Sony Ericsson EC400 Cell Phone User Manual

Thank you for choosing a Sony Ericsson EC400/EC400g Mobile Broadband ExpressCard. The
Wireless Manager application is automatically installed when you plug in the EC400 to your
computer. You can connect using HSPA, UMTS, EDGE and GPRS; you can also send and
receive SMS messages. The EC400g provides GPS capability.
Note: Your EC400 does not support GSM or UMTS voice calls.
Before you BegIn
Wireless Manager works with the following versions of the Windows® operating system:
Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4)
Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2); 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) processors
Windows Vista™; 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) processors
Your PC must meet or exceed the minimum system requirements for your version of Windows.
In addition, you will need:
an ExpressCard slot
110 MB of available disk space
Your subscription must support Internet access over GPRS/EDGE/UMTS/HSPA.
InstallIng your ec400 and WIreless Manager 5
1. Insert your SIM card into the SIM slot on your EC400. Make sure the gold contacts on
the SIM card are facing towards the EC400 and the angled corner (A) of the SIM card
is positioned as shown in Figures 1 and 2.
2. Fully insert your EC400 into the ExpressCard slot on your laptop and put the antenna in the
up position as shown in Figure 3.
3. After a few seconds, the Sony Ericsson EC400 dialog box opens. Select Install Wireless
Note: If the Sony Ericsson EC400 dialog box fails to appear, open Windows Explorer, navigate
to My Computer, find the disk drive called Sony Ericsson EC400 and double-click Setup.exe in
the INSTALL folder.
4. The software installation procedure starts. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Important: The installation process might pause for several minutes. During this time the drivers
are saved to your hard drive. DO NOT cancel.
Note: Wireless Manager is installed in the same language as your Windows operating system.
If Wireless Manager does not support your language, English is installed.
5. When installation is complete, click Finish.
6. Eject, wait 10 seconds and reinsert the EC400.
7. Once you receive the Hardware Ready message, your EC400 and Wireless Manager are
now installed and ready for use.
startIng WIreless Manager
1. Select Start All Programs Sony Ericsson Wireless Manager 5
Wireless Manager 5.
2. Wireless Manager opens. If requested, enter your SIM card PIN, and then click OK.
3. Click the Enable button to turn on the radio transmitter. After a short delay your signal
strength and the name of your network operator are displayed in the Status window.
creatIng a connectIon profIle
Wireless Manager should identify your network operator from the information in your SIM card
and automatically configure your Internet connection. The Connect button will be ready for you
to click and make a connection.
If you see a ‘No Connection Profile’ message or if you wish to define your connection manually:
1. From the Wireless Manager window, select
View Settings and click on Profiles.
2. Un-check the
Let Wireless Manager Choose the Connection Profile check box and click
the New button.
3. Enter the necesary information and click OK. Press F1 if you need help.
usIng a connectIon
1. Start Wireless Manager.
2. Click the
Connect button or right-click the status icon and select Connect.
3. To end the connection, click
Disconnect or right-click the status icon and select
WIreless Manager status Icon
The Wireless Manager status icon is displayed in the Windows
notification area located in the lower right-hand corner of the screen,
by the clock.
The icon displays the status of your EC400, typically the signal
strength on a scale of zero to five bars and the type of network available. The most common
states are:
The EC400 has mobile network service of type HSPA, UMTS, EDGE or GPRS.
The EC400 is searching for a network.
Radio is disabled. Right-click and select Enable Radio to turn it on.
Wireless Manager is waiting for your EC400 to be inserted.
Wireless Manager is waiting for you to enter your SIM PIN code.
status icon
Fig.2 Fig.3
dIsaBlIng the radIo and exItIng WIreless Manager
To disable the radio, right-click or select Radio Disable Radio.
To exit Wireless Manager, select Radio Exit or right-click the status icon and select Exit.
further WIreless Manager and ec400 features
You can also use Wireless Manager to view and change settings , work with the SIM phone
book , send and receive SMS messages and access PlayNow™ . Press F1 or click Help
for detailed information. Select View GPS to access the EC400g GPS functions.
Status LEDs
LED Color Flash Rate Description
Mobile Red Fast Searching for a mobile network
Service Green Medium Registered to GPRS or EDGE service, not
connected Green Slow Connected - GPRS or EDGE service
Blue Medium Registered to UMTS or HSPA service, not connected
Blue Slow Connected - UMTS or HSPA service
GPS Yellow Fast Searching, position not fixed
Yellow Slow Position fixed
Off Off
addItIonal resources
When you install Wireless Manager, the EC400 User Guide is automatically saved to your PC.
Click Start All Programs Sony Ericsson Wireless Manager 5 to select the document.
The latest information, updates and a printable Wireless Manager User Guide are available from
the Sony Ericsson Web site:
servIce and support
Purchasing an EC400 gives you access to a number of exclusive advantages such as global
and local web site support, a global network of call centers, and an extensive global network
of Sony Ericsson service partners.
The terms and conditions of your Sony Ericsson warranty are listed in the User Guide and also
available on the web at Save your original proof of purchase,
you will need it for warranty repair claims.
In the unlikely event your product needs service, please return it to the dealer from
whom it was purchased or one of our service partners. For more information, go to or contact our call center. The phone numbers and
e-mail addresses are listed on the back page of this guide. If your country/region is
not represented on the list, please contact your local dealer.
The caller will be charged according to national rates, including local taxes, unless the phone
number is a toll-free number.
tradeMarks and notIces
© Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, 2008. All rights reserved.
Publication number: EN/1205-1916
This document is published by Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, Sweden, without any
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