Device and battery safety

You should only use the battery that BlackBerry specifies for use with your particular BlackBerry device model. If you use any other battery, you might invalidate any warranty provided with your device.

There is a risk of explosion if the battery is replaced with an incorrect battery type.

Device and battery disposal

Image of a household waste bin that is crossed out. Please recycle your BlackBerry device and battery in accordance with your local regulations. Do not dispose of either your device or battery in a fire. Your device or battery should not be placed in household waste bins.

For information about returning your device to BlackBerry for recycling and safe disposal, from a browser on your computer visit The recycling and trade-up program is available only in certain areas.

BlackBerry and environmental sustainability

BlackBerry is committed to reducing the environmental impact of BlackBerry products. To learn more about the sustainability efforts at BlackBerry, visit

View the safety, warranty, and privacy information for your device

To view the Privacy Policy, your BlackBerry device must be connected to the Internet.

Take a moment to review the license agreement, limited warranty, safety information, and privacy policy for your device. These documents are available from your device settings screen. They contain important information about terms and conditions of use, battery and other important safety precautions, and warranty coverage.

  1. On the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap Settings > About.
  3. In the Category drop-down list, tap Legal.
  4. Tap a link.