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MFL69102801 (1.0)

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    USER GUIDE MFL69102801 (1.0)

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    OS version or your service provider, and are subject to change without prior notice. Always use genuine LG accessories. The supplied items are designed only for this • device and may not be compatible with other devices.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Important Notice ........4 Connecting to Networks and Devices ..33 Wi-Fi .............33 Getting to know your device ....7 Bluetooth ..........34 Device layout ...........7 Wi-Fi Direct ...........35 Connecting cables to the ports ....10 SmartShare ...........36 Installing the SIM card or microSD card .12 QPair .............37 Removing the memory card ....13 Transferring data between a PC and your...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Settings ...........57 WIRELESS NETWORKS ......57 DEVICE ..........58 PERSONAL ..........62 SYSTEM ..........65 Software Update ........70 Device Software Update......70 LG Device Software Update via Over-the- Air (OTA) ..........70 About this user guide ......71 Trademarks ..........72 Troubleshooting ........73 For Your Safety........75 Table of contents...

  • Page 5: Important Notice

    Important Notice Please read this before you start using your device! Please check to see whether any problems you encountered with your device are described in this section before taking the device in for service or calling a service representative. 1.

  • Page 6: Opening And Switching Applications

    While using downloaded applications, check the battery charge level. • 3. Before installing an open source application and OS WARNING If you install and use an OS other than the one provided by the manufacturer it • may cause your device to malfunction. In addition, your device will no longer be covered by the warranty.

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    5. If the screen freezes If the screen freezes or the device does not respond when you try to operate it: Press and hold the Power/Lock Key for about 10 seconds to reset your device. To turn your device off, press and hold the Power/Lock Key for about 20 seconds. If it still does not work, please contact the service center.

  • Page 8: Getting To Know Your Device

    Getting to know your device Device layout Earphone jack Infrared (IR) LED USB peripheral port Microphone Front-facing camera Power/Lock key Volume keys Getting to know your device...

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    Rear-facing camera SIM card/microSD card slot Speaker Stylus Pen Charger / USB port Use to take pictures and record videos of yourself. You can Front-facing also use this for video chatting. Keep it clean for optimal camera performance. Press to lock/unlock the screen. Press and hold to turn Power/Lock key the tablet on/off, restart it, and activate/deactivate airplane mode.

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    Allow you to adjust the media volumes. Press and hold both keys at the same time to access the QuickMemo+ while Volume keys screen is unlocked. Press and hold Down or Up to access the Camera while screen is off or locked. Allows you to plug in an optional headset for convenient, Earphone jack hands-free conversations.

  • Page 11: Connecting Cables To The Ports

    Connecting cables to the ports 1. Charging the battery The Charger/USB Port is located at the bottom of the device. Insert the charger and plug it into a power outlet. Charge the battery before using it for first time. Use the charger included with your device to charge the battery.

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    WARNING Use only LG-approved chargers, batteries and cables. If you use unapproved chargers, batteries or cables, it may cause a battery charging delay or pop up message regarding slow charging. This can also cause the battery to explode or damage the device, which is not covered by the warranty.

  • Page 13: Installing The Sim Card Or Microsd Card

    WARNING You cannot store the data in the USB storage when the battery level is below 15%. Please charge the battery above 15% in order to use the USB storage function. Installing the SIM card or microSD card Before you can start exploring your new device, you need to set it up. Your device supports the use of microSD memory cards of up to 128GB capacity.

  • Page 14: Removing The Memory Card

    Do not remove the memory card while the device is transferring or accessing information. Doing so can cause data to be lost or corrupted or damage to the memory card or device. LG is not responsible for losses that result from the misuse of damaged memory cards, including the loss of data.

  • Page 15: Locking And Unlocking The Device

    Locking and unlocking the device Pressing the Power/Lock Key turns off the screen and puts the device into lock mode. The device automatically gets locked if it is not used for a specified period. This helps to prevent accidental taps and saves battery power. To unlock the device, press the Power/Lock Key and swipe the screen in any direction.

