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Feb 21, 2006, 9:16 AM

upgrading from 3589i to 6236i, anyone else do this??

Looking to see if anyone currently had the Nokia 3589i and upgraded to the 6236i???

Do you like it? Is the reception the same or better?? I live on Long Island, New York. I get awesome reception with my 3589i.

How do you like the screen and joystick features on the 6236i compared to the 3589i.

I'm due to upgrade my phone in April and am doing my research now. I like the reviews for the phone, though not crazy to hear about the joystick reviews.

Wondering how the phone compares to the 3589i? I love that phone and am having a hard time giving it up. But I know I need to upgrade cause I want some of the new features. Hopefully someone can reply. Any info on what you like or don't like would be greatly appreciated Very Happy

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Feb 23, 2006, 3:02 PM

picture ID

HELP!!I have verizon and can't get the picture Id to work. I assigned the photos, but they don't come up when that contact calls. Is there a trick to this? Or will it not work with Verizon. those of you that got it to work who do you go through?

Jan 12, 2006, 5:23 PM


does anyone know when the price is going to go down on this phone?? i want it but not for $120.

it would be much appreciated.. thanks in advance.
2 replies

Jan 29, 2006, 9:18 PM


For Verizon, the info says that AAC support is carrier-dependent. Can the verizon phones suppot it?
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Jan 11, 2006, 2:52 PM

Banner and backlight timeout

I have tried to "customize" the banner and it still keeps saying Verizon Wireless on the screen. Also when I change the timeout for the back light from the factory settings of 15 seconds, the change only lasts as long as the phone is turned on. If I turn it off for any reason such as charging it resets back to the 15 seconds. Any one else with this?????? Thanks
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Jan 1, 2006, 12:31 PM


On the verizon website, this phone is blue, and on this website, it is silver. Does anyone know if you get to choose what color you get?!

Thanks! and happy new year to everyone! Very Happy
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Dec 12, 2005, 5:06 PM

Verizon UI?

Couldnt tell if this phone uses the annoying verizon interface, or if it sticks with nokia's own interface?
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Dec 24, 2005, 11:49 PM


where do you guys go to download nokia wallpapers?
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Jan 3, 2006, 2:33 PM

Voice/Sound quality?

There are not that many reviews but can anyone give an honest opinion on the sound quality of the phone?
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Jan 1, 2006, 1:00 AM


the one for verizon has a radio???

Nov 19, 2005, 9:30 AM

Got one , no AMPS

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Dec 21, 2005, 2:51 AM

vzw b2b site says tri mode?

i just looked the 6236i up on the verizon b2c site and it says the phone is dual mode, as i had thought. but then i looked it up on the b2b site and it's listed as tri mode. is this an error or are they offering two versions, depending on the customer?

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Nokia 6236i
Basic Information
Talk time: Up to 210 minutes
Standby time: Up to 288 hours
Size: 4.20"H x 1.70"W x 0.71"D
Weight: 3.5 oz
The Nokia 6236i is beautifully designed with a sleek form, stylish chrome accents and a large high resolution display. Easy access to the integrated camera, the Nokia 6236i has everything you need for everyday communication.

* Trimod...

Dec 6, 2005, 3:44 PM

Its on the Verizon website for purchase

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Dec 14, 2005, 5:09 PM

Missed call icon

Does anyone find that the missed call icon on the screensaver does not go away, even after checking the missed call?

I have to turn my phone off and on again to get rid of the icon.
2 replies

Oct 8, 2005, 11:58 AM

6255i vs 6335??

How will it compare with the 6255 flip? I know that the camera and video are the same quality. But what about other features. What games come on this bad boy? And is it as small and thin as it looks?
7 replies

Nov 27, 2005, 11:03 AM

6235i vs 6236i

What's the difference(s) between the 6235i and the 6236i?
3 replies

Nov 27, 2005, 10:51 AM

Two questions: Crippled by Verizon? Analog or not?

Two questions that I consider make-or-break:

1. Analog areas. Some posts have indicated that these phones have no AMPS. Does that mean it won't work where Verizon has only analog service, or analog roaming? (E.g. as of spring 2005, at least, that included parts of Vermont.) Specs at nokiausa.com do indicate "800/1900 MHz CDMA plus AMPS band" but that's the 6235i. I don't see specs there for the 6236i (by the way, what's the difference?)

2. Verizon crippling. Some posts here say that Verizon has crippled this phone.

a) Can I buy one that will work just as well with VZW, but isn't crippled?

b) Are there ways to get around the crippling? For example, user reviews for the Motorola E815 (which apparently is not analog, or I'd be buyi...

Nov 23, 2005, 7:52 AM

online manual now on verizon site

The online phone manual for the 6236i is now on verizon's website!!
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Nov 22, 2005, 4:22 AM

6236i with Verizon Wireless

Has anyone had any luck activating a Nokia 6236i with Verizon Wireless? If so, what does Verizon see this phone as when you provide the ESN to them?
2 replies

Nov 22, 2005, 1:30 AM

no memory slot???

According to tadgill's review, there's no memory slot. However, according to the Nokia website:
MultiMedia card available for storage of video clips, photos and other multimedia files

Somebody please clarify this.
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