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Oct 11, 2010, 10:09 PM

Browser Bugs

When browsing the internet on my Fascinate and the 3G or wi-fi connectivity is low or not avalible, my browser will shut down automatically without asking and not save where i was on the browser. I have friends who also have the same problem with there AT&T Captivate. Any solution or future updates that someone might know about that would fix this problem?
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Oct 6, 2010, 12:58 PM

Facebook Syncing and Earpiece

I was just wondering if anyone out there could shed a little light for me. I just got the Fascinate yesterday, and it is my first Android phone so I'm still learning the ropes.

My first problem is I can't get my Facebook contacts to sync with my phone contacts. The phone keeps telling me that they're synced, but they're not! I know it sounds like something silly to worry about, but when you invest this much in a phone you want the thing to work.

My second issue is the earpiece. It's not so horrible that I can't put up with it, but there seems to be just a little bit of feedback, especially when the tone of my voice goes up (and since I'm a female, there's unfortunately no way to stop that from happening). I was just wondering if this...

Sep 29, 2010, 6:06 AM

Anyway to delete all the emails at one time on and email account you added not a gmail account"?

Checking the box for every email I get is time consuming. Has anyone figured out how to mass delete emails?

Sep 28, 2010, 8:41 PM

2.2 update?

When are they sending out the 2.2 update? How do I check for updates?


Sep 25, 2010, 10:40 AM

hard to set up?

I ordered my fascinate Friday. It should be here by Tuesday at the latest. So what am I looking at as far as personalizing? Adding my Facebook app. Set up pretty easy? Up grades to straight to the phone? Or do I have to connect to a computer? I'm trading up from a blackberry storm. For all its "hick ups" the applications are easy to use & down load.


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Sep 12, 2010, 9:34 AM

Buy One Get Any Phone!

Just saw a Verizon commercial offering buy one Fascinate and get any Verizon phone for free. Is Verizon having problems selling the Fascinate??
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Sep 19, 2010, 7:52 PM

Why the skimp on memory only 2gb

I understand it has a 16gb memory stick with only 2gb on board. most others have 8gb with an additional 16gb memory card. Why the downsize Verizon? doesnt make sense. Even the employees at verizon couldnt understand and admit it may be a goof. Tough to compete with other droids that have much more memory.
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Sep 23, 2010, 11:13 AM


I'm interested in getting this phone, but I want to use it for music. How hard is it to sync with iTunes, and are there any issues with doing so?

Thanks. :-)
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Sep 21, 2010, 6:32 AM

Thread 2. bluetooth sync ?

I had a Droid Incredible and had it synced with my Pioneer car system.
My new Samsung will not sync up ? it was very easy with the other phone don't understand what the difference is and what I am doing wrong.

Sep 21, 2010, 5:11 AM

android 2.1

does anyone know if this phone is like the other (incredible) droids where the 2.2 is going to be floating in soon.
just got it and like it but glitchy. willing to wait if its coming soon.
Mikey C

Sep 11, 2010, 10:07 AM

Battery Life?

Does anyone know what the battery life is on this thing?
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Sep 19, 2010, 2:15 PM

Google Search

Is there a way to get Google search as the default searh on this phone instead of bing? I'm wondering about a google search widget because I can easily just bookmark google and search on the html browser.

Sep 13, 2010, 4:13 PM

WTF did Samsung do this phone, cheezus christmas !!

Long press the home button.
nothing, do not get the last used apps screen.

BING as the default????
Its supposed to be Google.

WHY GOD WHY did they release an Android phone
that is trying so obviously hard this time
to look like a certain other phone I shall not name.

Yes the screen is awesome, yes samsung makes great hardware, but WTF
TouchWiz instead of the baked in Android abilitie.

TouchWiz in my opinion is a pain in the a$$
I would rather have this phone rooted, with plain old Android 2.1 or 2.2 on it.
Like my Droid 1 has....
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Sep 13, 2010, 9:16 PM

Stop Hating

This phone is awesome. There are work arounds for bing and the 2.2 update will also address this. Look back was the droid perfect or any phone at first? Give it a bit there are always problems with new phones.

Jul 22, 2010, 1:19 PM

Release date on VZ?

anyone knows? thnx
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