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reddragonusmc20

Dec 10, 2006, 7:23 PM

changing bit rate of existing mp3s

is there an easy to use software that will down grade a 192 bit rate or higher to lower bit rates
like 128 or lesser
by the way whats a decent low bit rate for ringers
Elnegro54

Nov 13, 2006, 12:42 PM

Video Sharing Option

Sorry if this is old new but if you go to your SETTINGS Menu and click on Call and scroll down you will notice a Video Share Option and have the ablitity to enable it

I have the newest firmware upgrade so I'm not sure if that option just became available or its been there since release but this I'm guessing has to be more proof that video sharing is coming out soon and that it will be available for this phone.

Now i'm curiuos on if this option already works for I heard on the forum that the statement for video sharing appears on the bill now so if anybody will hit me up with a private message with there number (for those who have this phoen) I would like to test out this and see if it works. Like I said in the menu just turn video sha...
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thequick135

Oct 19, 2006, 3:54 PM

any way to make it ring longer?

my phone rings for like 10seconds and it cuts off
my razr would ring for like 20-30

i like to dance to my ringtones when they come on so i need it longer

that was a joke btw but id like it longer if anyone knows how to make it longer or if its just cingular
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chaz4

Dec 5, 2006, 10:25 PM

PC doesn't 'see' mmory over USB cable?

I finally got a USB cable to hook my phone to the PC. I have a 1gb Sandisk mass memory card in the phone. When I attach the USB cable I expect the computer to recognize it as another removable storage device. But the PC doesn't see the memory.

How can I get the computer to "see" my big empty memory chip?
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rrinqu

Dec 3, 2006, 3:43 AM

Fluctuating phone volume, like overcompression/Vox. True? Fix?

Many of the user reviews say that the phone volume fluctuates, as if the conversation is overcompressed or on a vox circuit. Is this true?

If so, and if I understand correctly from a couple forum posts, this can be eliminated or reduced by some sort of EFR setting.

Can someone explain what's going on with all this? If it can't be corrected, it sounds to me like a deal killer. Something more than a yes or no would be most helpful.
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Griffshady

Dec 5, 2006, 2:32 PM

Sync Software for CU500

http://au.lgmobile.com/webwar/jsp/phones/mnswList.jsp »

TU500 is australia version of the CU500 Samething
Calvary0420

Nov 26, 2006, 1:21 AM

Can anyone explain how and what is needed to send an MP3 ringtone to myself...

I have always used a website to send ringtones to my phone and now that i have this LG CU500 I cant quite get it right. I send my ringtones to @mms.mycingular.com and when i get the TXT MSG i dont know what to do from there... do i extract data or what?

Anytime i try to extract it disconnects from trying to access the mobile web after about one minute of trying. i have a media package that includes the mobile web so whats up?

I alos know i can put 30 sec or less pieces on my SD card but that doesnt always work either. Any helpers out there would be greatly appreciated.
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D102982

Sep 22, 2006, 9:18 PM

turning off Confirmation tone??

When i enter in a new number or change a any settings I get a stupid confirmation tone. Is there any way to change that?? Love the phone otherwise
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Howtousemycell

Nov 12, 2006, 10:17 AM

Recorded voice as ringtone

Does anyone know how to set up a recorded voice (recorded on the phone itself) as a ringtone? Like my husband recording a message or my daughter and then using that as their identifier when they call.

Thanks!
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dancebabe9008

Sep 14, 2006, 9:09 PM

It doesn't have...?

I looked at this website and cingulars and either one or both websites say that it doesn't have Wireless Internet,Vibrate,ringer profiles, and voice dialing. So for the people who actually have the phone, what does it TRULY have and not have. Thank-you.

oh and can you have speakerphone on with the phone closed.Thankkks!
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aaron662c

Jul 21, 2006, 8:02 PM

PISSED!

So we get the first Cu500 in stock today in my store. and low and behold the memory card reader in it doesnt work!!!!! man now i have to wait for another one!!!
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Drlieber

Nov 26, 2006, 10:28 AM

Free LG CU500 on Wirefly?

