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Aug 28, 2004, 1:37 PM

downlaoding ringtones

When I'm downloading the ringtones, I see some that say "poly". Does this mena that only the titles with "poly" after them are polyphonic, and all the others are mono?
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Oct 26, 2004, 12:34 PM

5550 Drivers

I purchased a data cable for the VX6000 but unfortunately it didn't come with any drivers. Anybody know where I can get drivers so I can use BitPim with this phone?

Thanks in advance!
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Nov 14, 2004, 1:31 PM

Voice Recognition

Does anyone know how many names you can store in voice recogintion? Also, does it a use a computer or your voice to recognize your phonebook?

Aug 14, 2004, 7:46 PM

got the lx5550, the vx6000 cable, but can't use bitpim

well, i took Crumps Brother's advice and got a vx6000 cable, but now when i try and get data from phone, inside bitpim, i get an error about my phone not responding. i've got winxp, if someone could walk me through exactly what to do to be able to use the cable?


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Sep 19, 2004, 3:58 PM

The LG 5550 Datacable and BITPIM usage guide! Upload Ring tones and wallpaper to your phone!


I am using 0.7.18 of BITPIM


1. Purchase LG6000 Data cable from New Egg - http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp ?description=75-551-101&depa=0
2. Install Driver CD that comes with the Data Cable. Restart computer, when you get to the desktop and windows is finished loading, Plug in cable and phone to USB port. If it asks for more drivers, let it search automatically, It should find the CD in the drive and take the drivers from there. You may need to restart again.
3. Download and install BITPIM from the following site: http://bitpim.sourceforge.net/
4. Inside of BITPIM, go into settings and tell the program your phone is an LG LX4500 from the drop down menu.
5. Downl...
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Oct 20, 2004, 7:55 PM

where can i get the silver/white lg lx5550 for alltel?

i already have a plan...and looking into a new phone, but if i do find this phone anywhere, i have to get a new plan. anyone know where i can get just the phone?
i want the silver/white one, cause i dont like the red one.
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Oct 12, 2004, 3:06 PM

Sound and Screen Problems

Is anyone having problems with their screen and sound. With mine, the sound during a call will come through only every once and a while so i have to use the speaker phone just to call people. Then, my screen started going out and it will either go out or become jumbled. Any such luck with fixing that problem? Supposedly LG is supposed to be coming up with a fix but none has happened yet.
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Oct 12, 2004, 8:04 AM

User Manual

I have had this phone for about a week and love it so far.

BUT........GOOD LORD!!!! does anyone else think the user manual is woefully inadequate? I would personally like more detail and examples like how to use features not just how to turn them on.

I have been to LG's website hoping there would be more detail to no avail. Does anyone out there have any suggestions?

Thanks all !!!!
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Oct 10, 2004, 10:19 AM

LG 5550 is LG 5450 Data Cable?

Apparently these data cable are one in the same?

Oct 6, 2004, 10:10 PM

LG VX5550/LX5550 USB Data Cable

Could somebody please tell me where to find one of these at the cheapest possible price, like EBAY?

Oct 5, 2004, 2:10 PM

Downloaded rings as personal rings

OK here is my question. To assign a downloaded ring to an entry in my phonebook. Can I? I cannot figure it out.
2 replies

Sep 21, 2004, 10:15 PM

LG VX5550/LX5550 USB Data Cable

I've been looking for this on Ebay but cannot find one. They charge too much in the Alltel store, so where can I get this cheaper? Unless they don't make one for this phone yet?
5 replies

Oct 1, 2004, 6:42 AM

LX5550 Data Cable & Software

I'm new to AllTel and the LG LX5550, and am looking for software to manage phone features from my desktop PC. LX5550 features such as calendar, phonebook, ringtones, etc.

I've tried LGE's PC Sync and Connectivity software....Sync only manages phonebook, very primitive app. The Connectivity software had a glitch that the hardware wizard stalled out on the serial port search, and did not progress to the USB ports, failing to find the phone.

I've had a Samsung 8500 with a freeware software package SCHPU that worked great off my COM1 port. Very robust piece of software considering freeware.

I'm wondering if Susteen Datapilot is any good? Are the management features very robust? Can this be run off a serial (COM1) port? Is there an...

Sep 22, 2004, 5:47 AM

LG 5550 Extended Battery

Would it be worth the money to upgrade the factory battery to a longer lasting one for this phone? And where could I find one at a good deal.

Sep 19, 2004, 4:19 PM

Uploading Wallpapers/Ringtones

I'm considering buying this phone and have checked out the USB data cable and all the threads about wallpapers. Does this phone allow you to effortlessly upload new wallpapers and ringtones via USB data cable from your PC? I noticed that Alltel isn't the best service out there for multimedia phones.

Sep 14, 2004, 1:31 PM

lock code

ok, i didnt even make a code, and i put one of the number as secret, but now i cant make it normal again without the lock code. how do i find my lock code?
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Crumps Brother

Sep 8, 2004, 8:52 AM

Proper picture sizes

For things like Wallpaper and Contact IDs, what are the proper sizes that they have to be? I have a one wallpaper on my phone that was 128x128. It works as a wallpaper, but cuts the edge off slightly. I'm not even sure what it takes to get a contact ID to show up. I've tried a few different resolutions but they never seen to show up. Anyone have any ideas?

-Crump's Brother
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Sep 10, 2004, 5:26 AM

JAVA Games Support

Does either of the phones LX-5550 / VX-5550 support Downloadable JAVA games??

Pls. let me know asap.


Aug 19, 2004, 1:48 PM

Call Timer

Anyone figured out how to zero the call timers on this phone?
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Aug 26, 2004, 4:45 PM

Voice recognition

Since you can have more than one number for a contact, can the phone also tell which one you want?
home: 234-1234
cell: 289-7237

when I say "Steph" what number will the phone pick?


Do I have to say "Steph home/cell"?

also does the front display, have caller ID?
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