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Oct 31, 2006, 4:20 AM

Good or Compatible Bluetooth headset for this phone

Okey dokey, since I've gotten good advice on this site b4, hopefully someone can offer me some great tips or some great buying advice.
I have had my T809 for a few months now, and I have just decided to buy a bluetooth headset for myself and my G/F.
I figured heck, might as well buy an Samsung headset, same maker so must be the most compatible.
I went online and ordered the Samsung WEP200 bluetooth headset because it got decent reviews and I finally got it today. AFter charging it, I experience disconnects, static, sound dropping here and there and moments of silence followed by a disconnect. I read the manuals for the phone and headset with no luck. I now realize that I am WAY past the 30 day return policy but I only now decided to g...
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Oct 25, 2006, 6:47 PM

Adding Number from calling List to Phone Book

I am unable to add Number from my calling List to my Phone Book. I have 'X' in my calling List with his Land Line Number but i have his cell number in my calling List , i am trying to add to X but i could not, is there any way to do it please let me know

Apr 15, 2006, 7:42 PM

phone signal with tmobile

Crying or Very sad

I have this phone and the signal is really bad. it goes from one bar to 4 bars and back and forth.

I am so unhappy with this phone, i am selling it on ebay because tmobile will not let me exchange it after my 15 day return time and get the motorola peble.
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Oct 19, 2006, 8:29 AM

SGH-T809 to SGH-D820 Flash Made Simple! I'm Here To Help!

Click the folowing link and you will be sent to a forum that contains all the info, links, and resources needed to have a trouble free flash. I've been doing this for friends in my area for the past month and as long as u follow the directions you shouldn't have any problems.

here's the link:

http://howardforums.com/showthread.php?t=930643&page ... »

If u guys have any questions or concerns I'll help as much as I can. However, every question I had was answered within the forum because someone else asked it already. So be patient and read the entire forum before asking any questions. For anyone scared to do this I'll be glad to do it for you but you'd have to handle shipping & handling but I;m not sure how u guys feel about sending...

Sep 8, 2006, 8:20 PM

Can you change the Ascending ring?

Just got my t809 and I really like it. I got all of my ringtones set up like I had on my last phone. The only question is I can't find an option to turn off the ascending ring. I hate how it starts out really quiet and starts getting louder. Is there any way that I can change this in one of the menus?
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Apr 11, 2006, 5:59 PM

picture shutter noise...wheres silent?

im so sick of the camera making a noise whenever i take pictures. wheres the option to silent it? even when in silent mode it makes the loud shutter sound. i was in a very nice museum and i went to sneak a picture out and i had to run cuz the noise was so loud that everyone was lookin at me.
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Oct 17, 2006, 11:15 AM

deleted original MP3s! how can i do mp3 ringtones?

Now that i know that i can use mp3 as ringtones..it really frustrates me that i deleted the original mp3 to use for the mp3 trick for ringtones. I 100% deleted everything and now i'm really regretting it. Can someone please help me either restore my phone and get the original stuff back (don't have usb cord to computer or orignal cd) ...will the .3gp thing still work?

Sep 18, 2006, 9:33 AM

Three Points: Audio Cable; USB; Thx to DrKnute

1) I like this phone, but I'm a bit disappointed in the following:

- Proprietary cable for headphone jack, can't use my favorite headphones or connect to cassette adaptor for car MP3 use.

- Would REALLY like to change sound for slide and message functions, don't think it's possible..(?)

2) USB - It's set to file access (or whatever.. not Modem), but doesn't show as a drive in My Computer. I suspect this is a problem on my computer, but not sure. I am currently having to remove the microCF card and insert into a card reader to move files.

3) Thanks to DrKnute for your tip for *holding* FF/RW to seek through a song or video. I am transferring a ton of TV shows to a new 512MB memory card for a long car trip (as a pas...
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Aug 14, 2006, 12:34 PM

PC Studio or Transfer software for MAC?

