Nokia C3 Manual

Likewise download the Nokia C3 Manual here. The Nokia C3 reminds me about the Blackberry design which became very fashionable in 2010 when the slide phones where starting to fall out of fashion. Nokia made a number of mobile phones in this design in those years.

Nokia C3 Manual

Likewise the Nokia and the Nokia C3 was no different. The other phones in the Nokia range which followed these designs had been the Nokia Asha 205 and also the Nokia Asha 302 which is still big. The designs and fashion since then have changed to large multitouch screens.

The Nokia C3 came with a standard 2G network ability with nothing really fancy about the phone. It had a TFT screen which was also run of the mill with 256K colour and a nice large screen being 320×240 pixels. It had a microSD card slot with 2GB as standard but could go up to 8GB in storage space. The phone also came with Class 32 GPRS and EDGE and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g and also Bluetooth.

Nokia C3 ManualThe phone also came with a standard 2MP camera which ran at 1600×1200 pixels and the video runs in QCIF at 15fps which is not very good but ok for the odd video clip. Likewise the phone also came with WAP, MMS and SMS and Java. There is no GPS on this mobile phone. The battery is good as it lasts when new for up to 30 days with no recharge needed. This when in standby and it has a talk time of just over 7 hours. Overall this was a good phone and still is.



The design has fallen away in favor of large multitouch screens but it is still a very good. This is a basic phone retailing for around U$100 each. The user manual is below if you wish to view all the other functions of the phone. This before you decide to buy a used model. If you want to connect the phone to your computer then you need to download the Nokia PC Suite to connect the phone to your computer for transfers and upgrades. The user manual below is in English and you can browse through the user guide. This to understand if this mobile phone will suit your needs. 

Predictive Text Input

Firstly, to turn on predictive text input, go to Options > More > Prediction settings > Prediction > On. If you want to turn prediction on or off while typing, just press and hold the Ctrl key and hit the space bar. To choose the type of prediction input, go to Options > More > Prediction settings > Prediction or Word completion and select On or Off.


Sending a Text or Multimedia Message

To send a message, start by going to Menu > Messaging > New message. Then, type your message. If you want to add something to the message, like a photo or video, go to Options and pick what you want to add. When you’re ready to send the message, go to Send to > Contacts, find the person you want to send it to, and hit Send. The type of message you’re sending will show up at the top of the screen and it can change depending on what’s in your message. Remember, your service provider might charge you differently based on the type of message you send.


SIM Card Messages

SIM card messages are texts that get saved to your SIM card. You can copy or move these messages to your device’s memory, but not the other way around. Any messages you get are saved to your device’s memory. To read SIM card messages, go to Menu > Messaging > Options > SIM Card messages.

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Voice Mail

If you have voice mail, you can get to it through a voice mail number given to you by your service provider. This number might show up in your contacts list when you first set it up. If it doesn’t, you’ll need to save the number to your device. When you get a voice message, you’ll hear a sound, see a notification, or both. If you get more than one message, your device will show you how many messages you have. To check your voice mailbox, press and hold 1 on the home screen, or go to Menu > Messaging > Voice mail > Listen to voice mails. To enter, find, or change your voice mailbox number, select Voice mailbox number.


Message Settings

Go to Menu > Messaging > Message settings to adjust your message settings. Here, you can choose to save copies of sent messages, overwrite old messages if your message memory is full, and more. You can also define message centers, select the type of character support, and set up other preferences for text messages. For multimedia messages, you can allow read reports, change the appearance of multimedia messages, allow the reception of multimedia messages and ads, and more.


Call Logs

Your device keeps track of the phone numbers of missed, received, and dialed calls, and roughly how long your calls were. It only logs missed and received calls if the network supports these features and the device is on and in the network’s service area. To see your call info, go to Menu > Address Book > Call logs > All calls, Missed calls, Calls received, or Calls made. Likewise see your most recent missed and received calls and the calls you made in order, select All calls. To see who you’ve recently sent messages to, select Message recipients. To see how many text and multimedia messages you’ve sent and received, go to Menu > Call logs > Msg. recipients.


Adding Contact Details

Go to Menu > Address Book > More > Settings, and make sure that Memory in use is set to Phone and SIM, Phone, or Sim Card. In the device memory, you can save different types of phone numbers, a tone or a video, and short text items for a contact. To add a detail to a contact, find the contact, select Details > Options > Add detail, and the desired option.


