Press the power button to turn the handheld vacuum on and off. Use the tapered tip on the handheld vacuum to clean tight spaces, or add an accessory to the end.
To store the unit, wrap up the cord, leaving some slack. Use the hook-and-loop fastener to hold the cord in place.
For optimal performance, empty the dust cup each time you vacuum, or when debris reaches the MAX FILL line. To access the dust cup, press the two release latches at the same time and slide out the dust cup. - Hold the dust cup over a trash receptacle. Press the Empty button (with the trash can icon) on the front of the dust cup and pull open the lid until it clicks and locks open. -Tap gently to empty contents and remove any debris from the cone-shaped screen inside the dust cup. -Close the dust cup lid, until it clicks into place. -To reinstall the dust cup, slide in the front end first, then the back. Make sure both sides click completely into place.
Filters may need to be cleaned if the vacuum stops picking up dirt, if airflow is restricted, or if you notice lighter or no suction. For optimal performance, clean filters regularly. Between cleanings, lightly tap filters over a trash receptacle to remove dust and debris as needed. Rinse the pre-motor foam and felt filters twice a month, or as needed. -Remove the dust cup from the handheld vacuum by pressing the two latches on the bottom. -Remove the filter housing from the dust cup. -Pull out the pre-motor foam and felt filters from the housing. -Rinse both filters with cold water only. -Allow filters to air-dry completely (at least 24 hours) before reinstalling. -When the filters are completely dry, reinstall them. Insert the felt filter into the housing, with the tab facing out., then insert the foam filter. -Insert the filter housing into the dust cup until it clicks into place. -Reinstall the dust cup into the handheld vacuum, until it clicks into place. Rinse the post-motor filter once every 9 months or as needed. -Press the filter access latch on the top of the handheld vacuum (under the Shark® badge) and lift off the filter cover. -Pull out the post-motor filter. -Rinse with cold water only. -Allow filter to air-dry completely (at least 24 hours) before reinstalling. Note: Do not place filters in the dishwasher or washing machine.