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Topic # 12277 8-Mar-2007 23:53
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Hi Guys,

I have got some settings for Nokia 7390 for Vodafone Live!, but I am not sure whether it will work.

Can you guys help check whether there is anything that I miss?

Thanks.

Go to Settings.
Go to Configuration.
Go to Personal Config. Sett.
Click "Add".
Select "Access Point".
Select "Account Name".Click on "Select".
Type in "Vodafone NZ".
Click "OK".
Select "Access Point Settings". Click on "Select".
Select "Bearer Settings". Click on "Select".
Select "Packet Data acc. Pt.". Click on "Select".
Type in: "live.vodafone.com"
Click OK.
Make sure the Network Type is: IPv4.
Click on "Back". You will see "Data Bearer" and "Bearer Settings" entry.
Click on "Back". You will see "Account Name" and "Access point settings" entry.
Click on "Back". You will see "Vodafone NZ" in the list.

Click on "Options".
Select "Add New". Click on "Select".
Select "Multimedia msg.". Click on "Select".
Select "Account Name". Click on "Select".
Type in "Vodafone NZ MMS".
Click "OK".
Select "Server Address". Click on "Select".
Type in: "http://pxt.vodafone.net.nz/pxtsend".
Click OK.
Make sure the "Use ref. access pt." is "Yes".
Click "Back" to see "Vodafone NZ" and "Vodafone NZ MMS".


Click on "Options".
Select "Add New". Click on "Select".
Select "Web". Click on "Select".
Select "Account Name". Click on "Select".
Type in "Vodafone Live!".
Click "OK".
Select "Homepage". Click on "Select".
Type in: "http://live.vodafone.com".
Click OK.
Make sure the "Use ref. access pt." is "Yes".
Click "Back" to see "Vodafone NZ", "Vodafone NZ MMS", and "Vodafone Live!".

Click on "Options".
Select "Add New". Click on "Select".
Select "Streaming". Click on "Select".
Select "Account Name". Click on "Select".
Type in "Vodafone Streaming".
Click "OK".
Click "Back" to see “Vodafone Streaming”, "Vodafone NZ", "Vodafone NZ MMS", and "Vodafone Live!".

Select “Vodafone Streaming”.
Select “Options”.
Select “Activate”.
Click “Select”.

Click "Back" to go back to "Configuration Settings" menu.
Select "Preferred access Pt.". Click "Select".
Select "Vodafone NZ". Click "Select".

The phone will bring you back to "Configuration Settings" menu.
Select "Default Config. Sett.". Click "Select".
Select" Personal Config.". Click "Options".
Select "Set as Default". Click "Select".

Click on "Back" all the way to get out from the Menu.

Now, go to "Menu".
Go to "Messaging".
Go to "Message Settings".
Go to "Multimedia Messages".
Find "Configuration Settings".
Select "Configuration".
Find "Personal Config.". Click "Select".
System will bring you out of the "Configuration".
Check out "Account". It should be showing "Vodafone NZ MMS".
Click "Back" all the way till you see the main menu.

Go to "Web".
Go to "Settings".
Go to "Configuration Sett."
Go to "Configuration".
Select "Personal Config". Click "Select".
System will bring you out of the "Configuration".
You should be able to see "Vodafone Live!" in the account.

Go to "Main Menu".
Go to "Web".
Go to "Home".
YOu should be able to see the "Vodafone Live" loading.


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  Reply # 63230 9-Mar-2007 07:29
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If the handset is purchased from a authorized dealer you should not need the settings loaded into the handset



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  Reply # 63236 9-Mar-2007 08:02
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johnr: If the handset is purchased from a authorized dealer you should not need the settings loaded into the handset

Which would be more attractive option if we weren't so horrendously overcharged for phones in NZ, plus the 7390 isn't a model Vodafone sell (it's a high-end "boutique" model primarily aimed at women which has only just become available overseas).

You could go to: http://wireless.vodafone.co.nz/ota.cfm and find a similar model and get it to send the info to your phone for you. It usually works fine as long as there's another model running much the same software. Try the 7373 - it's in the same "L'Amour" collection. 

Looks like quite a good phone function-wise, pity it looks so hideous :)


That said, the settings you've found look like they're probably ok. The phone auto-configurator will save you entering it all though.

 
 
 
 


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Reply # 63237 9-Mar-2007 08:27
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As the phone is not vlive approved by Vodafone NZ not many functions are going to work on Vlive

And if you do have issues I would say there would be no support



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  Reply # 63248 9-Mar-2007 10:57
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stevenz:
Which would be more attractive option if we weren't so horrendously overcharged for phones in NZ, plus the 7390 isn't a model Vodafone sell (it's a high-end "boutique" model primarily aimed at women which has only just become available overseas).

You could go to: http://wireless.vodafone.co.nz/ota.cfm and find a similar model and get it to send the info to your phone for you. It usually works fine as long as there's another model running much the same software. Try the 7373 - it's in the same "L'Amour" collection.

Looks like quite a good phone function-wise, pity it looks so hideous :)


That said, the settings you've found look like they're probably ok. The phone auto-configurator will save you entering it all though.


Hi stevenz,

The Nokia 7373 has no 3G. Does it effect anything in terms of setting wise?

Thank you.

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  Reply # 63249 9-Mar-2007 11:04
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Which would be more attractive option if we weren't so horrendously overcharged for phones in NZ, plus the 7390 isn't a model Vodafone sell (it's a high-end "boutique" model primarily aimed at women which has only just become available overseas).


