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Anyone tried the new Kyocera slider phone

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by Mitch, Mar 13, 2004.

  1. Sam

    Sam Guest

    i may be wrong.. but i think i remember reading that you can access
    silent mode by holding the # key..

    JLP wrote:
    > Well, I posted earlier. I love the phone. I just wish the ying yangs
    > at VZW would have thought about keeping the silent mode shortcut. You
    > can't even assign it to the up key. It's "not available". That's one
    > feature I love on the phones...being able to turn on and off the
    > ringer at ease. I don't like my phone ringing in meetings or classes.
    > I have to push 5 buttons/movements to get this to happen and 9 for it
    > to unhappen each time. Is that user friendly or what! Thank you VZW.
    > You disabled a feature that would be extremely usefull! :)
    >
    >
    >
    > $1g2.545@nwrdny02.gnilink.net>...
    >
    >>It's on the VZW web site now - I know some in this newsgroup have seen the
    >>mockup but I was wondering if anyone has yet found an actual functioning
    >>model in a store and either played with it or bought it.
     



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  2. JLP

    JLP Guest

    No I get a message on the phone screen: "This feature is currently unavailable."

    J
    Sam <shannon_n_sam@earthlink.net> wrote in message news:<wz99c.3408$lt2.350@newsread1.news.pas.earthlink.net>...
    > i may be wrong.. but i think i remember reading that you can access
    > silent mode by holding the # key..
    >
    > JLP wrote:
    > > Well, I posted earlier. I love the phone. I just wish the ying yangs
    > > at VZW would have thought about keeping the silent mode shortcut. You
    > > can't even assign it to the up key. It's "not available". That's one
    > > feature I love on the phones...being able to turn on and off the
    > > ringer at ease. I don't like my phone ringing in meetings or classes.
    > > I have to push 5 buttons/movements to get this to happen and 9 for it
    > > to unhappen each time. Is that user friendly or what! Thank you VZW.
    > > You disabled a feature that would be extremely usefull! :)
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > > $1g2.545@nwrdny02.gnilink.net>...
    > >
    > >>It's on the VZW web site now - I know some in this newsgroup have seen the
    > >>mockup but I was wondering if anyone has yet found an actual functioning
    > >>model in a store and either played with it or bought it.
     
  3. On 23 Mar 2004 21:16:02 GMT, hoch@exemplary.invalid (CharlesH) wrote:

    >In article <p4fq50tc8pd9jstqlkq6uc2upcfm9cv40q@4ax.com>,
    >The Ghost of General Lee <ghost@general.lee> wrote:
    >>On Sat, 20 Mar 2004 10:20:06 -0600, Steven J Sobol
    >><sjsobol@JustThe.net> wrote:
    >>
    >>>David L <davidlind@my-deja.com> wrote:
    >>>> They new Verizon contract wording states that 911 calls won't be able
    >>>> to connect, unless the handset can receive a digital signal...:-(

    >
    >???? Are they saying that if you have an AMPS-capable phone, that it
    >won't connect to 911 in AMPS mode????!!!!


    No, if you have an AMPS capable phone, and you have power to it, you
    will hit an AMPS signal where it is available. The phone doesn't even
    need to be active on an account. But if a sufficient native digital
    signal exists, it will go for that first.
     

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