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sckoisks17

May 6, 2009, 5:27 PM
over in the "Samsung Instinct M800" discussion:

Opera Mini?

Is the M800 compatible with Opera Mini? A customer of mine is having problems with Samsung's browser, and I'm fairly certain Opera Mini would solve those problems. Thank you for your help.
Yes your friend can download opera mini but tell them to try bolt it is a much better browser.
BigShowJB

Apr 28, 2009, 7:16 PM
over in the "Samsung Instinct M800" discussion:

setting contacts to groups

does anyone know how to put contacts into groups?

I want to send a message to a group, but I can't find the way to set up the group
phonerep01

Apr 10, 2009, 9:45 AM
over in the "Samsung Instinct M800" discussion:

Photos on micro SD? Need help

I can't for the life of me figure out how to copy pictures from the phone to the SD card on this phone. Does anybody know?
Ronaldthe1

Dec 28, 2008, 6:24 PM
over in the "Samsung Instinct M800" discussion:

Does it have any I M programs yet?

Thinking bout buying one soon but need yahoo and AOL messenger, didn't see it on the floor display model.
not build in, but you can access yahoo messenger through yahoo
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TopSecret

Dec 4, 2008, 2:33 PM
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signature on SMS (Text Messaging)

Confused How do we create a signature in the M800 (Instict) for SMS/Text??? Confused
You have to go into contacts and then My Info. Put in whatever name you want to use on the name screen. Once you save your info, it will attach that name to your outgoing text messages. Hope this helps. Smile
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Mr.DumasS4

Mar 11, 2009, 7:06 PM
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Does anyone know why .gcd is not working for ringtone upload? TIA

Crying or Very sad
moarafa97

Feb 10, 2009, 2:09 PM
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myspace icon on the phone

Does anyone know how to download myspace application on the phone?
go to the fun icon then tap the add (+) then tap myspace its easy
FenixSS

Feb 4, 2009, 7:10 PM
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Notepad or MS Word App?

Might be a stretch for this phone, but is there an application that can be DLed or Installed from somewhere that would allow for simple text to be read?

I'd like to copy/paste some paragraphs from my computer to be read later on my phone. Does that make sense?
jimspobox

Feb 1, 2009, 5:35 PM
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Using the Calendar while on a phone call

Has anyone come of with a way to check the Calendar so you can verify an appointment date while you are talking on the phone?
mrskimmcl

Jan 16, 2009, 11:21 AM
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Pink Instinct

The new Pink is in stores NOW!!! Embarassed
homeslice5484

Jan 3, 2009, 11:33 PM
over in the "Samsung Instinct M800" discussion:

Still only on unlimited plan

Can you get this without an unlimited plan now?
Well, you have to have an Unlimited Data plan. It's because the phone does so much through the Internet like the voice mail, navigation, and live search. The cheapiest plan right now is is 450 minutes with unltd messaging and data for $69.99.
MrHawaii

Sep 25, 2008, 5:55 PM
over in the "Samsung Instinct M800" discussion:

Instinct MR-3 Software Update Available

We updated the demo phone and the browser is a whole lot better now. On the phone go to MAIN>SETTINGS>GENERAL>SOFTWARE UPDATE. Give it about 15 minutes. Enjoy. Smile

http://www.instinctinsight.com/comments/browseThread ... »

"MR-3 Is Live.
The validation testing has concluded and the files are posted in production. Customers will be able to pull down BH29 starting now. Additional communication will be provided tomorrow.


