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Subject: How can I access the Forums from my cell phone's web browser???
Date Posted: 8/4/2008 12:00 AM ET
Member Since: 4/21/2007
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I have ATT (formerly Cingular) wireless, with internet access, on my motorola RazR phone, but haven't been able to figure out how to access the forums from my phone.  I can access the abbreviated PBS site, but not the forums, which I would really like to be able to do since I am often out of town without internet access except thru my phone.  If anyone can help, please, I'd be grateful!

Susan

Date Posted: 8/4/2008 1:19 AM ET
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If I recall correctly, when the site was overhauled a year ago, there was a statement that it wasn't going to be made compatible with cell phones and such. So, I'm not sure you can do so. Maybe someone else knows differently?

Date Posted: 8/4/2008 3:08 AM ET
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I was never able to get to the forums til I got my iPhone.    =(

Date Posted: 8/4/2008 7:39 AM ET
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I've never tried. I handle my PBS business on my AT&T phone if I get an email on it whilst I am AFK but I have never tried to post here on it. I have posted to another forum from it and find it...tedious. I just upgraded my phone and it's better and faster than the older one but forum posting is still not enjoyable on the cell.



Last Edited on: 8/4/08 7:40 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 8/4/2008 7:46 AM ET
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I am posting this reply from my Sidekick, so obviously I can access the forum from my phone.   I never thought to try until now!  In the past I just used my phone to access my Wishlist while I was out browsing books!



Last Edited on: 8/4/08 7:50 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 8/4/2008 10:04 AM ET
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Message posted from my iphone. Works.
Date Posted: 8/4/2008 1:02 PM ET
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It depends on the browser you have on your phone.  I use Blazer on a Palm Treo 650 and can access the forums but I don't (because the GPRS connection makes it VERY slow).  Blazer will scale down pretty much any web page - whatever browser Motorola uses seems to only be able to handle sites that are intended for mobile use.