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How do I download games/ringtones for LG Shine KM500d?

I recently got a new LG Shine KM500d after my other phone broke into two separate pieces, from ebay. I am a t-mobile customer, and it appears that t-mobile doesn't sell the phone but it worked fine once I put my sim card in. Only problem, when I tried to get a game from the t-mobile website, it wouldn't let me do anything with the sent text message. So, how do I get games for the phone? Or ringtones for that matter (though I suppose I can just make those)? -note: the manual is in Spanish, so I can't read any of it, and so far haven't found a manual online that may have the answers I need. So, if anyone can help, that'd be wonderful!

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  • alyxva Jan 09, 2009

    Hmmm... GPRS? So does that mean I have to speak with T-mobile? It says the GPRS is open when needed already. And wait, let's step back... what is GPRS? Do I need internet access?

  • habell Feb 06, 2009

    i have tmobile and got lg shine in ebay put sim in and it works but old ringers dont and i cant use browser cuz the phone only has the browser link for at&t not tmobile link browser so... how do i fix it w/o out calling porvider? can i do on internet? get the gprs? or w/e help me...

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Www.t-mobile.com
1 type in mms settings in the search box
2 use the device configuration link
3 scroll to lg
4 scroll to VU
5 scroll to mms settings

do steps 1-4
6 scroll to t-zones
download both settings.

this should work! it worked on mines!

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Is your GPRS open? Your GPRS must first be opened via your network provider. (Usually they have different settings for units) And your unit should be able to support the games you want to download.

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  • redkitten13 Jan 12, 2009

    Here is the definition for GPRS, http://www.yourdictionary.com/gprs you can click on the link.



    Yes you can opt to call your service provider and ask if they have settings available for your unit. You can call your service provider usually on a toll free hotline. Follow the steps and a T-mobile representative will assist you throughout your conversation. :) Try asking if they can support your unit, try asking if they have compatible games available for your unit also.



    BTW does your unit support WLAN? or can you access the internet at the moment?

    Because if you can, maybe the games you wanted to download is not compatible with your unit, or maybe you can check LG website (via your unit) and browse categories like games, etc then, (if you can find tabs like downloads>games you can try dowloading there.)

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