SPECIAL OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS TIC-1300 Quick Start Instructions: Second, the following icon, shows you that Our testing has found this situation less will not be 100% fully charged, but will be 1. Turn the ON/OFF switch of the TIC-1300 to theiCase‘s internal supplemental battery is what than 1% of the time, most companies would not >95% charged. ON. the iPhone is using for power: even address this, but we want our customers to 2. Insert your iPhone 3GS or iPhone 3G into know of all situations that may develop. This is a One of these two will reset the circuit and the TIC-1300, and attach the top piece situation that can happen with any battery pack. you will see the battery charging icon, as seen in securely. picture number 1 above. Charging will stop once 3. Charge the phone and case (while mated Situation 2: the iPhone’s battery is charged the final 4-5% to This is what you want to see during usage together) the first night, using the supplied You wake up in the morning and look at 100% of charge capacity. This takes between 3-8 of the mated iPhone/theiCase with theiCase’s charging cable and your original iPhone you iPhone and you see a caution symbol saying minutes for the final “top off” charge-just ON/OFF button switched to the ON position. If, 3GS or 3G 115V to USB charge connector. “CHARGING IS NOT SUPPORTED WITH THIS enough time for your morning activities. for whatever reason, you want the iPhone to 4. Always use the above listed charging ACCESSORY.” power itself from its own internal battery, then instructions. Nightly charging should never Either of these two situations is extremely switch the ON/OFF button to OFF. This is the need to separate the case and the phone rare, <1% in our engineers extensive testing. function of this switch. It directs where the after your first night of full charge BUT, as we have stated numerous times on our iPhone receives it operating power. We website in the informational pages, we are our STRONGLY suggest ALWAYS leaving this switch GO TO www.theicase.com AND LOOK own best customers. We treat our customer’s as in the ON position; it is your phone and case, so UNDER THE USER MANUAL TAB FOR USER we would expect to be treated ourselves. We do make you own decision. Neither will adversely MANUALS (.pdf). not want any surprises. These two situations are affect the phone, but using theiCase’s battery 1st, rare and DO NOT indicate any MALFUNCTION, will allow your iPhone’s internal battery to Suggested Settings: to the contrary, they show that theiCase and the “rest” and will extend its life. As mentioned on Apple’s iPhone “Auto-Lock” feature is one iPhone’s internal safety charging circuits are our “Battery Usage” page, your iPhone’s internal of the best ways to supply extra battery life to working. lithium-ion battery does not like being fully the iPhone. The “Auto-Lock” feature puts the Or discharged. Fully discharging theiCase’s battery iPhone on standby after a set period of time. One last comment on Charging: will have the same effect, but for $29.99 and Having the iPhone on standby when it is not As mentioned in our “Battery Life” tab (we approximately 10-14 months’ worth of use, it is being used can conserve a significant amount of STRONGLY recommend every theiCase and/or cheap insurance to keep your iPhone’s internal power from being consumed by the iPhone’s idle iPhone user read this information) lithium-ion battery from ever needing replacement. state. To enable this feature, open the iPhone’s battery technology is an invention that has Settings go to the General section, and then allowed miniaturization of consumer Now, there are special circumstances when Auto-Lock. electronics. But, as described in this pages you plug the mated case and iPhone in for your The iPhone 3GS allows users to see the information, lithium-ion batteries do not like a nightly charging, the iPhone will not show that internal battery life of the iPhone as a full <5% discharge. It is the number one factor in the internal battery is being charged (see the percentage (i.e.95%). Go to settings, general, loosing charging life. If you fully discharge the first picture above). There is circuitry in usage, and set Battery Percentage to ON. iPhone’s battery and theiCase’s battery, you will theiCase and that lets the iPhone know it is Rest assured this again is not a have to do the following: available for charging. If you plug your Other Possible Circumstances: malfunction. theiCase and the iPhone both have iPhone/theiCase mated unit into your nightly There are a few circumstances where an internal circuitry that protects from over 1. First, try and see if charging the two charging cable, and the iPhone’s battery does error prompt may show up while charging the charging. This prompt has only been seen when together will start the charging process. not show the picture #1 above. THIS IS NOT A mated iPhone with theiCase using the supplied the phone is at >95% charged and theiCase is This will often not work if both are fully MALFUNCTION. Do the following: micro USB/USB to 115v wall adapter. Below is a fully charged (3 full blue lights). Once again, this dead. theiCase has a circuit that cut’s out at summary of potential occurrences. While rare, is a safety circuit in theiCase that is similar to the 5%, but the iPhone’s cut out is lower (we 1. Switch the ON/OFF button on theiCase we want to make our customers aware of these iPhone’s circuit. To get the iPhone’s battery have seen them go as low as 1-2%). back and forth, from ON to OFF and back to situations. charged the final 4-5%, do the following to reset 2. If the iPhone is <3%, then you will have to ON. This resets the phone and the cases the circuits sensors: charge the phone and the case separately internal safety sensor, and will start the Situation 1: until the phone gets above 5% charge. charging procedure correctly. First, the picture below tells you that the 1. Switch the ON/OFF switch on theiCase iPhone 3GS has a % display, iPhone 3G 2. ALWAYS leave theiCase’s ON/OFF button iPhone’s internal battery is being charged: from ON to OFF and back to ON. This does not, you will have to approximate. At in the ON position during nightly charging usually will reset the safety circuits. this point, you can join/mate the case and and during daily use. 2. If this has not reset and started charging iPhone together, put on charger and go to 3. If switching the ON/OFF switch does not again, unplug your wall adapter, count to 5 sleep, the two will fully charge again reset the charging function, then unplug and plug back in (theiCase’s switch should overnight. This is what you want to see when the 115v wall adapter, wait 5 seconds and charging nightly. plug back in. still be in the ON position”) 3. Or you can simply unplug your phone and WE STRONGLY ADVISE AGAINST CONTINUAL use as normal, you phones internal battery DISCHARGING OF YOUR iPhone’s INTERNAL BATTERY BELOW 5%.