To prevent injury to yourself and others or damage to your device, read all of the following information before using your device.
Warning: Prevent electric shock, fire, and
Protect the device, batteries, and chargers from damage
If you are using a hearing aid, contact the manufacturer for
Use a hands-free device.
information about radio interference
Avoid exposing your device and batteries to very cold or very hot
Get to know your device and its convenience features, such as
Some hearing aids may be interfered with by the radio frequency of
speed dial and redial. These features help you reduce the time
Do not use damaged power cords or plugs, or loose electrical
Extreme temperatures can cause the deformation of the device
your device. Contact the manufacturer to ensure the safety of your
needed to place or receive calls on your mobile device.
and reduce the charging capacity and life of your device and
Position your device within easy reach. Be able to access your
wireless device without removing your eyes from the road. If you
Do not touch the power cord with wet hands, or disconnect the
Turn off the device in potentially explosive environments
Prevent batteries from contacting metal objects, as this can create
receive an incoming call at an inconvenient time, let your voice
charger by pulling on the cord
Turn off your device in potentially explosive environments instead
a connection between the + and – terminals of your batteries and
mail answer it for you.
of removing the battery.
Do not bend or damage the power cord
lead to temporary or permanent battery damage.
Let the person you are speaking with know you are driving.
Always comply with regulations, instructions and signs in
Do not use your device while charging or touch your device
Never use a damaged charger or battery.
Suspend calls in heavy traffic or hazardous weather conditions.
potentially explosive environments.
with wet hands
Rain, sleet, snow, ice, and heavy traffic can be hazardous.
Do not use your device at refuelling points (service stations), near
Do not take notes or look up phone numbers. Jotting down a
Do not short-circuit the charger or the battery
fuels or chemicals, and at blasting areas.
Caution: Follow all safety warnings and
"to do" list or flipping through your address book takes attention
Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases, or explosive
Do not drop or cause an impact to the charger or the battery
regulations when using your device in restricted
away from your primary responsibility of driving safely.
materials in the same compartment as the device, its parts, or
Do not charge the battery with chargers that are not approved
Dial sensibly and assess the traffic. Place calls when you are not
moving or before pulling into traffic. Try to plan calls when your
by the manufacturer
Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your phone
Turn off your device when in an aircraft
Turn off your device where prohibited
car will be stationary. If you need to make a call, dial only a few
Do not use your device during a thunderstorm
depending on the software of the phone or your service provider.
Using your device in an aircraft is illegal. Your device may interfere
numbers, check the road and your mirrors, then continue.
Comply with all regulations that restrict the use of a mobile device in
Your device may malfunction and your risk of electric shock is
Third party services may be terminated or interrupted at any time,
with the electronic navigation instruments of the aircraft.
Do not engage in stressful or emotional conversations that may
a particular area.
and Samsung makes no representation or warranty that any
be distracting. Make people you are talking with aware you are
Electronic devices in a motor vehicle may malfunction due to
Do not use your device near other electronic devices
content or service will remain available for any period of time.
Do not handle a damaged or leaking Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) battery
driving and suspend conversations that have the potential to
the radio frequency of your device
Most electronic devices use radio frequency signals. Your device
This product includes certain free/open source software. The exact
divert your attention from the road.
For safe disposal of your Li-Ion batteries, contact your nearest
Electronic devices in your car may malfunction due to radio
may interfere with other electronic devices.
terms of the licenses, disclaimers, acknowledgements and notices
authorised service centre.
Use your device to call for help. Dial a local emergency number
frequency of your device. Contact the manufacturer for more
are available on the Samsung's website opensource.samsung.com.
Do not use your device near a pacemaker
in the case of fire, traffic accident, or medical emergencies.
Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care
Avoid using your device within a 15 cm range of a pacemaker if
Use your device to help others in emergencies. If you see an
Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers specifically
possible, as your device can interfere with the pacemaker.
auto accident, a crime in progress, or a serious emergency
designed for your device. Incompatible batteries and chargers can
If you must use your device, keep at least 15 cm away from the
Comply with all safety warnings and regulations
where lives are in danger, call a local emergency number.
cause serious injuries or damage to your device.
Call roadside assistance or a special, non-emergency assistance
regarding mobile device usage while operating
Never dispose of batteries or devices in a fire. Follow all local
To minimise the possible interference with a pacemaker, use your
number when necessary. If you see a broken-down vehicle
regulations when disposing of used batteries or devices.
device on the opposite side of your body from the pacemaker.
posing no serious hazard, a broken traffic signal, a minor traffic
Never place batteries or devices on or in heating devices, such
accident where no one appears injured, or a vehicle you know
While driving, safely operating the vehicle is your first responsibility.
