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User Guide

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BT FREESTYLE 4100 SMS

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Welcome…

to your BT Freestyle 4100 digital cordless telephones

purchased you will have either or all of these handsets:

Kitchen – with a wipe clean keypad and rubber grips. Bedroom – with bright backlighting of the keypad and display and a built in torch.

Lounge – stylish design and colour to fit in with most decors.

Up to 100 name and number directory. Send and receive text messages.

Calls list holds details of your last 40 callers so you can see who’s called and when. Call back numbers directly from the calls list.

Redial any of the last 20 numbers from the redial list. Make internal calls between two handsets while the third talks to an outside caller.

Digital call clarity with up to 300m range outdoors and up to 50m indoors.

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This User Guide provides you with all the information you need to get the most from your phone.

You must first set up your product before you can use it. This doesn’t take long as it is easy to do. Just follow the simple instructions on the next few pages or see the Quick Start guide enclosed.

Need help?

If you have any problems setting up or using

your BT Freestyle 4100 please contact the Helpline on 0870 240 3962.

Alternatively, you may find the answer in ‘Help’ at the back of this guide.

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4Section

 

Got everything?

 

Freestyle 4100 Trio

 

 

 

Freestyle 4100 base

 

 

 

 

Freestyle 4100

 

2 x Freestyle 4100 chargers

 

 

Freestyle 4100 base

 

Freestyle 4100 Lounge handset

 

 

 

Freestyle 4100 Lounge handset

 

Freestyle 4100 Bedroom handset

 

 

 

2 x NiMH AAA rechargeable batteries

 

Freestyle 4100 Kitchen handset

 

 

 

1 x mains power adaptors

 

6 x NiMH AAA rechargeable batteries

 

 

 

1 x belt clips

 

3 x mains power adaptors

 

 

 

Telephone line cord

 

3 x belt clips

 

 

 

Freestyle 4100 Twin

 

Telephone line cord

 

 

 

 

 

 

Freestyle 4100 base

 

Freestyle 4100 Quad

 

 

 

Freestyle 4100 charger

 

Freestyle 4100 base

 

 

 

Freestyle 4100 Lounge handset

 

3 x Freestyle 4100 chargers

 

 

 

Freestyle 4100 Bedroom handset

 

Freestyle 4100 Lounge handset

 

 

 

4 x NiMH AAA rechargeable batteries

 

2 x Freestyle 4100 Bedroom handset

 

 

 

2 x mains power adaptors

 

Freestyle 4100 Kitchen handset

 

 

 

2 x belt clips

 

8 x NiMH AAA rechargeable batteries

 

 

 

Telephone line cord

 

4 x mains power adaptors

 

 

 

 

 

4 x belt clips

 

 

 

 

 

 

Telephone line cord

 

 

 

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In this guide

Section 5

Getting started

Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Setting up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Attach belt clips (optional) . . . . . . . . .9

Getting to know your phone

Handset buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Display icons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Navigating the menus . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Menu map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Base . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15

Using the phone

Dialling numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Call timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Auto-answer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16Backlit buttons & display . . . . . . . . . .16 Switch handset on/off . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 Make an external call . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 Preparatory dialling . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 End a call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 Receiving calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 Handsfree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Earpiece and handsfree volume . . . . . .18 Secrecy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Redial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Paging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 Keypad lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Internal calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22

Directory

Entering names . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Add a new directory entry . . . . . . . . . .24 Dial from the directory . . . . . . . . . . . .24 View an entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 Edit an entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 Delete entries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Copying directory entries . . . . . . . . . .26 Copy to another handset . . . . . . . . . .27 Set groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 Name and set melody for a group . . . .30

Caller Display

Caller Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 View / dial a number in the Calls list . .32 Save a number to the directory . . . . . .33 Delete an entry in the Calls list . . . . . .33 Delete the entire list . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33

SMS texting

SMS text messaging service . . . . . . . .34 Send an SMS text messsage . . . . . . . .35 Entering text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Predictive text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 SMS template message . . . . . . . . . . .39 Edit SMS templates . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39 Delete SMS templates . . . . . . . . . . . .40 Read, edit and send draft SMS

text messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40

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In this guide

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Read, edit and send messages

 

Dial mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.58

 

from your outbox . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .41

Recall mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

59

 

Sending a text message to a mobile

. .43

Base PIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

59

 

Reading SMS texts . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. .43

Default settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

60

 

Delete an SMS text message . . . . . .

. .47

Additional handsets and bases

 

 

Delete all SMS text messages

47

 

 

Registering new handsets

61

 

Switch SMS text alert on/off

47

 

De-registeringa handset

62

 

Adding or changing a Send Service

 

 

 

Transferring a call

62

 

number

48

 

3-Waycalls

63

 

Adding or changing a Receive Service

 

 

 

Using additional bases

64

 

number

48

 

Selecting another base

64

 

Selecting a Send Service number

49

 

 

 

 

Additional handset settings

 

Help

 

 

 

Replacing handset batteries

65

 

Date and time

50

 

Helpline

67

 

Ringer melody

51

 

 

 

 

Ringer volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.51

General information

 

 

Handset name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.51

Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

68

 

Adjust contrast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.52

Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

69

 

Backlight on/off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.52

Environmental . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

69

 

Auto answer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.53

How many telephones can you have? . .

