
software to transfer data and 3 To store the desired files onto the
synchronise contacts, calendar, tasks memory card, drag and drop them as
and email. See the help feature follows (you may need to create the
provided with the software for details. folder structure on your memory card):
• Mass Storage - Access your memory music:
card data using your computer’s “My > Media files> audio >music
Computer” feature. sounds and ringtones:
> Media files > audio > ringtones
> Media files > image
> Media files > video
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4 When you finish, disconnect your phone phone updates
by selecting the “Safely Remove
Hardware” icon in the system tray at the Sometimes we think of ways to make
bottom of your computer screen. Then your phone’s software faster or more
disconnect the “USB Mass Storage efficient after you’ve purchased your phone.
Device.” You can find out if your phone can be
updated and register for free update
5 Disconnect the cable from your phone
Note: Software updates do not affect your
You can use a Bluetooth connection to
contacts entries or other personal entries. If
connect your phone to a computer. To do
you receive a software update but choose to
this see “connect to another Bluetooth
install it later, see page 75.
device” on page 41. You can use your
Motorola PcSync software to transfer data Note: You may want to copy your data to
and synchronise contacts, calendar, tasks your memory card (see page 80) or
and email. See the help feature provided computer (see page 46) to ensure no data is
with the software for details. lost.
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See page 1 for a basic phone diagram. Tip: Press and hold g to display a list of
Tip: Want some help? Press Options > Help your most recently used applications.
within a feature, such as the home screen.
Use the in-device help to find information navigation key
about main phone features. Press the navigation
key S up, down, left,
or right to scroll to
basic navigation items in the display.
When you scroll to an
home key item, press the centre
Press g to switch key s to select it.
between your home
screen and the main tab scrolling
menu. In some applications, such as Messaging,
You can press g at Contacts, and Media Studio, you can press
anytime to return to the main menu. the navigation key S left and right to scroll
Home screen main menu
The home screen appears when you turn on Press S up, down, left, or right in the main
the phone, see page 27. menu to highlight an application.
To dial a number from the home screen, Press the centre key s to open the
enter a phone number and press N. To application.
“hang up,” close the slider or press O. You can press g at anytime to return to the
Press S up and down in the home screen main menu.
to highlight plug-ins, then press the centre Soft Key Labels show the current soft key
key s to open the plug-in. functions. For soft key locations, see page 1.
You can press O at anytime to return to the Press g to switch between your home
the home screen. screen and the main menu.
Soft Key Labels show the current soft key
functions. For soft key locations, see page 1.
Press g to switch between your home
screen and the main menu.
status indicators 2 Network Indicator – Shows when
your phone is using a GSM
Status indicators are displayed at the top of connection (standard network access),
the phone’s display: GPRS connection (high speed network
4, 5, 6. Temporary Indicators access), 3G connection (highest speed
1. Signal Strength network and video calling) or flight
8. Battery Level mode (no network connection, see
Service Provider page 74).
Indicator 7. Sound Mode T GSM U GPRS
f 3G V Flight mode
12:00 3 Roam Indicator – Shows when
4. Bluetooth Message Camera your phone is seeking or using a
5. Calls network outside your Home network.
1 Signal Strength Indicator – Vertical bars 4 Bluetooth Indicator – Shows current
show the strength of the network Bluetooth status. Indicators may
connection. Network services such as include:
calls may not be available when 1 or X Bluetooth on X Bluetooth
0 appears. (green) active (blue)
5 Calls Indicator – Shows various call text entry
states. Indicators may include:
Some features let you enter text.
Z active voice [ active video
call call SMS
6 Message Indicator – Shows when
you receive an SMS, MMS, email
or voicemail message. Indicators can point.
] SMS ^ email Options Send Cancel
_ MMS a voicemail Press # in a text entry view to select an
7 Sound Mode Indicator – Shows the
current sound mode. Text Input Settings
b silent d speakerphone h Your text entry mode can be set
or i to iTAP™ (h) predictive text
8 Battery Level Indicator – Vertical bars or Multi-tap (i) mode.
show the battery charge level. Recharge n Numeric mode enters numbers
the battery when your display shows a only.
Text Input Settings • Press S to move the cursor.
o Symbol mode enters symbols only. • Press D to delete the character to
the left of the cursor.
To set your preferred text entry mode, press
g > Control Panel > Text Input Settings. iTAP™ mode tips
Press # in a text entry view to switch to
iTAP™ and Multi-tap mode tips
iTAP h (predictive text) mode.
