What we will cover today… Contents – what you get with your phone Difference between phone brands and networks Charge your phone battery Making and receiving a phone call ICE – In Case of Emergency Saving a phone number Check your phone credit balance Missed Calls Checking your voicemail messages
Box Contents The SIM card comes seperate from the phone contents, but is essential to make calls.
Phone Brands vs. Phone Networks Brands Phillips Panasonic Sony Nokia Sagem Motorola LG Apple’s iPhone Networks Eircom – 061 for Limerick, 01 for Dublin, 021 for Cork, etc. O2 – 086 Vodafone – 087 Meteor – 085 Three - 083 + 7 digit number
Inserting SIM Card & Battery Remove cover by pressing in buttons at either side of phone
InsertSIM Card Insert SIM Card as shown here Note one corner looks like it has been cut at an angle
Charge battery Replace cover – fit bottom of cover into place first!!! Plug charger in here to charge battery
When is battery fully charged? Signal strength is at 4 bars here which is good – 1 or 2 is quite weak! Phone is fully charged when green bar is full
Phone Features Turn phone on/off – keep RED button pressed for few seconds • To make phone call: • Enter phone number • Press GREEN button once
Receiving a call & “hanging up” To end a phone call, press the RED button To answer a phone call – just press the GREEN button once
Exercise • Work with the person sitting next to you • Write down each other’s phone numbers (numbers are on back of phones) • Taking turns do the following: • Hold the red button for a few seconds to turn on the phone • Enter the phone number • Press green button to make the phone call
ICE – In Case of Emergency • The idea is that you store the word " I C E " in your mobile phone address book, and against it enter the number of the person you would want to be contacted "In Case of Emergency“ • In an emergency situation ambulance and hospital staff will then be able to quickly find out who your next of kin are and be able to contact them • It's so simple that everyone can do it. For more than one contact name ICE1, ICE2, ICE3 etc.
Save a number onto the phone Type in the Surname Use the directional keys to move down to enter First Name Note that it says Next on the screen! Enter the phone number Press the Save button Note that it says Save on the screen!
Save a number onto the phone The centre button relates to what is written above it at the time on the screen Pressing this here takes you to the Next section …while pressing it here selects the Save option
Save a number onto the phone • The number is now saved! • If you want to call this number press the centre button to call • If you want to exit from this screen and return to the “home” screen press the red button
Check your Credit Balance • Press the down arrow key to access the Contacts list or “phonebook” • Press the down arrow until ‘Credit Balance’ is highlighted • Press the Green button to call this number • This number is NOT like dialling an ordinary phone number!!! • Instead of ringing out, a text message will be displayed on the screen • You may need to ‘scroll’ down past the advertising to read how much call credit you have left
What happens if you miss a call? • Press the Menu button – large middle button • Press Up arrow once • To select Log, press Right arrow once • Press Select – large middle button • On Missed Calls, press Select again • Here you can view a list of your missed calls with the date and time of the call • To return a call, simply select the number you want to call and press the Green button
How to check your voicemail • Dial 171 • Listen to the options available and press the appropriate number • When you want to end the call press the red button