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Re: Airplane vs. MP3
Mar 1, 2006, 10:51 AM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

And the professionals have responded, in ways that guarantee that the status-quo will probably be maintained, just in case... http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/060 60/662669.stm

Video playback features?
Feb 13, 2006, 12:42 PM
in the Motorola SLVR L7 forum

I have "Raiders of the Lost Ark" and "Robin Hood" on my Nokia 6230, but don't play them much since I have to start from the beginning and watch every moment each time. Does the SLVR at least allow fast-forward?...

Re: Purchasing a 6230...
Feb 13, 2006, 12:31 PM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

When the towers in my neighborhood are working, the phone usually works well. An occasional SIM error pops up, claiming the phone isn't valid, but a reboot has always cleared that up. Had it happen on a trip, so it's not a local thing. If a RAZR had expandable memory back when I got my 6230, it would have been a really tough call to still get a 6230. Used and bargain-priced, the 6230 might work out better, but ...

Reception issues?
Jan 16, 2006, 1:11 PM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

Some reviews give 6230 signal reception great reviews but I've had lost calls galore since August or so. May until August seemed great. The base-unit I bought to charge it, that also forwards call to my home phone, stopped working then too. Cingular claims there's no tower problem near me, but I can sit in one spot and go from 5 bars to none at random, like the signal from some more-remote tower that I'm actually ...

Re: Airplane vs. MP3
Dec 9, 2005, 8:49 AM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

Actually, they seem to be referencing 'better safe than sorry' rather than 'gee, when Dave turned on that cellphone the plane took a dive'...

Re: Memory expansion?
Nov 15, 2005, 4:18 PM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

I have a 512MB ATP MMC card in my 6230, and it works fine. Others would have to vouch for larger cards...

Re: Cingular's pulling these due to crashes...
Nov 3, 2005, 4:00 PM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

memetics said: 1. When did you get your 6230? 2. Did you, or are you, having lock-up problems with it? 3. If so, did you find a fix? Got it in May from Amazon with Cingular contract. First lock-up was two days ago, when nobody could call me. Cycled power, got SIM error, removed and reinserted SIM, seems to work now. MAYBE turning it off once a day will help, but I imagine other people with troubles do that already...

Re: Can calls NOT be sent to speakerphone by default?
Oct 4, 2005, 7:37 AM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

Thanks! I had always been answering by pressing the center button. Now I see that if I use the green button, I get Normal...

Can calls NOT be sent to speakerphone by default?
Sep 14, 2005, 8:06 AM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

I'm finally annoyed at having to switch to 'normal' every time I answer a call I don't care to share with the world. I can't locate an option to make 'normal' the default for when I answer a call. Does anyone know where that option would be? Thanks...

3GP playback - better than 6230?
Sep 13, 2005, 11:25 AM
in the Nokia 6682 / 6681 forum

My 6230 will play 3GP videos, but only at regular speed. Does the 6682 offer (at least) fast forward? Thanks...

Re: What does Symbian mean?
Sep 12, 2005, 11:38 AM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

All I can find is, it's the name of the company... http://www.symbian.com/about/ab out.html

Re: Cingular's pulling these due to crashes...
Aug 29, 2005, 10:05 AM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

I've had mine since May. Lately, I've been unable to use the call-forwarding charger stand Cingular sold me, due to some sort of difficulty. Either the signal is too low in my neighborhood, or the device has just quit functioning. I complained about low signal at home, and they told me I needed to turn the phone off more often to pick up firmware updates. That didn't help, since I still see 1 bar or less sometimes. ...

Re: MMC vs. RS-MMC?
Aug 8, 2005, 9:10 AM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

You need an adapter to use RS-MMC, and while I don't recall hearing of anyone using one in a 6230, it might work. RS-MMC seems to be more useful in other phones, too, so if you do get it to work, the card may have more life than a plain MMC, which isn't popular anymore...

Re: Currency Convertor
Jul 28, 2005, 9:07 AM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

jmacne3 said: I have deleted the currency convertor from my 6230, where can I download it to reinstall please?I would believe that on-line access to http://www.fxtop.com/ would be a lot better for the job. No idea where the app can be had. Sorry...

Re: Will 6230 play WMA files?
Jul 28, 2005, 9:04 AM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

dhenage said: I am also an audible.com subscriber and plan to do the same. However, if you are listening to a 3-hour-long MP3 and then need to take a phone call or turn off your phone, do you lose your place in the MP3? How do you get back to your spot if you are in the middle of a book? The 6230 doesn't seem to have ANY controls other than Play, Pause, and Stop. No positioning control (fast forward ...

Re: Radio
Jul 28, 2005, 8:57 AM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

Plug said: it comes with a free headset which seems perfectly ok to me If you buy from Amazon to get the rebate deal, they don't include any headphone equipment. Maybe there's a rule about no refurbished earpieces...

