SGH-B310R safety and usage information Safety warnings Keep your phone away from small children and pets Mobile Phone user manual 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 Listening to a headset at high volumes can damage your hearing. Use only the minimum volume setting necessary to hear your conversation or music. Install mobile phones and equipment with caution Some of the contents in this manual may differ from your phone depending on the software of the phone or your service provider. 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 inﬂate rapidly. Comply with the following precautions to avoid dangerous or illegal situations and ensure peak performance of your mobile phone. Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care Turn off the phone in potentially explosive environments • Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers 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 fire in and around fuel or chemical storage and transfer areas or blasting areas. Do not store or carry ﬂammable liquids, gases, or explosive materials in the same compartment as the phone, its parts, or accessories. specifically designed for your phone. Incompatible batteries and chargers can cause serious injuries or damage to your phone. • Never dispose of batteries or phone in a fire. Follow all local regulations when disposing used batteries or phone. • 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. 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. Reduce the risk of repetitive motion injuries When sending text messages or playing games on your phone, hold the phone with a relaxed grip, press the buttons lightly, use special features that reduce the number of buttons you have to press (such as templates and predictive text), and take frequent breaks. www.samsungmobile.com Printed in Korea Code No.:GH68-19906A English (ECA). 09/2008. Rev. 1.1 Safety precautions 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 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. • Store the battery pack in a dry place. • 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. 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 personnel. Handle your phone carefully and sensibly Important usage information • Do not allow your phone to get wet—liquids can cause • • • • serious damage. 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 damage. Do not paint your phone, as paint can clog moving parts and prevent proper operation. Your phone may be damaged by exposure to magnetic fields. Do not use carrying cases or accessories with magnetic closures or allow your phone to come in contact with magnetic fields for extended periods of time. 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 you experience. Use your phone in the normal position Avoid contact with your phone's internal antenna. Internal antena Allow only qualified personnel to service your phone Allowing unqualified personnel to service your phone may result in damage to your phone and will void your warranty. 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 in use. • Use batteries only for their intended purpose. Handle SIM cards with care SAR information Correct disposal of this product • Do not remove a card while the phone is transferring or Your wireless phone is a radio transmitter and receiver. It is designed and manufactured not to exceed the emission limits for exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy set by the European Union (EU) Council. These limits are part of comprehensive guidelines and establish permitted levels of RF energy for the general population. The guidelines are based on the safety standards that were developed by independent scientific organisations 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. The exposure standard for wireless phones employs a unit of measurement known as Specific Absorption Rate (SAR). The SAR limit set by the EU Council is 2.0 W/kg. The highest SAR value for this model phone was 0.520 W/kg. (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This marking shown on the product or its literature, indicates that it should not be disposed with other household wastes at the end of its working life. To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate this from other types of wastes and recycle it responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of material resources. Household users should contact either the retailer where they purchased this product, or their local government office, for details of where and how they can take this item for environmentally safe recycling. Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms and conditions of the purchase contract. This product should not be mixed with other commercial wastes for disposal. 