Introduction Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the support that Philips offers, register your product at www.philips.com/welcome. Please read this user manual, as it contains information about the features of this shaver as well as some tips to make shaving easier and more enjoyable.
English Read this important information carefully before you use the appliance and its accessories and save it for future reference. The accessories supplied may vary for different products. Danger Keep the supply unit dry. Warning To charge the battery, only use the detachable supply unit (HQ8505) provided with the appliance.
Do not use the supply unit in or near wall sockets that contain an electric air freshener to prevent irreparable damage to the supply unit. Electromagnetic fields (EMF) This Philips appliance complies with all applicable standards and regulations regarding exposure to electromagnetic fields. General This shaver is waterproof.
English Note: Before you use the shaver for the first time, remove the protective foil from the display. The various shaver types have different displays, which are shown in the figures below. S9551/12 S9185A/12 Personal comfort settings (S9551/12 only) The appliance has a feature that allows you to personalize your settings.
When the shaver is charging, first the bottom light of the battery charge indicator flashes, then the second light, and so on until the shaver is fully charged. Quick charge: When the bottom light stops flashing and lights up continuously, the shaver contains enough charge for one shave.
English Remaining battery charge Remaining battery charge The remaining battery charge is shown by the lights of the battery charge indicator that light up continuously. Cleaning reminder Note: The displays of the various shaver types look different, but show the same symbol. Clean the shaver after every use for optimal performance.
Deactivating the travel lock Press the on/off button for 3 seconds. While you deactivate the travel lock, the travel lock symbol lights up briefly and the shaver produces a short sound.The appliance switches on and is now ready for use again. Note: You can also deactivate the travel lock by connecting the appliance to the wall socket.
English Blocked shaving heads If the shaving heads are blocked, the notification symbol lights up orange continuously. The replacement reminder and the cleaning reminder flash white alternately and the shaver beeps. In this case, the motor cannot run because the shaving heads are soiled or damaged.
Using the appliance Note: This appliance can only be used without cord. Switching the appliance on and off To switch on the appliance, press the on/off button once. The display lights up for a few seconds. To switch off the appliance, press the on/off button once.
English 2 Move the shaving heads over your skin in circular movements to catch all hairs growing in different directions. Make sure each shaving head is fully in contact with the skin. Exert gentle pressure for a close, comfortable shave. Note: Do not press too hard, as this can cause skin irritation.
5 Move the shaving heads over your skin in circular movements to catch all hairs growing in different directions. Make sure each shaving head is fully in contact with the skin. Exert gentle pressure for a close, comfortable shave. Note: Rinse the shaving unit regularly to ensure that it continues to glide smoothly over your skin.
English Attach the attachment to the appliance (‘click’). 2 Switch on the appliance. The display lights up for a few seconds. 3 Hold the precision trimmer attachment perpendicular to the skin and move the appliance downwards while you exert gentle pressure. 4 Clean the precision trimmer after every use.
3 Switch off the appliance. Pull the shaving head holder off the bottom part of the shaving unit. 4 Rinse the hair chamber under the tap. 5 Rinse the shaving head holder under a warm tap. 6 Carefully shake off excess water and let the shaving head holder air-dry completely.
English 2 Pull the shaving head holder off the bottom part of the shaving unit. 3 Rinse the hair chamber and shaving head holder under the tap. 4 Turn the retaining ring anticlockwise and lift it off the shaving head. Repeat this process for the other retaining rings.
9 Place the shaving heads in the shaving head holder. 10 Place the retaining ring on the shaving head. 11 Align the arrows on the retaining ring with the projections in the shaving head holder. Turn the ring clockwise until it clicks to indicate that the ring is fixed.
English The accessories supplied may vary for different products. The box shows the accessories that have been supplied with your product. Cleaning the precision trimmer attachment Clean the precision trimmer after every use. Switch on the appliance with the precision trimmer attachment attached.
For maximum shaving performance, we advise you to 2yrs replace the shaving heads every two years. Replace damaged shaving heads immediately. Always replace the shaving heads with original Philips shaving heads (see 'Ordering accessories'). Replacement reminder The replacement reminder indicates that the shaving heads need to be replaced.
Ordering accessories To buy accessories or spare parts, visit www.philips.com/parts-and-accessories or go to your Philips dealer. You can also contact the Philips Consumer Care Center in your country (see the international warranty leaflet for contact details). The following accessories and spare parts are...
Take any necessary safety precautions when you handle tools to open the shaver and when you dispose of the rechargeable battery. Be careful, the battery strips are sharp. Insert the screwdriver into the slot between the front and back panel in the bottom of the appliance.
This chapter summarizes the most common problems you could encounter with the appliance. If you are unable to solve the problem with the information below, visit www.philips.com/support for a list of frequently asked questions or contact the Consumer Care Center in your country.
Shaver Problem Possible cause Solution The appliance does The appliance is Unplug the appliance and not work when I still attached to press the on/off button to press the on/off the wall socket. For switch on the appliance. button. safety reasons, the appliance can only be used without cord.
English Problem Possible cause Solution The notification The appliance is Disconnect the appliance symbol has overheated. from the wall socket for suddenly approx. 10 minutes. appeared on the display while the appliance is charging. The notification The shaving heads Replace the shaving heads symbol, the are damaged.