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Old 02-03-2009, 02:39 PM
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Neil, Nokia control the release of firmware by different product codes and there are quite a few variations. This prevents the update server from being overwhelmed, given the number of 5800s already out there. Your wife has a 5800 with a product code that has not had V20 released for it yet.

You can wait, but if you run out of patience, you can do what I did. Change the product code, get the new firmware and then change the product code back to what it was originally.

One tip, don't go by the over the air update check built into the phone. Connect to Nokia Software Update software on a PC, it will make software available for some phones when OTA is still saying there is no update available.

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Old 02-03-2009, 03:13 PM
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I found Mobipocket to be somewhat useless on my 5800xm due to its lack of support for the touchscreen (e.g. go to full screen mode and you're screwed, or having to use the volume up/down buttons to scroll up/down).

I've found something that's free and fully supports touch - the java-based Tequilacat Book Reader - get it at http://tinyurl.com/yttbad .

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Old 02-03-2009, 10:51 PM
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Could I add a mention of a fairly recent piece of S60v5 software which I find very useful. STEW is a Twitter widget which uses a web interface to post to and receive updates from your Twitter account.

The interface isn't particularly fancy (colours aren't to my taste)but it works quite well, buttons and links are finger friendly.

Why it probably won't make the Top 10 (or 20) anyway is because it only allows you to see and post tweets, and not do much more with Twitter beyond that (doesn't talk to the GPS to give your tweets a location, or allow you to post directed tweets at friends).

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Old 02-03-2009, 11:43 PM
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fingers?

Looks like you play a guitar m8 :P

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Old 03-03-2009, 09:24 AM
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Twitter

Have you used Shozu to tweet? I know it hasn't got many features for Facebook but with Twitter, you can update your status, comments on friends, go to an inscribed link and all.
Also you get feeds. You can add twitpic in your shozu account and there you go, You have a fully integrated twitter experience.

The only drawback is, no search, no DMs. Otherwise, my tweeting is just fine with shozu till the time gravity is out

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Old 03-03-2009, 11:07 AM
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One thing which I am missing is skyequikey or t9nav. Nokia has included a search function which helps to some extent but is buggy - keyboard does not open up immediately. Moreover it does not support t9 search. Again once search icon is tapped nothing comes out - one additional tap is necessary for bringing the keyboard.
There should be a sytem that one touch on standby screen should bring the alphanumeric keyboard (and not the dialler only) and then t9 search should bring back the required app/contact/mail/media openable b one more click.
Actually I feel this is one of the neccesities for this phone to reduce number of taps for searching.

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Old 05-03-2009, 12:49 PM
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AccuWeather

Just to say the AccuWeather application is not in the News and Info section on Download! but in 'Applications' then scroll down to Widgets and it's in there

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Old 08-03-2009, 02:29 PM
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Nice article, Got my 5800 for a week now. I am definitely getting that Quickoffice app!

too slitchfield: Hey, are there any good guitar tuner apps for the 5800 out there? tnx?

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Question request on installation of S60 5th applications!

hi,guys,I am in deep trouble.
I can't install applications and got this message " Expired Certificate! ".
Can't install even " screensnap ".
my 5800 has these infos:

Software version
v 10.0.010

Software version date
04-11-2008

Custom version
10.0.010.blue.01

Custom version date
04-11-2008

Language Set
14

Model
5800 XpressMusic

Type
RM-356

Latest update
Not Updated

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Old 10-03-2009, 01:17 PM
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Help

I have a problem with my NOKIA 5800XpressMusic Phone.
I checked my videos and images session to discover that a particular video had duplicated itself. I've since been trying to delete it. what i get is... "Unable to download". Virus?

what should I do?
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expired licence

I hv got that message too. but after I update my software through Nokia PC suit.. that error gone... ok do it..

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Old 14-03-2009, 05:54 PM
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Best Screen Snap 5th Ed.

There is also a version of Best Screen Snap for 5th Edition, see http://www.smartphoneware.com/screen...on-product.php

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Old 16-03-2009, 06:21 AM
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5800 expressmusic

hi there, i have a silber nokia 5800 expressmusic with these details on it:
software version,V11.2.008
software version date,11-12-08
custom version,11.2.008.263.03
custom version date, 29-01-2009
language set, 17
model, 5800 xpressmusic
type, RM-428
latest update, not updated

has anyone seen this model or can i update to thenewe version software?
 

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