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GW620 User Guide
Congratulations on your purchase of the
advanced and compact GW620 phone by
LG, designed to operate with the latest
digital mobile communication technology.

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Getting to know your phone .... 7                    Using call forwarding .................33
Open view ........................................ 9 Using call barring ........................33
Installing the SIM and battery 10                    Additional call setting................34
Charging your phone.................12 Contacts ..........................................35
Memory card .................................13      Searching for a contact .............35
Your home screen .......................15           Adding a new contact ...............35
   Touch screen tips .........................15                      Favorite Contacts.........................36
   Get in touch with your GW620                                       Creating a group..........................36
   ............................................................15     Other contact options ...............36
   Unlocking the screen .................15
                                                                    Messaging ......................................38
   Annunciator ..................................15
                                                                      Messaging ......................................38
   Touch screen .................................16
                                                                      Sending a message.....................38
   Opening Applications................17
                                                                      Entering text .................................39
   Proximity sensor ..........................17
                                                                      Show key mode ...........................39
   Set default Home setting .........18
                                                                      Qwerty Keypad ............................40
   Set Home theme..........................18
                                                                      When you input a letter with
   LG Home .........................................20
                                                                      accent ..............................................42
   Android Home ..............................22
                                                                      For example ...................................42
   Viewing the status bar ...............28
                                                                      Setting up your email ................42
Calls ..................................................30            Sending an email using your
   Making a call .................................30                  new account..................................43
   Calling your contacts .................30                          Retrieving your email.................43
   Answering and rejecting a call30                                   Changing your email settings.44
   In-call options ...............................31                  Threaded box ................................45
   Adjusting call volume ................32                           Using smiley ..................................45
   Making a second call..................32                           Changing your SMS settings ...45
   Turning on DTMF .........................32                        Changing your MMS settings..46
   Viewing your call logs ................32                          Changing your other settings .47

    IM.......................................................47        Watching your saved videos ...63
    SNS....................................................48        Your photos and videos ............64
    Moxier Mail ....................................48                 Viewing your photos and videos
    Moxier Sync ...................................50                  ............................................................64
Rogers..............................................51                 Using zoom when viewing a
Camera ............................................52                  video or photo .............................64
    Getting to know the viewfinder                                      Adjusting the volume when
    ............................................................52     viewing a video ...........................64
    Taking a quick photo..................53                           Setting a photo as wallpaper .64
    Once you’ve taken the photo .53                                    Editing your photos ...................64
    Using the flash ..............................54                    Rotating your photo ..................65
    Adjusting the exposure.............54                              Adding text to a photo .............65
    Adjusting the zoom ....................54                          Adding an effect to a photo ...66
    Taking a continuous shot .........55                               Cropping a photo .......................66
    Using the advanced settings...55                                   Tuning your photo .....................66
    Changing the image size ..........57                               Adding Frame ..............................67
    Choosing a colour effect...........58                               Adding clipart ..............................67
    Viewing your saved photos .....58                                  Using drawpad ............................67
                                                                       Adding stamp ..............................67
Video camera ................................59                        Resizing ..........................................67
    Getting to know the viewfinder                                      Editing your videos ....................67
    ............................................................59     Trimming the length of the
    Shooting a quick video .............60                             video ...............................................68
    After shooting a video ...............60                           Selecting Transition style .........68
    Adjusting the exposure.............61                              Adding a subtitle ........................68
    Using the advanced settings...61                                   Adding edit effect ......................69
    Changing the video image size                                      Grabbing a Frame .......................69
    Choosing a colour tone .............63
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  Adding a dubbling to your video                                  Google Applications...................80
  ............................................................69      Google Maps .................................80
Multimedia.....................................70                     Market .............................................80
  Timeline view ................................70                    Gmail ................................................80
  My images options menu.........71                                   Google Talk ....................................81
  Sending a photo ..........................71                        Quickoffice .....................................81
  Sending a video ...........................71                    Organiser ........................................82
  Using an image ............................71                       Adding an event to your
  Creating a slide show .................71                           calendar ..........................................82
  Checking your photo .................72                             Changing your default calendar
  Media Player ..................................72                   Setting your alarm ......................83
  Setting a ringtone .......................72                        Voice recorder...............................84
  Video editor ...................................73                  Recording a sound or voice .....84
  Storyboard .....................................73                  Sending the voice recording ...84
  Music Movie ..................................74                    Using your calculator .................85
  Auto cut ..........................................75            The web ..........................................86
  Playing a game .............................75                     Browser ...........................................86
  Transferring files using USB                                        Accessing the web ......................86
  mass storage .................................76                   Using web tool bar......................86
  Music ................................................76           Using options................................87
  Playing a song ..............................77                    Adding and accessing
  Creating a playlist ........................77                     bookmarks .....................................87
  Deleting a playlist........................78                      Changing web browser settings
  Using the radio .............................78                    ............................................................88
  Searching for stations ................78                          Using your phone as a modem
  Resetting channels .....................79                         ............................................................88
  Listening to the radio.................79

Settings ...........................................89
    Wireless Controls ........................89
    Call settings ..................................89
    Sound & display ..........................89
    Data synchronization ................90
    Security & location .....................90
    SIM card lock ................................90
    Visible passwords .......................90
    SD card & Phone storage .........91
    Date & time ...................................91
    Locale & text .................................91
    About phone ................................91
    DivX VOD registration ...............91
Software Update..........................94
Accessories ....................................95
For Your Safety ..............................96
Safety Guidelines .......................103
Trouble Shooting.......................127

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Getting to know your phone
Stereo earphone connector

Power /Lock key
Turns the phone on/off.

Sensor window

Back key
• Press once to return to the
  previous screen.
Menu key
Press this key to check what
options are available in that
Home Key
Go to Home screen.

      WARNING: Putting a heavy object on the phone or sitting on it
 can damage its LCD and touch screen functionality.
 Do not cover the protection film on proximity sensor of LCD.
 It can be caused the malfunction of sensor.

Getting to know your phone
       Charger, Data cable
       (USB cable)
         TIP: Before            SD Card Cap
         connecting the
         USB cable, wait
         until the phone has
         powered up and has
         registered on the
         network.               Music Key
                                • Go to Music directly.

       Volume keys
       • When the screen        Camera key
         is idle: key tone      • Go to the camera
         volume.                  menu directly by
       • During a call:           pressing and holding
         earpiece volume.         the key.
       • When playing
         a track: controls
         volume continuously.

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Open view

SIM card socket        Battery cover

      Camera lens


Flash light

         Memory card

Installing the SIM and battery
1 Remove the battery cover        2 Remove the battery
  Use your thumbnail to open        Hold the top edge of the
  the battery release button on     battery and lift it away from
  the bottom of the phone and       the battery compartment.
  lift off the battery cover.

                                       WARNING: Do not
                                   remove the battery when the
                                   phone is switched on, as this
                                   may damage the phone.

                                  3 Install the SIM card
                                    Slide the SIM card into the
                                    SIM card holder. Make sure
                                    the gold contact area on the
                                    card is facing downwards. To
                                    remove the SIM card, gently
                                    push it until it clicks. Gently
                                    pull it out.

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4 Install the battery
  Insert the top of the battery
  into the top edge of the
  battery compartment first.
  Ensure that the battery
  contacts align with the
  phone’s terminals. Press the
  bottom of the battery down
  until it clips into place.

Charging your phone
Slide back the cover of the        NOTE: GW620 has an internal
charger connector on the side      antenna. Be careful not to
of your GW620. Insert the          scratch or damage this rear
charger and plug it into a mains   part as it will cause loss of
electricity socket. Your GW620     performance.
must be charged fully until you
can see .
NOTE: The battery must be fully
charged initially to improve
battery lifetime.

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Memory card
Installing a memory card
You can expand the available
memory space on your phone by
using a memory card.
NOTE: A memory card is an
optional accessory.
Slide the memory card into the
slot at the top, until it clicks into
place. Make sure the gold contact
area is facing downwards.

      WARNING: Slide into
  the memory card to the slot,
  otherwise, the card can be

NOTE: You need to insert SD
memory card to take photo and
video. Photos and Videos only
will be saved to SD Memory card.
Also You can only download files
from Web with SD memory card
NOTE: When you remove SD
memory card from GW620,
Choose Settings - SD card &
Phone storage. Touch Unmount
SD card for safe removal.
Memory card
Formatting the memory                  Transferring your contacts
card                                   To transfer your contacts from
Your memory card may already           your SIM to your phone:
be formatted. If it isn’t, you will    1 Touch       and press Menu
need to format it before you can          key.
start to use it.                       2 Choose Import contacts.
NOTE: All files get deleted while      3 Choose Select all or select
formatting.                               names one by one.
1 Select settings.
2 Scroll and touch SD card &
   phone storage. then scroll
   and select Format SD card.
3 Touch Format SD card and
   then confirm your choice.
4 Enter the password, if one has
   been set. The card will then be
   formatted and ready to use.
NOTE: If there is existing content
on your memory card, the folder
structure may be different after
formatting since all files will have
been deleted.

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Your home screen
From this screen you can access         To swap between the home
menu options, make a call, view         screens just wipe quickly over
the status of your phone and            display from left to right or from
much more.                              right to left.

Touch screen tips                       Unlocking the screen
The home screen is also a great         When the screen is locked, either
place to get used to using the          press and hold the Menu key or
touch screen.                           touch and hold the      .
To select an item, touch the centre     on the touch screen to return the
of the icon.                            home screen.
• Do not to press too hard; the         Annunciator
  touchscreen is sensitive enough
                                        Touch and hold status bar part
  to pick up on a light, firm touch.
                                        on the screen, drag     down.
• Use the tip of your finger to touch   At here you can check WiFi and
  the option you require. Be careful    Bluetooth status and other
  not to touch any other keys.          notifications.
• When the screen light is off,
  either press the power key or
  press and hold the Menu key.
• Whenever your GW620 is not
  in use, it will return to the lock

Get in touch with your GW620
The User Interface is based on
three types of Homescreens.

Your home screen
                                 Flicking left & Right

                                 Flicking up & Down

Touch screen
The controls on the GW620
touch screen change
dynamically, depending on the
task you are carrying out. On
some screens,
you can scroll up and down, or
flick left to right.

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Opening Applications                Proximity calibration
To open any Application, simply     When making or receiving
touch its icon.                     a call, this function resets
                                    the distance measurement
Proximity sensor
                                    performance between the
When receiving and making
                                    phone and the ear. Please
calls, this sensor automatically
                                    be careful not to block the
turns the backlighting off and
locks the touch keypad by           proximity sensor, including the
sensing objects when the phone      protective film and fitting case,
is near the ear. This makes the     during calibration.
battery life last longer and
prevents the touch keypad                 WARNING
from malfunctioning through          Do not place anything, such
automatic key locking during         as protective film, leather
calls. Users, therefore, do not      cases, hands or foreign bodies
have the inconvenience of            over the proximity sensor, or
                                     expose the proximity sensor
unlocking the phone when
                                     to moisture, at any time,
searching the phonebook during
                                     including during calibration.
calls. Proximity calibration may
                                     A malfunction (i.e. a black
be needed in the event of a
                                     screen and the screen turns
malfunction, for example if the      off ) may occur when starting
screen turns off when starting to    to receive or make calls.
receive or make a call.

Your home screen
Set default Home setting
GW620 has, Android Home and LG Home. You can set other
Home as default setting. After you set a default Home screen,
whenever you touch       it will go back to the default one.
If you want to change default home setting, choose Home screen
selecter from menu.

Set Home theme
From Home screen, press
Menu key and select Set
Home theme. Choose from
Ice Cubes and Appet. Select
Wallpaper + Icon or Icon
only so you can leave current
wallpaper and change Icon
If you select Appet and
Wallpaper + Icon, it will show
you a completely different
styles of wallpaper and icons.

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You can add some icons on the Home screen.
To add shortcuts on the Home screen,
From Android Home : From menu, Long touch a icon and it will
be added on the Home screen

From LG Home : From Menu, long touch a icon and draw it to
                    . To remove newly added shortcuts from the
Home screen, long touch the icon and draw it to     .

You can move icon to other
group, simply touch and hold
the icon and draw it to other
group. Also you can change
group name. Touch and hold
the group name and enter new
name. Press Menu key then you
can add other groups up to 6.
Select Reset groups if you want
to turn it as default groups.

Your home screen
LG Home
Quick keys
The quick keys on your home
screen provide easy, one-touch
access to the functions you use
the most.

       Touch to bring up the         Touch to open your
       touch dialling pad, which     contacts. To search for
       lets you make a call. Enter   the number you want
       the number and touch          to call: Enter the name
       Call.                         of the contact using the
                                     touchpad. You can also
                                     create new contacts and
                                     edit existing ones.
       Touch to access the           Touch to open the
       Messaging menu. From          full Top menu which
       here you can create a         is divided into four
       new SMS.                      categories.

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Long click the home screen
and you will see four available

You can add Shortcuts, Widgets or Folders on the Home screen.
For example, select Folders and choose New folder. You will see
a new folder on the Home screen. To delete it, long touch the
folder and draw it to      .
If you select Wallpapers, you can set wallpaper from Gallery or
Wallpaper gallery.
NOTE: Android Home and LG Home only provides this function.

Getting back to your
previous application
Touch and hold       , the
screen will show you a pop
up with applications you used
Your home screen
Android Home
You can use Google search on
your homescreen

Touch     , then you can see
the whole menu.

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Your home screen

Icon     Description
          Touch to access Browser.
          Touch to open your contacts.
          You can also create new contacts and edit existing ones.
          Touch to bring up the touch dialling pad, which lets you
          make a call.
          Touch to access the Email menu. You can check your
          received Email and create new Email.
          View or Share your photos with friends. Check their
          updates too.

          Touch to keep and manage your favorite contacts.

          To Send and receives instant messages with your
          Touch to access the Message menu. From here you can
          create a new SMS or MMS.
          Share your profiles , photos, blogs and message with
          people connected to you by your friedns.