• Press 0 in a text entry view to
change text case to all capital letters iTAP mode lets you enter words using one
(m), no capitals (k), or next letter keypress per letter. The iTAP software
capital (i). combines your keypresses into common
words and predicts each word as you enter
• Press * to enter a space at the it.
cursor and move on to the next word.
• To enter numbers quickly, press and
hold a number key to temporarily
switch to numeric mode. Enter a
space to change back to iTAP or
• Press 1 to enter punctuation or
For example, if you press 7 7 6 4, Multi-tap mode
your display shows:
Press S right Press # in a text entry view to switch to
SMS to accept Multi-tap i mode.
Press S up or To: To enter text in Multi-tap mode, press a
down to scroll Prog ram keypad key repeatedly to cycle through the
through word Press * to letters and number on the key. Repeat this
options. enter a space at step to enter each letter.
For example, if you press 7 once, your
Options Send Cancel display shows:
If you want a different word (such as Progress), After 2
SMS seconds, your
continue pressing keypad keys to enter the phone suggests
remaining letters. To: a word. Press
Character P age
S right to
If you want to select an alternative word accept it, or
displays at press * to enter
press S up or down to scroll through the insertion point. a space at the
Options Send Cancel
numeric mode volume
Press # in a text entry view to switch to Press the volume keys to:
numeric n mode. Press the number keys to
enter the numbers you want. • turn off an
incoming call alert
Shortcut: You can press and hold a number
key to temporarily switch to numeric mode • change the
from iTAP™ or Multi-tap modes. Enter a earpiece volume
space to change back to iTAP or Multi-tap during calls
mode. • change the music volume during
music playback (if you are using a
symbol mode A2DP headset, the volume controls
Press # in a text entry view until your are on the headset)
display shows a list of symbols. Scroll to the • change the ringer volume from the
symbol you want, then press the centre home screen.
Note: Changing the ringer volume
will update your current profile.
lock and unlock keypad
To lock your keypad with the slider closed
press and hold O until the power menu is
displayed. Select Lock keypad.
To unlock your keypad open the slider or
press any key and select Yes.
To lock your keypad with the slider open
press and hold * then select Yes.
To unlock your keypad press any key and
You can use your phone’s handsfree
speaker to make calls without holding the
phone to your ear.
To turn the handsfree speaker on during a
call, press the Speaker key (if available), or
Options > Audio >Speaker.
profiles To activate a profile:
Find it: g > G Control panel > Profiles
Profiles define the look and sound of your
> profile name > Activate
phone. Each profile uses a group of settings
to define items such as ring tones, message To edit a profile:
alerts, screensavers and more. There are Find it: g > G Control panel > Profiles
five standard profiles General, Indoor, Meeting, > profile name > Options > Edit
Outdoor and Silent that you can edit or you can
define your own. To create a new profile:
The current profile is displayed on your Find it: g > G Control panel > Profiles > Options
home screen if you have chosen to display > New> enter profile name
the profiles plug-in, see page 27.
Once you have defined your profiles, you
can swap between profiles to change the
look and sound of your phone.
changing ring style, volume, and changing other sounds
theme You can change other sounds from the
You can change your ring style, volume, and Sounds tab.
theme from the Basic tab. Find it: g > G Control panel > Profiles: profile
Find it: g > G Control panel > Profiles: profile name > Options > Edit > Sounds tab
name > Options > Edit > Basic tab
changing screen saver and
changing voice call ring tones screen brightness
You can change your voice call ring tones You can change your screen saver and
from the Calls tab. screen brightness from the Screen tab.
Find it: g > G Control panel > Profiles: profile Find it: g > G Control panel > Profiles: profile
name > Options > Edit > Calls tab name > Options > Edit > Screen tab
changing message alerts
You can change your message alerts from
the Messages tab.
Find it: g > G Control panel > Profiles: profile
name > Options > Edit > Messages tab
home screen changing softkeys
You can change your home screen settings. You can change the function of your home
screen’s right soft key.
changing plug-ins Find it: g > G Control panel > Home Settings
You can change your plug-ins from the > Soft Keys
Find it: g > G Control panel > Home Settings managing themes
> Plug-ins > plug-in A phone theme is a group of image
and sound files that you can apply to
changing wallpaper your phone. Most themes include a
Set a photo or picture as a wallpaper wallpaper image, screen saver image, and
(background) image in your home screen. ring tone. Your phone may come with some
themes, and you can download more.
