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Sony Ericsson Walkman W980 User Manual

Sony ericsson walkman w980: user guide.
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Brochure - 6 pages
Thank you for purchasing a Sony Ericsson W980 Walkman®
phone. Enjoy hours of music – up to 8000* tracks – and a sound
that is as true as possible to that of the original recording.
For additional phone content, go to www.sonyericsson.com/fun.
Register now to get a suite of tools, free online storage, special
offers, news and competitions at
www.sonyericsson.com/myphone.
For product support, go to www.sonyericsson.com/support.
*Assumes eAAC+ encoded files
This is the Internet version of the User's guide. © Print only for private use.

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    Thank you for purchasing a Sony Ericsson W980 Walkman® phone. Enjoy hours of music – up to 8000* tracks – and a sound that is as true as possible to that of the original recording. For additional phone content, go to www.sonyericsson.com/fun.

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    Accessories – More for your phone Active Speaker MAS-100 Protective case with built-in speaker and FM radio antenna: Bring and share your music outdoors. Bluetooth™ Car Speakerphone HCB-105 A portable handsfree solution for use in the car. Music Desk Stand MDS-65 Designed for rich sound.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Getting started ... 6 Assembly ... 6 Turning on the phone ... 7 Help ... 8 Charging the battery ... 8 Phone overview ... 9 When the phone is closed ... 11 When the phone is open... 12 Navigation... 14 Memory...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Blogging... 44 Printing photos ... 45 Messaging ... 45 Text messages... 45 Picture messages ... 46 Message options ... 47 Templates ... 47 Voice messages ... 48 Email ... 48 My friends ... 49 Area and cell information ... 51 Internet ...

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    Sony Ericsson W980 Walkman UMTS HSDPA 2100 GSM EDGE 850/900/1800/ 1900 This User guide is published by Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB or its local affiliated company, without any warranty. Improvements and changes to this User guide necessitated by typographical errors, inaccuracies of current...

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    T9™ Text Input is a trademark or a registered trademark of Tegic Communications. T9™ Text Input is licensed under one or more of the following: U.S. Pat. Nos. 5,818,437, 5,953,541, 5,187,480, 5,945,928, and 6,011,554; Canadian Pat. No. 1,331,057, United Kingdom Pat. No. 2238414B; Hong Kong Standard Pat.

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    export prohibition list that may be maintained from time to time by the United States Government, including but not limited to the U.S. Commerce Department’s Denied Persons List or Entity List, or the U.S. State Department’s Nonproliferation Sanctions List. Restricted Rights: Use, duplication or disclosure by the United States government is subject to the restrictions as set forth in the Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software Clauses in DFARS...

  • Page 8: Getting Started, Assembly

    Getting started Assembly Before you start using your phone, you need to insert a SIM card and the battery. To insert the SIM card Remove the battery cover. Slide the SIM card into its holder with the gold-coloured contacts facing down.

  • Page 9: Turning On The Phone

    Turning on the phone To turn on the phone Press and hold down Enter your SIM card PIN, if requested and select OK. Select a language. Select Cont. to use the setup wizard while settings are downloaded. If you want to correct a mistake when you enter your PIN, press Before turning the phone off, you must return to standby.

  • Page 10: Help, Charging The Battery

    Help In addition to this User guide, Getting started guides and more information are available at www.sonyericsson.com/support. Help and information are also available in your phone. To view tips and tricks From standby select Menu > the General tab > Setup Select Tips and...

  • Page 11: Phone Overview

    Phone overview Video call camera Screen Selection keys Call key Activity menu key ® Walkman Connector for charger, handsfree and USB cable Ear speaker End key C key (Clear) On/off key Navigation key This is the Internet version of the User's guide. © Print only for private use. Getting started...

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    Music sync light External navigation key External display Indicator light Camera lens Volume keys External applications key Key lock Getting started This is the Internet version of the User's guide. © Print only for private use.

  • Page 13: When The Phone Is Closed

    When the phone is closed The following applications are available when the phone is closed: • Walkman® player • Standby • Radio To activate the external display • If the phone is open, close it. • If the phone is closed, press the volume key.

  • Page 14: When The Phone Is Open

    When the phone is open The menu is available from standby when the phone is open. Menu overview PlayNow™* Camera Radio Getting started This is the Internet version of the User's guide. © Print only for private use. Internet* Messaging Write new Inbox Email...

