To prevent injury and damage to yourself, to others and to the device, read all of the following information before using your device.
Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care
Do not use your device near other electronic devices
Electronic devices in a motor vehicle may malfunction due to the
This product meets applicable national
radio frequency of your device
Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers specifically
Most electronic devices use radio frequency signals. Your device may
SAR limits of 2.0 W/kg. The specific
designed for your device. Incompatible batteries and chargers can cause
interfere with other electronic devices.
Electronic devices in your car may malfunction due to radio frequency of
serious injuries or damage to your device.
your device. Contact the manufacturer for more information.
maximum SAR value can be found in the
Do not use your device near a pacemaker
Never dispose of batteries or devices in a fire. Follow all local regulations
SAR information section of this manual.
Avoid using your device within a 15 cm range of a pacemaker if possible,
when disposing of used batteries or devices.
Comply with all safety warnings and regulations
as your device can interfere with the pacemaker.
Never place batteries or devices on or in heating devices, such as
If you must use your device, keep it at least 15 cm away from the
regarding mobile device usage while operating a
microwave ovens, stoves, or radiators. Batteries may explode when
To minimise the possible interference with a pacemaker, use your device
Never crush or puncture the battery. Avoid exposing the battery to
While driving, safely operating the vehicle is your first responsibility.
on the opposite side of your body from the pacemaker.
high external pressure, which can lead to an internal short circuit and
Warning: Prevent electric shock, fire, and explosion
Never use your mobile device while driving, if it is prohibited by law. For
Do not use your device in a hospital or near medical equipment that
your safety and the safety of others, practice good common sense and
Do not use damaged power cords or plugs, or loose electrical sockets
can be interfered with by radio frequency
Protect the device, batteries, and chargers from damage
remember the following tips:
If you personally use any medical equipment, contact the manufacturer of
Get to know your device and its convenience features, such as speed
Do not touch the power cord with wet hands, or disconnect the
Avoid exposing your device and batteries to very cold or very hot
the equipment to ensure the safety of your equipment from radio frequency.
dial and redial. These features help you reduce the time needed to
charger by pulling on the cord
place or receive calls on your mobile device.
Extreme temperatures can cause the deformation of the device and
If you are using a hearing aid, contact the manufacturer for
Do not bend or damage the power cord
Position your device within easy reach. Be able to access your wireless
reduce the charging capacity and life of your device and batteries.
information about radio interference
device without removing your eyes from the road. If you receive an
Prevent batteries from contacting metal objects, as this can create a
Do not use your device while charging or touch your device with
Some hearing aids may be interfered with by the radio frequency of your
incoming call at an inconvenient time, let your voice mail answer it
connection between the + and – terminals of your batteries and lead to
device. Contact the manufacturer to ensure the safety of your hearing aid.
Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your phone
temporary or permanent battery damage.
Do not short-circuit the charger or the battery
Turn off the device in potentially explosive environments
Suspend calls in heavy traffic or hazardous weather conditions. Rain,
depending on the software of the phone or your service provider.
Never use a damaged charger or battery.
sleet, snow, ice, and heavy traffic can be hazardous.
Turn off your device in potentially explosive environments instead of
Third party services may be terminated or interrupted at any time,
Do not drop or cause an impact to the charger or the battery
removing the battery.
Do not take notes or look up phone numbers. Jotting down a "to do" list
and Samsung makes no representation or warranty that any
Caution: Follow all safety warnings and regulations
Do not charge the battery with chargers that are not approved by the
Always comply with regulations, instructions and signs in potentially
or flipping through your address book takes attention away from your
content or service will remain available for any period of time.
when using your device in restricted areas
primary responsibility of driving safely.
This product includes certain free/open source software.
Dial sensibly and assess the traffic. Place calls when you are not
Do not use your device at refuelling points (service stations), near fuels
The exact terms of the licenses, disclaimers, acknowledgements
Do not use your device during a thunderstorm
Turn off your device where prohibited
moving or before pulling into traffic. Try to plan calls when your car will
or chemicals, and at blasting areas.
and notices are available on the Samsung's website
Your device may malfunction and your risk of electric shock is increased.
Comply with all regulations that restrict the use of a mobile device in a
Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases, or explosive materials in
Do not handle a damaged or leaking Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) battery
the same compartment as the device, its parts, or accessories.
For safe disposal of your Li-Ion batteries, contact your nearest authorised
Turn off your device when in an aircraft
Using your device in an aircraft is illegal. Your device may interfere with the
electronic navigation instruments of the aircraft.
Printed in Korea
English (SWA). 07/2012. Rev. 1.0
Do not engage in stressful or emotional conversations that may be
Do not expose your device to direct sunlight for extended periods of time
Use caution when exposed to flashing lights
When speaking on the device:
Do not carry your device in your back pockets or around your waist
distracting. Make people you are talking with aware you are driving and
(on the dashboard of a car, for example).
While using your device, leave some lights on in the room and do not
Hold the device upright, as you would with a traditional phone.
You can be injured or damage the device if you fall.
suspend conversations that have the potential to divert your attention
Store the battery at temperatures from 0 °C to 45 °C.
hold the screen too close to your eyes.
