English 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 14 Battery charge indicator (S9552/26, S9552/12, S9551/26, S9551/12 only) 15 Cleaning reminder 16 Battery charge indicator (S9186/26, S9186/12, S9185/26, S9185/12 only) 17 Replacement reminder 18 Exclamation mark 19 SmartClean system (S9732/33, S9731/33, S9552/26, S9551/26, S9186/26, S9185/26 only) 20 Cap of SmartClean system 21 On/off button 22 Replacement symbol 23 Cleaning symbol...
English Warning To charge the battery, only use the detachable supply unit (type HQ8505) provided with the appliance. The supply unit contains a transformer. Do not cut off the supply unit to replace it with another plug, as this causes a hazardous situation. This appliance can be used by children aged from 8 years and above and persons with reduced physical, sensory or mental...
If your shaver comes with a cleaning system, always use the original Philips cleaning fluid (cartridge or bottle, depending on the type of cleaning system). Always place the cleaning system on a stable, level and horizontal surface to prevent leakage.
English The supply unit transforms 100-240 volts to a safe low voltage of less than 24 volts. The display Note: Before you use the shaver for the fi rst time, remove the protective foil from the display. The various shaver types have diff erent displays, which are shown in the fi gures below.
English segment of the personal comfort settings bar that lights up shows the currently selected setting. You can press the + or - button to select a different setting. Charging S9732/33, S9731/33 When the shaver is charging, the battery charge percentage and the battery symbol flash white.
English S9552/26, S9552/12, S9551/26, S9551/12, S9186/26, S9186/12, S9185/26, S9185/12 Note: The displays of the various shaver types look different, but the battery charge indicator works in the same way. When the battery is fully charged, all lights of the battery charge indicator light up white continuously.
English S9552/26, S9552/12, S9551/26, S9551/12,S9186/26, S9186/12, S9185/26, S9185/12 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 shave for optimal performance.
English Deactivating the travel lock 1 Press the on/off button for 3 seconds. The travel lock symbol flashes and then lights up continuously. The appliance 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 exclamation mark lights up orange continuously. The replacement reminder and the cleaning reminder flash white alternately and you hear a sound. In this case, the motor cannot run because the shaving heads are soiled or damaged.
English Charging in the SmartClean system (S9732/33, S9731/33, S9552/26, S9551/26, S9186/26, S9185/26 only) 1 Put the small plug in the back of the SmartClean system. 2 Put the supply unit in the wall socket. 3 Press the top cap to be able to place the shaver in the holder ('click').
English 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. The display lights up for a few seconds and shows the remaining battery charge.
English 2 Move the shaving heads over your skin in circular movements. Note: Circular movements provide better shaving results than straight movements. 3 Clean the appliance after use (see 'Cleaning and maintenance'). Wet shaving You can also use this appliance on a wet face with shaving foam or shaving gel.
English 5 Move the shaving heads over your skin in circular movements. Note: Rinse the shaving unit regularly to ensure that it continues to glide smoothly over your skin. 6 Dry your face. 7 Clean the appliance after use (see 'Cleaning and maintenance').
English 1 Attach the attachment to the appliance (‘click’). 2 Switch on the appliance. The display lights up for a few seconds. 3 Hold the trimmer attachment perpendicular to the skin and move the appliance downwards while you exert gentle pressure. 4 Clean the attachment after use (see 'Cleaning and maintenance').
English 3 Press the length selector and then push it to the left or right to select the desired hair length setting. 4 Switch on the appliance. 5 Move the appliance upwards while you exert gentle pressure. Make sure the front of the comb is in full contact with the skin.
English Using the cleansing brush attachment (S9732/33, S9731/33 only) Use the rotating cleansing brush attachment with your daily cleansing cream. The cleansing brush attachment removes oil and dirt, contributing to a healthy and oil-free skin. 1 Attach the attachment to the appliance ('click'). 2 Moisten the attachment with water.
English 7 After approx. 20 seconds move the appliance to your other cheek and start cleansing this part of your face. 20 sec. 8 After approx. 20 seconds move the appliance to your forehead and start cleansing this part of your face.