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    Calls** Answered Settings** General Sounds & alerts Profiles Ring volume Time & date Ringtone Language Silent mode Update service Increasing ring Voice control Vibrating alert New events Message alert Shortcuts Key response Flight mode Security Setup wizard Accessibility* Phone status Master reset * Some menus are operator-, network- and subscription-dependent.

  • Page 16: Navigation

    Navigation To navigate the phone menus From standby select Menu. Use the navigation key to move through the menus. To select actions on the screen • Press the left, centre or right selection key. To view options for an item •...

  • Page 17: Memory, Phone Language, Entering Text

    To edit a navigation key shortcut From standby select Menu > the General tab > Shortcuts. Scroll to an option and select Edit. Scroll to a menu option and select Shortc. Main menu shortcuts Menu numbering starts from the top left icon and moves across and then down row by row.

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    To change text input method • When you enter text, press and hold down To shift between capitals and lower- case letters • When you enter text, press To enter numbers • When you enter text, press and hold down –...

  • Page 19: Walkman, Stereo Portable Handsfree, Walkman® Player

    Walkman® You can listen to music, audio books and podcasts. Use Sony Ericsson Media Manager to transfer content to and from your phone. See Transferring content to and from a computer on page 24 for more information. Stereo portable handsfree To use the handsfree •...

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    with a flick of your wrist to go to the next track. To go to the previous track, use the same action to the left. To shuffle tracks • When the phone is closed and the music is playing, press and hold down and shake your phone.

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    To create a playlist by mood Options > To create playlists by mood, your music tracks must be transferred to your phone using Sony Ericsson Media Manager. For information on how to analyze your music, see Media Manager Help. > Media >...

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    Scroll to the track and press Audio books You can listen to audio books that you have transferred to your phone from a computer using Sony Ericsson Media Manager. It may take a few minutes before a transferred audio book appears in the list of available audio books.

  • Page 23: Playnow, Trackid, Online Music And Video Clips

    to select the same frequency as on the external radio. Select Start. Select Done to go back to the Walkman® player view. Move the phone closer to the radio if transmission is not working. Sound quality may be improved by changing the frequency.

  • Page 24: Video Player, Radio

    To select a data account for streaming From standby select Menu > the Connectivity tab > settings > Connect using:. Select the data account to use. Select Save. To stream music and video clips From standby select Menu Select Options >...

  • Page 25: Musicdj, Record Sound

    Saving channels You can save up to 20 preset channels. To save channels From standby select Menu When you have found a radio channel select Options > Save. Scroll to a position and select Insert. To select saved channels From standby select Menu Options >...

  • Page 26: Transferring And Handling Content, Handling Content Within The Phone, Sending Content To Another Phone

    Make sure the receiving device supports the transfer method you select. > Organizer Transferring content to and from a computer You can use Sony Ericsson Media > Mark several. Manager to transfer content between your phone and a computer. Sony Ericsson Media Manager is included on the CD that comes with >...

  • Page 27: Using The Usb Cable

    Windows Explorer and select Eject. For details on transferring music, refer to Media Manager Help. Click right corner of the Sony Ericsson Media Manager window. Using the USB cable You can connect your phone to a computer with the USB cable to...

  • Page 28: Phone Name

    Before you use the USB cable • See Required operating systems on page 25. Only use a USB cable supported by your phone. Do not remove the USB cable from your phone or computer during transfer as this may corrupt the phone memory.

  • Page 29: Using Bluetooth™ Wireless Technology

    Using Bluetooth™ wireless technology The Bluetooth function makes wireless connection to other Bluetooth devices possible. You can, for example: • Connect to handsfree devices. • Connect to several devices at the same time. • Connect to computers and access the Internet. •...

  • Page 30: Backing Up And Restoring

    > Settings Bluetooth > Before backing up and restoring, you need to install the Sony Ericsson PC Suite and the Sony Ericsson Media Manager. Always make a backup before having the phone upgraded, since upgrading can clear the user content.

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    The Sony Ericsson PC Suite will overwrite all the phone content during the restore process. You may damage your phone if you interrupt the process. To restore phone content using the Sony Ericsson PC Suite Computer: Start the Sony Ericsson PC Suite from Start/Programs/ Sony Ericsson/PC Suite.

  • Page 32: Calling, Making And Receiving Calls

    Calling Making and receiving calls You need to turn on your phone and be within range of a network. To make a call From standby enter a phone number (with international country code and area code, if applicable). Press You can call numbers from your contacts and call list.

