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Old 06-03-2003, 09:07 AM
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Scandanavian keyboard with UK version firmware...

Apperently they don't mix too well :-? so bemoans my mate.
He has a 9210 (not the i), which had Finnish language firmare. His IT dept manged to update it with English, however, there was option for the Scandanavian keyboard (it's got 's 's & other bizzare letters on ! ), it can get a bit confusing.
The firmware is 4.13(6) if that helps.
Any ideas as to what he should do to get the properkeyboard support (other than change his company's IT dept...)

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Old 06-03-2003, 09:24 AM
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Are you saying that he lost the scandinavian letters (, etc)? And that he needs the keybsu? Or that he wants to get rid of the 's and 's?

Has he tried the nokia support site?

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Old 06-03-2003, 10:30 AM
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He has the Scandavian keyboard (with , & ), so needs the SW support.

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Old 06-03-2003, 11:02 AM
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I see no reason why he shouldn't be able to get the appropriate firmware. I've got an English language 9210 (4.13) with a Finnish keyboard. Mine came out of the box that way, so clearly Nokia must have a suitable version of the firmware somewhere...
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Old 06-03-2003, 11:11 AM
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Mine too, I have the 9210i (SW ver 5.54(5)) with Scandinavian keyboatd & English language firmware & the first time I turned it on, it asked me to select wether I wanted to use the Finnish layout (with & ) or Danish ( or ). No trauma, but obviously he hasn't been so lucky...

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Old 07-03-2003, 07:29 AM
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Can someone actually tell me how to identify the firmware versions from it's number ?
i.e. my 9210i has 5.54(5), and my mate's 9210 has 4.13(6).
What identifies the language version ?
What identifies the HW supported, i.e. UK or Scandanavian keyboard ?
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Old 19-03-2003, 12:31 PM
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The problem's sort of mute now, as my mate discovered Communicators don't bounce...
Apparently, it fell out of his jacket pocket & manged to find an ice free bit of pavement to crack on.
He's been demoted to a 6110
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Old 19-03-2003, 04:10 PM
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Outch, sorry to hear that :cry: I'd be lost without my communicator :-?

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Old 22-03-2003, 02:12 PM
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He has all my sympathies. I've managed to smash two Communicators so far. My original 9110, & my 9210. :cry: Both times, I took a tumble on a pavement & smashed the interior screen. The phones still worked OK, though: it was just the interior LCDs that cracked. Got the 9210 screen replaced. It wasn't cheap, but it was still a lot cheaper than a new smartphone or PDA...
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Old 22-03-2003, 10:05 PM
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Too bad his communicator was destroyed.. :(

Anyway, you can have English language with or without scandinavian keys support (has to be changed by Nokia service center) and if you don't have scandinavian keyboard or support for the letters you can have a third party program to do the job (Remapper/Interkey). Works OK.

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Old 24-03-2003, 06:12 AM
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Yeah, he doesn't seem to lucky with phones.
Though I can't comment, my 20 month old daughter is always playing with mine. It's getting stratches on the cover, the red IR perspex has a big chip out of it & I'm always finding new or altered entries in the Contacts.
Just who is "nodfhvnvvnvnvv" anyway ?

As for the keyboard support. I know the green Chr key brings up the extra charcters, but what I would prefer is an Alt key, because the ones I use the most (i.e. , , etc) I know off by heart & can type quiker than browsing the additional character lists.
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Old 25-03-2003, 06:54 AM
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Quote:
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As for the keyboard support. I know the green Chr key brings up the extra charcters, but what I would prefer is an Alt key, because the ones I use the most (i.e. , , etc) I know off by heart & can type quiker than browsing the additional character lists.
As others have noted there are two different English software versions; with or without scandinavian keyboard support.

If you want to change it without changing the software version there are some 3rd party programs which do the job.

If you want to change how some keys function you could take a look at the program called Remapper; have you tried that?
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Old 26-03-2003, 05:59 AM
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To be honest, I don't intend to fiddle around too much with the thing, as it's not my phone - it's supplied by work, though I can use it for personal calls aswell (& they pay the bills )
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Old 03-04-2003, 04:56 AM
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It's back !
My mate got his 9210 back & still has to hit the key to get a "."
He says he's got used to it, as every time it goes back to the servicepoint, it takes about two weeks before he sees it again.
So, is there anyway to update/replece the firmware oneself ? and...
How would I we find out what is the correct version to support his phone ?
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I would like to mix with a few of those Scandinavian women though! They will be 100% compatiable with english me!
 

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