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    TIP! Smart Lock You can use Smart Lock to make unlocking your device easier. You can set • it to keep your device unlocked when you have a trusted Bluetooth device connected to it, when it's in a familiar location like your home or work, or when it recognises your face.

  • Page 17: Your Home Screen

    Your Home screen Touch screen tips Here are some tips on how to navigate on your device. Tap or touch – A single finger tap selects items, links, shortcuts and letters on the • on-screen keyboard. Touch and hold – Touch and hold an item on the screen by tapping it and not •...

  • Page 18: Home Screen

    Home screen The Home screen is the starting point for many applications and functions. It allows you to add items like app shortcuts and Google widgets to give you instant access to information and applications. This is the default canvas and accessible from any menu by tapping Status Bar Application Icons...

  • Page 19: Customizing The Home Screen

    Returns to the previous screen. Also closes pop-up items, Back Button such as menus, dialog boxes and the on-screen keyboard. Home Button Returns to the Home screen from any screen. Touch and hold to access Google Now. Displays recently used applications. If you touch and hold Recent Apps this button, it opens a menu of available options.

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    TIP! To add an application icon to the Home screen from the Apps screen, touch and hold the application you want to add. Removing an item from the Home screen While on the Home screen, touch and hold the icon you want to remove then drag •...

  • Page 21: Returning To Recently-used Applications

    Returning to recently-used applications . App previews of recently used applications will be displayed. Tap an app preview to open the application. Or tap to return to your previous screen. Notifications panel Notifications alert you to the arrival of new messages, calendar events and alarms, as well as ongoing events, such as downloads.

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    Opening the Notifications panel Swipe down from the Status bar to open the Notifications panel. To close the Notifications panel, swipe the screen upwards or tap Quick Settings Area Notifications Clear Tap each quick setting button to toggle it on/off. Touch and hold the desired button to directly access the settings menu for the function.

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    Indicator icons on the Status Bar Indicator icons appear on the Status bar at the top of the screen to calendar events, device status and more. The icons displayed at the top of the screen provide information about the status of the device.

  • Page 24: On-screen Keyboard

    NOTE: The icon's location in the Status bar may differ according to the function or service. On-screen keyboard You can enter text using the on-screen keyboard. The on-screen keyboard appears on the screen when you tap an available text entry field. Using the keypad and entering text Tap once to capitalize the next letter you type.

  • Page 25: Special Features

    Special Features Gesture shot The Gesture shot feature allows you to take a picture with a hand gesture using the front camera. To take a photo using Gesture shot There are two methods for using the Gesture shot feature. Raise your hand, with an open palm, until the front camera detects it and a box •...

  • Page 26: Gesture View

    Gesture View After taking a photo with the front camera lens, you can automatically check the captured photo with this gesture. > > Take a picture with the front camera. After taking the picture, bring the device close to your face. The captured photo will be displayed.

  • Page 27: Knockon

    KnockON The KnockON feature allows you to double-tap the screen to easily turn it on or off. To turn the screen on Double-tap the center of the screen to turn the screen on. Unlock the screen or access any of the available shortcuts or widgets. To turn the screen off Double-tap an empty area of the Home screen or the Status Bar.

  • Page 28: Dual Window

    Dual window This feature allows you to multi-task by splitting up the screen into two, allowing you to use two compatible applications at the same time. > Dual window Tap or drag the app icon for the corresponding application you wish to use. : Tap to view the Dual window menu options, or drag to resize the split screens.

  • Page 29: Quickmemo

    QuickMemo+ The QuickMemo+ feature allows you to create memos and capture screen shots. You can use QuickMemo+ to easily and efficiently when you create memos, capture screens, and share them with family and friends. While viewing the screen you want to capture and use in your memo, drag the Status bar down and tap Create a memo using the following options: Tap to undo the most recent action.

  • Page 30: Qslide

    Discard Memos • View the Saved Memo > > and select the QuickMemo+ album or tap and select • the desired memo. QSlide From any screen, use the Notification panel to easily access and use the Notepad, Calendar, Calculator, and more with QSlide. Tap to expand the window to full window size.