Find it: g > G Control panel > Home Settings
> Wallpaper > Choose To apply a theme, use your profiles, see
page 57. Alternatively, press g
> G Control panel > Themes, scroll to the
theme, and press Options > Select.
Note: When you apply a theme, your
current profile will be updated.
To download a theme, see page 78. answer options
To delete themes you downloaded, press
You can use different ways to answer an
g > G Control panel > Themes, scroll to the
theme, and press Options > Delete or Delete All.
Find it: g > G Control panel > Call Settings
To view a theme, press g > G Control panel
> Themes, scroll to the theme, and press options
Options > View.
Answer by opening the slider.
time & date
To manually set the time and date, press g
Answer automatically when a wired
> G Control panel > Device > Time & date > date
headset is connected after a set duration
Any Key Answer
Answer by pressing any key.
To make and answer calls, see page 25. Find it: g > B Recent calls, then press left or
right to switch between tabs All, Dialled, Missed,
turn off a call alert
Scroll to a call to see call details (like time
You can press the volume keys to turn off a and date). To call the number, press N or
call alert before answering the call. the centre key s.
recent calls return a call
Your phone keeps lists of incoming and 1 Press N from the home screen to see a
outgoing calls, even for calls that did not list of recently dialled calls.
connect. The most recent calls are listed
first. The oldest calls are deleted as new 2 Press left or right to scroll to the missed
calls are added. A record of dialled numbers, calls tab.
answered calls, and missed calls can be viewed in 3 Scroll to the call you want to return, then
the Recent Calls feature, and your missed press N.
calls are also shown in the calls plug-in on
the home screen (see page 27).
redial You can set your phone to play a different
ring tone for an entry stored in your
1 Press N from the home screen to see a contacts (see page 68).
list of recently dialled calls.
To show or hide your phone number from
2 Scroll to the entry you want to call, then the next person you call, enter the phone
press N. number and press Options > Hide my ID/
If you hear a busy signal, and you see Show my ID.
Call Failed, you can press N or the Retry
key to redial the number. emergency calls
Your service provider programs one or
caller ID more emergency phone numbers, such as
Calling line identification (caller ID) 999 or 112, that you can call under any
shows the phone number for an circumstances, even when your phone is
incoming call on your display. locked or the SIM card is not inserted.
Your phone shows the caller’s name and Note: Emergency numbers vary by country.
picture when they’re stored in your Your phone’s preprogrammed emergency
contacts, or Incoming Call when caller ID number(s) may not work in all locations, and
information is not available. sometimes an emergency call cannot be
placed due to network, environmental, or
1 Press the keypad keys to dial the To check voicemail messages:
emergency number. Find it: Press and hold 1 from the home
2 Press N to call the emergency number. screen, or press g > G Control panel
voicemail Your phone may prompt you to store your
voicemail phone number. If you don’t know
Your network stores the voicemail your voicemail number, contact your service
messages you receive. To listen to provider.
your messages, press and hold 1 from the
home screen. Note: You cannot store a p (pause), w (wait),
or n (number) character in this number. If
Note: Your service provider may include you want to store a voicemail number with
additional information about using this these characters, create a contacts entry for
feature. it. Then you can use the entry to call your
When you receive a voicemail message, voicemail.
your phone shows the voicemail message
indicator a and New voicemail. Press the Call
key to listen to the message.
advanced calling features
mute a call
Press the Mute key (if available) or Options
international calls > Mute to put all active calls on mute.
If your phone service includes
international dialling, press and hold 0
to insert your local international access
code (indicated by +). Then, press the
keypad keys to dial the country code and
hold a call
Press Options > Hold to put all active calls on
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call waiting conference call
When you are on a call, you will hear During a call:
an alert if you receive a second call. Dial the next number, press N, and press
Press N to answer the new call. Options > Link calls.
• To switch between calls, press the transfer a call
Answer key. During a call:
• To connect the calls in a conference Options > Transfer, dial transfer number,
call, press Options > Link calls. press N.
• To end the call on hold, press Options call divert
> End Call On Hold.
Set up or cancel call divert:
To turn the call waiting feature on or off,
press g > G Control panel > Call Settings g > G Control panel > Call Settings
> Call waiting > Voice call waiting or > Call diverting
Video call waiting > Mark or Unmark. Choose Voice, Video, Fax, or Data and then
select which type of calls to forward and
the phone number to forward the calls to.
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