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    scrap is offline

    I'm looking for software to connect my phone to my computer through my data cable. I d/l BitPim but it doesn't list my model phone. I'm rather sure I know how to make the ringtones. I've been working on that but I just can't find any software to transfer them. I'm using the sprint network. Any help would be great.

    See More: LG VI 5225 Software/drivers

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    mbett is offline


    Re: LG VI 5225 Software/drivers

    The following instructions will tell you how to upload a ringtone (and games and wallpapers) to your StiMobile VI 5225 (and like your Sprint VI 5225 although ymmv).

    ***Note - You are hacking your phone AT YOUR OWN RISK ***

    1.Take a mp3 file and converted it to a mono wav file at 8000 Hz and 16 bits using Audio Converter Software - MP3 to WAV, MP3 to WMA, WMA to MP3 Audio Converter NBFree MP3 to WAV Converter

    2. Then using Qualcomm's Purevoice converter at PureVoice Downloads, convert the file into a .qcp file.

    3. Create a file .gcd file like the one below in your favorite text editor.

    Content-Type: audio/vnd.qcelp
    Content-Name: Barking Dog
    Content-Version: 1.0
    Content-Vendor: LG
    Content-URL: barking.qcp
    Content-Size: 14970

    4. Using bitpim, look at your phones filesystem. Go to the ams directory on the phone. For me, I saw the last subdirectory was 05, so I created a subdirectory 06.

    5. I renamed the files from steps 2 and 3 to be 06.dat and 06.gcd and uploaded them into the ams directory (not the subdirectory).

    6. Save a backup of the contentInfo file. Then edit and overwrite contentInfo file in two places to recognize the new ringtone. Make sure you use a text editor like emacs so you can see the hidden characters. I added

    Barking Dog

    and at the end

    Barking Dog

    7. Reboot the phone and you are done!

    Follow this procedure to upload new Games and Wallpaper too!


  3. #3
    jrtran72 is offline


    Re: LG VI 5225 Software/drivers

    Can you tell me how to make bitpim connect to lg vi5225. I tried but the driner did not detect my phone. Thanks!

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