          Easily check and manage your communities.

          Touch to conveniently access Exchange protocol features.

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Icon   Description

       Provides 2way sync with Exchange server.

       Check your tasks categorized in detail.

       Manage your calendar enabled 2 way sync with Exchange
       Touch to manage and options and settings for all Moxier
       Mail, Contacts, Calendar and Tasks.


Icon   Description
       Touch to open your camera viewfinder.

       Touch to listen to the radio
       To collect, organise and sort picture and video files of a
       memory card.

       Touch to open Media Player

       Touch to enter the Music menu directly.

       Touch to edit your video files.

Your home screen

Icon     Description
          Touch to access the Alarm menu directly
          Touch to perform basic arithmetic calculations such as
          addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
          Touch to access Quickoffice.

          Touch to record voice memos or other audio files.

          Touch to choose your default Home setting.

          Touch to adjust General settings of your GW620.

          Touch to use GPS navigation on Your GW620.

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Icon   Description
         To keep track of your appointments and creates meeting

         Use Google’s web-based email service on your phone.

         Touch to access Google maps, you can search locations
         and directions.
         Use Googles’ IM program and communicate with other
         Touch to access Android Market. You can access
         Applications, Games, Search and My downloads folder.
         Use online video streaming service that allows you to
         review videos uploaded by others.

At this category, the applications you downloaded from Market
and other newly installed applications will be added.

Icon   Description
         Touch to Install a Java game and application

Your home screen
Viewing the status bar              Icon   Description
The status bar uses different
                                           Speaker phone
icons to show conditions
such as signal strength, new               Call mute
messages and battery life as well
as whether Bluetooth or data               Missed call
connections is active.
Below is a table which explains            Bluetooth on
the meaning of icons you’re
                                           Bluetooth connected
likely to see in the status bar.
                                           system warning

            [Status bar]                   Alarm

 Icon     Description                      New voicemail

          No SIM card                      Flight mode

          Signal null                      Silent

          Wi-fi is on                      Vibrate

          Wired headset                    No SD card

          Call forward                     Battery fully charged

          Call hold                        Battery is charging

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Icon   Description
       Data in

       Data out

       Data in and out



       GPS is acquring

       GPS is on

       Service message

       Setting message

 TIP! Press the power                Calling your contacts
 key to lock the touchscreen to      1 Touch      to open your
 prevent calls being made by           Contacts.
 mistake.                            2 Scroll through the contact list
                                       or enter the first letter(s) of
Making a call                          the contact you want to call
1 Touch      to open the               by touching         .
  keypad.                            3 From the list, touch the
2 Type in the number on the            contact you want to call and
  keypad. To delete a digit,           select the number to use if
  press the backspace button.          there is more than one for
3 Touch Call to make the call.         that contact.
4 To end the call, touch End call.   4 Touch Voice call.
 TIP! To enter + in order to         Answering and rejecting
 make international calls hold       a call
 down       . On the Qwerty
                                     When your phone rings, press
 keypad, press and hold 0 key.
                                     the [Accept] button to answer.
                                      Press the [Reject] button to
                                     reject button an incoming call.
                                      TIP! When phone rings, press
                                      volume up & down key if you
                                      want to switch it to silent
                                      ringer mode.

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In-call options

                                  - Touch to open a numerical
                             keypad for typing in numbers, e.g.
                             when dialling call centres or other
                             automated telephone services.
                                  Swap calls : To change between
                             the calls
                                  Merge calls : To merge two lines
                             in ues
                                  Add call : Choose to add another
                             person to the call
                                   Transfer call : Connect the two
                             calls online and quit the user’s call.

                  Bluetooth - Call audio transfer to bluetooth
                  Speaker - Touch to turn the speaker phone on.
                  Mute - Touch to turn the microphone off so the
                  person you are talking to cannot hear you.

                  Hold - Touch to put a call on hold.

Adjusting call volume                    Turning on DTMF
To adjust the volume during a            DTMF lets you use numerical
call, use the up and down button         commands to navigate within
on the left side of the phone.           automated calls. DTMF default is
                                         set to off.
Making a second call                     To turn it on, touch     .
1 During your initial call, press
     Menu key and touch            .     Viewing your call logs
     Then, select the number you         From the home screen, touch
     want to call.                            or       then choose Call log.
2    Call the number or search           All history - View a complete
     your contacts.                      list of all dialled, received and
3    Touch [Call] button to connect      missed calls and voice calls.
     the call.
4    Both calls will be displayed         TIP! Press Menu and
     on the call screen. Your initial     touch Clear call log to delete all
                                          the recorded items.
     call will be locked and put
     on hold.
                                          TIP! Touch any single call
5    To end active call calls press
                                          log entry to view the date, time
     [End call]. If there is no active
                                          and duration of the call.
     call, it will end Hold call. To
     end all calls at the same time,
     touch          - Call options
     - End call
NOTE: You will be charged for
each call you make.

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Select Fixed dial number to         Using call barring
turn on and compile a list of       1 Choose Settings. Choose Call
numbers which can be called           settings.
from your phone. You’ll need
                                    2 Touch Call barring.
your PIN2 code, which is
available from your operator.       3 Choose any or all of the five
Only numbers within the fixed          options:
dial list can be called from your     All outgoing
phone.                                Outgoing international
                                      Outgoing international calls
Using call forwarding                 except home country
1 Choose Settings. Choose Call        All incoming
   settings.                          Incoming when abroad
2 Touch Call forwarding.            4 Enter the call barring
3 Choose whether to forward           password. Please check with
  always, when the line is busy,      your network operator about
  when there is no answer             this service.
  or when you cannot be               Call cost - Check last call
  contacted.                          meter and All call meter. or Set
4 Enter the number to forward         call cost and limit.
  to.                                 Call duration- check the
NOTE: Diverting calls will incur      duration of your call.
charges. Please contact your
network operator for details.
 TIP! To turn off all call
 diverts, choose Deactivate all
 from the Call divert menu.
Additional call setting
1 Choose Settings. Choose Call
2 Touch Additional call settings.
  This lets you change the
  following settings:
  Caller ID - Use default
  operator settings to display
  my number in outgoing calls
  Call waiting - During a call,
  notify the user of incoming
  Voice clarity - Remove noise
  and make reception clearer.

Network operators
Search networks and select
preferred network.

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Searching for a contact             Adding a new contact
There are two ways to search for    1 From the home screen, touch
a contact:                                  then touch         .
From the home screen                2 If you want to add a picture to
1 From the home screen, touch           the new contact, touch       .
       to open your Contacts.           You can use a saved pictures
   Touch Search contacts and            or take a new picture.
   enter the contact name using     3   Enter the first and last name
   the key pad.                         of your new contact.
2 Touch       to place the call.    4   Enter up numbers and assign
                                        a type to each of them,
 TIP! You can search by group
                                        choosing between Mobile,
 by touching the Contacts               Home, Work and others.
 tab at the top of the screen       5   Add email addresses. You can
 and selecting Groups. This
                                        assign each email address as
 will bring up a list of all your
                                        Home, Work and Other.
                                    6   Also you can enter Chat
From the main menu                      address, Website, Postal
1 Touch    , then touch   on            addresses and Organizations.
   the Communication tab.           7   Assign the contact to Starred
2 Touch Search contacts.                in Android or set as New
                                        group. Enter Group name, for
                                        example No group, Family,
                                        Friends, Colleagues, School
                                        and VIP.

8 You can also add a Birthday       The call will initiate
  and a notes, Ringtone. And        automatically, without having to
  if you choose Incoming            touch Voice call.
  calls, the call will be sent to
  voicemail directly.               Creating a group
9 Touch Done to save the            1 From the home screen, touch
  contact.                                  and then touch Groups.
                                    2 Touch            Enter a name
 TIP! You can create                   for the new group You can set
 customised groups for your            a ringtone for newly created
 contacts. See Creating a
                                    3 Touch Done to save the
Favorite Contacts                      group.
You can assign a frequently-        NOTE: If you delete a group, the
called contact to a speed dial      contacts assigned to that group
number.                             will not be lost. They will remain
1 From the home screen touch        in your contacts.
        . Touch Set Favorite.        TIP! You can edit an existing
2 Assign your favorite contacts      group by touching the selected
   from the contact list.            group once. Choose View
3 You can call, send message or      members, Edit the group, Send
                                     message, or Delete group.
   edit the favorite contacts.
To call a speed dial number,
touch       on the home screen
then press and hold the assigned
number until the contact
appears on the screen.
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Other contact options
Press Menu key then you can see
options like Search, New contact,
Display group, Edit sync groups,
Import contacts and Delete
contact. If you choose Import
contacts, GW620 will import
contacts from your SIM card.

Messaging                           TIP! You will be charged
Your GW620 combines SMS,            for a text message for every
MMS into one intuitive, easy-to-    person you send the message
use menu.                           to.
There are two ways of entering
                                   4 Press Menu key to Call, Add
the messaging centre:
                                     subject, Attach, Send and
1 From the home screen,              Insert smiley.
   touch      or    , then
   scroll to Messaging on the           WARNING: The 160-
   Communication tab.               character limit may vary from
                                    country to country depending
Sending a message                   on how the SMS is coded.
1 Touch       then New message
  to open a blank message.               WARNING: If an image,
2 Touch To to enter the             video or audio file is added to
  recipient’s number, or open       an SMS it will be automatically
  your contacts or favourites.      converted to an MMS, and you
  You can add multiple              will be charged accordingly.
  contacts. When you are
  finished, touch the message
  box below to start composing
  the message text.
3 After entering the text, you
  can send the SMS by touching
  the send button on top of the

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Entering text                        Use        to scroll through the
Keypad.                              different keyboards in each text
                                     entry mode (e.g. capital or lower
                                     case letters).
                                     To enter a space touch        .

                                     Show key mode
                                     To input a special letter, Touch
                                     and hold         ,choose Writing
                                     language. Select the language
                                     you want to input.
                                     For example, choose
                                     Français,and return back to
                                     entering text mode. Touch and
        Touch to turn on T9          hold       , you will see the
predictive texting.                  special letters on the screen.
Touch to change the writing
        Tap to change between
the number, symbol and text
keypads. Touch and hold
then you will see Editor settings,
Wrighting language, Input
Method and User dictionary.

NOTE: If you changed LG IME            Qwerty Keypad
setting, (Settings Locale & text
                                       Text input mode using the
- Text settings) this Show key
mode is not available and you
                                       Qwerty Keypad
can only input special letter on       When you are required to enter
the qwerty keypad.                     text, for example when writing
                                       a message, the keypad will
T9 predictive                          default to ABC mode. If you are
In T9 mode, you will see           .   entering a number, for example
T9 mode uses a built-in                when making a call, the keypad
dictionary to recognise your           number keys will default to
words based on the key                 numbers. In ABC mode you can
sequences you touch. Simply            enter numbers by first pressing
touch the number key associated        and then the number you
with the letter you want to enter,     require.
and the dictionary will predict        Press @ to check which options
the word you want to use.              are available. You can search
For example, press 8, 3, 5, 3, 7, 4,   contacts, add subject, attach
6, 6 and 3 to write ‘telephone’.       files, Insert smiley, discard and
                                       check all threads.
Abc manual
In Abc mode you have to touch
the key repeatedly to enter a
letter. For example, to write
‘hello’, touch 4 twice, 3 twice, 5
three times, 5 three more times,
then 6 three times.

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You can pop up LG IME            You can input symbol on the
setting                          key pad
1 Press     once and press       For example, to input @,
       .                         1 Press      and press     .
2 Or press      twice            2 Or press     twice
   continuously and press    .     continuously and press     .
3 Or press and hold      and     3 Or press and hold      and
   press     together              press     .
You can pop up symbol pop        NOTE: Some fields may allow
up.                              only one text input mode (e.g.
1 Press     once and press       telephone number in Address
          .                      Book fields).
2 Or press     twice             When you input capital letter
  continuously and press         1 To input one capital letter,
          .                        press     .
3 Or press and hold      and     2 To input capital letters
  press         together.          continuously, press
                                   twice .
                                 3 To go back to normal input
                                   mode, press        again

When you input a letter with      For example
accent                            To input “ä”, press and hold
When you select French or         “a” key.
Spanish as text entry language,   After “a” character is erased,
you can input French or Spanish
                                  press “a “ key repetitively
special character (ex : ä).
                                  until “ä” is displayed on the
From the Qwerty Keypad,
                                  screen. You can input special
in order to input special
characters, press and hold        characters by pressing it
the corresponding alphabet        continuously.
character key.                    Setting up your email
After the corresponding           You can keep in touch on the
alphabet character is removed,    move by using your GW620 to
press the same key repetitively   send emails. It’s quick and simple
until you can see the special     to set up a POP3 or IMAP4 email
character you want to input.      account.
                                  1 Touch Email on the
                                     Communication tab.
                                  2 If the email account is not
                                     set up, start the email set up
                                   TIP! If an email account is
                                   already set up, the wizard is
                                   not activated automatically.

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Sending an email using your Retrieving your email
new account                 You can automatically or
1 Touch Email on the              manually check your account for
  Communication tab, then         new email.
  touch New message to open       See ‘Change your email settings’
  a new blank message.            to check automatically.
2 Enter the recipient’s address   To check manually:
  and write your message.         1 Touch then Email.
  You can also attach images,
                                  2 Touch the account you want
  videos, audio files and
                                     to use then.
  document file types.
                                  3 Choose Refresh and your
3 Touch Send to send your
                                     GW620 will connect to your
                                     email account and retrieve
 TIP! During an active Wi-Fi         your new messages.
 connection, emails are sent
 and received via Wi-Fi.