Instinct firmware BH29 includes the resolution of 249 tickets open since the previous public firmware release, BF30. The release also marks the first public release of the updated Instinct Web Browser, version 1.1. The new browser is based on an entirely new codebase and brings an 10x improvement to ...
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i did this software update and i love what it did to the browser but hate what it has done to my phone. Very Happy i have significantly worse battery life Shocked like taking it off the charger and it being dead within 6 to 7 hours of little to no use, literally...
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pianobishop

Dec 22, 2008, 3:09 PM
over in the "Samsung Instinct M800" discussion:

visual voicemail

my visual voicemail all of a sudden stopped working!!! has anyone else had this problem?
tally326

Sep 11, 2008, 5:32 PM
over in the "Samsung Instinct M800" discussion:

applications for the samsung instinct

hello just got my instinct and want to know of any website for any cool applications or accessory
Right now your best bet is the digital lounge at sprint.com
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Very Happy the best freakin website to get (wallpapers, ringers, games and videos) is at ZEDGE.COM Wink
mfinn

Oct 14, 2008, 12:12 PM
over in the "Samsung Instinct M800" discussion:

How do I turn off e-mail ring tone? Where do you store stylus?

Hi.

I just got my new phone yesterday and I am having trouble finding answers to two questions:

I access my hotmail.com account on my phone, but it has a ringtone attached to it and makes an annoying sound every time I get a new e-mail. I tried to find a way to only turn off the ringtone for the e-mail feature, but it turns off everything. There is not a silent choice when scrolling through the various ring tones. Can anyone help me with this?

Also, on other Sprint phones, there is a storage place on the phone for the stylus. Where do you put the stylus when not using? If there isn't one, I am surely going to lose it right away. There's not even a pocket on the leather case. Does anyone know the answer to this?

Thanks for your he...
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I did just locate the small pocket for the stylus in the case. So, still need the answer for my other question.
One other thing I am having trouble with is getting gmail on my phone. I have hotmail with no problem. However, I noticed when you log onto gmail, they require you to type in the annoying security code. When I tried adding it to my phone, it kept reje...
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HEY TO REMOVE THE SOUND WHEN U GET A EMAIL....GO TO EMAILS, THEN GO TO THE EMAIL HOME PAGE...U SAY U HAVE HOTMAIL SO YOU WOULD SEE THE HOTMAIL AND NEXT TO IT U SEE A ENVELOPE AND A WHEEL CLICK IT THEN AT THE BOTTOM CLICK SETTING IN ACCT SETTING AT THE...
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unzip7

Nov 23, 2008, 9:50 PM
over in the "Samsung Instinct M800" discussion:

set to road only

Is there a way to set this phone to road only, I do not get a good signal at my house and need it to lock to road only... I have noticed that sprint is taking that option off of the new phone and replacing it with automatic or sprint only. Does anyone know why??? I read that with the TOUCH Pro that you can go into the registry and change it to automatic B and wonder if the same trick will work with other phones.
you might be able to get it to do ROAM only. Smile
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soulsharborax

Nov 18, 2008, 12:12 PM
over in the "Samsung Instinct M800" discussion:

why doesnt it delete when i try to delete pic mail?

when i go into my picture folder for text i will go to delete some pictures..well when i turn off the phone and turn it back on..like 1/3 of them come back...hahaha...anything?
FenixSS

Jun 25, 2008, 2:57 AM
over in the "Samsung Instinct M800" discussion:

creating own ringers and watching Movies

Hiya, I got an 8GB SD card, and I wanna install my own ringers and transfer movies. I can't seem to find it anywhere in the manual. I've got Xingtone maker for making the ringtones, and Intervideo DVD for encoding movies.

I guess my main question is do I put the movie in MP4 format or 3GPP format?

Also where would the custom ringtones go?
ringers are stored on the memory of the phone, not the card. You would have to download the song as a ringtone for it to register that way. there are plenty of free sites that allow you to do this. Xingtone is currently not compatible with this phone....
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for custom ringers go to www.myxer.com
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for ringers try myxer.com..you can upload your own and download free ones of actual songs
GraphikArtist_TY

Oct 16, 2008, 2:33 PM
over in the "Samsung Instinct M800" discussion:

So I'm still waiting for AIM to come

Does anyone know how long it will take to get AIM?
soulsharborax

Oct 14, 2008, 9:27 AM
over in the "Samsung Instinct M800" discussion:

how do i put my name as a user?

i could just be a tard but when i go to phone info it doesnt have anyone as a user name...how do i put my name in there?

and is there anything else i should know about this phone or do to make it better?
 
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