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peanut4

Jun 23, 2007, 8:18 PM

Anyone recomment a bluetooth headset?

Was wondering if anyone had a good headset that works with this phone? Bluetooth that is! Trying to figure out which one to buy. Thanks, Steven n Cali.
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chino526

Mar 16, 2007, 1:45 PM

Ringtones w/o data cable or bitpim???

Hello there,

I just got my 8600 couple of days ago with a 1GB micro SD card. I am trying to get mp3s ringtones into this cell phone without using a data cable since I don't have one. I have read old post about getting ringtone via email, I tried this already but the quality of the ringtones isn't the same. any suggestions on how can i get ringtones in other ways? thanks in advance...!!!
3 replies
Chris123

Jun 26, 2007, 4:37 PM

Echo

I've seen a few posts about an echo in the earpiece of this phone. I'd like to get the phone, but this would be a deal breaker for me. Has anyone experienced this? Has anyone experienced it and solved the problem? Thanks in advance.
jpb8

May 29, 2007, 10:04 AM

Adding Music

Hello all,

I am new to the site and with the phone. I have a 1g msd card and want to add music. I currently have all my music on Itunes. I would like to put music on the card so I can listen to it at work. Anyone have any advice/pointers on the easiest way to add musci? Any help would be appreciated and thank you in advance.
JPB
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PhoneyName

May 17, 2007, 2:50 PM

Speakerphone?

Both the specs on this site and the ones on the verizon website says this phone has speakerphone, but I can't find the setting in the phone and the manual doesn't even mention speakerphone. Does this phone actually have it?
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atinker

Jun 21, 2007, 9:55 AM

Uploading pics

Im trying to upload a pic from my pc to my phone, im using the SanDisk, Mobilmate SD, and putting my lil disk/card in it and rippin it on the flash drive thingy... Does any one know how or what size i need to make these pics, Everytime i go to put it as a wallpaper it tells me the file is to large..... please help.
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nt54

May 12, 2007, 5:01 PM

Playing music

I'm going to use my phone as a music player. Do I have to buy the music kit from Verizon? I know it has the software and a cable, but can I get those elsewhere for less than $30? I don't need or want the headphones that are part of the kit.

Thanks.
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Juggernaut

Jun 19, 2007, 8:47 AM

Just upgraded two weeks ago.

So I just got the phone about 3 weeks ago.

I really really do like the phone itself and the features.

The ONE thing (well there are a total of 3 things)... anyway, ONE OF THREE things that bug the hell out of me is the battery life.

Anyone else have major battery life issues?

I leave the phone charging all night and go about the next day with normal use on the phone.

About 5 PM rolls around and I have one bar left.
The phone can't even make it through an entire day without being recharged for a bit sometime during the day.


The other two things are lack of OBEX and while on the internet, it can't stream videos.
For example, YouTube.com, when I try to watch a video, the browser says "Error, Malformed URL".
What is tha...
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quin24

Jun 19, 2007, 9:52 AM

music while browsing.

does the vx8600 allow you to listen to music while you go to other applications, like the chocolate?
quin24

Jun 17, 2007, 5:04 PM

memory?

how much built in memory does this phone have?
yeanelle

Jun 14, 2007, 9:08 AM

question

can you not listen to your music and scroll to the menu at the same time????
metropical

Apr 19, 2007, 6:00 PM

VM speed dial edit

I'd like to edit my speed dial entry for VM on the 8600 like I did previously with the 7000. Is this possible with the 8600 and I'm just being a bonehead about figuring it out?
3 replies
kjhaban

May 11, 2007, 11:18 PM

Changing Shortcut Keys on ALLTEL 8600

I just got an ALLTEL 8600 today and the shortcut keys that they have set are driving me crazy. Any body know how to change them? Thanks!
2 replies
deadwrong03

Jun 8, 2007, 9:41 AM

8600 vs 8700

Im thinkin about gettin one of these phones i've played around with both of em in stores so i was wondering if anybody has either of em which one is the better phone? Im a few months away from my NE2, but I was considering getting one of these phones at full retail price or off ebay if i can find deal for either phone, and just saving my NE2 if i wanted something newer that comes out after i get either phone.. as of now im leaning more towards getting the 8600 because its cheaper, and you can view text messages on the outside screen (i have the 8100 and it has that feature )

whats the better phone?

and also on the 8600 and 8700 is there another media player on these phones like the 8100 has the vcast media player and a regular media pl...
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MEDEL514

Jun 3, 2007, 4:04 PM

Can I make the Inbox delete TXT's automatically? (VX8600/8500)

My Inbox will only hold like 60-70 messages before it gets 100% full and I can't recieve anymore. Now my Sent-box will hold about the same, but it will automatically delete the oldest Sent message to make room for the newest.

Is there a way to make the Inbox do the same?

Thanks!
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notthat

Jun 4, 2007, 9:05 PM

LG AX8600 (Alltel) Reception

I just got this phone last Friday. I'd like to ask any and all 8600 users with Alltel how your reception is. I'd also like to know if you are in a rural or urban area.

Alltel is the best carrier in my local area as far as reception goes, but I had a dropped call right off the bat with this phone. I was calling from a rural area to a more populated area (in my local coverage area).

I'm giving myself until Thursday or Friday to decide whether to return or not.

If the reception and call quality can't pass the test, nothing else matters to me. It is a phone first and foremost (for me).

Anything you can tell me yourself or what you have heard about reception and dropped calls are very welcome.

Thanks.
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BubbaFluck

May 22, 2007, 9:50 AM

AX8600 Bluetooth

Alltel doesn't include the A2DP and AVRCP bluetooth profiles with the AX8600. I emailed them and asked if they could be added and was told it's not possible. LG says that, as I already knew from their website, the phone is capable of using both profiles but it's up to the carrier to implement them. Is there any good reason why they don't make them available and is there a way I can add them myself? Is there availability related to Alltel's Axcess services somehow? Any info. would be greatly appreciated.

Smile
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theatermax

May 17, 2007, 12:25 AM

Different Key Pads on the 8600's ?? Why

So check this out -

We got one 8600 from Best buy and the keypad on the one from VZW today is very different..

The keypad on the best buy one has raised horizontal silver seperators and the key feel is totally different. The VZW unit is much softer and frankly a bit easier to use.

Do we know why they made this change ?

Anyone notice this ?
4 replies
bcooper

May 30, 2007, 11:06 AM

Delete "Verizon Wireless" banner

Anyone know how to delete the Verizon Wireless banner on the inside and outside of the phone?

I used to have the LG 6100, and read a good hack on these boards about how to get rid of the banner, and it worked perfectly.

Just needed Bitpim, and used it to tweak one of the phone's system files.

Any insights?
2 replies
nm-native

Apr 21, 2007, 10:42 PM

AX8600 vs Motorola E815 for reception

Which phone has better reception? Better sound quality. I have the AX8600 and have been told by several people that the Motorola should have better reception where I am located...

Thanks.
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