Speak directly into the mouthpiece.
Do not disassemble, modify, or repair your device
from the road.
Seizures or blackouts can occur when you are exposed to flashing
Do not touch the device's internal antenna. Doing so may result in
Do not store your device with such metal objects as coins, keys and
Any changes or modifications to your device can void your
Use your device to call for help. Dial a local emergency number in the
lights while watching videos or playing Flash-based games for extended
reduced call quality or cause the device to emit unintended levels of
manufacturer's warranty. For service, take your device to a Samsung
case of fire, traffic accident, or medical emergencies.
periods. If you feel any discomfort, stop using the device immediately.
radio frequency (RF) energy.
Your device may become deformed or malfunction.
Use your device to help others in emergencies. If you see an auto
Reduce the risk of repetitive motion injuries
If the battery terminals are in contact with metal objects, it may cause
Do not disassemble or puncture the battery, as this can cause
accident, a crime in progress, or a serious emergency where lives are
When you repetitively perform actions, such as pressing keys, drawing
explosion or fire.
in danger, call a local emergency number.
characters on a touch screen with your fingers, or playing games, you may
Call roadside assistance or a special, non-emergency assistance
Do not store your device near magnetic fields
Do not paint or put stickers on your device
experience occasional discomfort in your hands, neck, shoulders, or other
number when necessary. If you see a broken-down vehicle posing no
Your device may malfunction or the battery may discharge from
Paint and stickers can clog moving parts and prevent proper operation. If
parts of your body. When using your device for extended periods, hold the
serious hazard, a broken traffic signal, a minor traffic accident where no
exposure to magnetic fields.
you are allergic to paint or metal parts of the product, you may experience
device with a relaxed grip, press the keys lightly, and take frequent breaks.
one appears injured, or a vehicle you know to be stolen, call roadside
Magnetic stripe cards, including credit cards, phone cards, passbooks,
itching, eczema, or swelling of the skin. When this happens, stop using
If you continue to have discomfort during or after such use, stop use and
assistance or another special, non-emergency number.
and boarding passes, may be damaged by magnetic fields.
the product and consult your physician.
see a physician.
Do not use carrying cases or accessories with magnetic closures or
When cleaning your device:
Ensure maximum battery and charger life
Proper care and use of your mobile device
allow your device to come in contact with magnetic fields for extended
Wipe your device or charger with a towel or an eraser.
periods of time.
Avoid charging batteries for more than a week, as overcharging may
Keep your device dry
Clean the terminals of the battery with a cotton ball or a towel.
shorten battery life.
Protect your hearing and ears when using a headset
Do not store your device near or in heaters, microwaves, hot cooking
Do not use chemicals or detergents.
Humidity and all types of liquids may damage device parts or electronic
Over time, unused batteries will discharge and must be recharged
equipment, or high pressure containers
Excessive exposure to loud sounds can cause hearing
Do not use the device if the screen is cracked or broken
The battery may leak.
Do not turn on your device if it is wet. If your device is already on, turn it
Disconnect chargers from power sources when not in use.
Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hands and face. Take
Your device may overheat and cause a fire.
Exposure to loud sounds while driving may distract your
off and remove the battery immediately (if the device will not turn off or
Use batteries only for their intended purposes.
the device to a Samsung Service Centre to have it repaired.
attention and cause an accident.
you cannot remove the battery, leave it as-is). Then, dry the device with
Do not drop your device or cause impacts to your device
Use manufacturer-approved batteries, chargers, accessories and
Always turn the volume down before plugging the
a towel and take it to a service centre.
Do not use the device for anything other than its intended use
The screen of your device may be damaged.
earphones into an audio source and use only the
Liquids will change the colour of the label that indicates water damage
If bent or deformed, your device may be damaged or parts may
Using generic batteries or chargers may shorten the life of your device or
Avoid disturbing others when using the device in public
minimum volume setting necessary to hear your
inside the device. Water damage to your device can void your
cause the device to malfunction.
conversation or music.
Do not allow children to use your device
Samsung cannot be responsible for the user's safety when using
Do not use your device or applications for a while if the device is
In dry environments, static electricity can build up in
Do not use or store your device in areas with high concentrations of
Your device is not a toy. Do not allow children to play with it as they
accessories or supplies that are not approved by Samsung.
the headset. Avoid using headsets in dry environments
could hurt themselves and others, damage the device, or make calls that
dust or airborne materials
or touch a metal object to discharge static electricity
Prolonged exposure of your skin to an overheated device may cause low
Do not bite or suck on the device or the battery
increase your charges.
Dust or foreign materials can cause your device to malfunction and may
before connecting a headset to the device.
temperature burn symptoms, such as red spots and pigmentation.
Doing so may damage the device or cause explosion.
result in fire or electric shock.
Install mobile devices and equipment with caution
If your device has a camera flash or light, do not use a flash close to
If children use the device, make sure that they use the device properly.
Use caution when using the device while walking or moving
Ensure that any mobile devices or related equipment installed in your
Do not store your device on slopes
the eyes of people or pets
Always be aware of your surroundings to avoid injury to yourself or
Do not insert the device or supplied accessories into the eyes, ears,
vehicle are securely mounted.
