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Hanging up VX4500 in Driving Mode

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by C C, Jul 4, 2004.

  1. C  C

    C C Guest

    "George" <george@nospam.invalid> wrote in message
    news:ntednexrOtL07nXdRVn-hg@adelphia.com...
    >
    > "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:OGUFc.32570$eH1.15439962@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com...
    > > Hello. I have VX4500 and this phone can be set to "Driving mode",

    > although,
    > > the incoming announcement in driving mode comes through the speakerphone

    > and
    > > you are expected to respond "YES" using the phone mic, even though you

    are
    > > using a headset. Anyway, when you are finished with your call, you have

    > to
    > > flip open the folder and (with the phone holstered in your belt) you

    have
    > to
    > > press the End key. I sometimes press the wrong button because I don't

    > want
    > > to keep my eyes on the road while driving.
    > >
    > > The manual on pages 22 and 23 says that to end a call (both incoming and
    > > outgoing) you may press the End key or the side key TWICE. The side key
    > > (twice) doesn't work.
    > >
    > > I contacted LG on this and Cust Svc rep replied that it can only be used

    > to
    > > hang up an incoming call! My VX4500 with firmware version T45VZV01 does

    > not
    > > hang up incoming or outgoing call by pressing the side key twice.
    > >
    > > I resplied to the Cust Svc rep and even attached pages 22 and 23 of the
    > > manual (from the available pdf file) and told him that it clearly states

    > on
    > > the manual that the phone can be hang up using the side key, either

    > incoming
    > > or outgoing.
    > >
    > > I'm anxiously waiting for his response. BUT he may respond in a week.

    My
    > > first email to LG was replied after a week.
    > >

    > I never spotted that in the manual about ending a call with with the side
    > key but I just reviewed it and it clearly descibes what you said.. Many
    > phones will send a new call directly to voice mail if you tap the side
    > button twice. But I get the same result as you, the side button does
    > nothing while a call is in progress.
    >
    >

    User manuals are now outsourced. These manual were probably printed in a
    third world country while the VX4500 was still in the design stage. And the
    design was to make the side key (the one with the up and down button, not
    the lower voice command key) double as a hangup key in driving mode by
    pressing it twice. They probably decided to not include that function in
    the final production because the firware programmer forgot to code the
    routine that polls on the side key. Oh well it would have been nice if this
    functionality was not overlooked. This is a very welcome feature in States
    which now makes using cell phones, without handsfree device, illegal.
     



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    C C Guest

    "George" <george@nospam.invalid> wrote in message
    news:ntednexrOtL07nXdRVn-hg@adelphia.com...
    >
    > "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:OGUFc.32570$eH1.15439962@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com...
    > > Hello. I have VX4500 and this phone can be set to "Driving mode",

    > although,
    > > the incoming announcement in driving mode comes through the speakerphone

    > and
    > > you are expected to respond "YES" using the phone mic, even though you

    are
    > > using a headset. Anyway, when you are finished with your call, you have

    > to
    > > flip open the folder and (with the phone holstered in your belt) you

    have
    > to
    > > press the End key. I sometimes press the wrong button because I don't

    > want
    > > to keep my eyes on the road while driving.
    > >
    > > The manual on pages 22 and 23 says that to end a call (both incoming and
    > > outgoing) you may press the End key or the side key TWICE. The side key
    > > (twice) doesn't work.
    > >
    > > I contacted LG on this and Cust Svc rep replied that it can only be used

    > to
    > > hang up an incoming call! My VX4500 with firmware version T45VZV01 does

    > not
    > > hang up incoming or outgoing call by pressing the side key twice.
    > >
    > > I resplied to the Cust Svc rep and even attached pages 22 and 23 of the
    > > manual (from the available pdf file) and told him that it clearly states

    > on
    > > the manual that the phone can be hang up using the side key, either

    > incoming
    > > or outgoing.
    > >
    > > I'm anxiously waiting for his response. BUT he may respond in a week.

