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Dec 11, 2010, 5:37 PM
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Does this phone allow you to have a signature at the end of your texts? Smile

Mar 10, 2008, 5:54 PM
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i am the all knowing CENTRO-teric one...

any questions and concerns, please feel free to hit me up, and i will share my vast unparalell knowledge of such...
does the centro work with Exchange server accounts?
Ok all knowing one, how do I set my phone to the sprint network only, no roaming. I was able to do it easy with my other phones. This one, can't seem to figure it out. Thanks!
How can Opera Mini or Opera Mobile be used with the Centro? It's my understanding that Java is hard to find for Palm and that the Opera browsers are unstable on Palm.
ok so centro-teric one... is there a way to give each person in my contacts list a different ringer without filing them all in different categories?
as far as price, user freindly-ness, and accessibility. if you customize everything like i do, this phone is perfect. PERFECT. im telling you...
what is this and how do i install it??? i'm trying to play breakout from that palm freeware site? also wmv files that stream always give me a "insufficient bandwith" does tcpmp help this and is there any way to get this free anymore? also, is there an...
word up
I have a hard time hearing when I use the phone. I turn volume up all the way and still have a hard time hearing well does anyone know of a update that could fix this or some other way to make it louder.
What is the meaning of life? Just kidding did you mention the questions had to be about the phone? I have a bluetooth wireless stereo headphone but cannot add to trusted devices list. It recognizes the device, I enter passcode and get bluetooth sec...
Hello, im really hoping you can help me out. I have the centro and have been trying to get phone as modem to work with no success. I thought it was my laptop and tried others, still doesnt work. I keep gettin error 678. Is there anything i should be d...
What's the deal with their pseudo-MMS, PictureMail. It completely screws things up with services like Mosio, among others. Plus when I try to send pics to friends without web capable phones, they can't view 'em. Is there any way I can just send a n...
Why with the LJP emulator, the snes doesn't work correctly? is it a processor issue? (with the palm) or an emulation issue?
I got an email with a picture as an attachment. I can't seem to save it to the phone or the card. Is it even possible?
My phone is vibrating for no apparant reason. I was wondering if you knew what was causing this or how it could be fixed.

PLEASE help!!
I just have one burning question! Can I set the phone so when I receive an incoming call, it does not interrupt songs playing (ie from a playlist). I want to be able to use the phone for music that is being output to speakers. Then when the playlist...
Which email program is better... The Verizon Wireless Sync the the VersaMail? Trying to figure out which to use before installing stuff I don't need.
sais it cant find a device and i have the other phone right next to me Sad
please helpSad
My wife recently got a Centro on ebay. I downloaded and installed the firmware upgrade. I also set up her gmail account through Sprint Mobile App.

She wanted to wait until she got to work to transfer contacts from Outlook. She came home and I no...
what causes the phone to lag so much?? and sync-ing my phone does not work at all...i purge my messages once a week as well as my calls...i've deleted all of the ringtones that i've downloaded b/c i keep my phone on vibrate...i turn my phone off twice...
I am new to Palm. Does the Centro sync with Outlook calendar? If not, is there a Palm calendar, and is it any good compared to Outlook?
is there a status light on the centro?
whats the best geotagging software for the centro?
how can i stream sirius radio from sirius.com on my centro? it requires Flash Player. is there a Flash Player for the centro?
hi, I just got some video glasses and I just wanted to know if there are a video out adapter or if you know what pins on the bottom would be for video out,,, thx
thanks for the help...

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Jul 7, 2009, 3:05 AM
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centro on verizon?

They are selling this for only 9.99 now. I know it's been out for awhile and I'm wondering if it's because a new one is coming soon and they are trying to get rid of it??

Just wondering if it's worth getting now or will verizon have a new palm soon?? Thanks so much

Dec 8, 2008, 5:01 PM
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Palm Centro 690 girl phone?

I've heard the Palm Centro's name tossed around as a "GIRLY PHONE"...is there any truth to this? Anything that makes it girly? There isn't any sparkles or stuff on it or some pink barbie thing that I'm missing right?

Not with Verizon. IT's blue. I mean, it has a shine to it, I guess. I wouldn't call it sparkly. I don't think it's girly at all. It's small, so maybe the small keypad lends itself to being easier for smaller fingers, but I wouldn't call it a "girl pho...

Apr 16, 2009, 10:37 AM
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Voice Dial with Verizon Centro

I'm puzzled by the reviews and published specs for the Palm Centro. All of them that I have seen show that voice dialing is not available on the Centro. However, I do have a voice dialing app that came installed on my Verizon Centro. I don't know if it makes a difference but I do have the latest firmware (Centro 1.03-VZW) installed.

I haven't given the voice dial a comprehensive test yet, however the things I haved asked it to do, it has done well, including opening apps and searching my contact list for a particular name.
The nonexistent voice dial works very well. I have opened apps with it, searched the contact list to bring up a specific contact, and used it to call a specific person. All functions worked very well.