If your device falls, it can be damaged.
Using a flash close to the eyes may cause temporary loss of vision or
Avoid placing your device and accessories near or in an air bag
damage to the eyes.
Do not store your device in very hot or very cold areas. It is
Make sure the headset cable does not become entangled in our arms or
deployment area. Improperly installed wireless equipment can cause
Doing so may cause suffocation or serious injuries.
recommended to use your device at temperatures from 5 °C to 35 °C
on nearby objects.
serious injury when air bags inflate rapidly.
Your device can explode if left inside a closed vehicle, as the internal
temperature can reach up to 80 °C.
Allow only qualified personnel to service your device
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) certification
Correct disposal of this product
Allowing unqualified personnel to service your device may result in
(Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment)
damage to your device and will void your manufacturer's warranty.
(Applicable in countries with separate collection systems.)
THIS DEVICE MEETS INTERNATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR EXPOSURE
Handle SIM cards or memory cards with care
This marking on the product, accessories or literature indicates
TO RADIO WAVES
that the product and its electronic accessories (e.g. charger,
Do not remove a card while the device is transferring or accessing
Your mobile device is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed
headset, USB cable) should not be disposed of with other
information, as this could result in loss of data and/or damage to the
not to exceed the limits for exposure to radio waves (radio frequency
In Idle mode, adjust the
Lock the touch screen and
household waste at the end of their working life.
card or device.
electromagnetic fields) recommended by international guidelines. The
phone's volume; Make a
keys; Unlock the touch
Protect cards from strong shocks, static electricity, and electrical noise
To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health
guidelines were developed by an independent scientific organisation
from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate these items from other
fake call (down); In Menu
screen and keys (press
from other devices.
(ICNIRP) and include a substantial safety margin designed to assure the
types of waste and recycle them responsibly to promote the sustainable
Do not touch gold-coloured contacts or terminals with your fingers or
mode, scroll through menu
safety of all persons, regardless of age and health.
reuse of material resources.
metal objects. If dirty, wipe the card with a soft cloth.
options; Send an SOS
The radio wave exposure guidelines use a unit of measurement known
Household users should contact either the retailer where they purchased
Ensure access to emergency services
as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit for mobile devices
this product, or their local government office, for details of where and how
is 2.0 W/kg.
See "Make fake calls"
Emergency calls from your device may not be possible in some areas or
they can take these items for environmentally safe recycling.
Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the
See "Activate and send an
Turn the phone on or off
circumstances. Before travelling in remote or undeveloped areas, plan an
Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms and
alternative method of contacting emergency services personnel.
device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency
(press and hold); End a call;
conditions of the purchase contract. This product and its electronic
bands. The highest SAR value under the ICNIRP guidelines for this device
accessories should not be mixed with other commercial wastes for
In Menu mode, cancel input
Keep your personal and important data safe
and return to Idle mode
While using your device, be sure to back up important data. Samsung
This EEE is compliant with RoHS.
is not responsible for data loss.
Maximum SAR for this model and conditions under which it was
When disposing of your device, back up all data and then reset your
Make or answer a call; In
device to prevent misuse of your personal information.
Correct disposal of batteries in this product
Idle mode, retrieve logs of
Carefully read the permissions screen when downloading applications.
your calls and messages
(Applicable in countries with separate collection systems.)
Be particularly cautious with applications that have access to many
During use, the actual SAR value for this device is usually well below the
This marking on the battery, manual or packaging indicates
functions or to a significant amount of your personal information.
value stated above. This is because, for purposes of system efficiency and
that the batteries in this product should not be disposed of with
Check your accounts regularly for unauthorised or suspicious use. If
to minimise interference on the network, the operating power of your mobile
other household waste at the end of their working life. Where
you find any sign of misuse of your personal information, contact your
device is automatically decreased when full power is not needed for the
marked, the chemical symbols Hg, Cd or Pb indicate that
service provider to delete or change your account information.
In Menu mode, return to the
call. The lower the power output of the device, the lower its SAR value.
the battery contains mercury, cadmium or lead above the reference levels
In the event your device is lost or stolen, change the passwords on
previous level; In ldle mode,
Organisations such as the World Health Organisation and the US Food and
in EC Directive 2006/66. If batteries are not properly disposed of, these
your accounts to protect your personal information.
Drug Administration have suggested that if people are concerned and want
switch between SIM card
substances can cause harm to human health or the environment.
Avoid using applications from unknown sources and lock your device
to reduce their exposure, they could use a hands-free accessory to keep
networks (press and hold)
To protect natural resources and to promote material reuse, please
with a pattern, password, or PIN.
the wireless device away from the head and body during use, or reduce the
separate batteries from other types of waste and recycle them through your
amount of time spent using the device.
Do not distribute copyright-protected material
local, free battery return system.
For more information, visit www.samsung.com/sar and search for your
Do not distribute copyright-protected material that you have recorded
device with the model number.
to others without the permission of the content owners. Doing this may
violate copyright laws. The manufacturer is not liable for any legal issues
caused by the user's illegal use of copyrighted material.