  • Page 31: Notifi Cations Panel

    QuickRemote QuickRemote turns your device into a Universal Remote for your home TV, set-top box and audio system, and more. Slide the Status bar downward and > tap the QuickRemote option to activate it > > > > > NOTE: If QuickRemote is disabled, you can enable it by opening the Notifications panel and tapping >...

  • Page 32: Google Account Setup

    Google Account Setup The first time you open a Google application on your device, you will be required to sign in with your existing Google account. If you do not have a Google account, you will be prompted to create one. Creating your Google account >...

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    After signing in, your device will sync with your Google services, such as Gmail, Contacts, and Google Calendar. You can also use Maps, download applications from Play Store, back up your settings to Google servers, and take advantage of other Google services on your device.

  • Page 34: Connecting To Networks And Devices

    Connecting to Networks and Devices Wi-Fi You can use high-speed Internet access while within the coverage of the wireless access point (AP). Connecting to Wi-Fi networks > > > Wi-Fi. to turn Wi-Fi on and start scanning for available Wi-Fi networks. Tap a network to connect to it.

  • Page 35: Bluetooth

    Bluetooth devices, such as headsets and hands-free car kits, and Bluetooth-enabled handhelds, computers, printers, and wireless devices. NOTE: LG is not responsible for the loss, interception or misuse of data sent or • received via the Bluetooth feature.

  • Page 36: Wi-fi Direct

    Sending data via Bluetooth Select a file or item such as a contact or media file. Select the option for sending data via Bluetooth. Search for and pair with a Bluetooth-enabled device. Due to different specifications and features of other Bluetooth-compatible devices, •...

  • Page 37: Smartshare

    SmartShare SmartShare allows you to receive multimedia content via LG device and tablets. While viewing the content you want to share, tap > SmartShare. Tap Play or Beam in the pop-up that is displayed. Play: You can stream your content via a TV, Bluetooth speaker, etc.

  • Page 38: Qpair

    QPair By connecting your tablet and mobile device via QPair, you can sync incoming calls, messages, and social networking notifications between your tablet and mobile device. Run QPair and tap Get started > Start on your tablet first and then run the same steps on your device.

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    QPair features Call notifications – Sends the tablet a notification when the device receives a call. The notification displays the caller's number and allows you to answer and decline the call. You can also change call settings, such as a ringtone, ringtone volume, ringtone with vibration, or send a decline message when you get a call.

  • Page 40: Device

    (MTP). A window will pop-up on your PC, allowing you to transfer the desired data. NOTE: The LG United Mobile Driver is required to be installed on your PC to be able to • detect the device. Check the requirements for using Media device (MTP).

  • Page 41: Contacts

    Contacts You can add contacts on your device and synchronize them with the contacts in your Google Account or other accounts that support syncing contacts. Searching for a contact > > to open your contacts. Tap Search contacts and enter the contact name using the keyboard. Adding a new contact >...

  • Page 42: Creating A Group

    Removing a contact from your favorites list > > to open your contacts. Tap the Favorites tab, and choose a contact to view its details. Tap the gold star at the top right of the contact details screen. The star turns a dark color and the contact is removed from your favorites.

  • Page 43: Email

    Email You can use the Email application to read email from providers other than Gmail. The Email application supports the following account types: POP3, IMAP and Microsoft Exchange (for Enterprise users). Managing email accounts To open the Email application The first time you open the Email application, a setup wizard opens to help you add an email account.

  • Page 44: Composing And Sending Email

    Composing and sending email In the application, tap to create a new email. Enter an address for the message's intended recipient. As you enter text, matching addresses will be offered from your contacts. Separate multiple addresses with semicolons. Tap the Cc/Bcc fi eld to copy or blind copy to other contacts/email addresses. Tap the text fi...

  • Page 45: Camera And Video

    Camera and Video Camera options on the viewfinder You can use the camera or camcorder to take and share pictures and videos. > > • NOTE: Be sure to clean the protective lens cover with a microfiber cloth before taking pictures. A lens cover with smudges from fingers can cause blurry pictures with a "halo"...

