Philips HX6762/35 manual

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  • Brand: Philips
  • Product: Toothbrush
  • Model/name: HX6762/35
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Ukrainian, French, Indonesian, Arabic

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Congratulations on your purchase and welcome
to Philips!To fully benefit from the support that
Philips offers, register your product at
Read this user manual carefully before you use the
appliance and save it for future reference.
- Keep the charger and/or sanitiser away from
water. Do not place or store it over or near water
contained in a bathtub, washbasin, sink etc. Do
not immerse the charger and/or sanitiser in water
or any other liquid.After cleaning, make sure the
charger and/or sanitiser is completely dry before
you connect it to the mains.
- The mains cord cannot be replaced. If the mains
cord is damaged, discard the charger and/or
- Always have the charger and/or sanitiser
replaced with one of the original type in order
to avoid a hazard.
- Do not use the charger and/or sanitiser outdoors
or near heated surfaces. Do not operate the
sanitiser where aerosol (spray) products are being
used or where oxygen is being administered.
- If the appliance is damaged in any way (brush
head, toothbrush handle, charger and/or sanitiser),
stop using it.This appliance contains no serviceable
parts. If the appliance is damaged, contact the
Consumer Care Centre in your country (see
chapter ‘Guarantee and support).
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- This appliance can be used by children aged from
8 years and above and by persons with reduced
physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of
experience and knowledge if they have been given
supervision or instruction concerning use of the
appliance in a safe way and if they understand the
hazards involved. Cleaning and user maintenance
shall not be made by children unless they are
older than 8 and supervised. Keep the appliance
and its cord out of reach of children aged less
than 8 years.
- Children shall not play with the appliance.
- Discontinue use of the sanitiser if the UV light
bulb remains on when the door is open. UV light
can be harmful to the human eye and skin. Keep
the sanitiser out of the reach of children at all times.
- Do not clean the brush head, the handle, the
charger, the charger cover and/or the sanitiser in
the dishwasher.
- If you have had oral or gum surgery in the
previous 2 months, consult your dentist before
you use the toothbrush.
- Consult your dentist if excessive bleeding occurs
after using this toothbrush or if bleeding continues
to occur after 1 week of use.Also consult your
dentist if you experience discomfort or pain when
you use the Sonicare.
- The Sonicare toothbrush complies with the safety
standards for electromagnetic devices. If you have
a pacemaker or other implanted device, contact
your physician or the device manufacturer of the
implanted device prior to use.
- If you have medical concerns, consult your doctor
before you use the Sonicare.
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- This appliance has only been designed for
cleaning teeth, gums and tongue. Do not use it
for any other purpose. Stop using the appliance
and contact your doctor if you experience any
discomfort or pain.
- The Sonicare toothbrush is a personal care device
and is not intended for use on multiple patients in
a dental practice or institution.
- Stop using a brush head with crushed or bent
bristles. Replace the brush head every 3 months
or sooner if signs of wear appear.
- Do not use other brush heads than the ones
recommended by the manufacturer.
- If your toothpaste contains peroxide, baking
soda or bicarbonate (common in whitening
toothpastes), thoroughly clean the brush head
with soap and water after each use.This prevents
possible cracking of the plastic.
- Do not insert objects into the air openings of the
sanitiser or block these air openings by placing it
on a soft surface or in a position or location where
objects will block these openings (examples of
objects: magazine, tissue paper and hair.
- The UV light bulb is hot during and immediately
after the sanitising cycle. Do not touch the UV
light bulb when it is hot.
- Do not operate the sanitiser without the
protective screen in place to avoid contact with a
hot bulb.
- If the sanitiser has been used for 3 consecutive
UV clean cycles (i.e. 3 times in a row), switch it off
for at least 30 minutes before ou start another
UV clean cycle.
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Electromagnetic fields (EMF)
This Philips appliance complies with all applicable
standards and regulations regarding exposure to
electromagnetic fields.
