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User Guide -
This guide will help you understand your new mobile phone. It will provide you with
useful explanations of features on your phone.
Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your phone depending on the
software of the phone or your service provider.


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  • Page 1 LG-B525 User Guide - ENGLISH This guide will help you understand your new mobile phone. It will provide you with useful explanations of features on your phone. Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your phone depending on the...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Phone Components ........5 Messaging ..........11 Using your touch screen ......7 Entering Text ..........12 Touch screen tips ........7 Setting up your email ......13 Control the touch screen.......7 Camera ............13 Installing the SIM Card ......8 Taking a quick photo ......13 Installing a Memory card .......8 After taking a photo ......
  • Page 3 Using your calculator ......17 LG Mobile Phone Software update Converting a unit ........17 from internet .........22 Installing LG PC Suite on your computer Guidelines for Safe and Efficient Use 23 Exposure to radio frequency energy 23 The web .............18 Product care and maintenance ..24 Accessing the web ........18...
  • Page 4 Blasting area ...........28 Potentially explosive atmospheres ...28 In aircraft ..........28 Children ............28 Emergency calls ........29 Battery information and care ....29 Accessories ..........31 Technical Data .........32 Troubleshooting ........33...
  • Page 5: Phone Components

    Phone Components Earpiece Back Key Handsfree or Stereo earphone Return to the previous connector screen. Home Key BOTTOM Return to the Home screen from any screen. Menu Key Charger/ Display the available options. USB port QuickButton Key Select apps you wish to get quick access to using QuickButton.
  • Page 6 Volume keys • In the Home screen: Ring tone and touch tone volume. • During a call: Earpiece volume. • Down volume key: Press and hold to activate/ deactivate Silent mode. • How to start QuickMemo: Press Volume up and down key simultaneously.
  • Page 7: Using Your Touch Screen

    Be careful not to touch any other Scrolling keys. Drag from side to side to scroll. On some • Whenever your LG-B525 is not in use, it will screens, such as the Logs list, you can also return to the lock screen. scroll up or down.
  • Page 8: Installing The Sim Card

    Installing the SIM Card NOTE: Memory card is an optional accessory. When you subscribe to a cellular network, you are provided with a SIM card loaded with your Formatting the Memory card subscription details, such as your PIN, any optional services available and many others. Select Settings from Menu, go to Device Important! settings Choose Memory info, then select...
  • Page 9: Calls

    Calls 2. Tap the search field box on the top of the screen and enter the first few letters of the contact you would like to call using the Making a Call keypad. 1. Touch to open the keypad. 3. From the filtered list, touch the contact ,then touch Call icon to make a call.
  • Page 10: Answering And Rejecting A Call

    Answering and rejecting a call Common settings > Cost save mode] When your phone rings, touch key to NOTE: Cost save mode doesn’t work during in-call. answer the call. To mute the ringing, touch on Silent tab in alerting screen. This is useful if you forgot to Contacts change your profile to Silent for a meeting.
  • Page 11: Messaging

    NOTE: To send a message from SIM2 touch the forward arrow mark on icon. Messaging Your LG-B525 combines SMS and MMS into WARNING: If an image, video, sound, New one intuitive and easy-to-use menu. slide and so on is added to an SMS it will be...
  • Page 12: Entering Text

    Entering Text TIP: User can copy a selected text from any editor and can paste the same in any other editor You can choose your input method by tapping Ex: Go to Message editor, type some text. Now and Input method. select the text you want to copy by scrolling over Touch to turn on T9 mode.
  • Page 13: Setting Up Your Email

    Camera NOTE: Excuse message - During Incoming call alert, a preset message can be send by taping on Excuse msg. Taking a quick photo 1. Touch Camera icon. NOTE: SMS Sorting - Inbox Messages can be 2. When the camera has focused on your sorted with the given sorting options for an easy subject, touch to take a photo.
  • Page 14: Using The Advanced Settings

    Video camera Send Via - Touch to send the photo as a Message, E-mail or via Bluetooth. Set as - Touch to set as Home screen wallpaper, Making a quick video Lock screen wallpaper, Contacts image. To switch to the camera mode or video mode, Touch to delete the image.
  • Page 15: After Making A Video

    After making a video Using the advanced settings A still image representing your captured video From the viewfinder, touch to open all will appear on the screen. The name of the advanced settings options. You can change the video is displayed at the bottom of the screen. video camera setting after selecting the option, touch the OK button.
  • Page 16: Managing Files

    Albums - Browse through your music collection to free up space in your phone’s memory. by album. By touching My stuff, you can open a list of the Genres - Browse through your music collection folders that store all your multimedia files. by genre.
  • Page 17: Safety Care

    Safety Care Setting your alarm 1. Touch Alarms. Go to Menu > Settings > Device settings > 2. Touch Add, then you can set and save your Safety Care. alarm in this menu. Safety care let people around you know your emergency situations.
  • Page 18: Installing Lg Pc Suite On Your Computer

