SGH-B310R safety safety and and usage usage information information Comply Comply with the with following the following precautions precautions to avoid to avoid dangerous dangerous or illegal or illegal situations situations and ensure and ensure peak performance peak performance of your ofmobile your mobile phone.phone. Safety warnings Keep your phone away from small children and pets 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. Mobile Phone user manual 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. www.samsungmobile.com Printed in Korea Code No.:GH68-19907A English (IND). 08/2008. Rev. 1.0 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. • 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. Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care Turn off the phone in potentially explosive environments • Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers 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. 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. 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. Important usage information Use your phone in the normal position Avoid contact with your phone's internal antenna. Internal antenna Handle your phone carefully and sensibly 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. • 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. Phone layout My menu key In ldle mode, access My Menu mode 8 9 4 3 Volume key In Idle mode, adjust the keypad tone volume; Send an SOS message ► Activate and send an SOS message 4 Dial key Make or answer a call; In Idle mode, retrieve recently dialled, missed, or received numbers 5 3 10 Voice mail service key In Idle mode, access the voice mails (press and hold) 6 Alphanumeric keys 5 11 12 6 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 Ensure maximum battery and charger life SAR information • 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. 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* • 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 fingers or metal objects. If dirty, wipe the card with a soft cloth. Ensure access to emergency services The highest SAR value for this model phone was 0.520 W/kg. *. The SAR limit for mobile phones used by the public is 2.0 watts/ kilogram (W/kg) averaged over ten grams of body tissue. The limit incorporates a substantial margin of safety to give additional protection for the public and depending on national reporting requirements and the network band. 2 2 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. to account for any variations in measurements. The SAR values may vary, Web access/Confirm key In ldle mode, access the web browser; In Menu mode, select the highlighted menu option or confirm an input 7 Drive safely at all times Your phone can interfere with medical equipment in hospitals or health care facilities. Follow all regulations, posted warnings, and directions from medical personnel. 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. 1 1 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. Handle SIM cards with care 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. Reduce the risk of repetitive motion injuries Safety precautions 7 4-way navigation key In ldle mode, access your favourite menus directly; In Menu mode, scroll through menu options Your phone displays the following status indicators on the top of the screen: Icon Description Icon Description Signal strength New voice mail message GPRS network connected SOS message feature activated GPRS network connecting FM radio on Transferring data via GPRS network Bluetooth hands-free car kit or headset connected Call in progress Alarm activated 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 Connecting to secured web page Silent mode activated (set to vibrate) 11 In Home Zone service area 8 Softkeys Perform actions indicated at the bottom of the display 9 FM radio key In Idle mode, access the FM radio 10 Connected with PC Delete key Delete characters In Office Zone service area 12 Roaming (outside of normal service area) Silent mode key Activate or deactivate Silent mode (press and hold) New message Silent mode activated (muted) Ringer mode: vibration Mute mode activated (during a call) Battery power level Install the SIM card and battery Instructional icons 1.Remove the battery cover and insert the SIM card. Battery cover SIM card 2.Insert the battery and replace the battery cover. Battery Charge the battery 1.Plug the supplied travel 2.When charging is adapter. finished, unplug the travel adapter. 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) ] < > When you enter a character, you will see the predicted word in the word prediction box at the bottom of the display. If you want to know about this feature, see use the linguistic dictionary (Forward prediction). Otherwise, repeat above steps to enter other characters. ] 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 [ Adjust the volume ]. ]. ABC mode 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. To adjust the volume of the ringtone While a call is in progress, press the Volume key to adjust the earpiece volume. Make a call Change your ringtone 1.In Idle mode, enter an area code and a phone number. 2.Press [ ] to dial the number. 3.To end the call, press [ ]. 1.In Idle mode, press <Menu> Settings → Sound settings → Incoming call → Ringtone. 2.Select a ringtone category → a ringtone. 3.Press <Save>. Press the appropriate alphanumeric key until the character you want appears on the display. Number mode Press the appropriate alphanumeric key to enter a number. Symbol mode 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. Press the appropriate alphanumeric key to select a symbol. • To move the cursor, press the navigation key. • To delete characters one by one, press [C]. To delete all of the characters, press and hold [C]. • To insert a space between characters, press [ • To enter punctuation marks, press . ]. T9 and Hinglish DB 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 alternative word. In noisy environments, you may have difficulty hearing the calls while using the speakerphone feature. For better audio performance, use the normal phone mode. List of the characters available in Hindi Key Characters in the order displayed Press the key And press the key 1 3 Example To enter ( + + ), press the 1, 1, 9, 2, 8, (toggles the page), and 2 keys. 4 5 6 Use the linguistic dictionary (Forward prediction) 1.Enter the first character of the word you want. • You will see a word starting with the character you entered in the word prediction box at the bottom of the display. 2.If that word is correct, go to step 3. • Alternatively, scroll up or down to search for the word you want. 3.Press [OK] to select it. 7 0 Key 1~7: Consonant Groups Key 8: Independent Vowel Group Key 9: Dependent Vowel Group Key 0: Signs & Symbols Example To enter (made up of half character), press the 1, (Virama), 1, 5, and 5 keys. 2 9 Virama (togles a virtual keypad page) Activate the mobile tracker 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 adjust the volume of voice during a call 8 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>. Call a recently dialled number 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>. Turn your phone on or off o not remove the battery from the phone before D unplugging the travel adapter first. Otherwise, the phone may be damaged. Neopad Indian Mode 1.When a call comes in, press [ 2.To end the call, press [ ]. Note: notes, usage tips, or additional information To AC power outlet To enter a character in the Neopad Hindi mode: 1.Press a corresponding key to access the Virtual Keypad that contains a character you want. • The characters will appear in the Virtual Keypad at the bottom of the display. • If you want to know which key is assigned to which Hindi character group, see the table of "List of the characters available in Hindi." 2.Press the corresponding key 1 to 5 to enter a character, or press the key to toggle a virtual keypad page to Virama. Answer a call 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. Example To enter ( + + + + space + + + + ) using the linguistic dictionary, 1.Press the 5, 3, 7, and 3 keys. • You will see in the word prediction box. 2.Press [OK] to select the word. 3.Press the key to insert a space for the next word. 4.Press the 8, 1, 2, (Virama), and 1 keys. • You will see in the word prediction box. 5.Press [OK] to select the word. List of the combination of half and full formed consonant + 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. 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.