  • Page 46: Using The Advanced Settings

    Set the size of your picture and video. Allows you to say a voice command to take pictures. You can say LG, Cheese, Smile, or any other supported command. Set your camera's timer. This is ideal if you want to be a part of the picture or video.

  • Page 47: Taking A Photo

    Taking a photo Open the Camera application and point the lens toward the subject you want to photograph. Focus indicators will appear in the center of the viewfi nder screen. You can also tap anywhere on the screen to focus on that spot. When the focus indicators turn blue, the camera has focused on your subject.

  • Page 48: Recording A Video

    Recording a video Open the Camera application and point the lens toward the subject you want to capture in your video. once to start recording. NOTE: The timer will be displayed on the screen. to stop recording. TIP! – Tap to capture a screen shot while recording a video. –...

  • Page 49: Gallery

    Burst shot Allows you to take multiple shots quickly. Touch and hold . Gallery The Gallery application presents the pictures and videos in your storage, including those you've taken with the Camera application and those you downloaded from the web or other locations.

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    Video options > Select the video you want to watch. Touch to use QSlide for the Video app. Tap to share your video using the SmartShare function. Tap to access additional options. Touch to adjust video volume. Touch and hold to rewind in 3 second increments. Tap to go to previous video.

  • Page 51: Editing Photos, Setting Wallpaper

    NOTE: While playing a video, the following options are available: • Slide the right side of the screen up or down to adjust the sound. • Slide the left side of the screen up or down to adjust the brightness. •...

  • Page 52: Multimedia

    Multimedia Music Your device has a music player that lets you play all your favorite tracks. Playing a song > > Tap the Songs tab. Select the song you want to play. The following options are available. Tap to share your music via the SmartShare function. Tap to add the song to your favorites.

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    Tap to access additional options. Tap to play the current playlist in shuffle mode (tracks are played in random order). Tap to toggle through repeat all songs, repeat current song and repeat off. Tap to adjust the volume. Tap to restart the current track or skip to the previous track in the album, playlist or shuffle list.

  • Page 54: Utilities

    Utilities Clock The Clock app gives you access to the Alarms, Timer, World clock and Stopwatch functions. Access these functions by tapping the tabs across the top of the screen or swiping horizontally across the screen. > > Alarms The Alarms tab allows you to set alarms. Open the app, then select the Alarms tab.

  • Page 55: Calculator

    World clock The World clock tab allows you to easily check the current time in other cities around the world. Open the app, then select the World clock tab. and select the desired city. Stopwatch The Stopwatch tab allows you to use your device as a stopwatch. Open the app, then select the Stopwatch tab.

  • Page 56: Calendar

    Calendar The Calendar app allows you to track your schedule of events. > > Tap the date you want to add an event to. Then tap Voice Search Use this application to search webpages using voice. > > Apps tab > Google folder > Say a keyword or phrase when Speak now appears on the screen.

  • Page 57: Chrome

    Chrome Use Chrome to search for information and browse webpages. > > NOTE: This application may not be available depending on your region and service provider. Viewing webpages Tap the address field, and then enter a web address or search criteria. Opening a page To go to a new page, tap at the top of the browser.

  • Page 58: Settings

    Displays the data usage and allows you to set a personalized mobile data usage limit. < Share & connect > SmartShare Beam Allows you to receive multimedia content from LG devices or tablets. Media server Share media content with nearby DLNA-compatible devices.

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    Miracast You can mirror your tablet screen and sound onto LG Miracast dongle or TV wirelessly. < Tethering & networks > USB tethering Allows you to share the internet connection with your computer via a USB cable. Wi-Fi hotspot Allows you to create a hotspot and share your connection.

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    Do not disturb Allows you to set a schedule when to prevent interruptions from notifications. You can set to allow certain features to interrupt when Priority only is set. Lock screen Allows you to choose if you want to show or hide notifications on the lock screen. Apps Allows you to prevent apps from displaying notifications or set apps to show notifications with priority when Do not disturb is set to Priority only.