    My
    > > first email to LG was replied after a week.
    > >

    > I never spotted that in the manual about ending a call with with the side
    > key but I just reviewed it and it clearly descibes what you said.. Many
    > phones will send a new call directly to voice mail if you tap the side
    > button twice. But I get the same result as you, the side button does
    > nothing while a call is in progress.
    >
    >

    User manuals are now outsourced. These manual were probably printed in a
    third world country while the VX4500 was still in the design stage. And the
    design was to make the side key (the one with the up and down button, not
    the lower voice command key) double as a hangup key in driving mode by
    pressing it twice. They probably decided to not include that function in
    the final production because the firware programmer forgot to code the
    routine that polls on the side key. Oh well it would have been nice if this
    functionality was not overlooked. This is a very welcome feature in States
    which now makes using cell phones, without handsfree device, illegal.
     
  3. C  C

    C C Guest

    "George" <george@nospam.invalid> wrote in message
    news:ntednexrOtL07nXdRVn-hg@adelphia.com...
    >
    > "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:OGUFc.32570$eH1.15439962@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com...
    > > Hello. I have VX4500 and this phone can be set to "Driving mode",

    > although,
    > > the incoming announcement in driving mode comes through the speakerphone

    > and
    > > you are expected to respond "YES" using the phone mic, even though you

    are
    > > using a headset. Anyway, when you are finished with your call, you have

    > to
    > > flip open the folder and (with the phone holstered in your belt) you

    have
    > to
    > > press the End key. I sometimes press the wrong button because I don't

    > want
    > > to keep my eyes on the road while driving.
    > >
    > > The manual on pages 22 and 23 says that to end a call (both incoming and
    > > outgoing) you may press the End key or the side key TWICE. The side key
    > > (twice) doesn't work.
    > >
    > > I contacted LG on this and Cust Svc rep replied that it can only be used

    > to
    > > hang up an incoming call! My VX4500 with firmware version T45VZV01 does

    > not
    > > hang up incoming or outgoing call by pressing the side key twice.
    > >
    > > I resplied to the Cust Svc rep and even attached pages 22 and 23 of the
    > > manual (from the available pdf file) and told him that it clearly states

    > on
    > > the manual that the phone can be hang up using the side key, either

    > incoming
    > > or outgoing.
    > >
    > > I'm anxiously waiting for his response. BUT he may respond in a week.

    My
    > > first email to LG was replied after a week.
    > >

    > I never spotted that in the manual about ending a call with with the side
    > key but I just reviewed it and it clearly descibes what you said.. Many
    > phones will send a new call directly to voice mail if you tap the side
    > button twice. But I get the same result as you, the side button does
    > nothing while a call is in progress.
    >
    >

    User manuals are now outsourced. These manual were probably printed in a
    third world country while the VX4500 was still in the design stage. And the
    design was to make the side key (the one with the up and down button, not
    the lower voice command key) double as a hangup key in driving mode by
    pressing it twice. They probably decided to not include that function in
    the final production because the firware programmer forgot to code the
    routine that polls on the side key. Oh well it would have been nice if this
    functionality was not overlooked. This is a very welcome feature in States
    which now makes using cell phones, without handsfree device, illegal.
     
  4. C  C

    C C Guest

    "George" <george@nospam.invalid> wrote in message
    news:ntednexrOtL07nXdRVn-hg@adelphia.com...
    >
    > "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:OGUFc.32570$eH1.15439962@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com...
    > > Hello. I have VX4500 and this phone can be set to "Driving mode",

    > although,
    > > the incoming announcement in driving mode comes through the speakerphone

    > and
    > > you are expected to respond "YES" using the phone mic, even though you

    are
    > > using a headset. Anyway, when you are finished with your call, you have

    > to
    > > flip open the folder and (with the phone holstered in your belt) you

    have
    > to
    > > press the End key. I sometimes press the wrong button because I don't