Hi there..

My two year contract is up with Verizon, and although they are offering me everything under the sun to stay, I hate their phones. I really love this phone and am planning to switch to Cingular, but I'm a bit annoyed at the fact that I won't be able to get anything for free (whereas with Verizon I was able to get a new phone, even though they suck =p). I was wondering if anyone had any experience or knew anything about Wirefly.com? The are offering a free CU500 with a 2 year contract at $40/mo, whereas if I go directly through Cingular I'm going to have to pay like $40 to buy the phone. If I approach Cingular with the Wirefly deal do you think there is any way they'd meet the offer, or is Wirefly shady anyway? Thanks!
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vinnyfrancisco

Oct 5, 2006, 3:23 PM

I dont suggest buying this phone. read why.

So i got this phone is Aug. of this year. and people always say that they cant hear me on it. I can hear them fine thought. I called up cingy and they said I have the best reception where I am so that isn't the problem. I had it replace thought warranty exchange,..and the 2nd phone has the same problems. I called cingy again, and there sending out another one, but i have a feeling that its going to have the same probs. after all, the first 2 did. If the 3rd phone there sending me has the same issue, they replace it with a different phone THANK GOD. Other things i don't like about the phone, Cingular TV isn't all that great at all, its 1/2 the size of the already small screen, and alls you get is previews of shows and news, music videos are a...
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dax_fx

Nov 30, 2006, 4:09 AM

(Grant web acces. ask once) in java permission

I read in cingular forum that you can hack the phone to (Grant web access. ask once) any1 have more info for this issue
deraj090

Nov 22, 2006, 1:50 PM

making text messages vibrate?

any way to make incoming texts vibrate when they're not on vibrate mode?
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Frankg

Nov 29, 2006, 5:44 PM

phone number format, can you insert a dash or space?

Just got this phone and like it so far.

When adding a phone number to the contact list, once the number is entered, all 10 numbers are bunched together. Is there anyway to enter a dash (or space) between area code, prefix and the last 4 digits of the number? ###-###-#### OR ### ### ####

The two features I wish the phone had are voice calling and an alert to show you have a message or voice mail while phone is closed.
dax_fx

Nov 29, 2006, 2:26 AM

in the 277634#*# menu says flash led ..whats that?

in test option is an feture call flash led on/off . I tested and nothin happend as i concern the phone not have flashlite or camera flash some1 know whats that

olso in audio says (gpio) option when enter has the options:
SPKAMP : off/on
HPHAMP : off/on

SPKAMP = will be taht speaker amplifier
HPHAMP = will be that Headphones """"
some1 knows
MBBeckman

Nov 26, 2006, 4:48 PM

Changing the Display Message

I feel dumb, but I can't figure out how to change the display message from "Cingular" to something better.

Help, please?
CellPhone ADDICT

Nov 24, 2006, 5:57 PM

Hopelessly Lost--Cingular SYNC/LG CU500/Samsung MM-A900M/LG VX8300

Everyday I look reviews, opinions, specs and photos of these phones, but I am not sure at all which is better! Here are the things I like about these phones.

SYNC- 2 MP Camera; HSDPA; THIN

CU500- ROTATING CAMERA; APPEARANCE; 65K EXTERNAL

BLADE- LARGE INTERNAL SCREEN; SPRINT; CAMERA

LG VX8300- MP3; SMALL; CALL QUALITY

Obviously there are alot more, I am just stating the most common. Some of these phones have the exact same features, such as Camera, MP3 Keys etc.

Now what I am complaining about is the the SYNC has a HORRRIBLE external screen and it's probably the less impressive phone in terms of good looks and material unlike the rest. Its kinda plain lookin. The CU500 has no FLASH in it's camera, and it has only 65k colors ...
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dfyb

Nov 24, 2006, 8:32 PM

change ringtone for text messages?

on my old phone, i could set a ringtone for calls and a different ringtone for text messages. i can't seem to find an option to do this on my LG CU500...
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