BT BIG Button phone User Manual

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BIG Button phone

Userfriendly

Guide

Lift flap

At a glance

Handset hook

 

S (secrecy) button

When the phone has been

Held down, this button allows you to speak

wall-mountedit keeps the

 

to someone in the same room without the

 

 

 

 

 

handset in place.

 

person on the other end of the line hearing

Handset park

 

 

 

 

your conversation.

 

 

 

 

 

When the BIG Button phone is wall-

 

 

 

 

Indicator light

mounted, you can hook the handset

 

 

 

 

on this if you need to temporarily

 

 

 

 

This will flash when the phone rings.

move away from the phone.

 

 

 

 

 

R (recall) button

 

 

 

 

One-touchmemory buttons

 

 

 

 

Enables you to quickly dial your most

Recall button for use with some BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

regularly used numbers or a stored

Select Services and switchboards.

 

1 2

3

 

number for emergencies.

 

 

Memory

 

 

label

 

Ringing volume, tone and

For making

 

4 5 6

amplification setting

a note of

 

 

The switches on the phone base give

names and

 

 

you the option to change the ringing

numbers

 

stored in the

 

7

8 9

volume, ringing tone and incoming or

 

outgoing amplification.

Quickdial

 

 

 

memories.

 

 

 

 

 

0

 

Handset

Store button

 

 

 

To use the inductive coupler, switch

Allows you to store phone

 

 

 

your hearing aid to the T setting.

numbers in the Quickdial and

 

 

 

 

One-touchmemories.

 

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Redial

Quickdial

 

 

 

Quickdial button

Amplify button

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enables you to dial up to 10 phone

This button allows you to amplify

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

numbers stored in the memory.

your voice or the caller’s voice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Use the +/buttons to increase/

 

1471 button

 

 

 

decrease the level of amplification

Allows you to check the phone number of

Redial button

on your call.

the last person who called you.

 

Redials the last number dialled.

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Introduction

Your BIG Button phone is designed for ease of use and made to the high standards set by BT

We thank you for making the right choice and expect that your phone will give you many years of quality service.

Please read the instructions carefully before use, and keep this User Guide for future reference.

This user guide is available in the following formats:–

Large Print.

Braille.

Tape recording.

If required, please ring BT on Freefone 0800

800 150 (0800 243 123for textphone users only).

Contents

 

At a glance

2

Introduction

3

Installing your

 

BIG Button phone

4

Using your

 

BIG Button phone

8

Wall-mounting

14

Technical

 

information

16

Index

18

Hints and tips boxes

In this user guide, we’ve included helpful tips and useful notes. These are shown in yellow boxes.

Introduction

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Installing

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have to number contact services

Installing your BIG Button phone

IMPORTANT

Check that your BIG Button phone is complete. When you unpack you should find:

BIG Button phone with telephone line cable

attached and a plinth

Screws and wall plugs for

wall mounting

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Plan where you will put your BIG Button phone

It should be within two metres of a phone socket.

Do not stand it on carpets or other similar surfaces that generate fibres as this may reduce the ringing sound and clog inside mechanisms.

Your BIG Button phone can be positioned in three alternative ways:

Flat on a table surface.

Raised position on a table surface.

Wall-mounted.

See ‘Wall-mounting’on page 14.

Do not cover or enclose the phone; allow a free flow of air to its surfaces.

Wa r n i n g

Installing

Plug your BIG Button phone into the wall socket

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Ringer volume

Installing

Switch found on base of phone.

Set the volume of the ringer to

Either High, Low or Off.

Ringer tone select

Switch found on base of phone.

This switch allows you to select the pitch required for the ringer.

R1: For a low pitched tone.

R2: For a medium pitched tone.

R3: For a high pitched tone.

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Time Break Recall Amplify selection and Earth Recall

selection

Installing

Switch found on base of phone.

Choose between either incoming or outgoing settings. Incoming makes the caller’s voice louder. Outgoing makes your voice louder at the other end of the call.

Using the Amplify button will increase the volume of all sounds that enter the microphone, so if you can, reduce any background noise whenever you use this feature

Switch found on base of phone.

Your phone will already be set to TB. If you are a residential customer this will help you to use some Network Services such as Call Waiting, as long as you subscribe to this service.

Call BT on Freefone 0800 800 150 for details.

Your BIG Button phone is now ready for use

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Using

Using your

BIG Button phone

To make a call

1Lift the handset and listen for a dialling tone.

2Dial the number you require.

To end the call, replace the handset.

To receive a call

When the phone rings pick up the handset and speak.

To redial the last number dialled

1Lift the handset.

2Press the REDIAL button. The phone will automatically redial the last number dialled.

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