Changing your email               Truncate messages at-
settings                          downloading options for
You can change your email         retrieving.
settings based on your own        Number of email to display
preferences.                      - number of email to be
                                  displayed in email list.
1 Touch Email. In the menu,
   there is an option - Account   Manimum receive size limit -
   settings.                      Maximum size can be
2 Select Email.
                                  Maximum send size limit -
3 You can alter the following     Maximun size can be sent out.
                                  Priority - setting email priority
  Account name - Name your        : High, Normal, Low.
  email account name.
                                  Signature - Create signature
  Your name - Enter your name     to be added on composing
  to be displayed for outgoing    body.
                                  Default account - indicate
  Email address - Your email      outgoing mails will use this
  address.                        account’ SMTP.
  Email check frequency - Time    Email notification - New
  interval to be check for new    email notification on
  emails automatically.           indication area once this set.

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  Select rington - notification    Changing your SMS settings
  sound for new email              Your GW620 message settings
  notification.                    are pre-defined, so you can send
  Vibrate - option to enable/      messages immediately. These
  disable for new email            settings can be changed based
  notification.                    on your preferences.
  Incoming settings - Server       Touch       and press Menu key.
  information for POP4/IMAP4       Delivery report - Activate to
  server.                          receive confirmation that your
  Outgoing settings - Server       messages have been delivered.
  information for SMTP server.     Manage SIM card messages
Threaded box                       - Manage messages stored on
                                   your SIM card.
Messages(SMS, MMS) exchanged
with another party can be          Validity period - Choose how
displayed in chronological order   long your messages are stored at
so that you can conveniently       the message centre.
see an overview of your            Text message centre - Enter the
conversation.                      details of your message centre.

Using smiley
Liven up your messages using
When writing a new message,
press Menu key and choose
Insert smilely.

Changing your MMS                    Creation mode
settings                               RESTRICTED: In this mode, the
Your GW620 message settings            MMS Client device shall only
are pre-defined, so you can send       create and send messages with
messages immediately. These            content belonging to the Core
settings can be changed based          MM Content Domain.
on your preferences.                   WARNING: In this mode,
Touch      and press Menu key.         the MMS Client device shall
Touch .                                guide the user to create and
You can make changes to the            send messages with content
following:                             belonging to the Core MM
                                       Content Domain. This
Delivery report - Choose to            guidance is implemented
request a delivery report.             through warning dialogs.
Read report - Choose to request        FREE: In this mode, the MMS
a read report for each message         Client may allow the user
you send.                              to add any content to the
Auto - retrieve - Activate to          message.
retrieve messages automatically.
Roaming auto-retrieve -
Activate to retrieve messages
while roaming.
Set Priority - Choose the priority
level of your MMS.
Validity period - Choose how
long your message is stored at
the message centre.

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Changing your other                   IM
settings                              The Instant Messaging feature
Scroll to Message settings on         can only be used with the
the Settings tab then:                support of the network operator
Info. Service settings - Choose       or communities such as Windows
whether to receive or block           Live™ and Yahoo!® Messenger
information service message(Cell      For Instant Messaging users, a
broadcast message), view or edit      valid User ID and Password will
channels to receive information       be required in order to login and
sevice message. Also Choose           exchange messages as well as
languages of infomation service       checking the online status.
Service message - Choose
whether to receive or block
service messages.
Notification settings - Activate
to display message notification
in status bar. Also select ringtone
and activate vibrate when
notified a new message.

SNS                                  Friends
You can manage your Soical           You can see all your friends in
Network Settings on GW620. You       SNS and view their Profile, Photo
can view your friends’ updates       and Wall.
and also update your own             You can go to a friend’s
Facebook status.                     community website , send
Select SNS and touch Add             SN message or save profile as
account.                             contact.
Add communities from
Facebook, Bebo and Twitter.
                                     It will show all your SNS
Home                                 message.
Log in and you will see your         From the SNS first page, you can
friend’s status update. Input your   change the update time setting.
comment about new status or          Press Menu key and select
check others.                        Update setting.

Press Menu key then you will
see five options like Edit status,
Upload Photo, Go to Facebook,
Refresh and Info Details.
You can upload the photo by
touching Upload Photo. Choose
from Camera or Gallery and
input some comment.

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Moxier Mail                         Moxier Mail
Moxier Mail is a push mail client   Moxier Mail provides
for Android™ using Microsoft®       convenient access to all
Exchange ActiveSync® protocol       exchange protocol features.
with Exchange server 2003 and       You will see emails are
2007.                               organized in the timely
Also it provides convenient         manner.
UI, secure environment with         Press Menu key and use
SSL support, HTML e-mail with
                                    options you need.
Microsoft® Exchange server 2007
                                    When you create a new
From the welcome screen, press
                                    message, search and
next to proceed.
                                    enter recipients by using
Enter your corporate e-mail
                                    Global Address list (GAL) &
address, user ID and a password.
                                    Exchange Contacts/Google
NOTE: If your information is
                                    Contacts list. Go to Menu
incorrect, you will get an error
message. please try again by        and add Cc/Bcc if necessary.
entering the correct information.   Adjust priority or attach files.
If you get the error message        You can reply or forward
again, please contact your          email. Adjust Send settings
server administrator for more       or Other settings if
information.                        necessary. Each application
                                    provides direct access to
                                    Moxier Sync. From the
                                    application’s Settings, press
                                    Menu then Go to Moxier
                                    Sync button to go directly.
     Moxier Contacts                 Moxier Calendar
     Moxier Contacts provide 2-      Moxier Calendar enables 2-
     way sync with the Exchange      way sync with the Exchange
     server. Touch and hold a        Calendar with New, Folders,
     contact, Delete contact,        Edit and Delete options. You
     Edit contact, Call, Send        can change the view mode
     SMS, Send e-mail option         or add a new event. When
     will appear. To add a new       accepting the meeting
     contact, press Menu key and     invitation, it automatically
     select New contact.             adds the meeting as an
     Moxier Tasks                    event in the Event List.
     Task list shows the details
     such as the bound dates,
     task priority and the title.
     List also distinguishes tasks
     in progress, delayed (in red)
     and completed.

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Moxier Sync
Moxier Sync is a sync manager
providing options for sync and
settings for all Moxier Mail,
Contacts, Calendar and Tasks.
Press Menu key and check
  Sync now
  Syncs only checked
  applications in Sync options.
  Report logs
  Moves to the compose
  window containing the error
  Legal notice
  Check legal notice.
  Takes you to the www.’s FAQ website.
  Displays information on
  current Moxier Mail.

MY5 - Exclusively from Rogers,     News - Keeping on top of the
MY5 is a great new feature that    local, national and international
allows you to create your own      news is as easy as clicking on
calling circle. Unlimited local,   the News icon. You can search
long distance and texting plans    for news and select and set your
are available. You choose the      news feeds for quick access
5 numbers that are important       to your favourite information
to you - your best friends, your   sources for Headlines, Sports,
family members.                    Business, Technology, Health and
Shop - Browse and shop for         many other topics.
ringtones, games, videos and       Ringbacks - When someone
more content to personalize your   calls you, instead of hearing a
phone and make it more fun.        boring ring they hear music!
Weather - The Weather              Choose from different Ringback
icon provides you with the         categories such as Comedy,
weather report right on your       Sports, R&B, Rock, Hip Hop and
phone, including the current       more…
weather and five-day forecast      Stocks - The Stocks icon gives
for your city, any Canadian or     you information on your stocks,
international city. Weather also   funds and market indices directly
provides you with full weather     on your phone, including: open
conditions including: five-day     price, daily high & low, total
forecasts with forecasts for       daily volume and total market
high and low temperature, and      capitalization.
weather conditions, wind chill
and wind speed, humidity and
sunrise and sunset.

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My Account - My Account
puts the power of account
information in the palm of your
hand. My Account lets you check
your Rogers account balance,
review the number of minutes
you have used, determine your
data usage and more. Getting
important account information
on the go has never been easier.

Getting to know the viewfinder
Open the slide to use the Outer Camera.
                                            Back - Touch here to return
                                            to the menu map.
                                            Camera mode - Shows
                                            whether the camera is in
                                            video or photo mode, and
                                            can also be used to take
                                            Gallery - Touch this icon to
                                            view the gallery.
      Settings - Touch this icon to open the settings menu. See Using
      the advanced settings on page 49 for details.
      Macro - Switch this on to take close up shots.
      Flash status - Set flash light mode to Auto, Always off or Always
      Exposure - See Adjusting the Exposure on page 48.
      Zoom - zoom in or zoom out.

 Note You need to insert a Memory card first to take a picture.
 Without inserting a memory card, you will not be able to save the
 picture you had taken. GW620 will support up to 32GB.

 TIP! You can close all the shortcut options to give a clearer viewfinder
 screen. Just touch the centre of the viewfinder once. To recall the
 options, touch the screen again.

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Taking a quick photo                  Once you’ve taken the
1 Press and hold down the             photo
     camera key on the right side     Your captured photo will appear
     of the phone.                    on the screen. The image name
2    Holding the phone                is shown with four icons on the
     horizontally, point the lens     right-hand side.
     towards the subject you want      Send Touch to send the photo
     to take a picture of.            as a Email, Gmail, Messaging,
3    Press the capture button         My e-mail and etc.
     lightly and a focus box will     NOTE: Additional cost may occur
     appear in the centre of the      when MMS are downloaded
     viewfinder screen.               when roaming.
4    Position the phone so you can
                                        Use Touch to use the image
     see the photo subject in the
                                      as wallpaper.
     focus box.
5    When the focus box turns         Rename Touch to edit the name
     green, the camera has            of the selected picture.
     focused on your subject.
                                        Edit Touch to edit the image
6    Press the capture button and     using various tools.
     hold it down.
                                          Touch to return to the
    TIP! Face Tracking                previous menu.
    This automatically detects and
                                          Touch to delete the image.
    focuses on human faces to
    help you take clearer pictures.

     Touch to take another photo      4 The flash status icon in the
immediately. Your current photo         viewfinder will change, based
will be saved.                          on the new flash mode.
    Touch to view a gallery of        Adjusting the exposure
your saved photos.
                                      The exposure defines the
Using the flash                       difference between light and dark
The default flash setting is auto,    areas in an image. A low contrast
but there are other options.          image will appear foggy, whereas
                                      a high contrast image will appear
1 Select        from the left side
                                      much sharper.
   of the viewfinder to enter the
   flash sub-menu.                    1 Touch         .
2 There are three flash options:      2 Slide the contrast indicator
                                          along the bar towards
  Auto - Your camera will assess
                                          for a lower exposure and
  the light available for a good
                                          hazier image or towards
  picture and use the flash as
                                          for a higher exposure and a
                                          sharper image.
  On - The camera will always
  flash.                              Adjusting the zoom
  Off - The camera will never         You can also zoom in or zoom
  flash. This is useful if you want   out. Touch     and adjust the
  to save battery power.              zoom.
3 When you touch the option
   you want, the flash menu
   will automatically close,
   allowing you to take a picture
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Taking a continuous shot            Image quality - Choose
1 From the viewfinder, touch        between Super fine, Fine and
       to open all advanced         Normal. The finer the quality, the
  settings options and select       sharper the photo. However, the
  Shot mode and Continuous          file size will increase as a result,
  shot.                             which means you’ll be able
                                    to store fewer photos in your
2 Position the subject in the
  viewfinder and press the
  capture button as if taking a     White balance - Choose
  normal photo.                     between Auto, Incandescent,
3 The camera will take shots in     Sunny, Fluorescent and Cloudy.
  quick succession.                 Shot mode - Choose the normal
                                    continuous shot, Beauty shot,
Using the advanced settings         Frame shot or Auto panorama.
From the viewfinder, touch          Timer - The self-timer allows you
to open all advanced settings       to set a delay after the shutter is
options.                            pressed. Select Off, 3 seconds,
You can change the camera           5 seconds or 10 seconds. This is
setting by scrolling the wheel.     ideal if you want to be included
After selecting the option, touch   in a photo.
the OK button.
Image size - Change the size
of the photo to save memory

ISO - The ISO rating determines        Smart shot - Turn smart
the sensitivity of the camera’s        lighting On or Off. Shot
light sensor. The higher the ISO,      automatically when person
the more sensitive the camera          or people smile.
will be. This is useful in darker   Show captured image -
conditions when you can not use
                                    Choose On to check the picture
the flash. Select the ISO value
                                    you took i mediately.
from Auto, 100, 200 and 400.
                                    Grid view - Choose between
Scene mode - Choose from
                                    Off, 2x2 grid or 3x3 grid.
Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Sports
and Night.                          Shutter sound - Select one of
                                    the four shutter sounds.
Colour effect - Choose a colour
tone to use on your new photo.      Geo-tagging - Activate to use
                                    your phone’s locationbased
Focus - Choose between Auto
                                    services. Take pictures wherever
and Manual.
                                    you are and tag them with the
Face - Select the way the camera    location. If you upload tagged
will focus. Choose between          pictures to a blog that supports
None, Tracking, or Smile shot.      Geo-tagging, you can see the
     None - Automatically adjust    pictures displayed on a map.
     the focus for a clear, sharp   Hide icons - Choose the camera
     image.                         settings icons to be hidden
     Tracking - Your camera can     manually or automatically.
     automatically identify face    Reset - Restore all camera
     and have another rectangular   default settings.
     for better focus.

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TIP! When you exit the             Changing the image size
camera all settings will return    The more pixels, the larger the
to their defaults, except image    file, which means the files take
size and image quality. Any        up more memory space. If you
non-default settings will need     want to store more pictures on
to be reset, such as colour tone   your phone, you can change
and ISO. Check these before        the resolution to make the files
you take your next photo.          smaller.
                                   1 Using the viewfinder, touch
TIP! The settings menu
                                          in the top left corner.
is superimposed over the
viewfinder, so when you             2 Select Image size from the
change elements of the image         Preview menu.
colour or quality you will see a   3 Select a pixel value from the
preview of the image change          six options. (5Mega, 3Mega,
behind the settings menu.            2Mega, 1Mega, VGA, QVGA)

Choosing a colour effect            Viewing your saved photos
1 Using the viewfinder, touch       1 You can access your saved
       in the top left corner.        photos from within the
2 Select Colour effect from the       camera mode. Just touch
  Preview menu.                       and your gallery will appear
3 There are ten colour tone           on the screen.
  options: Normal, Blackwhite,
  Sepia, Negative, Sketch,
  Emboss, Red, Green, Aqua
  and Solarize.
4 Once you’ve made your
  selection, the colour tone
  menu can be closed by
  selecting the OK button.
  You are then ready to take a

 TIP! You can change a
 picture taken in colour to black
 and white or sepia, but you
 cannot change a picture taken
 in black and white or sepia to

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Video camera
Getting to know the viewfinder
Open the slide to use the Outer Camera.

