Samsung Samsung C3053 User Manual

safety and usage information
Safety warnings
Keep your phone away from small children and
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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
Bluetooth QD ID : B015089
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
• Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers
Incompatible batteries and chargers can cause serious
injuries or damage to your phone.
• Neverdisposeofbatteriesorphoneinafire.Follow
all local regulations when disposing used batteries or
• 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.
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.
fuel or chemical storage and transfer areas or blasting
or explosive materials in the same compartment as the
phone, its parts, or accessories.
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.
Do not use your device during a thunderstorm
Your device may malfunction and your risk of electric
shock is increased.
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. In case of earphone, mono
earphone is not available. Use stereo earphones only.
Turn off the phone near medical equipment
Your phone can interfere with medical equipment in
posted warnings, and directions from medical personnel.
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Turn off the phone or disable the wireless
functions when in an aircraft
Your phone can cause interference with aircraft
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
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.
Handle your phone carefully and sensibly
• 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 and 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.
• Avoidusingthephone’scameraflashorlightcloseto
the eyes of children or animals.
• Your phone and memory cards may be damaged
cases or accessories with magnetic closures or allow
extended periods of time.
Avoid interference with other electronic devices
Important usage information
Use your phone in the normal position
Avoid contact with your phone's internal antenna.
Internal antenna
Handle SIM cards and memory cards with care
SAR information
• 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.
• Frequentwritinganderasingwillshortenthelifespan
of memory cards.
• Do not touch gold-coloured contacts or terminals with
with a soft cloth.
Your phone conforms to European Union (EU)
standards that limit human exposure to radio frequency
equipment. These standards prevent the sale of mobile
phones that exceed a maximum exposure level (known
per kilogram of body tissue.
During testing, the maximum SAR recorded for this
model was 0.673 watts per kilogram. In normal use, the
actual SAR is likely to be much lower, as the phone has
to transmit a signal to the nearest base station. By
automatically emitting lower levels when possible, your
The Declaration of Conformity of this manual
demonstrates your phones compliance with the
European Radio & Terminal Telecommunications
about the SAR and related EU standards, visit the
Samsung mobile phone website.
Ensure access to emergency services
Allow only qualified personnel to service your
may result in damage to your phone and will void your
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.
Ensure maximum battery and charger life
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
• 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 batteries only for their intended purpose.
Correct disposal of this product
Correct disposal of batteries in this product
(Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment)
(Applicable in the European Union and other
European countries with separate collection
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
Household users should contact either the retailer where
they purchased this product, or their local government
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.
(Applicable in the European Union and other European
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
Phone layout
4-way navigation key
In ldle mode, access userdefinedmenus(depending
on your service provider,
In Menu mode, scroll through
menu options
Volume key
In Idle mode, adjust the key
 Activate and send an SOS
Dial key
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
Confirm key
In Idle mode, access Music
select the highlighted menu
Power/Menu exit key
Turn the phone on and off
In Menu mode, cancel input
and return to Idle mode
Alphanumeric keys
Silent profile key
In ldle mode, activate or
(press and hold)
Pause key
Enter a dial pause (press and
Your phone accepts microSD™ memory cards up to 8 GB
(depending on memory card manufacturer and type).
Your phone has the following status indicators on the top
of the screen:
Signal strength
New message
GPRS network
EDGE network
New voice mail
Music playback in
Call in progress
Call diverting active
Memory card inserted
SOS message
feature activated
Alarm activated
Roaming (outside of
normal service area)
Battery power level
Bluetooth activated
Current time
Install the SIM card and battery
Instructional icons
1.Remove the battery cover and insert the SIM card.
Battery cover
Make a call
Note: notes, usage tips, or additional information
Followed by: the order of options or menus you must
select to perform a step; for example: In Menu mode,
select Messages → Create message (represents
Messages, followed by Create message)
SIM card
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)
2.Insert the battery and replace the battery cover.
Turn your phone on or off
Charge the battery
1.Plug the supplied travel adapter.
To turn your phone on,
1.Press and hold [ ].
