Samsung SCH-A870 / Siren
Load Screen Loop of Doom
So one night i put my phone on to charge, regular procedure right. When i take it off in the morning and turn it on all it does is loop the load screen for five hours until it runs out of battery power. Has anyone else had this problem and if so, how do I fix it?
Anyone know how to keep the calendar from sounding reminders?
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Im goin to get this fone but ive got sum Questions?
first, go to http://joequincy.googlepages.com/Samsung.zip to get drivers (I'd recommend putting them on your desktop) then go to bitpim.org and download the latest version.
next, connect your phone either by usb (there's a cable pack, it's the older VCast Media Kit... but it has a driver CD, so you may as well use those drivers) or bluetooth. (instructions here: http://www.howardforums.com/printthread.php?t =1067179 ) and install the drivers.
For creating ringtones, I recommend Audacity. It's free, and it works great for audio editing (make sure you get the LAME MP3 encoder from the site as well.
To put them on your phone, use Bi...
BlueTooth / Vibrate/Digit Dial Questions??
1. have you gotten a bluetooth device or tried any? what one works the best and/or is the best for the money w/ features?
2. Can this phone do vibrate/then ring or vibrate/and ring?
3. The sales person at the Verizon Store couldn't get the digit dial to work, and didn't know what to do to fix it. I saw something in the menu about digit sensitivity or something like that--do you have to do a little training for sound sensitivity???
Thanks for any info!
Migrating PrePaid to PostPaid
Front Screen Contrast Problem
Each time I lower the contrast, the front screen looks fine when I close the phone. As soon as I make the front LCD light up by pushing a side button, the contrast resets to a much higher level that causes the screen to look washed out. Going back into the contrast menu, the phone claims it is still set to the level I wanted.
I tried updating the software on my phone, but I still get the same problem. Do I have a faulty phone? I've got 10 more days to exchange it for another!
Just got one - microSD slot?
Actually, I really like the phone. I have no problems at all with the audio quality. I've compared it to various other models and I do not hear a noticable difference. And I'm rather picky; I tried a friend's new Nokia over the weekend and the sound quality was truly awful.
I do fumble the buttons occasionally, however. As I was entering my phone book (too cheap to get it copied at a VZW store), I had to correct myself numerous times when extra digits got accidentally registered. But that's a relatively minor annoyance.
I did have one question, though. Several sites listing speci...
light-up external screen?
Change red status bar color?