These are the most recent forum messages posted by n4aof:
Has anyone successfully gotten the LG G5 to read text messages out loud
I cannot get it to read the text messages out loud. I know the settings that are supposed to make this work - they don't! It should be: Settings - Sound & Notification - - Message/call voice notifications - Read caller info and messages out loud ON - - - Calls - Read caller info out loud (ON or OFF should be ok. I want this OFF, but I have tried it both ways) - - ...
Back for the extended battery
Does anyone KNOW a good source for the back that goes with the extended battery for this phone? I got an extended battery and the back from a seller on eBay. I'm very satisfied with the extended battery, but the back was a somewhat poor fit when I got it three months ago and has just gotten looser and looser. Now that back will come loose and fall off pretty easily unless I put ...
Anyone have a reliable way to get ringtones onto the Intensity II other than buying the crud Verizon sells? I have been able to send SOME mp3 files to the phone in multimedia messages and assign them as ringtones, but some work and some don't. The difference betweens ones that work and ones that don't work isn't the file size, but I haven't been able to figure out what makes some files work and some not work.
Re: Turning off vibrate - EASY
Vibrate on/off is a separate menu choice under Sound Settings - Alert Sounds - Text Message
Re: Battery Life/SB time NOT GREAT
I have an Intensity II and so does my granddaughter -- we both need to charge ours at least every other night. Very little talk time used - maybe 50-60 texts in and out on mine, about twice that on hers. Maybe one or two pictures taken and sent. I charged my phone fully night before last. When I was getting ready to go to bed last night the phone was showing two bars of battery left (half the ...
Re: Derizon 10$ FORCED 25 MB data
It doesn't matter where you get the phone, Verizon requires the data plan when you activate the phone. It has nothing to do with subsidizing the cost of the phone. Most carriers are demanding some sort of data plan on any phone that has data access capability because they quickly got tired of eating the bill when some nitwit runs up a $10k phone bill at the ridiculous pay as you go rates. The carriers want customers ...
Re: I760 and Syncing With Outlook
Obviously it is too late to help this user since is post was over a year ago, but his final post identifies exactly the problem that he had. The software can only sync with ONE Outlook profile. The fact that it would sync with his laptop IS why it wouldn't sync with outlook on his desktop. The solution would have been to uninstall and reinstall ActiveSync and be sure to sync the phone with Outlook on the desktop ...
Re: Memory chips
The phone will accept an 8GB microSD card and it will format the card successfully. After formatting the card, the phone thinks it has just under 4GB (actually 4GB - 128MB) free. Take the same card and read it from a computer and it shows the full 8GB so the phone is not formatting the chip down to 4GB, but the phone just doesn't recogzine the extra space. Some day when I'm bored, I'll use the computer to fill ...
You can use the wallpaper setting to give the outer screen any color you like. Just make a picture of the right size in whatever color you want, transfer it to the phone, then set is as the background pic for the screen. As for the backlight colors, I suspect a seem edit could do what you want, but I prefer having a phone rather than a paperweight so I am not going to experiment to try ...
Re: USB Drivers
The Moto site does NOT have downloadable drivers for the W755. Supposedly the latest Motorola Phone Tools includes a driver that will work with the W755 but the current version is deliberately crippled to keep it from doing anything that Verzion didn't want users to do (basically ALL multimedia functions are disabled when you connect MPT to a Verizon phone) I have seen several posts suggesting that the Motorola Software Update program has drivers that can be used with the ...
Re: Caller ID; ringtones; software update?
That middle no should be a yes. You can certainly txt sounds to the phone then set them as ringers for specific contacts.
Why would you want to
How about if you have another battery for it. Motorola recommends not using the phone while it is connected to a charger, so having a second battery is probably a good idea if you use the phone a lot and need to have the phone available all the time... BUT having a second battery doesn't do much good if the only way to charge it is by having it in the phone.
Re: Music as Ringtones
Instead of flappiing your jaws griping every time you see someone answer a question that happens to be old perhaps you should shut up until you can contribute by actually answering some questions. :lol:
Even if the person who posted the original question doesn't read the answer, it was a legitimate question and no one else had answered it yet -- which means that others may well have the same question and be waiting for an answer, including new enV2 owners (like myself) who look through the forums for information. Any legitimate answer to a legitimate question should always be welcome.