2.Enter your PIN and press <OK> (if necessary).
To turn your phone off, repeat step 1 above.
Access menus
To AC power outlet
2.When charging is finished, unplug the travel adapter.
o not remove the battery from the phone before
unplugging the travel adapter first. Otherwise, the
phone may be damaged.
Add a new contact
1.In Idle mode, enter a phone number and press
2.Select Save contact → a memory location (phone
or SIM) → New.
3.Select a number type (if necessary).
4.Enter contact information.
5.Press the Confirm key or <Options> → Save to add
the contact to memory.
Send and view messages
To send a text or multimedia message
1.In Menu mode, select Messages →
Create message.
2.Enter a destination number and scroll down.
3.Enter the message text.
For sending as a text message, skip to step 5.
For attaching multimedia, continue with step 4.
4. Press <Options> → Add multimedia and add an
5. Press the Confirm key to send the message.
To view text or multimedia messages
1.In Menu mode, select Messages → Inbox.
2.Select a text or multimedia message.
Use the Bluetooth messenger
Learn to chat with your family or friends instantly via the
Bluetooth wireless feature.
1. In Menu mode, select Messages → Bluetooth
2. Press <Yes> to turn on the Bluetooth wireless
feature (if necessary).
3. Press <Options> → Search Bluetooth contact →
Search for new devices.
4. Scroll to a device and press <Select>.
5. Enter a PIN for the Bluetooth wireless feature or the
other device’s Bluetooth PIN, if it has one, and press
When the owner of the other device enters the same
PIN or accepts the connection, pairing is complete.
6. Enter your message and press the Confirm key.
To access your phone’s menus,
1.In Idle mode, press <Menu> to access Menu mode.
2.Use the navigation key to scroll to a menu or option.
3.Press <Yes>, <Save>, or the Confirm key to confirm
the highlighted option.
4. Press <Back> to move up one level; Press [ ] to
return to Idle mode.
Activate the mobile tracker
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.
1.In Menu mode, select 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 the Confirm key to enter the
recipient list.
9.Press <Options> → Phonebook to open your contact
10.Scroll to a contact and press the Confirm key.
11.Press <Options> → Save to save the recipients.
12.Scroll down and enter the sender's name.
13.Press the Confirm key → <Accept>.
To change the password for the mobile tracker, select
Change Mobile tracker 2.0 Password.
Use the camera
Capture photos
1.In Menu mode, select Camera.
2.Rotate the phone anti-clockwise to landscape view.
3.Aim the lens at the subject and make any adjustments.
4.Press the Confirm key to take a photo.
5.Press < > to take another photo (step 3).
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 [ ].
1.In Menu mode, select Settings → Phone profiles.
2. Scroll to the phone profile you are using.
3. Press <Options> → Edit.
4. Select Voice call ringtone.
5. Select a ringtone category → a ringtone.
6. Press <Save>.
Adjust the volume
To adjust the volume of the ringtone
1.In Menu mode, select Settings → Phone profiles.
2. Scroll to the phone profile you are using.
3. Press <Options> → Edit.
4. Select Call alert volume.
5. Scroll left or right to adjust the volume level.
6. Press <Select>.
7. 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 the Confirm key to view details of the call or
[ ] to dial the number.
Enter text
To change the text input mode
• Press and hold [ ] to switch to an input mode. .
• Press [ ] to change case.
• Press [ ] 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 [0] to insert
a space. If the correct word does not display, select
an alternate word from the list that appears.
ABC mode
Press the appropriate alphanumeric key until the
character you want appears on the display.
Number mode
Press the appropriate alphanumeric key to enter a
Symbol mode
Press the appropriate alphanumeric key to select a
• To move the cursor, press the navigation key.
• To delete characters one by one, press <Clear>. To
delete all of the characters, press and hold <Clear>.
• To insert a space between characters, press [0].
• To enter punctuation marks, press [1].
To adjust the volume of voice during a call
While a call is in progress, press the Volume key up or
down to adjust the earpiece volume.
