safety and usage information
GT - E1150
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
Do not use the phone if the screen is cracked
Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers
Do not use your phone at refuelling points (service
Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hand
specifically designed for your phone.
stations) or near fuels or chemicals. Turn off your phone
and face. Bring the phone to a Samsung service centre
Keep your phone away from small children and
Incompatible batteries and chargers can cause serious
whenever directed by warning signs or instructions.
to replace the screen. Damage caused by careless
injuries or damage to your phone.
Your phone could cause explosions or fire in and around
handling will void your manufacturer's warranty.
Keep your phone and all accessories out of the reach
fuel or chemical storage and transfer areas or blasting
Never dispose of batteries or phones in a fire. Follow
of small children or animals. Small parts may cause
areas. Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases,
all local regulations when disposing of used batteries
choking or serious injury if swallowed.
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
Never crush or puncture the battery. Avoid exposing
While using your phone, hold the phone with a relaxed
volumes can cause hearing damage.
the battery to high external pressure, which can lead to
grip, press the keys lightly, use special features that
Always turn the volume down before plugging
an internal short circuit and overheating.
reduce the number of keys you have to press (such as
the earphones into an audio source and use
templates and predictive text), and take frequent breaks.
only the minimum volume setting necessary
to hear your conversation or music.
Avoid interference with pacemakers
Maintain a minimum of 15 cm (6 inches) between mobile
phones and pacemakers to avoid potential interference,
Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your
Install mobile phones and equipment with
phone depending on the software of the phone or your service
as recommended by manufacturers and the independent
research group, Wireless Technology Research. If you
Ensure that any mobile phones or related equipment
have any reason to suspect that your phone is interfering
installed in your vehicle are securely mounted. Avoid
with a pacemaker or other medical device, turn off the
placing your phone and accessories near or in an air
phone immediately and contact the manufacturer of the
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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Turn off the phone or disable the wireless
Avoid using or storing your phone in dusty, dirty areas
Ensure maximum battery and charger life
Important usage information
functions when in an aircraft
to prevent damage to moving parts.
Avoid charging batteries for more than a week, as
Your phone is a complex electronic device—protect
Your phone can cause interference with aircraft
overcharging may shorten battery life.
it from impacts and rough handling to avoid serious
equipment. Follow all airline regulations and turn off your
Over time, unused batteries will discharge and must
Drive safely at all times
Use your phone in the normal position
phone or switch to a mode that disables the wireless
be recharged before use.
Avoid using your phone while driving and obey all
Avoid contact with your phone's internal antenna.
functions when directed by airline personnel.
Do not paint your phone, as paint can clog moving
Disconnect chargers from power sources when not
regulations that restrict the use of mobile phones while
parts and prevent proper operation.
driving. Use hands-free accessories to increase your
If your phone has a camera flash or light, avoid using it
Protect batteries and chargers from damage
Use batteries only for their intended purpose.
safety when possible.
close to the eyes of children or animals.
Avoid exposing batteries to very cold or very hot
Your phone may be damaged by exposure to magnetic
temperatures (below 0° C/32° F or above 45° C/
Handle SIM cards with care
Follow all safety warnings and regulations
fields. Do not use carrying cases or accessories with
113° F). Extreme temperatures can reduce the
Do not remove a card while the phone is transferring
Comply with any regulations that restrict the use of a
magnetic closures or allow your phone to come in
charging capacity and life of your batteries.
or accessing information, as this could result in loss of
mobile phone in a certain area.
contact with magnetic fields for extended periods of
Prevent batteries from contacting metal objects, as this
data and/or damage to the card or phone.
can create a connection between the + and – terminals
Protect cards from strong shocks, static electricity,
Use only Samsung-approved accessories
of your batteries and lead to temporary or permanent
and electrical noise from other devices.
Allow only qualified personnel to service your
Avoid interference with other electronic devices
Using incompatible accessories may damage your
Do not touch gold-coloured contacts or terminals with
Never use a damaged charger or battery.
Your phone emits radio frequency (RF) signals that
phone or cause injury.
your fingers or metal objects. If dirty, wipe the card
Allowing unqualified personnel to service your phone
may interfere with unshielded or improperly shielded
with a soft cloth.
may result in damage to your phone and will void your
electronic equipment, such as pacemakers, hearing
Turn off the phone near medical equipment
Handle your phone carefully and sensibly
aids, medical devices, and other electronic devices in
Your phone can interfere with medical equipment in
Do not disassemble your phone due to a risk of electric
Ensure access to emergency services
homes or vehicles. Consult the manufacturers of your
hospitals or health care facilities. Follow all regulations,
Emergency calls from your phone may not be possible
electronic devices to solve any interference problems
posted warnings, and directions from medical
Do not allow your phone to get wet—liquids can cause
in some areas or circumstances. Before travelling in
serious damage and will change the color of the label
remote or undeveloped areas, plan an alternate method
that indicates water damage inside the phone. Do not
of contacting emergency services personnel.
handle your phone with wet hands. Water damage to
your phone can void your manufacturer's warranty.
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) certification
Correct disposal of this product
Correct disposal of batteries in this product
(Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment)
(Applicable in the European Union and other
European countries with separate battery
Your phone conforms to European Union (EU)
(Applicable in the European Union and other
standards that limit human exposure to radio frequency
European countries with separate collection
(RF) energy emitted by radio and telecommunications
This marking on the battery, manual or
equipment. These standards prevent the sale of mobile
packaging indicates that the batteries in this product
This marking on the product, accessories
phones that exceed a maximum exposure level (known
should not be disposed of with other household waste at
or literature indicates that the product and
as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR) of 2.0 W/kg.
the end of their working life. Where marked, the chemical
its electronic accessories (e.g. charger, headset, USB
symbols Hg, Cd or Pb indicate that the battery contains
During testing, the maximum SAR recorded for this
cable) should not be disposed of with other household
mercury, cadmium or lead above the reference levels
model was 0.720 W/kg. In normal use, the actual
waste at the end of their working life. To prevent
in EC Directive 2006/66. If batteries are not properly
SAR is likely to be much lower, as the phone has
possible harm to the environment or human health
disposed of, these substances can cause harm to
been designed to emit only the RF energy necessary
from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate
to transmit a signal to the nearest base station. By
human health or the environment.
these items from other types of waste and recycle them
automatically emitting lower levels when possible, your
responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of material
To protect natural resources and to promote material
phone reduces your overall exposure to RF energy.
reuse, please separate batteries from other types of
waste and recycle them through your local, free battery
The Declaration of Conformity of this manual
Household users should contact either the retailer where
demonstrates your phones compliance with the
they purchased this product, or their local government
European Radio & Terminal Telecommunications
office, for details of where and how they can take these
Equipment (R&TTE) directive. For more information
items for environmentally safe recycling.
about the SAR and related EU standards, visit the
Business users should contact their supplier and check
Samsung mobile phone website.
the terms and conditions of the purchase contract. This
product and its electronic accessories should not be
mixed with other commercial wastes for disposal.
This EEE is compliant with RoHS.