Brett, 07 Oct 2008hi cquincy , can you tell me ( step by step ) on how to transfer this ROM ( HI1 ) to my omnia ... moreI900 HI1 rom upgrade you must use window XP
1. download and unzip HI1 now you will see I900Hi1.exe just click on the Icon
2.turn off your device
3. connect your device to a PC using the cable
4.now try to reset your device . the little hole near on & off botton
5. please click STRART button if the device found (you shouls see SGH-I900 V1.6 userdownloader XP )
I hope this will help
lets face it ive used both the omnia and the i-phone
the differences= the omnia has better software and better for users who have a brain and can customize their phone to how they want it
i-phone- stunning looking no one can take that away from it, brill interface but when you look at the essentials the phone lacks a lot of the omnia's class.
the omnia is probably the best all round phone on the market with the i-phone about 4th
the only reason the i-phone is so succesful is because people have been mis led by the brilliant advertising by apple.
It's the best!!! Only the HTC HD can come near! Forget the iphone! Omnia rules!
I am unable to go to a service center to flash my omnia. I would like to get the latest version HI1. If anyone knows an easy way to do it, plaese let us know. I dont want to brick my phone, but i need the rom update because mine sucks. THANKS.
kodok_ngepot, 07 Oct 2008Hi anonymous..and everyone. "Built-in GPS receiver with A-GPS support"(quoted from omnia's... morei dont know how you can write all this saying there is no built in gps reciever!!! its ridiculas. i use it everyday to connect to google maps, and get very good signal at that, on average 7-8 satalites.. maybe yours dosent work or you dont know how to use it. but get your facts right!!!
cquincy, 07 Oct 2008I900 Hi1 ROM try this link http://www.modaco.com/content/i900-omnia-http-i900-modaco-com/27121... morehi cquincy , can you tell me ( step by step ) on how to transfer this ROM ( HI1 ) to my omnia ? i already dowloaded it but could'nt find it in my desk top . Thanks for your help ...
Anonymous, 07 Oct 2008google maps is a web based application, so yes it will use gprs or what ever connection it can... moreHi anonymous..and everyone.
"Built-in GPS receiver with A-GPS support"(quoted from omnia's spec).
What does it mean ? I think :
1. It means you have to connect ur Omnia to other GPS Receiver using either bluetooth, com port, etc..
It means also "THERE IS NO BUILT IN GPS RECEIVER" inside our Omnia. Omnia only acts as interface at this point.
2. Or, u can use "network"(not direct from satellite) so ur application software (garmin, mapking, etc..)works. For this point, u'll be charged for the using of either GPRS or 3G.
Conclusion : If u have phone with built in GPS receiver inside, u won't be charged any cent coz the phone receive signal directly from satellite(such as MWG atom V, HTC Touch Pro, etc. I myself sell my atom V and buy this omnia. I tried atom v for its GPS function. It worked very well and of course NO CHARGE !! But the problem with atom v, it works too slow.
In Omnia, this is not about software or GPS application software, but this is about "THERE IS NO GPS CHIPSET INSIDE".(this is answer to kernownelly).
Finally, what i still don't understand is :
Why there is "Built-in GPS receiver with A-GPS support" statement ???
It should be "Fake built-in GPS receiver bla..bla.." or "Navigation using A-GPS Support" or "Artifical GPS Receiver bla..bla..". The bottom line is, do not use "Built-in GPS receiver" words. Coz "Built-in GPS receiver" means, the device can DIRECTLY RECEIVE signal from GPS Satellite.
In my opinion, Omnia is still too expensive for a phone with no "Built-in GPS Receiver".
Sugesstion : If u wanna buy phone with real GPS function, the spec must be :
1. GPS Receiver Chipset stated (such as SIRF STAR III, etc..)
2. No "A-GPS" or "A-GPS Support" words.
Finally, i will sell my Omnia and get Touch Flo Pro.
Hope my explaination helps.
paul, 07 Oct 2008I am unable to go to a service center to flash my omnia. I would like to get the latest versi... moreI900 Hi1 ROM try this link http://www.modaco.com/content/i900-omnia-http-i900-modaco-com/271215/rom-download-links-naming-scheme-incorrect-software-version-fix/
Anonymous, 07 Oct 2008ive heard you can by putting the mp3/ringtone in the root folder, but dont know much about it!... morethanks for your help... it made give another look at the system and I found a folder called Ringtones... now I have to figure out how to get sound into there... and than how to use it for SMS... makes me miss my nokia n82 where you simply have Profiles and can manage them from right there...
hi omnia users, aside from more sensitive and longer battery life in HI1 ROM, what else can it do to our omnia ? any harm experienced on this rom ( those who currently uses this software )? coz im thinking on downloading this rom so i could get the best my phone has to offer . thanks !!!
paul, 07 Oct 2008I am unable to go to a service center to flash my omnia. I would like to get the latest versi... morethe easiest way is visit modaco, there is a mountian of information on there ( and the only good source ive found) including rom updates and instructions! but there is always a risk of bricking. ive flashed 4 seperate roms now without any issue. most of the roms on there do have to be run on an xp machine though!!!
DoubleR, 07 Oct 2008been using omnia for a week now... i'm lovin it, everything works perfectly... the main proble... moreive heard you can by putting the mp3/ringtone in the root folder, but dont know much about it!, not much help i know. lol. search on some other forums.
KernowNelly, 07 Oct 2008Hi I am trying to find some GPS software that I can use without using the GPRS WAP. Does anyon... moregoogle maps is a web based application, so yes it will use gprs or what ever connection it can find. ive heard route 66 mobile 8 is good, but havent tried it myself, there are some issues with tom tom running i believe.
I'm planning on buying the omnia. A local retailer has one but said that the camera won't work, so he didn't want to sell it as it might be a fault unit. Has anyone encountered the same problem and can it be solved by reflashing the phone?
Hi I am trying to find some GPS software that I can use without using the GPRS WAP. Does anyone have any ideas also I cannot get Google Maps to run without a WAP connection. Are there any settings that I have to change to allow only GPS to be used. Thanks I am worried because need the phone for business to travel around Europe but will cost a lot if uses GPRS WAP.
been using omnia for a week now... i'm lovin it, everything works perfectly... the main problem I have, is that I can't figure out how to set the ringtone for SMS... when I go to settings, sounds, messaging: new SMS there are only a few stupid sounds on it... please help, it has to be possible to set the ringtone for SMS... otherwise this cell is going straight back...