Q&A: Are samsung earbuds washable?

Question by Anna: Are samsung earbuds washable?
Considering the earbuds attached to hoodies are washable, I was wondering if maybe it's the same for the Samsung earbuds.

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Answer by Blackheart The Inventor
Well, you can wash the rubber tips (for instance, in soapy water) if they are detachable. Washing the entire bud can cause damage.

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Question by Marc B: Samsung Sync Q's?
i ordered a samsung sync off of cingular's website and i wanted to kno if this phone comes equipped with a micro sd stick(memory card) and wut do u need to put music on this phone?

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Answer by e G
i am using ventones which is a site in which you upload a song and choose 20 sec. or 30 sec. of it, and use it as your ringtone. it is free.

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2 thoughts on “Q&A: Are samsung earbuds washable?”

  1. Just make sure they are COMPLETELY dry before use.
    Occasionally going through the wash in your pants pocket OK. Showering with them in not such a good idea

  2. The Standard Box Contents for the A707 (Sync) are:

    Standard Battery
    Hand Strap
    Travel Charger
    Printed Materials
    User Guide
    Hard Copy
    Quick Start Guide
    Product Registration Card
    Napster promotional insert
    Parental Controls Insert
    Printed

    ***does not come w/ a microsd card***

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    The SGH-a707 handset features several different methods to transfer music files both to and from the handset. Each are explained, in depth, further down the page.

    SGH-a707 Media Transfer Methods

    To format a memory card
    Via a memory card
    Via Bluetooth, from another phone
    Via Bluetooth, from the Samsung handset
    Using PC Studio
    From a PC, via a Bluetooth adaptor
    From the Samsung handset, to a PC
    Using Windows Media Player
    Downloaded through Shop Tones

    Please Note: The Media Player does not necessarily support all features of a particular file format nor all the variations of those formats. The Media Player includes support for Windows Media Digital rights Management (WMDRM) which allows you to play some purchased or subscription content. These copyright protections may prevent some images, music (including ringtones) and other content from being copied, modified, transferred or forwarded.

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    To transfer files using PC Studio, from a PC to the handset, follow the steps below:

    These instructions assume you currently have PC Studio. If you do not, please check the Samsung Accessories site to purchase the software.
    If the application is not yet installed, insert the CD into the drive on your PC and follow the on screen instructions to install PC Studio 3.0 (version 3.0.1)
    NOTE: DO NOT CONNECT USB CABLE DURING PC STUDIO INSTALLATION
    Confirm the handset’s USB mode is set to PC Studio by following the steps below:
    While in standby mode, press the left soft key for Menu
    Select Settings
    Select Connectivity (6)
    Choose Select USB Mode (4)
    Highlight PC Studio, using the navigation keys
    Press the left soft key to Save the USB Mode settings
    Launch PC Studio 3.0 (version 3.0.1), you will see “Not Connected” in the bottom right corner
    Plug the USB cable into both the handset & the PC, you will now see “SGH-A707 Connected” in the bottom right corner

    Click on Transfer Files, you will now see the PC Studio Phone Explorer appear

    Navigate to the location of the file(s) to transfer then highlight the desired file(s)
    Click on To Phone, on the Phone Explorer menu bar (See example above) to copy to the handset
    From the Search Folder screen, Navigate to the desired destination on the handset
    Click OK to copy the selected file to the handset’s memory
    PC Studio Checklist:

    Make sure your USB or Serial cable is compatible with your phone model. You can always check for the correct data cable by looking at the model number on samsungmobile.com in your phone’s accessories section.
    If you are using a Bluetooth dongle or IrDa port as your connection, the necessary driver(s) should be provided with their data kit and should be correctly installed and set up prior to the installation of PC Studio.

    Hints & Tips:

    Remember to select file formats and file sizes supported by the phone when uploading files to the phone from the PC.
    Remember to select the correct destination folder in the phone when uploading files to the phone from the PC (e.g. mp3/aac files-> music folder, jpeg/gif files-> downloaded images folder, 3gp/mpeg4 files-> downloaded videos folder…)

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    To transfer MP3 files, from a PC via a memory card, requires that you have a Memory Card, Memory Card Adaptor & Memory Card Reader. The memory card must first be formatted, by the handset, in order for the handset to create the playable download folders (Audio & Music).

    To format a memory card follow the steps below:

    While in standby mode, insert the memory card into the memory card slot, located on the right side of the handset
    Press the left soft key for Menu
    Select My Stuff
    Highlight Memory Card, using the left or right navigation keys
    Press the left soft key for Options
    Select Memory Card Settings (5)
    Select Format (2)
    Press the left soft key for Yes to confirm the memory card format

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    To transfer (Via a memory card) MP3 files, from a PC, to the Samsung handset follow the steps below:

    On the PC

    Insert the memory card into the memory card adaptor
    Insert the memory card adaptor into the memory card reader
    Connect the memory card reader to the PC’s USB port
    Copy desired MP3 files from the PC hard drive
    Paste the MP3 files into the memory card’s Audio or Music folder
    Remove the memory card from the memory card adaptor
    On the Samsung handset

    While in standby mode, insert the memory card into the memory card slot, located on the right side of the handset
    Press the left soft key for Menu
    Select My Stuff
    Highlight Memory Card, using the left or right navigation keys
    Select either Audio or Music folder to open the folder
    Press the left soft key for Options
    Select Copy (5)
    Select Multiple (2)
    Highlight All, using the navigation key
    Press the center navigation key to check the All box
    Press the left soft key for Copy
    Press the left soft key for Select to copy All to phone
    Highlight the destination location, using the navigation keys
    Press the left soft key for Options
    Select Paste to Selected Folder (2) or Paste Here (3)
    Press the left soft key for Select to paste MP3’s in the selected location
    Note: Audio files less than 600 KB are treated as ringtones, whereas audio files which are greater than 600 KB are stored in the Music Folder. A user can not set an MP3 file as a ringtone if it is larger than 600 KB.

