Just Got a New Q9c, but I have some questions

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  1. ajskhan

    ajskhan New Member

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    Just Got a New Q9c, but I have some questions

    Hi all, I just want to start out saying I love my Q9c. It is just amazing.

    Now for the questions:
    1. On my home screen, it says
    "Email(0) Text (3)"
    "Gmail(1)"

    Well I don't have anything set up in the email thingy, only in my Gmail thingy (I know confusing!) - I want to replace "Email(0)" with "Gmail(1)" and have it go to my gmail inbox configured in WM6 when I click enter on it. How Should I go about doing this?

    2. How do I change my homepage for internet on the Q?

    3. I do not really use the calendar that much and when I do I don't need it on my home page. How would I go about changing my home page minimally? Basically I want the home screen like it is in the attachment, but some sort of weather plug in as well... just maybe a 2-day forecast and thats it. How do I go about doing that? (color is not a big deal...)

    4. I really really need threaded text messaging, any downloads to do this free? <--even if its not perfect? (txtman?)

    5. What are some must have free downloads for my Q? (Currently I have AvotMV, Google Maps, and the built in IM) What else is there?


    I will be sure to post more later, thanks!

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  2. n99hockey

    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    you need to edit the xml file of the homescreen to remove the 'email' indication and leave the 'gmail'

    search the site for PIE Homepage there is an entire thread on it

    you again need to edit the xml file to remove the calendar
    to get weather you need to download and install FIZZ WEATHER
    you can find this program in the software store of EQ or you can head to the homescreen collection in the homescreen forum and find one already done with that

    no free threaded text messaging
    only one that works in Extreme Text
    www.birdsoft.biz


    read the 'favorite app thread' to learn about alot of apps

    my suggestion would be to read through alot of the threads here all your questions are easily answered in alot of threads

    welcome aboard
  3. ChemicalArts

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    That list of questions is a pretty good summary of this forum so far. I think it's funny how everyone ends up with the same wish list of what we want out of the Q9c. Thanks for putting together that response.
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    Thanks a ton
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    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    cool glad you found everything
    although i couldnt tell if you were asking any questions in there...are you?
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    I was, sorry. I outlined them in green... Thanks for your help
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    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    yes that looks correct

    PIE = Pocket Internet Explorer
    you need a registry editor to do the Homepage Hack in PIE

    for the homescreen...unzip the file and move ALL the files inside to \application data\home folder on the Q
    then go to start--settings--homescreen and pick the screen
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    First, about the home screen.

    It reads:
    And I have two unread gmails. It shows
    Email (2) Texts (0)
    Gmail (2)

    Now I either need to remove
    Gmail (2) or
    Email (2)

    because having them both there is pointless. How do I remove one of them?
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    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    what if you remove 'gmail' from the plugin...do you have 2 email accounts show up on the homescreen?
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    OK, I don't know if that will work, but I figured it out.

    I changed this
    to
    by deleting one line of
    and I also changed


    this
    to this

    by removing others and placing gmail, and surprisingly it worked! (I wasn't sure what I was doing, but 2nd try and it worked. I have backups of everything.)

    Now on my homescreen it says it correctly. HOWEVER, once I click it, nothing happens :( I would like it to go straight to my gmail inbox, any ideas?

    EDIT: oh and if any of this I am posting is a security risk, please please tell me!
  11. n99hockey

    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    it wont go to the inbox...they open up to the message center

    if you have mail and click the rightsoft key when it says 'message' then it will take you to the inbox but the plugin on the screen wont

    so if you get to the message center then your fine
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    but even if I have no emails, and I want to go to that inbox, when it is
    Email (0) and I click, I get no where...
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    n99hockey Moderator Staff Member

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    nothing opens?
    then you messed up somewhere

    im not sure what homescreen you are using but post the entire code of the screen before you messed with it so i can check it out
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    yes, when I click Email (0) or even Email (1), etc WITH THE MIDDLE KEY (not softkeys) nothing opens.

    attached is a zip of the two files
    instantmessaging.home is the original
    instantmessaging4.home is after: I changed the email, removed calendar plugin, made the clock bigger


    if you are going to change something please be sure to remove the calendar plugin and make the clock bigger, thanks a ton

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