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LG CU400 User Manual

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Instantly talk to family, friends and co-workers

Refer to the User Manual for instructions in Spanish.

CU400

TM

 


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Right

Soft

Key

Power/ 

End Key

Navigation

Key

Left

Soft

Key

Clear &

Back Key

OK Key

PUSH TO TALK GUIDE

PTT

Key

Microphone

2

The Keys to Push to Talk

Push to Talk (PTT) from 

Cingular

®

 lets you see whether  

your family, friends, and  

co-workers are available  

to talk before you call.  

You can reach them individually  

or everyone at once via  

a group call, all in an instant. 

No other Push to Talk  

service enables you to  

do all this.

 


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PTT Icon Descriptions

1.  Make sure you’re holding the PTT Key down  

while you talk. Release the PTT Key when you 
are finished talking. 

2.  The microphone is located at the bottom of 

the phone next to the charging port. Make 
sure you aren’t covering it up with your grip.

PTT Helpful Tips

PTT Key Functions

PTT Pointers:

Getting Started

Screen

Idle Screen

Contacts List
Connected

Press

Press & Hold
Press & Hold

Press & Hold

Result

PTT Contacts List

Initiates PTT Call
To Talk

PTT History

My Availability

PTT Contact Availability

Available
PTT Message
Do Not Disturb
Unavailable

Available
Silent/Vibrate
Do Not Disturb
Unavailable
Invitation in Progress

Individual:

Available

Do Not Disturb
Unavailable

Silent/Vibrate

Invitation in Progress

Group:

PTT Key

3

 


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4

Initializing Push to Talk Service

 

Your phone offers an exciting new  
Push to Talk (PTT) service. The first step  
in using the Push to Talk (PTT) service  
is initializing the phone. 

1.  From standby mode, press the 

PTT Key

 on the 

left side of the phone.

 

2.  A screen will appear asking if you want to 

initialize PTT. Press 

 for 

Yes

.

3.  You will be asked to register a name in the PTT 

system. Enter a name (up to 20 characters) and 
press 

4.  A screen will flash to inform you that the 

process of initialization has begun. Initialization 
can take several minutes. When the process 
is complete, a   icon will appear next to the 
signal indicator on your idle screen.

PUSH TO TALK GUIDE

 


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5

Adding a Push to Talk Contact

 

After initializing PTT, you must add  
individuals or groups to your PTT contact  
list before you can place a PTT call.  
Individuals and group members must  
subscribe to the Cingular PTT service.

1.  Select the 

Push to Talk (6)

 menu and press 

.

2.  Select 

Add Contact (2)

 and press 

.

3.  Enter the name and number and press 

.

4.  The network will check to see if the contact is 

a valid PTT subscriber. When confirmed, an 
invitation is sent, which the other user must 
accept. You will see a

 icon next to the new 

contact name while the invitation is in progress.

 


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6

Adding a Push to Talk Group 

Adding a PTT group is a great way to call  
several people at the same time.

1.  Select the 

Push to Talk (6)

 menu and press 

.

2.  Select 

Add Group (3)

 and press 

.

3.  Enter the name that you would like to call the 

group and press the 

Left Soft Key

 for 

Save

.

4.  Choose 

Select in PTT Contact (1)

, or 

Add 

Contact (2)

 to add any contacts not already in 

your list.

5.  Highlight each contact you want in the group 

and press 

 to select. When finished, press 

the 

Left Soft Key

 for 

Save

.

6.  An invitation to join the group will be sent to 

each contact. When the first contact accepts, 
the group’s icon will change from 

 (in progress) 

to 

(group available).

PUSH TO TALK GUIDE

 


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7

Accepting a PTT Contact Invitation

1.  If you are invited to be a PTT contact, a chime 

will sound and the PTT icon next to the signal 
bars on the idle screen will change to the PTT 
Message 

 icon.

2.  Press the 

PTT Key

 to view your invitation.

3.  Press the 

Left Soft Key

 to 

Accept

, the  

Right Soft Key

 to 

Reject

, or 

 to 

Defer

 

the decision until a later time. If you choose 
to defer the invitation, you can access any 
pending invitations later under 

PTT Settings (4)

 

Pending Invitations (5)

 


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8

Making a Push to Talk Call 

The Push to Talk feature allows you to talk  
to friends who have the same feature on  
their phones. You can reach one of your  
contacts with your phone open or closed. 

1.  Push and quickly release the 

PTT Key

 to access 

your contact list. (Or press and 

hold

 the PTT Key 

from standby mode to access the PTT History.)

2.  Select the contact or group you want to 

call. Make sure the contact or group shows 
Available

or Silent/Vibrate 

. (To go 

directly to a contact, enter the name in the 
search field and the list will auto-scroll instantly 
as you type.)

