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MFL68521510 (1.0)


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  • Page 1 ENGLISH User Guide LG-B525 MFL68521510 (1.0)
  • Page 3 Copyright ©2014 LG Electronics, Inc. All rights • reserved. LG and the LG logo are registered trademarks of LG Group and its related entities. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Making a call from your contacts ...19 Converting a unit .........28 Answering and rejecting a call ....19 Cost save mode ........20 Installing LG PC Suite on your computer ...29 Advanced settings .........20 The web ...........30 Contacts ..........21 Accessing the web.........30 Searching for a contact ......21...
  • Page 5 Sending and receiving your files using Bluetooth ..........32 Knock On ..........33 Knock Code ...........33 Wi-Fi ............34 Phone Software update ......35 LG Mobile Phone Software update from internet ..........35 Troubleshooting ........36...
  • Page 6: Guidelines For Safe And Efficient Use

    • While there may be differences between the SAR levels of various LG phone models, they are all designed to meet the relevant guidelines for exposure to radio waves.
  • Page 7 • Do not disassemble this unit. Take it to a qualified service technician when repair work is required. • Repairs under warranty, at LG’s discretion, may include replacement parts or boards that are either new or reconditioned, provided that they have functionality equal to that of the parts being replaced.
  • Page 8 Guidelines for safe and efficient use information on the magnetic strips. • Do not tap the screen with a sharp object as it may damage the phone. • Do not expose the phone to liquid or moisture. • Use accessories like earphones cautiously. Do not touch the antenna unnecessarily. •...
  • Page 9 • Do not use a hand-held phone while driving. • Give full attention to driving. • Use a hands-free kit, if available. • Pull off the road and park before making or answering a call if driving conditions so require. •...
  • Page 10 Guidelines for safe and efficient use Glass Parts Some parts of your mobile device are made of glass. This glass could break if your mobile device is dropped on a hard surface or receives a substantial impact. If the glass breaks, do not touch or attempt to remove it.
  • Page 11 • Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Please recycle when possible. Do not dispose as household waste. • If you need to replace the battery, take it to the nearest authorised LG Electronics service point or dealer for assistance.
  • Page 12 This could cause a fire. DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY Hereby, LG Electronics declares that this LG-B525 product is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. A copy of the Declaration of Conformity can be found at
  • Page 13: Installing The Sim Cards And Charging The Battery

    Installing the SIM Cards and Charging the Battery Installing the SIM Card When you subscribe to a cellular network, you are provided with a SIM card loaded with your subscription details, such as your PIN, any optional services available and many others.
  • Page 14 Installing the SIM Cards and Charging the Battery Insert your SIM Cards. Insert your battery. Close the back cover.
  • Page 15: Dual Sim Setting

    Charge your battery. WARNING: Do not remove the battery when the phone is switched on, as this may damage the phone. Dual SIM setting You can see two Network Signal icons on the left-top of the screen when you insert two SIM-Card.
  • Page 16: Installing A Memory Card

    Installing the SIM Cards and Charging the Battery Installing a Memory card Remove the Back cover and insert a micro SD card with the golden contact area facing downwards as shown in the diagram. To remove the Memory card, gently pull it. NOTE: Memory card is an optional accessory.
  • Page 17: Phone Components

    Phone Components Phone Components Earpiece Back key • Go back to a previous screen. Home key • Return to the Home screen from any screen. Menu key • Display the available options. Dual SIM key • Choose which SIM card you're going to use. Long press to view call settings.
  • Page 18 Phone Overview Handsfree or Stereo earphone connector BOTTOM Charger/USB port Microphone 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.
  • Page 19: Accessories

    Travel adaptor Battery User Guide Headset 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 20: Using Your Touch Screen

    • Use the tip of your finger to touch the option you require. Be careful not to touch any other keys. • Whenever your LG-B525 is not in use, it will return to the lock screen. Control the touch screen The controls on the LG-B525 touch screen change dynamically depending on the task you are carrying out.
  • Page 21: Calls

    Calls Making a call Touch the field box to open the keypad. Enter the number using the keypad. Touch to initiate the call. TIP! To enter + for making an international call, touch and hold “0”. Press the power key to lock the touch screen to prevent calls being made by mistake. Making a call from your contacts to open the Contacts.
  • Page 22: Cost Save Mode

    Calls Cost save mode Every contact is added along with assigned SIM when adding in phone book. During Calling, matching operator SIM is identified and the operation is completed using the matching operator SIM. This makes possible to use benefit from using same operator. To use Cost save mode feature,make sure the feature is On [Settings >...
  • Page 23: Contacts

