To prevent injury to yourself and others or damage to your device, read all of the following information before using your device.
Caution: Follow all safety warnings and
Do not use your device during a thunderstorm
Turn off the device in potentially explosive environments
This product meets applicable national SAR
Your device may malfunction and your risk of electric shock is
Turn off your device in potentially explosive environments instead
regulations when using your device in restricted
limits of 2.0 W/kg. The specific maximum SAR
of removing the battery.
values can be found in the SAR information
Always comply with regulations, instructions and signs in
section of this manual.
Do not handle a damaged or leaking Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
potentially explosive environments.
Turn off your device where prohibited
When carrying the product or using it while
Do not use your device at refuelling points (service stations),
Comply with all regulations that restrict the use of a mobile device in
worn on your body, either use an approved
For safe disposal of your Li-Ion batteries, contact your nearest
near fuels or chemicals, and at blasting areas.
a particular area.
accessory such as a holster or otherwise
authorised service centre.
Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases, or explosive
maintain a distance of 1.5 cm from the body
materials in the same compartment as the device, its parts, or
Do not use your device near other electronic devices
Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care
to ensure compliance with RF exposure
Most electronic devices use radio frequency signals. Your device
requirements. Note that the product may be
Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers specifically
may interfere with other electronic devices.
transmitting even if you are not making a
designed for your device. Incompatible batteries and chargers can
Turn off your device when in an aircraft
cause serious injuries or damage to your device.
Using your device in an aircraft is illegal. Your device may interfere
Do not use your device near a pacemaker
Never dispose of batteries or devices in a fire. Follow all local
with the electronic navigation instruments of the aircraft.
Avoid using your device within a 15 cm range of a pacemaker if
regulations when disposing of used batteries or devices.
possible, as your device can interfere with the pacemaker.
Never place batteries or devices on or in heating devices, such
Electronic devices in a motor vehicle may malfunction due
If you must use your device, keep it at least 15 cm away from the
Warning: Prevent electric shock, fire, and
to the radio frequency of your device
as microwave ovens, stoves, or radiators. Batteries may explode
Electronic devices in your car may malfunction due to radio
To minimise the possible interference with a pacemaker, use your
Never crush or puncture the battery. Avoid exposing the battery to
frequency of your device. Contact the manufacturer for more
device on the opposite side of your body from the pacemaker.
high external pressure, which can lead to an internal short circuit
Do not use damaged power cords or plugs, or loose electrical
Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your phone
Do not use your device in a hospital or near medical
depending on the software of the phone or your service provider.
equipment that can be interfered with by radio frequency
Protect the device, batteries, and chargers from damage
Third party services may be terminated or interrupted at any time,
Do not touch the power cord with wet hands, or disconnect
Comply with all safety warnings and regulations
If you personally use any medical equipment, contact the
and Samsung makes no representation or warranty that any
the charger by pulling on the cord
Avoid exposing your device and batteries to very cold or very hot
regarding mobile device usage while operating
manufacturer of the equipment to ensure the safety of your
content or service will remain available for any period of time.
equipment from radio frequency.
Do not bend or damage the power cord
This product includes certain free/open source software. The exact
Extreme temperatures can cause the deformation of the device
terms of the licences, disclaimers, acknowledgements and notices
and reduce the charging capacity and life of your device and
While driving, safely operating the vehicle is your first responsibility.
If you are using a hearing aid, contact the manufacturer for
Do not use your device while charging or touch your device
are available on the Samsung's website opensource.samsung.com.
Never use your mobile device while driving, if it is prohibited by law.
information about radio interference
with wet hands
Prevent batteries from contacting metal objects, as this can create
For your safety and the safety of others, practice good common
Some hearing aids may be interfered with by the radio frequency of
a connection between the + and – terminals of your batteries and
sense and remember the following tips:
Do not short-circuit the charger or the battery
your device. Contact the manufacturer to ensure the safety of your
lead to temporary or permanent battery damage.