Copying or Moving Contacts

Firstly, to copy a single name and phone number from the device memory to the SIM card memory, or vice versa, go to Menu > Address Book > Names > Options > More > Copy contact. If you want to move all contacts from the SIM card to the device memory, or vice versa, go to Menu > Address Book > Copy contacts. To copy several, but not all contacts, go to Menu > Address Book > Names > Options > More > Marking options > Mark. Scroll to and mark the contacts you want to move, and select Move marked or Copy marked.


Editing a Contact

To edit a contact, go to Menu > Address Book > Names. Scroll to the contact, and select Options > Edit contact, and scroll to the details you want to change.

Settings Go to Menu > Address Book > SettingsMore > and from the following:

  • Memory in use — Select where to save contacts. To view contacts that are stored on the SIM card and in the device memory, select Phone and SIM. When you save contacts, they are saved in the device memory.
  • Address Book view — Select how the names and numbers in Address Book are displayed.
  • Name display — Select whether the contact’s first or last name is displayed first.
  • Font size — Set the font size for the list of contacts.
  • Check memory — View memory usage on the phone. View how many contacts are saved on the SIM card, and how many more can be saved.



When capturing and using images or video clips, obey all laws and respect local customs as well as privacy and legitimate rights of others, including copyrights. The camera produces images in the JPEG format and video clips in the 3GPP format. The camera lens is on the back of the device. The color display works as a viewfinder. See also the Nokia Lumia 525 Manual on here.

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Camera and Video Settings

Go to Menu > My Stuff > Multimedia > Camera or Video camera > Options > Settings.


Camera and Video Effects

Go to Menu >My Stuff >Multimedia > Camera or Video camera > Options.


Alarm Clock

The alarm clock uses the time format set for the clock. The alarm clock works even when the phone is switched off, if there is enough power in the battery. To set an alarm, go to Menu > My Stuff > Tools > Alarm clock > Alarm time, and enter the alarm time. Likewise to change the alarm time when the alarm time is set, select On. To set the phone to alert you on selected days of the week, select Repeat alarm. To set a snooze time-out, select Snooze time-out and the length of time. After changing the alarm settings, select Save. Likewise see also the Nokia Asha 203 Manual.



The calendar helps you keep track of reminders, calls that you need to make, meetings, and birthdays. Go to Menu > My Stuff > Tools > Calendar. The current day is indicated by a frame in the month view. If there are any notes set for the day, the day is marked in bold. To view the day notes, select View.


Set Time and Date

Go to Menu > Settings > Set time/date > Date and time settings, Date and time format , or Auto-update of date of time (network service). When traveling to a different time zone, go to Menu > Settings > Set time/date > Date and time settings > Time zone and the time zone of your location in terms of the time difference with respect to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) or Universal Time Coordinated (UTC).


Sync and Backup

Go to Menu > Settings > Sync and backup and from the following:

  • Sync with server — Copy files between your device and a PC or server.
  • Phone switch — Copy files with Bluetooth to another device.
  • Create backup — Back up data for storage on an external device.
  • Restore backup — Restore data to your device from an external device.


Setting Up a Bluetooth Connection

Firstly, go to Menu > Settings > Connectivity > Bluetooth. Here, you can activate or deactivate Bluetooth. When you turn on Bluetooth for the first time, you’ll be asked to name your device. Make sure to pick a unique name that others can easily recognize.

Next, to connect to a Bluetooth audio device, select Conn. to audio acc. and choose the device you want to connect to.

To pair with a Bluetooth device in range, select Paired devices > New. This will show any Bluetooth devices in range. Choose a device and select Pair. You’ll need to enter a Bluetooth passcode for the device (up to 16 characters) to pair your device with it. You only need to enter this passcode the first time you connect to the device. Once your device is connected, you can start transferring data. Likewise see also the Nokia 2690 Manual.



Under Settings, you can view a list of active devices you’re connected to by selecting Active devices. You can also choose to hide or show your device to other devices by selecting Phone visibility. If you’re worried about security, you can turn off the Bluetooth function or select My phone’s visibility > Hidden. Remember to only accept Bluetooth communication from trusted sources. Likewise see also the Xperia C3 Dual User Manual on here.

You can change the name of your device, which is visible to other Bluetooth devices, by selecting My phone’s name.


Resetting Nokia C3

To reset your Nokia C3, go to Menu > Settings > Reset device. Here, you can choose to reset some settings to their original values. To restore only settings, select Settings only. If you also want to delete personal data, select All. You’ll be asked to enter a security code, or create one if prompted. The default code is 12345. Note that the names and device numbers saved in the address book will not be deleted. Likewise see also the Hard Reset Sony Xperia C3 on here.


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