Anyone know how to....
Does anyone know of a way to put the digital clocks on the VX5400 into 24-hour time? It may seem odd, but for digital clocks I really prefer a 24-hour time display instead of am/pm
Re: this is a piece of ****
spikecrystal said: i just want to hurl my phone against the wall until it explodes and pieces of the plastic go through my eye and into my brain and kill me. Please do.
Re: Verizon eff's it up again...YES (of course, but that's not news)
UI is User Interface, its just a menu, it nothing to do with which features work or don't, its just how you access said features. I am constantly amazed at the ridiculous level of nastiness involved in the battle over whether or not features can be considered part of the User Interface. We have the camp of the self-styled purists who insist that the UI is only the menu structure itself but not the menu content. We also have the ...
Re: LG VX 3200 data cable
renegade. said: The data cable from Radio Shack, 17-792 for the LG6000 (say FutureDial Cable 19 on the box), works fine. This is a USB to Serial cable, and it needs a driver. The driver for the LG6000 will also work with the VX3200, and I downloaded the USB driver installer from: http://www.futuredial.com/support/do wnload/USB%20Installer.exe The cable that RS used to sell under that number was a USB-to-Serial cable; they are kept the same part number but have started shipping a straight ...
Re: LG VX 3200 data cable
gary_hnt said: You should try Handset Manager from Mobile Action...better price/better performace! :) Better performance? On the VX3200 ???? Not according to the features listed on their website.
Re: Call Screening?
What do you want to enable? Caller ID is always enabled. If the incoming call sends its number, the phone will show you the calling number unless that number is in the phone book. If the incoming number is in the phone book the phone will show you the name of that contact. You can read the caller ID before deciding whether or not to take the call. The VX3200 doesn't have any feature to automatically reject specific incoming numbers, ...
Re: PC software
Bitpim is working fine for the phonebook (which I don't really need it for) and for wallpaper (THANK GOD), but for some reason the ringtone stuff won't work. When I send ringtones to the phone, Bitpim shows an error log - the names of the uploaded ringtones show up in the phone menu, and I can select those names, but the don't make any sound (the regular ringtones that come with theh phone work fine).
Re: PC software
Last night BitPim decided to work -- welcome to the world of computers that do not always to the same thing each time.
Re: swapping phones / esn change
securitybreach said: From a sales rep's point of view.... IF YOU DON'T LIKE DO IT ONLINE!!!!!! and none of this bs about vcast or whatever I personally have done them online from a vcast to non vcast phone... Maybe "from a sales rep's point of view" you should tell Verizon that you can do the esn swap between data and non-data phones on-line via the customer website -- because vzw doesn't know that (and their website doesn't know it either). And "from ...
Re: pc connection
celldude7373 said: http://global.mobileaction.com/downloa d/download1.jsp?phoneBrand=8&modelID=409&go=+ Go+ that is where you can download the software and driver for free I know a VX3200 question is slightly off-topic here, but I note that mobileaction has this software for both the VX5200 and VX3200 (which is nice because we have both on our family plan) -- I haven't tried their VX5200 version yet (that phone wasn't home yesterday) but I did try their VX3200 software with my phone and it wouldn't connect to the phone -- it just ...
Can anyone recommend some phone management software that actually works with the VX3200 I am NOT a computer idiot, but trying to connect this phone to the PC is making me into one. I got the cable on-line -- actually I've got two cables because the first company advertised the USB-to-Serial cable but shipped a straight USB cable, so I had to get another cable, this one was really is the USB-to-Serial cable. Both cables work somewhat: the straight USB cable charges ...
Re: swapping phones / esn change
nwdavis said: verizonplayah said: Every single time i want to swap phones, which i think i do at least twice a month, I'm just wondering why you need to swap handsets twice a month. Customers such as yourself are why these fees exists in the first place. You are an inconvenience. SORRY for the harsh truth. But there would be now fee if ALL customers switch just once every year our so. But don't you think ...
