Navigating the Control Panel of Samsung QuickDrive Washing Machine

Last Update Date : Jul 12. 2018
Control Panel of Samsung QuickDrive Washing Machine

In this FAQ:      
• Navigate the different functions of the Control Panel
• Understand the type of Wash and Steam Cycles
• How to operate special features such as AddWash, Child Lock, Sound On/Off and Drum Light

Without compromising on the cleaning performance, QuickDrive™ helps to reduce your washing time by up to 50% and save energy consumption by up to 20%.

Its Q-Drum™ has a main drum and a backplate that rotate independently, ensuring that your clothes move in a dynamic action powered by dual forces, resulting in a quick and powerful wash.

To operate your Washing Machine more efficiently, learn how to use your Washing Machine Control Panel with the following guide:

Functions on Control Panel

Table

Control Panel

Function

Cycle Selector

Turn the dial to select a cycle

Display

Shows the current cycle information, estimated time remaining or error code when a problem occurs

Temperature

Use this function to change the water temperature for the current cycle or turn on/off the Drum Light by pressing and hold for 3 seconds

Rinse

To change the rinse count for the current cycle. You can set up to maximum of 5 rinse counts, depending on the cycle

Spin

To change the spinning speed for the current cycle:

 

• Rinse Hold: To suspend the final rinse process so that the laundry remains in the water. To unload the laundry, run a drain or spin process

 

Please note: To use the Rinse Hold option, press Spin repeatedly until all rpm numeric indicators turn off. Not available for the DRAIN/SPIN cycle

 

• No Spin: The drum does not rotate after the final drain process

 

Please note: To use the No Spin option, press Spin repeatedly until all rpm numeric indicators turn off. Only available for the DRAIN/SPIN cycle

 

• Spin Only: To run the Spin Only cycle

 

Please note: Press Spin for 3 seconds. Once the cycle time and spinning speed appear, press Spin repeatedly until a desired spinning speed is selected. Then, press and hold Start/Pause (Hold to Start) to start the cycle. The spinning time depends on the selected cycle

Options

Press to select an option from Intensive and Pre Wash. Press again to deselect

Pre Wash: This will add a preliminary washing cycle before the main wash cycle

Intensive: For badly soiled laundry. The operation time for each cycle is longer than normal

Sound On/Off: To turn on or off the sound from the washing machine. When this function is set to Off, the AddWash alarm, the melody of cycle completion, and the power-off beep will not sound. However, the other sounds stay active.

Delay End

To set the end time of the current cycle. Based on your settings, the start time of the cycle will be determined by the machine's internal logic

Please note: Choose a delay of between 1(60minutes) to 24 hours (in 1 hour increments). The hour displayed indicates the time the wash will finish

Bubble soak

This function helps remove a wide variety of stubborn stains

 

Please note: Bubble Soak will add up to 30 minutes to these cycles: COTTON, SYNTHETICS, BEDDING, SUPER SPEED and HYGIENE STEAM

Smart Control

To control your Washing Machine using a mobile device. Press to activate/deactivate the Smart Control function

Easy Iron

Use this function to reduce wrinkles of the laundry by setting the spinning speed up to 800rpm

Power

To turn on/off the Washing Machine

Start/Pause

(Hold to Start)

Press and hold to start an operation, or press to stop an operation temporarily

Type of Wash Cycles

Table

Cycle

Description

Max load (kg)

COTTON

For cottons, bed linens, table linens, underwear, towels, or shirts

 

Please note: The washing time and the rinse count are automatically adjusted according to the load

Max

COTTON (Eco Wash Icon)

Optimal performance with lower energy for cotton fabrics, bed linens, table linens, underwear, towels, or shirts

Max

SYNTHETICS

For blouses or shirts that are made of polyester or polyamide

4.0

DELICATES

For sensitive fabrics such as rayon, viscose and synthetics blended fibre


Please note: Use liquid detergent for best performance

2.0

RINSE+SPIN

Featuring an additional rinse process after applying fabric softener to the laundry

Max

DRAIN/SPIN

Featuring an additional spin process to effectively remove moisture from laundry

Max

ECO DRUM CLEAN

This function is to clean the drum by removing dirt and bacteria from the drum

Please note: Perform this function every 40 washes with no detergent or bleach applied. Make sure the drum is empty

-

15’ QUICK WASH

For lightly soiled items in less than 2.0 kg

Please note: Use less than 20g of detergent or a max of 20ml for liquid detergent

2.0

SUPER SPEED

Fast completion within 39 minutes for everyday items such as underwear and shirts
 

Please note: The cycle time will differ depending on the water supply conditions, and the load and type of laundry

5.0

SUPER ECO WASH

Low temperature ecobubble cycle helps reduce power consumption

4.0

WOOL

For machine-washable wool with loads less than 2.0 kg

Please note: A neutral detergent is recommended

2.0

OUTDOOR CARE

For outdoor clothes, skiwear, and sportswear that are made of functional materials such as spandex, stretch, and micro-fibre

2.0

BEDDING (Steam Cycle)

For bed spreads, bed sheets, bedding covers, etc.


Please note: For best results, wash only 1 type of bedding and make sure the load weighs less than 2.0 kg

2.0

HYGIENE STEAM (Steam Cycle)

For heavily soiled, colorfast items. This cycle uses steam and a high water temperature to effectively remove stains

4.0

Operating Special Features

Operating Special FeaturesClick to Expand

AddWash 

You can stop operation of the machine and put additional laundry or softener into the drum. The Add Door opens by more than 130° for easy access.

1 Press Start/Pause (Hold to Start) to stop operation
2 Press the upper area of the Add Door until you hear a clicking sound to unlock. Pull the handle of the Add Door to open
Press the upper area of the Add Door until you hear a clicking sound to unlock
3 Open the Add Door and insert additional laundry or softener into the drum
Open the Add Door
4 Push to lock the Add Door until you hear a clicking sound
5 Press Start/Pause (Hold to Start) to resume operation

Can Add Door open at any time?

The Add Door can be opened only when the Add Door Indicator appears.

However, it does not open in the following cases:
• When the boiling or drying process is running and the internal temperature becomes high
• If the Child Lock function is set for safety reasons
• When the drum wash or drum drying cycle is running that does not involve additional laundry

Child Lock


To prevent accidents by children, this function will lock all buttons except for Power.


To activate Child Lock
• Press and hold - and + (of the Delay End option) simultaneously for 3 seconds. Then, press and hold Start/Pause (Hold to Start) to activate. The door locks and the Child Lock indicator turns on.


To deactivate Child Lock temporarily
• Press and hold - and + (of the Delay End option) simultaneously for 3 seconds.


To cancel the Child Lock
• Press and hold - and + (of the Delay Endoption) simultaneously for 3 seconds to deactivate, and then press and hold the buttons again for 3 seconds to cancel Child Lock. The door unlocks and the Child Lock indicator turns off

Sound On/Off

You can turn on or off the sound from the Washing Machine. When this function is set to Off, the AddWash alarm, the melody of cycle completion, and the power-off beep will not sound. However, the other sounds stay active.

• To mute the sound, press and hold Options for 3 seconds
• To unmute the sound, press and hold again for 3 seconds

Drum Light

To set or change the Drum Light

• Press the Temperature arrows to select DrumLight
• To release the Drum Light function, hold down Temperature for 3 seconds

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