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Topic # 4807 29-Aug-2005 20:03
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I just got this 6680 and it's awesome!

VF gave me $500 off, and I love it, I did the 3G trial you see


anyway, when i try to install software, .sis files, it says security error?

is this phone locked in any way to prevent me from doing anything?


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Reply # 19291 29-Aug-2005 20:09
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Welcome to Geekzone...

Where did you get the software? Perhaps it is not an official version? Is it from Handango, Geekzone Software Store or the developer's site?







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Reply # 19292 29-Aug-2005 20:14
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freitasm: Welcome to Geekzone...

Where did you get the software? Perhaps it is not an official version? Is it from Handango, Geekzone Software Store or the developer's site?



just from the internet. it's PuTTY, i've seen it on sourceforge and some other sites, same files. i tried some different programs too. it's like they just won't install. it's like VF have locked it so they won't or something.

 
 
 
 


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Reply # 19295 29-Aug-2005 21:24
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The handset is not locked out from installing new software can only answer that part of the question, Check with Nokia would be the best bet or check with chris021 he has a NZ new nokia 6680 and has used it lots.

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Reply # 19296 29-Aug-2005 21:28
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I have just contacted Chris about this thread

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Reply # 19297 29-Aug-2005 21:36
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Ok, this is a setting in the phone. i had the same issue. a quick google around and i found the answer. i will post back when i can remember what the setting is.

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Reply # 19298 29-Aug-2005 21:38
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Under tools go to:
Manager
Options
Settings:

Software installation: ON
Online certif. check: OFF

Hope you were able to follow that!

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Reply # 19308 29-Aug-2005 22:18
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hmmm how did you get $500 off? very curious and interested!!!




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Reply # 19311 29-Aug-2005 22:48
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It looks like the $500 was a reward for taking part in the 3G trial




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Reply # 19314 30-Aug-2005 00:23
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More interestingly....

How to get IN the trial?????

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Reply # 19315 30-Aug-2005 01:24
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Vodafone gave out 1000 '$500' txt vouchers. (so i have been told by some1 in retail)

They went to everyone on the trial + random other people who have spent a lot. My flatmate got one as well and she wasn't on the trial.

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Reply # 19323 30-Aug-2005 10:27
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hmmm i have spent a lot over the 3 years with vodafone! LOL... i used to get incentive/promotional upgrade on txt and letter.... *sigh*




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Reply # 19324 30-Aug-2005 10:38
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I have spent over alot over 8 years and its luck of the draw

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Reply # 19325 30-Aug-2005 10:43
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true true!!

wonderful for you mandruku!! Hope you like the phone! i personally find it great! (used to have 3650, symbian 60 phone) hehe




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Reply # 19326 30-Aug-2005 11:26
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It would be nice if he advised if Chris021 gave him the correct info!



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Reply # 19328 30-Aug-2005 11:51
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my friends brother worked for VF and he got us on the trial. we used a sony erricson V800? personally i really hated it, and i had wanted this phone for ages regardless of 3G, but now I have it. if it hadn't been for $500 i doubt i would have but am so stoked!

I found the settings in tools/settings/security/certificate management/trust settings and it was:

symbian installian : off

internet :yes

app installation : off

online certif check : on

and i changed it to:


symbian installian : on

internet :yes

app installation : on

online certif check : off

so hopefully that works! thanks people


what other cool things can i do with this phone?

i found a blog and this dude had like 30 apps installed and was only using 100 megs

i wanna get that oggplayer app to listen to music because it works louder than the default player

so stoked! cheers

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