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Kyocera RIO

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Meet Kyocera RIO, introducing a new consumer to the super cool world of touch.  The RIO has a large 2.8” QVGA full touch display and the new MyHomeScreen with 3 customizable homescreens, quick one touch access icons for messaging, dialer, scrollable menu (traditional menu options, applications and weblinks), and contacts.  The RIO also comes with a trackpad/navigation key, music player, microSD card slot, stereo Bluetooth, links to Cricket Navigator, Mobile Email, and MyBackup.

key features
Bluetooth
Bluetooth®
Tri-band
Tri-band
Mobile Web
Mobile Web
 
Phone Features
Bluetooth
Yes
Tri-band
Yes
Touch Screen
Yes
Web Browser
HTML
Mobile Web
Yes
Cricket Services Supported
Cricket Games & Apps
Yes
Cricket Navigator
Yes
MyHomeScreen
Yes
Music
Supported Music Formats
MP3
Dedicated Music Control
Yes
Connectivity
Stereo Bluetooth Enabled
Yes
Memory
Removable Memory Format
microSD®
Storage Capacity
Up to 16GB
Battery
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Capacity
920 mAh
Standby Time
Up to 336 hours
Talk Time
Up to 330 minutes
Productivity
Text and Picture Messaging
Yes
SMS
Yes
MMS
Yes
Predictive Text Input
Yes
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
Yes
Contact Directory
500 Entries
Speakerphone
Yes
Voice Activated Dialing
Yes
Phone Specs
Keyboard Style
Onscreen QWERTY Keyboard
Dimensions (H x W x D)
4.13 x 2.2 x .5 inches
Weight (w/standard battery)
3.17 oz
Keypad Style
Onscreen Keyboard
Form Factor
Touch bar
Headset Jack
3.5mm
Data Port
Micro USB
Color
Black
Main Display
Resolution
240 x 320
Screen Type
QVGA
# Colors
262K
General
Language
English/Spanish
E911
Yes
TTY / TDD
Yes
HAC Rating
M4/T4
Warranty
1 Year
Wireless Network Capability
Technology
CDMA
Mode
Tri-Band
Data Transfer Speed
1xRTT
 

included accessories

  • Travel Charger
  • Standard lithium-ion battery

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Quick Start Instructions

To start your Cricket service, just follow these easy instructions:

  1. Charge your battery overnight.
  2. Read these instructions and have a pen ready before you call to set up service.
  3. If you have signed up for Cricket® service, a valid Social Security or Driver’s License Number will be required to activate your Cricket® phone. Please have this information ready when you call to activate your Cricket® phone.
  4. Once your battery is charged, call 1-800 CRICKET from a different phone.
  5. A Cricket representative will give you:
  • Your new Cricket MDN (Mobile Directory Number).  This is your 10 digit phone number. 
  • Your new 10 digit Cricket MIN (Mobile Identification Number)
  • Your 1 to 5 digit Cricket CDMA System ID Number.
  • Please write these numbers down for future reference.
  • Program your Cricket phone number into your Cricket phone using the instructions below.

Programming your Cricket phone

Over-The-Air Programming:

  1. Turn on your phone using the red power/end button.
  2. Dial *228 and press the send key.
  3. This will start the activation process, follow the voice prompts.
  4. If your phone fails to program over the air; please refer to the manual. programming instructions below.

Manual Programming Instructions:

  1. Turn on your phone using the red power/end button. While in the programming mode the [OK] key is used to save, the left soft key to without saving and the right soft key [Back] to return to the previous
  2. Enter ##626* (##NAM*) for NAM Programming.
  3. You will be prompted to ENTER SUBSIDY CODE.
  4. Enter 333333 (3 six times), then press Done.
  5. Press MDN on display to select (Mobile Directory Number/10 Digit Phone Number).
  6. Press entry bar to display keypad, enter your new 10 digit Cricket MDN, press Done, then press OK.
  7. Press MIN (Mobile Identification Number) on display to select.
  8. Press entry bar to display keypad, enter your new 10 digit Cricket MIN, press Done, then press OK.
  9. Press CDMA Home SID on display to select.
  10. Press entry bar to display keypad, enter the 1 to 5 digit CDMA System ID, press Done, then press OK.
  11. Press Done at bottom of display. Phone will automatically reset.
  • If the four time use limit has been reached, the user shall be prompted to enter the SPC -Service Programming Code (000000). Correct entry of the SPC shall reset the four time use counter and provide access to the NAM programming menu.
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Cricket is upgrading its CDMA network to 4G GSM and expects to stop offering CDMA wireless service as early as March 2015. THIS CDMA PHONE WILL NO LONGER WORK ON OUR WIRELESS NETWORK AFTER WE COMPLETE THIS UPGRADE.