    > want
    > > to keep my eyes on the road while driving.
    > >
    > > The manual on pages 22 and 23 says that to end a call (both incoming and
    > > outgoing) you may press the End key or the side key TWICE. The side key
    > > (twice) doesn't work.
    > >
    > > I contacted LG on this and Cust Svc rep replied that it can only be used

    > to
    > > hang up an incoming call! My VX4500 with firmware version T45VZV01 does

    > not
    > > hang up incoming or outgoing call by pressing the side key twice.
    > >
    > > I resplied to the Cust Svc rep and even attached pages 22 and 23 of the
    > > manual (from the available pdf file) and told him that it clearly states

    > on
    > > the manual that the phone can be hang up using the side key, either

    > incoming
    > > or outgoing.
    > >
    > > I'm anxiously waiting for his response. BUT he may respond in a week.

    My
    > > first email to LG was replied after a week.
    > >

    > I never spotted that in the manual about ending a call with with the side
    > key but I just reviewed it and it clearly descibes what you said.. Many
    > phones will send a new call directly to voice mail if you tap the side
    > button twice. But I get the same result as you, the side button does
    > nothing while a call is in progress.
    >
    >

    User manuals are now outsourced. These manual were probably printed in a
    third world country while the VX4500 was still in the design stage. And the
    design was to make the side key (the one with the up and down button, not
    the lower voice command key) double as a hangup key in driving mode by
    pressing it twice. They probably decided to not include that function in
    the final production because the firware programmer forgot to code the
    routine that polls on the side key. Oh well it would have been nice if this
    functionality was not overlooked. This is a very welcome feature in States
    which now makes using cell phones, without handsfree device, illegal.
     
  5. C  C

    C C Guest

    "George" <george@nospam.invalid> wrote in message
    news:ntednexrOtL07nXdRVn-hg@adelphia.com...
    >
    > "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:OGUFc.32570$eH1.15439962@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com...
    > > Hello. I have VX4500 and this phone can be set to "Driving mode",

    > although,
    > > the incoming announcement in driving mode comes through the speakerphone

    > and
    > > you are expected to respond "YES" using the phone mic, even though you

    are
    > > using a headset. Anyway, when you are finished with your call, you have

    > to
    > > flip open the folder and (with the phone holstered in your belt) you

    have
    > to
    > > press the End key. I sometimes press the wrong button because I don't

    > want
    > > to keep my eyes on the road while driving.
    > >
    > > The manual on pages 22 and 23 says that to end a call (both incoming and
    > > outgoing) you may press the End key or the side key TWICE. The side key
    > > (twice) doesn't work.
    > >
    > > I contacted LG on this and Cust Svc rep replied that it can only be used

    > to
    > > hang up an incoming call! My VX4500 with firmware version T45VZV01 does

    > not
    > > hang up incoming or outgoing call by pressing the side key twice.
    > >
    > > I resplied to the Cust Svc rep and even attached pages 22 and 23 of the
    > > manual (from the available pdf file) and told him that it clearly states

    > on
    > > the manual that the phone can be hang up using the side key, either

    > incoming
    > > or outgoing.
    > >
    > > I'm anxiously waiting for his response. BUT he may respond in a week.

    My
    > > first email to LG was replied after a week.
    > >

    > I never spotted that in the manual about ending a call with with the side
    > key but I just reviewed it and it clearly descibes what you said.. Many
    > phones will send a new call directly to voice mail if you tap the side
    > button twice. But I get the same result as you, the side button does
    > nothing while a call is in progress.
    >
    >

    User manuals are now outsourced. These manual were probably printed in a
    third world country while the VX4500 was still in the design stage. And the
    design was to make the side key (the one with the up and down button, not
    the lower voice command key) double as a hangup key in driving mode by
    pressing it twice. They probably decided to not include that function in
    the final production because the firware programmer forgot to code the
    routine that polls on the side key. Oh well it would have been nice if this
    functionality was not overlooked. This is a very welcome feature in States
    which now makes using cell phones, without handsfree device, illegal.
     
