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problems with phones

Postby foxhana » Tue, 04 May 2010 10:32 pm

My first problem with phones.
My nokia phone has become weird lately, something like memory isn't enough to send or receive an sms.

Problem is, i've deleted many songs and photos, and of course cleared my inbox and sent folder which contains hundreds of smses. shut down my phone, took the battery out, took the sim card out, placed them all back and restarted the phone. seems to have solved the problem for a week. But now it's back again.

I've owned this phone for 2 years. Is it any good to go to the service center? Or is there a way I can fix this myself?Or is there a reliable shop to repair phones?

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Postby durain » Tue, 04 May 2010 10:51 pm

you can backup your contacts and sms using the data cable. check your fone firmware if it is really old. or maybe it is time to get a new fone?

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Postby foxhana » Tue, 04 May 2010 11:18 pm

How do I check my phone's firmware?

i'm quite unwilling to buy a new phone, have a tight budget lately.

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Postby durain » Tue, 04 May 2010 11:52 pm

enter *#0000# to check the firmware. you will need to stfw to find out what's the latest firmware for your model and how to update it.

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Postby foxhana » Wed, 05 May 2010 12:22 am

This may sound really stupid to you but where do I input the number? And what is stfw..?
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Postby durain » Wed, 05 May 2010 12:24 am

on the key pad.

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Postby foxhana » Wed, 05 May 2010 2:03 am

Ah thanks.

And mind telling me what stfw is?

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Postby Asdracles » Wed, 05 May 2010 2:11 am

If you stfw you will know what's stfw

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Postby foxhana » Wed, 05 May 2010 3:50 am

there is no need to be rude.. thank you for helping..

another qns. Service centers any good here? or complains as usual?

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Postby Asdracles » Wed, 05 May 2010 7:41 pm

Service centers is one of my worst customers experience here. The only one above might be waiting for your change in a bar.

Calling there (Starhub, Singtel, ...) gets you one hour waiting to hear a random answer. Call again and you will get a different one. Not much better in person.


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