To access a remote phone
If a remote phone has the mobile tracker 2.0 feature and
it is activated, you can get contacts, delete data, forward
calls, and get location information of the remote phone.
To get contacts of the remote phone,
1.In Menu mode, select Settings → Security → Mobile
Tracker 2.0 → Access remote phone .
2.Enter the phone number of the remote phone and
scroll down.
3.Enter the mobile tracker password of the remote
phone and press <OK>.
4.Select Get Contact.
5.Enter the name of the contact you want to retrieve and
press <Save>.
Your phone will receive a text message with the
contact information.
To delete data on the remote phone,
1.In Menu mode, select Settings → Security → Mobile
Tracker 2.0 → Access remote phone .
2.Enter the phone number of the remote phone and
scroll down.
3.Enter the mobile tracker password of the remote
phone and press <OK>.
4.Select Delete user data.
5.Press <Yes>.
A call log list, Phonebook contacts, and all messages
of the remote phone will be deleted.
Listen to music
To forward calls to another phone,
1.In Menu mode, select Settings → Security →
Mobile Tracker 2.0 → Access remote phone .
2.Enter the phone number of the remote phone and
scroll down.
3.Enter the mobile tracker password of the remote
phone and press <OK>.
4.Select Set call diverting.
5.Enter the phone number to which incoming calls of
the remote phone will be forwarded.
6.Press <Options> → Activate.
All incoming calls of the remote phone will be
forwarded to the new phone number.
To get location information,
1.In Menu mode, select Settings → Security →
MobileTracker 2.0 → Access remote phone .
2.Enter the phone number of the remote phone and
scroll down.
3.Enter the mobile tracker password of the remote
phone and press <OK>.
4.Select Get location information.
5.Press <Send>.
You will receive a text message with the remote
phone's location information.
Set and use alarms
1.In Menu mode, select Music player.
2.Select a music category  a music file.
3.Control playback using the following keys:
View photos
In Menu mode, select My files  Images 
My photos  a photo file.
Change your ringtone
Pause or resume playback
Adjust the volume
• Left: Restart playback;
Skip backward (press within 3 seconds);
Scan backward in a file (press and hold)
• Right: Skip forward;
Scan forward in a file (press and hold)
• Up: Open the playlist
• Down: Stop playback
If you select My files  Memory card  a music file,
you cannot skip forward or backward during playback.
To set a new alarm
1.In Menu mode, select Alarms.
2.Scroll to an empty alarm location and press the
Confirm key.
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 <OK> or the Confirm key 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 Menu mode, select Alarms.
2.Scroll to the alarm you want to deactivate and press
the Confirm key.
3.Scroll down (if necessary).
4.Scroll left or right to Off.
5.Press <Save>.
If you remove the battery after setting an alarm, it will
be reset.
Activate and send an SOS message
In an emergency, you can send SOS messages to your
family or friends for help.
To activate the SOS message
1.In Menu mode, select Messages → Settings →
SOS messages → Sending options.
2.Scroll left or right to On.
3.Scroll down and press the Confirm key to open the
recipient list.
4.Press <Options> → Phonebook to open your
contact list.
5.Scroll to a contact and press the Confirm key.
6. Select a number (if necessary).
7.When you are finished selecting contacts, press
<Select> to return to the recipient list.
8.Press <Options> → Save to save the recipients.
9.Scroll down and set the number of times to repeat
the SOS message.
10.Press <Save> → <Yes>.
To send an SOS message
1.With the phone closed and the keys locked, press
the Volume key down 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 [ ].
Listen to the FM radio
1.Plug the supplied headset into the phone.
2.In Menu mode, select FM radio.
3.Press the Confirm key to start the radio.
4.Press <Yes> to start automatic tuning.
The radio scans and saves available stations
The first time you access the FM radio, you will be
prompted to start automatic tuning.
5.Scroll left or right to a radio station.
6.To turn off the FM radio, press the Confirm key.
The volume through mono earphones is very low or
virtually inaudible. Use stereo earphones only.