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

4 posts

Wannabe Geek

Topic # 4814 30-Aug-2005 06:28
Send private message

Hello all, I've just bought my first cell phone, which is a Nokia 6255. I got the package that offered web support.

Now I've found a page that offers free downloads, which is
I've signed up and logged into it with my cell phone. The problem that I'm having is that the midi files that I would like to save to my phone for use as my ring tone, it won't allow me to save, it just plays it. Same goes for the pictures, it just displays them, but doesn't have the option to save it. The application/games part download just fine.

Can anybody offer me advice on what to do, as I'd really like to get this up and going...



Create new topic
149 posts

Master Geek

  Reply # 19332 30-Aug-2005 13:18
Send private message

First , going outside Telecom garden for WAP will cost you about 10c per 1k, that's not cheap. Also to get the ringtone saved to the phone , the website must use a descriptor file, with the extension .dd, This is based on OMA specs

Hawkes Bay
8477 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Mod Emeritus

  Reply # 19338 30-Aug-2005 15:22
Send private message

Hi sed8ted - welcome to Geekzone.

cellman - sed8ted is in Canada, so Telecoms walled garden and external wap pricing are probably irrelevant.

Sed8ted - check with your provider about the cost of doing what your doing - it can sometimes be more cost effective to buy straight from your operator (even though the prices seem high, you may be paying a higher rate for data transfer when accessing the 'free' system

I thought the 6255 can use MP3 files straight off the MMC card slot? For me, this would be preferable to a midi file anyway.

Good luck!! (and check the wap rate with your provider - its $50 p/MB on our CDMA carrier!!)

Visit for New Zealand based Hosted Exchange, Virtual Servers, Web Hosting, FTP Backup & more.
(1GB free FTP storage, or larger plans from $5.75)
 - Setup your own mailserver at home on Ubuntu Server - full step by step howto here.
 - Have you seen this: Nathan "KFC4LIFE" Dunn.

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 »

UFB connections pass 460,000
Posted 11-Dec-2017 11:26

The Warehouse Group to adopt IBM Cloud to support digital transformation
Posted 11-Dec-2017 11:22

Dimension Data peeks into digital business 2018
Posted 11-Dec-2017 10:55

2018 Cyber Security Predictions
Posted 7-Dec-2017 14:55

Global Govtech Accelerator to drive public sector innovation in Wellington
Posted 7-Dec-2017 11:21

Stuff Pix media strategy a new direction
Posted 7-Dec-2017 09:37

Digital transformation is dead
Posted 7-Dec-2017 09:31

Fake news and cyber security
Posted 7-Dec-2017 09:27

Dimension Data New Zealand strengthens cybersecurity practice
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:27

Epson NZ launches new Expression Premium Photo range
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:26

Eventbrite and Twickets launch integration partnership in Australia and New Zealand
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:23

New Fujifilm macro lens lands in New Zealand
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:16

Cyber security not being taken seriously enough
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:13

Sony commences Android 8.0 Oreo rollout in New Zealand
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:08

Revera partners with Nyriad to deliver blockchain pilot to NZ Government
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:01

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.