Beholder, 10 Sep 2009I would love to upgrade, but it's a pitty the B5702 has a 0.30 SAR value, whereas D880 has a 0... moreJeez I never take these SAR ratings too seriously. Maybe I should? I don't know, I simply don't pay attention to that at all. I'm not sure what my behavior implies, though.
Sam, 10 Sep 2009I do not have any problems sending and receiving mms at all... it all works fine after downloa... moreI do understand what you meant, even though I don't use the phone for e-mail. You're saying that once you have your profiles and settings for a given SIM and you disable it, those profiles and settings are unreachable until you reenable that SIM. But must it be the exact same SIM card? Or can it any SIM card at all as long as the slot is enabled? Perhaps a SIM from the same operator then? Because if you lose your SIM card then you're screwed.
I would love to upgrade, but it's a pitty the B5702 has a 0.30 SAR value, whereas D880 has a 0.21 SAR. Are the various improvements of B5702 worth the higher SAR vvalue ?
Philip, 10 Sep 2009I just got this phone and although I'm still getting the hang of it I really like it. I have ... moreI do not have any problems sending and receiving mms at all... it all works fine after downloading the various settings via sms from the two operators I use.
One thing I have a problem with is that it seems that the sim used for downloading emails needs to be set separately and once set it needs to be changed manually if want to use the other sim. Problem is that when using sim 2 for emails and then later disabling sim 2 it is not possible to change email sending from sim 2 to sim 1... the email profile cahnging is locked... sim 2 needs to be enabled in order to change email from sim 2 to sim 1. Does anyone understand what I mean? Anyone epxerience similar? Filipe, how about you?
Philip, 10 Sep 2009I just got this phone and although I'm still getting the hang of it I really like it. I have ... moreActually I have the same problem here, can't help you with the unknown subscriber thing. That's a bummer :(
I just got this phone and although I'm still getting the hang of it I really like it. I have a personal account with O2 and a work account with Vodafone, and this phone really makes my life simpler.
The useful advice on this forum (particularly from sam and Filipe) has made it a lot easier for me, so thanks for that.
The one thing I just can't get my head around is how to set the phone up for picture messages. Whenever I get a picture message and try to access it, I get the message "unknown subscriber". The same thing happens if I try to send a pic. Do I have to do something to configure picture messages for both my profiles? I know that sounds like a dumb question, but my previous phones (for both accounts) were Sony Ericssons, and I didn't have to do anything with the setup on the phones to send and receive pics.
I did have a look through the comments, so apologies if I missed something. I'd appreciate any help.
does this phone really support document viewer..or its fake like C5212
Anonymous, 02 Sep 2009Brazil have now...
I saw it, and is very big, a fat one....
but is better than c5212, beca... moreActually C5212 is dualband, not triband. And price is not the only factor to take into account when choosing a mobile phone. There's usability too: B5702 is nicer to use in my opinion, having a dedicated C key for deleting characters and files (instead of going into menus and choosing delete in C5212) for example.
In C5212 (which I owned then sold) you need to lock keys in order to prevent calls to be made by accident whereas in B5702 - or any slider for that matter - that's not a problem. Every time you use the phone you need to unlock the keys by pressing by 2 seconds the * key and after using D880 & B5702 for months I find that quite annoying.
But to each their own.
Brazil have now...
I saw it, and is very big, a fat one....
but is better than c5212, because c5212 is triband and B5702, but if your country doesn't have any 850-operator, choose the more cheaper.
sarah, 30 Aug 2009hey can any one plz tell me whch cell is better samsung's c5212 or b5702???B5702 hands down.
hey can any one plz tell me whch cell is better samsung's c5212 or b5702???
Filipe, 22 Aug 2009sam, only you still have the patience to write every time how to make calls with the secondary... moreHa ha ha, Filipe... I just thought I'd get in before you started fuming as you have replied several times before on this:-)
Sam, 21 Aug 2009Sameerah, I can only help you with your point 1 as I dont use speed dial: When you want to... moresam, only you still have the patience to write every time how to make calls with the secondary SIM without making the phone to reboot. I don't stand that kind of question anymore. People are just too lazy to either experiment themselves AND read questions and answers here.