                                            Back - Touch here to return
                                            to the home screen.
                                            Start recording

                                            Gallery - Touch this icon to
                                            view the gallery.

      Settings - Touch this icon to open the settings menu. See Using
      the advanced settings on page 55 for details.
      Flash status - Set or turn off the flash.
      Exposure - See Adjusting the Exposure on page 55.

 TIP! You can close all shortcut options to give a clearer viewfinder
 screen. Just touch the centre of the viewfinder once. To recall the
 options, touch the screen again.

Video camera
Shooting a quick video                 After shooting a video
1 Press and hold down the              A still image representing your
     camera key on the right side of   video will appear on the screen.
     the phone.                        The name of the video will be
2    Then, switch to      .            shown on the bottom of the
3    The video camera’s viewfinder     screen, along with four icons on
     will appear on the screen.        the right-hand side.
4    Holding the phone                  Send Touch to send the photo
     horizontally, point the lens      as a Email, gmail, Messaging, My
     towards the subject of the        e-mail, YouTube and etc.
     video.                            NOTE: Additional cost may occur
5    Press the capture button once     when MMS are downloaded
     to start recording.               when roaming.
6    REC will appear at the bottom       Play   Touch to play the video.
     of the viewfinder with a timer
                                       Rename Touch to edit the name
     showing the length of the
     video.                            of the selected picture.
7    Touch       on the screen to        Edit Touch to use the image
     stop recording.                   as wallpaper.
                                           Touch to return to the
                                       previous menu.
                                             Touch to delete the video
                                       you have just made, and confirm
                                       by touching Yes. The viewfinder
                                       will reappear.

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    Touch to shoot another            Using the advanced settings
video immediately. Your current       Using the viewfinder, touch
video will be saved.                  Settings to open all the
    Touch to view the saved           advanced settings options.
videos and pictures gallery.          You can adjust the video camera
                                      setting by scrolling the wheel.
Adjusting the exposure                After selecting the option, touch
The exposure defines the              the OK button.
difference between light and dark     Size - Change the size of the
areas in an image. A low contrast     video to save memory space.
image will appear foggy, whereas      See Changing the video image
a high contrast image will appear     size on page 57.
much sharper.                         Scene - Choose between
1 Touch        .                      Normal or Night.
2 Slide the exposure indicator        Colour effect - Choose a colour
    along the bar, towards      for   tone to use on your new view.
    a lower exposure and fuzzier      White balance - The white
    image, or towards      for a      balance ensures any white parts
    higher contrast and sharper       of your video are realistic. To
    image.                            enable your camera to adjust
                                      the white balance correctly, you
                                      may need to determine the light
                                      conditions. Choose between
                                      Auto, Incandescent, Sunny,
                                      Fluorescent or Cloudy.

Video camera
Duration - Set a duration limit   Changing the video image
for your video. Choose between    size
Normal and MMS to limit the       The more pixels, the larger the
maximum size to send as an        file size, which means the files
MMS.                              take up more memory space. If
                                  you want to store more videos
 TIP! If you choose MMS
                                  on your phone, you can change
 duration, choosing a lower
 image quality will enable you    the video resolution to make the
 to shoot a longer video.         files smaller.
                                  1 Using the viewfinder, touch
Voice - Choose Mute to record a              in the top left corner.
video without sound.              2 Select Video size from the
Hide icons - Select whether to         Preview menu.
hide the icons on the camera      3 Select a pixel value from the
menu automatically or manually.        four options:
Reset - Reset all the video           320x240 - Smaller image size,
camera settings.                      and therefore a smaller file
                                      size. This is ideal for saving
                                      memory space.
                                      176x144 - Smallest image
                                      size and therefore the smallest
                                      file size.
                                  4 Touch button to return to
                                       the viewfinder.

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Choosing a colour tone             Watching your saved videos
1 Using the viewfinder, touch      1 In the viewfinder, touch .
      in the top left corner.      2 Your gallery will appear on
2 Select Colour effect from the      the screen.
  Preview menu.                    3 Touch a video once to bring
3 There are colour tone options,     it to the front of the gallery. It
  Normal, Black White, Sepia,        start to play automatically.
  Negative Positive, Sketch,
  Emboss, Red, Green, Aqua
  and Solarize.
4 Touch the colour tone you
  want to use.

 TIP! You can change a video
 shot in colour to black and
 white or sepia, but you cannot
 change a video shot in black
 and white or sepia to colour.

Your photos and videos
Viewing your photos and             Setting a photo as
videos                              wallpaper
1 Touch      on the camera          1 Touch the photo you want to
  preview screen.                     set as wallpaper to open it.
2 Your gallery will appear on       2 Touch the screen to open the
  the screen.                         options menu.
3 Touch the video or photo to       3 Touch Use as and touch Set
  open it fully.                      Wallpaper.
 TIP! Flick left or right to
                                    4 The screen will switch to
 view other photos or videos.         portrait mode.

                                    Editing your photos
 TIP! To delete a photo or
                                    You can do lots of great things
 video, open it and select      .
                                    to your photos to change them,
 Touch Yes to confirm.
                                    add to them or liven them up.
Using zoom when viewing a           1 Open the photo you want to
video or photo                         edit and Press Menu key.
When viewing photos or videos,      2 Touch Edit to alter your photo:
you can zoom in and out by     .            Rotate & Flip - Rotate
                                      or flip your photo for fun or
Adjusting the volume when
                                      better view.
viewing a video
To adjust the volume of a video            Crop - Crop your photo.
while it is playing, use the          Choose a square or circular
volume keys on the left side of       crop area and move your
the phone.                            finger across the screen to
                                      select the area.

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     Tuning - This helps to             Save the changes you
adjust a picture taken using         made to the photos.
automatic colour, brightness             Erase the editing you
etc.                                 have done to the photo.
     Effect - Touch to apply
the effect options to a photo.
                                 Rotating your photo
    Frame - You can add
                                 1        Choose to rotate 90 CCW
frames on the the photo.         2        Choose to rotate 90 CW
     Text - Adding text on a     3        Choose to flip vertically
picture.                         4        Choose to flip
    Clipart - You can add            horizontally.
some clipart on the photo.
                                 Adding text to a photo
     Drawpad - Draw
                                 1 From the editing screen,
something on your photo,
                                     touch      .
freehand. Select the line
thickness from the four          2 Select the color of the speech
options, then the colour you       and choose one of the speech
want to use.                       bubble shapes.
                                 3 Enter your text using the
     Stamp - Decorate your
                                   keypad and touch OK.
photo with stamps. Choose
from the different stamps and    4 Move the text by touching it
touch your photo where you         and sliding it to where you
want to place them.                want it.

    Resize - Resize your
Your photos and videos
Adding an effect to a photo        Tuning your photo
1 From the editing screen,         1 From the editing screen,
  touch     .                        touch       .
2 You can apply any of the         Use tuning toolbar and adjust
  various options to the photo     your photo’s tuning as you like.
3 To undo an effect simply         1      Choose to adjust tue
  touch       .                      tuning settings automatically.
                                   2      Choose to compare
Cropping a photo                     Before & After tuning.
1 From the editing screen,         3      Adjust brightness &
     touch      .
                                     Contrast of the photo.
2 Choose the shape you want        4      Choose to adjust
     to use to crop the picture.
                                     highlights and shadows.
3 Drag the box over the            5      Balance the colour of
  area you want to crop. The
                                     your photo.
  selected part will be moved
  by dragging.                     6      Choose to adjust
                                     saturation of your photo.
4 When you are finished with
  your selection, touch OK.        7      Adjust your photo
                                   8      Denoise.

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Adding Frame                         Adding stamp
1 From the editing screen,           1 Touch     from editing
  touch    .                           screen.
2 Touch    or     to choose          2 Touch     to see which
  a frame.                             stamps are available.
3 Touch     to check whole           3 Touch screen to the place you
  frame.                               want to add stamp on the
Adding clipart                       4 You can adjust colour using
1 Touch      from editing                  .
2 Touch      and select a clipart.   Resizing
3 Adjsut the size of clipart.        1 Touch       from editing
4 You can rotate clipart using         screen.
      ,    .                         2 Scroll the bar to resize the
Using drawpad
1 Touch       from editing           Editing your videos
  screen.                            The video editing features are
2 Touch       to select shape.       available for MPEG4 types.
3 Also set colour and thickness.
4 You can erase the drawing
  you added using        .

Your photos and videos
Trimming the length of the           Adding a subtitle
video                                1 Open the video you want to
1 Select Edit and choose                 edit.
       .                             2 Select Edit and select
2 Touch and set the new                        to input subtitles on the
  start and end points touching          video.
      again.                         3   Touch       and pause playback
3 Touch OK or, alternatively,            for setting the start point for
  touch      to return to the            text appearance.
  gallery and discard the            4   Touch Start and choose the
  changes.                               text styles. Enter your text
                                         using the keypad and select
Selecting Transition style               OK.
1 Select a transition style, and     5   Touch the area of the screen
  touch       to preview.                you want the text to appear
2 Touch @ and drag the bar to            and touch OK.
  adjust the duration time           6   Touch Save. Replace the
3 Touch OK to save the                   existing file or save as a new
  transition. Touch Apply only           file.
  to apply the current selected      7   Repeat these steps to add
  transition. Choose Apply to all        more text.
  to apply the current selected
  transition to all video files in
  the Story board.

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Adding edit effect                Adding a dubbling to your
1 Open the video you want to      video
  edit.                           1 Open the video you want to
2 Select Edit and select .            edit.
3 Select an effect you want to    2 Select Edit and choose
  add on the photo.                       .
                                  3 Touch          The My sounds
Grabbing a Frame                      folder will open. Choose the
You can capture a picture from        track you want to add to your
the video.                            video.
1 Open the video you want to      4   The original audio track on
   edit.                              your video will be erased.
2 Select Edit and select .        5   If the audio is shorter than the
3 Play the the video and touch        video, choose whether to play
       to capture the scene           it Once or to Repeat it.
   you want while the video is    6   Replace the existing file or
   playing.                           save as a new file.
4 The frame is saved to the       7   Or you can record new file
   phone as a still image file.       and insert live dubbling by
                                      touch       .
                                  8   Touch OK to save the current

You can store multimedia files         Video       : Show you all your
to a memory card so you have           videos
easy access to all your image and      Tagging         : Like favorite
video files.                           bar, you can tag some photos
To access the Multimedia menu,         and this bar show your tagged
touch       select Gallery from        photos and videos.
Multimedia tab. You can open a         People        : From camera, if
list of catalog bar that store all     you set Setting-Face-Tracking
your multimedia files.                 and take photo, that will go to
                                       People bar. You can give new
 Note Please make sure you
                                       nick name to the person of the
 install a memory card on to the
                                       photo. Or connect from contacts
 phone to save photo and access
                                       to match the photo with the
 to all your pictures. Without a
 memory card, the phone will not       contact.
 show any photo or video at all.
                                       Timeline view
There are five catalog bar as          GW620 Gallery provides timeline
below.                                 view of your photos and videos.
                                       From the left side of the screen,
All      : Show all your pictures
                                       the date you had taken photos
and videos.
                                       will be displayed from old to
Favorite        : If you long touch    new. If you select a specific date,
a photo or video, the option           all the photos you had taken
screen will appear, select Favorite    that day will be grouped in white
for the photo you want to keep         background.
as favorites. This Favorite bar will
show your favorite photos and
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My images options menu              Using an image
Select a photo and long touch to    You can choose images to use
check what options are available.   as wallpapers or even to identify
                                    a caller.
Sending a photo                     1 Long touch a photo and
1 To send a photo just long            select Set as.
  touch a photo you want.
                                    2 Choose from Set as wallpaper
2 Select Share. Choose from            or Set as contact icon.
  Email, Messaging, Picasa
                                    3 Touch Set and choose
  and etc.
                                       between Wallpaper and
3 If you choose Message or             Picture ID.
  Email, your video will be
  attached to a message and         Creating a slide show
  you can write and send the        If you want to view all the
  message as normal.                images on your phone, you can
                                    create a slide show to save you
Sending a video                     having to open and close each
1 To send a video just long         individual image.
  touch a video you want.
                                    1 Long touch a photo and
2 Select Share. Choose from             select Slide show.
  Email, Messaging and
  If you choose Message or
  Email, your video will be
  attached to a message and
  you can write and send the
  message as normal.

Checking your photo               Press Menu key and select
You can check photo’s detail      Music. You can play songs,
information like Name, date,      categorize songs by Album
Tome, Desolution, Size, Type      and Artist or create a Playlist.
and Tag.
                                  Setting a ringtone
1 Long touch a photo and
                                  There are three options.
     select Detail.
                                  1 Lone key a music file from
Media Player                        Music list or Media player,
The Media Player folder             select Use as and set as
shows a list of videos you have     ringtone from pop up
downloaded or recorded on your      options.
phone.                            2 Recorde a voice memo using
Watching a video                    Voice recorder and set as
1 Select Media Player on the        ringtone.
  Multimedia tab.                 3 Select from Settings - Sound
2 Select a video to play.           & display -Phone ringtone.

 TIP! GW620 supports both
 DivX video format playback
 to ensure greater content

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Video editor                         You need to touch         first to
1 Touch       then select Video      edit the video.
    editor from Multimedia tab.