Re: Where to buy MMC cards???
Jun 20, 2005, 11:02 AM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

VZWdawg said: thank you for the info. what format should i be looking for to be compatible with this particular phone? I understand some manufacturers' MMC cards don't work well, but http://www.meritline.com/atp-mmc-multimedia-c ard-512mb.html works fine for me...

Re: Problem with BT connectivity... (PC Suite)
Jun 10, 2005, 3:53 PM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

yankeesownyou said: If you do use windows explorer to transfer files, how can you make it go directly to the MMC card? I'm having trouble uploading large files because it is going directly to the cell phone's memory, rather than the MMC card.I haven't found any setting to make the MMC card the landing zone for Bluetooth file transfers. After one 8MB file failed, I've been pulling the MMC card out to move files to it. A couple ...

Re: Video issue on 6230...
Jun 6, 2005, 1:03 PM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

yankeesownyou said: I uploaded a Family Guy episode onto the phone, and it's great. However, sometimes the audio jumps ahead of the video or the video jumps ahead of the audio. If I pause it and play it, it back on track again. Anyone know why this is happening on how to fix it? When I first started making DVDs, the timestamps in my MPEG captures weren't clocked correctly, causing a creeping slippage of sync that took a while to be ...

Re: MMC card issue
May 27, 2005, 8:13 AM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

I went with an ATP 512MB card. I'll probably break up the "Raiders of the Lost Ark" 3GP movie I made into 10 parts since there's no fast forward on the phone, and play it when I'm bored...

Re: MMC card issue
May 23, 2005, 7:55 AM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

I just wish MMC was cheaper, given that it isn't on the shelf anymore at places I go like Best Buy. Newer phones don't use it, so if I buy it and change to a new phone later, I'll have to use it in a portable USB card reader or something to avoid tossing it in my pile of No Longer Useful Stuff, which isn't small...

Re: Buying this phone from Amazon
May 16, 2005, 12:07 PM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

gmg76 said: Maybe refurbs but they work fine... Mine didn't show any sign of being refurbished, but for a device that REQUIRES a wired earphone to use the FM radio not to provide one does seem rather cheap. If new ones do come with an earphone, then mine's not new...

Re: Buying this phone from Amazon
May 6, 2005, 11:27 AM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

pranu said:I need an answer to why the dealers can sell for much cheaper than the original company offering the phone? Well, as I've ordered one from Amazon, here's my guess: Amazon's kickback from Cingular for the 2-year contract is a lot more than the $150 rebate Amazon gives us. Also I was told I couldn't get a 6230 at a Cingular store anymore so Amazon may be moving last remaining stock, and that *might* include them being refurbished. Since ...

Re: MMC card issue
May 6, 2005, 11:17 AM
in the Nokia 6230 forum

So, what other brands of 1GB MMC cards do the job with few hassles? Sandisk can be had for about $75, but is Sandisk one of the brands that works well? Is anyone using a 'generic' 1GB card without much trouble? Thanks...

Re: When Will Cingular® Have This Phone Again?
Mar 8, 2005, 10:31 AM
in the Siemens SX66 / MDA III / PDA2K (HTC Blue Angel) forum

Back on their site now... http://onlinestoree.cingular.com/we bapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ES_PROD_PHONE_DETAILS .jsp?phoneid=496264&storeId=14551&catalogId=1 4551&langId=-1&storeAlias=dcsbmi&svcAreaId=CO L&subOrderId=1&isPostpaid=true&bogoSubOrderId =0&pageFrom=ES_PHONES

Re: SYNC / WIFI / unlock
Feb 10, 2005, 9:29 AM
in the Siemens SX66 / MDA III / PDA2K (HTC Blue Angel) forum

topgun said: 2. If I hav ethe wifi on why should I have to pay for the extra plane. If I connect non wifi it only going to be real short o n the web. I do evion text. Up until now, I was seriously considering getting one of these phones. Bluetooth for the car, PDA for PDA stuff, and with Cingular, WiFi to use for browsing when not sitting at the big computer. Then I stopped at a Verizon ...

Re: IPTV, etc.
Feb 9, 2005, 1:28 PM
in the Audiovox PPC-6600 / PPC-6601 / XV6600 (HTC Harrier) forum

Found partial answer on pdaPhoneHome.com: Who carries the phone and what models are there? -- Sprint PPC-6601 CDMA no WIFI no camera -- Sprint PPC-6600 CDMA no WIFI with camera -- Verizon XV6600woc CDMA no WIFI no camera -- Cingular SX66 GSM WIFI with Camera -- T-Mobile XDA-III (Europe) GSM WIFI with Camera -- Unlocked GSM i-mate PDA2K (most seem to use T-Mobile) WiFi with Camera -- Unlocked CDMA i-mate PDA2K with Camera no WiFi Odd how I keep finding reasons to move to Cingular...

