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High Frequency Noise


May 5, 2007, 8:08 PM
I just got a Samsung SCH-i730 the other day and already have had a few strange quirks. First, I had to do a hard reset on the phone after I got it to enable the text messaging software (about 4 hours on the phone with Verizon and Samsung tech's to figure that one out). The software was just flat out missing. Secondly, when I was in the calendar I read that you can notify attendees of events with either an email from outlook or a text message....the text message option is missing on my menus. This is my first PDA phone and I am still getting used to the differences between having a PDA and just a regular cell phone. So has been an interesting learning curve for me.

Now on to my question, sorry for the rant... When I spe...

May 7, 2007, 6:14 PM
Hmm...never had any of those problems. Are you still running windows mobile 2003 or did you upgrade to wm5? I would try upgrading to WM5 if you havent already(not going to solve your speaker issue, just to ensure you have updated software)

As for the high frequency in the phone..I have not experienced that. I would say send the thing back and get a new one if you can

May 7, 2007, 9:13 PM
The phone came with Windows Moble 5 on it already. I guess the high frequency noise is subtle, but still somewhat aggravating. I don't like to talk on the phone as it is, I'd rather use the bluetooth to avoid it.

It's kind of hard to describe what it is, but if anyone has had a television (like our Sony Wega) that does this you would know what I'm talking about. It almost sounds like an electronic resonance in the speaker that changes pitches based on pusing some buttong on the phone. Again, it is only during calls and when my ear is right up to the speaker. I'm pretty young so I wonder if I'm able to hear things some others aren't?

I hate to send this back because I don't know if I'll be able to get another one, since Verizon is ...
Wireless Buddy

May 23, 2007, 6:12 PM
Mine buzzes a little bit too. But I use a Bluetooth headset so only like 1/40 phone calls I make are the phone against my head.

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