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Validity
These installation instructions are valid for
vehicles equipped with a
1 • mobile phone fitting with interface
(code 386) or
• Mercedes-Benz mobile phone
(code 388)
Accessories Each in combination with COMAND or the
audio system Audio 20/Audio 50.
Parts included
• (1) Mercedes-Benz telephone module
with Bluetooth® SIM access profile
In the following text, this will be referred to
as "telephone module".
Installation Instructions Overview
Mercedes-Benz Telephone Module with • (2) Multi-function display
Bluetooth® SIM Access Profile • (3) COMAND or audio system
• (4) Multi-function steering wheel
General notes
Please contact a qualified specialist work-
shop if you encounter installation difficul-
ties. Mercedes-Benz recommends that you
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use a Mercedes-Benz Service Centre for this
purpose.
The manufacturer reserves the right to
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in the illustrations contained in these instal-
lation instructions.
These installation instructions also refer to
the COMAND and audio system Operating
Instructions, the vehicle Owner's Manual
© 2008, Daimler AG and the mobile phone operating instruc-
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tions. Please keep them handy for reference.
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08/08
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Contents For the following vehicles: 컄 14
Fitting the telephone module 컄5 • E-Class, model series 211 GRisk of accident
Pairing the telephone module up to date of manufacture
Please comply with the legal regula-
with the mobile phone 06/2008
tions of the country in which you are
Requirements 컄5 • CLK-Class, model series 209
General notes 컄6 driving when you use the mobile
• SLK-Class, model series 171
For the following vehicles: 컄7 phone inside the vehicle.
up to date of manufacture
• S-Class, model series 221, 04/2008 If it is legally permissible to use the
and • R-Class, model series 251 mobile phone while driving, only do
• CL-Class, model series 216 up to date of manufacture so when traffic conditions allow for
For C-Class vehicles (model 컄9 07/2008 and it. You may otherwise become dis-
series 204) as well as the following • M-Class, model series 164 tracted from the traffic, which may
vehicle model series starting from up to date of manufacture
date of manufacture 04/2008:
lead to an accident in which you or
07/2008
• SLK-Class, model series 171, others may be injured.
with audio system Audio 20
• SL-Class, model series 230, For all other vehicle model series 컄 17 For safety reasons, while driving,
• CLS-Class, model series 219, with Audio 20 only use the hands-free system to
from date of manufacture 06/2008: Connecting the telephone mo- 컄 19 make calls.
dule with the mobile phone
• A-Class, model series 169, When you are using the mobile pho-
Searching for and connecting 컄 21
• B-Class, model series 245, other paired mobile phones
ne via the hands-free system, drive
• E-Class, model series 211, Downloading the phone book 컄 22 with extra caution, close all windows
from date of manufacture 07/2008: Disconnecting the telephone 컄 24 and try to eliminate background noi-
• M-Class, model series 164, module from the mobile phone se.
• GL-Class, model series 164, Resetting the telephone 컄 25
Please pull over or park the car if
and module
Telephone module in SIM card 컄 26
you do not wish to use the hands-
• R-Class, model series 251 free system to make a call. Do not
mode
For all model series with 컄 12 Speed-dial keys 컄 27 stop the vehicle or park where it is
COMAND or Audio 50, with the Removing the telephone 컄 28 prohibited to do so.
exception of S-Class vehicles, module
model series 221 and CL-Class Place the telephone module into the
vehicles, model series 216 cradle only while the vehicle is at a
standstill. You could otherwise be
distracted and cause an accident.
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Fitting the telephone module The mobile phone must be within a 10 metre Pairing the telephone module with the
(30 ft) reception range of the telephone mo- mobile phone
dule. Valid for the following vehicles:
General notes on pairing • S-Class, model series 221 and
To establish a Bluetooth® connection, there • CL-Class, model series 216
5 must be no SIM card in the telephone modu-
Note
le. Removing the SIM card (see 컄 26).
