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Jul 4, 2006, 6:04 PM

Maximum Micro SD Card Supported by LGVX8300

hello all,
I have the LG VX8300 and i picked up a 512MB micro sd card when i bought the phone.
my question is..how large of a memory card does this phone support? i looked in the manual and couldn't find an answer. im assuming its gotta be 1 GB.
anyone know??

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Bob F

Jun 29, 2007, 2:51 PM

Quick 2 Net Using 8300?

Has anyone succeeded in using Quick 2 Net (the free but slow Verizon internet access) with the 8300 and Mobile Office Kit. This worked fine with my older VX4400, but doesn't show as an option with the latest software and this phone.
Ms. P

Jun 26, 2007, 5:07 PM

Vibrate then Ring feature on 8300?

My husband & I are trying to choose between the 8600 and the 8300 phones for Verizon. One of the features he needs is the vibrate then ring. He works outside & has "lost" his phone more than once when set to vibrate. This feature allows the phone to switch to ring if not answered on vibrate. Has been crucial to finding phones.

Does either of these phones have this feature? All that shows on search is vibrate.

Everything else on these phones seems comparable. Either would apparently be an excellent phone.

Thanks in advance for any help!
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Jun 27, 2007, 2:47 PM

Turn on Speakerphone before call?

Other forums are discussing how withthe 8600 and 8700 you can't turn on the speakerphone until after you've placed a call. Please, someone tell me that this isn't the case with the 8300! I have the 8100 and about to upgrade to the 8300 (cause I love my 8100's functionality). But it will be a real 'bummer' if I have to wait until a place a call to turn on the speaker!!
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Jun 22, 2007, 6:08 PM

brand new to cell phones how do you get apps?

this is my first phone and was wondering how if you find free programs for cell phones like the gobible how do i get them on my 8300 i have a 1g card and card writer and bought that usb connection wire but on the card dont see a folder to put programs into and so i threw the file into flix and the phone dont even see it,theres a jar and some other jan or b file can some one help me plz?thanks,oh and is there a way to make it so when some one calls it plays a mp3 or wav file instead of ringtone?
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Mar 3, 2007, 2:26 PM

WAY easier way to create ringtones!!

I use a program called WavePad to create my ringtones. Very simple free program.

http://www.nch.com.au/wavepad »

Easy steps below:

Open WavePad
Choose file
Open file (pick song you would like to make into a ringtone)

You can than start and stop anywhere you would like. I choose files that are approximately 30-35 seconds in length. Using the menus to the left you can cut the portion out you have selected. You will have selected it by holding the left mouse button down and dragging it over the part you are wanting.

The menu at the left also has options for amplifying to make louder, and fade in and fade out. Makes it so much better!!!

After you choose the portion you want. Bottom right of screen will tell you how long t...
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Jun 17, 2007, 2:56 PM

Will there be an update to the 8300?

Does anyone know if there will be an update to the VX-8300? I know about the 8700, which I own and honestly it's just ok. I am talking about a featured packed phone with the same form factor as the 8300. Any news would be welcome.

Jun 1, 2007, 1:00 PM

had tragedy when i bought this phone , can anyone helpes me plz :(

hi guys
well guys , my story began when i read all this phone info from here b4 i i bought it ,
i also found it really cool and got every tochnology iwanted
but the problem started after i bought it
i discovered that the blutooth service in almost disabled
mean that i cant send or recive any pic or song from this phone
so have u guys found any solution for this problem or new upgrade for the phone software
waiting for ur reply
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Jun 5, 2007, 10:56 PM

Calendar/scheduler -- how to transfer to new phone?

I'm not getting a new phone anytime soon (until this one dies), but I've been making the habit of scheduling everyone's birthday in it and setting an annual reminder.

I use the free backup assistant for numbers, but is there any way to back up the calendar?
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Nov 17, 2006, 4:09 PM

Have the USB cable, how do I send pix to computer?

