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May 17, 2009, 5:42 PM

Samsung Alias 2 questions

Is a good phone to get after having the voyager? It looks like a sweet phone. Thanks for the imput. Please let me know what those positives and negatives would be to having that phone thanks.
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Jan 9, 2010, 4:06 PM

?'s before i purchase

i will be upgrading my horrible Voyager to either the Alias 2 or Env3. i was hoping someone out there can answer some questions for me to decide which phone to go with. with the Alias 2...

1) can the backlight on the keypad be set for different times before it times out?

2) how easy is threaded texting on this phone? seem like i read a review saying it's not as easy as you think.

3) does the t9 save made up words? ex..i like to use '2mor' instead of spelling out tomorrow. once i type the short version, will the fone (t9) remember it?

4) does the front display show if u have a text, vm or missed call? i read something in the many reviews i read but can't find what i saw to refreshen my memory.

5) can i assign a different r...
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Apr 18, 2011, 8:17 AM

How to break this phone

Without physically tearing it apart, i need to break this phone. I've tried drowning it but it still doesn't work, it just effects the keyboard. any answers? please help me.
Bubba J

Mar 10, 2011, 1:06 PM

No low battery notice: phone just shuts off

Can anyone help me solve this issue? There is no low battery notice: phone just shuts off during a conversation when battery gets low. Annoying...

Jan 5, 2010, 10:14 PM

MP3s as Ringtones

I used to have Alltel before Verizon bought them. With Alltel, you could not have mp3s from your SD card as ringtones because of some stupid anti-piracy crap.

With Verizon, if I put my SD card in a new phone (with mp3s from CDs I bought) will I be able to put a select mp3 from my card as a ringtone on the phone?
2 replies

Jul 21, 2009, 3:08 PM

Compatibility with MicroSDHC and Voice Quality

Has anyone tried buying an MicroSDHC card for the Alias 2? I know it is compatible with MicroSD but want to talk to someone who has used it with a MicroSDHC before I go ahead and buy one.

Also, I am way dissapointed with the call clarity on the Alias 2. I replaced this phone with an Audiovox color flip phone I bought 5 years ago and can honestly say that it had better phone call quality than the Alias 2.

I guess with all this hype with qwerty keyboards and apps, cell phone manufacturers are forgeting it's a PHONE.
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Nov 9, 2010, 6:49 PM
over in the "Verizon Wireless Announces Samsung Zeal" discussion:


...except I wish it had a 3MP+ camera. I just might be getting this in 5 months.

Nov 9, 2010, 5:12 PM
over in the "Verizon Wireless Announces Samsung Zeal" discussion:

This is the Alias 2

Just so everyone knows, this is the Alias 2. Even has the same model number (SCH-U750) just black instead of grey.

Nov 9, 2010, 11:30 AM
over in the "Verizon Wireless Announces Samsung Zeal" discussion:

Different year, same phone

I bought the Alias 2 last summer and fell in love with it! I couldn't wait for the new one to come out but this all looks and sounds the same. I will say it looks sleeker. I could care less for the Microsoft Exchange function.
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Jun 11, 2010, 8:45 PM

Asking for password

So my phone froze after receiving several text messages at one time. I turned it off (even took out the battery) and rebooted. When it came back up, it asked me for a password. I never set a password for the phone, and I've tried every number I can think of (last four digits of number, last four digits of ss#, and an entire assortment of other guesses). Verizon store said they couldn't help, and I would have to buy a new phone. Any ideas what the password might be? Or an override ability for the password? Thanks for all of your ideas.

Apr 6, 2010, 1:29 AM

calendar questions

I have a few questions regarding the calendar feature on my Alias 2 phone. I am a former Nokia 6255i owner, and I have been used to being able to set up my calendar appointments for just about any increment, and just about any notification time. So, when I got the Alias 2, I was a bit surprised that it is much more limited in its calendar features than my Nokia was.

1. Some appointments that I have are only every other week, so I only want to be notified of them every other week. However, I can't find the recurrence of every other week. How do I do this.

2. On the day of the event, sometimes, I want the reminder to go off early in the morning, instead of at the event time. However, I'm having trouble setting it up that way. I also may...

Apr 6, 2010, 1:20 AM

Getting my phone to notify me when I have new Hotmail email

I have the Mobile Email application, and I have my Yahoo! and Hotmail email addresses registered on there. I have set it up to notify me on my phone when I have new email in either account, but it has only notified me occasionally, and not every time when I have new email. Could someone please guide me through the setup of this feature for Mobile Email so that my phone will notify me when I have new email in either of my accounts? I would deeply appreciate it. Thanks.

Mar 3, 2010, 7:37 AM

Samsung Alias 2 cellphone/bluetooth help

I have a Samsung Alias 2 cell phone I use with
the bluetooth system I have in my 2010 Nissan Altima. How can I transfer a new contact or a
change I've made on a current contact,from my
cell phone to the bluetooth system on my car?
I would appreciate any and all help regarding
this matter.

Thank you,

Dec 27, 2009, 9:37 AM

Question about the Calendar Feature

I am up for renewal in a couple days and I have narrowed my choices down to 2. All I need to make my decision is the answer to this question.

How does the calendar feature in the Alias 2 work? Let me explain...

I have the Alias now. When I use the calendar feature, the little calendar icon comes up onto my display screen no matter how far in the future my event is scheduled. Just the fact that there is something in my calendar makes the icon appear. I HATE THAT, therefore I do no use my calendar on this phone.

In my old phone, When I scheduled something in my calendar, the calendar icon would come up onto my display screen ONLY on the day the event is scheduled. That way, I had a visual reminder without having to set the audio remin...
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Nov 30, 2009, 1:24 PM

Press #16

When you press #16 on the Alias 2, it brings up some menu. Doesnt appear that you can configure anything, but it does show some settings. Anyone know what the purpose of this menu is?

Jun 4, 2009, 7:55 PM

Alias 2 vs. Glyde

So I went to Verizon to switch and buy the Alias 2, but since it was out of stock, they gave me the Glyde to use until the received the shipment of the Alias2. So, what was I wondering was if anyone had experience with both? If so, which would you say is better. I'm indifferent about the touch screen, and both are QWERTY, so I'd just like to know the experiences you may have had with either of them. Thanks.
3 replies

Nov 1, 2009, 11:28 AM

Sync with ACT!

Does anyone know if this phone will sync with ACT! 2007?

Oct 24, 2009, 9:48 PM

No zoom on camera?

Well, I really liie the phone, but I can't figure out how to use the zoom on the camera. I do have the zoom on the camcorder, but on the camera, the zoom icon has one of those red slashes thru the zoom icon. Can anyone tell me how to find the camera zoom?

TIA, Bill
3 replies

Oct 29, 2009, 10:35 AM

Unable to hear music in bluetooth headset

I have an LG blueto0th earpiece as well as a Scala Rider helmet mounted headset and i can't get my music to play through either of them. What am i doing wrong? Do I need a special app for my Alias 2? I especially want to listen to music while riding my motorcycle. Thanks in advance for any help.

Oct 14, 2009, 6:33 PM

New Alias 2 does not fold all the way.

I just unwrapped my phone and I'm disappointed to find that when I fold the phone, it folds all the way in half but then springs back to about 1/4 inch open when at rest. Instead of folding with a reassuring click or snap to be completely together, there is this gap:

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It's a little thing, but it's really annoying me. Anyone else get a phone like this? Do most of them close properly? If so, I might send mine back for a replacement.
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