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Feb 10, 2004, 10:40 AM

Text Messaging Issue

I was wondering if anyone else has a problem text messaging certain numbers with Cingular. I have a V400 phone and I was trying to text my friend who has a T-Mobile phone with a 347 area code (NYC). I keep getting a message that says "Unidentified Number...etc". I know it's the right number because he can text me and we have no problem calling each other. It's just the outgoing texts on my end. I can also text him with no problem from my AT&T phone...any ideas??
big d

Feb 10, 2004, 9:46 AM

Service in New York City

How is service in new York city and on the east coast. I am currently with Sprint and looking to change!!!

Responses are most appreciated-

Feb 9, 2004, 9:35 AM

E-mail address question

My sister has Cingular and before she left for her trip. She forgot to give me her Cell phone e-mail address.

I know it starts out the cell #, but was is after that?

1 reply

Jan 22, 2004, 4:52 PM

Siemens A56i

Hey everyone. I had a visitor the other day, and she was from Siemens. She was giving us the specs for the revised A56i, and it will have PTT compatibility when its rolled out by Cingular. We are expecting the A56i in our market at the beginning of February. It will keep the revised look of the A56 though.
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Feb 5, 2004, 10:04 AM


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Feb 5, 2004, 4:20 PM

show me the money!............ er phones rather

hey guys, i hear u talkin about the a630. where ya get that info from, got any u'd like to share such as pics? thanx

Feb 4, 2004, 10:21 PM

Cingular users Moto V600 is Comming :)

I was in a Cingular store today trying to get a deal on 3 phone family plan ( My family all still have the Nokia 8260's) anyway I wanted to get the v400 it went down to $99 with rebate. I overheard him say to another cust. About the Bluetooth in the v600 so I ask him if they where going to be receiving them & he said in mid March; supposedly. By the way he said to call cust service directly to get the best deal & then I could pick up the phones their. Cool Guy. Laughing By the way this was in South FLA
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Feb 4, 2004, 12:59 AM

New Phones next month...


I just got word that there are going to be a few new phones next month. One is which a new motorola phone, and then a nokia and a long awaited new Sony Ericsson.. will have specs on the numbers for y'all tomorrow.

4 replies

Feb 1, 2004, 2:10 PM

? about GSM/TDMA selection - 6340i field test


A bit of background - I live in the boonies in NW Virginia, a spotty area for Cingular coverage. I had minor problems with quality and a 5165 phone, so upgraded to 6340i and GAIT. Fortunately I live on the SE side of a mountain with sufficient elevation to give me signal strength in the high 80s while at home.

I've been observing while in field test mode (after doing a lot of research) various network selection characteristics, and have questions.

Nokia 6340i, v 8.05.3

With CELL BARR ACCEPTED 0101 displays GSM characteristics indicating that I am using GSM. 2101 always displays ACCH when GSM is active, DCCH not available.

With CELL BAR DISCARD either can happen - GSM or CAMPING on DCCH.

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Feb 2, 2004, 6:04 PM

Cingular World Phones are unlocked?

Someone was telling me that as a pratice, Cingular doesn't lock their world phones. Is this true?

I also have heard from people that sometimes it is hit-or-miss. If you are lucky, you may get a phone that is unlocked from Cingular. But their next batch of phones can be locked.

Not sure if someone who works in Cingular can confirm that. Thanks.
3 replies

Feb 1, 2004, 7:32 PM

V400 no contract FOR only $269.99

Go to letstalk.com you can buy a v400 for $269.99 with no contrct that the price and it has free shipping to so go to


Feb 1, 2004, 3:24 PM

Deal on Cingular.com!!!

Anybody else notice this? just wondering if it was a typo on their part...kind of makes me wish I'd waited to renew my contract...

Under rate plans, package deals, the second offer is for a free 3595 (nothing special) but for the GSM Nation 850 package for only $39.99 a month! I contracted in @ the previous 500 for $39.99, expecting it to drop, which it did, to 450 min under their new prices (though with 1000 mobile to mobile- of course, i don't know many people I call regularly on cingular, so I opted for the 500 rollover min) I think it's just a typo, as it's the same price for the 450 or 850 deal they have there, and with the x427 phone it's phone for $49.99, and both the 450 and 850 plans are $59.99. If anyone's looking to get a deal,...
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Jan 29, 2004, 2:32 PM

Treo 600 availability from Cingular

Cingular did a press release last October on the Treo 600, but yet 3 months later, I cannot find it as one of their available phones/PDAs on their Web site. (I'm in the Boston area.)

Any info on either why it's not being offered, or whether it's possible to purchase it elsewhere and get service from Cingular in the Boston area?


2 replies

Jan 29, 2004, 6:57 PM

Cingular's $2.99 Unlimited MMS...

Is crap. This is Cingular at it's worst. Pasted directly from their website:

http://www.cingular.com/beyond_voice/mms_packages »

Multimedia Messaging Package Sign Up

Snap It. Say It. Text It. Send It. With Multimedia Messaging.

Cingular offers simple pricing, with no airtime, kilobyte, or domestic roaming charges. Sign up for one of our Multimedia Messaging packages by submitting the form below. Your package will be added within 72 hours.

Now, I call up Cingular and ask to sign up for the $2.99 unlimited MMS plan. "No problem!" they say, "And do you want to sign up for a Wireless Internet Express package, or just use a pay as you go data pa...
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Jan 31, 2004, 3:33 PM

Ringtone software for Cingular V400 users

http://myPhoneFiles.com/software »
works great with V400 phone. You can create ringtones out of audio CDs, MP3, WAVs, or even record own voice. Cool

Jan 31, 2004, 2:45 PM

hello can i send a mms message to another mms phone who dosent have cingular ?

hello can i send a mms message to another mms phone who dosent have cingular ? im thinkin about gettin a mms phone but my friend has a sprint phone can i still send pics to his phone if he has a mms capable phone?
Or would i have to send the pics to his email? plz help becaz i would really liek to know thanks in advance.
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Jan 29, 2004, 1:04 PM

i have a quetsion its a two parter... should i buy the v400 or v600?

i have a question should i buy the v400 or hold off intill the v600 caomes out and purchase that phone. ur opinions will be appreciated greatly thanks. Is it true the v600 is going to be offered by cingular in a few months?
4 replies

Jan 27, 2004, 1:21 AM

Recall on Nokia 6340i?

Has anyone heard about a recall on the Nokia 6340i? A friend told me that Cingular had a recall on them but I haven't actually checked into it. I wonder if it's the problem I've had with the phone. Sometimes it will just randomly turn itself off while I'm on the phone and then turn itself on. I'm not the only one that has complained about that. I know several people that have had the same problem.
4 replies

Jan 14, 2004, 8:55 PM

Cingular store wants $200 for v400/new activation???????

Called my local Cingular store today and asked the salesperson how much the v400 was with 1 year activation/new service...He said $249 minus $50 rebate....That seems VERY steep to me.....I've read posts where some cingular stores are selling v400s for under $100....what's going on?

16 replies

Jan 30, 2004, 4:32 PM

New Plans

Cingular Region plans suck!

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