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    Networks Your phone switches automatically between GSM and 3G (UMTS) networks depending on availability. Some network operators allow you to switch networks manually. To switch networks manually From standby select Menu > the Connectivity tab > networks > GSM/3G networks. Select an option.

  • Page 34: Contacts

    Contacts. Information can be saved in the phone memory or on the SIM card. You can synchronize your contacts using the Sony Ericsson PC Suite. Default contacts You can choose which contact information is shown as default. If...

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    Editing contacts To add information to a phone contact From standby select Menu Contacts. Scroll to a contact and select > Edit contact. Scroll between the tabs and select or Edit. Select an option and an item to add or edit. Select Save.

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    Deleting contacts To delete all contacts From standby select Menu Contacts. Scroll to New contact and select Options > Advanced > contacts. Select an option. Contact memory status The number of contacts you can save in your phone or on the SIM card depends on available memory.

  • Page 37: Call List, Speed Dial, Voicemail, Voice Control

    Call list You can view information about recent calls. To call a number from the call list From standby press to a tab. Scroll to a name or a number and press To add a call list number to contacts From standby press a tab.

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    Select > New voice command select a contact. If the contact has more than one number, select the number to add the voice command to. Record a voice command such as “John mobile”. Follow the instructions that appear. Wait for the tone and say the command to record.

  • Page 39: More Than One Call

    Diverting calls You can divert calls, for example, to an answering service. When Restrict calls is used, some divert call options are not available. See Restricted dialling on page 39. To divert calls From standby select Menu > the Calls tab >...

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    To join two calls • During the call, select Join calls. To connect two calls • During the call, select Transfer call. You are disconnected from both calls. To end an ongoing call and return to the call on hold •...

  • Page 41: Restricted Dialling

    To accept all calls • From standby select Menu > the Calls tab > Manage calls calls > callers. Restricted dialling You can restrict outgoing and incoming calls. A password from your service provider is required. If you divert incoming calls, you cannot use some restrict calls options.

  • Page 42: Call Time And Cost, Showing Or Hiding Your Phone Number, Imaging, Viewfinder And Camera Keys

    Call time and cost During a call, the phone shows how long you have been talking. You can also check on the duration of your last call, your outgoing calls and the total time of all your calls. To check the call time •...

  • Page 43: Using The Camera, Getting More From The Camera

    Using the camera To activate the camera • From standby select Menu To take a picture Activate the camera and press the navigation key left or right to scroll Press the centre selection key to take a picture. The picture is automatically saved in the file manager.

  • Page 44: Viewing And Tagging Pictures

    Camera shortcuts Shortcut Zoom out Zoom in Camera: Video: Video length Self-timer Night mode Camera key guide Viewing and tagging pictures You can view and tag your pictures in Media. To view pictures in a slide show From standby select Menu Photo >...

  • Page 45: Photodj™ And Videodj

    Photoshop™ Album Starter Edition. It is included on the CD that comes with your phone and available for download at www.sonyericsson.com/support. Use Sony Ericsson Media Manager to transfer content to and from your phone. and from a computer on page 24 for more information.

  • Page 46: Blogging

    To edit and save a video clip From standby select Menu > File manager > Videos. Scroll to a video clip and select Options > VideoDJ™. Edit the video clip. Select Options > Save. To trim a video clip From standby select Menu >...

  • Page 47: Printing Photos, Messaging, Text Messages

    Printing photos You can print camera pictures using the USB cable connected to a compatible printer. You can also print using a Bluetooth compatible printer that supports the Object Push Profile. To print camera pictures using the USB cable Connect the USB cable to the phone. Connect the USB cable to the printer.

  • Page 48: Picture Messages

    If you send a text message to a group, you will be charged for each member. See Groups on page 34. To copy and paste text in a text message When you write the message, select Options > Copy & paste.

  • Page 49: Message Options, Templates

    To set automatic download From standby select Menu Messaging > Settings > message > Auto download. Select an option. Message options You can set standard options for all messages or choose specific settings each time you send a message. To set text message options From standby select Menu Messaging...

  • Page 50: Voice Messages, Email

    Voice messages You can send and receive a sound recording as a voice message. The sender and recipient must have a subscription supporting picture messaging. To record and send a voice message From standby select Menu Messaging > Write new message.

  • Page 51: My Friends

    To receive and read an email message From standby select Menu Messaging > Email > Inbox Check new email. Scroll to the message and select View. To save an email message From standby select Menu Messaging > Email > Inbox. Scroll to the message and select >...

