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Topic # 85625 22-Jun-2011 15:47 Send private message

I have been using my Nokia 2730 with a Bluetooth handsfree for a while now, but I also see that my 'phone can take calls using the Loudspeaker function.

However, to get that one has to first push the Options button, then select up or down and push the Speaker function, by which time a caller has probably hung up .

Is there a way to 'shortcut' the Speaker function to a single button push? 

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  Reply # 484485 22-Jun-2011 16:42 Send private message

i always just tell the caller that im changing onto speaker phone.. they hold on for few seconds




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  Reply # 484490 22-Jun-2011 16:51 Send private message

Hi, sure, that's fine if holding the 'phone, but I'm thinking of when I may be driving a vehicle without Bluetooth link.

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  Reply # 484667 22-Jun-2011 21:29 Send private message

There is an option to assign short cuts to some keys have you tried going into
Menu-Setting-My Shortcuts?





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  Reply # 484669 22-Jun-2011 21:33 Send private message

Yup, looked at Shortcuts and literally everything except Answer is there.

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  Reply # 484678 22-Jun-2011 21:46 Send private message

Kinda figured you would have been there, but worth a question.

On my old CDMA 6255 with the flip closed the camera key doubled as the key to activate the loudspeaker.

I have seen some models where button above either the calling (Green) button or call end (red) button will activate loudspeaker while a call is in progress.  To exit loudspeaker mode you press that button again.  Perhaps that might be the case on the 2730 as well.  When you are on a call the screen label for that button changes from "Menu" for example, to show "Speaker".

You will need to answer the call first then choose loudspeaker.  Setting the "Any Key Answer" helps as well.




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  Reply # 484691 22-Jun-2011 22:00 Send private message

I tried a few buttons to see if that would happen, but no luck ... the three choices I have are Options (leading to Speaker), Answer, and Silent. Getting the Silent option to be swapped for Speaker would be the ideal but cannot find anyway to do that.

For true handsfree, a single button rather than Answer then Speaker is required.

Thanks anyway,

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  Reply # 484827 23-Jun-2011 09:43 Send private message

i didnt think you were allowed to use speaker phone as a handsfree solution, what about using the headset it came with in the box, that works fine




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  Reply # 484867 23-Jun-2011 10:26 Send private message

Speaker is handsfree, no problem there as I have the phone sitting in a cradle and pushing one button on it is no difference to pushing the Answer button on the Bluetooth unit.

I was trying not use the additional hardware of an earpiece and wires etc.

The simnple answer seems to be, keep using the Bluetooth unit and/or buy a Bluetooth earpiece ... or another phone with better Speaker capability .

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  Reply # 484871 23-Jun-2011 10:32 Send private message

Does the right softkey not show as loudsp. once the call is activated/connected?



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  Reply # 484909 23-Jun-2011 11:41 Send private message

By Jove, Watson, you are correct!!

The rightsoft key shows the SILENT option when a call comes in, and I was trying to Answer AND use Speaker in one button push ... obviously it is a two button procedure.

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  Reply # 484922 23-Jun-2011 11:56 Send private message

Pleased you found it at last. 

You might have misunderstood me but this is what I was trying to say last night about the keys above the green call or red call end buttons.

Hope it does what you want.  Smile




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  Reply # 484933 23-Jun-2011 12:07 Send private message

Techno,

Yes, you are right I didn't spot where you said ' .. call in progress ..' as I was still focused on doing it all with just one button push.

Thanks,

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  Reply # 484974 23-Jun-2011 12:59 Send private message

Glad we could help :)

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  Reply # 485132 23-Jun-2011 18:44 Send private message

Rickles: Techno,

Yes, you are right I didn't spot where you said ' .. call in progress ..' as I was still focused on doing it all with just one button push.

Thanks,

R.


No problem, it'S easy to miss a small point like that.

Pleased you got it sorted.




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