Hi.I'd like to buy this e398 phone ,but don't know is it good or not ,what's problem? And if I need to upgrade the firmware to make it work perfect,what kind the version of that ? Please
To unknown-that's a problem other brands (Moto and SE included) have because of Nokia...people have become too used to Nokia's UI so it takes them a while to adjust...And Nokia's UI has become so boring!
To Aris-I see...I'll try ti get mine upgraded when I get the time...anyway, flexing means editing something in the softwarelike the language pack and some other stuff, and I do believe there is a flex somewhere that enables storing of SMS in the phone.
To Jack-You're gonna need a program called P2kman to delete the pre-installed files on the phone.
To Dia-yes, there is a way to make the phone capture videos but it is at the expense of the transflash card.
To Alexhee-try www.howardforums.com for the newest version...and it's actually a flash, not a flex. ^_^x
To Motofan-It's probably because the E398 has a lot more stuff in it.
To Rafael-Firmware is another term for software. When you flash your phone, you actually change the software version most of the time it's an upgrade. And you can't compare this phone with the 3660 as that is a smart phone, this is a multimedia phone. If you want the best multimedia features available in a phone right now, get this. If you want the flexibility of the Symbian OS, get the 3660...it all depends on what you prefer, actually. Price is Php 19000+ in all authorized dealers...you can get it for 14000 if you get the low Globe plans, or free in the higher Globe plans. And forgive the grammar, most of the people who post here are not natural English speakers.
To Bill-you mean the Java mp3 player? Try to use the phone's built-in one.
To Alex-why is that? you experienced any major problems with it?
To Diane-As I said earlier, get the P2kman software and use it to delete said files. For more instructions, go to www.howardforums.com. And the addresses of the Moto service centers in Libis and in Buendia are printed in the warranty card included in the package.
To Motofan-as I said earlier, firmware is just the software.
To Alexhee-try searching www.howardforums.com...see if anybody in there's got the 97R already...I do hope it enab;es video recording...hehe!
hahaha... i love my motoe398..to those who said its worthless you juz dont know how to use it properly.. juz stick in your old damn nokia
Saw in some forums stated 97R firmware can enable video capture function in E398. Cool. However some said can't. So who have 97R firmware on their phone can let me know? Thanks.
Basically, I just flashed my E398 to 95R. Menu & msg respond much faster than before.
@diane, i dont have the exact address of both buendia, makati and libis branch right now, maybe tomorrow i can forward to you, just email me at email@example.com or just leave ur email here or cp no.
Yea, never really though abt that one. I think the firmware makes the hardware better or something. Hmm... Help anyone?
rafael: i bought my e398 at P19000 @ the hub sa greenbelt. if you'll gonna buy at digital exchange (located in glorietta), it's much expensive by 900 pesos, but you get to have an openline unit and free downloads.
how do i get to delete the pre-downloaded polytones here in my phone memory? and those pre-downloaded mtv pics...it just eats up my phone memory! oh, and cruel or any pinoys out there, where is the service center in buendia? i just live nearby the central biz district so any info would be greatly appreciated! thanks!*:)
My mp3 player is saying that it doesnt see mp3 files on the flash disc,they do show up under sounds,anybody got some advice?
what ARE these e398's firmware all about??? heheheh, wrong grammar yung isa.... =)
what is these E398's firmware all about?? what do they do to your fone?? and is moto e398 better than nokia 3660?? and how much does the moto e398 cost here in the philippines?? hope i'll get some aswers here... hehehe... thanks!!!! =)
I just upgraded my E398's firmware to 96R few days back but I didn't notice any difference with the new firmware. If the 97R is available, I'll probably send my phone down to the service centre within the next few days. I noticed some uncleanable specks of dust caught in between the LCD screen after I collected it back from servicing. Quite upset. Hopefully, they'll clean it away for me the next time I send it down to upgrade the firmware. Noticed that E398 is quite laggy compared to my other Motorola V220. Wonder why. Isn't E398 suppose to be better than the V220?
Hi, new here. Heard that E398 97R firmware was released. Anybody have the flex? Can email to me if you got it. Thanks first.
can any body plz tell me if we can make video in it o add some software which can help in making video
how do i delete picture and ring tone that it was in the phone.....helpppp!!!!!!!!!
To ^_^x: im not sure if it is available in libis, i got the SW upgrade 96r from the buendia branch.but since they are both authorized service centers of moto, it is most likely that it is also available there. reading thru the threads...y is it that there are no options to save messages on the phone, only in sim.when my inbox is around 32 msgs, it becomes full, quite a downside for moto. any idea what is a flex? as posted by someone, with 97r and some adjustment to flex, he was able to store many SMSs on phone. this would be a great improvement...
To francesco-For the skins and for the instructions on how to install them, search through www.howardforums.com. ^_^x
To Aris-Yup, I'm from Manila. So 96R is already available in Libis?
To Steven-you can probably get a screen protector in cellphone/PDA shops, but I don't think there's one that will fit the E398 perfectly, you just have to cut it a bit.
To Simakas-actually, I have seen more bugs in a phone's SW, in one of my old Nokias...hehe...anyway, yup, most of the bugs are fixed in the latest version of the firmware...and my phone does wake up on events. And I haven't experienced the glitch with the data timer. And the 1-digit shortcuts respond slower when you have more than 10 shortcuts because it uses the time delay to wait for you to enter the second digit of your double-digit shortcuts. ^_^x
To Cruel-software upgrade is available for free (if you bought your phone from authorized dealers) at the SmartNet Service Center in Libis, and they probably also offer the upgrade at the Buendia service center.
To Klau-while browsing, click the menu button, select the Type URL option, and type the URL of the site you want to visit.
@dj, i know 2 locations of service center of motorola hir in phils. in fact i already been in one of the service center located at buendia ave. makati becoz my unit b4 has a prob. in menu etc., i just wondering if i can ask them to reflash my SW into 95R even i have to pay... neway tnx i will just try to call them tomorrow