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    Lock screen Select screen lock – Allows you to set a screen lock to secure your device. • Smart Lock – Sets to keep your device unlocked when you have a trusted • Bluetooth device connected to it, when it's in a familiar location like your home or work, or when it recognizes your face.

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    Font type Select the desired font type. Font size Select the desired font size. Smart screen Keeps the screen on when the device detects your eyes looking at the screen. Home touch buttons Allows you to set which Home touch buttons are displayed and their position on the bar. You can also select the color and the background.

  • Page 63: Personal

    Battery percentage on status bar Checkmark to display the battery level percentage on the Status bar next to the battery icon. Battery saver Tap the Battery Saver switch to toggle it On or Off. You can also set when to turn battery saver on.

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    < Location > Turn on location service, your device determines your approximate location using Wi-Fi and mobile networks. When you select this option, you're asked whether you consent to allowing Google to use your location when providing these services. Mode Sets the how your current location information is determined.

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    Verify apps Disallow or warn before installation of apps that may cause harm. Storage type Displays the storage type for credentials. Trusted credentials Allows you to check trusted CA certificates list. Install from storage Touch to install a secure certificate. Clear credentials Deletes all secure certificates and related credentials and erases the secure storage's own password.

  • Page 66: System

    Displays the account that is currently being used to back up information Automatic restore When reinstalling an app, restore backed up settings and data. LG Backup service Backs up all information on the device and restores it in the event of data loss or replacement.

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    < Date & time > Use Date & time settings to set how dates will be displayed. You can also use these settings to set your own time and time zone rather than obtaining the current time from the mobile network. <...

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    Text-to-speech output Sets the text-to-speech preferred engine and speech rate setting. Also plays a short demonstration of speech synthesis. The default language status is also displayed. Audio type Sets the audio type. Choose Mono or Stereo. Sound balance Sets the audio route. Move the slider on the slide bar to set it. Turn off all sounds Turns off all sounds.

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    Sets quick and easy access to selected features when you triple-tap the Home Key. One-touch input Each finger touch enters a letter/character on the LG keyboard. Switch access Allows you to interact with your device using one or more switches that work like keyboard keys.

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    Software info Allows you to view Android version, baseband version, kernel version, build number, and software version. Legal info Allows you to view legal documents for LG software, open source licenses and Google legal information. Patent information Displays LG patent information.

  • Page 71: Software Update

    This feature allows you to update the firmware of your device to the newer version conveniently via OTA without connecting the USB cable. This feature is only available if and when LG makes the newer version of the firmware available for your device. First, you can check the software version on your device: >...

  • Page 72: About This User Guide

    • providers or carriers, This content may be subject to change without prior notice. For the latest version of this manual, please visit the LG website at www.lg.com. Your device's applications and their functions may vary by country, region, or •...

  • Page 73: Trademarks

    Trademarks Trademarks Copyright 2015 LG Electronics, Inc. All rights reserved. LG and the LG logo are • registered trademarks of LG Group and its related entities. ® Bluetooth is a registered trademark of the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. worldwide. • ®...

  • Page 74: Troubleshooting

    Charging error Plug the charger into a different No voltage socket. Charger defective Replace the charger. Wrong charger Use only original LG accessories. Impossible to Delete some images from your receive / send Memory full device. photos Files do not Unsupported file format Check the supported file formats.

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    Message Possible causes Possible corrective measures Check the settings status in the sound menu to make sure No sound Vibration mode you are not in vibration or silent mode. Troubleshooting...

  • Page 76: For Your Safety

    For Your Safety Before You Start Violation of the instructions may cause serious injury or death. WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. ELECTRICAL SAFETY This product is intended for use when supplied with power from the designated battery or power supply unit.

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    from battery power or other sources, refer to the operating instructions that are included with the product. Never place your tablet in a microwave oven as it will cause the battery • to explode. When riding in a car, do not leave your tablet or set up the hands-free kit •...

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    • equipped with an internal rechargeable battery which should be replaced only by LG or an authorized LG repair center. You should never attempt to open or disassemble this device yourself and doing so may cause damage that voids your warranty.

