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Starting your device for the first time

It is recommended that you charge the battery for at least 30 minutes before starting up your device for the first time. You can still use your device while it is charging, see Charging your device.

The first time you start your device, a setup guide helps you to configure basic settings, personalise your device and sign in to your accounts, for example a Google™ account.

To turn on the device

It is important to use the USB Type-C™ cable (provided) when charging your device as other types of USB cable can damage your device. It is recommended to charge the battery for at least 30 minutes before you turn on the device for the first time.

  1. Press and hold down the power key until the device vibrates.
  2. Enter your PIN for SIM card 1 and SIM card 2 when requested, then tap .
  3. Wait a moment for the device to start.

Your SIM card PIN is initially supplied by your network operator, but you can change it later from the Settings menu. To correct a mistake made while entering your SIM card PIN, tap .

To turn off the device

  1. Press and hold down the power key until the options menu opens.
  2. In the options menu, tap Power off.

It may take a while for the device to shut down.

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