Do not use your device in a hospital or near medical equipment
as microwave ovens, stoves, or radiators. Batteries may explode
to be stolen, call roadside assistance or another special, non-
Never use your mobile device while driving, if it is prohibited by law.
that can be interfered with by radio frequency
For your safety and the safety of others, practice good common
Never crush or puncture the battery. Avoid exposing the battery to
If you personally use any medical equipment, contact the
Printed in Korea
sense and remember the following tips:
high external pressure, which can lead to an internal short circuit
manufacturer of the equipment to ensure the safety of your
equipment from radio frequency.
English (EU). 07/2011. Rev. 1.1
Proper care and use of your mobile device
Do not store your device near or in heaters, microwaves, hot
Using generic batteries or chargers may shorten the life of your
Use caution when using the device while walking or moving
Allow only qualified personnel to service your device
cooking equipment, or high pressure containers
device or cause the device to malfunction.
Always be aware of your surroundings to avoid injury to yourself or
Allowing unqualified personnel to service your device may result in
Keep your device dry
The battery may leak.
Samsung cannot be responsible for the user's safety when using
damage to your device and will void your manufacturer's warranty.
Humidity and all types of liquids may damage device parts or
accessories or supplies that are not approved by Samsung.
Your device may overheat and cause a fire.
Do not carry your device in your back pockets or around your
Handle SIM cards or memory cards with care
Do not bite or suck on the device or the battery
Do not drop your device or cause impacts to your device
Do not remove a card while the device is transferring or
Do not turn on your device if it is wet. If your device is already
Doing so may damage the device or cause explosion.
accessing information, as this could result in loss of data and/or
The screen of your device may be damaged.
You can be injured or damage the device if you fall.
on, turn it off and remove the battery immediately (if the device
If bent or deformed, your device may be damaged or parts may
If children use the device, make sure that they use the device
damage to the card or device.
will not turn off or you cannot remove the battery, leave it as-is).
Do not disassemble, modify, or repair your device
Protect cards from strong shocks, static electricity, and electrical
Then, dry the device with a towel and take it to a service centre.
Any changes or modifications to your device can void your
noise from other devices.
Liquids will change the colour of the label that indicates water
When speaking on the device:
If your device has a camera flash or light, do not use a flash
manufacturer's warranty. For service, take your device to a
Do not touch gold-coloured contacts or terminals with your
damage inside the device. Water damage to your device can void
close to the eyes of people or pets
Hold the device upright, as you would with a traditional phone.
Samsung Service Centre.
fingers or metal objects. If dirty, wipe the card with a soft cloth.
your manufacturer's warranty.
Speak directly into the mouthpiece.
Do not disassemble or puncture the battery, as this can cause
Using a flash close to the eyes may cause temporary loss of vision
Ensure access to emergency services
or damage to the eyes.
Avoid contact with your device's internal antenna. Touching
explosion or fire.
Do not use or store your device in dusty, dirty areas
the antenna may reduce the call quality or cause the device to
Emergency calls from your device may not be possible in some
Dust can cause your device to malfunction.
Use caution when exposed to flashing lights
Do not paint or put stickers on your device
transmit more radio frequency than necessary.
areas or circumstances. Before travelling in remote or undeveloped
While using your device, leave some lights on in the room and do
Paint and stickers can clog moving parts and prevent proper
Do not store your device on slopes
areas, plan an alternate method of contacting emergency services
not hold the screen too close to your eyes.
operation. If you are allergic to paint or metal parts of the product,
If your device falls, it can be damaged.
you may experience itching, eczema, or swelling of the skin. When
Seizures or blackouts can occur when you are exposed to flashing
Do not store your device in hot or cold areas. Use your device
this happens, stop using the product and consult your physician.
Keep your personal and important data safe
lights while watching videos or playing Flash-based games for
at -20 °C to 50 °C
While using your device, be sure to back up important data.
extended periods. If you feel any discomfort, stop using the device
When cleaning your device:
Your device can explode if left inside a closed vehicle, as the
Samsung is not responsible for data loss.
Wipe your device or charger with a towel or a rubber.
inside temperature can reach up to 80 °C.
When disposing of your device, back up all data and then reset
Reduce the risk of repetitive motion injuries
Clean the terminals of the battery with a cotton ball or a towel.
Do not expose your device to direct sunlight for extended periods
your device to prevent misuse of your personal information.
When you repetitively perform actions, such as pressing keys,
Do not use chemicals or detergents.
of time (such as on the dashboard of a car).
