Samsung A197 Cell Phone User Manual

Check regularly that all wireless phone equipment in your vehicle is
mounted and operating properly.
Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases or explosive materials in
the same compartment as the phone, its parts or accessories.
For vehicles equipped with an air bag, remember that an air bag
inflates with great force. Do not place objects, including both installed
or portable wireless equipment in the area over the air bag or in the air
bag deployment area. If wireless equipment is improperly installed and
the air bag inflates, serious injury could result.
Switch your phone off before boarding an aircraft. The use of wireless
phone in aircraft is illegal and may be dangerous to the aircraft's
Failure to observe these instructions may lead to the suspension or
denial of telephone services to the offender, or legal action, or both.
Product Performance
Getting the Most Out of Your Signal Reception
The quality of each call you make or receive depends on the
signal strength in your area. Your phone informs you of the
current signal strength by displaying a number of bars next to the
signal strength icon. The more bars displayed, the stronger the
If you're inside a building, being near a window may give you
better reception.
Understanding the Power Save Feature
If your phone is unable to find a signal after searching, a Power
Save feature is automatically activated. If your phone is active, it
periodically rechecks service availability or you can check it
yourself by pressing any key.
Anytime the Power Save feature is activated, a message displays
on the screen. When a signal is found, your phone returns to
standby mode.
Understanding How Your Phone Operates
Your phone is basically a radio transmitter and receiver. When it's
turned on, it receives and transmits radio frequency (RF) signals.
When you use your phone, the system handling your call controls
the power level. This power can range from 0.006 watts to 0.2
watts in digital mode.
Maintaining Your Phone's Peak Performance
For the best care of your phone, only authorized personnel should
service your phone and accessories. Faulty service may void the
There are several simple guidelines to operating your phone
properly and maintaining safe, satisfactory service.