Sony Ericsson :: K800i - Software Update
update link and instruction.explain what are the advantage and disadvantages of software updating?
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Sony Ericsson :: SE K800i Firmware And SW Update
this is the first time i visit the forums here and im looking for help. My K800i SW keeps restarting itself when i sometimes browse my phonebook and or play games on it --> the screen goes blank and then black and restarts for 20-30seconds I have tried running the SEUS SW from my PC but it tells me that there is no update available for my phone! However, ive read everywhere that version R1KG001 has been out longtime ago, how come the updater doesnt find it? My current SW version is: CXC1250210 R1JC002 070122 Is there a post that i missed in the forum which can show me how to manually update my K800i OS/SW ?
Posted: Jan 23, 2009
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Sony Ericsson :: K800i Firmware Update Error
have recently been having few issues with my phone, and noticed im still running the original firmware R1CB001.Installed SEUS, follows all intrustions, gets to where it has progress line for installing the firmware.the update starts but after about 30secs, i hear the sound from my pc as if ive just unplugged something from usb and then few seconds later as if something has been plugged back into usb, then the bar just jumps to the enter and says update complete.Turned phone on again, checks software version and still shows as being same as it originally was.Does anyone have any ideas on whats happening and any possible fix?
Posted: Jul 13, 2010
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Sony Ericsson :: K800i - Time Auto Update?
I just got a new Sony Ericsson K800i. I am trying to find out how to auto update local time. I don't have internet connection with TMobile. But I think you don't need to pay for the internet connection to update time. The old phone I have, when I get to a new location in different time zone, it will search for the service and update the time automatically. But I can't seem to make K800i to update time by itself.
Posted: May 11, 2007
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Sony Ericsson :: K800i - Call History Disappeared / Need To Update
My friend has a k800i and in the past week his "call history", has disappeared. In the sense that it no longer says who calls, and what calls he's missed. I did a search on that problem and found a new firmware update would fix that problem. I told him to check the software he had and he said he has the R1ED001 software. I did some researching and found there is a new R1GB001 firmware out for the K800. Here is where the problem is. I told him to download the application from the SE support page, and run the application and the step by step guide will tell you what to do.
Now he called me back after trying twice to update the phone and nothing happens. He told me that he removes the battery completely, then puts it back in, holds down the "C" button, and while holding down the "C" button connects it to his USB cable (same usb that came with the phone). While still holding the "C" button, the phone turns on, but he says the sony application will just go back to the beginning and nothing happens. Is there anything he's doing wrong? I flashed my w800i almost 2 yrs ago, and forgot how this exactly works.
Posted: Apr 10, 2007
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Sony Ericsson :: K800i After Firmware Update Insert Correct Sim Card
K800i after fw update "insert correct sim card".
PHONE IS RED RETAIL PRODUCT
FLASH CID detected:52
Speed:921600Flash ID check:897E
Flash props sent ok
OTP LOCKED:1 CID:51 PAF:1 IMEI:35908701024919 CERT:RED
FLASH CID:52 COLOR:RED
MAPP CXC article: R8BA024 prgCXC1250210_GENERIC_WI
MAPP CXC version: R8BA024
CDA article: CDA102295/1
CDA version: R2A
Default article: cxc1250490
Default version: R1KG001
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Sony Ericsson :: K800i Kept On Turning Off By Itself
My K800i turns itself off every (est.) 10 seconds after I turn it on. I tried taking the mem.card off & changing the batt but it didn't solve the prob.I used the master reset(all setting) but it wasn't successful because at the midst of the procedure, it turned off.Now whenever I turn it on, it only says "please wait" (probably because of the reset I did) but it would not continue even if I wait for a couple of hours.I tried updating it with Update Service but it failed. I tried several times and same things happened.
Posted: Jun 21, 2010
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Sony Ericsson :: K800i Getting Planet 3
I asked this on another thread earlier but thought maybe it was in the wrond place so decided to start my own topic.My 3 nokia phone broke so i bought a mates Sony K800i as i wasnt due for a new phone yet and had lots of time left on my 3 contract. The K800i works good apart from i cant find out how to connect to the Planet3 function. I find Planet3 usefull for the free browsing anfd checking my usage and stuff so would like to get it on the k800i of possible?The K800i is unlocked but wasnt a 3 mobile phone origianally if that makes a differance. I tried to find some info on this and it seems that maybe new firmware is needed? Anyone willing to give me a simpletons guide to sorting this problem out?