3.  Press and 

hold 

the 

PTT Key

 to activate the call. 

A tone will immediately play indicating that you 
have the floor and may begin speaking.

4.  Release the 

PTT Key

 when done speaking. 

5.  To end a PTT session, press the 

End Key

 

.

  (You will be automatically disconnected  

if there is no activity for 30 seconds.)

PUSH TO TALK GUIDE

 


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9

Making a “Quick Group” Call

You can set up an impromptu group call  
to any set of individual contacts:

1.  Push the 

PTT Key

 to access your contact list.

2.  Highlight and press the 

Left Soft Key

 to mark 

each contact you want in the group call.

3.  When finished selecting, press and 

hold

 the 

PTT Key

 to initiate the call. 

Making a Dynamic Group Call

If you want to call certain members of a group, 
but not all members:

1.  Push the 

PTT Key

 to access your contact list.

2.  Highlight an available group and press the 

Right 

Soft Key

 for 

Options

.

3.  Select 

Dynamic Call (2)

 and press 

.

4.  Press 

 to select each of the group’s contacts 

you want to be part of the dynamic call.

5.  When finished selecting, press and 

hold

 the 

PTT Key

 to initiate the call.

 


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10

Converting a PTT Call to a Cellular Call

If you initiated a call, you can convert a PTT call 
to a standard cellular call.

1.  While in a PTT call, press the 

Right Soft Key

 for 

Options

.

2.  Select 

Convert to cellular (1

) and press 

You can now speak without holding down the 

PTT Key

.

3.  The recipient(s) can now press their 

PTT Key

 and 

convert to the cellular call.

Receiving a PTT Call

1.  A distinct tone will signal an incoming PTT call. 

The caller’s information will be displayed on the 
screen and you will hear the caller’s voice.

2.  If you have set your ringer to silent or vibrate 

you will be presented with an accept or reject  
option at the bottom of the screen prior to 
hearing the caller’s voice.

PUSH TO TALK GUIDE

 


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11

Editing an Existing Contact or Group

1.  Push the 

PTT Key

 to access your contact list.

2.  Highlight the contact/group you want to edit and 

press the 

Right Soft Key

 for 

Options

.

•  For a single contact, you may  

rename or delete the contact.

•  For groups you set up, you may add a 

member, remove a member, and rename or 
delete the group.

•  For a group you join, you may leave or 

rename the group.

Altering Your Availability 

To completely block PTT calls for those times 
when you cannot be disturbed:

1.  Select the 

Push to Talk (6) 

menu and press 

.

2.  Select 

PTT Settings (4)

 and press 

.

3.  Select 

My Availability (1)

 and press 

.

4.  Choose 

Do Not Disturb (1)

 and press 

Note: If you wish to 

quietly pre-screen your 

calls, set your ringtone 

to Silent or Vibrate. 

 


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12

Setting a Contact Alert 

To receive an alert when a contact becomes 
available:

1.  Select the 

Push to Talk (6)

 menu and press  . 

2.  Select 

PTT Settings (4)

 and press 

.

3.  Select 

Contact Alerts (2)

 and press 

.

4.  Press 

 to select each contact and press the 

Left Soft Key

 for 

Save

.

Sending a Call Me Alert

The Push to Talk service makes it possible  
to send an alert to someone who is not  
answering the phone.

1.  Press the 

PTT Key

, select an available contact, and 

press the 

Right Soft Key

 for 

Options

.

2.  Select 

Call Me Alert (2)

 and press 

3.  The recipient’s phone will display a screen notifying 

them of the Call Me Alert. The recipient can press 
and 

hold

 the 

PTT Key

 to return the call.

PUSH TO TALK GUIDE

 


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Sending a Voice Message 

You can use Push To Talk service to instantly 
send voice messages to one or more people.

1.  Press the 

PTT Key

, select a contact, and press the 

Right Soft Key

 for 

Options

.

2.  Select 

Voice Message (3)

 and press 

3.  Select the individual contact(s), then press and 

hold

 the 

PTT Key

 and speak. After releasing 

the 

PTT Key

, the message will deposit.

 


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14

Auto Accepting Invites 

You can automatically accept invitations 
from contacts and/or groups:

1.  Select the 

Push to Talk (6) 

menu and press 

.

2.  Select 

PTT Settings (4)

 and press 

.

3.  Select 

Auto Accept Invites (4)

 and press 

.

4.  Choose one of the top three options and press 

.

PUSH TO TALK GUIDE

 


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15

Instantly

Talk.

 


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TM

www.cingular.com/pushtotalk for full details.

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