Question about LG VX8300 Cellular Phone
Have the newest version of bitpim
make sure you have the drivers for the USB cable you are using.
let it find the phone(it will come up as other CDMA phone)
click FILESYSTEM on the left at the bottom
expand the folder
right click on lg_mysound.dat and save it to your desktop
after you save it right click lg_mysound.dat in bitpim and delete it
now click brew
now drop the songs you want to use as ringers in this file. they will automaticlly load into your phone. it isnt the fastest process but it works.
after they are done loading onto the phone, unhook USB cable from computer, power the phone off and then back on.
the items you just transferred with now be in the my audio file where they need to be to assign them for individual ringers.
everytime you wnat to add new ringers to the phone you have to complete all the steps above, even the deleting that one certain file. not a very hard process and has worked well for me.
good luck and happy mp3 loading songs into the phone as ringers.
Posted on Jun 17, 2008
If you have someone send you an audio file through text/pics...
save the file, go to settings on your phones menu, go to sound, go to ringers, go to shuffle, select list and it should take you to the ringtone list and select the song you want.
found that out from a friend who has the same phone as me.. but it only works if someone sends you a ringtone in a message...
sadly i found this out after i bought the data cable
Posted on Jul 29, 2008
Due to DRM restrictions you can't use certain MP3 files as ringtones. However, with Web Access you use any song you want as a ring tone.
Go here: http://blog.edirectories.info/2008/09/add-mp3-ringtones-scoop-ax260/
This explains it step-by-step
Posted on Jan 31, 2009
These phones wont let you set ringtones that people bluetooth u or send u...so this is the only way that i found around it and its completely free so if you have the alltel lg scoop try it out www.myxer.com
Posted on May 06, 2009
So i just gotta ask .... what the heck good is the sd memory card if I can't use it to make ringtones for my phone?
Posted on Sep 15, 2008
I just got this phone (alltel) and we've figured out a few things:
when loading music onto sd card , put files not only in "music" folder , put some in "audio" folder, they wont set as ringtones or even show as a choice unless you put them in "audio"
another problem most people have: cant get pc to recognize phone- i formatted the card, then put it in my sansa 1gig mp3 player , dragged my files on & voila' ..i took the card out of mp3 player & it works on the phone..this was an easy fix to a problem that tons of people are having.
getting ringtones .. ventones.com upload your own music, make the ringtone..click the "send to phone button" , then open browser & type in the address & it will auto dwnld ..very easy
you can set each contact in your addy book to have their own tone.
the only thing you CANT do is set individual ringtones for texts, you can only have 1 for all the texts
Posted on Dec 27, 2008
Dont buy a lg scoop
Posted on Oct 25, 2008
When I do solution number 1 it tells me that my audio folder has no valid item
Posted on Aug 29, 2008
I have the LG SCOOP from Alltel and I get my ringtones from phonezoo.com it's says they are not compatible but i get them.It took about 7 hours to get the 1st one but now they go right through. Hope this helps.
Posted on Aug 26, 2008
Ive had the same problem with mine. on every other phone i have had i could set my music as ringers, but with the lg scoop i cant. I know i can put it on shuffle but you cant give people in your phone their own ringer :( stupid alltel
Posted on Aug 25, 2008
SOLUTION 4 WORKS I USE IT ALL THE TIME ... JUST MAKE SURE THT U GOT ALL THE DRIVERS AND BITPIM 1.0.5 AND ONCE U DOWNLOAD IT OPEN IT UP AND CLICK VIEW THEN CHECK THE VIEW FILESYSTEM
Posted on Jul 01, 2008
i figured this out after i bought the phone.
alltel blocked it so you have to buy ringtones. the cheap-os..
ugh. :( sorry guys.
Posted on Jun 27, 2008
Save them to the auido thing twice and then put ur ringtone on suffle> and just have the ring tone clicked (both of them) and it should work
Posted on May 04, 2008
a 6ya Technician can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: lg scoop
Simple solution, Alltel belives and enforces digital copyright management, while you can listen to your favorite tones and music, you will NOT be able to use them as ringtones, or use them with any of the features of the phone other then playing the tunes for entertainment. The only way to use files as ringtones is to purchase the files from alltel, or use their realtone jukebox, etc.
Sorry about the news , but welcome to ALLTEL!
Posted on Dec 13, 2008
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