Re: whats up verizon
xIsamuTM said: really it's an attempt to "idiot-proof" things. It certainly is designed to help the idiots. Unfortunately that has little or nothing to do with the customers -- the idiots it is designed to help are the ones doing the so-called support. The idea is that if all the phones are the same and the customer can't tinker with the interface then "support" only needs one book of scripts with canned crap to feed anyone who looks for help.
Re: Misleading Verizon Customer Serivce - Beware
gunny said: I'm sorry you had a bad experience, sometimes I find it tough to believe some stories in here. Interestingly enough just two days ago I had two different reps at my local Verizon store explain that Verison prorated the charge for the first (partial) month of a contract but that you always got the full month worth of minutes regardless of whether the partial month was 1 day or 29 days or anywhere in between. I don't know how that ...
Re: Refurbished phones and VZW store personnel
cshlafer said: I'd MUCH rather pay full retail - and I do mean full retail - and be able to get the kind of guarantees I get for my other electronics items. ... I too would be willing to pay retail -- IF it were an honest retail price, not the fake "retail" prices quoted by all the wireless carriers. The "retail" price of a cell phone is like the full billing rate for medical care -- less than 1% of retail ...
Re: The truth on EVDO on Laptop via Cell Phone as Modem. ???
eric815 said: Why would an official VZW Tech at the store encourage it and say yes, and then the salesguy say no. Most likely the tech guy gave you an honest TECH answer - Yes it CAN be done -- while the sales guy gave you an honest company policy answer -- No you are NOT ALLOWED to do it.
Re: If you could add to verizons arrsonal of services what would it be?
Spell Check for phonescoop forums?? :roll:
Re: POLL: Who on this forum does not work for Verzion Wireless?
mahoodlum said: well have you ever thought of changing the way the union works? You do know it is a democratic institution that is run by its members? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Re: Voice echo problem?
Voice echos are a network issue, independent of the phone being used.
Re: FREE LG VX3200 500+ cell wallpapers. Many categories.
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If it is so boring, why did you buy one? If you don't have one, who gives a &^%$^&$%*^ about your opinion?
Re: anyone know how the reception is on this thing?
muchdrama said: sangyup81 said: are you guys ****ting me? I used that phone and the reception on the 5600 sucks in Northern VA. All the corporate guys in my market say the same thing. So if it sucks in BF Northern VA, it must suck everywhere else. Is anyone else sick of this crap? Corporate guys cheated their way through college. Actually both sides have a valid point. 99% of the messages about phone "reception" are totally useless because 99% of the ...
Re: Anybody else get this?
simplymarcus said: I work for cingular and I hear it everyday. Given that the normal Cingular bill contains AT LEAST two errors so obvious that even the misnamed customer support operation can figure them out, I'm not surprised that you regularly hear complaints about Cingular's consistently incorrect billing. :roll: In my case it hasn't been a matter of going over minutes, but a variety of other errors, including "roaming" in my home area and "roaming" in locations where this is no ...
Re: phone with best reception
wfine81 said: Do some reaserch, this question is asked daily on this forum. :wink: Yes, and it always results in BS responses (like yours) and/or long threads of people saying "My xyz works" or "My abc is crap" "Best Reception" is something that cannot be answered without comparitive tests conducted by qualified technicians -- we see such tests in almost every other area of consumer electronic products, but NOT cellphones.
Re: Best Phone for Bad Reception?
hellfire666 said: do you know if your building has a dampener? if so that could be the problem. we have one in my building and my reception is poor while i'm at work. There are ONLY two ways to stop cell phone reception: 1) Shield the area, i.e. surround the area with metal (a lot of buildings go this unintentionally) or 2) Block the phone signal with a stronger signal. The transmitters to do this deliberately are all illegal in the United States. ...
Re: I'll be glad when analog is dead.
nwdavis said: I will be so glad when we are rid of the analog towers and network. It will be so much easier to sell phones to customers and not have to debate the analog/digital issue. Yeah, that way you won't need to worry about any of those former customers who live, work or travel in areas where your company can't be bothered providing digital service.
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