Tips&Tricks : How to change S60 web browsers user-agent
Many websites have that annoying "habit" to automatically redirect mobile phones' browsers to a mobile version of the website. Now that mobile phones and their browsers got quite advanced and capable of browsing full, normal versions of web pages, this ma...[Read more]
F.A.Q. : Is the 369 MHz processor faster/better/newer than the 332 MHz one?
It's a question that often appears on our Discussion forums so it's definitely worth clarifying.
"I noticed that E71 has faster CPU clock than E90, does that mean E71 is going to be faster than E90? What gives? I paid so much for e90 only to find out t...[Read more]
F.A.Q. : Signing software with Open Signed Online
Some applications require more capabilities than what can be granted with a self-signed certificate. Unless they're officially Symbian Signed, they can be signed through Open Signed Online at Symbian Signed, by following these steps:
Download the pack...[Read more]
Tips&Tricks : Stabilize your video clips
Now that high-end smartphones offer quality (VGA resolution, 30 frames per second) comparable to amateur digital camcorders, many people including myself often use them for casual video recording. Even though recent S60 3rd Edition smartphones offer softw...[Read more]
Tips&Tricks : The certificate has expired - cannot install software
Some 3rd party applications are signed with certficates which are valid only until specific date. Installing them after that date is normally not possible and results in an error message about expired certificate. You'd have to wait until the developer re...[Read more]
Tips&Tricks : N80: Hidden GPS Navigator application
In order to access GPS navigator on S60 3rd Edition phones where it is not visible by default install and run Best TaskMan, select Misc -> Options -> > Show hidden apps -> Installed and select Navigator....[Read more]
F.A.Q. : How to install Java MIDP software (midlets)?
Java MIDP software is usually offered as two files: *.JAD file (containing description, version number, size, download URL etc.) and *.JAR file (actual application).
You only need the *.JAR file. JAD is not required if you install the software locally ...[Read more]
F.A.Q. : I get certificate error when trying to install 3rd party software. How to fix it?
If you get certificate error when attempting to install 3rd party software on your S60 3rd Edition smartphone, it means that you haven't enabled installation of unsigned SIS files. Go to Tools -> App. Manager, choose Options -> Settings and set Software i...[Read more]
F.A.Q. : How to check the MAC address of S60 phone's WLAN adapter?
Sometimes you need to know your device's MAC address, e.g. to add it to the list of devices allowed to connect to your wireless router.
To check MAC address of your S60 phone's WLAN adapter simply type the following code on the standby screen:
F.A.Q. : Can I copy & paste text on S60 smartphones?
Yes. Simply press and hold the ABC / Pen key and select your text using joystick / 5-way button. Left function key will change to "Copy". Press it to copy the selected text to clipboard.
You can paste the clipboard contents the same way: press and hol...[Read more]