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Jan 7, 2005, 4:27 PM

Download ringtones from internet?

So I just got my Motorola v180. Phone seems pretty cool & it meets my wireless needs. Does anyone know if you can download mp3 ringtones, wallpaper, etc from the internet without using the browser on the phone. I would like to download ringtones & wallpaper from websites other than Cingular...(who is now my wireless carrier).

Many sincere thanks in advance.
3 replies

Jan 28, 2005, 7:14 AM

motorola v180 keylight problem

when I'm using my phone, key lights suddenly shuts down and after a while they turn on again. is it factory mistake or something else?
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Feb 7, 2005, 7:52 PM


Does anyone know when the v186 is coming out for Cingular? I really want a non-camera EDGE phone.

Feb 3, 2005, 4:05 PM

pop3 on motorola v180

can I read pop3 based email on my moto v180

Jan 28, 2005, 8:05 AM

Handset manager data transfer suite for V180

Just got mine MA8870 handset manager data transfer suite for v180...this data data suite surprise me very much! Not only I can manage my phonebook data, but also sending text messages, sync with calendar,composer melody and images, upload and download images, plus transfer files and many many more! If you own a V180, this is the data kit you must have. It is not expensive, only US$ 30 plus tax... I love this excellent kit!!
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Dec 24, 2004, 2:28 AM

screen goes blank

i got a motorola v180 and charged it overnite. the next day it showed a full charge, however, when trying to use the phone, the screen constantly goes blank for a few seconds and drops whatever i was doing. has anyone had this happen? i tried removing & putting back the sim card & battery but it keeps happening. i put the sim card into my old phone and it works fine. i'd love to avoid the hassle of taking it to a store and having to wait for it to be fixed or returned, if anyone has any suggestions i'd appreciate it!!
3 replies

Jan 19, 2005, 11:10 AM

inserting ringtones or multimedia files into text messages

how can I insert ringtones or multimedia files, other than the defaulted selections, along with a text message.

Jan 17, 2005, 2:19 PM

T-Mobile Discontinuing

I work for a wireless company and there was a post today on our website about T-Mobile discontinueing the V180 (we get CF62's back instead Confused ). Just wondering if anyone else has heard of this.

Oct 1, 2004, 4:42 PM

Cingular V180 Limit on Voice Acivated Dialing Entries

I am on my third V180 (in the last week). The first two had defects. But all three have been limited to five voice activated dialing entries. How many voice activated calling entries should I be able to set up? I called Motorola and at first was told that it was limited only by memory, should be "20 to 40 or more". Yet I can do only five, can add the sixth but it is erased after the phone is turned on/off. Consistently. The report on available memory says I have nearly all memory free. I am storing these to the phone, not the SIM chip. Please help ASAP, 5 entries will just not cut it. Are others seeing this limitation? Or do we just have a bad batch of phones in NC?
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Jan 12, 2005, 1:42 PM

SIM card & Address Book

Just got this phone today. Is there a way to save phone numbers in your SIM card and also the address book without deleting one or the other??

Jan 8, 2005, 7:33 PM

external display question ??

On the box of my v180 the external display has a black backgound with light blue text. On my phone it is switched with a light background and dark text. Is there anyway to fix this?

Jan 6, 2005, 8:54 AM

GPRS indicator

Hello everyone

I have just activated my Wap option which is working using the existing GPRS-10 as I understood. The GPRS indicator appears now on my cellphone screen. What does this mean? Does it mean that I currently have an internet connection opened (somewhere in the background maybe which would be bad Sad ) or does it mean that GPRS is activated and can be used anytime? The phones book says: "The GPRS indicator showes that the cellphone is using a high speed connection in the GPRS network". I don't know how to interpret this...

Please help


Jan 2, 2005, 2:04 PM


Hows the Reception?

Dec 31, 2004, 3:25 AM

MP3 Ringtone Problem

When using Mobile Phone Tools to upload part of an MP3 to the V180, it gives me an error message: MP3 could not be uploaded, possibly due to wrong codec.

I get that same error message with every MP3 clip that I tried to upload to the phone.

I'm able to send pics to the phone without a problem. It's just the MP3s that are giving me a hassle. How can I fix it? Confused

Oct 6, 2004, 6:47 PM


I am thinking about getting this phone, overall would you recommend me getting it... I am debating between this, the samsung e316, and the moto v505, what have you heard about these?? Which is the best?? Any help would be appreciated.... Thanks
2 replies

Nov 1, 2004, 10:22 AM

Problems with V-180

Anyone been having problems with the V-180 dropping calls after about 15 minutes? How about with the phone locking up?
2 replies

Nov 22, 2004, 7:37 PM

How to assign ringtones for different people?

I'm just wondering if there's any way that I can assign different ringtones for different people. Thanks
2 replies

Jun 30, 2004, 6:57 PM


Yeah, after seeing the front bezel of this phone, this is a gonna be a nightmare waiting to happen. They first started putting this black bezel on V600 and holy crap the number of problems with cracking and chipping plastic.

This is a huge problem waiting to happen Moto smell the roses...... Rolling Eyes Twisted Evil Mad
1 reply

Dec 12, 2004, 6:56 PM

speaker phone with lid closed

Hey, has anyone used the speaker phone with the
lid/cover closed?

I need this feature and it's hard to find out
which flip phones can do this. Some just hang up
when you close it.
2 replies

Dec 8, 2004, 8:13 PM

Free Graphics?

Is there anywhere to get graphics & wallpaper without getting charged? Also how do I install them? Thanks!
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