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PhoneScreen

 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

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Installation

  1. How does the trial version differ from the regular version?
  2. How do I install PhoneScreen?
  3. How much memory does PhoneScreen use on my device?
  4. Phone Installation problems!
  5. Does PhoneScreen work with Windows Vista?

 

Registration

  1. How do I enter the registration code?
  2. How much do upgrades cost?
  3. Can I use PhoneScreen with multiple PCs?

 

General

  1. What does the Snap button do?
  2. Why Does PhonePoint expose a TCP Port?

 

 


 

How does the trial version differ from the regular version?
The functionality of the trial and regular versions are very similar. The trial software simply contains a spiders web effect to obscure the PC image and times out after several minutes of display. After purchasing a registration code, you do not need to re-install the software, simply enter the registration code on the phone application.

How do I install PhoneScreen?
Install the .exe file on your PC, then install the .sis file on your phone. Please check out the release notes for further details.

How much memory does PhoneScreen use on my device?
PhoneScreen uses about 130K of storage memory, i.e. it is nice and small.

Phone Installation problems!
Some of the more recent Nokia phones have shipped with software installation off by default. This can be switched on (temporarily if you wish) from the “Settings” item in the “Options” menu of the “(App)Manager”.

Does PhoneScreen work with Windows Vista?
Yes, PhoneScreen is fully compatible with Microsoft Vista and Office 2007

How do I enter the registration code?
Enter the registration code into the phone application. The application will prompt for a registration code when if first connects to your PC.

How much do upgrades cost?
Upgrades are supplied free of charge. Always have been, always will be.

Can I use PhoneScreen with multiple PCs?
Yes. The registration is tied to the mobile phone (rather than a PC). Simply
install the PC software on a different PC and press "Select PC" from the mobile phone application.

What does the Snap button do?
It saves the current screen shot on your Pc as a Windows Bitmap file.

Why Does PhoneScreen expose a TCP Port?
PhoneScreen opens a TCP port (port number 29960) to accept incoming connections from WiFi devices.