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    Before you use My friends If no settings exist in your phone, you need to enter server settings. Your service provider can provide standard settings information such as: • Username • Password • Server address • Internet profile To enter My friendsserver settings From standby select Menu Messaging...

  • Page 53: Area And Cell Information

    Chat group A chat group can be started by your service provider, by an individual My friends user or by yourself. You can save chat groups by saving a chat invitation or by searching for a specific chat group. To create a chat group From standby select Menu Messaging...

  • Page 54: Internet, Bookmarks, History, Getting More From The Browser

    Internet If you cannot use the Internet, see Troubleshooting on page 67. To start browsing From standby select Menu Select Options > Select an option. To exit the browser • When you browse the Internet, select Options > Exit browser. Bookmarks You can create and edit bookmarks as quick links to your favourite Web...

  • Page 55: Internet Security And Certificates, Web Feeds

    To send a link When you browse the Internet, select Options > Tools > Send Select a transfer method. Make sure the receiving device supports the transfer method you select. Internet keypad shortcuts You can use the keypad to go directly to an Internet browser function.

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    You can also subscribe to and download content to a computer via feeds using Sony Ericsson Media Manager. You can then transfer the content to your phone. See Transferring content to and from a computer on page 24.

  • Page 57: Synchronizing, Synchronizing Using A Computer

    Microsoft Outlook. Before synchronizing, you need to install the Sony Ericsson PC Suite. Sony Ericsson PC Suite software is included on the CD with your phone and available for download at www.sonyericsson.com/support.

  • Page 58: Synchronizing Using An Internet Service

    To install the Sony Ericsson PC Suite Turn on your computer and insert the CD. The CD starts automatically and the installation window opens. Select a language and click OK. Click Install Sony Ericsson PC suite and follow the instructions on the screen.

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    Scroll to the App. settings select an application. Select Database name required information. Scroll to the Advanced additional settings for synchronizing and select Save. To synchronize using SyncML From standby select Menu > Synchronization. Scroll to an account and select Start. Microsoft®...

  • Page 60: More Features, Flight Mode, Update Service

    To use Update service using a USB cable Go to www.sonyericsson.com/support or click the Sony Ericsson Update service in the Sony Ericsson PC Suite software if installed on your computer. Select a region and country. Follow the instructions on the screen.

  • Page 61: Location Services, Alarms

    See To install the Sony Ericsson PC Suite on page 56. To set a reminder to use Update service From standby select Menu > the General tab > Update service Settings > Reminder. Select an option. Location services You can get help to find your way and save your favourite locations.

  • Page 62: Calendar

    To select another day, scroll to the day and select Mark. Select Done > Save. To set the alarm signal From standby select Menu > Alarms. Scroll to an alarm and select Edit. Scroll to the tab. Scroll to Alarm signal: and select Edit.

  • Page 63: Notes

    To set default view From standby select Menu > Calendar. Select Options > Advanced view. Select an option. Appointments You can add new appointments or reuse existing appointments. To add an appointment From standby select Menu > Calendar. Select a date. Scroll to New appointment select Add.

  • Page 64: Tasks, Profiles

    To show a note in standby From standby select Menu > Notes. Scroll to a note and select Show in standby. To hide a note from standby From standby select Menu > Notes. Scroll to the note shown in standby. This will be marked with an icon.

  • Page 65: Time And Date, Theme, Main Menu Layout, Ringtones

    Time and date To set the time From standby select Menu > the General tab > Time & date > Time. Enter the time and select Save. To set the date From standby select Menu > the General tab > Time &...

  • Page 66: Screen Orientation, Games, Applications

    To turn the ringtone off • From standby press and hold down All signals except the alarm signal are affected. To set the vibrating alert From standby select Menu > the Sounds & alerts tab > Vibrating alert. Select an option. Screen orientation You can change between landscape and portrait orientation, or select...

  • Page 67: Locks

    To view information about a Java application From standby select Menu > Applications. Scroll to an application and select Options > Information. To set permissions for a Java application From standby select Menu > Applications. Scroll to an application and select Options >...

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    (0000) to any four-to-eight-digit personal code. It is important that you remember your new code. If you forget it, you have to take your phone to your local Sony Ericsson retailer. To use the phone lock From standby select Menu General tab >...

