Failure to comply with safety cautions and
regulations can cause injury or property damage
Do not use your device near other electronic devices
Most electronic devices use radio frequency signals. Y
our device •
may interfere with other electronic devices.
Using an L
TE data connection may cause interference with other •
devices, such as audio equipment and telephones.
Do not use your device in a hospital, on an aircraft, or in an
automotive equipment that can be interfered with by radio
Avoid using your device within a 15 cm range of a pacemaker
, if •
possible, as your device can interfere with the pacemaker
o minimise possible interference with a pacemaker , use your device •
only on the side of your body that is opposite the pacemaker
If you use medical equipment, contact the equipment manufacturer
before using your device to determine whether or not the equipment
will be affected by radio frequencies emitted by the device.
On an aircraft, using electronic devices can interfere with the
aircraft’s electronic navigational instruments. Make sure the device is
turned off during takeoff and landing.
After takeoff, you can use the
Electronic devices in your car may malfunction, due to radio
interference from your device. Contact the manufacturer for more
Do not expose the device to heavy smoke or fumes
Doing so may damage the outside of the device or cause it to
This product meets applicable national SAR limits
can be found in the SAR information section of
When carrying the product or using it while worn
on your body
, either use an approved accessory
such as a holster or otherwise maintain a distance
of 1.5 cm from the body to ensure compliance
product may be transmitting even if you are not
making a phone call.
This safety information contains content for mobile devices.
Some content may be not applicable to your device. T
prevent injury to yourself and others or damage to your
device, read the safety information about your device before
using the device.
Failure to comply with safety warnings and
regulations can cause serious injury or death
Do not use damaged power cords or plugs, or loose electrical
Do not touch the power cord with wet hands or disconnect
the charger by pulling the cord
Doing so may result in electrocution.
Do not bend or damage the power cord
Do not use your device while it is charging or touch your
device with wet hands
Doing so may cause electric shock.
Do not short-circuit the charger or the device
Do not use your device outdoor during a thunderstorm
Doing so may result in electric shock or device malfunction.
Use manufacturer-approved batteries, chargers, accessories,
Using generic batteries or chargers may shorten the life of your device
designed for your device. Incompatible battery and charger can cause
serious injuries or damage to your device.
Samsung cannot be responsible for the user’s safety when using
accessories or supplies that are not approved by Samsung.
Do not drop or cause an impact to the charger or the device
Handle and dispose of the device and charger with care
battery or device on or in heating devices, such as microwave ovens,
Follow all local regulations when disposing of used battery or device.
to an internal short circuit and overheating.
Protect the device, battery and charger from damage
charging capacity and life of your device and battery
Prevent the battery from coming into contact with metal objects, as
this can create a connection between the + and – terminals of your
battery and lead to temporary or permanent battery damage.
Do not store your device near or in heaters, microwaves, hot
cooking equipment, or high pressure containers
The battery may leak.
Do not use or store your device in areas with high
concentrations of dust or airborne materials
Dust or foreign materials can cause your device to malfunction and may
Do not bite or suck the device or the battery
Children or animals can choke on small parts.
If children use the device, make sure that they use the device
Do not insert the device or supplied accessories into the
eyes, ears, or mouth
Doing so may cause suffocation or serious injuries.
Do not handle a damaged or leaking Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
For safe disposal of your Li-Ion battery
, contact your nearest authorised
If you use a hearing aid, contact the manufacturer for
information about radio interference
The radio frequency emitted by your device may interfere with some
hearing aids. Before using your device, contact the manufacturer to
determine whether or not your hearing aid will be affected by radio
frequencies emitted by the device.
Do not use your device near devices or apparatuses that
emit radio frequencies, such as sound systems or radio
Radio frequencies may cause your device to malfunction.
urn off the device in potentially explosive environments
removing the battery
Always comply with regulations, instructions and signs in potentially
Do not use your device at refuelling points (petrol stations), near
fuels or chemicals, or in blasting areas.
in the same compartment as the device, its parts, or accessories.
If you notice strange smells or sounds coming from
your device or the battery
, or if you see smoke or liquids
leaking from the device or battery
, stop using the device
immediately and take it to a Samsung Service Centre
Comply with all safety warnings and regulations regarding
mobile device usage while operating a vehicle
For your safety and the safety of others, use your common sense and
remember the following tips:
Get to know your device and its convenience features, such as
speed dial and redial. These features help you reduce the time
needed to place or receive calls on your mobile device.
Position your device within easy reach. Make sure you can access
your wireless device without taking your eyes off the road. If you
ve an incom ing ca ll at an in conve nient time, let y our v oicema il
answer it for you.
