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Topic # 5955 11-Dec-2005 18:20
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i recently bought the Panasonic X701 for $199 from harvey norman, it wos down from $399. now i should have been suspicious when they gave it 2 me for that price but i wasnt. now, the fone is in perfect working order except for one thing. it does not send sms messages. they are always put straight into the outbox and eventually fail to send. i took it in to vodafone and they said that i should send it off for software re-installation. i was just wondering if anybody else with this phone had the same problem?

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Reply # 24619 12-Dec-2005 12:54
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Ok when I got mine in Wellington it worked perfectly but when I got in Auckland for a holiday it didn't send a text so this is what I want you to try and this is what the woman from Vodafone told me:

Step one:
go to menu

Step two:
Messages

step three:
options

step four:
Settings

step five:
SMS

Step six:
Message centres

Step seven:
choose SIM msg.centre(01)

Step eight:
make sure that the Msg. centre number is +6421600600

that should work




      

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Reply # 24997 19-Dec-2005 22:08
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hey, i have same problem but have found allthough it says the messages are not sent they they actualy are as my friends are replying, i tried the thing u said but there is no options when you go into messages...

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Reply # 25051 20-Dec-2005 16:30
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did you go into Message centres?




      

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Reply # 25173 22-Dec-2005 12:13
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no, where abouts is that?

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Reply # 25197 22-Dec-2005 18:10
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ok if you follow the settings I told the guy in my first post on here you will get to the message place




      

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Reply # 25211 22-Dec-2005 21:24
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Hey there same as me it has jus started doing the whole funny message fail thing on me since last month but it doesn't hapen all the time just sometimes............Buh the only way i get it goin again is just turning the phone off and turn it back on an it should work thats what i do................hopefuly it works 4 u but if not than i don't know cus it works when i do it...c ya.



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Reply # 25223 22-Dec-2005 23:15
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hey thx 4 evry1s help! i sent it back to harvey norman, and they sent it off 4 repairs! and now its come back and works! im so happi!

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Reply # 25224 22-Dec-2005 23:24
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yea i been turning mine on and off to. the first two steps work but when u go into messages there is no options

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Reply # 25289 24-Dec-2005 09:10
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josha: Hey there same as me it has jus started doing the whole funny message fail thing on me since last month but it doesn't hapen all the time just sometimes............Buh the only way i get it goin again is just turning the phone off and turn it back on an it should work thats what i do................hopefuly it works 4 u but if not than i don't know cus it works when i do it...c ya.


umm I think what you are meaning is that there is too many applications open and it asks you to close some applications down. That always happens to me




      

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Reply # 25290 24-Dec-2005 09:19
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Sorry about all the posts that are the same, my computer is very slow today and i was pressing Post reply allot and then it posted the 3 posts that are the same




      

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Reply # 25403 28-Dec-2005 16:41
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just when i was getting excited...
well i just sold my phone on trade me to some loser for $250 and his old phone which works great so i am very happy

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Reply # 25409 28-Dec-2005 21:05
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thea: well i just sold my phone on trade me to some loser for $250 and his old phone which works great so i am very happy
Not a nice way to treat people who buy stuff on trademe...





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Reply # 25412 28-Dec-2005 22:11
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freitasm: Not a nice way to treat people who buy stuff on trademe...


Fair comment, but the buyers on Trademe who are foolhardy and bid far more than the product is worth have to be responsible for the outcome if they get ripped off. It's amazing how many people fail to do their research before placing a bid, or just get caught up in the drama of the auction,

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Reply # 25423 29-Dec-2005 01:42
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The X701 Text problem is a mixture of a fault with the phone and the Vodafone network... If you have this problem i recommend returning it to your nearest Vodafone dealer for repair. We had so many problems with the X701's we sold we took them off the self because they were more trouble than they were worth. Lol.
VS 2 - Finally a Panasonic phone bulit correctly! (Sell the X701 and get a VS2) ;)

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Reply # 25491 30-Dec-2005 11:36
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i was considering getting mine repaired but they said it would take 15days or sumthing and i didnt want to be phone less for that time. i put a $20 reserve on my phone on trade me and said that there were delays in txting and turning it on and that guy still paid 250 therefor i think hes a loser but i got the money so im not complaining

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