1         Set BGM-Choose to add
    music into the storyboard or
    change the sound.
2          Import files- Choose
    to add media files into the
                                           - Touch to mark all the files,
    storyboard. You can add up to
                                     but the maximum is 32 files.
    32 media files.
                                           - Touch to unmark all the
3          Clip manager - Choose
    to manage the added media
    files. when no media file was    25/32 - It shows selected file
    added, the button is disabled.   number
4          Preview- Preview the           Touch to go to the next step.
    video file you made.
5        Save- Save the video file
    you made.
6          Add text- Choose to add
    a text frame into story board.

Music Movie                                    - Touch to toggle to view
                                     3   Touch        to select all the
                                         photos and touch          .
                                     4   Select the music and set it as
                                         the background music.
                                     5   Add movie title using qwerty
                                         key pad and save it.
1 Flip left and right to check the   6   Touch       to play the
  various style. For Music Movie,        complete video file.
  you can select only photos.        7   Touch        to save the video
       - Go back to the Video            file you made.
  editorv screen.
  D - Show the style name and
  the description of it.
         - Preview the style.
       - Touch to select the
  video file.
2 After you selected photos,
  touch and proceed to the
  next step.
        - Touch to toggle to
  random mode.
         - Touch to toggel to
  original mode.

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Auto cut                            Playing a game
There are three types style         1 GW620 provides some default
templates, Portrait, Landscape         games. You can download
and Motion object.                     games from Market.
                                    2 Touch Launch button
                                       to launch a game or an
                                    NOTE: Additional cost may occur
                                    when using this service if you
                                    download games or application
                                    with charge.
1 Touch       and select a video.   NOTE: Java game and
  Go to the next step.              application installation are only
2 Touch        to preview the       possible through Web.
  video file.
3 Touch       to save the file.

Transferring files using USB       Music
mass storage                       Your LG GW620 has a built-in
To transfer file using UMS:        music player that lets you play all
1 Connect GW620 with PC            your favourite tracks. To access
   using USB cable.                the music player, touch       .
2 Choose Settings - SD card &      From here, you can access a
   phone storage - activate Mass   number of folders:
   storage only.                   Artists - Browse your music
3 From the status bar, drag        collection by artist.
   USB icon.                       Albums - Browse your music
4 Choose USB connected and         collection by album.
   Mount.                          Songs - Contains all the songs
5 You can check mass storage       you have on your phone.
   contents from PC and transfer   Playlists - Contains the playlists
   files.                          you have created.
NOTE: You need to install SD
card first. Without SD card, you
can not use USB mass storage.

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Playing a song                         Creating a playlist
1 Select Music from the                You can create your own playlists
    Multimedia tab.                    by choosing a selection of songs
2 Touch Songs.                         from the Songs folder.
3 Select the song you want             1 Select Music from the
    to play.                              Multimedia tab.
4 Touch          to pause the song.    2 Touch New playlist, enter the
5 Touch          to skip to the next      playlist name and touch         .
    song.                              3 The All tracks folder will be
6 Touch           to go back to           displayed. Touch all of the
    the first part of the song.           songs that you would like to
    Touch        to go back to the        include in your playlist; a tick
    previous song.                        will appear next to these track
To change the volume while
listening to music, press up and       4 Touch Add songs.
down volume key on the left            To play a playlist, select it and
side of the phone.                     touch Play.

Deleting a playlist
1 Select Music from the
     Multimedia tab.
2 Touch Delete or Delete all to
     delete all of the playlists.

Using the radio
Your LG GW620 has an built-in
FM radio feature so you can tune
into your favourite stations and
listen on the move.
NOTE: You will need to attach
your headphones to listen to
the radio. Insert them into the     Searching for stations
headphone socket.                   You can tune your phone to
                                    radio stations by searching for
                                    them manually or automatically.
                                    They will then be saved to
                                    specific channel numbers, so you
                                    don’t have to keep re-tuning. You
                                    can store up to 48 channels on
                                    your phone.

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To tune automatically                 Listening to the radio
1 Select FM radio.                    1 Select FM radio.
2 Press Menu key.                     2 Touch the channel number of
3 Touch Auto scan then Yes.             the station you would like to
   The stations found will be           listen to.
   allocated to channel numbers
   in your phone by selecting          TIP! To improve radio
   Set, Skip and Stop.                 reception, extend the headset
                                       cord, which functions as the
  NOTE: You can also manually          radio aerial.
  tune to a station by using the
  wheel displayed next to the
                                       Warning! If you connect
  radio frequency.
                                       the headset not specifically
Resetting channels                     made for it to the phone,
                                       the radio reception can be
1 Select FM radio.                     interfered.
2 Choose Auto scan to reset
  the current channel or choose
  Reset all channels to reset all
  of the channels. If you reset all
  of the channels, each channel
  will return to the starting
  87.5Mhz frequency.

Google Applications
1 Set up a Google account first.   You can send comments about
  Enter your user name and         an application or flag it if you
  password.                        find it incompatible with GW620.
2 After sing in, cpntacts, email   1 Select a category to browse
  and calendar on your Google         its contents.
  account will automatically       2 Choose an application you
  synchronize with GW620.             want to install.
Google Maps                        Gmail
You can check your current         Gmail is configured when
location, traffic situation and    you first set up your
recieve directions to your         phone. Depending on your
destination. GW620 needs to be     synchronization settings, Gmail
connected Wi-Fi or 3G/GPRS.        on your phone is automatically
NOTE: The Google Maps does         synchronized with your
not cover all cities nor all       Gmailaccount on the web.The
countries.                         Inbox conversations list is your
NOTE: While viewing a Street       default Gmail view.
View of a location, press MENU     Press Menu key and touch
and then touch Compass mode        Refresh to send or receive new
to turn Compass mode on.           emails and to synchronize your
                                   emails with your Gmail account
Market                             on the web.
From Market, you can download
useful applications and games.
If you install applications and
games from Market, you will see
those from GW 620 menu.
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Google Talk                          pdf : Go to page, Fit page,
Google Talk is Google’s instant      Fit width
messaging program. It lets you       doc/txt : Search
communicate with other people        xls : Worksheet - Choose
that also use Google Talk.           between Summary view and
                                     Full view.
You can manage and view
document files . Available files
are ppt, pdf, doc, txt, xls and
zip file.
1 Choose Memory card . You
   can see the files and folder
2 If you choose Recent
   documents, it will show you
   files you recently viewed.
3 Touch and hold any file, it will
   show Rename, Properties and
   Delete options.
4 Choose a file and press Menu
   key to open Open, Register,
   update, Properties and About
   options. According to file
   type, there are more options.
   ppt : Go to slide and slide
Adding an event to your               8 If you want to repeat the
calendar                                alarm, set Repetition and set
1 Select Calendar.                      reminders if necessary.
2 You need to create a Google         9 Touch Save to save the event
     account first to use Calendar.     in the calendar. A coloured
                                        square in the calendar will
3 Select the date to which you
                                        mark all days that have saved
     want to add an event.
                                        events, and an alarm will
4 Press Menu key and touch              sound at the event start time,
     New event.                         to help you staying organised.
5 Touch What and enter the
  event name. Check the date          Changing your default
  and enter the time you want         calendar view
  your event to begin. You can        1 Select Calendar on the
  enter the time and date the           Google tab. Press Menu key.
  event finishes in the lower         2 Touch You can select the
  date and time boxes                   calendar view for 1day, a
6 Also touch Where and enter            week or a month.
  the location.
7 If you would like to add a
  note to your event, touch
  Description and type in the

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Setting your alarm                    8 Touch and hold the clock on
1 Select Alarm Clock.                   the screen, and you will see
                                        different types of clock. You
2 If you want add a new alarm,
                                        can choose one of them
    touch Add alarm. There are
    some preset alarms, you can
    activate one of them.
3   Touch to Turn on alarm and
    Set the time you would like
    the alarm to sound. After you
    set the time, GW620 will let
    you know how much time is
    left for alarm to start.
4   Choose a ringtone and turn
    on Vibrate if you want. set the
    repeat.                           9 You can delete all alarms by.
    The icons indicate the
    weekday you select.
5   You can name the alarm by
    choosing Label.
6   When Alarm start, you can
    snooze it for 10 minutes or
    dismiss it.
7   Touch         and return to the
    first alarm screen.

Voice recorder                        Sending the voice recording
Use your voice recorder to record     1 Once you have finished
voice memos or other audio files.       recording, you can send the
                                        audio clip by touching Share.
Recording a sound or voice            2 The recording will be added
1 Touch Voice recorder.                 to the message which you can
2 Touch Record.                         write and send it as normal.
3 Touch      to begin
4 Touch           to end recording.

6 Touch Use as to set as
     phone ringtone or Message

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Using your calculator
1 Select Calculator on the
  Utilities tab.
2 Touch the number keys to
  enter numbers.
3 For simple calculations, touch
  the function you require (+, –,
  x or ÷), followed by =.
4 For more complex
  calculations, Press Menu key
  and touch Advanced panel
  and choose between sin, cos,
  tan, deg, log, etc..

The web
Browser                           Using web tool bar
Browser gives you a fast, full-   Touch     to open the toolbar.
colour world of games, music,     1 Touch       to refresh the web
news, sport, entertainment and      page.
loads more, straight to your      2 Touch       to go forward
mobile phone. Wherever you are      one page.
and whatever you’re into.
                                  3 Touch       to go backward
Accessing the web                   one page.
1 Select Browser on the           4 Touch       to Add/Show
     Communication tab.             Bookmark, Show history and
2 You will move to web site.        Show most visited site.
NOTE: You will incur extra cost   5 Touch       to open another
by connecting to these services     web site with new window.
and downloading content. Check    6 Touch       to change
data charges with your network      browser settings.

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Using options                       Adding and accessing
Press Menu key to check options     bookmarks
     Go - Enter web address and     For easy and fast access to your
go to that page                     favourite websites, you can add
     Exit - Close Browser.          bookmarks and save web pages.
     Find page - Mark all letter    1 Select Browser on the
you input                              Communication tab.
     Select text - Touch and line   2 Select menu, select More and
the sentences you want to copy.        Bookmarks. Or press       .
You can paste it every input box.      A list of your Bookmarks will
                                       appear on the screen.
     Downloads - Show
download history                    3 Select Add Bookmarks
                                       and Enter a name for the
                                       bookmark followed by its URL.
   Bookmarks - Add/Show
                                    4 Press OK button. Your
   Bookmark, Show history and
                                       Bookmark will now appear in
   Show most visited site.
                                       the bookmark list.
   Window overview - Show all
                                    5 To access the bookmark
   your open windows.
                                       simply touch the bookmark
   Page info - Show page               then touch connect. You
   information.                        will be connected to the
   Share page - Send page by           bookmark.
   Email or Messaging.
   Setting - Set browser

The web
Changing web browser
Select menu, select More and
Settings. Or press     .
You can change page layout (ex
Text size, text encoding), change
home page, control cache and
cookie settings, security settings,
and ETC settings.

Using your phone as a
Your GW620 can be used as a
modem for your PC. You can do
this via the USB cable.

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Wireless Controls                    Sound & display
At here, you can manage Wi-Fi        Silent mode – All sounds except
and Bluetooth. Also set airplane     media & alarms.
mode and mobile networks.
                                     Sound settings
Wi-Fi – Turn on Wi-Fi                Silent mode – Turn on to set all
Wi-Fi settings – Set Network         sounds except media & alarms
notification or add Wi-Fi network.   are silenced.
Bluetooth – Turn on Bluetooth.       Ringer volume - Set volume
Bluetooth settings - Set device      for incoming calls and other
Name & Discoverability , Scan for    notifications.
other devices.                       Media volume - Set volume for
Mobie networks – Set options         music and videos.
for roaming ,network and APNs.       Phone ringtone - Set default
Airplane mode – After set            ringtone.
Airplane mode, all wireless          Phone vibrate – Set vibrate for
connection will be disabled.         incoming calls.
                                     Notification ringtone – Set
Call settings
                                     default notification ringtone.
Set up voicemail and set other
                                     Audible touch tones – Set to
call settings.
                                     sound when you use dial pad.
Please see Call settings at page
                                     Audible selection – Set to
00 for more information.
                                     sound when you make screen
                                     Vibration feedback – Set to use
                                     vibration feedback.

SD card notification- Disable SD   Security & location
card notification sounds.          My location sources
Display settings                   Use wireless networks
                                   – See locations using wireless
Orientation – Set to switch
orientation automatically when
you rotate phone.                  Enable GPS satellites – Default
                                   setting to accurate to street level
Animation - Set to show
                                   when locating.
animation when you open or
close windows.                     Screen unlock pattern
Luminance Sensor Mode -            Set unlock pattern to secure your
Touch to turn Luminance Sensor     phone
Mode on.
Brightness - Adjust the            SIM card lock
brightness of the screen after     Set up SIM card lock or change
you turn off Luminance Sensor      SIM PIN
Screen timeout - Set the time
                                   Visible passwords
for screen timeout.                Show you the password while
                                   you type
Data synchronization
Select which applications are

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Applications                        Internal phone storage – Check
You can manage applications         Available space . Choose Factory
and set up quick launch             data reset if you want to delete
shortcuts.                          all data from the phone.
Unknown sources – Default           Date & time
setting to install of non-Market
                                    Set date, time and time zone &
Quick launch – Set keyboard
shortcuts to launch applications.   Locale & text
Choose to check default quick       Set local language and region,
launch and set other quick          text input and auto-correction
launch.                             options.
Manage applications - Manage
and remove of installed             About phone
applications.                       View legal info and check phone
Development – Set options for       status and its Software version.
application development like
                                    DivX VOD registration
USB debugging, Stay awake, and
Allow mock locations.               Generate a DivX VOD registration
SD card & Phone storage             Please visit <http://vod.divx.
USB connection mode – Mass          com/> for registration and
storage only.                       technical support.
SD card – Check total space,
Available space. Also touch
Unmount the SD card for safe
removal. Format the SD card if
Wireless Manager allows you to        1. How to set up Wi-Fi
manage Internet connections           1 Touch Wi-Fi from the Settings
per Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) on             tab and turn Wi-Fi on
your device. It allows the phone
                                      2 AP (Access Point) Search
to connect to local wireless
networks, or access the Internet        – Searches which AP it can
wirelessly. Wi-Fi is faster and has        connect to.
a greater range than Bluetooth        3 AP Connect
wireless technology and can             – Connects to the desired AP
be used for fast emailing and              from the AP search list.
Internet browsing.                      – If the AP is security type
NOTE: The GW620 supports                   WEP or WPA-PSK/2, enter
WEP, WPA-PSK/2 security. If your           the security key.
Wi-Fi service provider or network
administrator sets encryption         2. Wi-Fi network profile
for network security, fill in the        support
key in the pop-up window. If          1 Wi-Fi profile support (how to
encryption is not set, this pop-up      connect to a frequently-used
window will not be shown. You           AP or Hidden AP)
can obtain the key from your            1) If the AP does not appear
Wi-Fi service provider or network          in the search list, you can
administrator.                             connect to it by saving it as
                                           a profile.