Do not take notes or look up phone numbers. Jotting down a “to do”
your primary responsibility of driving safely
will be stationary
Do not engage in stressful or emotional conversations that may be
distracting. Make the person you are talking to aware that you are
driving and suspend conversations that could potentially divert your
attention from the road.
Care and use your mobile device properly
Keep your device dry
Humidity and liquids may damage the parts or electronic circuits in
Do not turn on your device if it is wet. If your device is already on, turn
it off and remove the battery immediately (if the device will not turn off
or you cannot remove the battery
, leave it as-is). Then, dry the device
with a towel and take it to a service centre.
Liquids will change the colour of the label that indicates water damage
inside the device. Water damage to your device can void your
Store your device only on at surfaces
If your device falls, it may be damaged.
Do not store your device in very hot or very cold areas. It is
recommended to use your device at temperatures from 5 °C
to 35 °C
Do not store your device in very hot areas such as inside a car in the
summertime. Doing so may cause the screen to malfunction, result in
Store the battery at temperatures from 0 °C to 45 °C.
Do not store your device with metal objects, such as coins,
keys, and necklaces
our device may be scratched or may malfunction. •
If the battery terminals come into contact with metal objects, this may
Do not store your device near magnetic elds
our device may malfunction or the battery may discharge from •
Magnetic stripe cards, including credit cards, phone
cards, passbooks, •
Do not use your device or applications for a while if the
device is overheated
low temperature burn symptoms, such as red spots and pigmentation.
Do not use your device with the back cover removed
The battery may fall out of the device, which may result in damage or
If your device has a camera ash or light, do not use it close
to the eyes of people or pets
damage to the eyes.
Use caution when exposed to ashing lights
While using your device, leave some lights on in the room and do not
hold the screen too close to your eyes.
lights while watching videos or playing Flash-based games for
Do not carry your device in your back pockets or around
ou could be injured or damage the device if you fall.
Do not paint or put stickers on your device
Paint and stickers can clog moving parts and prevent proper
If you are allergic to paint or metal parts of the device, you may
happens, stop using the device and consult your physician.
Do not use the device if the screen is cracked or broken
Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hands and face. T
the device to a Samsung Service Centre to have it repaired.
Install mobile devices and equipment with caution
Ensure that any mobile devices or related equipment installed in
your vehicle are securely mounted.
Avoid placing your device and accessories near or in an airbag
deployment area. Improperly installed wireless equipment can cause
Do not drop your device or cause impacts to your device
our device may be damaged or may malfunction. •
If bent or deformed, your device may be damaged or parts may
Ensure maximum battery and charger life
Avoid charging your device for more than a week, as overcharging
may shorten battery life.
Over time, unused device will discharge and must be recharged
Disconnect the charger from power sources when not in use.
Use the battery only for their intended purposes.
Leaving batteries unused over time may reduce their lifespan and
performance. It may also cause the batteries to malfunction or
using a similar device, consult a physician before using the device.
If you feel discomfort, such as a muscle spasm, or disoriented, stop
using the device immediately and consult a physician.
o prevent eye strain, take frequent breaks while using the device. •
Reduce the risk of repetitive motion injuries
When you repetitively perform actions, such as pressing keys, drawing
take frequent breaks. If you continue to have discomfort during or after
such use, stop using the device and consult a physician.
Protect your hearing and ears when using a headset
your attention and cause an accident.
Always turn the volume down before plugging the
earphones into an audio source and use only the
minimum volume setting necessary to hear your
conversation or music.
In dry environments, static electricity can build
up in the headset.
Avoid using headsets in dry
environments or touch a metal object to discharge
static electricity before connecting a headset to the
Do not use a headset while driving or riding. Doing so
may distract your attention and cause an accident, or
may be illegal depending on your region.
Use caution when using the device while walking or moving
Always be aware of your surroundings to avoid injury to yourself or
Make sure the headset cable does not become entangled in your
arms or on nearby objects.
Follow all instructions in this manual to ensure the longest lifespan
of your device and battery
. Damages or poor performance caused
by failure to follow warnings and instructions can void your
our device may wear out over time. Some parts and repairs are •
covered by the warranty within the validity period, but damages or
deterioration caused by using unapproved accessories are not.
When using the device, mind the following
Hold the device upright, as you would with a traditional phone.
Speak directly into the microphone.
Do not cover the antenna area with your hands or other objects. This
may cause connectivity problems or drain the battery
Do not disassemble, modify
, or repair your device
. If your device needs servicing, take your
device to a Samsung Service Centre.
