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May 26, 2008, 10:00 PM

wi fi woes

I just bought an unlocked t-mobile sda. I am out of the states in Guam where we have no t mobile service. The phone works with our local GSM service fine but I cannot get wi fi to connect. It appears to connect but I.E. will not connect and I keep getting error messages. Does anyone know how to make this thing connect to any wifi network world wide??? I live in Vanuatu and want it to work there and Australia, etc.

1 replies

Jul 31, 2007, 9:24 PM

putting files on to the SDA

Hello, I was wondering if anyone could help me with installing jad and jar files on to the sda. I have tried to load them on and then open them but can't seem to find them in the folders I put them in. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
1 replies

Dec 10, 2007, 7:57 PM

SDA Housing

I'm looking to replace the housing on my t-mo sda. Does anyone know which housings will fit? I know the sda, qtek 8300 will fit. how about the htc SP3i. It's the european version of the sda. If anyone could help that would be great, I'd like to have an idea before I buy off eBay!! Thanks!

Jul 26, 2007, 11:01 AM


What's the difference between "Storage Memory" and "Program Memory"? Is "program memory" just for the programs that are running?
1 replies

Jul 19, 2007, 1:55 PM

SDA vs 2125?

I've used both of them and they seem to me, minus a few diffrences. Which is better to you?

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Apr 8, 2007, 2:38 AM

Unlocked and using Cingular

I can't message using MMS, on cingular you connect using MEdia Net, yet that option isn't populated under my SDA from T-mobile, anyway around this to get the MMS working properly
1 replies

Jul 11, 2006, 1:59 PM

Internet with $5.99 Plan!

ok people this is how u get free internet using only with ur 5.99 plan! and i know non of us all want to pay $20 or more for full internet! no way!
anyways, heres the set-up and hope u will understand it, make sure you read the instruction on the bottom, this is real simple!

T-Mobile GPRS setup
Access Point -, IP=
outgoing mail:
T-Mobile USA

GPRS Connections
Description: T-Zones GPRS
Connects to: The Interent
Access point:
User name:
Primary DNS:
Secondary DNS:
IP address:

Proxy Connections
Description: T-Zones Proxy
Connects from: The Internet
Connects to: WAP Network
Proxy (name:port):
11 replies

May 10, 2006, 7:56 PM

downloads online

does anyone know of any good websites for free apps, ringtones, or vid's i found an ok site for ringtones, you can access and download audio clips from the phone no computer necessary. but i don't mind using the comp. feedback appreciated

3 replies

Jan 16, 2007, 8:14 PM

for sale $$$

have this phone and i am looking to sell. Willing to sell for 100 dollars if anyone is interested contact me at
3 replies

Nov 12, 2006, 4:09 AM

Still In Love

Picked up the SDA a while ago and just wanted to say I'm still in love with it.

I recently lost my job and this phone was an invaluable tool because of it's calendar functions, the wifi so I could check email from potential employers and it's fantastic reception.

So glad I didn't trade it in for something less than useful.

It's still the bomb. Thank you HTC. Very Happy
1 replies

Feb 13, 2006, 9:01 PM


does this phone have AIM, YAHOO, or MSN Messenger?
6 replies

Aug 2, 2006, 8:59 PM

Video capture

I'm researching this phone- may upgrade to this when I can upgrade phone in a month- how is the video on this phone? Ok? Great? And how long a clip? Just the 15 sec thing or as much as your memory will hold at the time?
Also- can mp3 ring tones be assigned to individual contacts???
2 replies

Nov 19, 2006, 6:03 PM

SDA Streaming Video? What?

does this mean that my SDA phone from T-MO can have tv shows or videos downloaded into it? anyone know about this? i can take videos, etc., but i'm wondering if the phone can also download tv shows.

Oct 1, 2006, 2:52 PM

Case for SDA

Please help me find a case for the T-Mobile SDA. I've been searching online, but have not found what I'm looking for.

I'm looking for a case that is ideally all clear plastic in the front with perhaps a hole for the joystick nub. The keys need to be pressable through the clear plastic. Back should be leather or vinyl, preferably black. Prefer to have a swivel or ratcheting removale belt clip on the back. There should be holes for the camera and side buttons cut in the case.

Closest thing I've found so far is a cheapy case on but it doesn't appear to have properly cut holes for the side buttons or joystick nub, nor a swivel belt clip: lt-Clip/dp/B000HRUXM6/sr=8-5/qid=1159732...
2 replies

Nov 13, 2006, 7:53 AM

Default web browser line

Is there any way to change the default web page from the T Mobile site to a site I actually use? I'm sure there is, I just can't seem to find it. Thanks!

Nov 5, 2006, 9:24 PM

Ringtones on SD card

can you plug the memory card up to the computer and drag and drop songs into the ringtones folder on the SDA?

Oct 25, 2006, 6:18 PM

coverage in northern CA?

I'm thinking of making the switch from Verizon to T-Mobile to be able to get this phone and better plan rates. I live in San Jose and occasionally need to drive to more remote No. CA locations for work. Any folks here with experience driving in Northern CA with this phone? How is coverage? I don't want to get stranded in a remote location with no phone service...


Gern Blanston

Mar 27, 2006, 2:16 PM

Need help with T-Mobile Web

Per a thread on this forum, I added the $5.99 T-Mobile web service: I just selected the Razr as my phone on T-mobile's website, and I added it.

I'm having trouble accessing the service beyond the initial T-Mobile home page. When I'm at a Hotspot, I'm able to log in, but I can't access anything past that: no email, no internet, can't view my bill, etc. I've read T-Mobile's help files for setting up my connections and email, and I believe that I've followed them as written.

What's my next step? Customer Service? Will they just tell me that my SDA doesn't support this service?

Any help would be appreciated.
8 replies

Oct 15, 2006, 11:56 AM

Bluetooth Problem - need help :(

Hi Guys,

I have no problem when I need to send a file to another bluethooth phone. But I cannot do it vice versa. It just fails with a message device did not respond. I then tried to send a file from my laptop and I get "OBEX File Push Profile" installed. What the heck is that? I don't know what I am doing wrong...Thanks in advance..
2 replies

Oct 16, 2006, 1:24 PM

ICON order?

Is there a way to reorganize the order of the icons so I can put the most used icons on the initial start screen?
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