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m700 phonepad needed

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got my m700 today!

but already i'm going spare without being able to input on a t9 phonepad thingy.

i've tried searching but to No avail, please can someone stick a link up to the relevant cab file.

thanks,

martin

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Yes, and while I'm about it I'll post loads of Windows Vista Ultimate Edition keys on here as well eh? ;)

Phonepad is copyrighted software, you silly goose.

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............ you silly goose.

Easy Tiger....!!!

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As is so delicately pointed out above, PhonePad is not available for (legal) download, and in fact never has been - it only used to be bundled with a device.

May I suggest the excellent Tengo as an alternative, which is also free to MoDaCo Plus members!

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Easy Tiger....!!!

i'm happy to pay for it if needed, just where do I get it from. "you silly goose!"

martin

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Play nice children ;)

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i'm happy to pay for it if needed, just where do I get it from. "you silly goose!"

martin

Well knock me down with a feather !

Is that the thanks I get for defending your corner?

Cheers "mate"

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Well knock me down with a feather !

Is that the thanks I get for defending your corner?

Cheers "mate"

Sorry toon9, that wasn't aimed at you. Thanks for the pointer.

Martin

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Now then you crazy gaggle! ;)

You can't get a commercial copy of PhonePad unfortunately; I'm sure someone's been bugging HTC about this, but to no avail. I wholeheartedly agree that it's a massive oversight (or whatever, there's differing opinions as to why it's been removed) to not have this installed on non-KB devices.

Like Paul says, your next best equivalent is probably Tengo. Personally I've had lots of issues with using non-ROM input devices, but hey ho. That was on the Hermes, maybe the Trinity will be different (you better hope so!)

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Hi,

I did install tengo app and follow all the instructions. I could see it in the "Input" folder and did configure it, but when I tried to use it...... Won't run. ;) But it works on the M5000. <_<

Also tried something I found xda-developers way about phone pad. It DID install but wont run.

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BUMP!

I have exactly the same issue. I have tried phonepad, tengothumb, nothing works. Installs fine but doesnt work when you select in message.

Anyone been succesful with the Orange ROM?

Thanks

Warny

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Its a fair request to ask for it. Once came with the M600 so its a fair assumption that it would come with the M700 and if not it could be installed onto it.

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I have exactly the same issue. I have tried phonepad, tengothumb, nothing works. Installs fine but doesnt work when you select in message.

Anyone been succesful with the Orange ROM?

I have just got my M700 today and tengo thumb was the first thing I tried to install yet whenever I tried to use it, it would just select keyboard. I have used it before on my M500 so was just a little frustrated with this however I have been installing loads of other stuff and probably done about 5 soft resets since and then suddenly on the last reset the tutorial appeared and after this it is now working ;)

So perhap try a few resets and hope for the best?

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I have just got my M700 today and tengo thumb was the first thing I tried to install yet whenever I tried to use it, it would just select keyboard. I have used it before on my M500 so was just a little frustrated with this however I have been installing loads of other stuff and probably done about 5 soft resets since and then suddenly on the last reset the tutorial appeared and after this it is now working ;)

So perhap try a few resets and hope for the best?

Have you been using it with the Orange Today Plug-in? It may be that this plug-in hogs resources at startup, as it monitors a lot of processes. Tengo and Tengo Thumb both need quite a lot of spare memory and process time to load at startup, and if insufficient, simply won't load. Same for Calligrapher.

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Scrub that last comment. I've just tried it with no plug-ins at all, and still won't load ;)

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head on over to xda-dev and look in the trinity forums, have got the phonepad working on my m700 using a sip tweak program

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head on over to xda-dev and look in the trinity forums, have got the phonepad working on my m700 using a sip tweak program

Thanks Dave- I'll take a look ;)

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head on over to xda-dev and look in the trinity forums, have got the phonepad working on my m700 using a sip tweak program

Once you've installed the SIP cab file... what do you have to do for the T9 to work?

It's not giving me the option to use a phone pad when typing a text message.

Thanks

Darrone

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Some of the current ROM's won't allow PhonePad to load because of the number of processes being used at startup- like the Orange homescreen for instance. Even using SIPChange may not make any difference. I found that in it's default state, the M700 wouldn't open PhonePad even with SIPChange, but after disabling all the Orange stuff, PP worked after a soft reset, though not always!

ROM's which have fewer startup processes, like the new HTC ROM will allow PhonePad to work, without any tweaking.

So, the steps should be: Download & install the appropriate PhonePad software (the International Version seems most reliable); This is an HTC Copyright application, so you may be contravening licensing terms by installing it on a non-HTC device. Download and run SIPChange according to the instructions. Do a soft reset. Open an application to see the SIP Icon (by default a keyboard) and tap the arrow to the right- from the menu select PhonePad, which should then open. If it doesn't, you may need to consider a newer ROM, but again, bear in mind that this may have implications for your warranty

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Thanks Neil

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Could the phonepad application from an M600 be copied across to an M700?

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Yes, but not easily.

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