Take extra precautions, Safety precautions for direct sunlight, Prevention of hearing loss – HTC EVO 4G User Manual
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4A. Important Safety Information
Take Extra Precautions
Keep the battery or device dry and away from water or any liquid as it may cause a short circuit.
Keep metal objects away so they don’t come in contact with the battery or its connectors as it may lead to
short circuit during operation.
The phone should only be connected to products that bear the USB-IF logo or have completed the USB-
IF compliance program.
Do not use a battery that appears damaged, deformed, or discolored, or the one that has any rust on its
casing, overheats, or emits a foul odor.
Always keep the battery out of the reach of babies and small children, to avoid swallowing of the battery.
Consult the doctor immediately if the battery is swallowed.
Only use the battery with a charging system that has been qualified with the system per this standard,
IEEE-Std-1725-2006. Use of an unqualified battery or charger may present a risk of fire, explosion, leakage
or other hazard.
Replace the battery only with another battery that has been qualified with the system per this standard,
IEEE-Std-1725-2006. Use of an unqualified battery may present a risk of fire, explosion, leakage or other
Avoid dropping the phone or battery. If the phone or battery is dropped, especially on a hard surface, and
the user suspects damage, take it to a service centre for inspection.
If the battery leaks:
Do not allow the leaking fluid to come in contact with skin or clothing. If already in contact, flush the
affected area immediately with clean water and seek medical advice.
Do not allow the leaking fluid to come in contact with eyes. If already in contact, DO NOT rub; rinse with
clean water immediately and seek medical advice.
Take extra precautions to keep a leaking battery away from fire as there is a danger of ignition or
Safety Precautions for Direct Sunlight
Keep this product away from excessive moisture and extreme temperatures. Do not leave the product or its
battery inside a vehicle or in places where the temperature may exceed 60°C (140°F), such as on a car
dashboard, window sill, or behind a glass that is exposed to direct sunlight or strong ultraviolet light for
extended periods of time. This may damage the product, overheat the battery, or pose a risk to the vehicle.
Prevention of Hearing Loss
: Permanent hearing loss may occur if earphones or headphones are used at high volume for
prolonged periods of time.
WARNING: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. To reduce risk of fire or burns, do not disassemble,
crush, puncture, short external contacts, expose to temperature above 60°C (140°F), or dispose of in fire
or water. Replace only with specified batteries. Recycle or dispose of used batteries according to the local
regulations or reference guide supplied with your product.