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Feb 4, 2008, 6:20 PM

what is up with the bluetooth?

can this phone transfer any other kinds of files besides the contacts information to a computer or vice versa? i have been trying to send a pic via bluetooth to my macbook and it says device not supported.
but sending a picture via bluetooth is an option on the phone's picture - send menu.
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psycho dramatic7

Dec 29, 2007, 11:08 PM
over in the "Video Tour: Samsung FlipShot" discussion:

This sorry excuse for a phone is no different than my LG VX8700

Twisted Evil Verizon just doesn't get it...WE DONT CARE FOR YOUR RETARDED USER INTERFACE OR YOUR CHEAP ASS PHONES!! Get rid of the "PAY-US-NOW" system. Be a cool phone company.

The phones are so cheap...you guys should take a page or 20 from Sprint and Nextel. Get good durable phones with buttons you can actually press and speakers that don't sound like ****. We're taking all 5 of our numbers to Sprint after our contract is up with Verizon. I can't stand feeling like I'm being suffocated by my carrier. I cant do this and I can't do that. I have to buy this to use that. I cant even send pictures to my phone or ringtones I made on my computer because VERIZON is so damn GREEDY! Also...your service sucks balls. ANYONE THINKING OF GETTING VERIZ...
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Dec 27, 2007, 9:49 AM

text messages

I use word all the time, but sometimes my phone just stops and won't let me finish a word or correct it! Any suggestions? My old phone also finished words for me, that is not enabled and is the only way for you to teach it a work is to switch over to Abc and type it in?
Also, how do I get rid of all the crap when I recieve a message? I want just the message, not all the callback numbers, time, etc.

Dec 20, 2007, 1:25 PM

a few q's please

1) can I get this at a verison store .. my friend went to one by her and they said Verion doesnt have it yet .. I thought that was just the red one

2) how loud is the ring tones?

3)if you get a txt and dont read it right away and the reminder is set .. does it resound the chosen ring tone or does it just beep like my voyager

4) very important to me .. will I be able to connect this phone to my car via bluetooth .. I was able to with my ENV and the Voyager but those were the only ones I have been able to .. seems VErizon always blocked it except on LG's

I love the voyager but for me .. I use a phone for two main reasons .. Txt and Camera and the camera on the Voyager is crappy .. and no flash .. txt is nice though .. I had the 99...
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Fisty Larue

Dec 15, 2007, 2:48 PM


Are all bluetooth capabilities unlocked? Phone to phone transfer and computer to phone transfer?

Are any capabilities blocked?
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Dec 14, 2007, 5:52 PM

T9 Can Learn Words

Just thought I'd share...T9 can actually learn words on the Flipshot Very Happy . I randomly stumbled upon this today. If you have a word that isn't in the dictionary...type it in using ABC and then go back to T9 mode. The next time you need to use that word, start entering a few letters at a time and then just hit the next key...it will scroll through all possible words including your 'new' word... Now, I REALLY love this phone!
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Dec 11, 2007, 6:15 PM

Can you read messages on the outside display?

On the old versions of this phone (sch-a990, 970) can do that. If so how?
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Dec 13, 2007, 8:09 AM

Is It Good?

I don't personally own this phone so i am asking y'all if this phone works good? Very Happy
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Dec 11, 2007, 9:59 PM

Do you all like the music/sound quality? > Opinions

I have a Sanyo M1 and when i compare it to the FlipShot they both sound alike. I wanted to see if your opinions if you all like the music quality of this phone. Just curious becuase i hear some other phones that are not great.

Thanks in advance for opinions!

Dec 11, 2007, 8:57 PM

Software Available???