  • Page 69: Troubleshooting, Common Questions

    Troubleshooting Some problems will require you to call your network operator. For more support go to www.sonyericsson.com/support. Common questions I cannot synchronize with an Internet service, use the Internet, PlayNow™, TrackID™, My friends, Java, picture messaging, email, or blogging Your subscription does not include data capability.

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    No battery icon appears when I start charging the phone It may take a few minutes before the battery icon appears on the screen. Some menu options appear in grey A service is not activated. Contact your network operator. I cannot use SMS/text messages on my phone You must have a service centre number.

  • Page 71: Error Messages

    Check the ringtone volume. See To set the ringtone volume on page 63. Check the profile. See To select a profile on page 62. Check the divert call options. See To divert calls on page 37. The phone cannot be detected by other devices using Bluetooth wireless technology You have not turned the Bluetooth...

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    The SIM card is not working properly. Insert your SIM card in another phone. If this works, it is probably your phone that is causing the problem. Please contact the nearest Sony Ericsson service location. Emerg. calls only You are within range of a network, but you are not allowed to use it.

  • Page 73: Important Information

    Service and support You have access to a portfolio of exclusive service advantages such as: • Global and local Web sites providing support • A global network of Call Centers • An extensive network of Sony Ericsson service partners Support Argentina Australia Belgique/België...

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    Italia Lietuva Magyarország Malaysia México Nederland New Zealand Norge Österreich Pakistan Philippines/Pilipinas Polska Portugal România Россия Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Singapore Slovensko South Africa Suomi Sverige Türkiye Україна United Kingdom United States Venezuela Important information This is the Internet version of the User's guide. © Print only for private use. 06 48895206 questions.IT@support.sonyericsson.com 8 70055030...

  • Page 75: Guidelines For Safe And Efficient Use

    To avoid this small energy waste, disconnect the power supply when the product is fully charged. Use of charging devices that are not Sony Ericsson branded may impose increased safety risks. Battery New or idle batteries can have short-term reduced capacity.

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    Some products provide GPS/Location based functions. Location determining functionality is provided “As is” and “With all faults”. Sony Ericsson does not make any representation or warranty as to the accuracy of such location information. Use of location-based information by the device...

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    Malware or harmful applications can include viruses, worms, spyware, and other unwanted programs. While your device does employ security measures to resist such efforts, Sony Ericsson does not warrant or represent that your device will be impervious to introduction of malware. You can...

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    Sony Ericsson and its third party suppliers and licensors retain all rights, title and interest in and to the Software. Sony Ericsson, and, to the extent that the Software contains material or code of a third party, such third party, shall be entitled third party beneficiaries of these terms.

  • Page 79: Limited Warranty

    Sony Ericsson Product such as downloads, calendar and contacts before handing in your Sony Ericsson Product for repair or replacement. Conditions This Limited Warranty is valid only if the original...

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    – this is not a defect and corresponds to normal wear and tear. When the talk-time or standby time is noticeably shorter, it is time to replace your battery. Sony Ericsson recommends that you use only batteries and chargers approved by Sony Ericsson.

  • Page 81: Fcc Statement

    Any change or modification not expressly approved by Sony Ericsson may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

  • Page 82: Declaration Of Conformity For W980

    Declaration of Conformity for W980 We, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB of Nya Vattentornet SE-221 88 Lund, Sweden declare under our sole responsibility that our product Sony Ericsson type AAD-3052091-BV and in combination with our accessories, to which this declaration relates is in conformity with the appropriate standards EN 301 511:V9.0.2,...

  • Page 83: Index

    Index activity menu ... 15 alarms ... 59 answering service ... 35 applications ... 64 appointments ... 61 assembly ... 6 audio book ... 20 auto rotate ... 64 backing up and restoring ... 28 battery charging ... 8 inserting ... 6 blog camera ...

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    contacts ... 32 adding phone contacts ... 32 default contacts ... 32 groups ... 34 synchronising ... 55 date ... 63 declaration of conformity ... 80 downloading music ... 21 email ... 48 emergency numbers ... 31 entering text ... 15 file manager ...

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    messages area and cell information ... 51 email ... 48 picture ... 46 text ... 45 voice ... 48 messaging ... 45 microphone ... 30 MMS See picture messages MusicDJ™ ... 23 My friends ... 49 my numbers ... 38 navigating menus ...

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    SMS See text messages SOS See emergency numbers sound recorder ... 23 speed dialling ... 35 standby ... 7 synchronizing ... 55 T9™ Text Input ... 16 tasks ... 62 templates ... 47 text messages ... 45 theme ... 63 time ...

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