The term ‘device’ refers to the product and its battery,
charger, the items supplied with the product, and any
Samsung-approved accessories used with the product.
Unsecured connections can cause electric shock or fire.
Doing so may result in electrocution.
Doing so may cause electric shock or fire.
Doing so may cause electric shock.
Doing so may cause electric shock or fire, or the battery may
malfunction or explode.
Do not use your device outdoor during a thunderstorm
Doing so may result in electric shock or device malfunction.
• Using generic chargers may shorten the life of your device or
cause the device to malfunction. They may also cause a fire or
cause the battery to explode.
• Use only Samsung-approved charger specifically designed for
your device. Incompatible 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
• Never dispose of the battery or device in a fire. Never place the
battery or device on or in heating devices, such as microwave
ovens, stoves, or radiators. The device may explode when
overheated. Follow all local regulations when disposing of used
battery or device.
• Never crush or puncture the device.
• Avoid exposing the device to high external pressure, which can
lead to an internal short circuit and overheating.
• Avoid exposing your device and battery to very cold or very hot
• Extreme temperatures can damage the device and reduce the
charging capacity and life of your device and battery.
• Do not directly connect together the battery’s positive and
negative terminals and prevent them from coming into
contact with metal objects. Doing so may cause the battery to
• Never use a damaged charger or battery.
• The battery may leak.
• Your device may overheat and cause a fire.
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 result in fire or electric shock.
Prevent the multipurpose jack and the small end of the
charger from contact with conductive materials, such as
liquids, dust, metal powders, and pencil leads
Conductive materials may cause a short circuit or corrosion of the
terminals, which may result in an explosion or fire.
Do not bite or suck the device or the battery
• Doing so may damage the device or result in an explosion or fire.
• Children or animals can choke on small parts.
• If children use the device, make sure that they use the device
Doing so may cause suffocation or serious injuries.
For safe disposal of your Li-Ion battery, contact your nearest
authorised service centre.
Failure to comply with safety cautions and
regulations can cause injury or property
Do not use your device near other electronic devices
Most electronic devices use radio frequency signals. Your device
may interfere with other electronic devices.
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.
• To minimise possible interference with a pacemaker, use
your device only on the side of your body that is opposite the
• 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 device in flight mode if allowed by aircraft
• Electronic devices in your car may malfunction, due to radio
interference from your device. Contact the manufacturer for
Do not expose the device to heavy smoke or fumes
Doing so may damage the outside of the device or cause it to
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 towers
Radio frequencies may cause your device to malfunction.
• Turn off your device in potentially explosive environments
instead of removing the battery.
• Always comply with regulations, instructions and signs in
potentially explosive environments.
• Do not use your device at refuelling points (petrol stations), near
fuels or chemicals, or in blasting areas.
• Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases, or explosive
materials in the same compartment as the device, its parts, or
Failure to do so may result in fire or explosion.
While driving, safely operating the vehicle is your first
responsibility. Never use your mobile device while driving, if it is
prohibited by law. For your safety and the safety of others, use your
common sense and remember the following tips:
• Position your device within easy reach. Make sure you can access
your wireless device without taking your eyes off the road. If
you receive an incoming call at an inconvenient time, let your
voicemail answer it for you.
• Suspend calls in heavy traffic or hazardous weather conditions.
Rain, sleet, snow, ice, and heavy traffic can be hazardous.
• Do not take notes or look up phone numbers. Jotting down a
“to do” list or flipping through your address book takes attention
away from your primary responsibility of driving safely.
• Dial sensibly and assess the traffic. Place calls when you are not
moving or before pulling into traffic. Try to plan calls when your
car 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.
• Humidity and liquids may damage the parts or electronic
circuits in your device.
• 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.
• This device has internal liquid indicators fitted. Water damage to
your device can void your manufacturer’s warranty.
Store your device only on flat surfaces
If your device falls, it may be damaged.
• 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 damage to the device, or cause the battery to explode.
• Do not expose your device to direct sunlight for extended
periods of time (on the dashboard of a car, for example).
• Your device may be scratched or may malfunction.
• If the battery terminals come into contact with metal objects,
this may cause a fire.
• Your device may malfunction or the battery may discharge from
exposure to magnetic fields.
• Magnetic stripe cards, including credit cards, phone cards,
passbooks, and boarding passes, may be damaged by magnetic
Prolonged exposure of your skin to an overheated device may
cause low temperature burn symptoms, such as red spots and
• While using your device, leave some lights on in the room and
do not hold the screen too close to your eyes.
• Seizures or blackouts can occur when you are exposed to
flashing lights while watching videos or playing Flash-based
games for extended periods. If you feel any discomfort, stop
using the device immediately.
• If anyone related to you has experienced seizures or blackouts
while using a similar device, consult a physician before using
• If you feel discomfort, such as a muscle spasm, or disoriented,
stop using the device immediately and consult a physician.
• To prevent eye strain, take frequent breaks while using the
When you repetitively perform actions, such as pressing keys,
drawing characters on a touch screen with your fingers, or playing
games, you may experience occasional discomfort in your hands,
neck, shoulders, or other parts of your body. When using your
device for extended periods, hold the device with a relaxed grip,
press the keys lightly, and 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
• Excessive exposure to loud sounds can cause
• Exposure to loud sounds while walking may
distract 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 device.
• 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
Use caution when wearing the device
Do not wear the device too tightly. Make sure to keep the device
clean and dry. Though this device has met international safety
standards, some people may experience skin irritation if they are
allergic to certain substances.
• Paint and stickers can clog moving parts and prevent proper
• If you are allergic to paint or metal parts of the device, you may
experience itching, eczema, or swelling of the skin. When this
happens, stop using the device and consult your physician.
Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hands and face.
Take the device to a Samsung Service Centre to have it repaired.
Do not drop your device or cause impacts to your device
• Your device may be damaged or may malfunction.
• If bent or deformed, your device may be damaged or parts may
• Batteries may malfunction if they are not used for extended
• 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.
• 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 manufacturer’s warranty.
• Your 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
• Any changes or modifications to your device can void your
manufacturer’s warranty. If your device needs servicing, take
your device to a Samsung Service Centre.
• Do not disassemble or puncture the battery, as this can cause
explosion or fire.
• Turn off the device before removing the battery. If you remove
the battery with the device turned on, it may cause the device
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
corrode the outside the device or may result in electric shock
cosmetics, ink, detergent, insecticides, and oil. If your device is
exposed to any of the previously mentioned substances, use a
lint-free, soft cloth to clean it.
Your device may malfunction.
Allowing unqualified personnel to service your device may result in
damage to your device and will void your manufacturer’s warranty.
• 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
access to many functions or to a significant amount of your
• Check your accounts regularly for unapproved or suspicious
use. If you find any sign of misuse of your personal information,
contact your service provider to delete or change your account
• 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 with a pattern, password, or PIN.
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.
• 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 for infection.
• Run an antivirus program on your device before you launch
newly-downloaded applications and files.
• 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