  • Page 79: Safety Information

    Do not disassemble or open crush, bend or deform, puncture or shred. • Repairs under warranty, at LG’s option, 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.

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    For your safety, do not remove the battery incorporated in the product. If you need • to replace the battery, take it to the nearest authorized LG Electronics service point or dealer for assistance. Li-Ion Battery is a hazardous component which can cause injury.

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    It may cause the skin inflammation. Do not user the battery and take it to the nearest authorized LG Electronics service point or dealer for assistance. Be careful that children do not swallow any parts (such as earphone, connection parts of the device, etc.).

  • Page 82: Care And Maintenance

    Do not handle the tablet with wet hands while it is being charged. It may cause an • electric shock or seriously damage your tablet. Do not use harsh chemicals (such as alcohol, benzene, thinners, etc.) or detergents • to clean your tablet. This could cause a fire. Always unplug the charger from the wall socket after the tablet is fully charged to •...

  • Page 83: Cleaning Solutions

    Do not use the device if the antenna is damaged. If a damaged antenna contacts • skin, it may cause a slight burn. Please contact an LG Authorized Service Center to replace the damaged antenna. For Your Safety...

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    The data saved in your tablet might be deleted due to careless use, repair of • the tablet, or upgrade of the software. Please backup your important contacts. (pictures, and videos could also be deleted.) The manufacturer is not liable for damage due to the loss of data.

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    Part 15.105 statement This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.

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    Caution Use only the supplied antenna. Use of unauthorized antennas (or modifications to the antenna) could impair call quality, damage the device, void your warranty and/or violate FCC regulations. Don’t use the device with a damaged antenna. A damaged antenna could cause a minor skin burn.

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    issued its own website publication stating that “there is no scientific evidence that proves that wireless device usage can lead to cancer or a variety of other problems, including headaches, dizziness or memory loss”. This publication is available at http://www.fcc.gov/oet/rfsafety or through the FCC at (888) 225-5322 or (888) CALL-FCC.

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    http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/Documents/bulletins or visit the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association website at http://www.ctia.org/ consumer_info/index.cfm/AID/10371. You may also wish to contact the manufacturer of your device. Can I minimize my RF exposure? If you are concerned about RF, there are several simple steps you can take to minimize your RF exposure.

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    based on scientific evidence that any health hazard exists. A copy of the UK’s leaflet is available at http://www.dh.gov.uk (search “mobile”), or you can write to: NRPB, Chilton, Didcot, Oxon OX11 ORQ, United Kingdom. Copies of the UK’s annual reports on mobile device and RF are available online at www.iegmp.org.uk and http://www.hpa.org.uk/ radiation/ (search “mobile”).

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    Canada Telephone: (613) 991-6990 World Health Organization Avenue Appia 20 1211 Geneva 27 Switzerland Telephone: 011 41 22 791 21 11 http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs193/en/ International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection c/o Bundesamt fur Strahlenschutz Ingolstaedter Landstr. 1 85764 Oberschleissheim Germany Telephone: 011 49 1888 333 2156 http://www.icnirp.de Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Committee on Man and Radiation (COMAR) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers...

  • Page 91

    of comprehensive guidelines and establish permitted levels of RF energy for the general population. The guidelines are based on standards that were developed by independent scientific organizations through periodic and thorough evaluation of scientific studies. The standards include a substantial safety margin designed to assure the safety of all persons, regardless of age and health.

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    * In the United States and Canada, the SAR limit for mobile device used by the public is 1.6 watts/kg (W/kg) averaged over one gram of tissue. The standard incorporates a substantial margin of safety to give additional protection for the public and to account for any variations in measurements.

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    Avoid using headphones after exposure to extremely loud noises, such as rock • concerts, that might cause temporary hearing loss. Temporary hearing loss might cause unsafe volumes to sound normal. Do not listen at any volume that causes you discomfort. If you experience ringing in •...

