- 05-09-2012, 11:53 AM #1
Got a Lumia 900 yesterday. So far like it alot. There were a lot of apps I used on Android, and want to know if there is a comparable replacement through windows mobile...
1. Wireless data transfer. Do I have to plug my phone into a PC and rune Zune if I want to transfer media from a pc to my phone? If so thats very cumbersome.
2. a good gtalk app/client?
- 05-09-2012, 12:09 PM #2
:D:D WELCOME TO WPCENTRAL :D:D
1. no you DO NOT need to plug your phone into your PC to sync , we can do WIFI sync BUT it requires you to plug your phone into a AC charge
for more info check out this thread: http://forums.windowscentral.com/os-...ion/191338.htm
2: we have a few g-talk apps I think, but im not sure witch once are better , maybe some one will come in and give you some suggestions for that.
- 05-09-2012, 12:16 PM #3
Thanks for the info.
I'm looking for less of a sync option and more of a wireless data transfer option. Like if a friend has a document on his PC, and no cables are around and I need it on my phone. Android has wireless data transfer...didn't know if WP Mobile has something like this...
- 05-09-2012, 12:52 PM #7
You can use skydive app on the phone and it pc to keep things transferred. I use it for the same reason. It is not as convenient as just pluggin it into a pc but it is great in other ways
- 05-09-2012, 02:03 PM #10
you can fix by changing the pict on the phone itself instead of on live.com
I hope that helps.
05-09-2012, 06:38 PM #12
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i just tried on mine, if i put a clear picture that is on the phone on to a profile it shows up cleanly
i searched on the net and found that apparently if you have google account it could cause your images to scale down, do you have gmail on the phone?
- 05-10-2012, 11:13 AM #15
The issue with crappy resolution contact photos is because of Gmail. It resizes them to 96x96 then when it syn'c back to your phone, you now have a 96x96 picture that is blown up to the size you see on your screen when they call.
I moved all my contacts to my hotmail and replaced the pictures afterward and no issues since.
- 05-10-2012, 11:51 PM #16
As far as a good gtalk app/client goes, try GoVoice or MetroTalk. Both have free versions.
Personally, I prefer MetroTalk because it can give you up to date/live notifications. It is a bit laborious to set up, but they have great instructions at the app website. Once set up, I believe it is second to none on ANY platform.