I thought I was fairly literate, no problems with music. However, the computer can't seem to find the pix. Any suggestions?
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Apr 28, 2007, 7:09 PM

Front MP3 buttons broken????

I just got my SECOND warranty replacement for my 8300 cuz my first 2 were both defective. I know the replacements are refurbished, but the one I just got...the 3 buttons on the front are totally non functional. They dont even work when I push them to check the time. And they dont light up, obviously. Is this enough reason to bring it back? Cuz I know they promise a new model on your 3rd replacement.
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May 27, 2007, 6:09 PM

Upgrades and text on outside screen???

My wife has had 8300 for 8 months now and I heard there are some upgrades, can any one tell me what they are for and if the phone will be able to have text messaging on front screen. Thanks Bob

Sep 6, 2006, 5:12 PM

I might of got water damage please someone help

Can someone with a 8300 do me a favor look under Ha battery with there 8300 and there are little water damage sensors and tell me what color there are please. I went deep sea fishing and my pants just got a little wet the phone still works perfectly but when i took off the battery there was a dot underneith the battery that had kinda of a red x threw it i never noticed it before . when i had the razor that dot was pure white . well anyway just also want to post that this is the best phone verizon has out compare to the v3c and the m im always messing around with it and also the camera is dam good also
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May 23, 2007, 6:24 AM

New to the MP3 Game

I have a ton of music on my computer and i recently tried to put some on my 8300, but it seems like the only mp3's that will play are the ones i uploaded to my computer via the cd i had. Any of the songs i have that i purchased from napster say the song is copyright protected. Am i not allowed to play music on my phone that i purchased on line?
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May 22, 2007, 8:08 AM

how do i get my videos to play on my computer?

I have the 8300 and have downloaded the videos from my phone to my computer but they are in 3G2 format. I tried to email them to someone but neither of us can open them on our work computers. Is there any way to get these videos in like windows media format?
Thanks so much for your help.
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May 13, 2007, 7:51 AM

Texting Preference

Is there a way to set the 8300 to "word" or t9 all the time when texting? It always seems to revert back to abc. Thanks.
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Apr 26, 2007, 12:48 PM

making ringtones out of recorded music like lg vx 7000

How do you make ringtones using the music or anything you record? I could do this on my vx 7000 but I can't find a way herr. It keeps putting it in the sounds catagorey. Any helpwould be appreciated!! Thanks 😁
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Apr 27, 2007, 9:19 AM

making ringtones with recorded sounds

How do you make ringtones out of the voice notes? I used to be able to record music on my vx7000 and it would go into my ringtones menu. Then I could select it and it would be my ringtone. I thought I read that you could do that on this phone but I can't find how you do it. If someone knows how to it works, please tell me. Thanks. 😁
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May 14, 2007, 7:08 AM

Bad microphone

Just wanted to report that m VX8300, which I purchased in September of 2006, developed a bad microphone. People could not hear me at all. I verified that the problem was on my end by using the voice recorder. Thinking that it might somehow be a software problem I dialed *228 and then 1 to reprogram the phone and that fixed the problem - for awhile. All my personal recording tests worked great. But the next day in the middle of an actual voice conversation the microphone went out again. This time the *228 trick did not work. Verizon replaced the phone for free and the tech said he wasn't aware of this being a class problem. Anyone else having microphone problems with their VX8300s?

May 8, 2007, 1:15 PM

2G microSD card

Here are some things of interest regarding the use of 2G microSD cards in the VX8300.

1. The new V3 firmware forthe VX8300 will allow you to format a 2G card just like a 1G card with the phone itself. It sees all the capacity and won't display weird, negative numbers as has been reported elsewhere with older firmware versions. When you let the phone format the card it will create the standard folders such as "my_music" on it.

2. I have a Belkin F5U248 8-in-1 card reader. I can't make it handle my 2G card at all even though it handles my older 1G card with no problems. I don't know if the reader is defective, needs a firmware update, or has a design limitation. Fortunately I was able to borrow a no-name SD card reader that worked or I w...
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