Use a hands-free device.
Do not drop or cause an impact to the charger or the battery
Never use a damaged charger or battery.
Do not charge the battery with chargers that are not approved
Printed in Korea
by the manufacturer
English (EU). 03/2012. Rev. 1.1
Get to know your device and its convenience features, such as
Proper care and use of your mobile device
Do not store your device near magnetic fields
Reduce the risk of repetitive motion injuries
Protect your hearing and ears when using a headset
speed dial and redial. These features help you reduce the time
Your device may malfunction or the battery may discharge from
When you repetitively perform actions, such as pressing keys,
Excessive exposure to loud sounds can cause
needed to place or receive calls on your mobile device.
Keep your device dry
exposure to magnetic fields.
drawing characters on a touch screen with your fingers, or playing
Position your device within easy reach. Be able to access your
games, you may experience occasional discomfort in your hands,
Humidity and all types of liquids may damage device parts or
Magnetic stripe cards, including credit cards, phone cards,
Exposure to loud sounds while driving may distract
wireless device without removing your eyes from the road. If you
neck, shoulders, or other parts of your body. When using your device
passbooks, and boarding passes, may be damaged by magnetic
your attention and cause an accident.
receive an incoming call at an inconvenient time, let your voice
for extended periods, hold the device with a relaxed grip, press
Do not turn on your device if it is wet. If your device is already on,
Always turn the volume down before plugging the
mail answer it for you.
the keys lightly, and take frequent breaks. If you continue to have
turn it off and remove the battery immediately (if the device will not
Do not use carrying cases or accessories with magnetic closures
earphones into an audio source and use only the
discomfort during or after such use, stop use and see a physician.
Let the person you are speaking with know you are driving.
turn off or you cannot remove the battery, leave it as-is). Then, dry
or allow your device to come in contact with magnetic fields for
minimum volume setting necessary to hear your
Suspend calls in heavy traffic or hazardous weather conditions.
the device with a towel and take it to a service centre.
extended periods of time.
conversation or music.
Ensure maximum battery and charger life
Rain, sleet, snow, ice, and heavy traffic can be hazardous.
Liquids will change the colour of the label that indicates water
In dry environments, static electricity can build
Avoid charging batteries for more than a week, as overcharging
Do not store your device near or in heaters, microwaves, hot
Do not take notes or look up phone numbers. Jotting down a
damage inside the device. Water damage to your device can void
up in the headset. Avoid using headsets in dry
may shorten battery life.
cooking equipment, or high pressure containers
"to do" list or flipping through your address book takes attention
your manufacturer's warranty.
environments or touch a metal object to discharge
Over time, unused batteries will discharge and must be recharged
The battery may leak.
away from your primary responsibility of driving safely.
static electricity before connecting a headset to
Do not use or store your device in dusty, dirty areas
Your device may overheat and cause a fire.
Dial sensibly and assess the traffic. Place calls when you are not
Disconnect chargers from power sources when not in use.
Dust can cause your device to malfunction.
moving or before pulling into traffic. Try to plan calls when your
Do not drop your device or cause impacts to your device
Use batteries only for their intended purposes.
car will be stationary. If you need to make a call, dial only a few
Use caution when using the device while walking or moving
Do not store your device on slopes
The screen of your device may be damaged.
numbers, check the road and your mirrors, then continue.
Always be aware of your surroundings to avoid injury to yourself
Use manufacturer-approved batteries, chargers, accessories
If your device falls, it can be damaged.
If bent or deformed, your device may be damaged or parts may
Do not engage in stressful or emotional conversations that may
be distracting. Make people you are talking with aware you are
Do not store your device in hot or cold areas. Use your device
Using generic batteries or chargers may shorten the life of your
Do not carry your device in your back pockets or around
driving and suspend conversations that have the potential to
at -20 °C to 50 °C
Do not use your device or applications for a while if the
device or cause the device to malfunction.
divert your attention from the road.