70

 

Keybeeps on/off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.53

Connecting to a switchboard . . . . . . . .

71

 

Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.54

Access code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

71

 

Play game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.55

Insert a pause . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

71

 

Default settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

.56

Guarantee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

72

 

Base settings

 

For your records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

73

 

 

R&TTE

74

 

Ringer melody

57

 

Declaration of Conformance

74

 

Ringer volume

57

 

SMS Service Conditions

75

 

Handset priority

57

 

 

 

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Getting started

Section 7

Location

You need to place your BT Freestyle 4100 base station close enough to a mains power and telephone socket so that the cables will reach.

Make sure it is at least 1 metre away from other electrical appliances to avoid interference.

Your BT Freestyle 4100 works by sending radio signals between the handset and base. The strength of the signal depends on where you site the base. Putting it as high as possible ensures the best signal.

Setting up

1.Plug the power adaptors into the base and any chargers that come with your product.

WARNING

Do not place your BT Freestyle 4100 base in the bathroom or other humid areas.

Handset range

The handset reception range from the base is up to 300m outdoors and up to 50m indoors.

Signal strength

The symbol on your handset screen indicates when you are in range. When you are out of range, it flashes and the screen displaysOUT OF RANGE and there is a beep.

IMPORTANT

Do not connect the telephone line until at least one of the handsets is fully charged.

The base station must be plugged into the mains power at all times.

Which socket?

Power socket

Telephone line socket

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8Getting started

Talk/Standby time

Under ideal conditions, the 2. Plug the telephone line cord into the base. handset batteries should give

about 12 hours talk time or 120 hours standby on a single charge. (The base must remain plugged into the mains at all times).

(ILLUSTRATION)

Please note that new NiMH

batteries do not reach full capacity until they have been run down and recharged a few times.

Battery low warning

When the handset battery symbol is empty and flashing, you will need to recharge the handset battery before using it.

Do not connect the other end to the wall socket yet.

3.Plug the power adaptors into the mains wall socket and switch the power on. The green POWER/IN USE light on the base comes on.

4.Install 2 X NiMH AAA batteries supplied into each handset. Then slide the battery compartment cover into place.

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Getting started

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5. Charge the handsets for at least 16 hours by placing the

Battery performance

 

To keep your batteries in the best

 

handset on the base. The red CHARGING light comes

 

condition, leave the handset off

 

on. The handsets are pre-registeredto the base.

the base for a few hours at a time

 

(after the initial 16 hour charge).

 

 

 

 

 

If you have purchased either the BT Freestyle Twin,

Running the batteries right down

 

Trio or Quad products the additional handsets will come

at least once a week will help them

 

pre-registeredto the base.

last as long as possible.

 

The charge capacity of

 

 

 

 

 

6. After 16 hours charging, plug the telephone line cord

rechargeable batteries will reduce

 

into the wall socket.

with time as they wear out, giving

 

the handset less talk/standby time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eventually they will need to be

 

Attach the belt clips (optional)

replaced. New batteries are

 

available from the BT Freestyle

 

 

 

 

Helpline on 0870 240 3962.

 

 

 

 

After charging your handset for the

 

 

 

 

first time, subsequent charging

 

 

 

 

time is about 6-8hours a day.

 

 

 

 

Batteries and handset may become

 

 

 

 

warm during charging. This is

 

 

 

 

normal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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10 GettingSection to know your phone

Handset buttons

Scroll Up/Down/Volume/Redial/Calls list

Lets you scroll through menu options.

During a call, adjusts the earpiece and handsfree volume, page 18.

Up also displays the Redial list page 20.

Down also opens the Calls list page 32.

Menu (in standby mode)

Press to open the on-screenMenu and select the displayed optionpage 12.

Talk

Press to make and receive calls, (page 17), lets you switch to Handsfree(page 18) and also switches the handset on(page 17).

Star

Mutes the handset ringer.

Recall

Used with some BT Calling Features.

Digital Clari t y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A

 

DE

1

 

2

BC

 

F

 

 

3

 

G

J

 

M

 

 

N

4

HI

5

KL

6

O

 

 

 

 

P

T

U

W

 

QR

 

 

XY

7

S

8

V

9

Z

 

 

 

0

RInt

Incoming call light

Flashes when the handset is ringing.

Directory (in standby mode)

Press to open the Directory and select from up to 100 names and numbers you can program into the handset, page 24.

End call

Press to end a call, page 17

Press and hold to switch the handset off, page 17

Torch control (bedroom handset only)

Press and hold to switch on the beam.

Keypad lock

Prevents accidentally dialling numbers when carrying the handset around, page 22

Int

Lets you make internal calls between handsets, page 22.