I have had this phone for a little over a year, and the screen turned white and the phone locked, nothing can be done, t-mobile says that they have not had any problums like this but when I read your blogs I see that its a common one, I would not recommend this phone to any one.
Jasimine, 27 May 2009I love this phone so much but I changed my service provider and I still want to use this same ... moreNo you can't use this phone on non-GSM base service providers. This one only work on GSM carrier
I love this phone so much but I changed my service provider and I still want to use this same phone,my question is can I unlocked this phone and will it worked w/ alltel which they don't required sim card to use the phone
SOLUTION HOW TO ACCESS YAHOO MAIL and GOOGLE from Motorola W 490
Download Browser Mini Opera and everything will work perfectly ! Size: 155 kb
or type in your phone's browser http://mini.opera.com
and chose to Download on your phone the Mini Opera Broswer.
Have fun checking your mails !
i have motorola w490 and i am enjoying it but i have 1 question? Is it possiable to get speakers for this phone and i dont mean earphones i mean speakers you can plug in and take out when you done using them please help.. Thanx
Anna, 17 Feb 2009I have problems accessing Yahoo Mail with my Motorola W490. Anyone has the same problem ? I ac... moreAnna:
Try the suggestions on this web site. It worked for me. You will loose the Motorola Media player (junk anyway) but the web access works great.
why doesnt this fone have a radio as you all know a radiio is a necesiti we need to listen to broadcasts and in the news if we dont have time to go home. you guys have really costed us!!
Screen turned white after a year, seems it's pretty common with this phone.
picaso, 02 Feb 2009this phone is one of the best from Motorola.....beautiful and smart phoneI have problems accessing Yahoo Mail with my Motorola W490. Anyone has the same problem ? I access the log in page (Yahoo Mail) and then after filling in the ID & pw, it won't log me in, gives me an error.
this phone is one of the best from Motorola.....beautiful and smart phone
i recieved the w490 as a gift with no instructions included. my problem is i have a bunch of songs i do not want whats my limit on the list and how do i erase unwanted songs, or even record over them
I bought this phone in August and in less than a month later....the screen turned white. Then the number 2 on the phone stop working. Everytime I close my phone and open it up it either turns off or the screen goes white and then I have to turn it off and on again which is really fustrating. I suggest anyone who wants this phone to find another.
Received the Motorola W490 from T-Mobile (USA) in July 2008. No issues until December of 2008 when the battery couldn't hold a charge.
Had this phone for a while. Good first phone easy to use. good price, a bargain great camera. IM is a good feature i love this fone.. i have had some minor setbacks...screnn turning white but everything else working well!
Megan, 30 Oct 2008Oh my god. I have had 2 replacement phones. The first two times it went white. Now it is just ... moreyup...ive had this phone for only 3 months...1st my little screen on cover screwed up and became dark...then my main screen went completely blank white a week or so later. P.O.S!
I just got the Motorola W490 and I can't figure out when I've gone over the word limit when texting (per page) usually phones show the letter count-down but this phone counts up. Is there a setting change I should look into?
Timothy Shampoe, 31 Aug 2008I have had the motorola W490 for 9 months. Actually I have had 4 phones because the screen go... moreOh my god. I have had 2 replacement phones. The first two times it went white. Now it is just frozen. If the phone is shut and i recieve a call i can open it and talk but every button is frozen! this is so irritating and they just send the same phone over and over and i take good care of my phones so i dont know what the deal is.