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  2) Saving the frequently-used     3 How to save the Wi-Fi profile
     AP as a profile makes it         1) Select Add Wi-Fi network
     easier to enter the Security        menu in the bottom of
     key when connecting to an           Wi-Fi networks, then enter
     AP with that Security type.         SSID and Security type.
  3) If the AP does not support       2) After connecting to an AP
     DHCP, you can connect               with this Security type,
     to the AP using a static IP         the profile will be saved
     address.                            automatically.
2 Description of each field in
  the Wi-Fi profile.                3. How to obtain MAC-
  1) Network name: SSID (ID)           address
  2) Security type: WEP, WPA-       For setting up a connection in
     PSK/2 support.                 some wireless networks with
                                    MAC filter you may need to enter
  3) Security key: saves the        the MAC address of your GW620
     security key.
                                    into the router.
  4) IP/DNS setting: this allows    1 User can find MAC address in
     you to set to Automatic
                                       the following UI
     or Static depending on
     whether the AP supports        2 Settings > Wireless controls
     DHCP.                             > Wi-Fi settings > Menu >
     For Static, enter the field       Advanced > MAC address
     value of the IP address and
     DNS server to use with
     the static IP address when

Software Update
Software Update                      during the update process,
                                     you are advised to back up
LG Mobile Phone Software
                                     any important information in
Update Program
                                     advance for safekeeping.
For more information on
installing and using this program,   DivX Mobile
please visit http://update.                        ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX® is a
This feature allows you to update    digital video format created by
your software to the latest          DivX, Inc. This is an official DivX
version quickly and conveniently     Certified device that plays DivX
over the Internet without            video. Visit for
needing to visit our service         more information and software
centre.                              tools to convert your files into
                                     DivX video.
As the mobile phone software
update program requires your         ABOUT DIVX VIDEO-ON-DEMAND:
full attention throughout the        This DivX Certified® device must
update process, please make sure     be registered in order to play DivX
you check all instructions and       Video-on-Demand (VOD) content.
notes that appear at each step       To generate the registration code,
before moving on to the next         locate the DivX VOD section in
step. Please note that removing      the device setup menu. Go to
the USB data communication           vod.divx. com with this code to
cable or batteries during            complete the registration process
the update may seriously             and learn more about DivX VOD.
damage your mobile phone.            DivX Certified to play DivX®
As the manufacturer takes no         video up to 320x240
responsibility for loss of data
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There are a variety of accessories available for your mobile phone,
which may be sold separately. You can select these options according
to your personal communication requirements. Consult your local
dealer for availability. (Items described below may be optional.)

 Charger                          Data cable
                                  Connect and
                                  your GW620
                                  and PC.


 Stereo                           User Guide
 headset                          Learn more
                                  about your
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• Always use genuine LG accessories.
• Failure to do this may invalidate your warranty.
• Accessories may vary in different regions.

For Your Safety
Important Information               Always store your phone
This user guide contains            away from heat. Never store
important information on            your phone in settings that may
the use and operation of this       expose it to temperatures less
phone. Please read all the          than 32°F or greater than 104°F,
information carefully for optimal   such as outside during extreme
performance and to prevent          weather conditions or in your
any damage to or misuse of          car on a hot day. Exposure to
the phone. Any changes or           excessive cold or heat will result
modifications not expressly         in malfunction, damage and/or
approved in this user guide         catastrophic failure.
could void your warranty for this   Be careful when using your
equipment.                          phone near other electronic
                                    devices. RF emissions from your
Before You Start                    mobile phone may affect nearby
                                    in adequately shielded electronic
Safety Instructions                 equipment. You should consult
                                    with manufacturers of any
                                    personal medical devices such as
 To reduce the possibility of       pacemakers and hearing aides to
 electric shock, do not expose      determine if they are susceptible
 your phone to high humidity        to interference from your mobile
 areas, such as the bathroom,       phone.
 swimming pool, etc.

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Turn off your phone in a medical      • Do not dispose of your battery
facility or at a gas station. Never     by fire or with hazardous or
place your phone in a microwave         flammable materials.
oven as this will cause the           • Make sure that no sharp-edged
battery to explode.                     items come into contact with
IMPORTANT! Please read the TIA          the battery. There is a risk of
SAFETY INFORMATION on page              this causing a fire.
123 before using your phone.          • Store the battery in a place out
                                        of reach of children.
Safety Information
                                      • Be careful that children do
Read these simple guidelines.
                                        not swallow any parts such
Breaking the rules may be
                                        as rubber plugs (earphone,
dangerous or illegal. Further
                                        connection parts of the
detailed information is given in
                                        phone, etc.). This could cause
this user guide.
                                        asphyxiation or suffocation.
• Never use an unapproved
                                      • Unplug the power cord and
  battery since this could
                                        charger during lightning storms
  damage the phone and/or
                                        to avoid electric shock or fire.
  battery and could cause the
  battery to explode.                 • When riding in a car, do not
                                        leave your phone or set up the
• Never place your phone in a
                                        hands-free kit near to the air
  microwave oven as it will cause
                                        bag. If wireless equipment is
  the battery to explode.
                                        improperly installed and the air
                                        bag is activated, you may be
                                        seriously injured.

For Your Safety
• Do not use a hand-held phone        • Do not use your phone in high
  while driving.                        explosive areas as the phone
• Do not use the phone in areas         may generate sparks.
  where its use is prohibited. (For   • Do not damage the power cord
  example: aircraft).                   by bending, twisting, pulling,
• Do not expose the battery             or heating.
  charger or adapter to direct        • Do not use the plug if it is loose
  sunlight or use it in places          as it may cause a fire or electric
  with high humidity, such as a         shock.
  bathroom.                           • Do not place any heavy items
• Never store your phone in             on the power cord. Do not
  temperatures less than- 4°F or        allow the power cord to be
  greater than 122°F.                   crimped as it may cause fire or
• Do not use harsh chemicals            electric shock.
  (such as alcohol, benzene,          • Do not handle the phone
  thinners, etc.) or detergents to      with wet hands while it is
  clean your phone. There is a risk     being charged. It may cause
  of this causing a fire.               an electric shock or seriously
• Do not drop, strike, or shake         damage your phone.
  your phone severely. Such           • Do not disassemble the phone.
  actions may harm the internal       • Do not place or answer calls
  circuit boards of the phone.          while charging the phone as
                                        it may short-circuit the phone
                                        and/or cause electric shock
                                        or fire.

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• Only use the batteries,           Memory card information
  antennas, and chargers            and care
  provided by LG.                   • Always insert/ remove the
  The warranty will not be            memory card while the handset
  applied to products provided        power is off. If you remove it
  by other suppliers.                 while the power is on, it may be
• Only authorized personnel           damaged.
  should service the phone          • If a damage cannot be fixed,
  and its accessories. Faulty         format the memory card.
  installation or service may
                                    • The memory card cannot be
  result in accidents and
                                      used for recording copyright
  consequently invalidate the
                                      protected data.
                                    • Do not write forcefully on the
• Do not hold or let the antenna
                                      memo area.
  come in contact with your body
  during a call.                    • Carry and store the memory
                                      card in its case.
• An emergency call can be
  made only within a service        • Do not allow the memory card
  area. For an emergency call,        to get wet.
  make sure that you are within a   • Do not leave the memory card
  service area and that the phone     in extremely hot location.
  is turned on.                     • Do not disassemble or modify
• Use accessories, such as            the memory card.
  earphones and headsets, with
  caution. Ensure that cables
  are tucked away safely and
  do not touch the antenna
For Your Safety
FCC RF Exposure                    CAUTION
Information                        Use only the supplied and
                                   approved antenna. Use of
      WARNING                      unauthorized antennas or
 Read this information before      modifications could impair call
 operating the phone.              quality, damage the phone, void
                                   your warranty and/or result in
In August 1996, the Federal        violation of FCC regulations.
Communications Commission          Do not use the phone with a
(FCC) of the United States, with   damaged antenna. If a damaged
its action in Report and Order     antenna comes into contact with
FCC 96-326, adopted an updated     skin, a minor burn may result.
safety standard for human          Contact your local dealer for a
exposure to radio frequency (RF)   replacement antenna.
electromagnetic energy emitted
by FCC regulated transmitters.
Those guidelines are consistent
with the safety standard
previously set by both U.S. and
international standards bodies.
The design of this phone
complies with the FCC guidelines
and these international

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Body-worn Operation                  Vehicle Mounted External
This device was tested for typical   Antenna (optional, if
body-worn operations with            available)
the back of the phone kept           A minimum separation distance
0.79 inches (2cm) between the        of 8 inches (20cm) must be
user’s body and the back of          maintained between the
the phone. To comply with FCC        user/bystander and the vehicle
RF exposure requirements, a          mounted external antenna
minimum separation distance          to satisfy FCC RF exposure
of 0.79 inches (2cm) must            requirements. For more
be maintained between the            information about RF exposure,
user's body and the back of the      visit the FCC website at www.
phone. Third-party belt-clips,
holsters, and similar accessories
containing metallic components       FCC Part 15 Class B
should not be used.                  Compliance
Body-worn accessories that           This device and its accessories
cannot maintain 0.79 inches          comply with part 15 of FCC
(2cm) separation distance            rules. Operation is subject to the
between the user's body and          following two conditions:
the back of the phone, and have      (1) This device and its accessories
not been tested for typical body-    may not cause harmful
worn operations may not comply       interference, and (2) this device
with FCC RF exposure limits and      and its accessories must accept
should be avoided.                   any interference received,
                                     including interference that may
                                     cause undesired operation.

For Your Safety
Cautions for Battery                 Avoid damage to your
• Do not disassemble.                hearing
• Do not short-circuit.              • Damage to your hearing can
• Do not expose to high                occur if you are exposed to
  temperature: 60°C (140°F).           loud sound for long periods of
                                       time. We therefore recommend
• Do not incinerate.
                                       that you do not turn on or off
Battery Disposal                       the handset close to your ear.
• Please dispose of your battery       We also recommend that music
  properly or bring to your local      and call volumes are set to a
  wireless carrier for recycling.      reasonable level.
• Do not dispose in fire or with     • If you are listening to music
  hazardous or flammable               whilst out and about, please
  materials.                           ensure that the volume is at a
                                       reasonable level so that you are
Adapter (Charger) Cautions             aware of your surroundings.
• Using the wrong battery              This is particularly imperative
  charger could damage your            when attempting to cross the
  phone and void your warranty.        street.
• The adapter or battery charger
  is intended for indoor use only.
Do not expose the adapter or
battery charger to direct sunlight
or use it in places with high
humidity, such as the bathroom.

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Safety Guidelines
TIA Safety Information              Those guidelines are consistent
Provided herein is the complete     with the safety standards
TIA Safety Information for          previously set by both U.S. and
Wireless Handheld phones.           international standards bodies:
Inclusion of the text covering      ANSI C95.1 (1992) *
Pacemakers, Hearing Aids,           NCRP Report 86 (1986)
and Other Medical Devices is        ICNIRP (1996)
required in the owner’s manual
                                    Those standards were based on
for CTIA Certification. Use of
                                    comprehensive and periodic
the remaining TIA language is
                                    evaluations of the relevant
encouraged when appropriate.
                                    scientific literature. For example,
Exposure to Radio                   over 120 scientists, engineers,
Frequency Signal                    and physicians from universities,
                                    government health agencies,
Your wireless handheld portable
                                    and industry reviewed the
telephone is a lowpower radio
                                    available body of research to
transmitter and receiver. When it
                                    develop the ANSI Standard
is ON, it receives and also sends
out radio frequency (RF) signals.
                                    * American National Standards
In August, 1996, the Federal
                                      Institute; National Council
Communications Commissions
                                      on Radiation Protection and
(FCC) adopted RF exposure
                                      Measurements; International
guidelines with safety levels for
                                      Commission on Non-Ionizing
handheld wireless phones.
                                      Radiation Protection

Safety Guidelines
The design of your phone           • Do not touch the antenna
complies with the FCC guidelines     unnecessarily when the phone
(and those standards).               is in use. Contact with the
                                     antenna affects call quality
Antenna Care                         and may cause the phone to
Use only the supplied or an          operate at a higher power level
approved replacement antenna.        than otherwise needed.
Unauthorized antennas,
modifications, or attachments      Driving
could damage the phone and         Check the laws and regulations
may violate FCC regulations.       on the use of wireless phones
                                   in the areas where you drive.
Phone Operation                    Always obey them. Also, if using
NORMAL POSITION: Hold the          your phone while driving, please:
phone as you would any other       • Give full attention to driving -
telephone with the antenna           driving safely is your first
pointed up and over your             responsibility;
                                   • Use hands-free operation, if
Tips on Efficient Operation          available;
For your phone to operate most     • Pull off the road and park
efficiently:                         before making or answering
                                     a call if driving conditions so

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Electronic Devices                 • Should ALWAYS keep the
Most modern electronic               phone more than six inches
equipment is shielded from RF        from their pacemaker when the
signals.                             phone is turned ON;
However, certain electronic        • Should not carry the phone in a
equipment may not be shielded        breast pocket.
against the RF signals from your   • Should use the ear opposite
wireless phone.                      the pacemaker to minimize the
                                     potential for interference.
                                   • If you have any reason to
The Health Industry                  suspect that interference is
Manufacturers Association            taking place, turn your phone
recommends that a minimum            OFF immediately.
separation of six (6’) inches be
maintained between a handheld      Hearing Aids
wireless phone and a pacemaker     Some digital wireless phones
to avoid potential interference    may interfere with some hearing
with the pacemaker.                aids. In the event of such
These recommendations              interference, you may want to
are consistent with the            consult your service provider.
independent research by and
recommendations of Wireless
Technology Research. Persons
with pacemakers:

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Other Medical Devices               You should also consult the
If you use any other personal       manufacturer of any equipment
medical device, consult the         that has been added to your
manufacturer of your device to      vehicle.
determine if they are adequately
                                    Posted Facilities
shielded from external RF
energy. Your physician may be       Turn your phone OFF in any
able to assist you in obtaining     facility where posted notices so
this information.                   require.