  6. C  C

    C C Guest

    "George" <george@nospam.invalid> wrote in message
    news:ntednexrOtL07nXdRVn-hg@adelphia.com...
    >
    > "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:OGUFc.32570$eH1.15439962@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com...
    > > Hello. I have VX4500 and this phone can be set to "Driving mode",

    > although,
    > > the incoming announcement in driving mode comes through the speakerphone

    > and
    > > you are expected to respond "YES" using the phone mic, even though you

    are
    > > using a headset. Anyway, when you are finished with your call, you have

    > to
    > > flip open the folder and (with the phone holstered in your belt) you

    have
    > to
    > > press the End key. I sometimes press the wrong button because I don't

    > want
    > > to keep my eyes on the road while driving.
    > >
    > > The manual on pages 22 and 23 says that to end a call (both incoming and
    > > outgoing) you may press the End key or the side key TWICE. The side key
    > > (twice) doesn't work.
    > >
    > > I contacted LG on this and Cust Svc rep replied that it can only be used

    > to
    > > hang up an incoming call! My VX4500 with firmware version T45VZV01 does

    > not
    > > hang up incoming or outgoing call by pressing the side key twice.
    > >
    > > I resplied to the Cust Svc rep and even attached pages 22 and 23 of the
    > > manual (from the available pdf file) and told him that it clearly states

    > on
    > > the manual that the phone can be hang up using the side key, either

    > incoming
    > > or outgoing.
    > >
    > > I'm anxiously waiting for his response. BUT he may respond in a week.

    My
    > > first email to LG was replied after a week.
    > >

    > I never spotted that in the manual about ending a call with with the side
    > key but I just reviewed it and it clearly descibes what you said.. Many
    > phones will send a new call directly to voice mail if you tap the side
    > button twice. But I get the same result as you, the side button does
    > nothing while a call is in progress.
    >
    >

    User manuals are now outsourced. These manual were probably printed in a
    third world country while the VX4500 was still in the design stage. And the
    design was to make the side key (the one with the up and down button, not
    the lower voice command key) double as a hangup key in driving mode by
    pressing it twice. They probably decided to not include that function in
    the final production because the firware programmer forgot to code the
    routine that polls on the side key. Oh well it would have been nice if this
    functionality was not overlooked. This is a very welcome feature in States
    which now makes using cell phones, without handsfree device, illegal.
     
  7. C  C

    C C Guest

    "George" <george@nospam.invalid> wrote in message
    news:ntednexrOtL07nXdRVn-hg@adelphia.com...
    >
    > "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:OGUFc.32570$eH1.15439962@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com...
    > > Hello. I have VX4500 and this phone can be set to "Driving mode",

    > although,
    > > the incoming announcement in driving mode comes through the speakerphone

    > and
    > > you are expected to respond "YES" using the phone mic, even though you

    are
    > > using a headset. Anyway, when you are finished with your call, you have

    > to
    > > flip open the folder and (with the phone holstered in your belt) you

    have
    > to
    > > press the End key. I sometimes press the wrong button because I don't

    > want
    > > to keep my eyes on the road while driving.
    > >
    > > The manual on pages 22 and 23 says that to end a call (both incoming and
    > > outgoing) you may press the End key or the side key TWICE. The side key
    > > (twice) doesn't work.
    > >
    > > I contacted LG on this and Cust Svc rep replied that it can only be used

    > to
    > > hang up an incoming call! My VX4500 with firmware version T45VZV01 does

    > not
    > > hang up incoming or outgoing call by pressing the side key twice.
    > >
    > > I resplied to the Cust Svc rep and even attached pages 22 and 23 of the
    > > manual (from the available pdf file) and told him that it clearly states

    > on
    > > the manual that the phone can be hang up using the side key, either

    > incoming
    > > or outgoing.
    > >
    > > I'm anxiously waiting for his response. BUT he may respond in a week.