Do not distribute copyright-protected material
drawing characters on a touch screen with your fingers, or playing
Store the battery at 0 °C to 40 °C.
Do not use the device if the screen is cracked or broken
games, you may experience occasional discomfort in your hands,
Do not distribute copyright-protected material that you have
Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hands and face.
Do not store your device with such metal objects as coins,
neck, shoulders, or other parts of your body. When using your device
recorded to others without the permission of the content owners.
Protect your hearing and ears when using a headset
Take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to have it repaired.
keys and necklaces
for extended periods, hold the device with a relaxed grip, press
Doing this may violate copyright laws. The manufacturer is not
Excessive exposure to loud sounds can cause
Your device may become deformed or malfunction.
Do not use the device for anything other than its intended use
the keys lightly, and take frequent breaks. If you continue to have
liable for any legal issues caused by the user's illegal use of
If the battery terminals are in contact with metal objects, it may
discomfort during or after such use, stop use and see a physician.
Avoid disturbing others when using the device in public
Exposure to loud sounds while driving may distract
cause a fire.
Ensure maximum battery and charger life
your attention and cause an accident.
Do not allow children to use your device
Do not store your device near magnetic fields
Avoid charging batteries for more than a week, as overcharging
Always turn the volume down before plugging the
Your device is not a toy. Do not allow children to play with it as they
Your device may malfunction or the battery may discharge from
may shorten battery life.
earphones into an audio source and use only the
could hurt themselves and others, damage the device, or make calls
exposure to magnetic fields.
Over time, unused batteries will discharge and must be recharged
minimum volume setting necessary to hear your
that increase your charges.
Magnetic stripe cards, including credit cards, phone cards,
conversation or music.
Install mobile devices and equipment with caution
passbooks, and boarding passes, may be damaged by magnetic
Disconnect chargers from power sources when not in use.
In dry environments, static electricity can build
Ensure that any mobile devices or related equipment installed in
Use batteries only for their intended purposes.
up in the headset. Avoid using headsets in dry
your vehicle are securely mounted.
Do not use carrying cases or accessories with magnetic closures
environments or touch a metal object to discharge
Use manufacturer-approved batteries, chargers, accessories
or allow your device to come in contact with magnetic fields for
Avoid placing your device and accessories near or in an air bag
static electricity before connecting a headset to
extended periods of time.
deployment area. Improperly installed wireless equipment can
cause serious injury when air bags inflate rapidly.
Install the SIM card and battery
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) certification
Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms
and conditions of the purchase contract. This product and its
electronic accessories should not be mixed with other commercial
Remove the back cover and insert the SIM card.
Your device conforms to European Union (EU) standards that limit
wastes for disposal.
human exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy emitted by radio
and telecommunications equipment. These standards prevent the
This EEE is compliant with RoHS.
sale of mobile devices that exceed a maximum exposure level
(known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR) of 2.0 W/kg.
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During testing, the maximum SAR recorded for this model was
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0.553 W/kg. In normal use, the actual SAR is likely to be much
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lower, as the device has been designed to emit only the RF energy
(Applicable in the European Union and other European
necessary to transmit a signal to the nearest base station. By
countries with separate battery return systems)
automatically emitting lower levels when possible, your device
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Insert the battery and replace the back cover.
This marking on the battery, manual or packaging
reduces your overall exposure to RF energy.
indicates that the batteries in this product should not be
The Declaration of Conformity statement at the back of this manual
disposed of with other household waste at the end of
demonstrates your device's compliance with the European Radio
their working life. Where marked, the chemical symbols Hg, Cd or Pb
& Terminal Telecommunications Equipment (R&TTE) directive. For
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indicate that the battery contains mercury, cadmium or lead above
more information about the SAR and related EU standards, visit the
the reference levels in EC Directive 2006/66. If batteries are not
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properly disposed of, these substances can cause harm to human
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health or the environment.
To protect natural resources and to promote material reuse, please
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separate batteries from other types of waste and recycle them
of normal service
Charge the battery
(Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment)
through your local, free battery return system.
(Applicable in the European Union and other European
Plug a travel adapter.
When charging is
countries with separate collection systems)
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Battery power level
This marking on the product, accessories or literature
the travel adapter.
indicates that the product and its electronic accessories
(e.g. charger, headset, USB cable) should not be
disposed of with other household waste at the end of
their working life.
To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health from
uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate these items from
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other types of waste and recycle them responsibly to promote the
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sustainable reuse of material resources.
Household users should contact either the retailer where they
purchased this product, or their local government office, for details
of where and how they can take these items for environmentally