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Samsung - Brightside Cell Phone - Black (Verizon Wireless)

Samsung Brightside SCHU380HKV Cell Phone for Verizon: The Brightside is great for those who want the simplicity of a basic phone with the core features of a smartphone — offering a touch screen and camera in addition to its full physical keyboard. Verizon Edge option available. Learn more ›
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Questions & Answers for Samsung - Brightside Cell Phone - Black (Verizon Wireless)

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can I buy one at best bbuy and take it to verizon to download info. from my old one

1 month, 3 weeks ago
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You should be able to do that; however, our mobile associates can also help transfer that sort of information in-store. I would suggest talking with one before going over to Verizon.

Thank you!
1 month, 3 weeks ago
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DerekBBY
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Can the Brightside be used as a modem to my computer via a USB port ??

I have a laptop w sftwr that needs to connect to the internet for data. Many times I am in a location where I have no internet connection. Can I use my Brightside Cell phone as a modem connected to my computer via a USB cable for my internet connection?
10 months ago
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Barney
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Grand Haven, MI
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No.
4 months, 4 weeks ago
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Rattosh51
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MN
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This product has the ability to have a wireless hotspot but it is not advertised to be able to connect to laptops as a modem via USB.
10 months ago
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reset locked phone

Son changed code
1 year, 1 month ago
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Change the phone and service provider. Galaxy phones of any kind are much better choice so is the service provider that is actually eager to assist ... hint, their logo is hot pink!
2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Zeljko011
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St Petersburg, FL
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bring it to the store and they will get u in ur phone but it will go back to factory setting and u will loose everything
1 year, 1 month ago
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emilybratty
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san diego ca
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I dont know how to put on tv shows on it

Help how do you put tv shows on the phone using a computer?
1 year, 1 month ago
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Dolphins™
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southbridge ma
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You cannot view TV shows on the Brightside.
4 months, 4 weeks ago
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Rattosh51
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MN
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You can't! It's not a smart phone it's a basic phone which means it can't do a lot of stuff that smartphones can do.
10 months ago
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You can transfer files with a usb cable, or transmit them via Bluetooth if your computer has it. Getting full episodes of a television show to fit on your phone however is not such a great idea. Unless you have a large capacity sd card or tons of internal phone memory. Instead of uploading files, you could install Netflix or another streaming video program on your phone and you won't have to mess with uploading tv to it.
1 year, 1 month ago
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Just bought a Samsung Brightside and when I make a call ( as soon as I dial) the screen goes black.

How can I keep the screen on a Samsung Brightside from going black right after I dial a call. Can wake it up but then it goes dark again and again. Need to have it stay illuminated so you can interact with it if you're paying online bills etc.. thanks
1 year, 10 months ago
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You should be able to adjust the inactivity setting on your phone. Go into the settings tab and select the screen inactivity timer. It's a typical battery saving utility on all cell phones...
1 year, 1 month ago
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No, the phone is autoset to go black per-the proximity sensor. If you have the phone on speaker that will help. Also, changing the time-out screen settings will do the trick there.
1 year, 10 months ago
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Laguna, CA
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Will a call though when I am listening to my mp3 music on my cell phone?

1 year, 10 months ago
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Yes it will and the song will pause.
1 year, 10 months ago
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DBRAC
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Laguna, CA
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Yes, music pauses for the call
1 year, 10 months ago
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wagzmama
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tx
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I'm using Rhapsody music on my Samsung u370. Will I be able to transfer this music to Brightside phone?

1 year, 9 months ago
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carol
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florida
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Well, the brightside does not have the rhapsody app (at least I'm pretty sure it doesn't)
Just get songs from "youtube-mp3"
and transfer them to your Memory on the phone.
hope that helps :)
 
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1 year, 6 months ago
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USA
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How can I view a video received in a text message in a larger format. The video is very small even when saved to the phone or an sd card. So annoying!

2 years, 1 month ago
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IN
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Email it to yourself. You can't do anything else on your phone to see it bigger.
1 year, 7 months ago
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momof3boys2
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Lincoln
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Unfortunately, because of the hardware limitations of the phone, there is no way that the video can be increased, Im sorry about that.

Best Buy Mobile and Connectivity Specialist,

Kraig
2 years, 1 month ago
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can you get animated radar?

I try to get animated radar on accuweather but it doesn't animate. is the samsung brightside not capable of this?
2 years, 1 month ago
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You should be able to, however there are lots of factors that may prohibit the speed at which it loads. For example, internet connection speed and the speed of your phone's processor.
1 year, 1 month ago
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Unfortunately, no. Only smartphones are capable of displaying animated weather maps.

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2 years, 1 month ago
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Why can the black verstion of this phone download games but this one can't?

I was looking at the product descriptions on this website and I happened to compare two sets of two different phones and in both cases the black versions indicated that they could download games but the ones with a different color said they could not. Why is this?
2 years ago
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They both can, someone just didnt add that to the details from the white one. They are identical other than the color.
2 years ago
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North Bay Area, Ca.
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