Add or Take Out Laundry after the Wash Cycle has Started

Last Update date : Nov 07. 2023

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Adding or Taking Out Laundry During a Cycle Adding or Taking Out Laundry During a Cycle

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Needing to add or take out laundry after starting your wash cycle on your Samsung washing machine? You can add or take out laundry items even after the wash cycle has started.

Follow the guides below for washing machines with the  AddWash* function, or for washing machines without.

For AddWash Models:

For Samsung washing machines that have the  AddWash* function, when the  AddWash* indicator turns on, you can stop the washing machine and put additional laundry or softener into the drum. You can also take items out.

*AddWash is applicable to the following models: 

WD85T654DSE, WW85T554DAB, WW12TP54DSH, WD85T554DBW, WD95T754DBT, WD85T984DSH, WW95T754DBT, WW85T754DBT, WW95T654DLE, WW85T654DLE, WW85T984DSH, WW85T554DAW, WW75K54E0UW, WW90T604DAB, WD90T554DBW, WD10T654DBE, WW10T654DLE, WW10T754DBT

1 Press and hold the Start/Pause button to stop operation.
2 Press the upper area of the Add Door until you here a clicking sound to unlock. Pull the handle of the Add Door to open.
Samsung Washer Add Door
3 Open the Add Door and add additional laundry, softener or to take items out.
Samsung Washer Add Door
4 Push to lock the Add Door until you hear a clicking sound.

CAUTION: Do not use excessive force on the Add Door as it may break.

5 Press and hold the Start/Pause button to resume operation.

For Non-AddWash Models (Front Load/Top Load):

For applicable* Samsung washing machines without the AddWash function, follow the steps below for more information:

*Please refer to the user manual specific to your model to confirm whether the steps below are applicable.

1 Press and hold the Start/Pause button to stop operation.
2 You will hear a click and the door to the washing machine will unlock. Open the door and take out or add laundry.

*For older models, you may need to wait up to 3 minutes before hearing a click to unlock the door

3 Press and hold the Start/Pause button to resume operation.

If you require further assistance, please consult the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page or contact our Samsung Care Australia experts on 1300 362 603 (Toll Free in Australia). You can also contact our Chat Support team or reach us through Samsung Members Community.

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