Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



3001 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

Topic # 28930 16-Dec-2008 15:21 Send private message

I am considering purchasing a Ericsson C702 simply for it's water resistance but it seems to have a mandatory "Vodafone LIVE" right softkey instead the infinitely more usable "shortcuts" key, I thought Vodafone group had moved away from such practices after the customer retaliation with previous phones but it seems they have not figured this one out.

I checked in settings in-store and could only seem to assign the up, down, left, right to various shortcuts and not change that  key

A. Can it be done without flashing firmware?

B. Can it be done by flashing firmware (even at a modest cost) that anyone knows about?

Any help greatly appreciated..

Create new topic
95 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 184584 16-Dec-2008 17:00 Send private message

You'll need to flash the firmware back to its non VFlive equivalent to regain any functionality it had in that area.

Most of the parallels can probably take care of this for you for an easy solution. If wanting to get a little more hands on about it Para, then check out Esato, its a community for cellphones started as an ericsson/SE community so you'll be able to find fairly good information there about how to do it. 

283 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 184670 17-Dec-2008 01:52 Send private message

another 2 places to check out are www.topsony.com and http://forums.se-nse.net/index.php?s=1be96ceaee5b879c2791132f275e7e2a&act=idx

283 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 184671 17-Dec-2008 02:04 Send private message

Have just found this tutorial thread at topsony on how to debrand an A2 (Db3150) phone
http://www.topsony.com/forum/showthread.php?t=15724
You may have to register there to see all or any of the above tutorial.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Hierarchy of a mistake: Gerry Brownlee
Created by joker97, last reply by nathan on 26-Jul-2014 04:30 (68 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


MH 17 "shot down" all dead
Created by joker97, last reply by ScuL on 24-Jul-2014 21:40 (203 replies)
Pages... 12 13 14


Dick Smith in Continual Sale Mode
Created by Dynamic, last reply by mattwnz on 28-Jul-2014 17:17 (53 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Logitech K400r HTPC Cordless Keyboard Half Price
Created by Dynamic, last reply by richms on 28-Jul-2014 17:47 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Checking UHF aerial is working
Created by OnceBitten, last reply by jamesrt on 28-Jul-2014 16:30 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Is chorus going to deliberately slow adsl internet down
Created by rugrat, last reply by juha on 26-Jul-2014 14:25 (54 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


VF, why you lie to me?
Created by kenkeniff, last reply by TimA on 28-Jul-2014 17:22 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


What Size iphone 6 will you be buying?
Created by mattbush, last reply by myopinion on 26-Jul-2014 20:19 (35 replies)
Pages... 2 3



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.