General description (Fig. 1)
1 Hygienic travel cap
2 Brush head
3 Handle with soft grip
4 Power on/off button
5 Brushing modes
6 Charge light indicator
- Deluxe charge indicator (specific types only)
- Standard charge indicator (specific types only)
7 Travel charger
8 UV sanitiser with integrated charger and cord
- Not shown: UV light bulb
- Not shown: Sanitiser drip tray
- Not shown: Protective screen for UV light bulb
Note:The contents of the box vary based on the type
Preparing for use
Attaching the brush head
1 Align the front of the brush head with the
front of the handle.
2 Firmly press the brush head down onto the
metal shaft until it stops.
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Charging the appliance
1 Put the plug of the charger in a wall socket.
2 Place the handle on the charger.
, The battery charge indicator next to the battery
symbol flashes to indicate that the toothbrush is
Battery charge indicator
The battery charge indicator shows the approximate
remaining battery charge.
Deluxe charge indicator (specific types only):
- Solid green: 50-100%
- Flashing green: 10-49%
- Flashing yellow: less than 10%
Standard charge indicator (specific types only):
- Solid green: 50-100%
- Flashing green: less than 50%
Note:When the battery of the Sonicare is low, you hear
3 beeps after the completion of the brushing cycle and
the battery charge indicator flashes for 30 seconds.
Note:To keep the battery fully charged, you may keep
the Sonicare on the charger when it is not in use. It
takes 24 hours to fully charge the battery.
Using the appliance
Brushing instructions
1 Wet the bristles and apply a small amount of
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2 Place the toothbrush bristles against the teeth
at a slight angle towards the gumline.
3 Press the power on/off button to switch on the
4 Apply light pressure to maximise Sonicare’s
effectiveness and let the Sonicare toothbrush
do the brushing for you. Do not scrub.
5 Gently move the brush head slowly across
the teeth in a small back and forth motion
so the longer bristles reach between your
teeth. Continue this motion throughout
your brushing cycle.
Note:To make sure you brush evenly throughout the
mouth, divide your mouth into 4 sections using the
Quadpacer feature (see chapter ‘Features’).
6 Brush each section for 30 seconds for a total
brushing time of 2 minutes. Start with section
1 (outside top teeth) and then brush section
2 (inside top teeth). Continue with section
3 (outside bottom teeth) and finally brush
section 4 (inside bottom teeth).
7 After you have completed the brushing
cycle, you can spend additional time brushing
the chewing surfaces of your teeth and areas
where staining occurs.You may also brush your
tongue, with the toothbrush switched on or
off, as you prefer.
The Sonicare is safe to use on:
- Braces (brush heads wear out sooner when used
on braces)
- Dental restorations (fillings, crowns, veneers)
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Note:You can switch the toothbrush on or off at any
time by pressing and holding the power on/off button
for 2 seconds.
Clean and White mode brushing
The Clean and White mode combines 2 minutes
of Clean mode for a whole mouth clean, with an
additional 30 seconds of White mode to focus on
the visible front teeth.
1 Brush the first 2 minutes as instructed in steps
1-6 above.
2 After the 2 minutes of Clean mode, the White
mode begins with a change in brushing sound
and motion.This is your signal to start brushing
the upper front teeth for 15 seconds.
3 At the next beep and pause, move to the
bottom front teeth for the final 15 seconds of
Brushing modes
Sonicare automatically starts in the default Clean
mode.To select a different brushing mode:
1 Press the on/off button to toggle between
, The green LED indicates the selected mode.
Note:You can only toggle between modes when the
toothbrush is switched on.
Clean mode
Standard mode for superior teeth cleaning.
Sensitive mode (specific types only)
Gentle yet thorough cleaning for sensitive gums
and teeth.
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Clean and White mode
2 minutes of Clean mode, with an additional
30 seconds of White mode to focus on your
visible front teeth.
Note:When Sonicare is used in clinical studies, the
default 2-minute Clean mode must be selected.
However, in whitening/stain reduction studies, the Clean
andWhite mode must be selected.The handle must
be fully charged and the Easy-start feature must be
- This Sonicare model comes with the Easy-start
feature activated.
- The Easy-start feature gently increases power
over the first 14 brushings to let you get used to
brushing with the Sonicare.