Health Care Facilities              Aircraft
Turn your phone OFF in              FCC regulations prohibit using
health care facilities when any     your phone while in the air. Turn
regulations posted in these areas   your phone OFF before boarding
instruct you to do so. Hospitals    an aircraft.
or health care facilities may       Blasting Areas
use equipment that could be
                                    To avoid interfering with blasting
sensitive to external RF energy.
                                    operations, turn your phone
Vehicles                            OFF when in a ‘blasting areas or
RF signals may affect improperly    in areas posted: ‘Turn off two-
installed or inadequately           way radio’. Obey all signs and
shielded electronic systems         instructions.
in motor vehicles. Check
with the manufacturer or its
representative regarding your

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Potentially Explosive                For Vehicles Equipped with
Atmosphere                           an Air Bag
Turn your phone OFF when             An air bag inflates with great
in any area with a potentially       force. DO NOT place objects,
explosive atmosphere and obey        including either installed or
all signs and instructions. Sparks   portable wireless equipment, in
in such areas could cause an         the area over the air bag or in
explosion or fire resulting in       the air bag deployment area. If
bodily injury or even death.         in-vehicle wireless equipment is
Areas with a potentially             improperly installed and the air
explosive atmosphere are often,      bag inflates, serious injury could
but not always, marked clearly.      result.
Potential areas may include:         Safety Information
fueling areas (such as gasoline
                                     Please read and observe the
stations); below deck on boats;
                                     following information for safe
fuel or chemical transfer or
                                     and proper use of your phone
storage facilities; vehicles using
                                     and to prevent damage. Also,
liquefied petroleum gas (such as
                                     keep the user guide in an
propane or butane); areas where
                                     accessible place at all the times
the air contains chemicals or
                                     after reading it.
particles (such as grain, dust, or
metal powders); and any other
area where you would normally
be advised to turn off your
vehicle engine.

Safety Guidelines
Charger and Adapter Safety             • Replace the battery when it
• The charger and adapter are            no longer provides acceptable
  intended for indoor use only.          performance. The battery can
                                         be recharged several hundred
Battery Information and                  times before replacement.
Care                                   • Recharge the battery after long
• Please dispose of your battery         periods of non-use to maximize
  properly or take it to your local      battery life.
  wireless carrier for recycling.      • Battery life will vary due
• The battery does not need              to usage patterns and
  to be fully discharged before          environmental conditions.
  recharging.                          • Use of extended backlighting,
• Use only LG-approved chargers          MEdia Net Browsing, and data
  specific to your phone model           connectivity kits affect battery
  since they are designed to             life and talk/standby times.
  maximize battery life.               • The self-protection function of
• Do not disassemble or impact           the battery cuts the power of
  the battery as it may cause            the phone when its operation
  electric shock, short-circuit, and     is in an abnormal state. In this
  fire. Store the battery in a place     case, remove the battery from
  out of reach of children.              the phone, reinstall it, and turn
• Keep the battery’s metal               the phone on.
  contacts clean.                      • Actual battery life will depend
                                         on network configuration,
                                         product settings, usage
                                         patterns, battery and
                                         environmental conditions.

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Explosion, Shock, and Fire             • Do not short-circuit the battery.
Hazards                                  Metallic articles such as a coin,
• Do not put your phone in a             paperclip or pen in your pocket
  place subject to excessive             or bag may short-circuit the +
  dust and keep the minimum              and – terminals of the battery
  required distance between the          (metal strips on the battery)
  power cord and heat sources.           upon moving. Short-circuit of
                                         the terminal may damage the
• Unplug the power cord prior
                                         battery and cause an explosion.
  to cleaning your phone, and
  clean the power plug pin when        General Notice
  it is dirty.
                                       • Using a damaged battery or
• When using the power                   placing a battery in your mouth
  plug, ensure that it is firmly         may cause serious injury.
                                       • Do not place items containing
  If it is not, it may cause
                                         magnetic components such as
  excessive heat or fire.
                                         a credit card, phone card, bank
• If you put your phone in               book or subway ticket near
  a pocket or bag without                your phone. The magnetism
  covering the receptacle of             of the phone may damage the
  the phone (power plug pin),            data stored in the magnetic
  metallic articles (such as a coin,     strip.
  paperclip or pen) may short-
  circuit the phone. Always cover
  the receptacle when not in use.

Safety Guidelines
• Talking on your phone for           • Do not paint your phone.
  a long period of time may           • The data saved in your phone
  reduce call quality due to heat       might be deleted due to
  generated during use.                 careless use, repair of the
• When the phone is not used for        phone, or upgrade of the
  a long period time, store it in a     software. Please backup your
  safe place with the power cord        important phone numbers.
  unplugged.                            (Ring tones, text messages,
• Using the phone in proximity to       voice messages, pictures, and
  receiving equipment (i.e., TV or      videos could also be deleted.)
  radio) may cause interference         The manufacturer is not liable
  to the phone.                         for damage due to the loss of
• Do not use the phone if the           data.
  antenna is damaged. If a            • When you use the phone in
  damaged antenna contacts              public places, set the ring tone
  skin, it may cause a slight           to vibration so as not to disturb
  burn. Please contact an LG            others.
  Authorized Service Centre to        • Do not turn your phone on or
  replace the damaged antenna.          off when putting it in your ear.
• Do not immerse your phone
  in water. If this happens, turn
  it off immediately and remove
  the battery. If the phone does
  not work, take it to an LG
  Authorized Service Centre.

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FDA Consumer Update                  Many studies of low level RF
The U.S. Food and Drug               exposures have not found any
Administration Centre for            biological effects. Some studies
Devices and Radiological Health      have suggested that some
Consumer Update on Mobile            biological effects may occur,
Phones.                              but such findings have not
                                     been confirmed by additional
1. Do wireless phones pose a         research. In some cases, other
   health hazard?                    researchers have had difficulty
  The available scientific           in reproducing those studies,
  evidence does not show             or in determining the reasons
  that any health problems are       for inconsistent results.
  associated with using wireless
  phones. There is no proof,       2. What is the FDA’s role
                                      concerning the safety of
  however, that wireless phones
                                      wireless phones?
  are absolutely safe. Wireless
  phones emit low levels of          Under the law, the FDA does
  radio frequency energy (RF)        not review the safety of
  in the microwave range while       radiation emitting consumer
  being used. They also emit         products such as wireless
  very low levels of RF when in      phones before they can be
  the standby mode. Whereas          sold, as it does with new drugs
  high levels of RF can produce      or medical devices. However,
  health effects (by heating         the agency has authority
  tissue), exposure to low level     to take action if wireless
  RF that does not produce           phones are shown to emit
  heating effects causes no          radio frequency energy (RF)
  known adverse health effects.      at a level that is hazardous

Safety Guidelines
 to the user. In such a case,         possible effects of wireless
 the FDA could require the            phone use on human health.
 manufacturers of wireless          The FDA belongs to an
 phones to notify users of the      interagency working group
 health hazard and to repair,       of the federal agencies that
 replace, or recall the phones      have responsibility for different
 so that the hazard no longer       aspects of RF safety to ensure
 exists.                            coordinated efforts at the
 Although the existing scientific   federal level. The following
 data do not justify FDA            agencies belong to this
 regulatory actions, the FDA        working group:
 has urged the wireless phone       • National Institute for
 industry to take a number of         Occupational Safety and
 steps, including the following:      Health
 • Support needed research into     • Environmental Protection
   possible biological effects        Agency
   of RF of the type emitted by     • Occupational Safety and
   wireless phones;                   Health Administration
 • Design wireless phones in a        (Administración de la
   way that minimizes any RF          seguridad y salud laborales)
   exposure to the user that        • Occupational Safety and
   is not necessary for device        Health Administration
   function; and
                                    • National Telecommunications
 • Cooperate in providing users       and Information
   of wireless phones with the        Administration
   best possible information on

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The National Institutes of Health     3.What kinds of phones are
participates in some interagency        the subject of this update?
working group activities, as well.      The term ‘wireless phone’
The FDA shares regulatory               refers here to handheld
responsibilities for wireless           wireless phones with built-in
phones with the Federal                 antennas, often called ‘cell’,
Communications Commission               ‘mobile’, or ‘PCS’ phones.
(FCC). All phones that are sold in      These types of wireless
the United States must comply           phones can expose the user
with FCC safety guidelines that         to measurable radiofrequency
limit RF exposure. The FCC relies       energy (RF) because of the
on the FDA and other health             short distance between the
agencies for safety questions           phone and the user’s head.
about wireless phones.                  These RF exposures are limited
The FCC also regulates the base         by FCC safety guidelines
stations that the wireless phone        that were developed with
networks rely upon. While these         the advice of the FDA and
base stations operate at higher         other federal health and
power than do the wireless              safety agencies. When the
phones themselves, the RF               phone is located at greater
exposures that people get from          distances from the user, the
these base stations are typically       exposure to RF is drastically
thousands of times lower than           lower because a person’s RF
those they can get from wireless        exposure decreases rapidly
phones. Base stations are thus not      with increasing distance from
the subject of the safety questions     the source. The so-called
discussed in this document.             ‘cordless phones,’ which have
                                        a base unit connected to the
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  telephone wiring in a house,     development used animals
  typically operate at far lower   that had been genetically
  power levels, and thus produce   engineered or treated with
  RF exposures far below the       cancer causing chemicals
  FCC safety limits.               so as to be predisposed to
                                   develop cancer in the absence
4.What are the results of the
                                   of RF exposure. Other studies
  research done already?
                                   exposed the animals to RF
  The research done thus far       for up to 22 hours per day.
  has produced conflicting         These conditions are not
  results, and many studies        similar to the conditions
  have suffered from flaws         under which people use
  in their research methods.       wireless phones, so we don’t
  Animal experiments               know with certainty what
  investigating the effects of     the results of such studies
  radiofrequency energy (RF)       mean for human health. Three
  exposures characteristic of      large epidemiology studies
  wireless phones have yielded     have been published since
  conflicting results that often   December 2000. Between
  cannot be repeated in other      them, the studies investigated
  laboratories. A few animal       any possible association
  studies, however, have           between the use of wireless
  suggested that low levels        phones and primary brain
  of RF could accelerate the       cancer, glioma, meningioma,
  development of cancer in         or acoustic neuroma, tumors
  laboratory animals. However,     of the brain or salivary
  many of the studies that         gland, leukemia, or other
  showed increased tumor           cancers. None of the studies
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 demonstrated the existence       studies can provide data
 of any harmful health effects    that is directly applicable to
 from wireless phone RF           human populations, but 10 or
 exposures.                       more years follow-up may be
 However, none of the studies     needed to provide answers
 can answer questions about       about some health effects,
 longterm exposures, since the    such as cancer.
 average period of phone use in   This is because the interval
 these studies was around three   between the time of exposure
 years.                           to a cancer-causing agent and
                                  the time tumors develop - if
5.What research is needed to      they do may be many, many
  decide whether RF exposure      years. The interpretation of
  from wireless phones poses
                                  epidemiological studies is
  a health risk?
                                  hampered by difficulties in
  A combination of laboratory     measuring actual RF exposure
  studies and epidemiological     during day-to-day use of
  studies of people actually      wireless phones. Many factors
  using wireless phones would     affect this measurement, such
  provide some of the data that   as the angle at which the
  are needed. Lifetime animal     phone is held, or which model
  exposure studies could be       of phone is used.
  completed in a few years.
  However, very large numbers
  of animals would be needed
  to provide reliable proof of
  a cancer promoting effect if
  one exists. Epidemiological