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 fingers or metal objects. If dirty, wipe the card with a soft cloth. 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. Declaration of Conformity (R&TTE) Samsung Electronics We, declare under our sole responsibility that the product GSM Mobile Phone : SGH-B310R to which this declaration relates, is in conformity with the following standards and/or other normative documents. SAFETY EN 60950- 1 : 2001+A11:2004 EMC EN 301 489- 01 V1.6.1 (09-2005) EN 301 489- 07 V1.3.1 (11-2005) SAR EN 50360 : 2001 EN 62209- 1 : 2006 RADIO EN 301 511 V9.0.2 (03- 2003) We hereby declare that [all essential radio test suites have been carried out and that] the above named product is in conformity to all the essential requirements of Directive 1999/5/EC. The conformity assessment procedure referred to in Article 10 and detailed in Annex[IV] of Directive 1999/5/EC has been followed with the involvement of the following Notified Body(ies): BABT, Balfour House, Churchfield Road, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12 2TD, UK* Identification mark: 0168 The technical documentation kept at : Samsung Electronics QA Lab. which will be made available upon request. (Representative in the EU) Samsung Electronics Euro QA Lab. Blackbushe Business Park, Saxony Way, Yateley, Hampshire, GU46 6GG, UK* 2008.07.25 (place and date of issue) Yong-Sang Park / S. Manager (name and signature of authorised person) * It is not the address of Samsung Service Centre. For the address or the phone umber of Samsung Service Centre, see the warranty card or contact the retailer where you purchased your phone. Phone layout Install the SIM card and battery Your phone displays the following status indicators on the top of the screen: 1 Web access/Confirm key In ldle mode, access the web browser; In Menu mode, select the highlighted menu option or confirm an input 1 7 2 8 2 My menu key In ldle mode, access My Menu mode 8 Volume key In Idle mode, adjust the keypad tone volume; Send an SOS message ► Activate and send an SOS message 3 10 4 4 Dial key Make or answer a call; In Idle mode, retrieve recently dialled, missed, or received numbers 5 11 5 Voice mail service key In Idle mode, access the voice mails (press and hold) 12 6 6 10 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 11 Delete key Delete characters Description Icon Description Signal strength New message GPRS network connected New voice mail message GPRS network connecting SOS message feature activated Transferring data via GPRS network FM radio on Call in progress Connecting to secured web page Connected with PC Call diverting activated In Home Zone service area In Office Zone service area Roaming (outside of normal service area) Battery cover SIM card 2.Insert the battery and replace the battery cover. Headset connected Battery Alarm activated Silent mode activated (set to vibrate) Silent mode activated (muted) Ringer mode: vibration Charge the battery 1.Plug the supplied travel 2.When charging is finished, adapter. unplug the travel adapter. Mute mode activated (during a call) Battery power level 12 To AC power outlet o not remove the battery from the phone before unplugging D the travel adapter first. Otherwise, the phone may be damaged. Silent mode key Activate or deactivate Silent mode (press and hold) Adjust the volume To adjust the volume of the ringtone Note: notes, usage tips, or additional information Followed by: the order of options or menus you must select to perform a step; for example: Press <Menu> Messages (represents Menu, followed by Messages) [ ] Square brackets: phone keys; for example: [ (represents the Power/Menu exit key) > Angled brackets: softkeys that control different functions at each screen; for example: <OK> (represents the OK softkey) ] 1.To turn your phone on, press and hold [ 2.To turn your phone off, press and hold [ 1.In Idle mode, press <Menu> Settings → Sound settings → Incoming call → Call alert volume. 2.Scroll left or right to adjust the volume level. 3.Press <Save>. To adjust the volume of voice during a call While a call is in progress, press the Volume key to adjust the earpiece volume. Change your ringtone Turn your phone on or off ]. ]. Make a call 1.In Idle mode, enter an area code and a phone number. 2.Press [ ] to dial the number. 3.To end the call, press [ ]. Answer a call 1.When a call comes in, press [ 2.To end the call, press [ ]. FM radio key In Idle mode, access the FM radio Icon Alphanumeric keys Instructional icons < Softkeys Perform actions indicated at the bottom of the display 9 3 9 7 4-way navigation key In ldle mode, access your favourite menus directly; In Menu mode, scroll through menu options 1.Remove the battery cover and insert the SIM card. ]. Send and view messages To send a text message 1.In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Messages → Create message → Text message. 