Nokia 8270 - • Important safety information

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Operating environment

Remember to follow any special regulations in force in any area and
always switch off your phone whenever it is forbidden to use it, or when
it may cause interference or danger.

Use the phone only in its normal operating positions.

Electronic devices

Most modern electronic equipment is shielded from radiofrequency (RF)
signals. However, certain electronic equipment may not be shielded
against the RF signals from your wireless phone.

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Pacemaker manufacturers recommend that a minimum separation of 20 cm
(6 inches) be maintained between a handheld wireless phone and a
pacemaker to avoid potential interference with the pacemaker. These
recommendations are consistent with the independent research by and
recommendations of Wireless Technology Research. Persons with pacemakers:

Should always keep the phone more than 6-8 inches (20 cm) from
their pacemaker when the phone is switched on

Should not carry the phone in a breast pocket

Should use the ear opposite the pacemaker to minimize the potential
for interference.

If you have any reason to suspect that interference is taking place,
switch off your phone immediately.

Some digital wireless phones may interfere with some hearing aids. In the
event of such interference, you may want to consult your service provider.

Other medical devices

Operation of any radio transmitting equipment, including cellular phones,
may interfere with the functionality of inadequately protected medical
devices. Consult a physician or the manufacturer of the medical device to
determine if they are adequately shielded from external RF energy or if
you have any questions. Switch off your phone in health care facilities
when any regulations posted in these areas instruct you to do so.
Hospitals or health care facilities may be using equipment that could be
sensitive to external RF energy.


RF signals may affect improperly installed or inadequately shielded elec-
tronic systems in motor vehicles (for example, electronic fuel injection
systems, electronic antiskid/antilock braking systems, electronic speed
control systems, air bag systems). Check with the manufacturer or its
representative regarding your vehicle. You should also consult the man-
ufacturer of any equipment that has been added to your vehicle.

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Switch your phone off in any facility where posted notices so require.

Potentially explosive atmospheres

Switch off your phone when in any area with a potentially explosive
atmosphere and obey all signs and instructions. Sparks in such areas could
cause an explosion or fire resulting in bodily injury or even death.

Users are advised to switch off the phone when at a refuelling point
(service station). Users are reminded of the need to observe restrictions on
the use of radio equipment in fuel depots (fuel storage and distribution
areas), chemical plants, or where blasting operations are in progress.

Areas with a potentially explosive atmosphere are often but not always
clearly marked. They include below deck on boats; chemical transfer or
storage facilities; vehicles using liquefied petroleum gas (such as propane
or butane); areas where the air contains chemicals or particles, such as
grain, dust, or metal powders; and any other area where you would
normally be advised to turn off your vehicle engine.


Only qualified personnel should service the phone or install the phone in
a vehicle. Faulty installation or service may be dangerous and may
invalidate any warranty which may apply to the unit.

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 in-vehicle wireless equipment is improperly installed and the air
bag inflates, serious injury could result.

FCC regulations prohibit using your phone while in the air. Switch off your
phone before boarding an aircraft. The use of wireless telephones in an
aircraft may be dangerous to the operation of the aircraft, disrupt the
wireless telephone network, and may be illegal.

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Failure to observe these instructions may lead to suspension or denial of
telephone services to the offender, legal action or both.


Important: This phone, like any wireless phone, operates using radio
signals, wireless and land line networks as well as user-programmed
functions. Because of this, connections in all conditions cannot be
guaranteed. Therefore, you should never rely solely upon any wireless
phone for essential communications (for example, medical

Remember, to make or receive any calls the phone must be switched on and
in a service area with adequate signal strength. Emergency calls may not
be possible on all wireless phone networks or when certain network services
and/or phone features are in use. Check with local service providers.

Caution: If the battery is almost fully discharged when you connect
a charger to your phone, it might be necessary to wait a few
minutes before you will be able to make an emergency calls.

If you’re playing a game, using the calculator, or editing (such as when
using the Minibrowser or editing a phone book entry), press

to return

to the Start screen before you make an emergency call.