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Sony Ericsson :: K800i - Can It Be Unlocked?
I have a k800i - branded to UK operator Three and I need it to accept my vodafone contract sim as my contract phone died!I've been searching and searching trying to find out how to de-brand the phone so that I can use any sim in it but I'm really, really confused as to how I need to do it, can someone explain it to me in english? I've seen this post on this site here: http://www.expansys.com/ft.aspx?k=98987 And it's asking me to download firmware, FS firmware, XS++ V2.0 and flash drivers. I have no idea what they are or where to get them from. Can anyone help, please? I'm desperate for a phone!
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Sony Ericsson :: K800i - Virus
I have this major problem. I have a virus on my phone. Its not causing any problems with my phone, but with my pc. The virus copies itself to anything that has memory.
I use my phone as a modem to connect to the internet. So even if I remove the virus from my pc, the virus copies itself from the phone to the hard drive as soon as I want to connect to the net. I tried to format my M2 card and master reset my phone, the virus doesn't seem to disappear.
The only thing I can think of now is reflash, but I don't know. Plus here aren't any Sony Ericsson dealers that can do it for me. So I was hoping that one of you guys can explain it to me if that possible.
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Sony Ericsson :: K800i How To Use Additional_shortcuts.vkp
1. I can see the long press shortcut assignment, but when i long press, i cant open the assigned shortcut I just copied the .vkp file. should i do some thing else ?
2. And "Privacy_V3Fix_K800_R8BF.vkp" is good tried the "confidentiality.vkp" but for some reason i get mismatch error.
3. Can't the MASTER RESET be password protected ? i can patch my mobile And what is ELF ? and VKP ? are they two different ? k800i photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/firozmohammad/My k800i stuff: http://firoz3321.4shared.com/
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Sony Ericsson :: K800i - Modding
I have this software on my K800i:
15:16:30| XS++ v3.1 (Darwin) Ready !15:16:30| Executed on Microsoft Windows XP15:17:54| 15:17:54| Attempting to open the interface...15:17:54| 15:17:54| TURN OFF PHONE!15:17:54| Hold 'C' button on phone and connect phone NOW.15:17:54| You have 30 seconds...15:17:54| 15:17:54| Baseband ID: 990015:17:54| Protocol Version: 3.115:17:55| Warning: IMEI name does not match GDFS name (IMEI:NULL GDFS:K800)15:17:55| ...using GDFS name15:17:55| 15:17:55| Profiling SEMC phone...15:17:55| Platform: DB202015:17:55| OTP CID: 5115:17:55| EROM CID: 5315:17:55| EROM Color: Red15:17:55| IMEI: 35427102xxxxxx15:17:55| Phone ID: K80015:17:55| Region: EUROPE_215:17:55| CDA: CDA102568/11 R8A15:17:55| Firmware Version: R8BF00315:17:55| EROM: R3A02215:17:55| Ready for operation!15:18:46| Sorry, your phone is NOT SUPPORTED15:18:46| Error: Failed to send CSLoader!15:18:46| FSX Shutdown!15:18:48| Disconnected... Unplug the phone
1. What I need to do before I start modding my phone software to make sure not to demage my phone permanently, is there a backup of the software that uses my phone, or something?
2. I tried to replace turkish lng and t9 file with my native language (serbian) from Tripov language pack, using JDFlasher. The phone language works perfectly, but writing not. When I enter the writing dialog box, screen turns to white and phone restarts. After that I copied tr.lng and tr.t9 from Tripov to phone, and the situation stayed the same. After doing master reset, turkish disappeared from the writing languages menu. I don't care about turkish language I lost. I never use it. I want to ask how to install serbian t9 to my phone, without damaging it, and make it works?
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4. Is it safe to remove shutdown video, and how to do that?
