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Sep 24, 2007, 7:47 PM

best samsung u740

so i want to get this phone but cant because i bought a phone for full retail price returned it and bought another but it hasnt been 30 days and i cant return!! im only allowed one return and i didnt know this....please give me a way that i can purchase this phone and return my current one!! Smile

Sep 19, 2007, 11:35 AM

Weak front screen

Has anyone else noticed how weak the front screen on this phone is? Just causually bumping into something has caused the screen my 3rd phone of this model to break.......i mean i love the phone, but im very dissappointed with the front screen
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May 9, 2007, 3:06 PM

Free Mobile Wap!!!!!

Okay, i've also figured out how to get free wap on this phone as well. Note that there is no chords needed! wooo

Here's the link for the how to:

http://brsco.info/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5 »
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Sep 19, 2007, 8:14 PM


so i want to get this phone but cant because i bought a phone for full retail price returned it and bought another but it hasnt been 30 days and i cant return!! im only allowed one return and i didnt know this....please give me a way that i can purchase this phone and return my current one!!

Sep 18, 2007, 7:40 AM


Please someone help me. I have bought a usb cable for my phone and I have tried a few programs to be able to transfer data and make ringtones. I have been completely unsuccessful and I am aggravated at myself. Can someone please help me out and tell me how to do this process. Thanks

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Sep 9, 2007, 7:23 PM

Toggling the front display

I was just wondering if there was an option on this phone to toggle the front display backlight on and off without actually having to open the phone.

I like to be able to check the time without having to open it up. I've found that you can do this by holding any of the buttons around the side of the phone, but is there any way to do it with just the press of one button?
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Aug 12, 2007, 2:08 AM

Sorting Contact List?

On my old phone, I could view my contact list by entry #. I read in the manual that it can be sorted like this with the u740, but I can't figure it out. I would like to sort my contact list by # instead of alphabetically. Can anyone help?
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Aug 28, 2007, 5:48 PM

powering off on its own

has anyone had problems with this phone powering itself off then powering itself back on? im still on a 30 day trial with Verizon. took it back to the store, agent said it needed reprograming, in which he did, but if it did not happen again a week later. i plan on taking it back & telling them to switch it out because i REALLY like this phone. VZW rep said no one else has ever had this problem. im asking you all out there if you have or have not so i can let them know it is a possible problem. i had it to power itself off, then back on while attempting a text msg & this last time, i was downloading ringtones. thanks.
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Aug 25, 2007, 11:02 AM

Mobile IM

I was using the Mobile IM feature (from the messaging menu), and at some point I saw an option for a free upgrade. So I did it. Well, now I have to go to the Get-It-Now / Extra options menu to get into AIM. The option is no longer under the MOBILE-IM option (#Cool under messaging !! What gives !! ??

I also see NO WAY to manage the applications on this thing. The online steps of how to go to the "manage apps" menu item are not correct, and I can't locate any such option. There appears to be no option to disable or uninstall an app to free up memory.

Anybody have any ideas, or similar problem ??
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Aug 8, 2007, 10:14 PM

Music question.

I just ordered a micro sd card and was wondering if i would be able to put music on the card with my computer and be able to listen to it on the phone or if i would have to purchase a data cable for the phone. And if i do need a data cable, would i need software to put the music on the phone? Any info helps. Thanks!
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Mar 13, 2007, 10:29 PM

Problem with music

I just got my microSD card for my phone and i put music on the card. The music shows up on the phone, but when it plays it only plays the first 5 seconds or so then changes to the next song.......anyone have any ideas what can be wrong here? Any help is greatly appreciated
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Sep 3, 2007, 2:05 PM

Bell Release this...Firmware hack Verizon?

Any firmware hacks since bell released this phone? Maybe bell software is better and has java?

Sep 2, 2007, 11:49 PM

voice record options

i noticed today while on a phone call, on the front screen on the bottom right corner is an 'options' choice. i clicked it & noticed the option for voice record. i clicked it, it appeared to be recording the call but once you get out of it, where do you go to hear the voice record? is this feature actually recording a call or whats it about? can someone please tell where do i find the recorded info on this phone? thanks.

Aug 14, 2007, 11:15 AM

Question about the hinge

I just bought the sch-u740 from Verizon and I really like this phone although I'm slightly concerned with the hinge. When my phone is closed, it wiggles slightly, does anyone else's phone do this? Is it normal?
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Aug 25, 2007, 8:05 PM


if i lost it can i get a new one for free? what if its stolen?

can i buy a broken one and say mine broke and get a new one (if its lost)? or do they check the serial number =[
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Aug 25, 2007, 8:51 PM

Exiting Txt on Front Display???

I know that we can read text messages on the front display, which I like a lot. I was wondering if anyone has found a way of exiting out off a message without opening the phone?? I had the lg 8300 and you could hit one of the front display buttons and it would exit it. But everything I've tried doesn't work unless you open the phone.

Aug 19, 2007, 1:21 PM

Music as ringtone

Is there a way to have a downloaded song that's in my phone, used as a ringtone?
4 replies

Jul 18, 2007, 5:53 PM

Operating System

I am a java programmer. I just realized (don't ask why it didn't dawn on me earlier) that many programs are written for phone in java! Well, the natural curiosity in me is screaming now to find a shell of the operating system, write a program that'll run in this environment, and then put it on my phone to prove to myself that I've done this. Here's the problem: I can't find what OS this phone is running!

Here's the questions:
1. What Operating Environment is this phone utilizing?

2. What shell is available to emulate this environment?

3. How would I go about getting the program on my phone once I've written them?

Thank y'all!

6 replies

Aug 21, 2007, 7:23 PM


If my phone is missing, is there a device in this cellular phone to track it?
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Aug 16, 2007, 2:44 AM

Thinking about the u740 on Verizon...

My new-every-2 is up in a week. I currently have the LG VX 8100 (which is the best phone that I've ever had), and am thinking about upgrading to the U740. Questions:

1) Is the keyboard usable on a day-to-day basis? I've looked at a few demo phones, and the keys seem awfully small (but on par with the sidekick). I think I can manage to type, but does regularly dialing phone number get cumbersome?

2) What's the durability of this phone? Is the hinge sturdy?

3) BIG QUESTION-do any professionals out there use this phone, or is predominately for kids? At first glance, I thought it would be a home run...I could make calendar entries via the web, send quick text messages when I am unable to answer the phone (meetings), and send ful...
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