Note: Each of the first 14 brushings must be at least 1
minute in length to move through the Easy-start ramp-
up cycle properly.
Note:When the Clean andWhite mode is selected, the
Easy-start feature is inactive.
Deactivating or activating the Easy-start
1 Attach your brush head to the handle.
2 Place the handle on the plugged-in charger.
- To deactivate Easy-start:
Press and hold the power on/off button for 2
seconds.You hear 1 beep to indicate that the Easy-
start feature has been deactivated.
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- To activate Easy-start:
Press and hold the power on/off button for 2
seconds.You hear 2 beeps to indicate that the Easy-
start feature has been activated.
Note: Using the Easy-start feature beyond the initial
ramp-up period is not recommended and reduces
Sonicare’s effectiveness in removing plaque.
The Smartimer indicates that your brushing cycle
is complete by automatically switching off the
toothbrush at the end of the brushing cycle.
Dentists recommend brushing at leas 2 minutes
twice a day.
If you want to pause or stop brushing during your
2-minute cycle, press and hold the power on/off
button for 2 seconds. Press the power on/off button
again and the Smartimer picks up where you left off.
The Smartimer automatically resets to the beginning
of a 2-minute cycle if:
- brushing is paused for 30 seconds or longer.
- the handle is placed on the charger.
Quadpacer (specific types only)
- The Quadpacer is an interval timer that has a
short beep and pause to remind you to brush the
4 sections of your mouth evenly and thoroughly.
- When you use the two-minute Clean or Sensitive
mode, you hear a short beep and a pause in
brushing action at 30, 60 and 90 second intervals.
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- When you use the Clean and White mode, you
hear and feel a change in the brush head sound
and motion after 2 minutes of Clean mode.Then
move the brush head to the visible top front teeth
and brush them for 15 seconds.At the final beep
and pause, move to the visible bottom teeth and
brush them for 15 seconds.
Cord wrap on sanitiser with integrated
1 If your Sonicare type includes the sanitiser, you
can use the cord wrap feature in the bottom of
the sanitiser to store excess cord.
Sanitising (specific types only)
- With the UV sanitiser you can clean your brush
head after every use.
Unplug the sanitiser, discontinue use and call
Consumer Care if:
- The window is broken or missing from the
- The UV light bulb remains on when the door is
- The sanitiser gives off smoke or a burning smell
while it is operating.
Note: UV light can be harmful to the human eye and
skin. Keep the sanitiser out of reach of children at all
1 After brushing, rinse the brush head and shake
off excess water.
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Do not place the travel cap on the brush head
during sanitisation.
2 Place your finger in the door recess on top of
the sanitiser and pull open the door.
3 Place the brush head on one of the 2 pegs in
the sanitiser with the bristles facing the light
Note: Only clean Sonicare snap-on brush heads in the
Note: Do not clean Sonicare for Kids brush heads in
the sanitiser.
4 Put the plug in a wall socket.
5 Close the door and press the green power on/
off button once to select the UV clean cycle.
Note:You can only switch on the sanitiser if the door is
closed properly.
Note:The sanitiser stops if you open the door during
the sanitising cycle.
Note:The sanitiser cycle runs for 10 minutes and then
automatically switches off.
, The sanitiser is in operation when the blue light
glows through the window.
, When the sanitising cycle is complete, the
sanitiser automatically shuts off.
Do not clean the brush head, handle, charger or
UV sanitiser in the dishwasher.
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Toothbrush handle
1 Remove the brush head and rinse the metal
shaft area with warm water.
Do not push on the rubber seal on the metal shaft
with sharp objects, as this may cause damage.
2 Use a damp cloth to wipe the entire surface of
the handle.
Brush head
1 Rinse the brush head and bristles after each
2 Remove the brush head from the handle and
rinse the brush head connection at least once a
week with warm water.
1 Unplug the charger before cleaning.
2 Use a damp cloth to wipe the surface of the
UV sanitiser (specific types only)
Do not immerse the sanitiser in water or rinse it
under the tap.