Operation of COMAND is described in the
When a vehicle is unlocked, a connection vehicle Owner's Manual.
can be established automatically between a
1. Switch on COMAND. (Please refer to
1 paired mobile phone and the telephone mo- the vehicle Owner's Manual.)
dule. Telephoning via the hands-free unit is
not possible unless COMAND or the audio 2. Call up the telephone main menu:
system is switched on. Select "Telephone" using the COMAND con-
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troller. A message appears in the COMAND
A maximum of 4 mobile phones may be display that no mobile phone is connected.
1. Press the telephone module (1) into the
paired with the telephone module. If a fifth
bracket (5) until it engages into place.
mobile phone is paired, the first mobile pho-
Pairing the telephone module with the ne in the list is deleted. 6
mobile phone
Mobile phone requirements for pairing
(Please refer to the mobile phone opera-
ting instructions.)
Certain settings must be made on the mobile
phone depending on the mobile phone type.
You can find particulars in the additional in- 7
formation entitled "Tips On How to Use and
Make Settings for Different Mobile Phones"
as well as in the mobile phone operating in- M+P-03F-6894
structions.
The mobile phone must be switched on and 3. Press and hold button (6) on the tele-
the Bluetooth® function and the "Visible to phone module for approx. 3 seconds. The
others" setting must be enabled in the Blue- LEDs (7) flash rapidly. A message appears in
tooth® settings menu. For Nokia mobile the COMAND display indicating that the tele-
phones, the Remote SIM active setting phone is being activated.
must be activated. You must know the Blue- 4. Select the call list:
tooth® name of the mobile phone. With the COMAND controller, select
The mobile phone requires more power "Call lists" 씮 "Dialled" and confirm. The
when in Bluetooth® mode. The mobile pho- Bluetooth® names of the mobile phones
ne's battery should always be charged. within the reception range appear in the
COMAND display.

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Note Pairing the telephone module with the
If the desired Bluetooth® telephone is not mobile phone
displayed, the Bluetooth® settings on the Valid for C-Class vehicles (model series 204)
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mobile phone must be checked, and correc- as well as the following vehicles starting
ted if necessary. If the settings are correct, from date of manufacture 04/2008:
the mobile phone can be searched for in the • SLK-Class, model series 171,
call list using "SEARCH..." on COMAND. • SL-Class, model series 230,
5. Select the mobile phone using the • CLS-Class, model series 219,
COMAND controller and confirm. A 16-digit 7
from date of manufacture 06/2008:
PIN number appears in the COMAND dis- • A-Class, model series 169,
play.
• B-Class, model series 245,
6. When requested to do so, enter the dis-
• E-Class, model series 211, M+P-03F-6894

played PIN number on the mobile phone


within 20 seconds and confirm. After pairing from date of manufacture 07/2008: 4. Press and hold button (6) on the tele-
• M-Class, model series 164, phone module for approx. 3 seconds. The
has been successfully completed (indicated
by an ascending melody), "Activating tele- • GL-Class, model series 164, and LEDs (7) flash rapidly. The message Tele-
phone, please wait" appears in the display. • R-Class, model series 251. phone not inserted appears in
COMAND or the multi-function display.
Note Note If a Bluetooth® mobile phone is found, a text
A descending melody indicates that pairing The operation of COMAND and the audio message (SMS) is sent to COMAND or the
was unsuccessful. If this happens, please re- system is described in the separate Opera- audio system. This procedure is repeated for
peat steps 3 through 6. ting Instructions. each Bluetooth® mobile phone found.
7. Depending on the type of mobile phone 1. Switch on COMAND or the audio sys- 5. Select the text message (SMS) menu:
you are using, the connection query of the tem. (Please refer to the separate Operating Using the Controller select SMS (text
telephone module must be confirmed on the Instructions.) message) and confirm. The Bluetooth® na-
mobile phone. For a connection query of the
2. Call up the telephone menu. (Please re- mes of the mobile phones within the recepti-
telephone module, the mobile phone must
fer to the separate Operating Instructions.) on range appear in the COMAND or audio
be set to "Automatic" or "Authorised yes".
