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Oct 8, 2008, 9:47 PM

instinct and i yunes

Can i load my i tunes music files onto my new instinct might be a dumb question but I have lots of music on there

Sep 19, 2008, 3:55 PM

How to “compose” a voice message on the Instinct

How to “compose” a voice message.

One of the “hidden” but fun features of the Instinct’s Visual Voicemail is the ability to create a voice message on the phone and send it to another mobile phone or to an email address. You can also send it to multiple recipients at the same time. Here’s how it works:
• From the main screen, press “voicemail”.
• At the voicemail inbox, press “+” in the upper left corner
• Select a recent contact or press “contacts” to scroll through your contact list to select a contact
• You can also add a recipient by selecting the “Manual Entry” tab and enter the Phone number or the email address of the recipi...
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Jul 12, 2008, 2:38 PM

Nice Phone But Network?

I'm currently a VZW customer with an expired contract.

The Dare doesn't impress me at all so I was about to switch to ATT and the iphone when I happened into the Sprint shop just to see what they have.

The instinct is really a nice phone. Has many of the features I enjoy using a few that are missing from the iphone. But i found that only a landscape keyboard (expect to dial) is awkward at times. That aside I'm pretty sold on this phone.

My problem is with the Sprint network. I live in the DFW metroplex and though the Sprint map coverage shows its pretty saturated I know people who use Sprint and have connection problems.

I'm not a huge fan of ATT and GSM and I have very few issues with VZW network (though VZW prices are way too ...
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Sep 25, 2008, 12:20 AM

New Update

I was just toying with my instinct to see if there was a new software update. Sure enough, my phone started downloading an update. It then shut down and went through this whole 5 minute install and initialization process. My question is, what did this new update do? I don't see any new apps, and I don't see any immediately recognizable changes. Any one else know?

Sep 8, 2008, 7:15 PM

Without an unlimited plan?

Anyone know when we will be able to get this without an unlimited plan?
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Sep 8, 2008, 1:31 PM

Instinct Visual Voicemail: We'd love to hear from you!

Hi! Core Mobility developed the visual voicemail software on the Instinct. We would love to hear from you on how you use the features and what you like and dislike. Below is a link for a short survey including space to add you own comments. Thank you.

http://www.questionpro.com/akira/gateway/1043 516-24431844-0
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Sep 6, 2008, 6:13 PM

Samsung Instinct

All I have to say is what an AMAZING phone. I have saved so much money to where I do not have to pay for a Walkman, GPS equipment and I do not have to download songs on the sprint website. I can download songs from my PC. I tried it and it WORKS!!!!!!

I have learned that every phone is not perfect but this Samsung Instinct is close to being that.

Cons: Its hard to dial a particular # when driving. The lock button is sometimes a pain in butt.

Sep 4, 2008, 4:11 PM

Phone Lock

I really like the phone and so far I have no problems with the sprint network (leaving alltel) but I absolutely hate the lock on the phone is there anyway to disable the lock it is almost enough to make me take the phone back I dislike it that much

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Sep 4, 2008, 1:17 AM

Super Bluetooth APP.

I don't know if its been poeted or not,But is there anyway to put a super blue hack in an instinct 😕

Jul 20, 2008, 8:24 AM

any idea if verizon will be getting the instinct any time soon?

i have been wanting an i phone, but i am married to verizon, just wanted to see if anyone knew if verizon was getting the instinct any time soon. the lg version is out but i was concerned about the resposiveness of the touchscreen...any thoughts?
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Sep 1, 2008, 11:21 PM

Incoming callers hear music not a telephone ring

I just got my Samsung Instinct and somehow have changed the ringer so when people call they hear a song "fishing in the dark" instead of hearing a normal ring. Any idea how I change it back? Thanks.
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Aug 9, 2008, 1:27 AM

150 Song Maximum?!

I recently started getting an error saying I've exceeded the maximum amount of songs. The phone says 150 songs total; however, spring media manager on my phone says I only have 80. Is anyone getting these kinds of errors? Also, will Samsung be releasing a fix for it?
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Aug 15, 2008, 1:13 AM


I usually use "mytinyphone.com" to send links of ringtones as a text message to my phone. After I receive the text message, I open it and click on the link to the ringtone, it downloads, it plays and I save it to my phone. How can I do this with my new Instinct??? Any response is very appreciated.
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Aug 18, 2008, 7:56 AM

Instinct text messaging?

Is there a way text using traditional T9 or triple tap? Keyboard is nice, but I'm much faster using T9.
2 replies

Jul 6, 2008, 10:47 AM

Always with an unlimited plan?

Is a sprint everything plan always going to be required to get this phone or is this just temporary?
4 replies

Aug 21, 2008, 7:34 AM

New updates

I keep hearing about all of these new updates for the Instinct that are either out or are coming soon. My question is how do I get them when they come out? Do they just upload to my phone automatically or is there something that I need to do? Thank you.

Aug 1, 2008, 12:11 AM

For those wondering about discounted plans for Instinct

If you are already receiving the 27% discount, then politely request that it continues on the new billing with the Everything Plan. I have stated this a few times but I decided to make a separate post. If, upon activating, the discount doesnt work, then simply EMAIL customer care. Calling customer care is not worth the hassle. If still no resonse, then call the number at BBB. Below is a paste of my confirmed email from online customer care. Online customer care is far more superior than calling customer care. Online customer care can do much more without all the run around that the call centers do.

Thank you for your reply.

I would like to inform you that Simply Everything plan is a basic
necessity for the pho...
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Aug 6, 2008, 3:54 PM

phone locks when you type...

... me and 5 other frinds phones lock up when you type "townhomes". I called Sprint and Samsung and they have no fix as of yet.. how nice huh??...lol 😕
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Aug 17, 2008, 5:02 PM

Spanish settings

are there any spanish settings on this phone?
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Aug 18, 2008, 12:23 PM

Traffic not displaying on navigation

Hi All,

I just got my Sprint Instinct on 8/12. When I go into the Sprint Navigation app and then click on Maps & Traffic, the traffic does not show up. I click on the signal light icon and I can see it exchanging data, but the display never updates to show the traffic on the freeways.

Does it work for anyone?

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