Hey everyone. Just bought the t809 yesterday. Great phone, but I'm a mac user and the only way I can figure out to transfer music and pics between my MAC and phone is bluetooth. Anyone know any free downloadable software to replace the Samsung PC Studio 3 which is Windows only? Thanks!
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Feb 27, 2006, 1:33 AM

t809 powers off solo

lately my phone has been powering off by itself.. does anyone elses do this? like out of no where just restarts.. what gives?
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Sep 12, 2006, 12:45 PM

New Mp3 player question

So far this is the best t809/d820 forum i've come accross... so i hope you people can help me out.

Is there any way to initiate a "hold" button type option, so that when i bike with this thing playing, the buttons don't get pressed while in my pocket?

I realize the mp3 player will EVENTUALLY go into a suspend mode and the phone will lock.. but is there any way to trigger this MANUALLY?

Also, has anyone heard any news about the mp3 player running in the background? I remember seeing screenshots of a small mp3 player display integrated into the GUI at the top of the phone display, but haven't since heard any word on that front.

Anyone have issues playing LONG mp3's? (like dj sets and such?) sometimes my player will stop playing fo...
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Sep 11, 2006, 11:32 AM

t809 discontinued?

I recently went online to see the new phones T-mobile had and realised the T809 is no longer listed.

Has T-Mobile dropped/discontinued this phone?
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Sep 14, 2006, 5:36 PM


Is it true that this phone has been discontinued? I hope not because I am planning on getting this phone,but I can't get till October, so would they not be selling this phone by then? If you have any information please post. Thanks a lot!!!! Smile Very Happy Wink
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Jun 23, 2006, 4:37 AM

T809 Display Icon

I have a quick question about an icon that is being displayed on my phone that I can't figure out.
It's directly below the time and date display, specifically under the time itself. The icon looks like a small alarm clock and I can't figure out how to turn it off. I've looked on the menus and the manual but there is no reference to this icon anywhere that I can see. I went on Tmobiles site with no luck. I have emailed them, but am currently waiting for response. If someone can answer this before them it would help because it's irritating the heck out of me. I just want to be able to 1) know what the icon is and how I turned it on (by accident) and 2) how to shut the darn thing off.
By the way, this is my second T809 from Tmobile, as th...
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Mar 26, 2006, 6:28 PM

1gig memory card

anyone tried this yet?
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Aug 17, 2006, 4:40 PM

Anyone's T809 have issues with sticky slider and tinny audio

1. I've had the phone for about a week now. I've used it A LOT. I'm noticing that the slider is already much stickier than a friend of mine's T809, who just got one yesterday. Anyone notice this problem?

2. Also a few days ago I noticed that the beeping when using the phone, ie scrolling through menus writing text messages, etc, seems to get very tinny after a decent amount of use. It almost sounds like blown out speakers or something. The beep begins nice and round and smooth sounding, but if you scroll through a bunch of menus or type a long text it begins to get this nasty tinny noise. Anyone notice this?

My issue is whether I should exchange the phone for a new one, or if these are just standard problems of the phone.
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Sep 4, 2006, 12:27 AM

Bluetooth help

Hello again,

I am trying to use my bluetooth to transfer files to my computer from my phone and likewise. What exactly am i suppose to do to get it recognized and transfer the files. Thanks in advance
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Dec 30, 2005, 7:23 PM

Vibrates 2Xs then rings 3 secs unacceptable!!!

Is there any way to extend the length of the ringtone after it vibrates? I constantly miss calls just because i didnt catch it within 7 secs duration it vibrates and sounds. If not about missing the calls for pete's sake how about showing of your cool mp3 ringtones...... will be very dissappointed if thats all the time i have to pick up my phone!!
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Aug 7, 2006, 9:12 AM

can some 1 walk me through settin mp3 for contacts

am i the only person that wants 2 know how to set mp3 ring tone for different callers? any 1 else having this problem please help!!!!!!!!
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Aug 29, 2006, 8:27 AM

Data kit w/ CD software

I just got the T809 yesterday and the CD did not come with my case. Was it supposed to or do I need to buy one from e-bay or the T-Mobile dealer? Thanks
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