2.Enter the message text. 3.Press <Options> → Save and send or Send only. 4.Enter a destination number. 5.Press <Options> → Send to send the message. To view text messages 1.In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Messages → My messages → Inbox. 2.Select a text message. 1.In Idle mode, press <Menu> Settings → Sound settings → Incoming call → Ringtone. 2.Select a ringtone category → a ringtone. 3.Press <Save>. Call a recently dialled number 1.In Idle mode, press [ ]. 2.Scroll left or right to select a call type. 3.Scroll up or down to select a number or name. 4.Press [OK] to view details of the call or [ ] to dial the number. Enter text To change the text input mode • Press and hold [ ] to switch between T9 and ABC modes. Depending on your country, you may be able to access an input mode for your specific language. • Press [ ] to change case or switch to Number mode. • Press and hold [ ] to switch to Symbol mode. T9 mode 1. Press the appropriate alphanumeric keys to enter an entire word. 2. When the word displays correctly, press [ ] to insert a space. If the correct word does not display, press  to select an alternate word. ABC mode Press the appropriate alphanumeric key until the character you want appears on the display. of the characters, press and hold [C]. • To insert a space between characters, press [ • To enter punctuation marks, press . ]. Add a new contact 1.In Idle mode, enter a phone number and press <Options>. 2.Select Save contact a memory location (phone or SIM) New. 3.Select a number type (if necessary). 4.Enter contact information. 5.Press <Save> or [OK] to add the contact to memory. Number mode Activate and send an SOS message This feature helps track your phone when it is stolen or when someone tries to use your phone using other SIM card, the phone will automatically send the preset tracking message to family or friends. This feature may be unavailable due to certain features supported by your service provider. In an emergency, you can send SOS messages to your family or friends for help. By setting the options in Access remote phone, you can delete data on your lost phone, or receive calls to the phone or the phone's location information from the specified phone. • To move the cursor, press the navigation key. • To delete characters one by one, press [C]. To delete all Press the appropriate alphanumeric key to enter a number. Activate the mobile tracker 1.In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Settings → Security → Mobile tracker 2.0. 2.Enter a new 4- to 8-digit password and press <OK>. 3.Enter the new password again and press <OK>. 4.Select Settings. 5.Enter a new 8-digit password for the mobile tracker and press <OK>. 6.Enter the new password again and press <OK>. 7.Scroll left or right to ON. 8.Scroll down and press [OK] to enter the recipient list. 9.Press <Options> → Phonebook to open your contact list. 10.Scroll to a contact and press [OK]. 11.Select a number (if necessary). 12.When you are finished selecting contacts, press <Select> to return to the recipient list. 13.Press <Options> → OK to save the recipients. 14.Scroll down and enter the sender's name. 15.Press [OK] → <Accept>. Symbol mode Press the appropriate alphanumeric key to select a symbol. To activate the SOS message 1.In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Messages → SOS messages → Sending options. 2.Scroll left or right to On. 3.Scroll down and press [OK] to open the recipient list. 4.Press [OK] to open your contact list. 5.Scroll to a contact and press [OK]. 6.Select a number (if necessary). 7.When you are finished selecting contacts, press <Select> to return to the recipient list. 8.Press <Options> → OK to save the recipients. 9.Scroll down and set the number of times to repeat the SOS message. 10.Press <Save>. To send an SOS message 1.With the phone closed, press the Volume key four times to send an SOS message to preset numbers. The phone switches to SOS mode and sends the preset SOS message. 2.To exit SOS mode, press [ ]. Set and use alarms To set a new alarm 1.In Idle mode, press <Menu> → Applications → Alarm. 2.Scroll to an empty alarm location and press [OK]. 3.Set alarm details. 4.Press <Save>. To stop an alarm When the alarm sounds, • Press any key to stop an alarm without snooze. • Press <Confirm> or [OK] to stop an alarm with snooze, or press <Snooze> or any key to silence the alarm for the snooze period. To deactivate an alarm 1.In Idle mode, press <Menu>→ Applications → Alarm. 2.Scroll to the alarm you want to deactivate and press [OK]. 3.Scroll down (if necessary). 4.Scroll left or right to Off. 5.Press <Save>. If the battery has been removed, the scheduled alarm may not sound.