    Contacts Searching for a contact Touch Contacts. Enter the first few letters of the contact’s name you want to call by touching Search Adding a new contact Touch Contacts and touch Add new contact. Choose whether to save the contact to your SIM1, SIM2 or phone. Enter name.
  • Page 24: Messaging

    Messaging Sending a message Touch Messaging and touch Write message to begin composing a new message. Touch Menu to insert Symbol, insert template and so on. Touch To: field at the top of the screen to enter the recipients, then enter the number or touch to select a contact.
  • Page 25: E-Mail

    E-mail Touch E-mail from Menu Screen. If the email account is not set up, start the email set up wizard and finish it. You can check and edit settings also you can check the additional settings that were filled in automatically when you created the account.
  • Page 26: Camera

    Camera Taking a quick photo Touch Camera icon. When the camera has focused on your subject, touch to take a photo. TIP: To switch to the camera mode or video mode, Tap the camera/ video icon on the Top-right of the viewfinder. After taking a photo Your captured photo will appear on the screen.
  • Page 27: Video Camera

    Video camera Making a quick video To switch to the camera mode or video mode, Tap the camera/video icon on the Top- right of the viewfinder. Holding the phone horizontally, point the lens towards the subject of the video. Touch the red dot . REC will appear at the bottom of the viewfinder with a timer at the bottom showing the length of the video.
  • Page 28: Music

    Music To access the music player, touch Media Player. From here, you can access a All songs and All videos.
  • Page 29: Managing Files

    Managing files You can store multimedia files in your phone’s memory so you have easy access to all your images, sounds, and videos. You can also save your files to a memory card. Using a memory card allows you to free up space in your phone’s memory. By touching My stuff, you can open a list of the folders that store all your multimedia files.
  • Page 30: Applications

    Applications You can install new games and applications on your phone to keep you amused when you have spare time. Touch Applications and choose My Games & Apps, Settings. Tools Setting your alarm Touch Alarm clock. Touch one of the lists, then you can set and save your alarm in this menu. Voice recorder Use your Voice recorder to record voice memos or other audio files.
  • Page 31: Installing Lg Pc Suite On Your Computer

    Installing LG PC Suite on your computer Go to and choose your country. Select Support and Go to Mobile Support. Follow the instructions on screen to complete the LG PC Suite Installation on your...
  • Page 32: The Web

    The web Internet gives you a fast, colourful world of games, music, news, sport, entertainment and loads more, straight to your mobile phone. Wherever you are and whatever you’re into. Accessing the web Touch the Internet. To go straight to the internet home page touch Yes. In the page tap on option button present at the right bottom corner for more options.
  • Page 33: Settings

    Settings Changing your phone settings Use the freedom of adapting the LG-B525 to your own preferences. Touch Settings, Select Phone and then select Security. Anti-theft mobile tracker - When the handset is stolen, handset sends the SMS to the numbers configured by real owner. To activate the ATMT feature, you will need to set ATMT on, and configure the ATMT settings with Sender name and Sending number list.
  • Page 34: Changing Your Connectivity Settings

    Open the file you want to send, typically this will be a photo, video or music file. and then Choose Send. Choose Via Bluetooth. Touch If you have already paired the Bluetooth device, your LG-B525 will not automatically search for other Bluetooth devices. If not, your LG-B525 will search for other Bluetooth enabled devices within range.
  • Page 35: Knock On

    TIP! When you use a Bluetooth headset , A2DP and AVRCP profiles are not supported while you play video. It means you will not listen video sound if you use Bluetooth headset. Bluetooth file transferring function will be blocked under some applications running.
  • Page 36: Wi-Fi

    Internet wirelessly. Wi-Fi is faster and has a greater range than Bluetooth wireless technology. It allows fast emailing and Internet browsing. NOTE: The LG-B525 supports WEP and WPA/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. If encryption is not set, this pop-up window will not be shown.
  • Page 37: Phone Software Update

    Phone Software update LG Mobile Phone Software update from internet For more information on using this function, please visit the ----> select country. This Feature allows you to update the firmware of your phone to the latest version conveniently from the internet without the need to visit a service centre.
  • Page 38: Troubleshooting

    Charging error— Make sure the ambient temperature is right, wait for a while, Temperature out of and then charge again. range Charging error— Only use original LG accessories. Wrong charger Charging error— Replace battery. Battery defective Charging error—No The battery is empty or has been not used for a long time.
  • Page 39 Problem Possible Solution Enter PUK The PIN code has been entered incorrectly three times in succession, and the phone is now blocked. Enter the PUK supplied by your service provider. 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.
  • Page 40 If the above Take note of the model number of your mobile phone and a guidelines do not clear description of the problem. Contact your phone dealer help you to solve the or LG Service Center for help. problem...