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Nov 18, 2007, 12:17 AM

no video record sound

my samsung t809 just went mute on its video recording. i can not hear the sound on the recently recorded video. i already turned the video recorder sound on but still not working. i alrady browsed all the settings on my phone but it didn't help.

Jul 26, 2007, 9:13 AM

GetJar and Movies

Can anyone give me a walkthrough on how to install javascript games on my T809. ie.

Also, I have converted some movies 3gp, but when i transfer them to my phone, it doesn't even see the file as being on the memory card. I am transferring using the USB cable to phone.

Using this app - 3GP converter (zip File) ... »

Thanks ahead of time.
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BiGg RiE

Oct 16, 2006, 3:00 PM

******THE REAL REASON THE T809 WAS DROPPED!!!**********

I think this phone was discontinued because You can flash the t809 to the original version of the phone and use it the way it was ment to be used. I think tmobile got wind of people flashing there t809's to the d820 and getting alot of funtionality that the t809 lacked for free and they didn't like it Eh? .

Here's a short list of the benifits of flashing to the D820 which is the real version of the t809:

* Mp3 as ringtone support (no renaming needed)
* No Ascending ringer
* Vibrate and ring simultaneously
* Email client
* Change soft key functions
* Install non-signed java applications ie; opera mini, google maps etc.
* Unlock the phone (use on any carrier)

As you can see there are many benifits that address most of the issues...
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Jul 12, 2007, 7:40 PM

Motorola HT820 Headset with T809??

ok so I paired a motorolla HT820 bluetooth headset with my t809, its a music headset, but i get no music through it... i can talk on it but thats about it... how do i get music to play through the headset??
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Apr 1, 2006, 1:19 AM

bluetooth connection

I have a Samsung t809 and I pair it to a Parrot CK3100 car device. My previous Motorola phones had no issues, in that every time I started my car, the phone and the Parrot would synch automatically. But with this t809, I have to go into settings each time and search for devices to connect to the Parrot. Is there a setting to have this happen automatically?
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Mar 7, 2007, 7:04 PM

Unlocked from Tmobile, Use on Cingular

I have a T809 that I had personally unlocked it from T-Mobile, and now I use it on Cingular.

I went through all the steps of making the internet, and the MMS on the Cingular network by typing in the *# numbers.

Now the problem still remains is, none of my programs will connect to any network, besides the internet and my picture messaging. I was wondering if there was a way, like I changed the network preference for the internet and MMS, to change the network prefences for AIM and my GMAIL programs by the *# numbers.

Can anyone help?

Sep 6, 2006, 12:49 PM

saving sent messages in outbox?

hi just wondering if anyone knows how to save sent messages in the sentbox. i cant find the setting to save em. any help would be great. thanks in advance Smile
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Feb 14, 2007, 1:51 AM

Can an unlocked t809 still access the secret menu?

im about to get an unlocked t809. can it still access the secret menu that you get to by typing in *#8999*8378# and then tweaking the H/W test settings? i really liked how loud and clear my old t809 was (rest its soul) but it recently took a five story drop. Sad
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Feb 2, 2007, 2:15 PM

GMail Mobile

I keep getting error "Must allow network access to send and recieve information" in order for application to work. I have all of my network settings set to always allow. Please help! Thanks
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Jul 16, 2006, 2:06 AM

Firmware D820 PLEASE HELP

wut exactly dus firmware do?(wut is it) n r the D820 n T809 diffrent?PLEASE HELP
11 replies

Feb 1, 2006, 10:20 PM

Just a couple ?'s for the users

Hi all...Im looking to get a new phone in about 2 months and im startin to look now...if i stay w/ tmobile im going with either the T809 or the MDA...depending on price and if i really want a windows based phone....

What i want to know is

1) hows the speakerphone during calls? loud?

2) hows the RF? i currently have the Samsung E105 and get about 3 maybe 4 bars outta 5...will this be compareable..i cant sacrafice service and when i had the Moto V300 i didnt like the service in my house

3) Has anyone used Opera Mini?
if so how does it work w/ the T809 & Edge...

o and one more edge available on LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK (Specifically Commack, NY)

Thanks to all who answer

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Jan 1, 2007, 9:34 PM



Dec 31, 2006, 4:25 PM

Watching full Hollywood movies on your T809

Hi folks. I've spent quite a few hours this weekend using trial-and-error in getting so that I can watch full movies on the T809. Finally I started having successes getting slightly shorter films on there -- like some Chaplin and Buster Keaton films, and now finally I've got North by Northwest and some other full-length features on there. HITCHCOCK ON MY T809!

In a nutshell, although there is specific software by Makayama that purports to do the conversion for you, I found I had the best success by (1) using ImTOO 3gp video converter, (2) finally hitting on a collection of configurations for bitrate, frame rate, etc., and (3) if the file size gets more than a certain size, using ImTOO to split it into two one-hour chunks.

I wrote up a...

Dec 8, 2006, 12:00 PM

PC or Mac phone manager.

Please forgive me if I missed finding this in my search.

Is there any phone manager software out there that allow you to go thru all the possible configurations/settings of your phone?

I know there is more then a few pieces of software that allow you to do phonebook, mms, calendar and that sort of thing.

I have tried MobileMAster, MobTime, PCStudio, Oxygen, Clever Cell & Wammu.

Thanks in advance.

Nov 21, 2006, 11:43 AM

2.5mm headset adapter?

I am thinking of purchasing this phone and have read some descriptions indicating that it comes with an adapter which would allow me to use the phone with a headset that has a standard 2.5mm miniplug. However, I can't seem to find any information to confirm that. Can anyone tell me whether the phone comes with such an adapter or whether and where it can be purchased aftermarket? Thanks
2 replies

Nov 20, 2006, 7:17 PM

Music videos

how can i put a music video on this wut kinda file does it have to be

Jul 13, 2006, 10:14 AM

Permanent text message icon?

Got my T809 a couple weeks ago, very happy with it. However, I have a constant "new text message" icon visible on the main display, with a kind of flashing red bar in the upper right corner of it.

I have no new text messages anywhere; people have texted me since this icon appeared, and it seems to do nothing. Has anyone seen this / know how to fix it?

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Oct 28, 2006, 4:12 PM

Different Browser?

Hey peeps. What other browsers can we use on this T809. The one I have will not load a large page. Any suggestions?
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Oct 26, 2006, 11:38 PM

can it ring any louder?

Hey guys just got a simple question i work at sonic and it's pretty loud inside there i was wonderin if there was a way to make the phone ring any louder.... i set it to volume five... i've gone to the secret menu and adjusted the ring volumes still rings so quietly i can barely hear it when there's noise when it's quite it's like being at a concert when i get a phonecall...b ut any other time i miss my call

anyone have any tricks or know of different settings i can use through the secret menu to get a louder ring????
any help would be greatly appreciated : )
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Oct 31, 2006, 4:20 AM

Good or Compatible Bluetooth headset for this phone

Okey dokey, since I've gotten good advice on this site b4, hopefully someone can offer me some great tips or some great buying advice.
I have had my T809 for a few months now, and I have just decided to buy a bluetooth headset for myself and my G/F.
I figured heck, might as well buy an Samsung headset, same maker so must be the most compatible.
I went online and ordered the Samsung WEP200 bluetooth headset because it got decent reviews and I finally got it today. AFter charging it, I experience disconnects, static, sound dropping here and there and moments of silence followed by a disconnect. I read the manuals for the phone and headset with no luck. I now realize that I am WAY past the 30 day return policy but I only now decided to g...
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