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Jan 27, 2007, 11:22 PM

Sync with Palm Desktop???

Is it possible to sync contacts with the Palm desktop?

Or is there a way to transfer the Palm data to Outlook and then into LG PC Manager then into the phone?

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Jan 26, 2007, 3:33 AM



Does anyone know how to make this phone accept a ring tone. I have cropped all of my songs to under 25 seconds, changed the bit rate so that they are no larger than 250 kilobytes and switched the ID Tags to acceptable genres. What am I still doing wrong, someone who has gotten this to work successfully PLEASE HELP!!!

Jan 17, 2007, 11:00 AM

will this headphone adapter work?

Can anyone help me see if this headphone adapter would work with the CU500?

http://www.amazon.com/Headphone-Adapter-for-Samsung- ... »

Also, this too..
http://www.amazon.com/Handfree-Headset-Chocolate-com ... »
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Jan 23, 2007, 5:48 PM

Converting files to MP3, ACC, or ACC+

Help, when it comes to phones, computers... I am a neophyte. I have a lot of .wma files, how do I convert them to an appropriate format for this phone. The phones user guide states that all music files must be in .mp3, .acc or acc+ format. Help
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Jan 21, 2007, 8:22 PM

Is the CU500 useable in Korea?

I am searching for a phone that will work while I travel within Korea. Does anyone have experience with phones and service prividers?

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Jan 20, 2007, 4:13 PM

Sync Mananger w/ bluetooth

has anyone gotten sync manager to work with bluetooth? PLEASSSSEEEE help, i cant keep up with all my apointments!

Jan 18, 2007, 12:23 PM

battery for cu500

Is there any battery out there that I can purchase for this phone that has a longer battery life? I have to charge this phone at least one time per day. I love the phone but I don't like to keep charging it on a daily basis. I don't do any downloading or anything yet. Any advice????

Jan 16, 2007, 12:34 AM

speaker wont turn off

When I listen to music and plug in my headphones I want the speaker on the phone to turn off but it stays on.

Aug 25, 2006, 12:35 PM

Update to my Review - 3 weeks after purchase

I have decided to return my CU500 after 3 weeks in exchange for a black RAZR. 3G has been great in my town, and all the high-speed data stuff was great on the CU500, but I have come to learn that data is just a novelty item for me and I don't need to be spending $19.99/month for it.

Honestly, the dealbreaker on this phone is that there is no voice dial. I just want to be able to dial the phone through a bluetooth headset while driving my manual car in stop-and-go traffic on the way to work and back. I cannot believe that such a "high-tech" phone would not have this feature, and in fact if it did, I probably would have continued dropping $20/month for data as well.
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Jan 2, 2007, 11:07 PM

Transfering photos from phone to computer

well, i just got the new LG CU500, and i love it. but i don't know how to transfer the photo's i've taken and put them on my computer. i bought the data USB cable for it, but it doesn't seem to work. i've got some people waiting for these pictures, and i would like to figure it out. do i need a memory stick to be able to transfer the photos? any suggestions would be much appreciated.
please and thank you
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Dec 10, 2006, 9:30 PM

Is rising ringtone defeatable now?

A cingular company store rep today told me that the rising-volume ringtone can be set to consistent-volume. But he demonstrated by playing the ringtones from the menu. I tried it later and couldn't find any rising tone defeat in the menus. Phone did say that the software was the most recent.

Salestalk, or reality?
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Aug 5, 2006, 6:15 PM

Don't need USB cable.

I've been all over Houston looking for the USB cable but no one has it. Then I discovered that you can load the microSD card if you have a universal card reader on your computer and the adaptor that comes with the microcard. I maxed a 1 Gig card out in less than 30 minutes. Its very fast this way. Then I popped it into the phone and had all my pictures and MP3 just like I wanted. I don't plan on spending 40$ bucks on the cable now. Still don't have a headphones though.
6 replies

Jan 1, 2007, 2:22 PM

Email alert sounds?

I set up the phone to be able to check my hotmail, but now every single time I get an email the phone "dingdongs". I turned off the "remember password" feature thinking this would solve it, but no luck.

Is there a way to be able to turn off the "dingdong" alert but still use the email feature? I don't want to have to put the phone on silent, I just want that alert sound to go away.

Dec 29, 2006, 11:22 AM

LG CU500 power conserve option ?

On the Blackjack there is an option where you can make it not look for the UMTS network and have it just stay on the GSM network and it helps extend battery life - Does anyone out there know if you can do that with the LG CU500 - Battery life isn't what I had hoped for. thanks
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Dec 12, 2006, 10:57 PM

cu500 or sync???

I have read reviews and researched both the lgcu500 and cingular sync but am not sure which to choose. i have a camera, co that feature is not as important to me, but i will be using the mp3 player and messaging a lot. I would also like to set mp3 clips as ringtones without buying from cingular. Which one should i get?
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Dec 22, 2006, 3:10 PM

Outlook sync using Morange

I discovered this website and I was able to sync my outlook calendar, task and contacts. I was not able to sync my email because we are using Microsoft Exchange. How do you POP or IMAP an Exchange Server?

The problem is, CU500 cannot dial (212) 555-1212 format and all my phones numbers are in this format. It can only dial 212-555-1212. Any hint?

Dec 17, 2006, 11:05 PM

2.5mm to 3.5mm adapter w/o mic

Has anyone tried just a stereo adapter in the CU500 headphone jack?

I have a Radio Shack 2.5 to 3.5mm adapter (aka 1/8" to 3/32"), but this does not have a provision for a mic. The obvious concern is damage to the phone by shorting the mic input to a L or R channel output, or (more likely) to ground.

Thanks for anyone's experience with this.
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Dec 10, 2006, 3:34 PM

For those of you in need of software...

A buddy of mine (can't take full cred) found this on the Australian LG site. It is software for PCsync, USBdrivers and and Internet Connection tool for Telstra's "TU500", basically a carbon copy of the CU500. Tried everything and it works fine.

Download it here: http://au.lgmobile.com/webwar/jsp/phones/mnsw List.jsp?this_package=mnsw&mid=012300030000&_ ln=EN

You will need a USB data cable.
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Dec 10, 2006, 11:23 PM

MP3 player?

All of my music on my computer is in iTunes, can I put my MP3s from iTunes on this phone? Thanks
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Dec 10, 2006, 8:39 PM

dim setting on phone???

i wanted to know if your able to make the phone act like it does on power saving mode, when the phone is about to die, all the time
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