    1. Go to and choose your country. 2. Select Support and Go to Mobile Support. NOTE: You will incur extra cost by connecting to these services and downloading content. Check data 3.
  • Page 19: Settings

    IMEI, Owner name & phone number Changing your phone settings of the person who is using that handset. Use the freedom of adapting the LG-B525 to your own preferences. SOS Service settings Touch Settings then select Device settings.
  • Page 20: Changing Your Connectivity Settings

    To exit the SOS mode, press the End key in device, your LG-B525 will not automatically Homescreen. search for other Bluetooth devices. If not, your LG-B525 will search for other Bluetooth Changing your connectivity settings enabled devices within range. 4. Choose the device you want to send the Your connectivity settings have already been set file to.
  • Page 21: Wi-Fi

    Internet browsing. 2. Bluetooth file transferring function will be blocked under some applications running. (Voice call, Camera, Music Player, UMS/ NOTE: The LG-B525 supports WEP and WPA/ PCSync). WPA2-PSK security. If your Wi-Fi service provider or network administrator sets encryption for network security, fill in the key in the pop-up window.
  • Page 22: Phone Software Update

    As the mobile phone firmware update requires the user’s full attention for the duration of the update process, please make sure to check all LG Mobile Phone Software update from instructions and notes that appear at each step internet before proceeding. Please note that removing...
  • Page 23: Guidelines For Safe And Efficient Use

    • While there may be differences between LG Repair centre should you need to return your the SAR levels of various LG phone models, device for repair.
  • Page 24: Product Care And Maintenance

    In some • Repairs under warranty, at LG’s discretion, cases, transmission of data files or messages may include replacement parts or boards that may be delayed until such a connection are either new or reconditioned, provided that is available.
  • Page 25 TVs, radios, and personal computers. unit (do not use solvents such as benzene, thinner or alcohol). • The unit should be kept away from heat sources such as radiators or cookers. • Do not charge the phone when it is on soft furnishings.
  • Page 26: Efficient Phone Operation

    • Do not use, touch or attempt to remove or fix Avoid placing the phone over pacemakers, for broken, chipped or cracked glass. Damage to example, in your breast pocket. the glass display due to abuse or misuse is • Some hearing aids might be disturbed by not covered under the warranty.
  • Page 27: Avoid Damage To Your Hearing

    Avoid damage to your hearing • Pull off the road and park before making or answering a call if driving conditions require To prevent possible hearing damage, you to do so. do not listen at high volume levels for • RF energy may affect some electronic long periods.
  • Page 28: Glass Parts

    Glass Parts • Do not transport or store flammable gas, liquid or explosives in the same compartment Some parts of your mobile device are made of your vehicle as your mobile phone or of glass. This glass could break if your mobile accessories.
  • Page 29: Emergency Calls

    • Do not leave the battery in hot or cold places, as this may deteriorate battery performance. • Use only LG batteries and chargers. LG chargers are designed to maximise battery • There is risk of explosion if the battery is life.
  • Page 30 • If you need to replace the battery, take it to patterns, battery and environmental your nearest authorised LG Electronics service conditions. point or dealer for assistance. • Make sure that no sharp-edged items such as •...
  • Page 31: Accessories

    Battery User Guide Headset LG-B525 NOTE • Always use genuine LG accessories. Failure to do this may invalidate your warranty. • Accessories may be different in different regions; please check with our regional service company or agent for further enquires.
  • Page 32: Technical Data

    DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY NOTE: Hereby, LG Electronics declares that this • Illustrations may differ from those you see LG-B525 product is in compliance with the on actual phone. essential requirements and other relevant • Always use genuine LG accessories. Failure provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.
  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Problem Possible Solution Telephone cannot be Please take out battery and insert again. Then press Power key to switched on power on the phone. Battery empty Charge battery. Check charging indicator on display. The battery doesn’t Wipe the charging contacts, both on the phone and on the battery, charge properly or with a clear soft cloth.
  • Page 34 Problem Possible Solution Charging error—Wrong Only use original LG accessories. charger Charging error—Battery Replace battery. defective Charging error—No The battery is empty or has been not used for a long time. It may take battery icon appears a while before the battery icon appears on the screen.
  • Page 35 Problem Possible Solution Loss of Network You may be in a weak signal area. Move and try again. You are trying to access an option for which you have no subscription with your service provider. Contact the service provider for further details. Be sure that you have pressed Call key.
  • Page 36 If the above guidelines Take note of the model number of your mobile phone and a clear do not help you to description of the problem. Contact your phone dealer or LG Service solve the problem Center for help.
  • Page 37 Body-worn Operation This device was tested for typical body-worn operations with the back of the phone kept 0.59 inches (1.5cm) from the body. To comply with FCC RF exposure requirements, a minimum separation distance of 0.59 inches (1.5cm) must be maintained between the user’s body and the back of the phone.