5. I heard a lot about modded acustic and camera dravers, but I know nothing in particular. I'm looking for camera mod that gives the clear pictures. I mean the mod rises overall picture quality, NOT the one which will heavy postprocess the picture (e.g. Like in Nokia N73). I am skilled enough to do it myself. I don't care about rising the video quality, I almost never use video. And I'm also looking for the acustic mod that rises overall sound quality (not volume), if there's any. Well every suggestion about the modded drivers is welcome.
6. Is it possible to replace the bookmarks list, that appears after clickig the right soft key with contacts list or with the java apps list? Also, is it possible to make another tabed menu that will appear by clicking left soft key, homepage is useless to me.
7. Is it possible to disable animations in user interface. I really hate it.
8. Is it possible to replace the music player with the some from the any W phone?
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Sony Ericsson :: Can't Flash SE K800i?
I got sony ericsson k800i which was working but call end button was not working so i opened the phone and cleaned all the dust.. after closing it switched on.. when i inserted sim and tried to switch ON ... it doesnt switch on but a red light shows on side... so i tried to flash the phone using SE lite.. after pressing the key button "C" it doesnt detect the phone ... is there any way to bring my phone into live...
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Sony Ericsson :: K800i - Cnn.cn Housings
I've just purchased a new housing for my K800i because recently the strap came loose when i was walking and it flew off. The original housing is messed up badly so i got a few questions to ask about cnn.cn. Are their housings from the original manufacture? And has anyone dealth with this site before?
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Sony Ericsson :: K800i How To UnBrand It?
okay, I am looking for a few things,I am in Australia, and I have a Telstra Branded phone,I am searching for the latest UNBRANDED firmware (for australia, asia pacific or generic)and a utility to preform the flash with.it would also be good if there was some utility (similar to PKTools) that enabled me to access the phone memory.
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Sony Ericsson :: K800i Housing
I really want the allure brown, so I'm planning to change the whole housing, which includes front, middle, and back plate, and with the LCD lens and keypad change. From what I've read so far, this site seems to be good: GSM4WORLD. What do you guys think? Are their stuff actually authentic parts or extremely good after markets? If they're not good, what other place will you suggest I make a purchase from?
Posted: Dec 13, 2007
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Sony Ericsson :: K800i - Firmware
I recently flashed my k800i firmware to R1ED001, and its okay i dont have any major complaints except the red and green phone buttons have nothing to do with calling anyone, and when the screen turns off after a while you cant reactivate the phone by pressing on the joy stick. it only turns on when you press any other button.
My question, is there any other firmware for this phone that is a little different, or better, without having to sacrifice any features.
Ever get this problem where you take a picture, then delete it, then take another picture, and keep it. later when you go to look at the picture, its some how meshed into the photo that you deleted earlier, and looks deformed (but the thumbnail shows its fine. oh and i just remembered, sometimes when your looking at pics, it wont load the picture all the way, you know how it takes some time and it clarifies the pic, well sometimes it doesnt.
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Sony Ericsson :: K800i - No Access To Network
I have a Sony Ericsson K800i and until two days ago it was working just fine. But then it displayed the "No access to network." message and I couldn't make or receive any calls. I tried to restart the phone, to take off the battery, to reset the settings, to set a network manually etc etc but still nothing.
And while it is searching for a network, it is draining the battery too. It was fully charged this morning, and now it's only 25%. Normally, it should take 3-4 days to reach that power level. I should mention now that I'm in roaming in Munich, Germany since three weeks, and my phone bills are payed on time, so it shouldn't be an mobile operator problem.
Posted: Aug 12, 2010
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Sony Ericsson :: K800i - No Network Coverage
My phone (K800i) has displayed no network coverage for almost a month now, I have tried network search auto and manual, and I have tried my SIM in other phones and it works fine. Does anyone have any suggestions because I am fed up of this phone I am having to use while I try and fix my own.
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Sony Ericsson :: K800i Need SMS Images / Emoticons?
When making a SMS message in the K800i you can push MORE->INSERT ITEM -> IMAGES. On the bottom you can select "other images". ( My phone is a Dutch Vodafone phone so I do not exactly know how it is said on other phones) This field is blank. Is it possible to put fun emoticons in there, that the SMS addressed person can also see when he/she receives this SMS?
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