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Dec 9, 2003, 8:04 AM

Have to use providers' phones?

I have Verizon service but want to use a phone with Bluetooth capability. Is it possible to use a phone from another service on Verizon?

Nov 24, 2003, 12:25 PM

tri mode v dual

considering switching to lg camera phone but am concerned about it being only dual band ... have always been SOLD on the idea tri-mode IS the way to go ... aside from gsm(?) .. WILL I NOTICE A DIFFERENCE WITH DUAL MODE PHONE? ANY HELP WOULD BE APPRECIATED
9 replies

Dec 8, 2003, 12:50 PM


How does someone transfer pictures from their VX-6000 to their Computer? Via the phone, or via a data cable?
2 replies

Dec 8, 2003, 11:33 AM

Rumor of a Treo 600 knockoff - coming out on Verizon?

Do you guys know anything about that?

Should I cancel my Sprint order?
1 reply

Dec 7, 2003, 9:31 PM

With a 2year plan

With a new 2 year plan when can you upgrade your calling plan and phone like a new extension after you sign up?
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Dec 7, 2003, 9:47 PM

vx6000 or a-530

which phone will be better rated for area such as stores and buildings where digital servie is not readily available?
3 replies

Dec 7, 2003, 8:53 PM

vx6000 reception

I recently purchased two vx6000 phones to replace my 2235 kyocera phones. I am very surprised with my the reception. With the kyocera I had no problem with calls even with 1 bar of signal. Now even with 2-4 bars I notice my calls sound garbled like I'm underwater on both phones. Is it because it is not tri-mode like the kyocera? HELP I only have 7 more days for my return. Will the new Samsung be tri-mode with or without a camera???
3 replies

Dec 7, 2003, 9:44 PM

samsung no outside caller id

are any phones by samsung going to have an outside id display?
Crying or Very sad

Dec 4, 2003, 8:29 PM

Looking for new VZ phone

My one criteria: I've had very bad experiences with flip phones. So I want a non-flip. Also I'm not really interested in using the web, a camera-phone, any of that stuff. I just a nice phone with a color screen, good reception, and the ability to download cool ringtones of my favorite songs. It seems like my top 2 options are the Nokia 3589i and the Kyocera KX-414.

Any advice?

I live and work in New York City and will be using the phone almost exclusively in Lower Manhattan, and also North and Central Jersey.
3 replies

Dec 7, 2003, 3:14 PM

new phones

Smile does any one know when the samsung a610 is coming to verizon

Dec 4, 2003, 11:01 PM

College Petition - Better Deals

4 replies

Dec 5, 2003, 9:37 AM

camera phone

how can I find out if there are any new camera phones coming out soon for Verizon?! I want to ask for one for Xmas- Sprint has some awesome ones but I LOVE verizon and would never switch!
4 replies

Dec 5, 2003, 9:27 AM

Question Regarding Roaming

Question for you folks. I recently took delivery of an LG VX6000...and I was wondering how to set a system spec. Under the System tab, it says you can set the network to "Home", "A" or "B". I'm assuming "Home" refers to just the Verizon network? At least that's how my Sprint phone worked...where it would only work on the Sprint network. Let me know, folks!
1 reply

Dec 4, 2003, 7:18 PM

Audiovox 9900/9950

Has anybody heard if Verizon will offer the 9900/9950?
1 reply

Dec 2, 2003, 10:20 PM

Anything about the SE T608/606

I remember reading about these phones a LONG time ago and then it died. It looks as if the T608 is back, but I'm wondering if anything about either of these is coming to Verizon?

3 replies

Nov 30, 2003, 11:04 PM

Verizon Phone with best low end reception

I am going to be switching to Verizon in a short while and am researching which phone will get the best reception in areas with bad reception. I currently have Sprint with a Sanyo SCP4900 and get great reception in bad areas. Any suggestions??

4 replies

Dec 2, 2003, 10:14 PM

Nokia 3589i

Can you sync this phone with MS outlook address?

Can you sync this phone with MS outlook calendar?

Nov 29, 2003, 1:31 AM


Hi All!
I am a current Verizon user in the S.F.-Bay area, and have excellent service with them for 4 years now. But I have been intrigued for a long time with GSM service and the phones connected with it. I need peoples input and opinions here. Is GSM better than CDMA and why? I heard the voice quality is better, but is it by much? A year or two ago, I heard GSM was terrible here(as far as signal strength, dropped calls, etc)...has it improved? From what I've seen on the maps and from what co-workers and friends say, it is yes. Now if I decide to go GSM's way, I've decided to go with either AT&T or Cingular, because they have the upcoming 850 frequency besides the already existing 1900. T-Mobile only has 1900 from what I've seen.
So betwe...
5 replies

Dec 1, 2003, 4:25 PM

Replacement Policy

My ST finally gave up the ghost. What's Verizon's replacement policy...the ST is obviously out of production and they don't carry referbs anymore. What phone will they likely try to fix me up with? I have insurance, if that matters. Thanks in advance.
3 replies

Dec 1, 2003, 11:54 PM


Do you know of any new LG phones or other phones coming out soon? I need a new one but not sure about the current selections? Any news on the VX4500??
7 replies

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