    My
    > > first email to LG was replied after a week.
    > >

    > I never spotted that in the manual about ending a call with with the side
    > key but I just reviewed it and it clearly descibes what you said.. Many
    > phones will send a new call directly to voice mail if you tap the side
    > button twice. But I get the same result as you, the side button does
    > nothing while a call is in progress.
    >
    >

    User manuals are now outsourced. These manual were probably printed in a
    third world country while the VX4500 was still in the design stage. And the
    design was to make the side key (the one with the up and down button, not
    the lower voice command key) double as a hangup key in driving mode by
    pressing it twice. They probably decided to not include that function in
    the final production because the firware programmer forgot to code the
    routine that polls on the side key. Oh well it would have been nice if this
    functionality was not overlooked. This is a very welcome feature in States
    which now makes using cell phones, without handsfree device, illegal.
     
  8. C  C

    C C Guest

    "George" <george@nospam.invalid> wrote in message
    news:ntednexrOtL07nXdRVn-hg@adelphia.com...
    >
    > "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:OGUFc.32570$eH1.15439962@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com...
    > > Hello. I have VX4500 and this phone can be set to "Driving mode",

    > although,
    > > the incoming announcement in driving mode comes through the speakerphone

    > and
    > > you are expected to respond "YES" using the phone mic, even though you

    are
    > > using a headset. Anyway, when you are finished with your call, you have

    > to
    > > flip open the folder and (with the phone holstered in your belt) you

    have
    > to
    > > press the End key. I sometimes press the wrong button because I don't

    > want
    > > to keep my eyes on the road while driving.
    > >
    > > The manual on pages 22 and 23 says that to end a call (both incoming and
    > > outgoing) you may press the End key or the side key TWICE. The side key
    > > (twice) doesn't work.
    > >
    > > I contacted LG on this and Cust Svc rep replied that it can only be used

    > to
    > > hang up an incoming call! My VX4500 with firmware version T45VZV01 does

    > not
    > > hang up incoming or outgoing call by pressing the side key twice.
    > >
    > > I resplied to the Cust Svc rep and even attached pages 22 and 23 of the
    > > manual (from the available pdf file) and told him that it clearly states

    > on
    > > the manual that the phone can be hang up using the side key, either

    > incoming
    > > or outgoing.
    > >
    > > I'm anxiously waiting for his response. BUT he may respond in a week.

    My
    > > first email to LG was replied after a week.
    > >

    > I never spotted that in the manual about ending a call with with the side
    > key but I just reviewed it and it clearly descibes what you said.. Many
    > phones will send a new call directly to voice mail if you tap the side
    > button twice. But I get the same result as you, the side button does
    > nothing while a call is in progress.
    >
    >

    User manuals are now outsourced. These manual were probably printed in a
    third world country while the VX4500 was still in the design stage. And the
    design was to make the side key (the one with the up and down button, not
    the lower voice command key) double as a hangup key in driving mode by
    pressing it twice. They probably decided to not include that function in
    the final production because the firware programmer forgot to code the
    routine that polls on the side key. Oh well it would have been nice if this
    functionality was not overlooked. This is a very welcome feature in States
    which now makes using cell phones, without handsfree device, illegal.
     
  9. C  C

    C C Guest

    "George" <george@nospam.invalid> wrote in message
    news:ntednexrOtL07nXdRVn-hg@adelphia.com...
    >
    > "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:OGUFc.32570$eH1.15439962@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com...
    > > Hello. I have VX4500 and this phone can be set to "Driving mode",

    > although,
    > > the incoming announcement in driving mode comes through the speakerphone

    > and
    > > you are expected to respond "YES" using the phone mic, even though you

    are
    > > using a headset. Anyway, when you are finished with your call, you have

    > to
    > > flip open the folder and (with the phone holstered in your belt) you

    have
    > to
    > > press the End key. I sometimes press the wrong button because I don't

