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Laws in some states may prohibit mounting this device on or near the windshield of
an automobile. In other states, the law may permit mounting this device only in
specific locations in the automobile. Be sure to consult the state and local laws or
ordinances where you drive before mounting this device in an automobile. Failure to
comply with these restrictions could result in fines, penalties, or other damages.
Never mount this device in a manner that will obstruct the driver's clear view of the
street and traffic.
Never use wireless data services such as text messaging, Web browsing, or e-mail
while operating a vehicle.
Never watch videos, such as a movie or clip, or play video games while operating a
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Battery Use and Safety
Important!: Handle and store batteries properly to avoid injury or damage
. Most battery issues arise
from improper handling of batteries and, particularly, from the continued use of
Do not disassemble, crush, puncture, shred, or otherwise attempt to change the form
of your battery
. Do not put a high degree of pressure on the battery. This can cause
leakage or an internal short-circuit, resulting in overheating.
Do not let the phone or battery come in contact with liquids.
Liquids can get into the
phone's circuits, leading to corrosion. Even when the phone appears to be dry and appears
to operate normally, the circuitry could slowly corrode and pose a safety hazard. If the
phone and/or battery get wet, have them checked by your service provider or contact
Samsung, even if they appear to be working properly.
Do not place your battery in or near a heat source
. Excessive heating can damage the
phone or the battery and could cause the phone or the battery to explode. Do not dry a wet
or damp battery with an appliance or heat source such as a microwave oven, hair dryer,
iron, or radiator. Avoid leaving your phone in your car in high temperatures.