safety and usage information
Comply with the following precautions to avoid dangerous or illegal situations and ensure peak performance
of your mobile phone.
Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers
Turn off the phone in potentially explosive
Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers
Do not use your phone at refuelling points (service
specifically designed for your phone.
stations) or near fuels or chemicals. Turn off your phone
Keep your phone away from small children and
Incompatible batteries and chargers can cause serious
whenever directed by warning signs or instructions.
injuries or damage to your phone.
Your phone could cause explosions or fire in and
Keep your phone and all accessories out of the reach
around fuel or chemical storage and transfer areas or
Never dispose of batteries or phones in a fire. Follow
of small children or animals. Small parts may cause
blasting areas. Do not store or carry flammable liquids,
all local regulations when disposing of used batteries
choking or serious injury if swallowed.
gases, or explosive materials in the same compartment
as the phone, its parts, or accessories.
Never place batteries or phones on or in heating
Protect your hearing
devices, such as microwave ovens, stoves, or
radiators. Batteries may explode when overheated.
Reduce the risk of repetitive motion injuries
Excessive exposure to sound at high volumes
Never crush or puncture the battery. Avoid exposing
While using your phone, hold the phone with a relaxed
can cause hearing damage. Always turn the
the battery to high external pressure, which can lead to
grip, press the keys lightly, use special features that
volume down before plugging the earphones
an internal short circuit and overheating.
reduce the number of keys you have to press (such
into an audio source and use only the
Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your
as templates and predictive text), and take frequent
minimum volume setting necessary to hear
phone depending on the software of the phone or your
your conversation or music.
Avoid interference with pacemakers
Visit the Samsung website to view the Samsung Mobile
Maintain a minimum of 15 cm (6 inches) between mobile
function guide in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format. The function
Install mobile phones and equipment with
Do not use the phone if the screen is cracked
phones and pacemakers to avoid potential interference,
guide contains common topics about applications and
as recommended by manufacturers and the independent
features that appear in many different models of Samsung
research group, Wireless Technology Research. If you
Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hand
Ensure that any mobile phones or related equipment
have any reason to suspect that your phone is interfering
and face. Bring the phone to a Samsung service centre
installed in your vehicle are securely mounted. Avoid
with a pacemaker or other medical device, turn off the
to replace the screen. Damage caused by careless
placing your phone and accessories near or in an air
phone immediately and contact the manufacturer of the
handling will void your manufacturer's warranty.
bag deployment area. Improperly installed wireless
pacemaker or medical device for guidance.
equipment can cause serious injury when air bags inflate
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Protect batteries and chargers from damage
Allow only qualified personnel to service your
Your phone may be damaged by exposure to magnetic
fields. Do not use carrying cases or accessories with
Avoid exposing batteries to very cold or very hot
magnetic closures or allow your phone to come in
temperatures (below 0° C/32° F or above 45° C/
Allowing unqualified personnel to service your phone
contact with magnetic fields for extended periods of
113° F). Extreme temperatures can reduce the
may result in damage to your phone and will void your
Drive safely at all times
charging capacity and life of your batteries.
Avoid using your phone while driving and obey all
Prevent batteries from contacting metal objects, as this
regulations that restrict the use of mobile phones while
Avoid interference with other electronic devices
can create a connection between the + and – terminals
Ensure maximum battery and charger life
driving. Use hands-free accessories to increase your
of your batteries and lead to temporary or permanent
Your phone emits radio frequency (RF) signals that
Avoid charging batteries for more than a week, as
safety when possible.
may interfere with unshielded or improperly shielded
overcharging may shorten battery life.
Never use a damaged charger or battery.
electronic equipment, such as pacemakers, hearing
Over time, unused batteries will discharge and must
Follow all safety warnings and regulations
aids, medical devices, and other electronic devices in
be recharged before use.
Comply with any regulations that restrict the use of a
homes or vehicles. Consult the manufacturers of your
Handle your phone carefully and sensibly
Disconnect chargers from power sources when not
electronic devices to solve any interference problems
mobile phone in a certain area.
Do not disassemble your phone due to a risk of electric
Use batteries only for their intended purpose.
Use only Samsung-approved accessories
Do not allow your phone to get wet—liquids can cause
Using incompatible accessories may damage your
serious damage and will change the colour of the label
Handle SIM cards with care
phone or cause injury.
that indicates water damage inside the phone. Do not
Important usage information
Do not remove a card while the phone is transferring
handle your phone with wet hands. Water damage to
or accessing information, as this could result in loss of
your phone can void your manufacturer's warranty.
Turn off the phone near medical equipment
data and/or damage to the card or phone.