However when you purchase devices from the Telco/local dealers:
  • You know services like Vodafone live will work on said device without being locked out of some services (ie. music store etc).
  • You can expect support over the phone if anything goes wrong.
  • If things break on the phone, you have local support in New Zealand. While with imported phones, you are at the mercy of the importer who may or may not honor their 'warranty'.
While you may save a little bit of money (and perhaps still receive limited support), there is the potential for some services not to work correctly. So its a bit of a 'use at your own risk' situation. I have been burnt by this personally, to my embarrassment.
For models that aren't offered here - the same applies.

In any case - as previously suggested, choosing a similar model from the wireless portal should have you up and running in no time.




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  Reply # 63267 9-Mar-2007 15:06
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My last 2 phones have been imports, Motorola V80 which I saved $300 on by importing (all worked fine with an unlocked firmware) and a Sony Ericsson W900i which was "sort of" available in NZ although never (to my knowledge) sold through Vodafone stores. The latter has basically the same OS as other models that are available here so the setup works 100%, then again I'm one of those people who think that Vodafone Live is a complete waste of time unless you're a teenage boy judging by most of the content on there.

True it's luck of the draw support-wise, but I'm willing to risk it for the fairly significant ($600 instead of $900) savings. Being that it's a free market, I'm not sure why use of imports should be discouraged to such a degree, particularly if, like myself, you don't really care about Vodafone Live. It'd be less of an issue if we weren't being gouged so much on the pricing. Plus of course, the models available locally didn't do what I wanted so the only way to get the desired functionality was to import one when it came to the W900.

I totally understand why Vodafone themselves would like to discourage imports because they're obviously making good money on the handset sales, plus they like to guarantee functionality. Half the point of GSM is that it's an international standard network (tri-band notwithstanding) so portability is a good thing and again, it's surely down to the end user to decide to weigh the pros & cons.

As far as the phone not supporting 3G, it _shouldn't_ effect the settings from memory, the only real downside of no 3G is reduced data speeds and no video support (a gimmick anyway IMHO). 3G coverage doesn't seem to be terribly fantastic compared to standard GSM and it significantly reduces battery life, so it's not a big loss. However, as the other guys have said, if it doesn't work, Vodafone will be "reluctant" to help, so it pays to be able to suss it out yourself as it looks like you've done in the initial post.



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  Reply # 63341 10-Mar-2007 22:26
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Hi stevenz,

Thank you.

I will let you guys know how it goes.



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Reply # 63393 11-Mar-2007 19:19
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Hi everyone

I was referred to this site by the guys I brought my Nokia 7390 from.  Just wondering if anyone could help with:

MMS
Vodafone Live
and 3G

I have followed the steps above to set up but my web just keeps loading and not coming up with anything.  I am also unable to send MMS.  However with 3G  - its says 3G by my network indicator. 

Can anyone please help with setting this up for me so I can access Vlive and 3G?

Thanks :)

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  Reply # 63395 11-Mar-2007 19:56
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Roche: Can anyone please help with setting this up for me so I can access Vlive and 3G?

Thanks :)


I am assuming you have an imported handset? Your phone will already be in 3G mode and you will be able to use the 3G features such as video calling and data however you will probably not be able to access Vodafone Live! from your handset simply because it's an imported handset that doesn't have the necessary Vodafone software on it. Vodafone Live! is not the same thing as 3G, it is simply a Vodafone service and a large number of imported handsets are unable to access the Live! portal. In most cases there isn't anything you can do - it's the downside of buying a non certified Live! handset. In some cases you will be able to take your phone to a Vodafone dealer and get your phone flashed with Vodafone firmware which will allow you to access the Live! service.




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  Reply # 64596 22-Mar-2007 00:09
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stevenz: My last 2 phones have been imports, Motorola V80 which I saved $300 on by importing (all worked fine with an unlocked firmware) and a Sony Ericsson W900i which was "sort of" available in NZ although never (to my knowledge) sold through Vodafone stores. The latter has basically the same OS as other models that are available here so the setup works 100%, then again I'm one of those people who think that Vodafone Live is a complete waste of time unless you're a teenage boy judging by most of the content on there.

True it's luck of the draw support-wise, but I'm willing to risk it for the fairly significant ($600 instead of $900) savings. Being that it's a free market, I'm not sure why use of imports should be discouraged to such a degree, particularly if, like myself, you don't really care about Vodafone Live. It'd be less of an issue if we weren't being gouged so much on the pricing. Plus of course, the models available locally didn't do what I wanted so the only way to get the desired functionality was to import one when it came to the W900.

I totally understand why Vodafone themselves would like to discourage imports because they're obviously making good money on the handset sales, plus they like to guarantee functionality. Half the point of GSM is that it's an international standard network (tri-band notwithstanding) so portability is a good thing and again, it's surely down to the end user to decide to weigh the pros & cons.

As far as the phone not supporting 3G, it _shouldn't_ effect the settings from memory, the only real downside of no 3G is reduced data speeds and no video support (a gimmick anyway IMHO). 3G coverage doesn't seem to be terribly fantastic compared to standard GSM and it significantly reduces battery life, so it's not a big loss. However, as the other guys have said, if it doesn't work, Vodafone will be "reluctant" to help, so it pays to be able to suss it out yourself as it looks like you've done in the initial post.


stevenz,

We managed to get Vodafone Live working. It was via one of the preset settings available from the Nokia Origin.
However, it seems that the 3G streaming is not working. I am wondering what will be the correct Streaming setting?
Do you have any idea?

In Nokia 7390, for our personalised Streaming, it requires us to enter UDP Port RangePort Range, Proxy - Disabled or Enabled, Bearer Settings (Packet data acc pt, Network Type, Authentication Type - Normal or Secure, User name, Password).
I don't know what should we do with that.

Thank you.

Regards,


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