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    To transfer MP3 files, Via Bluetooth, from another phone to the Samsung handset follow the steps below:

    On the Samsung handset

    Turn Bluetooth on
    Set the phone’s Bluetooth visibility to on
    On the phone with MP3 files

    While in standby mode, activate Bluetooth by turning it On
    Search for new Bluetooth devices
    Highlight the phone name, using the navigation keys
    Exchange the PIN Codes on both devices to pair the phones (the default code is “0000”)
    Browse for desired MP3 file(s)
    Transfer data from phone to phone
    Accept exchanging data
    Note: For information or assistance related to configuration, specifications and instructions of the Non-Samsung device please contact the manufacturer of said device.

    Note: Audio files less than 600 KB are treated as ringtones, whereas audio files which are greater than 600 KB are stored in the Music Folder. A user can not set an MP3 file as a ringtone if it is larger than 600 KB.

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    To transfer MP3 files, Via Bluetooth, from the Samsung handset to another phone follow the steps below:

    On the phone with MP3 files

    Turn Bluetooth on
    Set the phone’s Bluetooth visibility to on
    On the Samsung handset

    While in standby mode, activate Bluetooth by turning it On
    Search for new Bluetooth devices
    Select the phone name, using the navigation keys
    Exchange the PIN Codes on both devices to pair the phones (the default code is “0000”)
    Browse for desired MP3 file(s)
    Transfer data from phone to phone
    Accept exchanging data
    Note: For information or assistance related to configuration, specifications and instructions of the Non-Samsung device please contact the manufacturer of said device.

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    To transfer MP3 files From a PC, via a Bluetooth adaptor, to the Samsung handset follow the steps below:

    On the Samsung handset

    While in standby mode, turn Bluetooth On
    Change the handset’s Bluetooth visibility to On
    On the PC

    Connect the Bluetooth adaptor to the PC’s USB port
    Search for Bluetooth devices
    Select the device to pair with the PC
    Exchange PIN code(s) on both the PC & handset to pair devices (default pass code is “0000”)
    Using Windows explorer, locate desired MP3 file
    Right click on the MP3 file
    Select send to Bluetooth then select the handset
    On the Samsung handset

    Accept incoming data from the PC

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    To transfer (via a Bluetooth adaptor) files, From the Samsung handset, to a PC follow the steps below:

    On the Samsung handset

    While in standby mode, turn Bluetooth On
    Change the handset’s Bluetooth visibility to On
    On the PC

    Connect the Bluetooth adaptor to the PC’s USB port
    Search for Bluetooth devices
    Select the device to pair with the PC
    Exchange PIN code(s) on both the PC & handset to pair devices (default pass code is “0000”)
    Using My Bluetooth Places, select File Transfer to view the phone’s contents
    Copy the desired file
    Paste the file in a PC destination

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    Transferring Music Using Windows Media Player

    The USB cable, memory card, and a current version of the Windows Media Player are required for this procedure.

    1. Open Windows Media Player (version 10.0 or higher) on your PC.

    2. Use the USB cable to connect both the handset & the target PC. When the Select USB Mode window appears on the handset display select Media Player.

    3. Confirm the handset’s USB mode is set to Media Player by following the steps below:

    While in standby mode, press the left soft key for Menu
    Select Settings
    Select Connectivity (6)
    Choose Select USB Mode (4)
    Highlight Media Player, using the navigation keys
    Press the left soft key to Save the USB Mode settings
    4. Once the USB connection has been established, the handset displays “Connected” and the PC screen will show the a707 handset device.

    Note: If the PC does not detect the newly connected handset or provide an MTP Player dialog window on the PC screen, please follow steps 6 – 10 from the SGH-a707 user guide “Transferring Music from the Digital Music Stores” on page 102.

    5. From the Windows Media Player application, click on the Sync tab. Previously downloaded songs are listed on the left side.

    6. Choose the destination location for the media files. Both the SGH-a707 – Phone and SGH-a707 Card entries appear in a drop-down list on the right side of the screen. This location selection determines whether the audio files will be synchronized with the Phone or with the memory card.

    Note: If there are no items present in the playlist, click the Edit Play list button and begin adding the music files.

    7. Click to check the boxes (to the left of the song) to select the song you want to synchronize to your handset.

    8. Click the Start Sync button at the upper left corner to download the selected songs to your handset. A “synchronization in progress” message will appear. DO NOT unplug the handset during this process. Once complete, a Music folder will appear below the SGH-a707 entry on the right of the Sync tab.

    9. Now it is safe to unplug the USB connector from the handset.

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    The MP3s can also be Downloaded through Shop Tones, a service offered through the Cingular network. Shop Tones is a paid subscription service offered through Cingular. Please contact Cingular for subscription information such a pricing and availability in your area as well as information on how to actually download the ringtones.

    Cingular Contact Information:

    Online: http://www.cingular.com
    By Phone: 866-246-4852

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