Do not clean the sanitiser when the UV light bulb
is hot.
For optimal effectiveness, it is recommended to
clean the sanitiser every week.
1 Unplug the sanitiser.
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2 Pull the drip tray straight out. Rinse the drip
tray and wipe it clean with a damp cloth.
3 Clean all interior surfaces with a damp cloth.
4 Remove the protective screen in front of the
UV light bulb.
To remove the screen, grasp the edges next to the
snaps, gently squeeze and pull out the protective
5 Remove the UV light bulb.
To remove the light bulb, grasp it and pull it out of
the metal clasp.
6 Clean the protective screen and the UV light
bulb with a damp cloth.
7 Reinsert the UV light bulb.
To reinsert the light bulb, align the bottom of the
light bulb with the metal clasp and push the bulb
into the clasp.
8 Reinsert the protective screen.
To reinsert the screen, align the pegs on the screen
with the slots on the reflective surface near the UV
light bulb. Push the screen straight into the slots on
the sanitiser.
If you are not going to use the appliance for an
extended period of time, remove the mains plug
from the wall socket.Then clean the appliance and
store it in a cool and dry place away from direct
sunlight.You can use the cord wrap feature on the
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sanitiser (specific types only) to store the mains cord
You can store brush heads on the pegs at the back
of the charger.
Brush head
Replace Sonicare brush heads every 3 months to
achieve optimal results.
Only use genuine Philips Sonicare replacement brush
heads that are suitable for this model.
UV light bulb
Replacement UV bulbs are available through the
Philips Consumer Care Centre in your country.
Ordering accessories
To buy accessories or spare parts, visit or go to your
Philips dealer.You can also contact the Philips
Consumer Care Centre in your country (see the
worldwide guarantee leaflet for contact details).
- Do not throw away the appliance or the UV light
bulb (bulb contains mercury) with the normal
household waste at the end of its life, but hand
it in at an official collection point for recycling. By
doing this, you help to preserve the environment.
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- The built-in rechargeable battery of the Sonicare
contains substances that may pollute the
environment.Always remove the battery before
you discard and hand in the appliance at an official
collection point. Dispose of the battery at an
official collection point for batteries. If you have
trouble removing the battery, you can also take
the appliance to a Philips service centre.The staff
of this centre will remove the battery for you and
will dispose of it in an environmentally safe way.
Removing the rechargeable battery
This process is not reversible.
To remove the rechargeable battery, you need a
flat-head (standard) screwdriver. Observe basic
safety precautions when you follow the procedure
described below. Be sure to protect your eyes, hands,
fingers, and the surface on which you work.
1 Remove the toothbrush from the charger,
switch it on and let it operate until it stops.
Continue to switch on the Sonicare until the
battery is completely empty.
2 Insert a flathead (standard) screwdriver into
the slot located at the bottom of the handle.
Turn the screwdriver anticlockwise to release
the bottom cap.
3 Place the handle on a solid surface with the
buttons facing up and lightly tap the housing
2.5cm from the bottom edge with a hammer.
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4 Hold the handle upside down and push
down on the shaft to release the internal
components of the handle.
5 Insert the screwdriver under the circuit board,
next to the battery connections, and twist to
break the connections. Remove the circuit
board and pry the battery from the plastic
Guarantee and support
If you need information or support, please visit or read the separate
worldwide guarantee leaflet.
Guarantee restrictions
The terms of the international guarantee do not
cover the following:
- Brush heads
- Damage caused by use of unauthorised
replacement parts.
- Damage caused by misuse, abuse, neglect,
alterations or unauthorised repair.
- Normal wear and tear, including chips, scratches,
abrasions, discolouration or fading.
- UV light bulb
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©2014 Koninklijke Philips N.V. (KPNV).All rights reserved.
PHILIPS and the Philips shield are registered trademarks of KPNV.
Sonicare and the Sonicare logo are trademarks of
Philips Oral Healthcare, Inc. and/or KPNV.
Protected by U.S. and international patents.
Other patents pending. Reg. U.S. Pat. &Tm. Off. 4235.020.7376.1
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