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VCAST Music Disables MP3 Playback

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holmw13

Jan 10, 2006, 11:13 AM

Simple explaination?!?!?!?

Can someone please explain this to me? Will I be able to transfer music onto the phone or do I have to pay through the nose to download it? I'm confused. Confused
holmw13 said:
Can someone please explain this to me? Will I be able to transfer music onto the phone or do I have to pay through the nose to download it? I'm confused. Confused

You will be able to play your own previous...
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ddd

Jan 9, 2006, 7:06 PM

Already worked around it seems

Cool. Too bad it doesn't work with the Sammy 950.

An' y'know, we REALLY SHOULDN'T have to hack our phones jus' to keep the features the phone CAME WITH before the lame firmware update...
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That says that it works with software v6. The next release is going to be v7... so we'll see if this works for that as well.
sicadastra

Jan 9, 2006, 6:46 PM

I swear we've been over this...

I believe I said this in my post regarding the original vcast music announcment, though I suppose it wasn't clear enough. But I'll say it again...

Consider it confirmed.
But it really ain't so bad, I quote my previous post below (Note point 2 & 3) but let me also summarize as applicable to this story:

Windows Media Player 10 will automatically convert any audio file it reads (including MP3) to .wma when to try to sync to the phone. If you use a mac (as I do) then search versiontracker.com for one of the many sound coverters available (such as Music Man or the aptly named SoundConverter) and you can also convert MP3s to wma and transfer them to the phone.

Also, let me point out to everyone complaining that the only legal MP3s you ...
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Well stated.

The major reason im holding off for the new software is well.. EV-DO has yet to even launch in my area. (Nashville).

They have it in Memphis to the west and Knoxville to the east, but not the biggest city in Tennessee.. go figure! ...
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sicadastra said:
Windows Media Player 10 will automatically convert any audio file it reads (including MP3) to .wma when to try to sync to the phone.

Yep, but WMA is a lossy format. Meanin' that when WM10 auto-conver...
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