Samsung Electronics Australia has extended its recall to all Galaxy Note7 devices in this country, including those that were provided as replacement Galaxy Note7 devices.
Customers in Australia who have a Galaxy Note7, both an original Note7 device purchased before September 5 or a new replacement Note7 device, should power down their phone and contact their original place of purchase.
Samsung Australia is working with all its operator and retail partners to ensure all customers can receive an exchange – including to a Galaxy S7 or S7 edge (plus a refund for the difference in price) – or full refund for their Galaxy Note7.
Before returning their Galaxy Note7, customers should back-up their data, complete a factory reset to delete personal information and power down their device.
We sincerely regret the inconvenience and we thank you for your patience.
Customers who purchased their Galaxy Note7 from another retailer should return to that place of purchase.
Customers who purchased their Galaxy Note7 from Samsung can contact their original store of purchase or contact our customer service team on 1300 362 603
Click here to view the Samsung Electronics Australia media statement regarding its decision to extend its Galaxy Note7 recall to replacement Note7 devices.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What should I do if I own a Galaxy Note7?
- Samsung Electronics Australia has extended its recall to all Galaxy Note7 devices in this country, including those that were provided as replacement Galaxy Note7 devices.If you own an original Galaxy Note7 device purchased before September 5, or a replacement Galaxy Note7 device, you should power down your Note7 and return the device to the original place of purchase and seek a remedy of your choice. Before you return your smartphone you should:
(1) complete a data back-up to a SD card or PC or Smart Switch to an alternative smartphone; and
(2) complete a factory reset to delete all personal information from the Note7;
Once you have turned off your device you should not charge the Note7.