Sameerah, 21 Aug 2009Filipe and the rest of you B5702 users - i need some help please! I recenly bought the one ... moreRebooting between SIM cards should not causes the speed dial to be lost. However if you physically remove a SIM and insert another one, then it might happen. If you assign the speed dial to numbers present only in the SIM card and then swap or remove it, it may be the reason for speed dial to be lost.
Sameerah, 21 Aug 2009Filipe and the rest of you B5702 users - i need some help please! I recenly bought the one ... moreSorry, I forgot to mention that the action you are referring to happens when you press the sim switch when you are on the Home screen. Using the switch at when in the Home screen is for changing the DEFAULT sim card. However, you can also DISABLE sim 2 here (but NOT your default). If you want to disable your default sim then you first have to change the default sim and re-start.
Sameerah, 21 Aug 2009Filipe and the rest of you B5702 users - i need some help please!
I recenly bought the one ... moreSameerah,
I can only help you with your point 1 as I dont use speed dial:
When you want to switch sims during use:
For calls; a. Select a number in your contacts list, OR b. Key in a number,OR c. Select a number from any of the history logs. THEN, you press the sim switch button to choose sim (you see which one is currently in use at the highlighted logo on the top left of the screen)
For SMS/MMS; a. Open the new message window, OR b. open a sms/mms from the inbox list open it, chose your action (reply/forward), and then once in the typing window chose the sim from the sim switch button (you see which one is currently in use at the highlighted logo on the top left of the screen)
GPRS; if you have enabled this on both cards, you have the option to set default sim for GPRS in the settings, or you can chose to be asked each time, in which case you will get an option to chose which sim to use each time you start a new session.
Filipe and the rest of you B5702 users - i need some help please!
I recenly bought the one ad for my basic needs its great HOWEVER I'm facing 2 problems that i need help with:
1: When i want to switch SIMS (by pressing the button on the side and selecting the defaul sim) - the phone restarts. Is there anyother way to change sims without restaring the phone?
2: In contacts I assign speedials but when the phone re-boots (in the case of changgingg sims)i lose the speed dial list. How can I avoid this?
Any help on this would be very appreciated!
I have found that the B5702 would fit my needs well - I need a triband, dual-SIM with a decent on-air time (8 hours calling). Can anyone please tell me, how solid or frail, stable or buggy this model is?
Affonso, 18 Aug 2009Filipe, let me get this straight... i am about to buy Samsung Duos on Americanas.com, and i re... moreOi Affonso. Nope, you misunderstood what I said: primary slot is quadband, second is dualband 900/1800 MHz. This means in primary slot you can use Vivo (850 MHz) or any of these: Oi/BrT, TIM, Claro, SERCOMTEL, CTBC, Vivo MG (former Telemig Celular). However in secondary slot you can use all of the above, except Vivo (850 MHz).
So in the brazilian B5702, primary slot can receive any SIM card; and in the secondary slot you can put everything but you can't put a Vivo SIM. Therefore, you can't use 2 Vivo SIM cards like other countries B5702 (mine is from Spain and I can use 2 Vivo SIM cards). "Why would you need 2 Vivo lines?" one may ask. Oh well I might have one line from work and another one for personal affairs, it's up to me anyway...
Actually, my main line is Oi and second line is Vivo so I prefer to use Vivo as secondary in B5702. That's why I was so uptset by the brazilian B5702, which I also bought at Americanas.com. I had intention to sell my spanish B5702 and keep the brazilian one for warrnty purpose, but now I won't do that.
Anyway it's not impossible to make normal use of the phone by having Vivo as second line, you'll just have to remember to switch the preferred outgoing SIM card to the other SIM.
What state are you from?
Filipe, 15 Aug 2009My B5702 came from Spain alright, and it's quadband in both SIM slots. But the one Samsung is ... moreFilipe, let me get this straight... i am about to buy Samsung Duos on Americanas.com, and i read the post that you did and, it says that i can only work with Vivo as the first sim, and another operator, on the second? So if i want to use TIM and Claro, i can't do it?