3. Using the controller, select Controller system display.
(Please refer to the mobile phone operating
instructions.) Telephone list 씮 Convenience Notes
phone. The message Telephone not in- The Bluetooth® PIN of the mobile phone can
8. Enter the PIN number of the SIM card on
serted appears in COMAND or the multi- be found in the default settings of the text
COMAND and confirm.
function display. message (SMS) menu. To display the Blue-
tooth® names, select Options 씮 Dis-
play text using the Controller.
If the desired Bluetooth® telephone is not
displayed, the Bluetooth® settings on the
mobile phone must be checked, and correc-
ted if necessary. If the settings are correct,
the mobile phone can be searched for in the
call list using "SEARCH..." on the audio
system.
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6. Using the Controller, open the text mes- Pairing the telephone module with the Note
sage (SMS) from the mobile phone which is mobile phone If the desired Bluetooth® telephone is not
to be paired in COMAND or the audio sys- Valid for all vehicle model series equipped displayed, the Bluetooth® settings on the
tem. A 16-digit PIN number appears in the with COMAND or Audio 50, with the excepti- mobile phone must be checked, and correc-
multi-function display. on of the S-Class, model series 221, and the ted if necessary. If the settings are correct,
7. Using the Controller, select the display- CL-Class, model series 216. the mobile phone can be searched for in the
ed PIN in COMAND or the audio system and Note call list using SEARCH... on COMAND or
select Call sender. The operation of COMAND or the audio sys- the audio system.

8. When requested to do so, enter the dis- tem is described in the separate Operating 5. Select the mobile phone on COMAND or
played PIN number on the mobile phone Instructions. the audio system using the Ô or Ó
within 20 seconds and confirm. After pairing 1. Switch on COMAND or the audio sys- button and confirm. A 16-digit PIN number
has been successfully completed (indicated tem. (Please refer to the vehicle Owner's Ma- appears in the COMAND or audio system
by an ascending melody), the message Te- nual.) display.
lephone not inserted, then Activa- 2. Select the telephone menu: 6. When requested to do so, enter the dis-
ting telephone appear in the audio Press the button h on COMAND or the played PIN number on the mobile phone
system display. audio system. A message appears in within 20 seconds and confirm. After pairing
Note COMAND or the audio system display indica- has been successfully completed (indicated
A descending melody indicates that pairing ting that no mobile phone is connected. by an ascending melody), the message Ple-
was unsuccessful. If this happens, please re- ase insert telephone appears in
peat steps 4 through 8. COMAND or the audio system display, follo-
6 wed by Please wait.
9. Depending on the type of mobile phone
you are using, the connection query of the Note
telephone module must be confirmed on the A descending melody indicates that pairing
mobile phone. For a connection query of the was unsuccessful. If this happens, please re-
telephone module, the mobile phone must peat steps 3 through 6.
be set to "Automatic" or "Authorised yes". 7. Depending on the type of mobile phone
(Please refer to the mobile phone operating 7 you are using, the connection query of the
instructions.) telephone module must be confirmed on the
10. Enter the PIN number of the SIM card mobile phone. For a connection query of the
on COMAND or the audio system and con- telephone module, the mobile phone must
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firm. be set to "Automatic" or "Authorised yes".


3. Press and hold button (6) on the tele- (Please refer to the mobile phone operating
phone module for approx. 3 seconds. The instructions.)
LEDs (7) flash rapidly. A message appears in 8. Enter the PIN number of the SIM card on
COMAND or the audio system display indica- COMAND or the audio system and confirm.
ting that the telephone is being activated.
4. Select the call list:
On COMAND or the audio system, select
Redial 씮 Dialled. The Bluetooth® names
of the mobile phones within the reception
range appear in the COMAND or audio sys-
tem display.

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Pairing the telephone module with the 4. Select the call list: Notes
mobile phone Press the s button on the multi-function A descending melody indicates that pairing
Valid for the following vehicles: steering wheel. The Bluetooth® names of was unsuccessful. If this happens, please re-
• E-Class, model series 211 the mobile phones within the reception ran- peat steps 3 through 9.
