All About Symbian - Nokia (S60) and Sony Ericsson (UIQ) smartphones unwrapped

  #1  
Old 18-03-2004, 02:11 PM
Nokia 7650 Nokia 7650 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 22
Nokia 7650 is on a distinguished road
p800 mp3 as ringtones possible?

I read on alot of website stating that p800 cant use mp3 as ringtones. I just wan to confirm whether it is true.

Coz i bought my p800 from some local phone retailer. And there is this stupid cocky guy told me that it can use mp3 as ringtones and i argue with him i said it cant. IT can only use wav as ringtones and not mp3.

So maybe that cocky guy is refering to some kind of patches or some kind of app that enable the p800 to use mp3 as ringtones.
I wana prove him wrong so i come here to confirm 1st b4 i take my action.

Thanks&Rgds
Steven

  #2  
Old 18-03-2004, 02:15 PM
Bassey Bassey is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Douglas, Isle of Man
Posts: 799
Bassey is on a distinguished road
The P800 cannot use MP3's as ringtones.

The P900 can. Maybe he was getting confused by that.
__________________
Bassey

You look like you want to go away, But I know you’re gonna stay. For although your heart is in L.A, Your head is in my fridge. There’s flowers in your hair, they're not real their made of silk. There’s a note in your mouth, to remind me to get milk.

Wot Italian? from Boothby Graffoe

  #3  
Old 19-03-2004, 01:09 PM
Nokia 7650 Nokia 7650 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 22
Nokia 7650 is on a distinguished road
I bring back the phone to the shop and that fella show me the other p800 can use mp3 as ringtones. He told me that need to update the firmware in order to use the mp3 as ringtones.

But i haven't heard or read any news from the forums or anywhere abt this issue. Is it reliable? That the firmware can achieve that it make mp3 as ringtones?
Ads

  #4  
Old 19-03-2004, 01:24 PM
nk8 nk8 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 1,085
nk8 is on a distinguished road
it is quite easy to do for sony, but it isn't possible for the p800, the operating system would need the mp3 codec built in. a third party app could be made, it would act just like advanced call manager, and just always be open in the background and it would listen out for calls, before initiating, similarly, a program could permenantly sit in the background, wait for calls, and then play an mp3 ringtone, but yes, a firmware flash could do this, but it isn't available.
__________________
NK

www.haroboy.boltblue.com
 

Bookmarks

Tags
mp3, p800, ringtones

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT. The time now is 05:59 PM.


vBulletin skins developed by: eXtremepixels
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Notes || Contact Us || Privacy Policy