Avoid using or storing your phone in dusty, dirty areas
Use your phone in the normal position
Your phone can interfere with medical equipment in
Protect cards from strong shocks, static electricity,
to prevent damage to moving parts.
hospitals or health care facilities. Follow all regulations,
Avoid contact with your phone's internal antenna.
and electrical noise from other devices.
Your phone is a complex electronic device—protect
posted warnings, and directions from medical
Do not touch gold-coloured contacts or terminals with
it from impacts and rough handling to avoid serious
your fingers or metal objects. If dirty, wipe the card
with a soft cloth.
Do not paint your phone, as paint can clog moving
Turn off the phone or disable the wireless
parts and prevent proper operation.
functions when in an aircraft
If your phone has a camera flash or light, avoid using it
Your phone can cause interference with aircraft
close to the eyes of children or animals.
equipment. Follow all airline regulations and turn off
your phone or switch to a mode that disables the
wireless functions when directed by airline personnel.
Ensure access to emergency services
Correct disposal of this product
Correct disposal of batteries in this product
Emergency calls from your phone may not be possible
(Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment)
(Applicable in the European Union and other
Declaration of Conformity (R&TTE)
in some areas or circumstances. Before travelling in
European countries with separate battery
(Applicable in the European Union and other
remote or undeveloped areas, plan an alternate method
European countries with separate collection
of contacting emergency services personnel.
declare under our sole responsibility that the product
This marking on the battery, manual or
packaging indicates that the batteries in this product
GSM Mobile Phone : GT-E1170
This marking on the product, accessories
should not be disposed of with other household waste at
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) certification
or literature indicates that the product and
to which this declaration relates, is in conformity with the following standards and/or
other normative documents.
the end of their working life. Where marked, the chemical
its electronic accessories (e.g. charger, headset, USB
EN 60950-1 : 2006 +A11:2009
symbols Hg, Cd or Pb indicate that the battery contains
cable) should not be disposed of with other household
Your phone conforms to European Union (EU)
EN 301 489- 01 V1.8.1 (04-2008)
mercury, cadmium or lead above the reference levels
waste at the end of their working life.
EN 301 489- 07 V1.3.1 (11-2005)
standards that limit human exposure to radio frequency
in EC Directive 2006/66. If batteries are not properly
EN 50360 : 2001
To prevent possible harm to the environment or human
(RF) energy emitted by radio and telecommunications
EN 62209-1 : 2006
disposed of, these substances can cause harm to
health from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate
equipment. These standards prevent the sale of mobile
EN 301 511 V9.0.2 (03-2003)
human health or the environment.
these items from other types of waste and recycle them
We hereby declare that [all essential radio test suites have been carried out and that]
phones that exceed a maximum exposure level (known
the above named product is in conformity to all the essential requirements of Directive
To protect natural resources and to promote material
responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of material
as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR) of 2.0 W/kg.
reuse, please separate batteries from other types of
The conformity assessment procedure referred to in Article 10 and detailed in Annex[IV]
During testing, the maximum SAR recorded for this
waste and recycle them through your local, free battery
of Directive 1999/5/EC has been followed with the involvement of the following Notified
Household users should contact either the retailer where
model was 0.571 W/kg. In normal use, the actual
they purchased this product, or their local government
SAR is likely to be much lower, as the phone has
BABT, Forsyth House,
office, for details of where and how they can take these
been designed to emit only the RF energy necessary
items for environmentally safe recycling.
Surrey, KT12 2TD, UK*
to transmit a signal to the nearest base station. By
Identification mark: 0168
automatically emitting lower levels when possible, your
Business users should contact their supplier and check
The technical documentation kept at :
phone reduces your overall exposure to RF energy.
the terms and conditions of the purchase contract. This
Samsung Electronics QA Lab.
product and its electronic accessories should not be
The Declaration of Conformity of this manual
which will be made available upon request.
(Representative in the EU)
mixed with other commercial wastes for disposal.
demonstrates your phones compliance with the
Samsung Electronics Euro QA Lab.
European Radio & Terminal Telecommunications
Blackbushe Business Park, Saxony Way,
Yateley, Hampshire, GU46 6GG, UK*
Equipment (R&TTE) directive. For more information
about the SAR and related EU standards, visit the
Joong-Hoon Choi / Lab Manager
Samsung mobile phone website.
(place and date of issue)
(name and signature of authorised person)
This EEE is compliant with RoHS.
* It is not the address of Samsung Service Centre. For the address or the phone
number of Samsung Service Centre, see the warranty card or contact the retailer
where you purchased your product.