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Dec 4, 2007, 4:02 PM

If you guys can help me fix this i'll be impressed!!!

Got my sch u740 about a year ago almost. I purchased 3 ring tones for my cell about 3 months after that online. The ring tones where sent to my phone and worked great. One day every time I went to go play em they wouldn't. So i said ok no big deal i will just erase them and then download them again. I went to delete the ring tone and every time I tried it will stay there. Since this happened you can no longer buy ring tones for your cell phone from verizon online. So im stuck with 3 ring tones tracks in my ring tone lists that are 0kb each. Every time i go to erase them they wont. Even if I "Reset" the phone back to factory settings. Anybody know a way i can go in and carve these songs outta my ring tone list? I us Eh? ed bitpim to see if ...
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Jan 17, 2008, 7:29 PM


Anyone know what the latest software version is? My wifes had hers since last february.

Sep 6, 2007, 4:08 PM

questions about dropping phone and battery issues


I have owned my u740 since April. I have had no issues with it at all. The battery life has been great up until this week. I always wait until I get the low battery signal before I charge it. Anyway, I have dropped my phone 3/4 times here in the last week or two much to my chagrin. Ouch! these drops have been on concrete from a standing positon. My question is does anybody know if the drops could affect how long the battery is lasting now? It seems strange to me that all of a sudden it doesn't hold a charge. I charged it fully the other night and by the afternoon yesterday (with no to very little use) it was down to 2 bars. I turned it off last night and this morning I was down to 1 bar. Does it sound like something might...
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Dec 29, 2007, 11:02 PM

love this phone

so i had alot of phones and i love this one!!! its small compact and gets the job done fast and easy!!!

Dec 15, 2007, 6:51 PM

keypad backlight

I just got a u740 and havent noticed till now but does the keypad backlight work on this phone? I went to text in the dar and no backlight. My phone was on low battery, could that be the reason?
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Dec 14, 2007, 2:06 PM


Does anyone know when, or dare I say IF, Verizon will finally offer ESPN MVP for this phone? I have the brand new black version, and it has every other option EXCEPT for ESPN MVP!! That was the only application that I was really looking forward to!

Dec 13, 2007, 8:28 AM

black one for sale!!

hey so I am selling my two month old samsung u740 Black! It is in good condition never dropped and just has scratches from everyday use on the back...how much would you want it for?

Mar 2, 2007, 9:32 AM


Anyone having good luck with a blue tooth headset and this phone??? I still need to buy one and want to know if anyone has any advice.
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Nov 4, 2007, 4:02 PM

Bluetooth weakness...

Hi all...I have a couple different bluetooth headsets, and none of them work even remotely well. I do not want to purchase another headset just to find out the problem is with my phone. Is there anyone out there that may be having the same problem? Is there a way for VZW techs to "properly" troubleshoot my phones bluetooth ability, or can I look forward to them telling me that the problem lies with my headsets?

Thanks for the help.

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Dec 5, 2007, 8:31 PM

Horizontal Car Dash Mount

Any ideas? I can't seem to find one that's wide enough to mount the phone horizontally.
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Dec 2, 2007, 6:42 PM

Best Bluetooth Headset for THIS phone?

I'm wanting to get a bluetooth headset to use with this phone, but it seems this phone doesn't work well with all of them. I've heard, and read, a few different times on how someone with multiple headsets couldn't get any of them to work properly with the phone.

In your experience... what seems to th best most compatible headset for this phone?



Oct 28, 2007, 10:13 PM


Is there any way to type emoticons in landscape mode, other than typing each component?
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Oct 23, 2007, 1:46 PM

Gmail for you domain on U740

Hi All:

I recently got the u740, and all and all it's pretty good, however, I have a potential deal breaker.

The reason I bought this phone was to be able to better respond to emails though my mobile web access to my Gmail for my domain account.

I was able to access both regular gmail and gmail for my domain with my old LG8100. However, I can only access Gmail, not gmail for my domain with the u740. It's puts me in a infinite loop saying for your security you must log into this page.

Other than that, the only other issue I've had with this phone is the calendar glitch. Does anyone know what the latest firmware is for the phone, and will it fix these issues?

My phone SW version displays:
Software V. u740.LZ05
PRL V. ...
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Oct 25, 2007, 11:17 AM

Any1 Selling Thiers??

Send me an email if you selling for like 125

Sep 12, 2007, 3:20 PM

Ringtones to U740 Using @vzwpix.com

I've been having trouble sending ring tones to my phone lately. I use yahoo and it usually takes 10 time to finally go thru. Is anyone else experiencing this ? Any fixes ? This is the return email that I'm getting
Any Fixes? Thanks.

6*.1**.**.** failed after I sent the message.
Remote host said: 550 SMTP connection refused

--- Below this line is a copy of the message.
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Oct 10, 2007, 3:44 PM

Samsung SCH-U740

Would anyone here not recommend me purchasing this phone? I have the LG 8600 and I am tired of it. I have the option to get this for $160. What do you all think>?
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Oct 15, 2007, 3:28 PM


I am interested in the new lg 10000 voyager and new venus lg 8800. Does anybody know what the cost should be thanks everyone. Confused

Oct 6, 2007, 11:03 PM

network busy/Error 2048

everytime i try and go on the web or the music thing or try and download anythin like ring tones and games onto my phone it says network busy error 2048...why cant i get on to any of these things?

Aug 30, 2007, 1:57 PM

u740 v. LG Env

Any major differences besides the size?
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Sep 21, 2007, 11:23 AM

Ringtones with Bitpim

To do ringtones with bitpim, you will first need the data cable that verizon sells. Install the drivers, install bitpim, connect the phone, start bitpim.

Bitpim will recognize it as "Other CDMA Phone".
Under the View menu, make sure "View FileSystem" is checked.
Next, in the category tree on the left, select file system. The root node should be someting like "/". Expand that and look for a new node titled "ff", then expand the one titled "brew" followed by "mod", and finaly "mr". In total, the path should appear "/ff/brew/mod/mr". On some phones the ff will be skipped so that it appears as /brew/mod/mr. The folder should have some mp3's (if there are any custom ringtones) as well as a MrInfo.db file. In the right pane that has ...
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