Want to get rid of my E398 and get a temporary cheap phone

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  1. HardTech

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    I'm not satisfied with my E398 phone here in Indiana. The phone is originally from Hong Kong, and even though I flashed it to the latest flex and seem, it still doesn't perform up to my expectations (don't ask me how to upgrade it, I did it months ago and completely forgot)

    Some of the reasons include:
    Not receiving phone calls when people call
    No voicemail
    Tri-band
    Crappy camera

    I want to get a cheap temporary phone that will last me until the new Apple phone comes out. I hope it will be quad-band and fix all of the issues I mentioned.

    In any case, does anybody want to buy my phone or sell me a cheap one? I'm willing to let go of my phone for $250 shipped, including EVERYTHING that came with it. Here's a list of what comes with it:

    Charger with adapter
    Phone
    Manual
    Box
    16mb transflash card with SSM adapter
    128mb transflash card with SSM adapter

    what's a good temp phone to use in the meantime?
     
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    BlackWRX02 OTs Cingular Guru

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    you're probably missing the 850 mhz band and thats why you're not getting good service. voicemail and the like should be an account issue, unless you have your call forwarding goofed up (kind of common)

    not a bad deal for the phone, considering back a few months ago they were up over $500 :eek4:

    good temp phone would be a 3120 if you have Cingular
     
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    yeah, it's missing the 850 band. Some places the service rocks, but I'd rather have the service rock in as many places as possible

    Also, whenever I call Voicemail, it asks "please enter the number of the voicemail box you want to dial" and when I enter my number, it just says "That voicemail box is not active"

    :(
     
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    yep, VM is not provisioned right on your account. easy enough to fix. 611, then tell them what its doing. Might just need to be added on. sometimes it doesn't get added for some reason
     
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    thanks :)

    but in any case, I want to get rid of my phone and pick up a cheapo temp
     
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    Apple is making a cell phone? :eek3:
     
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    it was announced, I think, at the last Apple conference

    it's identical to the E398 except for a new operating system and it'll be white
     
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    oh, and it'll hopefully fix all of the issues I stated before :rant:
     

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