Doro 5516 Unlocked Easy-to-Use Classic Mobile Phone for Seniors for 3G Networks (White)


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Doro mobile phones for seniorsDoro mobile phones for seniors

Doro mobile phones for seniorsDoro mobile phones for seniors


The Doro 5516 is perfect when you want an easy to use mobile phone with great sound and practical features that make it a joy to call, text and take pictures with, along with an SOS button and remote access function for added safety. You can even disable some functions if you think you don’t need them and you will get a tailor-made Doro 5516!

Handset size (mm): 124*48*11.5

Handset weight including batteries (g): 91

Box contains:

Doro 5516 Mobile PhoneAC Mains AdapterQuick start guide

sos emergency buttonsos emergency button


The assistance button allows easy access to contact your predefined numbers should you need help. Make sure that the assistance function is activated before use, enter recipients in the numbers list and edit the text message.

Make an assistance call

When help is needed, press and hold the assistance button for 3 seconds, or press it three times within 1 second. The assistance call begins after a delay of 5 seconds. In this time you can cancel an accidental call.An SMS is sent to all recipients in the list. The first recipient in the list is called. If the call is not answered within 25 seconds, the next number is called. Call sequence is repeated 3 times or until the call is answered.

Add contacts to your list

Press Menu > Settings > Assistance > Number list. Select Empty > Add > Phonebook to add a contact from the phonebook. Alternatively, press Manual to add names or numbers manually. Press OK to confirm. Repeat until you have 5 contacts (max).


Once activated, you can only receive incoming calls from contacts saved in the phonebook. People not stored in the phonebook gets a busy signal when trying to call you.

Press Menu > Settings > Phonebook > Whitelist. Select On to enable, or Off to disable. Press OK to confirm.


You can create your blacklist so that any phone number on it is blocked when calling or texting you.

Press Menu > Settings > Phonebook > Blacklist. Select Activation: On to activate the function; Off to deactivate it. Select Number list. Select Add > Phonebook to add a contact from the phonebook. Select the phone number and press Edit or Unblock.Press OK to confirm.


ICE (In Case of Emergency)

Predictive text

Call divert option

Visual ring indicator


Phonebook positions: 300

Micro-SIM (3FF)

Bluetooth version: BT2.1+EDR

Hearing aid compatibleHearing aid compatible


This feature phone is Hearing Aid Compatible so you will get loud and clear sound even if you are wearing your hearing device. The Hearing Aid Compatibility Rating is T3/M3.

Maximum ringer volume (dB(A) at 1 metre: >83

Direct keysDirect keys



Set an entry as one of the first 10 contacts listed in the phonebook. You can then simply press the star button and select the person you would like to call.

Press the star shortcut button, or press Menu > Settings > Phonebook > Top 10. Select one of the empty entries and press Add. Use the arrows to scroll through the phonebook. Press OK to save the selected entry, or press Back to discard changes.To edit or delete an existing entry, select Options > Edit or Delete.


Use 0 and the 2-9 keys to speed dial an entry from standby. Press and hold the corresponding key. To add speed dial numbers:

Press Menu > Settings > Phonebook > Speed dial.Select 0 > Add and select an entry from the phonebook.Press OK to confirm.Repeat to add speed dial entries for buttons 2-9.

Adjustable font sizes and brightnessAdjustable font sizes and brightness


You can adjust the text size for the menu and messages to make them easier to read.

Press Menu > Settings > Display.Select Text size > Normal or Large.Press Ok to confirm.

You can also adjust the brightness of the display.

Press Menu > Settings > Display.Select Brightness > Level 1, Level 2 or Level 3.Press Ok to confirm.

Built-in torchBuilt-in torch


You can start the torch in two different ways.

Access via the shortcut button

The torch is lit as long as the button is pressed. Press and hold the shortcut button to turn on the torch. Release to turn off.

Access via the main menu

The torch is lit according to the time selected in Settings. Press Menu > More > Torch to light it. Select Off to turn it off.

Set up the automatic switch off time

Only relevant when you launch the torch from the main menu, not from the shortcut button.

Press Menu > Settings > General > Torch > Time: 1 min to turn off automatically after 1 min; 2 min to turn off automatically after 2 min; No limit to turn off manually. Press OK to confirm.

Camera with flashCamera with flash


A voice message uses the same technology as a picture message. Both you and the recipient must have subscriptions that support picture messages (MMS).

Press the shortcut button, or press Menu > Messages. Select Create new > Voice message. Recording starts immediately. Press Stop when finished and press Yes to save. Select recipient from the Phonebook. Alternatively, select Enter number to add recipient manually and press Done. Press Add to add more recipientsPress Send to send.


Press the camera shortcut button. Alternatively press Menu > Camera (> Video Camera for videos).Press the camera shortcut icon button to take the photo.Press Options:

Send > Send by MMS Send > Send by Bluetooth Delete. Press Yes to confirm or No to return. Use > Wallpaper to save as background. Use > Phonebook picture to save as phonebook contact.


This 3G mobile phone for seniors comes with an AC mains adapter to charge the device when needed. Talk time is up to 8 hours and standby time lasts up to 500 hours.

AC Adapter spec V/mA: 5V/500mABattery included (type): 800mAh Li-ion

When the battery is running low a warning signal is heard and the low battery icon is displayed.

Compatible with the Doro 5516

LARGE DISPLAY: This 3G mobile phone for elderly people has a large 2.4″ display and it is perfect for those who want a practical phone with a classic and compact design for convenient everyday use.
CAMERA AND ASSISTANCE BUTTON: Capture special moments with your family thanks to the 2MP camera. The SOS button allows easy access to call your predefined contact numbers should you need help.
KEY FEATURES: This phone is delivered with HAC, email and internet access, Bluetooth, speakerphone, predictive text, adjustable font sizes, talking number keys, torch and a visual ring indicator.
MY DORO MANAGER: It is a convenient web service offered by Doro which enables you to easily manage your phone’s settings and content from anywhere as well as to transfer data to a new phone.
BATTERY: This easy phone for seniors comes with a standard mains charging plug and USB lead to charge the device when needed. Talk time is up to 8 hours and standby time lasts up to 500 hours.​

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