So... I'm looking at this phone as an upgrade if I switch to Verizon since my current AT&T contract is up. I like the camera feature and the music player. But I am wondering what kind of software might be available for syncing this phone with my computer. According to VZW's salesman, the USB cable, along with any software that VZW has anything to do with, is only used to transfer contacts, music and pictures back and forth between phone and PC. But I currently have a Razr and I have been using some software from Avanquest for years now to sync my contacts and calendar with my Outlook, transfer pictues, make ring tones... and this is the big one... send text messages through the phone from my computer when I type them in on my PC's keybo...

Dec 10, 2007, 11:51 PM

Max Memory Supported

Read it's 4 GB. Wouldn't mind being able to get 8 GB on it though. What's the highest anyone has gotton it to work with?

And does it support miscroSDHC for 4, 6, and 8 GB?
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Dec 1, 2007, 12:48 PM

Data cable & BitPim problem... Can anyone help yet?

Well - I received my USB charging/data cable today and have been trying to connect to the U900 via BitPim - to no avail.... Even though the U900 is not on the list I was hoping to be able to connect using the "File system" method that I had to use for my A970. But needless to say - I could not connect to it. If anyone figures this out - please let me know - I would love to be able to make and download my own ringtones to this phone using BitPim instead of GIN.

I hope we can get this figured out... Thanks in advance.
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Nov 29, 2007, 9:41 PM

Sync with PC

I know this phone doesn't have PC sync but it is a USB phone. I would like to transfer my Outlook calender to my phone to get reminders about appointments. Can this be done with this phone?

Nov 29, 2007, 10:06 AM


How many megabytes does this phone have?
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Nov 28, 2007, 5:10 PM

Lens Cover??

Being a phone carrier in the pocket person, I would fear carrying this phone around like I normally do cause of dust build up. Can anyone confirm if there is a lens cover built into the lens?
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Nov 27, 2007, 3:59 PM

Samsung Durability

I've never owned a Samsung phone before, but I've tried them out in stores.

One thing that concerns me about their phones is the durability. Samsung makes great phones that are very thin and sleek, but it seems that with that thinness comes a weaker and flimsier hinge. Any thoughts on this?

Other than that, this phone seems great, especially since I don't own a digital camera. How's the camera quality, by the way?
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Nov 27, 2007, 3:42 PM

Not bad at all (overall)

This is a pretty good phone - I must say. I am up-grading from the SCH-A970, so this is quite a bit of an upgrade - phone and camera. There are a couple of things that I can see as possible problems... For one - I can forsee both the inside and outside screens becoming scratched very easy. With that being said - I took an idea from my old V-710 and used crystal clear tape to cover both screens. Once that gets scratched - simpley peel off and replace. The think I was not to happy about was the flimsy back cover that has to be removed to access the battery, and more importantly the memory card. It is made of VERY thin plastic. They could have beefed it up a little. The camera is AMAZING - when compared to my A970 that is. the front to...
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Nov 27, 2007, 12:05 PM

More questions for robtheman (backup assistant, lock button)

You seem to be the man with this phone. I have a few questions:

1. Does backup assistant work on this phone?
2. Does it have a dedicated button to lock the phone (for example, pressing the # key)?
3. Did you have a chance to learn new words through T9?

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Nov 27, 2007, 10:47 AM

questions for robtheman


First off, you are the man if your name is Rob. I'm hoping your screenname is not referring to thievery.

More importantly, I am very close to buying this phone online, but had a few quick ?'s first.

1) Are the arrow keys on the D-pad customizable? It doesn't look like they have icons on the phone, and it'd be nice if they were.

2) The phone doesn't open straight up does it? i.e. is there an angle in the phone when flipped open...Im hoping so.

3) Any verdict on the T9 learning words?

4)Speakerphone. You mentioned its awesome. Can it be left on all the time, or does it auto shut off? Can you use speakerphone with the phone closed?

Thanks in advance for your input and answers on the FlipShot...
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Nov 26, 2007, 9:17 PM

Has anyone actually used the phone?

Looking at this and the Moto v9m. Like the look of the better camera, but in the end want something that will be an all around good performer.

Appreciate any hands-on experience.
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