Do not disassemble or puncture the battery
, as this can cause •
f the device before removing the battery . If you remove •
the battery with the device turned on, it may cause the device to
When cleaning your device, mind the following
Wipe your device or charger with a towel or an eraser
Clean the battery terminals with a cotton ball or a towel.
Do not use chemicals or detergents. Doing so may discolour or
Do not use the device for anything other than its intended use
our device may malfunction.
Avoid disturbing others when using the device in public
Allow only qualied personnel to service your device
damage to your device and will void your manufacturer’s warranty
Handle SIM cards, memory cards, or cables with care
When inserting a card or connecting a cable to your device, make
sure that the card is inserted or the cable is connected to the proper
Do not remove a card while the device is transferring or accessing
information, as this could result in loss of data and/or damage to the
card or device.
Protect cards from strong shocks, static electricity
, and electrical noise •
from other devices.
metal objects. If dirty
, wipe the card with a soft cloth.
Inserting a card or connecting a cable by force or improperly may
result in damage to the multipurpose jack or other parts of the device.
Ensure access to emergency services
Emergency calls from your device may not be possible in some areas or
circumstances. Before travelling in remote or undeveloped areas, plan
an alternative method of contacting emergency services personnel.
Protect your personal data and prevent leakage or misuse of
While using your device, be sure to back up important data. Samsung
is not responsible for the loss of any data.
When disposing of your device, back up all data and then reset your
device to prevent misuse of your personal information.
Carefully read the permissions screen when downloading
applications. Be particularly cautious with applications that have
stom anyf unctio nsor toa signi cant amoun tofy ourp ersona l
Check your accounts regularly for unapproved or suspicious use. If
service provider to delete or change your account information.
In the event your device is lost or stolen, change the passwords on
your accounts to protect your personal information.
Avoid using applications from unknown sources and lock your device
Do not distribute copyright-protected material
Do not distribute copyright-protected material without the permission
of the content owners. Doing this may violate copyright laws. The
manufacturer is not liable for any legal issues caused by the user’s
illegal use of copyrighted material.
Malware and viruses
o protect your device from malware and viruses, follow
these usage tips. Failure to do so may result in damages or
loss of data that may not be covered by the warranty service
Do not download unknown applications.
Do not visit untrusted websites.
Delete suspicious messages or email from unknown senders.
Set a password and change it regularly
Deactivate wireless features, such as Bluetooth, when not in use.
If the device behaves abnormally
, run an antivirus program to check •
Run an antivirus program on your device before you launch newly
Install antivirus programs on your computer and run them regularly to
check for infection.
Do not edit registry settings or modify the device’s operating system.
Absorption Rate (SAR) certication
THIS DEVICE MEETS INTERNA
TIONAL GUIDELINES FOR
EXPOSURE TO RADIO W
our mobile device is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed
safety of all persons, regardless of age and health.
devices is 2.0 W/kg.
ests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with
for this device model are:
Maximum SAR for this model and conditions under which it was
g use, the actual SAR values for this d evice are u suall y well
below the values stated above. This is because, for purposes of system
power of your mobile device is automatically decreased when full power
is not needed for the call. The lower the power output of the device, the
lower its SAR value.
body-worn SAR test has been performed on this device at a
body-worn operation, the device must be positioned at least 1.5 cm
away from the body
Organisations such as the World Health Organisation and the US Food
Administration have suggested that if people are concerned
accessory to keep the wireless device away from the head and body
during use, or reduce the amount of time spent using the device.
For more information, visit www
.samsung.com/sar and search for your
device with the model number
Correct disposal of this product
(Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment)
(Applicable in countries with separate collection systems)
This marking on the product, accessories or literature
indicates that the product and its electronic accessories
, headset, USB cable) should not be disposed
of with other household waste.
o prevent possible harm to the environment or human
health from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate these items
from other types of waste and recycle them responsibly to promote the
sustainable reuse of material resources.
Household users should contact either the retailer where they
where and how they can take these items for environmentally safe
Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms and
conditions of the purchase contract. This product and its electronic
This EEE is compliant with RoHS.
Correct disposal of batteries in this product
(Applicable in countries with separate collection systems)
This marking on the battery
, manual or packaging indicates
that the batteries in this product should not be disposed of
other house hold w aste. Where mark ed, th e che mical
symbols Hg, Cd or Pb indicate that the battery contains
, cadmium or lead above the reference levels in EC Directive
2006/66. If batteries are not properly disposed of, these substances
can cause harm to human health or the environment.
o protect natural resources and to promote material reuse, please
separate batteries from other types of waste and recycle them through
your local, free battery return system.
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English (EU). 04/2013. Rev
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