Your device can explode if left inside a closed vehicle, as the
device is overheated
Samsung cannot be responsible for the user's safety when using
Use your device to call for help. Dial a local emergency number
You can be injured or damage the device if you fall.
inside temperature can reach up to 80 °C.
Prolonged exposure of your skin to an overheated device may
accessories or supplies that are not approved by Samsung.
in the case of fire, traffic accident, or medical emergencies.
Do not expose your device to direct sunlight for extended periods
cause low temperature burn symptoms, such as red spots and
Do not disassemble, modify, or repair your device
Use your device to help others in emergencies. If you see an
Do not bite or suck on the device or the battery
of time (such as on the dashboard of a car).
Any changes or modifications to your device can void your
auto accident, a crime in progress, or a serious emergency
Doing so may damage the device or cause explosion.
Store the battery at 0 °C to 40 °C.
manufacturer's warranty. For service, take your device to a
where lives are in danger, call a local emergency number.
If your device has a camera flash or light, do not use a flash
If children use the device, make sure that they use the device
Samsung Service Centre.
Call roadside assistance or a special, non-emergency assistance
close to the eyes of people or pets
Do not store your device with such metal objects as coins,
Do not disassemble or puncture the battery, as this can cause
number when necessary. If you see a broken-down vehicle
keys and necklaces
Using a flash close to the eyes may cause temporary loss of vision
explosion or fire.
posing no serious hazard, a broken traffic signal, a minor traffic
or damage to the eyes.
Do not insert the device or supplied accessories into the
Your device may become deformed or malfunction.
accident where no one appears injured, or a vehicle you know
eyes, ears, or mouth
Do not paint or put stickers on your device
If the battery terminals are in contact with metal objects, it may
to be stolen, call roadside assistance or another special, non-
Use caution when exposed to flashing lights
Doing so may cause suffocation or serious injuries.
cause a fire.
Paint and stickers can clog moving parts and prevent proper
While using your device, leave some lights on in the room and do
operation. If you are allergic to paint or metal parts of the product,
not hold the screen too close to your eyes.
When speaking on the device:
you may experience itching, eczema, or swelling of the skin. When
Seizures or blackouts can occur when you are exposed to flashing
Hold the device upright, as you would with a traditional phone.
this happens, stop using the product and consult your physician.
lights while watching videos or playing Flash-based games for
Speak directly into the mouthpiece.
extended periods. If you feel any discomfort, stop using the device
Do not touch the device's internal antenna. Doing so may result in
reduced call quality or cause the device to emit unintended levels
of radio frequency (RF) energy.
When cleaning your device:
Ensure access to emergency services
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) certification
Organisations such as the World Health Organisation and the US
Correct disposal of batteries in this product
Food and Drug Administration have suggested that if people are
Wipe your device or charger with a towel or an eraser.
Emergency calls from your device may not be possible in some
(Applicable in the European Union and other European
concerned and want to reduce their exposure, they could use a
areas or circumstances. Before travelling in remote or undeveloped
Clean the terminals of the battery with a cotton ball or a towel.
countries with separate battery return systems)
hands-free accessory to keep the wireless device away from the
areas, plan an alternative method of contacting emergency services
Do not use chemicals or detergents.
THIS DEVICE MEETS INTERNATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR
This marking on the battery, manual or packaging
head and body during use, or reduce the amount of time spent using
EXPOSURE TO RADIO WAVES
indicates that the batteries in this product should not
Do not use the device if the screen is cracked or broken
Your mobile device is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed
be disposed of with other household waste at the end
Keep your personal and important data safe
For more information, visit www.samsung.com/sar and search for
Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hands and face.
not to exceed the limits for exposure to radio waves (radio frequency
of their working life. Where marked, the chemical symbols Hg, Cd
While using your device, be sure to back up important data.
your device with the model number.