  • Page 94: Tia Safety Information, Antenna Care

    TIA Safety Information The following is the complete TIA Safety Information for wireless handheld devices. Exposure to Radio Frequency Signal Your wireless handheld portable device is a low power radio transmitter and receiver. When ON, it receives and sends out Radio Frequency (RF) signals. In August, 1996, the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) adopted RF exposure guidelines with safety levels for handheld wireless devices.

  • Page 95: Electronic Devices, Hearing Aids

    antenna affects call quality and may cause the tablet to operate at a higher power level than otherwise needed. Electronic Devices Most modern electronic equipment is shielded from RF signals. However, certain electronic equipment may not be shielded against the RF signals from your wireless device.

  • Page 96: Other Medical Devices, Posted Facilities, Potentially Explosive Atmosphere

    Other Medical Devices If you use any other personal medical device, consult the manufacturer of your device to determine if it is adequately shielded from external RF energy. Your physician may be able to assist you in obtaining this information. Health Care Facilities Turn your device OFF in health care facilities when any regulations posted in these areas instruct you to do so.

  • Page 97

    Areas with a potentially explosive atmosphere are often, but not always marked clearly. Potential areas may include: fueling areas (such as gasoline stations); below deck on boats; fuel or chemical transfer or storage facilities; vehicles using liquefied petroleum gas (such as propane or butane); areas where the air contains chemicals or particles (such as grain, dust, or metal powders);...

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    2. What is the FDA’s role concerning the safety of tablets? Under the law, the FDA does not review the safety of radiation-emitting consumer products such as tablets before they can be sold, as it does with new drugs or medical devices.

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    The FCC also regulates the base stations that the tablet networks rely upon. While these base stations operate at higher power than do the tablets themselves, the RF exposures that people get from these base stations are typically thousands of times lower than those they can get from tablets.

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    December 2000. Between them, the studies investigated any possible association between the use of wireless devices and primary brain cancer, glioma, meningioma, or acoustic neuroma, tumors of the brain or salivary gland, leukemia, or other cancers. None of the studies demonstrated the existence of any harmful health effects from wireless device RF exposures.

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    Electro Magnetic Fields (EMF) Project since its inception in 1996. An influential result of this work has been the development of a detailed agenda of research needs that has driven the establishment of new research programs around the world. The project has also helped develop a series of public information documents on EMF issues.

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    8. What has the FDA done to measure the Radio Frequency energy coming from tablets? The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) is developing a technical standard for measuring the Radio Frequency (RF) energy exposure from tablets and other wireless handsets with the participation and leadership of FDA scientists and engineers.

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    10. What about children using tablets? The scientific evidence does not show a danger to users of tablets, including children and teenagers. If you want to take steps to lower exposure to Radio Frequency (RF) energy, the measures described above would apply to children and teenagers using tablets.

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    interference occurs when a person uses a “compatible” device and a “compatible” hearing aid at the same time. This standard was approved by the IEEE in 2000. The FDA continues to monitor the use of wireless communications devices for possible interactions with other medical devices.

  • Page 105: Limited Warranty Statement

    In addition to the source code, all referred license terms, warranty disclaimers and copyright notices are available for download. LG Electronics will also provide open source code to you on CD-ROM for a charge covering the cost of performing such distribution (such as the cost of media, shipping, and handling) upon email request to opensource@lge.com.

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    (6) The customer shall bear the cost of shipping the product to the Customer Service Department of LG. LG shall bear the cost of shipping the product back to the consumer after the completion of service under this limited warranty.

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    In addition, LG will not re-install or back-up any data, applications or software that you have added to your tablet. It is therefore recommended that you back-up any such data or information prior to sending the unit to LG to avoid the permanent loss of such information.

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    LG Electronics Service- Mobile Handsets, P.O. Box 240007, Huntsville, AL 35824 DO NOT RETURN YOUR PRODUCT TO THE ABOVE ADDRESS. Please call or write for the location of the LG authorized service center nearest you and for the procedures for obtaining warranty claims.

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  • Janice Hodgeman Sep 27, 2016 12:55:
    My GPadF8.0 has locked up. It has a numeric lock system on the face of the tablet that i did not apply. I havent been able to getv into it for two weeks. I need help please!