Samsung | SGH-B310R | Samsung SGH-B310R User Manual

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Safety warnings
Keep your phone away from small children and
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.
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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.
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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
• 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
Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers
with care
Turn off the phone in potentially explosive
• 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
• 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
Allowing unqualified personnel to service your phone
may result in damage to your phone and will void your
• 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
Volume key
In Idle mode, adjust the keypad tone volume; Send an SOS message
► Activate and send an SOS message
Dial key
Make or answer a call; In Idle mode, retrieve recently dialled, missed,
or received numbers
Voice mail service key
In Idle mode, access the voice mails (press and hold)
Alphanumeric keys
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 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
*. 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.
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
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.
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
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
Reduce the risk of repetitive motion injuries
Safety precautions
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:
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)
In Home Zone service area
Perform actions indicated at the bottom of the display
FM radio key
In Idle mode, access the FM radio
Connected with PC
Delete key
Delete characters
In Office Zone service area
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.
Charge the battery
1.Plug the supplied travel 2.When charging is
finished, unplug the travel
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
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
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
• 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 [1].
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 [0] 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
Characters in the order displayed
Press the key
And press the
To enter
( +
+ ), press the 1, 1, 9, 2, 8,
(toggles the page), and 2 keys.
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.
Key 1~7: Consonant Groups
Key 8: Independent Vowel Group
Key 9: Dependent Vowel Group
Key 0: Signs & Symbols
To enter
(made up of half character), press the 1,
(Virama), 1, 5, and 5 keys.
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
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
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 →
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 →
2.Scroll to the alarm you want to deactivate and press
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.
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
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 <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.
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