Just got the u520 at US Cellular and so far its been great - just one question:
US Cell doesn't sell the data cable or PC connection software for the u520. Will the data cable and PC software from third party vendors work? I know Alltel sells the same phone and sells the PC software - would it work on my US Cell phone?
I bought a third party usb cable and software, and I can tell you it does not work. At first, it didn't even recognize that a phone was conncected, so I searcehd the web and found the driver for this phone. Once I installed that and reinstalled the driver thru the device manager, it lists it as "other cdma modem". I cannot get it to communicate with the software at all. So i cannot manage my contacts on my pc. However, if you're wanting the data cable for music, pics and videos, you can buy the 1gb Micro SD card along with a card reader. Some of them come with an SD adapter, which is good if your computer already has the slot, but mine did not, so I bought the Micro card reader which simply plugs into the USB port. I now easily manager my mu... (continues)