Printed in Korea
English (EU). 04/2011. 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 provider.
Third party services may be terminated or interrupted at any time,
and Samsung makes no representation or warranty that any
content or service will remain available for any period of time.
This product includes certain free/open source software.
The exact terms of the licenses, disclaimers, acknowledgements
and notices are available on the Samsung's website
Warning: Prevent electric shock, re, and
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 on the cord
Do not bend or damage the power cord
Do not use your device while charging or touch your device
with wet hands
Do not short-circuit the charger or the battery
Do not drop or cause an impact to the charger or the battery
Do not charge the battery with chargers that are not approved
by the manufacturer
Do not use your device during a thunderstorm
Your device may malfunction and your risk of electric shock is
Do not handle a damaged or leaking Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) battery
For safe disposal of your Li-Ion batteries, contact your nearest
authorised service centre.
Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care
designed for your device. Incompatible batteries and chargers can
cause serious injuries or damage to your device.
regulations when disposing of used batteries or devices.
Never place batteries or devices on or in heating devices, such •
as microwave ovens, stoves, or radiators. Batteries may explode
Call roadside assistance or a special, non-emergency assistance •
number when necessary. If you see a broken-down vehicle
accident where no one appears injured, or a vehicle you know
to be stolen, call roadside assistance or another special, non-
Proper care and use of your mobile device
Keep your device dry
Humidity and all types of liquids may damage device parts or •
When wet, remove the battery without turning on your device. •
Dry your 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 manufacturer’s warranty.
Do not use or store your device in dusty, dirty areas
Dust can cause your device to malfunction.
Do not store your device on slopes
If your device falls, it can be damaged.
Do not store your device in hot or cold areas. Use your device
at -20 °C to 50 °C
Your device can explode if left inside a closed vehicle, as the •
inside temperature can reach up to 80 °C.
Do not expose your device to direct sunlight for extended periods •
of time (such as on the dashboard of a car).
Store the battery at 0 °C to 40 °C.•
Do not store your device with such metal objects as coins,
keys and necklaces
Your device may become deformed or malfunction.•
If the battery terminals are in contact with metal objects, it may •
Specic Absorption Rate (SAR) certication
Your device 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 devices that exceed a maximum exposure level
lower, as the device has been designed to emit only the RF energy
necessary to transmit a signal to the nearest base station. By
automatically emitting lower levels when possible, your device
reduces your overall exposure to RF energy.
The Declaration of Conformity statement at the back of this manual
demonstrates your device’s compliance with the European Radio
& Terminal Telecommunications Equipment (R&TTE) directive. For
Correct disposal of this product
(Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment)
countries with separate collection systems)
This marking on the product, accessories or literature
indicates that the product and its electronic accessories
(e.g. charger, headset, USB cable) should not be
disposed of with other household waste at the end of
their working life.
To 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
of where and how they can take these items for environmentally
Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms
and conditions of the purchase contract. This product and its
electronic accessories should not be mixed with other commercial
wastes for disposal.
This EEE is compliant with RoHS.
Correct disposal of batteries in this product
countries with separate battery return systems)
This marking on the battery, manual or packaging
indicates that the batteries in this product should not be
disposed of with other household waste at the end of
their working life. Where marked, the chemical symbols Hg, Cd or Pb
indicate that the battery contains mercury, 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.
To 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.
Do not store your device near magnetic elds
Your device may malfunction or the battery may discharge from •
Magnetic stripe cards, including credit cards, phone cards, •
passbooks, and boarding passes, may be damaged by magnetic
Do not use carrying cases or accessories with magnetic closures •
extended periods of time.
Do not store your device near or in heaters, microwaves, hot
cooking equipment, or high pressure containers
The battery may leak.•
Do not drop your device or cause impacts to your device
The screen of your device may be damaged.•
If bent or deformed, your device may be damaged or parts may •
Do not use a ash close to the eyes of people or animals
or damage to the eyes.
Ensure maximum battery and charger life
may shorten battery life.
Over time, unused batteries will discharge and must be recharged •
Disconnect chargers from power sources when not in use.•
Use batteries only for their intended purposes.•
Use manufacturer-approved batteries, chargers, accessories
Using generic batteries or chargers may shorten the life of your •
device or cause the device to malfunction.
Samsung cannot be responsible for the user’s safety when using •
accessories or supplies that are not approved by Samsung.
Do not bite or suck on the device or the battery
Doing so may damage the device or cause explosion.•
If children use the device, make sure that they use the device •
When speaking on the device:
Hold the device upright, as you would with a traditional phone.•
Speak directly into the mouthpiece.•
the antenna may reduce the call quality or cause the device to
transmit more radio frequency than necessary.
Hold the device 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 breaks.
Protect your hearing
Excessive exposure to loud sounds can cause •
Exposure to loud sounds while driving may distract •
your attention and cause an accident.
earphones into an audio source and use only the
minimum volume setting necessary to hear your
conversation or music.
Use caution when using the device while walking or moving
Do not carry your device in your back pockets or around your
You can be injured or damage the device if you fall.