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6.What is the FDA doing to          EMF issues. The FDA and the
  find out more about the           Cellular Telecommunications
  possible health effects of        & Internet Association (CTIA)
  wireless phone RF?                have a formal Cooperative
  The FDA is working with           Research and Development
  the U.S. National Toxicology      Agreement (CRADA) to do
  Program and with groups of        research on wireless phone
  investigators around the world    safety. The FDA provides
  to ensure that high priority      the scientific oversight,
  animal studies are conducted      obtaining input from
  to address important              experts in government,
  questions about the effects of    industry, and academic
  exposure to radiofrequency        organizations. CTIAfunded
  energy (RF). The FDA has been     research is conducted through
  a leading participant in the      contracts with independent
  World Health Organization         investigators. The initial
  International Electromagnetic     research will include both
  Fields (EMF) Project since        laboratory studies and studies
  its inception in 1996. An         of wireless phone users. The
  influential result of this work   CRADA will also include a
  has been the development of       broad assessment of additional
  a detailed agenda of research     research needs in the
  needs that has driven the         context of the latest research
  establishment of new research     developments around the
  programs around the world.        world.
  The project has also helped
  develop a series of public
  information documents on
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7.How can I find out how much         heat from the tissues that
  radiofrequency energy               absorb energy from the
  exposure I can get by using         wireless phone and is set well
  my wireless phone?                  below levels known to have
  All phones sold in the United       effects. Manufacturers of
  States must comply with             wireless phones must report
  Federal Communications              the RF exposure level for each
  Commission (FCC) guidelines         model of phone to the FCC.
  that limit radiofrequency           The FCC website
  energy (RF) exposures.              (
  The FCC established these           rfsafety) gives directions for
  guidelines in consultation with     locating the FCC identification
  the FDA and the other federal       number on your phone so
  health and safety agencies.         you can find your phone’s RF
  The FCC limit for RF exposure       exposure level in the online
  from wireless telephones is         listing.
  set at a Specific Absorption
                                    8.What has the FDA done to
  Rate (SAR) of 1.6 watts per         measure the radiofrequency
  kilogram (1.6 W/kg). The FCC        energy coming from wireless
  limit is consistent with the        phones?
  safety standards developed
                                      The Institute of Electrical and
  by the Institute of Electrical
                                      Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  and Electronic Engineering
                                      is developing a technical
  (IEEE) and the National Council
                                      standard for measuring the
  on Radiation Protection and
                                      radiofrequency energy (RF)
  Measurement. The exposure
                                      exposure from wireless phones
  limit takes into consideration
                                      and other wireless handsets
  the body’s ability to remove
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 with the participation and            (or milliwatts/g) of matter.
 leadership of FDA scientists          This measurement is used to
 and engineers. The standard,          determine whether a wireless
 ‘Recommended Practice for             phone complies with safety
 Determining the Spatial- Peak         guidelines.
 Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)
                                     9.What steps can I take to
 in the Human Body Due to
                                       reduce my exposure to
 Wireless Communications               radiofrequency energy from
 Devices: Experimental                 my wireless phone?
 Techniques,’ sets forth the first
                                       If there is a risk from these
 consistent test methodology
                                       products - and at this point we
 for measuring the rate at
                                       do not know that there is - it is
 which RF is deposited in
                                       probably very small. But if you
 the heads of wireless phone
                                       are concerned about avoiding
 users. The test method uses a
                                       even potential risks, you can
 tissuesimulating model of the
                                       take a few simple steps to
 human head. Standardized
                                       minimize your exposure to
 SAR test methodology
                                       radiofrequency energy (RF).
 is expected to greatly
                                       Since time is a key factor in
 improve the consistency
                                       how much exposure a person
 of measurements made at
                                       receives, reducing the amount
 different laboratories on
                                       of time spent using a wireless
 the same phone. SAR is the
                                       phone will reduce RF exposure.
 measurement of the amount
                                       If you must conduct extended
 of energy absorbed in tissue,
                                       conversations by wireless
 either by the whole body
                                       phone every day, you could
 or a small part of the body.
                                       place more distance between
 It is measured in watts/kg
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  your body and the source of        described above would apply
  the RF, since the exposure level   to children and teenagers
  drops off dramatically with        using wireless phones.
  distance. For example, you         Reducing the time of wireless
  could use a headset and carry      phone use and increasing the
  the wireless phone away from       distance between the user
  your body or use a wireless        and the RF source will reduce
  phone connected to a remote        RF exposure. Some groups
  antenna. Again, the scientific     sponsored by other national
  data do not demonstrate that       governments have advised
  wireless phones are harmful.       that children be discouraged
  But if you are concerned           from using wireless phones
  about the RF exposure from         at all. For example, the
  these products, you can use        government in the United
  measures like those described      Kingdom distributed
  above to reduce your RF            leaflets containing such a
  exposure from wireless phone       recommendation in December
  use.                               2000. They noted that no
                                     evidence exists that using a
10. What about children using
                                     wireless phone causes brain
    wireless phones?
                                     tumors or other ill effects.
  The scientific evidence does       Their recommendation to limit
  not show a danger to users         wireless phone use by children
  of wireless phones, including      was strictly precautionary; it
  children and teenagers. If you     was not based on scientific
  want to take steps to lower        evidence that any health
  exposure to radiofrequency         hazard exists.
  energy (RF), the measures

Safety Guidelines
11. What about wireless phone        interference from handheld
    interference with medical        wireless phones and helped
    equipment?                       develop a voluntary standard
  Radiofrequency energy (RF)         sponsored by the Institute
  from wireless phones can           of Electrical and Electronic
  interact with some electronic      Engineers (IEEE). This standard
  devices. For this reason, the      specifies test methods and
  FDA helped develop a detailed      performance requirements
  test method to measure             for hearing aids and wireless
  electromagnetic interference       phones so that no interference
  (EMI) of implanted cardiac         occurs when a person uses
  pacemakers and defibrillators      a ‘compatible’ phone and a
  from wireless telephones.          ‘compatible’ hearing aid at the
  This test method is now part       same time. This standard was
  of a standard sponsored            approved by the IEEE in 2000.
  by the Association for the         The FDA continues to monitor
  Advancement of Medical             the use of wireless phones
  instrumentation (AAMI).            for possible interactions
  The final draft, a joint effort    with other medical devices.
  by the FDA, medical device         Should harmful interference
  manufacturers, and many            be found to occur, the FDA
  other groups, was completed        will conduct testing to assess
  in late 2000. This standard will   the interference and work to
  allow manufacturers to ensure      resolve the problem.
  that cardiac pacemakers and
  defibrillators are safe from
  wireless phone EMI. The FDA
  has tested hearing aids for
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12. Where can I find additional   10 Driver Safety Tips
    information?                  Your wireless phone gives
  For additional information,     you the powerful ability
  please refer to the following   to communicate by voice
  resources:                      almost anywhere, anytime.
  FDA web page on wireless        An important responsibility
  phones                          accompanies the benefits of
  (       wireless phones, one that every
  phones/index.html)              user must uphold.
  Federal Communications          When operating a car, driving is
  Commission (FCC) RF Safety      your first responsibility.
  Program                         When using your wireless phone
  (        behind the wheel of a car,
  rfsafety)                       practice good common sense
  International Commission        and remember the following
  on Non-lonizing Radiation       tips:
  Protection                      1. Get to know your wireless
  (             phone and its features such as
  World Health Organization          speed dial and redial. Carefully
  (WHO) International EMF            read your instruction manual
  Project                            and learn to take advantage of
  (           valuable features most phones
  National Radiological              offer, including automatic
  Protection Board (UK)              redial and memory. Also,
  (          work to memorize the phone
                                     keypad so you can use the
                                     speed dial function without

Safety Guidelines
   taking your attention off the        suspend the call in heavy
   road.                                traffic or hazardous weather
2. When available, use a                conditions. Rain, sleet, snow
   handsfree device. A number           and ice can be hazardous, but
   of handsfree wireless phone          so is heavy traffic. As a driver,
   accessories are readily              your first responsibility is to
   available today. Whether you         pay attention to the road.
   choose an installed mounted       5. Do not take notes or look
   device for your wireless phone       up phone numbers while
   or a speaker phone accessory,        driving. If you are reading
   take advantage of these              an address book or business
   devices if available to you.         card, or writing a “to-do” list
3. Position your wireless phone         while driving a car, you are
   within easy reach. Make sure         not watching where you
   you place your wireless phone        are going. It is common
   within easy reach and where          sense. Don’t get caught in a
   you can reach it without             dangerous situation because
   removing your eyes from the          you are reading or writing and
   road. If you get an incoming         not paying attention to the
   call at an inconvenient time,        road or nearby vehicles.
   if possible, let your voicemail   6. Dial sensibly and assess the
   answer it for you.                   traffic; if possible, place calls
4. Suspend conversations during         when you are not moving or
   hazardous driving conditions         before pulling into traffic. Try
   or situations. Let the person        to plan your calls before you
   you are speaking with know           begin your trip or attempt to
   you are driving; if necessary,       coincide your calls with times
                                        you may be stopped at a stop
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   sign, red light or otherwise         away. Dial 911 or other local
   stationary. But if you need to       emergency number in the
   dial while driving, follow this      case of fire, traffic accident,
   simple tip — dial only a few         road hazard or medical
   numbers, check the road and          emergency. Remember, it is
   your mirrors, then continue.         a free call on your wireless
7. Do not engage in stressful or        phone!
   emotional conversations that      9. Use your wireless phone to
   may be distracting. Stressful        help others in emergencies.
   or emotional conversations           Your wireless phone provides
   and driving do not mix; they         you a perfect opportunity to
   are distracting and even             be a “Good Samaritan” in your
   dangerous when you are               community. If you see an auto
   behind the wheel of a car.           accident, crime in progress
   Make people you are talking          or other serious emergency
   with aware you are driving           where lives are in danger, call
   and if necessary, suspend            911 or other local emergency
   conversations which have             number, as you would want
   the potential to divert your         others to do for you.
   attention from the road.          10. Call roadside assistance
8. Use your wireless phone to            or a special wireless
   call for help. Your wireless          nonemergency assistance
   phone is one of the greatest          number when necessary.
   tools you can own to protect          Certain situations you
   yourself and your family in           encounter while driving may
   dangerous situations — with           require attention, but are not
   your phone at your side,              urgent enough to merit a call
   help is only three numbers            for emergency services. But
Safety Guidelines
     you can still use your wireless   (RF) energy set by the Federal
     phone to lend a hand. If you      Communications Commission
     see a broken-down vehicle         (FCC) of the U.S. Government.
     posing no serious hazard, a       These limits are part of
     broken traffic signal, a minor    comprehensive guidelines
     traffic accident where no one     and establish permitted levels
     appears injured or a vehicle.     of RF energy for the general
     you know to be stolen, call       population. The guidelines are
     roadside assistance or other      based on standards that were
     special non-emergency             developed by independent
     wireless number.                  scientific organizations
For more information, please           through periodic and thorough
call to 888-901-SAFE, or visit our     evaluation of scientific studies.
website                The standards include a
                                       substantial safety margin
Consumer Information on                designed to assure the safety
SAR                                    of all persons, regardless of age
(Specific Absorption Rate)             and health.
                                       The exposure standard for
This Model Phone                       wireless mobile phones employs
Meets the Government’s                 a unit of measurement known as
Requirements for Exposure              the Specific Absorption Rate, or
to Radio Waves.                        SAR. The SAR limit set by the FCC
Your wireless phone is a radio         is 1.6W/kg. *
transmitter and receiver. It is        Tests for SAR are conducted
designed and manufactured not          using standard operating
to exceed the emission limits          positions specified by the FCC
for exposure to radiofrequency         with the phone transmitting at
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its highest certified power level    The highest SAR value for this
in all tested frequency bands.       model phone when tested for
Although SAR is determined           use at the ear is 0.671 W/kg
at the highest certified power       and when worn on the body, as
level, the actual SAR level of the   described in this user’s manual, is
phone while operating can be         1.18 W/kg.
well below the maximum value.        (Body-worn measurements
Because the phone is designed        differ among phones
to operate at multiple power         models, depending upon
levels to use only the power         available accessories and FCC
required to reach the network,       requirements.) While there may
in general, the closer you are to    be differences between SAR
a wireless base station antenna,     levels of various phones and at
the lower the power output.          various positions, they all meet
Before a phone model is              the government requirement for
available for sale to the public,    safe exposure.
it must be tested and certified      The FCC has granted an
to the FCC that it does not          Equipment Authorization for
exceed the limit established         this model phone with all
by the governmentadopted             reported SAR levels evaluated
requirement for safe exposure.       as in compliance with the FCC
The tests are performed in           RF emission guidelines. SAR
positions and locations (e.g., at    information on this model phone
the ear and worn on the body)        is on file with the FCC and can be
as required by the FCC for each      found under the Display Grant
model.                               section of
                                     oet/fccid after searching on FCC
                                     ID BEJGW620.
Safety Guidelines
Additional information on
Specific Absorption Rates (SAR)
can be found on the Cellular
Telecommunications Industry
Association (CTIA) website at
* In the United States and
  Canada, the SAR limit for
  mobile phones used by
  the public is 1.6 watts/kg
  (W/kg) averaged over one
  gram of tissue. The standard
  incorporates a substantial
  margin of safety to give
  additional protection for the
  public and to account for any
  variations in measurements.
* Product meets current FCC &
  IC Radio Frequency Exposure
  IC ID: 2703C-GR500

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Trouble Shooting
This chapter lists some problems that you might encounter while
using your phone. Some problems require that you call your service
provider, but most of problems you encounter are easy to correct

                                          Possible Corrective
Message           Possible causes
                  There is no SIM card
                  in the phone or you     Make sure that the SIM card is
 SIM error
                  may have inserted it    correctly inserted.

                  Signal weak             Move higher to a window or
 No connection
                                          open space. Check service
 to the network   Outside GSM network     provider coverage map.
                  When you want to
                  change a security
                  code you have to
 Codes do not     confirm the new code
                                          Contact your Service Provider.
 match            by entering it again.
                  The two codes that
                  you have entered do
                  not match.
                  Not supported by
                  Service Provider or     Contact your Service Provider.
 cannot be set
                  registration required
                  Dialling error          New network not authorised.
 Calls not        New SIM card            Check for new restrictions.
 available        inserted Charge limit   Contact Service Provider or
                  reached                 reset limit with PIN 2.
Trouble Shooting
                                           Possible Corrective
Message           Possible causes
                                           Press On/Off key for at least two
                  On/Off key pressed
 Phone cannot     too briefly
                                           Charge battery. Check charging
 be switched on   Battery empty
                                           indicator in the display.
                  Battery contacts dirty
                                           Clean contacts.
                                           Charge battery.
                  Battery totally empty
                                           Make sure the ambient
                  Temperature out of
                                           temperature is right, wait for a
                                           while, and then charge again.
                                           Check power supply and
                                           connection to the phone.
                  Contact problem
                                           Check the battery contacts,
 Charging error                            clean them if necessary.
                                           Plug in to a different socket or
                  No mains voltage
                                           check voltage.
                                           If the charger does not warm
                  Charger defective
                                           up, replace it.
                                           Only use original LG
                  Wrong charger
                  Battery defective
                                           Replace battery.
 Phone loses                               Reconnection to another
                  Signal too weak
 network                                   service provider is automatic.
 Number not       The Fixed dial number
                                           Check settings.
 permitted        function is on.

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