English Preparing the SmartClean system for use Caution: Do not tilt the SmartClean system to prevent leakage. Note: Hold the SmartClean system while you prepare it for use. Note: If you clean the shaver in the SmartClean system once a week, the SmartClean cartridge lasts approximately three months.
English Using the SmartClean system Caution: Always shake excess water off the shaver before you place it in the SmartClean system. 1 Press the top cap to be able to place the shaver in the holder ('click'). 2 Hold the shaver upside down above the holder. Make sure the front of the shaver points towards the SmartClean system.
English After the rinsing phase, the drying phase starts automatically. During this phase, the drying symbol flashes. When the drying phase is done (after approx. 4 hours), the drying symbol goes out. When the cleaning program is done, the ready symbol lights up continuously.
English 2 Remove the cleaning cartridge from the SmartClean system and pour out any remaining cleaning fluid. You can simply pour the cleaning fluid down the sink. 3 Throw away the empty cleaning cartridge. 4 Unpack the new cleaning cartridge and pull off the seal.
English 2 Rinse the shaving unit under a warm tap. 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.
English Cleaning the trimmer attachment (S9552/26, S9552/12, S9551/26, S9551/12, S9186/26, S9186/12, S9185/26, S9185/12 only) Clean the trimmer attachment every time you have used it. 1 Switch on the appliance with the trimmer attachment attached. 2 Rinse the attachment under a warm tap. 3 After cleaning, switch off the appliance.
English 6 For optimal performance, lubricate the teeth of the attachment with a drop of sewing machine oil regularly. Cleaning the cleansing brush attachment (S9732/33, S9731/33 only) Clean the cleansing brush attachment every time you have used it. 1 Switch off the appliance. 2 Detach the brush head from the brush base.
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.The shaving...
English 5 Place the shaving heads in the shaving head holder. Note: Make sure the notches on both sides of the shaving heads fit exactly onto the projections in the shaving head holder. 6 Place the retaining ring holder on the retaining ring (1), place it on the shaving head (2) and turn it clockwise (3) to reattach the retaining ring.
Ordering accessories To buy accessories or spare parts, visit www.shop.philips.com/service or go to your Philips dealer. You can also contact the Philips Consumer Care Centre in your country (see the worldwide guarantee leaflet for contact details). The following accessories and spare parts are...
We strongly advise you to take your product to an official collection point or a Philips service centre to have a professional remove the rechargeable battery. Follow your country’s rules for the separate collection of electrical and electronic products and rechargeable batteries.
English 3 Remove the front panel. 4 Unscrew the two screws at the top of the transparent cover of the power unit. 5 Bend the snap hooks aside and remove the transparent cover of the power unit. 6 Lift out the battery holder and cut the wires with a pair of cutting pliers or scissors.
English Guarantee and support If you need information or support, please visit www.philips.com/support or read the separate worldwide guarantee leaflet. Guarantee restrictions The shaving heads (cutters and guards) are not covered by the terms of the international guarantee because they are subject to wear.
English Problem Possible cause Solution The shaving unit is Clean the shaving heads soiled or damaged thoroughly or replace to such an extent them. Also see 'Hairs or dirt that the motor obstruct the shaving heads' cannot run. for a detailed description of how to clean the shaving heads thoroughly.
English Problem Possible cause Solution A shaving This symbol Replace the shaving heads unit symbol reminds you to (see 'Replacement'). has suddenly replace the shaving appeared on the heads. display. An exclamation The appliance is Disconnect the appliance mark has overheated.
You have used Only use the original another cleaning Philips cleaning cartridge. fluid than the original Philips cleaning cartridge. The drain of the Remove the cartridge from cleaning cartridge is the SmartClean system and blocked.
English Problem Possible cause Solution The shaver is not You have not Press down the top cap fully charged placed the shaver in (‘click’) to ensure a proper after I charge it the SmartClean connection between the in the system properly, so shaver and the SmartClean SmartClean there is no electrical...