Do not disassemble, modify, or repair your device
manufacturer’s warranty. For service, take your device to a
Samsung Service Centre.
Do not disassemble or puncture the battery, as this can cause •
Do not paint or put stickers on your device
Paint and stickers can clog moving parts and prevent proper
operation. If you are allergic to paint or metal parts of the product,
you may experience itching, eczema, or swelling of the skin. When
this happens, stop using the product and consult your physician.
When cleaning your device:
Wipe your device or charger with a towel or a rubber.•
Clean the terminals of the battery with a cotton ball or a towel.•
Do not use chemicals or detergents.•
Do not use the device if the screen is cracked or broken
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 use the device for anything other than its intended use
Avoid disturbing others when using the device in public
Do not allow children to use your device
Your device is not a toy. Do not allow children to play with it as they
could hurt themselves and others, damage the device, or make calls
that increase your charges.
Install mobile devices and equipment with caution
Ensure that any mobile devices or related equipment installed in •
your vehicle are securely mounted.
deployment area. Improperly installed wireless equipment can
Allow only qualied personnel to service your device
damage to your device and will void your manufacturer’s warranty.
Handle SIM cards or memory cards with care
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.
Do not touch gold-coloured contacts or terminals with your •
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 alternate method of contacting emergency services
Be sure to back up important data
Samsung is not responsible for data loss.
Do not distribute copyright-protected material
Do not distribute copyright-protected material that you have
recorded to others 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
high external pressure, which can lead to an internal short circuit
Protect the device, batteries, and chargers from damage
Extreme temperatures can cause the deformation of the device •
and reduce the charging capacity and life of your device and
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 battery damage.
Never use a damaged charger or battery.•
Caution: Follow all safety warnings and
regulations when using your device in restricted
Turn off your device where prohibited
Comply with all regulations that restrict the use of a mobile device in
a particular area.
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 near a pacemaker
possible, as your device can interfere with the pacemaker.
To minimise the possible interference with a pacemaker, use your •
device on the opposite side of your body from the pacemaker.
Do not use your device in a hospital or near medical equipment
that can be interfered with by radio frequency
If you personally use any medical equipment, contact the
manufacturer of the equipment to ensure the safety of your
equipment from radio frequency.
If you are using a hearing aid, contact the manufacturer for
information about radio interference
Some hearing aids may be interfered with by the radio frequency of
your device. Contact the manufacturer to ensure the safety of your
Turn off the device in potentially explosive environments
Turn off your device in potentially explosive environments instead •
of removing the battery.
potentially explosive environments.
Do not use your device at refuelling points (service stations), near •
fuels or chemicals, and at blasting areas.
materials in the same compartment as the device, its parts, or
Turn off your device when in an aircraft
Using your device in an aircraft is illegal. Your device may interfere
with the electronic navigation instruments of the aircraft.
Electronic devices in a motor vehicle may malfunction due to
the radio frequency of your device
Electronic devices in your car may malfunction due to radio
frequency of your device. Contact the manufacturer for more
Comply with all safety warnings and regulations
regarding mobile device usage while operating
Never use your mobile device while driving, if it is prohibited by law.
For your safety and the safety of others, practice good common
sense and remember the following tips:
Use a hands-free device.•
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. Be able to access your •
wireless device without removing your eyes from the road. If you
receive an incoming call at an inconvenient time, let your voice
mail answer it for you.
Let the person you are speaking with know you are driving. •
Do not take notes or look up phone numbers. Jotting down a •
away from your primary responsibility of driving safely.
car will be stationary. If you need to make a call, dial only a few
numbers, check the road and your mirrors, then continue.
Do not engage in stressful or emotional conversations that may •
be distracting. Make people you are talking with aware you are
driving and suspend conversations that have the potential to
divert your attention from the road.
Use your device to call for help. Dial a local emergency number •
Use your device to help others in emergencies. If you see an •
auto accident, a crime in progress, or a serious emergency
where lives are in danger, call a local emergency number.
4-way navigation key
In ldle mode, access user-
mode, scroll through menu
Depending on your service
Make or answer a call; In
Idle mode, retrieve recently
dialled, missed, or received
numbers; Send an SOS
Voice mail service key
In Idle mode, access voice
mails (press and hold)
In Idle mode, lock or unlock
the keypad (press and hold)
Perform actions indicated at
the bottom of the display
Turn the phone on and off
(press and hold); End a call;
In Menu mode, cancel input
and return to Idle mode
In Idle mode, access Menu
mode; Launch the web
browser (press and hold);
In Menu mode, select the
highlighted menu option or
Depending on your service
provider or region, the key
may perform differently
Silent prole key
In ldle mode, activate or
(press and hold)
Your phone displays the following status indicators on
the top of the screen:
To prevent injury to yourself and others or damage to your device, read all of the following information before using your device.
Call in progress
Browsing the web
secured web page
Roaming (outside of
normal service area)
No SIM card
Connected with PC
Memory card inserted
FM radio on
FM radio suspended
Music playback in
New text message
New email message
New push message
New voice mail
Battery power level