Friday, December 19, 2008

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Best browser for e71

There are 2 very impressive browsers namely Opera Mini and skyfire.

Opera mini has a much faster surfing speed than Skyfire but no build in flash. Which means you cannot view any streaming video using this browser on your e71. Skyfire on the other hand has this build in flash that allows you to watch your favourite streaming dramas on your e71 such as, etc u name it! Itz surfing speed is also much faster than the build in e71 broswer. Give it a try o.-

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Failed to remove files from e71

This happens when the un-installation process is interrupted i.e. you force shut down your phone while removing the file.
To solve this problem, simply install the file again and then uninstall. If this fails, the only choice left is a factory reset i.e format your phone.

Dial *#7370#

Certificate expired

Did you encounter this problem 'Certificate expired' when installing files on your e71?
Fred not, just change your phone's year to a previous year i.e. from 17/12/2008 to 17/12/2007 and carry on the installation. Remember to change back to the current year after you have made your installation.

How to install unsigned files?

go to menu>Installations>Application manager>Settings

change the Software installation from "Signed only" to 'All"

Note that some unsigned files are protected, so even if you follow these steps, your symbian still wont allow you to install the files. Hacking the OS is required but it is not recommended and wont be covered in this blog.

Where to download free full version java games for E71 / Syambian S60 V3 ?

Free full version java games

these games are in 320 X 240 size. You can try those 240 X 320 size but usually they fall out of place on your e71 screen.

How to disable camera shutter sound?

The answer is YOU CANT ! Nokia make it such a way that you cannot take photos secretly, and this is in line with the legal systems in some countries.

But fred not, just download an application called Ccam. Here is the download link:

Nokia E71 Shortcuts

  • To get to a symbol or number hold down its key.
  • Shift + Backspace deletes letters after the cursor.
  • In icon view:
    A B C D
    E F G H
    I J K L

    To open A press 1, 2 for B, 3 for C, * for D, 4 for E, 5 for F, etc.

  • Fn + Ctrl + C to copy.
  • Fn + Ctrl + V to paste.
  • Shift + Left ( or Right ) to select text.
  • Ctrl + Up for page up.
  • Ctrl + Down for page down.
  • Ctrl + Vowels ( or n ) for accented characters like á or ñ.


  • T to focus.


  • Green Call to send the image.
  • Fn + * for full screen.
  • Fn + 7 to zoom in. Press twice for the full screen size.
  • Fn + 4 to scroll left while in the zoomed image.
  • Fn + 5 to zoom in.
  • Fn + 3 to rotate right.
  • Fn + 2 to scroll up while in the zoomed image.
  • Fn + 1 to rotate left.
  • Fn + 0 to zoom out.
  • Fn + 2 for full screen video mode.

Home Screen

  • Hold * to activate/deactivate Bluetooth.
  • Hold 0 to go to the web browser.
  • Left Soft Key then Fn ( or * ) locks the keypad.
  • Hold End/Red to disconnect all data connections.
  • Hold Left Soft Key to read out new text messages.
  • To dial 1-800-WHATEVER: type 1800, Fn, Shift twice, type WHATEVER, Call/Green to dial.


  • Shift + Return to mark/unmark a single message.
  • Shift + Down to mark multiple items.
  • Fn + Spacebar in new message body to access input (predictive text, etc.) options.


  • Shift to zoom in.
  • Backspace to zoom out.
  • Space to go to the current position.

Music Player

  • 4 for Last Track, press and hold will Rewind.
  • 5 for Play/Pause.
  • 6 for Next Track, press and hold will Fast Forward.
  • 8 for Stop.

Real Player

  • 2 for full screen.
  • Hold Up for fast forward.
  • Hold Down for rewind.


  • 1 for bookmarks.
  • 2 to find something on a page.
  • 3 to return to the previous page.
  • 5 to tab open windows.
  • * to zoom in.
  • # to zoom out.
  • 8 for page overview.
  • 9 to go to a different web page.
  • 0 to got to the homepage.
  • Backspace to close the current window.

Factory Hard Reset

  • Dial *#7370#

Tips on playing java games on E71

Are you frustrated that everytime when you are playing java games on E71, you need to press the function key (the bottom left most key) to use the num pad (0-9, *, #) ?

Fred not here is the solution! When you are in game, just press the function key 2 times and you can use the num pad for as long as you wish. Double press again to revert back.