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FAA 'strongly advises' against using Galaxy Note 7 on flights


FAA 'strongly advises' against using Galaxy Note 7 on flights
Still using your Galaxy Note 7?Best you keep it switched off if you're flying anytime soon.Following recent reports of Samsung's new flagship device suddenly bursting into flames, the U.S. agency responsible for safety in the skies said Thursday it "strongly advises" Note 7 owners to power down the phablet during flights, and to avoid packing it in checked baggage.


FAA advises against using or charging Galaxy Note 7 phones on planes


FAA advises against using or charging Galaxy Note 7 phones on planes
The Federal Aviation Administration has advised passengers not to turn on or charge their Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on board aircraft, following reports of exploding batteries in the device made by Samsung Electronics.The U.S. aviation regulator said Thursday in a statement that in the light of the incidents and concerns raised by Samsung about the devices, it also advises passengers not to stow the phones away in any checked baggage.Samsung last week offered to replace the phones for its customers in the wake of 35 cases reported worldwide as of Sept. 1 that suggested a battery cell issue in some of the devices.


FAA strongly advises against using Galaxy Note 7 on airplanes


FAA strongly advises against using Galaxy Note 7 on airplanes
The Galaxy Note 7 has been an utter disaster for Samsung.First the issues with exploding batteries, then the global recall, and now a warning from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) advising everyone not to use their Galaxy Note 7s on board any aircraft.The FAA isn't issuing a strict ban on Galaxy Note 7 devices, however the powerful authority now "strongly advises passengers not to turn on or charge these devices on board aircraft".


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