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Jan 21, 2009, 11:23 AM
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Palm Centro Activesync with Exchange 2007 does not pull mail sub-folders

Hello! We finally have setup a new Exchange 2007 server and have migrated my mailbox to it. I have a Palm Centro with Sprint and I have configured it for EAS. My Calendar and Contacts are sync'ing fine but none of my mail is coming down to the Centro. In my Exchange mailbox, I have organized sub-folders and I have rules to drop messages into appropriate sub-folder. Nothing is left in the "Inbox" except for messages which require client side rules. I have created corresponding sub-folders in my Centro (those sub-folders which are important to me to sync to my Centro). But still cannot pull down messages into them. What can I do to successfully sync mailbox sub-folders into my Centro.

One iPhone user, who we have migrated to the new...

Aug 22, 2008, 2:03 PM
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Centro (Sprint) ver 1.07 update

Palm has released an update for the Sprint Centro. Ver 1.07. Has anyone updated their Sprint Centro?

Thanks in advance.
I have its worth it the 30min it took to install. Improve Email, Sprint Tv, improved voice control, improved email attachments, improved Google maps and so on. You will have to stay alert during update requires input from user but the whole process is...

Nov 2, 2008, 9:37 PM
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Ring AND Vibrate

I know this maybe stupid, but does this phone have a ring AND vibrate function?
Yes it does. From the phone screen go to options, sound pref, Vibrate, and then choose either always or vibrate then ring.

Jul 23, 2008, 10:37 AM
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changing the language to spanish

I need to know if it is possible to change the language on the palm centro for sprint to spanish. There arn't any settings on the phone to set to spanish like many other phones. Is there an app or a download that would allow me to do this?
do a master reset, u can get the steps on palm's website

Oct 16, 2008, 11:32 PM
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freeware for palm???!!!????

hellpp!!!!! Very Happy

Sep 30, 2008, 1:09 PM
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phone as a modem problems Sprint

just tried to set up my phone as a modem into my XP laptop. started the mobile broadband connection manager and it keeps trying to dial out #777 everytime i try to connect. is there something that i'm doing wrong because this never works and it keeps trying to dial and never connects...

Sep 28, 2008, 3:45 PM
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Communication Event Log???

My Nokia phones have a feature called the communication event log that lists all calls, both incoming and outgoing, as well as text messages and data transfers. This log is seperate from the call history or text history, so deleting an entry from either list would not affect the communication event log. I am wondering if there is such a feature on the Centro???

Sep 3, 2008, 9:41 AM
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Does anyone know if this is capabile of being used as a modem on VZW's network?

Aug 22, 2008, 9:35 PM
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not charging.

My wall charger works fine, always has. My car chargers works fine and it too always has. Every once in a while my charger cable for my computer will not work. This is unfortunate because i use my phone constantly. My car is at my house with my car charger in it and my wall charger is at my house. I am in another city and am relying on my cable for my computer to charge my phone. I have tried restarting my computer (that worked last time) and i tried my friend's computer and it wont work either... Any advice short of buying a new cable?

I love my phone and wouldn't trade it for the world. I just need this problem fixed.

Aug 21, 2008, 8:33 PM
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I am a casual user...I have never had a palm device just reg cell phones. I use the calendar on that extensively.

Is the planner/calendar a lot different on this? More detailed? what is the cost for a plan for this...right now i am on a family plan for 79...do I have to purchase data?


Aug 19, 2008, 1:10 PM
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like this


Aug 19, 2008, 12:54 PM
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Palm dialpad

How can i customize the DIALPAD with different colors and the buttons under the wallpaper??

im NOT talking about the menus and stuff!!!I already have butterfly for that...but it doesn't change the dialpad colors or the colors under the wallpaper.

so what other program would i need to change the color of the dial pad and the buttons that say contact.voicemail.web, etc.??

please helpp!!

Aug 3, 2008, 10:49 PM
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Incoming SMS color in chat window.

I have the palm centro for verizon and for some reason i cant seem to change the text color for the incoming SMS in my chat window. I can change the color of the label for my text but the incoming text is always a light purple. It might be a simple fix but i cant seem to find how to change it. Any help?
In the CHAT window tap the top left corner of the screen (where it says CHAT) then tap options then preferences then tap the CHAT tab and change the bottom drop down on the page from NAME ONLY to NAME AND MESSAGE and click ok.

Aug 12, 2008, 9:55 PM
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Not Receiving MMS

I can send MMS with no problems but my girlfriend sends me pictures and I can't receive. I have the centro for verizon and have tried many other people's phones but i still do not receive any MMS. Is there a way to fix this?

Aug 7, 2008, 10:41 PM
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Corded headsets

I just upgraded to the Centro and my old 2.5mm headset won't work in the Centro. Does it require a special headset or a special plug?
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