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.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | ... | 73
1232 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 42

Trusted

  Reply # 725198 30-Nov-2012 15:49 Send private message

JamesL:
freitasm: Nokia Maps update available. Second one this week. Good to see things rolling out.


And a little boy waits for network+, call+sms, feedback to nokia etc ;)


This is quite odd that you've yet to receive any updates.

I assume your time/date and region settings, APN settings settings are all correct?

Also, is your Microsoft account and New Zealand account or overseas?

548 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  Reply # 725205 30-Nov-2012 16:07 Send private message

BrentR:
s.joseph:
BrentR:
s.joseph: Anyone using there telecom branded Lumia on 2degrees. I'm having odd issues where the internet works on explorer 10 but not in apps such as Facebook or the store? I've changed the apn so not sure what's happening?


Hi,

Make sure you use the following settings.

Under Mobile Network Settings > Edit Internet APN > APN. Enter in the word ( internet ) without the brackets and save.



Yeah ive done that and ie10 works but other apps and purchasing from the store doesnt?


Is the issue also prevalent when connected via wifi?

nope works fine on WiFi and telecom sim.

548 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  Reply # 725222 30-Nov-2012 16:44 Send private message

Fixed it! The guy at lambton 2 degrees store had found a fix for it by just typing in the mms APN settings and everything started working!

http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/settings

BDFL
50154 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4729

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 725235 30-Nov-2012 17:14 Send private message

Just tried using Internet Sharing now. The first time my laptop connected the phone rebooted. After this initial problem the connection was established, solid and worked fine...





643 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 106


  Reply # 725236 30-Nov-2012 17:15 Send private message

BrentR:
JamesL:
freitasm: Nokia Maps update available. Second one this week. Good to see things rolling out.


And a little boy waits for network+, call+sms, feedback to nokia etc ;)


This is quite odd that you've yet to receive any updates.

I assume your time/date and region settings, APN settings settings are all correct?

Also, is your Microsoft account and New Zealand account or overseas?


Yes to all questions, and MS account is NZ

Anyway, a little boy no longer waits. I checked my phone 10 minutes ago and updates were pending.

Have to say I'm loving the switch so far, whilst it's not the most.. feature packed operating system it still is nice to use

162 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 5


  Reply # 725249 30-Nov-2012 17:39 Send private message


For an out of the box experience the standard headphones sound most pleasant, compared to the S3 and it's included headphones the nokia is a heads up winner


Just as an fyi... I bought the Nokia Purity Stereo In-Ear Headphones a few months back for my 800 and am now using them on my 920.

I compared them to the included earbuds and the difference is like night and day, even more so when using the 920's built in EQ.

The tangle-free lead also works really well. I'd never normally spend $100 USD on earbuds, but got them as I had a gift voucher sitting on Amazon for the amount. Now I'd buy them anyway.
Rob

162 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 5


  Reply # 725250 30-Nov-2012 17:43 Send private message

Tip for anyone with a 920 that resets itself or requires a soft reset to come back to life - When this happens, go into your date/time settings, disable Auto, set the correct timezone/date/time then re-enable Auto.

I have found that it gets reset and Auto doesn't actually seem to adjust it, at least not quickly. Having the date/time wrong affects a lot of seemingly random things, e.g. signing into Xbox, Linked-in, Wordament.. and who knows what else.
Rob



3131 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 371

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 725299 30-Nov-2012 20:04 Send private message

Anyone putting their Lumia in a case?

Just ordered mine Lumia 920 Commuter Case





643 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 106


  Reply # 725301 30-Nov-2012 20:17 Send private message

Nah, I'm going naked for the first time ever. Using a microfibre pouch thing though

162 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 5


  Reply # 725344 30-Nov-2012 23:19 Send private message

nakedmolerat: Anyone putting their Lumia in a case?
Just ordered mine Lumia 920 Commuter Case


I was planning on not using a case for the 920 but I chickened out and ordered a couple off eBay to try out.

Both are black, one's a snap-on shell and the other is similar but looks like a compressed felt/gortex sort of material. Both are the slimmest ones I could find on there and they only protect the rear. They should arrive next week.

Case 1
Case 2

Rob



3131 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 371

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 725364 1-Dec-2012 02:00 Send private message

I was planning not to.. Turns out I like this phone so much ;-)

The OS is great but the APPs availability is still miles away from android/ios







3131 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 371

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 725366 1-Dec-2012 02:08 Send private message

Something really weird...

I tried to take photos in the dark, the guide light/flash will light up for focus but the picture is taken without flash... Any idea? The flash will not work despite setting it to Flash On or Auto. I tried to select night mode and the flash is still not working.





162 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 5


  Reply # 725376 1-Dec-2012 02:45 Send private message

I see two flashes in quick succession when the image is taken. The focus light comes on beforehand if that is enabled.



3131 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 371

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 725377 1-Dec-2012 04:37 Send private message

I think my flash is a dud. Something is not right.

Downloaded few torch app and the led light up but quite temperamental. Occasionally it works but not all the time. Quick search on google and there are a few others with flash issue...







3131 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 371

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 725402 1-Dec-2012 09:03 Send private message

I restart the phone, set flash to ON.

The first picture taken, the LED flash will light up. Subsequent pics, the flash did not work (despite the same setting).

Exit and re-open the camera app, first photo taken, the flash works but not after that.

Hardware or software issue? Anyone?





1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | ... | 73
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page 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:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Netflix officialy launching in NZ in March
Created by jarj, last reply by tdgeek on 21-Nov-2014 19:08 (97 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Which one is right for me? M8, Z3, S5 or other?
Created by makiomoto, last reply by makiomoto on 20-Nov-2014 13:52 (40 replies)
Pages... 2 3


What to do on the internet?
Created by TimA, last reply by hio77 on 20-Nov-2014 13:15 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Gull Employment Dispute.
Created by networkn, last reply by networkn on 22-Nov-2014 00:02 (33 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Lollipop Problems
Created by ronw, last reply by ronw on 21-Nov-2014 21:26 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


Apple wall charges (USB slotted) keep disconnecting i-devices non-stop
Created by Mar1, last reply by Aredwood on 21-Nov-2014 14:59 (14 replies)

Slingshot line speed
Created by Frankiej45, last reply by Frankiej45 on 20-Nov-2014 14:38 (14 replies)

Chief Censor - He's at it again!
Created by scuwp, last reply by Nebbie on 19-Nov-2014 16:23 (42 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.