IPTV, etc.
Feb 9, 2005, 12:33 PM
in the Audiovox PPC-6600 / PPC-6601 / XV6600 (HTC Harrier) forum

http://video-phones-evdo.com/ makes bold (but interesting) claims as to what this phone could do. Anyone know if the one through Verizon will do it all? Is the part about "So Long as you order it with a wifi chip" something to worry about, or do they all come that way?...

Re: Verizon 6600 No Camera?
Jan 27, 2005, 1:30 PM
in the Audiovox PPC-6600 / PPC-6601 / XV6600 (HTC Harrier) forum

Camera phones are becoming camera-non-gratas at a lot of companies, so I wouldn't want to have to surrender mine to enter some building where I'd need the rest of the features. Reports are, this phone communicates slightly better with a Toyota Prius than a V710 does, so it leaps to the front of the pack to become my new phone. The small problems I've heard about, like not being able to initiate calls from the car's dialer, will probably ...

Re: Which firmware version is best to flash?
Dec 15, 2004, 10:08 AM
in the Motorola V710 forum

Remove the ability to copy/move audio files from the transflash to the phone Since I have to wait until May for my upgrade discount, I have time for this to be reversed due to popular demand, but where does one demand it be reversed? Stuff I own, which I paid for, should be transferable from my computer to my phone in any way I choose to do it...

Re: Big news has arrived
Oct 28, 2004, 10:46 AM
in the Motorola V710 forum

verizonccemp said: we have abt 16,000 of these in the dist center but the're still on hold to make sure they pass QC; should be early next week. A good report on this will be the only thing that salvages my service with Verizon. A Nokia 6620 at Cingular was the next step...

Re: cingular NO LONGER HAS IT!!!!!!!
Sep 10, 2004, 9:30 PM
in the Nokia 6620 forum

itsbetteronamac said: But they should be in stores in a week or two! :) That's the story I got when I walked into a Cingular store in Columbia, SC. With the V710 from Verizon crippled, I'm looking into Bluetooth alternatives...

Re: Lexus LX470
Aug 30, 2004, 1:05 PM
in the Motorola V710 forum

elec_engineer said: yes you are doing nothing wrong. that part of the blue tooth is crippled for now, but may be changed later with firmware upgrade. http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/gro up/Prius-2G/message/17531 seems, for the moment, to contradict any warm fuzzy feeling that anything important will be fixed...

Re: ::::normal ringers??:::::
Aug 13, 2004, 1:12 PM
in the Motorola V710 forum

betsyb said: That is what I'm looking for!!! Thanks. However....know of a site where you can get them for free?? There's a (smallish) Free section on that site. The FAQ contains a question about free ones. Google may reveal more sites like that if you look...

Re: ::::normal ringers??:::::
Aug 13, 2004, 12:54 PM
in the Motorola V710 forum

I searched via Google for a "In Like Flint" ringtone, one I'd want, and found http://www.matrixm.com/asp/media/ringers/defa ult.asp?genreid=144&mediatype=9&sortid=3

Re: Chumbo.com 128 mb card does come with adapter
Aug 5, 2004, 1:19 PM
in the Motorola V710 forum

It appears that SanDisk is the sole source, with one kind of packaging. I'd expect an adapter on 100% of orders, unless some company decides to cut the package open and sell the adapter separately...

Re: Camara quality. Someone post some pics
Aug 5, 2004, 8:52 AM
in the Motorola V710 forum

DucatiBoy said: http://www.sminnick.com/08-02-04_1038. jpg (outdoor pic of my new car at highest res) General question, not ragging on anything: do 1.2 mega-pixel cameras normally remind people of painting with melted crayons? That's the effect I've seen in several of these photos...

Re: I love the V710 but where the hell can I get batteries and a nice case for it!
Aug 5, 2004, 8:36 AM
in the Motorola V710 forum

jml said: Great phone but I alway's like too have extra batteries and a nice leather case. Anyone no where too get them? Thanks These cases are similar to one I got for my SCH-A310, although mine is held closed by a fairly strong magnet and not a snap: http://factorydirectcellular.com/hom e/universal/hort-case.htm Measure the V710 and see if one will work...

Re: Going into Analog mode...
Aug 4, 2004, 1:10 PM
in the Motorola V710 forum

SPY050 said: Wow, a year????? Thats interesting. I am a VZW customer service rep. in Laurel, Md just so you dont think I'm BSing you. Did you switch it over to Auto. B? If so, does it not show analog anymore? It wasn't going analog a LOT, but I'd see it every once in a while in the apartment. My biggest complaint has been lost signal, or finding messages left when the phone never rang while I was driving. At worst, it'll do ...

Re: Going into Analog mode...
Aug 4, 2004, 12:13 PM
in the Motorola V710 forum

SPY050 said:Your phone has to be on "Auto. B" Try this out. After complaining about my A310 earlier, I just looked and it's been on Auto A since I picked it up from Radio Shack over a year ago. Never once read about Auto B until now, but a Google search does say Auto B is correct. Thanks...

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