    > want
    > > to keep my eyes on the road while driving.
    > >
    > > The manual on pages 22 and 23 says that to end a call (both incoming and
    > > outgoing) you may press the End key or the side key TWICE. The side key
    > > (twice) doesn't work.
    > >
    > > I contacted LG on this and Cust Svc rep replied that it can only be used

    > to
    > > hang up an incoming call! My VX4500 with firmware version T45VZV01 does

    > not
    > > hang up incoming or outgoing call by pressing the side key twice.
    > >
    > > I resplied to the Cust Svc rep and even attached pages 22 and 23 of the
    > > manual (from the available pdf file) and told him that it clearly states

    > on
    > > the manual that the phone can be hang up using the side key, either

    > incoming
    > > or outgoing.
    > >
    > > I'm anxiously waiting for his response. BUT he may respond in a week.

    My
    > > first email to LG was replied after a week.
    > >

    > I never spotted that in the manual about ending a call with with the side
    > key but I just reviewed it and it clearly descibes what you said.. Many
    > phones will send a new call directly to voice mail if you tap the side
    > button twice. But I get the same result as you, the side button does
    > nothing while a call is in progress.
    >
    >

    User manuals are now outsourced. These manual were probably printed in a
    third world country while the VX4500 was still in the design stage. And the
    design was to make the side key (the one with the up and down button, not
    the lower voice command key) double as a hangup key in driving mode by
    pressing it twice. They probably decided to not include that function in
    the final production because the firware programmer forgot to code the
    routine that polls on the side key. Oh well it would have been nice if this
    functionality was not overlooked. This is a very welcome feature in States
    which now makes using cell phones, without handsfree device, illegal.
     
  10. C  C

    C C Guest

    "George" <george@nospam.invalid> wrote in message
    news:ntednexrOtL07nXdRVn-hg@adelphia.com...
    >
    > "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:OGUFc.32570$eH1.15439962@newssvr28.news.prodigy.com...
    > > Hello. I have VX4500 and this phone can be set to "Driving mode",

    > although,
    > > the incoming announcement in driving mode comes through the speakerphone

    > and
    > > you are expected to respond "YES" using the phone mic, even though you

    are
    > > using a headset. Anyway, when you are finished with your call, you have

    > to
    > > flip open the folder and (with the phone holstered in your belt) you

    have
    > to
    > > press the End key. I sometimes press the wrong button because I don't

    > want
    > > to keep my eyes on the road while driving.
    > >
    > > The manual on pages 22 and 23 says that to end a call (both incoming and
    > > outgoing) you may press the End key or the side key TWICE. The side key
    > > (twice) doesn't work.
    > >
    > > I contacted LG on this and Cust Svc rep replied that it can only be used

    > to
    > > hang up an incoming call! My VX4500 with firmware version T45VZV01 does

    > not
    > > hang up incoming or outgoing call by pressing the side key twice.
    > >
    > > I resplied to the Cust Svc rep and even attached pages 22 and 23 of the
    > > manual (from the available pdf file) and told him that it clearly states

    > on
    > > the manual that the phone can be hang up using the side key, either

    > incoming
    > > or outgoing.
    > >
    > > I'm anxiously waiting for his response. BUT he may respond in a week.

    My
    > > first email to LG was replied after a week.
    > >

    > I never spotted that in the manual about ending a call with with the side
    > key but I just reviewed it and it clearly descibes what you said.. Many
    > phones will send a new call directly to voice mail if you tap the side
    > button twice. But I get the same result as you, the side button does
    > nothing while a call is in progress.
    >
    >

    User manuals are now outsourced. These manual were probably printed in a
    third world country while the VX4500 was still in the design stage. And the
    design was to make the side key (the one with the up and down button, not
    the lower voice command key) double as a hangup key in driving mode by
    pressing it twice. They probably decided to not include that function in
    the final production because the firware programmer forgot to code the
    routine that polls on the side key. Oh well it would have been nice if this
    functionality was not overlooked. This is a very welcome feature in States
    which now makes using cell phones, without handsfree device, illegal.
     