(up to date of manufacture 06/2008) ge appear in the multi-function display. 10. Depending on the type of mobile pho-
• CLK-Class, model series 209 Note ne you are using, the connection query of the
• SLK-Class, model series 171 If the desired Bluetooth® telephone is not telephone module must be confirmed on the
(up to date of manufacture 04/2008) displayed, the Bluetooth® settings on the mobile phone. For a connection query of the
• R-Class, model series 251 mobile phone must be checked, and correc- telephone module, the mobile phone must
(up to date of manufacture 07/2008) ted if necessary. If the settings are correct, be set to "Automatic" or "Authorised yes".
and the mobile phone can be searched for in the (Please refer to the mobile phone operating
• M-Class, model series 164 call list using "SEARCH..." on the audio sys- instructions.)
(up to date of manufacture 07/2008 ) tem. 11. Enter the PIN number of the SIM card
When equipped with the Audio 20 operating 5. Once the Bluetooth® name appears, on the audio system and confirm.
system. press the NUM function key on the audio sys-
Note tem. A 16-digit PIN number appears in the
The operation of the audio system is descri- multi-function display.
bed in the separate Operating Instructions. 6. Please write down the 16-digit PIN num-
1. Switch on the audio system. (Please re- ber displayed.
fer to the vehicle Owner's Manual.) Note
2. Select telephone mode: Only 12 digits can be displayed
Press the h button on the audio system. in the multi-function display. The last digits
NO PHONE appears in the multi-function dis- must therefore be cleared using the CLR
play. function button on the audio system in order
to display the first digits.
7. Press the t button on the multi-
6 function steering wheel. The Bluetooth®
name of the mobile phone appears again on
the multi-function display.
8. Press the s button on the multi-
function steering wheel.
9. When requested to do so, enter the PIN
7 number you have written down on the mobi-
le phone within 20 seconds and confirm. Af-
ter pairing has been successfully completed
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WAIT... appears in the multi-function dis-
3. Press and hold button (6) on the telepho- play.
ne module for approx. 3 seconds. The
LEDs (7) flash rapidly. WAIT... appears on
the audio system display.
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Pairing the telephone module with the Note Connecting the telephone module with
mobile phone If the desired Bluetooth® telephone is not the mobile phone
Valid for all other vehicle model series equip- displayed, the Bluetooth® settings on the Notes
ped with Audio 20. mobile phone must be checked, and correc- Before being connected, the mobile phone
Note ted if necessary. If the settings are correct, must be paired with the telephone module
The operation of the audio system is descri- the mobile phone can be searched for in the (see 컄 5 to 컄 17).
bed in the separate owner's manual. call list using "SEARCH..." on the audio sys-
tem. The telephone module always searches for
1. Switch on the audio system. (Please re- and connects with only the most recently
fer to the vehicle Owner's Manual.) 5. Select the mobile phone using the j connected mobile phone. For information on
or k button on the multi-function stee- searching for and connecting other paired
2. Select the telephone menu:
ring wheel and confirm. A 16-digit PIN num- mobile phones, see 컄 21.
Press the è or ÿ button on the multi- ber appears in the multi-function display.
function steering wheel. A message appears Automatic connection
in the multi-function display that no mobile 6. When requested to do so, enter the dis- When a paired mobile phone is within the te-
phone is connected. played PIN number on the mobile phone lephone module's range, and COMAND or
within 20 seconds. After pairing has been the audio system is switched on Please
successfully completed (indicated by an as- enter PIN appears in the COMAND or mul-
6 cending melody), WAIT... appears in the ti-function display.
multi-function display.
1. Enter the PIN number of the SIM card on
Notes COMAND or the audio system. Telephoning
A descending melody indicates that pairing via the hands-free unit is then possible.
was unsuccessful. If this happens, please re-
peat steps 3 through 6. Note
The PIN number is saved by the telephone
7 7. Depending on the type of mobile phone module. Entering the PIN number again is
you are using, the connection query of the only necessary if the SIM PIN number has
telephone module must be confirmed on the changed.
mobile phone. For a connection query of the
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telephone module, the mobile phone must
For S-Class vehicles, model series 221, and
3. Press and hold button (6) on the tele- be set to "Automatic" or "Authorised yes".
(Please refer to the mobile phone operating CL-Class vehicles, model series 216:
phone module for approx. 3 seconds. The
1. Using the COMAND controller, select
LEDs (7) flash rapidly. WAIT... appears on instructions.)
