How To Ensure Safe Return Of The Note 7
As the return of the Samsung Note 7 flies the air, measures are being taken to ensure safety.
FedEx, UPS, and the U.S. Postal Service said this week the device would not be allowed on its planes, and, according to CNN, “there will be tight restrictions on when its trucks will be allowed to carry the phones.”
Not just anyone can walk into your carrier’s store to turn in a Galaxy Note 7 in person, owners of the device will have to ask them for Samsung’s fire-proof box and wait for it to come in.
The first proof kit comes with a pair of safety gloves which helps users handle the device securely.
How To Use The Kit
First, you need to place the phone inside the supplied static shield bag before putting it inside a small box.
It goes inside a slightly larger box before being placed inside a final box that includes a lining designed to contain extreme heat.
The outermost box displays a printed message warning that it contains a “damaged/defective lithium ion battery; forbidden for transport by aircraft; ground and vessel shipment only.”
To comply with the Department of Transportation’s rule that prohibits recalled products with lithium-ion batteries on planes, the devices are now only eligible for ground shipping.
In a bid to smooth the way, Samsung is sending fireproof packaging to customers who bought the Note 7 from its website.
FedEx added about its plans of the shipping of the Note 7, that they “accept new or used devices, but only from mobile phone retail locations [and] only in packaging that meets strict regulatory guidelines.” It added that it’s not accepting any phones from “individual customers or through retail outlets, including drop boxes.
So anyone planing on returning the Note 7 should carefully go through this means and be safe out there. Please, feel free to leave a comment also on ways to ensure safer return of the Note 7.