  11. Bob Scheurle

    Bob Scheurle Guest

    On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 20:50:06 GMT, "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote:
    >The fact of this matter is, the user guide that comes with the phone does
    >not explain the "Driving mode" feature thoroughly. This feature is very
    >helpful in States where using a cell phone without a handsfree device is
    >illegal.


    That would be New York and New Jersey, the only two states to ban talking
    on a handheld phone while driving. And neither state prohibits _dialing_
    a phone or other button-pushing while driving, so you don't need "driving
    mode" to avoid breaking the law. The VX4500's speakerphone is all that
    you need to comply with the law.

    --
    Bob Scheurle | "There's nobody getting
    njtbob@X-optonline-X.net | rich writing software."
    Remove X's and dashes | -- Bill Gates, March 1980
     
  12. Bob Scheurle

    Bob Scheurle Guest

    On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 20:50:06 GMT, "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote:
    >The fact of this matter is, the user guide that comes with the phone does
    >not explain the "Driving mode" feature thoroughly. This feature is very
    >helpful in States where using a cell phone without a handsfree device is
    >illegal.


    That would be New York and New Jersey, the only two states to ban talking
    on a handheld phone while driving. And neither state prohibits _dialing_
    a phone or other button-pushing while driving, so you don't need "driving
    mode" to avoid breaking the law. The VX4500's speakerphone is all that
    you need to comply with the law.

    --
    Bob Scheurle | "There's nobody getting
    njtbob@X-optonline-X.net | rich writing software."
    Remove X's and dashes | -- Bill Gates, March 1980
     
  13. Bob Scheurle

    Bob Scheurle Guest

    On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 20:50:06 GMT, "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote:
    >The fact of this matter is, the user guide that comes with the phone does
    >not explain the "Driving mode" feature thoroughly. This feature is very
    >helpful in States where using a cell phone without a handsfree device is
    >illegal.


    That would be New York and New Jersey, the only two states to ban talking
    on a handheld phone while driving. And neither state prohibits _dialing_
    a phone or other button-pushing while driving, so you don't need "driving
    mode" to avoid breaking the law. The VX4500's speakerphone is all that
    you need to comply with the law.

    --
    Bob Scheurle | "There's nobody getting
    njtbob@X-optonline-X.net | rich writing software."
    Remove X's and dashes | -- Bill Gates, March 1980
     
  14. Bob Scheurle

    Bob Scheurle Guest

    On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 20:50:06 GMT, "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote:
    >The fact of this matter is, the user guide that comes with the phone does
    >not explain the "Driving mode" feature thoroughly. This feature is very
    >helpful in States where using a cell phone without a handsfree device is
    >illegal.


    That would be New York and New Jersey, the only two states to ban talking
    on a handheld phone while driving. And neither state prohibits _dialing_
    a phone or other button-pushing while driving, so you don't need "driving
    mode" to avoid breaking the law. The VX4500's speakerphone is all that
    you need to comply with the law.

    --
    Bob Scheurle | "There's nobody getting
    njtbob@X-optonline-X.net | rich writing software."
    Remove X's and dashes | -- Bill Gates, March 1980
     
  15. Bob Scheurle

    Bob Scheurle Guest

    On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 20:50:06 GMT, "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote:
    >The fact of this matter is, the user guide that comes with the phone does
    >not explain the "Driving mode" feature thoroughly. This feature is very
    >helpful in States where using a cell phone without a handsfree device is
    >illegal.


    That would be New York and New Jersey, the only two states to ban talking
    on a handheld phone while driving. And neither state prohibits _dialing_
    a phone or other button-pushing while driving, so you don't need "driving
    mode" to avoid breaking the law. The VX4500's speakerphone is all that
    you need to comply with the law.