"Telephone" 씮 "Telephone on" and confirm.
the audio system display. 8. Enter the PIN number of the SIM card on
For all other vehicle model series:
4. Select the call list: the audio system and confirm.
1. Press the  button on COMAND or
Press the s button on the multi-function
the audio system.
steering wheel. The Bluetooth® names of
the mobile phones within the reception ran-
ge appear in the multi-function display.

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Notes Searching for and connecting other tele- Downloading the phone book
If there is a connection between the telepho- phones To use the phone book stored on the mobile
ne module and the mobile phone, incoming The telephone module always searches for phone via the hands-free system, it must be
text messages (SMS) will be saved on the the most recently connected mobile phone downloaded to COMAND or the audio sys-
mobile phone's SIM card. In vehicles equip- and connects it automatically. Connecting a tem. The mobile phone must be logged onto
ped with Audio 20, the text messages different mobile phone with the telephone the mobile network for this procedure. The
cannot be read in the multi-function display. module is only possible when there is no ac- download can take up to 10 minutes, depen-
For more detailed information about acces- tive Bluetooth® connection. ding on the size of the phone book, and will
sing saved text messages on Nokia mobile Connecting a different paired mobile be indicated by a symbol on the display of
phones, please refer to the additional infor- phone the mobile phone. Please wait appears in
mation entitled "Tips On How to Use and 1. Disconnect any possible existing con- the COMAND, audio system or multi-func-
Make Settings for Different Mobile Phones". nections to a mobile phone (see 컄 24). tion display, depending on the vehicle.
It is not possible to make any changes to the For C-Class vehicles (model series 204)
SIM card settings (e.g. call forwarding, call as well as the following vehicle model
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waiting, SMS parameters, etc.) on the tele- series starting from date of manufacture
phone module. To change the SIM card set- 04/2008:
tings, the SIM card must be taken out of the • SLK-Class, model series 171,
telephone module and inserted into a mobile
• SL-Class, model series 230,
phone.
• CLS-Class, model series 219,
Depending on the type of mobile phone you
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are using, a display appears on the mobile
• A-Class, model series 169,
phone's screen, indicating SIM card access
via COMAND or the audio system. In this mo- • B-Class, model series 245,
de, the telephone may only be used via the • E-Class, model series 211,
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hands-free system. from date of manufacture 07/2008:
2. Briefly press button (6) on the telepho- • M-Class, model series 164,
ne module. The LEDs (7) flash slowly and a • GL-Class, model series 164, and
message appears in the COMAND or audio • R-Class, model series 251:
system display indicating that the telephone
1. Enter 0000 on COMAND or the audio
is being activated. The telephone module al-
system.
ways searches for and connects the pre-
viously paired mobile phone. The phone book is downloaded and the follo-
wing messages appear alternately in the
COMAND or multi-function display: Tele-
phone not inserted and Activating
telephone.
2. If the SIM PIN number is activated, en-
ter it on COMAND or the audio system and
confirm.
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3. Using the Controller, select Telepho- Disconnecting the telephone module Resetting the telephone module
ne 씮 Import external data on from the mobile phone The telephone module can be reset to the
COMAND or the audio system. Automatic disconnection factory settings. The stored phone book and
The phone book is downloaded to COMAND When the mobile phone is out of the telepho- the information necessary for pairing will be
or the audio system. ne module's range, the mobile phone is au- deleted if the settings are reset.
Notes tomatically disconnected.
