btw, u can cus2mized ur fone & install what u like.. & can even chose ur icons, tones, add more skins & games.. (u can even make ur own skins & icons..) but these things were quite advanced... so, far.. just an info..
hi 2 all! here's something 4 those who r new & find boring w/ their E398 (untouched!..)
advantages (pros) in upgrading (modding) ur fones:
1. iTunes (f u like)
2. faster speed (in terms of browsing, texting as well as picture taking)..
3. more options (menu)were added.
4. surrounds (sounds) were realllly greatttt!...
5. great games & cool skins were included on some MP's (made from GREAT MP makers!..)
6. video recordings were unlimited (for 6FR only..) 90 mins. for 4xR..
7. (mayb i miss somethings... (hope someone will add...))
1. battery life, quite lesser
2. some bugz..(but 45R's were quite stable)
3. some menus were removed (some fine them useless).. e.g. Themes, MotoMixer, Chat..etc.)
4. (mayb i miss something.. somehow, some may add..)
try 2 modd ur fone & u won't find regrets.. i think u like sounds well, better flash it w/ 6FR (hope u got what i mean..) w/ iTunes so u can compress ur songs & install more. but first, pls. do backup everything... but in terms of warranty, just flash back ur back-up, & everything would b fine...
after all they are only my suggestions..
yez.. supplied earphones were really good. but somehow, it depends on the firmware u've been using...
.. try 2 modd ur fone, but first do some great research, u may surprise that ur fone had something...
.. for me, i have iTunes & convert my songs to MP4 format.. & used 56 kbps w/c made my songs more compress. i assure u, the sounds were still good. w/ my 64 MB (actually 60.9 MB) i got 32 songs.. compared to 128 kbp that only had 13+ songs...
I had exactly the same problem as you, and after scouring the net and racking my brain i finally figured it out, well stumbled across the solution anyways :-) if you are lucky enough to have a voice dial name stored on your phone and can access that phone entry in your ph book, then go to it then go to menu on that ph number and then go to setup in phonebook menu, you should have 3 options there, View by: sort by: and then lastly View: go to this last one, View, and change it from Primary contacts ( which is what my was saved on ) to All contacts, then you should be able to access your asterix phone entry and delete it. I hope! well it worked for me :-) Good luck.
I'm not so sure about the stereo mp3 u r referring 2, to me, the supplied earphone is goog enough. So far, I'm satisfied with it.
To me (maybe it's only me), I noticed that the mp3 quality differs as the bit rate increase... That is y most of my are >128kbps. PS; max kbps supported by this phone is 192kbps unless u flashed your phone with a better firmware.
I once encountered the same problem b4 and I found out that the culprit is because of one tiny dust in the memory card slot. So, don't open your phone cover regularly.
The second problem is because of your memory card itself. The bigger the capacity of the card, the higher the rate to get hanged... I did said about this in my ealier post.
About the bit rate, most of my songs are >128 kbps.
can any body tell mee does it have stereo mp3 through ear phones? plz replyy coz m goin to buy dis set
People, i've read many posts and you says that this phone can make video records. Please give me a link or site where i can download this software ... thanks in advanced ..
So, I finally bought this cel phone, and I ALREADY heavy some problems...
Not so big, its about the mp3 player. Sometimes (not so rarely...) it fails, and the music stoped. I read that its because this mp3 player only plays tracks 64k bit rate with 100% guaranteed. Tracks tath have more than 64k of bit rate could have problems (although that many musics on my cell with 128kb are playing very well...)
Thats the only problem I found ... (in 5 days)
Ps. Sorry about my english!
Looks like u got a faulty unit... Well, a friend of mine also experienced the same thing... Luckily mine is still okay**touch wood** :)
Since it is still under waranty, y u don't gon replace it?
By the way, where did u bought the phone?
Hmm... i have been using this phone abt 10 to 11 months.Overall i am satisfied with its performance' So if anyone wants to buy a budget phone with pretty gd function. This will be ur ideal choice^_^
Well... indeed this is 1 good phone. I have been using it almost a year. The only drawback is the processing speed. Currently, I'm using 512mb T.Flash card n this phone tend to lag a lot...
I did flashed my phone to enable video record... But it is not very impressive either...
Bluetooth speed is kinda slow compare to se or samsung phone...
I recommend to all possible buyer to play with it about 10-20 minutes first b4 buying it...
i have owned two e398 handsets over 2 year period,they have great hands free speaker,and a great mp3 sound,these phones have performed so well
Well dis mob iz gr8! it has got ol da bst thingz dat a mob mst hav! gud batt lyf, mp3 suport, flash, bluetooth...n blah blah blah..i bought dis fone 7 monthz ago... i stil uzin it...n i hav got sth datz not gud in it....ie.. itz camera..n it iz v slow in action...it dosnt hav ne infrared port wich iz da most tragic thing! wel i hav seen abt ROKR E1 n E2...y the motorola dosnt giv infrared port 2 ol mobyls??..it's quite v imp 2 me 2 uze dis IrDa.!.. wel i hav a ques to ol of ya...ie.. wil dis fone suport 512MB MMC??
hi i was wondering can u buy other memory cards for this fone other than the 64mb 1?thanx
how to modify my e398.
becoz haven't voice video recorder
can any one reply me?thx alot.....