Printed in Korea
English (HK). 01/2010. Rev. 1.0
Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your
phone depending on the software of the phone or your service
safety and usage information
Drive safely at all times
Avoid using your phone while driving and obey all
regulations that restrict the use of mobile phones while
driving. Use hands-free accessories to increase your
safety when possible.
Follow all safety warnings and regulations
Comply with any regulations that restrict the use of a
mobile phone in a certain area.
Use only Samsung-approved accessories
Using incompatible accessories may damage your
phone or cause injury.
Turn off the phone near medical equipment
Your phone can interfere with medical equipment in
hospitals or health care facilities. Follow all regulations,
posted warnings, and directions from medical
Turn off the phone or disable the wireless
functions when in an aircraft
Your phone can cause interference with aircraft
equipment. Follow all airline regulations and turn off your
phone or switch to a mode that disables the wireless
functions when directed by airline personnel.
Protect batteries and chargers from damage
Avoid exposing batteries to very cold or very hot •
temperatures (below 0° C/32° F or above 45° C/
113° F). Extreme temperatures can reduce the
charging capacity and life of your batteries.
Prevent batteries from contacting metal objects, as this •
can create a connection between the + and – terminals
of your batteries and lead to temporary or permanent
Never use a damaged charger or battery.•
Handle your phone carefully and sensibly
Do not disassemble your phone due to a risk of electric •
Do not allow your phone to get wet—liquids can cause •
serious damage and will change the color of the label
that indicates water damage inside the phone. Do not
handle your phone with wet hands. Water damage to
your phone can void your manufacturer’s warranty.
Avoid using or storing your phone in dusty, dirty areas •
to prevent damage to moving parts.
Your phone is a complex electronic device—protect •
it from impacts and rough handling to avoid serious
Do not paint your phone, as paint can clog moving •
parts and prevent proper operation.
If your phone has a camera ash or light, avoid using it •
close to the eyes of children or animals.
Your phone may be damaged by exposure to magnetic •
elds. Do not use carrying cases or accessories with
magnetic closures or allow your phone to come in
contact with magnetic elds for extended periods of
Avoid interference with other electronic devices
Your phone emits radio frequency (RF) signals that
may interfere with unshielded or improperly shielded
electronic equipment, such as pacemakers, hearing
aids, medical devices, and other electronic devices in
homes or vehicles. Consult the manufacturers of your
electronic devices to solve any interference problems
Ensure maximum battery and charger life
Avoid charging batteries for more than a week, as •
overcharging may shorten battery life.
Over time, unused batteries will discharge and must •
be recharged before use.
Disconnect chargers from power sources when not •
Use batteries only for their intended purpose.•
Handle SIM cards with care
Do not remove a card while the phone is transferring •
or accessing information, as this could result in loss of
data and/or damage to the card or phone.
Protect cards from strong shocks, static electricity, •
and electrical noise from other devices.
Do not touch gold-coloured contacts or terminals with •
your ngers or metal objects. If dirty, wipe the card
with a soft cloth.
Reduce the risk of repetitive motion injuries
While using your phone, hold the phone with a relaxed
grip, press the keys lightly, use special features that
reduce the number of keys you have to press (such
as templates and predictive text), and take frequent
Do not use the phone if the screen is cracked
Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hand
and face. Bring the phone to a Samsung service centre
to replace the screen. Damage caused by careless
handling will void your manufacturer’s warranty.
Keep your phone away from small children and
Keep your phone and all accessories out of the reach
of small children or animals. Small parts may cause
choking or serious injury if swallowed.
Protect your hearing
Excessive exposure to sound at high
volumes can cause hearing damage.
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.
Install mobile phones and equipment with
Ensure that any mobile phones or related equipment
installed in your vehicle are securely mounted. Avoid
placing your phone and accessories near or in an air
bag deployment area. Improperly installed wireless
equipment can cause serious injury when air bags in ate
Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers
Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers •
speci cally designed for your phone.
Incompatible batteries and chargers can cause serious
injuries or damage to your phone.
Never dispose of batteries or phones in a re. Follow •
all local regulations when disposing of used batteries
Never place batteries or phones on or in heating •
devices, such as microwave ovens, stoves, or
radiators. Batteries may explode when overheated.
Never crush or puncture the battery. Avoid exposing •
the battery to high external pressure, which can lead to
an internal short circuit and overheating.
Important usage information
Use your phone in the normal position
Avoid contact with your phone's internal antenna.
Allow only quali ed personnel to service your
Allowing unquali ed personnel to service your phone
may result in damage to your phone and will void your
Avoid interference with pacemakers
Maintain a minimum of 15 cm (6 inches) between mobile
phones and pacemakers to avoid potential interference,
as recommended by manufacturers and the independent
research group, Wireless Technology Research. If you
have any reason to suspect that your phone is interfering
with a pacemaker or other medical device, turn off the
phone immediately and contact the manufacturer of the
pacemaker or medical device for guidance.
Turn off the phone in potentially explosive
Do not use your phone at refuelling points (service
stations) or near fuels or chemicals. Turn off your phone
whenever directed by warning signs or instructions.
Your phone could cause explosions or re in and around
fuel or chemical storage and transfer areas or blasting
areas. Do not store or carry ammable liquids, gases,
or explosive materials in the same compartment as the
phone, its parts, or accessories.
Comply with the following precautions to avoid dangerous or illegal situations and ensure peak performance of your mobile phone.
Ensure access to emergency services
Emergency calls from your phone may not be possible
in some areas or circumstances. Before travelling in
remote or undeveloped areas, plan an alternate method
of contacting emergency services personnel.
Speci c Absorption Rate (SAR) certi cation
Your phone conforms to European Union (EU)
standards that limit human exposure to radio frequency
(RF) energy emitted by radio and telecommunications
equipment. These standards prevent the sale of mobile
phones that exceed a maximum exposure level (known
as the Speci c Absorption Rate, or SAR) of 2.0 W/kg.
Your phone displays the following status indicators on
the top of the screen:
4-way navigation key
In ldle mode, access user-de
ned menus, make a fake call
(down), or scroll through the
shortcuts (left/right); In Menu
mode, scroll through menu
Depending on your service
provider, pre-deﬁ ned menus
Make fake calls
Make or answer a call; In Idle
mode, retrieve recently dialled,
missed, or received numbers
Voice mail service key
In ldle mode, access voice
mails (press and hold)
Perform actions indicated at
the bottom of the display
Con rm key
In Menu mode, select the
highlighted menu option or
con rm an input
Power/Menu exit key
Turn the phone on and off
(press and hold); End a call;
In Menu mode, cancel input
and return to Idle mode
Silent pro le key
In ldle mode, activate or
deactivate the silent pro le
(press and hold)
Call in progress
Call diverting activated
New text message (SMS)
New voice mail message
Normal pro le activated
Silent pro le activated
Battery power level
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