The phone book of the previously connected Manual disconnection 6
mobile phone remains stored in the telepho- The Bluetooth® connection can be manually
ne module. Only the SIM card phone book of disconnected as follows:
the newly connected mobile phone can be
For S-Class vehicles, model series 221, and
accessed. To access the mobile phone tele-
phone book, it must first be downloaded to CL-Class vehicles, model series 216:
1. Using the COMAND controller, select
the telephone module.
"Telephone" 씮 "Telephone off". 7
The phone book of the previously connected
For C-Class vehicles (model series 204) as
mobile phone is deleted if the phone book of
well as the following vehicle model series
the newly connected mobile phone is down-
loaded. Only one phone book can be stored starting from date of manufacture 04/2008:
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• SLK-Class, model series 171,
in the telephone module.
• SL-Class, model series 230, 1. Press and hold button (6) on the tele-
Depending on the operating system, 250,
• CLS-Class, model series 219, phone module for approx. 7 seconds. The
650 or 999 saved phone book entries can be
from date of manufacture 06/2008: LEDs (7) flash irregularly.
downloaded to COMAND or the audio sys-
tem. Therefore, some phone book entries • A-Class, model series 169,
may not be shown on COMAND or the audio • B-Class, model series 245,
system. • E-Class, model series 211,
During an active Bluetooth® connection, from date of manufacture 07/2008:
phone book entries on the SIM card can be • M-Class, model series 164,
read, and deleted if necessary.
• GL-Class, model series 164, and
For all other vehicle model series: • R-Class, model series 251:
1. Enter 0000 on COMAND or the audio
Only on the mobile phone. (Please refer to
system and confirm.
the mobile phone operating instructions.)
The phone book is downloaded and a mes-
For all other vehicle model series:
sage appears in the COMAND or multi-func-
1. Press and hold the  button for ap-
tion display. A SIM PIN number query or the
prox. 3 seconds on COMAND or the audio
phone menu (for deactivated SIM PIN) ap-
system or on the mobile phone. (Please refer
pears after the phone book download has
to the mobile phone operating instructions.).
been completed.
2. If the SIM PIN number is activated, en-
ter it on COMAND or the audio system and
confirm.

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Telephone module in SIM card mode Speed-dial keys Removing the telephone module
Note Speed-dial key for mailbox
The telephone module can also be used as a In some vehicle model series, the
SIM card telephone. Once a SIM card is in- A button on COMAND or the audio sys-
serted into the telephone module, an exis- tem can be programmed as the speed-dial
ting Bluetooth® connection is disconnected. key for your mailbox. 11
It is not possible to establish a Bluetooth® To program the speed-dial key:
connection to the mobile phone. 1. Call up the phone book on the mobile 1
Inserting and removing a SIM card phone.
2. Create the following entry in the phone
book: Name: MAILBOX.
9 Telephone number: mailbox number
8
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To activate the mailbox, the phone book


1 1. Press the release button (11), slide the
must be downloaded to the hands-free sys-
tem (see 컄 22). As soon as the MAILBOX telephone module (1) downwards and remo-
10 entry is found, the speed-dial key is active. ve.
To call up the speed-dial key:
Press and hold the A button on
COMAND or the audio system for approx.
3 seconds.
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Other speed-dial keys


1. Slide the cover (8) on the telephone In some vehicle models, the keys 2 th-
module (1) downward and remove, slide the rough 9 on COMAND or the audio sys-
SIM card holder (9) towards the right and flip tem can be used to access memory
it up. positions 2 through 9 of the telephone book
2. Slide the SIM card (10) into place as (speed-dial function). The memory positions
shown in the illustration, flip the SIM card 2 through 9 in the phone book of the mobile
holder (9) down and slide it towards the left phone or SIM card must be programmed ac-
until it engages into place. Close the cording to your wishes. (Please refer to the
cover (8). mobile phone operating instructions.)
Follow the same procedure in reverse to re- Note
move the SIM card. The memory positions are not displayed on
some mobile phones. The corresponding te-
lephone number is displayed by pressing a
key between 2 and 9. If you want to
store a different telephone number in memo-
ry positions 2 through 9, these should be
renamed as needed on the mobile phone.
(Please refer to the mobile phone operating
instructions.)