Here’s how to distinguish a safe Galaxy Note 7

While Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone exchange program has been commenced worldwide recently, it is important to know which model of Galaxy Note 7 is considered safe. These is essential for those who want to get the new Galaxy Note 7 without living the risk of an exploding battery. Here’s how to distinguish between the new (safe) and old one.



When user has changed to a new Galaxy Note 7, a green battery symbol is shown on smartphone notification bar, always-on display during shutdown. Besides, a black square is to be seen beside the IMEI on the smartphone box.

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For Malaysian user who want to get their Note 7 replaced, the earliest date for exchange is at 29th September. During this period, it is generally advised that user to turn off their smartphone to prevent unnecessary overheating or explosion.

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