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Jun 20, 2007, 10:53 PM

Question about music files & GPS

I've downloaded an album from itunes. It shows the file type as protected ACC files. Will these play on the 8400? Also, how well does telenav work on this phone? Thanks in advance.
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Jun 9, 2007, 12:59 AM

'turning off'

Ive had the SCP 8400 for 3 months now and am overall very pleased with it. However, sometimes when I close the flip, my phone shuts off. When i open the flip it takes about 3 seconds for it to 'jump start' itself without me having to press anything. Does anyone experience this? I notice it mainly does this when there is no signal. But should it actually turn itself off?
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Jul 10, 2007, 6:11 PM

New Icon Showing Which Makes No Sense.

There is an icon which has recently showed up which I can find no reason for. In the icon glossary it says “New Voice Data”. “This icon indicates you have new voice data (screen call ) waiting.” I have no voice mail waiting. Alerts are empty. I’ve checked all of the messaging categories. Nothing! Any ideas?
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Jul 15, 2007, 10:24 PM

landscape display

I keep reading on various websites that the display can be landscaped for a wide screen view while watching Sprint tv. I haven't been able to find any documentation that shows how to do that and can't find any instruction on it by searching the web. Does anyone know if this is infact possible and if so, how?

Jul 8, 2007, 10:07 PM

Playing music while phone is closed

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Jun 19, 2007, 11:46 AM

Gray Screen of Death

This morning my phone had blank gray screens on both the inside and outside. It was as if the back light was on but there was nothing on the screen. None of the buttons would work. No sound was made when the charger was plugged in. Calls to the phone were not detected. After three or four hours I had joined this forum to see if this problem had been reported. I found nothing. Then I picked up my phone to look for something and it was back to normal just like nothing had happened. Weird! I guess this is just FYI.

Does anyone know of an on-line users manual for this phone?
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Jun 10, 2007, 3:54 PM

Can you put .jpgs from your computer onto your phone?

I'm trying to figure out how to get my jpgs on to my phone...can you do this? if so how?

Mar 1, 2007, 1:17 AM

Problems with ORB.com

I was VERY happy when I loaded up sprint TV and figured out I could go Full screen landscape so I immediately loaded up ORB and booo its not full screen and there is no option to go full screen

anyone know what I am doing wrong that prevents me from using full screen? How do I make it go full screen?
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Jun 6, 2007, 7:18 AM

mp3 player?

Is it possible to load music onto the phone from a PC without the MicroSD adapter? My PC does not have a media center to use the adapter with...

Apr 27, 2007, 11:39 PM

which phone?

i am very clumsy with my phones and broke all three of the phones that i had so far. I was looking at the scp- 7050 by Sanyo or this phone. i like all of the features that this phone has but i do not want a phone that will break easily. Which phone do you think would be better for me?
any help will be appreciated
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May 19, 2007, 5:55 AM

External Battery Charger for 8400 Batteries

I have 4 batteries for my phone (got a really good deal on OEM batteries so I grabbed them) anyway in the past you could get a desktop charger for a phone. I am not all that interest in a desk charger (though I would love to have one) I AM interested in the "other half" of the desktop charger. IE every one I have ever owned also allowed you to stuff an extra battery in a slot to charge it as well as your phone.

IE I just want that charge space battery function. SO the charger does not have to be for the sanyo 8400 as long as its for a phone that uses the SAME battery and has this extra slot to charge a second battery ??

Any suggestions ? what other sanyo phones use this battery ? thanks!

Chris Taylor
http://www.nerys.com/ »

May 6, 2007, 11:30 PM

SCP-8400 and Jabra BT8010

I was wondering if the BT8010 works with the SCP-8400. I'm sure it would work with the voice but I was wondering about with the media player. I perfer to unwired always and it gets on my nerves to change from the wired to BT ear piece thru the day. I think this product would work well for me but I don't want to waste my money if it doesn't work the SCP-8400's media/mp3 player. Thanks in advance.

Apr 26, 2007, 11:02 AM

SCP-8400 is PC magazines "Best Stuff" for cellphones (May 8th, 2007)

Can't find a link online, but was pleased to see it picked for best cell phone in this print issue.

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May 3, 2007, 10:39 PM

Sprint Theme

Is there a way to get the Sprint Theme once it has been lost.

Apr 29, 2007, 2:17 PM

Video Clips

What video formats can the SCP 8400 see and play?

Apr 24, 2007, 4:55 AM

MP3/Media player and bluetooth

Is it possiable to use the media player with a bluetooh Moto H500? I'm pretty sure that it doesn't officially but is there any way past that that thank you.

Apr 24, 2007, 4:53 AM

Problems with On Demand Service

I brought this phone on Saturday and I have been trying to access the on demand but I can't get past trying to enter the zip code. I called Sprint a few times and they where not able to help but they made me complete reset my phone which is not that much of a problem. Except that I can't get my Sprint Theme back is there anyway I can retrive that as well. Thank you.

Nov 27, 2006, 3:54 PM

Card capacity

Does anybody know how large a microSD / TransFlash card this phone work with? 128mb will not be enough for me. Sprint is telling me 1 GB is the max but I wonder if they're giving me a "safe answer".....
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Apr 18, 2007, 5:56 PM

How long would i be able to listen to music

I wanted to get a phone to use as a mp3 player and i wanted to be able to listen to it with out having to worry about the battery

Mar 12, 2007, 1:14 AM

Hi, 2 quick questions. Please help.

Hi, everyone. I have 2 questions before I purchase the scp 8400 tomarrow...

1. Can I receive calls when I am using the mp3 player function?

2. Can I use the phone to plug into my car stereo via 2.5mm jack and while doing this will it play songs with the phone closed?

Thanks for the answers/help. I really appreciate it. Matt
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