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Care and Maintenance
Your handset contains delicate electronic circuitry, magnets, and battery systems.
You should treat it with care and give particular attention to the following points:
• Do not allow the handset, battery, or accessories to come into contact with
liquids or moisture at any time. Do not immerse the handset in any liquid.
• Do not place the handset alongside computer disks, credit cards, travel cards,
and other magnetic media. The information contained on disks or cards may be
affected by the handset.
• Do not place anything in the folded handset.
• Do not paint the handset.
• Do not leave the handset or the battery in places where the temperature could
exceed 60°C, e.g., on a car dashboard or a windowsill, behind glass in direct
• Do not remove the handset’s battery while the handset is switched on.
• Take care not to allow metal objects, such as coins or key rings to contact or
short-circuit the battery terminals.
• Do not dispose of battery packs in a ﬁre. The handset’s Li-ION batteries may be
safely disposed of at a Li-ION recycling point.
• Do not put the handset’s battery in your mouth, as battery electrolytes may be
toxic if swallowed.
• Do not attempt to dismantle the handset or any of its accessories.
• This equipment is ﬁtted with an internal battery; take it to a qualiﬁed service
engineer when the replacement of the battery is required.
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• There is a risk of explosion if the battery is replaced with an incorrect battery
type. Dispose of the used battery in accordance with the manufacturer’s
• Do not put a battery into a microwave oven, clothes dryer, or high-pressure
• Do not touch battery directly to an electric outlet or cigarette lighter charger. Use
only approved charger units.
• Do not pierce battery with a sharp object such as a needle.
• When the battery is thrown away, be sure it is non-conducting by applying vinyl
tape to the (+) and (-) terminals.
• Do not disassemble or modify the battery.
• Do not drop, throw, or subject the handset to rough treatment.
• Stop using the battery if abnormal heat, odor, discoloration, deformation, or an
abnormal condition is detected during use, charge, or storage.
• In the unlikely event of a battery leak, keep the battery discharge away from your
eyes or skin. If the leakage does come into contact with the eyes or skin, please
ﬂush thoroughly in clean water and consult with a doctor.
• Do not use a damaged or deformed battery.
• Do not solder a battery directly.
• Immediately remove an expired battery from the phone.
• The earpiece may become warm during normal use. Also, the handset itself may
become warm while the battery is being charged.
• When a handset is in vibration mode, the vibration can sometimes cause the
handset to move.
• Be careful not to place the handset near heat sources (such as a heater) or too
close to the edge of a table.
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