    --
    Bob Scheurle | "There's nobody getting
    njtbob@X-optonline-X.net | rich writing software."
    Remove X's and dashes | -- Bill Gates, March 1980
     
  16. Bob Scheurle

    Bob Scheurle Guest

    On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 20:50:06 GMT, "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote:
    >The fact of this matter is, the user guide that comes with the phone does
    >not explain the "Driving mode" feature thoroughly. This feature is very
    >helpful in States where using a cell phone without a handsfree device is
    >illegal.


    That would be New York and New Jersey, the only two states to ban talking
    on a handheld phone while driving. And neither state prohibits _dialing_
    a phone or other button-pushing while driving, so you don't need "driving
    mode" to avoid breaking the law. The VX4500's speakerphone is all that
    you need to comply with the law.

    --
    Bob Scheurle | "There's nobody getting
    njtbob@X-optonline-X.net | rich writing software."
    Remove X's and dashes | -- Bill Gates, March 1980
     
  17. Bob Scheurle

    Bob Scheurle Guest

    On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 20:50:06 GMT, "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote:
    >The fact of this matter is, the user guide that comes with the phone does
    >not explain the "Driving mode" feature thoroughly. This feature is very
    >helpful in States where using a cell phone without a handsfree device is
    >illegal.


    That would be New York and New Jersey, the only two states to ban talking
    on a handheld phone while driving. And neither state prohibits _dialing_
    a phone or other button-pushing while driving, so you don't need "driving
    mode" to avoid breaking the law. The VX4500's speakerphone is all that
    you need to comply with the law.

    --
    Bob Scheurle | "There's nobody getting
    njtbob@X-optonline-X.net | rich writing software."
    Remove X's and dashes | -- Bill Gates, March 1980
     
  18. Bob Scheurle

    Bob Scheurle Guest

    On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 20:50:06 GMT, "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote:
    >The fact of this matter is, the user guide that comes with the phone does
    >not explain the "Driving mode" feature thoroughly. This feature is very
    >helpful in States where using a cell phone without a handsfree device is
    >illegal.


    That would be New York and New Jersey, the only two states to ban talking
    on a handheld phone while driving. And neither state prohibits _dialing_
    a phone or other button-pushing while driving, so you don't need "driving
    mode" to avoid breaking the law. The VX4500's speakerphone is all that
    you need to comply with the law.

    --
    Bob Scheurle | "There's nobody getting
    njtbob@X-optonline-X.net | rich writing software."
    Remove X's and dashes | -- Bill Gates, March 1980
     
  19. Bob Scheurle

    Bob Scheurle Guest

    On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 20:50:06 GMT, "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote:
    >The fact of this matter is, the user guide that comes with the phone does
    >not explain the "Driving mode" feature thoroughly. This feature is very
    >helpful in States where using a cell phone without a handsfree device is
    >illegal.


    That would be New York and New Jersey, the only two states to ban talking
    on a handheld phone while driving. And neither state prohibits _dialing_
    a phone or other button-pushing while driving, so you don't need "driving
    mode" to avoid breaking the law. The VX4500's speakerphone is all that
    you need to comply with the law.

    --
    Bob Scheurle | "There's nobody getting
    njtbob@X-optonline-X.net | rich writing software."
    Remove X's and dashes | -- Bill Gates, March 1980
     
  20. Bob Scheurle

    Bob Scheurle Guest

    On Sun, 04 Jul 2004 20:50:06 GMT, "C C" <someone@microsoft.com> wrote:
    >The fact of this matter is, the user guide that comes with the phone does
    >not explain the "Driving mode" feature thoroughly. This feature is very
    >helpful in States where using a cell phone without a handsfree device is
    >illegal.


    That would be New York and New Jersey, the only two states to ban talking
    on a handheld phone while driving. And neither state prohibits _dialing_
    a phone or other button-pushing while driving, so you don't need "driving
    mode" to avoid breaking the law. The VX4500's speakerphone is all that
    you need to comply with the law.

    --
    Bob Scheurle | "There's nobody getting
    njtbob@X-optonline-X.net | rich writing software."
    Remove X's and dashes | -- Bill Gates, March 1980
     

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