Take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to have it repaired.
electromagnetic fields) recommended by international guidelines.
or Pb indicate that the battery contains mercury, cadmium or lead
Samsung is not responsible for data loss.
The guidelines were developed by an independent scientific
above the reference levels in EC Directive 2006/66. If batteries
Do not use the device for anything other than its intended
When disposing of your device, back up all data and then reset
organisation (ICNIRP) and include a substantial safety margin
are not properly disposed of, these substances can cause harm to
Correct disposal of this product
your device to prevent misuse of your personal information.
designed to assure the safety of all persons, regardless of age and
human health or the environment.
Carefully read the permissions screen when downloading
(Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment)
To protect natural resources and to promote material reuse, please
Avoid disturbing others when using the device in public
applications. Be particularly cautious with applications that have
The radio wave exposure guidelines use a unit of measurement
(Applicable in the European Union and other European
separate batteries from other types of waste and recycle them
access to many functions or to a significant amount of your
Do not allow children to use your device
known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit for
countries with separate collection systems)
through your local, free battery return system.
Your device is not a toy. Do not allow children to play with it as they
mobile devices is 2.0 W/kg.
This marking on the product, accessories or literature
Check your accounts regularly for unauthorised or suspicious
could hurt themselves and others, damage the device, or make
Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions
indicates that the product and its electronic accessories
use. If you find any sign of misuse of your personal information,
calls that increase your charges.
with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all
(e.g. charger, headset, USB cable) should not be
contact your service provider to delete or change your account
tested frequency bands. The highest SAR values under the ICNIRP
disposed of with other household waste at the end of their
Install mobile devices and equipment with caution
guidelines for this device model are:
In the event your device is lost or stolen, change the passwords
Ensure that any mobile devices or related equipment installed in
To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health from
on your accounts to protect your personal information.
Maximum SAR for this model and conditions under which it
your vehicle are securely mounted.
uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate these items from
Avoid using applications from unknown sources and lock your
Avoid placing your device and accessories near or in an air bag
other types of waste and recycle them responsibly to promote the
device with a pattern, password, or PIN.
deployment area. Improperly installed wireless equipment can
sustainable reuse of material resources.
cause serious injury when air bags inflate rapidly.
Household users should contact either the retailer where they
Do not distribute copyright-protected material
purchased this product, or their local government office, for details
Allow only qualified personnel to service your device
Do not distribute copyright-protected material that you have recorded
of where and how they can take these items for environmentally
During use, the actual SAR values for this device are usually well
to others without the permission of the content owners. Doing this
Allowing unqualified personnel to service your device may result in
below the values stated above. This is because, for purposes of
may violate copyright laws. The manufacturer is not liable for any
damage to your device and will void your manufacturer's warranty.
system efficiency and to minimise interference on the network, the
Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms
legal issues caused by the user's illegal use of copyrighted material.
operating power of your mobile device is automatically decreased
and conditions of the purchase contract. This product and its
Handle SIM cards or memory cards with care
when full power is not needed for the call. The lower the power
electronic accessories should not be mixed with other commercial
Do not remove a card while the device is transferring or
output of the device, the lower its SAR value.
wastes for disposal.
accessing information, as this could result in loss of data and/or
A body-worn SAR test has been performed on this device with an
This EEE is compliant with RoHS.
damage to the card or device.
approved accessory or at a separation distance of 1.5 cm. To meet
Protect cards from strong shocks, static electricity, and electrical
RF exposure guidelines during body-worn operation, the device must
noise from other devices.
be used with the approved accessory or positioned at least 1.5 cm
Do not touch gold-coloured contacts or terminals with your
away from the body. If you use an unapproved accessory, ensure
fingers or metal objects. If dirty, wipe the card with a soft cloth.
that the accessory does not contain any metal components and that
it positions the device at least 1.5 cm away from the body.